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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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Fox News Sunday interviews during 2020
(Chris Wallace and Bret Baier interviewing candidates for 2020 races)

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    A long-standing political tradition is the Sunday morning talk show, beginning with "Meet the Press" in 1947. Currently, five separate "talking head" programs appear on five different TV stations every Sunday morning. OnTheIssues.org excerpts all five of the shows, listed below, with their respective interviewing pundits and each pundit's political affiliation:
  • ABC This Week: (Martha Raddatz & George Stephanopoulos; liberal; from Bill Clinton's staff)
  • CNN "State of the Union": (Jake Tapper and Dana Bash; moderate liberal)
  • Fox News Sunday: (Chris Wallace and Bret Baier; conservative)
  • Meet the Press: (Chuck Todd; moderate)
  • CBS Face the Nation: (Margaret Brennan and John Dickerson; moderate)

    2020 Fox News Sunday interviews:
  • OnTheIssues FactCheck on Fox News Sunday interview of Donald Trump, July 19, 2020
  • "Jesse Ventura says he'll 'test the waters' for presidential bid," by Paul Steinhauser & Patrick Ward, April 27, 2020
  • Halftime Report, "Trump seeks another $2 trillion," by Chris Stirewalt, 3/31/2020
  • "Sunday Morning Futures" interview of Director of the National Economic Council Larry Kudlow, March 29, 2020
  • ...more citations coming

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Tom Cotton: Roe v. Wade was wrongly decided; let states decide.
Civil Rights
    Gretchen Whitmer: Coronavirus: Exempt places of worship, no jurisdiction.
    Tom Steyer: Substantial racial subtext in virtually every policy area.
    Tom Steyer: Have a formal commission on race to review 400 years.
    Bernie Sanders: Nothing personal against billionaires, but enough is enough.
    Donald Trump: FactCheck: falsely claims Biden wants to defund the police.
    Pete Buttigieg: Incarceration does more harm than dealing with addiction.
    Donald Trump: We're not going to fund schools if they don't open.
Energy & Oil
    Pete Buttigieg: Timetable on climate set by reality, not by Congress.
Foreign Policy
    Chris Coons: We need NATO more engaged in the Middle East.
    Rand Paul: End support of Saudis and Iran won't need nukes.
    Donald Trump: Jerusalem is Israel's capital but Palestinian capital open.
    Nikki Haley: Call out the UN when they bully Israel.
Free Trade
    Ted Cruz: Chinese telecom companies are espionage operations.
    Steve Bullock: Farmers want trade, they don't want aid.
    Lindsey Graham: China has more to lose in trade war than US.
Government Reform
    Pete Buttigieg: Need to depoliticize Supreme Court.
Gun Control
    Mark Kelly: Gun control is a political issue and we need to have a vote.
Health Care
    Tom Cotton: Supreme Court got it wrong o ObamaCare individual mandate.
    Pete Buttigieg: Single payer option can lead to Medicare for all.
Homeland Security
    Donald Trump: Fort renaming: I don't care what the military says.
    Gretchen Whitmer: Coronavirus: Widespread testing is fundamental & crucial.
    Rand Paul: Don't sell arms abroad as a jobs program.
    Steve Bullock: Immigration should not be used to rip country apart.
    Tim Scott: Opportunity Zone jobs have seen up to 8% wage increase.
    Pete Buttigieg: Government must be pro-active with changing economy.
Principles & Values
    Amy Coney Barrett: Judicial philosophy: apply the law as written.
    Bill Clinger: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Bob Inglis: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Charles Djou: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Charlie Dent: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Christie Todd Whitman: Addressed Democratic Convention as "Republican for Biden".
    Christopher Shays: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Connie Morella: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Dick Zimmer: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Jack Quinn: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Jeff Flake: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Jim Greenwood: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Jim Kolbe: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Jim Leach: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Jim Walsh: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    John Kasich: Addressed Democratic Convention as "Republican for Biden".
    John Warner: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Mike Parker: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Ray LaHood: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Steven Kuykendall: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Susan Molinari: Addressed Democratic Convention as "Republican for Biden".
    Wayne Gilchrest: Supports "Republicans for Biden" effort.
    Donald Trump: I've been right probably more than anybody else.
    Donald Trump: My mother was like a saint, my father was most solid person.
    Donald Trump: FactCheck: "We have the best testing in the world"? Not!
    Pete Buttigieg: Progressive, but not concerned with labels.
War & Peace
    Chris Coons: Not consulting Congress on war weakens us in the world.
    Chris Van Hollen: Do we further our interests in targeting enemies?
    Rand Paul: Decide if Saudis are an ally or an enemy.
    Rand Paul: Yemen War is part of 1000-year civil war.
    Lindsey Graham: Keep 2,000 US troops in Syria so ISIS won't come back.

The above quotations are from Fox News Sunday interviews during 2020
(Chris Wallace and Bret Baier interviewing candidates for 2020 races).

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