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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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2024 North Carolina Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage

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    North Carolina 2024 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • The News & Observer, "'Hell's gates': Speech by NC Lt. Gov. Robinson takes aim at schools, transgender people," by Dawn Baumgartner Vaughan, July 24, 2023, (Link)
  • 2024_NC_Gov: Associated Press, "Runner-up in lieutenant governor's primary in 2020 now running for governor in 2024," by Gary D. Robertson, July 20, 2023, (Link)
  • Jewish Insider, "North Carolina's GOP front-runner for governor has a history of racist and antisemitic diatribes," by Matthew Kassel, July 7, 2023, (Link)
  • WRAL, "NC leaders react to Supreme Court striking down affirmative action in college admissions," Jun 29 2023, (Link)
  • American Independent, "North Carolina gubernatorial candidate wants public safety funding but voted against it," by Josh Israel, June 01, 2023, (Link)
  • CNN K-file, "GOP frontrunner for NC governor mocked school shooting survivors and once justified shooting protesters," by Andrew Kaczynski and Em Steck, May 9, 2023, (Link)
  • FOX8 "Mark Robinson's measured announcement speech emphasizes relatability, offers insight into possible platform," by Emily Mikkelsen, Apr 25, 2023, (Link)
  • WFAE, "With Lt. Gov. Robinson a heavy favorite in the primary, can Republican Dale Folwell compete for governor?," by Steve Harrison, April 12, 2023, (Link)
  • WTVD, "North Carolina treasurer Dale Folwell running for governor in 2024," March 25, 2023, (Link)
  • Business North Carolina, "Important N.C. Supreme Court tax ruling favors state revenue department," by Colin Campbell in N.C Tribune, 12/22/2022, (Link)
  • WUNC North Carolina Public Radio, "NC Treasurer Folwell and hospitals at odds over health pricing and transparency," by Jason deBruyn, December 6, 2022, (Link)
  • The Assembly, "The Gospel According to Mark Robinson," by Tim Funk, November 15, 2022, (Link)
  • WRAL, "How NC Attorney General Josh Stein is bracing for his next big political fight," by Bryan Anderson, Sep 23, 2022, (Link)
  • Business North Carolina, "Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson talks Medicaid expansion, incentives," by Colin Campbell, 09/06/2022, (Link)
  • North State Journal, "Robinson discusses education topics at Durham roundtable event," by A.P. Dillon, September 2, 2022, (Link)
  • The Carolina Journal, "Dale Folwell backs WV move against activist 'ESG' investments," by Brayden Marsh, August 17, 2022, (Link)
  • The Fayetteville Observer, "NC attorney general: Tighten self-defense and gun laws, and do not ban abortion," by Paul Woolverton, July 25, 2022, (Link)
  • FOX8 Spotlight, "Senate candidate Mark Walker speaks on issues impacting NC voters," by Bob Buckley, Apr 22, 2022, (Link)
  • Spectrum News, "Republican Senate primary debate focuses on inflation, immigration, Ukraine, by Charles Duncan, Apr. 20, 2022, (Link)
  • WPDE, "NC Treasurer wants Russia to pay for economic damages to state pension plan," by Lauren Brigman, April 12, 2022, (Link)
  • Carolina Coast Online, "Former opponent slams Lt. Gov. Robinson over 'filth' comments, Oct 17, 2021, (Link)
  • The Washington Examiner, "North Carolina treasurer slams IRS tracking proposal," by Nyamekye Daniel, October 06, 2021, (Link)
  • FOX News, "North Carolina's lieutenant governor blasts rising crime, anti-cop sentiment in liberal cities," June 14, 2021, (Link)
  • Chatham News + Record, "N.C. Treasurer Dale Folwell guest at 'lunch & learn'," by Cindy Poindexter, May 5, 2021, (Link)
  • WCNC, "No one should have to live in fear because of who they are," by Savannah Levins, April 17, 2021, (Link)
  • WTVD, "North Carolina task force calls for decriminalization of marijuana," November 18, 2020, (Link)
  • The News & Observer, "Muslim 'invaders' and transgender 'delusion': Lt. gov. candidate's posts draw criticism," by Colin Campbell, October 10, 2020, (Link)
  • WBTV, "State Senator Andy Wells announces retirement," Jul. 20, 2020, (Link)
  • Washington Examiner, "Rep. Mark Walker calls female colleagues 'eye candy' during press conference," by Ariella Phillips, September 26, 2017 08:55 PM, (Link)
  • Salisbury Post/AP, "Perdue vetoes voter ID bill," July 27, 2011, (Link)
  • Carolina Public Press, "With legislation deadlines looming Thursday, N.C. House tackles bills dealing with guns, immigration, voter ID," by Travis Fain, June 8, 2011, (Link)
  • Winston-Salem Journal, "GOP budget plan would cut millions from education, raise fees, end penny of sales tax," by Travis Fain, May 1, 2011, (Link)
  • WRAL, "Bill would make killing fetuses a crime," Mar 3, 2011, (Link)

