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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)
Books by and about the 2016 presidential election
What Happened ,
by Hillary Clinton (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Becoming ,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

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Winners and Losers
Senate candidates from New York

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    from Past and present Senate candidates from New York (number of quotes indicated):
  • Alex Merced (3) Libertarian for Senate New York
  • Angus King (3) Maine Former Independent Governor (1995-2002)
  • Bob Smith (1) 2010 Challenger; lost FL GOP primary; previous NH Senator Florida
  • Bob Turner (3) 2012 Republican Senate Primary Challenger New York
  • Charles Schumer (6) Democratic Sr Senator New York
  • Charlie Crist (3) Florida Democratic Governor Challenger
  • Chele Farley (11) Republican candidate for senator from New York New York
  • Dave Webber (9) Republican Candidate for New York U.S. Senator New York
  • Ed Gillespie (3) Virginia Republican 2017 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Frank Pallone (1) Democratic Challenger New Jersey
  • George Allen (1) Republican
  • George Maragos (2) 2012 Republican Primary Challenger New York
  • Jeanne Shaheen (1) New Hampshire Former Democratic Governor (1997-2000); elected Senator 2008
  • Joe DioGuardi (1) 2010 Republican Challenger New York
  • Josh Hawley (1) Republican candidate for Missouri U.S. Senator Missouri
  • Kirsten Gillibrand (12) Democratic Jr Senator New York
  • Marco Rubio (1) FL Senator; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Rick Weiland (2) Democratic Challenger South Dakota
  • Scott Brown (3) Previously MA Republican Jr Senator New Hampshire
  • Scott Noren (8) Democratic candidate for senator from New York New York
  • Thad Cochran (1) Republican Sr Senator Mississippi
  • Tim Kaine (1) Virginia Democratic Nominee for Vice President
  • Wendy Long (14) Republican Senate Challenger New York
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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Ed Gillespie: Opposes abortion.
    Scott Brown: OpEd: Not a reliable vote on abortion rights.
    Kirsten Gillibrand: Majority of women use contraception; it's not "evil".
    Kirsten Gillibrand: Let women make life-and-death decision about own body.
    Wendy Long: Don't require churches to offer contraception to employees.
    Wendy Long: Roe v. Wade was constitutionally flawed legal decision.
Budget & Economy
    Charles Schumer: Measure distribution of growth, not just overall GDP growth.
    Chele Farley: NY can no longer afford to be a donor state; keep money here.
    Wendy Long: High-tax policies have led to a weak recovery.
    Kirsten Gillibrand: Tighten our belts but carefully, not a "slash-only approach".
    Angus King: Taming the deficit without revenue increases isn't realistic.
Civil Rights
    Rick Weiland: Favors same-sex marriage.
    Bob Turner: The ship has sailed on gay marriage; focus elsewhere.
    George Maragos: Publicly advocate the repeal of same-sex marriage.
    Charlie Crist: Lifetime member of NAACP.
    Scott Noren: Real way to build economy is by making SBA loans available.
    Scott Noren: Incarcerate criminals but sentences should reflect the crime.
    Chele Farley: Convicted murderers/rapists should lose voting rights.
    Wendy Long: When churches convert to mosques, poverty & crime follow.
    Charlie Crist: Chain-Gang Charlie: reinstitute prison chain gangs.
    Charles Schumer: Fight crime & drugs, but give kids a second chance.
    Scott Noren: Opioid solutions are not working; start with prescriptions.
    Chele Farley: Keep more tax dollars local, to fight opioid crisis.
    Charles Schumer: Recognized as Guardian of a Drug-Free America.
    Scott Noren: National school voucher system for community college.
    Chele Farley: Keep donor tax money; use it on education and infrastructure.
Energy & Oil
    Alex Merced: Remove barriers to innovation, and let technology develop.
    Kirsten Gillibrand: Fracking must avoid chemicals that harm drinking water.
    Wendy Long: Develop upstate natural gas via fracking.
    Wendy Long: Keystone Pipeline delays are heavy hand of regulation.
    Scott Noren: No more nuclear power plants; invest in green energy jobs.
    Charlie Crist: Open to cap-and-trade plan for carbon emissions.
    Scott Noren: Ban fracking; scrap nonsense regulations.
    Dave Webber: We need 100% world consensus or EPA is a wasteful burden.
    Wendy Long: The EPA has heaped rules upon rules.
