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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 Pennsylvania political races in The Philadelphia Inquirer

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    from The Philadelphia Inquirer (number of quotes indicated):
  • Arlen Specter (1) Former Democratic incumbent (elected as Republican) Pennsylvania
  • Barack Obama (1) Democratic President (elected 2008)
  • Betsy Summers (3) 2004 former Libertarian Challenger Pennsylvania
  • Bob Casey (6) Democratic Sr Senator; previously state treasurer Pennsylvania
  • Jim Clymer (1)
  • Joe Sestak (5) Democratic Senate Challenger Pennsylvania
  • John Fetterman (1) Pennsylvania Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania Lt. Gov.
  • Joseph Hoeffel (3) 2004 former Democratic challenger; US Representative Pennsylvania
  • Kathleen Sebelius (1) Kansas Former Democratic Governor (1994-2002); Cabinet Sec'y (HHS)
  • Katie McGinty (4) Democratic Senate candidate Pennsylvania
  • Mary Gay Scanlon (1) Democrat U.S. Rep Pennsylvania- 5
  • Pat Toomey (4) Republican Jr Senator Pennsylvania
  • Rick Santorum (2) Republican Presidential candidate
  • Steve Lonegan (1) Republican Senate Challenger New Jersey
  • Tom Smith (6) Republican Challenger Pennsylvania
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Articles from the Philadelphia Inquirer:
  • 2020-MA-Senate: The Philadelphia Inquirer, "Some people think face masks are dangerous. Can that be true?," by Stacey Burling, June 23, 2020
  • On 2016 Pennsylvania Senate race: Katie McGinty & Pat Toomey, 7/7/2016
  • On 2016 Pennsylvania Senate race
  • "Doomsday Scenario", by Rick Santorum, 8/27/2009
  • “Santorum now critical of Dover case”, on Bob Casey, 12/22/2005
  • “Casey’s Clear View on Abortion”, 12/18/2005
  • "Birth Control", by Christi Parsons, 2/12/2012
  • More citations to follow....

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Barack Obama: Insurers must provide contraception, but not employers.
    Kathleen Sebelius: Make contraceptives available to everyone.
    Tom Smith: No abortion under all circumstances, including rape & incest.
    Bob Casey: Roe v. Wade Should Be Overturned.
    Bob Casey: Right to Privacy means contraception, not unborn.
Budget & Economy
    Tom Smith: Stagnant economy due to over-regulation & complex taxes.
    Joe Sestak: Auto & bank bailouts were to clean up Bush's mess.
    Pat Toomey: We can't borrow and spend our way to prosperity.
    Joe Sestak: Deregulation of banks led to the economic meltdown.
    Pat Toomey: Real threat to economy is billions on bailouts.
Civil Rights
    Arlen Specter: Oppose gay marriage but support civil union.
    Betsy Summers: Support gay marriage.
    Jim Clymer: Oppose gay marriage and also oppose civil union.
    Joseph Hoeffel: Oppose gay marriage but support civil union.
    Tom Smith: Compliance with regulations is strangling business.
    Bob Casey: Intelligent Design in religion class, not science class.
    Joseph Hoeffel: Voted to increase funding for No Child Left Behind 4 times.
Energy & Oil
    Katie McGinty: No fracking COMPANY donations; but some from fracking execs.
    Tom Smith: Fossil fuels are key to reasonable energy prices.
    Tom Smith: Former coal company executive; ease up on coal mining.
Families & Children
    Mary Gay Scanlon: Helping women around the world key to helping their kids.
    Bob Casey: Mandatory reporting of the pure evil of child abuse.
Health Care
    Joseph Hoeffel: Voted against a sweet deal for pharmaceutical companies.
Homeland Security
    Rick Santorum: We need to spend money to study the EMP threat.
    Bob Casey: Dont censure Bush for domestic spying.
    Katie McGinty: Communicate with federal officials instead of sanctuary city.
    Pat Toomey: Withhold community funding from sanctuary cities like Philly.
    Steve Lonegan: No on amnesty; tighter border security.
    Joe Sestak: Increase minimum wage to $10.80 now & $15 later.
    John Fetterman: Backs $15-an-hour minimum wage.
    Katie McGinty: Backs $15-an-hour minimum wage.
Principles & Values
    Joe Sestak: TV ad: Toomey's record is same as Sen. Rick Santorum's.
    Pat Toomey: TV ad: Sestak served well in Navy; but not on Congress.
    Betsy Summers: Specter and Hoeffel are both big-government candidates.
Social Security
    Joe Sestak: Never raise, never, the age for our seniors to retire.
    Katie McGinty: Cuts to Social Security are wrong for working families.
Tax Reform
    Tom Smith: Supports flat tax; remove loopholes but keep exemptions.
    Rick Santorum: Scale of potential destruction from EMP demands action.
War & Peace
    Bob Casey: Disagrees with timeline & pulling troops out.
    Betsy Summers: Get soldiers out of Iraq as quickly as possible.

The above quotations are from Media coverage of Pennsylvania political races in The Philadelphia Inquirer.

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