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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
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)
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 in The Nation magazine

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    from The Nation (number of quotes indicated):
  • Abdul El-Sayed (1) Michigan Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Alan Keyes (2) Republican
  • Andrew Yang (1) Democratic candidate for President; CEO
  • Barbara Lee (1) Democrat U.S. Rep California-13
  • Ben Carson (2) HUD Secretary
  • Bernie Sanders (4) Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Brian Schatz (1) Democratic Jr Senator Hawaii
  • Elizabeth Warren (1) Massachusetts Senator
  • Howie Hawkins (2) New York Green Party Presidential Challenger
  • Jeb Bush (6) Florida Former FL Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Kirsten Gillibrand (1) New York Democratic candidate for President; New York Senator
  • Lindsey Graham (2) South Carolina S.C. Senator; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Mike Gravel (2) Democratic challenger for president
  • Mike Huckabee (3) Arkansas Republican Presidential candidate
  • Rand Paul (7) Republican 2016 Primary Challenger
  • Rick Santorum (1) Republican Presidential candidate
  • Steve Bullock (1) Montana Democratic Montana Governor
  • Tom Udall (1) Democratic Sr Senator (Retiring 2020) New Mexico
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    Articles in The Nation magazine:
  • "We Asked the 2020 Contenders How They Plan to Tackle Inequality," by Sam Pizzigati, November 19, 2019
  • "Economic Security Should Be Lifelong," by Peter Barnes, May 15, 2019
  • "Why Democratic Contenders Now Call for Abolishing the Electoral College," by John Nichols, April 22, 2019
  • "Breaking the Boundaries of 2-Party Politics in New York," by John Nichols, Nov 1, 2018
  • "A Governor Renews Net-Neutrality Protections With the Stroke of a Pen," by John Nichols, Jan 24, 2018
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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Ben Carson: Need civil discussion between pro-life and pro-choice.
Civil Rights
    Rick Santorum: Push for religious liberty in workplace, but not anti-gay.
    Bernie Sanders: Casino-type capitalism causes devastating problems.
    Barbara Lee: Environment relates to racial & economic justice.
    Bernie Sanders: Climate change will lead to international security crises.
Families & Children
    Howie Hawkins: Supports universal healthcare & universal pre-K.
Foreign Policy
    Ben Carson: Focus on funding refugee camps; not bringing refugees to US.
    Jeb Bush: Duty to protect religious minorities & Christian refugees.
    Jeb Bush: Russia won't be an ally in Syria but maintain communication.
    Bernie Sanders: We have to negotiate with others, even Iran.
    Mike Huckabee: Governors have world views; I've been all over the Mideast.
    Jeb Bush: Passivity hasn't worked on Russia and Ukraine.
Free Trade
    Bernie Sanders: Base trade policy on working families, not multinationals.
    Alan Keyes: Tariffs make foreigners share burden of US government.
Government Reform
    Brian Schatz: Abolish the Electoral College.
    Elizabeth Warren: Every vote matters: so abolish the Electoral College.
    Kirsten Gillibrand: Abolish the Electoral College.
    Tom Udall: Abolish Electoral College; extend vote to DC & territories.
Homeland Security
    Rand Paul: Both refugees and visa waivers pose threat.
    Rand Paul: Bulk data collection does not improve safety.
    Rand Paul: Surveillance of mosques ok; database of Muslims not ok.
    Jeb Bush: OpEd: Distancing himself from brother & neocons.
    Mike Gravel: Fought & beat Nixon White House on Pentagon Papers in 1971.
    Mike Gravel: Bush administration’s secrecy is worse than Nixon’s.
    Rand Paul: Legal status for 11 million illegals after we secure border.
Principles & Values
    Howie Hawkins: Third parties force issues neglected by major parties.
    Rand Paul: Conservative on spending; libertarian-ish on other issues.
Social Security
    Andrew Yang: Fund Freedom Dividend payments with 10% VAT.
Tax Reform
    Abdul El-Sayed: Limit tax foreclosures for over-assessed Detroit properties.
    Alan Keyes: Excise taxes allow citizens to control tax rate themselves.
    Steve Bullock: Signed executive order requiring net neutrality.
War & Peace
    Jeb Bush: No-fly zone in Syria; arm Kurds; establish Sunni coalition.
    Jeb Bush: Send troops to Syria to then remain to maintain stability.
    Lindsey Graham: Military commitment of regional troops in Syria is necessary.
    Lindsey Graham: Regional, not US, army would keep stability in Syria.
    Rand Paul: Only Sunni-Shiite coalition forces, not US, in Syria.
    Rand Paul: Keep on mind on Iran nukes but don't trust the ayatollahs.
    Mike Huckabee: Arm the Kurds to fight ISIS, plus U.S. bombing.
    Mike Huckabee: US boots on the ground to fight ISIS ok, if others join too.

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