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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Fire and Fury,
by Michael Wolff (2018)
Trump Revealed,
by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (2016)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2016)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
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)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
by Cory Booker (2016)
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)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
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)

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2020 Arizona Senatorial race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2020 AZ Senatorial race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Mark Kelly (52) Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger Arizona
  • Martha McSally (18) Republican appointee for Arizona U.S. Senator Arizona
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    Arizona 2020 Senatorial debates and race coverage:
  • AARP survey, "Mark Kelly and Martha McSally Answer 5 Questions Vital to Voters Age 50+", by Andrew Soergel, October 09, 2020
  • Associated Press, "Kelly, McSally spar in only debate of Senate campaign," by Jonathan J. Cooper, Oct. 8, 2020
  • Arizona Republic, "Fact checking the McSally-Kelly debate," by Maria Polletta & Rachel Leingang, Oct. 7, 2020
  • Cronkite News AZ-PBS, "McSally, Kelly clash over issues ranging from COVID-19 to border security," by Ray Alonzo, Oct. 6, 2020
  • Arizona Republic, "McSally, Kelly clash on COVID-19, health care, China," by Ronald J. Hansen, Oct. 6, 2020
  • CampusElect survey (Mark Kelly vs. Martha McSally), September 2020
  • Albuquerque Journal, "Q&A: U.S. Senate Mark Ronchetti," 8/26/20
  • KOB-TV, "Fact Check: Mark Ronchetti's first TV ad," by Chris Ramirez, August 21, 2020
  • Arizona Republic, "Where McSally and Kelly stand on calls to 'defund the police'," by Yvonne Wingett Sanchez, June 12, 2020
  • KTAR News 92.3-FM, "Defunding police isn't solution, Mark Kelly says," by Marcia Hammond, June 12, 2020
  • The Hill e-zine, "Gun control group rolls out first round of Senate endorsements", by Julia Manchester, 06/09/20
  • The Jewish Insider, "Mark Kelly is preparing for a different kind of liftoff," by Matthew Kassel, May 22, 2020
  • KTAR News 92.3-FM, "Mark Kelly takes issue with Trump's claims," by Kevin Stone, February 21, 2020
  • Fox News Radio, "The Thin Red Line For The Senate Majority In The Fall," Feb 17, 2020
  • Environment & Energy News, "Public lands credentials may not save McSally," by Timothy Cama, January 28, 2020
  • Las Cruces Sun-News, "Meteorologist Mark Ronchetti to run for US Senate in New Mexico," by Russell Contreras, Jan 7, 2020
  • The Arizona Republic, "Where Martha McSally and Mark Kelly stand on DACA," by Yvonne Wingett Sanchez, Nov 12, 2019
  • The Arizona Mirror, "Planned Parenthood endorses Mark Kelly in US Senate race," by Jim Small, October 14, 2019
  • Casa Grande Dispatch, PinalCentral.com, "Mark Kelly gets warm welcome from Pinal Democrats," by Suzanne Adams-Ockrassa, Oct 7, 2019
  • Arizona Daily Star, Tucson.com, "Mark Kelly talks prescription drug prices, Sinema during Tucson visit," by Joe Ferguson, 9/19/19
  • USA Today, "McSally pushes to criminalize sexual harassment in military," by Tom Vanden Brook, May 11, 2019
  • The Arizona Republic (AZCentral.com), "Republican billboard hits Mark Kelly over health care," by Yvonne Wingett-Sanchez, 4/22/2019
  • Arizona Public Media, "Former Astronaut Mark Kelly Hits the Campaign Trail," Christopher Conover, 2/25/2019
  • Fox News, "Kelly hopes Florida high schoolers' calls to end gun violence will move Congress," by Joseph Weber, 2/18/2018
  • Arizona Capitol Times, "Kelly: Border is porous; no opinion on single-payer," by Howard Fischer, 2/12/2019
  • Gentleman's Quarterly (GQ.com), "Gabby Giffords Thinks a Safer America Is Within Reach," by Jay Willis, 11/2/2018
  • CNN.com, "This year has been an unequivocal disaster for the future of the planet," by Mark Kelly, 12/27/2017
  • CBS News, "Mark Kelly on gun violence: Thoughts and prayers are not enough," by Emily Tillett, 10/2/2017

