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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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News coverage of `Blue Wave` 2018 House races in Florida

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    from 2018 House FL elections (number of quotes indicated):
  • Alan Grayson (2) Democratic Senate candidate Florida
  • Donna Shalala (4) Democrat U.S. Rep Florida- 27
  • Greg Steube (7) Republican U.S. Rep Florida- 17
  • Michael Waltz (12) Republican U.S. Rep Florida- 6
  • Ross Spano (9) Republican U.S. Rep Florida- 15
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    2018 Florida House race news coverage:
  • FL-27: University of Miami News, “On home turf, Shalala stays focused on policy,” by Maya Bell, 3/20/2019
  • FL-27: The New Tropic, “Voter guide: November 2018 Midterm Elections,” 10/22/2018
  • FL-27: WJCT Public Media, “Politics In The Sunshine Economy,” by Tom Hudson, 10/2/2018
  • FL-6: Florida Daily, "Can a Green Beret 'Waltz' into Congress in Northeast Florida?," by Mike Synan, Sept. 9, 2018
  • FL-6: The Daily Commercial (Leesburg), "GOP candidate decries 'carpetbaggers' in race for Congress," by Mark Harper, August 2, 2018
  • FL-6: Daytona Beach News-Journal, "Congressional candidates' stances on semiautomatic weapons," by Mark Harper, Feb. 16, 2018

    Special coverage of "Blue Wave" states:
  • CA: 7 new House members including 6 Democrats and 5 Democratic takeovers
  • FL: 5 new House members including 2 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers
  • MI: 5 new House members including 4 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers
  • MN: 5 new House members including 3 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers (and 1 Republican takeover!)
  • NJ: 4 new House members including 4 Democrats and 3 Democratic takeovers
  • NY: 4 new House members including 4 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers
  • PA: 7 new House members including 4 Democrats and 4 Democratic takeovers (with statewide redistricting)
  • TX: 10 new House members including 4 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers
  • VA: 5 new House members including 3 Democrats and 3 Democratic takeovers
  • Endorsements: Organizational endorsements of new House members, from groups that focus on one issue
  • All other states: 51 new House members including 17 Democratic takeovers
    Conclusion: the "Blue Wave" means Democrats took over Congress but the rest is media hype.

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Greg Steube: A rating from Florida Right to Life.
    Ross Spano: Protect survivors of abortion procedures.
    Ross Spano: Not one cent of taxes to fund abortion.
Civil Rights
    Ross Spano: Equality Act (overruling Bathroom Bill) is bad for freedom.
    Greg Steube: Trans women do not belong in women's sports.
    Michael Waltz: Endorsed by Police Chief and County Sheriff.
    Greg Steube: Veterans who use marijuana are entitled to VA.
    Michael Waltz: Education will be a top priority; wants the best for kids.
Energy & Oil
    Ross Spano: OpEd: Spano against progress on climate change.
    Michael Waltz: We need to deal with the effects of warming Earth.
    Donna Shalala: Agrees with the proponents and goals of the Green New Deal.
Foreign Policy
    Alan Grayson: Visited 180 countries, and every country in Latin America.
Free Trade
    Donna Shalala: Trump tariffs are hurting Miami companies.
Gun Control
    Greg Steube: More pro-gun bills than any Florida legislator.
    Greg Steube: Gun Free zones leave Floridians defenseless.
    Ross Spano: NRA congratulates Spano on re-election & pro-gun record.
    Michael Waltz: Gun-free zones create soft targets; more security at schools.
Health Care
    Donna Shalala: Defend & improve ACA; create "Medicare Option for All".
    Michael Waltz: Work to find the answers to lower cost of healthcare.
    Greg Steube: Opposes Affordable Care Act insurance mandate.
Homeland Security
    Michael Waltz: Top priority is to increase service to country without draft.
    Ross Spano: Pathway toward citizenship; but not automatic amnesty.
    Michael Waltz: Work on responsible plan to secure our border.
    Michael Waltz: Key to good jobs is to reduce regulations & keep taxes low.
Principles & Values
    Ross Spano: His priorities, in order: God, his family and his country.
Social Security
    Ross Spano: Keep Promise to our seniors; don't change benefits.
    Michael Waltz: Go after entitlements, but others besides Social Security.
Tax Reform
    Michael Waltz: Fight to lower taxes and reduce regulations.
    Donna Shalala: SMART plan: More federal funds for rapid transit buses.
War & Peace
    Greg Steube: Congressional approval slows action on Iran.
    Ross Spano: US withdrawal from Syria creates instability.
    Michael Waltz: Don't let ISIS reconstitute; stay in Syria & Iraq.
    Michael Waltz: National security adviser to Vice President Cheney.
    Alan Grayson: Sued those who profited illegally from the war in Iraq.

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