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Outsider in the White House,
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American Dreams,
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Taking a Stand,
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Unintimidated,
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A Time for Truth,
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One Nation,
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Trump/Pence vs. Clinton/Kaine On the Issues ,
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Living History ,
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Between Hope and History ,
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In Harmís Way ,
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Democrat vs. Republican vs. Green vs. Libertarian,
Four Party's Presidential Nominees On The Issues (2016)
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Do Not Ask What Good We Do
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2018 Texas Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage


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    from 2018 TX Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Andrew White (12) Texas Democratic candidate for Texas Governor
  • Greg Abbott (5) Texas Republican Governor
  • Lupe Valdez (19) Texas Democratic candidate for governor of Texas
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Texas 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Texas Tribune, "Abbott proposes bail reform after death of DPS trooper", by Jolie McCullough, Aug 7, 2018
  • Slate.com, "Democratic Nominee for Texas Governor Is a Lukewarm Win for Progressives." by Christina Cauterucci, May 23, 2018
  • Houston Chronicle, "How Valdez, White differ on key issues in the governor's race," by Mike Ward, May 18, 2018
  • San Antonio Express News, "Lupe Valdez open to tax increase if elected governor," by Peggy Fikac, Jan. 18, 2018
  • Dallas News, "White says he's the best candidate to beat Abbott," by Gromer Jeffers, January 5, 2018
  • Texas Tribune, "Who is Lupe Valdez, the Dallas County sheriff running for governor?," by Cassandra Pollock, Dec. 6, 2017
  • Houston Chronicle, "We Must Strengthen Our Working Relationship with Mexico," Op-Ed by Greg Abbott, Sep. 5, 2015

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Lupe Valdez: Endorsed by Planned Parenthood.
    Andrew White: Firm proponent of women's right to make her own decisions.
Budget & Economy
    Lupe Valdez: Economy should provide security & opportunity.
Civil Rights
    Lupe Valdez: Pledges to fight for equality for gay community.
    Andrew White: No more political games; fight for all human rights.
Crime
    Lupe Valdez: End the era of mass incarceration, plus major reforms.
    Greg Abbott: Raise bail when past criminals are re-arrested.
    Lupe Valdez: Too many people are kept in jail simply because they're poor.
Drugs
    Greg Abbott: More drug testing for unemployment insurance applicants.
Education
    Lupe Valdez: The right education starts with fixing school finance system.
    Andrew White: Close $5 billion property tax loophole to aid schools.
Energy & Oil
    Lupe Valdez: Supporter of clean energy options in wind and solar.
    Andrew White: Believes in climate change and will act to address it.
    Greg Abbott: Clean Power Plan is an EPA power grab.
Environment
    Lupe Valdez: Protect the environment by taking proactive measures.
Families & Children
    Lupe Valdez: Pro paid sick leave; choosing job over sick family is wrong.
Free Trade
    Greg Abbott: Expand Texas' robust trade relationship with Canada.
    Greg Abbott: Expand Texas' long-standing trade partnership with Mexico.
Government Reform
    Lupe Valdez: Fight against discriminatory voter identification laws.
    Andrew White: Fight to end the non-competitive gerrymandering system.
Gun Control
    Lupe Valdez: For common sense gun control measures; keep community safe.
    Andrew White: Not anti-gun but we need universal background checks.
Health Care
    Lupe Valdez: Must expand Medicaid; give access to rural communities.
    Andrew White: 4-step plan to reduce healthcare costs for everyone.
Homeland Security
    Lupe Valdez: Wants all veterans to receive the benefits they have earned.
    Andrew White: Help first responders with citizen-led response teams.
    Lupe Valdez: Worked for Dept. of Homeland Security & then elected sheriff.
Immigration
    Lupe Valdez: Wants immigration reform that gives a pathway to citizenship.
    Andrew White: Weak borders are "Open for Business" for criminals.
    Andrew White: Sanctuary City laws force police to do border patrol work.
Jobs
    Lupe Valdez: Supports increasing minimum wage, making college affordable.
    Andrew White: Knows how to create jobs and make progress.
Principles & Values
    Lupe Valdez: Supports Texas Bill of Rights, rooted in Democratic values.
Tax Reform
    Andrew White: Unfair tax burden at state level on homeowners.
    Lupe Valdez: Open to increasing taxes but not a state income tax.
Technology
    Lupe Valdez: Invest in expanded transportation infrastructure.


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