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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)
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)

Book Reviews

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Winners and Losers
Gubernatorial candidates from New Jersey



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    from Past and present Governor candidates from New Jersey (number of quotes indicated):
  • Bonnie Watson Coleman (6) Democratic House Member U.S. Rep New Jersey- 12
  • Chris Christie (3) New Jersey N.J. Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Donny DiFrancesco (3) Former Republican Governor (2001)
  • Jack Ciattarelli (5) New Jersey Republican
  • Jim McGreevey (2) Former Democratic Governor (2002-2004)
  • Joe Rullo (8) New Jersey Republican
  • Kim Guadagno (16) New Jersey Republican candidate for Governor
  • Phil Murphy (20) New Jersey Democratic 2017 Gubernatorial nominee
  • Ray Lesniak (5) New Jersey Democratic 2017 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Seth Kaper-Dale (22) New Jersey Green Party candidate for New Jersey Governor
  • Stephen Sweeney (1)
  • Steve Fulop (15) New Jersey Democratic 2017 Gubernatorial candidate
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Kim Guadagno: Supports women's healthcare; pro-choice.
    Seth Kaper-Dale: Supports ful range of reproductive services.
Budget & Economy
    Seth Kaper-Dale: Create state bank to invest in economy.
    Jack Ciattarelli: 5% to 10% reduction in the state government workforce.
Civil Rights
    Kim Guadagno: Won't criticize Republican with Confederate flag.
    Kim Guadagno: Comfortable with LGBT but won't criticize ban.
    Seth Kaper-Dale: Panel to recommend reparations for African-Americans.
    Phil Murphy: Strong advocate for equal treatment of LGBTQ community.
    Donny DiFrancesco: Intolerance for racial profiling.
Corporations
    Seth Kaper-Dale: End estate tax and corporate welfare tax credits.
    Kim Guadagno: Work with businesses to cut state regulations in half.
    Jack Ciattarelli: 10-year phase out of the corporate business tax.
Crime
    Seth Kaper-Dale: Use prison for training, not profit.
    Bonnie Watson Coleman: Provide prison inmates with vocational & job-related skills.
Drugs
    Phil Murphy: Focus on racial justice with marijuana legalization.
    Seth Kaper-Dale: Legalize and tax recreational marijuana.
    Kim Guadagno: Decriminalization, not legalization.
    Joe Rullo: Make it a living hell for heroin dealers in NJ.
    Phil Murphy: Opioid addiction is an illness, and it is treatable.
    Jim McGreevey: Offer behavioral drug treatment to addicted inmates.
    Jim McGreevey: Transition addicted inmates to outpatient drug treatment.
    Steve Fulop: Transition addicted inmates to outpatient drug treatment.
    Ray Lesniak: Ultimately we'll get legalization but wait for other states.
    Ray Lesniak: Study legalization of recreational cannabis in other states.
    Steve Fulop: Wait for other states to see pro's and con's of legalization.
    Steve Fulop: Study legalization of recreational cannabis in other states.
    Bonnie Watson Coleman: Decriminalize marijuana; implement alternative sentencing.
Education
    Seth Kaper-Dale: Reform districting, moratorium on charter schools.
    Seth Kaper-Dale: Cut college tuition, lower interest rates on loans.
    Kim Guadagno: Merit pay for teachers; school choice for parents.
    Jack Ciattarelli: Limit aid to overfunded school districts.
    Joe Rullo: Stop saddling parents and students with Common Core.
    Joe Rullo: Merge roles of school superintendents and administrators.
    Phil Murphy: Tackle our higher education student debt problem head on.
    Phil Murphy: Focus on STEM to make Silicon Valley in New Jersey.
    Phil Murphy: Reignite NJ science hotbed by focusing on STEM sector.
    Bonnie Watson Coleman: Supports voluntary prayer in public schools.
Energy & Oil
    Kim Guadagno: Favor wind turbines on Jersey coast.
    Seth Kaper-Dale: Put NJ back on track on climate change.
    Joe Rullo: Repeal the 23-cent gas tax.
    Phil Murphy: Raise gas tax to renew Transportation Trust Fund.
    Phil Murphy: It stinks, but raise the gas tax to fund transportation.
    Steve Fulop: Gas tax is essentially a user fee for motorists.
    Steve Fulop: Variable rate gas tax with automatic inflation increase.
Environment
    Seth Kaper-Dale: Energy construction should look to future, not past.
    Phil Murphy: Commit to protecting shores with long-term enviro plan.
    Phil Murphy: Long-term planning via Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
    Chris Christie: Develop Liberty State Park to generate more revenue.
    Stephen Sweeney: Stall development of Liberty State Park until Christie gone.
    Steve Fulop: Stall development of Liberty State Park until Christie gone.
