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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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Omaha (Nebraska) World-Herald

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    from Omaha World-Herald (number of quotes indicated):
  • Ben Sasse (4) Republican Jr Senator Nebraska
  • Bob Krist (4) Nebraska Democratic Candidate for governor of Nebraska
  • Chuck Herbster (1) Nebraska Republican challenger for Governor
  • Dave Domina (3) Democratic Senate Challenger Nebraska
  • Deb Fischer (7) Republican Senate Challenger Nebraska
  • Don Stenberg (10) Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012) Nebraska
  • Howard Schultz (1) Starbucks CEO; independent for President (suspended)
  • Jane Raybould (5) Democratic candidate for Nebraska U.S. Senator Nebraska
  • John Kasich (2) Ohio Republican Ohio Governor
  • Jon Bruning (4) Nebraska Republican Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Mike Johanns (4) Nebraska Former Republican Governor (2005-2007); elected Senator 2008
  • Pat Flynn (1) Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012) Nebraska
  • Peter Ricketts (1) Nebraska Republican Governor
  • Pope Francis (1) Leader of the Catholic Church
  • Rush Limbaugh (1)
  • Scott Kleeb (13) Former Democratic Challenger (2008) Nebraska
  • Shane Osborn (1) Republican Senate Challenger Nebraska
  • Steven Larrick (1) Green Senate Challenger (2008) Nebraska
  • Theresa Thibodeau (1) Nebraska Republican candidate for Governor
  • Tony Raimondo (8) Former Democratic Senate challenger (2008) Nebraska
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Articles in The Omaha World-Herald:
  • "Pope's Midnight Mass to start early to respect COVID curfew," by Nicole Winfield, Dec 10, 2020
  • "Rush Limbaugh on coronavirus: 'The common cold' that's being 'weaponized'," by Allyson Chiu, Feb 25, 2020
  • "Is centrism doomed? The cautionary tale of Howard Schultz," by Simon van Zuylen-Wood, Jun 29, 2019
  • (On 2022 Nebraska Gubernatorial race): "Governor candidate Bob Krist says state should spend more on Nebraska job training," by Roseann Moring, Jul 19, 2018
  • (On Deb Fischer & Jane Raybould): Omaha World-Herald on 2018 Nebraska Senate race, 8/26/2018
  • (On Jane Raybould & Deb Fischer): Omaha World-Herald on 2018 Nebraska Senatorial campaign, 3/8/2018
  • (On Bob Krist): Omaha World-Herald on 2018 Nebraska governor race, 2/13/2018
  • (On Jane Raybould): Omaha World-Herald on 2018 Nebraska Senate race, 8/25/2017
  • (On Ben Sasse & Dave Domina): Omaha World-Herald on 2014 Nebraska Senate debate, 6/2/2014
  • (On Ben Sasse): Omaha World-Herald on 2014 Nebraska Senate debate, 1/29/2014
  • (On Shane Osborn): Omaha World-Herald on 2014 Nebraska Senate debate, 1/29/2014
  • (On Jon Bruning): Omaha World-Herald on 2012 Nebraska Senate debate, 4/12/2012
  • (On Mike Johanns & Scott Kleeb): 2008 Nebraska Senate Debate reported in Omaha World-Herald, 10/7/2008
  • (On Steven Larrick & Mike Johanns): 2008 Nebraska Senate debate reported in Omaha World-Herald, 9/16/2008
  • (On Scott Kleeb): 2008 Nebraska Senate debate reported in Omaha World-Herald, 9/16/2008
  • (On Scott Kleeb & Tony Raimondo): By Robynn Tysver, Omaha World-Herald, 5/4/2008
  • (On Don Stenberg): Omaha World-Herald, September 22, 2000, 9/26/2000
  • (On John Kasich): Omaha World-Herald, "Kasich Tours Iowa", 5/23/99, 5/23/1999

