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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 Louisiana House and Senate


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    from LA legislative records (number of quotes indicated):
  • Bobby Jindal (4) Louisiana Republican 2016 Presidential candidate
  • Foster Campbell (5) Democratic candidate for Senate Louisiana
  • John Bel Edwards (9) Louisiana Democratic Governor
  • Karen Carter Peterson (3) House Challenger U.S. Rep Louisiana-2
  • Lance Harris (9) Republican U.S. Rep Louisiana-5
  • Murphy Foster (2) Louisiana Former Republican Governor (1996-2003)
  • Troy Carter (5) Democrat U.S. Rep Louisiana-2
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Louisiana state legislative voting records, including these candidates:

  • D-LA Troy Carter - U.S. House of Representatives, 2nd district, 2021
    State senate, 7th district, 2016-2021
    Minority leader, 2016-2021
    New Orleans City Council, District C, 1994-2002
    State house of representatives, 102nd district, 1992-1994

  • D-LA Karen Carter Peterson - candidate special election U.S. House of Representatives, 2nd district, 2021
    Chair, state Democratic Party, 2012-2020
    State senate, 5th district, since 2010
    State house, 93rd district, 1999-2010

  • LA-R - Lance Harris - 2020 nominee for U.S. House LA-5 district
    Chairman of the Republican Delegation, 2013-2019
    Member of the Louisiana House, 25th district, since 2012

  • LA-D John Bel Edwards, Governor of Louisiana since 2016
    Minority Leader of the Louisiana House of Representatives, 2012-2015
    Member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, 72nd district, 2008-2015

  • LA-D Foster Campbell Democratic candidate for 2016 U.S. Senate
    Member of the Louisiana Public Service Commission as of Jan.2003
    Member of the Louisiana Senate, 36th district, December 1976-December 2002

  • LA-R Murphy Foster, Louisiana Former Republican Governor (1996-2003)
    53rd Governor of Louisiana, Jan.8, 1996 Jan.12, 2004
    Member of the Louisiana Senate from the 21st district

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    John Bel Edwards: Member of Democrats for Life, anti-choice group.
    John Bel Edwards: Favored fetal heartbeat bill banning early abortions.
    Lance Harris: Favored fetal heartbeat bill banning early abortions.
    Karen Carter Peterson: Opposed fetal heartbeat bill banning early abortions.
    Troy Carter: Opposed fetal heartbeat bill banning early abortions.
    Bobby Jindal: Abortion doctors must have hospital admitting privileges.
    John Bel Edwards: Abortion doctors must have hospital admitting privileges.
    Lance Harris: Abortion doctors must have hospital admitting privileges.
Civil Rights
    John Bel Edwards: Vetoed state policy on free expression at colleges.
    Karen Carter Peterson: Opposed state policy on free expression at colleges.
    Troy Carter: Establish state policy on free expression at colleges.
    Lance Harris: Establish state policy on free expression at colleges.
Crime
    Lance Harris: Require unanimous jury verdicts in noncapital felony cases.
    Karen Carter Peterson: Require unanimous jury verdicts in noncapital felony cases.
    Troy Carter: Require unanimous jury verdicts in noncapital felony cases.
Energy & Oil
    Foster Campbell: 3% tax on hydrocarbon processing facilities.
Environment
    Foster Campbell: Ban possession of dogfighting paraphernalia.
    Murphy Foster: Ban possession of dogfighting paraphernalia.
Government Reform
    John Bel Edwards: Favored sweeping tort reform making it harder to sue.
    Troy Carter: Opposed sweeping tort reform making it harder to sue.
    Lance Harris: Favored sweeping tort reform making it harder to sue.
    Foster Campbell: Bar election officials from campaigning for candidates.
    Foster Campbell: Increase legislator limit from 5 bills to 15 per session.
Gun Control
    John Bel Edwards: Allow concealed carry in houses of worship.
    Troy Carter: Opposed concealed carry in houses of worship.
    Lance Harris: Allow concealed carry in houses of worship.
    Murphy Foster: Youth deer hunting season prior to regular season.
    Foster Campbell: Youth deer hunting season prior to regular season.
Health Care
    Bobby Jindal: No medical school needed for optometrist eye surgeries.
    John Bel Edwards: No medical school needed for optometrist eye surgeries.
    Lance Harris: Require medical school for optometrist eye surgeries.
Jobs
    Bobby Jindal: Equal Pay for Women, but only for state employees.
    John Bel Edwards: Equal Pay for Women, but only for state employees.
    Lance Harris: Against Equal Pay for Women Act for state employees.
Tax Reform
    Bobby Jindal: Approved educational tax credit to offset tax increases.
    John Bel Edwards: Opposed empty tax credit to offset tax increases.
    Lance Harris: Approved educational tax credit to offset tax increases.


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

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Legislation citations (from news media or state archives):
  • Christian Science Monitor, "Can 'pro-life Democrats' still find home in party?", by Jessica Mendoza, February 4, 2020
  • SB 93: Baton Rouge Advocate, "Louisiana legislators pass $24 billion budget, end session," by Tyler Bridges, June 18, 2015
  • HB388: Jurist blog, "Louisiana legislature approves restrictive abortion bill," by Max Slater, May 22, 2014
  • HB1065: The New Orleans Times-Picayune, "Bill approved by Louisiana Legislature lets optometrists perform some eye surgeries," by Emily Lane, May 22, 2014
  • SB153: National Women's Law Center, "Louisiana's Equal Pay for (State) Women Act Signed into Law," by Catherine Yourougou, June 21, 2013
  • Louisiana SB1, on 3% hydrocarbon tax, (Foster Campbell), 4/29/2002
  • Louisiana SB241, on campaigning for candidates, (Foster Campbell), 4/30/2002
  • Louisiana SB5, on legislation limit 15 per session, (Foster Campbell), 1/22/2001
  • Louisiana Act 734, on dogfighting paraphernalia, (Foster Campbell & Murphy Foster), 6/25/1999
  • Louisiana SB866, on youth deer hunting season, (Foster Campbell & Murphy Foster), 6/9/1999

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