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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Fire and Fury,
by Michael Wolff (2018)
Trump Revealed,
by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (2016)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2016)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
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)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
by Cory Booker (2016)
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)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
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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2017 Alabama special election for U.S. Senate

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    from 2017 Alabama special Senate election (number of quotes indicated):
  • Doug Jones (26) Democratic candidate for Alabama U.S. Senator Alabama
  • Luther Strange (10) Republican candidate for Alabama U.S. Senator Alabama
  • Mo Brooks (1) Republican U.S. Rep Alabama-5
  • Roy Moore (30) Republican candidate for Alabama U.S. Senator Alabama
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Alabama 2017 Senate special election debates and race coverage:
  • CNN, "Getting rid of amendments after 10th would 'eliminate many problems'," by Andrew Kaczynski, December 11, 2017
  • CampusElect.org 2017 Alabama Senate Guide (Doug Jones and Roy Moore), 11/1/2017
  • Chicago Now, "Meet Doug Jones, who supports marijuana legalization," by Leslie Kahn, October 23, 2017
  • Birmingham News, " Jones endorsed by League of Conservation Voters," by Howard Koplowitz, Oct. 12, 2017
  • Birmingham News (AL.com), "Jones answers questions from canceled forum," by Cameron Smith, September 21, 2017
  • CNN.com, "Moore doesn't believe Obama is a natural-born citizen," by Andrew Kaczynski and Paul LeBlanc, 8/22/2017
  • TheDailyBeast.com, "GOP Senate Primary Is a Trump Lovefest After Charlottesville," by Andrew Desiderio, 8/15/17
  • PoliticalWire, "Roy Moore Suggests America Is Evil", by Taegan Goddard, August 11, 2017
  • RollCall.com, "Wife's Pistol Helps Alabama Senate Candidate Make a Point," by Bridget Bowman, Aug. 4, 2017
  • Shelby County Reporter, "Luther Strange visits to provide a Washington update," by Briana Harris, August 1, 2017
  • Decatur Daily, "Brooks bring medical marijuana into GOP Senate race," by Mary Sell, July 23, 2017
  • Birmingham News, "Clinton appointee Doug Jones seeks Democratic nomination," by Ashley Remkus, June 14, 2017
  • Birmingham News (AL.com), "Roy Moore announces," April 26, 2017

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Luther Strange: Permanently cut off funding for Planned Parenthood.
    Roy Moore: Opposes abortion & funding Planned Parenthood.
    Doug Jones: I stand with Planned Parenthood.
    Roy Moore: Our families are being crippled by divorce and abortion.
Budget & Economy
    Roy Moore: Cut taxes and spending to stimulate economy.
Civil Rights
    Roy Moore: 14th Amendment restricts states & causes many problems.
    Doug Jones: 2000: Got convictions of two involved in 1963 church bombing.
    Doug Jones: Full equality for women in the workplace.
    Mo Brooks: Defend blaming "many sides" for white supremacist violence.
    Roy Moore: OpEd: Lukewarm condemnation of white supremacist violence.
    Roy Moore: Defend blaming "many sides" for white supremacist violence.
    Roy Moore: Our sacred institution of marriage is one man and one woman.
    Doug Jones: Cut corporate tax rates, but not by increasing the deficit.
    Roy Moore: Against same sex marriage; against civil unions.
    Doug Jones: Streamline regulations for small business.
    Doug Jones: Former prosecutor supports reform.
    Doug Jones: Legalization for medical and recreational use.
    Luther Strange: Against medical marijuana.
    Doug Jones: Supported integration of his high school in late '60s.
    Roy Moore: Feds out of education; encourage vouchers.
    Doug Jones: Invest in public schools, not private experiments.
    Doug Jones: Public service & Pell grants to reduce college costs.
    Roy Moore: Common Core? Education is not in the Constitution.
Energy & Oil
    Roy Moore: Encourage coal mining and oil drilling.
    Doug Jones: Renewables will makes us energy independent.
    Doug Jones: Conservationists back Jones.
    Luther Strange: Don't hamstring economy to get clean air & water.
    Doug Jones: Coal is the past; must help workers transition.
Families & Children
    Roy Moore: America was great when families were united.
    Doug Jones: Supported women accusing opponent of sexual misconduct.
Foreign Policy
    Roy Moore: U.S. shouldn't be restricted by U.N. treaties.
    Roy Moore: America and Russia have both promoted bad things.
Free Trade
    Doug Jones: Free trade is good for Alabama businesses.
    Luther Strange: Kill foreign trade deals.
    Roy Moore: Rescind free trade pacts.
Government Reform
    Roy Moore: Repeal 17th Amendment & direct election of senators.
    Doug Jones: Restore integrity to politics.
    Roy Moore: Presidents should show birth certificates; question Obama's.
Gun Control
    Doug Jones: More background checks; raise purchase age to 21.
    Doug Jones: No assault weapons ban at this time.
    Luther Strange: Defends God-given 2nd Amendment rights.
    Roy Moore: Moore and his wife are armed.
    Doug Jones: Supporter of 2nd amendment.
Health Care
    Luther Strange: Repeal the total failure of ObamaCare.
    Roy Moore: Repeal Obamacare; allow competition.
    Doug Jones: Fix, don't end, ObamaCare.
Homeland Security
    Roy Moore: Open to hearings looking into what really happened on 9/11.
    Roy Moore: No gays in the military.
    Roy Moore: More money for modern weapons.
    Doug Jones: Opposes funding a border wall; supports comprehensive reform.
    Doug Jones: Dreamers should be allowed to stay.
    Luther Strange: Build border wall; defund sanctuary cities.
    Luther Strange: Supports Muslim ban.
    Roy Moore: Open borders a threat to national security.
    Doug Jones: Supports a "living wage".
Principles & Values
    Doug Jones: Democrat willing to find common ground with Republicans.
    Doug Jones: I am going to be the kind of senator the people can talk to.
    Roy Moore: Sodomy & materialism have taken the place of life & liberty.
    Luther Strange: Let clergy endorse candidates.
    Roy Moore: Must act as one nation under God.
    Roy Moore: God first, then family, then country.
    Roy Moore: Removed as Justice for illegally posting Ten Commandments.
Tax Reform
    Roy Moore: Replace income tax with tax on goods and services.
    Doug Jones: End tax cuts & loopholes for wealthy.
    Luther Strange: Economy requires good roads & bridges.
War & Peace
    Roy Moore: Congress should have a say in foreign wars.
Welfare & Poverty
    Roy Moore: Let churches & charities help the needy.

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  • Doug Jones Democratic candidate for Alabama U.S. Senator Alabama
  • Luther Strange Republican candidate for Alabama U.S. Senator Alabama
  • Mo Brooks Republican U.S. Rep Alabama-5
  • Roy Moore Republican candidate for Alabama U.S. Senator Alabama

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