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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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Survey of 2017 House campaign websites

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    from Survey of 2017 House campaign websites (number of quotes indicated):
  • Jimmy Gomez (17) Democrat U.S. Rep California-34
  • John Curtis (6) Republican U.S. Rep Utah-3
  • Jon Ossoff (20) Democrat U.S. Rep Georgia-6
  • Ralph Norman (8) Republican U.S. Rep South Carolina-5
  • Ron Estes (16) Republican U.S. Rep Kansas-4
  • Tommy Pope (10) South Carolina Republican candidate for Governor (withdrew)
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    Jimmy Gomez: Fight for Planned Parenthood and women's access.
    Tommy Pope: 100% pro-life, period.
    Jon Ossoff: Defend a woman's right to choose and Planned Parenthood.
    Ron Estes: Lead the fight to protect the unborn.
    Ron Estes: Strong advocate for the unborn.
Budget & Economy
    John Curtis: Balance the budget; run government like business.
    Ralph Norman: Deal with $19 trillion debt by Balanced Budget Amendment.
    Ron Estes: Returned $113M in unclaimed property, including tax refunds.
    Ron Estes: Support a balanced budget amendment.
Civil Rights
    Jimmy Gomez: Defend LGBTQIA rights, including seniors.
    Jimmy Gomez: Retrofit facilities for Americans with Disabilities Act.
    Jimmy Gomez: Protect Social Security from GOP restructuring.
    Jon Ossoff: Fight discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
    Ron Estes: Kansas ABLE: tax-free savings for people with disabilities.
    John Curtis: Entrepreneurs need lower taxes, fewer regulations.
    Jimmy Gomez: Ban for-profit prisons; support sentencing reform.
    Jon Ossoff: Task forces to fight organized crime & political corruption.
    Ron Estes: Support the safety of law enforcement officers.
    Jon Ossoff: Locking up nonviolent drug offenders doesn't make sense.
    Tommy Pope: Curb the opioid epidemic and focus on future prevention.
    Jimmy Gomez: Public college education should be debt free.
    Jimmy Gomez: Vouchers take resources out of public education.
    Jon Ossoff: Hire great teachers, and reduce class sizes.
    Jon Ossoff: Work to make college more affordable.
    Ron Estes: Oppose government telling us how to educate our children.
    Ron Estes: More visibility for Learning Quest college savings program.
    Tommy Pope: $100 million for repairs in poor rural school districts.
Energy & Oil
    Jimmy Gomez: Reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020.
    Jon Ossoff: Human-driven climate change threatens global prosperity.
    Jimmy Gomez: Fund river revitalization; fight for environmental justice.
    Jimmy Gomez: Protect endangered species; and protect animal shelters.
    Jon Ossoff: Investigate failures to enforce environmental laws.
    Ron Estes: Fight the intrusive arm of the EPA.
Families & Children
    Jimmy Gomez: Expand Paid Family Leave.
Foreign Policy
    Jon Ossoff: Defend the NATO alliance & multinational military exercises.
Free Trade
    Jon Ossoff: Empower our community's businesses to compete globally.
Government Reform
    Jimmy Gomez: Replace Citizen's United with public financing.
    Ralph Norman: Term limits to end the rein of career politicians.
    Jon Ossoff: Investigate corrupt politicians and organized crime.
    Ron Estes: Five-year ban on members of Congress working as lobbyists.
Gun Control
    Ron Estes: Support the rights of gun owners, sportsmen, and hunters.
    Ron Estes: Support for concealed carry reciprocity.
Health Care
    John Curtis: Repealing or fixing ObamaCare takes time.
    Jimmy Gomez: Supports single-payer at state level and federal level.
    Ralph Norman: Repeal and replace ObamaCare with free-market-based plan.
    Jon Ossoff: Defend Medicare and Medicaid and affordable health care.
    Ron Estes: ObamaCare must be repealed.
    Jon Ossoff: Maintain funding for CDC pandemic infrastructure.
    Tommy Pope: Repeal and replace ObamaCare.
Homeland Security
    John Curtis: Make sure military has tools they need.
    Jimmy Gomez: VA medical benefits, job training, and housing loans.
    Jon Ossoff: Don't undermine private communications & strong encryption.
    Tommy Pope: Allow opt-out for REAL ID rules for drivers licenses.
    Tommy Pope: Peace thru strength: provide military with needed resources.
    John Curtis: Take politics out of immigration debate.
    Jimmy Gomez: Deporting parents of U.S. citizens is morally wrong.
    Ralph Norman: Build the wall to protect our sovereignty.
    Tommy Pope: Build the border wall, and cut off sanctuary cities.
    Jon Ossoff: Unconstitutional to slander or ban entire religious groups.
    Ron Estes: Securing the Southern border must be our first priority.
    Jimmy Gomez: Raise the national minimum wage.
    Jimmy Gomez: Equal pay for equal work & Paycheck Fairness Act.
    Jon Ossoff: Minimum wage should be a living wage.
Principles & Values
    Ralph Norman: Empower those who believe in the virtues of faith in God.
Social Security
    Ralph Norman: Raise retirement age; lower benefits for top 10% of earners.
    Jon Ossoff: A civilized nation cannot abandon its elders to destitution.
    Tommy Pope: Fund the state retirement system to keep our promises.
Tax Reform
    John Curtis: Cut taxes; simplify system.
    Ralph Norman: Cut taxes and eliminate regulations that kill job-creation.
    Jon Ossoff: Reduce tax burden on small businesses & simplify tax filing.
    Ron Estes: Simplified, fairer, flatter tax code grows the economy.
    Tommy Pope: Fix our dangerous and crumbling roads for the long-term.
War & Peace
    Ralph Norman: Take the fight to ISIS on their turf.
    Tommy Pope: End hands-off policy and destroy ISIS.
    Jon Ossoff: Avoid reckless, destabilizing missteps like the Iraq War.
    Jon Ossoff: Destroy ISIS without deploying regular US ground forces.
    Ron Estes: Take the fight to ISIS and exit the disastrous Iran deal.

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  • Jimmy Gomez Democrat U.S. Rep California-34
  • John Curtis Republican U.S. Rep Utah-3
  • Jon Ossoff Democrat U.S. Rep Georgia-6
  • Ralph Norman Republican U.S. Rep South Carolina-5
  • Ron Estes Republican U.S. Rep Kansas-4
  • Tommy Pope South Carolina Republican candidate for Governor (withdrew)

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