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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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2012 Senate campaign advertising review

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    from 2012 Senate ad review (number of quotes indicated):
  • Bob Casey (1) Democratic Sr Senator; previously state treasurer Pennsylvania
  • Dan Liljenquist (2) Republican Primary Challenger (2012) Utah
  • Deb Fischer (4) Republican Senate Challenger Nebraska
  • Debbie Stabenow (1) Democratic Jr Senator Michigan
  • Heather Wilson (1) Republican Challenger New Mexico
  • Heidi Heitkamp (3) Democratic Challenger North Dakota
  • Jon Bruning (2) Nebraska Republican Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Josh Mandel (3) Former Republican Nominee (withdrew 2018) Ohio
  • Orrin Hatch (1) Republican Sr Senator (retiring 2018) Utah
  • Peter Hoekstra (1) Republican Challenger Michigan
  • Richard Carmona (1) Democratic Challenger Arizona
  • Rick Berg (1) Republican Challenger North Dakota
  • Sherrod Brown (1) Democratic Sr Senator Ohio
  • Tom Smith (1) Republican Challenger Pennsylvania
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

This archive page reviews the content and comments of television, radio, and Internet ads pertaining to Senate races in 2012.

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Jon Bruning: FactCheck: Doubled AG budget included inflation & new duties.
    Jon Bruning: FactCheck: Praised stimulus spending only for police.
Civil Rights
    Richard Carmona: AdWatch: accused of disrespect for women in the workplace.
    Heidi Heitkamp: AdWatch: Featured in DSCC ad: "Elect more women to Senate".
Energy & Oil
    Rick Berg: AdWatch: Support oil exploration and coal mining.
    Heidi Heitkamp: Protect North Dakota farm subsidies from Washington insiders.
    Deb Fischer: Base gas tax on price, not volume, to pay for highways.
Government Reform
    Deb Fischer: Accused of coordinating anti-Bruning TV ad with super-PAC.
Health Care
    Bob Casey: Shift $700B from Medicare to ObamaCare, but no senior funds.
Homeland Security
    Josh Mandel: AdWatch: served as Marine in Iraq; grandson of a soldier.
Principles & Values
    Dan Liljenquist: AdWatch: Challenges Hatch to TV debate before GOP primary.
    Orrin Hatch: AdWatch: Touts leadership and experience.
    Dan Liljenquist: GOP primary should include 8 debates, not just two.
    Deb Fischer: TV ad: "End the political bull".
    Heather Wilson: AdWatch: Third generation Air Force.
    Sherrod Brown: AdWatch: nepotistic hiring practices at the state treasury.
    Heidi Heitkamp: AdWatch: criticized as "Heidi-ho" for "Barack-o" socialism.
    Josh Mandel: OpEd: Missed 14 monthly meetings as Ohio Treasurer.
    Debbie Stabenow: AdWatch: criticized for spending funds borrowed from China.
    Peter Hoekstra: AdWatch: It's not racist to note that US funds help China.
Social Security
    Tom Smith: AdWatch: divert payroll tax into privately managed accounts.
Tax Reform
    Deb Fischer: No increase in local property taxes.
War & Peace
    Josh Mandel: Two tours of duty in Iraq as a U.S. Marine.

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  • Bob Casey Democratic Sr Senator; previously state treasurer Pennsylvania
  • Dan Liljenquist Republican Primary Challenger (201