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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
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)

Book Reviews

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State of Utah Politicians: Archives

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    Allen Glines: Can't control reproductive rights yet oppose govt. overreach.
    Kamala Harris: A woman has the right to choose.
    Mike Pence: I am proud to serve a pro-life president.
    Aimee Winder Newton: Abortion only permitted in extreme circumstances.
    Jeff Burningham: Strongly believe in protecting rights of unborn.
    Spencer Cox: Supports law banning most abortions after 18 weeks.
    Craig Bowden: No late-term abortion except for maternal life.
    Danny Drew: Common ground on reducing the number of abortions.
    Misty Snow: Don't interfere with private medical decisions of women.
    Misty Snow: Only a woman and her doctors have a say on pregnancy.
    Mike Weinholtz: I fully support a woman's constitutional right to choose.
    Jonathan Swinton: I don't want federal funds to pay for abortions.
    Mike Rounds: OpEd: Rounds insufficiently zealous against abortion.
    Mia Love: Oppose taxpayer-funded abortions.
    Gary Herbert: Collect information on reason for abortion, race, ethnicity.
    Spencer Cox: Collect information on reason for abortion, race, ethnicity.
    Jenny Wilson: Opposes requiring a 72-hour waiting period for abortions.
    Dan Liljenquist: Protect unborn children.
    ACLU: Oppose new fees & inspections for abortion clinics.
    Gary Herbert: Enacted new fees & inspections for abortion clinics.
    Ben McAdams: Opposed new fees & inspections for abortion clinics.
    Chuck Baldwin: Overturn Roe v. Wade.
    Vaughn Cook: Limit abortions to rape, incest, and health.
    Jenny Wilson: Abortion rights are best left in the hands of the courts.
Budget & Economy
    Austin Searle: Supports Universal Basic Income: $1200 a month.
    Gary Herbert: Efforts to develop rural Utah are paying off.
    Jeff Burningham: Eliminate onerous occupational licensing laws.
    Jeff Burningham: Infrastructure planning critical to quality of life.
    Spencer Cox: Let some hotel tax revenue pay for infrastructure.
    Spencer Cox: Time to reevaluate our approach to tax incentives.
    Craig Bowden: No stimulus; market forces tell us where money should go.
    John Curtis: Balance the budget; run government like business.
    Jonathan Johnson: Kept $11M in gold coins in case of financial crisis.
    Mia Love: Cut federal programs by more than $750 billion.
    Orrin Hatch: Re-elect me and I'll chair the Senate Finance Committee.
    Orrin Hatch: Accused of "fiscal child abuse" by leaving debt for future.
    Dan Liljenquist: Vocal supporter of cut, cap and balance.
    Dan Liljenquist: TARP (bank bailout) was wasteful spending.
    Orrin Hatch: My 36 years in Senate could make me Finance Committee chair.
    Orrin Hatch: My balanced budget bill failed by only one vote.
    Orrin Hatch: OpEd: Federal debt increased rapidly on his watch.
    Mike Leavitt: Highest priority is “economic transition”.
Civil Rights
    Allen Glines: Forbid discrimination against LGBTQIA+ individuals.
    Austin Searle: Pass the Personal Privacy Act; stop sharing of personal data.
    Kamala Harris: Trump's 50 Court of Appeals appointments: no Blacks.
    Kamala Harris: First female DA in SF; Second black female senator.
    Kamala Harris: Inspired by diverse Americans marching for equal justice.
    Kamala Harris: Trump declining to condemn white supremacists is a pattern.
    Mike Pence: Trump condemns neo-Nazis and has Jewish grandchildren.
    Spencer Cox: Wants "Utah solution" to protecting LGTBQ kids.
    Spencer Cox: Understanding & respect for differing sexual orientations.
    Orrin Hatch: 1977: No gay teachers; 2018: No LGBT discrimination.
    Craig Bowden: Same-sex marriage isn't my business to restrict.
    Jenny Wilson: Supports bill honoring women's suffrage and women's rights.
    Jenny Wilson: Let's keep MLK's dream alive.
    Danny Drew: Supported gay marriage from a young age.
