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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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Media coverage of WA political races in The Seattle Times


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    from The Seattle Times (number of quotes indicated):
  • Betsy DeVos (4) Education
  • Bill Bryant (2) Washington Republican 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Bruce Guthrie (2) Libertarian Challenger (2006) Washington
  • Chris Vance (5) Republican Senate challenger Washington
  • Dino Rossi (6) Republican Challenger (2010) Washington
  • George Nethercutt (1) 2004 former Republican challenger; US Representative Washington
  • Jay Inslee (2) Washington Democratic Governor
  • Josh Hawley (1) Republican candidate for Missouri U.S. Senator Missouri
  • Knute Buehler (1) Oregon Republican candidate for governor
  • Lori Swanson (1) Minnesota Democratic candidate for governor of Minnesota
  • Maria Cantwell (10) Democratic Jr Senator Washington
  • Michael Baumgartner (6) Republican Challenger Washington
  • Mike McGavick (2) Republican challenger (2006) Washington
  • Patty Murray (6) Democratic Sr Senator Washington
  • Susan Hutchison (1) Republican candidate for Washington U. S. Senator Washington
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Abortion
    Chris Vance: Keep existing Washington state law on abortion rights.
Budget & Economy
    Chris Vance: Deficit-reduction plan like Simpson-Bowles commission.
    Dino Rossi: Big government is cause of current crisis, not its solution.
    Patty Murray: Government action needed to fix damage done by Wall Street.
Civil Rights
    Betsy DeVos: Rescind "weaponized" use of sexual misconduct accusations.
Crime
    Betsy DeVos: Require cross-examination of victims of sexual harassment.
Drugs
    Chris Vance: Keep existing Washington state law on legal marijuana.
    Jay Inslee: Pilot program for growing industrial hemp.
    Michael Baumgartner: Advised counternarcotics team in Afghanistan.
Education
    Betsy DeVos: Obama campus sexual assault standard was ineffective mandate.
    Jay Inslee: Reverse transfer credits toward associate degrees.
    Maria Cantwell: Opposes parents choosing schools via vouchers.
Energy & Oil
    Bill Bryant: Supported leasing oil drilling port for jobs benefit.
    Bill Bryant: Allow oil rigs through Port of Seattle for Arctic drilling.
    Maria Cantwell: Climate change is happening but unclear if manmade.
    Michael Baumgartner: One-cent gas tax to pay for veterans' services.
    Michael Baumgartner: Climate change is happening but unclear if manmade.
Families & Children
    Betsy DeVos: OpEd: Stricter rules for sexual harassment mean some ignored.
    Knute Buehler: Create a "rapid-improvement team" for foster care.
Foreign Policy
    Michael Baumgartner: Served as lead strategic-policy coordinator in Baghdad.
Free Trade
    Maria Cantwell: Voted for NAFTA; favors China PNTR.
Government Reform
    Dino Rossi: Call to halt earmarks; that's what's wrong with D.C.
    Patty Murray: Halting earmarks shortchanges important state projects.
Health Care
    Dino Rossi: ObamaCare will require hordes of IRS agents to administer.
    Patty Murray: ObamaCare provides money to train future family physicians.
    George Nethercutt: Limit malpractice judgments against OB/GYNs.
Homeland Security
    Josh Hawley: Provide veterans with free legal help.
Immigration
    Lori Swanson: Joined forces to fight against Trump's zero tolerance policy.
    Dino Rossi: Secure the border, then decide on kids of illegal immigrants.
    Patty Murray: Give kids of illegal immigrants a chance to be citizens.
Principles & Values
    Dino Rossi: Murray is shortchanging voters with 2 debates instead of 6.
    Patty Murray: Long history of limiting debates with her challengers.
    Susan Hutchison: Defines herself by her values, starting with love of country.
    Maria Cantwell: Voted for Kerry in 2004; he matched Northwest values.
Social Security
    Chris Vance: Increase retirement age; change benefit programs.
    Dino Rossi: No comment on raising retirement age or other changes, yet.
    Patty Murray: No comment on raising retirement age or other changes, yet.
    Bruce Guthrie: Personal accounts if under 25; opt-out if under 50.
    Maria Cantwell: Tax cut on $1.2M earners would keep system solvent 75 years.
    Maria Cantwell: Keep progressivity and guaranteed benefit.
    Mike McGavick: Personal accounts for younger workers, but not privatized.
    Maria Cantwell: Opposes privatizing Social Security.
Tax Reform
    Chris Vance: Tax increases on the wealthy Americans and a higher gas tax.
    Maria Cantwell: Opposes making income tax flatter & lower.
War & Peace
    Maria Cantwell: Leave Afghanistan in 2014 as planned.
    Michael Baumgartner: Leave Afghanistan now & use funds domestically.
    Michael Baumgartner: We're wasting resources on democracy-building in Afghanistan.
    Bruce Guthrie: Iraq is in civil war; bring the troops home.
    Maria Cantwell: Change the course in Iraq; we can’t stay indefinitely.
    Mike McGavick: Cannot give Iraq to the terrorists or they’ll follow us here.


The above quotations are from Media coverage of WA political races in The Seattle Times.

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