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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 Senate campaign websites

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    2024 Senate campaign websites:
  • 2024 Texas Senate campaign website, Roland Guitierrez, 8/28/23, (Link)
  • 2024_FL_Senate Campaign site, Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, downloaded 8/22/23, (DebbieForFlorida.com)
  • 2024_MD_Senate Campaign site, David Trone, downloaded 7/31/23, (DavidTrone.com)
  • 2024_ME_Senate Campaign site, David Costello, downloaded 7/24/23, (CostelloForSenate.com)
  • 2024_MI_Senate Campaign site, Leslie Love, downloaded 7/28/23, (LoveForMichigan)
  • 2024_NC_Senate Campaign site, Mark Walker, downloaded 8/2/23, (Walker4NC)
  • 2024_NH_Senate Campaign site, Kelly Ayotte, downloaded 8/1/23, (KellyForNH.com)
  • 2024_NV_Senate Campaign site, Sam Brown, downloaded 8/21/23, (CaptainSamBrown.com)
  • 2024_OH_Senate Campaign site, Frank LaRose, downloaded 7/25/23, (FrankLaRose.com)

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Matt Dolan: As a Catholic, protecting sanctity of human life is personal.
    Tim Sheehy: I believe the most precious gift from God is life.
    David Costello: Protect the reproductive rights of women.
    Frank LaRose: Prevent taxpayer-funded abortions for public employees.
    Sam Brown: Oppose any bill that pushes for federal funding of abortion.
    Gloria Johnson: Women should be trusted to make their own medical decisions.
    Marc Carmichael: Women's rights are human rights; codify Roe v Wade.
    Kari Lake: Does not support a federal ban, issue for states to decide.
Budget & Economy
    Tim Sheehy: Balance the budget and begin to lower our national debt .
    Frank LaRose: Championed adopting federal balanced budget amendment.
    Leslie Love: Provide financial assistance to disadvantaged businesses.
    Sam Brown: Will champion fiscal responsibility, spending accountability.
    Andy Kim: Mitigate risk of recurring damage due to extreme weather.
    Kari Lake: Cut spending, reduce bureaucracy, and free American workers.
    James Craig: It shouldn't take as much as it does to run the government.
    Mike Katz: Pass balanced budgets; pay down national debt.
    Scott Parkinson: Advocated for economic freedom, opportunity, and liberty.
Civil Rights
    Sam Brown: Cancel culture must not be encouraged by elected leaders.
    Marc Carmichael: Believes racism is still a cancer on the United States.
    Marc Carmichael: Stand up for LGBTQ youth being used as political pawns.
    Mike Katz: Shepherded a Delaware bill legalizing LGBTQ civil unions.
    Lucas Kunce: I worked to upend the domination of corporate monopolies.
    Mike Katz: Public-private partnerships for R&D and infrastructure.
    Ruben Gallego: Invest in public safety, fund violence intervention programs.
    David Costello: Focus increased resources on violent offenses.
    David Trone: Leader of Second Chance Task Force, improve reentry outcomes.
    Frank LaRose: Oppose defunding the police; protect qualified immunity.
    Kelly Ayotte: Strengthen penalties for dealers, end misguided bail reform.
    Leslie Love: Increase penalties for domestic violence and sexual assault.
    Sam Brown: Oppose any effort by the extreme left to defund the police.
    Gloria Johnson: FBI agent Dad investigated wickedness of Ku Klux Klan.
    Steve Garvey: The best way to deter crime is to enforce our laws.
    Barbara Lee: Co-Chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus.
    Frank LaRose: Led effort increasing penalties for opioid epidemic .
    Andy Kim: Educate the public on fentanyl & synthetic opioids.
    Marc Carmichael: Will push to reclassify marijuana as a Schedule 3 drug.
    Kari Lake: End federal support for so-called "harm reduction" policies.
    Jim Banks: Schools should educate--not indoctrinate--America's youth.
    Matt Dolan: Expand school choice; stop the creep of Critical Race Theory.
    Peter Ricketts: Scrap radically inappropriate sex education topics .
    Scott Parkinson: Will be a warrior defending parental rights in education.
    Tim Sheehy: It's important to have more choice in our education system.
    Frank LaRose: Children hurt by the big government education establishment.
    Kelly Ayotte: Will work to pass and sign the Parental Bill of Rights.
    Sam Brown: Commit to making school choice a reality across the country.
    Gloria Johnson: Fed up with pols attacking public school students & teachers.
    Marc Carmichael: Teachers shouldn't fear being fired over a book or movie.
    Kari Lake: Cut back federal interference in our local schools.
    James Craig: Mississippi provides a model that other states can replicate.
