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Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Fire and Fury,
by Michael Wolff (2018)
Trump Revealed,
by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (2016)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2016)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
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)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
by Cory Booker (2016)
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)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

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State of Connecticut Politicians: secondary Archives

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  • Ann-Marie Adams (7) Democratic candidate for Connecticut U. S. Senate Connecticut
  • August Wolf (16) Republican Senate Challenger Connecticut
  • Bob Stefanowski (18) Connecticut Republican candidate for governor of Connecticut
  • Catherine Templeton (7) South Carolina Republican candidate for South Carolina Governor
  • China_Book (1)
  • Chris Murphy (7) Democrat (Senate run 2012) U.S. Rep Connecticut-5
  • Christopher Shays (1) Republican (Unseated 2008) U.S. Rep Connecticut-4
  • Dan Carter (16) Republican candidate for Senate Connecticut
  • Dan Malloy (43) Connecticut Democratic Governor
  • Danny Drew (2) Connecticut Democratic candidate for Governor
  • David Walker (2) Connecticut Republican candidate for Governor
  • Heidi Heitkamp (3) Democratic Challenger North Dakota
  • Jack Orchulli (4) Republican challenger Connecticut
  • Jahana Hayes (2) Democrat U.S. Rep Connecticut-5
  • Joe Visconti (4) Connecticut Republican candidate for Connecticut Governor
  • Joseph Lieberman (14) Democrat
  • Leora Levy (16) Republican Challenger Connecticut
  • Linda McMahon (14) Connecticut Former Small Business Administration
  • Maggie Hassan (9) New Hampshire Democratic Governor
  • Mark Lauretti (7) Connecticut Republican candidate for Connecticut Governor
  • Matthew Corey (20) Republican Candidate for Connecticut U.S. Senator Connecticut
  • Ned Lamont (45) Connecticut Democratic Governor
  • Peter Lumaj (7) Connecticut Republican candidate for Connecticut Governor
  • Prasad Srinivasan (3) Connecticut Republican candidate for Governor
  • Richard Blumenthal (13) Democratic Sr Senator Connecticut
  • Rick Berg (1) Republican (Senate run 2012) U.S. Rep North Dakota-AL
  • Themis Klarides (19) Republican Challenger for Senate Connecticut
  • Tom Foley (35) Connecticut Republican challenger
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    August Wolf: Pro-choice but no federal funding for abortion.
    Bob Stefanowski: Don't make abortion illegal; but parental notification ok.
    Catherine Templeton: 100% pro-life; won't back down.
    Dan Malloy: Free birth control coverage.
    Leora Levy: Signed pledge she believes life begins at conception.
    Leora Levy: Switched views on abortion and Trump, now opposes abortion.
    Matthew Corey: Pro-choice.
    Ned Lamont: Criticizes Republican candidate: "choice is on the ballot".
    Themis Klarides: Her voting record endorsed by NARAL Pro-Choice Connecticut.
    Tom Foley: Pro-choice.
    Leora Levy: Life begins at conception.
    Themis Klarides: Pro-choice.
Budget & Economy
    Bob Stefanowski: Smart, responsible fiscal reform will turn around economy.
    Bob Stefanowski: Take a holistic approach to modernize infrastructure.
    Christopher Shays: OpEd: Spent $200M on "Bridge to Nowhere".
    Dan Carter: Too much of our economy is controlled by federal government.
    Dan Malloy: Vision for economic revival, not just recovery.
    David Walker: 2007: deficit spending saddles millennials with debts.
    Heidi Heitkamp: Quit playing blame game & pass Balanced Budget Amendment.
    Jack Orchulli: Enforce the constitutional spending CAP backed by facts.
    Joe Visconti: Unfunded liabilities crush our financial plans.
    Leora Levy: Capitalism is the greatest system ever devised.
    Maggie Hassan: Invest to keep economy moving forward post-Recession.
    Matthew Corey: Washington's unbalanced budget affects all states.
    Matthew Corey: Wasteful spending and regulations crippling jobs.
    Ned Lamont: No more funny math in budget; balanced for future.
    Ned Lamont: $30M in COVID relief to restaurants, hospitality industry.
    Rick Berg: We need a budget that comes to closure, and reins in deficit.
    Themis Klarides: Democrats coming to pick you pocket instead of spending cuts.
    Tom Foley: AdWatch: Malloy's policies drive jobs out of state.
