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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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News coverage of `Red Wave` 2020 House races in New York

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    2020 House race coverage: New York Red Wave:
  • NY-17: The Hill e-zine, "Heated argument erupts after Rep. Mondaire Jones calls GOP objections to DC statehood 'racist trash'," by Morgan Gstalter, 4/23/2021
  • NY-2: Jewish Insider, "Andrew Garbarino, Long Island's Heir to Pete King," by Matthew Kassel, 4/15/2021
  • NY-27: The Buffalo News, "Who's behind billboard urging Chris Jacobs to resign?," by Jerry Zremski, 4/12/2021
  • NY-11: TheCity.NYC, "Staten Island Rep. Nicole Malliotakis Faces Backlash After Joining GOP Bid to Overturn Biden Win," by Clifford Michel, 1/7/2021
  • NY-2: AARP survey, "Andrew Garbarino and Jackie Gordon Answer 5 Questions Vital to Voters 50+", by Andrew Soergel, October 23, 2020
  • NY-2, NY-12, NY-20, NY-25, NY-26: ScienceDebate.org, 10/9/2020
  • NY-22: iVoterGuide survey on House race (Claudia Tenney), downloaded October 2020
  • NY-16: NYTimes, "Jamaal Bowman proves Ocasio-Cortez was no fluke," by Jesse McKinley, 8/3/2020
  • NY-14: Counterpunch.org political e-zine, "The U.S. Struggle for Justice for Palestine Begins a New Chapter," by Mary Miller & Ariel Gold, July 17, 2020
  • NY-14: Letter to Secretary Mike Pompeo with 12 other Members of Congress, on Annexation of Occupied Palestine, June 30, 2020
  • HRC press release, "Human Rights Campaign Endorses 40 House, 5 Senate Pro-Equality Leaders," May 18, 2020
  • NY-14: The Daily Dot, "Antoine Tucker loves tattoos, conspiracy memes, and wants to unseat AOC," by Alex Thomas, April 16, 2020
  • NY-14: City & State magazine, "Meet the Republicans running against Ocasio-Cortez," by Rebecca C. Lewis, August 7, 2019
  • NY-15: NY Post, "Councilman will force NYC to disclose job creation if de Blasio won't," by Rich Calder, 4/7/2019
  • NY-15: CityAndStateNY.com, "Two New York City Council members introducing a bill to keep certain felons off the ballot," by Jeff Coltin, 1/30/2018
  • NY-15: NBC News, "NYC proposal sheds light on nation's school segregation issue," by Sedria Renee, 12/3/2016
  • NY-15: CityAndStateNY.com, "NYC Council to consider bills to combat opioid epidemic," by Grace Segers, 2/28/2016

    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.

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Civil Rights
    Antonio Delgado: Fight for expanded rights for LGBTQ+ communities.
    Max Rose: Continue fight for LGBTQ equality and protection.
    Antoine Tucker: Ex-drug dealer; focused on reforming criminal justice system.
    Jamaal Bowman: Continue reckoning on race and policing in America.
    Nicole Malliotakis: Defunding the police makes us less safe.
    Brian Higgins: Investment in pre-K programs leads to good outcomes.
    Carolyn Maloney: Teaching materials must be based on science.
    Joe Morelle: Co-sponsor of bill to invest $100 billion in public schools.
    Mondaire Jones: Empower public school teachers and education will improve.
    Paul Tonko: Worked to close the STEM gender gap.
    Ritchie Torres: Proposed bill to eliminate segregation in NYC public schools.
Energy & Oil
    Brian Higgins: Climate crisis an opportunity for jobs and research.
    Carolyn Maloney: Co-sponsor of Green New Deal to fight climate crisis.
    Joe Morelle: Climate changes threatens our future and our economy.
    Mondaire Jones: Must pass Green New Deal to save planet.
    Paul Tonko: Green New Deal needs support through legislation.
    Brian Higgins: EPA must protect the Great Lakes from pollution.
Families & Children
    Andrew Garbarino: Allow family caretakers of seniors to be paid by Medicaid.
Foreign Policy
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Signed letter opposing Israeli annexation of territories.
Government Reform
    Mondaire Jones: Opposition to D.C. statehood is racist.
    Ritchie Torres: Public office is a privilege, so ban corrupt people.
Gun Control
    Brian Higgins: End Dickey Amendment and fund federal gun violence research.
    Carolyn Maloney: Close "boyfriend loophole" and require background checks.
    Claudia Tenney: People unable to handle firearms should be monitored.
    Joe Morelle: Government has role to play in reducing gun violence.
    Mondaire Jones: Allocate federal funds for gun violence prevention.
    Paul Tonko: Appeal Dickey to allow federal research re gun violence.
Health Care
    Andrew Garbarino: We must control costs of prescription drugs.
    Brian Higgins: Increase federal funding to advance cures for cancer.
    Carolyn Maloney: Healthcare is a human right.
    Joe Morelle: Health care research will improve health crisis responses.
    Mondaire Jones: Supports universal, single-payer health care.
    Paul Tonko: No one should go bankrupt due to a health emergency.
    Ritchie Torres: Expand resources for people who overdose.
    Andrew Garbarino: Prevent gang members from crossing southern border.
    Brian Higgins: Do not curtail visas for skilled workers who benefit us.
    Carolyn Maloney: Visa restrictions are racist and anti-American.
    Joe Morelle: Against restrictions in new work visas for skilled workers.
    Mondaire Jones: Immigrant rights are human rights.
    Paul Tonko: Advocates no restrictions on visas for skilled workers.
    Ritchie Torres: Wants to ensure NYC is creating real, not projected jobs.
Principles & Values
    Antoine Tucker: Ex-felon; earned GED in prison; opened tattoo shop.
    Chris Jacobs: Many have valid concerns about election's integrity.
    Nicole Mattiotakis: Voted against presidential certification to root out fraud.
Social Security
    Andrew Garbarino: We must be honest about fiscal dilemmas facing the fund.
    Carolyn Maloney: Science should be considered when making policies.
    Paul Tonko: Federal research ensures U.S. R&D leadership.

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