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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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State of Arkansas Politicians: secondary Archives

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    from State of Arkansas secondary Archives (number of quotes indicated):
  • Anthony Bland (1) Arkansas Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Asa Hutchinson (2) Arkansas Republican Governor
  • Blanche Lambert Lincoln (2) Former Democratic Senator Arkansas
  • Conner Eldridge (2) Democratic Senate Challenger Arkansas
  • Frank Gilbert (22) Arkansas Libertarian Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Jake Bequette (7) Republican Senate Challenger Arkansas
  • Jim Holt (2) 2010 Republican challenger (lost primary) Arkansas
  • Mark Swaney (20) 2014 Green Senate Challenger Arkansas
  • Mike Huckabee (25) Arkansas Republican Presidential candidate
  • Mike Ross (3) Arkansas Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Nathan LaFrance (20) Libertarian Senate Challenger Arkansas
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    Blanche Lambert Lincoln: Take objective approach to judicial confirmation process.
    Frank Gilbert: Life begins at conception.
    Jake Bequette: Opposed to taxpayer and federal funding of abortion.
    Mark Swaney: Agrees with and supports Roe v. Wade.
    Mike Huckabee: Eliminate public funding for abortion organizations.
    Nathan LaFrance: Restrictions on legalized abortion.
Budget & Economy
    Frank Gilbert: Stimulus often makes things worse.
    Jake Bequette: Advocate for less government spending, a balanced budget.
    Mark Swaney: Stimulus was ok; but economic regulation is better.
    Mike Ross: AdWatch: Voted for $7 trillion in new debt and bailouts.
    Nathan LaFrance: Strongly opposes federal stimulus.
Civil Rights
    Asa Hutchinson: Marriage should be only one-man-one-woman.
    Conner Eldridge: Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act.
    Frank Gilbert: Best way to end discrimination is to stop discriminating.
    Frank Gilbert: Comfortable with gay marriage.
    Frank Gilbert: State should stay out of the marriage business.
    Jim Holt: Amend the federal constitution to ban gay marriage.
    Mark Swaney: I support affirmative action, for past & future.
    Mark Swaney: Comfortable with same-sex marriage.
    Mike Huckabee: No civil unions; only one-man-one-woman marriage.
    Mike Huckabee: No affirmative action for state contracts nor colleges.
    Mike Huckabee: Treat AIDS as plague to be isolated, not civil rights issue.
    Mike Ross: Personally opposes gay marriage, but abide by Supreme Court.
    Nathan LaFrance: Supports same-sex marriage.
    Nathan LaFrance: Businesses have the right to hire the best candidates.
    Frank Gilbert: Crimes of passion are not deterred by sentencing.
    Mark Swaney: For most types of crime, we are over-punishing people.
    Mike Huckabee: Build more prisons, and privatize their management.
    Nathan LaFrance: Stricter punishment reduces crime.
    Frank Gilbert: Marijuana should not be criminalized.
    Mark Swaney: Long past time to legalize marijuana.
    Mike Huckabee: Stricter penalties for drug-related crimes.
    Mike Huckabee: Curb supply by eradication; change attitudes to curb demand.
    Nathan LaFrance: Supports legalizing marijuana.
    Frank Gilbert: Parents deserve the right to choose.
    Mark Swaney: Private education should not compete with public schools.
    Mike Huckabee: Raise teacher salaries; hire more teachers.
    Mike Huckabee: Support displaying the Ten Commandments in public schools.
    Nathan LaFrance: Supports parents choosing schools via vouchers.
Energy & Oil
    Frank Gilbert: Oppose government prioritization of green energy.
    Mark Swaney: Prioritize green energy.
    Mike Huckabee: Promote alternative fuel technology.
    Nathan LaFrance: Don't pick "winners" and "losers" in our economy.
    Frank Gilbert: Courts are betetr protectors of environment than regulators.
    Mark Swaney: Every human being has a right to clean air and water.
    Nathan LaFrance: Supports rights to clean air and water.
Foreign Policy
    Frank Gilbert: US Constitution offers greater protection than UN.
    Mark Swaney: US should be more active in the UN.
