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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 Georgia Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2022 GA Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Brian Kemp (8) Georgia Republican candidate for Governor
  • Kandiss Taylor (4) Georgia Republican Challenger
  • Shane Hazel (1) Georgia Libertarian challenger for Governor
  • Stacey Abrams (24) Georgia Democratic nominee for Georgia Governor
  • Vernon Jones (11) Georgia Republican challenger for Governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    2022 Georgia Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • National Review, "Stacey Abrams Dodges on Whether She'd Accept Georgia Gubernatorial Election Results," by Caroline Downey, October 17, 2022 , (Link)
  • Yahoo News, "Stacey Abrams Acknowledges 2018 Defeat but Insists Election System Unfair," by Brittany Bernstein, October 9, 2022, (Link)
  • Valdosta Daily Times, "Georgia Voters Guide: Reviewing statewide races", by Asia Ashley, 10/8/22, (Link)
  • CNN: Transcript of "State of the Union": Interview With Georgia Gubernatorial Candidate Stacey Abrams, moderated by Dana Bash, August 7, 2022, (Link)
  • Meet the Press, "Interview with Gubernatorial Candidate Stacey Abrams (D)," August 7, 2022
  • Fox: Transcript of 'Fox News Sunday' hosts Stacey Abrams; moderated by Martha MacCallum, June 26, 2022, (Link)
  • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Doraville temporarily nips medical marijuana dispensaries in the bud," by Zachary Hansen, Oct 14, 2021
  • WSB-TV-2-Atlanta, "Jackson County plant plans to hire thousands after multibillion dollar state investment," by Justin Farmer, September 02, 2021
  • NewsOne, "5 Times Georgia Governor Brian Kemp Failed Georgians," by Anoa Changa, July 11, 2021
  • Daily Beast, "The Motley Crew Dying to Send Georgia Back to 'Stop the Steal' Hell," by Adam Rawnsley & Kelly Weill, May 21, 2021
  • Daily Beast, "The Motley Crew Dying to Send Georgia Back to 'Stop the Steal' Hell," by Adam Rawnsley & Kelly Weill, May 21, 2021
  • CBS News, "Georgia GOP Governor Brian Kemp faces primary challenge from former Democrat," by Adam Brewster, April 16, 2021
  • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Former Democratic lawmaker Vernon Jones challenges Kemp in GOP primary," by Greg Bluestein, April 16, 2021
  • Yahoo.com, "Vernon Jones says Black Dems would blindly vote for ex-KKK leader David Duke," by D.L. Chandler, April 9, 2021
  • WTOC-11, "Baxley teacher to run as Republican candidate for Ga. Governor," by Dal Cannady, Jan. 26, 2021
  • Fox News: "I am a lifelong Democrat who is joining the Republican Party. Here's why," by Vernon Jones, January 8, 2021
  • CNN State of the Union Interview of Georgia Gubernatorial Candidate Stacey Abrams, January 03, 2021
  • ABC This Week interview of Stacey Abrams, December 27, 2020
  • The Daily Beast: "Stacey Abrams Will Run for Governor Again, Allies Say," by Hanna Trudo, Nov. 12, 2020
  • The Red & Black, "Gov. Brian Kemp discusses upcoming election with UGA College Republicans," by Emily Garcia, Oct 22, 2020
  • WGXA-TV, "Beyond the Podium with US Senate candidate Kandiss Taylor," by Claire Helm, October 5, 2020
  • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution "All about Vernon Jones," Aug. 23, 2020
  • Albany Herald, "Georgia Senate candidate Kandiss Taylor ready to battle millionaires, career politicians," by Carlton Fletcher, Aug 8, 2020
  • Valdosta Today, "Hate crime amendment presented by GA representative," June 9, 2020
  • NBC News, Meet the Press interview of Gretchen Whitmer, April 19, 2020
  • National Press Club Luncheon with Stacey Abrams, November 15, 2019
  • Global Atlanta, "Georgia Aims to Make a Splash as Kemp Travels in Korea," by Trevor Williams, June 25, 2019
  • Council on Foreign Relations: "A Conversation with Stacey Abrams," May 10, 2019
  • NBC News, "Georgia's Republican Gov. Brian Kemp signs early abortion ban," by Associated Press, May 7, 2019
  • Democracy Now: "Stacey Abrams: We Have to Work Harder Than Those Who Would Suppress the Vote", January 31, 2019

