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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 New Hampshire political races in The Concord Monitor

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    Articles in The Concord Monitor:
  • Concord Monitor, "Karen Testerman, Franklin conservative, challenges Sununu for governor over Stay at Home order ," by Ethan DeWitt, 6/12/2020
  • Concord Monitor, "Splinter Republican representatives sign "termination of the state" document calling Sununu a 'tyrant'," by Ethan DeWitt, 12/28/2020
  • (On Molly Kelly & Steve Marchand): Concord Monitor on 2018 New Hampshire Gubernatorial race, 9/3/2018
  • (On Brian Sandoval & Chris Sununu): Concord Monitor on 2018 New Hampshire governor race, 3/6/2018
  • (On Mark Connolly): Concord Monitor on 2016 New Hampshire gubernatorial race, 11/6/2015
  • (On Mark Connolly): Concord Monitor on 2016 New Hampshire gubernatorial race, 11/6/2015
  • (On Karen Testerman): Concord Monitor on 2014 New Hampshire Senate race, 8/9/2013
  • (On Annie Kuster): Annie's column, published in the Concord Monitor, 5/1/2011 & 2/1/2012
  • (On Kelly Ayotte): Shira Schoenberg in Concord Monitor, 8/12/2009
  • (On Jeanne Shaheen & John Sununu): 2008 N.H. Senate debate reported in Concord Monitor, 9/19/2008
  • (On Doris Haddock): NH Senate Debate, in Concord Monitor, 10/22/2004
  • (On John Kerry & John Edwards): Concord Monitor / WashingtonPost.com on-line Q&A, 11/7/2003
  • (On Howard Dean & Carol Moseley-Braun): Concord Monitor / WashingtonPost.com on-line Q&A, 11/6/2003
  • (On Al Sharpton & Wesley Clark): Concord Monitor / WashingtonPost.com on-line Q&A, 11/5/2003
  • (On Dennis Kucinich): Concord Monitor / WashingtonPost.com on-line Q&A, 11/4/2003
  • (On Dick Gephardt & Joseph Lieberman): Concord Monitor / WashingtonPost.com on-line Q&A, 11/3/2003

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Chuck Morse: Backs restrictive abortion ban; I'm a pro-life Republican.
    Molly Kelly: Supports abortion rights and is backed by Planned Parenthood.
    Annie Kuster: Abortion is a personal and private decision.
    Kelly Ayotte: Pro-life, with exceptions for rape, incest, and emergency.
    John Kerry: Partial-birth abortion ban undermine women’s right to choose.
    Howard Dean: Government should not make personal medical decisions.
    Howard Dean: Rollback restrictions on stem cell research.
    Al Sharpton: Women can choose about their life and their body.
    Dick Gephardt: Overturn the ban on new stem cell research.
Budget & Economy
    Jeanne Shaheen: Lack of oversight caused financial crisis; regulation needed.
    John Sununu: Sought more financial regulation; keep taxpayers off hook.
    John Sununu: Difficult to say that fundamentals of our economy are strong.
Civil Rights
    Karen Testerman: Against banning of discredited gay conversion therapy.
    Chris Sununu: No personal opinion on equal transgender rights.
    Karen Testerman: Vocal opponent of same-sex civil unions.
    Annie Kuster: Less government interference about whom to marry.
    John Edwards: Remove Confederate flag from South Carolina state house.
    Howard Dean: Apologizes for “Confederate flags in pickup trucks”.
    Howard Dean: GOP divides us on race, especially in the south.
    Al Sharpton: Confederate flag: speak to whites & be sensitive to blacks.
    Wesley Clark: Come up with something better than “Don’t Ask/Don’t Tell”.
    Wesley Clark: Confederate flag is a divisive and racist symbol.
    Dennis Kucinich: Reparations for slavery should take form of social programs.
    Dick Gephardt: Voted for USA Patriot Act, but it’s not balanced now.
