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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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Media coverage of Massachusetts political races in The Boston Herald

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    Articles in The Boston Herald:
  • "Geoff Diehl says he's the 'underdog' most likely to win the Republican nomination for governor," by Erin Tiernan, July 6, 2021
  • On 2022 Mass Governor race: "Ben Downing, former state senator, launches campaign for governor," by Victoria McGrane, February 8, 2021
  • 2022 MA Gov: "Former state Sen. Ben Downing to run for Massachusetts governor," by Lisa Kashinsky, February 8, 2021
  • 2020-MA-Senate: "Ed Markey and Kevin O`Connor clash over coronavirus, Supreme Court in sole Senate debate," by Lisa Kashinsky, October 5, 2020
  • On 2020 Mass Senate race: "Markey & O`Connor expect Monday Senate debate to highlight stark differences," by Lisa Kashinsky, 10/4/2020
  • Military.com / Boston Herald, "Boston Mayor Says Vandal Should Attend Vietnam Memorial Service," by Jonathan Ng, 25 May 2019
  • 2018-MA-Gov: Boston Herald on 2018 Massachusetts gubernatorial race (Setti Warren), 3/30/2017
  • On 2018 Mass Governor race: Boston Herald on 2018 Massachusetts gubernatorial race (Jay Gonzalez), 4/26/2017
  • On 2014 Mass Governor race: Boston Herald OpEd on 2014 Massachusetts gubernatorial race, 12/31/2013
  • 2013-MA-Senate: Boston Herald on 2013 MA Senate debate, 6/6/2013
  • 2013-MA-Senate: AP & Boston Herald on 2013 MA Senate debates, 5/1/2013
  • 2012-MA-Senate: Boston Herald, "Troop Withdrawal", 12/4/2011
  • 2012-MA-Senate: Hillary Chabot in Boston Herald, on Elizabeth Warren, 10/14/2011
  • 2012-Pres: Margery Eagan in the Boston Herald on Michele Bachmann, 7/24/2010
  • 2008-MA-Senate: 2008 MA Senate Debate reported in the Boston Herald: Jeff Beatty & John Kerry, 10/20/2008
  • 2006-CO-Senate: 2008 Colorado Senate debate reported by AP in Boston Herald, 9/28/2008
  • 2006-MA-Senate: Dave Wedge, Boston Herald, “Governor’s debate”, 5/25/2006
  • 2002-MA-Gov: Dave Wedge, Boston Herald, “Governor’s debate”, 5/25/2006
  • 2006-MA-Senate: Kimberly Atkins, Boston Herald, on Christy Mihos, 1/10/2006
  • 2006-MA-Gov: Dave Wedge and Casey Ross, in Boston Herald, on Tom Reilly, 1/7/2006
  • 2006-MA-Senate: The Boston Herald editorial, “Tuition Bill”, 11/3/2005
  • 2006-MA-Senate: Dave Wedge in Boston Herald, “Tuition Breaks”, 11/2/2005
  • 2004-Pres: Associated Press in Boston Herald, on Barack Obama, 7/14/2004
  • 2002-MA-Gov: David Guarino, Boston Herald, on Mitt Romney, 3/22/2002
  • 2002-MA-Gov: Andrew Miga, Boston Herald, on Max Kennedy, 3/21/2001
  • 2000-Pres: Boston Herald, p. 6, on Bill Bradley, 2/18/2000
  • 2000-Pres: Boston Herald, on George W. Bush, p. 14, 12/9/1999
  • 2000-Pres: Boston Herald, p. 39, col. 1, by Rachelle Cohen, 6/10/1999
  • 2000-Pres: Boston Herald, on Elizabeth Dole 5/6/99, p. 35 col. 2, 5/6/1999
  • 1994-MA-Senate: Joe Battenfeld in Boston Herald on Mitt Romney, 10/26/1994
  • 1994-MA-Senate: Joe Battenfeld in Boston Herald, on Mitt Romney, 8/1/1994

