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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 Mississippi Senate Special Election (to replace Sen. Thad Cochran)

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    from 2018 Mississippi Senate Special Election (number of quotes indicated):
  • Chris McDaniel (14) Republican challenger Mississippi
  • Cindy Hyde-Smith (21) Republican candidate for Mississippi U. S. Senator Mississippi
  • Mike Espy (25) Democratic candidate for Mississippi U. S. Senator Mississippi
  • Rev. Jesse Jackson (1)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Mississippi 2018 Senatorial debates and race coverage: (Special election)
    A special election will determine the replacement for Sen. Thad Cochran, who resigned on April 1, 2018, due to his health. The special election takes place on Nov. 6, for a 2-year seat until 2020. If no candidate gets 50% of the vote, a runoff will be held on Nov. 27.
    Mississippi will also hold its regularly-scheduled 6-year election on Nov. 6, 2018 (with no runoff)
  • McClatchyDC, "Mike Espy sees runoff as path to a Miss. Senate seat," by William Douglas, September 12, 2018
  • Clarion-Ledger, "Cindy Hyde-Smith will make us all proud," by Gov. Phil Bryant, March 23, 2018
  • USA Today, "Bryant seeks Trump support for Senate appointee Cindy Hyde-Smith," by Geoff Pender, March 22, 2018
  • Clarion-Ledger, "Phil Bryant hopes to sway Donald Trump," by Geoff Pender, March 22, 2018
  • WTVA.com, "Gov. Bryant appoints Cindy Hyde-Smith to succeed Thad Cochran," by Zac Carlisle, March 21, 2018
  • Washington Times, "Mississippi governor appoints Cindy Hyde-Smith," by Victor Morton, March 21, 2018
  • Bustle.com, "Mississippi Will Have Its First Woman Senator Soon," by Lauren Holter, March 21, 2018
  • Huffington Post, "Remembering the $17 Million Dollar Witch Hunt of Mike Espy," by Matthew Lynch, January 8, 2012
  • MillerCenter.org, "Oral History, Secretary of Agriculture," May 15, 2006
  • Los Angeles Times, "Agriculture Secretary Imposes Freeze on Jobs," February 2, 1993
  • The Washington Post, "Is Mike Espy really the NRA?," by Samuel Purchase, February 10, 1989
  • (More issues coverage when it becomes available)

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Mike Espy: Anti-abortion but pro-choice.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Stands behind her 100% pro-life record on abortion issues.
Budget & Economy
    Chris McDaniel: Federal spending crowds out private investment.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Fiscal conservative who cut spending and didn't borrow.
Civil Rights
    Chris McDaniel: Gay marriage is unconstitutional.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Marriage is between a man & a woman.
    Mike Espy: Rights for ALL regardless of sexual orientation.
    Chris McDaniel: Curious whether Robert E. Lee remembered as hero or villain.
    Mike Espy: First black Mississippian in Congress since Reconstruction.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Roll back rules from Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
    Mike Espy: Need protections like Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Proponent of cutting business regulations.
    Chris McDaniel: Grade "D" by Business/Industry Political Education Committee.
    Mike Espy: Resigned for accepting gifts; but acquitted criminally.
    Mike Espy: Medical marijuana first; decide on recreational later.
    Mike Espy: Disallow banking for legitimate cannabis businesses.
    Mike Espy: Let states decide marijuana laws.
    Chris McDaniel: No role for government in education, not even funding it.
    Mike Espy: Protect students from predatory for-profit schools.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Sees agri-tourism as a great tool in educating the youth.
Energy & Oil
    Chris McDaniel: Don't subsidize inefficient energy like ethanol & solar.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Supports alternative energy for its new business potential.
    Chris McDaniel: End burdensome regulations like at EPA.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Supports deregulatory path taken by Trump EPA.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Values and respects land and farmers; sees growth potential.
Families & Children
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: No funds for family planning service if it includes abortion.
Free Trade
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Tariffs on China hurt now but work in the long run.
    Mike Espy: No tariffs on China; they hurt farmers.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Led the way to open foreign markets for American products.
Government Reform
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Require voter ID before voting.
    Mike Espy: I stand firmly for voting rights.
    Mike Espy: Imposed USDA-wide job freeze and cuts.
Gun Control
    Chris McDaniel: Allow firearms without government permission.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Right to bear arms is essential to American Liberty.
    Mike Espy: I believe in the Second Amendment, but things have changed.
    Mike Espy: Won the National Rifle Association's "silver rifle" award.
    Mike Espy: Won the National Rifle Association's "silver rifle" award.
    Mike Espy: Appeared in advertisement in support of NRA.
Health Care
    Chris McDaniel: I WILL support & vote for the full repeal of ObamaCare.
    Mike Espy: Expand mental healthcare; ObamaCare; and Medicaid.
    Mike Espy: Our farming, food, & health policies need to be aligned.
    Chris McDaniel: Obama separated kids from families at the border too!
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Separating kids at border is distressing, but enforce law.
    Mike Espy: Separating children from families at border is misguided.
    Chris McDaniel: Increasing minimum wage hurts employment.
    Mike Espy: Increase minimum wage and EITC.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Noted as "Business and Jobs" champion by oversight committee.
Principles & Values
    Mike Espy: Jungle primary on Nov. 6; runoff election on Nov. 27.
    Mike Espy: Jungle primary on Nov. 6; runoff election on Nov. 27.
    Rev. Jesse Jackson: Abolish runoff elections; they hurt black candidates.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Follows Trump principles to "make America great again".
    Mike Espy: Emulate Clinton's style, comfortable in mixed-race crowds.
Tax Reform
    Chris McDaniel: Reduce taxes further than Trump's good first step.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Champion of GOP tax reform bill; cites historic tax cuts.
    Mike Espy: Federal spending on infrastructure & broadband grows economy.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Emerging technology has need and value in the marketplace.
War & Peace
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Stop Iran from advancing any further on the world stage.
Welfare & Poverty
    Chris McDaniel: I WILL support work requirements for welfare recipients.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Add work requirement to food stamp programs.
    Chris McDaniel: Liberty, not 100 years of begging for federal scraps.
    Mike Espy: Help the poor move to homeownership.

The above quotations are from 2018 Mississippi Senate Special Election (to replace Sen. Thad Cochran).

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