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Hard Choices,
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Crippled America ,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)
American Dreams,
by Marco Rubio (2015)
Taking a Stand,
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by Scott Walker (2013)
A Time for Truth,
by Ted Cruz (2015)
One Nation,
by Ben Carson (2014)
Trump/Pence vs. Clinton/Kaine On the Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Living History ,
by Hillary Rodham Clinton (2003)
Between Hope and History ,
by Bill Clinton (1996)
In Harmís Way ,
by Dr. Jill Stein (2000)
Democrat vs. Republican vs. Green vs. Libertarian,
Four Party's Presidential Nominees On The Issues (2016)
Books by and about 2012 presidential candidates
Ten Letters
about Pres. Barack Obama (2011)
Do Not Ask What Good We Do
about Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)

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2018 Minnesota Senate race: debates and news coverage

    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from 2018 MN Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Jim Newberger (33) Republican candidate for Minnesota U. S. Senator Minnesota
  • Karin Housley (16) Republican candidate for Minnesota U.S. Senator Minnesota
  • Paula Overby (20)
  • Tina Smith (1) Minnesota Democratic Minnesota Lieutenant Governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Minnesota 2018 Senatorial debates and race coverage:
    special election to replace Al Franken.
  • Twin Cities Pioneer Press, "Klobuchar, Newberger air differences at State Fair debate", by Don Davis, Aug 24, 2018
  • MPR News, "Klobuchar and Newberger debate at the State Fair," by Tim Pugmire, Aug 22, 2018
  • Minneapolis Post, "PolyMet amendment: Corporate welfare? Or a reasonable deal?", by Sam Brodey, 06/13/18
  • Huffington Post, "Laws Created To Help Women Make Them 'Look Weaker'," by Alanna Vagianos, April 27, 2018
  • Star Tribune, "Senator demands greater disclosure on senior abuse," by Chris Serres, Nov. 16, 2017
  • City Pages, "Are Rep. Jim Newberger's ideas bad enough for the Senate?", by Mike Mullen, August 16, 2017
  • St. Cloud Times, "Newberger wants to balance Senate delegation," by Nora G. Hertel Aug. 7, 2017
  • City Pages, "Convenient to Connect Rail Between North Mpls, Prison," by Ben Johnson, April 22, 2015
  • Fresh Energy, "Bipartisan push for an increased Renewable Energy Standard," February 27, 2017
  • (More issues coverage when it becomes available)

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Paula Overby: Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right.
    Jim Newberger: Abortion is not an unrestricted right.
    Karin Housley: Pro-choice advocates don't represent state's everyday values.
    Tina Smith: Served as a Planned Parenthood executive.
    Jim Newberger: 100% pro-life.
    Jim Newberger: Require that doctor be in room when taking RU-486.
Budget & Economy
    Paula Overby: Stimulus AND market-led recovery.
    Jim Newberger: Market-led recovery better than stimulus.
Civil Rights
    Paula Overby: Supports same-sex marriage.
    Karin Housley: Pitched for gay rights but no specifics.
    Jim Newberger: Opposes same-sex marriage.
    Jim Newberger: Rated 0% by Voices for Racial Justice.
    Karin Housley: De-regulation could be new stimulus to help small business.
    Karin Housley: Small business needs lower taxes, less government to survive.
    Paula Overby: Oppose "tough on crime": it promotes autocracy.
    Jim Newberger: Stricter punishment reduces crime.
    Karin Housley: Fight to end criminal elderly abuse in senior care homes.
    Jim Newberger: Let's connect a new prison by rail to North Minneapolis.
    Paula Overby: Marijuana isn't a gateway drug.
    Jim Newberger: Marijuana is a gateway drug.
    Paula Overby: Vouchers are ok locally but not federally.
    Karin Housley: Work together to improve the public school system.
    Jim Newberger: Vouchers for school choice are possible.
Energy & Oil
    Paula Overby: Pursue green energy aggressively; it is the future.
    Jim Newberger: Don't prioritize green energy.
    Jim Newberger: Defended coal-burning Xcel plant in Becker.
    Karin Housley: Increase Minnesota's Renewable Energy Standard to 50%.
    Paula Overby: Protect natural resources from exploitation.
    Jim Newberger: Fight EPA regulatory over-reach.
    Jim Newberger: Get government & extreme environmental Left off our backs.
Families & Children
    Karin Housley: If women are empowered and independent they don't need laws.
Foreign Policy
    Paula Overby: Oppose American Exceptionalism.
    Jim Newberger: Support American Exceptionalism.
    Jim Newberger: Prevent MN from implementing policies set by UN Agenda 21.
Free Trade
    Paula Overby: Expand free trade but not economic exploitation.
    Jim Newberger: Support & expand free trade.
Government Reform
    Paula Overby: Make voter registration easier.
    Jim Newberger: No need to make voter registration easier.
    Karin Housley: Switch from partisan way of governing back to compromise.
Gun Control
    Paula Overby: I don't support an absolute right to gun ownership.
    Jim Newberger: Absolute right to gun ownership.
    Jim Newberger: Supports 2nd Amendment rights.
Health Care
    Paula Overby: Oppose ObamaCare; Medicare for all is a better path.
    Jim Newberger: Opposes ObamaCare.
    Karin Housley: Examine and revamp failed health investigations.
    Jim Newberger: Repeal ObamaCare, by any method.
Homeland Security
    Paula Overby: Shift military spending to social and economic development.
    Jim Newberger: Expand the military.
    Jim Newberger: Part of what makes our nation great is our military.
    Karin Housley: Put veteran programs in place for active and retired.
    Paula Overby: Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens.
    Karin Housley: Supports path to legal status for DREAMers.
    Jim Newberger: Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens is possible.
    Karin Housley: Backs pathway to citizenship for DREAMers.
    Jim Newberger: Immigrants must accept American law.
    Paula Overby: Oppose affirmative action.
    Jim Newberger: Opposes affirmative action.
Principles & Values
    Paula Overby: Don't empower human institutions with authority of God.
    Jim Newberger: Keep God in the public sphere.
    Karin Housley: Traditional homespun values keep her honest and guilt free.
Social Security
    Paula Overby: We need a safe way to save for retirement.
    Jim Newberger: Don't privatize Social Security.
    Jim Newberger: Social Security must be protected.
Tax Reform
    Paula Overby: Wealth does not trickle down.
    Jim Newberger: Opposes higher taxes on the wealthy.
    Jim Newberger: Simplify our tax code; the IRS has become too powerful.
    Karin Housley: Supporter of Trump tax reform bill; jobs are being created.
    Karin Housley: Economy will boom with more tax reform and deregulations.
War & Peace
    Paula Overby: I support the Powell doctrine, not foreign entanglements.
    Jim Newberger: Avoid foreign entanglements.

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  • Paula Overby
  • Tina Smith Minnesota Democratic Minnesota Lieutenant Governor

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