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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
United,
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)
Becoming,
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)

Book Reviews

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


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    from 2018 House MN elections (number of quotes indicated):
  • Angie Craig (2) Democrat U.S. Rep Minnesota- 2
  • Ilhan Omar (10) Democrat U.S. Rep Minnesota- 5
  • Jason Lewis (2) Republican Senate challenger Minnesota
  • Jim Hagedorn (10) Republican U.S. Rep Minnesota- 1
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    2018 Minnesota House race news coverage:
  • MN-2 & MN-5: Minneapolis Star-Tribune, "Echoes of Omar: Jason Lewis said Republicans have 'dual loyalties' to Israel," by P.Condon, 9/21/19
  • MN-5: CBS Face the Nation interview of Ilhan Omar, September 15, 2019
  • MN-5: New York Times, "It Is Not Enough to Condemn Trump's Racism," by Rep. Ilhan Omar, July 25, 2019
  • MN-2: Minneapolis Star-Tribune, "Jason Lewis blames GOP losses on the late Sen. John McCain," by Judy Keen, Nov. 12, 2018
  • MN-5: Minneapolis Southwest Journal, "Ilhan Omar's road to Washington", by Michelle Bruch, 11/12/2018
  • MN-1: Minneapolis Star-Tribune, "I'll keep southern Minnesota, and our country, on the right path," by Jim Hagedorn, 10/29/2018
  • MN-1: Minnesota Public Radio, "Feehan, Hagedorn debate Trump, tariffs and farming", by Brianna Biersbach, 10/12/2018
  • MN-2 & MN-1: Twin Cities Pioneer Press, "Two rural Minnesota congressional races could turn on Trump policies", by Ryan Faircloth, 10/9/2018
  • MN-1: CBS Minnesota, "Jim Hagedorn: 2018 Election Guide", 7/24/2018


    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)
Crime
    Ilhan Omar: Decrease penalties for protesters, sex offenders, and others.
Drugs
    Ilhan Omar: Supports cannabis legalization.
Education
    Angie Craig: Prioritize increasing access to vocational training.
Energy & Oil
    Jim Hagedorn: Don't turn our economy upside-down due to climate change.
Environment
    Jim Hagedorn: Draconian regulations are burdensome to farmers.
    Jim Hagedorn: EPA regulations are invasive toward farming efforts.
Families & Children
    Ilhan Omar: Expand grants for childcare for student parents.
Foreign Policy
    Ilhan Omar: Supports boycott/divest/sanction movement against Israel.
    Ilhan Omar: Anti-Israel tropes sparked House Resolution & apology.
    Jason Lewis: Question dual loyalty of American Jews toward Israel.
Free Trade
    Jim Hagedorn: Push to access new markets & narrow the trade deficit.
    Jim Hagedorn: Tariffs aren't permanently beneficial; support open markets.
Government Reform
    Ilhan Omar: Our democracy isn't perfect, but has tools to make it better.
    Angie Craig: Pledges to hold a monthly public town hall.
    Ilhan Omar: I have consistently delivered transparency in public office.
Gun Control
    Ilhan Omar: Proud to participate in action preventing gun violence.
Health Care
    Jason Lewis: Keep pre-existing condition coverage in replacement plans.
Immigration
    Ilhan Omar: Seeking asylum is a right; policy should be humane and just.
    Jim Hagedorn: Replace chain migration with merit-based system.
    Jim Hagedorn: Illegal immigration overwhelms communities; disrupts order.
    Jim Hagedorn: Build the wall to enforce legal immigration process.
Jobs
    Ilhan Omar: Fight for federal $15 minimum wage.
Tax Reform
    Jim Hagedorn: Trump tax cuts led to increased wages & low unemployment.
Welfare & Poverty
    Jim Hagedorn: Supports workfare: able-bodied welfare recipients must work.


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  • Angie Craig Democrat U.S. Rep Minnesota- 2
  • Ilhan Omar Democrat U.S. Rep Minnesota- 5
  • Jason Lewis Republican Senate challenger Minnesota
  • Jim Hagedorn Republican U.S. Rep Minnesota- 1

The above quotations are from News coverage of `Blue Wave` 2018 House races in Minnesota.

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