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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)
United,
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)
Becoming,
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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Legislative voting records for Iowa House and Senate


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    from IA legislative records (number of quotes indicated):
  • Abby Finkenauer (2) Democrat U.S. Rep Iowa- 1
  • ACLU (1)
  • Ashley Hinson (1) Republican U.S. Rep Iowa-1
  • Chet Culver (6) Iowa Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Kim Reynolds (4) Iowa Republican
  • Nate Boulton (6) Iowa Democratic candidate for Iowa Gov
  • Randy Feenstra (2) Republican U.S. Rep Iowa-4
  • Rob Hogg (16) Democratic Senate challenger Iowa
  • Terry Branstad (5) Iowa Ambassador to China
  • Tom Fiegen (1) Democratic Senate challenger Iowa
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Iowa state legislative voting records, including these candidates:

  • R-IA Jim Carlin - 2022 candidate for U.S. Senate
    State senate, 3rd district, since 2017
    State house of representatives, 6th district, 2017

  • IA-R Ashley Hinson - Elected to U.S. House 2020, district IA-1
    State Rep, IA-67, 2017-2020

  • IA-D   Abby Finkenauer   - Elected 2018 to U.S.House (D-IA-1)
    Member of the Iowa House of Representatives from the 99th district (2015-2018)

  • IA-R Randy Feenstra - Elected to U.S. House 2020, district IA-4
    State Senator, 2nd district, since 2009

  • IA-D Chet Culver Iowa Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
    41st Governor of Iowa, Jan.12, 2007 Jan.14, 2011
    29th Secretary of State of Iowa, Jan.15, 1999-Jan.12, 2007

  • IA-R Kim Reynolds - Governor since 2018
  • Lt. Governor 2011-2017; Acting Governor May 24, 2017
    Previously served as State Senator, 48th district, 2009-2010

  • IA-D Bob Krause - 2016 candidate for U.S. Senate
    2010 candidate for Senate
    State rep, 7th district, 1973-1978

  • IA-R Terry Branstad - Governor 2011-2017
    Resigned governorship July 12, 2017 to become United States Ambassador to China
    Previously served as governor 1983-1999
    Lt. Gov. 1979-1983
    State rep, 8th district, 1973-1978

  • IA-D Rob Hogg - 2016 candidate for U.S. Senate
    Member of the Iowa Senate from the 19th district, since 2007
    Member of the Iowa House of Representatives, 2003-2007

  • IA-D Tom Fiegen - 2016 candidate for U.S. Senate
    Member of the Iowa Senate, 2001-2003

  • IA-D Nate Boulton - 2018 candidate for Governor
    Member of the Iowa Senate from the 16th district, since 2017

