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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
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)
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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2014 Georgia Senate debates

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    from 2014 GA Senate debate (number of quotes indicated):
  • Amanda Swafford (21) Libertarian Challenger Georgia
  • David Perdue (24) Republican challenger Georgia
  • Greg Orman (1) Kansas Independent candidate for Governor
  • Jack Kingston (2) Republican Challenger Georgia
  • Karen Handel (7) Republican Challenger Georgia
  • Michelle Nunn (17) Democratic Challenger Georgia
  • Pat Roberts (1) Republican Sr Senator Kansas
  • Paul Broun (15) Republican Challenger Georgia
  • Rick Allen (11) Republican House Member U.S. Rep Georgia- 12
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Georgia Senate debates and race coverage: (May 20 Republican primary)
  • The Hill PacWatch, "Dems have new hope in Georgia", by Cameron Joseph, October 9, 2014
  • ABC News, "Georgia Senate Debate: Rowdy Crowd and a Third-Party Spoiler?", by Chris Good, 10/7/2014
  • NBC-11-Alive, "Governor, Senate candidates debate at GA National Fair", 10/7/2014
  • Nunn campaign email, "Dignity in Hard Work", 9/1/2014
  • AARP Voter Guide (on Michelle Nunn and David Perdue), Aug. 31, 2014
  • DailyKos.com, "Ad Hitting David Perdue On Equal Pay", Aug. 22, 2014
  • The Hill webzine, "Nunn bought land with lobbyists in Georgia", by Cameron Joseph, August 14, 2014
  • The Hill weblog, "Ga. Dem goes on attack in Senate race," by Cameron Joseph, Aug. 12, 2014
  • Morris News Service, "Senate candidates disagree on overseas corporate profits", by Walter Jones, August 8, 2014
  • Augusta Chronicle, "Democratic Senate hopefuls pledge to keep MOX open", by Meg Kinnard (Associated Press), May 29, 2014
  • The Hill e-zine, "Ga. Dem dodges on ObamaCare views", by Cameron Joseph, May 19, 2014
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Senate candidates won't back Mitch McConnell", by Daniel Malloy, May 17, 2014
  • ThinkProgress.org e-zine, "Frontrunner Touches Republicans' Third Rail, Suggests Raising Taxes", by Aviva Shen, May 14, 2014
  • The Hill e-zine, "GOPers spar in Georgia primary debate", April 19, 2014
  • AdWatch: OnTheIssues transcript of Phil Gingrey TV ad, calling his GOP rivals "the moderates", May 15, 2015
  • Rollcall e-zine, "Nunn Hits Bipartisan Tone in Stump Speech", by Kyle Trygstad, April 17, 2014
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution and OnTheIssues AdWatch, "Michelle Nunn up today with first TV ad", by Daniel Malloy, 4/3/2014
  • The Hill AdWatch, "Nunn faces first attack ad in Georgia", by Cameron Joseph, 4/1/2014
  • MSNBC, "GOP threatens to push self-destruct button," by Benjy Sarlin, 3/26/14
  • Congressional Quarterly Roll Call magazine, "If At First You Don't Succeed", March 20, 2014, electoral history of Paul Broun
  • The Huffington Post, "Candidate Who Wants To Repeal Obamacare Once Backed Federal Solution", by Andrew Perez, 3/10/2014
  • Time Magazine interview of Michelle Nunn, by Jay Newton-Small, March 6, 2014
  • The Hill magazine, "Anti-abortion group endorses Handel", by Cameron Joseph, March 4, 2014
  • Marietta Daily Journal, "Perdue weighs in", by Jon Gillooly, February 16, 2014
  • PolitiFact.com fact-checking on Karen Handel, Jan. 2, 2014
  • AdWatch: Jim Galloway in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Kelly Spratt endorsement, 12/5/2013
  • PolitiFact Fact-checking on Karen Handel's website, August 7th, 2013
  • PolitiFact Fact-checking on Karen Handel's book, Planned Bullyhood, September 11th, 2012
  • PolitiFact Fact-checking on Paul Broun's Twitter feed, Feb. 13th, 2013

