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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)
Books by and about the 2016 presidential election
What Happened ,
by Hillary Clinton (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Becoming ,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

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Winners and Losers
Senate candidates from Vermont



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    from Past and present Senate candidates from Vermont (number of quotes indicated):
  • Bernie Sanders (2) Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Brooke Paige (11) Republican Senate Challenger Vermont
  • John MacGovern (14) Democratic Challenger for VT Senator Vermont
  • Lawrence Zupan (8) Republican Challenger Vermont
  • Patrick Leahy (4) Democratic Sr Senator Vermont
  • Scott Milne (17) Democratic Challenger for VT Senator Vermont
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Abortion
    Scott Milne: Pro-life; and no free birth control.
    Scott Milne: Pro-choice but exact positions are unknown.
    John MacGovern: Don't require churches to provide birth control to staff.
    John MacGovern: Opposes abortion in most cases.
    John MacGovern: Religious liberty trumps contraception health insurance.
Budget & Economy
    Lawrence Zupan: Build an opportunity economy, with growth for generations.
    John MacGovern: Budget deficit is a moral issue as well as economic issue.
    John MacGovern: Our most serious problem is skyrocketing national debt.
Civil Rights
    Scott Milne: Opposes affirmative action.
    Scott Milne: Supported civil unions in 2000.
Corporations
    Brooke Paige: Streamline regulations to make Vermont "business friendly".
    Patrick Leahy: Amend Constitutional to declare corporations are NOT people.
    John MacGovern: Don't demonize private sector that produces jobs & growth.
Crime
    Brooke Paige: Establish uniform sentencing and incarceration guidelines.
    Scott Milne: Supports the death penalty.
Drugs
    Brooke Paige: Legalize and commercialize marijuana, but not "hard drugs".
    Scott Milne: Does not support the legalization of marijuana.
    Scott Milne: Pass tougher drug laws instead of decriminalizing.
Education
    Brooke Paige: Reject Common Core; protect local control.
    Lawrence Zupan: High tuition costs pay for facilities; learn online instead.
    Scott Milne: Rethink how government funds education.
Energy & Oil
    Brooke Paige: Develop alternative energy if affordable and reliable.
    Patrick Leahy: Human-caused climate change is accelerating.
Environment
    Brooke Paige: Fund program for fertilizer runoff to reduce water pollution.
    Brooke Paige: Farmers are unfairly blamed for fertilizer pollution.
    Lawrence Zupan: New farming technologies improve water quality.
    Scott Milne: Lake Champlain is a natural treasure we must preserve.
Families & Children
    Lawrence Zupan: Cost of paid family leave burden falls on small businesses.
Foreign Policy
    Scott Milne: US out of the UN, and UN out of the US.
    John MacGovern: Developed energy projects in China and Southeast Asia.
Government Reform
    Brooke Paige: Implement ethics and transparency rues for state government.
    Scott Milne: Washington gridlock results from too-long incumbency.
Gun Control
    Scott Milne: Rated 50% by Gun Owners of Vermont.
Health Care
    Brooke Paige: Reject single-payer healthcare and Vermont Health Connect.
    Lawrence Zupan: End mandate; start interstate competition.
    Scott Milne: Promises of cost savings are likely a pipe dream.
    John MacGovern: Dislikes President Obama's health care act.
Homeland Security
    Lawrence Zupan: Government doesn't provide veterans with proper health care.
    Patrick Leahy: End the NSA's bulk collection program.
    John MacGovern: No new F-35 fighter jets at Burlington Airport.
    Bernie Sanders: F-35 fighter planes OK at Burlington Airport.
    John MacGovern: No noisy F-35 fighter planes at Burlington Airport.
Immigration
    Lawrence Zupan: Stronger immigration controls; enforcement essential.
    Scott Milne: No immigrant benefits; no DREAMers; no amnesty.
    Scott Milne: Opposed to the EB-5 program due to poor regulation in VT.
Jobs
    Patrick Leahy: Raise minimum wage & eliminate gender pay gap.
    Scott Milne: Focus on creating new jobs by changing Vermont's reputation.
Principles & Values
    Lawrence Zupan: Running on principles of life, liberty and private property.
    Brooke Paige: Nominee for Secretary of State (won 4 other nominations too).
    Bernie Sanders: Lost campaigns in 1972, 1974 & 1988 before winning in 1990.
    John MacGovern: Runs the Hanover Institute, a Dartmouth alumni group.
    John MacGovern: Served four terms in the Massachusetts legislature.
    John MacGovern: Raised on an organic communal dairy farm.
Tax Reform
    Brooke Paige: Vermont should not be the "Land of Endless Taxes".
    Scott Milne: Cap the state-wide property tax in first two weeks.
War & Peace
    John MacGovern: No nation-building in Afghanistan or Iraq.


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