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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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2022 Oklahoma Senate race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2022 OK Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
  • James Lankford (4) Republican (Senate run 2014) U.S. Rep Oklahoma-5
  • Joan Farr (21) Republican Challenger OK and KS Kansas
  • Kendra Horn (17) Democrat U.S. Rep Oklahoma-5
  • Luke Holland (4) Republican candidate for U.S. Senator Oklahoma
  • Madison Horn (20) Democratic Challenger Oklahoma
  • Markwayne Mullin (6) Republican U.S. Rep Oklahoma-2
  • Nathan Dahm (3) Republican Challenger Oklahoma
  • Scott Pruitt (7) EPA Director 2017-2018
  • Stephanie Bice (1) Republican U.S. Rep Oklahoma-5
  • T.W. Shannon (15) Republican Senate Challenger Oklahoma
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    2022 Oklahoma Senate debates and race coverage:
  • Oklahoma City Free Press FactCheck: "Third and last Horn, Bice debate focuses on who is the most bipartisan," by Alex Myers, October 20, 2022, (Link)
  • NonDoc.com Sustainable Journalism Foundation, "Madison Horn tops Jason Bollinger, now faces U.S. Sen. James Lankford," by Joe Tomlinson, August 23, 2022, (Link)
  • Rollcall magazine: "Ex-Rep. Kendra Horn looks for comeback in Oklahoma," by Stephanie Akin, August 18, 2022, (Link)
  • The Independent (UK) FactCheck: , "Republicans insist most gun violence happens in Democratic cities--the figures tell a different story," by Josh Marcus, 26 July 2022, (Link)
  • The Oklahoman: , "GOP debate for Inhofe seat produced few sparks as runoff nears," by Chris Casteel, 8/2/22, (Link)
  • Sequoyah County Times, "2022 Primary Election Voter's Guide," June 22, 2022
  • Marijuana Moment, "Congress includes tribal cannabis protections in spending bill," by Tom Angell, June 21, 2022
  • The Guardian, "Scott Pruitt, Trump's scandal-ridden environment chief, to run for US Senate," 15 Apr 2022
  • Oklahoma Farm Report, "Fourth Generation Oklahoman Luke Holland Says He is the Man to Replace Jim Inhofe," by Ron Hays, 3/21/22
  • The Week, (Fact-Check on Nathan Dahm press release): "New trial provides 'no indication' ivermectin is 'clinically useful' in treating COVID-19," by Brendan Morrow, March 18, 2022
  • Tulsa World, "Veterans Affairs recommendations include closing Muskogee hospital," by Randy Krehbiel, Mar 14, 2022
  • Tulsa World, "Mayor Bynum won't run for Senate; Nathan Dahm shifts campaign to Inhofe's seat," by Kevin Canfield, Randy Krehbiel, Feb 28, 2022
  • Tulsa World, "Who is Luke Holland? Inhofe wants political novice from his inner circle to succeed him in U.S. Senate," by Andrea Eger, Feb 27, 2022
  • Tahlequa Daily Press, "Contenders for Oklahoma's open Senate seat face a crowded race," by Reese Gorman, Feb 27, 2022
  • KJRH, "Bio: Inhofe's chief of staff Luke Holland," by Emily Farris, Feb 25, 2022
  • FOX News, "Inhofe chief of staff launches Oklahoma Senate campaign to succeed his boss," by Marisa Schultz, February 25, 2022
  • KOCO, "Luke Holland, Sen. Inhofe's chief of staff, announces candidacy for US Senate," Feb 25, 2022
  • Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs, "Former Oklahoma House Speaker Shannon Endorses School Choice," by Ray Carter, February 16, 2022
  • State Sen. Nathan Dahm: State Senate press releases on 2022 Oklahoma U.S. Senate race, Jan. 10-25, 2022
  • News-Medical.net, "Meta-analysis confirms complete failure of hydroxychloroquine/chloroquine as a COVID-19 treatment," by Susha Cheriyedath, Jan 17 2022
  • State Sen. Nathan Dahm: State Senate press releases for 2022 Oklahoma U.S. Senate race, 2013-2021
  • KRMG, "Meet Madison Horn, the self-described 'Conservative Democrat' running for US Senate in Oklahoma," by Russell Mills, November 07, 2021
  • U.S. Term Limits, "Joan Farr Pledges to Support Term Limits On Congress," September 24, 2021
  • US News & World Report, "Inhofe's Office Requests $4M to Combat Illicit Pot Growers," July 7, 2021
  • Tulsa World, "D.C. Digest: Lankford claims current voting rights proposal would make election deception easier," by Randy Krehbiel, Jun 20, 2021
  • The Norman Transcript, "Inhofe and Lankford vote against bipartisan bill to compete with China," by Reese Gorman, Jun 9, 2021
  • Public Radio Tulsa, "Lankford Says He Opposes Independent, Bipartisan Jan. 6 Commission," by Chris Polansky, May 27, 2021
  • Time, "Here's How Republicans Downplayed the Capitol Riot at CPAC," by Lissandra Villa, February 26, 2021
  • The Oklahoman, "Rep. Kendra Horn sole Oklahoma vote to decriminalize marijuana at federal level," by Chris Casteel, 12/5/20
  • FOX 25, "Horn and Bice square off on FOX 25 in debate," by Erika Stanish, October 20, 2020
