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Books by and about 2012 presidential nominees
Do Not Ask What Good We Do
about Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)
The Path to Prosperity
by Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)
Ten Letters
about Pres. Barack Obama (2011)
A Life of Trial and Redemption
about V.P. Joe Biden (2010)
No Apology
by Gov. Mitt Romney (2010)
Young Guns
by Rep. Paul Ryan et al (2010)
The Path to Prosperity
by Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)
Promises to Keep
by Vice Pres. Joe Biden (2007)
The Audacity of Hope
by Pres. Barack Obama (2006)
by Gov. Mitt Romney (2004)
Dreams from My Father
by Pres. Barack Obama (1996)

Book Reviews

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CNN 2012 GOP primary debate in Jacksonville FL; hosted by Hispanic Leadership Council

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    from CNN 2012 GOP primary debate on the eve of Florida primary (number of quotes indicated):
  • Mitt Romney (5)
  • Newt Gingrich (8)
  • Rick Santorum (5)
  • Ron Paul (4)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

  • CNN debate in Jacksonville Florida, on the eve of the Florida primary
  • On the campus of University of North Florida in Jacksonville
  • Sponsored by Hispanic Leadership Network
  • Moderated by CNN's Wolf Blitzer

Click for analysis of the Florida primary

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Mitt Romney: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were source of housing bubble.
    Newt Gingrich: We balanced the budget four times in the 1990s.
    Newt Gingrich: We balanced the budget four times in the 1990s.
    Ron Paul: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac should be auctioned off.
Foreign Policy
    Mitt Romney: Critical time for American century vs. European socialism.
    Newt Gingrich: I supported Helms-Burton to isolate the Castro regime.
    Rick Santorum: Stand up for our friends in Latin America, not leftists.
    Rick Santorum: Keep embargo on Cuba--the heart of cancer in Latin America.
    Rick Santorum: Self-determination on statehood for Puerto Rico.
    Ron Paul: In Latin America, standing up for allies has meant military.
Free Trade
    Ron Paul: Free trade helps all of Latin America, even Cuba.
    Mitt Romney: Enforce employment laws; illegal immigrants will self-deport.
    Mitt Romney: English should be the official language of the US.
    Newt Gingrich: Use American Express & Visa to verify immigration laws.
    Newt Gingrich: Romney's "self-deportation" is an Obama-level fantasy.
    Newt Gingrich: Not speaking English traps people into not getting jobs.
    Rick Santorum: We need immigration; but we need respect of the law.
    Mitt Romney: Focus manned space program on commercial products.
    Newt Gingrich: Get an American on the moon before the Chinese get there.
    Newt Gingrich: 6 or 7 private launches every day; permanent moon base.
    Rick Santorum: NASA programs sound good, but we need to cut programs.
    Ron Paul: Exploring the Moon and Mars are great, if done privately.

The above quotations are from CNN 2012 GOP primary debate in Jacksonville FL; hosted by Hispanic Leadership Council.

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