    Mike Weinholtz: Early champion of marriage equality.
    Mike Weinholtz: 100% score from Equality Utah for pro-LGBT policy stances.
    Misty Snow: Protect rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* people.
    Misty Snow: Ratify treaty on Elimination of Discrimination Against Women.
    Mike Weinholtz: Equal pay laws end illegal wage discrimination against women.
    Jonathan Johnson: Marriage is between a man and a woman.
    ACLU: Gay marriage bans deny rights to loving & committed couples.
    Jenny Wilson: Fight to get same-sex benefits.
    Dan Liljenquist: Traditional pillars of civil society under assault.
    Vaughn Cook: Dems respect that most Utahns prefer traditional marriage.
    Rocky Anderson: Equal rights for gays and lesbians.
    Jenny Wilson: Tax cut: Xmas present to corporations; lump of coal for poor.
    John Curtis: Entrepreneurs need lower taxes, fewer regulations.
    Jeff Burningham: His VC firm funds start-up businesses with great ideas.
    Jonathan Swinton: Make loans as easy for small business as for large ones.
    Mia Love: Lower America's corporate tax rate.
    Allen Glines: Reported illegal gambling sites and had them shut down.
    Allen Glines: Ban private prisons, cash bail, and civil forfeiture.
    Allen Glines: Increased penalties for facilities, persons for elder abuse.
    Austin Searle: Police should only carry tasers, not guns.
    Kamala Harris: Ban chokeholds by police; registry of police crimes.
    Kamala Harris: In CA, created many first-time criminal justice reforms.
    Mike Pence: Yes to justice for George Floyd; no to riots.
    Craig Bowden: Rehabilitation instead of punishment.
    Jenny Wilson: Beef up laws to address targeted hate crimes.
    Greg Hughes: Round up offenders and offer jail or treatment.
    Misty Snow: Why so many people in prison? Why so many minorities?
    Misty Snow: End private prisons; end profit in incarceration.
    Mike Weinholtz: Fully fund indigent defense; protect 6th Amendment rights.
    Gary Herbert: Authorize construction of new state prison.
    Jon Huntsman: Supports death penalty but not necessarily expanding it.
    Allen Glines: Phase out penalties for marijuana at the federal level.
    Chris Peterson: Pro-medical cannabis.
    Kamala Harris: Will get rid of cash bail and decriminalize marijuana.
    Craig Bowden: Marijuana is not a gateway drug; prescriptions are.
    Jenny Wilson: Supports legalized medical marijuana; it has helped so many.
    Jenny Wilson: More funding for opioid treatment for victims.
    Gary Herbert: More drug testing for unemployment insurance applicants.
    Misty Snow: Get feds out of the way of states on marijuana policy.
    Mike Weinholtz: Treat addiction & mental illness, instead of incarceration.
    Jon Huntsman: End Meth Now: stop the scourge.
    Mike Leavitt: Drug Courts are working; expand them statewide.
    Allen Glines: Gradually lower tuition, allow student loan forgiveness.
    Spencer Cox: Change the way we fund schools, what's best for entire state.
    Chris Peterson: Pre-K, K-12, and trade schools need more public investment.
    Greg Hughes: For charter schools, parental choice, more local control.
    Aimee Winder Newton: No one-size-fits-all program; let parents choose.
    Jeff Burningham: Education should be free from federal influence.
    Jeff Burningham: Old industrial age education not prepared for new economy.
    Rebecca Holcombe: Resigned as secretary of education over voucher proposal.
    Spencer Cox: Provide opportunities to attend technical schools.
    Gary Herbert: Invest $1B in schools & $30M in counseling.
    Gary Herbert: Teach students the value of capitalism instead of socialism.
    Craig Bowden: Vouchers are a good step towardending public schools.
    Danny Drew: Public schools should meet unique needs of disabled kids.
    Jon Huntsman: 2007: signed the Parent Choice in Education Act.
    Danny Drew: School choice means re-segregation in some states.
    Danny Drew: Local school choice, free from corporate influence.
    Mike Rounds: Voted for to confirm Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education.
    Jon Huntsman: 2007: statewide vouchers, "Parent Choice in Education Act.
