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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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Survey of 2024 Gubernatorial campaign websites

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    2024 Gubernatorial campaign websites:
  • Delaware.gov, Office of the Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long, "Initiatives Overview," 9/14/23, (Link)
  • 2024 Delaware Gubernatorial Campaign website, Matt Meyer, 8/30/23, (Link)
  • 2024 Washington State Gubernatorial Campaign website, Hilary Franz, 8/29/23, (Link)
  • 2024_MO_Gov: Office of the Missouri Lieutenant-Governor, "Support for 'Missouri Stands with Ukraine' Initiative, Encouraging Local Purchasing Power," March 2, 2022, (Link)
  • 2024_NC_Gov: Press release, "Attorney General Josh Stein Challenges Decision to Block Access to Medication Abortion," 4/10/2023, (Link)
  • 2024_NC_Gov: Press release, "North Carolina and United Kingdom Sign Agreement to Strengthen Economic Ties and Transition to a Clean Energy Economy," July 20, 2022, (Link)
  • 2024_NC_Gov: Press release, "North Carolina National Guard to Provide Support and Military Equipment to Ukraine," April 28, 2022, (Link)
  • 2024_NC_Governor Campaign site, Mark Robinson, downloaded 7/30/23, (MarkRobinsonForNC.com)
  • 2024_NH_Governor Campaign site, Cinde Warmington, downloaded 8/23/23, (CindeWarmington.com)
  • 2024_WA_Governor Campaign site, Mark Mullet, downloaded 8/4/23, (MulletForGovernor.com)

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Bill Eigel: Voted for Heartbeat Bill banning abortion in Missouri.
    Patrick Morrisey: The first pro-life Attorney General in West Virginia history.
    JB McCuskey: McCuskey supported laws prohibiting abortion procedures.
    Andy Wells: I believe life begins at conception, but allow exceptions.
    Michael Morgan: Women must have access to healthcare, abortion services.
    Mike Braun: Secure and strengthen gains we have made to protect life.
    Bob Ferguson: Protect the right to bodily autonomy, reproductive freedom.
    Eric Doden: As a Christian, I am 100 percent pro-life.
    Eric Doden: Will be a champion for the unborn; for zero-cost adoption.
    Jay Ashcroft: Protect pre-born children regardless of circumstances.
    Curtis Hill: Supports legislation that restricts access to abortion.
    Brian King: Progressive mother's support for Roe v. Wade was influential.
Budget & Economy
    Bill Eigel: Cap spending immediately, reduce each year.
    Andy Wells: COVID-related spending by Congress caused inflation.
    Mark Mullet: Must factor affordability into every government decision.
    Mike Braun: America First economic agenda brought unmatched prosperity.
    Suzanne Crouch: Limit expenditures to a 2% inflation adjusted growth rate.
    Cinde Warmington: Approved additional $40M to expand rural broadband.
    Curtis Hill: Audit government to make appropriate budget cuts .
    JB McCuskey: Natural resources: engine for economic revitalization.
Civil Rights
    Michael Morgan: Equality should not depend on who you love, how you identify.
    Andy Wells: Supports Supreme Court ruling overturning Affirmative Action.
    Mike Braun: There only two genders; no biological males in girls' sports.
    Bob Ferguson: Won case guaranteeing rights for same-sex couples.
    Jay Ashcroft: Banning biological males from women's sports is a priority.
    Curtis Hill: Will end radical transgender athletic policies.
    Phil Lyman: Supports consenting adults, opposes gender indoctrination.
    Mike Braun: ESG puts investors and retirees at financial risk.
    Jay Ashcroft: Ethical investing is against shareholder interests.
    Curtis Hill: Cut state corporate income tax from 4.9% to 3.5%.
    Semi Bird: Hold prosecutors accountable for enforcing the rule of law.
    Mark Walker: Law enforcement hemorrhaging lacking support and resources.
    Andy Wells: Support the police, arrest criminals, send them to jail.
    Mark Mullet: Hire more police officers, access mental health treatment.
    Michael Morgan: Every citizen deserves a community where they feel safe.
    Mike Braun: Make sure the justice system is not failing law enforcement.
    Mike Braun: Violent criminals will serve hard time in state prison.
    James Craig: Reduced sentencing efforts undermines the deterrence effect.
