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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)

Book Reviews

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Survey of 2010 Gubernatorial campaign websites

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    Henry McMaster: Human life begins at conception.
    Andrew Cuomo: Fight for passage of the Reproductive Rights Act.
    Dennis Daugaard: Protect the unborn; overturn Roe v. Wade.
    Dennis Daugaard: Ban embryonic stem cell research.
    Jerry Brown: Uncompromising champion of a woman's right to choose.
    Matt Mead: I believe in the sanctity of life.
    Nikki Haley: Every life is blessed by God.
    Allen Weh: Oppose taxpayer-funded abortion and fetal stem-cell research.
    Dan Malloy: Expand state investment in stem cell research.
    John Kitzhaber: Endorsed by NARAL and Planned Parenthood.
Budget & Economy
    Henry McMaster: Fight the "stimulus" law.
    Lincoln Chafee: 100-Day, 10-Point Economic Plan for RI development.
    Sam Brownback: Road Map for Kansas: integrated growth plan.
    Allen Weh: Stop growing government and writing checks.
    Charlie Baker: Getting MA Back in Business: streamline rules; reduce taxes.
    Charlie Baker: Cut government spending and roll back sakes taxes.
    Dan Malloy: As mayor, expanded services within budget.
Civil Rights
    Andrew Cuomo: Marriage equality gains 1,000 federal and 700 state rights.
    Andrew Cuomo: Require complying with MWBE reporting requirements.
    Dennis Daugaard: Define marriage as one man and one woman.
    Lincoln Chafee: Longtime supporter of the LGBTQ community.
    Matt Mead: Marriage is only between a man and a woman.
    Sam Brownback: Defend traditional marriage.
    Allen Weh: Marriage is the union between one man and one woman.
    Dave Heineman: Marriage is between one man and one woman.
    John Kitzhaber: Endorsed by pro-GLBT Basic Rights Oregon's Equality PAC.
    Kay Ivey: One-man-one-woman marriage is cornerstone of civilization.
    Nikki Haley: Eliminate business taxes, starting with corporate income tax.
    Charlie Baker: Cut business tax to 5%; remove ancillary business fees.
    Rick Scott: Phase out Florida's Business Income Tax over 7 Years.
    Henry McMaster: Prosecuted sex predators, prostitution, and fraud.
    Jerry Brown: Cracked down on violent gangs.
    Matt Mead: Mandatory minimum sentences for crimes against kids.
    Allen Weh: Aggressively recruit officers & resources for State Police.
    Dan Malloy: Prevent crime; reduce gang activity; address recidivism.
    Henry McMaster: Operation Jackpot: keep drugs off the streets.
    Matt Mead: Confront substance abuse aggressively.
    Jill Stein: Bring marijuana sales under a legal regulatory framework.
    Henry McMaster: Early education is the beginning of economic health.
    Nikki Haley: Expand charter schools.
    Allen Weh: Expand charter schools & provide parents with real choices.
    Andrew Cuomo: Double the charter school cap.
    Charlie Baker: Increase charter, magnet, and alternative public schools.
    Dan Malloy: Engage parents in local school governance councils.
    Dan Malloy: Make public schools money follow children.
    Dan Malloy: Charter schools provide options within the public system.
    Jerry Brown: Give school districts more flexibility and hold accountable.
    Mary Fallin: Give option of escaping failing schools.
    Mary Fallin: Oppose Question 744: no $850M mandated spending.
    Paul LePage: Supports vouchers, local control and charter schools.
    Charlie Baker: Teachers' unions put their own interests above students'.
    Jill Stein: Vital public system under attack from privatization.
    Jill Stein: Stop blaming teachers for "underperforming schools".
    Jill Stein: Standardized tests are misused; they hurt students.
    Jill Stein: No economic barriers to quality college education.
    Kay Ivey: Charter Schools "plan of action" for statewide reform.
    Kay Ivey: Charter Schools offer quality alternative to private schools.
Energy & Oil
    Henry McMaster: Fight to keep Yucca Mountain open.
    Jerry Brown: Clean energy investment produces jobs for CA.
    Dennis Daugaard: Wind & ethanol instead of cap-and-trade.
    Jerry Brown: Clean Energy Jobs Plan: invest to replace fossil fuel.
    John Kitzhaber: Transition away from damaging fossil fuels.
    Andrew Cuomo: Comprehensive study before exploring Marcellus Shale.
    Charlie Baker: Support Hydro Quebec, efficient appliances, and LED lighting.
    Charlie Baker: Renewable energy is an important investment in our future.
    Dan Malloy: Comprehensive plan to conserve and lower consumption.
    Dan Malloy: Explore wind energy but no windmills in Long Island Sound.
    Jill Stein: Logging wood for electricity is neither clean nor green.
    Kay Ivey: Wind & solar power are still too expensive.
    Henry McMaster: Protect marsh islands from illegal encroachment.
    Andrew Cuomo: Greater focus on environmental justice.
    Charlie Baker: Protect & preserve natural resources for future generations.
    Dan Malloy: Invest in clean water projects to clean up Long Island Sound.
    Jill Stein: $200M for 50,000 green jobs: address both supply demand.
    Kay Ivey: Tax credits for landowners who replant cut trees.