    Molly Kelly: Cancel business tax breaks; but against sales or income tax.
    Steve Marchand: Cancel business tax breaks; but against sales or income tax.
    Kelly Ayotte: Death penalty needed when police officers killed.
    Carol Moseley-Braun: Executions are a revenge response: impose moratoriums.
    Al Sharpton: Tawana Brawley case was about standing up for a victim.
    Wesley Clark: Death penalty ok, but needs DNA and equal justice.
    Andru Volinsky: Won case that state-funded public education is a right.
    Andru Volinsky: Shameful that schools may lack science teachers.
    Molly Kelly: Freeze college tuition and lower it as well.
    Steve Marchand: NH should offer state funding for pre-K, like most states.
    Carol Moseley-Braun: More federal funds to rebuild our crumbling schools.
    Howard Dean: Create high standard AND help schools meet them.
    Dick Gephardt: Vouchers take needed funds away from public schools.
Energy & Oil
    Dan Feltes: Committed to cut pollution while protecting our pocketbooks.
    Andru Volinsky: Grave mistake to build new fossil fuel infrastructure.
    Mark Connolly: Move away from fossil fuels; oppose Northern Pass line.
    Kelly Ayotte: Global warming is real, but should not cost jobs.
    John Kerry: 20% renewable energy by 2020.
    Howard Dean: Global warming is most important enviro problem we face.
    Howard Dean: No new nuclear plants until waste disposal is safe.
    Joseph Lieberman: Support Alaskan Natural Gas Pipeline; opposes drilling ANWR.
    Joseph Lieberman: Accept some American responsibility for global warming.
    Doris Haddock: Our ponds have too much mercury now to eat the fish.
    Joseph Lieberman: Enforce existing laws & reduce threats to air & water.
Foreign Policy
    Carol Moseley-Braun: Experience as ambassador to New Zealand needed now.
    Howard Dean: Repair relations with world by ending Bush arrogance.
Free Trade
    John Edwards: Level the playing field for American workers.
    Howard Dean: Globalization is here to stay, but the rules can be changed.
    Dennis Kucinich: Push trade deals based on power of US market leverage.
    Dick Gephardt: Enact international minimum wage through WTO.
    Dick Gephardt: Against protectionism and for trade treaties.
Government Reform
    Chuck Morse: New Hampshire runs the best elections in the country.
    Molly Kelly: End voter suppression; end corporate campaign contributions.
    Steve Marchand: Public funding of elections.
    John Edwards: Hold attorneys accountable for frivolous lawsuits.
    Howard Dean: More poll watchers to oversee electronic voting machines.
    Howard Dean: Our campaign IS campaign finance reform.
    Al Sharpton: Need to monitor touch-screen voting machines.
    Al Sharpton: Count the DC primary like other primaries.
    Wesley Clark: Raise prominence of art and NEA.
    Wesley Clark: National Civil Reserve Corps-beyond AmeriCorps & Peace Corps.
    Dennis Kucinich: Public campaign financing yields to public control.
Gun Control
    Howard Dean: Different states need different gun laws.
    Dick Gephardt: Sensible gun safety legislation & right to possess firearms.
Health Care
    Bill O`Brien: ACA like Fugitive Slave Act: destructive of liberty.
    Andru Volinsky: We need to create statewide health care infrastructure.
    Annie Kuster: No private mandate and voucher system.
    Howard Dean: No single payer system, since it won’t pass Congress.
    Dennis Kucinich: Rally to elect a new Congress to pass new health care deal.
    Dennis Kucinich: I’m not selling insurance-switch to not-for-profit system.
    Dick Gephardt: Lay aside Bush tax cut to fund healthcare package.
Homeland Security
    Brian Sandoval: Defy Trump's bad on transgendered people in military.
    Chris Sununu: Transgendered people in military ok.
    Kelly Ayotte: Support members of military when they return from overseas.
    John Kerry: Focus more on human intelligence gathering.
