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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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Media coverage of CA political issues in The Sacramento Bee

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    Articles from The Sacramento Bee:
  • On 2021 CA recall race: "GOP recall candidate says he wants Californians to get vaccinated--but won't require it," by Lara Korte, July 31, 2021
  • On CA 2021 Governor Recall: "Republican Doug Ose says he'll run against Gavin Newsom if recall qualifies," by Lara Korte, March 16, 2021
  • CA-Senate-2022: "California tax dollars must not fund Padilla's illegal contract with partisan firm," by Patricia Bates & Jim Nielsen, December 03, 2020
  • (On CA-12 House race 2020): Sacramento Bee, "Nancy Pelosi defends marijuana's COVID-19 potential," by Summer Lin, July 31, 2020
  • (On On CA 2021 Governor Recall): "Five things you need to know about Doug Ose," by Christopher Cadelago, January 23, 2018
  • (On Doug Ose): Sacramento Bee on 2018 California gubernatorial race, 1/5/2018
  • (On Gavin Newsom): The Sacramento Bee on 2018 California gubernatorial race, 11/17/2017
  • (On John Chiang): The Sacramento Bee on 2018 California gubernatorial race, 7/27/2017
  • (On Gavin Newsom): The Sacramento Bee on 2018 California gubernatorial race, 4/4/2017
  • (On Antonio Villaraigosa & John Chiang): Sacramento Bee on 2018 California gubernatorial race, 2/1/2017
  • (On Delaine Eastin): Sacramento Bee OpEd for 2018 California gubernatorial race, 12/22/2016
  • (On Kamala Harris): Sacramento Bee coverage of 2016 California Senate race, 5/27/2015
  • (On Loretta Sanchez): Sacramento Bee coverage of 2015 California Senate race, 5/17/2015
  • (On Tom Del Beccaro): Sacramento Bee on 2016 California Senate race, 4/16/2015
  • (On Jerry Brown): Sacramento Bee on 2014 California governor race, 1/5/2014 & 7/18/2014
  • (On Tom Del Beccaro): Sacramento Bee on 2016 California Senate race, 3/2/2013
  • (On Dianne Feinstein & Elizabeth Emken): Sacramento Bee Voter Guide: 2012 CA Senate debate, 5/31/2012
  • (On Gary Bauer): Associated Press, in Sacramento Bee, p. A9, 2/5/2000

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Dianne Feinstein: I'm a prudent voice for deficit reduction.
    Elizabeth Emken: Robust growth produces more revenue; reduce spending now.
Civil Rights
    Gavin Newsom: Supports affirmative action.
    John Chiang: Supports affirmative action.
    Loretta Sanchez: Met with Indian American group leaders upon entering race.
    Tom Del Beccaro: Keep Proposition 8; but open to debate on gay marriage.
    Doug Ose: Build new prisons, oppose reducing of some felonies.
    Doug Ose: Everywhere I see uncontrolled homelessness & nagging crime.
    Gavin Newsom: Criminal justice reform is crucial; repeal death penalty.
    Kamala Harris: Don't require cops to wear body cameras.
    Kamala Harris: Acknowledge that certain communities distrust police.
    Nancy Pelosi: Defended pro-marijuana position in COVID bill.
    Doug Ose: More emphasis on standardized tests to ensure proficiency.
    Antonio Villaraigosa: Stop making excuses for lack of success in schools.
    Delaine Eastin: In 1960s we invested in community colleges.
    Delaine Eastin: Expand "First 5" to include mandatory kindergarten.
Energy & Oil
    Kamala Harris: California fires show climate crisis is public health crisis.
    Antonio Villaraigosa: Modernize CEQA to allow new construction projects.
Foreign Policy
    Kamala Harris: I value the importance of diplomacy; I value relationships.
Government Reform
    Alex Padilla: Gave voter outreach money to consulting firm, not counties.
Gun Control
    Jerry Brown: Include semiautomatic pistols in unsafe handgun law.
    Dianne Feinstein: Gun lobby has too much power in Washington.
Health Care
    Kevin Faulconer: COVID: For vaccinating everyone, but not mandating.
    Elizabeth Emken: Government-run health care is not the solution.
    Elizabeth Emken: ObamaCare is poorly written and it needs to repealed.
    John Hickenlooper: Crazy to drive out 11 million illegal immigrants.
    Antonio Villaraigosa: Latino heritage is part of our American heritage.
    John Chiang: Muslim immigration ban forsakes American values.
    John Chiang: Chinese Exclusion Act wrong then; Muslim exclusion wrong now.
    Tom Del Beccaro: Expose crime and danger at the US-Mexico border.
    Elizabeth Emken: Comprehensive solution that starts by securing our borders.
    Doug Ose: Repeal law that employers provide benefits to more workers.
    Doug Ose: Opposed higher minimum wage; base income on productivity.
    Antonio Villaraigosa: Union organizer but disagrees with teachers unions.
    Elizabeth Emken: Public unions have too much political influence.
Principles & Values
    Gary Bauer: Withdraws after NH Primary.
Social Security
    Antonio Villaraigosa: Safeguard the hard-earned pensions of employees.
Tax Reform
    Elizabeth Emken: Protect the social safety net and entitlement programs.
    Amy Klobuchar: Investigate big tech for monopolistic practices.
    Elizabeth Warren: Break up tech giants; they destroy competition.
    Kamala Harris: Improve transportation infrastructure in rural communities.
    Jerry Brown: Pay for high-speed rail project with cap-and-trade revenue.

The above quotations are from Media coverage of CA political issues in The Sacramento Bee.

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