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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)

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Winners and Losers
Senate candidates from Colorado



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    from Past and present Senate candidates from Colorado (number of quotes indicated):
  • Amy Stephens (9) Republican Challenger (withdrawn) Colorado
  • Bob Schaffer (9) Former GOP Senate Challenger (2008) Colorado
  • Cory Gardner (8) Republican Senate challenger Colorado
  • Darryl Glenn (30) Republican Senate candidate Colorado
  • Jon Keyser (14) Republican Senate candidate Colorado
  • Ken Buck (24) Republican Challenger (withdrawn) Colorado
  • Ken Salazar (5) Cabinet
  • Mark Udall (17) Democratic Sr Senator; previously Representative Colorado
  • Michael Bennet (23) Democratic Jr Senator Colorado
  • Owen Hill (7) Republican Senate Challenger Colorado
  • Peg Littleton (12) Republican Senate candidate Colorado
  • Pete Coors (9) 2004 former Republican challenger Colorado
  • Randy Baumgardner (9) Republican Challenger Colorado
  • Ryan Frazier (9) Republican Senate candidate Colorado
  • Tim Neville (12) Republican Senate challenger Colorado
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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Darryl Glenn: Life begins at conception.
    Darryl Glenn: Supports fetal personhood; opposes Planned Parenthood.
    Michael Bennet: Classify contraception as preventive care & no moral issue.
    Darryl Glenn: Endorsed by Colo. Citizens for Life & National Right to Life.
    Jon Keyser: Life is sacred; a pro-life Coloradan.
    Ryan Frazier: Pro-life & pro-conservative values.
    Tim Neville: OpEd: Parked "crisis pregnancy van" outside the Capitol.
    Cory Gardner: No Personhood Amendment; birth control over-the-counter.
    Cory Gardner: Make "the pill" available without a prescription.
    Cory Gardner: OpEd: extreme push for nationwide Personhood law.
    Mark Udall: AdWatch: defend woman's right to make her own choices.
    Cory Gardner: Sell contraceptives over-the-counter to avoid Hobby Lobby.
    Amy Stephens: NO on penalties for violent offenses against pregnant women.
    Randy Baumgardner: Voted YES on penalties for violent offenses against fetuses.
    Ken Buck: Opposes abortion rights, even in cases of rape and incest.
Budget & Economy
    Ryan Frazier: Pro-job growth, pro-balanced budget, & pro-worker.
    Tim Neville: Stop robbing from future generations.
    Michael Bennet: Stimulus bill avoided Depression; now we need infrastructure.
    Ken Buck: We spent $787B on stimulus with nothing to show for it.
    Michael Bennet: Stimulus bill limited because recession worse than expected.
    Bob Schaffer: $700B bailout is dead hand of government making things worse.
    Bob Schaffer: Congressí 2007 laws made private sector pay for bailout.
    Bob Schaffer: $700 billion bailout is necessary but essentially a tax.
    Mark Udall: Financial bailout results from Reagan & Bush GOP policies.
    Mark Udall: $700 billion bailout is not good for my constituents.
Civil Rights
    Darryl Glenn: Opposed health insurance for same-sex city workers.
    Tim Neville: Marriage is between one man and one woman only.
    Ken Buck: Won't compare gays to alcoholics again; better candidate now.
    Amy Stephens: Rated 43% on voting positions by Women's Lobby of Colorado.
    Randy Baumgardner: Rated 35% on voting positions by Women's Lobby of Colorado.
    Ken Buck: Buck "mis-spoke" comparing homosexuality to alcoholism.
    Ken Buck: Birth influences homosexuality like it influences alcoholism.
    Ken Buck: Being gay is a choice, but birth has an influence.
    Ken Buck: Don't-ask-don't-tell policy makes a lot of sense.
    Michael Bennet: Opposition to homosexuality is an outdated views of society.
Corporations
    Jon Keyser: Give job creators every opportunity to succeed.
