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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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2022 Illinois Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2022 IL Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Darren Bailey (6) Illinois Republican challenger for Governor
  • J.B. Pritzker (5) Illinois Democratic Illinois Governor
  • Jesse Sullivan (3) Illinois Republican Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Paul Schimpf (7) Illinois Republican Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Richard Irvin (15) Illinois Republican Gubernatorial Challenger
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    2022 Illinois Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • AdWatch in 2022 Illinois Gubernatorial race: JB Pritzker for Governor: "Too Extreme", 7/22/2022
  • CNN: Transcript of "State of the Union": Interview With Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D-IL), moderated by Jake Tapper, July 10, 2022, (Link)
  • WLS (ABC-7), "Illinois governor candidate Richard Irvin promises to repeal criminal justice reforms," by Craig Wall, June 2, 2022
  • WGN, "Mayor Richard Irvin will not participate in Aurora Pride Parade," by Alyssa Donovan & Melissa Espana, Jun 1, 2022
  • Daily Herald, "Richard Irvin: 2022 candidate for Illinois Governor," 5/28/2022
  • Capitol News, "GOP field talks Trump, Biden, CRT, abortion and more," by Jerry Nowicki, May 26, 2022
  • The State Journal-Register, "Illinois GOP governor candidates cite mental health as core issue in gun debate," by Andrew Adams, May 25, 2022
  • Chicago Sun Times, "Irvin more elusive than lesser known rivals Schimpf and Solomon," by Tina Sfondeles, May 24, 2022
  • WTTW, "GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Richard Irvin Called Donald Trump 'Idiot,' 'Bigoted Racist,' Text Messages Show." by Paris Schutz, May 13, 2022
  • City Journal, "A Summer of Blackouts?," by Steven Malanga, May 11, 2022
  • WBEZ, "Illinois gubernatorial candidate Richard Irvin dodges questions on a federal abortion ban," by Dave McKinney, May 9, 2022
  • Chicago Sun Times "GOP governor candidate Jesse Sullivan should stop digging holes he'll eventually have to fill himself," by Rich Miller, Sep 17, 2021
  • WPSD Local NBC-6, "2 nuclear plants saved in energy plan set to go to Pritzker," Sep 13, 2021
  • WCIA, "GOP newcomer with billionaire backing calls to 'moderate these crazy extremes' in bid for Governor," by Mark Maxwell, Sep 12, 2021
  • The Chicago Sun-Times, "Republican Bailey's message to Chicago evolves from get lost to I'll 'make Chicago the great city that it should be'," by Andrew Sullender, May 25, 2021
  • Central Illinois Proud, "Sen. Darren Bailey Looks to Become Illinois Next Governor," by Matt Sheehan, Mar 29, 2021
  • Quad City Times, "Q-C Visit: Paul Schimpf Announces Run for Governor," by Sarah Hayden, Feb 15, 2021
  • Meet the Press interview of J. B. Pritzker, March 15, 2020
  • Townhall.com blog, "Leftist Governor Says Illinois Is 'A Beacon Of Hope' For Legalizing Partial-Birth Abortion," by Timothy Meads, Jun 12, 2019
  • Guns.com, "Illinois: Bill to Allow More Apprentice Hunting Heads to Governor," by Chris Eger, 06/07/2019
  • Belleville News-Democrat, "Illinois Senate passes Reproductive Health Act amid ongoing abortion debate," by Joseph Bustos, June 01, 2019
  • WMBD / CentralIllinoisProud.com, "Paul Schimpf looks to win Republican nomination," by Matt Sheehan, Mar 3, 2021

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Darren Bailey: Abortion.
    J.B. Pritzker: Illinois is most progressive in nation for reproductive care.
    J.B. Pritzker: AdWatch: My opponent compares abortion to WWII Holocaust.
    Jesse Sullivan: Pro-life, let's try to reduce the number of abortions.
    Paul Schimpf: Opposed "radical" Reproductive Health Act.
    Richard Irvin: Pro-choice only for rape, incest, health and life of mother.
    J.B. Pritzker: This should be a right that is a constitutional right.
Budget & Economy
    Darren Bailey: We're going to demand a zero-based budget.
    Paul Schimpf: We need to get our spending under control, top priority.
    Richard Irvin: Rein in government spending; cut taxes; balance the budget.
Civil Rights
    J.B. Pritzker: Lengthened hours of early voting, have mail balloting.
    Paul Schimpf: Opposes Black Lives Matter.
    Richard Irvin: All lives matter; black lives are included in all lives.
    Richard Irvin: May not understand "Adam and Steve" but recognizes rights.
    Richard Irvin: As mayor he defeated the local 'Defund the Police' movement.
    Richard Irvin: Would repeal criminal justice reforms; restore cash bail.
    Richard Irvin: State funding of public education is key to success.
Energy & Oil
    Paul Schimpf: Opposed energy bill as "environmental virtue signaling".
    Richard Irvin: Opposes radical total phase-out of fossil fuel power plants.
Government Reform
    Jesse Sullivan: Biden won in 2020, but we need to fix trust in elections.
    Paul Schimpf: People fleeing from taxes, excessive government regulations.
    Richard Irvin: For term limits, against gerrymandering.
Gun Control
    Paul Schimpf: Sponsored bill expanding apprentice hunting program.
    Richard Irvin: Supports background checks; fix Firearm Owners ID system.
    J.B. Pritzker: We need to ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines.
    Richard Irvin: If elected, Illinois will not be a sanctuary state.
Principles & Values
    Darren Bailey: No longer thinks Chicago should break away from state.
    Darren Bailey: Platform: restore moral and financial integrity to the state.
    Darren Bailey: He is praying on who should be his Lt. Governor.
    Paul Schimpf: A duty to serve your country, your state, and your community.
    Richard Irvin: Objects to Pride Parade not allowing police in uniform.
    Darren Bailey: Certifying 2020 election is tantamount to legitimizing fraud.
Social Security
    Richard Irvin: Modernize state pension system, reduce pension liabilities.
Tax Reform
    Richard Irvin: Will fight to cut taxes, get property tax relief.
    Richard Irvin: I hate what Trump stands for, but delivered tax cuts.
War & Peace
    Jesse Sullivan: Accused of embellishing his service in Afghanistan.

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  • Darren Bailey Illinois Republican challenger for Governor
  • J.B. Pritzker Illinois Democratic Illinois Governor
  • Jesse Sullivan Illinois Republican Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Paul Schimpf Illinois Republican Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Richard Irvin Illinois Republican Gubernatorial Challenger

The above quotations are from 2022 Illinois Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage.
Next election in 2022; contenders:
IL 2022 Gubernatorial debate: Incumbent J.B. Pritzker(D)
vs.State Sen.Darren Bailey(R)
vs.Jesse Sullivan(R,lost primary)
vs.Paul Schimpf(R,lost primary)
vs.Richard Irvin(R,lost primary)
Past gubernatorial races:
2018 Illinois gubernatorial debate,
Gov. Bruce Rauner(R) vs.Pawar(D) vs.Kennedy(D) vs.Biss(D) vs.J.B. Pritzker(D)

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