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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 VA political races in The Virginian-Pilot

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    from The Virginian-Pilot (number of quotes indicated):
  • Bob McDonnell (1) Virginia Republican Governor
  • Ed Gillespie (1) Virginia Republican 2017 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Frank Wagner (1) Virginia Republican
  • George Allen (4) Republican
  • Jamie Radtke (5) Former Republican Senate Challenger (2012) Virginia
  • Jim Gilmore (7) Republican presidential candidate
  • Mark Herring (3) Virginia Democratic candidate for governor
  • Mark Warner (7) Virginia Former Democratic Governor (2002-2006); elected Senator 2008
  • Ralph Northam (2) Virginia Democratic Governor
  • Scott Taylor (2) Republican 2020 Senate Challenger Virginia
  • Tim Kaine (2) Virginia Democratic Nominee for Vice President
  • Tom Perriello (1) Virginia Democratic candidate for Governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
    Articles from the Virginian-Pilot:
  • (On Ed Gillespie, Ralph Northam & Tom Perriello): Virginian-Pilot on 2017 Virginia gubernatorial race, 2/18/2017
  • (On Bob McDonnell & Frank Wagner): Virginian-Pilot on 2017 Virginia gubernatorial race, 1/31/2013
  • (On Jamie Radtke & George Allen): The Virginian-Pilot on 2012 Virginia Senate debate, 5/12/2012
  • (On George Allen, Jamie Radtke & Tim Kaine): The Virginian-Pilot on 2012 Virginia Senate debate, 4/29/2012
  • (On Jim Gilmore & Mark Warner): 2008 VA Senate debate reported in The Virginian-Pilot, 10/17/2008

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Scott Taylor: Opposes taxpayer funding, but says women have choice.
    Jim Gilmore: As governor, I stood for the sanctity of life.
    Mark Warner: Support Roe v. Wade, but respect differing views.
Budget & Economy
    Jamie Radtke: Congress should have reformed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
    George Allen: No future debt-limit increases until spending is restrained.
Civil Rights
    Mark Herring: Governor should resign after wearing blackface, but not me.
    Ralph Northam: Outed for blackface photo in 1984 medical school yearbook.
    Tim Kaine: GOP agenda on gay marriage is divisive social legislation.
    Jim Gilmore: No quotas, but create opportunities for minorities.
    Jim Gilmore: Keep "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" for gays in the military.
    Mark Warner: We still need affirmative action, for now.
    Mark Warner: Let military leaders advise about "Don't Ask, Don't Tell".
    Mark Herring: Reform cash bail; more diversity in judiciary.
    Tom Perriello: Replace school-to-prison pipeline with school-to-workforce.
    Mark Herring: Marijuana criminalization doesn't work; expunge records.
    Ed Gillespie: Opposes decriminalization, but align penalty to pot offense.
    Ralph Northam: Blacks are twice as likely to be arrested for pot possession.
    Jim Gilmore: No Child Left Behind Act isn't working.
    Mark Warner: No Child Left Behind Act isn't working.
Energy & Oil
    Scott Taylor: Climate change happening, but not sure how much is manmade.
Government Reform
    Jamie Radtke: Line-item veto to get rid of earmark spending.
Health Care
    Bob McDonnell: ObamaCare is expensive, bureaucratic, and inflexible.
    Frank Wagner: Expand Medicaid as long as federal share stays overs 90%.
    Jamie Radtke: Repeal Obama's health care overhaul.
    Jim Gilmore: Health Savings Accounts; association plans; and tort reform.
    Jim Gilmore: Lower Medicare premiums for seniors & keep program solvent.
    Mark Warner: Cannot allow 47 million Americans to go without access.
Homeland Security
    George Allen: Spending necessary to bolster the military, post-9-11.
    George Allen: 52,000 earmarks, but mostly for defense & security.
    Jim Gilmore: Close the pay gap for long-term military retention.
    Mark Warner: World-class benefits for military veterans.
Principles & Values
    Jamie Radtke: Career politicians are part of the problem.
Social Security
    George Allen: Raise retirement age; more retirement security options.
    Jamie Radtke: Raise retirement age; private retirement security options.
    Tim Kaine: No dangerous privatization schemes for Social Security.
    Mark Warner: Bi-partisan commission on entitlements, with binding outcome.

The above quotations are from Media coverage of VA political races in The Virginian-Pilot.

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