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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)
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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2014 Oklahoma Senate debates

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    from 2014 OK Senate debate (number of quotes indicated):
  • Brad Henry (2) Oklahoma Previously Democratic Governor
  • James Inhofe (13) Republican Sr Senator Oklahoma
  • James Lankford (1) Republican Senate challenger Oklahoma
  • Joe Carr (1) Republican Challenger Tennessee
  • Matt Silverstein (7) Republican Senate Challenger Oklahoma
  • Rick Weiland (2) Democratic Challenger South Dakota
  • T.W. Shannon (13) Republican Senate Challenger Oklahoma
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Oklahoma has two simultaneous Senate races this year, both with election dates of November 4th, 2014.

  • The 6-year seat is the normal re-election campaign for Senator Jim Inhofe, whose 6-year term expires this year.

  • The 2-year seat is for the seat vacated by Senator Tom Coburn, who announced his resignation 2 years before his term would have expired in 2016.

  • Governor Mary Fallin called a special election for November, which will be to fill out the remaining two years of Coburn's term.

    Oklahoma Senate debates: 2-year seat:
  • Reason Magazine Hit-and-Run blog, "Primary Challengers Support Legalizing Marijuana", by Ed Krayewski, June 18, 2014
  • Roll Call AdWatch: "Shannon Releases First Ad", by Emily Cahn, Feb. 19, 2014
  • Watchdog.org, "Young men in a hurry," by Patrick McGuigan, February 7, 2014
  • Fundraising press release by T. W. Shannon campaign, Jan. 29, 2014
  • Associated Press reporting, Jan. 29, 2014
  • The Bilerico Project on T. W. Shannon, March 29, 2013

    Oklahoma Senate debates: 6-year seat:
  • Meet the Press interview of James Inhofe, 12/22/2013
  • Chris Casteel reporting in The Oklahoman, October 25, 2013
  • RedDirtReport.com reporting, 8/13/2013
  • Chris Casteel on NewsOK.com coverage, 12/21/2008

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    James Inhofe: Human life begins at conception.
    T.W. Shannon: Protect human life from the moment of conception.
Budget & Economy
    James Inhofe: Free enterprise is the key to national prosperity.
    T.W. Shannon: Debt is a form of slavery.
    Rick Weiland: Federal shutdown is more than wrong; it is shameful.
Civil Rights
    James Inhofe: Government shouldn't redefine marriage.
    Matt Silverstein: Firm support of marriage equality for gays and lesbians.
    Matt Silverstein: Grandmother beaten for speaking her native Choctaw language.
    Brad Henry: Elected director of a consumer financial recovery company.
    Brad Henry: Elected director of a consumer financial recovery company.
    T.W. Shannon: Worker's compensation reform saved businesses $100M/year.
    Matt Silverstein: Reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act.
    James Inhofe: Oppose nationwide Common Core standards.
Energy & Oil
    James Inhofe: No subsidies for wind and solar.
Families & Children
    T.W. Shannon: Use TANF funds to publicize benefits of marriage.
Foreign Policy
    James Inhofe: $187K Congress-paid travel to Africa for "a Jesus thing".
Government Reform
    James Inhofe: Photo ID for voting.
    Matt Silverstein: Not a dime from any lobbyists in campaign donations.
    Rick Weiland: Voluntarily limit campaign contributions to maximum of $100.
    Matt Silverstein: Inhofe says he's for term limits, but was in for 26 years.
Gun Control
    James Inhofe: Opposes more gun restrictions.
    T.W. Shannon: Right to keep and bear arms, without restrictions.
    Matt Silverstein: Support the 2nd amendment's right-to-bear arms.
Health Care
    James Inhofe: Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility.
    James Lankford: Predicts that ObamaCare will destroy the health-care system.
    T.W. Shannon: ObamaCare puts our freedom at risk.
Homeland Security
    James Inhofe: Maintain a superior nuclear arsenal.
    James Inhofe: Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry.
    Matt Silverstein: Opposes housing refugee immigrants in military facilities.
    Joe Carr: Refugees cost millions in school & medical costs.
Principles & Values
    James Inhofe: Judeo-Christian values established our government framework.
    T.W. Shannon: AdWatch: I'm guided by my faith; let's renew our values.
    T.W. Shannon: Will remain as Speaker during Senate primary.
    T.W. Shannon: "Recovering attorney" with JD from Oklahoma City University.
    T.W. Shannon: Rights are endowed by God, not by politicians.
    James Inhofe: Flying is his passion, but lost his son in plane accident.
    T.W. Shannon: Consistently opposes bond issues to pay for infrastructure.
Welfare & Poverty
    T.W. Shannon: AdWatch: Success comes from hard work, not handouts.
    T.W. Shannon: Require 20 hours of work activity for food stamp recipients.

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