    Peg Littleton: Allow small businesses to keep more of what they earn.
    Ken Buck: Small business can turn economy around with lower tax burden.
    Mark Udall: No welfare for CEOs in financial bailout.
Crime
    Ryan Frazier: Criminal justice reform needed against $30,000 per inmate.
    Ken Buck: Closed loophole that had let abusive fathers contact kids.
    Amy Stephens: Voted NO on parole violation punishment reduction.
    Randy Baumgardner: Voted NO on parole violation punishment reduction.
    Amy Stephens: Voted YES on requiring all convicts to submit DNA.
    Ken Buck: 2006: Declined to prosecute "buyer's remorse" date-rape case.
Drugs
    Darryl Glenn: Feds should leave marijuana law to states, including banking.
    Darryl Glenn: Congress should leave opioid law to states.
    Jon Keyser: Feds should let marijuana businesses use normal banking.
    Jon Keyser: Focus on awareness and treatment for opioid addiction.
    Owen Hill: Voted NO on regulating retail marijuana.
    Owen Hill: Voted NO on regulating retail marijuana.
    Randy Baumgardner: Sponsored bill for regulating retail marijuana.
Education
    Darryl Glenn: Take back our education system from federal bureaucrats.
    Jon Keyser: Provide parents with more choices.
    Peg Littleton: Led the effort against Common Core & for charter schools.
    Ryan Frazier: Improve education with local control.
    Ryan Frazier: Fix the student loan crisis for our college graduates.
    Tim Neville: Abstinence-only instead of comprehensive sex-ed.
    Owen Hill: Eliminate the Department of Education.
    Amy Stephens: Voted NO on expanding comprehensive sex education.
    Owen Hill: Voted NO on expanding comprehensive sex education.
    Randy Baumgardner: Voted NO on expanding comprehensive sex education.
    Amy Stephens: Voted NO on authorizing same-sex civil unions.
    Owen Hill: Voted NO on authorizing same-sex civil unions.
    Randy Baumgardner: Voted NO on authorizing same-sex civil unions.
    Bob Schaffer: More competition needed in higher-ed loan-making.
    Mark Udall: More money for government-run college aid programs.
Energy & Oil
    Darryl Glenn: I do not believe that man is contributing to climate change.
    Darryl Glenn: Welcoming energy policies; march toward energy independence.
    Jon Keyser: Energy security=national security; all-of-the-above policy.
    Peg Littleton: Supports all-of-the above energy policy.
    Ryan Frazier: Embrace American energy independence.
    Tim Neville: EPA's war on oil, gas and coal kills jobs.
    Mark Udall: We're prepared to put a price on carbon.
    Bob Schaffer: Federal government rakes in funds from high energy prices.
    Mark Udall: We need comprehensive plan, not just oil & gas development.
Environment
    Jon Keyser: Advocate for clean air, clean water, and open space.
    Peg Littleton: Won county funds for bicycle paths and open spaces.
    Tim Neville: Scale back economy-crushing EPA regulations.
    Darryl Glenn: Re-open New Santa Fe Trail through US Air Force Academy.
    Ken Buck: Protect rural water supplies like Arkansas River basin.
    Michael Bennet: $5 million to begin work on the Arkansas Valley Conduit.
Foreign Policy
    Michael Bennet: Diplomatic tools to invest in stability before crisis.
    Peg Littleton: Unwavering defender of the nation of Israel.
Free Trade
    Bob Schaffer: Reducing repatriation tax pumps capital into economy.
    Mark Udall: Reducing repatriation tax rewards sending jobs overseas.
Government Reform
    Darryl Glenn: Supports unlimited contributions by individuals.
    Michael Bennet: Federal review voting of discriminatory state voting changes.
    Darryl Glenn: Democracy needs increased political participation.
    Michael Bennet: Constitutional amendment tooverturn Citizens United.
    Owen Hill: Stick to the enumerated powers our founding fathers gave us.