    Ray Lesniak: Ban baiting of deer and bear during hunting.
    Bonnie Watson Coleman: Fund clean up of contaminated industrial sites.
Families & Children
    Seth Kaper-Dale: Address problems specific to LGBTQ community.
    Seth Kaper-Dale: Earned paid sick leave is a must.
    Phil Murphy: Ensure that all workers have the right to earned sick leave.
    Steve Fulop: Require companies to grant paid sick leave.
Foreign Policy
    Kim Guadagno: Keep restrictions on our relations with Cuba.
    Phil Murphy: Former U.S. ambassador to Germany, appointed by Obama.
Government Reform
    Phil Murphy: I don't owe the political insiders anything.
    Bonnie Watson Coleman: Limit PAC, party, and corporate campaign donations.
Gun Control
    Seth Kaper-Dale: Supports gun control, but check laws for racial bias.
    Joe Rullo: Goal is concealed carry without justifiable need.
    Phil Murphy: Sensible gun safety regulations: taxes & training.
    Ray Lesniak: Buy police weapons from socially responsible gun sellers.
    Steve Fulop: Reward "socially responsible" gun distributors.
    Bonnie Watson Coleman: Supports licensing; background checks; and safety locks.
Health Care
    Kim Guadagno: Bring public insurance in line with private sector.
    Seth Kaper-Dale: Health care a right, not a benefit.
    Jack Ciattarelli: Discontinue ObamaCare Cadillac health insurance plans.
    Steve Fulop: Partner with public health groups to fight urban disparities.
    Steve Fulop: Combat health disparities that plague cities.
Homeland Security
    Seth Kaper-Dale: Help refugees, don't fear them.
    Kim Guadagno: Head of the Military Growth Task Force.
    Joe Rullo: Eliminate state income taxes on all veterans' pensions.
    Phil Murphy: Create new NJ department responsible for veterans.
    Steve Fulop: Denounced theory that Jersey City Muslims cheered 9/11.
Immigration
    Kim Guadagno: Against sanctuary state.
    Seth Kaper-Dale: Fought deportation splitting families.
    Joe Rullo: Eliminate sanctuary cities across NJ.
    Steve Fulop: More outreach to involve immigrants in civic life.
Jobs
    Seth Kaper-Dale: Will work for $15 minimum wage.
    Seth Kaper-Dale: Will protect union rights to organize & collectively bargain.
    Kim Guadagno: Against minimum wage hike.
    Phil Murphy: Partner with private sector to expand job training.
    Phil Murphy: Close the wage gap: ban unequal pay for same work by women.
    Phil Murphy: Raise minimum wage to $15 per hour.
    Steve Fulop: Jersey City first to raise the minimum wage to $15.
    Donny DiFrancesco: Develop a workplace basic skills program.
Local Issues
    Chris Christie: Bridgegate FactCheck: Ft.Lee doesn't have 3 dedicated lanes.
Social Security
    Seth Kaper-Dale: State must ensure senior care.
    Jack Ciattarelli: Limit retirement pensions for public retirees.
    Phil Murphy: Evaluate state pension system for growing unfunded liability.
Tax Reform
    Kim Guadagno: Veto new tax increases.
    Kim Guadagno: High state property taxes drive businesses to other states.
    Joe Rullo: Reduce property taxes; repeal gas tax; veto new taxes.
    Steve Fulop: No municipal tax increase for third year in a row.
    Steve Fulop: We make government work well with no municipal tax increase.
    Donny DiFrancesco: High property taxes obstruct high quality of life.
Technology
    Kim Guadagno: Get NY tax dollars spent on bi-state transportation.
    Seth Kaper-Dale: Infrastructure investment tied to environment.
    Kim Guadagno: Infrastructure plan without gas tax or toll increases.
Welfare & Poverty
    Seth Kaper-Dale: Social justice for those who are last in society.
    Seth Kaper-Dale: Led church on social justice issues.
    Phil Murphy: More affordable housing; more Earned Income Tax Credit.
    Chris Christie: Food stamps recipients must be in job training programs.
    Ray Lesniak: Private donations for job training for SNAP recipients.


The above quotations are from Winners and Losers
Gubernatorial candidates from New Jersey.

Gubernatorial winners and losers in each state:

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Senatorial winners and losers in each state:

AK -  AL -  AR -  AZ -  CA -  CO -  CT -  DE -  FL -  GA -  HI -  IA -  ID -  IL -  IN -  KS -  KY -  LA -  MA - 
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OH -  OK -  OR -  PA -  RI -  SC -  SD -  TN -  TX -  UT -  VA -  VT -  WA -  WI -  WV -  WY - 


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

AK -  AL -  AR -  AZ -  CA -  CO -  CT -  DE -  FL -  GA -  HI -  IA -  ID -  IL -  IN -  KS -  KY -  LA -  MA - 
MD -  ME -  MI -  MN -  MO -  MS -  MT -  NC -  ND -  NE -  NH -  NJ -  NM -  NV -  NY - 
OH -  OK -  OR -  PA -  RI -  SC -  SD -  TN -  TX -  UT -  VA -  VT -  WA -  WI -  WV -  WY - 

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