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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 2010-2019 political races in The Boston Globe

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    from The Boston Globe (number of quotes indicated):
  • Angus King (2) Maine Former Independent Governor (1995-2002)
  • Barry Hinckley (1) Republican Challenger Rhode Island
  • Bernie Sanders (1) Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Bill Weld (4) Massachusetts Republican presidential primary challenger
  • Blanche Lambert Lincoln (2) Former Democratic Senator Arkansas
  • Brad Ellsworth (1) 2010 Democratic Challenger Indiana
  • Charlie Baker (2) Massachusetts Republican Governor
  • Chris Murphy (3) Democratic Challenger Connecticut
  • Chris Sununu (1) New Hampshire Republican challenger for Governor
  • Daniel Coats (1) Indiana Director of National Intelligence
  • Deval Patrick (1) Massachusetts Democratic Governor
  • Donald Trump (1) Republican Presidential incumbent
  • Doug Ducey (1) Arizona Republican Governor
  • Ed Markey (4) Democratic Challenger Massachusetts
  • Elizabeth Warren (11) Massachusetts Senator
  • Eric Holder (1) Cabinet-2015
  • Gabriel Gomez (5) Republican Challenger Massachusetts
  • Geoff Diehl (1) Republican candidate for Massachusetts U. S. Senator Massachusetts
  • Jeb Bush (5) Florida Former FL Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • John Boozman (2) Republican Jr Senator Arkansas
  • John Kingston (1) Republican candidate for Massachusetts U.S. Senator Massachusetts
  • John MacGovern (2) Democratic Challenger for VT Senator Vermont
  • Judd Gregg (2) Republican Sr Senator (retiring 2010) New Hampshire
  • Kelly Ayotte (1) Republican Jr Senator New Hampshire
  • Linda McMahon (3) Connecticut Small Business Administration
  • Martha Coakley (4) Massachusetts Democratic Challenger
  • Marty Walsh (1) Massachusetts Mayor of Boston
  • Mitt Romney (3) Massachusetts Former GOP Governor (2003-2006); Pres. candidate (2008)
  • Paul Hodes (2) 2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; currently US Rep. New Hampshire
  • Scott Brown (8) Previously MA Republican Jr Senator New Hampshire
  • Sheldon Whitehouse (1) Democratic Jr Senator Rhode Island
  • Shiva Ayyadurai (1) Republican for Massachusetts U.S. Senator (withdrew) Massachusetts
  • Wilbur Ross (1) Secretary of Commerce
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Ed Markey: Endorsed by Planned Parenthood; supports abortion rights.
    Gabriel Gomez: I'm personally prolife but I'm not changing any abortion law.
    Chris Murphy: I'm more pro-choice than opponent; but no late-term abortion.
    Linda McMahon: I'm a pro-choice woman; not part of anti-woman agenda.
    Scott Brown: I'm a moderate pro-choice Republican & always have been.
    Martha Coakley: Helped minors get court orders without parental consent.
    Martha Coakley: Partial-birth ban needs exceptions for maternal health.
    Scott Brown: Supported by right-to-life groups for stem cell stance.
    Scott Brown: Authored bill for 24-hour waiting period for abortion.
Budget & Economy
    Gabriel Gomez: Deficit reduction might even include home mortgage deduction.
Civil Rights
    Charlie Baker: Running-mate supports existing law on gay marriage.
    Gabriel Gomez: I support Paycheck Fairness Act's equal pay for women.
    Angus King: Supports gay marriage.
    Blanche Lambert Lincoln: Defer to military decision on Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell.
    John Boozman: Keep Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell; the policy has worked well.
    Barry Hinckley: Make R.I. the most attractive place to do business.
    Elizabeth Warren: FactCheck: Insurers should pay victims, plus future immunity.
    Deval Patrick: Marathon bomber will die in prison, one way or another.
    Elizabeth Warren: Oppose death penalty but won't fight it for Marathon Bomber.
    Eric Holder: Oppose death penalty, but ok against Boston marathon bomber.
    Martha Coakley: Supports seeking federal death penalty for Marathon Bomber.
    Marty Walsh: Marathon bomber will die in prison, one way or another.
    Mitt Romney: Supports death penalty and “three strikes” sentencing.
    Mitt Romney: Supports death penalty and “three strikes” sentencing.
