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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)
Books by and about the 2016 presidential election
What Happened ,
by Hillary Clinton (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Becoming ,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

Book Reviews

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Media coverage of Massachusetts political races in The Boston Herald

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    from The Boston Herald (number of quotes indicated):
  • Barack Obama (2) Democratic President (elected 2008)
  • Bill Bradley (1) Democratic Senator (Former) New Jersey
  • Bob Schaffer (1) Former GOP Senate Challenger (2008) Colorado
  • Chris Gabrieli (1) Democratic 2006 Challenger
  • Christy Mihos (1) Former Independent Challenger 2006
  • Deval Patrick (2) Massachusetts Democratic Governor
  • Ed Markey (5) Democratic Challenger Massachusetts
  • Elizabeth Dole (1) North Carolina Former Cabinet Member (Labor Sec'y) and Senator
  • Elizabeth Warren (3) Massachusetts Senator; considered 2016 presidential run
  • Gabriel Gomez (10) Republican Challenger Massachusetts
  • George W. Bush (1) Republican
  • Jay Gonzalez (1) Massachusetts Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Jeff Beatty (2) Republican Senate challenger (2008) Massachusetts
  • John Kerry (2) Cabinet
  • John McCain (1) Republican
  • Kerry Healey (2) Former GOP 2006 Challenger
  • Mark Udall (1) Democratic Sr Senator; previously Representative Colorado
  • Max Kennedy (1)
  • Michele Bachmann (1) Republican
  • Mitt Romney (5) Massachusetts Former GOP Governor (2003-2006); Pres. candidate (2008)
  • Paul Kirk (1) Former Democratic Senate Appointee (2009) Massachusetts
  • Setti Warren (1) Massachusetts Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Stephen Pagliuca (3) Former Democratic Primary Senate Challenger (2009) Massachusetts
  • Steve Grossman (1) Massachusetts Democratic Challenger
  • Ted Kennedy (1) Democratic Senator (until 2009) Massachusetts
  • Tom Reilly (6) Former Dem. 2006 Challenger
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    Ed Markey: Litmus test for Supreme Court nominees on abortion.
    Gabriel Gomez: 24-hour waiting period for a woman to get an abortion.
    Mitt Romney: For safe, legal abortion since relative’s death from illegal.
Budget & Economy
    Ed Markey: Home mortgage deduction should not be on the table.
    Bob Schaffer: $700 billion bailout is necessary but essentially a tax.
    Mark Udall: $700 billion bailout is not good for my constituents.
    Mitt Romney: Balance state budget by removing waste and folderol.
Civil Rights
    Michele Bachmann: Counselor/husband: "pray away the gay".
    Steve Grossman: OpEd: Combines progressive values with business experience.
    Gabriel Gomez: Federal medical marijuana OK; leave the rest to states.
    Jay Gonzalez: Take on big challenge of making college affordable.
    Mitt Romney: Schools can teach family values, but not religion or prayer.
Energy & Oil
    Ed Markey: Simply unneeded to subsidize oil industry.
    Gabriel Gomez: Keystone XL project brings jobs.
    Ted Kennedy: Opposes Cape Wind project.
    Tom Reilly: Cape Wind project is “a huge ripoff”.
Government Reform
    Gabriel Gomez: No anti-ad pledge; my only pledge is to Constitution.
    Stephen Pagliuca: Limit on personal money allowed in an election.
Gun Control
    Gabriel Gomez: A lot of people in the GOP are wrong on gun control.
    Gabriel Gomez: In favor of closing the gun-show loophole.
    Stephen Pagliuca: Gun control works in Europe and England.
    Bill Bradley: Ban gun sales in residential neighborhoods.
    Elizabeth Dole: Ban AK-47s.
    Mitt Romney: Will support assault weapons bill and Brady Bill.
Health Care
    Gabriel Gomez: Repeal medical device tax in ObamaCare.
    Gabriel Gomez: ObamaCare hurts the middle class & small business.
Homeland Security
    Ed Markey: Don't compromise innocent haystack looking for guilty needle.
    Gabriel Gomez: Only traitors reveal harmful surveillance information.
    Elizabeth Warren: #1 responsibility: protect Americans from terrorism.
    Paul Kirk: Assigned to Armed Services and Homeland Security committees.
    Setti Warren: Make City Hall an immigrant sanctuary to lead sanctuary city.
    Kerry Healey: Opposes in-state tuition rates for illegal immigrants.
    Tom Reilly: Supports in-state tuition rates for illegal immigrants.
    Deval Patrick: Supports in-state tuition rates for illegal immigrants.
    Kerry Healey: Illegal immigrants should not be here.
    Tom Reilly: Children of immigrants just want a chance.
    Ed Markey: $10 an hour minimum wage is just a first step.
Principles & Values
    Christy Mihos: The job has not been done by Romney/Healey administration.
    Tom Reilly: Accused of covering up investigation for campaign donor.
    Tom Reilly: Accused of covering up investigation for campaign donor.
    Barack Obama: Convention keynote speech highlights party’s black targeting.
    Barack Obama: First black president of the Harvard Law Review.
    Max Kennedy: Meets with Democratic fundraisers to prepare for race.
Tax Reform
    Stephen Pagliuca: Raise federal capital gains tax should from 15% to 20%.
    Jeff Beatty: Abolishing state income tax would act as economic stimulus.
    John Kerry: Abolishing state income tax would be calamitous.
    Chris Gabrieli: Supports tax rollback, but fought it in the past.
    Deval Patrick: Opposes tax rollback because it would raise property taxes.
    Tom Reilly: Rollback taxes to 5.0% to keep promise to voters.
    Mitt Romney: My pledge: no freeze on tax rollback.
War & Peace
    Gabriel Gomez: Align with right rebel group and impose no-fly zone in Syria.
    Elizabeth Warren: Get out of Afghanistan as fast as possible.
    Elizabeth Warren: Military action possible to stop Iranian nukes.
    Jeff Beatty: Kerry failed to read vital intelligence reports pre-Iraq war.
    John Kerry: Based vote for Iraq war on CIA’s intelligence reports.
    John McCain: Important to win, important for US to be superpower.
Welfare & Poverty
    George W. Bush: Supports low-income heating oil assistance program.

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