  • Oklahoma Watch, "Four Takeaways from the First Horn-Bice Congressional Debate," by Trevor Brown, October 10, 2020
  • The Nation, "Kendra Horn Is Radical… for Oklahoma," by Rebecca Grant, February 18, 2020
  • Shawnee News-Star, "Kendra Horn visits Crossroads Head Start facility," by Elisabeth Slay, 1/22/20
  • NonDoc Media (Oklahoma), "Rep. Kendra Horn announces her impeachment decision," by Tres Savage, December 17, 2019
  • The Oklahoman, "Horn, Oklahoma Republicans urge agreement on NAFTA replacement," by Chris Casteel, 12/5/19
  • KTUL ABC-8, "OK Republican Party: We do not condemn President Trump's comments," by Megan Bell, July 17, 2019
  • Religion News Service, "Interfaith service blesses Oklahoma Democrat Kendra Horn for her new role in Congress," by Bobby Ross Jr., December 17, 2018
  • Roll Call magazine, "Democrats Score Oklahoma Upset Despite Deep-Red Struggles," by Bridget Bowman, November 7, 2018
  • AP News, "Horn taps network of women, young people for upset win," by Sean Murphy, November 7, 2018
  • National Public Radio on 2022 OK Senate: "'On Fire For God's Work': How Scott Pruitt's Faith Drives His Politics," by Tom Dreisbach & Joe Wertz, May 1, 2018
  • Business Insider, "Scott Pruitt reportedly doesn't like the EPA's logo because he thinks it looks like a marijuana leaf," by David Choi, Apr 11, 2018
  • Washington Post, "The left and right agree: Fox News destroyed EPA chief Scott Pruitt over climate change," by Amy B Wang, April 3, 2017

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Joan Farr: Adoption is the answer for unborn children.
    Joan Farr: When sperm and egg unite it is God's will it should be born.
    Kendra Horn: Endorsed in 2018 race by EMILY's List.
    Madison Horn: Restore a woman's right to decide when to have a family.
    Scott Pruitt: Claimed abortion linked to breast cancer & infertility.
    T.W. Shannon: Abortion the greatest moral black mark on American society.
    Kendra Horn: Regulating abortion is government overreach.
    Madison Horn: Ensure individuals' rights to reproductive health.
Budget & Economy
    Madison Horn: Pass balanced budget legislation, reduce earmarks.
    Markwayne Mullin: Time to balance the budget and rein in federal spending.
Civil Rights
    James Lankford: Equality Act not about equality, prohibits disagreement.
    Joan Farr: Against gay marriage & others laws favoring a small minority.
    Madison Horn: Expand hate crime laws to include gender, personal identity.
    Joan Farr: Overhaul legal system, stop innocents from being jailed.
    Kendra Horn: Don't defund the police, ban chokeholds and racial profiling.
    Kendra Horn: Decriminalize marijuana; let states chart their own course.
    Madison Horn: Treat marijuana as personal choice not criminal problem.
    Scott Pruitt: Thought EPA logo looked like marijuana leaf; wanted change.
    T.W. Shannon: $4 million to establish unit to go after illegal pot growers.
    Joan Farr: In favor of prayer and spanking being put back in schools.
    Kendra Horn: Invest in programs like Head Start, Early Head Start.
    Kendra Horn: 2018 campaign: emphasized her support for public schools.
    Madison Horn: Expand early childhood education and ensure quality K-12.
    T.W. Shannon: Vouchers are the answer to fixing government-run schools.
    T.W. Shannon: School boards are trying to kick parents out of classrooms.
    Madison Horn: Expand early childhood education and raise pay for teachers.
Energy & Oil
    Joan Farr: Climate change is real, but we can only do so much.
    Joan Farr: Don't spend exorbitant amounts to stop climate change.
    Kendra Horn: Against Green New Deal; include oil and gas in energy policy.
    Madison Horn: Invest in clean sources of energy to diversify our supply.
    Scott Pruitt: Staunch advocate for continued use of fossil fuels.
    T.W. Shannon: Climate change a hoax to put oil and gas out of business.
    Scott Pruitt: As state AG sued to block Obama's Clean Power Plan.
    T.W. Shannon: Farmers, ranchers don't need EPA to tell them what to do.
Foreign Policy
    Nathan Dahm: Support an America First foreign policy.
    Markwayne Mullin: Supports billions to Ukraine for arms and humanitarian aid.
Free Trade
    James Lankford: Opposed bipartisan China competition bill as unfocused.
    Kendra Horn: Called for a vote on Trump trade deal, joining Republicans.
    Madison Horn: Increase international technological collaboration.
Government Reform
    James Lankford: For the People Act makes voting easy, cheating easy.
    Joan Farr: Mail-in ballots were used to keep Trump out of office.
    Joan Farr: Pass Christian laws, don't pass laws favoring the minority.
    Joan Farr: January 6th investigation is a witch hunt; Trump won.
