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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 Ohio Senate race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2018 OH Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Jim Renacci (19) Ohio Republican candidate for Governor (switched to Senate race)
  • Mike Gibbons (20) Republican candidate for Ohio U.S. Senator Ohio
  • Sherrod Brown (25) Democratic Sr Senator Ohio
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Ohio 2018 Senatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Vox.com, "5 anti-poverty plans from 2020 Democratic presidential contenders, explained," by Dylan Matthews, Jan 30, 2019
  • The Columbus Dispatch, "Cautious optimism to new NAFTA deal," Aug 27, 2018
  • The Cincinnati Enquirer, Tax cuts should go to workers," by Sen. Sherrod Brown, Aug 20, 2018

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Jim Renacci: De-fund Planned Parenthood; 100% pro-life.
    Sherrod Brown: Trust women to make their own healthcare decisions.
    Mike Gibbons: Opposes abortion as a woman's unrestricted right.
Budget & Economy
    Jim Renacci: Obama federal stimulus was a failed experiment.
    Mike Gibbons: Market-led recovery instead of stimulus.
Civil Rights
    Mike Gibbons: Opposes same-sex marriage.
    Sherrod Brown: CFPB stops Wall Street from calling the shots on the budget.
    Jim Renacci: 2010 bailout closed my car dealership; Feds shouldn't pick.
    Mike Gibbons: Stricter punishment reduces crime.
    Jim Renacci: Opposes recreational marijuana legalization.
    Sherrod Brown: Supports medical legalization; opposes federal intervention.
    Mike Gibbons: Marijuana is not a gateway drug.
    Jim Renacci: Strong historical supporter of vouchers for private schools.
    Jim Renacci: No role for government to reduce student loan interest rates.
    Sherrod Brown: Longtime opponent of vouchers for private schools.
    Sherrod Brown: Reduce student loan interest rates; increase Pell Grants.
    Mike Gibbons: Vouchers for school choice.
Energy & Oil
    Jim Renacci: Opposed EPA regulating greenhouse gases.
    Sherrod Brown: Pretending that climate change isn't happening is dangerous.
    Sherrod Brown: $30 billion to transition manufacturers to clean energy.
    Mike Gibbons: Opposes prioritizing green energy.
    Jim Renacci: Reduce funding for Environmental Protection Administration.
    Sherrod Brown: Maintain funding for Environmental Protection Administration.
    Mike Gibbons: Fight EPA regulatory over-reach.
Families & Children
    Jim Renacci: Marriage should be between one man & one woman.
    Sherrod Brown: Practicing family values means loving all God's children.
Foreign Policy
    Mike Gibbons: Support American Exceptionalism.
Free Trade
    Jim Renacci: Seeks balance between tariffs, free trade & fair trade.
    Sherrod Brown: Tax auto company foreign profits; then discounts in US.
    Sherrod Brown: Longtime critic of NAFTA; re-negotiate to help Ohio workers.
    Mike Gibbons: Support & expand free trade.
Government Reform
    Jim Renacci: Corporate political donations are protected political speech.
    Sherrod Brown: Special interests shouldn't have louder voice than families.
    Sherrod Brown: Photo-ID rules discourage people from voting.
    Mike Gibbons: Opposes making voter registration easier.
Gun Control
    Jim Renacci: No ban on assault weapons nor high capacity magazines.
    Sherrod Brown: Ban on assault weapons & high capacity magazines.
    Mike Gibbons: Absolute right to gun ownership.
Health Care
    Jim Renacci: Key to affordable healthcare is increasing competition.
    Sherrod Brown: Repealing ObamaCare would devastate Ohio children.
    Mike Gibbons: Opposes ObamaCare.
Homeland Security
    Mike Gibbons: Expand the military.
    Sherrod Brown: Screen returning veterans for PTSD, and offer entitlements.
    Jim Renacci: Overturn DACA program: no legal status for DREAMers.
    Sherrod Brown: Support DACA program: legal status for DREAMers.
    Mike Gibbons: Opposes pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens.
    Jim Renacci: No increase in federal minimum wage from $7.25/hr to $10.10.
    Sherrod Brown: Increase federal minimum wage from $7.25/hr to $15.
    Mike Gibbons: Opposes affirmative action hiring.
Principles & Values
    Mike Gibbons: Keep God in the public sphere.
Social Security
    Jim Renacci: Allow workers to privately invest portion of payroll taxes.
    Sherrod Brown: No full nor partial privatization of Social Security.
    Mike Gibbons: Opt-out of Social Security.
Tax Reform
    Jim Renacci: Trump tax cuts enable companies to invest in innovation.
    Sherrod Brown: Trump tax cuts apply to corporations that send jobs overseas.
    Sherrod Brown: Help working families instead of millionaires & corporations.
    Mike Gibbons: Opposes higher taxes on the wealthy.
    Jim Renacci: Opposes Net Neutrality (equal access to Internet).
    Sherrod Brown: Supports Net Neutrality (equal access to Internet).
War & Peace
    Jim Renacci: No nuke deal with Iran, the #1 state sponsor of terrorism.
    Sherrod Brown: Keep nuke deal with Iran, but use remaining sanctions.
    Mike Gibbons: Avoid foreign entanglements.
    Sherrod Brown: Pull soldiers out of Iraq and Afghanistan and end wars.
Welfare & Poverty
    Sherrod Brown: GAIN Act: $111 billion a year for people in poverty.

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  • Jim Renacci Ohio Republican candidate for Governor (switched to Senate race)
  • Mike Gibbons Republican candidate for Ohio U.S. Senator Ohio
  • Sherrod Brown Democratic Sr Senator Ohio

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