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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 RI political races in The Providence Journal

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    from The Providence Journal (number of quotes indicated):
  • Allan Fung (4) Rhode Island Republican candidate for governor of Rhode Island
  • Allen Waters (3) Republican candidate for Rhode Island U. S. Senator Rhode Island
  • Ashley Kalus (2) Rhode Island Republican Challenger
  • Barry Hinckley (3) Republican Challenger Rhode Island
  • Bob Flanders (3) Republican Challenger Rhode Island
  • Bobby Nardolillo (3) Republican candidate for Rhode Island U.S. Senator Rhode Island
  • Carl Sheeler (3) Democratic Challenger (2006) Rhode Island
  • Dan McKee (2) Rhode Island Democratic candidate for governor
  • Gina Raimondo (5) Rhode Island Secretay of Commerce
  • Jack Reed (1) Democratic Sr Senator Rhode Island
  • Lincoln Chafee (1) Rhode Island Independent Rhode Island Governor
  • Luis-Daniel Munoz (2) Rhode Island Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Mark Zaccaria (2) Republican Senate Challenger Rhode Island
  • Nellie Gorbea (1) Rhode Island Democratic Challenger
  • Patricia Morgan (1) Rhode Island Republican candidate for Rhode Island Governor
  • Seth Magaziner (1) Rhode Island Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Sheldon Whitehouse (2) Democratic Jr Senator Rhode Island
  • Stephen Laffey (3) Republican challenger (2006) Rhode Island
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
    Articles from the Providence Journal:
  • The Providence Journal, "Saving the environment: RI governor candidates share their strategies," by Patrick Anderson, August 3, 2022
  • The Providence Journal, "McKee hits, GOP candidate Kalus deflects punch on her most admired pol, Ron DeSantis," by Katherine Gregg, July 7, 2022
  • The Providence Journal, "Will RI gun-control laws change following the Texas school massacre?," by Katherine Gregg, May 25, 2022
  • 2022_RI_Governor, "Timing seems to bode well for McKee's reelection chances," by Patrick Anderson, April 19, 2021
  • On 2022_RI_Gov: "McKee proposes $11.2-billion budget with no call for broad tax hikes," by Katherine Gregg, March 11, 2021
  • The74million.org, "Dan McKee on COVID-19 Response and Using Community-Based Afterschool Programs to Make Up for Lost Learning," by Asher Lehrer-Small, February 10, 2021
  • (On 2022_RI_Governor): "From forgotten man to head of the state: Who is Dan McKee?," by Patrick Anderson, January 8, 2021
  • (On 2022_RI_Gov): Providence Journal, "Brush with history: Raimondo is in Israel as Netanyahu is indicted," by Katherine Gregg, Nov 21, 2019
  • Providence Journal, "Raimondo makes public stance in support of Pride," by Patrick Anderson, Jun 3, 2019
  • (On Bob Flanders): Providence Journal on 2018 Rhode Island Senate race, 9/28/2018
  • (On Allan Fung): Providence Journal on 2018 Rhode Island gubernatorial debate, 9/27/2018
  • (On Gina Raimondo & Patricia Morgan): Providence Journal on 2018 Rhode Island gubernatorial race, 8/30/2018
  • On 2022 Rhode Island Governor race: "Governor signs bill giving Dreamers right to driver's licenses in R.I.," by Mark Reynolds, Jun 19, 2018
  • (On Allan Fung): Providence Journal on 2018 Rhode Island gubernatorial race, 2/28/2018
  • (On Bob Flanders): Providence Journal on 2018 Rhode Island Senate race, 11/16/2017
  • (On Bobby Nardolillo): Providence Journal on 2018 Rhode Island Senate race, 5/15 & 9/22/2017
  • (On Sheldon Whitehouse & Bobby Nardolillo): Providence Journal on 2018 Rhode Island Senate race, 9/11/2017
  • (On Allan Fung): Providence Journal on 2018 Rhode Island gubernatorial race, 10/2/2014
  • (On Mark Zaccaria): Providence Journal on 2014 Rhode Island Senate race, 6/24/2014
  • (On Barry Hinckley): Edward Fitzpatrick in Providence Journal, 11/14/2011
  • (On Sheldon Whitehouse): Karen Lee Ziner in Providence Journal, 10/12/2006
  • (On Carl Sheeler): By Scott MacKay, Providence Journal, 5/30/2006
  • (On Stephen Laffey): Scott Mayerowitz , Providence Journal, “Streamline Tax Code”, 5/2/2006
  • (On Lincoln Chafee & Stephen Laffey): John E. Mulligan, Providence Journal, “Differ on Mideast”, 4/17/2006

