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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)
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)
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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News coverage of `Red Wave` 2020 House races in California

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    from 2020 House CA elections (number of quotes indicated):
  • Anna Eshoo (4) Democrat U.S. Rep California-18
  • Christy Smith (3) Democrat U.S. Rep California-25
  • Jared Huffman (1) Democrat U.S. Rep California-2
  • Kamala Harris (1) California Democratic nominee for Vice President; California Senator
  • Katie Porter (2) Democrat U.S. Rep California- 45
  • Kevin McCarthy (1) Republican U.S. Rep California-23
  • Lauren Bobert (1)
  • Mike Garcia (3) Republican U.S. Rep California-25
  • Mike Levin (3) Democrat U.S. Rep California- 49
  • Nancy Pelosi (3) Democrat U.S. Rep California-12
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    2020 House race coverage:
  • CA-12: Breitbart blog, "FBI Stonewalling on Chinese Spy Ties," by Kristina Wong, 12/16/2020
  • CA-18, CA-25, and others:ScienceDebate.org questionnaire, Anna Eshoo and others, November 2020
  • CA-12: Sacramento Bee, "Nancy Pelosi defends marijuana's COVID-19 potential," by Summer Lin, July 31, 2020
  • CA-45: Salon.com, "Fox News host tries to grill Democratic Rep. Katie Porter, gets schooled," by Bob Brigham, April 26, 2020
  • CA-45: The Motley Fool e-zine, "Marijuana Industry's Inclusion in Future Coronavirus Relief Packages," by Eric Volkman, Apr 18, 2020
  • CA-2: Minnesota Reformer, "Families of kids with disabilities struggle with distance learning," by Rilyn Eischens, April 15, 2020
  • CA-12: CNN 2020 "State of the Union" interview of Gov. Mike DeWine, Pete Ricketts, and Nancy Pelosi, March 29, 2020
  • CA-49: The Hill e-zine, "Democrat presses top Trump official on rollback of safety regulations," by Rachel Frazin, 03/10/20
  • CA-49: San Diego Union Tribune, "Q&A: Mike Levin, candidate for the 49th Congressional District," Jan. 30, 2020

    Special coverage of "Red Wave" states:
  • CA: 7 new House members including 1 Democrat hold & 2 Republican holds; and 3 Republican takeovers + 1 SPEL takeover
  • FL: 5 new House members, including 2 Republican holds and 3 Republican takeovers
  • NY: 5 new House members including 3 Democrat holds & 1 Republican hold; and 1 Republican takeover + 1 SPEL hold
  • TX: 7 new House members, all 7 Republican holds.
  • All other states: 52 new House members including 10 Republican takeovers and 3 Democratic takeovers
  • Endorsements: Organizational endorsements of new House members, from groups that focus on one issue
  • 2021 House incumbents: continuing coverage of the 117th Congress
    Conclusion: the "Red Wave" means Republicans made some gains in Congress when they were expected to lose seats.

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Christy Smith: COVID: Help seniors with job info, maybe direct cash.
    Mike Garcia: COVID: help businesses & unemployed.
    Anna Eshoo: Allow medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder.
    Nancy Pelosi: Defended pro-marijuana position in COVID bill.
    Katie Porter: Relief for marijuana industry, including SBA assistance.
    Jared Huffman: Remote special ed financial strain for school districts.
Energy & Oil
    Kamala Harris: California fires show climate crisis is public health crisis.
    Mike Levin: You can protect environment and grow the economy.
    Mike Levin: Challenged easing of safety testing regulations.
Free Trade
    Katie Porter: Global economy is big reason for US economic engine.
Government Reform
    Anna Eshoo: Advocate for strong privacy laws to avoid online abuse.
    Nancy Pelosi: We don't accept Trump dismissing oversight provisions.
Gun Control
    Lauren Bobert: Pro-2A, Pro-Constitution, Anti-Socialism.
Health Care
    Anna Eshoo: Ban direct-to-consumer TV ads for prescription drugs.
    Christy Smith: Tie prescription prices to world prices; cap increases.
    Mike Garcia: Maintain integrity of Medicare; against Medicare for All.
    Nancy Pelosi: President's denial ultimately cost American lives.
Homeland Security
    Kevin McCarthy: FBI should brief Congress on member linked to suspected spy.
Social Security
    Christy Smith: Keep Social Security out of conversations about deficits.
    Mike Garcia: A contract that we absolutely must honor.
Tax Reform
    Mike Levin: 2017 tax cuts added $2 trillion to debt over ten years.
    Anna Eshoo: Promotes research & bills to better youth & maternal health.

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