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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)

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2016 Pennsylvania Senate race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2016 PA Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Everett Stern (2) Republican Senate candidate Pennsylvania
  • Joe Sestak (8) Democratic candidate for President; Navy Admiral
  • John Fetterman (15) Pennsylvania Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania Lt. Gov.
  • Katie McGinty (19) Democratic Senate candidate Pennsylvania
  • Pat Toomey (9) Republican Jr Senator Pennsylvania
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    Pennsylvania Senate debates and race coverage:
  • Marc Levy, Associated Press, in The Morning Call, "Toomey, McGinty joust over corporations", 9/12/2016
  • Philadelphia Inquirer , "Immigration Advocates Law Enforcement", by Chris Brennan, July 07, 2016
  • Marijuana.com, "Key Senate Races for Marijuana Reform," by Tom Angell on June 13th, 2016
  • The Morning Call, "Skirmish grows over Social Security ad in Senate race" by Laura Olson, 4/15/2016
  • Wilkes-Barre Times-Leader, "Continue 'relentless' push for LGBT rights," by Joe Sestak, 11/30/2015
  • The Daily Chronic , "Pittsburgh NORML to Host Fundraiser for Fetterman", September 27, 2015
  • The Morning Call, "Early endorsements for McGinty from Emily's List", by Laura Olson, 8/6/2015
  • USW.org (United Steelworkers) press release, "USW Endorses McGinty," 8/5/2015
  • The Morning Call, "Sestak critical of Toomey", by Laura Olson, 5/7/2015
  • Post-Gazette, "Schwartz, McGinty lead gun control ratings", by Karen Langley, 7 April 2014
  • WTAE, "Braddock mayor detains jogger", Jan 31, 2013

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Katie McGinty: Supports public funding for Planned Parenthood.
    Pat Toomey: Great news that employer can withhold contraceptive coverage.
    John Fetterman: Unabashedly pro-choice;protect constitutional abortion right.
    Katie McGinty: Endorsed by EMILY's List.
Budget & Economy
    Everett Stern: Pro-growth: make small business loan more readily available.
Civil Rights
    Katie McGinty: It is past time to close the pay gap.
    John Fetterman: Women only makes 78 cents for every dollar a man makes.
    Joe Sestak: Anti-discrimination laws toward LGBT are long overdue.
    John Fetterman: Officiated at one of the first same-sex marriages in PA.
    Katie McGinty: Support Consumer Financial Protection Bureau against banks.
    Pat Toomey: AdWatch: Fights against corporate welfare & giant handouts.
    Joe Sestak: Small manufacturing is on cusp of a comeback, if helped.
    Everett Stern: Blue Lives Matter: Police officers aren't 2nd class citizens.
    John Fetterman: Break the cycle of violence to decreases murders.
    Katie McGinty: Medical marijuana yes; but legalization no.
    Pat Toomey: Medical marijuana research yes; but state laws no.
    John Fetterman: Very pro-legalization of marijuana.
    John Fetterman: Started a GED program in Braddock before running for mayor.
Energy & Oil
    Katie McGinty: Corn ethanol as renewable fuel can replace some fossil fuels.
    Pat Toomey: Corn ethanol is corporate welfare that hurts oil refineries.
    Katie McGinty: No fracking COMPANY donations; but some from fracking execs.
    John Fetterman: Encourage clean energy policies.
Families & Children
    John Fetterman: Involved with Big Brothers and AmeriCorps since age 23.
Foreign Policy
    Katie McGinty: Supports Iran nuclear deal.
    Katie McGinty: Defeat terrorist threats while upholding America's values.
    John Fetterman: Proactively engage in preventative diplomacy.
Free Trade
    John Fetterman: Fight to reverse bad trade policies like NAFTA.
    Joe Sestak: Supports Ex-Im Bank & supports trade agreements in principle.
    Joe Sestak: Supports TPP in principle, but verify openly before we trust.
    Pat Toomey: Ex-Im Bank is an egregious forms of corporate welfare.
Government Reform
    Katie McGinty: Constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United.
    Pat Toomey: Voter ID law protects integrity of the system.
    Katie McGinty: Stand against partisan attempts to disenfranchise voters.
    Pat Toomey: Curb pork-barrel earmarks by law.
Gun Control
    Pat Toomey: Expand background checks and apply terrorist watch lists.
    Katie McGinty: Scored 100% on CeaseFire Pennsylvania survey.
    John Fetterman: Brandished shotgun after hearing shots fired on street.
Homeland Security
    Katie McGinty: Guarantee world's best-equipped & best-trained military.
    Katie McGinty: Support DREAM Act plus earned path to citizenship.
    Katie McGinty: Communicate with federal officials instead of sanctuary city.
    Pat Toomey: Withhold community funding from sanctuary cities like Philly.
    John Fetterman: Wife's family came to Americas as illegal immigrants.
    John Fetterman: If illegals lead an exemplary life, create a path.
    Joe Sestak: Increase minimum wage to $10.80 now & $15 later.
    John Fetterman: Backs $15-an-hour minimum wage.
    Katie McGinty: Backs $15-an-hour minimum wage.
    John Fetterman: Support raising the minimum wage to at least $15 an hour.
    Katie McGinty: Endorsed by United Steelworkers.
Social Security
    Joe Sestak: Never supported policy to cut Social Security or Medicare.
    Joe Sestak: Never raise, never, the age for our seniors to retire.
    Katie McGinty: Cuts to Social Security are wrong for working families.
    Joe Sestak: Faster path through patent-approval process.
War & Peace
    Katie McGinty: No ground troops against ISIS.

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  • John Fetterman Pennsylvania Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania Lt. Gov.
  • Katie McGinty Democratic Senate candidate Pennsylvania
  • Pat Toomey Republican Jr Senator Pennsylvania

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