    Tom Foley: Tax credits are spending; oppose $400M job expansion credits.
    Ned Lamont: Small business boost fund invested in over 100 new companies.
Civil Rights
    Ann-Marie Adams: President of the Conn. Association of Black Communicators.
    August Wolf: Signed Supreme Court amicus brief favoring same-sex marriage.
    Bob Stefanowski: I'm a civil rights Republican, not a white nationalist.
    Bob Stefanowski: Transgender policy in school sports needs to be evaluated.
    Dan Carter: NO on including gender identity in anti-discrimination law.
    Dan Malloy: CT shattered the glass ceiling with first female governor.
    Dan Malloy: Include gender identity in anti-discrimination law.
    Dan Malloy: Prohibit "conversion therapy" of gay youth.
    Joe Visconti: Labelled Chinese candidate as "Kim Jong Tong".
    Leora Levy: Opposes trans rights: boys don't belong in girls' sports.
    Linda McMahon: Allow gays to openly serve in military, but do it cautiously.
    Maggie Hassan: Women earn only 77 cents on the dollar compared to men.
    Matthew Corey: Supports same-sex marriage.
    Prasad Srinivasan: Prohibit "conversion therapy" of gay youth.
    Richard Blumenthal: CT statutes do not allow same-sex marriage licenses.
    Themis Klarides: Prohibit "conversion therapy" of gay youth.
    Themis Klarides: NO on including gender identity in anti-discrimination law.
    Themis Klarides: 2012: Urged GOP to support civil unions for same sex couples.
    Tom Foley: Maintain gay marriage law, although personally against it.
    Ann-Marie Adams: Racial injustice:Black student debt disproportionately worse.
    August Wolf: Not everyone who works on Wall Street is a criminal.
    Dan Malloy: First Five program: leverage public to private funding.
    Dan Malloy: Small Business Express Program: grants for 944 companies.
    Dan Malloy: Businesses should suggest which state regulations to abandon.
    Dan Malloy: Invest state funds in businesses that preserve in-state jobs.
    Heidi Heitkamp: Fought attempt to weaken ND bank privacy laws.
    Mark Lauretti: Top priority: don't over-burden business.
    Matthew Corey: Government regulations stifling small businesses.
    Richard Blumenthal: Eliminate antitrust exception for Major League Baseball.
    Tom Foley: Small Business Express Program is too generous with aid.
    Tom Foley: Criticized for bankruptcy of a Georgia textile mill.
    Tom Foley: Investigate Economic and Community Development loan fraud.
    Tom Foley: We pay huge sums in corporate welfare to keep jobs in CT.
    Bob Stefanowski: I will advocate for a holistic approach to reform.
    Bob Stefanowski: Wrong to take away qualified immunity from police officers.
    Dan Carter: Empower both law enforcement and communities together.
    Dan Malloy: Prison population has dropped AND recidivism has declined.
    Matthew Corey: Supports capital punishment but not mandatory minimums.
    Ned Lamont: Larger and more diverse police force, speed up prosecution.
    Themis Klarides: Early-release program has let loose many violent offenders.
    Themis Klarides: Against legislation removing important police protections.
    Tom Foley: Veto efforts to repeal the death penalty.
    Tom Foley: Arrested twice for motor vehicle incidents.
    Dan Carter: Voted NO on medical marijuana for debilitating conditions.
    Dan Malloy: Palliative medical marijuana use for debilitating conditions.
    Linda McMahon: Husband acquitted of steroid distribution in WWE.
    Linda McMahon: 1989: WWE exonerated unanimously of steroid doctor misdeeds.
    Maggie Hassan: Experience & data suggest legalizing marijuana does not help.
    Mark Lauretti: Law enforcement AND treatment to fight opioid abuse.
    Matthew Corey: Attack drug companies & prescribing doctors first.
    Ned Lamont: Work with legislature on legalization of marijuana.
    Themis Klarides: Voted NO on medical marijuana for debilitating conditions.
    Themis Klarides: Increase penalties for fentanyl, treat it like a narcotic.
    Tom Foley: Recreational marijuana use is a gateway drug.
    August Wolf: Support home-school, charter schools, & parochial schools.
    Bob Stefanowski: Give parents the choice to find a school that works for them.
    Catherine Templeton: School money & school control should be local.
    Dan Carter: Bottom-up decisions on schools, not top-down politicians.
    Dan Malloy: Had learning disability when there were no support programs.
    Dan Malloy: $22M for new charter schools over three years.