    Frank Pallone: Relax restrictions on over-fishing to help fishermen.
Families & Children
    Kirsten Gillibrand: Modernize obstetrics to cut increases in childbirth deaths.
    Josh Hawley: 1960s sexual revolution destroys our families.
Foreign Policy
    Chele Farley: Pro-Israel; challenge mistakes like Iran nuclear deal.
Free Trade
    Scott Noren: Free trade agreements kill jobs & move them overseas.
Government Reform
    Chele Farley: Term limits is a good start in reforming government.
    Thad Cochran: OpEd: Earmarked spending brings federal funds to Mississippi.
    Angus King: Unaffiliated super PACs exist only in fevered imaginations.
Gun Control
    Kirsten Gillibrand: Inaction on mass shootings due to greed of NRA & gunmakers.
    Scott Brown: Ok'd federal ban on assault weapons after Newtown shootings.
    Rick Weiland: Universal background checks for guns.
    Kirsten Gillibrand: Shifted to left because "I fight for my constituents".
Health Care
    Dave Webber: ObamaCare drastically increased insurance rates.
    Ed Gillespie: Benefits from GOP resistance to the new health law.
    Jeanne Shaheen: No apologies for helping people get affordable insurance.
    Scott Brown: Supported RomneyCare in 2006; it's different than ObamaCare.
    Kirsten Gillibrand: Opposes NYC large sugary drink ban.
    Wendy Long: Opposes NYC large sugary drink ban.
    Angus King: ObamaCare was not ambitious enough.
Homeland Security
    Scott Noren: Proactive, not reactive, actions taken to aid military.
    Chele Farley: Pays respect and honors US Army, celebrating 243rd birthday.
    Dave Webber: 20 Vets commit suicide every day--we must do better by them.
    Kirsten Gillibrand: No across-the-board budget cuts to anti-terrorism.
    Tim Kaine: Let Bush tax cuts expire instead of automatic defense cuts.
    Kirsten Gillibrand: Get rid of ICE; separate anti-terrorism from border control.
    Chele Farley: Against open borders; let border agents question suspects.
    Dave Webber: Pathway to citizenship needed for law abiding immigrants.
    Ed Gillespie: Unapologetic supporter of comprehensive immigration overhaul.
    Bob Turner: Wouldn't report illegal immigrant working in his own home.
    Chele Farley: Recoup donor taxes and use them to create quality jobs.
    Dave Webber: Increasing minimum wage will result in less jobs.
    Wendy Long: Administration has not created jobs in upstate New York.
Principles & Values
    Wendy Long: Clerked for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
    Wendy Long: OpEd: provides conservative Republican ideological diversity.
    Joe DioGuardi: Accused of making deals in a $1.7 billion Ponzi scheme.
    Kirsten Gillibrand: Accused of hiding facts connecting cigarettes and cancer.
    Bob Smith: Only one in this race with real-world experience.
    Marco Rubio: God does not love America more than Belgium.
Social Security
    Dave Webber: Maximum limit for pay into social security needs increase.
Tax Reform
    Chele Farley: Criticizes Congressional GOP tax plan.
    Dave Webber: Keep tax rate higher on wealthy for now, & slowly lower it.
    George Allen: No tax increases; no defense cuts; no bargaining.
    Bob Turner: No anti-tax pledge; keep taxes on the negotiation table.
    George Maragos: No-tax pledge; teach the rest of Congress economic theory.
    Chele Farley: Use recaptured tax money to rebuild state infrastructure.
    Alex Merced: Cut federal spending so states can spend on infrastructure.
    Wendy Long: We need to repair America's transportation infrastructure.
    Charles Schumer: Cutting $245M from NOAA means worse hurricane forecasting.
    Charles Schumer: New York's "geek in chief": inspire kids to pursue science.
    Charles Schumer: Protect kids from online sexual predators.
War & Peace
    Dave Webber: Need diplomatic dialogue to keep Middle East under control.
    Kirsten Gillibrand: Al Qaeda has metastasized; get troops out of Afghanistan.
    Wendy Long: Stand with Israel in ensuring Iran does not get nukes.
    Wendy Long: No 2014 withdrawal date for troops in Afghanistan.
Welfare & Poverty
    Dave Webber: False unemployment rate means rise in welfare & food stamps.
    Alex Merced: Inequality is byproduct of the rising cost of opportunity.

The above quotations are from Winners and Losers
Senate candidates from New York.

Senatorial winners and losers in each state:

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U.S. House of Representatives winners and losers in each state:

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Gubernatorial winners and losers in each state:

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