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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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2016 Alabama Senate race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2016 AL Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Marcus Bowman (20) Republican Senate candidate Alabama
  • Richard Shelby (10) Republican Jr Senator Alabama
  • Ron Crumpton (31) Democratic Senate Challenger Alabama
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Alabama Senate debates and race coverage:
  • Montgomery Advertiser, "Shelby defeats four in GOP primary", by Mary Orndorff Troyan, 3/1/2016
  • Decatur Daily OpEd endorsement, "Shelby, Crumpton best options for US Senate", February 26, 2016
  • OpEd in AL.com, "Crumpton to run for US Senate", by Ron Crumpton, April 16, 2015
  • The Huntsville Times, "Shelby is moving ahead with plans to overhaul banking regulations", by Leada Gore, May 22 2015

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Richard Shelby: Roe v. Wade flawed on both a constitutional & moral basis.
    Marcus Bowman: Life begins at conception.
    Ron Crumpton: Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right.
    Ron Crumpton: Best to end abortion, but not by making it a crime.
Budget & Economy
    Richard Shelby: Opposes raising the debt limit; opposes $18T debt.
    Ron Crumpton: 9-point plan for government economic investment.
    Marcus Bowman: Government should never be the driver of the economy.
Civil Rights
    Ron Crumpton: Give the disabled the ability to obtain service dogs.
    Marcus Bowman: Marriage defined as one man and one woman.
    Ron Crumpton: Legally require hiring more women & minorities.
    Ron Crumpton: Add gender identity to Civil Rights Act.
    Ron Crumpton: Apply 1960s civil rights laws to LGBT community.
    Ron Crumpton: Trickle-down economics good for business but not for people.
    Marcus Bowman: Hire and fire based on business needs.
    Richard Shelby: Don't smother small banks with unnecessary regulations.
    Ron Crumpton: Transfer $11 billion from corporate tax loopholes to schools.
    Marcus Bowman: Stricter punishment reduces crime.
    Ron Crumpton: End mandatory minimums & private prisons.
    Marcus Bowman: Marijuana should be a local issue.
    Ron Crumpton: Sensible approach to marijuana instead of prohibition.
    Ron Crumpton: Allow farmers to grow hemp: ecologically friendly cash crop.
    Marcus Bowman: Be mature enough to allow school prayer.
    Marcus Bowman: Vouchers help achieve the best possible education.
    Ron Crumpton: Vouchers take from public education.
Energy & Oil
    Marcus Bowman: Green energy should compete in the market.
    Ron Crumpton: Make real investments in green technology.
    Marcus Bowman: Voluntary win-win solutions instead of EPA mandates.
    Ron Crumpton: A healthy environment is essential to a healthy America.
Foreign Policy
    Richard Shelby: Immediate moratorium on Syrian refugees.
    Marcus Bowman: America has a long-standing role in preserving peace.
    Ron Crumpton: Act multilaterally, but with America in military lead.
    Ron Crumpton: Foreign involvement is appropriate.
Free Trade
    Marcus Bowman: Free trade deals such as TPP are undermining America.
    Ron Crumpton: Oppose free trade; outsourcing costs American jobs.
Government Reform
    Richard Shelby: Peer pressure & education to get people to register to vote.
    Marcus Bowman: Common sense to require voters to show ID.
    Ron Crumpton: Make voter registration easier.
    Ron Crumpton: Limit "Dark Money"; people's interests over big business.
Gun Control
    Marcus Bowman: Right to keep guns shall not be infringed.
    Ron Crumpton: Absolute right to gun ownership, with exceptions.
    Ron Crumpton: Strict interpretation of the Second Amendment.
Health Care
    Marcus Bowman: ObamaCare threatens status of best health care in the world.
    Ron Crumpton: Move to a single-payer/ Medicare for all system.
Homeland Security
    Richard Shelby: Stalwart protector of Redstone Arsenal & Marshall Center.
    Marcus Bowman: We need to spend money for best-equipped military.
    Ron Crumpton: Oppose expanding the military.
    Richard Shelby: I oppose any and all proposals to grant amnesty.
    Ron Crumpton: Ignore the rhetoric; immigrants are good for America.
    Marcus Bowman: There is no room for anyone breaking rules.
    Ron Crumpton: Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens.
Principles & Values
    Richard Shelby: Judeo-Christian values should guide all that we do.
    Richard Shelby: OpEd: Voter presidential angst overcome in Senate primary.
    Richard Shelby: OpEd: Makes Obama the icon of our xenophobia.
    Ron Crumpton: Constitution forbids God in the public sphere.
Social Security
    Marcus Bowman: Explore all solutions for younger generations.
    Ron Crumpton: Eliminate the cap on the social security tax.
Tax Reform
    Marcus Bowman: Income taxes are not a solution; reduce spending.
    Ron Crumpton: Higher taxes on the wealthy.
War & Peace
    Ron Crumpton: Address the causes of terrorism & national security threats.
    Marcus Bowman: We must, must remain vigilant against terrorism.
Welfare & Poverty
    Ron Crumpton: Fight poverty instead of fighting people in poverty.

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