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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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Media coverage of MD political races in The Baltimore Sun

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    Articles from the Baltimore Sun:
  • Baltimore Sun, "What you need to know about Maryland GOP gubernatorial nominee Dan Cox," by Sam Janesch, Jul 20, 2022
  • (On 2022_MD_Gov race): "Nearly 350,000 Marylanders don't have health insurance. Here's how to close the gap," by Tom Perez, Jun 09, 2021
  • "John King Jr., former Obama education secretary, enters race for governor of Maryland," by Bryn Stole, Apr 20, 2021
  • Baltimore Sun, "Maryland expands tax credit to more immigrants," by Pamela Wood, Feb 26, 2021
  • (On Chris Van Hollen, Kathy Szeliga & Margaret Flowers): Baltimore Sun Voter Guide on 2016 Maryland Senate race, 9/9/2016
  • (On Larry Hogan): Baltimore Sun AdWatch on 2014 Maryland gubernatorial race, 10/1/2014
  • (On Ben Carson): 2013 Conservative Political Action Conf. in Baltimore Sun, 3/17/2013
  • (On Rob Sobhani): Baltimore Sun on 2012 Maryland Senate debate, 10/15/2012
  • (On Michael Steele): Responses to Baltimore Sun Survey, 8/7/2006
  • (On Barbara Mikulski & E.J. Pipkin): MD Senate Debate, in Baltimore Sun, 10/19/2004
  • (On Howard Dean): Baltimore Sun, 11/17/2002
  • (On Kathleen Kennedy Townsend & Parris Glendening): Baltimore Sun, “Eliminating the gamble”, 5/17/2002
  • (On Parris Glendening): Gregory Kane, Baltimore Sun Op-Ed, 5/15/2002
  • (On Kathleen Kennedy Townsend): Larry Carson, Baltimore Sun, 5/15/2002
  • (On Robert Ehrlich & Kathleen Kennedy Townsend): Michael Olesker, Baltimore Sun, 5/14/2002
  • (On Kathleen Kennedy Townsend): David Nitkin, Baltimore Sun, 5/12/2002
  • (On Kathleen Kennedy Townsend): Chris Guy, Baltimore Sun, 5/10/2002
  • (On Kathleen Kennedy Townsend): David Nitkin, Baltimore Sun, 5/6/2002
  • (On Kathleen Kennedy Townsend): David Nitkin, Baltimore Sun, 4/26/2002
  • (On Robert Ehrlich & Kathleen Kennedy Townsend): David Nitkin, Baltimore Sun, 4/23/2002
  • (On Al Gore): Susan Baer, Baltimore Sun, 6/24/2001

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Dan Cox: Sponsored bills to severely restrict abortion access.
    Larry Hogan: 1980s: ban abortions; 1992: don't overturn pro-choice laws.
    Michael Steele: Support stem cell research that does not destroy embryos.
    Kathleen Kennedy Townsend: Endorsed by NARAL and EMILYs list.
    Robert Ehrlich: Supports abortion rights, with mixed voting record.
Budget & Economy
    Michael Steele: Deficit spending mortgages our great grandchildrens future.
    Kathleen Kennedy Townsend: Cut income taxes & 30 other taxes while balancing budget.
Civil Rights
    Michael Steele: Affirmative action programs still necessary to close divides.
    Kathleen Kennedy Townsend: Vociferously opposes more gambling.
    Parris Glendening: Vociferously opposes more gambling.
    Kathy Szeliga: Policy makers care more about Wall Street than Main Street.
    Kathleen Kennedy Townsend: Supports moratorium on the death penalty.
    Parris Glendening: Issues moratorium on the death penalty.
    Kathleen Kennedy Townsend: Wait for death penalty study for advice on fairness.
    Robert Ehrlich: Opposes moratorium on death penalty.
    Kathleen Kennedy Townsend: Community-oriented programs better than juvenile boot camps.
    Robert Ehrlich: Resurrect boot camps for juvenile justice.
    Ben Carson: Education worked for me; don't throw young people away.
    E.J. Pipkin: Take a hard look at high salaries at universities.
    Howard Dean: No-Child-Left-Behind is Every-School-Board-Left-Behind.
    Kathleen Kennedy Townsend: More character education and more community service.
Energy & Oil
    Thomas Perez: Offshore wind a win for workers, businesses, & environment.
    Kweisi Mfume: Federal government must enforce environmental laws.
    Michael Steele: Moratorium on gas taxes until price stabilizes.
    Michael Steele: Create and sustain real energy independence.
    Kathleen Kennedy Townsend: Build Maglev train; technology of the future.
    Kweisi Mfume: Create green economy and ensure clean water, air for all.
    Kathleen Kennedy Townsend: Build Intercounty Connector highway in an environmental way.
Families & Children
    Kathy Szeliga: Encourage flexibility so employees can be good parents.
    Kathleen Kennedy Townsend: Supports family leave benefits.
    Al Gore: Teaching career focuses on family in America.
Foreign Policy
    Kathy Szeliga: Cutting deals with our enemy puts America at risk.
    Margaret Flowers: ISIS is a symptom of the failure of "War on Terror".
    E.J. Pipkin: We dont want foreign policy to be dictated by France.
Free Trade
    Kweisi Mfume: Wants trade with China with checks and balances.
    Kathy Szeliga: Support TPP to expand free trade with Pacific nations.
Government Reform
    Kathleen Kennedy Townsend: $20 million revolving loan fund for fire volunteers.
Gun Control
    Doug Gansler: Supported Maryland's handgun permitting law.
    Kweisi Mfume: Supports ban on assault weapons and background checks.
    Margaret Flowers: More background checks; more ammo limits; more regulations.
Health Care
    Thomas Perez: Implement and strengthen state health equity program.
    Michael Steele: Let businesses avoid burdensome and ineffective system.
    Michael Steele: Extend sign up period for the Medicare Rx Drug plan.
    Peter Franchot: Praised tax credit that includes undocumented people.
    Kweisi Mfume: Supports DREAMer program and pathway to citizenship.
    Michael Steele: Secure our borders immediately; meaningful reform later.
    Kathy Szeliga: Look to improve wages for all, not how low wages should be.
Principles & Values
    John B. King: A progressive problem solver; work to expand opportunity.
    Ben Carson: Not running for office, but God may call on me.
    Ben Carson: End the "war on God".
    Rob Sobhani: OpEd: Major-party candidates afraid of debating Sobhani.
    Kathleen Kennedy Townsend: Build on Glendenings accomplishments, with different focus.
    Al Gore: Laying groundwork for possible comeback.
Social Security
    Barbara Mikulski: Opposed to turning over Social Security to Wall Street.
Tax Reform
    Kweisi Mfume: The 2017 tax cuts benefited wealthy and hurt economy.
    Michael Steele: Make tax relief permanent and repeal the death tax.
War & Peace
    Chris Van Hollen: End 2002 Iraq War authority; no ground troops in Mideast.
    Kathy Szeliga: ISIS presents a serious threat and must be destroyed.
    Margaret Flowers: Iran nuke deal is first step towards normalizing relations.
    Michael Steele: No cut and run strategy in Iraq.
    Barbara Mikulski: Pipkin had no plan for the war and for peace.
    E.J. Pipkin: Fight the terrorists in Baghdad rather than in Baltimore.
Welfare & Poverty
    Ben Carson: Charities better at providing for needy than the government.

The above quotations are from Media coverage of MD political races in The Baltimore Sun.

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