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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 KY political races in The Louisville Courier-Journal

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    from The Louisville Courier-Journal (number of quotes indicated):
  • Adam Edelen (3) Kentucky Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Amy McGrath (2) Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger Kentucky
  • Andy Beshear (12) Kentucky Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Bruce Lunsford (3) Former Democratic Senate challenger (2008) Kentucky
  • Charles Booker (2) Democratic Senate Challenger Kentucky
  • Dan Mongiardo (2) 2010 Dem. Challenger (lost primary); currently Lt. Gov. Kentucky
  • Daniel Cameron (1) Kentucky Republican challenger for Governor
  • Jack Conway (1) Kentucky Democratic 2015 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Jamie Raskin (1) Democrat U.S. Rep Maryland- 8
  • Jim Bunning (2) Republican Jr Senator (retiring 2010) Kentucky
  • John Kasich (1) Ohio Republican Ohio Governor
  • Matt Bevin (10) Kentucky Republican Governor
  • Mike DeWine (1) Ohio Republican candidate for Governor
  • Mike Harmon (1) Kentucky Republican candidate for Governor
  • Mitch McConnell (3) Republican Sr Senator Kentucky
  • Rand Paul (1) Republican 2016 Primary Challenger
  • Robert Goforth (7) Kentucky Republican challenger for Governor
  • Rocky Adkins (8) Kentucky Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Steve Beshear (1) Kentucky Democratic Governor (term-limited 2015)
  • Wesley Morgan (1)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Articles from the Louisville Courier-Journal:
  • Louisville Courier Journal, "Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron says he doesn't believe U.S. is systemically racist," by Morgan Watkins, April 26, 2021
  • On January 6th Capitol Riot, "Rand Paul roasts Reps. Jamie Raskin, Eric Swalwell on Twitter during impeachment trial," by Morgan Watkins, 2/10/21
  • SB150: The Louisville Courier-Journal, "Matt Bevin signs bill letting people carry concealed guns without a permit," by Billy Kobin, March 12, 2019
  • Louisville Courier-Journal, "Auditor: Kentucky taxpayers ripped off as price on Beshear project leaps," by Alfred Miller, 9/27/18
  • (On Matt Bevin): Courier-Journal coverage: 2015 Kentucky gubernatorial debate, 7/15/2015
  • (On Matt Bevin): Joseph Gerth in Courier-Journal on 2014 Kentucky Senate race, 12/13/2013
  • (On Jack Conway): Joseph Gerth in Louisville Courier-Journal, 7/10/2010
  • (On Bruce Lunsford & Mitch McConnell): 2008 Kentucky Senate debate reported in Courier-Journal, 8/21/2008
  • (On Bruce Lunsford): Louisville Courier-Journal, “Lunsford unveils energy plan”, 7/25/2008
  • (On Dan Mongiardo & Jim Bunning): KY Senate Debate, in Courier-Journal, 10/11/2004

