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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)
United,
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)
Becoming,
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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Survey of 2021 Gubernatorial campaign websites


 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Daniel Mercuri: Man should have a say over decision to abort.
    Daniel Mercuri: Prioritize funding of anti-abortion counseling centers.
    Kirk Cox: Led fight against late term abortion legislation.
    Jennifer McClellan: Led fight for Reproductive Health Protection Act.
    Terry McAuliffe: Permanently codify protections of Roe v. Wade.
Budget & Economy
    Daniel Mercuri: Cap spending; debt must be paid off in one generation.
    Terry McAuliffe: Targeted investments partnering with schools, businesses.
    Terry McAuliffe: Provide small businesses access to capital.
Civil Rights
    Leslie Rutledge: Ban transgender girls in sports to ensure equity.
    Daniel Mercuri: Veto any form of reparations on slavery for California.
    Kirk Cox: Enacted a zero-tolerance policy on sexual harassment.
    Jennifer McClellan: Led fight to get Virginia to ratify Equal Rights Amendment.
    Jennifer McClellan: Led on Virginia Values Act, banning LGBTQ discrimination.
    Terry McAuliffe: Vetoed multiple bills shielding discriminating groups.
    Terry McAuliffe: Tackle inequities by lifting up every Black Virginian.
Corporations
    Pete Snyder: Wall Street, big government rig system to protect profits.
Crime
    Jack Ciattarelli: Answer to hate crimes not new policy but changed attitude.
    Daniel Mercuri: I Do Not Support Defunding the Police, Period!
    Kirk Cox: Invest $50 million for law enforcement salaries.
    Jennifer McClellan: System focuses on punishment rather than rehabilitation.
    Terry McAuliffe: Shift from military-style equipment to support services.
Education
    Leslie Rutledge: First in education which includes school choice.
    Pete Snyder: COVID: Open schools, allow students sports and spectators.
    Daniel Mercuri: Yes to federal funding, no to federal education standards.
    Daniel Mercuri: Return power to parents through school choice.
    Kathy Hochul: Make state schools tuition-free for middle-class families.
    Kirk Cox: Froze college tuition for first time since age of disco.
    Jennifer McClellan: Invest in early childhood educators: compensation, training.
    Jennifer McClellan: Led the fight to fully fund Virginia public schools.
Energy & Oil
    Daniel Mercuri: Forest wildfires are not the result of Climate Change.
    Leslie Rutledge: Joined challenge of revocation of Keystone Pipeline permit.
    Jennifer McClellan: Ensure environmental justice policies underlie decisions.
    Jennifer McClellan: Worked to pass the Virginia Clean Economy Act.
    Terry McAuliffe: Facilitate development of new clean energy technologies.
    Terry McAuliffe: Facilitate development of new clean energy technologies.
Environment
    Daniel Mercuri: Roll back environmental policies on forests.
Families & Children
    Daniel Mercuri: Strict laws on sexual activities with minors.
    Kathy Hochul: Fought for Paid Family Leave, $15 minimum wage.
    Jennifer McClellan: Fought to establish paid family and medical leave.
Government Reform
    Pete Snyder: For photo ID at polls; witnesses for absentee ballots.
    Daniel Mercuri: Require voter ID, end drop boxes, limit mail-in ballots.
    Glenn Youngkin: Update voter rolls monthly; verify mail-in ballots.
    Jack Ciattarelli: Require photo ID, purge voter rolls, allow early voting.
    Amanda Chase: Introduced term limits to stop career politicians.
Gun Control
    Leslie Rutledge: A proud Christian, pro-life, gun-carrying conservative Momma.
    Daniel Mercuri: Supports stand-your-ground; expand the Castle Law.
    Kirk Cox: Second Amendment is a foundational God-given right.
    Jennifer McClellan: For universal background checks, red flag laws.
    Terry McAuliffe: Fight for common sense solutions to preventing gun violence.
    Amanda Chase: Keep kids safe with armed police at each school.
Health Care
    Daniel Mercuri: Socialistic healthcare is not the answer.
    Daniel Mercuri: Cap drug prices; release patents sooner.
    Daniel Mercuri: Challenge vaccine manufacturing companies.
    Daniel Mercuri: COVID: Open businesses, let them decide on mask mandate.
    Kirk Cox: Raised over $2 million for breast cancer awareness.
    Jennifer McClellan: Helped expand Medicaid coverage to over 400,000 Virginians.
    Terry McAuliffe: Bring PPE & pharmaceutical manufacturing to Virginia.
    Amanda Chase: Allow insurance across state lines; no surprise billing.
    Hirsh Singh: COVID: don't stop family get-togethers for Thanksgiving.
Homeland Security
    Kirk Cox: Introduced over 120 bills for veterans and their families.
Immigration
    Pete Snyder: I'll enforce the law and deport violent criminals.
    Daniel Mercuri: California will no longer be a sanctuary state.
    Daniel Mercuri: I am not for open borders, need to limit trafficking.
Jobs
    Glenn Youngkin: Founded VA Ready to help unemployed get job training.
    Kathy Hochul: She believes in equal pay for equal work.
    Terry McAuliffe: Everyone should have access to paid sick days.
Principles & Values
    Glenn Youngkin: I'm guided by my faith & conservative values.
    Daniel Mercuri: A man who is tired of political correctness.
    Daniel Mercuri: Losing our Constitutional foundation to socialism & BLM.
    Daniel Mercuri: Constitution harmonizes more with Christianity.
    Amanda Chase: Put "In God We Trust" in public schools.
    Hirsh Singh: Claims Antifa is "radical, paramilitary arm" of Democrats.
Tax Reform
    Pete Snyder: I will oppose and veto any and all efforts to increase taxes.
    Daniel Mercuri: Cut taxes in half, no right to punish the wealthy.
    Daniel Mercuri: Abolish the IRS; repeal the Income Tax Act.
    Kathy Hochul: Tax cuts for low/middle incomes, not for billionaires.
    Glenn Youngkin: Oppose and veto any and all efforts to increase taxes.
    Amanda Chase: Help business by opposing tax increases, cutting red tape.
Technology
    Daniel Mercuri: Invest in precious metals & digital crypto-currencies.
    Daniel Mercuri: Prevent Big Tech's interference, censorship in elections.
    Terry McAuliffe: Invest in broadband infrastructure and access.
Welfare & Poverty
    Daniel Mercuri: Incentivize inner city home owners to buy, rent properties.
    Terry McAuliffe: Strong safety net including affordable housing.


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