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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 Wisconsin Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2018 WI Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Bill Lee (4) Tennessee Republican candidate for governor of Tennessee
  • Bob Harlow (16) Wisconsin Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Jim Doyle (1) Wisconsin Former Democratic Governor (2002-2010)
  • Kathleen Vinehout (16) Wisconsin Democratic candidate for Wisconsin Governor
  • Kelda Helen Roys (21) Wisconsin Democratic candidate for governor
  • Phil Anderson (19) Wisconsin Libertarian candidate for governor o
  • Scott Walker (18) Wisconsin WI Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Tony Evers (18) Wisconsin Democratic candidate for governor of Wisconsin
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Wisconsin 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "It's Tony Evers vs. Scott Walker: 5 takeaways", Aug 15, 2018
  • Door County Pulse, "Lawyers, Guns and Money Occupy Dems at Pie Party," by Jim Lundstrom, Mar 2, 2018
  • The Cap Times, "Farmers speak up for immigrants, safety, schools," by Kathleen Vinehout, February 3, 2018
  • Journal Sentinel, "Vinehout is the latest Democrat to run for governor," by Jason Stein, September 25, 2017
  • The Tomah Journal, "What budget choices would you make?," by Steve Rundio, June 5, 2017
  • Fox6now.com, "3 more possible candidates opt out of Wisconsin governor's race," by Theo Keith, April 2, 2017
  • The Christian Science Monitor, "How tax cuts changed Wisconsin," by Simon Montlake, November 3, 2016
  • The Cap Times, "Family Care and IRIS privatization stopped," by Sen Kathleen Vinehout, June 17, 2016
  • Stanford Daily, "Q&A with Bob Harlow, a Stanford student running for Congress," by Fangzhou Liu, May 4, 2016
  • Monologues of Dissent (blog), "Vinehout: The MoD Interview," by Heather DuBois Bourenane, December 10, 2013

