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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)
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 Illinois Senatorial race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2020 IL Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Anne Stava-Murray (15) Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger Illinois
  • Mark Curran (11) Republican Senate challenger Illinois
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    Illinois 2020 Senatorial debates and race coverage:
  • The Hill e-zine, "Gun control group rolls out first round of Senate endorsements", by Julia Manchester, 06/09/20
  • The State Journal-Register, "Curran takes on Durbin but also some in GOP," by Bernard Schoenburg, May 23, 2020
  • Illinois Review, "Illinois Right to Life Action Rates Curran Most Prolife," January 31, 2020
  • Chicago Sun Times, "Mark Cooney Curran Jr., U.S. Senate Republican candidate profile," Jan 22, 2020
  • Illinois Review , "IL GOP US Senate Candidates Spar Over Immigration Issue," December 06, 2019
  • Shelbyville Daily Union, "3 announce GOP runs for US Senate," by Dawn Schabbing, Oct. 10, 2019
  • Northwest Herald, "Key to solving opioid epidemic is border security," by Mark Curran, Sept. 22, 2019
  • WSIL-TV News-3, "Illinois Republicans hope for turnaround in 2020 during Du Quoin State Fair," September 10, 2019
  • The State Journal-Register, "With some blunt talk, GOP candidates take on Durbin," by Bernard Schoenburg, Aug 18, 2019
  • Chicago Sun-Times, "Divided, defeated state GOP looks back on rough year," by Tina Sfondeles, Aug 15, 2019
  • Chicago Tribune, "Days after giving up on a recount, Curran to seek GOP nomination for US Senate," by Rick Pearson, 8/7/19
  • WQAD-News-8, "Lawmakers again elect Madigan as House Speaker, Cullerton as Senate President," 1/9/2019
  • WCIA News, "Freshman state lawmaker announces 2020 U.S. Senate bid," by Mark Maxwell, 1/3/2019
  • Chicago Sun-Times, "Illinois House 81st District Democratic nominee: Anne Stava-Murray," 10/22/2018
  • Suburban Chicago Daily Herald, "Anne Stava-Murray: Candidate profile," 10/22/18
  • DailyKos.com blog, "7 Progressive Candidates With Early Primaries Who Deserve Your Support," Feb. 14, 2018
  • Illinois Family Institute PAC, "$100,000 for Part Time Salary?", opposing Stava-Murray for State Rep, 2/14/18
  • PBS Frontline, "Why Curran Changed His Mind About Secure Communities," by Gretchen Gavett, Oct. 18, 2011
  • Vote-USA.org Illinois Senate Guide (Richard Durbin), 4/3/2008

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Mark Curran: Pro-life, only allow abortion to save life of mother.
    Mark Curran: Opposed partial-birth abortion.
    Anne Stava-Murray: Progressive and pregnant prochoice champion.
    Anne Stava-Murray: OpEd: Supports expanded abortion rights.
Civil Rights
    Mark Curran: The wrong people moved in, and changed Lake County.
    Mark Curran: Key to solving opioid epidemic is border security.
    Anne Stava-Murray: End marijuana probation; allow regulation and taxation.
    Anne Stava-Murray: Legalize recreational marijuana & include safety provisions.
    Anne Stava-Murray: Shift cost of education away from property tax.
    Anne Stava-Murray: Decades of disinvestment have hurt Illinois state schools.
Energy & Oil
    Mark Curran: Opposes "far-left radical environmental agenda".
    Anne Stava-Murray: Reduce coal-protectionist provisions, increase regulations.
Families & Children
    Anne Stava-Murray: After #MeToo moment, withdrew support for Speaker Madigan.
Government Reform
    Mark Curran: Supports term limits for Congress.
    Anne Stava-Murray: Favor legislative term limits.
    Anne Stava-Murray: End gerrymandering and voter suppression.
Gun Control
    Mark Curran: Focus on mental health & video games, not guns.
    Anne Stava-Murray: We can reduce number of gun-related suicides.
    Anne Stava-Murray: Proactive legislation to crack down on reckless gun owners.
Health Care
    Anne Stava-Murray: Supports Medicare-for-All, with immediate transition.
    Mark Curran: Supports Trump on funding for border/ICE agents, border wall.
    Mark Curran: Backed bipartisan legislation with path for citizenship.
    Mark Curran: Deporting working people with families is absolutely wrong.
    Mark Curran: When rights of one are in jeopardy, rights of all are.
    Anne Stava-Murray: Pass fair scheduling laws to combat on-demand scheduling.
Social Security
    Anne Stava-Murray: Our state pension debt is underfunded.

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