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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 Missouri Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2016 MO Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Catherine Hanaway (2) Missouri Republican 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Chris Koster (20) Missouri Democratic challenger for Governor
  • Eric Greitens (16) Missouri Republican Governor (resigned)
  • Jay Nixon (1) Missouri Democratic Governor (term-limited 2016)
  • John Brunner (9) Missouri Republican 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Peter Kinder (14) Missouri Republican challenger for Governor
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    Missouri Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Associated Press in Washington Post, "Governor hopefuls distancing themselves from Clinton & Trump", by David A. Lieb, October 1 2016
  • NevadaDailyMail.com, "Greitens talks about Muslim immigrants and public safety", by Johannes Brann, July 20th, 2016
  • PolitiFact.com, "Koster right about $50 million on the line with tobacco loophole", by Andrew Kessel, May 6th, 2016
  • Facebook post, "Right-to-work is an attack on working people", on MissouriansForKoster, April 24th, 2016
  • Kansas City Star, "SJR 39 religious freedom measure," by Steve Kraske, April 19, 2016
  • Buffalo Reflex, "Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder on SJR 39: ‘Let the people decide’ ", April 14, 2016
  • KOMU.com, "Missouri GOP candidates answer viewer questions in debate", by KOMU staff, March 18th, 2016
  • LtGov.mo.gov, "Lt. Governor Kinder calls on Gov. Nixon to halt immigration of Syrians to Missouri", by Peter Kinder, November 16th, 2015
  • Attorney General's office press release, "Lawsuit challenging EPA's new carbon emission regulations", 10/9/2015
  • Kansas City Star, "Attorney General's report on Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri", by Barbara Shelly, 9/28/15
  • The Missouri Times, "Hold Hearings On Planned Parenthood", press release by Peter Kinder campaign, July 16, 2015
  • The Missouri Times, "Koster sues EPA over new 'waters' rule", by Colin Reischmann, June 29, 2015
  • Associated Press, "Guilty on Medicaid abuse", June 18, 2015
  • St. Louis Public Radio, "Politically Speaking: After 2012 loss, John Brunner talks", May 3, 2015
  • St. Louis Riverfront Times, "Abortions, Unwed Mothers Lead to Child Pornography", by Lindsay Toler, February 4, 2015
  • Kansas City Star, by Steve Kraske, October 17, 2014
  • St. Louis Today, "Business friendly state", by Chris Koster, February 18, 2014
  • Kansas City Star, "Anti-meth effort takes aim", 3/13/2013
  • StLBeacon.org, "Major figures, major money swoop into Missouri's hot GOP Senate contest", by Jo Mannies, August 3rd, 2012
  • Ozarks First, "Koster files brief on Arizona immigration law", 11/4/2010
  • StLBeacon.org, "To spend or not to spend? Stimulus money puts Missouri GOP in a quandary", by Jason Rosenbaum, February 20th, 2009
  • PatriotLedger.com, "Missourians urged to continue alternative energy efforts", by Wes Franklin, November 29th, 2007