    Leora Levy: Always defend Parental Rights and Freedom of Choice.
    Leora Levy: Claimed COVID funds used to teach critical race theory.
    Mark Lauretti: Get the government out of the classroom.
    Matthew Corey: Wants vouchers for school choice, empower states.
    Peter Lumaj: Expand charter schools and the voucher program.
    Tom Foley: Local control instead of Common Core mandates.
    Tom Foley: In-district public school choice, money follows the child.
    Tom Foley: Charters are part of the solution, but not whole solution.
    Tom Foley: Ran on platform of school choice.
    Ann-Marie Adams: Lack of minority teachers led to achievement gap.
Energy & Oil
    August Wolf: Support domestic exploration for clean coal, oil, and gas.
    Dan Malloy: Leverage private capital to deliver renewable energy.
    Dan Malloy: Moving Canadian oil thru the US is not best for the economy.
    Dan Malloy: Aggressively pursue clean energy.
    Danny Drew: Enacted sustainable, green energy policies.
    Joseph Lieberman: Cheney energy bill was imperfect but good for CT.
    Matthew Corey: Yes to Keystone; no to funding renewables.
    Ned Lamont: Cheney energy bill keeps us dependent on foreign oil.
    Ned Lamont: Carbon free electric grid; transportation system to follow.
    Peter Lumaj: Develop our vast natural gas and oil reserves.
    Tom Foley: No gas tax increase to pay for rail transport.
    Ned Lamont: Control our energy supply chain so Putin and Saudis can't.
    Bob Stefanowski: Make sure that environmental regulations make sense.
    Danny Drew: Restored Middletown's waterfront & public parks.
Families & Children
    Dan Malloy: Permanently establish the Office of Early Childhood.
    Dan Malloy: 21-year-old son arrested in robbery, suffering depression.
    Jahana Hayes: Supports gay marriage & equal constitutional rights.
    Matthew Corey: Investigate Hollywood's systematic sexual abuse.
    Ned Lamont: Paid time off to new parents and caregivers.
    Ned Lamont: Proposed 12 weeks paid family leave from 1/2% payroll tax.
Foreign Policy
    Bob Stefanowski: Helps set up, support school for Ukrainian refugee children.
    China_Book: China is watching what we do in Ukraine.
    Dan Carter: Policy of stupefied bystander erodes America's stature.
    Joseph Lieberman: North Korean missiles were provocative, but don't over-react.
    Leora Levy: Maintain an unbreakable alliance between the US and Israel.
    Leora Levy: American Policy should include regime change in Iran.
    Linda McMahon: Sustainable 2-state solution in Israel; no settlement freeze.
    Ned Lamont: Biggest threat to US is rogue nation with nukes.
    Richard Blumenthal: 2-state solution in Israel after Palestine stops terrorism.
    Richard Blumenthal: China is watching what we do in Ukraine.
Free Trade
    August Wolf: Ratify fast-track trade authority and TPP.
    Dan Carter: Oppose TTP as neither free trade nor fair trade.
    Dan Malloy: Make sure entire world knows: CT is open for business.
    Dan Malloy: Trade trips to China to promote aerospace & bioscience.
    Joseph Lieberman: Connecticut jobs rely on exports.
    Maggie Hassan: N.H. is fastest-growing state in the nation for exports.
    Ned Lamont: Lieberman never saw a trade agreement he didn't like.
    Ned Lamont: Negotiate strong labor & enviro into trade agreements.
Government Reform
    Bob Stefanowski: Budget information should be a click away.
    Bob Stefanowski: Biden won the election and it's past time to move on.
    Dan Carter: Democrats do nothing but raise campaign cash for re-election.
    Dan Carter: Fully fund the Citizens' Election Fund (public finance).
    Dan Malloy: Require state government to use GAAP accounting principles.
    Dan Malloy: Cut state agencies by 28% and cut state workforce by 9%.
    Dan Malloy: Fully fund the Citizens' Election Fund (public finance).
    Jack Orchulli: Won't accept a dime of special interest money.
    Joe Visconti: State & feds should pay for construction inspection failures.
    Joseph Lieberman: Public has right to know candidate's personal income taxes.
    Joseph Lieberman: Earmarks are great for Connecticut.
    Mark Lauretti: Opposed publicly finance campaigns, but will participate.
    Matthew Corey: Don't regulate union/corporate campaign contributions.
