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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
United,
by Cory Booker (2016)
The Truths We Hold,
by Kamala Harris (2019)
Smart on Crime,
by Kamala Harris (2010)
Guide to Political Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
Where We Go From Here,
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
Conscience of a Conservative,
by Jeff Flake (2017)
Two Paths,
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
Every Other Monday,
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
Courage is Contagious,
by John Kasich (1998)
Shortest Way Home,
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
Becoming,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Books by and about the 2016 presidential election
What Happened ,
by Hillary Clinton (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Becoming ,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

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2010 Louisiana Senate Debates


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    from 2010 Louisiana Senate Debates (number of quotes indicated):
  • Charles Melancon (14)
  • David Vitter (14)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
    Louisiana 2010 Senate debates:
  • Oct. 28: Radio debate: KLFY broadcast from New Orleans
  • Oct. 27: Live televised debate hosted by WDSU-TV in New Orleans
  • Oct. 26: debate in Baton Rouge cancelled because Vitter declined to participate.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Charles Melancon: Stimulus package will avoid God-awful recession like 1980s.
    Charles Melancon: TARP package will avoid depression from doing nothing.
    David Vitter: Stimulus package won't lead to significant job creation.
    David Vitter: TARP package will expand power & role of federal government.
Civil Rights
    Charles Melancon: Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act fights women's discrimination.
    David Vitter: Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act was a trial lawyer bonanza.
Corporations
    Charles Melancon: Supported $30 billion small-business lending fund.
    David Vitter: Small Business Tax and Lending Bill is a government bailout.
Energy & Oil
    Charles Melancon: Congressional trip to Antarctica to study global warming.
    Charles Melancon: Funnel BP oil-leak penalties into coastal restoration.
Environment
    David Vitter: Introduced bill to extend National Flood Insurance Program.
Families & Children
    David Vitter: Prostitute was "serious sin" but made me a better family man.
Health Care
    Charles Melancon: Supports kids on parents' insurance policies until age 26.
    David Vitter: Introduced legislation to repeal ObamaCare.
    Charles Melancon: Opposed healthcare bill because it didn't work for America.
    David Vitter: I fought ObamaCare & I'm still fighting it.
    Charles Melancon: ObamaCare costs too much & does too little for middle-class.
    David Vitter: ObamaCare injects government into private decisions.
    David Vitter: Pushed to allow re-importation of Rx drugs from Canada.
    David Vitter: Opposes SCHIP; it subsidizes wealthy states.
Immigration
    Charles Melancon: I have been a staunch hawk on immigration.
    Charles Melancon: Supports SCHIP, despite insuring illegal immigrant kids.
    David Vitter: TV ad: Melancon puts out a welcome sign for illegal aliens.
Principles & Values
    David Vitter: OpEd: robo-response to "Did you break the law" with DC Madam.
    Charles Melancon: OpEd: Vitter broke the law, and lied about it, with DC Madam.
    Charles Melancon: Ran based on Vitter's integrity issue from call-girl scandal.
Tax Reform
    Charles Melancon: Tax increase on wealthiest taxpayers but not middle-class.
    David Vitter: Permanent extension of all Bush tax cuts.


The above quotations are from 2010 Louisiana Senate Debates.
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