    Mike Weinholtz: Increase school funding for K-12, more than 3%.
    Mike Weinholtz: Promote trade schools; more publicly-funded college.
    Vaughn Cook: Boost school funding & reduce class size.
    Jonathan Johnson: Common Core runs counter to family & local control.
    Jonathan Swinton: Reduce size of federal Dept. of Ed.; shift to local schools.
    Gary Herbert: Collaborate to rewrite No Child Left Behind.
    Mia Love: Local & parental control over schools, not federal.
    Gary Herbert: Increase funding for applied technology colleges.
    Gary Herbert: Fervently committed $40M to STEM education.
    Mia Love: Disbanding the federal Department of Education.
    Dan Liljenquist: Let parents pick home, private, charter, or public.
    Gary Herbert: Continue to increase funding for public schools.
    Jon Huntsman: UCAT system: technical college for industry needs.
    Jon Huntsman: Early learning is critical; so are languages & math.
    Jon Huntsman: To produce first-rate students, pay for first-rate teachers.
    Jon Huntsman: School choice & competition is healthy for public schools.
    Mike Leavitt: Emphasize market relevance in state colleges.
    Mike Leavitt: 14.8% increase in funding for public education.
    Mike Leavitt: U-PASS: Accountability and skills testing in every grade.
Energy & Oil
    Allen Glines: Support Green New Deal, but no harm to economy.
    Austin Searle: Improving energy efficiency impacts climate change.
    Austin Searle: Infrastructure investments can reduce emissions.
    Chris Peterson: Green energy and energy independence will lead to good jobs.
    Kamala Harris: Carbon-neutral America by 2035.
    Mike Pence: Biden's plan is a $2 trillion version of Green New Deal.
    Jon Huntsman: Growing concern over environmental impacts of coal.
    Gary Herbert: Make commuting by transit as easy as commuting by car.
    Rebecca Holcombe: Address climate change.
    Spencer Cox: Support driverless vehicles, mass transit.
    Gary Herbert: State can set example on green energy.
    Spencer Cox: There's very clear evidence of climate change.
    Craig Bowden: No subsidies for green energy; don't pick winners & losers.
    Jenny Wilson: Promote clean air and clean energy.
    Misty Snow: Directly tax coal, to fund solar and wind.
    Mike Weinholtz: Foolish to think coal & oil will continue to power the globe.
    Dan Liljenquist: Develop our own resources in this country.
    Gary Herbert: Utah is energy-independent; now export oil & nuclear.
    Gary Herbert: Develop natural gas resources while protecting local culture.
    Gary Herbert: No importation of foreign nuclear waste into Utah.
    Jon Huntsman: Make Utah the premier destination for renewable energy.
    Mike Leavitt: Ban nuclear waste & fuel rods from the state.
    Allen Glines: Ban puppy mills; make animal cruelty a felony.
    Austin Searle: Ban euthanizing at animal shelters.
    Austin Searle: Why no vote on clean water infrastructure bill?
    Mike Pence: Our water and air are cleaner than ever; proud of our record.
    Jeff Burningham: Unlock our State Institutional Trust Lands.
    Spencer Cox: Supports new recycled-cardboard paper mill.
    Craig Bowden: EPA should only advise; enforcement is over-reach.
    Jenny Wilson: Build bikeways instead of just freeways.
    Jenny Wilson: Why are our parks and canyons receiving so little?
    Gary Herbert: Re-opened National Parks during 2013 shutdown.
    Misty Snow: Keep public lands open: federal control instead of state.
    Mike Weinholtz: Air polluters know they are unlikely to be caught.
    Vaughn Cook: Tougher pollution-control mandates to improve air quality.
    Gary Herbert: Push refineries to produce cleaner fuel.
    Gary Herbert: Utah must commit to protecting its natural resources.
    Jonathan Johnson: Air quality retains and attracts business.
    Dan Liljenquist: States' right to control public land.
    Gary Herbert: Balance land use between recreation and development.
    Mike Leavitt: Spruce up, clean up and keep up our state parks.
    Mike Leavitt: Heritage Waters: 1% of all rivers for recreational fishing.
