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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)

Book Reviews

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2021 New Jersey Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2021 NJ Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Doug Steinhardt (4) New Jersey Republican candidate for Governor 2022 (withdrew)
  • Hirsh Singh (4) New Jersey Republican candidate for Governor
  • Jack Ciattarelli (23) New Jersey Republican Challenger
  • Phil Murphy (2) New Jersey Democratic 2021 Gubernatorial contender
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    New Jersey 2021 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Lehigh Valley News, "Lopatcong's Doug Steinhardt launches campaign for New Jersey Senate," by Kurt Bresswein, Oct. 01, 2022, (Link)
  • Newark Star Ledger, "Fighting 'extremely alarming' voting laws a big priority as NAACP convention begins in N.J.," by Brent Johnson, Jul. 14, 2022, (Link)
  • The Newark Star Ledger, "GOP governor candidate Ciattarelli wants more exemptions to refuse vaccinations in N.J.," by Brent Johnson, Jul 27, 2021
  • Gothamist.com, "'We're Not Teaching Sodomy In 6th Grade': GOP Nominee For N.J. Governor Wants To End LGBTQ Curriculum," by Matt Katz, July 13, 2021
  • New Jersey Globe, "Murphys join forces with Bon Jovi for Ukraine aid," by Joey Fox, April 05 2022, (Link)
  • Middletown Patch, "NJ Gov. Candidate Against Vaccine Passports, Rutgers' Mandate," by Carly Baldwin, Apr 1, 2021
  • Business Facilities, "Israel's Ben Gurion University and NJIT are teaming up to create an Institute of Future Technologies based in the Garden State," March/April 2021
  • The Rider News, "Ciattarelli brings campaign for governor to Rider and pushes Murphy on policy," by Stephen Neukam, March 10, 2021
  • Politico.com, "Capitol insurrection may have claimed its first GOP candidacy," by Matt Friedman, 01/13/2021, (Link)
  • The Bergen Record, "A month after joining NJ governor's race, Doug Steinhardt abruptly exits," by Dustin Racioppi, 1/11/21
  • The Ridgewood Blog, "Gubernatorial Candidate Ciattarelli Looks to Revive Republican Fortunes," January 6, 2021
  • ABC This Week interview of Phil Murphy on 2021 New Jersey gubernatorial race, 12.13.2020
  • New Jersey Globe, "Singh launches bid for Governor against Murphy," by David Wildstein, November 09, 2020
  • InsiderNJ.com, "Ciattarelli Announces Campaign Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation," February 12, 2020
  • Bridgewater Courier News, "Jersey guy Jack Ciattarelli adds fire to his gubernatorial campaign," by Mike Deak, Jan. 22, 2020
  • InsiderNJ.com, "Hirsh Singh on 2019 Elections: Restoring conservative values to NJ," November 12, 2019
  • The Newark Star Ledger, "Property taxes, pensions, guns and more: How your next N.J. governor stands on big issues," by Brent Johnson, May 15, 2019
  • Catholic Online, "Catholic governor signs assisted suicide law 'after careful prayer'," 4/16/2019
  • InsiderNJ.com , "Jack Ciattarelli: A Wendell Willkie and Larry Hogan in Waiting," by Alan Steinberg, April 9, 2019
  • Bergen Record, "First GOP challenger announces run to unseat NJ Gov. Phil Murphy," by Dustin Racioppi, Jan. 21, 2020

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Doug Steinhardt: Conservative, pro-life, Lifetime NRA member.
Budget & Economy
    Jack Ciattarelli: Lower property taxes, grow the economy.
    Jack Ciattarelli: Pandemic restaurant restrictions devastated the economy.
Civil Rights
    Jack Ciattarelli: Prohibits discrimination & harassment among campaign.
    Jack Ciattarelli: Adopt Delaware's bylaws; cut corporate tax rate in half.
    Jack Ciattarelli: Drug epidemic should remain a priority.
    Doug Steinhardt: General counsel to Law Enforcement Against Drugs (L.E.A.D.).
    Jack Ciattarelli: Re-balance over-funded vs/ under-funded school districts.
    Jack Ciattarelli: Don't mandate college vaccination until others vaccinated.
    Jack Ciattarelli: We're going to roll back the LGBTQ curriculum; goes too far.
    Jack Ciattarelli: Reconfigure state school funding to where it's needed today.
Energy & Oil
    Jack Ciattarelli: Should accelerate use of natural gas, not phase it out.
    Jack Ciattarelli: Will be a green governor; safe, clean water imperative.
Government Reform
    Hirsh Singh: Corrupt vote-by-mail system destroyed election's integrity.
    Jack Ciattarelli: Call for Constitutional Convention and referendums.
    Jack Ciattarelli: Require photo ID, purge voter rolls, allow early voting.
    Jack Ciattarelli: Don't bring California's "insane regulations" to New Jersey.
    Doug Steinhardt: Automatic voter registration would favor Democrats.
Health Care
    Hirsh Singh: COVID: don't stop family get-togethers for Thanksgiving.
    Jack Ciattarelli: Protect those with pre-existing conditions; lower costs.
    Jack Ciattarelli: COVID: Against requiring showing proof of vaccination.
    Jack Ciattarelli: Would veto ending religious exemptions for vaccinations.
    Phil Murphy: Pounding away against anti-vax bloc: they're safe, they work.
    Jack Ciattarelli: Let local law agencies work with ICE on illegal immigration.
    Jack Ciattarelli: Reform public employee benefits system.
Principles & Values
    Hirsh Singh: Claims Antifa is "radical, paramilitary arm" of Democrats.
    Jack Ciattarelli: Don't make New Jersey the California of the East Coast.
    Doug Steinhardt: Put America and New Jersey first.
Social Security
    Hirsh Singh: Move new state employees to 401k-style retirement plan.
Tax Reform
    Jack Ciattarelli: School funding formula is root of property tax growth.
    Jack Ciattarelli: Top priorities: lower property tax, reform state tax code.
    Jack Ciattarelli: Contract with NJ GOP: lower taxes, cut spending, reduce debt.
    Phil Murphy: Joint venture with Israel for technological R&D.

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  • Doug Steinhardt New Jersey Republican candidate for Governor 2022 (withdrew)
  • Hirsh Singh New Jersey Republican candidate for Governor
  • Jack Ciattarelli New Jersey Republican Challenger
  • Phil Murphy New Jersey Democratic 2021 Gubernatorial contender

The above quotations are from 2021 New Jersey Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage. Gov. Murphy up for re-election in 2021:
2021 NJ Gubernatorial debate
Phil Murphy(D)
vs.Jack Ciattarelli(R)
Past gubernatorial races:
2017 New Jersey gubernatorial debate,
Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno (R, won 2017 primary)
Phil Murphy(D, won 2017 election)
vs.Ray Lesniak(D, lost 2017 primary)
Mayor Steve Fulop (declined Dem. primary, Sept. 2016)
Seth Kaper-Dale(G)
Former gubernatorial races:
2013 New Jersey gubernatorial debates
2009 N.J. gubernatorial debates
Former Challengers:
State Sen. Barbara Buono (D)

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