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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
Senate candidates from South Carolina



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    from Past and present Senate candidates from South Carolina (number of quotes indicated):
  • Brad Hutto (3) Democratic Challenger South Carolina
  • Jack Reed (1) Democratic Sr Senator Rhode Island
  • Jay Stamper (7) Republican Challenger South Carolina
  • Joyce Dickerson (7) Democratic Senate Challenger South Carolina
  • Lee Bright (22) Republican Challenger South Carolina
  • Lindsey Graham (24) South Carolina S.C. Senator; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Nancy Mace (8) Republican Senate challenger South Carolina
  • Newt Gingrich (1) Republican
  • Rick Wade (13) Democratic Senate Challenger South Carolina
  • Thomas Dixon (12) Democratic candidate for Senate South Carolina
  • Thomas Ravenel (26) Republican Senate challenger South Carolina
  • Tim Scott (20) Republican Senator-Appointee South Carolina
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Thomas Dixon: Women choose what is best for their bodies.
    Tim Scott: Human life begins at conception.
    Thomas Ravenel: Hired abortion activist as campaign Communications Director.
    Lee Bright: Human life begins at conception.
    Jay Stamper: Limiting abortion isn't limited-government conservatism.
Budget & Economy
    Tim Scott: Free enterprise is the key to national prosperity.
    Thomas Ravenel: Federal spending is headed for a doomsday scenario.
    Lee Bright: Free enterprise is the key to national prosperity.
    Rick Wade: AdWatch: 5 years in Washington on failed $787B stimulus.
    Nancy Mace: Restore some accountability in the budgeting process.
    Lindsey Graham: Dollar-for-dollar offset: cut spending to raise debt ceiling.
    Tim Scott: Address fiscal cliff with sequestration & tax cut extension.
Civil Rights
    Tim Scott: Government shouldn't redefine marriage.
    Brad Hutto: Equal pay for equal work is the next women's milestone.
    Thomas Ravenel: Stay out of marriage, but if not, treat gays equally.
    Lee Bright: Government shouldn't redefine marriage.
    Thomas Ravenel: Government should stay out of our bedrooms &our boardrooms.
    Rick Wade: First all-black U.S. Senate race in recent memory.
    Jay Stamper: Asked by Party to exit race after supporting gay marriage.
Corporations
    Lindsey Graham: AdWatch: Hero of the taxpayer & guardian of small business.
    Jay Stamper: Stop giving away millions in corporate welfare.
    Lindsey Graham: 1997: Created trucking logistics company with 100 employees.
    Rick Wade: Served in Obama's U.S. Commerce Department.
Crime
    Thomas Dixon: Ban the box: let ex-cons get jobs.
    Jay Stamper: Pleaded guilty to three white-collar felony charges in 2006.
Drugs
    Thomas Dixon: Self-described former alcoholic and drug addict.
    Thomas Ravenel: End the war on drugs; it's federal overreach & unsuccessful.
    Thomas Ravenel: In favor of ending the war on drugs.
    Tim Scott: Marijuana is unhealthy, but states' rights are important too.
Education
    Thomas Dixon: Entitlement to quality education, including college.
    Tim Scott: Oppose nationwide Common Core standards.
    Lee Bright: Oppose nationwide Common Core standards.
    Rick Wade: All 6 siblings attended public schools.
    Nancy Mace: Strongly supports educational choice.
    Lee Bright: Advocates abolishing the Department of Education.
    Rick Wade: Vision for S.C. focused on education and jobs.
    Lee Bright: Real choice including private schools and home-schooling.
    Thomas Ravenel: Charter schools' success prove point of local empowerment.
Energy & Oil
    Thomas Dixon: Climate change is real and we must prepare for its effects.
    Tim Scott: No subsidies for wind and solar.
    Lee Bright: No subsidies for wind and solar.
    Joyce Dickerson: Open the Savannah River Site nuclear reactor fuel project.
    Lee Bright: Deal with waste, to remove obstacles to new nuclear plants.
    Rick Wade: V.P. of GreenTech Automotive, the "green car" company.
Environment
    Thomas Dixon: Make sure our planet is habitable for future generations.
    Lindsey Graham: Green diesel regulations cost $367 per truck per year.
Families & Children
    Thomas Ravenel: Let churches provide for families in need, not state.
Foreign Policy
    Thomas Dixon: Lead by example and be a good actor.
    Brad Hutto: Focus on state's needs, not foreign conflicts.
    Brad Hutto: We should not act as the world's policeman.
    Thomas Ravenel: Opposed to foreign interventions.
    Lee Bright: Remove Russia from G-8 over Ukraine invasion.
    Lindsey Graham: Create a democratic noose around Putin's Russia.
    Jay Stamper: Trillions on foreign engagements isn't fiscal conservatism.
    Nancy Mace: No foreign aid to Egypt & countries who are our enemies.
Free Trade
    Thomas Dixon: Look at how trade impacts our own workforce.
    Tim Scott: Yes to trade adjustment; Yes to fast-track.
    Tim Scott: Opposes currency manipulation as trade negotiation topic.
    Lindsey Graham: NAFTA drained away textile trade from Upstate SC.
    Rick Wade: Envoy to China, to get investment via EB-5 visas.
Government Reform
    Thomas Dixon: Voting rights need to be protected from attack.
    Tim Scott: Photo ID for voting.
    Lee Bright: Photo ID for voting.
    Rick Wade: Washington is broken.
    Nancy Mace: Term limits of 12 years for Senate; 6 years for House.
    Nancy Mace: Term limits are the only way to stop the ruling elitists.
Gun Control
    Thomas Dixon: Close the gun show loophole and the Charleston Loophole.
    Tim Scott: Opposes more gun restrictions.
    Lee Bright: Opposes more gun restrictions.
