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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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2022 Florida Senate race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2022 FL Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Marco Rubio (10) FL Senator; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Val Demings (10) Democrat U.S. Rep Florida-10
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    2022 Florida Senate debates and race coverage:
  • The Hill: "Demings in new ad stresses independence from Democratic Party", by Brad Dress, 10/11/22, (Link)
  • CNN: Transcript of "State of the Union": Interview With Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL). moderated by Dana Bash, October 02, 2022, (Link)
  • ABC News: Full transcript of "This Week": interview of Senator Marco Rubio, Republican of Florida, moderated by Jonathan Karl, October 2, 2022, (Link)
  • ABC News: Full transcript of "This Week": interview of Florida Senator Marco Rubio, moderated by George Stephanopoulos, Sunday, March 6, 2022, (Link)
  • CBS News: Full transcript of "Face the Nation": interview of Senator Marco Rubio, Republican of Florida, moderated by Margaret Brennan, February 6, 2022, (Link)
  • Al Jazeera news on S.65 / H.R. 6256: "Biden signs law banning goods made in China's Xinjiang region," 23 Dec 2021
  • Florida Daily, "Old Foes Val Demings, Dan Webster Split on Biden's Executive Orders on Guns," by Kevin Derby, 4.13.21
  • ClickOrlando.com e-zine, "Rep. Val Demings says American dream is alive," by Ginger Gadsden, February 4, 2021
  • Washington Post, "Transcript: A Conversation with Rep. Val Demings," Feb. 2, 2021
  • Spectrum News Bay News-9, "Val Demings Gives Keynote for Clearwater NAACP Virtual MLK Day Event," by Mitch Perry, Jan. 18, 2021
  • CNBC: "Op-ed: The data is clear – the Paycheck Protection Program is a success," by Sen. Marco Rubio, Dec 10, 2020
  • NPR's All Things Considered, "Democratic Rep. Val Demings Looks Back at Her Past 4 Years In Congress," September 22, 2020
  • Poltico e-zine: "When Val Demings Stood by Police Officers Accused of Excessive Force," by Matt Dixon and Maya King, 07/11/2020
  • WMBT 90.1, "If Passed Over By Biden, Val Demings Could Challenge Republican Rubio In Florida Senate Race In 2022," Jun 10th, 2020
  • Fox News Sunday, "Sunday Morning Futures" with Marco Rubio, March 1, 2020

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Marco Rubio: Paycheck Protection Program most effective relief program.
    Marco Rubio: Supports emergency relief to be spent immediately.
    Val Demings: Police work should be about building communities.
    Val Demings: Support police but we also have to deal with social ills.
    Val Demings: We need to focus more on our children graduating high school.
Energy & Oil
    Marco Rubio: Produce more American oil and not buy Russian oil.
Foreign Policy
    Marco Rubio: Prisoner swaps put a price tag on Americans.
Free Trade
    Marco Rubio: Ban Xinjiang trade to fight Communist China on human rights.
    Marco Rubio: Assume something made in China is from slave labor.
Government Reform
    Val Demings: Members of extremist groups shouldn't be in police, military.
    Marco Rubio: Vice President doesn't have power to overturn election.
Gun Control
    Val Demings: Biden's measured, evidence-based orders will save lives.
Homeland Security
    Marco Rubio: Shouldn't rely on China for our prescription drugs.
    Val Demings: Supports Kate's Law: harsher sentences on deported migrants.
    Val Demings: Look at hiring standards, police should reflect diversity.
Principles & Values
    Val Demings: Would be first Black woman elected as FL Governor or Senator.
    Val Demings: Seeing VP Harris sworn in demonstrated American promise.
    Val Demings: Being unified nation doesn't mean giving up beliefs.
War & Peace
    Marco Rubio: There is no U.S. combat role in Ukraine; use sanctions.
    Marco Rubio: A no-fly zone in Ukraine means World War III.

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  • Marco Rubio FL Senator; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Val Demings Democratic Challenger Florida

The above quotations are from 2022 Florida Senate race: debates and news coverage.

Sen. Rubio up for re-election in 2022; contenders:
FL: Incumbent Marco Rubio(R)
vs.U.S.Rep. Val Demings(D)
vs.U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson(D,ran for House instead)
Previous Senate debates:
2018 Florida Senate debates, Nelson(D) vs. DeSantis(R) vs.Scott(R) vs.Janowski(I) vs.Jolly(R) vs.Invictus(R)
2016 Florida Senate debates, Rubio(R) vs. Jolly(R) vs. Lopez-Cantera(R)
2012 Florida Senate debates, LeMieux vs. Mack vs. Nelson
2010 Florida Senate debate, Rubio vs. Crist
2006 Florida Senate debate, Harris vs. Nelson
2004 Florida Senate debate, Martinez vs. Castor

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