    Joan Farr: Signed U.S. Term Limits pledge.
    Kendra Horn: Voted FOR first Trump impeachment.
    Madison Horn: Legalize a secure pathway for same-day voter registration.
    T.W. Shannon: Voters have a lot of concerns over election security.
Gun Control
    Joan Farr: Supports 2nd amendment, especially with the pandemic.
    Markwayne Mullin: No wiggle room: support assault rifle ownership.
    T.W. Shannon: Most gun violence happens in Democrat-controlled cities.
    T.W. Shannon: FactCheck: gun violence rate higher in GOP-controlled states.
Health Care
    Joan Farr: Lawsuits would end pandemic; it's about population control.
    Joan Farr: Forced vaccines are a violation of your rights.
    Kendra Horn: COVID: we have to listen to advice of public health experts.
    Kendra Horn: Healthcare is a right; build on present system.
    Madison Horn: Expand Medicare/Medicaid to include other social programs.
    Madison Horn: Tackle challenges facing rural communities access to health.
    T.W. Shannon: Wanted old VA hospital converted to mental health facility.
    Kendra Horn: Mask mandates effectively decrease COVID risk.
    Stephanie Bice: No COVID mask mandates, statewide or nationwide.
Homeland Security
    Kendra Horn: In Congress served on the House Armed Services Committee.
    Madison Horn: Help veterans receive higher education, skills training.
    Markwayne Mullin: Nation must honor its commitments to veterans.
    Markwayne Mullin: Let military do their jobs with every tool available.
    T.W. Shannon: Fight socialism; rebuild our military; stand up to China.
    Kendra Horn: Favors a pathway to citizenship for DACA recipients.
    Luke Holland: Build the wall, ensure resources for border agents.
    Madison Horn: Protect DREAMers who came to the U.S. as children.
    Nathan Dahm: Secure our borders; stop Critical Race Theory.
    Madison Horn: Became an advocate for diversifying the cybersecurity field.
    Madison Horn: Support providing livable wages to hard working Americans.
Principles & Values
    Joan Farr: Enough lawyers in Congress; she's a regular person.
    Joan Farr: Bible should trump any of our laws.
    Joan Farr: If Jesus was alive he wouldn't be a member of either party.
    Kendra Horn: Most are a little left of center, a little right of center.
    Kendra Horn: My faith has always been something more personal to me.
    Kendra Horn: Voted to condemn Trump's racist tweets at minority members.
    Luke Holland: America is the greatest country on earth.
    Madison Horn: A tribal citizen of the sovereign Cherokee Nation.
    Madison Horn: Counter partisan extremism; seek bipartisan solutions.
    Nathan Dahm: We need Proven Republican Fighters, like Trump.
    Scott Pruitt: Resigned from EPA in 2018 amid several ethics scandals.
    Scott Pruitt: A Christian worldview means God has answers to our problems.
    Scott Pruitt: Fought removing 10 Commandments display from state Capitol.
    T.W. Shannon: People stormed the Capitol because of rigged election.
    T.W. Shannon: The radical left hates America; I love this country.
    T.W. Shannon: Started as staff assistant, became Inhofe's chief of staff.
    T.W. Shannon: Single because the Lord hasn't provided the right woman yet.
    James Lankford: Questioned 2020 election but after Jan. 6, certified Biden.
    Markwayne Mullin: Absurd to think that Biden got most votes in 2020.
Tax Reform
    Luke Holland: Follow the Trump playbook: lower taxes; expand opportunity.
    Joan Farr: Lawsuits against Big Tech for denying freedom of speech.
    Joan Farr: 5G gave my family COVID, under U.N. directive Agenda 21/30.
    Joan Farr: Abolish 5G; it gave a family member COVID.
    Madison Horn: Deliver on the promise of expanding broadband access.
    Madison Horn: Hadn't joined social media because of her cybersecurity work.
Welfare & Poverty
    Joan Farr: Get Out of Debt Plan has rich paying off others debts.

The above quotations are from 2022 Oklahoma Senate race: debates and news coverage.

Sen. Lankford up for re-election in 2022:
OK special election for 4-year seat:: Incumbent Jim Inhofe(R,retiring) vs.Kendra Horn(D nominee) vs.Markwayne Mullin(R runoff Aug. 23) vs.T. W. Shannon(R runoff Aug. 23) vs.Nathan Dahm(R,lost primary) vs.Scott Pruitt(R,lost primary) vs.Luke Holland(R,lost primary)
OK regular election for 6-year seat:: Incumbent James Lankford(R) vs.Joan Farr(R) vs.(D runoff Aug. 23: Madison Horn vs. Jason Bollinger)
Former Senators & Senate races:
2020 Oklahoma Senate debates: James Inhofe(R) vs.Abby Broyles(D) vs.Mike Workman(D)
2016 Oklahoma Senate debates, Lankford vs.Workman
2014 Oklahoma Senate debates, Lankford vs. Johnson vs. Shannon
2008 Oklahoma Senate debate, Inhofe vs. Rice
2004 Oklahoma Senate debate, Coburn vs. Carson

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