    Steve Garvey: Provide parents with more choices; reward great teachers.
    Tammy Murphy: Led charge to put place a climate curriculum in schools.
    Gail Lightfoot: Abolish the federal Department of Education.
    Gail Lightfoot: College loans hook students on borrowing, like drug pushers.
    Mike Katz: Early childhood education plays a critical role in life.
Energy & Oil
    Adam Schiff: I was an original co-sponsor of the Green New Deal.
    Tim Sheehy: Time to make America energy independent and dominant again.
    David Costello: An aggressive national, science-based climate action plan.
    Frank LaRose: End restrictions on oil/gas leasing, pipeline construction.
    Kelly Ayotte: Take an all-of-the-above approach to lower energy costs.
    Leslie Love: Promote renewable energy and environmental protection.
    Sam Brown: Extreme left energy agenda raises prices, destroys jobs.
    Marc Carmichael: Will take immediate action on global warming.
    Mike Rogers: Secure our energy independence; reduce regulations.
    Kari Lake: War on clean-burning oil & natural gas is counterproductive.
    James Craig: Biden is beholden to the far left climate change agenda.
    Tammy Murphy: Serves on board of Al Gore's Climate Reality Fund.
    Peter Ricketts: Biden's conservation goals would devastate state's economy.
    Mike Braun: EPA's new emissions standards are overbearing overreach.
    Tim Sheehy: Need to stand strong against the radical environmentalists.
    Tim Sheehy: We must repeal the new EPA job-killing energy regulations.
    David Costello: Enact more stringent air and water quality regulations.
    Kari Lake: Exempt western water projects from environmental review.
Families & Children
    David Costello: Provide universal pre-kindergarten and aftercare.
    Tammy Murphy: Rooted out institutional racism in pregnancy & childbirth.
Foreign Policy
    Bernie Moreno: Stop Chinese communist party from taking our data and land.
    David Costello: Expand military and intelligence gathering alliances.
    Frank LaRose: Oppose communist aggression, counter Iranian terror.
    Sam Brown: Preserve American interests through peace through strength.
    Mike Rogers: Among the first to sound alarm on security danger from China.
    James Craig: Israel is an important ally and a committed partner.
    James Craig: Making Ukrainians more safe makes Americans less safe.
    Steve Garvey: Important to work close with our allies against threats.
Free Trade
    Elissa Slotkin: Bring critical supply chains and manufacturing back home.
    James Craig: Combat Chinese influence with America First policies.
Government Reform
    Adam Schiff: Need to pass historic voting rights protection legislation.
    Elissa Slotkin: Proud to have never taken a dime of corporate PAC money.
    Jim Banks: Fought unconstitutional efforts to federalize our elections.
    Katie Porter: Only House Democrat to oppose return of earmarks.
    Scott Parkinson: Will fight for term limits on Members of Congress.
    David Costello: Mandate automatic voter registration, early and mail voting.
    Sam Brown: Nevada lands belong to the people, not DC bureaucrats.
    Sam Brown: Election integrity legislation will be a top priority.
    Andy Kim: No officials having stock ownership in individual companies.
    Marc Carmichael: Committed to confirming fair and impartial federal judges.
    James Craig: Regulations act as an obstacle for innovation, stifle growth.
    James Craig: Congressional term limits would help fix dysfunction.
    Steve Garvey: Get government out of the way of small businesses.
    Mike Katz: Alleviate regulatory burdens on small businesses & start-ups.
    Scott Parkinson: Will fight for term limits on Members of Congress.
Gun Control
    Alex Mooney: A+ Rating from the National Rifle Association.
    Barbara Lee: Banning assault weapons a crucial and long-overdue action.
    Elissa Slotkin: First rep to have two school shootings in her district.
    Matt Dolan: Keep firearm dealers open during pandemic-related shutdowns.
    Tim Sheehy: The radical gun control agenda threatens 2d Amendment rights.
    Kelly Ayotte: Defend our constitutional carry status, block infringements.
    Roland Gutierrez: Been a leading voice in state senate on gun violence.
    Sam Brown: I will always fight to protect the Second Amendment.
    Gloria Johnson: Demanded gun safety measures after mass school shooting.
    Marc Carmichael: Ban military style assault weapons, pass red flag law.
    James Craig: Armed, law-abiding populace is the best deterrent for crime.
Health Care
    Ruben Gallego: Supports Medicaid and Medicare expansion.
    Tim Sheehy: Government control of health care has made things worse.
    David Costello: Offer expanded Medicare to all who want it.
    David Trone: Championed fight against addiction, mental health crisis.
    Kelly Ayotte: Growing need in state for more mental health services.
