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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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Columns and news articles on NY politics in The Wall Street Journal

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    from The Wall Street Journal (number of quotes indicated):
  • Al Franken (1) Democrat/DFL Jr Senator (resigned 2017) Minnesota
  • Al Gore (2) Democrat
  • Andrew Cuomo (2) New York Democratic Governor
  • Annise Parker (1) Texas Mayor of Houston
  • Ben Carson (1) HUD Secretary
  • Bill Cassidy (1) Republican Challenger Louisiana
  • Buddy Roemer (5) Republican (Former LA Governor)
  • Carly Fiorina (2) California V.P. nominee toTed Cruz
  • Cory Booker (1) New Jersey Mayor of Newark; N.J. Senator
  • Cory Gardner (1) Republican Senate challenger Colorado
  • Dan Quayle (2)
  • Dan Sullivan (1) Republican challenger Alaska
  • Donald Trump (3) Republican Presidential incumbent
  • Fred Thompson (1) Republican
  • Gary Johnson (1) New Mexico Libertarian Gubernatorial Challenger
  • George W. Bush (3) Republican
  • Greg Orman (2) Kansas Independent candidate for Governor
  • Hillary Clinton (10) Democratic Presidential candidate
  • James Webb (5) Former Virginia Senator; Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Jeff Bell (3) Republican Senate challenger New Jersey
  • Joe DioGuardi (1) 2010 Republican Challenger New York
  • Joe Miller (1) Challenger and previous Republican Nominee Alaska
  • John Kasich (2) Ohio Republican Ohio Governor
  • John MacGovern (2) Democratic Challenger for VT Senator Vermont
  • Josh Mandel (1) Former Republican Nominee (withdrew 2018) Ohio
  • Kamala Harris (1) California Democratic candidate for President; California Senator
  • Kate Brown (1) Oregon Democratic Governor
  • Kay Hagan (1) Democratic Jr Senator North Carolina
  • Liz Cheney (1) Republican Challenger Wyoming
  • Loretta Sanchez (1) Democratic Senate candidate California
  • Matt Bevin (1) Kentucky Republican Governor
  • Mead Treadwell (2) Alaska Republican Lt. Governor
  • Mike Gravel (2) Democratic challenger for president
  • Mitt Romney (3) Massachusetts Former GOP Governor (2003-2006); Pres. candidate (2008)
  • Neel Kashkari (1) California Republican Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Rand Paul (2) Republican 2016 Primary Challenger
  • Rex Rammell (2) Wyoming Republican candidate for governor of Wyoming
  • Robert Reich (1) Massachusetts Former Dem. Challenger 2002, and Cabinet Sec'y
  • Scott Walker (1) Wisconsin WI Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Steven Chu (2) Cabinet
  • Ted Cruz (5) Republican 2016 Primary Challenger
  • Tim Pawlenty (2) Minnesota Republican challenger and previous Governor
  • Tom Cotton (1) Republican Senate challenger Arkansas
  • Tom Foley (1) Connecticut Republican challenger
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Articles in The Wall Street Journal:
  • A.P., "Trump admits he's blocking postal cash to stop mail-in votes," Aug.13, 2020, with Wall Street Journal, "USPS to Suspend Changes Until After Election," Aug.18, 2020
  • (On Donald Trump): Wall Street Journal on 2016 Trump Administration planning, 12/12/2016
  • (On Kamala Harris & Loretta Sanchez): Wall Street Journal on 2016 California Senate race, 5/19/2016
  • (On Donald Trump): Wall Street Journal, "Lean on the Fed?", by Greg Ip, 5/6/2016
  • (On Donald Trump): Wall Street Journal Op-Ed by Donald Trump, 4/14/2016
  • (On Hillary Clinton): Laura Meckler & Richard Rubin in Wall Street Journal, 12/9/2015
  • (On Kate Brown): Wall Street Journal on SB-941 Oregon voting record, 5/11/2015
  • (On Scott Walker): Wall Street Journal on 2016 presidential hopefuls, 3/9/2015
  • (On Ben Carson): Wall Street Journal:2015 Conservative Political Action Conf., 2/26/2015
  • (On Rand Paul): 2015 Wall Street Journal on 2016 presidential hopefuls, 2/7/2015
  • (On Hillary Clinton): Mark Peters in Wall Street Journal, "ISIS strongest threat", 10/8/2014
  • (On Tom Cotton): Wall Street Journal PacWatch on 2014 Arkansas Senate debate, 10/1/2014
  • (On Greg Orman): Wall Street Journal on 2014 Kansas Senate debate, 9/6/2014
  • (On Neel Kashkari): Wall Street Journal on 2014 California Gubernatorial debate, 9/5/2014
  • (On Tom Foley): Wall Street Journal on 2014 Connecticut gubernatorial debate, 8/10/2014
