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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
Senate candidates from Missouri



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    from Past and present Senate candidates from Missouri (number of quotes indicated):
  • Austin Petersen (1) Republican candidate for Missouri U.S. Senator Missouri
  • Claire McCaskill (23) Democratic Sr Senator; previously state Auditor Missouri
  • Eric Greitens (1) Missouri Republican Governor (resigned)
  • Jason Kander (20) Democratic Senate candidate Missouri
  • John Brunner (3) Missouri Republican 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Josh Hawley (41) Republican candidate for Missouri U.S. Senator Missouri
  • Robin Carnahan (11) 2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; Secretary of State Missouri
  • Roy Blunt (20) Republican Jr Senator Missouri
  • Sarah Steelman (5) Republican Challenger Missouri
  • Todd Akin (11) Republican Challenger Missouri
  • Tony Monetti (13) Republican candidate for Missouri U.S. Senator Missouri
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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Claire McCaskill: Fund Planned Parenthood; protect abortion providers.
    Josh Hawley: Roe v. Wade was most unjust decision in U.S. history.
    Tony Monetti: Pro-life, but support healthcare & adoption.
    Jason Kander: Supports public funding for Planned Parenthood.
    Jason Kander: Endorsed by NARAL for perfect pro-choice voting records.
    Austin Petersen: Against abortion, but would limit government role.
    Todd Akin: Resisted stepping aside after "legitimate rape" comment.
    John Brunner: Pledges support to overthrow of Roe v. Wade.
    Sarah Steelman: Life begins at conception; consider Constitutional Amendment.
    Todd Akin: Life begins at conception; support Constitutional Amendment.
Budget & Economy
    Josh Hawley: Reduced budget via staff reduction and exposing fraud.
    Jason Kander: Supports federal spending to promote economic growth.
    Roy Blunt: Weak economy has left far too many Missourians behind.
    Robin Carnahan: 2008 bank bailout helped Wall Street, not ordinary people.
    Robin Carnahan: 2008 bank bailout helped Wall Street, not ordinary people.
    Roy Blunt: Bailout ok; stimulus package a huge mistake.
    Roy Blunt: Bailout ok; stimulus package a huge mistake.
    Robin Carnahan: TARP financial bailout let banks run wild.
    Roy Blunt: TARP was a plan that worked.
Civil Rights
    Tony Monetti: Value diversity and America's melting pot of cultures.
    Jason Kander: SCOTUS has spoken: support gay marriage nationwide.
    Jason Kander: Protect GLBT employees under nondiscrimination policy.
    Claire McCaskill: FactCheck: Akin's female staff are not paid as much as men.
    Todd Akin: No policy to pay female staff less than men (but he does).
    Claire McCaskill: Women shouldn't get paid less simply because they're women.
    Todd Akin: Women's pay should be left to discretion of employers.
Corporations
    Claire McCaskill: Amend banking rules in Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
    Claire McCaskill: Supports Net Neutrality: equal access to all users.
    Josh Hawley: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is unconstitutional.
    Tony Monetti: Lower corporate tax rates where possible.
    Josh Hawley: Went after big mortgage companies for improper loans.
    Jason Kander: Close tax loopholes for companies that send jobs overseas.
    John Brunner: Served as CEO of personal care products manufacturer.
Crime
    Tony Monetti: Stronger emphasis on policing.
    Josh Hawley: Use anti-riot laws on crowds protesting police shootings.
    Josh Hawley: Apply consumer protection laws to pursue human traffickers.
    Jason Kander: End school-to-prison pipeline.
Drugs
    Claire McCaskill: Supports medical marijuana & alternative drug sentencing.
    Josh Hawley: Supports medical marijuana.
    Josh Hawley: Charges opioid manufacturers with deception.
    Jason Kander: Supports medical marijuana.
    Roy Blunt: Don't decriminalize marijuana federally, but let states try.
Education
    Claire McCaskill: Increase student financial aid, like Pell Grants.
    Josh Hawley: Give religious schools state educational resources.
