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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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2018 New Mexico Senate race: debates and news coverage

    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from 2018 NM Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Gary Johnson (19) New Mexico Libertarian Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Martin Heinrich (20) Democratic Challenger New Mexico
  • Mick Rich (36) Republican candidate for New Mexico U.S. Senator New Mexico
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    New Mexico 2018 Senatorial debates and race coverage:
  • The Hill, "Rand Paul endorses Gary Johnson's Senate bid," by Megan Keller, 08/28/18
  • Vox.com, "Senate Democrats want the government to say if GDP growth is helping the middle class," by Emily Stewart, Aug 28, 2018
  • OnTheIssues transcript of "Elect Liberty PAC" TV ad for Gary Johnson, Aug. 8, 2018
  • NMPoliticalReport.com, "The Hard Hat and The Beast: Mick Rich Criss-crosses State," by Andy Lyman, March 19, 2018
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus, "Rich criticizes opponent D.C. politicians," by Adrian C Hedden, Jan. 19, 2018
  • Alamogordo Daily News, "Rich hopes to work for NM families in DC," by Duane Barbati, April 24, 2017
  • Albuquerque Journal, "Contractor to vie for Heinrich's Senate seat," by Dan Boyd, April 19, 2017
  • U.S. News & World Report, "Construction Contractor Announces US Senate Bid," by Morgan Lee, 4/19/2017

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Gary Johnson: Personal aversion but recognizes as law of the land.
    Martin Heinrich: Legal without restrictions, including Planned Parenthood.
    Mick Rich: Life begins at conception; de-fund Planned Parenthood.
    Mick Rich: Abortion rips the moral fabric of our nation.
Budget & Economy
    Gary Johnson: Cut government spending by 20%.
    Gary Johnson: Cut taxes and cut spending.
    Martin Heinrich: Measure distribution of growth, not just overall GDP growth.
    Mick Rich: Government red tape destroys job growth.
Civil Rights
    Mick Rich: Public leaders need to set example to help diffuse racism.
    Gary Johnson: Scrap Dodd-Frank and CFPB consumer protections.
    Martin Heinrich: Fund Dodd-Frank and CFPB consumer protections.
    Mick Rich: Roll back Dodd-Frank and CFPB consumer protections.
    Mick Rich: Less government oversight but more federal funding.
    Martin Heinrich: It's time to legalize marijuana.
    Mick Rich: Opposes legalizing recreational use.
    Mick Rich: Ending illegal drugs crossing the border will be #1 priority.
    Gary Johnson: Competition improves choices.
    Gary Johnson: Cut Pell grants; eliminate all student loans.
    Martin Heinrich: Privatization especially hurts rural schools.
    Martin Heinrich: Address the significant loss in value of Pell Grants.
    Mick Rich: Supports vouchers, savings accounts, & scholarship programs.
    Mick Rich: Let Pell grants cover job training.
Energy & Oil
    Gary Johnson: Humans contribute to climate change, but no government role.
    Martin Heinrich: Moral obligation to prevent devastating climate change.
    Mick Rich: Coal plant filters can solve CO2 emissions without subsidies.
    Mick Rich: Support oil & gas industry for fuel independence.
    Mick Rich: Make public lands accessible for energy production.
    Gary Johnson: EPA has an important role to play.
    Martin Heinrich: EPA needed to protect health & well-being.
    Mick Rich: Environment is fragile, but businesses are overregulated.
    Mick Rich: Cost-benefit analyses for environmental improvement projects.
    Mick Rich: Wants commercial use of natural resources on federal lands.
Families & Children
    Martin Heinrich: Early supporter of gay marriage.
    Mick Rich: Vote for opportunities to build jobs and help families.
Free Trade
    Gary Johnson: Tariffs hurt U.S. industries.
    Martin Heinrich: Tariffs are sledgehammer where surgical approach needed.
    Mick Rich: Current trade with China is not fair;impose tariffs.
    Mick Rich: Aluminum & steel tariffs are a way to cut a better deal.
Government Reform
    Gary Johnson: Let corporations donate as much money as they want.
    Gary Johnson: Voter ID disproportionately restricts Hispanic voters.
    Martin Heinrich: Overturn Citizens United via Democracy for All Amendment.
    Martin Heinrich: Voter ID disproportionately affects minority communities.
Gun Control
    Gary Johnson: More gun laws make us less safe.
    Martin Heinrich: Ban bump stocks; ban sales to federal no-fly list.
    Mick Rich: No restrictions on semi-automatic weapons nor silencers.
    Mick Rich: Background checks on all firearm purchases, no exceptions.
    Mick Rich: 2nd Amendment is a God-given right.
Health Care
    Gary Johnson: Free-market approach to health coverage instead of ObamaCare.
    Martin Heinrich: No Medicare work rules; support ObamaCare.
    Mick Rich: Restore a free-market approach to health insurance.
    Mick Rich: Allow insurance plans to be sold across state lines.
    Mick Rich: Reinstate free market model for health insurance.
Homeland Security
    Mick Rich: Strong military is essential for our protection.
    Martin Heinrich: Tough but fair path to earned citizenship, including DACA.
    Mick Rich: Illegals must leave & apply for citizenship like anyone.
    Mick Rich: New policy on applicant merit, not family relationships.
    Mick Rich: We can only accept so many immigrants, but let's negotiate.
    Gary Johnson: Eliminate federal minimum wage instead of raising it.
    Martin Heinrich: Raise minimum wage from $7.25 to $15.
    Mick Rich: Remove regulations that discourage hiring, like minimum wage.
Principles & Values
    Gary Johnson: Endorsed by Rand Paul; asks Dem to drop out of Senate race.
    Gary Johnson: Fiscally conservative and socially cool.
Social Security
    Gary Johnson: Some or all of Social Security should be privatized.
    Martin Heinrich: Signed Social Security Protectors Pledge.
Tax Reform
    Martin Heinrich: Trump tax cuts do little for working families.
    Mick Rich: Trump tax cuts stimulated investment & job creation.
    Mick Rich: Support Trump tax bill; 80% get a pay cut.
    Mick Rich: Low taxes creates job opportunities.
    Gary Johnson: Opposes Net Neutrality; government shouldn't regulate.
    Martin Heinrich: More federal spending on transportation infrastructure.
    Martin Heinrich: Supports Net Neutrality; reverse FCC's repeal.
    Mick Rich: More federal spending on infrastructure repair.
    Gary Johnson: Left NM with new highways and a billion-dollar surplus.
    Mick Rich: Rebuilding crumbling infrastructure will create employment.

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  • Martin Heinrich Democratic Challenger New Mexico
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