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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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2022 Massachusetts Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage


    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from 2022 MA Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Ben Downing (12) Massachusetts Democratic candidate for governor
  • Danielle Allen (5) Massachusetts Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    2022 Massachusetts Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • The Charlestown Bridge, "Former State Senator Ben Downing Announces Candidacy for Governor," by John Lynds, February 11, 2021
  • The Boston Globe, "What to know about Ben Downing, the former Massachusetts state senator who just announced a campaign to be governor," by Nik DeCosta-Klipa, February 8, 2021
  • The Boston Globe, "Ben Downing, former state senator, launches campaign for governor," by Victoria McGrane, February 8, 2021
  • The Boston Herald,
  • The Boston Herald, "Former state Sen. Ben Downing to run for Massachusetts governor," by Lisa Kashinsky, February 8, 2021
  • NBC Boston, "Former State Senator Announces Bid for Mass. Governor," by Alison King, February 8, 2021
  • WAMC, "Personal Responsibility Isn't Enough," by Ben Downing, Dec 28, 2020
  • WAMC, "Grief, Loss And Leadership," by Ben Downing, Dec 10, 2020
  • Commonwealth Magazine, "Solar revolution is stalled, needs to shift into gear," by Ben Downing and Ben Underwood, Dec 10, 2020
  • Boston Herald: "Harvard professor Danielle Allen first to emerge in 2022 governor's race," by Erin Tiernan, December 14, 2020
  • (More race coverage soon in the coming months...)

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Ben Downing: We have widening economic and racial gaps in Massachusetts.
    Ben Downing: We're left weaker by tax cuts for wealthy & budget cuts.
Corporations
    Danielle Allen: Focus on corporate purpose and stakeholder capitalism.
Crime
    Danielle Allen: Alternatives to incarceration; justice by focus on community.
Energy & Oil
    Ben Downing: Transition to clean energy economy means jobs.
    Ben Downing: As state senator, focused on clean energy & climate change.
    Ben Downing: There is no time or excuse for incrementalism.
    Ben Downing: Clean energy push left out communities of color & low-income.
Government Reform
    Danielle Allen: Rebuild democracy with early voting & mail-in voting.
Health Care
    Danielle Allen: Prioritize a new level of public health investment.
    Danielle Allen: Pandemic was last straw; commonwealth ready for change.
Jobs
    Ben Downing: Need emergency paid sick time, for minorities & women.
Principles & Values
    Ben Downing: We need a sense of urgency from leadership to address issues.
    Ben Downing: Lived in communities that had to fight to get resources.
    Ben Downing: Voters expect more: you have to earn their trust.
    Ben Downing: Beacon Hill postpones & relies on Mass. exceptionalism.
    Ben Downing: Grief and loss teach empathy, perspective, fierce urgency.


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  • Ben Downing Massachusetts Democratic candidate for governor
  • Danielle Allen Massachusetts Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger

The above quotations are from 2022 Massachusetts Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage. Next election in 2022; contenders:
MA 2022 Gubernatorial debate: Incumbent Charlie Baker(R)
vs.Lt.Gov.Karyn Polito(R)
vs.Harvard Professor Danielle Allen(D)
vs.State Sen.Ben Downing(D)
vs.State Sen.Sonia Chang-Diaz(D)
Past gubernatorial races:
2018 Massachusetts gubernatorial debate,
Gov. Charlie Baker(R)
Mayor Setti Warren (D)
Jay Gonzalez (D)
Bob Massie (D)
Former gubernatorial races:
2014 MA Gubernatorial debate
2006 MA Democratic primary debate
2006 MA Gubernatorial debate;
Former contenders:
Coakley(D,2014); Grossman(D,2014); Berwick(D,2014); Wolf(D,2014);
Mihos (R, 2010); Ross (D, 2010);
Stein (G, 2010); Gabrieli (D, 2006);
Reich (D, 2002); O'Brien (D, 2002)

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