Families & Children
    Allen Glines: Worked to build awareness of missing children's cases.
    Allen Glines: Protect domestic violence victims; punish abusers.
    Allen Glines: For paid maternity leave up to 16 weeks.
    Rebecca Holcombe: Big supporter of paid family leave.
    Spencer Cox: We need to talk about suicide.
    Gary Herbert: Population growth is challenging: doubling in 35 years.
    Dan Liljenquist: Restore the traditional family & states' rights.
Foreign Policy
    Allen Glines: Called for an end to US embargo of Cuba.
    Kamala Harris: Trump's China policy has cost American jobs & lives.
    Mike Pence: Blame China for the coronavirus.
    Mike Pence: Trump moved embassy to Jerusalem and destroyed ISIS.
    Spencer Cox: Fight drug cartels; help Mexican economy.
    Craig Bowden: Prefer American opportunities to American exceptionalism.
    Danny Drew: Utah and US and her people are exceptional.
    Jon Huntsman: Notion of national decline is "un-American".
    Mitt Romney: Reject philosophy of national decline in all of its variants.
Free Trade
    Mike Pence: Vote against USMCA was a vote against jobs.
    Orrin Hatch: Supports USMCA trade agreement to replace NAFTA.
    Craig Bowden: Free Trade.
    Gary Herbert: Assist Utah companies with global vision for export growth.
    Mike Lee: Power over foreign trade as little as over interstate tr.
    Mike Lee: Power over foreign trade as little as over interstate tr.
    Jon Huntsman: Open up global markets for Utah businesses.
Government Reform
    Allen Glines: Protect voting rights; expand vote by mail options.
    Allen Glines: End Citizens United, reform Federal Elections Commission.
    Allen Glines: Rollback any change made to USPS during Trump.
    Austin Searle: Ranked-choice voting should be a human right.
    Austin Searle: For term limits for Congress & Supreme Court.
    Chris Peterson: Equitable taxes and job training will help economy.
    Kamala Harris: Lincoln, before 1864 election, left Supreme Court seat open.
    Mike Pence: Universal mail-in voting means massive voter fraud.
    Aimee Winder Newton: Need strong planning for Utah's tremendous growth.
    Spencer Cox: Electing, rather than appointing, judges a "terrible idea".
    Jeff Burningham: I'll get government out of your way.
    Craig Bowden: Supports mail-in voting and ranked-choice voting.
    Jenny Wilson: Focus on voter suppression and gerrymandering.
    Danny Drew: Utah needs someone who is not beholden to PACs.
    Danny Drew: Big campaign donations are the tip of the iceberg.
    Misty Snow: There is too much money in politics: it's legalized bribery.
    Mike Weinholtz: More restrictive campaign finance laws are necessary.
    Jonathan Swinton: Limit congressional terms & campaign donations.
    Jonathan Swinton: Term limits for members of Congress.
    Gary Herbert: Ongoing review of election laws to upholding public trust.
    Dan Liljenquist: Congress should pass regulations, not executive agencies.
    Dan Liljenquist: Sprinklers in every house are out-of-hand regulation.
    Pete Ashdown: Refuses any money from political action committees.
    Gary Herbert: Repealed restrictions on government records access.
    Ben McAdams: Keep restrictions on government records access.
    Mike Lee: Reclaim right to constitutionally limited government.
    Gary Herbert: Commission to Optimize State Government: do more with less.
    Gary Herbert: Guidelines on gifts, lobbying, & conflicts of interest.
    Jon Huntsman: Two-year cooling-off period before State employees can lobby.
    Mike Leavitt: Count missionaries abroad in census; gain Congressional seat.
Gun Control
    Allen Glines: Ban assault weapons, pass universal background checks.
    Austin Searle: Require licensing, registration, training.
    Greg Hughes: 2nd Amendment guarantees right to bear arms.
    Jeff Burningham: Gun owner who supports the Second Amendment.
    Craig Bowden: No gun restrictions except on convicted felons.
    Mitt Romney: Prevent school shootings with state and local action.
    Danny Drew: Ridiculous to have guns at school in case of bears.
