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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)

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Winners and Losers
Senate candidates from Utah



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    from Past and present Senate candidates from Utah (number of quotes indicated):
  • Craig Bowden (20) Libertarian candidate for Utah U. S. Senate Utah
  • Dan Liljenquist (6) Republican Primary Challenger (2012) Utah
  • Jenny Wilson (18) Democratic candidate for Utah U.S. Senator Utah
  • Jon Huntsman (1) Utah Former GOP Governor (2005-2009); Ambassador to China
  • Jonathan Swinton (6) Democratic Senate challenger Utah
  • Mike Lee (7) Republican Jr Senator Utah
  • Misty Snow (19) Democratic candidate for Senate Utah
  • Mitt Romney (4) Massachusetts Former GOP Governor (2003-2006); Pres. candidate (2008)
  • Orrin Hatch (16) Republican Sr Senator (retiring 2018) Utah
  • Pete Ashdown (2) Former Democratic challenger (2012) Utah
  • Sam Granato (4) 2010 Democratic challenger Utah
  • Scott Howell (4) Democratic Challenger Utah
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Craig Bowden: No late-term abortion except for maternal life.
    Misty Snow: Don't interfere with private medical decisions of women.
    Misty Snow: Only a woman and her doctors have a say on pregnancy.
    Jonathan Swinton: I don't want federal funds to pay for abortions.
    Jenny Wilson: Opposes requiring a 72-hour waiting period for abortions.
    Jenny Wilson: Abortion rights are best left in the hands of the courts.
Budget & Economy
    Craig Bowden: No stimulus; market forces tell us where money should go.
    Orrin Hatch: Re-elect me and I'll chair the Senate Finance Committee.
    Orrin Hatch: Accused of "fiscal child abuse" by leaving debt for future.
    Dan Liljenquist: TARP (bank bailout) was wasteful spending.
    Orrin Hatch: My 36 years in Senate could make me Finance Committee chair.
    Orrin Hatch: My balanced budget bill failed by only one vote.
    Orrin Hatch: OpEd: Federal debt increased rapidly on his watch.
Civil Rights
    Orrin Hatch: 1977: No gay teachers; 2018: No LGBT discrimination.
    Craig Bowden: Same-sex marriage isn't my business to restrict.
    Jenny Wilson: Supports bill honoring women's suffrage and women's rights.
    Jenny Wilson: Let's keep MLK's dream alive.
    Misty Snow: Protect rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* people.
    Misty Snow: Ratify treaty on Elimination of Discrimination Against Women.
    Jenny Wilson: Fight to get same-sex benefits.
Corporations
    Jenny Wilson: Tax cut: Xmas present to corporations; lump of coal for poor.
    Jonathan Swinton: Make loans as easy for small business as for large ones.
Crime
    Craig Bowden: Rehabilitation instead of punishment.
    Jenny Wilson: Beef up laws to address targeted hate crimes.
    Misty Snow: Why so many people in prison? Why so many minorities?
    Misty Snow: End private prisons; end profit in incarceration.
Drugs
    Craig Bowden: Marijuana is not a gateway drug; prescriptions are.
    Jenny Wilson: Supports legalized medical marijuana; it has helped so many.
    Jenny Wilson: More funding for opioid treatment for victims.
    Misty Snow: Get feds out of the way of states on marijuana policy.
Education
    Craig Bowden: Vouchers are a good step towardending public schools.
    Jon Huntsman: 2007: statewide vouchers, "Parent Choice in Education Act.
    Jonathan Swinton: Reduce size of federal Dept. of Ed.; shift to local schools.
Energy & Oil
    Craig Bowden: No subsidies for green energy; don't pick winners & losers.
    Jenny Wilson: Promote clean air and clean energy.
    Misty Snow: Directly tax coal, to fund solar and wind.
Environment
    Craig Bowden: EPA should only advise; enforcement is over-reach.
    Jenny Wilson: Build bikeways instead of just freeways.
    Jenny Wilson: Why are our parks and canyons receiving so little?
    Misty Snow: Keep public lands open: federal control instead of state.
    Dan Liljenquist: States' right to control public land.
Foreign Policy
    Craig Bowden: Prefer American opportunities to American exceptionalism.
Free Trade
    Craig Bowden: Free Trade.
    Mike Lee: Power over foreign trade as little as over interstate tr.
    Mike Lee: Power over foreign trade as little as over interstate tr.
Government Reform
    Craig Bowden: Supports mail-in voting and ranked-choice voting.