    Ned Lamont: Earmarks should be outlawed as lobbyist over-influence.
    Ned Lamont: Easier absentee ballots, early voting should be permanent.
    Ned Lamont: Let's make easier absentee balloting a reality for everyone.
    Peter Lumaj: Peter's Plan: require voter ID; end same-day registration.
    Prasad Srinivasan: Fully fund the Citizens' Election Fund (public finance).
    Themis Klarides: NO on funding the Citizens' Election Fund (public finance).
    Themis Klarides: Doesn't agree with Trump that 2020 election was stolen.
    Tom Foley: 2010: criticized public campaign financing; 2014: accepts it.
    Tom Foley: AdWatch: Complains about ethics, but was fined for PAC.
Gun Control
    Ann-Marie Adams: Newtown massacre exposes race and class prejudice.
    August Wolf: Never disarm law abiding Americans.
    Bob Stefanowski: No more gun controls; gun owners have been persecuted.
    Catherine Templeton: Gun owner & NRA member.
    Chris Murphy: NRA has more control over Congress than any other group.
    Chris Murphy: Teachers don't want to be armed; nor do parents or students.
    Chris Murphy: Stricter gun control laws on a federal level.
    Dan Carter: Voted NO on restricting sales of "long guns" and ammo by age.
    Dan Carter: Represented Newtown; but opposed gun control after shooting.
    Dan Malloy: More guns are not the answer to gun violence.
    Dan Malloy: Restrict sales of "long guns" and ammunition capacity by age.
    Dan Malloy: Close loopholes; ban bump stocks.
    Dan Malloy: Allow early voting, explore vote by mail.
    Dan Malloy: NRA has developed into a terrorist organization.
    Jahana Hayes: Constituents want gun control, and Hayes will work on it.
    Leora Levy: Firmly believes in the Right to Bear Arms.
    Maggie Hassan: Background check system to avoid gun sales to mentally ill.
    Matthew Corey: Gun control needs more mental health programs.
    Ned Lamont: We learn first hand the cost of unregulated gun ownership.
    Ned Lamont: Ban bump stocks, and other common sense restrictions.
    Ned Lamont: You can't be tough on crime if you are weak on guns!
    Prasad Srinivasan: It is person behind AR15s that bring about massacres.
    Themis Klarides: Restrict sales of "long guns" and ammunition capacity by age.
    Themis Klarides: Supported gun control measure adopted after Sandy Hook.
    Tom Foley: Enough on gun control; focus on preventing another Newtown.
    Tom Foley: Supports 2nd amendment but require reporting stolen firearms.
    Tom Foley: Let stand current gun laws, but no specific proposals.
    Tom Foley: Newtown law added inconveniences on law-abiding citizens.
    Chris Murphy: Inconceivable Congress hasn't addressed gun violence.
Health Care
    Ann-Marie Adams: Expand Medicaid and reduce disparities.
    August Wolf: Repeal ObamaCare: all of it; immediately.
    Bob Stefanowski: Expand access to private healthcare for veterans.
    Bob Stefanowski: Government option is fine, but give people more choices.
    Dan Carter: Government-run ObamaCare screams out to repeal & replace.
    Dan Malloy: Healthcare a fundamental right.
    Jack Orchulli: No billions for public option; keep skin in the game.
    Matthew Corey: Let health care be governed by the free market.
    Ned Lamont: Why hasn't Lieberman ever signed onto universal healthcare?
    Peter Lumaj: Repeal ObamaCare; create market-based health care system.
    Themis Klarides: Supported adequate funding of state's Medicaid program.
    Tom Foley: Post costs for treatments to give consumers options.
Homeland Security
    August Wolf: Demand accountability in Department of Veterans Affairs.
    August Wolf: VA administration has been sorely mismanaged.
    Bob Stefanowski: Encourage the hiring of Veterans and their spouses.
    Chris Murphy: Russia never stopped interfering in American politics.
    Dan Carter: Restore troops to being nimble, smart and relentless.
    Dan Malloy: Pledge to end homelessness for veterans by end of 2015.
    Joseph Lieberman: Last thing we want is to release dangerous Gitmo detainees.
    Leora Levy: A powerful military reinforces the efficacy of diplomacy.
    Linda McMahon: Terrorists only need to succeed once; we must succeed always.
    Maggie Hassan: Thank veterans for unyielding dedication to our freedom.
    Matthew Corey: Veterans cannot be ignored or forgotten.
