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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
United,
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)
Becoming,
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)
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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News coverage of `Blue Wave` 2018 House races in Virginia


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    from 2018 House VA elections (number of quotes indicated):
  • Abigail Spanberger (2) Democrat U.S. Rep Virginia- 7
  • Ben Cline (5) Republican U.S. Rep Virginia- 6
  • Dave Brat (1) Republican House Member U.S. Rep Virginia- 7
  • Jennifer Wexton (9) Democrat U.S. Rep Virginia- 10
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    2018 Virginia House race news coverage:
  • VA-10: Hollywood Reporter, "Gillibrand Talks 'Infuriating' Inaction on Gun Control," by Katie Kilkenny & Hilary Lewis, Nov. 08, 2018
  • VA-6: 10-News WSLS, "What you need to know about Virginia's 6th District House race", by Tommy Lopez, 10/26/2018
  • VA-10: Loudoun Times-Mirror, "Wexton working for balance and 'positive results'", by Onofrio Castiglia, 10/31/2018
  • VA-7: National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare (NCPSSM.org), "Seniors Advocacy Group Endorses Five New Social Security & Medicare Champions," 10/17/2018
  • VA-10: Washington Post, " In first faceoff, Comstock and Wexton debate", by Jenna Portnoy, 9/21/2018
  • VA-6: News Leader, "6th District Immigration", by Julia Fair, 9/17/2018
  • VA-6: The Roanoke Times, "Ben Cline Talks", by Dan Casey, 5/26/2018
  • VA-6: The News Virginian, "Cline bill on marijuana derivative passes", by Bob Stuart, 2/4/2018


    Special coverage of "Blue Wave" states:
  • CA: 7 new House members including 6 Democrats and 5 Democratic takeovers
  • FL: 5 new House members including 2 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers
  • MI: 5 new House members including 4 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers
  • MN: 5 new House members including 3 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers (and 1 Republican takeover!)
  • NJ: 4 new House members including 4 Democrats and 3 Democratic takeovers
  • NY: 4 new House members including 4 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers
  • PA: 7 new House members including 4 Democrats and 4 Democratic takeovers (with statewide redistricting)
  • TX: 10 new House members including 4 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers
  • VA: 5 new House members including 3 Democrats and 3 Democratic takeovers
  • Endorsements: Organizational endorsements of new House members, from groups that focus on one issue
  • All other states: 51 new House members including 17 Democratic takeovers
    Conclusion: the "Blue Wave" means Democrats took over Congress but the rest is media hype.

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Jennifer Wexton: Create an economy that works for all, not just the top.
Drugs
    Jennifer Wexton: Treatment & prevention will defeat opioid problem.
Energy & Oil
    Jennifer Wexton: Climate change solutions also benefit economy.
    Ben Cline: Cutting back on fossil fuels sacrifices economic development.
    Ben Cline: Natural gas pipelines okay, but proceed with caution.
Free Trade
    Ben Cline: Supports lower tariffs later via higher tariffs now.
    Jennifer Wexton: Open markets help business, not tariffs.
Government Reform
    Jennifer Wexton: Fight Russia's election hacks via social media disclaimers.
Gun Control
    Jennifer Wexton: Platform of gun reform in district where NRA has HQ.
Health Care
    Ben Cline: Medicaid is important, but states should run it, not feds.
Immigration
    Abigail Spanberger: No border wall; yes earned pathway to citizenship.
    Jennifer Wexton: Comprehensive reform instead of fear-mongering tactics.
Principles & Values
    Jennifer Wexton: Women run in 2018 because Trump makes democracy look fragile.
Social Security
    Abigail Spanberger: Pledges to protect Social Security from privatization.
    Dave Brat: Major cuts to Social Security and Medicare.
    Ben Cline: Raise retirement age for future Social Security reform.
Technology
    Jennifer Wexton: Strongly opposes citizenship question on the 2020 Census.


The above quotations are from News coverage of `Blue Wave` 2018 House races in Virginia.

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