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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)
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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Axios coverage of political news


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  • Amy Klobuchar (5) Minnesota Democratic candidate for President; Minnesota Senator
  • Andrew Yang (4) Democratic candidate for President; CEO
  • Bernie Sanders (5) Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Beto O`Rourke (9) Texas Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from TX
  • Bill Weld (5) Massachusetts Libertarian Vice-Presidential nominee
  • Cory Booker (6) New Jersey Mayor of Newark; N.J. Senator
  • Elizabeth Warren (9) Massachusetts Senator
  • Eric Swalwell (6) California Presidential candidate (withdrawn); U.S. Rep from CA-15
  • Jay Inslee (2) Washington Democratic Washington Governor
  • Joe Biden (5) Democratic V.P.
  • John Delaney (5) Maryland Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from MD-6
  • John Hickenlooper (6) Colorado Democratic Colorado Governor
  • John Kasich (2) Ohio Republican Ohio Governor
  • Julian Castro (5) Texas Mayor of San Antonio; HUD Secretary
  • Kamala Harris (4) California Democratic candidate for President; California Senator
  • Kirsten Gillibrand (6) New York Democratic candidate for President; New York Senator
  • Marianne Williamson (6) Democratic candidate for President
  • Michael Bennet (8) Colorado Democratic candidate for President; Colorado Senator
  • Pete Buttigieg (2) Indiana Democratic candidate for President; Mayor of South Bend, IN
  • Seth Moulton (5) Massachusetts Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from MA-6
  • Tim Ryan (5) Ohio Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from OH-13
  • Tulsi Gabbard (4) Hawaii Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from HI-2
  • Wayne Messam (3) Florida Democratic Presidential Challenger
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Abortion
    Kirsten Gillibrand: Her judicial appointments must uphold Roe v. Wade.
    Pete Buttigieg: Personal choice is best for abortion's moral decision.
    Julian Castro: I believe in a woman's right to choose.
    Seth Moulton: Supports public funding; opposes Born-Alive bill.
    Bill Weld: Long record of support for abortion rights.
    Tim Ryan: Opposed abortion; now supports woman's choice.
Budget & Economy
    Elizabeth Warren: Regulate free market; break up Big Tech.
    Andrew Yang: Freedom Dividend of $1000/month for every adult American.
Civil Rights
    Cory Booker: Wants new Voting Right Act; end gerrymandering.
    Amy Klobuchar: Pushed for sexual harassment training in Senate.
    Bill Weld: Supported domestic partners; amicus for same sex marriage.
    Marianne Williamson: $100 billion over 10 years as reparations for slavery.
Corporations
    Beto O`Rourke: Don't break up Big Tech; do help smaller firms.
    Bernie Sanders: Break up big agriculture corporations.
    John Hickenlooper: Pro-business: cut regulations, launched retraining website.
Crime
    Elizabeth Warren: Criminal liability for corporate execs causing severe harm.
    Kamala Harris: Moratorium on death penalty; but defended it as AG.
    Cory Booker: Cut mandatory minimum sentences; end solitary for juveniles.
    Amy Klobuchar: Supports prison reform & treatment over punishment.
    Michael Bennet: Sponsor of bipartisan First Step reform bill.
    Joe Biden: Regrets supporting strict sentences, including on crack.
Drugs
    Elizabeth Warren: Co-sponsored federal legalization of marijuana.
    Kamala Harris: Co-sponsor of Marijuana Justice Act for legalization.
    Cory Booker: Legalize marijuana nationally including recreational use.
    Amy Klobuchar: Opioid manufacturers should help fund treatment.
    Michael Bennet: Sponsored bill to end Federal ban on marijuana.
    Beto O`Rourke: Decriminalize marijuana; expunge criminal records.
    Joe Biden: Supports marijuana decriminalization, not legalization.
    John Hickenlooper: As teen, grew his own marijuana before it was legal.
    Bill Weld: On board of cannabis company; supported medical marijuana.
