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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 West Virginia Senate race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2018 WV Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Don Blankenship (12) Republican candidate for West Virginia U. S. Senator West Virginia
  • Evan Jenkins (4) Republican candidate for West Virginia U.S. Senator West Virginia
  • Patrick Morrisey (15) Republican candidate for West Virginia U.S. Senator West Virginia
  • Paula Jean Swearengin (20) Democratic candidate for West Virginia U. S. Senator West Virginia
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    West Virginia 2018 Senatorial debates and race coverage:
  • NPR.org, “Blankenship Says He's 'Trumpier Than Trump',” by Don Gonyea, May 8, 2018
  • Huffington Post, "GOP Senate Candidate: 'Chinaperson' Isn't Racist," by Marina Fang, 5/02/2018
  • CNN, "Blankenship says McConnell has conflicts of interest because father-in-law is 'wealthy Chinaperson'," by Eric Bradner, April 25, 2018
  • Politico.com, "GOP launches secret group to attack coal baron," by Alex Isenstadt, 4/15/2018
  • The Herald-Dispatch, "U.S. Senate candidate: Paula Jean Swearengin (D)," Mar 27, 2018
  • New York Times, "Putting the Ex-Con in Conservatism," by Paul Krugman, March 26, 2018
  • Politico.com, "GOP fears another potential electoral disaster," by Alex Isenstadt, March 20, 2018
  • TheDAOnline.com, "Blankenship suggests drug tests and grading system for teachers, by Douglas Soule, March 2, 2018
  • Mineral Daily News Tribune, "AG announces second Kids Kick Opioids contest", Feb 16, 2018
  • Parkersburg News and Sentinel, "Morrisey files to join Senate race," by Jess Mancini, Jan 26, 2018
  • Washington Times, "Senate Conservatives Fund backs Morrisey," by Seth McLaughlin, January 24, 2018
  • MetroNews, "Blankenship gets US Senate campaign underway," by Alex Thomas, January 18, 2018
  • Washington Times, "Controversial former coal titan in bid to clear name," by Ben Wolfgang, January 1, 2018
  • US News & World Report, "Attorney General Transfers $1M to State Police," Oct. 3, 2017
  • The New Republic, "Q&A with Paula Swearengin", by Sarah Jones, May 19, 2017
  • The Register-Herald, "Q & A with Evan Jenkins," by Sarah Plummer, Oct 27, 2016
  • Charleston Gazette-Mail, "Capito says elections aren't rigged," by Andrew Brown, Oct 17, 2016
  • CBS News, "AG's past work with drug companies questioned," by Jim Axelrod & Ashley Velie, June 2, 2016
  • W.V. Metro News, "Same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states," by Carrie Hodousek, June 26, 2015

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Don Blankenship: AdWatch: Positions himself as anti-abortion and pro-Trump.
    Patrick Morrisey: Overturn Roe v. Wade.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Pro-choice, including abortion alternatives.
Budget & Economy
    Don Blankenship: Republican control will eventually improve state economy.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Create investment banks that will create jobs.
Civil Rights
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Worrying about somebody's sexuality is just ridiculous.
    Patrick Morrisey: Disappointed with gay marriage legalization.
    Don Blankenship: Past criminal conviction not a barrier to running for office.
    Patrick Morrisey: More funding, more equipment, more hiring for state police.
    Patrick Morrisey: Tougher sentences for drug kingpins.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: End mandatory minimum sentencing.
    Evan Jenkins: Tough on crime, but open to reforms.
    Don Blankenship: Mandatory drug testing for all teachers.
    Patrick Morrisey: Fight opioid epidemic with criminal prosecutions & education.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: End the wasteful, harmful, war on drugs.
    Patrick Morrisey: Opioids: we're losing a generation of people to despair.
    Don Blankenship: Teachers should be graded and denied raises if sub-standard.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Free college or trade school to all qualified students.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Ensure adequate funding; encourage best practices.
Energy & Oil
    Patrick Morrisey: Fought against clean power rules.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Need to invest in renewable energy now.
    Evan Jenkins: I'm fighting for coal by reducing EPA regulatory burdens.
    Don Blankenship: AdWatch: Year in prison for contaminating drinking water.
    Patrick Morrisey: EPA exceeds its authority on Clean Water & Cross-State Air.
    Don Blankenship: EPA is biggest polluter,moving jobs to unregulated countries.
    Don Blankenship: AdWatch: role of MSHA in mine disaster was covered up.
    Patrick Morrisey: Led coalition against "Clean Power Plan".
Families & Children
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Make 6 months of family leave available to all parents.
Foreign Policy
    Don Blankenship: Soft on China if one is related to a "Chinaperson".
    Don Blankenship: Double headline - Already Done.
    Patrick Morrisey: America must assert its interests.
Government Reform
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Upgrade equipment to safeguard elections.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Cut regulations favoring big businesses.
    Evan Jenkins: Important to keep information secure.
Gun Control
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Common-sense gun regulations & background checks.
    Patrick Morrisey: Fights the "gun grabbers".
Health Care
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Medicare for all as part of insurance free market.
    Patrick Morrisey: Was lobbyist for pharmaceutical distributors; wife still is.
Homeland Security
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Rein in our bloated military budget.
    Patrick Morrisey: Aggressive efforts against illegal immigration.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Create swift, secure path to citizenship.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Raise minimum wage; tie rate to inflation.
Principles & Values
    Don Blankenship: I'm Trumpier than Trump, despite Trump opposition.
    Evan Jenkins: A proud ally of our president Trump.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Part of "Brand New Congress" to fight special interests.
Tax Reform
    Don Blankenship: Stands behind Trump's agenda including the tax reform bill.
    Patrick Morrisey: Favors a flat tax.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Cut taxes for middle/working class.
    Patrick Morrisey: Improving infrastructure a must.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Invest $4.6 trillion in infrastructure.
War & Peace
    Paula Jean Swearengin: End wars of choice; protect human rights when needed.

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  • Paula Jean Swearengin Democratic candidate for West Virginia U. S. Senator West Virginia

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