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    ACLU: Fight ban on abortion when heartbeat is heard, at 6 weeks.
    Kim Reynolds: Ban abortion after heartbeat is heard, at 6 weeks.
    Rob Hogg: Vote against abortion ban at 6 weeks when heartbeat is heard.
    Tom Fiegen: Vote against abortion ban at 6 weeks when heartbeat is heard.
    Terry Branstad: Signed law making abortion illegal at 20 weeks.
    Nate Boulton: Voted NO on making abortion illegal at 20 weeks.
    Randy Feenstra: Voted YES on making abortion illegal at 20 weeks.
    Rob Hogg: Voted NO on making abortion illegal at 20 weeks.
    Abby Finkenauer: Voted NO on making abortion illegal at 20 weeks.
    Ashley Hinson: Voted YES on making abortion illegal at 20 weeks.
Crime
    Randy Feenstra: Helped pass bill to crack down on police violence.
    Terry Branstad: Retroactively allow DNA evidence for all felony convictions.
    Rob Hogg: Retroactively allow DNA evidence for all felony convictions.
    Chet Culver: $205M for new prison & improving old prison infrastructure.
    Rob Hogg: $205M for new prison & improving old prison infrastructure.
Drugs
    Nate Boulton: Reclassify marijuana from Schedule I to Schedule II.
    Rob Hogg: Reclassify marijuana from Schedule I to Schedule II.
Education
    Kim Reynolds: $40M more for schools; $150M more for teachers.
    Terry Branstad: $40m more for schools despite budget cuts elsewhere.
    Chet Culver: Include financial literacy in core statewide curriculum.
    Rob Hogg: Include financial literacy in core statewide curriculum.
    Rob Hogg: $45M for teacher salary increases plus 4-year-old preschool.
Government Reform
    Terry Branstad: Require identification to vote.
    Abby Finkenauer: Opposed requiring identification to vote.
    Nate Boulton: Opposed requiring identification to vote.
    Rob Hogg: Require identification to vote.
Gun Control
    Kim Reynolds: Concealed carry at statehouse okay.
    Terry Branstad: Kids over age 14 can use guns with parental approval.
    Nate Boulton: No guns for 14-year-olds, even with parental approval.
    Rob Hogg: No guns for 14-year-olds, even with parental approval.
    Chet Culver: Reduce barriers to issuing concealed carry permits.
    Rob Hogg: Reduce barriers to issuing concealed carry permits.
Immigration
    Rob Hogg: Civil penalties for employing unauthorized aliens.
    Rob Hogg: No home mortgages for illegal immigrants.
Jobs
    Nate Boulton: Equal pay for equal work.
    Rob Hogg: Pay discrimination threatens morale as well as society.
    Chet Culver: No wage discrimination due to gender, race, or orientation.
    Chet Culver: End wage discrimination based on gender identity.
    Kim Reynolds: Voting NAY on ending gender identity wage discrimination.
    Rob Hogg: No wage discrimination due to gender, race, or orientation.
Social Security
    Nate Boulton: Expand retirement savings options & make them portable.
    Chet Culver: More employee & employer contributions to public retirement.
    Rob Hogg: More employee & employer contributions to public retirement.
Tax Reform
    Rob Hogg: Increase the earned income tax credit (EITC).


The above quotations are from Legislative voting records for Iowa House and Senate.

Legislative voting records in each state: 50 states

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Legislative collections: BillTrack50 -  NCSL -  NPAT - 


Legislation citations (from news media or state archives):
  • HF2647: Iowa State Daily, "Randy Feenstra, Republican Candidate for the 4th Congressional District," by Cody Neeper-Burris, 10/8/2020
  • Des Moines Register on SF 359, on ACLU abortion vs. heartbeat, 5/4/2018
  • BoultonForIowa.com on Iowa SF 340, SF 2087 & SF 2088, (Nate Boulton), 3/21/2018
  • WHO-TV coverage of Iowa gubernatorial race, on concealed carry, (Lt.Gov.Kim Reynolds) Jun 15, 2017
  • BillTrack50 on Iowa SF205, on reclassifying marijuana, (Nate Boulton & Rob Hogg), 5/12/2017
  • Iowa HF 517, on guns for 14-year-olds, (Nate Boulton & Rob Hogg), 4/4/2017
  • Iowa HF 516, on voter identification, (Nate Boulton & Rob Hogg), 4/3/2017
  • SF471: Des Moines Register, "20-week abortion ban advances as 'personhood' advocates continue push," by Brianne Pfannenstiel, March 22, 2017
  • Governor's Press Release on Iowa SF166, on $40M more for schools; (Kim Reynolds), 2/8/2017
  • Iowa H.F.2459, on pay discrimination, (Rob Hogg), 4/19/2016
  • Iowa H.F. 527, on DNA evidence, (Rob Hogg & Terry Branstad), 5/15/2013
  • Iowa SF 2379, on concealed carry, (Chet Culver & Rob Hogg), 3/29/2010
  • Iowa SF.137, on gender identity wage discrimination, (Chet Culver, Rob Hogg, & Kim Reynolds), 2/16/2009
  • Iowa SF 2432, on prison infrastructure, (Chet Culver & Rob Hogg), 4/24/2008
  • Iowa S.F. 2216, on financial literacy, (Chet Culver & Rob Hogg), 2/26/2008
  • Iowa H.F. 2671, on employing unauthorized aliens, (Rob Hogg), 3/16/2006

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