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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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Slate.com centrist opinion and analysis website

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    from Slate.com (number of quotes indicated):
  • Alex Padilla (1) Democratic Appointee California
  • Andrew Yang (3) New York Democratic candidate for NYC Mayor
  • Brian Kemp (1) Georgia Republican candidate for Governor
  • Chris Christie (1) New Jersey N.J. Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Don Blankenship (1) Constitution Party candidate for President
  • Green Party (1)
  • Howie Hawkins (1) New York Green Party Presidential Challenger
  • Jeb Bush (3) Florida Former FL Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Jerry Brown (1) California Democratic Governor
  • Jill Stein (4) Green Challenger
  • Joe Walsh (2) Illinois Republican presidential primary challenger
  • John Bohlinger (1) Democratic Senate Challenger Montana
  • John Kasich (1) Ohio Republican Ohio Governor
  • John Merrill (1) Republican Senate Challenger Alabama
  • John Roberts (11) Republican Appointee to Supreme Court
  • Joni Ernst (1) Republican Jr Senator Iowa
  • Justin Amash (1) Michigan Libertarian Presidential Challenger
  • Lauren Witzke (1) Republican Challenger Delaware
  • Lou Correa (1) Democrat U.S. Rep California-46
  • Lupe Valdez (1) Texas Democratic candidate for governor of Texas
  • Mark DeSaulnier (1) Democratic House Member U.S. Rep California-11
  • Matt Bevin (1) Kentucky Republican Governor
  • Norma Torres (1) Democratic House Member U.S. Rep California-35
  • Ralph Nader (1) Green
  • Rand Paul (1) Republican 2016 Primary Challenger
  • Rocky Chavez (1) Republican Senate candidate California
  • Sharron Angle (1) Republican Senate Challenger Nevada
  • Steve Knight (1) Republican House Member U.S. Rep California-25
  • Ted Cruz (1) Republican 2016 Primary Challenger
  • Ted Lieu (1) Democratic House Member U.S. Rep California-33
  • Travis Allen (1) California Republican candidate for California Governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Articles in Slate magazine:
  • On 2020 Pennsylvania Senate race:, "A Layman's Guide to John Fetterman, America's Secret Political Hope," by Heather Schwedel, Nov 07, 2020
  • On 2020 Lousiana Senate race: "Republicans Are Absolutely Deluded if They Think Only Blue States Need a Bailout," by Jordan Weissmann, April 29, 2020
  • On 2020 presidential hopefuls: "Trump's 'Total Authority' Claim Has Rep. Justin Amash "Looking Closely" at Third-Party Run," by Elliot Hannon, April 14, 2020
  • On 2020 Veepstakes: "Amy Klobuchar Embodies the Politics of No," by Lili Loofbourow, Feb 22, 2020
  • On Don Blankenship: "Racist Ex-Convict Coal Baron Enters Presidential Race," by Molly Olmstead, Nov 11, 2019
  • Pres-2020: "Warren's criminal justice reform plan takes aim at both Joe Biden & Kamala Harris," by Matthew Rozsa, 8/21/19
  • Pres-2020: "Watch Andrew Yang Break Down in Tears While Discussing Gun Violence," by Daniel Politi, Aug 11, 2019
  • Pres-2020: "The Education of Andrew Yang," by Aaron Mak, June 25, 2019
  • (On Cynthia Nixon): Slate Magazine on 2018 New York governor race, 8/30/2018
  • (On Lupe Valdez): Slate.com on 2018 Texas Gubernatorial race, 5/23/2018
  • (On Brian Kemp): Slate.com Ad-Watch on 2018 Georgia gubernatorial race, 5/2/2018
  • On 2018 Nichigan Governor race: "Gretchen Whitmer Enters Michigan Governor's Race," by Christina Cauterucci, Jan 05, 2017
  • AL-Senate: "Helping More People Vote Would 'Cheapen the Work' of Civil Rights Heroes," , by Mark Joseph Stern, Nov 02, 2016
  • (On Jill Stein): Slate.com interview after Second 2016 Presidential Debate, 10/19/2016
  • (On Rand Paul): Slate.com coverage of 2016 Kentucky Senate race, 2/18/2015
  • On Calif. AB1327: "Up in the Air," by Margot E. Kaminski, Sept 05, 2014
  • (On Jeb Bush): John Dickerson on Slate.com, "Hard on the GOP", 3/31/2014
  • (On Matt Bevin): Slate.com CPAC coverage of 2014 Kentucky Senate race, 3/7/2014
  • Slate e-zine, "How a Single Gay Juror Brought Down Nevada's Same-Sex Marriage Ban," by Mark Joseph Stern, Feb 11, 2014
  • (On John Kasich): Slate.com on Ohio legislative records: House Bill 59, 7/1/2013
  • (On John Roberts): Slate.com, 7/19/2005
  • (On John Bohlinger): David Weigel on Slate.com on 2014 Montana Senate race, 12/13/2013
  • House-2020: "GOP Rep Says 'Technology and Science' Make Abortion Exceptions Moot," by JEFFREY BLOOMER , OCT 19, 2012
  • (On John Roberts): Emily Bazelon and David Newman, Slate.com, 7/1/2005
  • Slate.com e-zine, "Abolish the Senate!," NOV 02, 2000