    Ned Lamont: Gitmo, wiretaps, & Haditha have weakened our moral authority.
    Peter Lumaj: Peace through strength to defeat terrorism.
    Richard Blumenthal: Apologizes again for having said he served in Vietnam.
    Richard Blumenthal: End unfair copays charged to veterans for contraception.
    Tom Foley: Appoint veteran-friendly Commissioner of Veterans Affairs.
    Ann-Marie Adams: Immigrants need their voices to be heard.
    August Wolf: Build a wall & aggressively enforce immigration laws.
    Catherine Templeton: Cracked down on undocumented workers.
    Dan Carter: NO on loosening in-state tuition for illegal immigrants.
    Dan Malloy: Loosen in-state tuition for illegal immigrants.
    Dan Malloy: Muslim ban harkens back to darkest times in our history.
    Joseph Lieberman: Now it's too easy to come in across our border.
    Joseph Lieberman: Earn citizenship only after 11 years of waiting within rules.
    Leora Levy: Closing our borders is paramount in the pursuit of safety.
    Leora Levy: Opposes permanent legal status for DACA young adults.
    Linda McMahon: More merit-based system for green card & citizenship.
    Linda McMahon: No amnesty; enforce immigration laws.
    Matthew Corey: Build border wall; deport those illegally present.
    Ned Lamont: Focus on employers hiring, not on building fences.
    Ned Lamont: Give illegal immigrants a path to earned citizenship.
    Peter Lumaj: Albanian refugee but opposes sanctuary cities.
    Richard Blumenthal: Enact comprehensive solution; piecemeal approach fails.
    Themis Klarides: NO on loosening in-state tuition for illegal immigrants.
    Themis Klarides: Opposed driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants.
    Tom Foley: We need a federal comprehensive immigration policy.
    Tom Foley: House child refugee immigrants at Southbury Training School.
    August Wolf: Minimum wage of $15 per hour is too high; find middle ground.
    Catherine Templeton: Fought to keep unions out of SC.
    Dan Malloy: We created 9,400 new, private sector jobs in the last year.
    Dan Malloy: Pushed bill to protect advanced manufacturing jobs.
    Joe Visconti: Opposes state public employee unions.
    Joseph Lieberman: My seniority helps me deliver contracts and jobs to CT.
    Linda McMahon: WWE has created 20 jobs annually for 28 years.
    Linda McMahon: Six-point jobs growth plan; cut taxes for the middle class.
    Ned Lamont: Invest in infrastructure to create local jobs.
    Ned Lamont: Better training and support for workers: STEM and vo-tech.
    Ned Lamont: On way to $15 minimum wage, indexed for inflation.
    Richard Blumenthal: Contractors without health insurance aren't good jobs.
    Tom Foley: Pledge not to change public employee collective bargaining.
    Tom Foley: Raise minimum wage nationally, but focus on jobs in CT.
    Tom Foley: OpEd: His company moved 3,000 jobs to Mexico.
    Ned Lamont: Medical leave & expanded childcare helps working people .
Principles & Values
    Al Gore: Stand for the people and against special interests.
    August Wolf: Represented America at 1984 Olympics.
    August Wolf: Participated in 1984 Olympics, as shot-put athlete.
    Dan Malloy: Don't listen to the critics; Connecticut is moving forward.
    Joseph Lieberman: I'm not George Bush, but Lamont is running against him.
    Joseph Lieberman: Would run Independent due to Lamont's single-issue candidacy.
    Leora Levy: Knows what happens when Communism conquers a country.
    Leora Levy: America's founding was a miracle.
    Linda McMahon: OpEd: Spent $50M of her own money on 2010 Senate race.
    Maggie Hassan: We do democracy better: we argue but then solve problems.
    Mark Lauretti: Denies involvement in two Shelton development scandals.
    Ned Lamont: I say what I mean, and I mean what I say.
    Ned Lamont: If Lieberman won't take on George Bush, I will.
    Ned Lamont: My support is grassroots -- stand up and be clear.
    Ned Lamont: Democrats should present constructive alternatives to Bush.
    Ned Lamont: Important to reset relationships with regional states.
    Ned Lamont: I have zero tolerance for any ethical malfeasance.
    Tom Foley: AdWatch: NYC residents should move to CT under new governor.
    Tom Foley: Partial facial paralysis means he smiles on only left side.
    Tom Foley: Will not participate in primary debates.
