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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)
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)
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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Media coverage of ME political races in The Bangor Daily News

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  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (1) Democrat U.S. Rep New York- 14
  • Angus King (2) Maine Former Independent Governor (1995-2002)
  • Betsy Sweet (2) Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger Maine
  • Charlie Summers (2) Secretary of State; Republican Senate Challenger Maine
  • Cynthia Dill (1) Democratic Senate Challenger Maine
  • Eliot Cutler (3) Maine Independent Challenger
  • Eric Brakey (1) GOP Candidate for U.S Senate from Maine Maine
  • Janet Mills (2) Maine Democratic candidate for Maine Governor
  • Jared Golden (3) Democrat U.S. Rep Maine- 2
  • Mary Mayhew (3) Maine Republican candidate for governor of Maine
  • Mike Michaud (2)
  • Mike Thibodeau (1) Maine Republican Challenger for ME Governor
  • Paul LePage (9) Maine Republican Governor candidate
  • Sara Gideon (5) Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger Maine
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Articles from Bangor Daily News:
  • On 2022 Maine gubernatorial race, (Paul LePage) "Divided government has failed. Georgia run-offs could save it or kill it," OpEd, December 7, 2020
  • On 2022 Maine gubernatorial race, "Paul LePage says he was paid $7,500 last year to advocate for CMP corridor," by Michael Shepherd, February 24, 2020
  • On 2018 Maine gubernatorial debate, (Mary Mayhew), 2/1/2018
  • On 2018 Maine gubernatorial race, (Mary Mayhew), 9/18/2017
  • On 2018 Maine gubernatorial race, (Janet Mills), 5/27/2017
  • On 2018 Maine gubernatorial race, (Mary Mayhew), 2/7/2017
  • On 2018 Maine gubernatorial race, (Janet Mills), 1/29/2017
  • On legislative record SP 245: "Maine takes major step toward removing concealed weapon permit mandate," by Scott Thistle, June 1, 2015
  • On 2014 Maine gubernatorial debate, (Eliot Cutler & Paul LePage), 10/20/2014
  • On 2014 Maine gubernatorial race, (Paul LePage, Eliot Cutler, & Mike Michaud), 9/3/2014 & 9/4/2014
  • On 2014 Maine gubernatorial race, (Eliot Cutler, Mike Michaud & Paul LePage), 1/2/2014 & 1/3/2014
  • On 2014 Maine Governor race, (Paul LePage), 12/9/2013
  • Bangor Daily News in 2012 AARP Senate Voter Guide, (Angus King, Cynthia Dill, Charlie Summers, ), 8/24/2012

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Sara Gideon: Backed in primary by abortion-rights groups.
Civil Rights
    Jared Golden: For Equality Act, extend protections to sexual orientation.
    Janet Mills: Decries proposal to eliminate Civil Rights Funding.
    Eliot Cutler: Worked to uphold a law legalizing same-sex marriage.
    Mike Michaud: Would be 1st openly gay governor; but evolved on LGBT rights.
    Mary Mayhew: imprisonment for life as a deterrent to crime.
    Eliot Cutler: Legal pot makes drugs seem ok, but prohibition isn't working.
    Mike Michaud: Legal pot makes drug more accessible to children and teens.
    Paul LePage: Upholding the law includes illegal marijuana.
    Eliot Cutler: Try out Common Core standards before tweaking them.
    Paul LePage: 2011: Signed onto Common Core, but now skeptical.
Energy & Oil
    Paul LePage: Paid $7500 by lobbyists to advocate for hydropower corridor.
    Sara Gideon: Bold, immediate action on climate change.
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Keep existing nuclear power plants but block new ones.
    Mary Mayhew: Wind energy needs transparent commission, not moratorium.
    Paul LePage: Abstain from EPA petition to cut Midwest emissions.
Free Trade
    Jared Golden: Voted against USMCA trade pacts as no benefit to Maine.
Government Reform
    Betsy Sweet: Only Democrat to use Maine's taxpayer-funded election system.
    Sara Gideon: $500 fine for campaign finance ethics violation.
    Betsy Sweet: Publicly funded federal election system.
Gun Control
    Paul LePage: Allow concealed carry guns without a permit.
    Eric Brakey: Allow concealed carry guns without a permit.
    Mike Thibodeau: Allow concealed carry guns without a permit.
    Jared Golden: Oppose concealed carry without a permit.
    Sara Gideon: Oppose concealed carry without a permit.
Health Care
    Sara Gideon: Public option for Medicare, but not Medicare-for-All.
    Angus King: Transition to wellness-based prevention system.
    Charlie Summers: Medicare must remain solvent.
    Paul LePage: Build border fence as high as the Great Wall of China.
    Paul LePage: Are low-wage call-center jobs the kind we want?
Social Security
    Angus King: No major changes needed for long-term stability.
    Charlie Summers: Stop robbing the Trust Fund.
    Cynthia Dill: Increase income cap & reduce costs with discipline.
Tax Reform
    Paul LePage: Threatened to veto bills unless state income tax abolished.
Welfare & Poverty
    Mary Mayhew: Auditor: DHHS improperly managed federal welfare funds.
    Janet Mills: Demands release of publically funded welfare study.
    Paul LePage: Maine's TANF welfare system is too generous.

The above quotations are from Media coverage of ME political races in The Bangor Daily News.

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