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Joe Walsh: Science, technology removes exceptions for abortion.
    John Roberts: Doctors who get federal fund may not mention abortion.
    John Roberts: Prohibit family-planning programs from giving abortion info.
    John Roberts: Ok for Operation Rescue to target abortion clinics.
    John Roberts: Roe v. Wade is settled law.
    Lupe Valdez: Endorsed by Planned Parenthood.
Civil Rights
    John Merrill: Just because you're 18 doesn't give you the right to vote.
    John Roberts: Opposed simplifying complaints against voting rights.
    John Roberts: Weaken the separation of church and state.
    John Roberts: No paper trail as a judge on gay rights issues.
    John Roberts: Ok for religious groups to meet at schools.
    Andrew Yang: Repeal 1994 crime bill, decriminalize truancy.
    John Roberts: Ok to search cars without particular evidence in mind.
    Lauren Witzke: Admits having run drugs for Mexican cartels.
    Andrew Yang: Offered high pay for teachers in earlier business.
    Jeb Bush: Advocate for Common Core education standards.
    John Roberts: No lawsuits to prevent mining on federal land.
    John Roberts: Species within one state not protected by federal law.
Families & Children
    John Kasich: De-fund all family planning centers that discuss abortion.
Foreign Policy
    Jill Stein: Syria invited Russia into war; don't threaten no-fly zone.
    Matt Bevin: No unilateral action in Eastern Europe.
Government Reform
    Green Party: Opposes Green Party plank to abolish the Senate.
    Howie Hawkins: Senators for 20% can block bills favored by 80%.
    Justin Amash: For limited government, not total Presidential authority.
    Ralph Nader: Opposes Green Party plank to abolish the Senate.
Gun Control
    Andrew Yang: Help gun owners "personalize" guns free of charge.
    Brian Kemp: Respect the 2nd Amendment if you want to date my daughter.
    Joe Walsh: Purpose of Second Amendment is protection against tyranny.
    Joni Ernst: Purpose of Second Amendment is protection against tyranny.
    Sharron Angle: Purpose of Second Amendment is protection against tyranny.
    Ted Cruz: Purpose of Second Amendment is protection against tyranny.
Health Care
    John Bohlinger: Strong advocate of a single-payer system like Medicare.
Homeland Security
    Jill Stein: Don't take sides in Yemen; arms embargo instead.
    Jill Stein: Warsaw Pact ended NATO's reason to exist, then NATO expanded.
    Jeb Bush: Advocate for residency for illegal immigrants.
Principles & Values
    Don Blankenship: Wants to go from the "big house" to the White House.
    Rand Paul: Under KY law,can't run for Senate & President on same ballot.
    Chris Christie: A self-consumed, self-serving mirror hog is not a leader.
Tax Reform
    Jeb Bush: No pledge on taxes; trade-offs on taxes means leadership.
    Alex Padilla: Require search warrants for police use of drones.
    Jerry Brown: Vetoed too-narrow search warrants for police drones.
    Lou Correa: Voted NO requiring search warrants for police use of drones.
    Mark DeSaulnier: Require search warrants for police use of drones.
    Norma Torres: Require search warrants for police use of drones.
    Rocky Chavez: Voted NO requiring search warrants for police use of drones.
    Steve Knight: Voted NO requiring search warrants for police use of drones.
    Ted Lieu: Require search warrants for police use of drones.
    Travis Allen: Require search warrants for police use of drones.
War & Peace
    Jill Stein: End policy of regime-change and military intervention.

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