    Kay Ivey: No water commissions with onerous regulations & litigation.
Families & Children
    Henry McMaster: Define traditional marriage and strong families.
    Allen Weh: Strengthen family, no matter how it looks, except same-sex.
    Andrew Cuomo: Strengthen penalties for repeat domestic violence offenders.
    Jill Stein: Fund community youth programs for at-risk youth.
Government Reform
    Henry McMaster: Served on state Commission on Ethics Reform.
    Andrew Cuomo: Tough new ethics standards & expand disclosure requirements.
    Jerry Brown: Forced legislators to comply with campaign disclosure laws.
    John Kasich: Skinny-down bureaucracy & kick out special interests.
    Nikki Haley: Strongly in favor of term limits at all levels of government.
    Sam Brownback: Terminate failed programs like we close unneeded army bases.
    Brian Sandoval: Strongly uphold values of the Constitution & 10th amendment.
    Dan Malloy: Bring federal money back to Connecticut programs.
    Tom Foley: Reduce the cost and size of state government.
    Jill Stein: Re-establish Clean Elections Law: end "pay-to-play".
    Rick Scott: Reducing Tallahassee's unnecessary costs.
Gun Control
    Henry McMaster: Government continues to intrude on gun owners' rights.
    Andrew Cuomo: Enact commonsense laws lie microstamping of guns.
    Dennis Daugaard: Second Amendment is clear: individual right to bear arms.
    Matt Mead: Advocate for protection of Second Amendment rights.
    Matt Mead: Sunset the assault weapons ban, including my AR15.
    Nikki Haley: Make concealed weapons permits easier.
    Allen Weh: Defend our right to bear arms.
    Dan Malloy: Reduce illegal gun activity by removing illegal guns.
    Paul LePage: Upholds Constitutional right to bear arms.
    Rick Scott: A-rating from the NRA.
    Nikki Haley: Founding fathers gave us the absolute right to bear arms.
    Gary Herbert: Support the 2nd Amendment as well as the 10th.
Health Care
    Henry McMaster: Challenge constitutionality of ObamaCare.
    Dennis Daugaard: Federal takeover of healthcare is not the answer.
    Matt Mead: Legal challenge to federal health mandates.
    Nikki Haley: Cap punitive damages to limit medical costs.
    Charlie Baker: Eliminate mandated benefits that are more than people need.
    Dan Malloy: Supports small business Pooling Bill.
    Dan Malloy: Every Child Matters program: more children covered.
    Jill Stein: Single-payer Medicare-for-all system.
    Kay Ivey: ObamaCare does much more harm than good.
    Kay Ivey: Each state creates its own insurance pool for high risk.
    Gary Herbert: ObamaCare is federal government overreach.
Homeland Security
    Henry McMaster: Stop the financing of international terrorism.
    Allen Weh: Very outspoken on matters of national defense.
    Lincoln Chafee: Supports legalization path & guest worker programs.
    Matt Mead: Enforce immigration laws & secure borders.
    Nikki Haley: Co-sponsored toughest standard of immigration enforcement.
    Allen Weh: End sanctuary policies; enforce the border.
    Andrew Cuomo: Disallow discrimination & exploitation of immigrants.
    Charlie Baker: Verify legal status before providing any state benefits.
    Kay Ivey: Vast sums pay for teaching children of illegal immigrants.
    Gary Herbert: Failure to secure borders emblematic of misplaced priorities.
    Charlie Baker: Change direction on job losses and tax increases.
    Tom Foley: Focus on developing industries with high job potential.
    Rick Scott: 7 Steps; 700,000 jobs; 7 years.
Local Issues
    Andrew Cuomo: Replace Indian Point nuclear facility; it is too dangerous.
    Charlie Baker: Cutting local aid should be off the table right now.
    Jill Stein: Casinos are job killers; one slot machine kills one job.
Principles & Values
    Henry McMaster: Stand up for Freedom of Religion.
    Andrew Cuomo: Five-point plan to build a New NY.
    Sam Brownback: Kansas Report Card: measure critical points.
Tax Reform
    Dennis Daugaard: No new taxes; no increases in existing taxes.
    John Kasich: Lower taxes to create competitive climate.
    Nikki Haley: 29 taxes out of 32 create little revenue but add bureaucracy.
    Allen Weh: Keep taxes in line with the states around us.
    Andrew Cuomo: Freeze state taxes; cap local taxes; cap spending.
    Charlie Baker: Make MA taxes competitive with other states.
    Dan Malloy: Fairer and more progressive sharing of taxation.
    Tom Foley: Aggressively reduce spending so we can reduce taxes.
    Jill Stein: Fees and sales taxes hit lower and middle income hardest.
    Charlie Baker: Signed the no-new taxes pledge.
    Rick Scott: Reducing property tax by 1 mill saves $142 per homeowner.
War & Peace
    Matt Mead: We are at war since 2001; the threat is still real.
    Jill Stein: End our military misadventures in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Welfare & Poverty
    Andrew Cuomo: Moral imperative to maintain safety net in difficult times.
    Matt Mead: Work with religious agencies to expedite adoptions.
    Charlie Baker: Cut state retirement benefits to reduce $22B liability.
    Dan Malloy: Youth Development Initiative via faith-based organizations.

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