Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates|
| Crippled America,|
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
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)
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)
| Higher Loyalty ,|
by James Comey (2018)
| Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,|
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
| Outsider in the White House,|
by Bernie Sanders (2015)
(click a book cover for a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)
2010 Pennsylvania Senate Debates
Pennsylvania 2010 Senate debates:
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from 2010 PA Senate Debates (number of quotes indicated):
- Arlen Specter (3)
- Joe Sestak (14)
- Pat Toomey (10)
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
News media coverage of Pennsylvania 2010 Senate debates:
- Oct. 20: Debate moderated by George Stephanopoulos and WPVI-TV's anchor Jim Gardner, in cooperation with WPVI-TV.
- April 11: At La Salle University, telecast on the Pennsylvania Cable Network; Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak & Former Republican Rep. Pat Toomey; with incumbent Sen. Arlen Specter absent.
- May 1: Democratic primary debate between Arlen Specter and challenger Joe Sestak
- Philadelphia Inquirer, "Sestak and Toomey pick up late endorsements," by Angela Couloumbis and Melissa Dribben, October 30, 2010
- Huffington Post, "Joe Sestak, Dems Ramp Up Attacks On Republicans Over Social Security," by Lucia Graves, 10/12/2010
- CBS News, "Arlen Specter Loses Pennsylvania Democratic Senate Primary to Joe Sestak," by Stephanie Condon, May 19, 2010
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy|
Joe Sestak: Auto & bank bailouts were to clean up Bush's mess.
Pat Toomey: We can't borrow and spend our way to prosperity.
Joe Sestak: Deregulation of banks led to the economic meltdown.
Pat Toomey: Real threat to economy is billions on bailouts.
Pat Toomey: Strengthen economy via lower taxes & less spending.
Joe Sestak: The plaque says 'We the People,' not 'We the Corporations'.
Arlen Specter: Toughen sentences for career criminals.
Energy & Oil|
Joe Sestak: Offshore drilling moratorium; oversight of Marcellus Shale.
Joe Sestak: Championed cap-and-trade; market forces to reduce emissions.
Joe Sestak: Global warming is principally man-made; regulate CO2.
Pat Toomey: We need oil from deep water wells despite the Gulf spill.
Pat Toomey: Increase domestic supply instead of cap-and-trade.
Pat Toomey: Global warming exists, but not necessarily due to humans.
Joe Sestak: China is a threat by holding so much of our reserves.
Joe Sestak: Tax companies who fire US workers & import goods from China.
Joe Sestak: Extend the ban on assault weapons.
Joe Sestak: Ban denying coverage due to pre-existing conditions.
Pat Toomey: Allow purchasing insurance across state lines.
Pat Toomey: Economic viability is most important national security issue.
Joe Sestak: 2005 Navy reassignment: personnel change or morale issue?
Pat Toomey: Taxes & spending have a chilling effect on creating jobs.
Principles & Values|
Joe Sestak: TV ad: Toomey's record is same as Sen. Rick Santorum's.
Pat Toomey: TV ad: Sestak served well in Navy; but not on Congress.
Arlen Specter: In 28 years in GOP, stood with Dems on their top priorities.
Joe Sestak: No flat tax; focus on the working family, not Wall Street.
War & Peace|
Arlen Specter: Unwise to ally with an untrustworthy Afghan President.
Joe Sestak: Put pressure on al-Qaida safe havens in neighboring Pakistan.
The above quotations are from 2010 Pennsylvania Senate Debates.