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Josh Stein: I'm in court fighting for women's reproductive freedom.
    Dale Folwell: Pro-life, for exceptions for rape, incest, life of mother.
    Mark Robinson: Made wrong decision getting abortion, are adamantly pro-life.
    Andy Wells: I believe life begins at conception, but allow exceptions.
Budget & Economy
    Andy Wells: COVID-related spending by Congress caused inflation.
Civil Rights
    Dale Folwell: I believe marriage is between a man and a woman.
    Josh Stein: No one should have to live in fear because of who they are.
    Andy Wells: Supports Supreme Court ruling overturning Affirmative Action.
    Andy Wells: Supported gay marriage ban, anti-trans "bathroom bill".
    Dale Folwell: Causing death or harm to fetus should be a criminal offense.
    Mark Robinson: Back up police officers, don't throw them under the bus.
    Mark Walker: Voted against spending bills with funding for public safety.
    Andy Wells: Support the police, arrest criminals, send them to jail.
    Josh Stein: Time to have real conversations about potential legalization.
    Josh Stein: Every NC student has the right to a sound, basic education.
    Mark Robinson: Praises end of affirmative action in higher education.
    Mark Robinson: School choice a priority; homeschooling next great frontier.
    Andy Wells: Schools should educate not indoctrinate students.
Energy & Oil
    Dale Folwell: Energy independence would help lower fixed-income people.
Families & Children
    Mark Walker: Called Congresswomen "eye candy" during press conference.
Foreign Policy
    Dale Folwell: Let treasurers sue Russian entities for investment losses.
    Mark Walker: For lethal aid to Ukraine; not US boots on the ground.
Government Reform
    Dale Folwell: Oppose IRS monitoring banks accounts with more than $600.
    Dale Folwell: Voter ID protects most sacred thing we do as citizens.
    Josh Stein: 2020: allowed more time for mail-in ballot acceptance.
    Andy Wells: Has a knack for finding and removing burdensome regulations.
Gun Control
    Josh Stein: For "red flag" laws; raising age to 21 to buy AR-15 rifle.
    Mark Robinson: Opposed cancelling gun show after Parkland shooting.
    Andy Wells: Gun owner, supports the right to keep and bear arms.
Health Care
    Dale Folwell: Don't cover treatment for transgender state employees.
    Dale Folwell: We don't consume health care; health care consumes us.
    Mark Robinson: State can provide something better than Medicaid expansion.
    Dale Folwell: Requiring student birth certificates would keep schools safe.
    Mark Robinson: Muslims are not immigrants; they are INVADERS.
    Andy Wells: Secure the border and stop illegal immigration, period.
Principles & Values
    Josh Stein: Father worked at state's first integrated law firm.
    Dale Folwell: The blood that runs through me is Quaker: be fair and just.
    Josh Stein: Jewish faith guides him to make the world a better place .
    Mark Robinson: God won't to tolerate the decline of Western civilization.
    Mark Robinson: Urged people to thank God for living "in a blessed country".
    Mark Robinson: Socialism, Communism are the enemies, not dead Nazis.
    Mark Robinson: Every good thing in this nation came from Christians.
    Andy Wells: Politicians don't solve problems; they create problems.
Social Security
    Mark Walker: Have to have courage to go after mandatory entitlements.
Tax Reform
    Dale Folwell: Supported tax cuts putting state employees out of work.
    Mark Robinson: Lower taxes for everyone, not just corporate incentives.
    Andy Wells: Don't derail cuts to corporate and individual income tax.
    Michael Morgan: Upheld sales tax on in-state sales fulfilled from Wisconsin.

The above quotations are from 2024 North Carolina Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage. Next election in 2024; previous election candidates:
2020 North Carolina Gubernatorial debate
Roy Cooper(D)
vs.Dan Forest(R)
vs.Al Pisano(Constitution Party)
vs.Holly Grange(R)
Former gubernatorial races:
2016 North Carolina Gubernatorial debates:
Attorney General Roy Cooper(D)

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