Campaign Issues 2008

Many Americans believe that 2008 will be the most important election of their lifetimes. This site is for voters more interested in issues than in personalities and gossip, and the issues profiled represent key concerns that are raised time and again across America (apart from Tim Russert, UFOs do not appear to be a burning concern to most citizens).
For each issue identified, we have listed both the words and actions of twelve leading presidential candidates, as succinctly as possible.*

  Candidates


  Democrats:

Democrats

  Republicans:

Republican


*The words - candidates' stated political positions - are drawn from recent speeches, press statements, and debates or from their campaign web sites, often using direct quotes. The actions include voting records, legislation promoted or sponsored, budget proposals, ratings by interest groups (where based on similar actions), and so on.