    Josh Hawley: Universities provide worthless degrees and waste billions.
    Tony Monetti: Public schools that fail our kids do not deserve our support.
    Josh Hawley: Excluding religious school choice amounts to discrimination.
    Sarah Steelman: More competition in college loans; end federal monopoly.
    Todd Akin: Federal government should be out of the student loan market.
Energy & Oil
    Claire McCaskill: Subsidize alternative energy, but build Keystone Pipeline.
    Josh Hawley: Oppose the job-killing climate agenda.
    Josh Hawley: Clean Power Plan hurts economy by raising energy prices.
    Josh Hawley: Dismantle Obama-era network of energy regulations.
    Jason Kander: Climate change is a real consequence of human activity.
Environment
    Claire McCaskill: Limit EPA farm regulations, but no EPA cuts.
    Josh Hawley: Fought Obama EPA overreach.
    Jason Kander: Protect our state's air & water for future generations.
    Robin Carnahan: Brother's $107M wind project created 1000s of jobs statewide.
    Robin Carnahan: Brother's $107M wind project created 1000s of jobs statewide.
Families & Children
    Claire McCaskill: Supports gay marriage.
    Josh Hawley: Supports biblical truth about husband & wife, man & woman.
    Josh Hawley: 1960s sexual revolution destroys our families.
    Claire McCaskill: Women were exploited in 2000 BC, not just from 1960s.
Foreign Policy
    Jason Kander: Supports Iranian nuclear deal.
    Roy Blunt: Friends no longer trust us; our enemies aren't afraid of us.
Free Trade
    Claire McCaskill: Opposes Trump's tariffs on China.
    Josh Hawley: Supports Trump's tariffs on China, but what about farmers?
    Josh Hawley: China systematically abuses the global trade system.
    Jason Kander: Let farmers sell to Cuba: a billion dollar industry.
    Jason Kander: Trans-Pacific Partnership should not be fast-tracked.
Government Reform
    Claire McCaskill: Limits on corporate campaign donations; full disclosure.
    Claire McCaskill: Opposes voter ID requirements.
    Josh Hawley: Supported by Citizens United PAC for Attorney General.
    Josh Hawley: Defended strict Missouri voter ID requirements.
    Tony Monetti: Cut spending, waste, needless regulation.
    Tony Monetti: Term limits for senators.
    Tony Monetti: Preserve separation of church and state.
    Josh Hawley: Work for campaign ethics reform, starting with Missouri.
    Jason Kander: OpEd AdWatch: "Pandering Panda" caters to lobbyists.
    Jason Kander: FactCheck: Has more MO donors & less PAC money than opponent.
    Todd Akin: Get rid of Departments of Energy, Education and Commerce.
    Todd Akin: Reversing 17th Amendment gives power back o the states.
    Todd Akin: Denounces intrusive government regulations and ObamaCare.
    Robin Carnahan: Pledges to not seek earmarks if elected.
    Roy Blunt: Took $200K from lobbyists for 2010; tops among House members.
    Roy Blunt: Carnahan's $107M wind energy project created only 16 jobs.
    Roy Blunt: Took $200K from lobbyists for 2010; tops among House members.
    Roy Blunt: Ban earmark requests, but only for this year.
Gun Control
    Claire McCaskill: Supports background checks and assault rifle ban.
    Josh Hawley: Supports background checks but not assault rifle ban.
    Josh Hawley: Stronger gun control background checks; ban bump stocks.
    Tony Monetti: Gun ownership is a guaranteed right.
    Jason Kander: Support 2nd amendment rights AND background checks.
Health Care
    Josh Hawley: ObamaCare has raised premiums by 145%.
    Josh Hawley: Cover pre-existing conditions by mandate, without ObamaCare.
    Claire McCaskill: Protect coverage of pre-existing conditions.
    Josh Hawley: ObamaCare was never constitutional.
    Josh Hawley: Get rid of ObamaCare, but cover pre-existing conditions.
    Tony Monetti: Replace ObamaCare with free market.
    Eric Greitens: ObamaCare has been a disaster in Missouri.
    Josh Hawley: Ran for Attorney-General on anti-ObamaCare platform.
    Roy Blunt: Reduce costs & improve care, but repeal ObamaCare.
    Sarah Steelman: End intrusive regulations; repeal ObamaCare.
    Robin Carnahan: Repeal Congress' healthcare if you want to repeal ObamaCare.
