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Books by and about 2016 presidential candidates
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
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,
by Rand Paul (2015)
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 Harm’s 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 Tennessee Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2018 TN Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Bill Haslam (2) Tennessee Republican Governor
  • Bill Lee (8) Tennessee Republican candidate for governor of Tennessee
  • Diane Black (9) Tennessee Republican candidate for Tennessee Governor
  • Karl Dean (17) Tennessee Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Mark Green (3) Tennessee Republican candidate for Governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Tennessee 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • The Tennessean, "Karl Dean and Bill Lee on the issues facing Tennessee," August 2, 2018
  • The Tennessean, "Bill Lee hopes personal transformation, business background set him apart," by Jordan Buie, July 12, 2018
  • U.S. News & World Report, "Immigrant Tuition Splits Tennessee Governor's Field in Forum," by Jonathan Mattise, Jan 23, 2018
  • The Hill, "Anti-abortion lawmakers push ‘Conscience Protection' bill," by Jessie Hellmann, 11/08/17
  • WBIR-TV, "Lawmaker expects medical marijuana to be Top 5 issue," by Grant Robinson, Sep 4, 2017
  • Washington Examiner, "Black wouldn't tear down Confederate general bust in state capitol," by Philip Wegmann , Aug. 22, 2017
  • Newsmax.com, "Rep. Black: Closer Than Expected on Tax Reform," by Bill Hoffmann, April 27 2017
  • The Tennessean, "Republican Governors Association on the attack early," by Joey Garrison, April 25, 2017
  • U.S. News & World Report, "Bill Lee Joining Tennessee Governor's Race," April 23, 2017
  • The Tennesseean, "Bill Lee announces run for governor," by Joel Ebert and Joey Garrison, April 23, 2017
  • Nashville Public Radio, "Economic Development Away From Nashville," by Blake Farmer, Apr 19, 2017
  • USA Today, "Mayor Karl Dean to run for governor," by Joey Garrison, Feb. 26, 2017
  • Forbes magazine, "The Little Black Book of Billionaire Secrets: Illinois Vs. Tennessee," by Travis H. Brown, May 4, 2016
  • Knoxville News-Sentinel, "Corporate income tax law is outdated," Op-Ed by State Sen. Mark Green, Feb. 21, 2015
  • Memphis Flyer, "Dean Announces Support of Same-Sex Marriage," Aug 21, 2014
  • WZTV-Fox-17, interview with Mark Green on 10th anniversary of Saddam Hussein's capture, 12/16/2013

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Diane Black: Opposes funding of Planned Parenthood.
Budget & Economy
    Bill Lee: Made hard decisions needed on company budget; it worked.
    Diane Black: Get government off the backs of job creators.
    Karl Dean: Economic development statewide instead of just Nashville.
Civil Rights
    Bill Haslam: Remove Confederate statues from state capitol.
    Diane Black: Confederate statues are part of history.
    Karl Dean: First in Tennessee to join Mayors for the Freedom to Marry.
    Karl Dean: Used tax incentives to lure companies to Nashville.
    Mark Green: Reapportion corporate excise tax to favor businesses in TN.
    Bill Lee: Men of Valor: re-entry program for former offenders.
    Bill Lee: Raise penalties on drug traffickers, aid non-violent addicts.
    Karl Dean: Provide treatment for opioids while stepping up prosecution.
    Karl Dean: Medical marijuana ok, but opposes recreational use.
    Karl Dean: Expand access to vocational training programs.
    Karl Dean: Increase teacher pay; more resources for schools.
    Karl Dean: Supports charters; opposes vouchers.
    Diane Black: Supports tax dollars for private schools.
    Karl Dean: Small city property tax increase to directed to education.
    Bill Lee: Charter schools change lives of at-risk youth.
    Karl Dean: Supports publicly financed, privately led charter schools.
    Karl Dean: Expand school choice teacher accountability.
    Karl Dean: Charters ok if non-profit, but vouchers not ok.
Energy & Oil
    Diane Black: Rejects Paris climate change agreement.
    Karl Dean: Cuts to the EPA are unthinkable.
Foreign Policy
    Diane Black: Must stand up to North Korea's missile tests.
Health Care
    Karl Dean: Expand Medicaid for low-income families.
    Diane Black: Patients should respect their doctors' religious beliefs.
    Diane Black: Repeal ObamaCare;need market-based solution.
    Bill Haslam: College tuition break for in-state undocumented immigrants.
    Karl Dean: Immigrants are part of community; college tuition break ok.
Principles & Values
    Bill Lee: We accomplished my vision at granddad's company.
    Bill Lee: Former chairman of the Tennessee Prayer Breakfast.
    Bill Lee: Faith would influence my decisions as governor.
    Karl Dean: Pro-business centrist: good things happen in the middle.
Tax Reform
    Diane Black: Flatter, simpler tax needed.
    Karl Dean: Raised city property taxes, but after Great Recession.
    Mark Green: Eliminate Hall tax: 6% on unearned interest and dividends.
    Bill Lee: Infrastructure needs repairs, stop kicking can down the road.
War & Peace
    Mark Green: Don't forget soldiers who made capturing Saddam possible.

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  • Mark Green Tennessee Republican candidate for Governor

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