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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)

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Campaign promises compared to follow-up actions taken by the Biden Administration

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    from Biden campaign vs. Biden administration (number of quotes indicated):
  • Antony Blinken (12) Secretary of State
  • Bernie Sanders (1) Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Bill Nelson (5) Florida NASA Administrator
  • Jennifer Granholm (4) Michigan DOE Secretary
  • Joe Biden (1) Democratic V.P.
  • Marco Rubio (1) FL Senator; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Pete Buttigieg (3) Indiana DOT Secretary
  • Susan Rice (4) Maine Domestic Policy
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    Articles by/on the Biden Administration:
  • State: South China Morning Post, "Hong Kong does not warrant special US status since Beijing has slashed its autonomy, Antony Blinken reaffirms," by Owen Churchill, 1 Apr 2021
  • DHS: Secretary Mayorkas Outlines His Vision for Cybersecurity Resilience, March 31, 2021
  • Treasury: Financial Times, "Yellen says tax rises needed to fund Biden infrastructure plan," by James Politi, March 23, 2021
  • NASA: SpaceNews.com, "Nelson expected to be nominated for NASA administrator," by Jeff Foust, March 18, 2021
  • DOD: Fox News, "Biden defense secretary warns US forces ready to 'fight tonight' after North Korea warning," by Audrey Conklin, March 18, 2021
  • DHS: Statement by Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas Regarding the Situation at the Southwest Border, March 16, 2021
  • Statement from Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen on the Passage of the American Rescue Plan, March 10, 2021
  • Homeland Security Today, "Mayorkas: 2019 Public Charge Rule 'Not in Keeping with Our Nation's Values'," March 10, 2021
  • DOD: USNI News (United States Naval Institute), "SECDEF Lloyd Austin's Message to the Force," March 4, 2021
  • Letter from Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen to G20 Colleagues, February 25, 2021
  • DOD: Military.com blog, "SecDef Austin to Troops: If You've Seen Extremism in the Ranks, Tell Your Commander," by Stephen Losey, 23 Feb 2021
  • DOD: Business Insider "Sexual abuse is a deep-rooted issue in the US military," by Sophia Ankel, Feb. 7, 2021
  • DHS: Reuters, "Biden's Homeland Security czar vows to fight domestic terrorism," by Alexandra Alper, February 6, 2021
  • State Department Press Statement, "Suspending and Terminating the Asylum Cooperative Agreements with the Governments El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras," February 6, 2021
  • DOD: NPR: "Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin Signs Military 'Stand Down' Memo to Address Extremism," by Jason Slotkin, February 6, 2021
  • State Department readout, "Secretary Blinken's Call with PRC Director Yang," February 5, 2021
  • DHS Readout of Secretary Mayorkas' Call with Pedro Pierluisi, Governor of Puerto Rico, February 5, 2021
  • State Department readout, "Secretary Blinken's Call with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov," February 4, 2021
  • State Department Press Statement, "Advancing the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex Persons Around the World," February 4, 2021
  • Politico.com, "Biden, in first trade move, reimposes a Trump tariff," by Doug Palmer, 02/01/2021
  • State Department readout, "Secretary Blinken's Call with Indian External Affairs Minister Jaishankar," January 29, 2021
  • State Department readout, "Secretary Blinken's Call with Pakistani Foreign Minister Qureshi," January 29, 2021
  • State Department Press Statement, "Prioritizing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Reproductive Rights in U.S. Foreign Policy," January 28, 2021
  • State: Press Release, "Secretary Blinken's First Call with Israeli Foreign Minister Ashkenazi," January 27, 2021
  • Treasury: Business Insider, "Janet Yellen says 'misuse' of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin is a growing problem," by Harry Robertson, 1.17.21
  • DOE: Anchorage Press, "What Jennifer Granholm's early career decisions can teach Alaska," by Cliff Groh, Dec 23, 2020
  • DOE: Fox News Sunday, "Biden Cabinet pick Jennifer Granholm promoted 'pee tape,' Russian collusion claims," by Evie Fordham, December 16, 2020
  • DOE: ABC News, "Biden administration has 'most robust climate change plan ever'," by Molly Nagle, December 20, 2020
  • Common Dreams blog, "Bernie Sanders and Our Winter of Progressive Discontent," by Norman Solomon, December 14, 2020
  • USDA: HempGrower.com blog, "Hemp Advocates Welcome Vilsack Nomination to Run USDA," by Patrick Williams, December 9, 2020
  • The Week newsmagazine, "Marco Rubio blasts Biden White House picks for Ivy League degrees--despite Trump administration's similar credentials," November 24, 2020
  • DOT: Military Times questionnaire: Mayor Pete Buttigieg, by Leo Shane III, November 18, 2019
  • DOT: KIMT-3 News (Rochester/Austin), "Pete Buttigieg Visits Mason City Ethanol Plant, Criticizes EPA Waivers," by Mike Bunge, Nov 4, 2019

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Civil Rights
    Pete Buttigieg: Transportation decisions have hurt minority neighborhoods.
Energy & Oil
    Bill Nelson: Climate change, sea-level rise risk lives and property.
    Antony Blinken: Work with other countries on climate; US can take lead.
    Jennifer Granholm: Energy policy "all-in" with input from different groups.
Foreign Policy
    Antony Blinken: Shoring up our democracy is a foreign policy imperative.
    Antony Blinken: Working will allies & partners is enlightened self-interest.
    Antony Blinken: We must engage China from a position of strength.
Free Trade
    Antony Blinken: Focus must be trade policies benefiting all Americans.
    Joe Biden: Reinstate Trump's 10% tariffs on aluminum from UAE.
Government Reform
    Susan Rice: 2020 Election: Our democracy has held.
    Susan Rice: Make Domestic Policy Council like National Security Council.
Health Care
    Antony Blinken: COVID: Ensure that a crisis like this won't happen again.
Homeland Security
    Antony Blinken: Diplomacy--not military action--will always come first.
    Antony Blinken: Work to create a humane and effective immigration system.
    Antony Blinken: Build a diverse national security workforce.
Principles & Values
    Bill Nelson: One of the rare civilians who has traveled to space.
    Bill Nelson: Encouraged human spaceflight including mission to Mars.
    Bill Nelson: Leader of NASA should not be political.
    Antony Blinken: American leadership and engagement matter.
    Antony Blinken: At our best US is a country with integrity and a heart.
    Antony Blinken: Bring nonpartisanship back to our foreign policy.
    Susan Rice: Well-honed interagency process and crisis management skills.
    Jennifer Granholm: Aspired to be an actress; appeared on The Dating Game.
    Jennifer Granholm: Was first female governor 15 years after moving to Michigan.
    Pete Buttigieg: Can't keep letting infrastructure week be a punch line.
    Susan Rice: Father Federal Reserve governor; mother crafted Pell Grants.
    Jennifer Granholm: Supported investigation over Russian collusion.
    Bernie Sanders: Progressives deserve important seats in Biden administration.
    Marco Rubio: Ivy League degrees make caretakers of decline.
    Bill Nelson: Cutting NASA budget could cause US to fall behind in space.
    Pete Buttigieg: Put millions of new electric vehicles on America's roads.

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