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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 Kansas Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2022 KS Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Chase LaPorte (8) Kansas Republican Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Derek Schmidt (16) Kansas Republican challenger for Governor
  • Jeff Colyer (3) Kansas Candidate for Governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    2022 Kansas Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Associated Press, "Republican Kris Kobach aims to rebrand in Kansas AG race," by John Hanna, October 14, 2022, (Link)
  • Topeka Capital-Journal, "Laura Kelly, Derek Schmidt press for specifics on medical marijuana, crime in final debate," by Andrew Bahl, 10/5/22, (Link)
  • JDSupra.com: "CBD and Hemp Legal and Regulatory Roundup--July 2022 #3," by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, July 19, 2022
  • The Kansas Reflector, "Schmidt proposes sweeping policy to exempt retirement benefits from state income tax," by Tim Carpenter, June 22, 2022
  • Topeka Capital-Journal, "A message to Derek Schmidt: Don't mess with public schools," Op-Ed by Cheryl Herrelson, Michelle Taylor and Ethel A. Edwards, May 12, 2022
  • Hays Post, "Schmidt explains so-called 'sanctuary city' bill that passed KS House," by Nick Gosnell, Mar 23, 2022
  • Topeka Capital-Journal, "What I saw at the border and why it matters," by Kansas AG Derek Schmidt, 2/16/22
  • Topeka Capital-Journal, "Derek Schmidt calls for using surplus to pay down $1 billion in KPERS debt, saving millions in long run," by Jason Tidd, 1/8/22
  • Attorney-General's Office press release, "AG Derek Schmidt: Federal court sides with Kansas, blocks unconstitutional federal attempt to seize control of state tax policy," Nov 16, 2021
  • WIBW, "AG Schmidt warns Biden Administration proposed asylum regulations could worsen border crisis," by Sarah Motter, Oct. 22, 2021
  • WIBW, "Schmidt urges Supreme Court to protect First Amendment rights in case against high school football coach's prayer," by Sarah Motter, Oct. 19, 2021
  • Kansas City Magazine, "Why A Bold Proposal For Decriminalizing Marijuana In Prairie Village Failed," by Evan Musil, August 24, 2021
  • Breitbart News, "Kansas Gubernatorial Candidate Derek Schmidt Signs '1776 Pledge' to Fight 'Anti-American Indoctrination'," by Ashley Oliver, 21 Jun 2021
  • Great Bend Tribune, "GOP gubernatorial candidate Derek Schmidt stops in GB," by Daniel Kiewel, Jun 8, 2021
  • WIBW TV-13, "AG Schmidt leads legal brief in support of Fourth of July fireworks at Mount Rushmore," by Sarah Motter, May 22, 2021
  • KSNT Topeka, "Kansas lawmakers consider Constitutional Convention to limit federal power, crowd rallies in support," by Rebekah Chung, Posted: Mar 23, 2021
  • Fox 4 KC, "'I'm the authentic conservative': Former KS Gov. Jeff Colyer welcomes AG Schmidt to governor's race," by Juan Cisneros, Mar 9, 2021
  • Associated Press on KSHB-41, "Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announces intent to run for governor," by Kari Williams & John Hanna, Mar 09, 2021
  • The Topeka Capital-Journal, "The governor's race is officially underway. What role will Sam Brownback and Donald Trump play?," by Andrew Bahl, March 9, 2021
  • The Kansas City Star, "Former Kansas GOP Gov. Jeff Colyer, naming key campaign aide, opens bid to retake office," by Jonathan Shorman, March 05, 2021
  • WKCH-12 News, "AG Schmidt, legislative leaders propose new Kansas Constitution amendment," by Sarah Motter, Feb. 23, 2021
  • Associated Press, "Kansas bill to recognize other states' gun permits advances," by Andy Tsubasa Field, February 10, 2021
  • Associated Press on KAKE-ABC, "Push against trans athletes in girls' sports fails in Kansas," May 3, 2021
  • The Topeka Capital-Journal, "2022 speculation begins amid election suit controversy," Dec. 14, 2020

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Chase LaPorte: God's word directs us to protect unborn and innocent.
    Derek Schmidt: Limited-government conservative who opposes abortion.
Budget & Economy
    Derek Schmidt: Living within our means is a critical task for governors.
    Derek Schmidt: Use budget surplus to pay down debt, cut taxes.
Civil Rights
    Chase LaPorte: I believe in the Biblical standard for marriage.
    Derek Schmidt: Would have signed vetoed transgender athlete ban.
    Chase LaPorte: I believe in maintaining a strong National Guard presence.
    Derek Schmidt: Sued to strike down city marijuana decriminalization.
    Derek Schmidt: People influenced by chemical substances hurt innocents.
    Chase LaPorte: Kansas schools are inadequately staffed and under-funded.
Families & Children
    Derek Schmidt: Combat the serious problem of elder abuse.
Government Reform
    Chase LaPorte: Transparency in government keep officials accountable.
    Derek Schmidt: Let legislature override governor's executive orders.
    Derek Schmidt: Federal bill expanding voting rights is "hyper-partisan".
    Derek Schmidt: Support Supreme Court challenge to 2020 election.
    Jeff Colyer: For new Constitutional convention to limit federal power.
    Jeff Colyer: Supported Texas challenge to 2020 presidential election.
Gun Control
    Derek Schmidt: Recognize out of state concealed carry permits.
Health Care
    Chase LaPorte: Freedom of choice for personal healthcare choices.
    Derek Schmidt: COVID: Opposed prisoner vaccines; closing churches, schools.
    Derek Schmidt: Elected Attorney-General opposing Affordable Care Act.
    Jeff Colyer: Steadfastly opposed Medicaid expansion.
Principles & Values
    Chase LaPorte: I have built my core values upon Biblical foundation.
    Chase LaPorte: American dream built on hard work, freedom of commerce.
    Derek Schmidt: Wrote legal brief for July 4 fireworks at Mount Rushmore.
    Derek Schmidt: Public prayer by coach on school field is protected speech.
Tax Reform
    Derek Schmidt: Sued to allow COVID relief funds use for state tax relief.

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  • Chase LaPorte Kansas Republican Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Derek Schmidt Kansas Republican challenger for Governor
  • Jeff Colyer Kansas Candidate for Governor

The above quotations are from 2022 Kansas Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage.
Next election in 2022; contenders:
KS 2022 Gubernatorial debate: Incumbent Laura Kelly(D)
vs.State Sen.Derek Schmidt(R)
vs.Jeff Colyer(R,withdrew)
vs.Chase LaPorte(R,withdrew)
Past gubernatorial races:
2018 Kansas gubernatorial debate,
Jeff Colyer(R)
Kris Kobach(R)
Wink Hartman(R)
Carl Brewer(D)
Laura Kelly(D)
Greg Orman(I)

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