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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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2014 Connecticut Gubernatorial debates and race coverage

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    from 2014 Connecticut Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Dan Malloy (7) Connecticut Democratic Governor
  • Ned Lamont (2) Connecticut Democratic Candidate for governor
  • Peter Lumaj (1) Connecticut Republican candidate for Connecticut Governor
  • Tom Foley (34) Connecticut Republican challenger
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    Connecticut Gubernatorial race:
  • New York Times, "For Malloy and Foley, a Familiar Nasty Tone in Connecticut Governor's Debate", held at Garde Arts Center in New London; sponsored by WNPR, Connecticut Public TV and New London's The Day, 10/17/2014
  • Wall Street Journal, "Foley, McKinney Trade Sharp Exchanges in Debate," by Joseph De Avila, Aug. 10, 2014
  • Huffington Post, "Tom Foley Really Doesn't Want To Discuss Gun Control," by Sabrina Siddiqui, Aug. 7, 2014
  • Connecticut Mirror, "Foley-McKinney debate echoes their TV ads", by Mark Pazniokas, July 17, 2014
  • New Haven Register, "Foley digs deep on budget fixes", by Mary E. O’Leary, 6/29/14
  • New Haven Register, "Foley makes pitch to Connecticut AFL-CIO", by Mary E. O’Leary, 6/16/14
  • The Hartford Courant coverage of gubernatorial races, by Daniela Altimari, March 16, 2014
  • Connecticut Mirror, "Foley declines pre-convention GOP debates," by Mark Pazniokas, March 13, 2014
  • Journal Inquirer editorial, "Foley should put 'climate' complaints in deep freeze", March 5, 2014
  • Politico.com, "Malloy and Jindal at White House", by Jennifer Epstein, 2/24/14
  • The Hartford Courant, "Looking Ahead: 2014" on Dan Malloy, January 5, 2014
  • Connecticut Post coverage of Tom Foley, January 2, 2014
  • Hartford Courant, Jon Lender, "Foley Seeks Legislative Probe of DECD", January 2, 2014
  • The Connecticut Mirror coverage, 12/16, 12/18, 12/30, and 12/31/2013;
  • The Connecticut Mirror AdWatch 11/11/2013
  • Daily Kos coverage, 4/15/2013, and AdWatch, 11/11/2013
  • Norwich Bulletin coverage, 9/20/2010

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Tom Foley: Pro-choice.
Budget & Economy
    Tom Foley: Tax credits are spending; oppose $400M job expansion credits.
    Tom Foley: AdWatch: Malloy's policies drive jobs out of state.
Civil Rights
    Tom Foley: Maintain gay marriage law, although personally against it.
    Dan Malloy: Invest state funds in businesses that preserve in-state jobs.
    Tom Foley: We pay huge sums in corporate welfare to keep jobs in CT.
    Tom Foley: Investigate Economic and Community Development loan fraud.
    Dan Malloy: Businesses should suggest which state regulations to abandon.
    Dan Malloy: Small Business Express Program: grants for 944 companies.
    Tom Foley: Small Business Express Program is too generous with aid.
    Tom Foley: Criticized for bankruptcy of a Georgia textile mill.
    Tom Foley: Veto efforts to repeal the death penalty.
    Tom Foley: Arrested twice for motor vehicle incidents.
    Tom Foley: Recreational marijuana use is a gateway drug.
    Tom Foley: In-district public school choice, money follows the child.
    Tom Foley: Charters are part of the solution, but not whole solution.
    Tom Foley: Local control instead of Common Core mandates.
Energy & Oil
    Tom Foley: No gas tax increase to pay for rail transport.
    Dan Malloy: Moving Canadian oil thru the US is not best for the economy.
Families & Children
    Dan Malloy: 21-year-old son arrested in robbery, suffering depression.
Free Trade
    Dan Malloy: Trade trips to China to promote aerospace & bioscience.
Government Reform
    Peter Lumaj: Peter's Plan: require voter ID; end same-day registration.
    Tom Foley: AdWatch: Complains about ethics, but was fined for PAC.
    Tom Foley: 2010: criticized public campaign financing; 2014: accepts it.
Gun Control
    Ned Lamont: We learn first hand the cost of unregulated gun ownership.
    Ned Lamont: Ban bump stocks, and other common sense restrictions.
    Tom Foley: Newtown law added inconveniences on law-abiding citizens.
    Tom Foley: Let stand current gun laws, but no specific proposals.
    Tom Foley: Enough on gun control; focus on preventing another Newtown.
    Tom Foley: Supports 2nd amendment but require reporting stolen firearms.
Health Care
    Tom Foley: Post costs for treatments to give consumers options.
Homeland Security
    Tom Foley: Appoint veteran-friendly Commissioner of Veterans Affairs.
    Tom Foley: House child refugee immigrants at Southbury Training School.
    Tom Foley: We need a federal comprehensive immigration policy.
    Tom Foley: OpEd: His company moved 3,000 jobs to Mexico.
    Tom Foley: Raise minimum wage nationally, but focus on jobs in CT.
    Tom Foley: Pledge not to change public employee collective bargaining.
Principles & Values
    Tom Foley: 1981: Arrested for 1st-degree attempted assault in car crash.
    Tom Foley: Will not participate in primary debates.
    Tom Foley: AdWatch: NYC residents should move to CT under new governor.
    Tom Foley: Partial facial paralysis means he smiles on only left side.
    Tom Foley: No comment on reducing mass transit funding.
    Dan Malloy: Invest in Jackson Labs & Bioscience Connecticut.
Welfare & Poverty
    Tom Foley: New urban enterprise zones and urban renewal initiatives.

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