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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 New York Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage

    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from 2022 NY Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Al Sharpton (1) Democrat
  • Andrew Cuomo (1) New York Democratic Governor
  • Andrew Giuliani (19) New York Republican challenger for Governor
  • Joe Pinion (8) New York Republican challenger
  • Kathy Hochul (19) New York Democratic Lt. Governor
  • Lee Zeldin (9) New York Republican challenger for Governor
  • Letitia James (4) New York Democratic Challenger
  • Tom Suozzi (3) New York Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    2022 New York Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • CNN Politics, "4 takeaways from the New York governor debate," by Gregory Krieg, October 25, 2022, (Link)
  • State of Politics, "New York GOP gubernatorial hopeful Andrew Giuliani on Buffalo shooting, education," by Susan Arbetter, May 24, 2022
  • NBC: Meet the Press: Gov. Kathy Hochul and Rev. Al Sharpton; moderated by Chuck Todd, May 15, 2022, (Link)
  • ABC News: Full transcript of "This Week": interview of New York Governor Kathy Hochul, moderated by George Stephanopoulos, Sunday, May 15, 2022, (Link)
  • Gotham Gazette, "Q&A: Andrew Giuliani, Republican Candidate for Governor of New York," by John Besche, February 03, 2022
  • The Forward, "Eating pizza and talking Jewish politics with Tom Suozzi," by Jacob Kornbluh, December 19, 2021
  • CNN, "New York tells SCOTUS to allow vaccine mandate for health care workers to remain on the books," by Ariane de Vogue, November 10, 2021
  • Gay City News, "Letitia James Urges Federal Court to Rule in Favor of Trans Athletes in Connecticut," by Tat Bellamy-Walker, October 18, 2021
  • Spectrum News, "Andrew Giuliani says he'd work to implement New York's marijuana measure," by Nick Reisman, Aug. 17, 2021
  • Spectrum Local News, "AG James calls for passage of federal LGBTQ rights bill," by Nick Reisman, Jun. 24, 2021
  • N. Y. Times, "Andrew Giuliani Enters the Republican Primary for Governor," by J. David Goodman, May 18, 2021
  • New York Post, "Andrew Giuliani announces 2022 bid for New York governor," by Carl Campanile, May 18, 2021
  • CBS News, "Georgia GOP Governor Brian Kemp faces primary challenge from former Democrat," by Adam Brewster, April 16, 2021
  • New York Times, "Rep. Lee Zeldin, a Staunch Conservative, Will Run for N.Y. Governor," by Katie Glueck, April 8, 2021
  • The Jerusalem Post, "US lawmakers introduce bill to make State Dept. review PA textbooks," by Omri Nahmias, April 7, 2021
  • Long Island Newsday, "Voting changes undermine American democracy," Letter to the Editor, March 31, 2021
  • News10 Albany, "James protects stimulus payments from debt collectors," Mar 24, 2021
  • The Suffolk Times, "Zeldin touts Trump's accomplishments as House votes to impeach president for second time," by Joe Werkmeister, 01.13.2021
  • Fox News: "I am a lifelong Democrat who is joining the Republican Party. Here's why," by Vernon Jones, January 8, 2021
  • WSHU Public Radio, "Long Island Rep. Zeldin Joins Texas Lawsuit Attempting To Overturn Election," by J.D. Allen, Dec 11, 2020
  • The Jewish Insider, "Lee Zeldin claims he's never experienced antisemitism from the GOP," by Jacob Kornbluh, August 24, 2020
  • Atlantic Magazine, "What Does Rudy Giuliani's Son Do?," by Elaina Plott, November 18, 2019
  • CityAndStateNY.com, "Kathy Hochul says there's something women need to realize," by Frank G. Runyeon, March 25, 2018
  • CBS-NY, "Who Is Cuomo's Possible Successor, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul?", by Tony Aiello, March 2, 2021
  • Lower Hudson Journal News, "Who is Kathy Hochul? What to know about Cuomo's lieutenant governor," by Tiffany Cusaac-Smith, March 2, 2021
  • WLNY-2 CBS-TV, "Who Is Cuomo's Possible Successor, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul?," by Tony Aiello, March 2, 2021
  • U.S. News & World Report, "Gov. Andrew Cuomo Signs 10-Bill Police Reform Package into Law," by Alexa Lardieri, June 12, 2020
  • Valdosta Today, "Hate crime amendment presented by GA representative," June 9, 2020
  • N.Y. Daily News, "Lt. Gov. Hochul says state Senate too 'afraid' of NRA to pass gun control bill," by Esther Shittu, Jun 19, 2018
  • City & State NY, "Kathy Hochul says there's something women need to realize," by Frank G. Runyeon, March 25, 2018