    Bernie Sanders: Co-sponsored federal legalization of marijuana.
    Andrew Yang: Legalize marijuana; pardon marijuana-related offenses.
Education
    Elizabeth Warren: Wipe out current student debt; free public college.
    Kamala Harris: Boost average teacher pay by $13,500.
    Joe Biden: Free tuition at community colleges & state universities.
    Julian Castro: Nationwide expansion of universal pre-K.
    Wayne Messam: Address immediate student debt with one-time cancellation.
    Marianne Williamson: Favors Universal pre-school & free college.
    Eric Swalwell: No interest loans & free tuition in exchange for service.
    Tulsi Gabbard: Free tuition at public higher education.
    John Delaney: Universal pre-K; free community college.
Energy & Oil
    Elizabeth Warren: Co-sponsored Green New Deal.
    Elizabeth Warren: Renewable energy on public land or offshore; end drilling.
    Jay Inslee: Plan for 100% clean energy by 2030.
    Michael Bennet: Climate change is major issue; but not Green New Deal.
    Beto O`Rourke: Net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, but allow drilling.
    Seth Moulton: 50% carbon-free electricity by 2030.
    Wayne Messam: Criticized Trump for quitting Paris Climate Accord.
    Bill Weld: Would rejoin Paris accords.
    Marianne Williamson: Supports Green New Deal.
    Bernie Sanders: Co-sponsor of Green New Deal.
    Eric Swalwell: Fight climate change, but protect jobs.
    Tim Ryan: Renewable energy will bring economic benefits.
    John Hickenlooper: Denounced Green New Deal, supports fighting climate change.
    Tulsi Gabbard: Silent on Green New Deal; supports push for renewables.
    John Delaney: Co-sponsored bipartisan carbon tax bill.
    John Kasich: I've evolved on climate change: stop denying it.
    John Kasich: Subsidies for electric vehicles and renewables.
Families & Children
    Kirsten Gillibrand: First to call for Sen. Al Franken to resign.
Foreign Policy
    Tulsi Gabbard: Met with Syrian president; for "extreme vetting" of Syrians.
    Marianne Williamson: US should return to being honest broker in Mideast.
Free Trade
    Michael Bennet: Trump's tariffs have harmed farmers.
Government Reform
    Beto O`Rourke: Monthly Cabinet town halls.
    John Delaney: End gerrymandering, make Election Day a holiday.
Gun Control
    Kirsten Gillibrand: Supports stricter laws now; didn't when in the House.
    Cory Booker: Supports national gun licensing every 5 years.
    Beto O`Rourke: Background checks; limit assault rifles.
    Eric Swalwell: Be big; be bold; do good; gun control.
    Seth Moulton: For background checks & assault weapons ban.
    Wayne Messam: Sued state of Florida to allow municipal gun control.
    Eric Swalwell: Ban assault weapons, buyback for those out there.
    Tim Ryan: Went from NRA A-rating to pro-gun control.
    John Hickenlooper: Ban on high-capacity magazines.
Health Care
    Elizabeth Warren: Co-sponsored Medicare-for-All.
    Elizabeth Warren: $100 billion in multi-faceted program on opioid addiction.
    Amy Klobuchar: Backs Medicare Advantage, alternative to Medicare.
    Michael Bennet: Public option rather than Medicare-for-All.
    Beto O`Rourke: Universal coverage, not Medicare-for-All.
    Joe Biden: Expand ObamaCare, but not Medicare-for-All.
    Andrew Yang: Aligned with "intactivists": against circumcision.
    Jay Inslee: Declared emergency over measles anti-vaccination wave.
    Julian Castro: US should be the healthiest nation.
    Marianne Williamson: Supports "Medicare-for-All model".
    Eric Swalwell: Invest in search for cures for Alzheimer's, cancer, ALS.
    Andrew Yang: Advocates for a single-payer health care system.
