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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
United,
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)
Becoming,
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)

Book Reviews

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Winners and Losers
Gubernatorial candidates from Florida



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    from Past and present Governor candidates from Florida (number of quotes indicated):
  • Adam Putnam (18) Florida Republican candidate for Florida Governor
  • Andrew Gillum (52) Florida Democratic candidate for governor of Florida
  • Charlie Crist (11) Florida Democratic Governor Challenger
  • Gwen Graham (1) Florida Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Jeb Bush (3) Florida Former FL Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Philip Levine (18) Florida Democratic candidate for governor of Florida
  • Rick Scott (19) Florida Republican Governor
  • Ron DeSantis (5) Florida Republican candidate for governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Andrew Gillum: Defunding Planned Parenthood jeopardizes women's health.
    Philip Levine: Women have the right to be pro-choice, government keep out.
    Charlie Crist: 2006: I'm pro-life; 2014: That was for Republicans.
Budget & Economy
    Philip Levine: An economy that works for all Floridians.
    Andrew Gillum: Stimulus better than market-led recovery.
    Adam Putnam: Don't make Florida into California & their debt.
    Rick Scott: 777 economic plan: 7 Steps to 700,000 Jobs in 7 Years.
    Jeb Bush: Supports constitutional balanced budget amendment.
Civil Rights
    Philip Levine: History of being a fierce champion for LGBTQ rights.
    Andrew Gillum: Oppose discrimination based on gender identity.
    Andrew Gillum: Supports same-sex marriage.
    Andrew Gillum: Staunch supporter of LGBT rights.
    Andrew Gillum: Take down Confederate monuments.
    Charlie Crist: I support same-sex marriage.
    Rick Scott: I support traditional marriage.
    Charlie Crist: I left GOP because they bash Obama's race.
    Charlie Crist: 2010: Backed gay marriage ban; 2014: supports gay marriage.
Corporations
    Philip Levine: Stop special interest tax breaks in Tallahassee.
    Andrew Gillum: Raise corporate taxes from 5.5% to 7.75%.
    Andrew Gillum: 90% of businesses pay no corporate income tax, & too little.
    Adam Putnam: Cut regulations & taxes for farms & businesses.
    Andrew Gillum: Corporate tax cuts can create jobs, support training.
Crime
    Philip Levine: Top-down & bottom-up audit of the Department of Corrections.
    Andrew Gillum: Stricter punishment doesn't reduce crime.
    Andrew Gillum: Ban the box: re-entry of returning citizens into job market.
    Andrew Gillum: Restorative justice programs to reduce teen recidivism.
    Rick Scott: Let's Keep Florida Safe: focus on reductions in crime.
    Rick Scott: Signs death warrant for murderer.
Drugs
    Philip Levine: Combat the opioid epidemic by expanding Medicaid.
    Andrew Gillum: Marijuana isn't a gateway drug.
    Andrew Gillum: Focus on opioid epidemic as medical issue.
    Adam Putnam: Opposes marijuana legalization as a gateway drug.
    Rick Scott: OpEd: Requiring drug testing for welfare is unconstitutional.
    Rick Scott: Drug courts & alternatives to incarceration.
Education
    Philip Levine: Invest in public schools; stop funds to private/charters.
    Andrew Gillum: $1B on education: set minimum teacher salary at $50,000.
    Ron DeSantis: Expand voucher and charters; stop Common Core.
    Andrew Gillum: End punitive high-stakes testing regime.
    Andrew Gillum: Debt-free college in exchange for 4 years' work in Florida.
    Philip Levine: Replace high-stakes testing with more comprehensive scoring.
    Andrew Gillum: Opposes vouchers for school choice.
    Adam Putnam: More emphasis on technical training, not college.
    Adam Putnam: Parental control of education, not state or federal.
    Adam Putnam: Urges veto of school choice bill.
Energy & Oil
    Philip Levine: Against offshore drilling; invest instead in solar energy.
    Philip Levine: Effectively tackled challenges of climate change in Miami.
    Philip Levine: $24M project to mitigate sea-rise in Miami Beach.
    Andrew Gillum: Make Florida world leader in rooftop solar energy production.
    Andrew Gillum: Transition Florida to clean energy as rapidly as possible.
    Andrew Gillum: Climate change is a real; transition to clean energy.
    Adam Putnam: Florida positioned to be˙oil˙hub˙for energy independence.
    Charlie Crist: I'm not a scientists, but I can use my brain & talk to one.
    Rick Scott: I'm not a scientist, so I have no proposal on climate change.
Environment
    Ron DeSantis: Stop Lake Okeechobee discharges that caused algae crisis.
    Andrew Gillum: Properly fund Florida Forever and Everglades restorations.
    Andrew Gillum: EPA has critical role in protecting us from toxic pollution.
    Andrew Gillum: EPA protects our families from corporate toxic pollution.
    Adam Putnam: Unravel the EPA mess; it kills jobs & increases costs.
    Rick Scott: Lay off DEP staff; environmental compliance & no enforcement.
    Rick Scott: Base environmental policy on sound science, not politics.
Foreign Policy
    Andrew Gillum: Support American Exceptionalism.
    Rick Scott: Cuba's Castros are terrorists; don't travel there.