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Scott Walker: Ban abortion at 20 weeks; require ultrasound; close clinics.
    Tony Evers: Government out of women's personal health decisions.
    Kelda Helen Roys: AdWatch: 1849 anti-abortion law is still on the books.
    Phil Anderson: A fetus is an alive, individual human being.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Strongly support abortion as an unrestricted right.
    Kathleen Vinehout: Respect woman's right to make her own decision on abortion.
    Bob Harlow: Support a woman's right to control her body.
Budget & Economy
    Phil Anderson: Market-led recovery better than stimulus.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Stimulus better than market-led recovery.
    Kathleen Vinehout: Investing in more support for people helps economy thrive.
Civil Rights
    Scott Walker: Legalizing same-sex marriage was a grave mistake.
    Bill Lee: Common sense view of gender: there are two sexes.
    Tony Evers: Fight clandestine discrimination against LGBTQ people.
    Phil Anderson: Supports same-sex marriage.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Comfortable with same-sex marriage.
    Kathleen Vinehout: Equality requires real change and hard work by everyone.
    Bob Harlow: Give our LGBT brothers & sisters their rights.
    Kathleen Vinehout: New businesses need local services and cultural amenities.
    Bob Harlow: Competitive grants to small business plus startup incubators.
    Phil Anderson: End mandatory minimum sentences.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Stricter punishment doesn't reduce crime.
    Kathleen Vinehout: Revamp policies so we don't jail so many.
    Bob Harlow: Get people out of prisons and back to living their lives.
    Scott Walker: Opposes legalization of both medical & recreational use.
    Tony Evers: Legalize medical use; referendum on recreational use.
    Phil Anderson: Marijuana isn't a gateway drug.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Marijuana isn't a gateway drug.
    Kathleen Vinehout: 30% budget cuts but shift to drug addiction and recovery.
    Scott Walker: More drug testing for unemployment insurance applicants.
    Scott Walker: Expand charters & vouchers; straight per-pupil support.
    Scott Walker: Froze UW tuition; cut $500 million from higher ed.
    Tony Evers: Increase school funding $1.4B; freeze charters.
    Tony Evers: Increase investments in our technical schools & UW system.
    Tony Evers: AdWatch: should have fired teacher caught viewing porn.
    Phil Anderson: Let parents decide with vouchers.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Oppose vouchers for school choice.
    Kathleen Vinehout: Let's get back to old fashioned teaching in the schools.
    Bob Harlow: Fund every student above the national per-pupil average.
Energy & Oil
    Scott Walker: No measurable global warming in the last 15 or 20 years.
    Tony Evers: Global warming is a real, serious threat.
    Phil Anderson: Don't prioritize green energy.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Support prioritizing green energy.
    Bob Harlow: No new pipelines; no new strip-mines.
    Bill Lee: Cost-benefit analysis of agricultural regulations.
    Phil Anderson: Fight EPA regulatory over-reach.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Support EPA regulatory work.
    Kathleen Vinehout: Preserve natural resources for future generations.
    Bob Harlow: Annual tests for heavy metals in all drinking water.
Families & Children
    Tony Evers: All Wisconsinites should be able to marry who they love.
    Bill Lee: My faith informs my view of marriage.
    Kathleen Vinehout: Fan of Family Care programs defeating privatization.
Foreign Policy
    Kelda Helen Roys: Oppose American Exceptionalism.
Free Trade
    Scott Walker: Trump's tariffs on China harm Wisconsin companies.
    Tony Evers: Opposes Trump's tariffs on China.
    Phil Anderson: Support free trade.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Pursue expanded fair trade.
Government Reform
    Scott Walker: Avoid witch hunts: limit political corruption investigations.
    Scott Walker: Supported redistricting, but struck down as unconstitutional.
    Tony Evers: Overturn Citizens United: limit political donations.
    Tony Evers: Close the chapter of voter suppression in Wisconsin.
    Phil Anderson: Make voter registration easier.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Make voter registration easier.
    Kathleen Vinehout: Eliminate the tools that diminish our democracy.
Gun Control
    Scott Walker: Supports conceal carry and stand-your-ground laws.
    Tony Evers: Universal background checks; ban bump stocks.
    Phil Anderson: Absolute right to gun ownership.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Support heritage of responsible gun ownership.
    Bob Harlow: NRA is crazy; common-sense gun legislation needed.
    Kathleen Vinehout: NRA "A" rating on gun rights reflects constituents' culture.
Health Care
    Scott Walker: Sue to repeal ObamaCare; reject Medicaid expansion.
    Tony Evers: Support ObamaCare; support Medicaid expansion.
    Phil Anderson: Oppose ObamaCare.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Strongly support ObamaCare.
    Kathleen Vinehout: Healthcare is more than a right; it's a moral obligation.
    Bob Harlow: Full health coverage of your choice, capped at 9% of income.
Homeland Security
    Phil Anderson: Return to military limits imposed by the Constitution.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Don't expand the military.
    Scott Walker: Stripped in-state tuition from DREAMer students.
    Tony Evers: Protect DREAMers brought to US illegally as kids.
    Phil Anderson: Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens.
    Kathleen Vinehout: Farmers want their immigrant workers able to obtain licenses.
    Scott Walker: Supports right-to-work law; ended prevailing wage law.
    Scott Walker: Artificially raising wage won't help create jobs.
    Tony Evers: Repeal right-to-work law; reinstate collective bargaining.
    Tony Evers: Raise minimum wage to $15/hr; index for inflation.
    Phil Anderson: Don't require hiring more women/minorities.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Support affirmative action in hiring.
    Kathleen Vinehout: No magic formula to more jobs, just create the environment.
    Bob Harlow: Undo Act 10; restore collective bargaining rights.
    Bob Harlow: Repeal Walker's legislation that banned unionized workplaces.
Principles & Values
    Bill Lee: Don't exclude faith from public life.
    Phil Anderson: Freely practice beliefs so long as not hurting others.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Oppose government attempts to interfere with religion.
Social Security
    Phil Anderson: End mandatory participation in Social Security.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Oppose privatizing Social Security.
    Bob Harlow: Balance budget but protect Social Security and Medicare.
Tax Reform
    Scott Walker: Cut $8 billion in taxes, mostly for higher earners.
    Tony Evers: Raise taxes on wealthy to pay for public services.
    Phil Anderson: Lower taxes for everyone.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Support a progressive tax structure.
    Kathleen Vinehout: $1.7B in business tax breaks should shift to schools.
    Bob Harlow: 10% increase for those making more than $1 million.
    Scott Walker: Opposes Net Neutrality: principle of Internet is freedom.
    Tony Evers: Support Net Neutrality: treat internet like a utility.
    Bob Harlow: High speed rail will bring down housing costs.
    Bob Harlow: Build 200 mile-per-hour high-speed rail network in Wisconsin.
    Jim Doyle: Bring high-speed rail to Wisconsin.
    Scott Walker: Cancel high-speed rail plans.
    Bob Harlow: 1 Gb internet in every home, plus 200 mph high speed rail.
War & Peace
    Phil Anderson: Avoid foreign entanglements.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Avoid foreign entanglements.
Welfare & Poverty
    Kathleen Vinehout: As a society, we must help and support those that need it.

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  • Kathleen Vinehout Wisconsin Democratic candidate for Wisconsin Governor
  • Kelda Helen Roys Wisconsin Democratic candidate for governor
  • Phil Anderson Wisconsin Libertarian candidate for governor o
  • Scott Walker Wisconsin WI Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Tony Evers Wisconsin Democratic candidate for governor of Wisconsin

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