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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
United,
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)
Becoming,
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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Columns and news articles in Mother Jones magazine


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    Articles in Mother Jones magazine:
  • 2019-20 GA Special Senate race: "'We Shall Overcome': Raphael Warnock's (Not-So-Long-Shot) Bid to Be Georgia's First Black Senator," by Becca Andrews, 10/21/2020
  • 2020-LA-Senate: "Why It Matters That a City Council in Louisiana Repealed a Ban on Saggy Pants," by Laura Thompson, June 13, 2019
  • 2020-Primaries: "What Andrew Yang’s Universal Basic Income Would Actually Look Like," by Tonya Riley, 4/23/2019
  • "Talking Tough About Corporate Control of Food," by Tom Philpott, March 30, 2019
  • 2020-Primaries: "Which 2020 Democrats Are Strongest on Climate?," by Nick Visser, March 27, 2019
  • 2020-Primaries: "Presidential Hopefuls Flock to South by Southwest Festival," by Nathalie Baptiste, March 2019
  • "Crime Just Keeps on Dropping In NYC," by Kevin Drum, Dec 28, 2017
  • "NYC Puts an End to School-Lunch Shaming," by Jenny Luna, Sept 6, 2017
  • 2020-Primaries: "Faith: Marianne Williamson Is Full of It," Nov/Dec 1997

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Merrick Garland: Record on abortion rights entirely blank.
    Justin Amash: Would extend 14th Amendment rights to fetuses.
    Chuck Hagel: Supports insurance coverage for abortion for military women.
    Joe Manchin III: Pro-life; pro-NRA; anti-EPA.
Budget & Economy
    Justin Amash: Wants major cuts of government programs.
Civil Rights
    Thomas Ravenel: Government should stay out of our bedrooms &our boardrooms.
    Justin Amash: Government shouldn't be defining marriage.
Corporations
    Bernie Sanders: Defend farmers & consumers from corporate middlemen.
    Elizabeth Warren: End "integrated" farming favoring corporations over farmers.
    Elizabeth Warren: Breakup online monopolies; wealth shouldn't be concentrated.
Crime
    Donald Trump: FactCheck: yes, second chance with criminal justice reform.
    Adrian Perkins: Repealed "saggy pants" law targeting people of color.
    Bill de Blasio: NYC enjoying major drop in crime rate.
Drugs
    Ben Carson: Exposure to marijuana results in decreased IQ.
    Carly Fiorina: I don't support legal pot, but I support states' pot choice.
    Donald Trump: 1990: Drug enforcement is a joke; 2015: only medical pot.
    Thomas Ravenel: In favor of ending the war on drugs.
    Donald Trump: Legalize drugs and use tax revenue to fund drug education.
    Haley Barbour: Ban synthetic marijuana.
    Jon Huntsman: Never smoked pot; never legalized it in Utah.
    Mitch Daniels: Alternative sentencing for marijuana possession.
    Mitt Romney: Opposes legalization of recreational or medical marijuana.
    Newt Gingrich: Marijuana legalization would tear America apart.
Education
    Tommy Tuberville: When we took away prayer in school we killed this country.
    Betsy DeVos: Contributes to education to advance "God's Kingdom".
Energy & Oil
    Cory Booker: Carbon tax should go to alleviating inequality.
    Marianne Williamson: Nuclear energy may be part of "green" mix.
    Pete Buttigieg: Money from carbon tax should go to American families.
    Andrew Yang: Mixed score on "350 Action's 2020 Climate Test".
    Bernie Sanders: Perfect score on "350 Action's 2020 Climate Test".
    Cory Booker: Mixed score on "350 Action's 2020 Climate Test".
    Donald Trump: Establish panel devoted to challenging climate science.
    Elizabeth Warren: Perfect score on "350 Action's 2020 Climate Test".
    Jay Inslee: Mixed score on "350 Action's 2020 Climate Test".
    John Delaney: Zero score on "350 Action's 2020 Climate Test".
    John Hickenlooper: Zero score on "350 Action's 2020 Climate Test".
    Kirsten Gillibrand: Perfect score on "350 Action's 2020 Climate Test".
    Tulsi Gabbard: Mixed score on "350 Action's 2020 Climate Test".
    Joe Manchin III: Named coal West Virginia's official state rock.
    Elena Kagan: Let citizens sue for harm caused by global warming.
Environment
    Brian Fitzpatrick: Rated 71% by League of Conservation Voters, highest in GOP.
    Carlos Curbelo: Co-chair of Climate Solutions Caucus, but rated 23% by LCV.
    Matt Gaetz: Introduced bill to abolish the EPA.
    Donald Trump: Won't go to circuses that cut elephants due to animal rights.
Families & Children
    Cory Booker: Government funded savings account at birth.
    Bill de Blasio: Launched universal free lunch in NYC schools.
    Chris McDaniel: Hip-hop culture values prison more than college.
Foreign Policy
    Thomas Ravenel: Opposed to foreign interventions.
    Liz Cheney: 1988: Nobody listens to divestment protests on apartheid.
    Liz Cheney: 1988: Help South African blacks, but not by empty protests.
Free Trade
    Donald Trump: FactCheck: No, VATs are not tariffs against US exports.
Gun Control
    Raphael Warnock: Guns not allowed in Capitol, but allowed in our schools?
    Chris McDaniel: Blames rising gun violence on "hip-hop" culture.
Health Care
    Thomas Ravenel: Against ObamaCare.
Homeland Security
    Chris McDaniel: Waterboarding was effective on suspected 9/11 terrorists.
    Justin Amash: Led fight in House against domestic NSA surveillance.
Immigration
    Tommy Tuberville: Get a wall up or some kind of fencing.
Principles & Values
    Tommy Tuberville: We've got to put Jesus and God before everything else.
    Thomas Ravenel: Fiscally conservative and socially moderate libertarian.
    Marianne Williamson: Politics steeped in religion is divisive.
    Ralph Nader: Chose 16-hour day work instead of personal life.
Social Security
    Andrew Yang: Universal Basic Income recipients might lose other benefits.
Tax Reform
    Kamala Harris: Monthly tax credit would provide base income.
    Howard Schultz: Would increase taxes on rich, sketchy on details.


The above quotations are from Columns and news articles in Mother Jones magazine.

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