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Andrew Giuliani: Protect the right to life, I look at this very simply.
    Kathy Hochul: Overturning Roe changed nothing in NY, because I'm governor.
    Lee Zeldin: Overturning Roe is moot: NY has strict abortion rights.
Budget & Economy
    Joe Pinion: Claims Federal COVID aid used to push critical race theory.
    Letitia James: Moved to protect stimulus payments from debt collectors.
Civil Rights
    Andrew Giuliani: Kneeling during anthem is a war on our police.
    Andrew Giuliani: Would protect same-sex marriage, right to adopt.
    Kathy Hochul: In Congress supported same-sex marriage & abortion rights.
    Kathy Hochul: Supported same-sex marriage & abortion rights.
    Kathy Hochul: If men don't change attitudes there will be consequences.
    Letitia James: Codify federal protections for LGBTQ+ individuals.
    Letitia James: Attacks on transgender students violate their rights.
    Andrew Giuliani: Worked for Trump on deregulation of businesses of all sizes.
    Kathy Hochul: Social media companies should be vigilant about hate speech.
    Andrew Cuomo: Signed police reform package, including ban on chokeholds.
    Andrew Giuliani: Curbing crime a top priority, no greater friend to police.
    Andrew Giuliani: Stop the war on police; end bail reform.
    Kathy Hochul: Spearheaded campaign against college sexual assaults.
    Lee Zeldin: Gun control measures won't reduce crime.
    Andrew Giuliani: Legal marijuana products can be a state revenue source.
    Andrew Giuliani: Open more charter schools, give parents choice.
    Andrew Giuliani: Wants a tax voucher program for school choice.
    Joe Pinion: We need to have school choice for every single child.
    Kathy Hochul: Make state schools tuition-free for middle-class families.
    Tom Suozzi: Work with yeshivas that fall short on secular education.
Energy & Oil
    Joe Pinion: Capitalism is the solution for developing renewables.
Families & Children
    Kathy Hochul: Fought for Paid Family Leave & $15 minimum wage.
Foreign Policy
    Lee Zeldin: Congressional report on hate speech in Palestinian textbooks.
    Tom Suozzi: His first House floor speech was in support of Israel.
Free Trade
    Joe Pinion: We've been outsourcing the American Dream and its jobs.
Government Reform
    Andrew Giuliani: Supports term limits, ban outside income in state office.
    Andrew Giuliani: We will never know who legitimately won the 2020 election.
    Joe Pinion: Term limits are a must, we need them today.
    Lee Zeldin: Voted to overturn 2020 presidential election results.
    Lee Zeldin: Opposed For the People Act expanding voting rights.
    Lee Zeldin: Signed onto Texas suit challenging 2020 election.
    Lee Zeldin: Rogue state officials made unconstitutional voting changes .
Gun Control
    Andrew Giuliani: Against strengthening state gun laws after mass shooting.
    Kathy Hochul: State senate too afraid of NRA to vote on "red flag" bill.
    Kathy Hochul: Illegal guns are from out of state; need a national response.
Health Care
    Andrew Giuliani: I am anti-mandate for COVID vaccinations.
    Joe Pinion: COVID policy mandates have no basis in science.
    Kathy Hochul: Support for ACA contraception mandate cost her re-election.
    Letitia James: Asks Supreme Court not to block COVID vaccine mandate.
    Joe Pinion: Population explosion due to people illegally crossing border.
    Kathy Hochul: Once opposed driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants.
    Kathy Hochul: She believes in equal pay for equal work.
Principles & Values
    Andrew Giuliani: I'm a politician out of the womb; it's in my DNA.
    Andrew Giuliani: Trump a father figure, helped him during parents' divorce.
    Andrew Giuliani: As 7-year-old, upstaged father's inaugural address as mayor.
    Kathy Hochul: Not strongly ideological; more practical.
    Kathy Hochul: Upbringing taught her to care for poor, imprisoned, homeless.
    Kathy Hochul: Catholic upbringing: care for poor, imprisoned, & homeless.
    Lee Zeldin: Never experienced antisemitism, including within GOP.
    Tom Suozzi: I'm standing up to the far-left and to the far-right.
    Al Sharpton: Country must address growing problem of hate crimes.
    Kathy Hochul: You don't protect hate speech or incendiary speech.
Tax Reform
    Andrew Giuliani: Roll back increased taxes on corporations, wealthy.
    Andrew Giuliani: Promises highest tax cut, budget cut in New York history.
    Joe Pinion: Restore full deductibility of state and local taxes.
    Kathy Hochul: Tax cuts for low/middle incomes, not for billionaires.
    Lee Zeldin: NY gone dark from taxes, lost jobs, suffocating regulations.
    Andrew Giuliani: Got CARES Act funding to save thousands of transit jobs.
    Kathy Hochul: Make social media CEOs accountable for hate speech.

The above quotations are from 2022 New York Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage.
Next election in 2022; contenders:
NY 2022 Gubernatorial debate: Incumbent Andrew Cuomo(D,resigned)
vs.Gov.Kathy Hochul(D nominee)
vs.Joe Pinion(R nominee)
vs.US.Rep.Lee Zeldin(R nominee)
vs.Rob Astorino(R,lost primary)
vs.Andrew Giuliani(R,lost primary)
vs.U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi(D,lost primary)
vs.A.G. Letitia James(D,withdrew)
vs.Larry Sharpe(Libertarian)
Past gubernatorial races:
2018 New York gubernatorial debate,
Cuomo(D) vs.Nixon(D)
Former gubernatorial races:
2014 New York gubernatorial Debate
Former contenders:
Rob Astorino (R,2014)
Zephyr Teachout (D,2014)
Howie Hawkins (G,2014)
Rep. Rick Lazio (R,2010)
John Faso (R,2006)

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