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Adam Edelen: Unwavering support of women's right to health care decisions.
    Andy Beshear: I'm pro-choice and I support Roe v. Wade.
    Robert Goforth: Introduced first version of the fetal heartbeat bill.
    Rocky Adkins: Pro-life, but follow the law of the land.
    John Kasich: Vetoed "fetal heartbeat" law (abortion ban after 6 weeks).
    Matt Bevin: Sued for closing state's only abortion provider.
    Mike DeWine: Supports "fetal heartbeat" law (abortion ban after 6 weeks).
    Robert Goforth: Heartbeat bill: no abortion beyond 6 weeks after conception.
Budget & Economy
    Matt Bevin: No budget deal; let the sequester cuts take place.
Civil Rights
    Daniel Cameron: I don't believe this country is systemically racist.
    Jack Conway: Marriage is only between a man and a woman.
    Andy Beshear: No consumption tax on basic needs; but ok on luxury goods.
    Andy Beshear: Justice for cold cases with backlog of untested rape kits.
    Amy McGrath: Perform national service to get college aid.
    Andy Beshear: Don't change teacher pensions to 401(k)-style plan.
    Andy Beshear: Won lawsuit to improve teacher retirement pensions.
    Matt Bevin: Legislature should decide teacher pensions, not judges.
    Rocky Adkins: Better retirement pensions for teachers.
Energy & Oil
    Rocky Adkins: Fund energy research; increase energy savings.
    Mitch McConnell: Has clout to implement GOP solutions for high gas prices.
    Bruce Lunsford: Drill for oil in ANWR & offshore, as one of many things.
    Rocky Adkins: 1996: sponsored the Kentucky Tourism Development Act.
Families & Children
    Andy Beshear: Use A.G. office to rescue victims of human trafficking.
    Matt Bevin: Teachers ignore their kids when they protest for pensions.
Government Reform
    Jamie Raskin: We cannot have presidents inciting mob violence.
Gun Control
    Matt Bevin: Allow concealed carry of guns without a license, training.
    Charles Booker: Oppose concealed carry of guns without license & training.
    Robert Goforth: Allow concealed carry of guns without a license, training.
    Rocky Adkins: Oppose concealed carry of guns without license & training.
    Matt Bevin: Guns aren't problem in schools; kids in my school had guns.
    Robert Goforth: Concealed carry at schools, bars, and businesses.
Health Care
    Amy McGrath: Improve ACA; don't get rid of private insurance.
    Charles Booker: Has diabetes & rationed insulin: need Medicare for All.
    Andy Beshear: Protections for pre-existing conditions; stop lifetime caps.
    Andy Beshear: Protect ObamaCare: lives hang in the balance.
    Rocky Adkins: Survived cancer at age 35, with chemo & surgery.
    Bruce Lunsford: Agrees with all issues that AFL-CIO has asked him to support.
Local Issues
    Andy Beshear: Supports state gaming to pay for state pensions.
    Matt Bevin: Opposes state gaming to pay for state pensions.
    Steve Beshear: 2007: pushed for casino gambling; 2018: son doing same.
Principles & Values
    Rand Paul: 2020 election "in many ways was stolen".
    Andy Beshear: Kickback investigation resulted in deputy's resignation.
    Wesley Morgan: Supported Democrat after 2018 primary loss.
    Bruce Lunsford: McConnell enables Bush & squandered 24 years in Senate.
    Mitch McConnell: After 24 years, one of the two leaders in the US Senate.
    Dan Mongiardo: Bunning has conduct that is unbecoming of a US senator.
    Jim Bunning: Apologize for an inappropriate comment and look for the same.
Social Security
    Adam Edelen: Fully fund government pensions; reform state system.
    Andy Beshear: No cuts to government pensions; find other revenue.
    Robert Goforth: Fulfill state pensions--they're inviolable contracts.
    Rocky Adkins: No new burdens on people who've paid into pensions.
    Matt Bevin: 401(k)-style plan for state employee pensions struck down.
    Andy Beshear: State gaming will cover $43B unfunded state pension plan.
    Matt Bevin: More state contribution to $43B unfunded state pension plan.
Tax Reform
    Adam Edelen: No increased tax burden on poor and working Kentuckians.
    Robert Goforth: Numbers don't add up to switch income tax to sales tax.
    Rocky Adkins: Consumption taxes are unfair to lower income people.
    Mitch McConnell: Resolve to lower capital gains taxes.
    Mike Harmon: Kentucky taxpayers misled on statewide internet costs.
War & Peace
    Dan Mongiardo: Cant allow troops to go into harms way without body armors.
    Jim Bunning: We have looked out for our troops.
Welfare & Poverty
    Robert Goforth: We cannot ignore the plight of people who need our help.
    Matt Bevin: Random drug testing for welfare recipients.

The above quotations are from Media coverage of KY political races in The Louisville Courier-Journal.

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