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Ed Markey: Litmus test for Supreme Court nominees on abortion.
    Gabriel Gomez: 24-hour waiting period for a woman to get an abortion.
    Mitt Romney: For safe, legal abortion since relatives death from illegal.
Budget & Economy
    Kevin O`Connor: $2000 monthly payments during pandemic grossly irresponsible.
    Ed Markey: Home mortgage deduction should not be on the table.
    Bob Schaffer: $700 billion bailout is necessary but essentially a tax.
    Mark Udall: $700 billion bailout is not good for my constituents.
    Mitt Romney: Balance state budget by removing waste and folderol.
Civil Rights
    Kevin O`Connor: I don't know what systemic racism means, but racism exists.
    Michele Bachmann: Counselor/husband: "pray away the gay".
    Steve Grossman: OpEd: Combines progressive values with business experience.
    Gabriel Gomez: Federal medical marijuana OK; leave the rest to states.
    Jay Gonzalez: Take on big challenge of making college affordable.
    Mitt Romney: Schools can teach family values, but not religion or prayer.
Energy & Oil
    Ed Markey: Simply unneeded to subsidize oil industry.
    Gabriel Gomez: Keystone XL project brings jobs.
    Ted Kennedy: Opposes Cape Wind project.
    Tom Reilly: Cape Wind project is a huge ripoff.
Government Reform
    Gabriel Gomez: No anti-ad pledge; my only pledge is to Constitution.
    Stephen Pagliuca: Limit on personal money allowed in an election.
Gun Control
    Gabriel Gomez: A lot of people in the GOP are wrong on gun control.
    Gabriel Gomez: In favor of closing the gun-show loophole.
    Stephen Pagliuca: Gun control works in Europe and England.
    Bill Bradley: Ban gun sales in residential neighborhoods.
    Elizabeth Dole: Ban AK-47s.
    Mitt Romney: Will support assault weapons bill and Brady Bill.
Health Care
    Danielle Allen: Pandemic was last straw; commonwealth ready for change.
    Kevin O`Connor: Against mask mandate; "all contact is not equal".
    Gabriel Gomez: Repeal medical device tax in ObamaCare.
    Gabriel Gomez: ObamaCare hurts the middle class & small business.
Homeland Security
    Marty Walsh: Sad and disrespectful to vandalize veterans memorial.
    Ed Markey: Don't compromise innocent haystack looking for guilty needle.
    Gabriel Gomez: Only traitors reveal harmful surveillance information.
    Elizabeth Warren: #1 responsibility: protect Americans from terrorism.
    Paul Kirk: Assigned to Armed Services and Homeland Security committees.
    Setti Warren: Make City Hall an immigrant sanctuary to lead sanctuary city.
    Kerry Healey: Opposes in-state tuition rates for illegal immigrants.
    Tom Reilly: Supports in-state tuition rates for illegal immigrants.
    Deval Patrick: Supports in-state tuition rates for illegal immigrants.
    Kerry Healey: Illegal immigrants should not be here.
    Tom Reilly: Children of immigrants just want a chance.
    Ed Markey: $10 an hour minimum wage is just a first step.
Principles & Values
    Geoff Diehl: Would rather leave national politics out of governor's race.
    Ben Downing: Beacon Hill postpones & relies on Mass. exceptionalism.
    Kevin O`Connor: MA voters do not want Markey's socialism.
    Christy Mihos: The job has not been done by Romney/Healey administration.
    Tom Reilly: Accused of covering up investigation for campaign donor.
    Tom Reilly: Accused of covering up investigation for campaign donor.
    Barack Obama: Convention keynote speech highlights partys black targeting.
    Barack Obama: First black president of the Harvard Law Review.
    Max Kennedy: Meets with Democratic fundraisers to prepare for race.
Tax Reform
    Stephen Pagliuca: Raise federal capital gains tax should from 15% to 20%.
    Jeff Beatty: Abolishing state income tax would act as economic stimulus.
    John Kerry: Abolishing state income tax would be calamitous.
    Chris Gabrieli: Supports tax rollback, but fought it in the past.
    Deval Patrick: Opposes tax rollback because it would raise property taxes.
    Tom Reilly: Rollback taxes to 5.0% to keep promise to voters.
    Mitt Romney: My pledge: no freeze on tax rollback.
War & Peace
    Gabriel Gomez: Align with right rebel group and impose no-fly zone in Syria.
    Elizabeth Warren: Get out of Afghanistan as fast as possible.
    Elizabeth Warren: Military action possible to stop Iranian nukes.
    Jeff Beatty: Kerry failed to read vital intelligence reports pre-Iraq war.
    John Kerry: Based vote for Iraq war on CIAs intelligence reports.
    John McCain: Important to win, important for US to be superpower.
Welfare & Poverty
    George W. Bush: Supports low-income heating oil assistance program.

The above quotations are from Media coverage of Massachusetts political races in The Boston Herald.

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