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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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Media coverage of political races in Reuters News Service


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Abortion
    Josh Hawley: New abortion restrictions protects women.
    Pope Francis: Women who had abortions can be forgiven in Holy Year.
    Doug Ducey: Staunchly anti-abortion.
    Todd Akin: Resisted stepping aside after "legitimate rape" comment.
    Samuel Alito: Respect for precedent implies not overturning Roe v Wade.
    John Paul Stevens: Favors abortion rights.
    Alan Keyes: Withdraws; job done since GOP & V.P. are both pro-life.
    Elizabeth Dole: Replace abortion with adoption.
Budget & Economy
    Dick Cheney: Cheney to Treasury: “Deficits don’t matter”.
    Paul O`Neill: Cheney to Treasury: “Deficits don’t matter”.
    Steve Forbes: Free markets, free elections, free trade, free people.
Civil Rights
    Tate Reeves: Clerks have religious right to refuse gay marriage licenses.
    Pope Francis: Met at Vatican Embassy with openly gay man & his partner.
    Pope Francis: If a gay person seeks God, Who am I to judge?
    Claire McCaskill: Women shouldn't get paid less simply because they're women.
    Todd Akin: Women's pay should be left to discretion of employers.
    Mike Beebe: No gay marriage; no civil unions; maybe gay adoption.
    Harriet Miers: Supported racial and gender set-asides as head of Texas Bar.
    Jim McGreevey: Resigned over gay affair, but opposes gay marriage.
    Anthony Kennedy: Can’t outlaw flag burning.
    John Paul Stevens: Favors affirmative action.
    Stephen Breyer: Disabled people can sue states under federal ADA law.
    Elizabeth Dole: For school prayer & 10 Commandments in schools.
Crime
    Tim Kaine: Kaine's Project Exile disproportionately impacted blacks.
    Tim Kaine: Kaine's Project Exile disproportionately impacted blacks.
    Rick Perry: Executes Mexican citizen despite plea from Pres. Fox.
    John Paul Stevens: Favors defendants’ rights.
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg: States have broad powers to limit jury awards.
Drugs
    Donald Trump: Execute drug dealers to fight opioid epidemic.
    Jeb Bush: No medical marijuana; it's just a guise toward legalization.
    Rick Scott: Legalized "Charlotte's Web" low-THC medical marijuana.
Education
    Jeb Bush: Florida Formula: schools graded A-to-F; extra funding for A.
    Linda Lingle: I support PBS, but Big Bird is not essential to America.
    George W. Bush: $1.3B to help students in college-prep math & science.
    Elizabeth Dole: For school prayer & 10 Commandments in schools.
Energy & Oil
    Pope Francis: Future of humanity is at stake with climate change.
    Jack Dalrymple: New safety rule: filter crude oil for dangerous types of gas.
    Antonin Scalia: Don't lump all companies when evaluating carbon emissions.
Families & Children
    George W. Bush: Filter - or avoid - media that romanticizes violence.
Foreign Policy
    Pope Francis: Saddened by US restrictions on travel and trade with Cuba.
    Steve Forbes: European Union is a “misguided global institution.”.
    George W. Bush: Cuba: Increased trade would help Castro.
    Steve Forbes: Punish China for wounding US security.
Free Trade
    Wilbur Ross: Auto imports are threatening U.S. auto industry.
    Steve Mnuchin: Free markets YES, but U.S. needs balanced trade agreements.
    Donald Trump: China is no longer a currency manipulator.
    Steve Forbes: Invite Britain & Ireland to join US free trade.
Government Reform
    Anthony Kennedy: Favors states’ rights, usually.
    Antonin Scalia: For states’ rights; limit court role.
    Clarence Thomas: Limited role for courts; narrow Constitional interpretation.
    David Souter: Backs federal powers over states’ rights.
    John Paul Stevens: Against state term limits on candidates for congress.
    John Paul Stevens: Votes with liberal bloc against states’ rights.
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Votes with liberal bloc against states’ rights.
    Sandra Day O`Connor: Limit federal courts on state powers.
    Stephen Breyer: Votes with liberal bloc against states’ rights.
    William Rehnquist: States’ rights over federal power.
    Dan Quayle: Reduce cabinet to 8-12 depts, save billions.
Gun Control
    George W. Bush: $1.6M TX campaign, “Gun Crime Means Hard Time.”.
    George W. Bush: Raise legal age for guns to 21; ban certain ammo.
Health Care
    Bernie Sanders: Pharma companies should justify high drug prices.
Homeland Security
    Donald Trump: Ensure U.S. nuclear arsenal is at the top of the pack.
    Marco Rubio: Increased military investment demonstrates leadership.
    Ted Cruz: Americans who join ISIS should be barred from coming home.
    Linda Lingle: Don't let up on its defense spending, like pre-WWII.
    Mazie Hirono: Sensible compromise needed on $50 billion military cut.
Immigration
    Pope Francis: Separating immigrant parents from children is immoral.
    Pope Francis: We should receive asylum-seekers, not reject them.
    Doug Ducey: Better border security without comprehensive reform.
    Rick Snyder: 50,000 skilled worker visas to repopulate Detroit.
Jobs
    Lamar Alexander: Expand use of corn-based ethanol to create jobs.
    Lamar Alexander: Substitute Ethanol for MBTE in gasoline.
Principles & Values
    Harry Browne: Little difference between Dems & Reps; hopes to be spoiler.
    Dan Quayle: Smaller govt; bigger defense; stronger families.
Tax Reform
    George W. Bush: Praises Congress’ $792 billion tax cut.
Technology
    Beto O`Rourke: Member of hacktivist group, "Cult of the Dead Cow".
    Barack Obama: Cancel moon program; develop human mission to Mars.
    Bill Nelson: Defend NASA moon program & its jobs in Florida.
War & Peace
    Marco Rubio: Confront and defeat ISIL now, or we will have to do so later.
    Rand Paul: Arming Syrian rebels wades into another civil war.
    Ted Cruz: Don't arm Syrian rebels without a clear plan to combat ISIS.
    Bill Clinton: Claims he opposed Iraq war from the beginning.
    John Kerry: Wrong war in the wrong place at the wrong time.
    George W. Bush: Kerry flip-flopping again on war.
    John Kerry: I’d vote to authorize war, but with allies.
    George W. Bush: Paul O’Neill: Bush planned to overthrow Saddam before 9/11.
    Paul O`Neill: Bush planned to overthrow Saddam before 9/11.
Welfare & Poverty
    Paul Ryan: Let charities & community groups compete to fight poverty.
    Paul Ryan: Opportunity plan: flexible funds with benchmarks & timeline.


The above quotations are from Media coverage of political races in Reuters News Service.

Political newspapers in each state:

AK -  AL -  AR -  AZ -  CA -  CO -  CT -  DE -  FL -  GA -  HI -  IA -  ID -  IL -  IN -  KS -  KY -  LA -  MA - 
MD -  ME -  MI -  MN -  MO -  MS -  MT -  NC -  ND -  NE -  NH -  NJ -  NM -  NV -  NY - 
OH -  OK -  OR -  PA -  RI -  SC -  SD -  TN -  TX -  UT -  VA -  VT -  WA -  WI -  WV -  WY - 

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