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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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Media coverage of AK political races in The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

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    from The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (number of quotes indicated):
  • Bill Walker (1) Alaska Independent Governor
  • Dan Sullivan (1) Republican Senator Alaska
  • Jim Sykes (1) 2004 former Green challenger Alaska
  • Joe Miller (1) Challenger and previous Republican Nominee Alaska
  • Lisa Murkowski (18) Republican Sr Senator Alaska
  • Mark Begich (2) Alaska Democratic candidate for governor
  • Mead Treadwell (1) Alaska Republican Lt. Governor
  • Scott Kohlhaas (1)
  • Tony Knowles (18) Alaska Former Democratic Governor (1994-2002)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Articles from Fairbanks Daily News Miner:
  • (On Joe Miller): Fairbanks Daily News-Miner on 2016 Alaska Senate race, 1/6/2016
  • (On Mark Begich): 2008 Alaska Senate Debate reported in Fairbanks News-Miner, 9/9/2008
  • (On Vic Vickers): By Rebecca George, Fairbanks Daily News Miner, 8/10/2008
  • (On Lisa Murkowski): AK Senate Debate in Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, 10/29/2004
  • (On Tony Knowles): AK Senate Debate in Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, 10/29/2004
  • (On Jim Sykes & Scott Kohlhaas): Commentary on AK Senate Debate, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, 10/27/2004
  • (On Lisa Murkowski & Tony Knowles): AK Senate Debate, in Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, 10/20/2004
  • (On Tony Knowles): AK Senate Debate, Q&A by Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, 10/10/2004
  • (On Tony Knowles): Q&A by Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, 8/1/2004

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Lisa Murkowski: Against “regionalization” of federal funding.
    Tony Knowles: Consolidate funding now distributed to Alaska’s 230 tribes.
Civil Rights
    Tony Knowles: Marriage definition should be by states, not US Constitution.
    Lisa Murkowski: Exxon would not benefit from a $6.5 billion tax break at all.
    Tony Knowles: Demand Exxon pay $4 billion in punitive damages to fishermen.
    Lisa Murkowski: Want to have the Exxon Valdez issue behind us.
    Tony Knowles: Exxon must pay fishermen who were harmed by their spill.
    Lisa Murkowski: Limit liability by capping non-economic damages.
    Tony Knowles: Reform the system while protect everyone’s right in court.
    Lisa Murkowski: Legalizing recreational marijuana is public health risk.
    Lisa Murkowski: Support NCLB but need room to adapt NCLB to local needs.
    Tony Knowles: No Child Left Behind made our education dream a nightmare.
Energy & Oil
    Mark Begich: Short term: $2.5B for LIHEAP; 70M bbl from strategic reserve.
    Mark Begich: Long term: develop ANWR; build renewable energy plants.
    Lisa Murkowski: Need a president who will sign ANWR.
    Tony Knowles: Support drilling the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
    Lisa Murkowski: Get ANWR with a Republican-led majority.
    Tony Knowles: Seek ANWR through a bill that sets tougher mileage standards.
    Lisa Murkowski: Pay a fee if one’s actions place other users in harm’s way.
    Tony Knowles: Appropriate to levy reasonable fees to upkeep public lands.
Government Reform
    Lisa Murkowski: Alaska loses with a Senator who caucuses with the Democrats.
    Tony Knowles: A one-party strategy for America doesn’t work.
Gun Control
    Lisa Murkowski: Oppose reauthorizing the federal assault weapons ban.
    Tony Knowles: Oppose reauthorizing the federal assault weapons ban.
Health Care
    Bill Walker: Bipartisan compromise on healthcare.
Homeland Security
    Lisa Murkowski: A missile defense system that protects all 50 states.
    Lisa Murkowski: Alaska is served well by the Alaska Fire Service.
    Tony Knowles: Support a national missile defense system.
    Tony Knowles: Fairbanksans were not satisfied with the Alaska Fire Service.
    Tony Knowles: Supports Powell Doctrine & pre-emptive military action.
Principles & Values
    Joe Miller: OpEd: Murkowski should be challenged by a real conservative.
    Dan Sullivan: Involved in Alaska state politics since 1990.
    Mead Treadwell: Involved in Alaska state politics since 1978.
    Jim Sykes: Qualified candidates for Senate deserve to be heard equally.
Tax Reform
    Lisa Murkowski: Got over $700 million of tax credits for a gas pipeline.
    Lisa Murkowski: The $143 billion corporate tax bill is a “jobs” bill.
    Tony Knowles: Oppose the $143 billion corporate tax bill as a tax giveaway.
    Tony Knowles: Offer a tax credit for the industry to build a gas pipeline.
    Lisa Murkowski: Federal tax cuts are a means to spur economic growth.
    Tony Knowles: Support permanent tax cuts for most wage earners.
War & Peace
    Scott Kohlhaas: The Bush doctrine makes a draft is very, very likely.
    Lisa Murkowski: A democratic Iraq will be a role model for the Middle East.
    Tony Knowles: Could have assaulted on Al-Qaida and bin Laden on full-scale.
Welfare & Poverty
    Lisa Murkowski: Opposed the federal overtime laws.

The above quotations are from Media coverage of AK political races in The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.

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