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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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Columns and news articles distributed by the Associated Press, 2010-2019


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Abortion
    Joe Donnelly: God would never intend for rape to happen.
    Richard Mourdock: God at work when rape leads to pregnancy.
    Paul Broun: Evolution & embryology: lies straight from the pit of hell.
    Joe Kyrillos: Supports parental notifications and waiting periods.
    Charlie Crist: Tea Party is too extreme on outlawing abortion.
Budget & Economy
    Robin Carnahan: 2008 bank bailout helped Wall Street, not ordinary people.
    Roy Blunt: Bailout ok; stimulus package a huge mistake.
    Charlie Crist: Supports economic stimulus and some parts of ObamaCare.
    Kendrick Meek: For economic stimulus, ObamaCare, & repealing Bush tax cuts.
Civil Rights
    Pat McCrory: Transgendered people must use bathroom based on birth gender.
    Phil Scott: Supports gay marriage and transgender bathroom rights.
    Roy Cooper: Repeal law requiring bathroom use based on birth gender.
    Charlie Crist: Opposed gay adoption; then praised Court overturning ban.
Corporations
    Tom Leppert: I'm a career businessman; I've actually created jobs.
    John Boozman: Tax cuts for higher income helps small business owners.
Crime
    Elizabeth Warren: Criminal justice system is racist front to back.
    Jim Abeler: Major overhaul needed for sex offender laws.
Drugs
    Jack Conway: Epidemic of prescription pill abuse spurs crime.
    Rand Paul: Drug abuse isn't a pressing issue; 10-20 years is too harsh.
Energy & Oil
    George Pataki: Tackle climate change via private & market-based initiatives.
    Joe Miller: Nuclear energy shouldn't be precluded or overlooked.
Environment
    David Vitter: Coastal restoration with private funding.
    Jay Dardenne: Coastal restoration with federal funding.
    John Bel Edwards: Mississippi River diversion: backbone to coastal restoration.
    Robin Carnahan: Brother's $107M wind project created 1000s of jobs statewide.
Foreign Policy
    Chris Murphy: US support of Israel is in our national security interest.
Free Trade
    Mike Pence: Favors free trade, but not tariff dodging from China.
    Mike Pence: Favors free trade, but not tariff dodging from China.
    David Dewhurst: Cruz defended Chinese on intellectual property theft.
    Ted Cruz: Defended Chinese company on intellectual property theft.
    Ted Cruz: Dewhurst lying about defending Chinese intellectual property.
Government Reform
    Dan Sullivan: TV ads financed by super-PAC, both for him & against.
    Roy Blunt: Took $200K from lobbyists for 2010; tops among House members.
    Joe Miller: Federal aid to Alaska is coming to an end.
    Joe Miller: Limit federal powers to those spelled out in Constitution.
    Lisa Murkowski: Earmarked aid for Alaska is vital; cut pork in Lower 48.
    Scott McAdams: Fight for fair share of federal aid to Alaska.
    Blanche Lambert Lincoln: No moratorium on earmarks; they fund local projects.
Gun Control
    Chris Koster: Endorsed by NRA; overrode veto of gun rights.
Health Care
    Conner Eldridge: Improve ObamaCare rather than distractions about repeal.
    Blanche Lambert Lincoln: Worked to ensure the overhaul helped small businesses.
    John Boozman: Solution like overhaul is what's wrong with government.
Homeland Security
    Shelley Moore Capito: Weak Iraq policy let ISIS foment into power.
    Brian Schatz: Feds stretched too far in snooping on everyday Americans.
Immigration
    Knute Buehler: Omit minor infractions from sanctuary state rules.
    Kim Reynolds: End DACA, but Congress should act.
    George Pataki: No executive orders on immigration.
    Dan Sullivan: Secure the border, but no pledge against amnesty.
    Joe Miller: Sign pledge to oppose all efforts at amnesty.
    Mead Treadwell: Secure the border, then illegals can stay if they pay fines.
    Paul Sadler: Pathway to citizenship for children of illegal immigrants.
    Christopher Shays: Blue card: let illegals work & pay taxes but no citizenship.
    Linda McMahon: No amnesty, but expand visas for temporary workers.
Principles & Values
    Shelley Moore Capito: Declined to debate with 3rd-party candidates.
    Mark Zaccaria: Former chair of state GOP; former Town Council member.
    Dan Sullivan: AdWatch: I love my state; I hate politicians.
    T.W. Shannon: Will remain as Speaker during Senate primary.
    T.W. Shannon: "Recovering attorney" with JD from Oklahoma City University.
    Jack Robinson: Ran as Republican in past; running as Independent in 2013.
    Joe Kyrillos: If you think things are just fine, choose my opponent.
    Joe Kyrillos: Introduced to his wife by Gov. Christie.
    Robert Menendez: Elected mayor of Union City at 32.
    Elizabeth Warren: I know I'm 1/32 Cherokee because my mother told me so.
    Don Stenberg: Our country's going in the wrong direction.
    Don Stenberg: Most campaign funds come from South Carolina PAC.
    Jon Bruning: OpEd: Became multimillionaire while serving in public office.
    Pat Flynn: Endorsed by Republican Liberty Caucus.
    Dino Rossi: Lost 2004 race for governor by 133 votes.
    John Boozman: Arkansas can't afford Blanche Lincoln anymore.
Social Security
    Jack Conway: Sue banks to recover Great Recession public pension losses.
    Mike McFadden: Discuss raising the eligibility age for social security.
    John Boozman: Private accounts should be looked at as an option.
Tax Reform
    Robert Menendez: We cannot simultaneously cut the deficit and cut taxes.
    Paul Sadler: Allow tax cuts to expire for nation's wealthiest residents.
    Paul Sadler: Allow tax cuts to expire for nation's wealthiest residents.
    Dino Rossi: Extend Bush tax cuts; allow entrepreneurs to be successful.
    Patty Murray: Extending Bush tax cuts reduces social & health programs.
    Marco Rubio: Extend Bush tax cuts, even for high earners.
    Blanche Lambert Lincoln: The ultrawealthy should not receive tax cuts.
    Blanche Lambert Lincoln: National sales tax of 23% is just a bad idea for Arkansans.
Technology
    T.W. Shannon: Consistently opposes bond issues to pay for infrastructure.
    Joyce Dickerson: Ensure the county has reliable public transportation.
War & Peace
    James Mattis: North Korea must be stopped, but by diplomatic means.
    Conner Eldridge: Opposes Obama's Iran nuclear deal; needs more verification.
    Natalie Tennant: We should consider ground troops against ISIS.
    Dan Sullivan: At State Department, I pursued global terrorist regimes.
    Charles Djou: Don't forget troops in Afghanistan; don't draw down too fast.
Welfare & Poverty
    T.W. Shannon: Require 20 hours of work activity for food stamp recipients.
    Jack Conway: Faith-based programs instead of federal money.


The above quotations are from Columns and news articles distributed by the Associated Press, 2010-2019.

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