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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)

Book Reviews

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2019-2024 congressional press releases

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    from 2019-24 congressional press release (number of quotes indicated):
  • Ben Ray Lujan (1) Democrat U.S. Rep New Mexico-3
  • Cynthia Lummis (4) Republican U.S. Rep Wyoming-AL
  • Dan Sullivan (1) Republican Senator Alaska
  • David Perdue (1) Georgia Republican Challenger
  • David Trone (1) Democrat U.S. Rep Maryland-6
  • Don Davis (2) Democrat U.S. Rep North Carolina-1
  • Donald Trump (1) Republican Presidential incumbent
  • Doug Burgum (1) North Dakota 2024 Presidential contender; Republican Governor
  • Jim Justice (1) West Virginia Democratic governor
  • Joe Biden (2) Democratic President; former V.P.; former Senator
  • Joe Walsh (2) Illinois Republican presidential primary challenger
  • John Barrasso (1) Republican Jr Senator Wyoming
  • John Curtis (1) Republican U.S. Rep Utah-3
  • John Hickenlooper (1) Colorado Democratic Colorado Governor
  • Joni Ernst (1) Republican Jr Senator Iowa
  • Lisa Blunt Rochester (4) Democrat U.S. Rep Delaware-AL
  • Mazie Hirono (1) Democrat (Senate run 2012) U.S. Rep Hawaii-2
  • Mike Parson (2) Missouri Republican governor of Missouri
  • Pat Roberts (1) Republican Sr (Retiring 2020) Kansas
  • Steve Scalise (1) Republican U.S. Rep Louisiana-1
  • Thom Tillis (1) Republican Jr Senator North Carolina
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    Excerpts from House campaign press releases:
  • 2024_HI_Senate: Press Release, "Meng, Hirono and Chu Seek to Stop House Republicans From Relaunching Trump-era China Initiative, January 22, 2024, (Link)
  • 2024_UT_Senate Press release, "Curtis Introduces Bill To Prevent Wall Street From Controlling Utah's Land," by Rep. John Curtis, January 19, 2024, (Link)
  • NC-4 Press Release: "Congresswoman Foushee's Statement on SCOTUS Decision to Overturn Affirmative Action in University Admissions," Jun 29, 2023, (Link)
  • 2024_DE_Senate: Press release, "Blunt Rochester on Republican Immigration Bill: 'Unserious, Unproductive, And Unworkable'," May 11, 2023, (Link)
  • NC-1 Press Release: "Congressman Don Davis Announces Bill to Protect Social Security, Medicare, Military Pay, and Veteran's Benefits," May 10, 2023, (Link)
  • NC-11 Press release from NSSF (The Firearm Industry Trade Association): "NSSF Profile Q & A: U.S. Rep. Chuck Edwards (R-N.C.)," April 19, 2023, (Link)
  • NC-1 Press Release: "Congressman Davis' Statement on Medicaid Expansion," March 27, 2023, (Link)
  • NC-11: FOX Carolina, "'I am outraged:,' Congressman Edwards releases statement on suspected Chinese balloon in U.S.," Feb. 4, 2023, (Link)
  • 2024_DE_Senate: Press release, "Rep. Blunt Rochester Votes to Pass National Defense Authorization Act, Secures Key Delaware Priorities," December 8, 2022, (Link)
  • NC-13: IndyWeek press release, "Candidate Questionnaire: Wiley Nickel, U.S. House 13, 10/20/2022, (Link)
  • NC-4 press Release in Duke Chronicle, "After nearly 10 years as state senator, Democratic candidate Valerie Foushee is running for U.S. House," by Jazper Lu, October 23, 2022, (Link)
  • MD-6 House press release (for 2024 Senate race), "Maryland Congressional Delegation Shares Priorities with New Chesapeake Bay Leaders," by David Trone, July 28, 2022, (Link)
  • MN-3: Press Release, "Phillips on Passage of the Respect For Marriage Act," July 19, 2022, (Link)
  • MN-3: Press Release, "Phillips Endorses Historic Action to Legalize Adult Recreational Cannabis Use in Letter to Minnesota Legislature," May 12, 2021, (Link)
  • 2024_DE_Senate: Press release, "Blunt Rochester Votes to Pass Historic Equality Act to End Discrimination Against All LGBTQ Americans," February 25, 2021, (Link)
  • 2024_DE_Senate: Press release, "Blunt Rochester Votes to Federally Decriminalize Marijuana," December 4, 2020, (Link)
  • MN-3: Press Release, "Phillips supports George Floyd Justice In Policing Act to improve law enforcement and keep our communities safe," June 25, 2020, (Link)
  • MN-3: Press Release, "The Relatable Minnesota Freshman Taking On Congress," Aug. 1, 2019, (Link)
  • MN-3: Press Release, "Rep. Phillips Co-Sponsors Equality Act," March 13, 2019, (Link)

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Steve Scalise: Don't subsidize research on tissue from aborted fetuses.
Civil Rights
    Ben Ray Lujan: We should respect tribal sacred places.
    Lisa Blunt Rochester: Every American deserves to be treated with respect & dignity.
    Donald Trump: Historic tax cuts and reforms for American businesses.
    Joe Walsh: Index capital gains tax to inflation.
    Lisa Blunt Rochester: Marijuana does not belong on Controlled Substances list.
    David Trone: Supports EPA efforts to protect Chesapeake Bay.
    John Curtis: Ban Natural Asset Companies from "ecological performance".
Foreign Policy
    Mazie Hirono: Trump-era China Initiative fostered bigotry & discrimination.
Free Trade
    Cynthia Lummis: Opposes Trade Promotion Authority; it's politically-driven.
    Cynthia Lummis: Fair trade agreements focus on Wyoming exports.
    David Perdue: Supports USMCA trade agreement to replace NAFTA.
    Doug Burgum: Supports USMCA trade agreement to replace NAFTA.
    Jim Justice: Supports USMCA trade agreement to replace NAFTA.
    John Barrasso: Supports USMCA trade agreement to replace NAFTA.
    John Hickenlooper: Supports USMCA trade agreement to replace NAFTA.
    Joni Ernst: Supports USMCA trade agreement to replace NAFTA.
    Mike Parson: Credits Trump for ending Japan restrictions on US beef.
    Mike Parson: Supports USMCA trade agreement to replace NAFTA.
    Pat Roberts: Supports USMCA trade agreement to replace NAFTA.
    Thom Tillis: Supports USMCA trade agreement to replace NAFTA.
Gun Control
    Joe Biden: Close loopholes in Federal gun background check system.
Health Care
    Joe Biden: Get more people vaccinated, or prolong coronavirus pandemic.
    Don Davis: Co-chair of the State Medicaid Expansion Caucus.
Homeland Security
    Cynthia Lummis: Prohibit transfer of anyone detained at Guantanamo Bay.
    Joe Walsh: Cut $8.9B from defense bill, and supported 3% more.
    Lisa Blunt Rochester: No greater responsibility than ensuring national security.
    Lisa Blunt Rochester: Time for comprehensive reform with pathway to citizenship.
Social Security
    Don Davis: Take safety net programs off the table in debt ceiling talks.
Tax Reform
    Dan Sullivan: Lowering taxes is a major win for country.
War & Peace
    Cynthia Lummis: Keep sanctions on Iran; no nuke deal.

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