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)
(click a book cover for a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)
2016 Alabama Senate race: debates and news coverage
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from 2016 AL Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
- Marcus Bowman (20) Republican Senate candidate Alabama
- Richard Shelby (10) Republican Jr Senator Alabama
- Ron Crumpton (31) Democratic Senate Challenger Alabama
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
Alabama Senate debates and race coverage:
- Montgomery Advertiser, "Shelby defeats four in GOP primary", by Mary Orndorff Troyan, 3/1/2016
- Decatur Daily OpEd endorsement, "Shelby, Crumpton best options for US Senate", February 26, 2016
- OpEd in AL.com, "Crumpton to run for US Senate", by Ron Crumpton, April 16, 2015
- The Huntsville Times, "Shelby is moving ahead with plans to overhaul banking regulations", by Leada Gore, May 22 2015
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Richard Shelby: Roe v. Wade flawed on both a constitutional & moral basis.
Marcus Bowman: Life begins at conception.
Ron Crumpton: Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right.
Ron Crumpton: Best to end abortion, but not by making it a crime.
Budget & Economy|
Richard Shelby: Opposes raising the debt limit; opposes $18T debt.
Ron Crumpton: 9-point plan for government economic investment.
Marcus Bowman: Government should never be the driver of the economy.
Ron Crumpton: Give the disabled the ability to obtain service dogs.
Marcus Bowman: Marriage defined as one man and one woman.
Ron Crumpton: Legally require hiring more women & minorities.
Ron Crumpton: Add gender identity to Civil Rights Act.
Ron Crumpton: Apply 1960s civil rights laws to LGBT community.
Ron Crumpton: Trickle-down economics good for business but not for people.
Marcus Bowman: Hire and fire based on business needs.
Richard Shelby: Don't smother small banks with unnecessary regulations.
Ron Crumpton: Transfer $11 billion from corporate tax loopholes to schools.
Marcus Bowman: Stricter punishment reduces crime.
Ron Crumpton: End mandatory minimums & private prisons.
Marcus Bowman: Marijuana should be a local issue.
Ron Crumpton: Sensible approach to marijuana instead of prohibition.
Ron Crumpton: Allow farmers to grow hemp: ecologically friendly cash crop.
Marcus Bowman: Be mature enough to allow school prayer.
Marcus Bowman: Vouchers help achieve the best possible education.
Ron Crumpton: Vouchers take from public education.
Energy & Oil|
Marcus Bowman: Green energy should compete in the market.
Ron Crumpton: Make real investments in green technology.
Marcus Bowman: Voluntary win-win solutions instead of EPA mandates.
Ron Crumpton: A healthy environment is essential to a healthy America.
Richard Shelby: Immediate moratorium on Syrian refugees.
Marcus Bowman: America has a long-standing role in preserving peace.
Ron Crumpton: Act multilaterally, but with America in military lead.
Ron Crumpton: Foreign involvement is appropriate.
Marcus Bowman: Free trade deals such as TPP are undermining America.
Ron Crumpton: Oppose free trade; outsourcing costs American jobs.
Richard Shelby: Peer pressure & education to get people to register to vote.
Marcus Bowman: Common sense to require voters to show ID.
Ron Crumpton: Make voter registration easier.
Ron Crumpton: Limit "Dark Money"; people's interests over big business.
Marcus Bowman: Right to keep guns shall not be infringed.
Ron Crumpton: Absolute right to gun ownership, with exceptions.
Ron Crumpton: Strict interpretation of the Second Amendment.
Marcus Bowman: ObamaCare threatens status of best health care in the world.
Ron Crumpton: Move to a single-payer/ Medicare for all system.
Richard Shelby: Stalwart protector of Redstone Arsenal & Marshall Center.
Marcus Bowman: We need to spend money for best-equipped military.
Ron Crumpton: Oppose expanding the military.
Richard Shelby: I oppose any and all proposals to grant amnesty.
Ron Crumpton: Ignore the rhetoric; immigrants are good for America.
Marcus Bowman: There is no room for anyone breaking rules.
Ron Crumpton: Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens.
Principles & Values|
Richard Shelby: Judeo-Christian values should guide all that we do.
Richard Shelby: OpEd: Voter presidential angst overcome in Senate primary.
Richard Shelby: OpEd: Makes Obama the icon of our xenophobia.
Ron Crumpton: Constitution forbids God in the public sphere.
Marcus Bowman: Explore all solutions for younger generations.
Ron Crumpton: Eliminate the cap on the social security tax.
Marcus Bowman: Income taxes are not a solution; reduce spending.
Ron Crumpton: Higher taxes on the wealthy.
War & Peace|
Ron Crumpton: Address the causes of terrorism & national security threats.
Marcus Bowman: We must, must remain vigilant against terrorism.
Welfare & Poverty|
Ron Crumpton: Fight poverty instead of fighting people in poverty.
The above quotations are from 2016 Alabama Senate race: debates and news coverage.