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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 Vermont



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    from Past and present Governor candidates from Vermont (number of quotes indicated):
  • Bruce Lisman (3) Vermont Republican 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Christine Hallquist (5) Vermont Democratic candidate for governor of Vermont
  • Keith Stern (15) Vermont Republican candidate for governor of Vermont
  • Matt Dunne (5) Vermont Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Peter Shumlin (2) Vermont Democratic Governor (retiring 2016)
  • Phil Scott (23) Vermont Republican challenger for Governor
  • Shap Smith (1) Vermont Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Sue Minter (14) Vermont Democratic 8Gubernatorial candidate
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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Keith Stern: Pro-life advocate but will not interfere with settled law.
    Bruce Lisman: Supports abortion rights and funding for Planned Parenthood.
    Phil Scott: Abortion isn't a black-and-white issue, but I'm pro-choice.
    Phil Scott: No taxpayer funding for abortion; but ok for family planning.
Budget & Economy
    Phil Scott: I won't sign a budget that exceeds reasonable limits.
    Sue Minter: Government can partner with workforce to grow economy.
Civil Rights
    Phil Scott: Supports gay marriage and transgender bathroom rights.
    Sue Minter: Economic security for women via livable wages and equal pay.
Corporations
    Matt Dunne: State manager to help each manufacturer navigate rules.
Crime
    Keith Stern: Convicts should serve in same state where sentenced.
    Christine Hallquist: Address racial bias in criminal justice system.
    Phil Scott: Private prisons needed because full cost borne by state.
    Sue Minter: Phase out the use of private prisons altogether.
Drugs
    Christine Hallquist: Tax retail marijuana for clean water and public education.
    Keith Stern: Send drug addicts to treatment & dealers to boot camp.
    Phil Scott: Address opiate addiction via prevention & enforcement.
    Bruce Lisman: No legalization now; let's see what happens in other states.
    Matt Dunne: Legalize marijuana quickly; prohibition hasn't worked.
    Phil Scott: No legalization at this time; but I'm not saying never.
    Sue Minter: Supports legalizing marijuana.
    Sue Minter: Addicts need treatment, not jail time.
    Matt Dunne: Create a trusted Vermont brand of legalized marijuana.
    Phil Scott: Supports growing industrial hemp in Vermont.
Education
    Keith Stern: Give education control back to the local districts.
    Keith Stern: Technical schools train for well-paying, in-demand jobs.
    Phil Scott: Statewide funding inserts Montpelier into school decisions.
    Phil Scott: Preserve school choice; improve Act 46 school consolidation.
    Sue Minter: Universal pre-K via public-private partnerships.
    Phil Scott: Age-appropriate sex education in schools.
Energy & Oil
    Keith Stern: Goal to convert to 75% renewable energy will hurt Vermont.
    Sue Minter: Keep electric rates low to compete in New England.
    Phil Scott: Combat climate change & reduce our reliance on fossil fuels.
    Phil Scott: Supports renewable energy investment.
Environment
    Sue Minter: Protect our state's waters, farmland, and forests.
    Sue Minter: Led efforts in Climate Preparedness & catastrophic flooding.
    Phil Scott: Support local agriculture; they're stewards of our land.
    Phil Scott: Reduce chemicals in consumer goods, when evidence warrants.
Families & Children
    Keith Stern: Paid family leave and $15 hour wage would hurt his business.
    Matt Dunne: Paid leave insurance policy to fund FMLA maternity leave.
Free Trade
    Phil Scott: Buying local isn't just for hippies anymore.
Government Reform
    Keith Stern: Term limits will slow down path to lobbying.
    Sue Minter: Call for transparency and accountability in state agencies.
Gun Control
    Keith Stern: Supports 2nd Amendment; but some people will commit crimes.
    Christine Hallquist: Ban assault weapons; regulate guns like cars.
    Keith Stern: Vermont won't be Vermont with all this gun legislation.
    Christine Hallquist: Regulate guns like we regulate automobiles.
    Phil Scott: Enforce existing gun laws; Vermont is no gun trafficker.
    Sue Minter: Universal background checks; ban assault weapons.
    Sue Minter: Gun violence has reached a crisis point; more gun safety.
Health Care
    Keith Stern: Healthcare the community way through medical cost sharing.
    Phil Scott: Replace dysfunctional Vermont Health Connect with subsidies.
    Sue Minter: Focus on containing costs in Vermont Health Connect.
    Phil Scott: Affordable health care? Yes; single-payer? No.
Immigration
    Keith Stern: Supports Trump's crack down on undocumented immigrants.
Local Issues
    Phil Scott: Protect Northeast Kingdom economy from EB-5 fallout.
Principles & Values
    Phil Scott: The right leader at the right time.
    Peter Shumlin: Retiring after three terms to return to the business world.
Tax Reform
    Christine Hallquist: Revamp tax structure and increase taxes on the wealthy.
    Keith Stern: Holding the line won't work; cut taxes and fees.
    Keith Stern: Supports new tax reform and wants Vermont to cut taxes also.
    Bruce Lisman: Reset our finances and no new taxes.
    Phil Scott: Property taxes shouldn't grow faster than property values.
    Peter Shumlin: Avoid raising taxes; balance budget by cuts & efficiencies.
    Shap Smith: Avoid raising taxes; balance budget by cuts & efficiencies.
Technology
    Keith Stern: Cut spending by $100M and put half into infrastructure.
    Phil Scott: Reform alternative utility regulation; no executive bonuses.
    Sue Minter: Utility rate goal: transparent process & affordable rates.
Welfare & Poverty
    Matt Dunne: Guide corporate partnerships with nonprofit & public sectors.


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  • Bruce Lisman Vermont Republican 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Christine Hallquist Vermont Democratic candidate for governor of Vermont
  • Keith Stern Vermont Republican candidate for governor of Vermont
  • Matt Dunne Vermont Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Peter Shumlin Vermont Democratic Governor (retiring 2016)
  • Phil Scott Vermont Republican challenger for Governor
  • Shap Smith Vermont Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Sue Minter Vermont Democratic 8Gubernatorial candidate

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

Gubernatorial winners and losers in each state:

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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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