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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)
United,
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)
Becoming,
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 NJ political races in The Newark Star Ledger


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    from The Newark Star Ledger (number of quotes indicated):
  • Albio Sires (1) Democrat U.S. Rep New Jersey-8
  • Andrew Cuomo (1) New York Democratic Governor
  • Barbara Buono (4) New Jersey Democratic Challenger
  • Bob Hugin (1) Republican candidate for New Jersey U. S. Senator New Jersey
  • Chris Christie (13) New Jersey N.J. Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Chris Daggett (1) New Jersey Independent Challenger (2009)
  • Cory Booker (10) New Jersey Mayor of Newark; N.J. Senator
  • Dick Zimmer (1) Republican Senate challenger New Jersey
  • Hirsh Singh (1) New Jersey Republican candidate for Governor
  • Jack Ciattarelli (2) New Jersey Republican Challenger
  • Jeff Bell (1) Republican Senate challenger New Jersey
  • Jim McGreevey (2) Former Democratic Governor (2002-2004)
  • Joe Kyrillos (4) Republican Challenger New Jersey
  • Jon Corzine (1) New Jersey Former Democrat (until 2009)
  • Kim Guadagno (3) New Jersey Republican candidate for Governor
  • Leonard Lance (1) Republican U.S. Rep New Jersey-7
  • Phil Murphy (1) New Jersey Democratic 2021 Gubernatorial contender
  • Ray Lesniak (1) New Jersey Democratic 2017 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Robert Menendez (2) Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative New Jersey
  • Steve Fulop (6) New Jersey Democratic 2017 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Steve Lonegan (5) Republican Senate Challenger New Jersey
  • Thomas Kean Jr. (1) Former Republican challenger (2006) New Jersey
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
    Articles from the Newark Star Ledger:
  • (On 2021 N.J. Governor race): "GOP governor candidate Ciattarelli wants more exemptions to refuse vaccinations in N.J.," by Brent Johnson, Jul 27, 2021
  • (On 2021 N.J. Governor race): "Property taxes, pensions, guns and more: How your next N.J. governor stands on big issues," by Brent Johnson, May 15, 2019
  • (On Bob Hugin): Newark Star Ledger on 2018 New Jersey Senate race, 2/18/2018
  • (On Leonard Lance): Newark Star-Ledger on LCV Environmental Scorecard, 2/8/2018
  • (On Kim Guadagno): Newark Star-Ledger on 2017 New Jersey governor race, 1/17, 8/9 & 8/10/2017
  • (On Steve Fulop): Newark Star Ledger on 2017 New Jersey Gubernatorial race, 7/22/2016
  • (On Steve Fulop): Newark Star-Ledger OpEd: 2017 New Jersey gubernatorial race, 3/12/2016
  • (On Chris Christie & Ray Lesniak): Newark Star-Ledger on 2017 New Jersey gubernatorial race, 3/10/2016
  • (On Jim McGreevey & Steve Fulop): Newark Star Ledger OpEd on 2017 New Jersey governor's race, 12/16/2015
  • (On Cory Booker): Newark Star-Ledger, "Refugee Ban Belies Who We Are", 11/17/2015
  • (On Cory Booker): Newark Star Ledger, "Booker opposes Obama's trade bill", 5/23/2015
  • (On Steve Fulop): Newark Star Ledger on 2017 New Jersey Gubernatorial race, 10/2/2014
  • (On Cory Booker & Jeff Bell): Newark Star-Ledger on 2014 New Jersey Senate race, 7/1/2014
  • (On Cory Booker): Newark Star-Ledger on 2014 New Jersey Senate race, 1/1/2014
  • (On Chris Christie & Barbara Buono): Newark Star-Ledger on 2013 N.J. Governor debates, 10/16/2013
  • (On Cory Booker & Steve Lonegan): Newark Star-Ledger coverage of 2013 N.J. Senate debate, 10/9/2013
  • (On Steve Lonegan & Cory Booker): Newark Star-Ledger coverage of 2013 N.J. Senate debate, 10/5/2013
  • (On Chris Christie): Newark Star-Ledger on 2013 N.J. Governor's debate, 6/27/2013
  • (On Barbara Buono & Chris Christie): Newark Star Ledger on 2013 N.J. governor debates, 5/9/2013
  • (On Joe Kyrillos & Robert Menendez): Newark Star-Ledger on 2012 N.J. Senate debate, 10/10/2012
  • (On Chris Christie): Matthew White in Newark Star-Ledger reported on NJ 101.5, 3/29/2012
  • (On Chris Christie): Newark Star-Ledger Editorial, 6/5/2011
  • (On Chris Christie & Jon Corzine): Newark Star-Ledger coverage: 2009 N.J. gubernatorial debates, 8/5/2009
  • (On Chris Christie & Chris Daggett): Newark Star-Ledger coverage: 2009 N.J. gubernatorial debates, 7/29/2009
  • (On Chris Christie): Newark Star-Ledger coverage: 2009 N.J. gubernatorial primary, 5/26/2009
  • (On Chris Christie): Newark Star-Ledger coverage: 2009 N.J. gubernatorial primary, 5/12/2009
  • (On Dick Zimmer): Newark Star-Ledger on 2008 N.J. Senate Debate, 6/4/2008
  • (On Thomas Kean Jr.): Deborah Howlett, Newark Star-Ledger, 5/1/2006
  • (On Albio Sires): Newark Star Ledger, “Ethics Reform”, 4/1/2004

