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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)

Book Reviews

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2020 Congressional race endorsements

    2020 House/Senate/Governor endorsement press releases:
  • LA-5: National Right to Life News, "Julia Letlow to join historic class of pro-life women in Congress," by Karen Cross, 3/31/2021
  • OH-11: DemocracyNow.org, "Nina Turner launches bid for Congress, pledging 'no honeymoon' for Biden Administration," 12/16/2020
  • GA-Senate: Albany Herald, "Georgia Chamber endorses David Perdue in Senate race," Oct 24, 2020
  • GA-Senate: NARAL: "Warnock: 'The Senate could use a pastor'," by Riley Bunch, Aug 3, 2020
  • GA-5 House: Press release, "NARAL Pro-Choice Georgia Congratulates State Senator Nikema Williams on Being Selected to Replace Late Congressman Lewis," 7/20/2020
  • OR-Senate: Oregon Firearms Federation endorsement of Jo Rae Perkins, 7/15/2020
  • TN-Senate: Sierra Club, "Let's Hold This Space Of Dissonance," by Marquita Bradshaw, Tennessee Chapter of the Sierra Club Environmental Justice Chair, June 19, 2020
  • NM-Senate: Navajo Equality, "The Latino Rep fighting for Navajo Nation survival amid COVID-19," by Ericka Conant, June 15, 2020
  • LA-Senate: Big Easy Magazine, "Former Candidate Andrew Yang Endorses Antoine Pierce for Senate," by Charlie Schully, June 11, 2020
  • KS-Senate: The Kansas City Star, "Kansans For Life endorses Marshall over Kobach," by Bryan Lowry, May 28, 2020
  • OR_Senate: National Review disendorsement: "Against Jo Rae Perkins", May 23, 2020
  • GA-Senate: Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Abortion rights group backs Warnock's bid to unseat Loeffler," by Greg Bluestein, May 20, 2020
  • HRC press release, "Human Rights Campaign Endorses 40 House, 5 Senate Pro-Equality Leaders," May 18, 2020
  • TX-Senate: "NARAL Pro-Choice America Endorses MJ Hegar for U.S. Senate," May 7, 2020
  • AK-Senate: Anchorage Watchman, "Big abortion backs Al Gross in race against Sen. Sullivan," by Joel Davidson, April 9, 2020
  • MS-Senate: "HRC Endorses Mike Espy for U.S. Senate," by Lucas Acosta, March 4, 2020
  • IL-Senate: Illinois Family Action, "IFA Endorsements for the 2020 Primary Election," by David E. Smith, March 2020
  • IL-Senate: Illinois Review, "Illinois Right to Life Action Rates Curran Most Prolife," January 31, 2020
  • SC-Senate: Human Rights Campaign press release :"HRC Endorses Jaime Harrison for U.S. Senate," by Lucas Acosta, January 23, 2020
  • AZ-Senate: Human Rights Campaign, "HRC Endorses Mark Kelly for U.S. Senate," by Lucas Acosta, January 23, 2020
  • NM-Senate: Human Rights Campaign, "HRC Endorses Rep. Ben Ray Luján for U.S. Senate," by Lucas Acosta, January 23, 2020
  • AZ-9: USChamberFoundation.org, Biography of the Mayor of the City of Phoenix (2020)
  • MT-Gov: Daily Interlake, "Schreiner a Champion for Public Lands," by Tom Jacobson, December 22, 2019
  • MO-Gov: The St. Louis American, "AFL-CIO endorses Nicole Galloway for Missouri governor," by Chris King, Dec 4, 2019
  • NM-Senate: NARAL: "National abortion rights group endorses Luján," by Scott Turner, December 2, 2019
  • IA-Senate: NARAL Pro-Choice America: "NARAL Endorses Theresa Greenfield for U.S. Senate," November 7, 2019
  • Nashville Scene, "Another Democrat Joins U.S. Senate Race," by Stephen Elliott, Oct 3, 2019
  • IA-Senate: League of Conservation Voters Action Fund, "LCV Endorses Theresa Greenfield for U.S. Senate," by Holly Burke, 10/2/19
  • MN-Senate: Human Rights Campaign in The Advocate, "GOPer Who Likened Marriage Equality to Rape Seeks Senate Seat," by Trudy Ring, 8/22/19
  • IA-Senate: Rollcall.com e-zine, "EMILY's List back Theresa Greenfield to take on Sen. Joni Ernst," by Bridget Bowman, 6/6/19
  • WA-Gov: Pro-Choice Washington, "GRADE F for Phil Fortunato, Senate Republican / District 31", 2019
  • Human Rights Campaign, "HRC Endorses Sarah Godlewski for Wisconsin State Treasurer," September 28, 2018
  • CA-21: Press release, "Equality California endorses TJ Cox for Congress in CA-21," 4/12/2018

