Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates|
| Crippled America,|
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
by Cory Booker (2016)
| 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)
| Promise Me, Dad ,|
by Joe Biden (2017)
|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)
| The Book of Joe ,|
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
| Our Revolution,|
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
| This Fight Is Our Fight,|
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
| Higher Loyalty,|
by James Comey (2018)
| The Making of Donald Trump,|
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Books by and about the 2016 presidential election|
| What Happened ,|
by Hillary Clinton (2017)
| Higher Loyalty ,|
by James Comey (2018)
| Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,|
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
| Hard Choices,|
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
| Becoming ,|
by Michelle Obama (2018)
| Outsider in the White House,|
by Bernie Sanders (2015)
(click a book cover for a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)
2012 Indiana Senate Debate
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from 2012 Indiana Senate Debates (number of quotes indicated):
- Joe Donnelly (6)
- Richard Lugar (11)
- Richard Mourdock (20)
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
Indiana Senate debates:
- Jim Shella, WISH-TV-8 and 14 News WFIE Evansville coverage of GOP primary debate, April 11, 2012
- Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, Huffington Post, ABC News and RealClearPoitics.com coverage of GOP primary debate in Indianapolis, April 12, 2012
- 14 News WFIE Evansville coverage of GOP primary debate, April 18, 2012, State Treasurer Mourdock vs. Senator Lugar
- Evansville Courier & Press, and Indianapolis Star coverage of general election debate in Indianapolis, Oct. 15, 2012
- Indianapolis Star and Associated Press coverage of general election debate held at Indiana University Southeast, Oct. 24, 2012
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Joe Donnelly: God would never intend for rape to happen.
Richard Mourdock: God at work when rape leads to pregnancy.
Richard Lugar: Government should not have a role in reproductive services.
Richard Mourdock: Government should not have a role in reproductive services.
Budget & Economy|
Richard Lugar: Pass the remarkable House budget plan & extend Bush tax cuts.
Joe Donnelly: Opposes same sex marriage.
Joe Donnelly: Lower corporate tax rate from 35% to 25%.
Joe Donnelly: Challenging auto bailout put 1000s of jobs at risk.
Joe Donnelly: Pell Grants for low-income students, & lower interest rates.
Richard Mourdock: Transfer federal education role to state & local level.
Energy & Oil|
Joe Donnelly: I opposed cap-and-trade even though Dem leadership pushed it.
Richard Lugar: Make all cars "flex-fuel" vehicles.
Richard Mourdock: Oppose ethanol subsidy as a matter of conservative principle.
Richard Mourdock: Ethanol mandates lead to high gas prices.
Richard Lugar: Subsidizing ethanol makes overall gasoline prices go down.
Richard Mourdock: High gas prices come from federal mandates like ethanol.
Richard Lugar: Ethanol mandates help state corn farmers.
Families & Children|
Richard Lugar: Government should play no role reproductive health services.
Richard Mourdock: Government should play no role reproductive health services.
Richard Lugar: Russia is neither friend nor foe; just an important country.
Richard Mourdock: Russia is more foe than friend.
Richard Mourdock: Russia is more foe than friend; they aid our enemies.
Richard Mourdock: Eliminate cabinet departments DOE, ED, DOC, and HUD.
Richard Mourdock: ObamaCare makes government bigger.
Richard Mourdock: Tax-deductible health savings accounts for those under 55.
Richard Lugar: So-authored nuclear nonproliferation program 20 years ago.
Richard Lugar: Yes, voted for DREAM Act, but not for benefits to illegals.
Richard Mourdock: No Social Security benefits to illegal immigrants.
Richard Mourdock: Focus on cutting the deficit and creating jobs.
Principles & Values|
Richard Lugar: OpEd: Lives in Washington DC, no longer in Indiana.
Richard Mourdock: Constitution mentions neither Social Security nor Medicare.
Richard Mourdock: Raise the retirement age.
Richard Mourdock: Major tax reforms yes; national sales tax no.
Richard Mourdock: Space program is not in Constitution, but I support it.
War & Peace|
Richard Lugar: US is not going to have troops in Afghanistan indefinitely.
Richard Mourdock: Inexcusable failure to withdraw from Iraq.
Richard Mourdock: inexcusable failure to turn tail & run in Iraq.
The above quotations are from 2012 Indiana Senate Debate.