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Amanda Swafford: Human life doesn't begin at conception.
    David Perdue: Human life begins at conception.
    Rick Allen: Human life begins at conception.
    Paul Broun: Human life begins at conception.
    Karen Handel: Endorsed by Susan B. Anthony List for pro-life women.
    Michelle Nunn: Safe, legal, rare, and woman's personal decision.
Budget & Economy
    Amanda Swafford: End the Federal Reserve; explore alternative currency.
    Amanda Swafford: TARP manipulates the free enterprise system.
    David Perdue: Free enterprise is the key to national prosperity.
    Paul Broun: Free enterprise is the key to national prosperity.
    Michelle Nunn: Sequestration is absolute wrong way of making cuts.
Civil Rights
    Amanda Swafford: Marriage equality is an individual freedom.
    Amanda Swafford: Government has authority to redefine marriage.
    David Perdue: Government shouldn't redefine marriage.
    Rick Allen: Marriage is a union of one man and one woman.
    David Perdue: AdWatch: Perdue's company sued for gender pay discrimination.
    Michelle Nunn: Support equal pay, and do it now.
    Paul Broun: Government shouldn't redefine marriage.
    David Perdue: Uphold Georgia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.
    Rick Allen: Free enterprise is the fairest system.
    Amanda Swafford: FairTax avoids taxation of overseas corporate profit.
    David Perdue: Only about 10 Senators have any real business experience.
    David Perdue: End tax breaks & deals that outsource our jobs.
    Amanda Swafford: Replace War on Drugs with individual freedom.
    David Perdue: Receptive to medical marijuana, but leave it to states.
    Amanda Swafford: Dismantle the Department of Education.
    Paul Broun: Oppose nationwide Common Core standards.
    Paul Broun: Big Bang & evolution: "lies straight from the pit of hell".
Energy & Oil
    Amanda Swafford: No subsidies for wind and solar.
    David Perdue: No subsidies for wind and solar.
    Rick Allen: No government funding for wind & solar.
    Paul Broun: No subsidies for wind and solar.
    Michelle Nunn: Move forward on Keystone pipeline.
    Michelle Nunn: Preserved 85 acre marshland with conservation easements.
Foreign Policy
    Michelle Nunn: Our military is but one element of our national power.
    Karen Handel: FactCheck: Only $2.2M on USAID pottery in Morocco, not $27M.
Free Trade
    Amanda Swafford: We need more transparency regarding trade agreements.
    Michelle Nunn: Moving jobs to China & Mexico helps profits but not people.
    David Perdue: My company exported American-made products into Asia.
Government Reform
    Amanda Swafford: Photo ID for voting.
    David Perdue: Absolute power corrupts; support check and balance system.
    David Perdue: Photo ID for voting.
    Rick Allen: Enact congressional term limits.
    Rick Allen: Require photo ID to vote.
    Michelle Nunn: Amendment to overturn the Citizens United decision.
    Paul Broun: Photo ID for voting.
    Michelle Nunn: AdWatch: Michelle helps organizations make changes.
    Michelle Nunn: If Congress doesn't pass a budget they don't get paid.
    Michelle Nunn: Bar members of Congress from becoming lobbyists.
Gun Control
    Amanda Swafford: Sacrificing liberty for safety has never worked.
    Amanda Swafford: Opposes more gun restrictions.
    David Perdue: Opposes more gun restrictions.
    Rick Allen: Disagree with more restrictive gun control laws.
    Paul Broun: Opposes more gun restrictions.
    Paul Broun: FactCheck: Guns cause more deaths than bats & hammers.
Health Care
    Pat Roberts: Ebola: suspend air travel between the U.S. and West Africa.
    Amanda Swafford: Dramatically strengthen Health Savings Accounts.
    Amanda Swafford: Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility.
    David Perdue: Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility.
    Rick Allen: No government responsibility to ensure healthcare.
    Paul Broun: Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility.
    Michelle Nunn: ObamaCare would have been better if bipartisan.
    David Perdue: Responsible thing to do: fix ObamaCare; don't repeal it.
    Karen Handel: ObamaCare overreaches, but feds should address healthcare.
    Karen Handel: ObamaCare canceled my wife's policy & doubled premiums.
    Michelle Nunn: Add a tier of affordable coverage to ObamaCare.
    Karen Handel: Embrace threat of federal shutdown to defund ObamaCare.
Homeland Security
    Amanda Swafford: Oppose private prison industry and domestic wiretapping.
    Amanda Swafford: Superior nuclear arsenal is not necessary.
    David Perdue: Maintain a superior nuclear arsenal.
    Rick Allen: Maintain a larger nuclear arsenal than our adversaries.
    Paul Broun: Maintain a superior nuclear arsenal.
    Greg Orman: Tough, practical, fair policy: no amnesty but no deportation.
    Amanda Swafford: No caps on number of visas allowed.
    Amanda Swafford: Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry.
    David Perdue: Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry.
    Rick Allen: Protect the border and to prevent illegal entry.
    Paul Broun: Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry.
    Karen Handel: Immigration bill is 1,000 pages of industry rewards.
    David Perdue: 2005: I spent my career outsourcing; 2014: I'm proud of that.
    David Perdue: Oppose increase in the federal minimum wage.
    Michelle Nunn: Increase the minimum wage, help lower the unemployment rate.
Principles & Values
    Amanda Swafford: Judeo-Christian values aren't threatened by Shariah.
    David Perdue: Judeo-Christian values established our government framework.
    Rick Allen: Shariah law is a threat; keep Judeo-Christian framework.
    Paul Broun: Biblical morality is spiritual foundation of our nation.
    David Perdue: Change diapers & politicians frequently: not a D.C. insider.
    Jack Kingston: Broaden appeal of GOP by engaging liberal media.
    Michelle Nunn: Daughter of Sen. Sam Nunn: legacy of bipartisanship.
    David Perdue: CEO of Dollar General & Reebok; cousin of Gov. Sonny Perdue.
    Paul Broun: Lost campaigns in 1990, 1992 & 1996 before winning in 2006.
    Paul Broun: Separation of church and state is a mistaken idea.
    Jack Kingston: Endorsed by McIntosh County Commissioner over Handel.
    Karen Handel: Endorsed by McIntosh County Commissioner before Kingston.
Social Security
    David Perdue: Reduce $86T retirement deal for federal employees.
    Michelle Nunn: Bipartisan entitlement reform to preserve Social Security.
Tax Reform
    Amanda Swafford: Politicians use tax code to for social engineering.
    David Perdue: Cut spending AND increase revenue.
    Michelle Nunn: Reverse the downward trends in basic R&D funding.

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