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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)

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2020 West Virginia Senatorial race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2020 WV Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Joe Manchin III (1) West Virginia Former Democratic Governor (Until 2010)
  • Paula Jean Swearengin (20) Democratic candidate for West Virginia U. S. Senator West Virginia
  • Richard Ojeda (18) Democratic Senate Challenger West Virginia
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    West Virginia 2020 Senatorial debates and race coverage:
  • CNN: Transcript of "State of the Union": Interview With Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), moderated by Jake Tapper, February 06, 2022, (Link)
  • Common_Dreams, "A Battle Cry From Appalachia: Progressive Paula Jean Swearengin Wins US Senate Primary," by Jessica Corbett, June 10, 2020
  • The Pro-Gun Democrat, "Our Favorite Pro-Gun Democrats," retrieved 6/1/20
  • The Herald-Dispatch, "U.S. Senate candidate: Paula Jean Swearengin (D)," Apr 4, 2020
  • The Register-Herald, "The unapologetic, progressive coal miner's daughter taking another run for U.S. Senate," by Jessica Farrish, 1/18/20
  • Vox.com, "Ojeda's win gives Democrats their best chance to turn coal country blue," by Alexia Fern├índez Campbell, May 9, 2018
  • The Hill e-zine, "Democrat Richard Ojeda announces Senate bid after dropping out of presidential race," by Zack Budryk, 01/13/20
  • PolitiFact.com, "75-100 folks killed a month and over 200 wounded by senseless gun violence", by Katherine Baile, October 17, 2019
  • The Center for Public Integrity, "9 Things to Know About Richard Ojeda," January 22, 2019
  • TheIntercept.com, "Richard Ojeda Comes Out Swinging On Abortion Rights," by Ryan Grim, November 21, 2018
  • New Yorker magazine, "In the Heart of Trump Country," by Larissa MacFarquhar, October 3, 2016

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Richard Ojeda: Wholeheartedly support a woman's right to choose.
    Richard Ojeda: Opposing abortion makes you pro-birth, not pro-life.
Budget & Economy
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Modernize roadways, bridges, water systems; expand broadband.
    Joe Manchin III: We're not spending money, we're investing.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Hemp & cannabis can be cash crops for West Virginia.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Address the causes of addiction; not severe punishments.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Hold pharmaceutical companies accountable for opioid crisis.
    Richard Ojeda: An advocate for medical marijuana.
    Richard Ojeda: Marijuana can be used for clinical, medical purposes.
    Richard Ojeda: Supports medical marijuana, co-founded CBD oil company.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Free state colleges, community colleges, trade schools.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Supports federal subsidies in childcare.
    Richard Ojeda: Outspoken support for teachers during strike.
Energy & Oil
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Federal investment in the renewable energy sector.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: We must transition from coal, move to clean energy.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Congress needs to support the Green New Deal.
    Richard Ojeda: Coal is going down; politicians need to stop lying.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: West Virginia rivers and streams are constantly threatened.
Government Reform
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Voter turnout depressed due to money influencing elections.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: We as voters need to hold representatives accountable.
    Richard Ojeda: Federal employees/appointees should donate excess assets.
    Richard Ojeda: Introduced bill: lobbyists should wear body cameras.
    Richard Ojeda: Move toward public financing for campaigns.
Gun Control
    Richard Ojeda: Deaths and injuries every month from senseless gun violence.
Health Care
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Health care is a human right, decouple health care from jobs.
    Richard Ojeda: Taking benefits from illegal immigrants sounds good.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Supports living wage and workers' rights.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Supports protections for unions, ending "right to work" laws.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Wants a living wage, but not advocating for set amount.
    Richard Ojeda: Against right to work laws, active union participant.
    Richard Ojeda: Ensure coal miners able to transition to "real jobs".
    Richard Ojeda: Strongly against right to work laws.
Principles & Values
    Paula Jean Swearengin: When we unite for justice, we can accomplish our goals.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: We need Congress to do right, even if breaking with party.
    Richard Ojeda: Democrats becoming more a party of elites.
Social Security
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Fix solvency by lifting cap on incomes over $137,000.
Tax Reform
    Richard Ojeda: Raise taxes on natural gas companies building pipelines.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Federal government must help states expand broadband.
War & Peace
    Richard Ojeda: Criticizes those wanting war with Iran: talk is easy.

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  • Joe Manchin III West Virginia Former Democratic Governor (Until 2010)
  • Paula Jean Swearengin Democratic candidate for West Virginia U. S. Senator West Virginia
  • Richard Ojeda Democratic Senate Challenger West Virginia

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