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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 Pennsylvania



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    from Past and present Senate candidates from Pennsylvania (number of quotes indicated):
  • Bob Casey (18) Democratic Sr Senator; previously state treasurer Pennsylvania
  • Everett Stern (2) Republican Senate candidate Pennsylvania
  • Jim Christiana (5) Republican candidate for Pennsylvania U. S. Senator Pennsylvania
  • Joe Sestak (6) Democratic Senate Challenger Pennsylvania
  • John Fetterman (15) Pennsylvania Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania Lt. Gov.
  • Katie McGinty (19) Democratic Senate candidate Pennsylvania
  • Lou Barletta (13) Pennsylvania Former Republican candidate for Pennsylvania Governor
  • Pat Toomey (9) Republican Jr Senator Pennsylvania
  • Rick Saccone (6) Republican Senate challenger (withdrew) Pennsylvania
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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Bob Casey: Ban abortion after 20 weeks; but fund Planned Parenthood.
    Lou Barletta: Ban abortion after 20 weeks; de-fund Planned Parenthood.
    Katie McGinty: Supports public funding for Planned Parenthood.
    Pat Toomey: Great news that employer can withhold contraceptive coverage.
    John Fetterman: Unabashedly pro-choice;protect constitutional abortion right.
    Katie McGinty: Endorsed by EMILY's List.
Budget & Economy
    Lou Barletta: Recovery is found in private business, not big government.
    Everett Stern: Pro-growth: make small business loan more readily available.
Civil Rights
    Bob Casey: Evolved over time to support gay marriage.
    Katie McGinty: It is past time to close the pay gap.
    John Fetterman: Women only makes 78 cents for every dollar a man makes.
    John Fetterman: Officiated at one of the first same-sex marriages in PA.
Corporations
    Katie McGinty: Support Consumer Financial Protection Bureau against banks.
    Pat Toomey: AdWatch: Fights against corporate welfare & giant handouts.
    Joe Sestak: Small manufacturing is on cusp of a comeback, if helped.
Crime
    Everett Stern: Blue Lives Matter: Police officers aren't 2nd class citizens.
    John Fetterman: Break the cycle of violence to decreases murders.
Drugs
    Katie McGinty: Medical marijuana yes; but legalization no.
    Pat Toomey: Medical marijuana research yes; but state laws no.
    John Fetterman: Very pro-legalization of marijuana.
Education
    Bob Casey: Refinance student loans at lower rates.
    Lou Barletta: Empower parents to choose kids' education environment.
    Jim Christiana: Worked with Democrats to expand education tax credits.
    John Fetterman: Started a GED program in Braddock before running for mayor.
Energy & Oil
    Bob Casey: Regulate greenhouse gases; join Paris Climate Accord.
    Lou Barletta: Don't regulate greenhouse gases; we're in a cooling trend.
    Katie McGinty: Corn ethanol as renewable fuel can replace some fossil fuels.
    Pat Toomey: Corn ethanol is corporate welfare that hurts oil refineries.
    Katie McGinty: No fracking COMPANY donations; but some from fracking execs.
    John Fetterman: Encourage clean energy policies.
    Rick Saccone: No extraction tax on the Marcellus Shale gas.
Families & Children
    Lou Barletta: Opposes gay marriage; let states decide.
    Bob Casey: Mandatory reporting of the pure evil of child abuse.
    John Fetterman: Involved with Big Brothers and AmeriCorps since age 23.
Foreign Policy
    Katie McGinty: Supports Iran nuclear deal.
    Katie McGinty: Defeat terrorist threats while upholding America's values.
    John Fetterman: Proactively engage in preventative diplomacy.
    Rick Saccone: Don't trust UN vetting: pause all Syrian refugees.
Free Trade
    Bob Casey: Go after "trade cheaters" to protect PA jobs.
    Lou Barletta: Use tariffs as leverage to get better trade deals.
    Jim Christiana: Negative consequences of retaliatory tariffs on agriculture.
    John Fetterman: Fight to reverse bad trade policies like NAFTA.
    Joe Sestak: Supports Ex-Im Bank & supports trade agreements in principle.
    Joe Sestak: Supports TPP in principle, but verify openly before we trust.
