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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Fire and Fury,
by Michael Wolff (2018)
Trump Revealed,
by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (2016)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2016)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
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)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
by Cory Booker (2016)
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)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
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)

Book Reviews

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2014 New York Gubernatorial debates and race coverage

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    from 2014 New York Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Andrew Cuomo (8) New York Democratic Governor
  • Howie Hawkins (1) New York Green Party Presidential Challenger
  • Kathy Hochul (5) New York Democratic Lt. Governor Challenger
  • Rob Astorino (11) New York Republican Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Zephyr Teachout (14) New York Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    New York Gubernatorial race:
  • New York Post, "Joe Biden's disastrous plans for America's suburbs," by Betsy McCaughey, July 21, 2020
  • The Nation magazine, "No Quid Pro Quo, No Cuomo: Vote Howie Hawkins," by Richard Kim, Oct 29, 2014
  • Bay Ridge Journal, "Teachout: Abortion Rights Central to Women's Equality", re: OpEd in Albany Times-Union, 8/9/14
  • NY State of Politics, "Cuomo's Legal Spending Draws Concern", by Rob Astorino, Aug. 5, 2014
  • Daily Freeman, "Teachout flunks Cuomo on fracking, corruption probe", by William J. Kemble, 7/22/14
  • The Villager, "Zephyr Teachout pressuring Gov. Cuomo on his left", by Lincoln Anderson, July 10, 2014
  • Epoch Times, "Zephyr Teachout: Corruption Crusader", by Jonathan Zhou, July 8, 2014
  • New York Daily News, "Upstart candidate Zephyr Teachout", by Glenn Blain, June 16, 2014
  • Newsday, "Taxes seen as key issue in race between Cuomo & Astorino", by Michael Gormley, June 15, 2014
  • Buzzfeed.com blog, "Progressive Ticket Will Challenge Andrew Cuomo", by Jacob Fischler, June 13, 2014
  • Newsday, "Cuomo attempts to define Astorino", by Michael Gormley, May 18, 2014
  • Capital New York e-zine, "Astorino clarifies (somewhat) his position on abortion", by Laura Nahmias, Mar. 7, 2014
  • NY State of Politics blog, "Westchester Dems Hit Astorino On Immigration", March 2014
  • Homeland Security Newswire e-zine, "State lawmakers question homeland security college", 21 Feb. 2014
  • Wall Street Journal, "Effort to Expand Trade", by Erica Orden, Jan. 5, 2014
  • Westchester Magazine, "Astorino Questions Cuomo's Medical Marijuana Plan", by Philip Garrity, Jan. 2014
  • New York Post, "GOP governors powwow boosts Rob Astorino's candidacy", by Fredric U. Dicker, November 18, 2013
  • Campaign email, "Gov. Pataki endorsement," by Rob Astorino campaign, 9/20/2013
  • Wall Street Journal, "Cuomo Weighs in on Syria Debate", by Erica Orden, Sep. 4, 2013
  • U.S. House press releases from Rep. Kathy Kochul, Nov. 2011 - Sept. 2012
  • Washington Post, "The liberal case for social security cuts", by Matt Miller, February 9, 2011

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Zephyr Teachout: Abortion rights are part of women's equality.
    Andrew Cuomo: Codify state with federal law to allow 9th-month abortions.
    Rob Astorino: No 9th-month abortions, even if federal law allows it.
Civil Rights
    Rob Astorino: Zoning laws limit what can be built, not who can live there.
    Zephyr Teachout: Endorsed by LGBT organizations; received at Gay Pride parade.
    Rob Astorino: Opposes gay marriage, but it's a non-issue.
    Rob Astorino: Opposes gay marriage, but it's the law of the land.
    Zephyr Teachout: Apply anti-trust rules to corporate political power.
    Rob Astorino: No medical marijuana; due to pills, process, and quality.
    Zephyr Teachout: Cuomo has completely abandoned schools.
    Zephyr Teachout: The public school system has been robbed.
    Zephyr Teachout: Stop looting public school system to serve wealthy interests.
    Kathy Hochul: Partnerships between employers and educational institutions.
Energy & Oil
    Zephyr Teachout: Sun, solar and wind, not fracking.
    Rob Astorino: Government incentives for solar & geothermal.
    Kathy Hochul: EPA cleanup of intolerable odors & emissions in Attica.
Families & Children
    Howie Hawkins: Supports universal healthcare & universal pre-K.
Foreign Policy
    Andrew Cuomo: Follow Congressional process in Syrian intervention.
Free Trade
    Andrew Cuomo: Start-Up NY: expand foreign trade to boost upstate economies.
Government Reform
    Andrew Cuomo: Used campaign funds for defense lawyer, legally.
    Rob Astorino: We desperately need term limits in Albany for all parties.
    Andrew Cuomo: Committed to campaign finance reform.
    Zephyr Teachout: Build political system where wealthy donors aren't in charge.
    Zephyr Teachout: Political system is still corrupt and rigged for the wealthy.
Gun Control
    Zephyr Teachout: Supports tougher gun control laws.
    Kathy Hochul: Top rating from National Rifle Association.
    Rob Astorino: Opposes SAFE Act gun control measure.
Health Care
    Zephyr Teachout: I am committed to single-payer.
    Kathy Hochul: 2007: No drivers licenses to undocumented immigrants.
    Zephyr Teachout: Honor the dignity of all immigrants.
    Kathy Hochul: Submit temporary guest worker applications online.
Local Issues
    Zephyr Teachout: Dirty money is funding the Tappan Zee Bridge construction.
Principles & Values
    Zephyr Teachout: Political icons: Teddy Roosevelt & Louis Brandeis.
    Andrew Cuomo: OpEd: Primary challenge doubles the campaign donation limit.
Social Security
    Andrew Cuomo: Expose obscure formulas that cause automatic increases.
Tax Reform
    Andrew Cuomo: Tax cut for middle class; increase taxes on wealthiest 1%.
    Rob Astorino: Held Westchester County taxes to $548M, without cuts.
    Rob Astorino: Demanded mass transit capability on new Tappan Zee Bridge.
Welfare & Poverty
    Rob Astorino: AdWatch: Opposes affordable housing & hence minorities.

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  • Howie Hawkins New York Green Party Presidential Challenger
  • Kathy Hochul New York Democratic Lt. Governor Challenger
  • Rob Astorino New York Republican Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Zephyr Teachout New York Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger

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