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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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2018 Montana Senate race: debates and news coverage

    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from 2018 MT Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Albert Olszewski (25) Montana Republican Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Jon Tester (23) Democratic Jr Senator Montana
  • Matt Rosendale (21) Republican candidate for Montana U. S. Senator Montana
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Montana 2018 Senatorial debates and race coverage:
  • KRTV.com MTN News, "Anti-Tester attack ads: Not telling the whole story," Aug 28, 2018
  • The Missoulian, "Rosendale touts tax reform", by David Erickson, Aug 9, 2018
  • IntoMore.com, "Harder to Change Birth Certificate," by Nico Lang, 16 Nov 2017
  • Politifact.com, "Jon Tester supports a national gun registry?" by John Kruzel, August 21st, 2017
  • KPAX-8 Missoula, "Rosendale enters 2018 U.S. Senate race," by Mike Dennison, July 31, 2017
  • Helena Independent Record, "Montana auditor says he'll challenge Tester," by Jayme Fraser, July 31, 2017
  • The Missoulian, "GOP candidates condemn court ruling on illegal aliens," by Taylor Rose, June 2, 2016
  • KGVO Newstalk interview of Al Olszewski, posted on Facebook, 4/28/2017
  • Flathead Beacon, "Lawmaker to Challenge Tester in 2018", by Tristan Scott, 4/11/17
  • KTVQ, "Kalispell state senator is the first Republican", by Mike Dennison, 4/11/17
  • Religion News Service, "Montana lawmakers denounce plans for neo-Nazi rally," December 28, 2016

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Jon Tester: No 20-week ban on abortion.
    Matt Rosendale: No abortion; no exceptions.
    Albert Olszewski: Defend unborn children without exception.
    Albert Olszewski: All human life needs to be protected.
    Matt Rosendale: Against abortion in all circumstances.
Budget & Economy
    Matt Rosendale: Cut government instead of stimulus spending.
    Albert Olszewski: For balanced budget instead of intergenerational theft.
Civil Rights
    Albert Olszewski: No same-sex marriage.
    Albert Olszewski: Don't require pay equity between men & women.
    Albert Olszewski: No Confederate flags on government property.
    Albert Olszewski: Allowing 71 genders on birth certificate costs over $100,000.
    Matt Rosendale: New tax law changes depreciation rules to allow expansion.
    Albert Olszewski: Federal regulations get in the way of small business.
    Albert Olszewski: Supports death penalty.
    Jon Tester: Medical marijuana ok; full legalization later.
    Matt Rosendale: Medical marijuana ok; let states decide full legalization.
    Albert Olszewski: Class 1 narcotics like marijuana should not be legal.
    Jon Tester: Privatizing public schools feeds destruction of democracy.
    Jon Tester: Restore year-round Pell Grants, & support Perkins Loans.
    Matt Rosendale: Government out of college funding.
    Matt Rosendale: Privatization is critical to improve our education system.
Energy & Oil
    Matt Rosendale: Climate changes, but no draconian restrictions on business.
    Albert Olszewski: Supports fracking and offshore oil drilling.
    Matt Rosendale: Develop fossil fuels, don't subsidize green energy.
    Albert Olszewski: Let Montanans control state land.
Families & Children
    Jon Tester: All couples should have same rights as heterosexual couples.
    Matt Rosendale: Support traditional marriage between one man & one woman.
Free Trade
    Jon Tester: Tariffs on China harm our industries & drive up costs.
    Matt Rosendale: Stop tolerating what China has been doing for decades.
Government Reform
    Jon Tester: Spotlight Act: no dark money in campaigns.
    Jon Tester: Introduced bill to ensure Native American voting access.
    Albert Olszewski: Term limits set for members of Congress.
    Albert Olszewski: Require photo ID to vote.
Gun Control
    Jon Tester: Supports background checks & banning bump stocks.
    Matt Rosendale: Second Amendment rights are non-negotiable.
    Jon Tester: AdWatch: Check if gun buyers are on terrorist watch-list.
    Matt Rosendale: Don't check if gun buyers are on terrorist watch-list.
Health Care
    Jon Tester: I won't give up on repealing & replacing ObamaCare.
    Albert Olszewski: Repeal and replace Obamacare, with bipartisan approach.
    Albert Olszewski: Repeal and replace Obamacare with bipartisan approach.
    Matt Rosendale: Full repeal of Obamacare.
    Albert Olszewski: Halt expansion of Medicaid; halt ObamaCare unfunded mandates.
    Albert Olszewski: ObamaCare is imploding; shore up healthcare system.
Homeland Security
    Albert Olszewski: Champion a veterans' healthcare system.
    Albert Olszewski: Give our military the resources they need.
    Jon Tester: Bipartisan reform with earned path to citizenship.
    Matt Rosendale: Rule of law has been ignored for illegal immigrants.
    Jon Tester: FactCheck: Opposes sanctuary cities, but don't punish them.
    Albert Olszewski: State immigration enforcement is not discrimination.
    Jon Tester: Raise minimum wage from $7.25/hr to $10.10.
    Matt Rosendale: Don't raise minimum wage from $7.25/hr to $10.10.
Principles & Values
    Jon Tester: AdWatch: Voted with Trump 52%, but against key initiatives.
    Albert Olszewski: References to God on federal buildings is ok.
    Jon Tester: No safe haven for neo-Nazi white nationalists.
Social Security
    Jon Tester: Opposes any plan to privatize.
    Matt Rosendale: Let younger Americans invest privately instead of paying in.
Tax Reform
    Jon Tester: Trump tax cuts were a disastrous handout for jet-owners.
    Matt Rosendale: Trump tax cuts mean more jobs for Montanans.
    Jon Tester: GOP tax plan saddles future generations with more debt.
    Matt Rosendale: You deserve to keep more of your hard-earned money.
    Matt Rosendale: Get rid of tax on multimillion-dollar estates.
    Jon Tester: Lead the world in clean technology.
    Jon Tester: 2008 stimulus was necessary; invest more in infrastructure.
    Jon Tester: Repealing Net Neutrality handed Internet to corporations.
War & Peace
    Jon Tester: Iran nuclear treaty is only option.
    Matt Rosendale: Double headline - Already Done.
    Albert Olszewski: War is last resort, but must stand firm.
    Albert Olszewski: When possible, we need to keep our troops out of harm's way.
    Albert Olszewski: Balance diplomacy with waging war as a last resort.

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