    Roy Blunt: Medical liability reform would reduce cost of health care.
    Roy Blunt: Missourians know ObamaCare won't work.
    Robin Carnahan: To repeal ObamaCare, repeal Congress plan first.
    Roy Blunt: Limit health costs by limiting medical malpractice liability.
Homeland Security
    Josh Hawley: Provide veterans with free legal help.
    Tony Monetti: Invest in training & equipment.
    Jason Kander: The U.S. can't tolerate cowardly acts of terrorism.
    Roy Blunt: FactCheck: Did not disclose student deferment from Vietnam.
    Roy Blunt: Amended defense bill for company donating $20,000.
Immigration
    Claire McCaskill: Opposes border wall; also opposes path to citizenship.
    Josh Hawley: Amnesty is not the answer; supports border wall.
    Jason Kander: Agree with Obama immigration plan, but not executive action.
    Josh Hawley: Immigration laws need overhaul but not via executive order.
    Todd Akin: Illegal immigrants receiving benefits is unacceptable.
    John Brunner: Citizenship for veterans; but not for college grads.
    Sarah Steelman: Take away all the incentives that are attracting illegals.
Jobs
    Claire McCaskill: Opposed MO ballot initiative on Right to Work.
    Claire McCaskill: Increase minimum wage to $12 by 2023.
    Josh Hawley: Support Right to Work: make union dues optional.
    Josh Hawley: Minimum wage increase may result in lost jobs.
Principles & Values
    Josh Hawley: Under investigation for mixing public funds with campaign.
    Josh Hawley: Fight the false gospel of 'anything goes'.
    Josh Hawley: Conservative principles are the backbone of our country.
    Sarah Steelman: Elected officials are trustees of the people.
    Todd Akin: I'm no career politician; I left a safe district.
    Todd Akin: Experienced conservative voice in Congress.
    Robin Carnahan: Rep. Blunt is an insider Congressman.
    Roy Blunt: Married a lobbyist for tobacco giant Phillip Morris.
Social Security
    Claire McCaskill: Opposes privatization of Social Security and VA.
    Robin Carnahan: Accuses opponent of voting to privatize.
Tax Reform
    Claire McCaskill: Ad-Watch: Supports middle-class tax cuts, not all tax cuts.
    Josh Hawley: Ad-Watch: tax plan gives 25%, not 83%, to richest 1%.
    Josh Hawley: Keep deductions for local taxes & 401(k) contributions.
Technology
    Claire McCaskill: Supports federal infrastructure investment.
    Tony Monetti: Re-invest in workers and a crumbling infrastructure.
    Tony Monetti: Investment in infrastructure means jobs.
    Roy Blunt: Americans have been too willing to share their personal data.
War & Peace
    Claire McCaskill: Supported treaty limiting Iran nuclear capability.
    Josh Hawley: Withdraw from Iran nuclear treaty.
    Josh Hawley: under many threats from radical Islam & N Korea.
    Jason Kander: Iraq War was a huge strategic error, and I said so then.
    Jason Kander: Engage ISIS, including ground troops as a last resort.
    Roy Blunt: Iran deal lets the nuclear genie out of the bottle.
    Robin Carnahan: No date for Afghan withdrawal, but no open-ended commitment.
    Roy Blunt: Huge mistake to announce date for Afghan withdrawal.


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  • Austin Petersen Republican candidate for Missouri U.S. Senator Missouri
  • Claire McCaskill Democratic Sr Senator; previously state Auditor Missouri
  • Eric Greitens Missouri Republican Governor (resigned)
  • Jason Kander Democratic Senate candidate Missouri
  • John Brunner Missouri Republican 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Josh Hawley Republican candidate for Missouri U.S. Senator Missouri
  • Robin Carnahan 2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; Secretary of State Missouri
  • Roy Blunt Republican Jr Senator Missouri
  • Sarah Steelman Republican Challenger Missouri
  • Todd Akin Republican Challenger Missouri
  • Tony Monetti Republican candidate for Missouri U.S. Senator Missouri

The above quotations are from Winners and Losers
Senate candidates from Missouri.

Senatorial winners and losers in each state:

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

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Gubernatorial winners and losers in each state:

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