    Bob Ferguson: Increased protections for survivors of human trafficking.
    Dave Reichert: Led team that captured the "Green River Killer".
    Dave Reichert: Co-sponsored Thin Blue Line Act to punish cop killers .
    Eric Doden: Prevent rogue prosecutors from unilaterally defying our laws.
    Jay Ashcroft: Local control of police has endangered public safety.
    Semi Bird: Mandatory maximum sentence for fentanyl distribution.
    Curtis Hill: Target criminal organizations, crack down on violent crime.
    Andy Wells: Support police as first line of defense .
    Eric Doden: For strongest sentencing guidelines for fentanyl crimes.
    Semi Bird: I will make Schedule 1 drugs a felony again.
    JB McCuskey: Stand by addicts and support thru recovery.
    Bill Eigel: Prohibit biological boys from playing in girls sports.
    Bill Eigel: Ban "hate-based ideology," other "woke" programs in schools.
    Bill Eigel: Give parents access to curricula and lesson plan records.
    Patrick Morrisey: Successfully defended the state's school choice laws.
    Semi Bird: Facilitate school choice including private and home schools.
    Mark Walker: Block federal mandates, get DC bureaucracy out of classrooms.
    Andy Wells: Schools should educate not indoctrinate students.
    Jennifer McCormick: Focused on a high-quality public education for every child.
    Michael Morgan: Every child deserves access to a quality public school.
    Mike Braun: Everyone should be able to enroll in school of their choice.
    Mike Braun: Ensure parents meaningful input on curriculum and materials.
    Tanner Smith: Quality education for students, competitive pay for teachers.
    Eric Doden: I support ensuring transparency in school curriculums.
    Jay Ashcroft: Our kids our deluged with inappropriate content.
    Semi Bird: Parental access to ALL curriculum materials used in class.
    Curtis Hill: Money should follow the student rather than the system.
    Phil Lyman: Ensure parental rights on education choices and curriculum.
    Phil Lyman: Protect conscience & religious belief in schools.
    JB McCuskey: Empower students and families: flexibility over bureaucracy.
Energy & Oil
    Moore Capito: The solution is to return our country to energy independence.
    Semi Bird: Maximize clean nuclear energy & hydroelectricity.
    JB McCuskey: Ensure prosperity for the coal industry--state's backbone.
    Mark Mullet: Make sure climate change policies aren't unaffordable.
    Michael Morgan: North Carolina ready to lead in conservation & green energy.
    Mike Braun: No transition to technologies that can't meet energy demands.
    Tanner Smith: Advocate for sustainable and diverse energy sources.
    Phil Lyman: Utah is already a leader in oil, gas, coal, and uranium.
    Andy Wells: Believe your own eyes at gas pump; economy not recovering.
    Patrick Morrisey: Recognized leader in the fight against federal overreach.
    JB McCuskey: Against burdensome climate rules that harm coal economy.
    Mike Braun: Farmers try to prosper while attacked by climate alarmists.
    Bob Ferguson: Defended Obama-era climate change protections.
    Curtis Hill: Partnered with Trump to fight EPA's excessive regulation.
Families & Children
    Mark Walker: Oppose child mutilations and gender reassignment surgery.
Foreign Policy
    Mike Kehoe: Response to Ukraine: Russia does not share our values.
    Jay Ashcroft: Wrote bill forbidding enemies from owning Missouri land.
Free Trade
    Mark Robinson: I lost not one, but two jobs due to NAFTA.
    Dave Reichert: Chaired Trade Subcommittee; championed free-trade agreements.
Government Reform
    Bill Eigel: No more machines; hand count ballots on election day.
    Semi Bird: Help farmers, ranchers mitigate regulatory barriers.
    JB McCuskey: West Virginia has become most transparent state in America.
    Mark Mullet: Make our permitting process more predictable and timelier.
    Michael Morgan: There's an urgent need to protect our democratic principles.
    Mike Braun: Mike fought against the federal takeover of elections.
    Bob Ferguson: Secured the largest campaign finance penalty in history.
    Dave Reichert: Lower taxes and reduce regulations to grow economy.
    Dave Reichert: Make state government open, responsive, and inclusive.
    Curtis Hill: As A.G., fought burdensome federal overreach.
    Curtis Hill: Set new precedents of transparency and accountability.