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    John Brunner: Fight back against judges dictating values on our churches.
    Eric Greitens: Every life is precious; defend & promote life.
    Chris Koster: Planned Parenthood didn't illegally dispose of fetal tissue.
    Peter Kinder: Investigate organizations harvesting aborted babies' parts.
Budget & Economy
    Chris Koster: Invest $2 billion and create up to 40,000 new jobs.
    Peter Kinder: Make Missouri competitive again, by cutting spending.
    Eric Greitens: Government over-regulates, over-spends, & over-reaches.
Civil Rights
    Peter Kinder: No federal say over trans-gendered bathroom laws.
    Catherine Hanaway: Support SJR39: Religious liberty trumps gay marriage.
    Chris Koster: Oppose SJR39: gay discrimination isn't religious liberty.
    Eric Greitens: Anti-gay "religious liberty" amendment threatens jobs.
    John Brunner: Let clergy choose to decline to perform gay marriages.
    Chris Koster: Equality and inclusion should include same-sex couples.
    Chris Koster: Gay marriage is another step toward inclusion and equality.
    Jay Nixon: Same-sex marriage is a major victory for equality.
    Chris Koster: Judges can allow same-sex marriage despite voter amendment.
    Peter Kinder: Work together to try and make the stimulus work for Missouri.
    Eric Greitens: Get first responders needed training, equipment, & support.
    Chris Koster: Deliver justice to those who break our laws.
    Peter Kinder: Preserve law & order, even when there are riots & looting.
    Eric Greitens: Supports legalizing medical marijuana for kids with epilepsy.
    John Brunner: Open to more research about marijuana, nut not legalization.
    Peter Kinder: Supports legalizing medical marijuana under a doctor's order.
    Chris Koster: Helping meth cooks get ingredients leads to jail.
    Chris Koster: Increase our investment in education.
    John Brunner: Reject federal Common Core standards.
    Eric Greitens: Strongly oppose Common Core; no bureaucrats in charge.
    Chris Koster: 2007: Left GOP to support high-quality public schools.
    Peter Kinder: Fight for school choice & charter schools.
Energy & Oil
    Chris Koster: New EPA regulations on CO2 emissions are federal overreach.
    Peter Kinder: The world has embraced renewable energy; this is the future.
    Peter Kinder: The EPA should respect the limits set by Congress.
    Eric Greitens: EPA overreach hurts family farms.
    Chris Koster: Sue the EPA for over-expanding Clean Water Act.
Families & Children
    Catherine Hanaway: Children before marriage has impoverished women & children.
Government Reform
    Eric Greitens: Cut red tape, cut back regulations.
    John Brunner: Eliminate inefficient, outdated and ineffective programs.
    Eric Greitens: Ban gifts from lobbyists; close revolving door; limit terms.
Gun Control
    Chris Koster: Endorsed by NRA; overrode veto of gun rights.
    Eric Greitens: Protect our freedoms, including the Second Amendment.
    Eric Greitens: Defend right of law-abiding citizens to bear arms.
    Peter Kinder: Led fight to pass right to carry law.
    Chris Koster: Supported voter amendment on right to bear arms.
Health Care
    John Brunner: Spur competition instead of ObamaCare.
    Chris Koster: Closed "tobacco loophole": $50M more in cigarette settlement.
    Peter Kinder: Led lawsuit by 21 states against ObamaCare.
    Chris Koster: ObamaCare generates jobs as well as cuts healthcare costs.
    Chris Koster: Expanding Medicaid provides immediate fiscal stimulus.
Homeland Security
    Peter Kinder: Keep Guantanamo open; terrorists are not typical criminals.
    Eric Greitens: Make Missouri the best state in America for veterans.
    Eric Greitens: Gave examples of Muslim immigration that has been positive.
    Peter Kinder: Ask to halt immigration of Syrians to Missouri.
    Chris Koster: Strengthen laws against hiring illegal aliens.
    Chris Koster: Right-to-work is an attack on working people.
Principles & Values
    Peter Kinder: Amend constitution to protect religious liberties.
    Eric Greitens: Protect the religious liberties of all Missourians.
    John Brunner: Lost 2012 primary to Todd Akin, who then lost Senate race.
Social Security
    John Brunner: Gradually raise the Social Security retirement age.
Tax Reform
    Eric Greitens: Simplify the tax code; close special interest loopholes.
    Chris Koster: Cut personal income tax, capital gains, and tax on dividends.
Welfare & Poverty
    John Brunner: Make welfare temporary, not permanent.
    Eric Greitens: Current welfare system is broken; it traps people in poverty.

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  • Catherine Hanaway Missouri Republican 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
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  • Eric Greitens Missouri Republican Governor (resigned)
  • Jay Nixon Missouri Democratic Governor (term-limited 2016)
  • John Brunner Missouri Republican 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Peter Kinder Missouri Republican challenger for Governor

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