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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)

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Rep. Mark Kennedy (R) debates Amy Klobuchar (D) on Meet the Press, moderated by Tim Russert

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Budget & Economy
    Amy Klobuchar: Budget & Economy.
    Amy Klobuchar: Cut discretionary spending like “bridge to nowhere”.
    Mark Kennedy: Authored the line-item veto, to take out bills’ silly stuff.
    Amy Klobuchar: I don't think manure is toxic waste.
    Mark Kennedy: League of Conservation Voters considers manure a toxic waste.
Foreign Policy
    Amy Klobuchar: When North Korea crosses line, there have to be consequences.
    Mark Kennedy: Use diplomacy and China to pressure North Korea on nukes.
Homeland Security
    Amy Klobuchar: I supported the Patriot Act.
    Amy Klobuchar: Patriot Act provides necessary surveillance tools.
    Amy Klobuchar: Detainee bill will not meet constitutional muster.
    Mark Kennedy: Patriot Act allowed 5 years without terrorist attack.
    Amy Klobuchar: Opposes Social Security for illegal immigrants.
Principles & Values
    Mark Kennedy: Votes for what’s best for MN, but with Bush 92% of the time.
Social Security
    Amy Klobuchar: No raising retirement age; no cost of living increase.
Tax Reform
    Mark Kennedy: 2006: No changes in tax rates, not even for very wealthy.
    Amy Klobuchar: Reduce $250B deficit by rolling back capital gains & top 1%.
    Mark Kennedy: Tax relief was a reward for those who create jobs.
War & Peace
    Amy Klobuchar: 2006: turn over governance of Iraq to the Iraqis.
    Mark Kennedy: 2006: We've made some mistakes in Iraq, but stay the course.
    Amy Klobuchar: Solution in Iraq is diplomatic, not just military.
    Amy Klobuchar: Transition to Iraqi governance; no permanent military bases.
    Amy Klobuchar: Bring the troops home in a responsible manner.
    Amy Klobuchar: Iraq war has cost $300B and fomented more terrorism.
    Mark Kennedy: Wrong on prediction of significant troops home in 2006.
    Mark Kennedy: We were over-optimistic, but making progress in Iraq.
    Mark Kennedy: Stands by his vote for war in Iraq; no rewinding history.
    Mark Kennedy: Iraq is a central front in the war on terror.
    Mark Kennedy: No specific timetable for withdrawal from Iraq.
    Mark Kennedy: We must win or terrorism will mushroom.

The above quotations are from Rep. Mark Kennedy (R) debates Amy Klobuchar (D) on Meet the Press, moderated by Tim Russert.

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