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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 Washington Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2020 WA Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Bill Bryant (1) Washington Republican Gubernatorial candidate
  • Jay Inslee (5) Washington Democratic Washington Governor
  • Loren Culp (7) Washington Republican Governor Challenger
  • Phil Fortunato (15) Washington Republican challenger for Governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Washington 2020 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Inlander.com , "Where gubernatorial candidates Jay Inslee and Loren Culp stand on three big issues," by Wilson Criscione, October 22, 2020
  • Northwest News Network (OPB.org), "Jay Inslee and Loren Culp debate, highlight their stark differences in race for Washington governor," by Austin Jenkins, Oct. 8, 2020
  • Seattle Times, "Gov. Inslee and Loren Culp debate crime, coronavirus and climate in Washington gubernatorial debate," by David Gutman, Oct. 7, 2020
  • KING-TV-K5, "Debt collectors can't go after stimulus checks in Washington," April 17, 2020
  • Auburn Reporter, "Fortunato introduces property tax constitutional amendment," March 5, 2020
  • Redmond Reporter, "Senate Republicans propose alternative solutions to WA's homelessness crisis," by Cameron Sheppard, February 28, 2020
  • Auburn Reporter, "Fortunato: Senate proposal needlessly starving transportation infrastructure," February 28, 2020
  • Seattle Times, "GOP State Senator Phil Fortunato gears up for governor run," Aug. 5, 2019
  • Lewiston Tribune, "Clean energy bill passes Washington Senate," by Tom James, Mar 2, 2019
  • Auburn Reporter, "Fortunato: firearms test should be required for lawmaker who want to draft gun legislation," 1/14/19
  • Pro-Choice Washington, "GRADE F for Phil Fortunato, Senate Republican / District 31", 2019
  • The Seattle Times, "Washington state officials say they won't back down on legal pot as Sessions rescinds Obama-era policy," by Evan Bush and Mike Carter, January 4, 2018, (Link)
  • Crosscut.com , "Bill Bryant's not-so-bold stand against Trump," by Joni Balter, August 16, 2016

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Phil Fortunato: F Grade from NARAL, sponsored anti-abortion bills.
Budget & Economy
    Phil Fortunato: Partial zero-based budgets; 1/4 of budget every two years.
    Phil Fortunato: Open up state to building housing of all kinds.
Civil Rights
    Jay Inslee: Racial inequity not limited to criminal justice.
    Loren Culp: No systemic racism, laws treat everyone equally.
    Loren Culp: For qualified immunity protecting cops from lawsuits.
    Phil Fortunato: Only "criminal homeless" should be incarcerated.
    Phil Fortunato: Need to remove criminal homeless from the streets.
    Jay Inslee: Prepared to defend state marijuana legalization against DOJ .
    Phil Fortunato: Let local schools get waivers from unfunded state mandates.
Energy & Oil
    Jay Inslee: Forest wildfires are "climate fires".
    Loren Culp: Questions climate change, fires from poor forest management.
    Loren Culp: Climate change: get the bureaucrats out of the way.
    Phil Fortunato: Questioned global warming: what if temperatures drop?
Gun Control
    Phil Fortunato: Displayed sidearm while speaking on 2nd Amendment.
    Phil Fortunato: Gun bill legislators should have to pass firearms training.
Health Care
    Jay Inslee: COVID: Lower infections with masks, distancing, not Trump.
    Loren Culp: COVID: Wearing a mask should be a personal choice.
Principles & Values
    Loren Culp: I firmly believe in individual freedom and liberty.
Social Security
    Jay Inslee: Suspends laws allowing garnishment of stimulus checks.
Tax Reform
    Loren Culp: No tax increase: cut anything with the word "study" in it.
    Phil Fortunato: Fund transportation needs with inflation-linked sales tax.
    Phil Fortunato: Introduced bill to exempt older seniors from property tax.
    Phil Fortunato: Restructure property tax as relief for homeowners.
    Phil Fortunato: Fund transportation with existing sales tax.
    Phil Fortunato: Sound Transit 3 & Mileage Tax won't solve the problem.
War & Peace
    Bill Bryant: Opposed Trump over attack on military family who lost son.
Welfare & Poverty
    Phil Fortunato: Implement transitional housing for homeless.

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  • Bill Bryant Washington Republican Gubernatorial candidate
  • Jay Inslee Washington Democratic Washington Governor
  • Loren Culp Washington Republican Governor Challenger
  • Phil Fortunato Washington Republican challenger for Governor

The above quotations are from 2020 Washington Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage. Gov. Inslee up for re-election in 2020; challengers:
2020 Washington Gubernatorial debate
Jay Inslee(D)
vs.Loren Culp(R)
vs.Bill Bryant(R)
vs.Phil Fortunato(R)
Former gubernatorial races:
2016 Washington Gubernatorial debates:
Jay Inslee
vs.Seattle Port Commissioner Bill Bryant(R)

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