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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 Florida Gubernatorial debates and race coverage

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    from 2014 Florida Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Charlie Crist (11) Florida Democratic Governor Challenger
  • Rick Scott (14) Florida Republican Governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Florida Gubernatorial race:
  • Orlando Sentinel, "Scott-Crist debate has no fan, but plenty of heat", CNN live televised debate in Jacksonville, moderated by CNN's Jake Tapper, October 21, 2014
  • Miami Herald, "'Fan' dispute overshadows sharp debate", sponsored by Leadership Florida and the Florida Press Association, 10/15/2014
  • Miami Herald, "Who is that on anti-Charlie Crist robocall? Charlie Crist," by Adam C. Smith, Aug. 11, 2014
  • SaintPetersBlog weblog, "I'm not a scientist either but I can use my brain and I can talk to one," by James Call, July 26, 2014
  • The Tampa Tribune, "On-duty officers line up behind Scott at campaign event," by William March, July 7, 2014
  • Fusion.net e-zine, "Crist: Race Motivates GOP Opposition to Obama", by Jordan Fabian, May 6, 2014
  • Miami Herald, "Charlie Crist's Obamacare conundrum", by Marc Caputo, 3/16/2014
  • Miami Herald FactCheck on Rick Scott, 3/15/2014
  • Latino Fox News, "In flip-flop, Scott backs bill in-state tuition", 3/13/2014
  • Sun-Sentinel coverage, by Chan Lowe, January 5, 2014
  • MSNBC coverage, "Crist apologizes to LGBT community", Jan. 3, 2014
  • First Coast News, "Rick Scott signs death warrant", Jan. 2, 2014
  • SaintPetersBlog cov erage of charlie Crist's OpEd on Minimum Wage, December 31, 2013
  • Americans for Tax Reform coverage, 12/16/2013
  • Politico.com AdWatch, 12/9/2013
  • Sunshine State News AdWatch, 12/9/2013
  • Huffington Post coverage, 8/30/2013

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Charlie Crist: 2006: I'm pro-life; 2014: That was for Republicans.
Civil Rights
    Charlie Crist: I support same-sex marriage.
    Rick Scott: I support traditional marriage.
    Charlie Crist: I left GOP because they bash Obama's race.
    Charlie Crist: 2010: Backed gay marriage ban; 2014: supports gay marriage.
    Rick Scott: Let's Keep Florida Safe: focus on reductions in crime.
    Rick Scott: Signs death warrant for murderer.
    Rick Scott: OpEd: Requiring drug testing for welfare is unconstitutional.
Energy & Oil
    Charlie Crist: I'm not a scientists, but I can use my brain & talk to one.
    Rick Scott: I'm not a scientist, so I have no proposal on climate change.
    Rick Scott: Lay off DEP staff; environmental compliance & no enforcement.
Foreign Policy
    Rick Scott: Cuba's Castros are terrorists; don't travel there.
    Charlie Crist: Lift the Cuban embargo; it has failed for 50 years.
Health Care
    Charlie Crist: 2007 & 2010: opposed ObamaCare; now supports fixing it.
    Charlie Crist: AdWatch: unwavering support of ObamaCare.
    Rick Scott: AdWatch: "Let's Get to Work" opposing ObamaCare.
    Rick Scott: In-state tuition for illegals, as part of tuition cap deal.
    Rick Scott: Opposed increasing the minimum wage.
    Rick Scott: FactCheck: Yes, unemployment up; but stimulus has helped.
    Charlie Crist: Minimum wage increase good; living wage better.
Principles & Values
    Rick Scott: FanGate: Refused to debate if opponent allowed to use a fan.
    Charlie Crist: I stand for fairness and trying to treat people right.
Tax Reform
    Charlie Crist: 2009: temporary $25 average car fee increase.
    Rick Scott: $500 million in automobile fee & tax relief.
Welfare & Poverty
    Rick Scott: Require drug testing for receiving welfare.

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