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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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2016 California Senate race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2016 CA Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Duf Sundheim (6) Republican Senate challenger California
  • Kamala Harris (13) Democratic Senate candidate California
  • Loretta Sanchez (2) Democratic Senate candidate California
  • Rocky Chavez (5) Republican Senate candidate California
  • Tom Del Beccaro (12) Republican Senate challenger California
  • Xavier Becerra (1) Democrat U.S. Rep California-34
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    California Senate debates and race coverage:
  • Los Angeles Times, "Accept Syrian Refugees?", Cathleen Decker, 11/22/2015
  • Send2press.com press release, "Endorsement by Economist Larry Kudlow", 6 Oct 2015
  • Breitbart.com, "Del Beccaro Proposes Flat Tax", by Joel B. Pollak, 2 Oct 2015
  • Medium.com, "An Open Letter to Republican Presidential Candidates", by Duf Sundheim, Sep 14, 2015
  • Imperial Valley News, "Proposed Clean Energy Legislation", by IVN, 27 August 2015
  • Washington Times, "Iran's Other Victory", by Thomas G. Del Beccaro, August 4, 2015
  • Washington Examiner, "Pro-gay marriage Republican aims to compete ", by David M. Drucker, 6/4/15
  • Sacramento Bee, "Kamala Harris disagrees with statewide police body-camera regulations", by Christopher Cadelago, May 27, 2015
  • Wall Street Journal, "Democrats' Divide Over Trade," by Dan Schnur, May 19, 2015
  • Breitbart News, "Kamala Harris: Don't Equate Islamic Terrorists with Islam", by Adelle Nazarian, 18 May 2015
  • Sacramento Bee, "Del Beccaro announces", by Christopher Cadelago, 4/16/2015
  • LA Weekly, "Chavez Launches Long-Shot Campaign for Senate", by Gene Maddaus, March 5, 2015
  • Forbes.com, "Californias Low On Water?", by Tom Del Beccaro, June 7, 2014
  • Project Vote Smart group ratings for Kamala Harris (2010-14)
  • Sacramento Bee, "Gay marriage is 'difficult issue' for GOP", March 2, 2013
  • Forbes Magazine, "Forget The Whining", by Thomas Del Beccaro, Nov 28, 2012

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Tom Del Beccaro: Criticized raids earlier against anti-abortion activists.
    Duf Sundheim: Right to abortion is a gating issues.
Civil Rights
    Duf Sundheim: Supports same-sex marriage.
    Rocky Chavez: Moderate who supports gay marriage.
    Tom Del Beccaro: Keep Proposition 8; but open to debate on gay marriage.
    Kamala Harris: Don't require cops to wear body cameras.
    Kamala Harris: Acknowledge that certain communities distrust police.
    Kamala Harris: Personally opposed to death penalty; as DA, never pursued it.
    Kamala Harris: Ensure access to a high quality public education.
    Rocky Chavez: Supports charter schools, and founded one in Oceanside.
Energy & Oil
    Kamala Harris: Innovate smart solutions to climate change.
    Tom Del Beccaro: Farmers bear the brunt of a plethora of regulations.
    Tom Del Beccaro: Increase water supplies rather than fining citizens.
Foreign Policy
    Kamala Harris: The way to keep us safe is NOT to keep outsiders out.
    Kamala Harris: Distinguish Islamic religion from terrorism.
Free Trade
    Kamala Harris: TPP doesn't offer sufficient worker protections.
    Loretta Sanchez: Opposes TPP; joined union protests against it.
    Duf Sundheim: Inclined to support Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact.
Gun Control
    Kamala Harris: No gun ownership for dangerous convicts or mentally ill.
Health Care
    Duf Sundheim: Some aspects of ObamaCare ok, but rest is a boondoggle.
    Tom Del Beccaro: More taxes & regulations loom with ObamaCare.
Homeland Security
    Kamala Harris: Champion a robust VA for our Veterans.
    Rocky Chavez: Block Syrian refugees until we upgrade our intel and vetting.
    Rocky Chavez: Focus on national security: prepared to deal with ISIS.
    Tom Del Beccaro: Terrorists believe in terrorism; we can't persuade them.
    Loretta Sanchez: Refugees are not the enemy, today nor in our history.
    Rocky Chavez: We are home for the tired and oppressed, even Syrians.
    Duf Sundheim: Path to legal status without executive action.
    Tom Del Beccaro: Expose crime and danger at the US-Mexico border.
    Tom Del Beccaro: $15 mandated wages results in lower employment.
Principles & Values
    Xavier Becerra: Appointed as California's first Latino attorney general.
    Kamala Harris: First Indian-American to serve in the U.S. Senate.
Social Security
    Kamala Harris: Oppose entitlement cuts; strengthen these safety nets.
    Tom Del Beccaro: Eliminate cap on the payroll tax.
Tax Reform
    Kamala Harris: Expand EITC, Child Tax Credit, and R&D Tax Credit.
    Tom Del Beccaro: Personal & corporate flat tax: 15.5% federal and 6% state.
War & Peace
    Tom Del Beccaro: Nuke deal solidifies Iran conventional military gains.
    Tom Del Beccaro: Mideast was more stable with U.S. troops in Iraq.
Welfare & Poverty
    Duf Sundheim: Address the 8.9 million Californians living in poverty.

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