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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)

Book Reviews

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2008 Governor's State of the State speeches


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    from 2008 Governor's State of the State speeches (number of quotes indicated):
  • Bob McDonnell (1) Virginia Republican Governor
  • Charlie Crist (3) Florida Democratic Governor Challenger
  • Haley Barbour (7) Mississippi Former Republican Governor (2004-2012)
  • Jon Huntsman (4) Utah Former GOP Governor (2005-2009); Ambassador to China
  • Sarah Palin (13) Alaska Former Governor (resigned 2009); V.P. nominee (2008)
  • Steve Beshear (5) Kentucky Democratic Governor (term-limited 2015)
  • Tim Kaine (5) Virginia Democratic Nominee for Vice President
  • Tim Pawlenty (1) Minnesota Republican challenger and previous Governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Charlie Crist: Florida HOPE taskforce to help victims of housing crisis.
    Steve Beshear: Cut government spending due to the revenue shortfall.
    Steve Beshear: Some budget priorities won’t go away despite budget crisis.
    Steve Beshear: Revenue situation becomes a golden opportunity for change.
Crime
    Charlie Crist: Supports 10-20-Life and Stop Turning Out Prisoners program.
    Sarah Palin: We are tough on crime and beefing up law enforcement.
    Tim Kaine: Don't re-traumatize sex crime victims during investigation.
Drugs
    Jon Huntsman: End Meth Now: stop the scourge.
Education
    Haley Barbour: Continued large increases in funding higher education.
    Haley Barbour: Spending $8,500 per student is enough--no increase this year.
    Haley Barbour: Extra pay for experienced teachers and for mentoring.
    Sarah Palin: School debate should focus on accountability.
    Sarah Palin: Committed to providing strong education, including morals.
    Sarah Palin: Budget funds education, but will to work is also critical.
Energy & Oil
    Charlie Crist: $200M package for solar, wind, & biofuel from citrus.
    Sarah Palin: $250M for proven alternative energy, including wind & hydro.
    Sarah Palin: Gas pipelines are approved if they meet Alaska’s needs.
Environment
    Sarah Palin: We must encourage timber, mining, drilling, & fishing.
Families & Children
    Haley Barbour: Supports dyslexia screening and early childhood education.
Free Trade
    Tim Kaine: Engage with people from other countries in global commerce.
Government Reform
    Steve Beshear: Comprehensive ethics package to restore trust.
Gun Control
    Bob McDonnell: Keep guns out of hands of dangerously mentally ill.
    Tim Kaine: Instant background checks including mental health database.
Health Care
    Tim Pawlenty: Supports market-driven healthcare reform.
    Jon Huntsman: No denial of coverage because of minor ailments.
    Sarah Palin: Take personal responsibility for personal health & all areas.
    Sarah Palin: Doctors should manage health care, not bureaucracies.
    Sarah Palin: Personal responsibility & choices key to good health.
    Tim Kaine: Mental health system is chronically under-funded.
Homeland Security
    Haley Barbour: Defense industry is economic bright spot for MS.
    Sarah Palin: Armed forces, including my son, give us security and freedom.
Immigration
    Tim Kaine: Supercharged rhetoric causes hostility to New Americans.
Local Issues
    Jon Huntsman: Build the Legacy Parkway, and film industry.
Principles & Values
    Sarah Palin: Leadership is a responsibility to prepare for tomorrow.
Tax Reform
    Jon Huntsman: Historically high tax burden is now below national average.
    Haley Barbour: Commission to study state tax code & then cut taxes.
    Sarah Palin: Eliminate taxes that inhibit business.
Technology
    Haley Barbour: More funding for highway construction & improvement.
    Steve Beshear: Ideas are the foundation of any new economy.


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  • Bob McDonnell Virginia Republican Governor
  • Charlie Crist Florida Democratic Governor Challenger
  • Haley Barbour Mississippi Former Republican Governor (2004-2012)
  • Jon Huntsman Utah Former GOP Governor (2005-2009); Ambassador to China
  • Sarah Palin Alaska Former Governor (resigned 2009); V.P. nominee (2008)
  • Steve Beshear Kentucky Democratic Governor (term-limited 2015)
  • Tim Kaine Virginia Democratic Nominee for Vice President
  • Tim Pawlenty Minnesota Republican challenger and previous Governor

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