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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)

Book Reviews

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Survey of 2017 Gubernatorial campaign websites

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    from Gubernatorial campaign websites (number of quotes indicated):
  • Frank Wagner (4) Virginia Republican
  • Jack Ciattarelli (5) New Jersey Republican
  • Joe Rullo (8) New Jersey Republican
  • Kim Guadagno (5) New Jersey Republican candidate for Governor
  • Luther Strange (7) Republican candidate for Alabama U.S. Senator Alabama
  • Mike Johnston (3) Colorado Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Phil Murphy (20) New Jersey Democratic 2017 Gubernatorial nominee
  • Ralph Northam (2) Virginia Democratic 2017 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Tom Perriello (2) Virginia Democratic candidate for Governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Phil Murphy: Support funding for Planned Parenthood.
    Luther Strange: No compromise in the defense of the rights of the unborn.
Budget & Economy
    Ralph Northam: Cut spending by $4.6 billion to keep our budget balanced.
    Jack Ciattarelli: 5% to 10% reduction in the state government workforce.
Civil Rights
    Phil Murphy: Equal pay for equal work by gender.
    Phil Murphy: Expand anti-discrimination protections for LGBTQ individuals.
    Kim Guadagno: Work with businesses to cut state regulations in half.
    Frank Wagner: Overly-burdensome regulations hinder job creation.
    Jack Ciattarelli: 10-year phase out of the corporate business tax.
    Phil Murphy: For-profit prison industry targets communities of color.
    Mike Johnston: Additional reporting transparency about police incidents.
    Luther Strange: Assist crime victims by protesting pardons & parole.
    Phil Murphy: Addiction is an illness, & treatable with right resources.
    Joe Rullo: Make it a living hell for heroin dealers in NJ.
    Luther Strange: Applaud the "Zero Meth" campaign.
    Phil Murphy: High stakes, high stress standardized tests must end.
    Phil Murphy: Our public schools are part of what makes this state great.
    Phil Murphy: Can't get economy right without getting higher ed right.
    Kim Guadagno: Merit pay for teachers; school choice for parents.
    Frank Wagner: Support rights of parents who choose to homeschool.
    Jack Ciattarelli: Limit aid to overfunded school districts.
    Joe Rullo: Stop saddling parents and students with Common Core.
    Joe Rullo: Merge roles of school superintendents and administrators.
    Mike Johnston: Teachers are the solution; tenure is the problem.
    Mike Johnston: Harlem charter schools are a success.
Energy & Oil
    Phil Murphy: Rejoin Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
    Ralph Northam: Restrict offshore oil and gas drilling off Virginia coast.
    Joe Rullo: Repeal the 23-cent gas tax.
    Phil Murphy: Protect Jersey Shore from oil & Pinelands' open space.
Families & Children
    Phil Murphy: Guarantee earned sick leave statewide.
Government Reform
    Phil Murphy: Automatic voter registration, online, and same-day.
    Luther Strange: Pursue anti-voter fraud legislative initiatives.
Gun Control
    Phil Murphy: Gun violence epidemic is a public health crisis.
    Joe Rullo: Goal is concealed carry without justifiable need.
    Luther Strange: Special place in Alabamian's hearts for the 2nd Amendment.
Health Care
    Phil Murphy: Fight for-profit right-wing agenda to gut ObamaCare.
    Jack Ciattarelli: Discontinue ObamaCare Cadillac health insurance plans.
    Luther Strange: ObamaCare is an egregious assaults on liberty.
Homeland Security
    Phil Murphy: Focus Veterans agency on mental health & employment support.
    Kim Guadagno: Head of the Military Growth Task Force.
    Joe Rullo: Eliminate state income taxes on all veterans' pensions.
    Phil Murphy: Oppose efforts to use police to assist in mass deportations.
    Tom Perriello: Welcome immigrants; they make up 1 in 9 Virginians.
    Tom Perriello: Commonsense policies for immigrants like drivers licenses.
    Joe Rullo: Eliminate sanctuary cities across NJ.
    Luther Strange: Tough new laws for Mexican drug cartels & human trafficking.
    Phil Murphy: Raise minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Social Security
    Phil Murphy: Divest NJ pension fund from private equity.
    Jack Ciattarelli: Limit retirement pensions for public retirees.
Tax Reform
    Phil Murphy: Wealthiest 1% pay far lower share of taxes.
    Frank Wagner: We need income tax for programs and AAA bond rating.
    Kim Guadagno: High state property taxes drive businesses to other states.
    Joe Rullo: Reduce property taxes; repeal gas tax; veto new taxes.
    Phil Murphy: Invest to restore NJ's place as leader in innovation economy.
    Kim Guadagno: Infrastructure plan without gas tax or toll increases.
    Frank Wagner: Fight for funds necessary for transportation system.

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