  • (On Dan Sullivan): Wall Street Journal on 2014 Alaska Senate debate, 8/5/2014
  • (On Joe Miller): Wall Street Journal on 2014 Alaska Senate debate, 8/5/2014
  • (On Mead Treadwell): Wall Street Journal on 2014 Alaska Senate debate, 8/5/2014
  • (On Hillary Clinton): Wall Street Journal on Hard Choices, by Hillary Clinton, 6/17/2014
  • (On Liz Cheney): Wall Street Journal on 2014 Wyoming Senate race, 6/17/2014
  • (On Hillary Clinton): Beth Reinhard in Wall Street Journal, "Third Way", 6/14/2014
  • (On Jeff Bell): The Wall Street Journal on 2014 New Jersey Senate race, 6/4/2014
  • (On Hillary Clinton): Wall Street Journal, "Anywhere, Anytime Gun Culture", 5/6/2014
  • (On Matt Bevin): Wall Street Journal on 2014 Kentucky Senate race, 4/25/2014
  • (On Al Franken): Wall Street Journal AdWatch on 2014 Minnesota Senate race, 3/25/2014
  • (On Cory Gardner): Wall Street Journal on 2014 Colorado Senate race, 3/2/2014
  • (On Kay Hagan): Wall Street Journal on 2014 North Carolina Senate race, 2/4/2014
  • (On Ted Cruz): Wall Street Journal editorial on 2014 State of the Union, 1/28/2014
  • (On Andrew Cuomo): Wall Street Journal: 2014 New York State gubernatorial race, 9/4/2013 & 1/5/2014
  • (On Cory Booker): Wall Street Journal coverage of 2013 N.J. Senate debate, 8/5/2013
  • (On John MacGovern): Wall Street Journal on 2018 Vermont Senate race, 11/1/2012
  • (On Mitt Romney): Romney's editorial in the Wall Street Journal, 9/30/2012
  • (On Gary Johnson): Danny Yadron in Wall Street Journal, "Libertarian Nod", 5/5/2012
  • (On Josh Mandel): Josh Mandel opinion piece in Wall Street Journal, 12/2/2011
  • (On Tim Pawlenty): Jonathan Weisman & Amy Merrick in Wall Street Journal, p. A4, 6/8/2011
  • (On Buddy Roemer): The Wall Street Journal, "Longshot from Louisiana", 3/16/2011
  • (On Joe DioGuardi): Wall Street Journal coverage of 2010 N. Y. Senate debate, 10/22/2010
  • (On Annise Parker): Wall Street Journal, "Politics", 12/12/2009
  • (On Carly Fiorina): Wall Street Journal, "Reboot California", 11/30/2009
  • (On Steven Chu): Keith Johnson on Wall Street Journal blog, 12/11/2008
  • (On Rex Rammell): T.W. Farnam, Wall Street Journal; Page A6, 6/18/2008
  • (On Mike Gravel): Wall Street Journal "Washington Wire" blog, 6/19/2007
  • (On Fred Thompson): Fred Thompson editorial in The Wall Street Journal, 4/14/2007
  • (On James Webb): Jeanne Cummings, Wall Street Journal, p. A6, 6/8/2006
  • (On George W. Bush & Al Gore): Laurie Mcginley, The Wall Street Journal, 10/31/2000
  • (On Al Gore): Bob Davis & Glenn Simpson, Wall Street Journal, 10/27/2000
  • (On Robert Reich): The Wall Street Journal, Op-Ed, "Progressive Vouchers", 9/6/2000
  • (On George W. Bush): Carla Anne Robbins, Wall Street Journal, p. A4, 5/24/2000
  • (On John Kasich): The Wall Street Journal, "Mediate Kosovo?", 4/21/99, 4/21/1999
  • (On Dan Quayle): Dan Quayle column in the Wall Street Journal, 1/25/1998

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Dan Sullivan: Exception for abortion to protect life of mother.
    Joe Miller: Don't talk about exceptions; talk about life.
    Mead Treadwell: Exception for abortion for rape, incest & maternal health.
    John MacGovern: Don't require churches to provide birth control to staff.
    Buddy Roemer: Tight limits on abortion are unconstitutionally restrictive.
    James Webb: Supports Roe v. Wade and abortion rights.
Budget & Economy
    Donald Trump: The Fed should refinance debt to reduce interest payments.
    Tom Foley: Tax credits are spending; oppose $400M job expansion credits.
    Jeff Bell: Fed's zero interest rate policy extends Great Recession.
    John MacGovern: Budget deficit is a moral issue as well as economic issue.
Civil Rights
    Mead Treadwell: Allow transgendered to correct gender on driver's license.
    Annise Parker: First openly lesbian mayor of a major American city:.
    Carly Fiorina: Proud conservative vote for Proposition 8.
    James Webb: Opposes constitutional ban of gay marriage.
    Al Franken: Oppo AdWatch: Franken limits free speech issue advocacy.
    Bill Cassidy: Opposed Obama stimulus; supported Bush's bank bailout.
    Hillary Clinton: Medical marijuana maybe ok; states decide recreational use.
    Ben Carson: Private schooling better than Common Core public schooling.
    Neel Kashkari: Side with poor kids, not union bosses.
    Robert Reich: $10,000 vouchers for poor kids in private & charter schools.
