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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
by Cory Booker (2016)
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)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
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)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Books by and about the 2016 presidential election
What Happened ,
by Hillary Clinton (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Becoming ,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

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Winners and Losers
Gubernatorial candidates from Ohio

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    from Past and present Governor candidates from Ohio (number of quotes indicated):
  • Betty Sutton (1) Ohio Democratic candidate for Lt.Governor
  • Connie Pillich (3) Ohio Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Dennis Kucinich (2) Ohio Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Jim Renacci (12) Ohio Republican candidate for Governor (switched to Senate race)
  • Joe Schiavoni (14) Ohio Democratic candidate for Ohio Governor
  • John Kasich (18) Ohio Republican Governor
  • Jon Husted (9) Ohio Republican candidate for Ohio Governor
  • Lee Fisher (6) 2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; currently Lt. Gov. Ohio
  • Mary Taylor (5) Ohio Republican candidate for Governor
  • Mike DeWine (2) Ohio Republican candidate for Governor
  • Nan Whaley (6) Ohio Democratic candidate for Ohio Governor
  • Richard Cordray (15) Ohio Democratic candidate for governor of Ohio
  • Sierra Club (2)
  • Ted Strickland (1) Ohio Former Democratic Governor (2006-2010)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Betty Sutton: Constitutionally protected decisions about personal health.
    Dennis Kucinich: Change of heart: I support a woman's right to choose.
    Joe Schiavoni: I trust women to make their own medical decisions.
    Richard Cordray: Support abortion rights; fight for Planned Parenthood.
    Joe Schiavoni: Restore Planned Parenthood funding.
    Jon Husted: Unwavering supporting for the unborn.
    Jim Renacci: Opposes abortion and gay marriage.
    John Kasich: Cut $1.3M in funding for discredited Planned Parenthood.
Budget & Economy
    Joe Schiavoni: Targeted tax credits for jobs and upgrades.
    Jon Husted: Most conservative state budget in 40 years.
    Jon Husted: Liberation from Feds can reduce other problems.
    Richard Cordray: A look back at the recession demands common sense reforms.
Civil Rights
    Mary Taylor: Disallow minors to initiate gender transition without parent.
    Mary Taylor: Running-mate Nathan Estruth led anti-gay-rights campaign.
    Nan Whaley: Presided over one of first Ohio gay marriages.
    Joe Schiavoni: LGBT students are like everyone else.
    Nan Whaley: Being young & female in politics offers unique leadership.
    Richard Cordray: Nurture small businesses rooted in local communities.
    Richard Cordray: Developed guidelines to protect consumers from data breaches.
    Jim Renacci: Reduce the corporate tax rate to 25%, and individuals too.
    John Kasich: Spared 7 death-row inmates; executed 15 more.
    Ted Strickland: Spared 5 death-row inmates; executed 17 more.
    Connie Pillich: Worked as public defender, and challenged predatory lenders.
    Jim Renacci: Opposes capital punishment.
    John Kasich: Black Lives Matter means the system doesn't work for them.
    John Kasich: Police must understand challenges of black community.
    John Kasich: Ban the box: no criminal history check on job applications.
    Richard Cordray: Endorsements by law enforcement reflects his efforts as AG.
    Lee Fisher: Expand the use of the death penalty.
    Lee Fisher: More prisons; less parole for repeat violent felons.
    Mike DeWine: Keep low-level drug use a felony instead of a misdemeanor.
    Richard Cordray: Make low-level drug use a misdemeanor; treatment not prison.
    Richard Cordray: We cannot arrest our way out of opioid crisis: tackle causes.
    Mary Taylor: Focus on prevention and reducing the supply of drugs.
    Joe Schiavoni: Can't arrest our way out of opioid crisis.
    Nan Whaley: Ohio's heroin epidemic caused by drug companies.
    Jon Husted: If #1 in jobs & education, Ohio wouldn't be #1 in opioids.
    John Kasich: No mixed message: don't do opioids & don't do marijuana.
    John Kasich: 2016: Legalized medical marijuana, with tight regulations.
