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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)
United,
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)
Becoming,
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)

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Late 1990s Governor's State of the State speeches


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    from Governor's State of the State speeches, late 1990s (number of quotes indicated):
  • George W. Bush (19) Republican
  • Jesse Ventura (6) Minnesota Former Minnesota Independent Governor
  • Tom Carper (2) Democratic Sr Senator Delaware
  • Tommy Thompson (1) Cabinet-2005
  • Zell Miller (6) Former Democratic Senator; retired 2004 Georgia
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    George W. Bush: Parental notification for minors.
    Zell Miller: Promote and fund sexual abstinence programs.
Budget & Economy
    Jesse Ventura: Never, ever forget it's the public's money.
    George W. Bush: Commit funds to education and tax cuts.
Crime
    George W. Bush: Track gangs; enact automatic sentencing.
    Zell Miller: Drunk drivers are criminals and deserve tough punishment.
    Zell Miller: Two-strikes law got 1,710 ciminals behind bars.
    George W. Bush: More searches and less parole for criminals.
    George W. Bush: Stop endless delays on death row.
    George W. Bush: Mandatory sentencing for repeat offenders.
    George W. Bush: End frivolous lawsuits; cap damages.
Drugs
    Zell Miller: Allow people harmed by drugs to sue drug dealers.
Education
    George W. Bush: Commit funds to education and tax cuts.
    Jesse Ventura: Responsibility for education begins with parents.
    George W. Bush: Supports trying charter schools and vouchers.
    Tommy Thompson: School choice has made a difference for low-income families.
    Tom Carper: Focus on discipline in schools.
    Zell Miller: All children should have the opportunity to attend pre-K.
    George W. Bush: “Home rule” with state standards.
Energy & Oil
    George W. Bush: Reduce emissions from old plants.
Environment
    Zell Miller: Protection of 100,000 Georgia acres is great achievement.
Families & Children
    George W. Bush: Enforce child protection and child support.
    George W. Bush: Suspend licenses if child support is unpaid.
Free Trade
    Jesse Ventura: When I travel abroad it will be with a serious economic plan.
    George W. Bush: Support NAFTA by improving Mexican border.
Government Reform
    Jesse Ventura: Give every new program a sunset clause to force evaluation.
Health Care
    Tom Carper: Universal coverage for children is within our grasp.
Principles & Values
    Jesse Ventura: Government's role is to do what people can't do themselves.
Tax Reform
    Jesse Ventura: Reforming property tax system a high priority.
    George W. Bush: Eliminate certain sales and property taxes.
    George W. Bush: Reduce homeowner property taxes.
    George W. Bush: Replace corporate property tax with sales tax.
Welfare & Poverty
    George W. Bush: More assistance for transition off welfare.
    George W. Bush: Limit benefits and require work.


The above quotations are from Late 1990s Governor's State of the State speeches.

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