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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
United,
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)
Becoming,
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)

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2020 Montana Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage


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    from 2020 MT Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Albert Olszewski (1) Montana Republican Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Casey Schreiner (11) Montana Democratic 2020 Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Corey Stapleton (1) Montana Republican Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Greg Gianforte (9) Montana Republican Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Jack Ciattarelli (4) New Jersey Republican Challenger
  • Mike Cooney (10) Montana Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Reilly Neill (6) Montana Democratic 2020 Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Steve Bullock (7) Montana Democratic Montana Governor
  • Tim Fox (19) Montana Republican Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Whitney Williams (6) Montana Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Montana 2020 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Boulder Monitor, "Gubernatorial candidate Tim Fox is 'no one's lapdog'," by Keith Hammonds, Apr 1, 2020
  • KPAX-8 Missoula, "Montana AG Fox worried about 'price fixing' during COVID-19 shutdowns," Mar 26, 2020
  • NBC Montana, "Montana election officials push for mail-in only primary," March 20, 2020
  • The Laurel Outlook, "Democratic primary governors debate," by Brad Molnar, March 10, 2020
  • Helena Independent-Record, "Cooney picks Schreiner as running mate in race for governor," by Holly Michels, Feb 28, 2020
  • NBC Montana, "Mike Cooney announces Casey Schreiner as running mate," February 28, 2020
  • Helena Independent-Record, "Bozeman forum: Cooney cites experience, Williams says she's got fresh ideas," by Holly Michels, Feb 22, 2020
  • Great Falls Tribune, "GOP's Gianforte key player in Democratic gubernatorial debate," by Phil Drake, Feb. 12, 2020
  • KTVH-Helena, "State sues opioid-painkiller distributors for alleged role in epidemic," by Mike Dennison, Feb 03, 2020
  • The Missoulian,"Democrat Neill drops out of governor's race," by Holly K. Michels, Jan 21, 2020
  • Mondoweiss.net, "Montana lawmaker returns from Israel trip drawing wrong conclusions," by Michael Arria, January 2, 2020
  • DemCast USA: "Meet the Candidate: Reilly Neill (Montana)," December 6, 2019
  • Helena Independent Record, "GOP governor candidates Fox, Olszewski debate in Helena," by Holly K. Michels, Nov 26, 2019
  • Billings Gazette, "Montana attorney general joins Keystone XL legal battle," by Tom Lutey, Oct 9, 2019
  • Helena Independent-Record, "Williams becomes 4th Democrat in Montana governor's race," by Holly K. Michels, Oct 3, 2019
  • Daily Inter Lake, "Fox Talks Governor's Race, Record As Attorney General," by Colin Gaiser, September 28, 2019
  • Great Falls Tribune, "Montana joins brief to ban abortions after 20 weeks," by Phil Drake, Sept. 5, 2019
  • Helena Independent Record, "Southern border crisis has a direct impact on Montana," by Tim Fox, July 15, 2019
  • KXLF-4/Butte, "Trump greenhouse-emission rule may not have much impact in Montana," June 19, 2019
  • Missoula Current, "Talen to close Colstrip Units 1 and 2 by end of the year," by MTN News, June 11, 2019
  • Glendive Ranger Review, "A look at the 2019 bills vetoed by Gov. Bullock," by Eric Dietrich, May 30, 2019
  • Cannabis Voter Project, "What's Up in Montana?", downloaded 5/24/2019
  • Fox News, "Attorney general wants Chick-fil-A to open more locations within the state," by Michael Bartiromo, April 23, 2019
  • Great Falls Tribune, "Social Security bill falls victim to governor's veto pen," by Phil Drake, April 19, 2019
  • Bozeman Daily Chronicle, "Daines, Gianforte speak at Turning Point USA event," by Perrin Stein, Apr 19, 2019
  • NBC-Montana, "Montana's AG urges Congress to replace Affordable Care Act," by Heidi Meili, April 3, 2019
  • Helena Independent-Record, "Gianforte tells Montana to take a page from national playbook," by Holly K. Michels, Feb 4, 2019
  • E&E News (Energy & Environment), "17 members who will help shape energy, green policies," by G.Cahlink, N.Sobczyk, & K.Lunney, 1/30/19
  • ReadSludge.com, "Members of Committee Overseeing the Environment Have Millions Invested in Fossil Fuels," by Alex Kotch, Jan 30, 2019
  • Ballotpedia Candidate Connection: Survey responses by Reilly Neill, 2019
  • CNN, "Bullock says he 'would' support assault weapons ban," by Caroline Kenny, 8/19/2018
  • The Missoulian, "Big Sky Pride marks 25th year with parade and rally," by Tom Kuglin, 6/16/2018
  • Great Falls Tribune, "On guns, we're as paralyzed as I was the day my nephew was shot," by Steve Bullock, 5/30/2018
  • Helena Independent Record, "Montana won't deploy National Guard based on Trump's 'whim'," Associated Press, 4/5/2018
  • Politico.com, "Bullock and the lost art of political persuasion," by Gabriel Debenedetti, 10/11/2017
  • The Missoulian, "Montana governor vetoes bills on abortion, concealed weapons," by Bobby Caina Calvan, 5/9/2017
  • The Missoulian, "Bullock rejects bill banning Sharia law in court," by Bobby Caina Calvan, 4/6/2017
  • The Guardian (UK), "Montana Democrats accuse Republicans of voter suppression ahead of special election," Feb. 24, 2017
  • Religion News Service, "Montana lawmakers denounce plans for neo-Nazi rally," December 28, 2016