    Phil Lyman: Seen his best friends killed due to federal overreach.
    Phil Lyman: Get real about bona fide attacks on our elections.
Gun Control
    Bill Eigel: 2nd amendment protects us from tyrannical government.
    JB McCuskey: Gun rights fundamental for sport, freedom, and protection.
    Andy Wells: Gun owner, supports the right to keep and bear arms.
    Bethany Hall-Long: Worked with state legislature to pass assault weapons ban.
    Bob Ferguson: Ban the sale of assault weapons and high-capacity magazines.
    Eric Doden: I am a firearm owner and 100% pro-Second Amendment.
    Curtis Hill: Proud that Indiana is a constitutional-carry state.
Health Care
    Semi Bird: Mental health & addiction are root cause of homelessness.
    Bill Eigel: Prohibit transgender-related treatment for children under 18.
    Michael Morgan: Quality, affordable healthcare is a fundamental human right.
    Mike Braun: Innovation, competition can address high cost of healthcare.
    Mike Braun: Will never lockdown state or mandate masks for kids.
    Bob Ferguson: Defended the Affordable Care Act from legal attack.
    Eric Doden: Ensure hospitals provide full transparency in pricing.
    Eric Doden: Opposes gender affirming treatments or therapies for minors .
    Brian King: Important to make mental health treatment more accessible.
Homeland Security
    Bob Ferguson: Strengthened consumer protections for veterans, military .
    Andy Wells: Secure the border and stop illegal immigration, period.
    Bob Ferguson: Opposed Muslim Travel Ban; blocked rescinding DACA.
    Bill Eigel: Defund all government DEI-based positions and programs .
    Bethany Hall-Long: A card-carrying union member at University of Delaware.
    Michael Morgan: Our economy should offer equal pay for equal work.
    Bob Ferguson: Defended state's minimum wage against legal challenge.
Principles & Values
    Bill Eigel: Prosecution of Trump is atrocious abuse of power.
    Bill Eigel: I believe that God has a plan for each and every one of us.
    Moore Capito: Faith, family and freedom are nation's foundational values.
    Semi Bird: Raised in a Christian environment; no "victim mentality".
    Suzanne Crouch: Will protect our faith, families, and freedom.
    JB McCuskey: Fighting for West Virginians and their conservative values.
    Mark Walker: With Lord's guidance will fight radicals & political elites.
    Andy Wells: Politicians don't solve problems; they create problems.
    Bethany Hall-Long: To whom much is given, much is expected.
    Mike Braun: Save America by making Indiana a beacon of freedom.
    Mike Braun: The Constitution protects our God-given rights.
    Tanner Smith: Montana born and raised, great pride in "God's country".
    Bob Ferguson: An internationally rated chess master.
    Curtis Hill: Guided by faith; strongly advocates for traditional values.
    Eric Doden: My values traced to faith, family, small town roots.
    Curtis Hill: Advocate for Hoosiers, not Washington lobbyists.
    Brian King: I believe that it is Christlike to challenge the status quo.
    Brian King: Opposes restricting freedoms in the names of religion.
    Ryan Busse: Running as a champion for our Montana way of life.
Social Security
    Curtis Hill: Eliminate the state income tax on retirement benefits.
Tax Reform
    Bill Eigel: Repeal the regressive state personal property tax.
    Bill Eigel: Eliminate the corporate and personal income tax in Missouri.
    Moore Capito: Always be working to cut taxes so people can reinvest more.
    JB McCuskey: Simply put, West Virginians need less taxes, not more.
    Mike Braun: Reducing the size of government is the key to cutting taxes.
    Suzanne Crouch: Axe the Tax: Return budget surpluses; eliminate income tax.
    Tanner Smith: Implement policies to lower taxes, promote economic growth.
    Eric Doden: Make school teachers exempt from state income tax.
    Semi Bird: Provide tax relief; reduce spending; restructure welfare.
    Curtis Hill: Cut spending; eliminate income tax on earners aged 18-35.
    Mark Walker: Expand our agricultural footprint with widespread broadband.
    Curtis Hill: Protect personal information from Big Tech monopolies .
Welfare & Poverty
    Semi Bird: Restructure welfare from a hand-out to a hand-up system.
    Semi Bird: Cause of homelessness is mental illness, not affordability.

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