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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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2022 Maryland Senate race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2022 MD Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Chris Chaffee (18) Republican challenger Maryland
  • Chris Van Hollen (20) Democrat (retiring 2016) U.S. Rep Maryland-8
  • Colin Byrd (5) Democratic Challenger Maryland
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    2022 Maryland Senate debates and race coverage:
  • CNN Politics: "More than half of Republican Senate nominees have rejected, cast doubt upon or tried to overturn the 2020 election results," by Daniel Dale, September 15, 2022, (Link)
  • NBC: Meet the Press: Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.); moderated by Chuck Todd, August 7, 2022, (Link)
  • FOX 5 DC, "ON THE HILL: Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen discusses Inflation Reduction Act," August 7, 2022
  • The Hill, "Van Hollen says China's Xi manufactured crisis over Pelosi trip to Taiwan," by Brad Dress, 08/07/22
  • Maryland Matters, "Colin Byrd: America Needs an Infrastructure Bill, But This One Needs a Massive Makeover, Not a Rubber Stamp," by Colin Byrd, August 6, 2021, (Link)
  • The Diamondback, "Greenbelt Mayor and former UMD student Colin Byrd announces run for U.S. Senate," by Eric Neugeboren, March 8, 2021, (Link)
  • Counterpunch.org political e-zine, "The U.S. Struggle for Justice for Palestine Begins a New Chapter," by Mary Miller & Ariel Gold, July 17, 2020
  • The Baynet, "U.S. Senate GOP candidate Chris Chaffee," by Dick Myers, April 17, 2016

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Chris Chaffee: Not taking women's rights, returning rights to the UNBORN.
    Chris Van Hollen: Co-sponsored bill protecting right to travel for abortion.
    Chris Van Hollen: Fierce defender of a woman's right to reproductive choice.
Budget & Economy
    Chris Chaffee: Democrats want to push you into Government handouts.
    Chris Van Hollen: Proud to have supported the bipartisan infrastructure bill.
    Colin Byrd: Criticized lack of stimulus checks in COVID relief package.
Civil Rights
    Chris Van Hollen: Fighting for gender and LGBT equality.
    Chris Van Hollen: Not fair that 50 biggest corporations paid zero income tax.
    Chris Chaffee: Close the borders; go after opioid dealers.
    Chris Van Hollen: Allow those with drug convictions to get college tax credit.
    Chris Chaffee: Teach children 10 Commandments, not gender identification.
    Chris Van Hollen: For universal pre-K, invest in public schools.
Energy & Oil
    Chris Chaffee: Open American production; stop selling reserves overseas.
    Chris Van Hollen: Create national green bank to finance clean energy projects.
    Colin Byrd: Infrastructure bill didn't go far enough on electrification .
    Chris Van Hollen: Require polluters to pay to clean up their messes.
Foreign Policy
    Chris Chaffee: Iran nuclear deal was not good for America.
    Chris Van Hollen: Signed letter opposing Israeli annexation of territories.
    Chris Van Hollen: China manufactured crisis over Pelosi visit to Taiwan.
    Chris Van Hollen: China doesn't get to dictate which US officials go to Taiwan.
Free Trade
    Chris Chaffee: If you see "Made in China," put it down.
    Chris Van Hollen: Counter illegal trade practices of China and others.
Government Reform
    Chris Chaffee: Maryland Drop Boxes illegal, elections compromised.
    Chris Chaffee: Elections should be one day, end the early elections.
    Chris Van Hollen: Fortify democracy against the "Big Lie," voter suppression.
Gun Control
    Chris Chaffee: A big fat no to federal red flag law.
    Chris Van Hollen: Won't rest until we end epidemic of gun violence.
Health Care
    Chris Van Hollen: Ensure universal access to affordable health care.
    Chris Van Hollen: Let Medicare negotiate prescription drug prices.
    Chris Van Hollen: Finally got Medicare the power to negotiate drug prices.
    Colin Byrd: Advocated for progressive polices like Medicare for All.
Homeland Security
    Chris Chaffee: Obama depleted military; must rebuild.
    Chris Chaffee: Need to have better control over who is admitted to country.
    Chris Van Hollen: Co-sponsor of comprehensive immigration reform initiatives.
    Chris Chaffee: Pressure to raise minimum wage hurts economy.
    Colin Byrd: Supports raising federal minimum wage to $15/hour.
Principles & Values
    Chris Chaffee: Never Forget the power of God.
    Chris Chaffee: A special thank you to all of Gods people for nomination.
    Chris Chaffee: 2020 election was fraudulent and corrupt; but let's move on.
    Chris Chaffee: 2020 election was a fraudulent and corrupt coup.
    Colin Byrd: Remove names of racists from university buildings.
Tax Reform
    Chris Van Hollen: End tax giveaways to the super wealthy, invest in country.
War & Peace
    Chris Chaffee: Opposes financial aid for "Ukraine's war with Russia".

The above quotations are from 2022 Maryland Senate race: debates and news coverage.

Sen. Van Hollen up for re-election in 2022:
MD: Incumbent Chris Van Hollen(D)
vs.Chris Chaffee(D,nominee)
vs.Colin Byrd(D,withdrew)
Previous Senate debates:
2018 Maryland Senate debates: Cardin(D) vs.Vohra(L) vs.Manning(D) vs.Faddis(R) vs.Campbell(R)
2016 Maryland Senate debates, Van Hollen vs.Szeliga vs.Flowers
2012 Maryland Senate debates Sobhani & Bongino vs. Cardin
2006 Maryland Senate debate, Cardin vs. Steele vs. Zeese
2004 Maryland Senate debates, Mikulski vs. Pipkin

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