Energy & Oil
    Kay Hagan: Advocate for Keystone XL pipeline.
    Cory Booker: Has never taken a public position on a carbon tax.
    Josh Mandel: Aggressive and responsible exploration of Ohio's Utica shale.
    Buddy Roemer: Railed against ethanol subsidies in Iowa.
    Steven Chu: Coal is my worst nightmare.
    Steven Chu: Nuclear waste issues are still not fully resolved.
    James Webb: Support alternative sources instead of drilling ANWR.
    Al Gore: UN report confirms global warming; Gore revives the issue.
    Greg Orman: Rein in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
    Matt Bevin: I don't support cockfighting, but don't criminalize it.
    Rex Rammell: Raised elk for antler velvet and for hunter’s trophies.
Families & Children
    Tom Cotton: Domestic violence victim funding pushes ideological agenda.
Foreign Policy
    Hillary Clinton: ISIL is more advanced and well-funded than al Qaeda.
    Hillary Clinton: Political restraint against Iran's Ahmadinejad was a mistake.
    Hillary Clinton: 2011: we abandoned Egypt's Mubarak too readily.
    Hillary Clinton: 2012: Take a harder line with Russia's Putin.
    Andrew Cuomo: Follow Congressional process in Syrian intervention.
    Mitt Romney: Support Arab Spring gov't & individuals who share our values.
Free Trade
    Kamala Harris: TPP doesn't offer sufficient worker protections.
    Loretta Sanchez: Opposes TPP; joined union protests against it.
    Andrew Cuomo: Start-Up NY: expand foreign trade to boost upstate economies.
    Carly Fiorina: Change rules about outsourcing; current climate forces it.
Government Reform
    Donald Trump: Reject the elite election system; infuse popular will.
    Hillary Clinton: Expand executive action on immigration, guns, & corporations.
    Ted Cruz: Obama dishonors Constitution by bypassing Congress.
    Ted Cruz: Obama's executive orders is open door for future lawlessness.
    Tim Pawlenty: Eliminate the Post Office.
    Buddy Roemer: Won Governor & House seat with voluntary contribution limit.
    Al Gore: Regulatory style: smaller & smarter govt, but stronger regs.
    George W. Bush: Regulatory style: like Reagan, get government out of the way.
Gun Control
    Kate Brown: Require more background checks on gun sales.
    Hillary Clinton: Rein in idea that anybody can have a gun anywhere, anytime.
    Hillary Clinton: 2000: advocate for national gun registry; 2008: backed off.
Health Care
    Ted Cruz: Obama changed ObamaCare mandate deadline by a blog post.
    Ted Cruz: Obama asked companies to disobey ObamaCare rules for a year.
Homeland Security
    Donald Trump: F-35 program out-of-control; cut billions in military costs.
    James Webb: Quit Reagan administration protesting cuts to Navy budget.
    George W. Bush: Post-Cold War: remove weapons & high-alert; build SDI.
    George W. Bush: Russia: jointly reduce missiles; but no joint SDI.
    James Webb: Allow illegal immigrants a path to citizenship.
    Scott Walker: Wisconsin is open for business, via right-to-work law.
    Ted Cruz: Raising minimum wage by executive fiat opposes rule of law.
Principles & Values
    Greg Orman: I've tried both parties and didn't like either.
    Jeff Bell: 1982: ran for Senate; speechwriter for Ronald Reagan.
    Jeff Bell: Wife wept upon hearing he would run for Senate.
    Cory Gardner: Giving up Energy Committee seat to run for Senate.
    Buddy Roemer: Placed third in 1991 re-election bid.
    Buddy Roemer: Publicly described himself as "a church-going Methodist boy".
    Joe DioGuardi: Gillibrand had a 2-year tryout; now give me a 2-year tryout.
    Rex Rammell: Running against Risch for killing his elk herd.
    Mike Gravel: Video “Fire” is metaphor for gathering & using experience.
    Mike Gravel: Video “Rock” is metaphor for causing changes in society.
Tax Reform
    Gary Johnson: 23% national sales tax while eliminating the IRS.
    Tim Pawlenty: Just two tax brackets: 10% below $100K; then 25% above that.
    Fred Thompson: Tax cuts stimulate the economy.
    Dan Quayle: Radical tax change eventually; cut taxes in interim.
    Dan Quayle: Eliminate most tax preferences; preserve “core incentives”.
War & Peace
    Rand Paul: Hillary's War: Ousting Gadhafi in Libya gave rise to ISIS.
    Rand Paul: Supporting rebels in Syrian Civil War gave rise to ISIS.
    Hillary Clinton: Don't demand complete moratorium on Israeli settlement.
    Hillary Clinton: 2012: We helped Syrian rebels, but we should have done more.
    Liz Cheney: ISIS: Rarely has a president been so wrong.
    Mitt Romney: Not conquest, but promoting human rights & free markets.
    Mitt Romney: No daylight between the United States and Israel.
    John Kasich: Russian mediation with Milosevic instead of a ground war.
    John Kasich: Should have used economic tools with rest of world.

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