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Kim Guadagno: Supports women's healthcare; pro-choice.
    Cory Booker: Fix Hobby Lobby: it's not about religious freedom.
    Jeff Bell: Hobby Lobby ruling protects religious freedom.
    Cory Booker: OpEd: In mainstream of NJ, supporting abortion rights.
    Steve Lonegan: Opposes abortion rights.
    Dick Zimmer: Supports abortion rights.
Budget & Economy
    Joe Kyrillos: Wrong policy: Higher taxes, more spending, more debt.
Civil Rights
    Barbara Buono: Daughter is gay; supports same-sex marriage.
    Chris Christie: If my kids were gay, I'd give them a hug; but no marriage.
    Cory Booker: Supports gay marriage: We are all equal under the law.
    Cory Booker: African-Americans & gays should both be equal under the law.
    Steve Lonegan: Same-sex marriage should be decided by voting, not judges.
    Chris Christie: Supreme Court accepting gay marriage was "a bad decision".
    Joe Kyrillos: Evolved from opposing civil unions to support over marriage.
    Robert Menendez: Evolved from supporting DOMA to supporting same-sex marriage.
Corporations
    Joe Kyrillos: Small business tax affects a lot of small business owners.
Crime
    Cory Booker: Real solution to crime is addressing poverty and education.
Drugs
    Jim McGreevey: Offer behavioral drug treatment to addicted inmates.
    Jim McGreevey: Transition addicted inmates to outpatient drug treatment.
    Steve Fulop: Transition addicted inmates to outpatient drug treatment.
    Cory Booker: The drug war is an abject failure.
Education
    Jack Ciattarelli: Reconfigure state school funding to where it's needed today.
    Chris Christie: Build up colleges to support business, & avoid "brain drain".
    Chris Daggett: Names educator, Prof. Frank Esposito, as running-mate.
Energy & Oil
    Kim Guadagno: Favor wind turbines on Jersey coast.
Environment
    Leonard Lance: OpEd: Supports environmental protection but rated 13% by LCV.
    Steve Lonegan: OpEd: wants to gut environmental regulations.
Families & Children
    Steve Lonegan: Marriage is the greatest institution; no kids for gays.
Free Trade
    Cory Booker: No fast-track for Trans-Pacific Partnership.
    Chris Christie: Jersey to Jerusalem Trade Mission: led delegation to Israel.
Government Reform
    Barbara Buono: Making voting more difficult does not win elections.
    Chris Christie: Vetoes expanded early-voting system; no side-by-side systems.
    Chris Christie: Allow just one public salary for state legislators.
    Chris Christie: 10-point plan to punish criminal officeholders.
    Jon Corzine: Crack down on "pay-to-play".
    Albio Sires: NJ has reputation as most corrupt state.
Gun Control
    Steve Fulop: Reward "socially responsible" gun distributors.
    Barbara Buono: Criticizes pressure from gun rights advocates.
    Chris Christie: Vetoed outright ban on Barrett .50 caliber rifle.
Health Care
    Jack Ciattarelli: Would veto ending religious exemptions for vaccinations.
    Bob Hugin: As CEO, paid $280M drug settlement.
    Cory Booker: ObamaCare needs to be improved, but is helping people now.
    Steve Lonegan: ObamaCare is an absolute train wreck.
Immigration
    Cory Booker: Welcome Syrian refugees and fight any bans.
    Barbara Buono: Supports tuition equality for illegal immigrants.
    Chris Christie: I've never been opposed to tuition equality for illegals.
    Thomas Kean Jr.: Stronger borders, no amnesty for illegals.
Jobs
    Kim Guadagno: Against minimum wage hike.
    Steve Fulop: Jersey City first to raise the minimum wage to $15.
    Joe Kyrillos: Supports state law for minimum wage, but no Amendment.
    Robert Menendez: Supports minimum wage increase.
    Chris Christie: Ok with either unionized state workers or civil service.
Principles & Values
    Cory Booker: Money to cities is ok: we're one state with one destiny.
Social Security
    Hirsh Singh: Move new state employees to 401k-style retirement plan.
Tax Reform
    Steve Fulop: No municipal tax increase for third year in a row.
    Steve Fulop: We make government work well with no municipal tax increase.
    Chris Christie: Keep property tax rebate program.
Technology
    Andrew Cuomo: Congestion pricing: extra fees for driving into downtown NYC.
    Phil Murphy: Share congestion pricing revenue between NYC and NJ.
    Steve Fulop: Congestion pricing leads to "race to zero" for NYC vs. NJ.
Welfare & Poverty
    Chris Christie: Food stamps recipients must be in job training programs.
    Ray Lesniak: Private donations for job training for SNAP recipients.
    Chris Christie: Gut COAH, the Council on Affordable Housing.


The above quotations are from Media coverage of NJ political races in The Newark Star Ledger.

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