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Books by and about 2016 presidential candidates
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Crippled America ,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)
American Dreams,
by Marco Rubio (2015)
Taking a Stand,
by Rand Paul (2015)
Unintimidated,
by Scott Walker (2013)
A Time for Truth,
by Ted Cruz (2015)
One Nation,
by Ben Carson (2014)
Trump/Pence vs. Clinton/Kaine On the Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Living History ,
by Hillary Rodham Clinton (2003)
Between Hope and History ,
by Bill Clinton (1996)
In Harmís Way ,
by Dr. Jill Stein (2000)
Democrat vs. Republican vs. Green vs. Libertarian,
Four Party's Presidential Nominees On The Issues (2016)
Books by and about 2012 presidential candidates
Ten Letters
about Pres. Barack Obama (2011)
Do Not Ask What Good We Do
about Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)

Book Reviews

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Survey of 2018 Senate campaign websites


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    from Survey of 2018 Senate campaign websites (number of quotes indicated):
  • Albert Olszewski (6) Republican candidate for Montana U.S. Senator Montana
  • Allen Waters (5) Republican candidate for Massachusetts U. S. Senator Massachusetts
  • Arvin Vohra (10) Libertarian candidate for Maryland U.S. Senator Maryland
  • Beto O`Rourke (2) Democratic Challenger for TX Senator Texas
  • Bobby Nardolillo (4) Republican candidate for Rhode Island U.S. Senator Rhode Island
  • Chuck Boyce (1) Republican candidate for Deleware U. S. Senator Delaware
  • Danny Tarkanian (9) Republican candidate for Nevada U.S. Senator Nevada
  • Dave Webber (9) Republican Candidate for New York U.S. Senator New York
  • Deedra Abboud (26) Democratic candidate for Arizona U.S. Senate Arizona
  • Evan Jenkins (1) Republican candidate for West Virginia U.S. Senator West Virginia
  • Jennifer Ferguson (12) Democratic candidate for Washington U.S. Senator Washington
  • Jenny Wilson (1) Democratic candidate for Utah U.S. Senator Utah
  • Jensen Bohren (9) Democratic candidate for Mississippi U. S. Senator Mississippi
  • Jim Newberger (4) Republican candidate for Minnesota U.S. Senator Minnesota
  • Joe Arpaio (4) Republican Candidate for Arizona U. S. Senator Arizona
  • John James (12) Republican candidate for Michigan U.S. Senator Michigan
  • John Kingston (1) Republican candidate for Massachusetts U.S. Senator Massachusetts
  • John Melendez (6)
  • Kevin de Leon (2) Democratic candidate for California U.S. Senator California
  • Larry Crim (4) Republican candidate for Tennessee U.S. Senator Tennessee
  • Leah Vukmir (6) Republican candidate for Wisconsin U.S. Senator Wisconsin
  • Luther Strange (8) Republican candidate for Alabama U.S. Senator Alabama
  • Martha McSally (2) Republican candidate for Arizona U.S. Senator Arizona
  • Matt Rosendale (1) Republican candidate for Montana U. S. Senator Montana
  • Matthew Corey (7) Republican Candidate for Connecticut U.S. Senator Connecticut
  • Michael Eisen (1) Independent Senate challenger California
  • Paula Jean Swearengin (15) Democratic candidate for West Virginia U. S. Senator West Virginia
  • Rich Pezzullo (12) Republican candidate for U. S. Senator (withdrew) New Jersey
  • Roy Moore (15) Republican candidate for Alabama U.S. Senator Alabama
  • Shiva Ayyadurai (4) Independent for Massachusetts U.S. Senator (withdrew) Massachusetts
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Abortion
    John James: 100% pro-life; always have been; always will be.
    Danny Tarkanian: Life starts at conception.
    Rich Pezzullo: Opposes using tax dollars for abortions, wants regulations.
    Deedra Abboud: Keep government out of reproductive decisions.
    Luther Strange: Permanently cut off funding for Planned Parenthood.
    Roy Moore: Opposes abortion & funding Planned Parenthood.
    Albert Olszewski: All human life needs to be protected.
    Deedra Abboud: Woman's right to choose including funding.
Budget & Economy
    John James: Focus on cutting waste and getting to a balanced budget.
    Bobby Nardolillo: Rationalize onerous federal regulations.
    Danny Tarkanian: Cut entitlements to reduce trillions of debt.
    Beto O`Rourke: Promote antitrust & regulations that promote competition.
    Rich Pezzullo: Balance your budget and provide affordable services.
    Arvin Vohra: Remove legal tender laws & stimulate the economy.
    Matthew Corey: Washington's unbalanced budget affects all states.
    Matthew Corey: Wasteful spending and regulations crippling jobs.
    Roy Moore: Cut taxes and spending to stimulate economy.
