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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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Winners and Losers
Gubernatorial candidates from Virginia



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    from Past and present Governor candidates from Virginia (number of quotes indicated):
  • Bill Cole (8) West Virginia Republican 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Bob McDonnell (2) Virginia Republican Governor
  • Corey Stewart (3) Republican candidate for Virginia U.S. Senator Virginia
  • Creigh Deeds (2) Virginia Democrat Challenger (2009)
  • Ed Gillespie (4) Virginia Republican 2017 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Frank Wagner (4) Virginia Republican
  • Jeff Kessler (3) West Virginia Democratic 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Jim Justice (4) West Virginia Democratic nominee for governor
  • Joe Manchin III (1) West Virginia Former Democratic Governor (Until 2010)
  • John Rockefeller (1) Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2014) West Virginia
  • Ken Cuccinelli (19) Virginia Republican Challenger
  • Lisa Murkowski (1) Republican Sr Senator Alaska
  • Natalie Tennant (6) Democratic Senate Challenger West Virginia
  • Ralph Northam (23) Virginia Democratic 2017 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Rob Wittman (2) Virginia Republican 2017 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Robert Sarvis (15) Virginia Libertarian nominee for Governor
  • Terry McAuliffe (9) Virginia Democratic Challenger
  • Tim Kaine (1) Virginia Democratic Nominee for Vice President
  • Tom Garrett (1) Republican U.S. Rep Virginia- 5
  • Tom Perriello (9) Virginia Democratic candidate for Governor
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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Tom Perriello: Backs pro-choice groups.
    Jim Justice: The Supreme Court ruled on abortion, and the law is the law.
    Ralph Northam: Led fight against transvaginal ultrasound requirement.
    Ralph Northam: Protect women's reproductive rights.
    Jeff Kessler: Prohibit abortions after 20 weeks.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Human life begins at conception.
    Ken Cuccinelli: I believe life begins at conception.
    Ken Cuccinelli: No new abortion restrictions as governor.
    Terry McAuliffe: Supports abortion rights.
    Ralph Northam: Stop the Republican war on women.
Budget & Economy
    Ralph Northam: Cut spending by $4.6 billion to keep our budget balanced.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Free enterprise is key to national prosperity.
    Robert Sarvis: Free enterprise is key to national prosperity.
Civil Rights
    Tom Perriello: Embraces same-sex marriage.
    Ralph Northam: Backs marriage rights for same-sex couples.
    Ralph Northam: Tie-breaking vote against gay workplace discrimination.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Government shouldn't redefine marriage.
    Robert Sarvis: Government has authority to redefine marriage.
    Corey Stewart: Marriage is between one man and one woman.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Traditional marriage ought to be protected.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Homosexuality is against nature and harmful to society.
    Terry McAuliffe: Supports marriage equality for gays.
Corporations
    Robert Sarvis: End ALL government subsidies of specific industries.
Crime
    Tom Perriello: Replace school-to-prison pipeline with school-to-workforce.
    Terry McAuliffe: Grant 200,000 convicted felons the right to vote.
    Robert Sarvis: Reverse the militarization of law-enforcement tactics.
Drugs
    Tom Perriello: Lead the fight to take on our backwards marijuana laws.
    Ralph Northam: Be open-minded about medicinal plants like marijuana.
    Tom Garrett: Decriminalize pot at the federal level.
    Tom Perriello: Has spoken favorably towards marijuana decriminalization.
    Ed Gillespie: Opposes decriminalization, but align penalty to pot offense.
    Ralph Northam: Blacks are twice as likely to be arrested for pot possession.
    Ralph Northam: We spend $67 million a year enforcing our marijuana laws.
    Ralph Northam: Drug problems are not confined to youth and minorities.
    Bill Cole: People who sell drugs belong in jail.
    Bill Cole: Supports combating our growing drug epidemic.
    Robert Sarvis: Legalize marijuana & decriminalize harder drugs.
    Natalie Tennant: It costs us less to rehabilitate than to jail someone.
Education
    Ed Gillespie: Expand the education tax credit.
    Rob Wittman: My wife teaches; so I know what's working.
    Ralph Northam: Federal grant to create 3,000 pre-K education spots.
    Ralph Northam: Invest in early childhood education.
    Bill Cole: High speed internet access in every classroom.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Teach intelligent design in schools.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Free market competition for education dollars.
    Robert Sarvis: Free market competition for education dollars.
    Robert Sarvis: Bad schools persist because politicians are in charge.
    Robert Sarvis: Supports vouchers, tax credit, charters, & parental triggers.
    Bill Cole: Student potential diminished by crippling bureaucracy.
    Natalie Tennant: Address numerous small reforms, not huge sweeping measures.
    Natalie Tennant: Public moneys should go to public schools, not charters.
    Ralph Northam: Restore and increase funding for K-12 education.
Energy & Oil
    Frank Wagner: Enable more utility-based solar power & renewable projects.
