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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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State of Mississippi Politicians: secondary Archives

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  • Chris McDaniel (14) Republican challenger Mississippi
  • Cindy Hyde-Smith (21) Republican Mississippi U. S. Senator Mississippi
  • David Baria (6) Democratic candidate for Mississippi U. S. Senator Mississippi
  • Mike Espy (25) Democratic candidate for Mississippi U. S. Senator Mississippi
  • Phil Bryant (4) Mississippi Republican Governor
  • Rev. Jesse Jackson (1)
  • Robert Gray (4) Mississippi Democratic 2015 Gubernatorial Nominee
  • Roger Wicker (2) Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative Mississippi
  • Ronnie Musgrove (3) Mississippi Former Democratic Governor (2000-2003)
  • Tate Reeves (3) Mississippi Republican candidate for governor
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    Mike Espy: Anti-abortion but pro-choice.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Stands behind her 100% pro-life record on abortion issues.
Budget & Economy
    Chris McDaniel: Federal spending crowds out private investment.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Fiscal conservative who cut spending and didn't borrow.
Civil Rights
    Chris McDaniel: Gay marriage is unconstitutional.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Marriage is between a man & a woman.
    Mike Espy: Rights for ALL regardless of sexual orientation.
    Chris McDaniel: Curious whether Robert E. Lee remembered as hero or villain.
    David Baria: Strong backer of women's rights; equal pay for equal work.
    Mike Espy: First black Mississippian in Congress since Reconstruction.
    Phil Bryant: States' rights should stop gay marriage in Mississippi.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Roll back rules from Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
    Mike Espy: Need protections like Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Proponent of cutting business regulations.
    Chris McDaniel: Grade "D" by Business/Industry Political Education Committee.
    Tate Reeves: Reduce taxes and work with businesses, & jobs will follow.
    Tate Reeves: Strengthen public safety; more police officers in schools.
    Mike Espy: Resigned for accepting gifts; but acquitted criminally.
    Mike Espy: Medical marijuana first; decide on recreational later.
    Mike Espy: Disallow banking for legitimate cannabis businesses.
    Mike Espy: Let states decide marijuana laws.
    Robert Gray: OpEd: more interested in legalizing hemp than cutting taxes.
    Chris McDaniel: No role for government in education, not even funding it.
    Mike Espy: Protect students from predatory for-profit schools.
    David Baria: Must invest in programs & tools needed by all students.
    Robert Gray: Supports MAEP, the Mississippi Adequate Education Program.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Sees agri-tourism as a great tool in educating the youth.
Energy & Oil
    Chris McDaniel: Don't subsidize inefficient energy like ethanol & solar.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Supports alternative energy for its new business potential.
    Chris McDaniel: End burdensome regulations like at EPA.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Supports deregulatory path taken by Trump EPA.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Values and respects land and farmers; sees growth potential.
Families & Children
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: No funds for family planning service if it includes abortion.
Free Trade
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Tariffs on China hurt now but work in the long run.
    Mike Espy: No tariffs on China; they hurt farmers.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Led the way to open foreign markets for American products.
Government Reform
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Require voter ID before voting.
    Mike Espy: I stand firmly for voting rights.
    David Baria: Government should be a straight shooter & disclose actions.
    Tate Reeves: Sunshine Act: transparent process for awarding contracts.
    Roger Wicker: Responded to FEC inquiry about mixed House & Senate funds.
    Ronnie Musgrove: Wicker mixed House & Senate funds & should return funds.
    Mike Espy: Imposed USDA-wide job freeze and cuts.
Gun Control
    Chris McDaniel: Allow firearms without government permission.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Right to bear arms is essential to American Liberty.
    Mike Espy: I believe in the Second Amendment, but things have changed.
    Mike Espy: Won the National Rifle Association's "silver rifle" award.
    Mike Espy: Won the National Rifle Association's "silver rifle" award.
    Phil Bryant: Concealed carry without permit; that's a fundamental right.
    Mike Espy: Appeared in advertisement in support of NRA.
Health Care
    Chris McDaniel: I WILL support & vote for the full repeal of ObamaCare.
    Mike Espy: Expand mental healthcare; ObamaCare; and Medicaid.
    David Baria: ObamaCare should be expanded to reach everyone.
    Mike Espy: Our farming, food, & health policies need to be aligned.
Homeland Security
    Phil Bryant: Tax credit for hiring unemployed veterans.
    Phil Bryant: Keep C-130J aircraft production in Mississippi; we need them.
    Chris McDaniel: Obama separated kids from families at the border too!
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Separating kids at border is distressing, but enforce law.
    Mike Espy: Separating children from families at border is misguided.
    Ronnie Musgrove: Say no to businesses that hire illegal aliens.
    Chris McDaniel: Increasing minimum wage hurts employment.
    Mike Espy: Increase minimum wage and EITC.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Noted as "Business and Jobs" champion by oversight committee.
Principles & Values
    Mike Espy: Jungle primary on Nov. 6; runoff election on Nov. 27.
    Mike Espy: Jungle primary on Nov. 6; runoff election on Nov. 27.
    Rev. Jesse Jackson: Abolish runoff elections; they hurt black candidates.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Follows Trump principles to "make America great again".
    Robert Gray: Confederate flag shouldn't be associated with state flag.
    Roger Wicker: OpEd: Ties Musgrove to Obama to demonstrate liberal record.
    Ronnie Musgrove: OpEd: Distancing himself from Obama.
    Mike Espy: Emulate Clinton's style, comfortable in mixed-race crowds.
Tax Reform
    Chris McDaniel: Reduce taxes further than Trump's good first step.
    David Baria: Fight for real tax relief that won't benefit the rich.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Champion of GOP tax reform bill; cites historic tax cuts.
    Robert Gray: We need more people paying taxes by having jobs.
    Mike Espy: Federal spending on infrastructure & broadband grows economy.
    David Baria: Day one he will focus on repairing national infrastructure.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Emerging technology has need and value in the marketplace.
War & Peace
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Stop Iran from advancing any further on the world stage.
Welfare & Poverty
    Chris McDaniel: I WILL support work requirements for welfare recipients.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Add work requirement to food stamp programs.
    Chris McDaniel: Liberty, not 100 years of begging for federal scraps.
    Mike Espy: Help the poor move to homeownership.

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