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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)

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In Praise of Public Life, by Joe Lieberman

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Click here for 16 full quotes from Joseph Lieberman in the book In Praise of Public Life.
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Booming economy from private sector plus government help.
Civil Rights
    Participated in MLK’s March On Washington.
    Express religious faith in schools, within Constitution.
    Focus on victim’s rights & on expediting procedures.
Families & Children
    Outraged at paternal irresponsibility-enforce child support.
Government Reform
    Term limits result in weak government that governs poorly.
    Instead of “Is it legal?” pols should ask “Is it right?”.
    Using opponent’s personal details is wrong.
Homeland Security
    Kuwait: Congressional authorization plus use of force.
    Transform military for post-Cold War.
Principles & Values
    Personal faith is his basis for public service.
    Good laws protect us from private interests & profit.
    Legislating has become campaigning; wrong focus.
Tax Reform
    Cut capital gains tax; it has helped economy.
Welfare & Poverty
    Volunteerism is good but government needs professionals.
    Enterprise zones spread prosperity to poor cities.

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