    Misty Snow: More background checks; no guns to violent criminals.
    Jonathan Johnson: Protect right to own and carry guns.
    Mia Love: Ardent supporter of the Second Amendment.
    Gary Herbert: Vetoed concealed carry of guns without a permit.
    Spencer Cox: Supports concealed carry of guns without a permit.
    Dan Liljenquist: Proud gun owner; fight to keep that right protected.
Health Care
    Allen Glines: Support Affordable Care Act; develop universal healthcare.
    Allen Glines: Streamline process for accommodations for disabilities.
    Austin Searle: Replace employer-paid insurance with Medicare for All.
    Chris Peterson: Pro-Medicaid expansion.
    Kamala Harris: Trump knew the truth on coronavirus and covered it up.
    Kamala Harris: On pre-existing conditions: Republicans are coming for you.
    Mike Pence: We're producing millions of vaccines; ready by end of year.
    Mike Pence: Trust people to make smart decisions, mandates not needed.
    Jon Huntsman: Make state a trusted source on Coronavirus.
    Jeff Burningham: Choice and competition rather than government programs.
    Rebecca Holcombe: Make health care more affordable.
    Spencer Cox: Supports move to scale back Medicaid expansion.
    Craig Bowden: ObamaCare only benefits the insurance companies.
    Jenny Wilson: Keep ObamaCare individual insurance mandate.
    Jenny Wilson: Medicaid money can fight opioid crisis.
    John Curtis: Repealing or fixing ObamaCare takes time.
    Danny Drew: Replacements for ObamaCare should be non-partisan.
    Misty Snow: Healthcare is a human right; insure the 33M uninsured.
    Misty Snow: ObamaCare is a good start, but goal is single payer.
    Mike Weinholtz: Full Medicaid expansion & access to preventative care.
    Vaughn Cook: Expand Medicaid programs covering the poor.
    Gary Herbert: Healthcare best solved at the state level.
    Jonathan Johnson: ObamaCare & Medicaid expansion: ever-increasing government.
    Greg Hughes: Against ObamaCare and expanding Medicaid in Utah.
    Mia Love: Replace ObamaCare with tax incentives & portability.
    Gary Herbert: Restrict expansion of state Medicaid program.
    Spencer Cox: Restrict expansion of state Medicaid program.
    Orrin Hatch: ObamaCare is an "atrocious" act; repeal & replace.
    Scott Howell: Improve ObamaCare rather than kill it.
    Dan Liljenquist: No 5-year wait for child health insurance for immigrants.
    Dan Liljenquist: ObamaCare facilitates government takeover of healthcare.
    Gary Herbert: Sue on unconstitutionality of ObamaCare.
    Gary Herbert: Increase transparency, access, and choice.
    Jon Huntsman: Truly affordable insurance: pathway to coverage for everyone.
    Jon Huntsman: No denial of coverage because of minor ailments.
    Jon Huntsman: We mandate insurance for cars, but not children's health.
Homeland Security
    Allen Glines: Seek to end homelessness among veterans.
    Craig Bowden: Full audit of military, then many cuts.
    John Curtis: Make sure military has tools they need.
    Jonathan Johnson: Endorse Ted Cruz as strong champion for national defense.
    Jonathan Johnson: I know plight of refugees; but no Syrians.
    Mike Lee: Don't let important PATRIOT Act provisions expire.
    Mia Love: Cut $758B from federal budget but don't touch defense.
    Orrin Hatch: I fight every year to save Hill Air Force Base.
    Dan Liljenquist: Evaluate waste, fraud and abuse in defense spending.
    Mike Lee: Keep "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" for troop morale.
    Sam Granato: Repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"; an affront to gay soldiers.
    Gary Herbert: Pay tribute to those answering the nation's call to serve.
    Aimee Winder Newton: Allow citizenship for those who wait their turn.
    Jeff Burningham: Let each state set number of guest worker visas needed.
    Spencer Cox: Angry about children separated from families at border.
    Jenny Wilson: It's not chain migration; it's family-based immigration.
    Craig Bowden: Streamline the process to make it easier to come legally˙.
    Mitt Romney: Welcome legal immigrants, instead of message of exclusion.