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Brian Kemp: Signed fetal heartbeat bill, tax deductions for fetuses.
    Vernon Jones: Opposed anti-abortion "heartbeat" bill enacted in Georgia.
    Shane Hazel: Supports bodily autonomy & right to health privacy.
    Stacey Abrams: Georgia law would investigate women for miscarriage.
    Stacey Abrams: Rights should be sacrosanct regardless of state lines.
    Stacey Abrams: Politicians are not scientists, don't set arbitrary limits.
Civil Rights
    Stacey Abrams: Voter suppression is an existential crisis in the US.
    Vernon Jones: Lawsuit: he wanted a "darker administration" as county CEO.
    Kandiss Taylor: Understand frustration of black men with racial stereotyping.
    Vernon Jones: I cannot stand for the defunding of the police.
    Vernon Jones: Make attacks for party affiliation or ideology a hate crime.
    Stacey Abrams: $25 million in state grants for police salary raises.
    Stacey Abrams: We cannot punish our way into public safety.
    Brian Kemp: Signed Hope Act: allows for medicinal oils with up to 5% THC.
    Stacey Abrams: For medical marijuana; open to legalizing recreational use.
    Brian Kemp: Asked Georgia Board of Ed. to denounce critical race theory.
    Vernon Jones: School choice: why can't the money follow the child?
Energy & Oil
    Brian Kemp: Radical Democrats push things like "the new green deal".
    Brian Kemp: State invested in South Korean electric car battery company.
Families & Children
    Vernon Jones: 1998: outlaw selling music with explicit lyrics to minors.
    Stacey Abrams: Supports Plan B and emergency contraceptives.
Foreign Policy
    Stacey Abrams: We've returned to isolationism, driven by fear-mongering.
    Stacey Abrams: Our moral credibility in the world has been diminished.
    Stacey Abrams: Representation matters in our foreign service.
    Stacey Abrams: Concerned China building infrastructure, relationships.
Free Trade
    Brian Kemp: Travelled to South Korea to expand trade with Georgia.
    Stacey Abrams: Trade policy should not be based on brinksmanship.
Government Reform
    Kandiss Taylor: Demands "audit" of 2020 Georgia election results.
    Kandiss Taylor: It's time for politicians to be term limited, then come home.
    Stacey Abrams: Fair Fight Georgia helped Biden and Democratic Senate.
    Stacey Abrams: Ensure everyone trusts the system, and it's worthy of that.
    Stacey Abrams: Only obligation we have is make sure every vote is counted.
    Stacey Abrams: You don't win county by county; you win person by person.
    Stacey Abrams: Lawsuit of 80,000 complaints against 2018 Governor election.
    Stacey Abrams: 2020 election integrity law is the "new Jim Crow".
Gun Control
    Vernon Jones: Supports the NRA; received campaign donation in 2016.
    Stacey Abrams: Opposes constitutional carry; supports background checks.
Homeland Security
    Kandiss Taylor: Determine if military bases are vital before closing them.
    Vernon Jones: Co-sponsored bill to crack down on illegal immigrants.
    Vernon Jones: Opportunity for all rather than increase the minimum wage.
    Stacey Abrams: Constitutional amendment to bring casinos & online betting.
Principles & Values
    Brian Kemp: We're in a real fight right now to make America great again.
    Stacey Abrams: Prefers organizing systems for change to legislating.
    Vernon Jones: Black voters would vote for David Duke if a Democrat.
Tax Reform
    Vernon Jones: 2007: Backed a flat tax proposal as "fair tax".
    Brian Kemp: $1 billion tax cut from the state's budget surplus.
War & Peace
    Stacey Abrams: US should be judicious & careful with our use of military.
Welfare & Poverty
    Stacey Abrams: Reducing the top not enough on income inequality.

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  • Brian Kemp Georgia Republican candidate for Governor
  • Kandiss Taylor Georgia Republican Challenger
  • Shane Hazel Georgia Libertarian challenger for Governor
  • Stacey Abrams Georgia Democratic nominee for Georgia Governor
  • Vernon Jones Georgia Republican challenger for Governor

The above quotations are from 2022 Georgia Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage.
Next election in 2022; contenders:
GA 2022 Gubernatorial debate: Incumbent Brian Kemp(R nominee)
vs.Minority Leader Stacey Abrams(D nominee)
vs.Senate candidate Shane Hazel(L)
vs.State Rep.Vernon Jones(R,lost House runoff)
vs.2020 candidate Kandiss Taylor(R,lost primary)
vs.former US Senator David Perdue(R,lost primary)
Past gubernatorial races:
2018 Georgia gubernatorial debate,
Brian Kemp (R)
Casey Cagle (R)
Hunter Hill (R)
Stacey Abrams (D)
Former gubernatorial races:
2014 Georgia gubernatorial debate
Former challengers:
Jason Carter(D,2012) Andrew Hunt (L,2012)

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