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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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National Public Radio political coverage

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    Articles in National Public Radio:
  • 2022 Utah Senate race: "In Utah, independent Evan McMullin poses a challenge for Trump-backed Sen. Mike Lee," by Sean Higgins, October 2, 2022, (Link)
  • 2022 N.Y. Senate race: National Public Radio FactCheck, "Senate will take up Democrats' tax, climate and health bill on Saturday, Schumer says," by Deepa Shivaram, August 4, 2022, (Link)
  • On January 6th, "GOP Ousts Cheney From Leadership Over Her Criticism Of Trump," by Barbara Sprunt, May 12, 2021
  • LA-2 House race, "Democrat Troy Carter Wins New Orleans-Based U.S. House Seat," by Associated Press, 4/24/21
  • On H.R.133: "Here Is What's In Congress' COVID-19 Relief Package," by Brian Naylor, December 21, 2020
  • (On Trump Administration): "In Pennsylvania, Trump To Say Pandemic Shows Merit Of 'America First' Mantra," May 14, 2020
  • NPR's Full Interview transcript with John Bolton, December 19, 2019
  • On Oklahoma legislation HB2932: "Oklahoma's Medicaid work requirement targets poor caregivers," by Jackie Fortiér, December 20, 2018
  • (On Richard Cordray): WOSU National Public Radio on 2018 Ohio gubernatorial race, 3/23/2018
  • (On Tim Kaine): National Public Radio, "Kaine criticizes Syria strategy", 10/31/2015
  • (On Elizabeth Warren): National Public Radio on 2016 Veepstakes, 4/22/2015
  • (On Cory Booker): Neal Conan on National Public Radio's Talk of the Nation, 7/21/2011
  • (On Michele Bachmann): Interview with National Public Radio's Mara Liasson, 6/29/2011
  • (On Linda McMahon & Richard Blumenthal): National Public Radio coverage of 2010 CT Senate debate, 10/12/2010
  • (On George Pataki): National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, 8/1/2005
  • (On Condoleezza Rice): Juan Williams interview on National Public Radio, 5/26/2005
  • (On Wesley Clark): The Connection with Dick Gordon, National Public Radio, 9/8/2003
  • (On Dennis Kucinich): Interview on WBUR (Boston National Public Radio) 90.9 FM, 5/14/2003
  • (On Al Sharpton & George W. Bush): National Public Radio News, 3/12/2001
  • (On John Hagelin): National Public Radio’s "Morning Edition" (paraphrased), 9/17/2000
  • (On Al Gore): National Public Radio’s "Morning Edition", 9/7/2000
  • (On Alan Keyes): National Public Radio News, 7/25/2000
  • (On Ralph Nader): National Public Radio, "The Connection", 7/11/2000
  • (On Green Party): Ralph Nader on National Public Radio, "The Connection", 7/11/2000
  • (On Pat Buchanan): National Public Radio interview, "Talk of the Nation", 5/30/2000
  • (On John McCain): National Public Radio news, WBUR Boston 90.9 FM, 12/2/1999
  • (On John Hagelin): National Public Radio report, 10/10/1996
  • (On Ralph Nader): National Public Radio, interview by Diane Rehm, 4/3/1996
  • Also see additional NPR excerpts

