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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)
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)

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Cato Institute 2015-16 congressional voting recommendations

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    Cato Institute congressional voting recommendations:
  • Cato Commentary on S.Res.59 by Jeffrey Miron & Laura Nicolae, 2/24/2019
  • (More citations and excerpts to follow when available)

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    No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare.
    Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life.
Budget & Economy
    Separate art and state: de-fund the NEA.
Civil Rights
    VAWA unconstitutional: violence against women isn't federal.
    Balance freedom of association against discrimination.
    Let consumers choose to use private court or arbitration.
    Trusting police requires access to police disciplinary files.
    Legalize marijuana banking until we legalize marijuana.
    Evidence that opioids are not that dangerous, despite hype.
    Only 19% finish community college & new jobs don't need it.
    Vouchers break link of low-income and low-quality schools.
Energy & Oil
    Oil and gas production isn't damaging, even OCS and ANWR.
    Opportunity cost and risk cost of nuclear overwhelm savings.
    Internalizing greenhouse gas cost means $2/ton carbon tax.
    Carbon tax instead of Green New Deal.
    End federal grants to reduce diesel emissions.
    Minimal GMO labeling advances science & consumers.
Foreign Policy
    Israeli settlements exacerbate hostilities; separate instead.
    Closing Gitmo has become merely symbolic.
Free Trade
    Duties on Chinese tires could unleash protectionist backlash.
    Countervailing duties mean higher prices on solar panels.
    Ex-im bank replaces market risk with bureaucrats' decisions.
Government Reform
    Term limits oppose professionalization of legislators.
    Congress can decide which "emoluments" are acceptable.
    Term limits of 6 years in House and 12 years in Senate.
    FactCheck: Whistleblower rules never require 1st-hand report.
Health Care
    Offer credible market-based alternatives to ObamaCare.
Homeland Security
    Bar the government from indiscriminate bulk surveillance.
    Congress decides immigration policy, not President Trump.
    Give LEGAL child immigrants DACA benefits too.
    Card-check union organizing threatens companies.
Tax Reform
    Estate tax won't hit billionaires--only regular millionaires.
War & Peace
    Alternative to Iran nuke deal is ever-heightening tensions.

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