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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)

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Legislative voting records for Illinois House and Senate


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    from IL legislative records (number of quotes indicated):
  • Anne Stava-Murray (5) Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger Illinois
  • Bruce Rauner (2) Illinois Republican Governor
  • Daniel Biss (5) Illinois Democratic candidate for Governor
  • J.B. Pritzker (5) Illinois Democratic candidate for Illinois Governor
  • Jeanne Ives (2) Illinois Republican Challenger for IL Governor
  • Jim Oberweis (8) Republican Senate Challenger Illinois
  • Mark Curran (1) Republican Senate challenger Illinois
  • Napolean Harris (1)
  • Napoleon Harris (18) Democratic Senate candidate Illinois
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    Illinois state legislative voting records, including these candidates:

  • ID-R   Darren Bailey   - Candidate for Governor 2022
    IL State Senator, district 55, elected 2020
    IL State Rep., district 109, 2019-2020

  • IL-D Anne Stava-Murray - candidate for U.S. Senate, 2020
    Illinois House, 81st district, since 2019

  • IL-R - Jeanne Ives - 2020 nominee for U.S. House IL-6 district
    2018 candidate for Governor
    State Rep., 42nd district, since 2013

  • IL-D Daniel Biss - 2018 candidate for Governor
    State Senator, 9th district, since 2013
    State Rep., 17th district, 2011-2013

  • IL-D Napoleon Harris - 2016 candidate for U.S. Senate
    State Senator, 15th district, since 2013
    candidate for Illinois's 2nd congressional district in 2013

  • IL-D Jim Oberweis - Senate Challenger 2004
    Member of the Illinois Senate from the 25th district since 2013

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Civil Rights
    Napoleon Harris: Ban sexual orientation conversion therapy for minors.
    Jeanne Ives: Voted NO on ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment.
    Daniel Biss: Ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.
    Jim Oberweis: Voted NO on ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment.
    Napoleon Harris: Ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.
    Napoleon Harris: Ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.
    Mark Curran: Gay marriage against interests of children & society.
Crime
    J.B. Pritzker: Prohibit the use of for-profit prisons.
    Anne Stava-Murray: Prohibit the use of for-profit prisons.
    Daniel Biss: Seal criminal records upon earning a GED, AA, or BA.
    Napoleon Harris: Seal criminal records upon earning a GED, AA, or BA.
Drugs
    Napoleon Harris: Add PTSD to allowed compassionate use of marijuana.
    Napoleon Harris: Make marijuana possession a civil violation.
    Jim Oberweis: Let doctoral psychologists prescribe controlled substances.
Education
    J.B. Pritzker: Include historical contributions by LGBT in curriculum.
    Anne Stava-Murray: Include historical contributions by LGBT in curriculum.
    Napoleon Harris: Supplemental state aid to low-income school districts.
    Jim Oberweis: Voted NO on sex education including contraception.
Energy & Oil
    Napoleon Harris: More renewable energy credit; more CO2 regulation.
Environment
    J.B. Pritzker: Mandates inspections, permits, caps for facility emissions.
    Anne Stava-Murray: Mandates inspections, permits, caps for facility emissions.
    Napoleon Harris: Exposing cats & dogs to extreme temperature is misdemeanor.
Government Reform
    Bruce Rauner: Automatic voter registration when getting any state ID.
    Jeanne Ives: Automatic voter registration when getting any state ID.
    Daniel Biss: Automatic voter registration when getting any state ID.
    Jim Oberweis: Automatic voter registration when getting any state ID.
    Napoleon Harris: Automatic voter registration when getting driving license.
    Napoleon Harris: Allow voter registration on Election Day or at early voting.
Gun Control
    Napoleon Harris: No concealed carry on private property, unless posted.
    Napoleon Harris: Ban 3D-printed handguns for personal use.
Health Care
    Napoleon Harris: $50M to expand Medicaid services.
Homeland Security
    Bruce Rauner: Task Force to study drones vs. privacy rights.
    Jim Oberweis: Task Force to study drones vs. privacy rights.
    Napoleon Harris: Task Force to study drones vs. privacy rights.
Immigration
    J.B. Pritzker: Protect immigrant families by ending cooperation with ICE.
    Anne Stava-Murray: Protect immigrant families by ending cooperation with ICE.
Jobs
    J.B. Pritzker: Bans "right to work" laws; supports collective bargaining.
    Anne Stava-Murray: Bans "right to work" laws; supports collective bargaining.
    Jim Oberweis: Keep "right to work" laws; limit collective bargaining.
    Napolean Harris: Bans "right to work" laws; supports collective bargaining.
    Daniel Biss: Raise minimum wage from $8.25 to $11 by 2019.
    Jim Oberweis: Voted NO on raising minimum wage from $8.25 to $11.
    Napoleon Harris: Raise minimum wage from $8.25 to $11 by 2019.
Social Security
    Daniel Biss: Allow old age beneficiaries to also receive unemployment.
    Napoleon Harris: Allow old age beneficiaries to also receive unemployment.
    Jim Oberweis: Voted NO on increasing state employees' pension plans.
Technology
    Napoleon Harris: $15M for studying high speed rail.


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

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Legislation citations (from news media or state archives):
  • SB1854: Hepler-Broom LLC, "Illinois Passes New Environmental Legislation in Spring 2019 Session," June 28, 2019
  • HB1637: Lawndale News, "The Keep Illinois Families Together Act," by Daniel Nardini, June 27, 2019
  • SB1474: CBS-2 Chicago, "Illinois Approves Ban On 'Right-To-Work Laws'," April 15, 2019
  • HB2040: Capitol News Illinois, "Illinois Progressive Caucus supports reform bills on criminal justice, homelessness," by Rebecca Anzel, Apr 11, 2019
  • HB0246: Concerned Women for America, "Illinois Public Schools Poised to Teach K-12 LGBTQ History Courses," March 8, 2019
  • Illinois SB 1933, on automatic voter registration, (Raune, Biss & Oberweis), 2/14/2017
  • Illinois SB 11, on minimum wage , (Biss, Oberweis & Harris), 2/5/2015
  • Illinois SJRCA 75, on Equal Rights Amendment, (Biss, Oberweis, & Harris), 5/22/2014

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