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Ben Ray Lujan: NARAL Endorsement: Has a 100% pro-choice record.
    Jo Rae Perkins: Endorsed by Oregon Right to Life, pro-life all the way.
    Jason Lewis: Pro-life; endorsed by Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life.
    Kelly Loeffler: Endorsed by Susan B. Anthony List; unapologetically pro-life.
    MJ Hegar: NARAL endorsement: proud to fight for reproductive rights.
    Al Gross: Endorsed by Planned Parenthood as pro-choice champion.
    Jeanne Ives: Endorsed by Illinois Family Action & Susan B. Anthony List.
    Richard Durbin: IL Right to Life Action: rated "4" for pro-abortion.
    Jaime Harrison: NARAL: Harrison "outspoken champion of reproductive freedom".
    Theresa Greenfield: Fight to protect reproductive freedom.
    Sara Gideon: Backed in primary by abortion-rights groups.
    Theresa Greenfield: EMILY's List endorses Greenfield for abortion rights.
    Phil Fortunato: F Grade from NARAL, sponsored anti-abortion bills.
Budget & Economy
    David Perdue: Endorsed by Georgia Chamber of Commerce.
Civil Rights
    Ben Ray Lujan: Navajo Equality endorsement; indigenous LGBTQ advocates.
    Jon Ossoff: Endorsed by Human Rights Campaign.
    Raphael Warnock: Endorsed by Human Rights Campaign.
    Kendra Horn: An ally and proud supporter of the Equality Act.
    Mike Espy: HRC endorsement: Espy a strong LGBTQ ally.
    Ben Ray Lujan: Endorsement: One of LGBTQ community's strongest advocates.
    Jaime Harrison: HRC: Harrison among strongest advocate for LGBTQ equality.
    Mark Kelly: Human Rights Campaign: endorsed as voice for equality.
    Jason Lewis: HRC: 0 score in Congress, compared LGBTQ people to rapists.
    Antoine Pierce: End qualified immunity for police; redirect funding.
    Tim Fox: Endorsed by National Association of Police Organizations.
Energy & Oil
    Theresa Greenfield: Fight for strong clean energy solutions.
    Casey Schreiner: A fearless advocate for outdoor heritage.
Government Reform
    John Hickenlooper: Overturn Citizens United.
Gun Control
    Jon Ossoff: Endorsed by Everytown for Gun Safety.
    Raphael Warnock: Endorsed by Everytown for Gun Safety.
    Ben Ray Lujan: Endorsed by Everytown for Gun Safety for gun-sense majority.
    Cal Cunningham: Endorsed by Everytown for Gun Safety for gun-sense majority.
    Gary Peters: Endorsed by Everytown for Gun Safety for gun-sense majority.
    Jaime Harrison: Endorsed by Everytown for Gun Safety for gun-sense majority.
    John Hickenlooper: Endorsed by Everytown for Gun Safety for gun-sense majority.
    Mark Kelly: Endorsed by Everytown for Gun Safety for gun-sense majority.
    MJ Hegar: Endorsed by Everytown for Gun Safety for gun-sense majority.
    Richard Durbin: Endorsed by Everytown for Gun Safety for gun-sense majority.
    Sara Gideon: Endorsed by Everytown for Gun Safety for gun-sense majority.
    Theresa Greenfield: Endorsed by Everytown for Gun Safety for gun-sense majority.
    Tina Smith: Endorsed by Everytown for Gun Safety for gun-sense majority.
Health Care
    Whitney Williams: EMILY's List: Will fight to reduce drug, health care cost.
    Al Gross: Increase access, lower prescription prices.
Homeland Security
    Gary Peters: AdWatch: endorsed by VoteVets for military service.
    Chris Janicek: Endorsed by Latinx group, opposes collaboration with ICE.
    Nicole Galloway: Endorsed by AFL-CIO: always has the backs of workers.
Principles & Values
    Bill Clinger: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Bob Inglis: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Charles Djou: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Charlie Dent: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Christie Todd Whitman: Addressed Democratic Convention as "Republican for Biden".
    Christopher Shays: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Connie Morella: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Dick Zimmer: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Jack Quinn: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Jeff Flake: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Jim Greenwood: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Jim Kolbe: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Jim Leach: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Jim Walsh: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    John Kasich: Addressed Democratic Convention as "Republican for Biden".
    John Warner: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Mike Parker: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Ray LaHood: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Steven Kuykendall: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Susan Molinari: Addressed Democratic Convention as "Republican for Biden".
    Wayne Gilchrest: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Cristina Tzintzun Ramirez: Endorsed by Working Families Party.
    Bill O`Brien: Endorsed by Ted Cruz.
    Steve Carlson: Member of Tea Party; but won Independence Party primary.
Social Security
    Cal Cunningham: Endorsed by National Committee to Preserve Social Security.
Welfare & Poverty
    Antoine Pierce: Advocate for universal basic income.

The above quotations are from 2020 Congressional race endorsements.

Special coverage of "Red Wave" states:
  • CA: 7 new House members including 1 Democrat hold & 2 Republican holds; and 3 Republican takeovers + 1 SPEL takeover
  • FL: 5 new House members, including 2 Republican holds and 3 Republican takeovers
  • NY: 5 new House members including 3 Democrat holds & 1 Republican hold; and 1 Republican takeover + 1 SPEL hold
  • TX: 7 new House members, all 7 Republican holds.
  • All other states: 52 new House members including 10 Republican takeovers and 3 Democratic takeovers
  • Endorsements: Organizational endorsements of new House members, from groups that focus on one issue
  • 2021 House incumbents: continuing coverage of the 117th Congress
    Conclusion: the "Red Wave" means Republicans made some gains in Congress when they were expected to lose seats.

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