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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)

Book Reviews

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Media coverage of political races in The Washington Times

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    Tom Perriello: Backs pro-choice groups.
    Katie McGinty: Oppose any effort to further restrict abortion rights.
    Ben Carson: The thought of abortion for convenience is repugnant.
    Ben Carson: No abortion for convenience.
    Condoleezza Rice: We need a culture that respects life.
    Condoleezza Rice: Libertarian on abortion; don’t force views on others.
Budget & Economy
    George Allen: Stimulus spending failed to create promised jobs.
    Jamie Radtke: If we do not deal with spending, nothing else matters.
    Gary Johnson: Cut federal budget by 43% to bring it into balance.
    Jim Gilmore: I delivered a balanced budget; no deficit when I ended term.
    Mark Warner: Gilmore’s budgets “full of gimmicks” created $6B deficit.
Civil Rights
    Tom Perriello: Embraces same-sex marriage.
    Amanda Curtis: Outspoken advocate for labor unions and women's rights.
    Ben Carson: Underdog status is no longer determined by race.
    Ben Carson: Underdog status is not determined any longer by race.
    Katie McGinty: Expand the reach of the corporate net income tax.
    Gary Johnson: Visited Occupy Wall Street; we need radical surgery.
    Jim Gilmore: Washington “asleep at the switch” at financial oversight.
    Mark Warner: Financial crisis stems from companies over-borrowing.
    Rand Paul: Death penalty is a state issue.
    Allyson Schwartz: End the Pennsylvania death penalty.
    Katie McGinty: Moratorium on the death penalty.
    Sandra Day O`Connor: 8th amendment does not forbid death penalty for minors.
    Ralph Northam: We spend $67 million a year enforcing our marijuana laws.
    Ted Cruz: I foolishly smoked pot when young, but never since.
    Rand Paul: Whites & blacks use drugs, but prisons are full of blacks.
    Allyson Schwartz: Reduce the criminalization of simple marijuana possession.
    Katie McGinty: Legalize medicinal pot; decriminalize recreational pot.
    Tom Wolf: Study states with legal marijuana sales before deciding.
    Eddie Melton: Opposes teaching creation science in public schools.
    Bobby Jindal: I am for standards, but against Common Core.
    Bobby Jindal: Supported Common Core initially; now opposes it.
    Katie McGinty: Subsidize state colleges to keep tuition below inflation.
    Ezola Foster: Government intervention to blame for school problems.
Energy & Oil
    Patrick Morrisey: Fought against clean power rules.
    George Allen: Energy independence instead of cap-and-trade.
    Jim Gilmore: Favors drilling ANWR and also drilling offshore.
    Mark Warner: Opposes drilling ANWR; but OK to drill offshore.
    Don Blankenship: EPA is biggest polluter,moving jobs to unregulated countries.
    George W. Bush: Can’t sue our way to clean air & water--work with industry.
Families & Children
    Tim Kaine: 2005: "conservative on family;" oppose same-sex marriage.
Foreign Policy
    John Bolton: Help Egyptian Army over Muslim Brotherhood, even if elected.
    Joe Walsh: Two-state solution for Israel-Palestine failed for 64 years.
    Gary Johnson: We can no longer afford to shell out billions in foreign aid.
Government Reform
    Ben Carson: Large cumbersome government needs to be deflated.
    Joe Biden: Transparency on earmarks: $250B earmarked for Del. In 2009.
    Al Gore: No controlling legal authority“ for White House calls.
Gun Control
    Patrick Murphy: More background checks: close the terrorist gun loophole.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Semi-automatic rifles are weapons of war.
    Allyson Schwartz: Restrictions on both assault weapons and handguns.
    Katie McGinty: Restrictions on assault weapons but not handguns.
    John Kerry: Supports 2nd Amendment, but wants to ban assault weapons.
Homeland Security
    Hillary Clinton: Close Guantanamo detention center.
    Mike Pence: The time has come to dramatically increase defense spending.
    Tom Del Beccaro: Terrorists believe in terrorism; we can't persuade them.
    Al Franken: Worked since 2009 on fighting ISIS recruitment in Minn.
    Mike McFadden: Combat propaganda & recruiting by the Islamic State.
    Tom Cotton: AdWatch: No sense of entitlement from serving in military.
    Bob Casey: Support sanctuary cities like Philadelphia.
    Allan Fung: Federal authorities notified on illegal immigrants releases.
    Ralph Northam: Support driver's licenses for illegal immigrants.
    Donald Trump: Citizenship for illegal immigrants is a GOP suicide mission.
    Rob Sobhani: Make English the official language of the United States.
    Rob Sobhani: 5-year moratorium on immigration & 75,000 work visas.
    Gary Johnson: Governments don't create jobs--businesses do.
Principles & Values
    Bob Casey: Dubbed "Sleeping Bob" for anti-Trump obstructionism.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Follows Trump principles to "make America great again".
    John Gregg: Calls himself a "gun-totin' Bible-quotin' Democrat".
    Donald Trump: Keep the word 'Christmas' in the holiday.
    Peter Shumlin: Retiring after three terms to return to the business world.
    Maria Cantwell: Voted for Kerry in 2004; he matched Northwest values.
    Condoleezza Rice: Faith & prayer guide me on difficult matters.
    Barack Obama: Ryan quits Senate race amid sex scandal allegations.
    Jack Ryan: Ryan quits Senate race amid sex scandal allegations.
    Howard Dean: A committed follower of Jesus Christ.
    Ezola Foster: Calls black leaders “snake-oil peddlers”.
    Ezola Foster: Foster denies reports of divorce filing.
Social Security
    Mike Pence: Personal investment for Social Security retirement.
    Allyson Schwartz: No further reductions in the public pension benefits.
    Katie McGinty: No further reductions in the public pension benefits.
    Donald Trump: Cannot change Medicare or Soc.Sec. and still win elections.
    Gary Johnson: Replace the payroll tax with FairTax.
    Bruce Guthrie: Personal accounts if under 25; opt-out if under 50.
    Maria Cantwell: Tax cut on $1.2M earners would keep system solvent 75 years.
    Maria Cantwell: Keep progressivity and guaranteed benefit.
    Mike McGavick: Personal accounts for younger workers, but not privatized.
Tax Reform
    Gary Johnson: Get rid of income tax and capital-gains tax.
    Gary Johnson: FairTax on all new goods & services, with prebates for poor.
    Jim Gilmore: In times of economic stress, don’t raise taxes.
    Mark Warner: Roll back top-tier tax breaks.
    George W. Bush: Gore’s targeted tax cuts apply to too few people.
War & Peace
    Tom Del Beccaro: Nuke deal solidifies Iran conventional military gains.
    Tom Del Beccaro: Mideast was more stable with U.S. troops in Iraq.
    Donald Trump: Take $1.5T in oil from Iraq to pay for US victims.
    Rob Sobhani: Decouple Iran from Palestine; free Iran then Palestine state.
    Jim Gilmore: No timeline for withdrawal from Iraq.
    Mark Warner: Withdraw from Iraq but no arbitrary timeline.
    Mark Warner: Redeploy troops to Afghanistan; focus on Pakistan & Iran.
    Bruce Guthrie: Iraq is in civil war; bring the troops home.
    Maria Cantwell: Change the course in Iraq; we can’t stay indefinitely.
    Mike McGavick: Cannot give Iraq to the terrorists or they’ll follow us here.
    Colin Powell: Rejects Kofi Annan’s assertion that Iraq war is illegal.
    Lamar Alexander: Ground troops ok.

The above quotations are from Media coverage of political races in The Washington Times.

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