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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 Vermont Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2016 VT Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Bruce Lisman (3) Vermont Republican 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Matt Dunne (5) Vermont Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Peter Shumlin (1) Vermont Democratic Governor (retiring 2016)
  • Phil Scott (20) Vermont Republican challenger for Governor
  • Sue Minter (14) Vermont Democratic 8Gubernatorial candidate
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Vermont Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Associated Press in Washington Post, "Governor hopefuls distancing themselves from Clinton & Trump", by David A. Lieb, October 1 2016
  • Marijuana Policy Project (mpp.org), "Vermont Voter Guide", downloaded Sept. 9, 2016
  • Burlington Free Press, "Lisman endorses Gov. John Kasich for president", by April Burbank, February 29, 2016
  • WCAX TV-3, "Vt. gubernatorial candidates talk business", by Alexei Rubenstei, Dec. 16, 2015
  • Washington Times, "Shumlin won't run for 4th term in 2016", by Associated Press, June 8, 2015

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Bruce Lisman: Supports abortion rights and funding for Planned Parenthood.
    Phil Scott: Abortion isn't a black-and-white issue, but I'm pro-choice.
    Phil Scott: No taxpayer funding for abortion; but ok for family planning.
Budget & Economy
    Phil Scott: I won't sign a budget that exceeds reasonable limits.
    Sue Minter: Government can partner with workforce to grow economy.
Civil Rights
    Phil Scott: Supports gay marriage and transgender bathroom rights.
    Sue Minter: Economic security for women via livable wages and equal pay.
    Matt Dunne: State manager to help each manufacturer navigate rules.
    Phil Scott: Private prisons needed because full cost borne by state.
    Sue Minter: Phase out the use of private prisons altogether.
    Phil Scott: Address opiate addiction via prevention & enforcement.
    Bruce Lisman: No legalization now; let's see what happens in other states.
    Matt Dunne: Legalize marijuana quickly; prohibition hasn't worked.
    Phil Scott: No legalization at this time; but I'm not saying never.
    Sue Minter: Supports legalizing marijuana.
    Sue Minter: Addicts need treatment, not jail time.
    Matt Dunne: Create a trusted Vermont brand of legalized marijuana.
    Phil Scott: Supports growing industrial hemp in Vermont.
    Phil Scott: Preserve school choice; improve Act 46 school consolidation.
    Sue Minter: Universal pre-K via public-private partnerships.
    Phil Scott: Age-appropriate sex education in schools.
Energy & Oil
    Sue Minter: Keep electric rates low to compete in New England.
    Phil Scott: Combat climate change & reduce our reliance on fossil fuels.
    Sue Minter: Protect our state's waters, farmland, and forests.
    Sue Minter: Led efforts in Climate Preparedness & catastrophic flooding.
    Phil Scott: Support local agriculture; they're stewards of our land.
    Phil Scott: Reduce chemicals in consumer goods, when evidence warrants.
Families & Children
    Matt Dunne: Paid leave insurance policy to fund FMLA maternity leave.
Government Reform
    Sue Minter: Call for transparency and accountability in state agencies.
Gun Control
    Phil Scott: Enforce existing gun laws; Vermont is no gun trafficker.
    Sue Minter: Universal background checks; ban assault weapons.
    Sue Minter: Gun violence has reached a crisis point; more gun safety.
Health Care
    Phil Scott: Replace dysfunctional Vermont Health Connect with subsidies.
    Sue Minter: Focus on containing costs in Vermont Health Connect.
    Phil Scott: Affordable health care? Yes; single-payer? No.
Local Issues
    Phil Scott: Protect Northeast Kingdom economy from EB-5 fallout.
Principles & Values
    Phil Scott: The right leader at the right time.
    Peter Shumlin: Retiring after three terms to return to the business world.
Tax Reform
    Bruce Lisman: Reset our finances and no new taxes.
    Phil Scott: Property taxes shouldn't grow faster than property values.
    Phil Scott: Reform alternative utility regulation; no executive bonuses.
    Sue Minter: Utility rate goal: transparent process & affordable rates.
Welfare & Poverty
    Matt Dunne: Guide corporate partnerships with nonprofit & public sectors.

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  • Bruce Lisman Vermont Republican 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Matt Dunne Vermont Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Peter Shumlin Vermont Democratic Governor (retiring 2016)
  • Phil Scott Vermont Republican challenger for Governor
  • Sue Minter Vermont Democratic 8Gubernatorial candidate

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