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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
United,
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)
Becoming,
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)
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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Media coverage of AK political races in The Anchorage Daily News


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  • Bill Walker (2) Alaska Independent Governor
  • Charlie Huggins (3) Alaska Republican candidate for governor of Alaska
  • Dan Sullivan (2) Republican challenger Alaska
  • Joe Miller (2) Challenger and previous Republican Nominee Alaska
  • Lisa Murkowski (6) Republican Sr Senator Alaska
  • Mark Begich (3) Alaska Democratic candidate for governor
  • Mead Treadwell (3) Alaska Republican Lt. Governor
  • Mike Chenault (5) Alaska Republican Candidate for governor of Alaska
  • Mike Dunleavy (7) Alaska Republican candidate for governor of Alaska
  • Sarah Palin (28) Alaska Former Governor (resigned 2009); V.P. nominee (2008)
  • Scott McAdams (1) 2010 Democratic Challenger Alaska
  • Tony Knowles (14) Alaska Former Democratic Governor (1994-2002)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Mike Chenault: Says he's pro life defending a sidelined anti-abortion bill.
    Charlie Huggins: Supports bill to bar abortion providers from teaching sex ed.
    Mike Dunleavy: Sponsors bill to bar abortion providers from teaching sex ed.
    Mark Begich: Accepts contributions from abortion-rights group NARAL.
    Sarah Palin: If Roe v. Wade got overturned, let people decide what’s next.
    Sarah Palin: Opposes use of public funds for abortions.
    Sarah Palin: Pro-contraception, pro-woman, pro-life.
    Tony Knowles: Abortion is “absolutely” a privacy issue.
Budget & Economy
    Joe Miller: Murkowski owned TARP recipients' stock while voting for TARP.
    Lisa Murkowski: Regrets voting for TARP; would vote against it now.
    Sarah Palin: Coordinate state tourism marketing but no additional funding.
    Tony Knowles: Double funding for state tourism marketing to $10 million.
Civil Rights
    Dan Sullivan: Opposes gay marriage.
    Sarah Palin: Ok to deny benefits to homosexual couples.
    Tony Knowles: Don’t deny healthcare benefits to homosexual couples.
Corporations
    Mike Chenault: I know how business works and I know how government works.
    Tony Knowles: Force Exxon Mobil to pay punitive damages to Alaskans.
Crime
    Mike Dunleavy: Repeal SB-91: crime is out of control.
    Mike Dunleavy: Let's shut down crime instead of sweeping it under the rug.
    Bill Walker: SB-91: reduce prison population by 20%.
    Charlie Huggins: Voted NO on SB-91 (don't reduce prison population).
    Sarah Palin: Death penalty for adults who murder children.
Drugs
    Mike Dunleavy: Comprehensive approach including prosecution & interdiction.
    Sarah Palin: Questions cruise ship gambling, under casino gambling ban.
    Sarah Palin: Opposes legalizing marijuana, but meth is greater threat.
    Sarah Palin: Smoked marijuana when it was legal under Alaska law.
    Tony Knowles: Right to privacy protects marijuana protection.
Education
    Sarah Palin: Don’t push school boards on creationism but allow discussion.
    Sarah Palin: I believe we have a creator; and many theories of evolution.
    Tony Knowles: Keep alternatives to evolution out of classrooms.
    Sarah Palin: Support charters & home schools; not private school vouchers.
Energy & Oil
    Mike Chenault: Natural gas pipeline & North Slope development are crucial.
    Charlie Huggins: Endorses oil tax reform to increase production.
    Sarah Palin: Firm start date as part of gasline incentive offer.
    Sarah Palin: Opposes natural gas reserves tax--it’s not earned income yet.
    Sarah Palin: Analyze potential costs associated with climate change.
    Lisa Murkowski: Support fiscal incentives for the natural gas pipeline.
Environment
    Bill Walker: Opposes "Stand for Salmon"; we need development instead.
    Mark Begich: Supports the "Stand for Salmon" ballot measure.
    Mike Dunleavy: Opposes the "Stand for Salmon" ballot measure.
    Mike Dunleavy: Monetize timber instead of letting it burn or rot.
    Mead Treadwell: End sweeping lockups thru "wild land" & "roadless" rules.
    Joe Miller: Alaska has resource wealth; develop it & wean off of feds.
    Scott McAdams: Extract resource wealth respected labor & environment.
    Sarah Palin: Supports “Roads to Resources”: subsidized access to mines.
    Tony Knowles: Strongly opposes Pebble mine as an unacceptable risk.
    Tony Knowles: Opposes “Roads to Resources”: no subsidized access to mines.
    Sarah Palin: Don’t duplicate effort in monitoring cruise ship emissions.
    Sarah Palin: Don’t amend AK constitution for rural subsistence fishing.
    Tony Knowles: Amend AK constitution to cement rural subsistence fishing.
Government Reform
    Lisa Murkowski: Sometimes building infrastructure takes earmarks.
    Sarah Palin: Supports state funding for Gravina Island bridge.
Health Care
    Mike Chenault: Any expansion of Medicaid must be result of careful analysis.
    Mark Begich: AdWatch: Promised we could keep our plans under ObamaCare.
Immigration
    Sarah Palin: Immigrants want more vocational training & senior assistance.
Jobs
    Mead Treadwell: Exporting raw materials means exporting jobs.
    Sarah Palin: Praised the Red Dog zinc mine for bringing rural jobs.
    Sarah Palin: Department of Fish and Game is under-funded.
    Tony Knowles: Urges “crab rationalization repair” to restore lost jobs.
Principles & Values
    Sarah Palin: Endorsed by United Fishermen of Alaska (commercial group).
    Lisa Murkowski: Didn’t ask Alaskans to accept father’s appointment to Senate.
    Lisa Murkowski: Didn’t check before sending thousands of campaign e-mails.
    Tony Knowles: Should’ve gotten subsistence on the ballot as an issue.
    Tony Knowles: Didn’t make nepotism an issue in this campaign.
Social Security
    Dan Sullivan: Against privatization, explore raising age or means testing.
Tax Reform
    Mead Treadwell: Invest Permanent Fund to create dividends instead of taxes.
    Sarah Palin: Mitigate impact of new $50M annual cruise ship tourism tax.
    Tony Knowles: Supports new $50M annual cruise ship tourism tax.
    Sarah Palin: No income tax; no taking the people’s dividends.
    Sarah Palin: Would support a seasonal sales tax, but no income tax.
Technology
    Mike Chenault: Priority in budget for renewable energy infrastructure.
    Mike Dunleavy: Put infrastructure funds into maintenance, not just building.
War & Peace
    Sarah Palin: I support President Bush’s efforts to stop terrorism.
    Lisa Murkowski: Prewar Iraq was a safe haven for terrorists.
    Tony Knowles: We are bogged down as an occupying army in Iraq.
Welfare & Poverty
    Sarah Palin: Funding for faith-based initiatives is adequate today.


The above quotations are from Media coverage of AK political races in The Anchorage Daily News.

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