    Wesley Clark: Focus on technology R&D other than missile defense.
    Joseph Lieberman: Reform America’s intelligence system post-9-11.
    Dick Gephardt: Supports safe genetically modified food.
    Dick Gephardt: My presidency will have three goals: jobs, jobs, jobs.
    Joseph Lieberman: To stimulate jobs, repeal tax cuts & support trade.
Principles & Values
    Karen Testerman: Signed letter declaring state government illegitimate.
    John Kerry: Political heroes: Max Cleland, FDR, JFK, Lincoln.
    John Kerry: Despite Zell Miller, Dem Party does speak to southerners.
    Carol Moseley-Braun: Contested primaries help energize Dems for general election.
    Carol Moseley-Braun: I win elections by building bridges & breaking down barriers.
    Howard Dean: We represent change; Bush represents more of the same.
    Howard Dean: Neo-conservative movement harms our standing in the world.
    Howard Dean: Youth candidate because he listens to young voters.
    Howard Dean: Positive agendas win elections despite negative attacks.
    Al Sharpton: His activism is all about equal opportunity under the law.
    Al Sharpton: Practice religion personally and practice governing publicly.
    Al Sharpton: Most important in VP is shared vision and policy agreement.
    Al Sharpton: Galvanize the Dem base by registering urban blacks.
    Wesley Clark: West Point taught practical leadership.
    Wesley Clark: Abandoned Iowa primary because of late entry.
    Wesley Clark: As a southerner, can bring the country together.
    Dennis Kucinich: His campaign’s lack of media coverage becomes a media story.
    Dennis Kucinich: Will run for House and President simultaneously.
    Dennis Kucinich: A Green Democrat, but will support Dem nominee over Green.
    Dick Gephardt: Keep “under God” in Pledge of Allegiance.
    Dick Gephardt: Dems need to beat Bush in Midwestern states.
    Joseph Lieberman: Independent minded center out candidate, like Bill Clinton.
    Joseph Lieberman: Very different than Republicans-a good Democrat.
    Joseph Lieberman: True to the ideals of Bobby Kennedy, where he got started.
Social Security
    Carol Moseley-Braun: Payroll tax is a regressive “working man’s tax”.
Tax Reform
    Chuck Morse: I'll take New Hampshire record of lower taxes to Washington.
    Mark Connolly: N.H. needs more revenue, but not via a broad-based tax.
    John Edwards: Repeal tax cuts for earners over $200,000.
    John Edwards: Federal match for middle-class savings up to $1000 per year.
    Joseph Lieberman: Tax fairness & tax relief for the middle class, not the rich.
    Molly Kelly: Supports raising gas tax to fund infrastructure repairs.
    Howard Dean: Maintain space shuttle & begin manned flights to Mars.
    Dennis Kucinich: Rebuild cities to prevent urban sprawl.
War & Peace
    John Kerry: Get US more deeply involved in Arab-Israeli peace process.
    Howard Dean: Bilateral negotiations with North Korea on nukes.
    Howard Dean: Bring 100,000 Muslim troops to replace US troops in Iraq.
    Howard Dean: Stopping genocide justifies unilateral intervention.
    Al Sharpton: UN-based multilateral redevelopment plan for Iraq.
    Wesley Clark: Transfer authority to Iraq and UN.
    Wesley Clark: Persuade North Koreans to give up nuclear weapons.
    Dennis Kucinich: Let the UN rebuild Iraq and develop its governance.
    Dennis Kucinich: Stop building Israeli wall; start rebuilding infrastructure.
    Dick Gephardt: Two-state solution for Arab-Israeli conflict.
    Dick Gephardt: Voted for Iraq war because of intel on WMDs.
    Joseph Lieberman: $87B for Iraq was unpopular, but that’s leadership.
Welfare & Poverty
    John Kerry: Desperate need to build more affordable housing.

The above quotations are from Media coverage of New Hampshire political races in The Concord Monitor.

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