    Pat Toomey: Ex-Im Bank is an egregious forms of corporate welfare.
Government Reform
    Bob Casey: Disclose political donors; Citizens United empowers wealthy.
    Bob Casey: Protect voting rights; no voter-ID.
    Lou Barletta: No disclosure of political donors.
    Katie McGinty: Constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United.
    Pat Toomey: Voter ID law protects integrity of the system.
    Katie McGinty: Stand against partisan attempts to disenfranchise voters.
    Pat Toomey: Curb pork-barrel earmarks by law.
    Bob Casey: Lobbyist money ok if it has no impact on your vote.
Gun Control
    Bob Casey: Expanded background checks; ban on bump stocks.
    Lou Barletta: No background checks; but limit bump stocks.
    Jim Christiana: Opposes background checks on gun purchases.
    Pat Toomey: Expand background checks and apply terrorist watch lists.
    Rick Saccone: Don't ban guns for no-fly list; too many false positives.
    Katie McGinty: Scored 100% on CeaseFire Pennsylvania survey.
    John Fetterman: Brandished shotgun after hearing shots fired on street.
Health Care
    Rick Saccone: Free-market principles instead of ObamaCare.
Homeland Security
    Katie McGinty: Guarantee world's best-equipped & best-trained military.
Immigration
    Bob Casey: Comprehensive reform, including DREAMers staying.
    Lou Barletta: Zero-tolerance policy; stop DACA in its tracks.
    Bob Casey: Support sanctuary cities like Philadelphia.
    Lou Barletta: Avoiding immigrant family separation is amnesty.
    Jim Christiana: Hold sanctuary cities liable for damages by the undocumented.
    Jim Christiana: Replace lottery visa program with a merit-based process.
    Rick Saccone: Intense vetting of immigrants from terror-training countries.
    Katie McGinty: Support DREAM Act plus earned path to citizenship.
    Katie McGinty: Communicate with federal officials instead of sanctuary city.
    Pat Toomey: Withhold community funding from sanctuary cities like Philly.
    John Fetterman: Wife's family came to Americas as illegal immigrants.
    John Fetterman: If illegals lead an exemplary life, create a path.
    Bob Casey: Stricter employment rules and enforce the borders.
Jobs
    Bob Casey: Raise federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $12 by 2020.
    Joe Sestak: Increase minimum wage to $10.80 now & $15 later.
    John Fetterman: Backs $15-an-hour minimum wage.
    Katie McGinty: Backs $15-an-hour minimum wage.
    John Fetterman: Support raising the minimum wage to at least $15 an hour.
    Katie McGinty: Endorsed by United Steelworkers.
Principles & Values
    Bob Casey: Dubbed "Sleeping Bob" for anti-Trump obstructionism.
Social Security
    Lou Barletta: Explore privatization of Social Security.
    Joe Sestak: Never raise, never, the age for our seniors to retire.
    Katie McGinty: Cuts to Social Security are wrong for working families.
Tax Reform
    Bob Casey: Repeal tax cut on top 1% of earners.
Technology
    Bob Casey: Support Net Neutrality; require equal access to all users.
    Lou Barletta: End Net Neutrality; don't require equal access to all users.
    Joe Sestak: Faster path through patent-approval process.
War & Peace
    Bob Casey: Supports Obama's Iran nuclear treaty.
    Lou Barletta: Withdraw from Obama's Iran nuclear treaty.
    Katie McGinty: No ground troops against ISIS.
    Rick Saccone: Establish foothold diplomatic presence in North Korea.


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  • Bob Casey Democratic Sr Senator; previously state treasurer Pennsylvania
  • Everett Stern Republican Senate candidate Pennsylvania
  • Jim Christiana Republican candidate for Pennsylvania U. S. Senator Pennsylvania
  • Joe Sestak Democratic Senate Challenger Pennsylvania
  • John Fetterman Pennsylvania Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania Lt. Gov.
  • Katie McGinty Democratic Senate candidate Pennsylvania
  • Lou Barletta Pennsylvania Former Republican candidate for Pennsylvania Governor
  • Pat Toomey Republican Jr Senator Pennsylvania
  • Rick Saccone Republican Senate challenger (withdrew) Pennsylvania

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Senate candidates from Pennsylvania.

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