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Scott Pruitt: Claimed abortion linked to breast cancer & infertility.
    George Pataki: Vetoes non-prescription morning-after pill.
Budget & Economy
    Rashida Tlaib: GOP/corporate-backed Democratic obstructionists blocked plan.
    George W. Bush: Proposes to shrink federal budget to 16% of GDP.
Civil Rights
    Corky Messner: Black Lives Matter is revolutionary, don't defund police.
    Pat Buchanan: Opposes gay rights agenda in its entirety.
    Pat Buchanan: First to demand government deal with AIDS epidemic.
    Pat Buchanan: Admired civil rights movement, but MLK was divisive.
    Pat Buchanan: All lifestyles are not equal; some ideas are wrong.
    Linda McMahon: Businesses need regulatory certainty to risk hiring workers.
    Ralph Nader: Role of government is to counteract power of corporations.
    Val Demings: Support police but we also have to deal with social ills.
    Corky Messner: Criminal investigation requested of Messner Foundation.
    Michele Bachmann: Founded a charter school for at-risk kids.
    Condoleezza Rice: Keep funding for arts in school budgets.
    Al Sharpton: Supports public education, not vouchers.
    Pope Francis: Protect the Amazon region's cultural and natural vibrancy.
    Wesley Clark: Environment is a legacy to our children.
Families & Children
    Pope Francis: Not ready for married priests, nor female deacons.
    Richard Blumenthal: McMahon's WWE is adult entertainment marketed to children.
Foreign Policy
    Susan Rice: Didn't want to be pigeonholed as "black working on Africa".
    Wesley Clark: Use UN to gain credibility in Iraq.
    Wesley Clark: Contribute to democratization in Muslim world.
    Pat Buchanan: Armenia: History shows national interest trumps atrocities.
    Pat Buchanan: Supported opening China in 1970s, but situation has changed.
    John McCain: Chechnya: End aid to Russia until Russia stops bombing.
Free Trade
    Donald Trump: Virus proves emphasis on American production.
    Elizabeth Warren: Against a Pacific Trade Deal that only works for rich.
    Wesley Clark: I believe in fair trade, not free trade.
Government Reform
    John Hagelin: Role of third parties is to widen debate.
    Pat Buchanan: Establishment wants 2-party elections that change nothing.
Gun Control
    Richard Cordray: Wants gun control laws at both state and local levels.
Health Care
    Troy Carter: Medicare for All but can choose employer insurance.
    Pope Francis: Coronavirus vaccine morally ok even if from fetal research.
    Corky Messner: COVID: Supports wearing a mask, against mandatory mask order.
    Corky Messner: We need tort reform, allow market forces to work.
    Mary Fallin: Impose work requirements to receive Medicaid.
    Ervin Yen: Don't impose work requirements to receive Medicaid.
    Nathan Dahm: Impose work requirements to receive Medicaid.
    Stephanie Bice: Impose work requirements to receive Medicaid.
    Scott Inman: Don't impose work requirements to receive Medicaid.
    Ralph Nader: Cradle-to-grave health care better than Clintons plan.
    John Hagelin: Cost-effective meditation bargain for taxpayer.
Homeland Security
    Al Gore: Help with landmine removal; ban them in 2006 but not now.
    Green Party: SDI doesnt work; money better spent elsewhere.
    Ralph Nader: SDI doesnt work; money better spent elsewhere.
    Marcia Fudge: Increasing high tech visas could hurt blacks seeking jobs.
    Pat Buchanan: Vast majority wants border controls like Buchanan fence.
    Pat Buchanan: A million immigrants a year: were gonna lose our country.
    Linda McMahon: Minimum wage increases harm small businesses.
    Richard Blumenthal: More job training and more R&D tax credits.
    Pat Buchanan: Keeping US jobs benefits black middle class.
Principles & Values
    Mitch McConnell: Removed from House leadership for criticizing Trump & Jan. 6.
    Corky Messner: Against vandalism, but take down Confederate statues.
    Scott Pruitt: A Christian worldview means God has answers to our problems.
    Scott Pruitt: Fought removing 10 Commandments display from state Capitol.
    Lincoln Chafee: He wrote in 'George H.W. Bush' for president in 2004.
    Lincoln Chafee: Voted for Obama twice, served as 2012 campaign co-chair.
    Richard Blumenthal: Seven of McMahon's WWE wrestlers have died this year.
    Wesley Clark: Neither party has a monopoly on strong leadership.
    Wesley Clark: Leadership based on experience & fighting for little people.
    Dennis Kucinich: Broccoli would be welcomed in first vegetarian White House.
    Alan Keyes: Withdraws from GOP race on eve of GOP Convention.
    Pat Buchanan: Two Beltway parties for each others bidding.
    Pat Buchanan: Suing FEC to include Reform Party in presidential debates.
    Ralph Nader: Expand agenda to voter, worker, consumer, shareholder.
Tax Reform
    Cory Booker: Raise taxes because quick fix of cuts wasn't enough.
    Al Sharpton: Cure economy by building infrastructure.
War & Peace
    John Bolton: North Korea will never voluntarily give up nuclear weapons.
    John Bolton: Time is almost always on the side of the proliferator.
    Susan Rice: Benghazi investigations became "gotcha" game.
    Tim Kaine: Wanted a War on ISIL vote in Congress and would support it.
    Lincoln Chafee: Only Republican senator to vote against war in Iraq.
    Wesley Clark: Avoid Bushs unilateralism and work with our allies.
    Wesley Clark: Exit strategy in Iraq wont work if we invade its neighbors.
    Ralph Nader: Should have anticipated Yugoslav breakup by waging peace.
Welfare & Poverty
    Ralph Nader: Training & earned income credits are corporate subsidies.

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