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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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2020 Delaware Senatorial race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2020 DE Senatorial race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Chris Coons (7) Democratic Jr Senator Delaware
  • James DeMartino (21) Republican Senate Challenger Delaware
  • Jessica Scarane (15) Democratic Senate challenger Delaware
  • Lauren Witzke (20) Republican Challenger Delaware
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    Delaware 2020 Senatorial debates and race coverage:
  • GovTrack.us: Sen. Coons comments on H.R.1333 NO BAN Act, 7/19/2021
  • CBS Meet the Press interview of Sen. Chris Coons, January 10, 2021
  • CBS Meet the Press interview of Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE), December 13, 2020
  • Delaware Public Media, "Republican Senate candidate Witzke offers plan for economic recovery," by Nick Ciolino, 10/18/2020
  • PVS Political Courage Test by Lauren Witzke, Oct. 10, 2020
  • Cleveland Jewish News, "Lauren Witzke, Delaware's GOP Senate candidate, appears on site with ties to white supremacists," by Ben Sales, 10/8/2020
  • NY Times, "In Biden's Home State, Republican Centrism Gives Way to the Fringe," by Elizabeth Williamson, 10/2/2020
  • American Family Association "iVoterGuide" on 2020 Delaware Senate race (Lauren Witzke & James DeMartino), downloaded Oct. 2020
  • Slate.com, "Meet the Latest Republican Nominee to Have Expressed Support for QAnon," by Julia Craven, 9/16/20
  • Ballotpedia Candidate Connection survey by Lauren Witzke, Sept. 9, 2020
  • WGMD 92.7 FM Newstalk Delmarva, "It was very upsetting," by Duke Brooks, July 29, 2020
  • FOX News Sunday, interview of Chris Coons, Jan. 12,2020
  • WDEL Wilmington News Radio, "Coons faces Democratic challenger in 2020 primary: Jessica Scarane," Mark Fowser, 11/18/19
  • Wilmington News Journal, "Coons faces a primary challenge from a progressive millennial," by Sarah Gamard, Nov. 18, 2019
  • WHYY PBS, "Democrat Jessica Scarane challenging Sen. Chris Coons from the left," Mark Eichmann, November 18th 2019
  • Wilmington News Journal, Delaware Voter Central: 2018 voters guide," 8/20/18
  • Wilmington News Journal, DelawareOnline.com, "James DeMartino, House District 14," Aug. 17, 2018
  • The Daily Beast, "Senators Urge Trump Administration to Counter Chinese Meddling in Democracies," by Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian, Jun. 11, 2018

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Lauren Witzke: Life begins at conception; constitutional change necessary.
    Lauren Witzke: Abortion is extermination of minorities.
Budget & Economy
    James DeMartino: Support free market competition instead of non-profits.
    Lauren Witzke: Direct payments and tax-free access to 401k for COVID relief.
    Lauren Witzke: No income tax increase; end government waste.
    Lauren Witzke: No federal spending for stimulus, but ok for COVID.
    James DeMartino: Stalwart for cost effective modernization of infrastructure.
Civil Rights
    James DeMartino: Identity politics is detrimental to our domestic security.
    Lauren Witzke: Appreciates rally security from Proud Boys.
    Jessica Scarane: Reparations for slavery & genocide of indigenous peoples.
    Jessica Scarane: Pass laws that protects girls' & women's rights.
    Jessica Scarane: Increase corporate taxes; raise capital gains taxes.
    Chris Coons: Domestic terrorism should be a federal crime.
    James DeMartino: Support our police ; restore law and order.
    Jessica Scarane: End mass incarceration in favor of rehabilitation.
    James DeMartino: No death penalty, because pro-life.
    Lauren Witzke: Federal funding for faith-based solutions for drug recovery.
    Lauren Witzke: Admits having run drugs for Mexican cartels.
    James DeMartino: Heroin not just mental health issue, but a criminal issue.
    James DeMartino: Taxpayers shouldn't be required to pay off student loans.
    Lauren Witzke: Help pay off college loans so grads can have children.
    James DeMartino: A proponent of home schooling, private and charter schools.
    Jessica Scarane: Free public education from pre-K to higher education.
Energy & Oil
    Lauren Witzke: No Paris Accord until China and India stop CO2 emissions.
    Jessica Scarane: Transform energy system to end dependence on fossil fuels.
    Jessica Scarane: In favor of 'Green new deal' initiative.
    Jessica Scarane: Green New Deal:tackle climate change AND economic inequality.
    James DeMartino: Balance between protection and economic development.
Families & Children
    James DeMartino: I will incentivize multi-generational households.
    Jessica Scarane: Pass laws that protects girls'/womens' rights.
Foreign Policy
    James DeMartino: Uphold a firm America first foreign policy.
    Lauren Witzke: Accept as immigrants Christians under religious persecution.
    Chris Coons: We need NATO more engaged in the Middle East.
    Chris Coons: Led bipartisan opposition to China's election interference.
Free Trade
    Lauren Witzke: Keep trade barriers; no more China ripoffs.
Government Reform
    Lauren Witzke: Life-long pols don't serve America & her people.
    James DeMartino: Business regulations must be streamlined.
    Jessica Scarane: Pledged no campaign donations from PACs.
Gun Control
    Lauren Witzke: Gun rights shall not be infringed.
    James DeMartino: Stop eroding our constitutional rights with restrictions.
Health Care
    James DeMartino: Government bureaucracy cannot control healthcare.
    Jessica Scarane: Healthcare is a right, not a place for profits.
Homeland Security
    Lauren Witzke: America's military should be strong for our defense.
    Lauren Witzke: Bring our troops home; limit defense spending.
    James DeMartino: Maintain the strongest, best equipped and trained military.
    Chris Coons: Establish new guardrails against immigration bans.
    Lauren Witzke: Limit immigration to match emigration, except for marriage.
    Lauren Witzke: Foreigners dismantle our culture, use drugs and take jobs.
    James DeMartino: The law must be enforced! Must not allow open borders.
    Jessica Scarane: End mass deportations and close the border camps.
    James DeMartino: A state regulated minimum wage hurts small business.
Principles & Values
    Chris Coons: There can only be reconciliation with repentance.
    Chris Coons: We have to address the trust deficit in our country.
    James DeMartino: Our government exists to protect our God given rights.
    James DeMartino: Family man, Citadel grad, former Marine Judge Advocate.
Social Security
    James DeMartino: Promote individual responsibility for retirement.
    Lauren Witzke: Benefits only to those who have paid into system.
Tax Reform
    Jessica Scarane: Make Wall Street pay their fair share.
    Jessica Scarane: Wall Street must pay taxes on extreme wealth.
    James DeMartino: Low taxes and health care my priority for seniors, retirees.
War & Peace
    Lauren Witzke: America should not meddle in the affairs of other nations.
    Chris Coons: Not consulting Congress on war weakens us in the world.
    Jessica Scarane: Cease our endless wars, except in Syria.

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