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)
| 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)
(click a book cover for a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)
2018 Minnesota Senate race: debates and news coverage
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from 2018 MN Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
- Amy Klobuchar (5) Minnesota Democratic candidate for President; Minnesota Senator
- Jim Newberger (40) Republican candidate for Minnesota U. S. Senator Minnesota
- Paula Overby (20) Green Party candidate for Minnesota U. S. Senator Minnesota
- Steve Carlson (8) Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger Minnesota
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
Minnesota 2018 Senatorial debates and race coverage:
special election to replace Al Franken.
- CampusElect.org 2018 Minnesota Senate Guide (Klobuchar & Newberger), 11/1/2018
- Twin Cities Pioneer Press, "Klobuchar, Newberger air differences at State Fair debate", by Don Davis, Aug 24, 2018
- MPR News, "Klobuchar and Newberger debate at the State Fair," by Tim Pugmire, Aug 22, 2018
- CBS Minnesota, "Steve Carlson: 2018 Election Guide," July 24, 2018
- Minneapolis Post, "PolyMet amendment: Corporate welfare? Or a reasonable deal?", by Sam Brodey, 06/13/18
- Townsquare Media Rochester (KROC 1340-AM /96.9 FM), "Meet U.S. Senate Candidate Steve Carlson," July 5, 2018
- Huffington Post, "Laws Created To Help Women Make Them 'Look Weaker'," by Alanna Vagianos, April 27, 2018
- Star Tribune, "Senator demands greater disclosure on senior abuse," by Chris Serres, Nov. 16, 2017
- City Pages, "Are Rep. Jim Newberger's ideas bad enough for the Senate?", by Mike Mullen, August 16, 2017
- St. Cloud Times, "Newberger wants to balance Senate delegation," by Nora G. Hertel Aug. 7, 2017
- Fresh Energy, "Bipartisan push for an increased Renewable Energy Standard," February 27, 2017
- City Pages, "Convenient to Connect Rail Between North Mpls, Prison," by Ben Johnson, April 22, 2015
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Jim Newberger: De-fund Planned Parenthood.
Paula Overby: Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right.
Jim Newberger: Abortion is not an unrestricted right.
Jim Newberger: 100% pro-life.
Jim Newberger: Require that doctor be in room when taking RU-486.
Budget & Economy|
Paula Overby: Stimulus AND market-led recovery.
Jim Newberger: Market-led recovery better than stimulus.
Paula Overby: Supports same-sex marriage.
Jim Newberger: Opposes same-sex marriage.
Jim Newberger: Rated 0% by Voices for Racial Justice.
Steve Carlson: Endorses Trump's efforts to reform elections.
Steve Carlson: Proportional representation laws are unconstitutional.
Paula Overby: Oppose "tough on crime": it promotes autocracy.
Jim Newberger: Stricter punishment reduces crime.
Jim Newberger: Let's connect a new prison by rail to North Minneapolis.
Paula Overby: Marijuana isn't a gateway drug.
Jim Newberger: Marijuana is a gateway drug.
Jim Newberger: Supports 529-college savings plans.
Paula Overby: Vouchers are ok locally but not federally.
Jim Newberger: Vouchers for school choice are possible.
Energy & Oil|
Jim Newberger: Does not believe climate change is man-made.
Paula Overby: Pursue green energy aggressively; it is the future.
Jim Newberger: Don't prioritize green energy.
Jim Newberger: Defended coal-burning Xcel plant in Becker.
Amy Klobuchar: Open PolyMet copper-nickel mine in the Iron Range.
Paula Overby: Protect natural resources from exploitation.
Jim Newberger: Fight EPA regulatory over-reach.
Jim Newberger: Get government & extreme environmental Left off our backs.
Paula Overby: Oppose American Exceptionalism.
Jim Newberger: Support American Exceptionalism.
Jim Newberger: Prevent MN from implementing policies set by UN Agenda 21.
Amy Klobuchar: Supports tariffs on foreign steel & aluminum.
Steve Carlson: Tariffs are necessary to make the world play fair.
Paula Overby: Expand free trade but not economic exploitation.
Jim Newberger: Support & expand free trade.
Jim Newberger: Opposes regulation of political contributions.
Paula Overby: Make voter registration easier.
Jim Newberger: No need to make voter registration easier.
Paula Overby: I don't support an absolute right to gun ownership.
Jim Newberger: Absolute right to gun ownership.
Jim Newberger: Supports 2nd Amendment rights.
Steve Carlson: Help people with pre-existing conditions.
Amy Klobuchar: Allow sick people to obtain insurance.
Jim Newberger: Opening up Medicare for anyone would cost $32 trillion.
Paula Overby: Oppose ObamaCare; Medicare for all is a better path.
Jim Newberger: Opposes ObamaCare.
Jim Newberger: Repeal ObamaCare, by any method.
Steve Carlson: Build up defense and rebuild defense industries.
Paula Overby: Shift military spending to social and economic development.
Jim Newberger: Expand the military.
Jim Newberger: Part of what makes our nation great is our military.
Steve Carlson: Defend our border; build the Wall.
Amy Klobuchar: Path to citizenship for people who have been law abiding.
Jim Newberger: We must build the wall; we must secure our border.
Paula Overby: Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens.
Jim Newberger: Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens is possible.
Jim Newberger: Immigrants must accept American law.
Steve Carlson: Continue and improve Trump initiatives to create jobs.
Jim Newberger: 2014: Voted against raising state minimum wage to $7.75.
Paula Overby: Oppose affirmative action.
Jim Newberger: Opposes affirmative action.
Principles & Values|
Paula Overby: Don't empower human institutions with authority of God.
Jim Newberger: Keep God in the public sphere.
Paula Overby: We need a safe way to save for retirement.
Jim Newberger: Don't privatize Social Security.
Jim Newberger: Social Security must be protected.
Paula Overby: Wealth does not trickle down.
Jim Newberger: Opposes higher taxes on the wealthy