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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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Abortion
    Ben Cline: Life begins at conception.
    Carol Miller: Life begins at conception; never allow abortion.
    Chip Roy: Life begins at conception; don't fund Planned Parenthood.
    Dan Crenshaw: Life begins at conception; don't fund Planned Parenthood.
    Dan Meuser: Protect life from conception, except for rape & incest.
    Greg Steube: Life begins at conception; exception only for maternal life.
    Jim Baird: Protect life at conception; only exception is maternal life.
    John Rose: Life begins at conception; don't fund Planned Parenthood.
    Kevin Hern: Life begins at conception; abortion only for maternal life.
    Mark E. Green: Protect unborn except when maternal life at risk.
    Mark Harris: Life begins at conception; no exceptions on taking life.
    Michael Waltz: Life begins at conception; only exception is maternal life.
    Pete Stauber: Life begins at conception.
    Ron Wright: Life begins at conception; never allow abortion.
    Ross Spano: Life begins at conception; exception only for maternal life.
    Russ Fulcher: Life begins at conception; adoption instead of abortion.
    Steve Watkins: Protect life from conception, except for rape & incest.
Budget & Economy
    Carol Miller: Pass a balanced budget amendment to U.S. Constitution.
    Chip Roy: Balance budget; cut spending; simplify taxes.
    Dan Crenshaw: Balanced budget; flatter taxes; less burdensome regulations.
    Dan Meuser: Pass a balanced budget; then cut taxes & regulations.
    Greg Steube: Pass a balanced budget; then promote free market.
    Jim Baird: Pass balanced budget; cut red tape; reduce regulations.
    Kevin Hern: Pass a balanced budget; then cut spending.
    Mark E. Green: Pass a balanced budget then get out of the way.
    Mark Harris: Pass a balanced budget; ensure competition to drive growth.
    Michael Waltz: Pass a balanced budget; focus on limited government.
    Ron Wright: Pass a balanced budget then get out of the way.
    Ross Spano: Pass a balanced budget, then low taxes & low regulations.
    Russ Fulcher: Pass a balanced budget; then ensure open market.
    Steve Watkins: Pass a balanced budget; preserve capitalism & free market.
Corporations
    Dan Meuser: Built a business; understand unique challenges of owners.
    Kevin Hern: I am a job creator; I employ over 700 Oklahomans.
    Mark E. Green: Big government kills small businesses.
    Mark Harris: Continue to lower corporate tax rates.
    Russ Fulcher: Simpler, lower taxes for small businesses.
    Steve Watkins: Encourage corporations to keep jobs within our nation.
Crime
    Carol Miller: Supports the death penalty.
    Chip Roy: Supports the death penalty.
    Dan Crenshaw: Supports the death penalty.
    Dan Meuser: Supports the death penalty.
    Greg Steube: Supports the death penalty.
    Jim Baird: Supports the death penalty.
    Kevin Hern: Supports the death penalty.
    Mark E. Green: Supports the death penalty.
    Mark Harris: Supports the death penalty.
    Michael Waltz: Supports the death penalty.
    Ron Wright: Supports the death penalty.
    Ross Spano: Supports the death penalty.
    Russ Fulcher: Supports the death penalty.
    Steve Watkins: Supports the death penalty.
Education
    Carol Miller: No tuition-free public college.
    Chip Roy: No tuition-free public college.
    Dan Crenshaw: No tuition-free public college.
    Dan Meuser: No tuition-free public college.
    Greg Steube: No tuition-free public college.
    Jim Baird: No tuition-free public college.
    Kevin Hern: No tuition-free public college.
    Mark E. Green: No tuition-free public college.
    Mark Harris: No tuition-free public college.
    Michael Waltz: No tuition-free public college.
    Ron Wright: No tuition-free public college.
    Ross Spano: No tuition-free public college.
    Russ Fulcher: No tuition-free public college.
    Steve Watkins: No tuition-free public college.
Energy & Oil
    Chip Roy: Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility.
    Dan Crenshaw: Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility.
    Dan Meuser: Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility.
    Greg Steube: Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility.
    Jim Baird: Additional regulations needed to prevent climate change.
    Kevin Hern: Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility.
    Mark E. Green: Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility.
    Mark Harris: Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility.
    Michael Waltz: Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility.
    Ron Wright: Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility.
    Ross Spano: Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility.
    Russ Fulcher: Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility.
    Steve Watkins: Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility.
Families & Children
    Ben Cline: Let businesses & groups act on their beliefs about marriage.