    Nathan LaFrance: Strongly supports maintaining U.S. sovereignty from the U.N.
Free Trade
    Frank Gilbert: Open our economy to other free markets.
    Mark Swaney: Include fair wage, unions & environment in trade agreements.
    Nathan LaFrance: Supports expanding free trade.
Government Reform
    Frank Gilbert: Voting should not be limited by the government.
    Conner Eldridge: Rid the political system of secret, dark money.
    Jake Bequette: Supports a constitutional amendment for term limits.
    Mark Swaney: Make it easier to vote; voter ID laws make it harder.
    Mike Huckabee: Supports term limits for state legislators.
    Mike Huckabee: Limit campaign contributions, but no public funding.
    Mike Huckabee: Term limits counter election skewed laws toward incumbents.
    Mike Huckabee: Change House terms to 4 years, to avoid constant campaigning.
    Mike Huckabee: Won't vote for pay raise for myself as member of Congress.
    Nathan LaFrance: Protect the integrity of our election system.
Gun Control
    Frank Gilbert: The Second Amendment is clear.
    Jake Bequette: All Americans are entitled to safely own firearms.
    Mark Swaney: Regulate 2nd Amendment rights for the good of society.
    Mike Huckabee: Allow concealed carry.
    Nathan LaFrance: Strongly supports right to gun ownership.
Health Care
    Frank Gilbert: Providing insurance not a proper function of government.
    Mark Swaney: ObamaCare is ok, but national health insurance is better.
    Mike Huckabee: Guaranteed medical care not government's responsibility.
    Mike Huckabee: Supports consumer-driven "medical IRA" with tax-free money.
    Mike Huckabee: No additional AIDS spending; cancer & vascular victims first.
    Mike Huckabee: Ban smoking in all public places.
    Mike Huckabee: Isolate carriers of this plague of AIDS.
    Nathan LaFrance: Completely repeal ObamaCare.
Homeland Security
    Frank Gilbert: We do not need a standing army.
    Jake Bequette: Serving in Army was bigger privilege than being in NFL.
    Jim Holt: Trust Bush's homeland security decisions and recommendations.
    Mark Swaney: We spend way too much on the military.
    Nathan LaFrance: Opposes expanding the armed forces.
    Frank Gilbert: Aliens, if not criminals, should get path to citizenship.
    Jake Bequette: We must stand against illegal entry into our country.
    Mark Swaney: Legalize those who are working & have not committed crimes.
    Nathan LaFrance: Supports illegal immigrants earning citizenship.
Principles & Values
    Anthony Bland: Ordained Baptist minister, Master of Theological Studies.
    Frank Gilbert: Keep God, and all religion, in the public sphere.
    Mark Swaney: Religion has no place in government.
    Nathan LaFrance: No need to ban religion from all public domains.
Social Security
    Frank Gilbert: Let citizens invest in anything other than a Ponzi scheme.
    Mark Swaney: Opposes privatizing Social Security.
    Mike Huckabee: No Congressional pensions; give them same deal as citizens.
    Nathan LaFrance: Phase out social security program; save for own retirement.
Tax Reform
    Asa Hutchinson: Don't raise any taxes, while reducing individual tax rate.
    Blanche Lambert Lincoln: Like to see tax cuts for the lower and middle class.
    Frank Gilbert: Taxes should not be a form of punishment.
    Frank Gilbert: Don't raise any taxes, and eliminate income tax.
    Jake Bequette: Cut taxes and create jobs to grow our economy.
    Mark Swaney: Higher taxes on the wealthy, and on wealthy institutions.
    Mike Huckabee: No tax increase under any circumstances.
    Mike Ross: I support lower tax rates.
    Nathan LaFrance: Work to reduce taxes for all Americans.
    Mike Huckabee: Supports Internet sales tax.
    Mike Huckabee: Opposes public electronic voting; wouldn't focus on issues.
War & Peace
    Frank Gilbert: Stay out of Iran, and Syria, and Bhutan...
    Mark Swaney: Stay out of Iran.
    Nathan LaFrance: Strongly supports staying out of Iran.

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