    Joyce Dickerson: Right to guns, but address issues of gun violence.
    Tim Scott: Don't rush to judgment on gun control after school shootings.
Health Care
    Thomas Dixon: ObamaCare needs to be protected and expanded.
    Tim Scott: Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility.
    Lee Bright: Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility.
    Thomas Ravenel: Against ObamaCare.
    Lindsey Graham: Opposed ObamaCare from day one.
    Rick Wade: ObamaCare addresses closing health care disparities.
    Lee Bright: Full implementation of ObamaCare ends self-governance.
    Lindsey Graham: Let ObamaCare show itself as a continuing debacle.
    Nancy Mace: ObamaCare will be the undoing of our American way of life.
    Thomas Ravenel: Tort reform will reduce medical liability.
Homeland Security
    Tim Scott: Require stronger evidence for FISA electronic surveillance.
    Tim Scott: Maintain a superior nuclear arsenal.
    Thomas Ravenel: No NSA snooping; defend the Fourth Amendment.
    Thomas Ravenel: No more blood & treasure on 'nation-building' in Iraq.
    Thomas Ravenel: I want a military that defends America, not Germany or Japan.
    Thomas Ravenel: We absolutely must have the world's strongest military.
    Lee Bright: Maintain a superior nuclear arsenal.
    Joyce Dickerson: I'm mad as heel about delays in veterans' care.
    Lindsey Graham: Doing nothing about Benghazi leads to a more dangerous world.
    Jay Stamper: NSA domestic spying included innocent U.S. citizens.
    Lindsey Graham: NSA domestic spying only targets terrorism suspects.
    Lindsey Graham: NSA leaker Edward Snowden is a felon, not a hero.
    Lindsey Graham: Cuts to military systems will leave us with a hollow force.
    Jack Reed: Don't over-react to Benghazi; situation was confused.
    Lindsey Graham: President did not do enough to protect Benghazi embassy.
    Thomas Ravenel: We need bold leadership combating terrorists & terror states.
Immigration
    Tim Scott: Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry.
    Thomas Ravenel: Robust worker visa program, plus anything else reasonable.
    Lee Bright: Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry.
    Lee Bright: Secure the border first; but no amnesty.
    Lindsey Graham: Secure border now in place with comprehensive immigration.
    Lindsey Graham: New amnesty is tough and ends incoming illegals.
Jobs
    Thomas Dixon: Raise minimum wage to $15 per hour.
    Joyce Dickerson: Equal pay for women, and higher minimum wage.
    Lindsey Graham: Biggest business headache is worker's compensation system.
    Lee Bright: It's just a myth that government can create jobs.
Principles & Values
    Joyce Dickerson: For various reasons, I won't campaign for Hillary in 2016.
    Tim Scott: Judeo-Christian values established our government framework.
    Thomas Ravenel: Values taught by church, not enforced by mandate.
    Lee Bright: Judeo-Christian values established our government framework.
    Thomas Ravenel: Fiscally conservative and socially moderate libertarian.
    Rick Wade: Withdraws from race, citing too-late entrance.
    Tim Scott: OpEd: Dems call Scott "senator for the Heritage Foundation".
    Rick Wade: Commitment to listen to the people, not special interests.
    Nancy Mace: Give a conservative voice to the people of South Carolina.
    Lee Bright: I live all aspects of my life based on Biblical principles.
    Rick Wade: Ran unsuccessfully for secretary of state in 2002.
    Tim Scott: Grew up poor in a black community in North Charleston.
    Tim Scott: Served in public office for 18 years, with 2 terms in House.
Social Security
    Thomas Ravenel: Voluntary personal accounts for younger workers.
Tax Reform
    Lee Bright: Supports the FairTax to simplify taxes.
    Thomas Ravenel: Tax cuts lead to growing economy with higher revenues.
Technology
    Joyce Dickerson: Serves on COMET transit system board of directors.
    Thomas Ravenel: Government doesn't belong in your email inbox.
    Rick Wade: Infrastructure investment in the poorest areas of S.C.
    Joyce Dickerson: Ensure the county has reliable public transportation.
    Lee Bright: Dredge the Port of Charleston to a 50-foot depth.
War & Peace
    Lindsey Graham: More intervention in Iraq avoids an American city in flames.
    Thomas Ravenel: Intervention in Iraq based on same nonsense as in past.
    Thomas Ravenel: U.S. military is over-involved overseas.
    Thomas Ravenel: Republicans are pro-invading this or that country.
    Lindsey Graham: Obama "screams loudly & carries no stick," in Russia & Syria.
    Newt Gingrich: Obama "screams loudly & carries no stick," in Russia & Syria.
    Jay Stamper: Don't go on "war footing" against Russia over Ukraine.
    Lindsey Graham: Support the Syrian rebels against Assad & Iran.
    Lee Bright: Intervention in Syria would help the Muslim Brotherhood.
    Lindsey Graham: Intervention in Syria to degrade Assad's chemical weapons.
    Lindsey Graham: Getting Syria wrong leads to Iranian nukes & war with Israel.
    Nancy Mace: Intervention in Syria would bolster al-Qaida.
    Lindsey Graham: Syria: Assad must go, and small arms won't do it.
    Lindsey Graham: Get involved in Syria to protect against al Qaeda and Iran.
    Lindsey Graham: Slow Afghan withdrawal, with 15,000 US troops left behind.
Welfare & Poverty
    Thomas Ravenel: New Deal & Great Society are examples of federal overreach.


The above quotations are from Winners and Losers
Senate candidates from South Carolina.

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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Gubernatorial winners and losers in each state:

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