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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)
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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2018 Congressional race endorsements


    2018 House endorsement press releases:
  • MS-3: Pro-Life Caucus press release, "Congressman Michael Guest Joins Pro-Life Caucus," 1/17/2019
  • IA-4: Sioux City Journal, "Steve King should resign," by the Journal editorial board 1/15/19
  • CA-48: League of Conservation Voters, "LCV Action Fund Endorses Harley Rouda for Congress," by Holly Burke, 10/12/2018
  • MI-9: HRC Michigan, "Human Rights Campaign Endorses Andy Levin for U.S. Congress," September 28, 2018
  • FL-27: League of Conservation Voters, “LCV Action Fund Endorses Donna Shalala For Congress,” by Holly Burke, 9/13/2018
  • NJ-3: National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare, "Letter of Endorsement for Andy Kim" by Max Richtman, 8/29/2018
  • NY-19: NARAL Pro-Choice America, "NARAL Endorses Antonio Delgado for Congress", 8/17/2018
  • NJ-3: League of Conservation Voters, "LCV Action Fund endorses Andy Kim For Congress" by Holly Burke, 8/3/2018
  • NY-22: League of Conservation Voters, "NY LCV endorses Anthony Brindisi for Congress," by Holly Burke, 7/31/2018
  • SC-4: Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions, "Press release: endorsement of William Timmons," 04/25/18
  • NY-22: City & State New York, "Giffords-endorsed Anthony Brindisi has a 100% rating from the NRA", by Rebecca C. Lewis, 3/28/2018
  • NC-9: League of Conservation Voters, "LCV Action Fund Endorses Dan McCready for Congress," by Craig Auster, March 14, 2018
  • NY-22: NARAL Pro-Choice America, "Brindisi Earns Endorsement as a 'Man for Choice", March 2, 2018
  • TX-16 & TX-29: NARAL Pro-Choice America, "Candidates Earn Endorsement from Nation's Leading Pro-Choice Advocacy Group," 2/28/2018
  • TX-29: Environment Texas, "Environment Texas Endorses Sylvia Garcia for Congress," 2/20/2018
  • MI-8: Human Rights Campaign, "HRC Endorses Elissa Slotkin for Congress," by Ianthe Metzger, 1/23/2018
  • SC-6 and SC-1: South Carolina Equality endorses incumbent Jim Clyburn and challenger Joe Cunningham, www.EqualMeansEveryone.org

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Rashida Tlaib: Endorsed by NARAL Pro-Choice America.
    Antonio Delgado: Delgado receives NARAL endorsement for congressional race.
    Troy Balderson: 100% pro-life voting record; no tax dollars for abortions.
    Anthony Brindisi: Champion of reproductive freedom: a "Man for Choice".
Civil Rights
    Joe Biden: Endorsed diverse slate of candidates for Congress.
    James Clyburn: Voted for Hate Crimes Act & to repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell.
    Joe Cunningham: Pass Equality Act to give LGBTQ community equal protection.
    Andy Levin: Will work to end discrimination against LGBT+ people.
    Ilhan Omar: Fight for the liberation of our LGBTQ community.
Drugs
    Dusty Johnson: Support federal drug courts & treatment for opioids.
Energy & Oil
    Dusty Johnson: Applauded by Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions.
    Joe Neguse: Climate change is the existential crisis of our time.
    Andy Kim: We must be leaders in transition to green economy.
Environment
    Guy Reschenthaler: Supported Libre's Law: increased penalties for animal abuse.
    Anthony Brindisi: Consistent advocate of renewables, environmental protection.
    William Timmons: Develop alternative forms of energy such as solar and wind.
    Dan McCready: Environmental protection is a moral imperative.
    Dusty Johnson: Impose a "reasonable regulatory environment".
Foreign Policy
    Rashida Tlaib: Endorsed by Foreign Policy for America for world engagement.
Government Reform
    Paulette Jordan: She'll fight to stop corporate money silencing honest votes.
Gun Control
    Jennifer Wexton: Endorsed by the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence.
    Anthony Brindisi: Received 100% NRA rating; opponent of NY gun control laws.
Homeland Security
    Michael Waltz: Endorsed by veterans group "With Honor".
Jobs
    Kim Schrier: Endorsed by largest unions; supports card check legislation.
Social Security
    Andy Kim: Supports Social Security and its role for the elderly.
Technology
    Lori Trahan: Work with state and local government to fund infrastructure.


The above quotations are from 2018 Congressional race endorsements.


Special coverage of "Blue Wave" states:
  • CA: 7 new House members including 6 Democrats and 5 Democratic takeovers
  • FL: 5 new House members including 2 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers
  • MI: 5 new House members including 4 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers
  • MN: 5 new House members including 3 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers (and 1 Republican takeover!)
  • NJ: 4 new House members including 4 Democrats and 3 Democratic takeovers
  • NY: 4 new House members including 4 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers
  • PA: 7 new House members including 4 Democrats and 4 Democratic takeovers (with statewide redistricting)
  • TX: 10 new House members including 4 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers
  • VA: 5 new House members including 3 Democrats and 3 Democratic takeovers
  • Endorsements: Organizational endorsements of new House members, from groups that focus on one issue
  • All other states: 51 new House members including 17 Democratic takeovers
    Conclusion: the "Blue Wave" means Democrats took over Congress but the rest is media hype.

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