    Terry McAuliffe: Signed 11 bills to promote solar & renewable energy.
    Ralph Northam: Restrict offshore oil and gas drilling off Virginia coast.
    Terry McAuliffe: Co-founded GreenTech electric car company, in Mississippi.
    Terry McAuliffe: 2012: Started GreenTech electric car company & soon resigned.
    Natalie Tennant: Responsible development of Marcellus shale.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Opposes tailpipe emission rules for CO2 reductions.
    Joe Manchin III: No regulation of greenhouse gases by EPA.
    John Rockefeller: No regulation of greenhouse gases by EPA.
    Lisa Murkowski: No regulation of greenhouse gases by EPA.
Environment
    Jim Justice: Paid $900,000 fine for poor pollution controls at mines.
    Jim Justice: EPA regulations have been difficult, overreaching, and wrong.
    Corey Stewart: Ensure EPA ceases threatening our economy.
    Robert Sarvis: No open space funding, but environmental harm regulations ok.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Kill rats around Occupy DC camps; don't move them to VA.
    Natalie Tennant: Raise motor vehicle fees, but gradually, not $40M at once.
    Ken Cuccinelli: EPA should stand for "the Employment Prevention Agency".
Families & Children
    Tim Kaine: 2005: "conservative on family;" oppose same-sex marriage.
    Corey Stewart: Always advocate for family values in our public policy.
Government Reform
    Ralph Northam: Nonpartisan redistricting so voters, not pols, pick reps.
    Terry McAuliffe: Grant voting rights to 200,000 released convicted felons.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Photo ID for voting.
Gun Control
    Jeff Kessler: Don't require permit and training for concealed carry.
    Robert Sarvis: Gun-control measures fail to reduce violent crime.
Health Care
    Ralph Northam: No family should be one illness away from financial demise.
    Jim Justice: Don't plan on repealing Obamacare/ACA's Medicaid expansion.
    Ralph Northam: Proud voice in favor of Medicaid expansion.
    Ralph Northam: Expand access to Medicaid for 400,000 of our citizens.
    Jeff Kessler: ObamaCare gets thousands of the poor onto Medicaid.
    Robert Sarvis: Focus on catastrophic insurance & cash subsidies.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Opposes ObamaCare and opposes delaying its implementation.
    Terry McAuliffe: Supports ObamaCare's expanding the state's Medicaid program.
    Bob McDonnell: ObamaCare is expensive, bureaucratic, and inflexible.
    Frank Wagner: Expand Medicaid as long as federal share stays overs 90%.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Challenged & won on Constitutionality of ObamaCare's mandate.
    Ken Cuccinelli: ObamaCare has 6 years of costs vs. 10 years of tax revenue.
Homeland Security
    Bill Cole: Honor and support military as guardians of our freedoms.
Immigration
    Ralph Northam: Stand up against ICE; our doors are open.
    Tom Perriello: Welcome immigrants; they make up 1 in 9 Virginians.
    Tom Perriello: Commonsense policies for immigrants like drivers licenses.
    Ralph Northam: Support driver's licenses for illegal immigrants.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry.
    Robert Sarvis: Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry.
    Robert Sarvis: Opposes local enforcement of federal immigration laws.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Path to citizenship ok as part of compromise.
    Terry McAuliffe: Support the DREAM Act for legalizing minors.
Jobs
    Ralph Northam: Tiebreaker in favor of increasing the minimum wage.
    Creigh Deeds: Tax break for every job created.
Principles & Values
    Rob Wittman: Served as mayor, town councilor, and in House of Delegates.
    Bob McDonnell: Indicted on corruption charges days after leaving office.
    Ralph Northam: Religious sectarianism has no place in politics.
Social Security
    Tom Perriello: Our promise lets seniors retire with security and dignity.
Tax Reform
    Ed Gillespie: Decrease state's personal income tax rate to spur growth.
    Ralph Northam: Raise income tax rate by 1% for income over $500,000.
    Tom Perriello: Raise income tax rate by 1% for income over $500,000.
    Ed Gillespie: Use 40% of projected revenue growth for tax relief.
    Frank Wagner: More taxes to pay for chronic lack of transportation funding.
    Frank Wagner: We need income tax for programs and AAA bond rating.
    Bill Cole: Work with legislature to reform our tax code.
    Robert Sarvis: Eliminate or dramatically reduce the income tax.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Cut taxes by $1.4 billion a year.
Technology
    Bill Cole: Recommends action--not more studies--on transportation.
    Bill Cole: Federal investment in West Virginia roads & infrastructure.
    Robert Sarvis: 21st-century transportation policy based on user-pays.
    Natalie Tennant: Find funding to keep our infrastructure strong.
    Creigh Deeds: Transportation improvements create jobs and generate wealth.


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

Gubernatorial winners and losers in each state:

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Senatorial winners and losers in each state:

AK -  AL -  AR -  AZ -  CA -  CO -  CT -  DE -  FL -  GA -  HI -  IA -  ID -  IL -  IN -  KS -  KY -  LA -  MA - 
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U.S. House of Representatives winners and losers in each state:

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OH -  OK -  OR -  PA -  RI -  SC -  SD -  TN -  TX -  UT -  VA -  VT -  WA -  WI -  WV -  WY - 

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