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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Fire and Fury,
by Michael Wolff (2018)
Trump Revealed,
by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (2016)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2016)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
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)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
by Cory Booker (2016)
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)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

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2010 Pennsylvania Senate Debates

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    from 2010 PA Senate Debates (number of quotes indicated):
  • Arlen Specter (3)
  • Joe Sestak (14)
  • Pat Toomey (10)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
Pennsylvania 2010 Senate debates:
  • Oct. 20: Debate moderated by George Stephanopoulos and WPVI-TV's anchor Jim Gardner, in cooperation with WPVI-TV.
  • April 11: At La Salle University, telecast on the Pennsylvania Cable Network; Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak & Former Republican Rep. Pat Toomey; with incumbent Sen. Arlen Specter absent.
  • May 1: Democratic primary debate between Arlen Specter and challenger Joe Sestak
News media coverage of Pennsylvania 2010 Senate debates:
  • Philadelphia Inquirer, "Sestak and Toomey pick up late endorsements," by Angela Couloumbis and Melissa Dribben, October 30, 2010
  • Huffington Post, "Joe Sestak, Dems Ramp Up Attacks On Republicans Over Social Security," by Lucia Graves, 10/12/2010
  • CBS News, "Arlen Specter Loses Pennsylvania Democratic Senate Primary to Joe Sestak," by Stephanie Condon, May 19, 2010
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Joe Sestak: Auto & bank bailouts were to clean up Bush's mess.
    Pat Toomey: We can't borrow and spend our way to prosperity.
    Joe Sestak: Deregulation of banks led to the economic meltdown.
    Pat Toomey: Real threat to economy is billions on bailouts.
    Pat Toomey: Strengthen economy via lower taxes & less spending.
    Joe Sestak: The plaque says 'We the People,' not 'We the Corporations'.
    Arlen Specter: Toughen sentences for career criminals.
Energy & Oil
    Joe Sestak: Offshore drilling moratorium; oversight of Marcellus Shale.
    Joe Sestak: Championed cap-and-trade; market forces to reduce emissions.
    Joe Sestak: Global warming is principally man-made; regulate CO2.
    Pat Toomey: We need oil from deep water wells despite the Gulf spill.
    Pat Toomey: Increase domestic supply instead of cap-and-trade.
    Pat Toomey: Global warming exists, but not necessarily due to humans.
Foreign Policy
    Joe Sestak: China is a threat by holding so much of our reserves.
Free Trade
    Joe Sestak: Tax companies who fire US workers & import goods from China.
Gun Control
    Joe Sestak: Extend the ban on assault weapons.
Health Care
    Joe Sestak: Ban denying coverage due to pre-existing conditions.
    Pat Toomey: Allow purchasing insurance across state lines.
Homeland Security
    Pat Toomey: Economic viability is most important national security issue.
    Joe Sestak: 2005 Navy reassignment: personnel change or morale issue?
    Pat Toomey: Taxes & spending have a chilling effect on creating jobs.
Principles & Values
    Joe Sestak: TV ad: Toomey's record is same as Sen. Rick Santorum's.
    Pat Toomey: TV ad: Sestak served well in Navy; but not on Congress.
    Arlen Specter: In 28 years in GOP, stood with Dems on their top priorities.
Tax Reform
    Joe Sestak: No flat tax; focus on the working family, not Wall Street.
War & Peace
    Arlen Specter: Unwise to ally with an untrustworthy Afghan President.
    Joe Sestak: Put pressure on al-Qaida safe havens in neighboring Pakistan.

The above quotations are from 2010 Pennsylvania Senate Debates.
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