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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)

Book Reviews

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Winners and Losers
Gubernatorial candidates from Oregon



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    from Past and present Governor candidates from Oregon (number of quotes indicated):
  • Bob Niemeyer (6) Oregon Republican 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Bud Pierce (17) Oregon Republican Gubernatorial candidate
  • Gordon Harold Smith (5) Former Republican Senator (lost re-election, 2008) Oregon
  • Jeff Merkley (5) Democratic Jr Senator Oregon
  • John Kitzhaber (9) Oregon Democratic Governor (resigned 2015)
  • Julian Bell (1) Oregon Democratic 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Kate Brown (15) Oregon Democratic Governor
  • Knute Buehler (16) Oregon Republican candidate for governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Knute Buehler: Pro-choice: wants abortions rare, safe and legal.
    Bud Pierce: Accessible contraceptives & family planning services.
    John Kitzhaber: Abortions always legally available, & government funded.
Budget & Economy
    Knute Buehler: Boost economy via spending controls and cutting regulations.
    Bob Niemeyer: Cut the size of government and jobs will follow.
    Bud Pierce: Cut growth in state budget by half.
    Gordon Harold Smith: Supports bailout as BETTER regulation, not MORE regulation.
    Jeff Merkley: Oppose bailout bill; more oversight needed.
Civil Rights
    Bud Pierce: Same-sex marriage is a "settled" issue.
    John Kitzhaber: Maintain affirmative action in colleges & state hiring.
    John Kitzhaber: Recognize same-sex marriages.
Corporations
    Kate Brown: Grow Our Own: develop existing Oregon businesses.
Crime
    Knute Buehler: A crime victim himself, vows to make citizen's lives safer.
    Bob Niemeyer: Death penalty is less cruel to families of victims.
    Gordon Harold Smith: Stiffer laws against gang crimes, rapists & child sex.
    Jeff Merkley: Worked hard to get better laws to deal with criminals.
    John Kitzhaber: Oppose the death penalty.
    John Kitzhaber: End parole for repeat violent felons.
Drugs
    Knute Buehler: Federal government needs to respect state laws on marijuana.
    John Kitzhaber: Decriminalize medicinal marijuana.
Education
    Kate Brown: Seamless system of education, from cradle to career.
    Knute Buehler: Combat failing graduation; improve academic achievement.
    Bob Niemeyer: Charter schools are the answer; throw out Common Core.
    Kate Brown: Seamless public education from cradle to career.
    Bud Pierce: We need motivated, well-trained teachers.
    Bob Niemeyer: Common Core creates a putrid educational system.
    Kate Brown: Make it easier to opt out from Common Core testing.
Energy & Oil
    Knute Buehler: May 2017: tax carbon; Oct.2017: oppose clean-energy jobs.
    Bud Pierce: End low-carbon fuel mandate: 19 cents-a-gallon hidden tax.
    Julian Bell: Combat climate change and promote clean energy.
    Kate Brown: Angered environmentalists via compromise transportation bill.
Environment
    Knute Buehler: Wants to combat wildfire damage to forests with new policies.
    Bud Pierce: Maintain forestlands through proper forest management.
    Gordon Harold Smith: Create more jobs in timber industry.
    Jeff Merkley: Sustainable forest harvest important for economy.
Families & Children
    Knute Buehler: Create a "rapid-improvement team" for foster care.
    Bud Pierce: Partially support hospice/respite centers.
    Knute Buehler: Early supporter of marriage equality for all citizens.
    Bud Pierce: Alleviate the scourge of sex trafficking.
Free Trade
    Kate Brown: International trade supports a half million Oregon jobs.
Government Reform
    Knute Buehler: End pay-to-play politics, to restore confidence.
    Kate Brown: Disclose lobbyist info & pay, on public website.
    Bob Niemeyer: Go back to voting in person, with verified photo ID.
    Kate Brown: Oregon sees high turnout because of vote-by-mail.
    Kate Brown: 15 million ballots via vote-by-mail with only 9 fraud cases.
    John Kitzhaber: Limit individual campaign donations; require full disclosure.
Gun Control
    Bud Pierce: Oppose background checks; they won't reduce gun violence.
    Bud Pierce: Surveillance of schools & social media, to curb gun violence.
    John Kitzhaber: Increase restrictions on gun purchase and possession.
Health Care
    Knute Buehler: Single-payer health care as a qualified not absolute right.
    Kate Brown: Access to healthcare improving, but there is more we must do.
    Bud Pierce: Subsidize "adequate" insurance for low-income Oregonians.
    Bud Pierce: Fight any one-size-fits-all single-payer healthcare system.
Homeland Security
    Bud Pierce: State duty to honor the sacrifice of those who've served.
Immigration
    Knute Buehler: Omit minor infractions from sanctuary state rules.
    Kate Brown: Oregon will accept refugees and help them rebuild lives.
    Kate Brown: Open the doors of opportunity for Syrian refugees.
Jobs
    Knute Buehler: More job training; less job-killing regulations.
    Bud Pierce: Vigilance in enforcing Equal Pay laws for women.
Principles & Values
    Knute Buehler: Freedom and new opportunities are bedrock GOP principles.
    Bob Niemeyer: Separating church & state doesn't pull God out of government.
    Gordon Harold Smith: Works often with Sen. Wyden (D-OR) & Sen. Obama (D-IL).
    Jeff Merkley: Endorsed by Sen. Wyden; Iíll be his partner.
Social Security
    Bud Pierce: Require automatic enrollment with payroll deductions.
    Kate Brown: More options & opportunities to save for retirement.
    Gordon Harold Smith: People should prepare for retirement in addition to Soc.Sec.
    Jeff Merkley: Privatization would melt away retirement in stock crash.
Tax Reform
    Bud Pierce: Tax relief on mid-tier income earners, to create more jobs.
    Knute Buehler: No new or higher taxes during booming economy.
    Kate Brown: Need more taxes from business to support basic needs.
    John Kitzhaber: No state sales tax; no flat tax; increase gas tax.
Technology
    Knute Buehler: Funding transit by payroll tax is unfair and bad policy.
    Bud Pierce: Public transit ok, but future is autonomous drive vehicles.
    Kate Brown: Expand public transit to ease traffic congestion.


The above quotations are from Winners and Losers
Gubernatorial candidates from Oregon.

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Senatorial winners and losers in each state:

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

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