    Carol Miller: Let businesses & groups act on their beliefs about marriage.
    Chip Roy: Marriages are one-man-one-woman; so are bathrooms.
    Dan Crenshaw: Let businesses act on their beliefs of marriage.
    Dan Meuser: Marriages are one-man-one-woman; so are bathrooms.
    Greg Steube: Marriages are one-man-one-woman; so are bathrooms.
    Jim Baird: Marriages are one-man-one-woman; so are bathrooms.
    Kevin Hern: Marriages are sacrament between one man and one woman.
    Mark E. Green: Marriages are one-man-one-woman; so are bathrooms.
    Mark Harris: Marriages are one-man-one-woman; so are bathrooms.
    Michael Waltz: Marriages are one-man-one-woman; so are bathrooms.
    Ron Wright: Marriages are one-man-one-woman; so are bathrooms.
    Ross Spano: Marriages are one-man-one-woman; so are bathrooms.
    Russ Fulcher: Marriages are one-man-one-woman; so are bathrooms.
    Steve Watkins: Marriage is one-man-one-woman; let businesses act on that.
Foreign Policy
    Carol Miller: Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations.
    Chip Roy: Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations.
    Dan Crenshaw: Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations.
    Dan Meuser: Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations.
    Greg Steube: Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations.
    Jim Baird: Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations.
    Kevin Hern: Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations.
    Mark E. Green: Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations.
    Mark Harris: Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations.
    Michael Waltz: Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations.
    Ron Wright: Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations.
    Ross Spano: Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations.
    Russ Fulcher: Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations.
    Steve Watkins: Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations.
Government Reform
    Jim Baird: End the political class' grip on power in Washington.
Gun Control
    Carol Miller: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
    Chip Roy: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
    Dan Meuser: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
    Greg Steube: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
    Jim Baird: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
    John Rose: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
    Kevin Hern: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
    Mark E. Green: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
    Mark Harris: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
    Michael Waltz: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
    Ron Wright: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
    Ross Spano: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
    Russ Fulcher: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
    Steve Watkins: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
Health Care
    Chip Roy: Health insurance via free market plus Medicaid block grants.
    Dan Crenshaw: More HSAs and cross-state insurance, not government.
    Dan Meuser: Affordable insurance via competition & HSAs.
    Greg Steube: Health insurance via free market, not via government.
    Jim Baird: Repeal ObamaCare & replace with free market driven system.
    Kevin Hern: We must repeal ObamaCare; more HSAs and elf-insurance.
    Mark E. Green: Repeal ObamaCare; put back free market principles.
    Mark Harris: Market-based and patient driven reform.
    Mark Harris: Health insurance is not a government responsibility.
    Michael Waltz: Health insurance is not a government responsibility.
    Michael Waltz: Health insurance is not a government responsibility.
    Ron Wright: Health insurance across state lines, not from Washington.
    Ross Spano: Insurance across state lines & via business associations.
    Russ Fulcher: Health insurance is not a government responsibility.
    Steve Watkins: Health insurance via true free-market approach.
Homeland Security
    Carol Miller: Peace maintained via a strong military.
    Chip Roy: Peace maintained via a strong military.
    Dan Crenshaw: Peace maintained via a strong military.
    Dan Meuser: Peace maintained via a strong military.
    Greg Steube: Peace maintained via a strong military.
    Jim Baird: Peace maintained via a strong military.
    Kevin Hern: Peace maintained via a strong military.
    Mark E. Green: Peace maintained via a strong military.
    Mark Harris: Peace maintained via a strong military.
    Michael Waltz: Peace maintained via a strong military.
    Ron Wright: Peace maintained via a strong military.
    Ross Spano: Peace maintained via a strong military.
    Russ Fulcher: Peace maintained via a strong military.
    Steve Watkins: Peace maintained via a strong military.
Immigration
    Ben Cline: Build the border wall.
    Carol Miller: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
    Chip Roy: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
    Dan Crenshaw: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
    Dan Meuser: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
    Greg Steube: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
    Jim Baird: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
    John Rose: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
    Kevin Hern: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
    Mark E. Green: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
    Mark Harris: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
    Michael Waltz: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
    Ron Wright: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
    Ross Spano: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
    Russ Fulcher: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
    Steve Watkins: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
Jobs
    Chip Roy: Eliminating regulations (like livable income) creates jobs.
    Dan Crenshaw: Removing regulations (like livable income) creates jobs.
    Dan Meuser: Reducing regulations (like livable income) creates jobs.
