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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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Almanac of American Politics, by Grant Ujifusa and Michael Barone

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    from Almanac of American Politics (number of quotes indicated):
  • Asa Hutchinson (2) Arkansas Republican Governor
  • Bill Walker (1) Alaska Independent Governor
  • Bradley Byrne (2) Republican 2020 Senate Challenger Alabama
  • Dan Sullivan (1) Republican Senator Alaska
  • Doug Ducey (1) Arizona Republican Governor
  • Gary Palmer (1) Republican House Member U.S. Rep Alabama- 6
  • George Pataki (4) New York Republican presidential candidate
  • George Ryan (3) Illinois Former Republican Governor (1999-2002)
  • Gray Davis (5) California Former Democratic
  • Jeb Bush (5) Florida Former FL Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • John Boozman (1) Republican Jr Senator Arkansas
  • Joseph Lieberman (6) Democrat
  • Kyrsten Sinema (2) Democratic candidate for Arizona U.S. Senator Arizona
  • Larry Hogan (3) Maryland Republican Maryland Governor
  • Martha McSally (1) Republican appointee for Arizona U.S. Senator Arizona
  • Martha Roby (1) Republican U.S. Rep Alabama-2
  • Mo Brooks (2) Republican U.S. Rep Alabama-5
  • Robert Bentley (1) Alabama Republican Governor
  • Ruben Gallego (2) Democratic House Member U.S. Rep Arizona- 7
  • Terri Sewell (1) Democrat U.S. Rep Alabama-7
  • Tim Hutchinson (1) Former Republican Sr Senator (until 2002) Arkansas
  • Tom Cotton (1) Republican Senator Arkansas
  • Tom Ridge (9) Pennsylvania Former Republican Governor (1995-2001); DHS Cabinet Sec'y
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Articles from The Almanac of American Politics:
  • Numerous Senate/Governor candidates for 2018-2020 races, from Almanac of American Politics (115th Congress edition), Nov. 1, 2016
  • (On Joseph Lieberman): Almanac of American Politics 2000 (Barone & Ujifusa), 1/1/2000
  • (On George Pataki): National Journal, the Almanac of American Politics, 7/6/2000
  • (On Gray Davis): National Journal, the Almanac of American Politics, 2/11/2000
  • (On Tom Ridge): National Journal, the Almanac of American Politics, 1/28/2000
  • (On Jeb Bush): National Journal, the Almanac of American Politics, 1/28/2000
  • (On George Ryan): National Journal, the Almanac of American Politics, 11/11/1999

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Bill Walker: Pro-life but Lt. Gov. running mate was pro-choice.
    Tom Ridge: Pro-choice.
Budget & Economy
    Gary Palmer: Downsize government rather than using Alabama gas Trust Fund.
    Mo Brooks: 2010: Trend towards socialism will bankrupt America.
    George Pataki: Cut taxes & cut spending.
Civil Rights
    Asa Hutchinson: Forced moderate version of business "religious freedom" bill.
    Martha Roby: Organized 50th anniversary of Selma Pettus Bridge march.
    Mo Brooks: 2014: Democrats wage war on whites.
    Terri Sewell: Organized 50th anniversary of Selma Pettus Bridge march.
    Gray Davis: Support flag burning amendment; oppose gay marriage.
    George Ryan: Supports gay rights & some riverboat gambling.
    Ruben Gallego: Recall Sheriff Joe Arpaio for racial profiling.
    George Pataki: Instituted death penalty in NY.
    Gray Davis: Supports capital punishment.
    Jeb Bush: Fewer death-row appeals; faster executions.
    Jeb Bush: Longer prison terms for gun-toting criminals.
    Tom Ridge: Supports victimís rights & death penalty.
    Gray Davis: Balanced education reform with teachersí unions.
    Gray Davis: Supports EdFlex; more money for higher grades.
    Jeb Bush: Instituted school voucher plan.
    Tom Ridge: More standards, and make them clear.
    Tom Ridge: More charters; push for school choice.
Energy & Oil
    Joseph Lieberman: Kyoto Protocol should include China.
    Larry Hogan: Rolled back "rain tax" that reduced Chesapeake Bay pollution.
    Gray Davis: Phase out environmental gasoline additives.
    Tom Ridge: Changed rules & got 350 polluted industrial sites cleaned up.
Free Trade
    Kyrsten Sinema: Opposed trade with Malaysia: they imprison LGBT people.
Gun Control
    George Ryan: Long-time supporter of gun control; more criminal penalties.
Health Care
    Bradley Byrne: Prepare alternative plans to ObamaCare.
    Larry Hogan: Beat cancer with chemotherapy while in office.
    Joseph Lieberman: Limited lawsuits against HMOs and automakers.
Homeland Security
    Bradley Byrne: Push for Littoral Combat Ships, built in Mobile.
    Dan Sullivan: Expect a protracted war against ISIS.
    Martha McSally: Allow servicewomen to avoid body coverings in Saudi Arabia.
    John Boozman: Pushed 16-hour trucker day; withdrew "sweatshop on wheels".
Principles & Values
    Asa Hutchinson: Parents operated a Christian radio station and school.
    Doug Ducey: Entrepreneur and "conservative ice cream guy".
    Kyrsten Sinema: Took oath of office on Constitution, not Bible.
    Ruben Gallego: Changed name in 2008 to add mother's surname.
    Tim Hutchinson: Parents operated a Christian radio station and school.
    Joseph Lieberman: Senate status: influential & non-partisan.
    Joseph Lieberman: Rebuked Clinton for Monica; but against impeachment.
    George Ryan: Instinct for centrism.
Tax Reform
    Larry Hogan: My predecessors imposed 40 tax increases over 8 years.
    Robert Bentley: Freeze property taxes for homeowners.
    George Pataki: Phase out estate and gift taxes.
    Jeb Bush: Voter approval of tax increases; cut taxes by $1B.
    Tom Ridge: Cut taxes as governor by $2.6B.
    Tom Ridge: 60% legislative supermajority for raising taxes.
    Tom Ridge: End computer service tax; start R&D tax credit.
War & Peace
    Tom Cotton: Authored deal requiring Congress' input on Iran nuke deal.
    Joseph Lieberman: Supported NATO expansion; arms to Israel & Saudis.
Welfare & Poverty
    George Pataki: Four-year limit for full welfare benefits.
    Jeb Bush: Replace AFDC with limited temporary assistance.
    Tom Ridge: Able-bodied welfare recipients must work 100 hours a month.
    Joseph Lieberman: Supported 1996 welfare reform.

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