    Ken Buck: Opposes secession for northern Colorado counties.
    Amy Stephens: Voted NO on same-day voter registration.
    Owen Hill: Voted NO on same-day voter registration.
    Randy Baumgardner: Voted NO on same-day voter registration.
    Ken Buck: Not, repeat not, for repealing the 17th Amendment.
    Pete Coors: The 527 loophole is also a freedom of speech.
Gun Control
    Darryl Glenn: Second Amendment is unambiguous, despite acts of violence.
    Jon Keyser: Firm supporter of the Second Amendment.
    Peg Littleton: Advocate for responsible gun ownership.
    Ryan Frazier: Pro-second amendment.
    Tim Neville: Constitutional Carry bill: no such thing as concealed permit.
Health Care
    Darryl Glenn: ObamaCare is entitlement program that we cannot afford.
    Michael Bennet: Help seniors on Medicare; speed up drug approval.
    Darryl Glenn: ObamaCare has made health insurance much more expensive.
    Darryl Glenn: Repeal & Replace ObamaCare, and Restore out freedoms.
    Darryl Glenn: Tort reform; catastrophic coverage; wellness programs.
    Peg Littleton: ObamaCare makes healthcare less accessible & more expensive.
    Cory Gardner: Ebola: immediate ban on all travel from West African.
    Amy Stephens: AmyCare was lesser of 2 evils to exempt state from ObamaCare.
    Cory Gardner: ObamaCare has led to 335,000 cancellations in Colorado.
    Mark Udall: AdWatch: Targeted by RNC robocalls for support of ObamaCare.
    Michael Bennet: I back fiscally sound measures, including Medicare cuts.
    Ken Buck: $500B savings in Medicare is heart of health care reform.
    Michael Bennet: $500B savings in Medicare is heart of health care reform.
Homeland Security
    Darryl Glenn: CBRNE represents greatest threat for a mass casualty event.
    Jon Keyser: Keep United States Northern Command in Colorado.
    Darryl Glenn: Defense budget that provides needed tools and training.
    Jon Keyser: Deep understanding of the dynamic threats we face.
    Peg Littleton: Protect Colorado from base closures and other downsizing.
    Peg Littleton: Unwavering support for veterans who fought for our freedom.
    Peg Littleton: Oppose moving detainees from Guantanamo to Colorado.
    Ryan Frazier: Strengthen our military against threat of militant extremism.
    Tim Neville: Peace through strength: aid our friends & weaken our enemies.
    Tim Neville: No warrantless search or seizure.
    Michael Bennet: Mixed history on transferring Gitmo prisoners to US prisons.
    Darryl Glenn: Strengthen our nation's security & international defense.
    Mark Udall: Reform the NSA; stop gathering millions of phone records.
    Mark Udall: Real reform to stop NSA overreach.
    Mark Udall: NSA should not collect bulk data; go through FISA court.
    Mark Udall: FactCheck: Yes, NSA can collect phone records on Americans.
    Mark Udall: Reopen PATRIOT Act: stop gathering secret phone data.
    Ken Buck: No eminent domain for 238,000-acre Trinidad training site.
    Michael Bennet: No expansion option for 238,000-acre Trinidad training site.
    Ken Salazar: Implement the reforms recommended by the 9/11 Commission now.
    Pete Coors: Weíll never have perfect security in the US.
    Pete Coors: Important to check baggage and freight.
    Pete Coors: We should be more worried about Iran and North Korea.
    Pete Coors: Scrutinize the massive intelligence failures in the US.
    Pete Coors: Get people in a coalition thatís been working with the enemy.
Immigration
    Darryl Glenn: Start reform with securing the border.
    Michael Bennet: Path to citizenship for millions living in the shadows.
    Darryl Glenn: End federal funding for sanctuary cities; no amnesty.
    Jon Keyser: First step needs to be securing our border.
    Peg Littleton: Welcome those who provide a net gain to society.
    Tim Neville: No discussion of reform until border is completely secured.