    Jenny Wilson: Focus on voter suppression and gerrymandering.
    Misty Snow: There is too much money in politics: it's legalized bribery.
    Jonathan Swinton: Limit congressional terms & campaign donations.
    Jonathan Swinton: Term limits for members of Congress.
    Dan Liljenquist: Congress should pass regulations, not executive agencies.
    Dan Liljenquist: Sprinklers in every house are out-of-hand regulation.
    Pete Ashdown: Refuses any money from political action committees.
    Mike Lee: Reclaim right to constitutionally limited government.
Gun Control
    Craig Bowden: No gun restrictions except on convicted felons.
    Mitt Romney: Prevent school shootings with state and local action.
    Misty Snow: More background checks; no guns to violent criminals.
Health Care
    Craig Bowden: ObamaCare only benefits the insurance companies.
    Jenny Wilson: Keep ObamaCare individual insurance mandate.
    Jenny Wilson: Medicaid money can fight opioid crisis.
    Misty Snow: Healthcare is a human right; insure the 33M uninsured.
    Misty Snow: ObamaCare is a good start, but goal is single payer.
    Orrin Hatch: ObamaCare is an "atrocious" act; repeal & replace.
    Scott Howell: Improve ObamaCare rather than kill it.
    Dan Liljenquist: No 5-year wait for child health insurance for immigrants.
Homeland Security
    Craig Bowden: Full audit of military, then many cuts.
    Mike Lee: Don't let important PATRIOT Act provisions expire.
    Orrin Hatch: I fight every year to save Hill Air Force Base.
    Mike Lee: Keep "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" for troop morale.
    Sam Granato: Repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"; an affront to gay soldiers.
Immigration
    Jenny Wilson: It's not chain migration; it's family-based immigration.
    Craig Bowden: Streamline the process to make it easier to come legally˙.
    Mitt Romney: Welcome legal immigrants, instead of message of exclusion.
    Jenny Wilson: Against tearing up families.
    Misty Snow: Treat undocumented people as human beings.
    Orrin Hatch: Introduced bipartisan DREAM Act.
    Mitt Romney: Poverty level of aspiring immigrant's nation is irrelevant.
    Mike Lee: Enforce job laws and illegal immigrants will go home.
    Sam Granato: Don't rip apart families; support the DREAM Act.
Jobs
    Craig Bowden: Free market instead of affirmative action.
    Misty Snow: Raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Principles & Values
    Craig Bowden: Work for all Utahns, regardless of religious beliefs.
    Mitt Romney: Bring Utah's values and Utah's lessons to Washington.
    Misty Snow: Spiritually, I value love and compassion for all people.
    Misty Snow: I describe myself as a libertarian-leaning progressive.
    Orrin Hatch: 2012 will be my last election, after 6 terms.
    Scott Howell: Reach out the hand of fellowship in compromise to GOP.
    Orrin Hatch: I work with both Republicans and Democrats, out of necessity.
    Orrin Hatch: 36 years of seniority means I can finally enact change.
    Scott Howell: Electing the same people get the same results.
    Orrin Hatch: I'm running to help Mitt Romney and to be Committee Chairman.
    Scott Howell: I learned bipartisanship as minority party in state Senate.
    Dan Liljenquist: Holds "debate" against opponent's video clips.
    Orrin Hatch: Debates are a time-worn campaign tactic for free press.
    Pete Ashdown: Dems should be bold and different, not Republican light.
    Orrin Hatch: 1976: What do you call 2-term incumbents? Call him home!
    Sam Granato: Utahns choice is mainstream candidate vs. extreme candidate.
Social Security
    Craig Bowden: Voluntary phase out for younger generations.
    Misty Snow: Remove cap on Social Security withholdings.
    Jonathan Swinton: Reduce Social Security taxes on entrepreneurs.
    Mike Lee: Raise the retirement age to save Social Security.
    Sam Granato: Keep the retirement age but protect Social Security.
Tax Reform
    Craig Bowden: Lower taxes for everyone.
    Jenny Wilson: Reform tax code to narrow income gap, not benefit top 1%.
    Orrin Hatch: You can't argue with math: tax cuts for vast majority.
Technology
    Misty Snow: Tax gasoline to support public transportation.
War & Peace
    Craig Bowden: Exit the Mideast & support non-intervention.


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

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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