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Bob Krist: I oppose abortion rights but otherwise would run as Democrat.
    Scott Kleeb: Personally opposes abortion, but keep Roe v. Wade.
    Tony Raimondo: Personally opposes abortion, but keep Roe v. Wade.
Budget & Economy
    Ben Sasse: OpEd: Criticized for giving up seat on Agriculture Committee.
    Shane Osborn: Nation can grow out of fiscal woes by expanding the economy.
    Mike Johanns: I’m the only candidate who’s actually dealt with the budget.
    Scott Kleeb: Bush & Johanns created current failed policies.
Civil Rights
    Ben Sasse: Kids are best raised in a world with one mother & one father.
    Dave Domina: Government should stay out of private matters like marriage.
    Don Stenberg: Opposes “Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws”.
    Don Stenberg: Supports mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws.
    Don Stenberg: Supports the death penalty.
    Jon Bruning: Requested an earmark to fund a drug-war program.
    Theresa Thibodeau: Schools have indoctrinated and sexualized our children.
    Don Stenberg: Supports Organized Prayer In Public Schools.
Energy & Oil
    Jane Raybould: Revoke tax breaks for oil & gas companies to pay for roads.
    Jon Bruning: Coal is good, cheap energy.
    Steven Larrick: Only candidate to oppose drilling in ANWR.
    Deb Fischer: Ease regulations that affect Omaha sewer separation project.
    Deb Fischer: Base gas tax on price, not volume, to pay for highways.
Foreign Policy
    Don Stenberg: Opposes continuing Foreign Aid to Russia, Israel, & others.
    Don Stenberg: Opposes linking Human Rights to trade with China.
Free Trade
    Don Stenberg: Supports expanding Free Trade.
Government Reform
    Chuck Herbster: Supports Trump's claim of 2020 election irregularities.
    Ben Sasse: Reduce level of influence of lobbyists with both parties.
    Jon Bruning: Political contributions ok from out-of-state coal companies.
    Scott Kleeb: Johanns wastefully spent $20M studying crawdads in Australia.
    Scott Kleeb: Earmarks have been abused.
    Tony Raimondo: Earmarks help communities in need, but require transparency.
Gun Control
    Deb Fischer: No proposals on high capacity magazines or background checks.
    Jane Raybould: Renew the assault weapons ban; they are killing machines.
    Don Stenberg: Opposed nominee for stripping Americans of gun rights.
    John Kasich: Cool off before making new gun laws after Littleton.
    John Kasich: More parenting better than more gun laws.
Health Care
    Pope Francis: COVID: Midnight Mass at 7:30 to comply with curfew.
    Rush Limbaugh: The coronavirus is the common cold, weaponized against Trump.
    Jane Raybould: Reform ObamaCare; look at single-payer.
    Dave Domina: There are good features in ObamaCare, like age-26 insurance.
    Jon Bruning: Signed lawsuit opposing ObamaCare.
    Mike Johanns: Didn’t phase out adult mental health care services.
    Mike Johanns: Giving all taxpayers federal coverage would cost $480B.
    Scott Kleeb: Shouldn’t phase out adult mental health care services.
    Scott Kleeb: Give all taxpayers access to federal coverage like Congress.
    Mike Johanns: Alternative community hospitals got 9000 more people treated.
    Scott Kleeb: Alternative community treatment not adequately funded.
    Scott Kleeb: Supports universal health-care system.
    Tony Raimondo: Opposes universal health-care & mandated insurance.
    Bob Krist: Supports prenatal care for illegal immigrants.
    Scott Kleeb: Not feasible to deport 12 million illegal immigrants.
    Tony Raimondo: Secure the borders first.
    Don Stenberg: Supports “Immigration helps our economy-encourage it”.
    Bob Krist: Budget $25-35 million to prioritize job training.
    Scott Kleeb: Develop alternative fuels and green-collar industries.
    Tony Raimondo: Invest billions in nation’s infrastructure & job training.
Principles & Values
    Howard Schultz: GOP fiscally irresponsible, Democrats going socialist.
    Deb Fischer: TV ad: "End the political bull".
    Pat Flynn: I'm the only candidate who is not a "career politician".
    Scott Kleeb: Emphasizes uniting people behind change.
    Tony Raimondo: Emphasizes business experience as campaign credential.
Social Security
    Dave Domina: Keep promises made to the elderly.
    Ben Sasse: Entitlement reform needed: guilty of generational theft.
Tax Reform
    Deb Fischer: No increase in local property taxes.
    Scott Kleeb: Balance tax cuts with need to bring deficit under control.
    Tony Raimondo: Continue most of President Bush’s tax cuts.
    Deb Fischer: $21B for infrastructure, with funds from border customs.
    Deb Fischer: Develop broadband via rural development matching grants.
    Jane Raybould: Develop broadband via rural development matching grants.
    Jane Raybould: Design infrastructure to withstand climate change flooding.
War & Peace
    Scott Kleeb: More diplomacy; start drawdown of troops now.
    Tony Raimondo: Iraq war was a mistake; withdraw in 1 to 3 years.
Welfare & Poverty
    Bob Krist: Voted against $32M budget cuts to the needy.
    Peter Ricketts: $56M of vetoes sustained, to cut budget.
    Don Stenberg: Supports allowing churches to provide welfare services.

The above quotations are from Omaha (Nebraska) World-Herald.

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