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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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House delegation from California


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    from CA Congressional representatives, past and present (number of quotes indicated):
  • Ed Perlmutter (1) Colorado Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Lou Correa (2) Democrat U.S. Rep California- 46
  • Mimi Walters (9) Republican House Member U.S. Rep California- 45
  • Norma Torres (3) Democratic House Member U.S. Rep California- 35
  • Pete Aguilar (7) Democratic House Member U.S. Rep California- 31
  • Ro Khanna (22) Democrat U.S. Rep California- 17
  • Salud Carbajal (7) Democrat U.S. Rep California- 24
  • Steve Knight (10) Republican House Member U.S. Rep California- 25
  • Ted Lieu (12) Democratic House Member U.S. Rep California- 33
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Lou Correa: Rated 71% by Planned Parenthood; moderately pro-choice.
    Ro Khanna: All women should have access to birth control and abortion.
    Ted Lieu: 100% ratings from pro-choice groups.
    Steve Knight: Human life begins at conception.
Budget & Economy
    Ro Khanna: Entrepreneurial Nation: programs to grow businesses.
    Pete Aguilar: Build economy that's fair to middle-class & small business.
    Mimi Walters: $17T debt is unsustainable; scale back government.
    Norma Torres: $2 billion in federal funds: Keep Your Home California.
    Steve Knight: Free enterprise instead of assuring livable income.
Civil Rights
    Ro Khanna: Ensure full equality for LGBTQ Americans.
    Ted Lieu: Overturn the federal ban on same-sex marriage.
    Ted Lieu: Strengthen equal pay laws & diversity.
    Steve Knight: Marriage is a union of one man and one woman.
Corporations
    Ro Khanna: Flexibility on R&D taxes & startup businesses.
Crime
    Norma Torres: Work with the community to combat crime.
Drugs
    Ed Perlmutter: Sponsored bill for pot business bank access.
Education
    Ro Khanna: More funding for K-12, pre-K, STEM & STEAM.
    Ro Khanna: More federal grants & more local students for UC.
    Salud Carbajal: Lower interest rates for government-backed student loans.
    Pete Aguilar: Improve public education at all levels.
Energy & Oil
    Ro Khanna: Environmental threat means opportunities for green energy.
    Ro Khanna: Expand tax credits for solar power & plug-in hybrids.
    Salud Carbajal: Tackle carbon pollution as strategy to combat climate change.
    Pete Aguilar: Encourage green building and climate-friendly purchasing.
    Mimi Walters: Support new domestic oil and natural gas, including Keystone.
    Ted Lieu: Reduce greenhouse gas emissions; end fracking.
    Steve Knight: No opinion on federally subsidizing wind & solar.
Environment
    Ro Khanna: Promote open space and sustainable agriculture.
    Salud Carbajal: Preserve huge open spaces for future generations to enjoy.
    Pete Aguilar: Fight for more sustainable development.
    Ted Lieu: Expand resources for water recycling.
Foreign Policy
    Mimi Walters: US directly benefits from military aid to Israel.
Free Trade
    Ro Khanna: Trade agreements fair to U.S. workers & environment.
Government Reform
    Lou Correa: Use double postage to ensure absentee vote is counted.
    Ro Khanna: Push back on Citizens United with online campaign disclosure.
    Steve Knight: Require photo ID for voting.
Gun Control
    Salud Carbajal: Keep guns away from those who pose a danger.
    Steve Knight: Additional restrictive gun control laws are unneeded.
Health Care
    Ro Khanna: ACA is a good start; improve ObamaCare.
    Mimi Walters: ObamaCare is a takeover of our health care system.
    Ted Lieu: No vouchers for Medicare; healthcare is a right.
    Steve Knight: Repeal ObamaCare.
Homeland Security
    Ro Khanna: Right to be free from warrantless metadata collection.
    Ro Khanna: Expand support for service members & their family members.
    Salud Carbajal: Make sure veterans receive the support they need.
    Pete Aguilar: Increase job training for returning veterans.
    Mimi Walters: Fight to ensure veterans receive benefits.
    Ted Lieu: Condemn the NSA's unconstitutional phone spying.
    Ted Lieu: Active duty Air Force for 4 years & reserves for 14 years.
    Steve Knight: Maintain a numerically superior nuclear arsenal.
Immigration
    Ro Khanna: Give DREAMers a pathway to citizenship.
    Pete Aguilar: We need comprehensive immigration reform.
    Mimi Walters: Border security is broken; but we need guest workers.
    Steve Knight: Protect the border and prevent illegal entry.
Jobs
    Ro Khanna: Make it easier to file equal-pay lawsuits.
    Ro Khanna: Raise the minimum wage to $15.
    Salud Carbajal: Raise minimum wage, so full time work is not poverty.
    Ted Lieu: Focus on job creation & raising the minimum wage.
Principles & Values
    Norma Torres: Elected to City Council, State Assembly, and State Senator.
    Steve Knight: Judeo-Christian framework is moral; Shariah is a threat.
Social Security
    Ro Khanna: Protect the retirement age; apply COLA increases.
    Ro Khanna: Scrap the cap: same rate for earnings over $250K.
    Salud Carbajal: Strongly oppose privatizing Social Security or Medicare.
    Pete Aguilar: Fight tooth and nail to protect instead of privatize.
    Mimi Walters: Keep our promise to America's seniors.
    Ted Lieu: No privatization; no chained CPI; raise payroll cap.
Tax Reform
    Ro Khanna: Rewrite antiquated tax code that stacks the deck.
    Ro Khanna: Our tax policy benefits the top 1% of Americans.
    Mimi Walters: Fight to reduce taxes & reckless spending.
Technology
    Ro Khanna: $900M to extend BART to Silicon Valley.
    Ted Lieu: Expand investment in R&D plus transportation infrastructure.
War & Peace
    Mimi Walters: Thwart Iran's support of terrorism, and nuclear enrichment.
    Ted Lieu: Diplomacy with Iran ok, but it must never be based on trust.


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  • Ed Perlmutter Colorado Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Lou Correa Democrat U.S. Rep California- 46
  • Mimi Walters Republican House Member U.S. Rep California- 45
  • Norma Torres Democratic House Member U.S. Rep California- 35
  • Pete Aguilar Democratic House Member U.S. Rep California- 31
  • Ro Khanna Democrat U.S. Rep California- 17
  • Salud Carbajal Democrat U.S. Rep California- 24
  • Steve Knight Republican House Member U.S. Rep California- 25
  • Ted Lieu Democratic House Member U.S. Rep California- 33

The above quotations are from House delegation from California.

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

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Senatorial winners and losers in each state:

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Gubernatorial winners and losers in each state:

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