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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
United,
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)
Becoming,
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)
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)

Book Reviews

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Feb. 7, 2020- Democratic Debate (8th Debate)


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    from 8th Democratic Primary Debate (number of quotes indicated):
  • Amy Klobuchar (2) Minnesota Democratic candidate for President; Minnesota Senator
  • Andrew Yang (2) Democratic candidate for President; CEO
  • Bernie Sanders (5) Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Elizabeth Warren (5) Massachusetts Senator
  • Joe Biden (3) Democratic V.P.
  • Pete Buttigieg (4) Indiana Democratic candidate for President; Mayor of South Bend, IN
  • Tom Steyer (2) Possible Democratic candidate for President from California
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    Eighth Democratic primary debate, with seven candidates, at St. Anselm College in new Hampshire, on the Friday before the N.H. primary.
  • This debate was sponsored by ABC news, WMUR-TV (Manchester NH), and Apple News, but they chose not to transcribe this debate -- every prior debate was transcribed by the sponsor.
  • Hence we excerpt from three non-transcript sources (which necessarily inculude some "selection bias"):
  • CNBC, "Highlights from the 2020 Democratic debate in New Hampshire", by Kevin Breuninger, Jacob Pramuk, and Yelena Dzhanova
  • Washington Post, "Democratic debate highlights: Debate wraps with answers on child poverty"", by Michelle Lee, Annie Linskey, Sean Sullivan, Amy Wang, and Isaac Stanley-Becker.
  • FactCheck.org, "FactChecking the New Hampshire Democratic Debate," by Eugene Kiely, Brooks Jackson, Lori Robertson, Robert Farley, D'Angelo Gore, Jessica McDonald, Saranac Hale Spencer, Angelo Fichera, and Isabella Fertel
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Elizabeth Warren: National law to protect the right of a woman's choice.
Civil Rights
    Andrew Yang: You can't regulate away racism race-specific laws.
Drugs
    Pete Buttigieg: Fewer arrests than US, but more black arrests for pot.
Families & Children
    Elizabeth Warren: Real money into schools & housing, to fight child poverty.
    Joe Biden: Focus on our children, to address child poverty.
Government Reform
    Bernie Sanders: Wealthy donors turn their backs on working families.
    Elizabeth Warren: FactCheck: prolific past presence with high-dollar donors.
Gun Control
    Bernie Sanders: 2005: Allow suing gun manufacturers for negligence.
Health Care
    Amy Klobuchar: Medicare-for-All will kick 149 million off their insurance.
    Bernie Sanders: Health care industry last year made $100 billion in profit.
    Bernie Sanders: FactCheck: US pays twice OECD average, but not every country.
    Joe Biden: Of course Medicare-for-All will require raising taxes.
    Pete Buttigieg: 2018: Medicare-for-All; 2020: only for those who want it.
    Pete Buttigieg: 2018: favored single-payer Medicare-for-All.
Homeland Security
    Bernie Sanders: FactCheck: $1.8 trillion on all military, not just weapons.
Tax Reform
    Elizabeth Warren: FactCheck: "2% wealth tax" is 6% on wealthiest billionaires.
War & Peace
    Joe Biden: FactCheck: removed troops from Iraq, but they went back.
    Tom Steyer: Obama got Iran to give up its nuclear ambitions.
Welfare & Poverty
    Amy Klobuchar: Eradicate child poverty in a generation.
    Andrew Yang: Disentangle economic value and human value.
    Elizabeth Warren: Need race-conscious laws to overcome housing discrimination.
    Pete Buttigieg: Dow Jones doesn't measure performance of economy.
    Tom Steyer: Think much more ambitiously about poverty and how to end it.


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  • Amy Klobuchar Minnesota Democratic candidate for President; Minnesota Senator
  • Andrew Yang Democratic candidate for President; CEO
  • Bernie Sanders Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Elizabeth Warren Massachusetts Senator
  • Joe Biden Democratic V.P.
  • Pete Buttigieg Indiana Democratic candidate for President; Mayor of South Bend, IN
  • Tom Steyer Possible Democratic candidate for President from California

The above quotations are from Feb. 7, 2020- Democratic Debate (8th Debate).
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