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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)

Book Reviews

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League of Women Voters e.thePeople "Vote 411" issues information

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Budget & Economy
    Chris Koster: Invest $2 billion and create up to 40,000 new jobs.
    Joe Heck: Eliminate our debt, spurring economic growth.
    Richard Shelby: Opposes raising the debt limit; opposes $18T debt.
    Ron Crumpton: 9-point plan for government economic investment.
    Roy Blunt: Weak economy has left far too many Missourians behind.
    Wendy Long: High-tax policies have led to a weak recovery.
    Jason Kander: Close tax loopholes for companies that send jobs overseas.
    Patrick Leahy: Amend Constitutional to declare corporations are NOT people.
    Patty Judge: Our corporate tax code is broken; MNCs don't pay fair share.
    Ron Crumpton: Trickle-down economics good for business but not for people.
    Patty Judge: Reform mandatory minimum sentences for nonviolent offenders.
    Phil Scott: Address opiate addiction via prevention & enforcement.
    Chris Koster: Increase our investment in education.
    Patrick Murphy: Quality public education is best way to grow middle class.
Energy & Oil
    Alex Merced: Remove barriers to innovation, and let technology develop.
    Bill Bryant: I believe in climate change, but focus elsewhere.
    Brian Schatz: Use every weapon at our disposal to fight climate change.
    Chris Vance: No carbon taxes, but reduce carbon emissions.
    Jay Inslee: I see climate change already affecting Washingtonians.
    Patrick Leahy: Human-caused climate change is accelerating.
    Patty Judge: Global warming is real and we need to take immediate action.
    Phil Scott: Combat climate change & reduce our reliance on fossil fuels.
    Russell Feingold: Climate change is real and we need to address it.
    Ted Strickland: Tackle the challenge of catastrophic climate change.
    Patrick Murphy: Vital to Florida's future that we protect our environment.
    Ted Strickland: Safeguard clean air and water for future generations.
    Wendy Long: The EPA has heaped rules upon rules.
Foreign Policy
    Michael Bennet: Diplomatic tools to invest in stability before crisis.
    Patty Judge: Use our diplomatic power to help create peace and stability.
    Richard Shelby: Immediate moratorium on Syrian refugees.
    Roy Blunt: Friends no longer trust us; our enemies aren't afraid of us.
Free Trade
    Bill Bryant: Expand trade and tourism; that creates jobs.
    Chris Vance: Promoting trade creates economic growth and recovery.
    Jay Inslee: Foreign trade & strong workforce are inextricably linked.
Government Reform
    Darryl Glenn: Democracy needs increased political participation.
    Eric Greitens: Cut red tape, cut back regulations.
    Katie McGinty: Stand against partisan attempts to disenfranchise voters.
    Michael Bennet: Constitutional amendment tooverturn Citizens United.
    Richard Shelby: Peer pressure & education to get people to register to vote.
    Russell Feingold: Outraged by Shelby County v. Holder; enforce voting rights.
    Ted Strickland: Citizens United lets billionaires' dark money buy elections.
Gun Control
    Eric Greitens: Protect our freedoms, including the Second Amendment.
    Patrick Murphy: No civilian access to military-style assault weapons.
    Phil Scott: Enforce existing gun laws; Vermont is no gun trafficker.
    Russell Feingold: Universal background checks plus waiting periods.
    Ted Strickland: Supports background checks; close terror watchlist loophole.
Health Care
    Darryl Glenn: ObamaCare is entitlement program that we cannot afford.
    Michael Bennet: Help seniors on Medicare; speed up drug approval.
    Patrick Murphy: We can improve ObamaCare, but it has hugely positive impact.
    Phil Scott: Replace dysfunctional Vermont Health Connect with subsidies.
    Ted Strickland: Improve ObamaCare: repeal Cadillac Tax; negotiate Rx drugs.
Homeland Security
    Darryl Glenn: CBRNE represents greatest threat for a mass casualty event.
    Jason Kander: The U.S. can't tolerate cowardly acts of terrorism.
    Chris Vance: 20,000 more border patrol officers, plus path to legality.
    Darryl Glenn: Start reform with securing the border.
    Michael Bennet: Path to citizenship for millions living in the shadows.
    Richard Shelby: I oppose any and all proposals to grant amnesty.
    Ron Crumpton: Ignore the rhetoric; immigrants are good for America.
    Ted Strickland: Fix broken system with comprehensive immigration reform.
    Patrick Leahy: Raise minimum wage & eliminate gender pay gap.
    Patty Judge: Increase the federal minimum wage & all working wages.
Local Issues
    Jay Inslee: Washingtonians work harder, but not sharing national wealth.
    Phil Scott: Protect Northeast Kingdom economy from EB-5 fallout.
Principles & Values
    Catherine Cortez Masto: Served as Assistant County Manager & criminal prosecutor.
    Joe Heck: Small business owner and emergency-room physician.
    Phil Scott: The right leader at the right time.
Social Security
    Patty Judge: Adjust benefits for caregivers who take time off work.
Tax Reform
    Chris Vance: Reform our tax code to create jobs.
    Alex Merced: Cut federal spending so states can spend on infrastructure.
    Bill Bryant: Refocus Transportation Dept. on reducing traffic congestion.
    Brian Schatz: Address transportation and coastal infrastructure priorities.
    Wendy Long: We need to repair America's transportation infrastructure.
War & Peace
    Darryl Glenn: Nuclear armed Iran poses greatest threat to the U.S.
    Patty Judge: Deploy military only after diplomacy, dialogue, & sanctions.
    Ron Crumpton: Address the causes of terrorism & national security threats.
Welfare & Poverty
    Alex Merced: Inequality is byproduct of the rising cost of opportunity.

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