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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Fire and Fury,
by Michael Wolff (2018)
Trump Revealed,
by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (2016)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2016)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
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)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
by Cory Booker (2016)
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)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

Book Reviews

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2016 Indiana Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2016 IN Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Eric Holcomb (4) Indiana Republican candidate for Governor
  • John Gregg (31) Indiana Democratic 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Mike Pence (16) Indiana Republican Vice President
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    Indiana Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Politico.com, "How Mike Pence embraced Obamacare", by Rachana Pradhan, 7/15/16
  • JournalGazette.net, "Statements on health care law subsidies ruling", by Journal Gazette staff, June 25th, 2015
  • Associated Press on Fox 59, "Pence asks Feds to investigate China steelmakers", 5/21/2016
  • INDems.org & Howey politics, "Equal Pay Day", 4/15/2016
  • Washington Times, "Democrats hope to gain leverage in Indiana", 12/7/2015
  • Kokomo Perspective, "Pence walks into a policy, political gauntlet", by Brian Howey, Oct. 24, 2015
  • Kokomo Tribune, "John Gregg shows candid side", by Josh Sigler and Rob Burgess, September 24, 2015
  • Indy Star, "Eldridge makes Senate announcement", by Chelsea Schneider, August 24, 2015
  • Indiana Forefront, "Gregg's Problem", by Cam Savage, August 10, 2015
  • ChalkBeat.org, "A battle for control", by Scott Elliott, 7/13/2015
  • RH Reality Check, "Lesson for Democrats on the National Stage", by Bil Browning, June 19, 2015
  • The Banner-Graphic, "John Gregg hopes to close gap after tight race in 2012", by Eric Bernsee, Jun 14, 2015
  • Indiana Economic Digest, "New criminal code bringing changes to marijuana penalties", by Zach Evans, Jan. 26, 2014
  • Howey Politics Indiana, "Lawson continues push for equal pay", HPI Daily Wire, April 9, 2014
  • Indianapolis Star, "Gov. Mike Pence signs RFRA fix", by Brian Eason, 4/1/2015 and 4/2/2015
  • The Times of Northwest Indiana, "Gregg wants cheap energy to lure manufacturing jobs", by Dan Carden, August 29, 2012
  • Eagle Country Online, "Gregg unveils tax plan," 5/17/2012
  • Washington Times , "House conservatives harden backing for Social Security plan", 2/4/2005

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Civil Rights
    Mike Pence: Pro-business environment better for wages than equal pay.
    Mike Pence: Opposes pay equity; close wage gap by growing economy.
    John Gregg: Supports equal pay for equal work.
    John Gregg: Civil rights statute should support sexual orientation.
    John Gregg: Supports the legality of gay marriage in Indiana.
    Mike Pence: Listen to the merits of debate on LGBT rights.
    John Gregg: Protect LGBT rights; religious rights are already protected.
    John Gregg: 2012: No same-sex marriage; 2015: marriage & more for LGBT.
    John Gregg: Hoosiers welcome others inclusively; RFRA is divisive.
    John Gregg: Sexual orientation & gender identity are civil rights issues.
    Eric Holcomb: Give prosecutors resources to protect vulnerable seniors.
    John Gregg: Adult Protective Services is underfunded and understaffed.
    John Gregg: Push community policing through federal COPS resources.
    John Gregg: Transparent investigations of deadly force incidents.
    Mike Pence: Indiana will be tough on narcotics and drug dealers.
    John Gregg: Needle exchange helps stop HIV virus.
    John Gregg: Legalize the medicinal use of marijuana.
    John Gregg: Decriminalize marijuana; that's different than legalizing.
    John Gregg: Focus on serious crimes, not minor drug offenses.
    Mike Pence: Signed legislation allowing needle exchange.
    Mike Pence: Do not legalize: pot is a gateway drug.
    John Gregg: Study medical marijuana legalization before legalizing.
    Mike Pence: Pro-voucher so parents decide how to educate their kids.
    John Gregg: Totally against Indiana's school voucher program.
    John Gregg: Teachers must be a part of the education reform conversation.
    John Gregg: I am not a fan of vouchers.
Energy & Oil
    Mike Pence: Against Obama's plan to battle climate change.
    John Gregg: Indiana is the Saudi Arabia of coal; use it!
    John Gregg: Nuclear plants have safety concerns; not for Indiana.
    John Gregg: Reducing air pollution reduces healthcare costs for decades.
Foreign Policy
    Mike Pence: Against agreement with Iran; keep all sanctions.
Free Trade
    John Gregg: Unified strategy to promote Hoosier brand worldwide.
    Mike Pence: Favors free trade, but not tariff dodging from China.
    Mike Pence: Favors free trade, but not tariff dodging from China.
Gun Control
    John Gregg: I'm a gun-totin', Bible-quotin' Southern Indiana Democrat.
Health Care
    Eric Holcomb: New Medicaid waiver for Structured Family Caregiving.
    John Gregg: Protect CHOICE program for seniors aging at home.
    Eric Holcomb: ObamaCare was the wrong answer to a national problem.
    Mike Pence: Healthy Indiana: expand Medicaid but with "skin in the game".
Homeland Security
    John Gregg: Increase federal vet benefits by 10%, plus state services.
    Mike Pence: Supported expanding benefits and opportunities for veterans.
    John Gregg: Focus on living-wage jobs, not on social issues.
Principles & Values
    John Gregg: Calls himself a "gun-totin' Bible-quotin' Democrat".
    Mike Pence: Religious Freedom Restoration Act protects religion.
    Mike Pence: Indiana & U.S. Constitutions guarantee religious freedom.
Social Security
    Eric Holcomb: No mandates to offer retirement plans, but voluntary IRAs ok.
    John Gregg: Pledge to always protect & strengthen Social Security system.
    Mike Pence: Personal investment for Social Security retirement.
Tax Reform
    John Gregg: Recommends slashing corporate taxes.
    John Gregg: $16B for water projects via Infrastructure Bank.
    John Gregg: Roads and infrastructure are a priority.

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