    Cory Gardner: I support the DREAM Act & some form of legalized work status.
    Ken Buck: More Border Patrol; finish the fence.
    Michael Bennet: More National Guard troops on border; then amnesty.
    Ken Buck: People with two misdemeanors disqualified for citizenship.
    Michael Bennet: Sponsor and enthusiastic support of the DREAM Act.
    Bob Schaffer: Opposes sanctuary cities; help local police enforce law.
    Mark Udall: Program for illegal immigrants to come out of the shadows.
    Ken Salazar: Give benefits to children of longtime illegal immigrants.
    Pete Coors: Give no benefits to children of longtime illegal immigrants.
Jobs
    Darryl Glenn: Repeal the federal minimum wage.
    Michael Bennet: Opposes Employee Free Choice Act & card-check.
Principles & Values
    Darryl Glenn: God is the highest authority in my life.
    Ryan Frazier: Raised with conservative values, and a faith in God.
    Tim Neville: There is a war on religious liberty & Christian schools.
    Darryl Glenn: Calls himself a Christian constitutional conservative.
    Darryl Glenn: Calls himself a "Christian constitutional conservative".
    Cory Gardner: Giving up Energy Committee seat to run for Senate.
    Randy Baumgardner: Skipped GOP primary debate sponsored by Denver Post.
    Ken Buck: Tea Party is based on frustration, not racism.
    Ken Buck: I will not swear allegiance to the Republican party.
    Ken Salazar: Kerry is somebody who I support.
Social Security
    Michael Bennet: Eliminate income cap for payroll taxes.
    Darryl Glenn: Raise retirement age for those aged under 55 now.
    Jon Keyser: For next generation, use free market reforms.
    Ken Buck: Give younger workers option to invest in separate retirement.
    Amy Stephens: Voted NO on increases to public employee retirement benefits.
    Randy Baumgardner: Voted NO on increases to public employee retirement benefits.
Tax Reform
    Darryl Glenn: Simplicity & neutrality: lower capital gains & dividends tax.
    Jon Keyser: Reform our tax code so it is simple and fair.
    Ken Buck: Extend Bush tax cuts & cut spending to pay for it.
    Michael Bennet: Cut taxes $12B on small businesses.
    Michael Bennet: Open to compromise on temporarily extending Bush tax cuts.
    Bob Schaffer: Cutting taxes increased revenue & unleashed economic growth.
War & Peace
    Darryl Glenn: Nuclear armed Iran poses greatest threat to the U.S.
    Darryl Glenn: Iran nuclear deal has made America less safe.
    Jon Keyser: Iranian regime is evil, and cannot be trusted.
    Peg Littleton: Oppose irresponsible and dangerous nuclear deal with Iran.
    Tim Neville: Iranian nuke deal betrays our strong ally Israel.
    Michael Bennet: AdWatch: Supports Iranian nuclear deal.
    Ken Buck: No deadline for withdrawal from Afghanistan.
    Michael Bennet: Commit to bring home troops from Afghanistan in July 2011.
    Ken Buck: Don't allow Iran to obtain nukes, even via military.
    Ken Buck: Afghanistan war ok; nation-building not ok.
    Michael Bennet: Afghan exit after al-Qaida groups destroyed in Pakistan.
    Bob Schaffer: Surge is working; but it might take years.
    Mark Udall: Proposed votes against the declaration of war.
    Mark Udall: Surge has helped, but itís time to leave Iraq.
    Pete Coors: Support adding more troops, oppose setting a war deadline.
    Ken Salazar: Bush was not for a Department of Homeland Security.
    Ken Salazar: We have a mess on our hands in Iraq.
    Pete Coors: Go with the best intelligence you have.


The above quotations are from Winners and Losers
Senate candidates from Colorado.

Senatorial winners and losers 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 - 


U.S. House of Representatives winners and losers 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 - 


Gubernatorial winners and losers 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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