    Jeb Bush: Smoked pot & drank alcohol in late 1960s high school.
    Jeb Bush: My high school drug use was "stupid" and "wrong".
    Doug Ducey: Push for education savings accounts on November ballot.
Energy & Oil
    Brad Ellsworth: Cap-and-trade would put Hoosiers out of work.
    Daniel Coats: Accused of benefiting as lobbyist from pushing cap-and-trade.
    Donald Trump: Overrule Fisheries Commission and allow more fish harvesting.
    Wilbur Ross: Overrule Fisheries Commission and allow more fish harvesting.
    Gabriel Gomez: I'm a "green Republican"; others in GOP deny science.
Families & Children
    Martha Coakley: PACWatch on DCF: not to fix it but to fight it.
Foreign Policy
    Jeb Bush: Built schoolhouse in Mexico on a high school project.
Free Trade
    Elizabeth Warren: Key is fair, enforceable agreements that protect workers.
Government Reform
    Charlie Baker: Automatic voter registration via RMV and MassHealth.
    Chris Sununu: End expansive government that stifles economic growth.
    Judd Gregg: Earmarks legitimately direct money to worthy projects.
    Judd Gregg: Earmarks prioritize spending that bureaucrats would miss.
    Kelly Ayotte: Praised Sen. Gregg for earmarks; but pledges against them.
    Paul Hodes: $122M in earmarks while in House; pledges none in Senate.
    Paul Hodes: No pay-to-play: earmarks without campaign contributions ok.
Gun Control
    Bill Weld: Now Libertarian, changed position to opposing gun control.
    Ed Markey: Expand background checks; ban assault weapons; fight NRA.
    Ed Markey: Fight the NRA for broader gun control measures.
    Gabriel Gomez: I oppose the NRA on expanded background checks.
    Elizabeth Warren: Extend the federal assault weapons ban.
    Scott Brown: Extend the state assault weapons ban, but not federal.
    Scott Brown: Reliably pro-gun, but opposed right-to-carry reciprocity.
    Angus King: Supports gun rights.
Health Care
    Elizabeth Warren: ObamaCare provides free preventive care for women.
    Elizabeth Warren: No privatizing Medicare, nor voucher program.
    John Boozman: I want to be the deciding vote to repeal ObamaCare.
Homeland Security
    Bernie Sanders: F-35 fighter planes OK at Burlington Airport.
    John MacGovern: No noisy F-35 fighter planes at Burlington Airport.
    Elizabeth Warren: Support the DREAM Act: Let kids stay.
    Scott Brown: Proud union member.
Principles & Values
    Elizabeth Warren: Calling me "Pocahontas" is a racial slur.
    Geoff Diehl: Served as Trump campaign co-chair in Massachusetts.
    John Kingston: Calling Warren "Pocahontas" is inappropriate but she did lie.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: Warren shoplifted racial identity of Native American.
    Bill Weld: Trump's agenda is hurtful to America & the world.
    John MacGovern: Runs the Hanover Institute, a Dartmouth alumni group.
    Elizabeth Warren: My Indian heritage played no role in Harvard hiring.
    Elizabeth Warren: My father's family rejected my mother's Indian heritage.
    Scott Brown: Warren claims Native American; but you can see she is not.
    Blanche Lambert Lincoln: Some say I'm too liberal; some say I'm too conservative.
Social Security
    Bill Weld: Will not abolish social security and receives it himself.
    Bill Weld: Just started receiving Social Security and likes it.
    Sheldon Whitehouse: Protect and defend Social Security.
    Chris Murphy: To do nothing about entitlements is irresponsible.
    Chris Murphy: Earnings cap for Soc.Sec.; and means-testing for Medicare.
    Linda McMahon: Can't offer specifics or I'll be ''demagogued'' by press.
    Linda McMahon: Debate & analyze entitlement reform, but no budget cuts.
    Elizabeth Warren: No unnecessary cuts or risky privatization schemes.
Tax Reform
    Ed Markey: Higher-income people should pay their fair share of taxes.
    Scott Brown: I'm not going to raise taxes on our job creators.
War & Peace
    Jeb Bush: 1971: Registered for draft but never got drafted.
    Jeb Bush: 1971: Ambivalent about Vietnam, but would have served.
Welfare & Poverty
    Mitt Romney: Would require welfare recipients to work.

The above quotations are from Media coverage of 2010-2019 political races in The Boston Globe.

Political newspapers in each state:

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