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2008 presidential race

2009 State of the Union speech
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Gov. Sarah Palin: Booklet - Debate - Profile - Wasilla - Governor
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Excerpts from Books by and about 2008 candidates
Sen. John McCain (R, AZ)
Why Courage Matters
Sen. Barack Obama(D, IL)
Dreams From My Father
Sen. Joe Biden (D, DE)
Promises to Keep
Gov. Sarah Palin (R, AK)
New Energy for Alaska
Rep. Bob Barr (L)
The Meaning of IS
Rep. Cynthia McKinney (G)
Green Party Debate
Ralph Nader (I)
The Good Fight
Alan Keyes (NAIP)
Our Character, Our Future

Sen. Hillary Clinton
It Takes A Village
Mayor Rudy Giuliani
Gov. Mike Huckabee
Character Makes A Difference
Amb. Alan Keyes
Our Character, Our Future
Rep. Ron Paul
Freedom Under Siege
Gov. Mitt Romney

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2008 Illinois Senate Debates: Steve Sauerberg vs. Dick Durbin

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    from 2008 Illinois Senate Debates (number of quotes indicated):
  • Dick Durbin (6)
  • Steven Sauerberg (10)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
   Dick Durbin: Abortion is a private decision.
   Steven Sauerberg: Provide women with an alternatives to abortion.
   Steven Sauerberg: Iím pro-baby, pro-mother and pro-family.
   Steven Sauerberg: Born Alive Infant Protection Act is basic humanity.
Budget & Economy
   Dick Durbin: Doing nothing in economic crisis abdicates responsibility.
   Steven Sauerberg: Opposes $700 billion rescue plan.
Civil Rights
   Steven Sauerberg: Hired Log Cabin Republicans as press secretary.
   Dick Durbin: Drives a Ford hybrid that gets 30 mpg.
   Steven Sauerberg: Drives a Lexus that gets 23 mpg.
Health Care
   Dick Durbin: Large-scale expansion of taxpayer-subsidized coverage.
   Steven Sauerberg: Vouchers to make health care portable and less job-dependent.
Homeland Security
   Dick Durbin: Veterans angry over accusations that Guantanamo like gulag.
   Steven Sauerberg: Apologized for saying Guantanamo is like gulag.
Principles & Values
   Steven Sauerberg: Put $1.3M of his own money into campaign.
War & Peace
   Dick Durbin: We caní afford $10B to $15B a month in Iraq.
   Steven Sauerberg: Critical to keep U.S. troops in Iraq to help Iraqis.

The above quotations are from 2008 Illinois Senate Debates: Steve Sauerberg vs. Dick Durbin.

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