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Mike Cooney: Fought to reject laws restricting access to health care.
    Greg Gianforte: Would veto any anti-abortion legislation.
    Tim Fox: Ensure Montana is national leader protecting innocent life.
    Tim Fox: Joins amicus brief supporting banning abortion at 20 weeks.
    Steve Bullock: An abortion, even late-term, is a legal, personal decision.
Budget & Economy
    Mike Cooney: Spearheaded tax credit for businesses hiring apprentices.
    Casey Schreiner: Shift education funding from local property tax.
    Tim Fox: Eliminate regulations that hamper industry.
Civil Rights
    Mike Cooney: Invest in economic opportunities on and off reservations.
    Mike Cooney: Avidly supports equal protection for all, especially LGBTQ.
    Tim Fox: Welcomes Chick-fil-A to Montana, despite anti-LGBTQ views.
    Steve Bullock: We celebrate progress, but fight for equal rights continues.
    Tim Fox: No safe haven for neo-Nazi white nationalists.
Corporations
    Tim Fox: Disallow price gouging during coronavirus pandemic.
    Tim Fox: Make estate tax exemption permanent; protect family farms.
Crime
    Casey Schreiner: Reformed child sex abuse law, justice for Indigenous women.
    Tim Fox: Endorsed by National Association of Police Organizations.
Drugs
    Jack Ciattarelli: Meth abuse is the number one crisis in the state.
    Tim Fox: Hold opioid manufacturers accountable for recklessness.
    Tim Fox: Substance abuse is number one crisis in state.
    Tim Fox: Need more treatment options, like drug treatment courts.
    Greg Gianforte: Oppose easing marijuana laws; some support for medical use.
    Corey Stapleton: Making it easier to vote leads to marijuana legalization.
Education
    Mike Cooney: Oppose diverting public funding toward private education.
    Whitney Williams: Prioritize affordable childcare and preschool.
    Whitney Williams: Opposes efforts to fund private schools with tax dollars.
    Casey Schreiner: For public preschool, better funding for public schools.
    Casey Schreiner: Sees need for special needs funding as teacher and as parent.
Energy & Oil
    Mike Cooney: Focus on a realistic transition to renewable energy.
    Reilly Neill: Campaign centered on issue of climate change.
    Reilly Neill: We need to remove politics from science of climate change.
    Tim Fox: Defends Keystone XL pipeline as beneficial to Montana.
    Reilly Neill: Find commonality to address man-made climate change.
    Greg Gianforte: The "War on Coal" endangers jobs.
    Greg Gianforte: Critical of regulations & studying social cost of carbon.
    Greg Gianforte: Has more than $5 million invested in fossil fuel companies.
Environment
    Jack Ciattarelli: Comply with law but balance interests.
    Casey Schreiner: Opposes sale of public lands to highest bidder.
    Reilly Neill: Apply science to best preserve our public lands.
    Greg Gianforte: Favors repeal of regulations; end "war on coal".
Families & Children
    Casey Schreiner: Understands living paycheck to paycheck.
Free Trade
    Albert Olszewski: Governor should be #1 salesperson for agriculture abroad.
    Tim Fox: Countries abused free trade; will work to resolve trade war.
Government Reform
    Greg Gianforte: Rolling back regulations leads to prosperity.
Gun Control
    Tim Fox: Fight any effort to undermine this fundamental right.
    Steve Bullock: Background checks & age restrictions to reduce gun violence.
    Steve Bullock: Believes in 2nd Amendment, but not guns in wrong hands.
Health Care
    Jack Ciattarelli: Restore state mental health services but don't raise taxes.
    Mike Cooney: Lower the cost, expand access to care.
    Casey Schreiner: Won reauthorization of Medicaid expansion.
    Casey Schreiner: Will fight to lower drug costs, take on big pharma.
    Whitney Williams: EMILY's List: Will fight to reduce drug, health care cost.
    Casey Schreiner: Choice between health or quality of life is "disgusting".
    Tim Fox: Repeal and replace ObamaCare.
Immigration
    Mike Cooney: Montanans are welcoming, but very few refugees in state.
    Tim Fox: Need for increased border security non-negotiable.
    Tim Fox: Migrant and security crises are linked.
    Steve Bullock: Public DACA support, also tries private persuasion with GOP.
    Steve Bullock: No Guard troops to border without asking state governor.
Jobs
    Casey Schreiner: Spending on infrastructure will create jobs across state.
    Tim Fox: Market-oriented policies can promote high-wage jobs.
Local Issues
    Mike Cooney: Opposes transfer of federal land to private interests.
Principles & Values
    Jack Ciattarelli: Find problems, then build coalitions.
    Whitney Williams: Will fight for families because he lives it every day.
    Reilly Neill: Campaign hamstrung by state party, money, & media.
    Casey Schreiner: I live like an everyday Montanan.
    Greg Gianforte: American exceptionalism & capitalism lead to prosperity.
Social Security
    Steve Bullock: Vetoed state tax exemption for Social Security income.
Tax Reform
    Whitney Williams: Tax out of state residents with vacation property in Montana.
    Greg Gianforte: 2002: state sales tax ok; 2016: no state sales tax.
    Whitney Williams: Strongly against state sales tax.
    Tim Fox: Opposes applying out of state sales tax to Montana.
Welfare & Poverty
    Reilly Neill: Need to double down on community effort to feed the hungry.


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