    Tim Ryan: Has supported Obamacare & single payer.
    John Hickenlooper: Implemented ObamaCare and expanded Medicaid in Colorado.
    John Hickenlooper: Opposed Colorado publicly-financed healthcare.
    Tulsi Gabbard: Supports Medicare-for-All but keep private insurance.
    John Delaney: Supports universal care, not Medicare-for-All.
Homeland Security
    Pete Buttigieg: Suffered post-deployment depression, but not PTSD.
Immigration
    Kirsten Gillibrand: Split up functions of ICE.
    Michael Bennet: Path to citizenship for DREAMers; oppose family separation.
    Beto O`Rourke: Against border wall; against criminalizing asylum seekers.
    Julian Castro: Reverse Muslim ban; Marshall Plan for Central America.
    Kirsten Gillibrand: 2000s: opposed amnesty for undocumented immigrants.
    Marianne Williamson: Pathway for DREAMers; illegal immigrants without records.
Jobs
    Cory Booker: Pilot program to fund jobs paying at least $15/hour.
    Beto O`Rourke: Raise minimum wage to $15.
    Joe Biden: Increase minimum wage gradually.
    Bernie Sanders: Tax companies for public benefits used by workers.
    John Delaney: Yes on boost to minimum wage to $15.
Principles & Values
    Kirsten Gillibrand: Pushed to oust Al Franken from Senate for sexual harassment.
    Michael Bennet: Family includes Mayflower descendants & Holocaust survivors.
Social Security
    Eric Swalwell: Raise cap on payroll tax so wealthy pay more.
Tax Reform
    Elizabeth Warren: Increase taxes on millionaires & billionaires.
    Kamala Harris: Tax relief for middle class; repeal 2017 tax cuts.
    Cory Booker: Expand Earned Income Tax Credit.
    Michael Bennet: Tax cuts for families; sponsored American Family Act.
    Beto O`Rourke: Voted for oil tax; opposed 2017 tax legislation.
    Seth Moulton: For tax reform that doesn't favor the rich.
    Bill Weld: Favors cutting spending, cutting taxes.
    Bernie Sanders: Top rate of 77% for estates over $1 billion.
    Tim Ryan: Against tax cuts; they're counterproductive.
Technology
    Amy Klobuchar: Infrastructure the "top budget priority".
War & Peace
    Seth Moulton: Stand for national interests, but know end-game.
Welfare & Poverty
    Julian Castro: ConnectHome: Support affordable housing.


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  • Amy Klobuchar Minnesota Democratic candidate for President; Minnesota Senator
  • Andrew Yang Democratic candidate for President; CEO
  • Bernie Sanders Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Beto O`Rourke Texas Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from TX
  • Bill Weld Massachusetts Libertarian Vice-Presidential nominee
  • Cory Booker New Jersey Mayor of Newark; N.J. Senator
  • Elizabeth Warren Massachusetts Senator
  • Eric Swalwell California Presidential candidate (withdrawn); U.S. Rep from CA-15
  • Jay Inslee Washington Democratic Washington Governor
  • Joe Biden Democratic V.P.
  • John Delaney Maryland Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from MD-6
  • John Hickenlooper Colorado Democratic Colorado Governor
  • John Kasich Ohio Republican Ohio Governor
  • Julian Castro Texas Mayor of San Antonio; HUD Secretary
  • Kamala Harris California Democratic candidate for President; California Senator
  • Kirsten Gillibrand New York Democratic candidate for President; New York Senator
  • Marianne Williamson Democratic candidate for President
  • Michael Bennet Colorado Democratic candidate for President; Colorado Senator
  • Pete Buttigieg Indiana Democratic candidate for President; Mayor of South Bend, IN
  • Seth Moulton Massachusetts Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from MA-6
  • Tim Ryan Ohio Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from OH-13
  • Tulsi Gabbard Hawaii Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from HI-2
  • Wayne Messam Florida Democratic Presidential Challenger

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