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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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2020 New Mexico Senatorial race: debates and news coverage


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    from 2020 NM Senatorial race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Ben Ray Lujan (3) Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger New Mexico
  • Gavin Clarkson (22) Republican 2020 Senate Challenger New Mexico
  • Maggie Toulouse Oliver (8) Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger (withdrew) New Mexico
  • Mark Ronchetti (25) Republican Senate Nominee New Mexico
  • Tom Udall (3) Democratic Sr Senator (Retiring 2020) New Mexico
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    New Mexico 2020 Senatorial debates and race coverage:
  • The Santa Fe New Mexican, "Senate candidates face off in TV debate," By Robert Nott, Oct 5, 2020
  • Franklin Indiana Daily Journal, "Bitter US Senate contest dwells on crime, coronavirus," by Morgan Lee, 10/6/20
  • Albuquerque Journal, "Q&A: U.S. Senate Gavin Clarkson," downloaded 6/14/20
  • The Hill e-zine, "Gun control group rolls out first round of Senate endorsements", by Julia Manchester, 06/09/20
  • KOB-4 Eyewitness News, "Get to know the Republican candidates for U.S. Senate," by Chris Ramirez, May 15, 2020
  • Santa Fe New Mexican, "Toulouse Oliver announces bid to become first N.M. woman in Senate," by Andrew Oxford, Apr 24, 2019
  • The Nation magazine, "Why Democratic Contenders Now Call for Abolishing the Electoral College," by John Nichols, April 8, 2019
  • NBC-4 Washington, "Groom Has to Convince DC Marriage Clerk That New Mexico Is a State," by Carissa DiMargo, November 30, 2018
  • Ballotpedia Candidate Connection: Survey responses by Gavin Clarkson, 2018
  • Los Alamos Daily Post, "Scorecard On Church/State Separation," by Chris Clark, August 25, 2016
  • Ballotpedia Candidate Connection: Survey responses by Maggie Toulouse Oliver, 2014
  • Vote-USA.org New Mexico Senate Guide (Tom Udall), 10/25/2014

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Mark Ronchetti: Unborn babies just happen to be living inside their mother.
    Mark Ronchetti: Oppose late term abortion, support ban on federal funding.
    Gavin Clarkson: Ban late-term abortions; no tax dollars to fund abortions.
    Gavin Clarkson: Oppose taxpayer funded abortions, & Planned Parenthood.
Budget & Economy
    Mark Ronchetti: COVID: Responsibly re-open economy, help small businesses.
    Gavin Clarkson: Frack China: Seize Treasury bonds held by Communist China.
    Maggie Toulouse Oliver: Create a "One-Stop-Shop" Business Portal to cut red tape.
Civil Rights
    Ben Ray Lujan: Graded "A" by Center for Freethought Equality.
Crime
    Mark Ronchetti: Strongly opposes efforts to defund the police.
    Mark Ronchetti: Federal laws have teeth; we will go after criminals.
Drugs
    Gavin Clarkson: Supports local drug courts & opioid treatment.
Education
    Mark Ronchetti: Give parents opportunity to choose the right public school.
    Maggie Toulouse Oliver: Focus on best education within our public school system.
    Gavin Clarkson: Concealed carry in the classroom for select teachers.
    Gavin Clarkson: Constitution doesn't mention education, so keep feds out.
Energy & Oil
    Mark Ronchetti: Green New Deal would destroy New Mexico's energy economy.
    Mark Ronchetti: All-of-the-above approach to developing energy resources.
    Mark Ronchetti: Strongly opposes ban on fracking, safely done for 60 years.
    Mark Ronchetti: 50% of our oil and gas comes from public lands.
    Gavin Clarkson: Opposes Green New Deal; no fracking bans.
    Maggie Toulouse Oliver: Unabashed support of the Green New Deal.
    Tom Udall: Do it all, do it right.
Environment
    Mark Ronchetti: Oppose environmental extremism; it crushes middle class.
Free Trade
    Mark Ronchetti: Review trade agreements; put American worker first.
    Gavin Clarkson: Supports "America First" trade policies.
    Gavin Clarkson: Free trade is only free if it's truly fair.
Government Reform
    Gavin Clarkson: Getting government out of the way will grow economy.
    Ben Ray Lujan: No campaign money from NRA, nor other company lobbyists.
    Maggie Toulouse Oliver: No campaign money from company lobbying groups.
    Tom Udall: Abolish Electoral College; extend vote to DC & territories.
    Maggie Toulouse Oliver: Supports same day voter registration & early voting.
Gun Control
    Mark Ronchetti: Gun owner and a strong supporter of the Second Amendment.
    Mark Ronchetti: Opposes a ban of semi-automatic rifles.
    Gavin Clarkson: Self-defense is a God-given fundamental human right.
    Maggie Toulouse Oliver: Refused to certify proposed petition on new gun control law.
    Gavin Clarkson: No ban on assault weapons; defend 2nd amendment.
Health Care
    Mark Ronchetti: Opposes government-run Medicare for All, socialist ideas.
    Mark Ronchetti: Against single payer, patients would lose their doctors.
    Gavin Clarkson: Competition and choice are only options to lower costs.
    Maggie Toulouse Oliver: Supports national health insurance plan and Medicare-for-All.
    Gavin Clarkson: No single-payer; repeal ObamaCare.
Homeland Security
    Mark Ronchetti: Increased defense spending brings jobs to state.
    Mark Ronchetti: Protect veterans benefits, wider array of services.
Immigration
    Mark Ronchetti: Against amnesty, close the asylum loophole.
    Mark Ronchetti: Eliminate sanctuary city laws around the country.
    Mark Ronchetti: Amnesty incentivizes even more illegal immigration.
    Gavin Clarkson: End birthright citizenship; oppose amnesty.
    Maggie Toulouse Oliver: Border policy should treat people like humans.
    Gavin Clarkson: Oppose amnesty and path to citizenship, with exceptions.
    Gavin Clarkson: I support not just the wall, but a high-tech wall.
Jobs
    Mark Ronchetti: Lowering taxes for small business will create jobs.
Principles & Values
    Mark Ronchetti: Senator should put the people of New Mexico first.
    Mark Ronchetti: America the greatest nation on Earth, not afraid to say so.
    Gavin Clarkson: Christian, conservative, pro-life, pro-gun, pro-Israel.
    Mark Ronchetti: Hate for opponents can't be stronger than love of New Mexico.
    Ben Ray Lujan: Assistant Speaker of US House; son of speaker of NM House.
    Gavin Clarkson: Had to prove New Mexico is a state to get married.
Social Security
    Tom Udall: If you paid into system, you can rely on benefits.