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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
United,
by Cory Booker (2016)
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)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
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)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
Becoming,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Books by and about the 2016 presidential election
What Happened ,
by Hillary Clinton (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Becoming ,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

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Winners and Losers
Senate candidates from California



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    from Past and present Senate candidates from California (number of quotes indicated):
  • Dianne Feinstein (2) Democratic Sr Senator California
  • Duf Sundheim (26) Republican Senate challenger California
  • Kamala Harris (16) Democratic Senate candidate California
  • Kevin de Leon (4) Democratic candidate for California U.S. Senator California
  • Loretta Sanchez (3) Democratic Senate candidate California
  • Michael Eisen (16) Independent candidate for California U.S. Senator California
  • Rocky Chavez (5) Republican Senate candidate California
  • Tom Del Beccaro (12) Republican Senate challenger California
  • Xavier Becerra (2) Democrat U.S. Rep California-34
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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Dianne Feinstein: Trump's Supreme Court nominee could end Roe v. Wade.
    Tom Del Beccaro: Criticized raids earlier against anti-abortion activists.
    Duf Sundheim: Pro-life; but don't let some government official decide.
    Duf Sundheim: Right to abortion is a gating issues.
Budget & Economy
    Michael Eisen: We need to fight together in unison against all budget cuts.
    Michael Eisen: We need to fight together in unison against all budget cuts.
    Duf Sundheim: Government policies played key role in 2007 crash.
Civil Rights
    Michael Eisen: Study gender bias in scientific publications.
    Duf Sundheim: Provide economic opportunity for women & minorities.
    Duf Sundheim: Comfortable with same-sex marriage.
    Duf Sundheim: Supports same-sex marriage.
    Loretta Sanchez: Met with Indian American group leaders upon entering race.
    Rocky Chavez: Moderate who supports gay marriage.
    Tom Del Beccaro: Keep Proposition 8; but open to debate on gay marriage.
Crime
    Kevin de Leon: Gang violence plagues our neighborhoods.
    Duf Sundheim: People who do bad things should be punished.
    Kamala Harris: Don't require cops to wear body cameras.
    Kamala Harris: Acknowledge that certain communities distrust police.
    Kamala Harris: Personally opposed to death penalty; as DA, never pursued it.
Drugs
    Kevin de Leon: Not his issue, but supportive of legal pot.
    Duf Sundheim: Marijuana can be incredibly destructive.
    Kamala Harris: Recognize the war on drugs was a failure.
Education
    Kamala Harris: Ensure access to a high quality public education.
    Duf Sundheim: Strong proponent of school choice.
    Rocky Chavez: Supports charter schools, and founded one in Oceanside.
Energy & Oil
    Michael Eisen: Base climate change policy on science, not politics.
    Duf Sundheim: Prioritize sustainable, cost effective energy.
    Kamala Harris: Innovate smart solutions to climate change.
Environment
    Michael Eisen: EPA needs to be more transparent and avoid using hidden data.
    Michael Eisen: EPA needs to be more transparent and avoid using hidden data.
    Duf Sundheim: Americans are crushed by EPA regulations.
    Tom Del Beccaro: Farmers bear the brunt of a plethora of regulations.
    Tom Del Beccaro: Increase water supplies rather than fining citizens.
Foreign Policy
    Duf Sundheim: Trying to control trade doesn't work.
    Duf Sundheim: Very lucky to have been born in such an exceptional place.
    Kamala Harris: The way to keep us safe is NOT to keep outsiders out.
    Kamala Harris: Distinguish Islamic religion from terrorism.
Free Trade
    Kamala Harris: TPP doesn't offer sufficient worker protections.
    Loretta Sanchez: Opposes TPP; joined union protests against it.
    Duf Sundheim: Inclined to support Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact.
Government Reform
    Duf Sundheim: Every citizen who wants to vote should be able to do so.
Gun Control
    Michael Eisen: Why are politicians reluctant to regulate guns?
    Michael Eisen: Shine light on politician's reluctance to regulate guns.
    Kamala Harris: No gun ownership for dangerous convicts or mentally ill.
    Duf Sundheim: I believe in the 2nd Amendment.
Health Care
    Xavier Becerra: 133M people with pre-existing conditions rely on ObamaCare.
    Kevin de Leon: For health care to be accessible, it must be affordable.
    Michael Eisen: Gutting Obamacare leaves those in need without healthcare.
    Michael Eisen: Gutting ObamaCare leaves people without health insurance.
    Duf Sundheim: Healthcare doesn't need a new 1930s-era bureaucracy.
    Duf Sundheim: Some aspects of ObamaCare ok, but rest is a boondoggle.
    Kamala Harris: Companies should provide contraception under ObamaCare.
    Tom Del Beccaro: More taxes & regulations loom with ObamaCare.
Homeland Security
    Michael Eisen: No need for more military nor a border wall.
    Michael Eisen: No need for more military, stop taking from what we do need.
    Kamala Harris: Champion a robust VA for our Veterans.
    Duf Sundheim: We need a strong national defense, plus cyber security.
    Rocky Chavez: Block Syrian refugees until we upgrade our intel and vetting.
    Rocky Chavez: Focus on national security: prepared to deal with ISIS.
    Tom Del Beccaro: Terrorists believe in terrorism; we can't persuade them.
Immigration
    Kevin de Leon: Abolish ICE at "Abolish Ice Cream Social".
    Michael Eisen: Differentiate dangerous immigrants from those who integrate.
    Duf Sundheim: Pathway to legal status.
    Loretta Sanchez: Refugees are not the enemy, today nor in our history.
    Rocky Chavez: We are home for the tired and oppressed, even Syrians.
    Duf Sundheim: Path to legal status without executive action.
    Kamala Harris: An undocumented immigrant is not a criminal.
    Tom Del Beccaro: Expose crime and danger at the US-Mexico border.
Jobs
    Tom Del Beccaro: $15 mandated wages results in lower employment.
Principles & Values
    Dianne Feinstein: Asked state Dems to not endorse, but they endorsed opponent.
    Michael Eisen: Ran and lost for Student Council and Genetics Board.
    Xavier Becerra: Appointed as California's first Latino attorney general.
    Kamala Harris: First Indian-American to serve in the U.S. Senate.
    Duf Sundheim: Showing respect for God ok, if not imposed by religious test.
Social Security
    Kamala Harris: Oppose entitlement cuts; strengthen these safety nets.
    Duf Sundheim: Don't privatize Social Security.
    Tom Del Beccaro: Eliminate cap on the payroll tax.
Tax Reform
    Kamala Harris: Expand EITC, Child Tax Credit, and R&D Tax Credit.
    Duf Sundheim: Get rid of gimmicks and tax breaks the wealthy have.
    Tom Del Beccaro: Personal & corporate flat tax: 15.5% federal and 6% state.
Technology
    Michael Eisen: Patents are destroying the soul of academic science.
    Michael Eisen: Government should be a partner, not just a funding source.
War & Peace
    Duf Sundheim: Avoid foreign entanglements.
    Tom Del Beccaro: Nuke deal solidifies Iran conventional military gains.
    Tom Del Beccaro: Mideast was more stable with U.S. troops in Iraq.
Welfare & Poverty
    Duf Sundheim: Address the 8.9 million Californians living in poverty.


The above quotations are from Winners and Losers
Senate candidates from California.

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U.S. House of Representatives winners and losers in each state:

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Gubernatorial winners and losers in each state:

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