    Jenny Wilson: Against tearing up families.
    John Curtis: Take politics out of immigration debate.
    Misty Snow: Treat undocumented people as human beings.
    Jonathan Johnson: Support Immigration Innovation Act: more H1B visas.
    Mia Love: Charge $1,000 fee to get US visa, and refund upon leaving.
    Orrin Hatch: Introduced bipartisan DREAM Act.
    Dan Liljenquist: Secure our borders and enforce our laws.
    Mitt Romney: Poverty level of aspiring immigrant's nation is irrelevant.
    Gary Herbert: Create a guest worker program for some illegal immigrants.
    Ben McAdams: Create a guest worker program for some illegal immigrants.
    Gary Herbert: Find solutions to tough issues where feds abdicated.
    Mike Lee: Enforce job laws and illegal immigrants will go home.
    Sam Granato: Don't rip apart families; support the DREAM Act.
    Chuck Baldwin: GOP & Dems both want open borders.
    Greg Hughes: Slow illegal immigration by verifying status of offenders.
    Allen Glines: Find best course to raise minimum wage to $15.
    Austin Searle: Funding business start-ups creates jobs, economic growth.
    Austin Searle: Raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
    Spencer Cox: Funding for job training, not everyone needs a degree.
    Mike Pence: Government mandates on energy kill jobs.
    Rebecca Holcombe: Better ways to increase wages that setting minimum wage.
    Craig Bowden: Free market instead of affirmative action.
    Misty Snow: Raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
    Mike Weinholtz: Raise the minimum wage to fight against poverty.
    Vaughn Cook: Raise Utah's minimum wage.
    Gary Herbert: Remove oppressive nonsensical regulation & spur job creation.
    Jon Huntsman: Utah job growth at 5%; unemployment under 3%.
Local Issues
    Gary Herbert: State Capitol, built a century ago, was built for the future.
    Jon Huntsman: Designate I-15 from ID to AZ as natural gas corridor.
    Jon Huntsman: Build the Legacy Parkway, and film industry.
Principles & Values
    Allen Glines: Condemn white supremacy & far right nationalism.
    Allen Glines: Parents of eight children, four of them quadruplets.
    Spencer Cox: We are friends; we must always be friends.
    Kamala Harris: We have broad support and will bring integrity back.
    Mike Pence: Not fair to attack Amy Coney Barrett's faith.
    Mike Pence: In America, we debate and disagree, but then come together.
    Spencer Cox: Coronavirus: Debunk rumors; don't share untrue stories.
    Rebecca Holcombe: Served in Scott's administration; now running against him.
    Craig Bowden: Work for all Utahns, regardless of religious beliefs.
    Mitt Romney: Bring Utah's values and Utah's lessons to Washington.
    Misty Snow: Spiritually, I value love and compassion for all people.
    Misty Snow: I describe myself as a libertarian-leaning progressive.
    Gary Herbert: Governing through executive order is undemocratic.
    Gary Herbert: Fund "In God We Trust" License Plates.
    Orrin Hatch: 2012 will be my last election, after 6 terms.
    Scott Howell: Reach out the hand of fellowship in compromise to GOP.
    Orrin Hatch: I work with both Republicans and Democrats, out of necessity.
    Orrin Hatch: 36 years of seniority means I can finally enact change.
    Scott Howell: Electing the same people get the same results.
    Orrin Hatch: I'm running to help Mitt Romney and to be Committee Chairman.
    Scott Howell: I learned bipartisanship as minority party in state Senate.
    Dan Liljenquist: Holds "debate" against opponent's video clips.
    Orrin Hatch: Debates are a time-worn campaign tactic for free press.
    Pete Ashdown: Dems should be bold and different, not Republican light.
    Orrin Hatch: 1976: What do you call 2-term incumbents? Call him home!
    Sam Granato: Utahns choice is mainstream candidate vs. extreme candidate.
    Jon Huntsman: Reach beyond traditional political boundaries for solutions.
Social Security
    Allen Glines: Ensure solvency of Social Security & Medicare.
    Austin Searle: Maximize benefits, lower retirement age to 52.