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Allan Fung: Supports woman's restricted right to make medical decisions.
    Allan Fung: Pro-choice position but supports a no-abortion health option.
Budget & Economy
    Mark Zaccaria: Senate bank regulators are too cozy with regulated banks.
Civil Rights
    Gina Raimondo: Signed Pride Month proclamation, defying local bishop.
    Barry Hinckley: First and foremost, gay people are Americans.
    Sheldon Whitehouse: Worked entire career for civil rights.
    Luis-Daniel Munoz: Supports national accreditation standards for police.
    Gina Raimondo: Legalize marijuana, since we're surrounded by legal states.
    Dan McKee: As mayor created the first mayoral charter school.
    Allen Waters: Let free market forces determine student loan pricing.
    Barry Hinckley: Favors school vouchers for private and religious schools.
Energy & Oil
    Ashley Kalus: Support industries such as offshore wind and aquaculture.
    Seth Magaziner: Invest in wind, solar and other clean energy technologies.
Families & Children
    Bob Flanders: Senate candidates accused of sexual abuse should withdraw.
Foreign Policy
    Jack Reed: Allow in Syrian refugees looking for opportunity.
Free Trade
    Gina Raimondo: In Israel for economic development mission.
Government Reform
    Bobby Nardolillo: Shift elections to Saturday.
Gun Control
    Nellie Gorbea: Need the courage to pass common sense gun reform.
    Allen Waters: Strong supporter of the Second Amendment.
    Allan Fung: State funding for armed police at all schools.
    Gina Raimondo: Ban all firearms from public school buildings and grounds.
    Patricia Morgan: Upgrade security measures in schools instead of banning guns.
    Allan Fung: Against assault rifle ban.
    Bob Flanders: Ban devices that turn guns into massive killing machines.
    Gina Raimondo: Driver's licenses for DREAMers, pathway for citizenship.
    Bobby Nardolillo: Get tough on illegal immigrants.
    Mark Zaccaria: Accepted 20 weeks of unemployment, but opposes extending it.
Principles & Values
    Ashley Kalus: Names Ron DeSantis as her most admired elected official.
    Allen Waters: Grew up in Providence; lived & ran in MA; now running in RI.
    Bob Flanders: Let both sides be heard in Supreme Court Kavanaugh hearings.
    Carl Sheeler: Declared bankruptcy due to financial problems from divorce.
    Carl Sheeler: Switched from Republican to Democratic in 2004.
    Carl Sheeler: Political hero is Paul Wellstone.
Social Security
    Barry Hinckley: End FICA payroll tax with FairTax.
Tax Reform
    Dan McKee: Increase real estate transfer tax on homes over $700,000.
    Stephen Laffey: Eliminate estate taxes, capital gains taxes, and more.
    Stephen Laffey: Lower highest tax rate from 35% to 30% to help middle-class.
War & Peace
    Bobby Nardolillo: Supports Afghanistan war but not forever.
    Sheldon Whitehouse: More troops in Afghanistan OK but revisit later.
    Lincoln Chafee: Pressure Israel firmly, even when it looks like non-support.
    Stephen Laffey: Zero aid to Palestine until Hamas renounces violence.
Welfare & Poverty
    Luis-Daniel Munoz: Supports free public clinics; increase affordable housing.

The above quotations are from Media coverage of RI political races in The Providence Journal.

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