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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
Gubernatorial candidates from Hawaii



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    from Past and present Governor candidates from Hawaii (number of quotes indicated):
  • Andria Tupola (21) Hawaii Republican candidate for governor of Hawaii
  • Bob McDermott (1) Hawaii Republican candidate for governor
  • Charles Djou (8) Republican Governor challenger U.S. Rep Hawaii-1
  • Colleen Hanabusa (2) Hawaii Democratic candidate for Hawaii Governor
  • David Ige (21) Hawaii Democratic Governor
  • Duke Aiona (19) Hawaii Republican Challenger
  • John Carroll (4) Hawaii Republican candidate for governor of Hawaii
  • Linda Lingle (2) Hawaii Former Republican Governor (2002-2010)
  • Neil Abercrombie (8) Hawaii Democratic Governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Andria Tupola: No public funds for abortion, except for incest and rape.
    Duke Aiona: Pro-life; respect all human life.
Budget & Economy
    Andria Tupola: Focus on spending efficiency, instead of raising taxes.
    Charles Djou: Runaway federal spending threatens our economy & job growth.
    Duke Aiona: State should be smarter; current resources are sufficient.
Civil Rights
    Andria Tupola: Include gender identity in anti-discrimination laws.
    Andria Tupola: Give same rights to American Samoans living here.
    Bob McDermott: Amendment for marriage only by opposite-sex couples.
    Duke Aiona: No same-sex marriage; no civil unions.
    Duke Aiona: Supports affirmative action.
    Linda Lingle: Civil unions are same-sex marriage by another name.
    Charles Djou: Supports traditional marriage but also domestic partnerships.
Corporations
    Andria Tupola: Cut corporate taxes and unnecessary regulation.
Crime
    Andria Tupola: No capital punishment; no minors prosecuted as adults.
    Duke Aiona: Prosecute minors as adults, but no capital punishment.
    Duke Aiona: Better schools help Native Hawaiians stay out of prison.
Drugs
    Andria Tupola: Require welfare applicants to pass a drug test.
    Duke Aiona: No marijuana decriminalization but alternative sentencing ok.
Education
    Andria Tupola: Education needs to be an interconnected community issue.
    David Ige: Quality public education necessary for a strong economy.
    David Ige: Implement early education through DOE, not private schools.
    Neil Abercrombie: Improving public education is one of my top priorities.
    David Ige: Improving public education is one of my top priorities.
    David Ige: Too many decisions made by state instead of locally.
    Charles Djou: Empower parental involvement in schools over bureaucracy.
    Duke Aiona: Yes to charters; no to national standards.
Energy & Oil
    Andria Tupola: For renewable energy if affordable and environmentally safe.
    David Ige: Reduce fossil fuel use; increase renewable energy.
    Neil Abercrombie: Liquefied natural gas is a "bridge fuel" to renewables.
    David Ige: Tie rooftop solar into the electric grid.
    Duke Aiona: Fund alternative energy over traditional energy.
Environment
    Andria Tupola: People must understand what environmental protections do.
    Andria Tupola: If we take care of the land it will take care of our needs.
    Andria Tupola: Tension between development & environment is about balance.
    David Ige: Push Congress to spend more on Hawaii tourism.
    David Ige: Increase funding for watersheds & against invasive species.
    Neil Abercrombie: Food labeling good, but not at expense of small businesses.
    David Ige: Right to know what is in our food, via federal labeling.
    David Ige: Protect Hawaii's fragile resources for future generations.
    Charles Djou: Advocated for recycling and trash services on City Council.
    Duke Aiona: Make Hawai'i the greenest place on Earth.
Families & Children
    Andria Tupola: The burden placed on families through taxes needs examining.
    Charles Djou: Deeper appreciation of role faith plays in American families.
    Duke Aiona: Supports abstinence-only education.
Free Trade
    Neil Abercrombie: Allow foreign ships to unload in Hawaii en route to US.
Government Reform
    Andria Tupola: Video testimony to legislature; no constitutional convention.
    John Carroll: I pledge to fight for bold reforms and solutions.
    David Ige: Run government with open & public two-way communication.
    Duke Aiona: Limit all political contributions: corporate & party.
Gun Control
    Andria Tupola: Supporter of 2nd Amendment, it's a right not a privilege.
    John Carroll: Gun control bans should be handled on state level.
    Duke Aiona: Background checks & no concealed carry, within 2nd amendment.
Health Care
    Andria Tupola: No Medicaid expansion with unfunded mandates.
    David Ige: Supports employer-mandated health care insurance law.
    David Ige: Support unfunded liabilities for State Union Health Benefits.
    David Ige: We have failed to execute the Hawaii Health Connector.
    Duke Aiona: No public option; no individual mandate.
    Linda Lingle: State QUEST program instead of ObamaCare.
Homeland Security
    Colleen Hanabusa: Shaped National Defense Authorization Act military roadmap.
Immigration
    Andria Tupola: No in-state tuition for illegals; let local police enforce.
    David Ige: Hawai'i welcomes refugees.
    Duke Aiona: No in-state tuition for illegal immigrants.
Jobs
    Neil Abercrombie: Put money back into state Employer-Union Trust Fund.
    Neil Abercrombie: 2-year agreement with Legislature to raise the minimum wage.
Principles & Values
    Colleen Hanabusa: Got $75M tax credit for Ko Oilna, and husband got $400,000.
    John Carroll: Served four terms in Hawaii House; one term in state Senate.
    Neil Abercrombie: I made best decision appointing Schatz instead of Hanabusa.
    Duke Aiona: My Catholic faith is part of my decision making.
Social Security
    David Ige: Double the governor's request for Kupuna Care.
    Charles Djou: Never renege on our promises & commitment to our seniors.
Tax Reform
    Andria Tupola: Work on local tax policies; give more back to the people.
    David Ige: State must operate within its means instead of raising taxes.
    Duke Aiona: Shift taxes from low-income families to higher-income.
Technology
    David Ige: State was unprepared for accidental emergency alert.
    John Carroll: Take the Oahu rail project to task, and maybe to jail.
    David Ige: Pioneered "paperless Legislature" & government transparency.
    Charles Djou: Consistently opposes Honolulu rail project.
    Duke Aiona: No state funding for any stem cell research.
War & Peace
    Charles Djou: Don't forget troops in Afghanistan; don't draw down too fast.
Welfare & Poverty
    Andria Tupola: Ohana Zones: state-sanctioned safe zones for the homeless.
    Andria Tupola: Clearinghouse for decentralized solutions on homelessness.
    Andria Tupola: Increase affordable housing by tax cuts & fewer regulations.
    Neil Abercrombie: Keep sidewalks open & clear; homeless into housing for good.
    David Ige: Build affordable homes and Transit Oriented Development.
    David Ige: Increasing funds to Rental Housing Trust Fund for homeless.
    Duke Aiona: The chronic homeless choose to not follow the rules.


The above quotations are from Winners and Losers
Gubernatorial candidates from Hawaii.

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U.S. House of Representatives winners and losers in each state:

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