    Leah Vukmir: Congress is addicted to spending our money.
    Deedra Abboud: Economy should work for everyone.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Create investment banks that will create jobs.
Civil Rights
    Jennifer Ferguson: We need drastic measures to protect our civil rights.
    Arvin Vohra: Abolish Patriot Act and redundant spy agencies.
    Deedra Abboud: All government levels should protect human rights.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: Only a real Indian can defeat a fake Indian.
    John Melendez: Ensure equal rights regardless of sexual orientation.
    Deedra Abboud: Protect LGBTQ community to ensure equality.
    Michael Eisen: Study gender bias in scientific publications.
Corporations
    Bobby Nardolillo: Trump corporate tax cuts are just what the doctor ordered.
    Jennifer Ferguson: Small businesses are a pillar to economic success.
    Jennifer Ferguson: Government is now being run by the corporations.
    Jensen Bohren: Small businesses need same subsidy that big businesses get.
    Jensen Bohren: Wall Street needs regulations to stop manipulating prices.
    Rich Pezzullo: Government shouldn't bail out businesses that can't succeed.
    Deedra Abboud: Corporations great on taking, not giving back.
    Deedra Abboud: Keep banks out of stock market; no more gambling.
    Roy Moore: Against same sex marriage; against civil unions.
    Albert Olszewski: Federal regulations get in the way of small business.
Crime
    Jennifer Ferguson: Prisoners' basic civil rights are being violated and denied.
    Jensen Bohren: Reformed felons need their voting rights reinstated.
    Jensen Bohren: Private prisons being encouraged to fill up to capacity.
    Kevin de Leon: Gang violence plagues our neighborhoods.
    Deedra Abboud: Community policing will decrease crime & tensions.
    Leah Vukmir: Law and order is a critical issue.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: End mandatory minimum sentencing.
    Joe Arpaio: Chain gangs and tents for inmates, and no smoking nor porn.
Drugs
    Jensen Bohren: Marijuana should be treated like alcohol and tobacco.
    Arvin Vohra: Stop the war on drugs; end black market profits.
    Deedra Abboud: Let states make their own cannabis decisions.
    Jenny Wilson: More funding for opioid treatment for victims.
    Deedra Abboud: Leave legalization to the voter.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: End the wasteful, harmful, war on drugs.
    Joe Arpaio: Fight drug trafficking around the world.
    Martha McSally: Authored bill increasing penalties for drug spotters.
Education
    John James: Every high school student should be career- or college-ready.
    Larry Crim: Children should have quality education minus crushing debt.
    Larry Crim: Children should have quality education minus crushing debt.
    Danny Tarkanian: Real choice, not just choice between government schools.
    Danny Tarkanian: I support vouchers for private school tuition.
    Jennifer Ferguson: Income less $150K year should get free state college tuition.
    Arvin Vohra: Stop the one-size-fits-none education programs.
    Deedra Abboud: Voucher programs are weakening public schools.
    Matthew Corey: Wants vouchers for school choice, empower states.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: Educational-industrial complex not yielding skilled students.
    Roy Moore: Feds out of education; encourage vouchers.
    John Melendez: Lower college tuition, equal access.
    Allen Waters: No free college, no government loans.
    Allen Waters: More choice, more charter schools.
    Deedra Abboud: Vouchers dismantle public schools for private schools.
    Deedra Abboud: Strong public schools lead to healthy future.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Free college or trade school to all qualified students.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Ensure adequate funding; encourage best practices.
    Joe Arpaio: Hard Knocks High: only accredited high school in jail.
Energy & Oil
    Bobby Nardolillo: Understanding Gap: do no economic harm without certainty.
    Beto O`Rourke: Incentivize renewable energy.
    Jensen Bohren: Total shift to green energy sources and transportation.
    Rich Pezzullo: Keep energy costs low by opposing radical Green agenda.
    Roy Moore: Encourage coal mining and oil drilling.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Need to invest in renewable energy now.
Environment
    John James: Protect the national treasure of the Great Lakes.
    Jim Newberger: Get government & extreme environmental Left off our backs.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: GMOs are destroying our health; establish safety standards.
    Bobby Nardolillo: Fishing industry suffers under needless catch limits.
    Dave Webber: We need 100% world consensus or EPA is a wasteful burden.
    Jennifer Ferguson: Work for investments in green infrastructure.
    Arvin Vohra: Our biggest polluter is the American Government.
    Deedra Abboud: Environment needs protection from corporations.
    Luther Strange: Don't hamstring economy to get clean air & water.
    John Melendez: Promoting hemp will protect our amazing planet.
    Deedra Abboud: Government protection needed to preserve nature.
    Martha McSally: EPA rule costs jobs and hurts poor.
Families & Children
    Allen Waters: Believes in traditional American values.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Make 6 months of family leave available to all parents.