    Tom Foley: 1981: Arrested for 1st-degree attempted assault in car crash.
    Ned Lamont: Just turned 69; getting older is kind of liberating.
Social Security
    Dan Malloy: Restructure pension benefits to address chronic underfunding.
    Dan Malloy: 78% of our state pension fund is making up for past mistakes.
    Joseph Lieberman: I looked at privatization but decided against it.
    Linda McMahon: Don't take benefits away from seniors.
    Matthew Corey: Social Security isn't an entitlement but a benefit.
    Ned Lamont: No common ground with Bush on privatization.
    Themis Klarides: Supported increased tax exemption for Social Security.
Tax Reform
    August Wolf: Tax reform to allow private industry to create jobs.
    Bob Stefanowski: Eliminate the state income tax over the next 8 years.
    Bob Stefanowski: Immediately cut the sales tax, eliminate new restaurant tax.
    Catherine Templeton: Fiscal conservative for low taxes.
    Dan Carter: Common sense tax policies to unleash power of entrepreneurs.
    David Walker: 2007: higher taxes needed; 2018: not so much.
    Heidi Heitkamp: Never eliminate home mortgage deduction.
    Jack Orchulli: End over-spending by self-serving career politicians.
    Leora Levy: Claims Inflation Reduction Act raises taxes, adds to deficit.
    Linda McMahon: Economy is fragile; don't raise taxes in a recession.
    Linda McMahon: Make Bush tax cuts permanent or CT loses 8.500 jobs.
    Mark Lauretti: Lower taxes & be business-friendly.
    Matthew Corey: Wants lower corporate and middle class tax rates.
    Ned Lamont: Middle-class gets hammered by $800B federal deficit.
    Ned Lamont: Expand business tax credit to repay employee student loans.
    Ned Lamont: Eliminate income tax on pension and 401K income for most.
    Peter Lumaj: Simplify the tax code with a Flat Tax.
    Richard Blumenthal: Nation's wealthiest don't need extension of Bush tax breaks.
    Richard Blumenthal: Extending Bush tax cuts for wealthiest 2% is wrong.
    Themis Klarides: Connecticut GOP stands for cutting taxes, limiting spending.
    Ned Lamont: I don't want more taxes, I want more taxpayers.
    Ned Lamont: Now is the time to enact a meaningful middle-class tax cut.
    Ann-Marie Adams: Blend digital technology with underserved areas.
    Catherine Templeton: Infrastructure repair a top priority.
    Dan Malloy: Invest in Jackson Labs & Bioscience Connecticut.
    Dan Malloy: Develop CT's deepwater ports & Bradley airport.
    Dan Malloy: Innovation Ecosystem: connect investors for high-skill jobs.
    Dan Malloy: On-time on-budget completion of Q Bridge project & CTfastrak.
    Mark Lauretti: Make repairs; claim abandoned properties.
    Ned Lamont: Internet access not just nice to have, it's a necessity.
    Richard Blumenthal: Engage private sector to gather intel for homeland security.
    Tom Foley: No comment on reducing mass transit funding.
War & Peace
    August Wolf: We can't trust the Iranian terrorist regime with nukes.
    Chris Murphy: Executing foreign political figures opens Pandora's box.
    Chris Murphy: It's dangerous that administration is not talking to Iran.
    Dan Carter: ISIS threat is very real both at home and abroad.
    Matthew Corey: Increase American intervention in Middle Eastern conflicts.
    Joseph Lieberman: Overthrowing Saddam was right, and we can't abandon Iraq now.
    Joseph Lieberman: Getting out too soon will be a disaster for Iraq and for us.
    Linda McMahon: Support sanctions on Iran; keep all options on table.
    Matthew Corey: Strong proponent of the war in Iraq.
    Matthew Corey: ISIS must be eliminated at all costs.
    Ned Lamont: $250M per day in Iraq better spent on domestic issues.
    Ned Lamont: Lieberman is only person confused about my position on Iraq.
    Ned Lamont: 6 months to withdraw from front lines; 12 months out of Iraq.
    Richard Blumenthal: Strengthen sanctions on Iran, adding an arms embargo.
    Richard Blumenthal: Cautious support of Iran nuclear deal; needs more oversight.
Welfare & Poverty
    Dan Malloy: $103 million to maintain the safety net.
    Maggie Hassan: Help Out New Hampshire volunteerism tour.
    Tom Foley: New urban enterprise zones and urban renewal initiatives.

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