    Mitt Romney: Bipartisan effort with Mitt Romney to shore up entitlements.
    Craig Bowden: Voluntary phase out for younger generations.
    Misty Snow: Remove cap on Social Security withholdings.
    Jonathan Swinton: Reduce Social Security taxes on entrepreneurs.
    Dan Liljenquist: Different deal for those who still have time to adjust.
    Mike Lee: Raise the retirement age to save Social Security.
    Sam Granato: Keep the retirement age but protect Social Security.
    Orrin Hatch: Preserve Social Security fund in “Lockbox” until needed.
Tax Reform
    Austin Searle: Big tech should either pay for our data or subsidize housing.
    Kamala Harris: We won't raise taxes on anyone earning less than $400,000.
    Kamala Harris: Americans deserve transparency on president's taxes.
    Mike Pence: Trump tax cuts give $2,000 to average family.
    Aimee Winder Newton: State must step up, rural areas can't afford property taxes.
    Jeff Burningham: Reduce waste, unnecessary spending for meaningful tax cut.
    Jon Huntsman: Education funding is critical to long-term prosperity.
    Jeff Burningham: Before we modernize tax code, we need to review spending.
    Jeff Burningham: Cut waste before imposing new taxes.
    Jeff Burningham: Focus on taxpayer impact, not government revenue.
    Spencer Cox: Reliance on property tax hurting rural areas.
    Gary Herbert: Broaden tax base & cut rates by 64%.
    Craig Bowden: Lower taxes for everyone.
    Jenny Wilson: Reform tax code to narrow income gap, not benefit top 1%.
    Orrin Hatch: You can't argue with math: tax cuts for vast majority.
    John Curtis: Cut taxes; simplify system.
    Mike Weinholtz: Convert 5% flat tax rate to progressive tax & raise $179M.
    Jonathan Johnson: I will not raise taxes as governor.
    Mia Love: Vote against all net tax increases.
    Dan Liljenquist: Broaden the base; prefer FairTax.
    Gary Herbert: Don't stifle citizens & businesses with new tax burdens.
    Chuck Baldwin: 10% tax on all imports into the US, and no other tax.
    Jon Huntsman: Historically high tax burden is now below national average.
    Jon Huntsman: Removed half of the sales tax on food.
    Jon Huntsman: Restructure taxes to be more business-friendly.
    Orrin Hatch: Cut capital gains taxes to allow better retirement planning.
    Allen Glines: Reinstate net neutrality; expand broadband access.
    Allen Glines: Prosecute entities conducting phone scams.
    Austin Searle: Called out TikTok for trending "National Rape Day".
    Chris Peterson: Balance water infrastructure needs with impact.
    Gary Herbert: We don't give ICE facial recognition data on immigrants.
    Spencer Cox: Not OK to give ICE facial recognition data on immigrants.
    Misty Snow: Tax gasoline to support public transportation.
    Mike Weinholtz: Incentives to walk, bike, or take public transportation.
    Jonathan Johnson: Elect transit officials instead of political appointments.
    Gary Herbert: Invest in I-15 CORE & Ogden to Provo commuter rail.
    Gary Herbert: Since 2007, "e-government" has saved Utahns about $46M.
    Jon Huntsman: Fund desperately needed road expansions.
    Mike Leavitt: Merit pay & scholarships for high-tech teachers.
War & Peace
    Kamala Harris: Trump does not care about troops' injuries or deaths.
    Mike Pence: Trump supports and reveres the troops.
    Mitt Romney: Abandonment of Kurds a "bloodstain" on American history.
    Craig Bowden: Exit the Mideast & support non-intervention.
    Chuck Baldwin: Develop exit strategy for phased withdrawal of US troops.
Welfare & Poverty
    Allen Glines: Ban payday loans; incentivize affordable housing.
    Chris Peterson: Continue pandemic moratorium on rent to help families.
    Spencer Cox: Make sure rural Utah is not forgotten.
    Danny Drew: All of society should help the least of us meet basic needs.
    Dan Liljenquist: Administer welfare programs at a state level.
    Scott Howell: Direct poverty aid through religious & community groups.

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