Foreign Policy
    Rich Pezzullo: As our ally, we must support Israel's right to defend itself.
    Rich Pezzullo: Oppose all UN treaties that weaken our sovereignty.
    Deedra Abboud: Two-state solution for Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
    Roy Moore: U.S. shouldn't be restricted by U.N. treaties.
    Allen Waters: Supports Israel and settler movement.
Free Trade
    John James: Free but fair trade, to keep jobs in Michigan.
    Luther Strange: Kill foreign trade deals.
    Roy Moore: Rescind free trade pacts.
Government Reform
    John Kingston: Washington is broken: term limits for members of Congress.
    Jennifer Ferguson: The government needs to be given back to the people.
    Jensen Bohren: Prohibit all campaign donations from corporations.
    Matt Rosendale: Get Feds out of the way of the states.
    John Melendez: Electoral College broken, voters unheard.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Cut regulations favoring big businesses.
Gun Control
    John James: 2nd Amendment is enough said.
    Danny Tarkanian: Self-defense is a constitutional right & a God-given right.
    Danny Tarkanian: What good is a handgun if a bad guy has an assault rifle?
    Rich Pezzullo: Opposes new federal gun laws; high marks from NRA.
    Rich Pezzullo: More conservative justices on federal bench.
    Arvin Vohra: Remove all gun ownership restrictions.
    Deedra Abboud: Pro-2nd Amendment with education and restrictions.
    Luther Strange: Defends God-given 2nd Amendment rights.
    Allen Waters: Opposes strengthening gun laws.
    Deedra Abboud: Favors responsible, educated gun owners.
Health Care
    Danny Tarkanian: ObamaCare MUST be repealed; I guarantee I'll vote to do so.
    Dave Webber: ObamaCare drastically increased insurance rates.
    Jensen Bohren: Cut out middleman and use the taxes for Medicare-For-All.
    Kevin de Leon: For health care to be accessible, it must be affordable.
    Rich Pezzullo: Repeal ObamaCare; it's a dangerous proposal.
    Arvin Vohra: Wants to eliminate the FDA and Medicare part D.
    Deedra Abboud: Healthcare for all is obtainable goal.
    Matthew Corey: Let health care be governed by the free market.
    Luther Strange: Repeal the total failure of ObamaCare.
    Roy Moore: Repeal Obamacare; allow competition.
    Albert Olszewski: Repeal and replace Obamacare with bipartisan approach.
    Chuck Boyce: Replace parts of ObamaCare with catastrophic insurance.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Medicare for all as part of insurance free market.
Homeland Security
    John James: Help prepare our veterans for re-entry into society.
    Jim Newberger: Part of what makes our nation great is our military.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: Deliver services that our vets need and have been denied.
    Dave Webber: 20 Vets commit suicide every day--we must do better by them.
    Jennifer Ferguson: Fan of strong military defense but war must be last resort.
    Rich Pezzullo: Spying on citizens not needed against criminals & terrorists.
    Deedra Abboud: Veterans are ignored, forgotten, and deserve more.
    Evan Jenkins: Increase military spending & upgrade equipment.
    Matthew Corey: Veterans cannot be ignored or forgotten.
    Roy Moore: No gays in the military.
    Roy Moore: More money for modern weapons.
    Leah Vukmir: Address disgraceful neglect at Veterans Affairs.
    Albert Olszewski: Champion a veterans' healthcare system.
    Albert Olszewski: Give our military the resources they need.
Immigration
    John James: Proponent of Kate's Law; defund sanctuary cities.
    John James: No nonsense view of illegal immigration--has to stop now.
    Danny Tarkanian: Reform legal immigration; but BLOCK illegal immigration.
    Danny Tarkanian: Oppose sanctuary cities; support official English.
    Dave Webber: Pathway to citizenship needed for law abiding immigrants.
    Jennifer Ferguson: Immigration must be fair and humane in its practices.
    Rich Pezzullo: Opposes pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants.
    Arvin Vohra: End restrictions on immigration; open our borders.
    Deedra Abboud: Rejects governments heartless immigration tactics.
    Luther Strange: Build border wall; defund sanctuary cities.
    Luther Strange: Supports Muslim ban.
    Roy Moore: Open borders a threat to national security.
    Leah Vukmir: Construct a wall on the southern border.
    John Melendez: Find path for immigrants here illegally.
    Deedra Abboud: Protect immigrants through commonsense government reform.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Create swift, secure path to citizenship.
Jobs
    Dave Webber: Increasing minimum wage will result in less jobs.
    Jennifer Ferguson: Protect the unions for they are protecting the workers.
    Arvin Vohra: Eliminate the minimum wage entirely.
    Deedra Abboud: Supports measures to increase federal minimum wage.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Raise minimum wage; tie rate to inflation.
