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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)

Book Reviews

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2018 Maine Senate race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2018 ME Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Angus King (1) Maine Former Independent Governor (1995-2002)
  • Chris Lyons (25) Libertarian candidate for Maine U. S. Senator Maine
  • Eric Brakey (23) GOP Candidate for U.S Senate from Maine Maine
  • Paul LePage (1) Maine Republican Governor
  • Susan Collins (1) Republican Sr Senator Maine
  • Zak Ringelstein (2) Democratic candidate for Maine U. S. Senate Maine
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Maine 2018 Senatorial debates and race coverage:
  • CampusElect.org 2018 Maine Senate Guide (King, Brakey & Ringelstein), 11/1/2018
  • Washington Examiner, "Meet state Senator Eric Brakey, millennial for US Senate", by Neil Dwyer, Dec 7, 2017
  • Cecc Point News, "Interview With GOP Senate Candidate Eric Brakey," by Henry Clay, 10/3/2017
  • Christian Civic League of Maine, on maine.PatriotGuide.us, "2016 CCL Candidate Survey"
  • PBS Newshour, "Maine legalizes marijuana for recreational use," Nov 10, 2016
  • The Atlantic, "The Party of Donald Trump?" by John Sommers & Molly Ball, July 14, 2016

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Eric Brakey: Pro-life, and anti-ObamaCare.
    Eric Brakey: Oppose funding Planned Parenthood; require parental consent.
    Zak Ringelstein: Publicly-funded reproductive healthcare for women.
    Chris Lyons: Life is precious; abortion only if maternal life at risk.
    Chris Lyons: Oppose abortion as an unrestricted right.
    Susan Collins: Joined Democrats to fund Planned Parenthood.
Budget & Economy
    Chris Lyons: Market-led recovery better than stimulus.
    Eric Brakey: The government takes enough; we shouldn't raise taxes.
    Eric Brakey: Not just for economic freedom but also personal freedom.
Civil Rights
    Eric Brakey: Leave transgender bathroom policy up to local school board.
    Chris Lyons: Education will achieve affirmative action, not law.
    Chris Lyons: Government should have no say on same-sex marriage.
    Chris Lyons: Comfortable with same-sex marriage.
    Eric Brakey: Cut $400M in corporate welfare & return it to the people.
    Chris Lyons: Stricter punishment doesn't reduce crime.
    Eric Brakey: Being pro-life is why I oppose the death penalty.
    Chris Lyons: Marijuana isn't a gateway drug.
    Eric Brakey: Supports legalizing marijuana for recreational use.
    Paul LePage: Oppose legalizing marijuana for recreational use.
    Eric Brakey: Competition will improve our schools.
    Chris Lyons: Vouchers for school choice.
    Eric Brakey: Support private schools, charter schools, or homeschooling.
Energy & Oil
    Chris Lyons: Oppose prioritizing green energy.
    Angus King: Support EPA brownfield program for industrial cleanup.
    Chris Lyons: Fight EPA regulatory over-reach.
Foreign Policy
    Chris Lyons: Oppose American Exceptionalism.
    Eric Brakey: Crazy that we have our troops in 177 different countries.
    Eric Brakey: Deposing secular dictators in Mid-East empowers our enemies.
Free Trade
    Chris Lyons: Support & expand free trade.
Government Reform
    Chris Lyons: Make voter registration easier.
Gun Control
    Eric Brakey: Oppose background checks for individual gun transfers.
    Zak Ringelstein: Most Americans wants gun control but NRA stops it.
    Chris Lyons: Absolute right to gun ownership.
    Eric Brakey: The second amendment is essential for liberty.
    Eric Brakey: Bipartisan Republican leads the charge to less gun control.
Health Care
    Chris Lyons: Insurance companies benefit from ObamaCare; people don't.
    Chris Lyons: Oppose ObamaCare.
    Eric Brakey: Do better than backdoor deals that led to ObamaCare.
    Eric Brakey: Apply principles of freedom to broken healthcare system.
Homeland Security
    Chris Lyons: Don't expand the military.
    Eric Brakey: Apply limited government philosophy to the military.
    Chris Lyons: Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens.
    Eric Brakey: Oppose increasing minimum wage; it takes out the bottom rung.
    Chris Lyons: Oppose affirmative action in hiring.
Principles & Values
    Chris Lyons: Personal belief in God is fine; government action is not.
    Chris Lyons: Keep God in the public sphere.
Social Security
    Chris Lyons: Privatize Social Security.
Tax Reform
    Eric Brakey: No additional 3% tax on income above $200,000.
    Chris Lyons: Oppose higher taxes on the wealthy.
    Eric Brakey: Voted against raising the lodging tax to 10.5%.
War & Peace
    Chris Lyons: Avoid foreign entanglements.
    Eric Brakey: Learn from the past: we don't need another Mideast war.
Welfare & Poverty
    Eric Brakey: Disallow using food stamps to purchase junk food.

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  • Angus King Maine Former Independent Governor (1995-2002)
  • Chris Lyons Libertarian candidate for Maine U. S. Senator Maine
  • Eric Brakey GOP Candidate for U.S Senate from Maine Maine
  • Paul LePage Maine Republican Governor
  • Susan Collins Republican Sr Senator Maine
  • Zak Ringelstein Democratic candidate for Maine U. S. Senate Maine

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