    Greg Steube: Livable income is not a government responsibility.
    Jim Baird: Livable income no; free market yes.
    Kevin Hern: No livable income; remove incentives of unemployment.
    Mark E. Green: Rolling back regulations (like livable income) creates jobs.
    Mark Harris: Job creators reduce unemployment, not "Livable income".
    Michael Waltz: De-regulating reduces unemployment, not "Livable income".
    Ron Wright: Livable income is not a government responsibility.
    Ron Wright: Removing regulations (like livable income) creates jobs.
    Ross Spano: Low taxes reduce unemployment, not "livable income".
    Russ Fulcher: Robust growth reduces unemployment, not "livable income".
    Steve Watkins: Livable income is not a government responsibility.
Principles & Values
    Carol Miller: Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values.
    Chip Roy: Staff to Sen. Ted Cruz; advisor to Gov. Rick Perry.
    Chip Roy: Government by Judeo-Christian values, not Sharia.
    Dan Crenshaw: God saved me from death; I saw the power of prayer.
    Dan Crenshaw: Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values.
    Dan Meuser: Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values.
    Dan Meuser: Absolute power corrupts absolutely; moral lives under God.
    Greg Steube: Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values.
    Jim Baird: Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values.
    John Rose: Religious liberty is at risk, but no Sharia in the U.S.
    Kevin Hern: Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values.
    Mark E. Green: I am a Christian and seek to honor God in all I do.
    Mark E. Green: Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values.
    Mark Harris: Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values.
    Michael Waltz: Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values.
    Ron Wright: Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values.
    Ross Spano: Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values.
    Russ Fulcher: Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values.
    Steve Watkins: Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values.
Social Security
    Chip Roy: Allow investing Soc.Sec. taxes in private savings accounts.
    Dan Crenshaw: Allow investing Soc.Sec. taxes in outside savings accounts.
    Dan Meuser: No changes currently; look at reforms moving forward.
    Greg Steube: Privatize Social Security for future generations.
    Jim Baird: Prioritize funding to protect future generations.
    Kevin Hern: Look at ways to privatize.
    Mark E. Green: Reform Soc.Sec. for future generations.
    Mark Harris: Reverse death spiral with complete overhaul.
    Michael Waltz: Raise retirement age; adjust benefit formula.
    Ron Wright: Raise retirement age; reduce benefit structure.
    Ross Spano: Self-directed, defined contribution retirement plan.
    Russ Fulcher: People should not have to rely strictly on Social Security.
    Steve Watkins: Develop changes that are sustainable for future.
Tax Reform
    Chip Roy: Tax return on a postcard, with lower overall rates.
    Dan Crenshaw: Decrease, flatten, simplify: GOP tax cuts was a great start.
    Dan Meuser: Make tax system flatter, fairer and simpler.
    Greg Steube: Lower taxes on businesses; flat tax to replace tax code.
    Jim Baird: Simple and fair taxes are a big win for the economy.
    Kevin Hern: Repeal 16th Amendment; strategically move to Flat Tax system.
    Mark E. Green: Make GOP tax cuts permanent: the Laffer Curve is true.
    Michael Waltz: Supports FairTax.
    Ron Wright: Simplify taxes, with lower rates, or FairTax.
    Ross Spano: I believe in a fair, flat, consumption tax.
    Steve Watkins: Make Trump tax cuts permanent.
Technology
    Mark E. Green: Science has no morality; we need universal moral code.
War & Peace
    Carol Miller: Help defend Israel from attack by its enemies.
    Chip Roy: Respond with full force of US military to terrorism.
    Dan Crenshaw: Meet our foes on the battlefield; help defend Israel.
    Dan Meuser: Help defend Israel; strengthen our military & intel.
    Greg Steube: Help defend Israel; sanctions against terrorist states.
    Jim Baird: Help Israel and allies fight terrorism.
    Kevin Hern: Help defend Israel; support Trump's travel ban.
    Mark E. Green: Defend Israel & allies from radical Islamic terrorism.
    Mark Harris: Help defend Israel; the enemy is Islamic Terrorism.
    Michael Waltz: Help defend Israel; undermine ideology of radical Islam.
    Ron Wright: Help defend Israel & allies from terrorism & radical Islam.
    Ross Spano: Help defend Israel; eliminate radical Islamic terrorists.
    Russ Fulcher: Help defend Israel; fight the terrorists overseas.
    Steve Watkins: Help defend Israel; eradicate radical Islamic terror.
Welfare & Poverty
    Kevin Hern: Stop incentivizing dependency on government welfare.


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