    Roland Gutierrez: Established the Warrior Resiliency Center to treat PTSD .
    Sam Brown: Competition--not government--drives medical innovations.
    Andy Kim: Expand Medicare: cover vision, hearing, and dental benefits.
    Marc Carmichael: Lower drugs costs; push for Medicare for all.
    Tammy Murphy: Expand Medicaid coverage for women a year after childbirth.
    Mike Katz: Ensure universal access to quality affordable healthcare.
    Scott Parkinson: Against Leftist radicals' plan to end Medicare as we know it.
Homeland Security
    Alex Mooney: Prioritize the well-being of our service members & veterans.
    Jim Banks: Committed to investing in our men and women in uniform.
    Katie Porter: Voted against defense budget higher than what was requested.
    Tim Sheehy: Government must stop overlooking our veteran community.
    Tim Sheehy: We need to fund our military and stand strong against China.
    Frank LaRose: Underfunding military is biggest threat to national security.
    Kelly Ayotte: Ensure every veteran receives the support they need.
    Andy Kim: Helped veteran-owned businesses compete on federal projects.
    Steve Garvey: Modernize our military; achieve peace through strength.
    Mike Katz: Support active military; veterans a national imperative.
    Tim Sheehy: Finally put an end to illegal immigration once and for all.
    David Costello: Comprehensive reform, resolve nation's worker shortages.
    Kelly Ayotte: Enforce a zero-tolerance policy for sanctuary cities.
    Sam Brown: American sovereignty depends on full control of our borders.
    Kari Lake: Deport & ban anyone entering outside official port of entry.
    James Craig: Large-scale migration at Mexican border is an invasion.
    Lucas Kunce: Corrupt pols attack workers with "Right-to-Work" schemes.
    Tim Sheehy: Dedicated to agriculture community & ranching tradition.
    Leslie Love: Sponsored legislation on pay equity& women in skilled trades.
    Gerald Malloy: Rejuvenate America's entrepreneurial spirit: grow jobs.
Principles & Values
    Bernie Moreno: Priority: what is good for American workers and families?
    Lucas Kunce: Never forget the community you signed up to serve.
    Peter Ricketts: We remain the cornerstone of global peace and prosperity.
    Ruben Gallego: America can be a responsible leader on the world stage.
    Scott Parkinson: Parkinson is a Christian, husband, father and conservative .
    Lisa Blunt Rochester: Bright Hope Church instilled family with hope and resilience.
    Tim Sheehy: Work to build a future where we restore American greatness.
    Frank LaRose: Great progress for freedom for all makes America exceptional.
    Frank LaRose: Children are a gift from God and not an inconvenience.
    Kelly Ayotte: NH is one election away from turning into Massachusetts.
    Sam Brown: After injury Sam recognized God had given him a new life.
    Andy Kim: Inject some integrity and civility back into our politics.
    Steve Garvey: Holds MLB NL record for consecutive games played (1,207).
    Mike Katz: The two major parties are root cause of our divisive society.
    Mike Katz: American Dream is based on freedom and individual rights.
    Scott Parkinson: A Christian, husband, father, and conservative Virginian.
Social Security
    Alex Mooney: Reform Social Security to prevent insolvency & tax increases.
    Katie Porter: Increase benefits, improve adjustments for inflation.
    Tim Sheehy: Will fight to preserve benefits seniors have earned.
    David Costello: Raise FICA tax cap, increase benefits to low-income retirees.
    Debbie Mucarsel-Powell: Will always fight to protect Medicare & Social Security.
    James Craig: Eliminate taxation of Social Security benefits.
Tax Reform
    Adam Schiff: We need to ensure that the wealthy pay their fair share.
    Peter Ricketts: Enacted $1 billion in annual state tax relief.
    Ruben Gallego: End tax loopholes and exorbitant giveaways for the rich.
    David Costello: Ensure tax fairness via progressive tax reforms.
    Frank LaRose: The only candidate who has never voted to raise taxes.
    Kelly Ayotte: Never allow an income or sales tax to be imposed in NH.
    Marc Carmichael: No more gratuitous tax cuts for the rich and corporations.
    James Craig: The estate tax is a policy failure and should be eliminated.
    Steve Garvey: Career politicians increased taxes and fees, raised costs.
    Mike Katz: Reduce corporate tax burdens; simplify the tax code.
    Sam Brown: Vigorously enforce antitrust laws against Big Tech.
    Mike Rogers: Works with companies to protect data from bad-acting China.
War & Peace
    Lucas Kunce: Negotiated for fewer arms, less chance of conflict.
Welfare & Poverty
    Barbara Lee: Ending poverty is a moral and economic imperative .

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