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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)

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2014 Nebraska Senate debates

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    from 2014 NE Senate debate (number of quotes indicated):
  • Ben Sasse (18) Republican Challenger
  • Dave Domina (18) Democratic Senate Challenger Nebraska
  • Shane Osborn (21) Republican Senate Challenger Nebraska
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Nebraska Senate debates and race coverage: (May 13th primary)
  • WatchDog.org, "Sasse, Domina face off over ObamaCare, Keystone XL," by Deena Winter, June 2, 2014
  • Omaha World-Herald, "Face off on gay marriage, federal health care law," by Roseann Moring, June 2, 2014
  • KRVN 880 Rural Radio, "Domina shares thoughts", June 2, 2014
  • Lincoln Journal Star, "Domina says voters will have a choice in Senate race," by Don Walton, May 20, 2014
  • N.Y.Times, "Sasse and Cotton Share High-Flying Pedigrees", by Jonathan Weisman, May 16, 2014
  • AdWatch: Rollcall e-zine, "Sasse Launches Closing Argument TV Ad", by Alexis Levinson, May 9, 2014
  • AdWatch: OnTheIssues transcript of Citizens United Political Victory Fund ad favoring Ben Sasse, May 6, 2014
  • AdWatch: The Hill e-zine, "Nebraska Senate GOP primary ad war heats up", by Alexandra Jaffe, May 6, 2014
  • AdWatch: "Osborn targets Sasse's comments on ObamaCare", May 6, 2014
  • AdWatch: Osborn Press Release, "Osborn Campaign releases first ad", March 17, 2014
  • Nebraska Radio Network, "Osborn: curb Russian agression", by Brent Martin, 3/7/2014
  • KTIV News 4 Siouxland, "Osborn calls for more fiscal restraint", Feb 15, 2014
  • Omaha World-Herald coverage of Gering debate, by Robynn Tysver, 1/29/2014
  • KHAS TV-5, "Condemn plan to cut military forces", by Lauren Conley, March 10, 2014
  • Nebraska Watchdog.org, "Democrat enters Nebraska U.S. Senate race", by Deena Winter, January 21, 2014
  • Sioux City Journal AdWatch on Ben Sasse, Jan. 4, 2014
  • Sydney Yalshevec in The Western Nebraska Observer, "Limited Government", Dec. 5, 2013
  • Jan Schultz in Imperial Republican, "Town hall meeting", Nov. 20, 2013
  • Don Walton reporting in Lincoln Journal Star, 11/15/2013 and 12/12/2013
  • Lincoln Journal Star coverage, July 10, 2013
  • Mark Hemingway coverage in The Weekly Standard, June 17th 2013
  • Deena Winter coverage in Nebraska Watchdog, June 14, 2013

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Shane Osborn: Human life begins at conception.
    Dave Domina: Women should search their soul before deciding on abortion.
Budget & Economy
    Shane Osborn: Free enterprise is the key to national prosperity.
    Shane Osborn: Nation can grow out of fiscal woes by expanding the economy.
    Shane Osborn: Combat spending instead of kicking the can down the road.
Civil Rights
    Dave Domina: End gender paycheck inequity & all gender favoritism.
    Shane Osborn: Government shouldn't redefine marriage.
    Ben Sasse: Kids are best raised in a world with one mother & one father.
    Ben Sasse: Children are best raised by a father and mother.
    Dave Domina: Government should stay out of private matters like marriage.
    Dave Domina: Feds SHOULD define marriage, but not as one-man-one-woman.
    Dave Domina: Stop allowing companies to outsource jobs.
    Dave Domina: Big corporations pay their fair share.
    Ben Sasse: FactCheck: stretched truth on job as management consultant.
    Dave Domina: Defended and exonerated death row inmates.
    Ben Sasse: Leave marijuana regulation to states, not feds.
    Dave Domina: Legal structure is not ready legal marijuana.
    Dave Domina: Feds need to address marijuana in bordering Colorado.
    Dave Domina: Treat public education as a basic right of citizenship.
    Ben Sasse: Opposes Common Core State Standards.
    Dave Domina: Common Core: feds have an interest in common understanding.
    Ben Sasse: At Midland U., fixed broken system of higher ed.
Energy & Oil
    Shane Osborn: No subsidies for wind and solar.
    Ben Sasse: Stop Obama's war on coal; stop picking winners & losers.
    Dave Domina: Impact of fossil fuels on our environment is real.
    Ben Sasse: Shale oil revolution could create energy independence.
Foreign Policy
    Shane Osborn: Economic sanctions against Russia to stem Ukrainian crisis.
Government Reform
    Shane Osborn: Photo ID for voting.
    Ben Sasse: Reduce level of influence of lobbyists with both parties.
    Shane Osborn: Cut 60 redundant federal agencies and save $60B.
    Ben Sasse: AdWatch: Campaign film "The Outsider", after years in DC.
    Ben Sasse: Permanent bureaucracy should not write big legislation.
    Ben Sasse: Optimistic about America but pessimistic about Washington.
Gun Control
    Shane Osborn: Opposes more gun restrictions.
    Dave Domina: Right to enjoy weapons should have restrictions.
    Ben Sasse: Self-described as pro-guns and pro-life.
Health Care
    Shane Osborn: Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility.
    Dave Domina: There are good features in ObamaCare, like age-26 insurance.
    Shane Osborn: AdWatch: Never waver to repeal ObamaCare & protect freedom.
    Ben Sasse: Job change causes uninsurance; so make insurance portable.
    Shane Osborn: Propose better options, then repeal ObamaCare.
Homeland Security
    Shane Osborn: Maintain a superior nuclear arsenal.
    Dave Domina: Drones are no exception to Fourth Amendment protections.
    Shane Osborn: Reducing size of military makes us look weak.
    Shane Osborn: Hawkish on defense, but measured response.
    Shane Osborn: Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry.
    Shane Osborn: Begin with strict border control but don't allow citizenship.
Principles & Values
    Shane Osborn: Judeo-Christian values established our government framework.
    Ben Sasse: Endorsed by Freedom Works' founder & other Tea Party groups.
    Shane Osborn: Endorsed by Tea Party-oriented group, Freedom Works.
Social Security
    Dave Domina: It's not an entitlement; and it shouldn't be privatized.
    Dave Domina: Keep promises made to the elderly.
    Ben Sasse: Entitlement reform needed: guilty of generational theft.
War & Peace
    Ben Sasse: Americans should be realistic about the dangers we face.
    Dave Domina: No drones to kill Americans in foreign countries.
    Shane Osborn: We let Syria & Iran cross the red line.
Welfare & Poverty
    Ben Sasse: Replace entitlements with an opportunity society.

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