    Mike DeWine: Age-appropriate discussions in Kindergarten thru 12th grade.
    Richard Cordray: Future job skills begin with investment in education system.
    Joe Schiavoni: Stop waste in charters, invest in public schools.
    Joe Schiavoni: Make public higher education affordable.
    Jim Renacci: Top-down, one-size-fits-all approach has proven ineffective.
    Dennis Kucinich: Charter schools are a multi-billion dollar boondoogle.
    Lee Fisher: Encourage charters & corporate investment.
Energy & Oil
    Richard Cordray: Clean energy provides jobs AND improves air quality.
    John Kasich: Balance low-cost & environment by pursuing all sources.
    John Kasich: Supports Keystone XL, clean coal; and "smart grid".
    John Kasich: No state bailout for aging nuclear plants.
    John Kasich: Nuclear power is yesterday; natural gas represents tomorrow.
    Jim Renacci: We cannot afford to halt or discourage domestic exploration.
    Joe Schiavoni: Continue oil, gas exploration, but safer fracking.
    John Kasich: Keep state mandate on renewable energy.
    Sierra Club: Mandated renewable energy standards instead of voluntary.
    Sierra Club: Renewable energy creates jobs AND improves air quality.
    John Kasich: Mandate that electric utilities use at least 8.5% renewables.
    John Kasich: All-of-the-above approach, with stepped-up fossil fuels.
    John Kasich: Open more federal lands to oil and natural gas exploration.
    Jim Renacci: Reduce Washington's adversarial red tape on farms.
Families & Children
    Richard Cordray: Focus on kitchen table issues & improving family life.
    Jon Husted: American family is broken without two loving parents.
    John Kasich: Re-prioritize family planning funds away from abortion.
Government Reform
    Jon Husted: States should police elections, not Feds.
    Jim Renacci: End campaign contributions that lead to government contracts.
    John Kasich: A handful of billionaires should not decide who is president.
    John Kasich: Deal with fundraising influencing voting decisions.
    Lee Fisher: Campaign spending limits, but no state funding.
Gun Control
    Richard Cordray: Wants gun control laws at both state and local levels.
    Jon Husted: Spearheaded comprehensive reform to concealed carry law.
    Jon Husted: Endorsed by gun group, supports "right to protect".
    Lee Fisher: Waiting periods; child safety locks; other restrictions ok.
Health Care
    Richard Cordray: ObamaCare saves lives and improves health.
    Joe Schiavoni: Protect Medicaid expansion; oppose ObamaCare repeal.
    Nan Whaley: Medicaid crucial to helping addicts; don't throw people off.
    Jim Renacci: Competition & tort reform instead of ObamaCare.
    Mary Taylor: ObamaCare saddles Ohio with higher costs.
Homeland Security
    Joe Schiavoni: Against military transgender ban.
    Connie Pillich: Advocate for veterans, financially and community.
    Jim Renacci: Ensure Armed Forces have resources they need; end sequester.
    Jim Renacci: Supports border wall for Mexico plus temporary travel ban.
    Richard Cordray: Endorsed by unions: Give control back to workers.
    Joe Schiavoni: Protect collective bargaining rights.
    Joe Schiavoni: Raise minimum wage.
Principles & Values
    Connie Pillich: Announced candidacy on route of Cincinnati Women's March.
    Mary Taylor: Served as Director of Insurance, while Lt. Governor.
    Jim Renacci: OhioFirst: the day of the career politicians needs to change.
Social Security
    Richard Cordray: Develop consumer tools to use with Social Security decisions.
Tax Reform
    Richard Cordray: Does not back tax bill; not enough benefit to middle class.
    Joe Schiavoni: End tax cuts for rich to support schools.
    Nan Whaley: Shift tax burden to rich.
    Jim Renacci: Our tax code is broken; comprehensive reform needed.
    Joe Schiavoni: Infrasructure investment creates jobs.
    Jon Husted: States must focus on high tech future.
War & Peace
    Nan Whaley: U.S. should take in Syrian refugees.
Welfare & Poverty
    Lee Fisher: Fund state social programs for teens; pre-K; at-risk youth.

The above quotations are from Winners and Losers
Gubernatorial candidates from Ohio.

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Senatorial winners and losers in each state:

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U.S. House of Representatives winners and losers in each state:

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