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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)

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2020 Arkansas Senatorial race: debates and news coverage


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    from 2020 AR Senatorial race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Asa Hutchinson (1) Arkansas Republican Governor
  • Dan Whitfield (30) Independent Senate challenger Arkansas
  • Josh Mahony (4) Democratic Senate challenger Arkansas
  • Ricky Dale Harrington (10) Libertarian Senate challenger Arkansas
  • Tom Cotton (5) Republican Senator Arkansas
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    Arkansas 2020 Senatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, "Bill by Sen. Tom Cotton targets curriculum on slavery," by Frank E. Lockwood, July 26, 2020
  • Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, "Cotton: Order must be restored," by Frank E. Lockwood, June 2, 2020
  • KARK-TV Little Rock NBC-4, "Lawsuits over gathering signatures for November ballot go to trial," by Jay Bir, May 28, 2020
  • THV11 Digital, "Sen. Cotton accused of racism for using 'China virus' to describe coronavirus," March 30, 2020
  • TalkBusiness.net, "Libertarians nominate candidates for Senate, Congress," by Steve Brawner, October 27, 2019
  • The Pine Bluff Commercial, "Harrington to challenge Cotton in 2020," Oct 7, 2019
  • Talk Business & Politics, "Sen. Cotton says he asked Danish ambassador about selling Greenland," 8/21/2019
  • Arkansas Democrat Gazette, "Cotton supports law to keep mentally ill from acquiring guns," by Tracy Neal, 8/6/19
  • Texarkana Gazette, "Mahony launches 'Arkansas first' campaign to unseat Sen. Cotton," by Karl Richter, 7/27/19
  • RouteFifty.com, "Republican Governors Want Trade War With China Over Quickly," by Dave Nyczepir, Feb. 22, 2019
  • Southwest Times Record, "Is global climate change man-made? 3rd District candidates respond," by John Lovett, 10/28/18

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Corporations
    Dan Whitfield: Close loopholes so corporations pay more than zero in taxes.
Crime
    Dan Whitfield: End the corruption of private prisons.
    Dan Whitfield: Greater firepower is not solution; deal with systemic racism.
    Tom Cotton: Zero tolerance for destruction during protests.
    Ricky Dale Harrington: Prisons shouldn't profit off of people.
    Ricky Dale Harrington: Prisons shouldn't profit off of people.
    Ricky Dale Harrington: Reduce prison population; impose sentencing caps.
Drugs
    Dan Whitfield: Let voters in each state determine how to treat marijuana.
    Tom Cotton: Stiffer penalties for deceptively trafficking in fentanyl.
    Dan Whitfield: Marijuana should be federally decriminalized.
Education
    Dan Whitfield: Free college for 2-year degrees; lower interest rates.
    Dan Whitfield: Promote vocational training for those not going to college.
    Dan Whitfield: Raise teacher's minimum salary to $40,000.
    Dan Whitfield: Cap the interest rate on Federal Student Loans at 1-2%.
    Dan Whitfield: Raise teachers' salaries from $33K to $40K.
Energy & Oil
    Dan Whitfield: Climate change is real; make Arkansas leader in clean energy.
    Dan Whitfield: Climate change exists even if we pretend it doesn't.
    Josh Mahony: Climate change is man-made.
Foreign Policy
    Ricky Dale Harrington: As missionary in China, saw lack of rights under Communism.
    Tom Cotton: Buy strategically-important Greenland, to block China.
Free Trade
    Asa Hutchinson: Supports high tariffs to eventually lead to low tariffs.
Government Reform
    Dan Whitfield: Elected officials should give up financial privacy.
    Dan Whitfield: All elected officials should liquidate their portfolios.
    Dan Whitfield: Corporate spending is not speech; end Citizens United.
    Dan Whitfield: Sued over signature requirement for ballot during pandemic.
    Dan Whitfield: Elected officials should give up rights to financial privacy.
Gun Control
    Dan Whitfield: Disarming citizens unconstitutional, but check backgrounds.
    Dan Whitfield: Disarming citizens against everything America stands for.
    Ricky Dale Harrington: Right of people to bear arms "shall not be infringed".
    Ricky Dale Harrington: Right of people to bear arms shall not be infringed.
    Josh Mahony: Mental health reform, but we need Congress to pass it.
    Tom Cotton: Mental health reform to block access to firearms.
    Josh Mahony: Mental health reform; but how do we do it?
    Tom Cotton: Mental health reform; but how do we do it?
Health Care
    Dan Whitfield: Medicare for All--human misery should never be monetized.
    Dan Whitfield: Coronavirus: China is not the enemy; COVID-19 is.
    Dan Whitfield: Universal healthcare, like every other industrialized nation.
    Josh Mahony: Supports public option; preserve private health insurance.
Immigration
    Dan Whitfield: End migrant child detention facilities: use foster care.
Jobs
    Dan Whitfield: Large corporations required to pay $15 minimum wage.
    Dan Whitfield: Regain workers' rights and protections through Unionism.
Principles & Values
    Ricky Dale Harrington: Libertarian for those unhappy with Democrats AND Republicans.
    Ricky Dale Harrington: Converted from Blue-Dog Democrat; married with three kids.
Tax Reform
    Dan Whitfield: Close loopholes for wealthy; lower taxes for working class.
Technology
    Dan Whitfield: Internet info should be personal property, not providers'.
War & Peace
    Dan Whitfield: Bring troops home; stop destabilizing foreign governments.
    Dan Whitfield: America has been in the business of war for far too long.
    Ricky Dale Harrington: End costly wars and foreign entanglements.
    Ricky Dale Harrington: Repeal the War Powers Act & Patriot Act.
Welfare & Poverty
    Dan Whitfield: Require all homeless shelters to be handicap accessible.


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