Principles & Values
    John James: Fight for the Constitution's principles, as written.
    Luther Strange: Let clergy endorse candidates.
    Roy Moore: Must act as one nation under God.
    Leah Vukmir: Our rights come from God, not man.
    John Melendez: Equal opportunity instead of catering to 1%.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Part of "Brand New Congress" to fight special interests.
    Joe Arpaio: America's Toughest Sheriff in nation's third largest Office.
Social Security
    Jim Newberger: Social Security must be protected.
    Dave Webber: Maximum limit for pay into social security needs increase.
    Jennifer Ferguson: Non negotiable position against privatizing social security.
    Arvin Vohra: Wants to shut down the Social Security system.
    Deedra Abboud: Stop Congress from borrowing from Social Security.
    Matthew Corey: Social Security isn't an entitlement but a benefit.
    Deedra Abboud: Hands off Social Security.
Tax Reform
    Jim Newberger: Simplify our tax code; the IRS has become too powerful.
    Dave Webber: Keep tax rate higher on wealthy for now, & slowly lower it.
    Roy Moore: Replace income tax with tax on goods and services.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Cut taxes for middle/working class.
Technology
    John James: Repair of infrastructure is stepping stone to the future.
    Larry Crim: Our interstates and highways need our tax dollars now.
    Larry Crim: Our interstates and highways need our tax dollars now.
    Jensen Bohren: Net Neutrality is fair to all, keeps manipulators at bay.
    Deedra Abboud: Defends equal access from public to websites.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: Invest $4.6 trillion in infrastructure.
War & Peace
    Dave Webber: Need diplomatic dialogue to keep Middle East under control.
    Matthew Corey: ISIS must be eliminated at all costs.
    Roy Moore: Congress should have a say in foreign wars.
    Leah Vukmir: Confront ISIS & Islamic jihadists who want to kill us.
    Albert Olszewski: When possible, we need to keep our troops out of harm's way.
    Paula Jean Swearengin: End wars of choice; protect human rights when needed.
Welfare & Poverty
    John James: Eliminate poverty instead of just making it more comfortable.
    Dave Webber: False unemployment rate means rise in welfare & food stamps.
    Jennifer Ferguson: Rich get richer and the poor are paying the price for it.
    Rich Pezzullo: Make major cuts in welfare "giveaway" programs.
    Roy Moore: Let churches & charities help the needy.


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  • Albert Olszewski Republican candidate for Montana U.S. Senator Montana
  • Allen Waters Republican candidate for Massachusetts U. S. Senator Massachusetts
  • Arvin Vohra Libertarian candidate for Maryland U.S. Senator Maryland
  • Beto O`Rourke Democratic Challenger for TX Senator Texas
  • Bobby Nardolillo Republican candidate for Rhode Island U.S. Senator Rhode Island
  • Chuck Boyce Republican candidate for Deleware U. S. Senator Delaware
  • Danny Tarkanian Republican candidate for Nevada U.S. Senator Nevada
  • Dave Webber Republican Candidate for New York U.S. Senator New York
  • Deedra Abboud Democratic candidate for Arizona U.S. Senate Arizona
  • Evan Jenkins Republican candidate for West Virginia U.S. Senator West Virginia
  • Jennifer Ferguson Democratic candidate for Washington U.S. Senator Washington
  • Jenny Wilson Democratic candidate for Utah U.S. Senator Utah
  • Jensen Bohren Democratic candidate for Mississippi U. S. Senator Mississippi
  • Jim Newberger Republican candidate for Minnesota U.S. Senator Minnesota
  • Joe Arpaio Republican Candidate for Arizona U. S. Senator Arizona
  • John James Republican candidate for Michigan U.S. Senator Michigan
  • John Kingston Republican candidate for Massachusetts U.S. Senator Massachusetts
  • John Melendez
  • Kevin de Leon Democratic candidate for California U.S. Senator California
  • Larry Crim Republican candidate for Tennessee U.S. Senator Tennessee
  • Leah Vukmir Republican candidate for Wisconsin U.S. Senator Wisconsin
  • Luther Strange Republican candidate for Alabama U.S. Senator Alabama
  • Martha McSally Republican candidate for Arizona U.S. Senator Arizona
  • Matt Rosendale Republican candidate for Montana U. S. Senator Montana
  • Matthew Corey Republican Candidate for Connecticut U.S. Senator Connecticut
  • Michael Eisen Independent Senate challenger California
  • Paula Jean Swearengin Democratic candidate for West Virginia U. S. Senator West Virginia
  • Rich Pezzullo Republican candidate for U. S. Senator (withdrew) New Jersey
  • Roy Moore Republican candidate for Alabama U.S. Senator Alabama
  • Shiva Ayyadurai Independent for Massachusetts U.S. Senator (withdrew) Massachusetts

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