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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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2018 Nevada Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage

    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from 2018 NV Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Adam Laxalt (24) Nevada Republican candidate for governor of Nevada
  • Brian Sandoval (1) Nevada Republican Governor
  • Dan Schwartz (16) Nevada Republican candidate for governor
  • Jared Fisher (14) Nevada Republican candidate for Nevada Governor
  • Steve Sisolak (21) Nevada Democratic candidate for Nevada Governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Nevada 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Reno News & Review, "He's doing it again," Mar 8, 2018
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal, "Sisolak attacks group for helping pregnant women," by Victor Joecks, Feb. 27, 2018
  • Reno Gazette-Journal, "A political survey from the 90s has come back to haunt Sisolak," by James DeHaven, Jan. 29, 2018
  • The Nevada Independent, "'I campaign in prose': On the trail with Dan Schwartz," by Michelle Rindels, January 21, 2018
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal, "Laxalt makes Nevada governor bid official," by Colton Lochhead, November 1, 2017
  • The Nevada Independent, "Stances of gubernatorial candidate Dan Schwartz," by Jackie Valley & Michelle Rindels, Sept. 6, 2017
  • The Nevada Independent, "Schwartz, Nevada's maverick treasurer, jumps into governor's race," by Michelle Rindels, Sept. 5, 2017
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal, "DOJ finds no evidence that Clark County is ‘sanctuary' community," By Wesley Juhl and Michael Scott Davidson, August 4, 2017
  • Concord Monitor, "Sununu's position on transgender Granite Staters is dangerous," by Ray Buckley, August 04, 2017
  • Las Vegas Sun, "Obamacare repeal effort endangers progress made at Las Vegas public hospital," by April Corbin, July 31, 2017
  • Las Vegas Sun, "Clark County mulls control board to keep marijuana businesses in line," by April Corbin, July 19, 2017
  • Los Angeles Times, "Message for Nevada: Don't be California," by David Montero, July 12, 2017
  • Nevada Appeal, "Treasurer Schwartz calls for corporate income tax," by Geoff Dornan, August 31, 2016
  • Bicycling.com, "Bike shop owner riding for governor", 6/2/2017
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal, "Laxalt opposes measure to legalize pot," by Sandra Chereb, August 25, 2016

