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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
by Cory Booker (2016)
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)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
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)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
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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CommonDreams.org political reporting and commentary

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  • Ajamu Baraka (3) Green Party nominee for Vice-President
  • Bernie Sanders (1) Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Beto O`Rourke (1) Texas Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from TX
  • Bill Weld (1) Massachusetts Republican presidential primary challenger
  • Donald Trump (1) Republican Presidential incumbent
  • Hillary Clinton (1) Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Howard Dean (2) Democrat
  • Jay Inslee (1) Washington Democratic Washington Governor
  • Jill Stein (1) Green Challenger
  • John Bolton (2) National Security Advisor
  • Katie Porter (1) Democrat U.S. Rep California- 45
  • Mike Pence (1) Indiana Republican Vice President
  • Paula Jean Swearengin (1) Democratic candidate for West Virginia U. S. Senator West Virginia
  • Pete Buttigieg (3) Indiana Democratic candidate for President; Mayor of South Bend, IN
  • Robert Reich (4) Massachusetts Former Dem. Challenger 2002, and Cabinet Sec'y
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    Articles from CommonDreams.org:
  • 2020-WV-Senate: Common_Dreams, "A Battle Cry From Appalachia: Progressive Paula Jean Swearengin Wins US Senate Primary," by Jessica Corbett, June 10, 2020
  • CommonDreams.org column by Robert Reich, 8/22/2016
  • 2016-Presidential: CommonDreams.org column by Jill Stein, 7/12/2016
  • "Shadowproof," by Kevin Gosztola, on Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton, 4/7/2016
  • "Democracy Now!" interview of Robert Reich, 9/13/2013
  • "Current TV" interview of Robert Reich, 2/28/2013
  • "Iraq and White Supremacy", by Ajamu Baraka, 12/21/2011
  • "Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty", by Ajamu Baraka, 10/19/2001
  • More citations to follow....

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Robert Reich: Trickle-down economics is bald-faced lie to protect the rich.
Civil Rights
    Pete Buttigieg: Calls for redistricting reform; questions Electoral College.
    Robert Reich: Almost all post-Recession gains have gone to the top 1%.
    Ajamu Baraka: Worked to abolish death penalty as human rights activist.
    Ajamu Baraka: Abolition follows examining death penalty in a moral context.
Energy & Oil
    Bill Weld: Climate change is real, must be addressed.
    Jay Inslee: We are last generation that can do something about climate.
Families & Children
    Katie Porter: Challenges CEO: provide way for families to make ends meet.
Foreign Policy
    Pete Buttigieg: Supports Israel; situation more complex than seen in media.
Government Reform
    Pete Buttigieg: Open to expanding judiciary in reaction to GOP actions.
Gun Control
    Bernie Sanders: Ok to sue gun manufacturers if they sell for misuse.
    Hillary Clinton: 2008: Fondly recalled being taught to shoot by grandfather.
Health Care
    Robert Reich: Single-payer healthcare system is inevitable.
Homeland Security
    Howard Dean: Missile defense programs only within ABM Treaty compliance.
    Howard Dean: Redirect military spending rather than reduce defense budget.
Principles & Values
    John Bolton: OpEd: Wrote book instead of testimony at impeachment hearing.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: When we unite for justice, we can accomplish our goals.
    Mike Pence: Freedom, not socialism, made America great.
    Jill Stein: Hillary supports Wall Street, war and the Walmart economy.
Social Security
    Beto O`Rourke: 2012: raise retirement age; apply means-testing.
Tax Reform
    Robert Reich: Taxing the rich does not slow the economy.
War & Peace
    Donald Trump: Canceled missile strike on Iran for drone shoot-down.
    John Bolton: Supported missile strike on Iran for drone shoot-down.
    Ajamu Baraka: Killing Saddam & Kaddafi were arrogant white supremacism .

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