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Mark Kelly: Against making it harder for women to access health care.
    Mark Kelly: Supports every woman's right to choose.
    Mark Kelly: Supports reproductive rights, health and gender equity.
Budget & Economy
    Mark Kelly: COVID: supports federal aid to states and cities.
    Martha McSally: COVID: opposes federal aid to states and cities.
    Mark Kelly: End tax breaks for super wealthy; invest in infrastructure.
Civil Rights
    Mark Kelly: Wrong that LGBTQ people can be married and get fired for it.
    Mark Kelly: Demand accountability on deep systemic issues with racism.
    Martha McSally: Weaken Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
    Mark Kelly: Address racial justice issues threatening Black lives.
    Martha McSally: Incentivize not to use chokeholds, but against banning them.
    Mark Kelly: We need to reform policing, not defund police departments.
    Martha McSally: Criminalize harassment in military, keep commander's role.
    Mark Kelly: More financial aid, lower interest rates on student loans.
    Mark Kelly: Expand access to early education; pay teachers a decent wage.
    Mark Kelly: Support post-secondary training; ease student debt.
Energy & Oil
    Mark Kelly: We've got to get on to more renewable energy, like solar.
    Mark Kelly: Develop renewable energy, but not for Green New Deal.
    Mark Kelly: Support massive investment developing renewable technologies.
    Mark Kelly: Trump withdrawal from Paris Accords sets back U.S. progress.
    Mark Kelly: Weakening standards have been unequivocal disaster.
    Martha McSally: Led fight to rein in overreaching EPA regulations.
    Mark Kelly: Protect Grand Canyon from uranium mining.
Families & Children
    Martha McSally: Provide funding for home- and community-based services.
    Mark Kelly: Everyone deserves decent paid family leave policy.
Foreign Policy
    Martha McSally: COVID: Virus came from China; hold China accountable.
    Mark Kelly: Hasn't thought much on Jerusalem embassy; seems to work.
    Mark Kelly: Supports strong military, but must rebuild alliances.
    Mark Kelly: Committed to rebuilding alliances & restoring US leadership.
Government Reform
    Mark Kelly: Refuses corporate PAC money, taken lobbyist money.
    Martha McSally: Voted against showing funding of campaign ads.
    Mark Kelly: Declined to take a position on eliminating the filibuster.
Gun Control
    Martha McSally: Ban bump stocks; against closing gun show loophole.
    Mark Kelly: The issue of gun violence is personal for Gabby and me.
    Martha McSally: I'm your Second Amendment senator.
    Mark Kelly: Owns guns but favors commonsense legislation.
    Mark Kelly: Gun rights & safety from gun violence not incompatible.
    Mark Kelly: A gun is designed for one thing--to kill.
    Mark Kelly: Gun control is a political issue and we need to have a vote.
    Mark Kelly: Congress has done absolutely nothing to stop gun violence.
Health Care
    Mark Kelly: Supports a tax credit for family and informal caregivers.
    Mark Kelly: Oppose any efforts to turn Medicare into a voucher program.
    Martha McSally: Fought cuts to Medicare Advantage program.
    Martha McSally: Require covering pre-existing conditions, but no funding.
    Martha McSally: Supports bipartisan bill to stop surprise billing.
    Mark Kelly: Health care is a right; supports public option.
    Mark Kelly: Allow Medicare buy-in; limited public option.
    Mark Kelly: Medicare needn't be barred from negotiating drug prices.
    Mark Kelly: Employer health insurance should stay; improve care access.
    Mark Kelly: Ensure healthcare access, unsure of single-payer care.
    Mark Kelly: Better border technology, not wall; citizenship for DREAMers.
    Martha McSally: Citizenship for DREAMers if tied to wall, closing loopholes.
    Mark Kelly: Not for open borders but have to treat people fairly.
    Mark Kelly: Strong, effective border security; protect DREAMers.
    Mark Kelly: Senate should pass path to citizenship for DREAMers.
    Mark Kelly: Secure the southern border without demonizing migrants.
    Mark Kelly: Make investments that raise wages and create jobs.
    Martha McSally: COVID: Helped craft CARES Act to save jobs, small businesses.
Principles & Values
    Martha McSally: It "pisses me off" when Trump attacks John McCain.
    Mark Kelly: Wife, Rep. Gabby Giffords, survived assassination attempt.
Social Security
    Mark Kelly: Oppose cutting or eliminating funding sources.
    Martha McSally: Protect current benefits; strengthen for younger generations.
    Mark Kelly: Social Security & Medicare are promises to seniors.
    Mark Kelly: Don't weaken Social Security; nor gamble retirement funds.
Tax Reform
    Mark Kelly: Against Trump tax cuts: need to look out for middle class.
War & Peace
    Mark Kelly: Supported killing Iranian general without Congressional OK.
    Martha McSally: Voted against blocking arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
    Mark Kelly: Iran deal had problems, but poor decision to pull out of it.
    Mark Kelly: Middle East peace achievable; won't be easy.
    Mark Kelly: Services must work for changing veteran population.

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