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Adam Laxalt: Look into repealing NV abortion rights law.
    Steve Sisolak: Fund Planned Parenthood; leave decision to women.
    Jared Fisher: Pro-life because pregnancy involves two persons.
    Adam Laxalt: Support crisis pregnancy center to help mothers choose life.
    Dan Schwartz: Don't stop abortions but don't pay for them either.
Budget & Economy
    Dan Schwartz: Tax abatements are not needed to entice new business.
Civil Rights
    Adam Laxalt: Religious right of no business with gay couples.
    Steve Sisolak: Strong gay rights supporter.
    Jared Fisher: Treat LGBTQ like others; and some gender-neutral bathrooms.
    Adam Laxalt: 1996: opposed same-sex marriage; 2018: supports equality.
    Dan Schwartz: Support women by seeking a female running mate.
    Dan Schwartz: Bringing in high tech business will help increase paychecks.
    Adam Laxalt: Remove barriers to job creation and business expansion.
    Jared Fisher: Too many regulations work as roadblocks for business growth.
    Dan Schwartz: Replace commerce tax with broad-based corporate income tax.
    Steve Sisolak: Ease cash bail requirements to reduce incarceration.
    Adam Laxalt: Did not seek to allow marijuana business banking.
    Steve Sisolak: Fight federal intrusion into state marijuana industry.
    Adam Laxalt: Wait-and-see on legalizing banking for legalized marijuana.
    Adam Laxalt: 1996: opposed medical marijuana; 2018: decriminalization.
    Steve Sisolak: Nevada should set gold standard for legal pot.
    Adam Laxalt: Opposes legalization of possession of 1 ounce of marijuana.
    Adam Laxalt: Supported voucher-style Education Savings Accounts.
    Steve Sisolak: Don't divert funds from public schools to private schools.
    Dan Schwartz: Parents need to have choices in school selections.
Energy & Oil
    Adam Laxalt: End costly and burdensome mandates on energy providers.
    Steve Sisolak: Climate change poses a direct threat to our communities.
    Dan Schwartz: Enthusiast for the future of renewable wind & solar energy.
    Jared Fisher: Clean energy means jobs.
    Jared Fisher: Renewable energy makes economic sense.
    Jared Fisher: Teddy Roosevelt environmentalist: Explore new frontiers.
    Jared Fisher: Eco-tourism promotes economy AND outdoor recreation.
    Jared Fisher: Republican voters care about environment.
Families & Children
    Adam Laxalt: Opposed Obama's stricter overtime rules.
    Steve Sisolak: Require companies to provide paid sick time.
    Adam Laxalt: Enforce current laws; no new laws to fight sexual harassment.
Free Trade
    Dan Schwartz: Bring in out-of-state business but no overseas missions.
Government Reform
    Dan Schwartz: Picture ID as requirement to voting.
    Jared Fisher: Governor must lead with accountability & transparency.
Gun Control
    Dan Schwartz: Expand state background checks because people voted for it.
    Steve Sisolak: Expand state background checks without involving Feds.
    Steve Sisolak: Outspoken gun control advocate since Las Vegas shooting.
    Adam Laxalt: Firearm restrictions not effective in reducing gun violence.
    Steve Sisolak: Ban silencers, bump stocks, and assault weapons.
    Jared Fisher: Second Amendment represents freedom & our American heritage.
    Steve Sisolak: I'll take on the NRA and I'll take on Donald Trump.
    Adam Laxalt: Don't expand state background checks unless FBI participates.
    Adam Laxalt: 1996: supported gun rights; 2018: supports gun control.
    Dan Schwartz: Implement voter-approved expanded background checks.
Health Care
    Adam Laxalt: ObamaCare is most flawed piece of legislation ever endured.
    Steve Sisolak: Do everything we can to maintain healthcare coverage.
    Jared Fisher: Free market achieves both affordable AND effective care.
    Adam Laxalt: Bash ObamaCare, but unclear on where healthcare is headed.
    Dan Schwartz: Healthcare should be an economic right for all citizens.
    Steve Sisolak: ObamaCare has helped those in need.
Homeland Security
    Brian Sandoval: Defy Trump's bad on transgendered people in military.
    Dan Schwartz: We need a hard look at military spending to find excesses.
    Adam Laxalt: Don't expand DACA to cover parents of DREAMer kids.
    Steve Sisolak: Workable pathway to citizenship for law-abiding immigrants.
    Steve Sisolak: Double headline - Already Done.
    Adam Laxalt: Stop illegal immigration & stop sanctuary states.
    Dan Schwartz: Empathy for DACA targets, wants them part of immigration law.
    Steve Sisolak: Not a sanctuary county; we are in compliance with ICE.
    Adam Laxalt: Do not raise minimum wage; that hurts workers.
    Steve Sisolak: Raise minimum wage to $10, but $15 is too much.
Principles & Values
    Adam Laxalt: Son of Sen. Pete Domenici; grandson of Gov. Paul Laxalt.
    Jared Fisher: Master of time management: time is our greatest asset.
    Jared Fisher: Started renewable-energy-based tourism business.
Tax Reform
    Adam Laxalt: Committed to not raising taxes on anybody.
    Steve Sisolak: Supported commerce tax; supports property tax increase.
    Jared Fisher: Cement our reputation as pro-business, tax-friendly state.
    Dan Schwartz: Spending to increase revenue would justify raising taxes.
    Steve Sisolak: Preserve Net Neutrality (equal access to internet).
    Dan Schwartz: Investment in infrastructure can bring in high paying jobs.
Welfare & Poverty
    Adam Laxalt: Develop new affordable housing without tax funding.
    Steve Sisolak: Expedited permitting for affordable housing.

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