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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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Back to Work
Why We Need Smart Government for a Strong Economy

by Pres. Bill Clinton

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Click here for 27 full quotes from Bill Clinton in the book Back to Work, by Bill Clinton.
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Too little government oversight caused 2010 recession.
    S&P credit downgrade caused by dysfunctional politics.
    Balanced approach to recovery: jobs, investment, and debt.
    Get $4 trillion in banks back into economy.
    More incentives for small business and technology transfers.
    Pay off college loans with percentage of 20 years' income.
Energy & Oil
    Green energy: tax incentives for solar & wind.
    Wind, solar, and retrofits create more jobs than coal.
    Clean power from landfills, natural gas, hybrids, and CAF.
    Pick 1 or 2 states; make them completely energy independent.
Free Trade
    Export more services; get to emerging opportunities.
    Be the innovator of the new multipolar world.
Government Reform
    American Dream requires effective gov't AND private sector.
    Anti-government attitude resulted in massive national debt.
    Gov't has role in security, social services, & oversight.
    Successful nations have strong economy and strong gov't.
Homeland Security
    Foster renewable-energy projects in the military.
    American Jobs Act: prevent layoffs of teachers & cops.
    Gov't pays reduced wages instead of layoffs.
Principles & Values
    America is an idea: play by the rules and pursue your dreams.
    Liberal and Conservations can learn from each other.
Tax Reform
    Restrain spending AND raise taxes to reduce debt.
    Invest in infrastructure including social infrastructure.
    Speed up process for approving infrastructure projects.
    More high-speed trains, at higher speeds.
Welfare & Poverty
    Social & economic mobility depend on equalizing opportunity.
    Expand Home Affordable Refinance Programs to millions.

The above quotations are from Back to Work
Why We Need Smart Government for a Strong Economy

by Pres. Bill Clinton

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