    Charlie Crist: Lift the Cuban embargo; it has failed for 50 years.
Free Trade
    Andrew Gillum: Support free trade with restrictions.
Government Reform
    Andrew Gillum: Make voter registration easier.
    Andrew Gillum: Limit corporate money in campaigns.
    Rick Scott: Free speech includes financially supporting candidates.
    Jeb Bush: No campaign spending limits; no public financing.
Gun Control
    Philip Levine: We need gun control reform with a common sense approach.
    Andrew Gillum: Prohibit bump stocks and assault weapons.
    Ron DeSantis: Allow carrying guns openly and on college campuses.
    Andrew Gillum: No right to guns for domestic abusers or mentally ill.
    Rick Scott: 21-year-old age requirement & 3-day wait on gun purchases.
    Andrew Gillum: Favors strong gun laws.
    Adam Putnam: Expanded concealed weapon licenses program; largest in US.
    Andrew Gillum: Operation Safe Neighborhood: community crime watch.
Health Care
    Philip Levine: Expand Medicaid; give healthcare access to everyone.
    Andrew Gillum: Medicare-for-All, paid $1B restoration of corporate tax cuts.
    Andrew Gillum: Medicare for all: universal health care is a right.
    Ron DeSantis: No right to health care; that's just a bureaucratic right.
    Andrew Gillum: Extend Medicaid to one million Floridians.
    Andrew Gillum: Expand ObamaCare; Medicare for Al.
    Andrew Gillum: Healthcare should be a fundamental right.
    Gwen Graham: Apply ObamaCare to full-time workers, not 30 hours per week.
    Charlie Crist: 2007 & 2010: opposed ObamaCare; now supports fixing it.
    Charlie Crist: AdWatch: unwavering support of ObamaCare.
    Rick Scott: AdWatch: "Let's Get to Work" opposing ObamaCare.
    Jeb Bush: No physician-assisted suicide.
Homeland Security
    Philip Levine: Military veterans should receive the benefits they deserve.
    Andrew Gillum: Opposes expanding the military.
    Adam Putnam: Use conservation money to protect military bases.
    Adam Putnam: Make Florida the most military friendly & vet friendly state.
Immigration
    Philip Levine: Fully supports a pathway to citizenship for immigrants.
    Andrew Gillum: Protect borders without criminalizing undocumented people.
    Ron DeSantis: Supports E-Verify; opposes sanctuary cities.
    Andrew Gillum: Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens.
    Adam Putnam: Don't let illegal aliens vote for anything.
    Andrew Gillum: Protect Dreamers from end of DACA.
    Adam Putnam: Opposed anti-immigrant laws that might affect workers.
    Adam Putnam: Muslim ban is offensive to American values.
    Rick Scott: In-state tuition for illegals, as part of tuition cap deal.
Jobs
    Philip Levine: For raising minimum wage; let local communities decide rate.
    Andrew Gillum: Legally require hiring more women & minorities.
    Rick Scott: Opposed increasing the minimum wage.
    Rick Scott: FactCheck: Yes, unemployment up; but stimulus has helped.
    Charlie Crist: Minimum wage increase good; living wage better.
Principles & Values
    Andrew Gillum: Keep God in the public sphere.
    Andrew Gillum: Religious-political dialogue good.
    Andrew Gillum: Served a decade on City Commission and as Tallahassee mayor.
    Rick Scott: FanGate: Refused to debate if opponent allowed to use a fan.
    Charlie Crist: I stand for fairness and trying to treat people right.
Social Security
    Andrew Gillum: Fight any attempt to privatize Social Security.
Tax Reform
    Philip Levine: Level the playing field; rich will pay their fair share.
    Andrew Gillum: Economy should works for all, not just those at the top.
    Adam Putnam: Amend constitution to make tax hikes harder.
    Adam Putnam: Opposes a "kayak tax" on non-motorized boats.
    Charlie Crist: 2009: temporary $25 average car fee increase.
    Rick Scott: $500 million in automobile fee & tax relief.
Technology
    Philip Levine: Infrastructure must be modernized to meet 21st century needs.
    Andrew Gillum: Greater emphasis on light rail and mass transit.
    Andrew Gillum: Digital Harmony Project: computers & internet for schoolkids.
    Adam Putnam: Get Fed money for infrastructure for roads.
War & Peace
    Andrew Gillum: America should be world's human rights champion.
Welfare & Poverty
    Andrew Gillum: Address income inequality; remake an innovation economy.
    Andrew Gillum: Public/private program gets youth on right track.
    Adam Putnam: Weeding out fraudulent charities.
    Rick Scott: Require drug testing for receiving welfare.


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  • Adam Putnam Florida Republican candidate for Florida Governor
  • Andrew Gillum Florida Democratic candidate for governor of Florida
  • Charlie Crist Florida Democratic Governor Challenger
  • Gwen Graham Florida Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Jeb Bush Florida Former FL Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Philip Levine Florida Democratic candidate for governor of Florida
  • Rick Scott Florida Republican Governor
  • Ron DeSantis Florida Republican candidate for governor

The above quotations are from Winners and Losers
Gubernatorial candidates from Florida.

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Senatorial winners and losers in each state:

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U.S. House of Representatives winners and losers in each state:

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