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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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2018 Virginia Senate race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2018 VA Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Corey Stewart (37) Republican candidate for Virginia U.S. Senator Virginia
  • Mark Warner (1) Virginia Former Democratic Governor (2002-2006); elected Senator 2008
  • Nick Freitas (16) Republican candidate for Virginia U. S. Senator Virginia
  • Patrick Morrisey (1) Republican candidate for West Virginia U.S. Senator West Virginia
  • Tim Kaine (21) Virginia Democratic Nominee for Vice President
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Virginia 2018 Senatorial debates and race coverage:
  • PoltiicalWire.com, “Warner Reverses Himself on Assault Weapons Ban,” by Taegan Goddard, October 2, 2018
  • PoliticalWire.com, "Stewart Praised Southern Secession," by Taegan Goddard, August 8, 2018
  • Medium.com, "Freitas' Viral Speech in the Gun Control Debate," by Alice Atalanta, March 7, 2018
  • Washington Examiner, "Connecting 'abortion industry' to mass shootings," by Daniel Chaitin, March 2, 2018
  • InsideNova.com, "Freitas brings Senate campaign to Manassas," by Alex Koma, Dec. 25, 2017
  • Culpeper Star Exponent, "Freitas vows to maximize individual freedoms," October 26, 2017
  • Washington Post, "Politicians of all stripes condemn white nationalists--except one," by Laura Vozzella & Fenit Nirappil, Aug.13 2017
  • Orange County Review, "30th District Richmond Report," by Nick Freitas, July 19, 2017
  • CNN, "Stewart announces 'vicious, ruthless' 2018 bid for Kaine's seat," by Grace Hauck and Liz Stark, July 13, 2017
  • WVTF, "Meet the Candidates for Governor: Republican Corey Stewart," by Sandy Hausman, June 6, 2017
  • Washington Blade, "Gubernatorial candidates make anti-trans comments," by Michael K. Lavers, April 5, 2017

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Corey Stewart: No exceptions for rape, incest, or maternal life.
    Tim Kaine: Planned Parenthood funding is critical part of safety net.
    Corey Stewart: Abortion is a woman's unrestricted righ.
    Nick Freitas: Blames abortion industry for broken homes & criminal society.
Budget & Economy
    Corey Stewart: Opposes federal spending as economic stimulus.
    Corey Stewart: Market-led recovery better than stimulus.
    Nick Freitas: Budgets must come from a place of transparency and frugality.
Civil Rights
    Corey Stewart: Stop brainwashing school children with the Homosexual Agenda.
    Tim Kaine: We're still fighting for full LGBT equality.
    Corey Stewart: Protect Confederate monuments.
    Tim Kaine: Redefine VA as rainbow coalition instead of Unite the Right.
    Corey Stewart: 2017: praised Virginia decision to secede during Civil War.
    Corey Stewart: Strongly supports traditional marriage.
    Corey Stewart: Unfair to condemn only white nationalists.
    Corey Stewart: Transgenderism is despicable.
    Nick Freitas: Lower corporate taxes will trickle down to workers.
    Nick Freitas: Will fight for tax reform that limits red tape on business.
    Tim Kaine: Systemic racial inequities in the criminal justice system.
    Corey Stewart: Stricter punishment for violent crimes.
    Corey Stewart: Decriminalize marijuana but don't legalize.
    Tim Kaine: Decriminalize marijuana federally; respect states' rights.
    Nick Freitas: Environmentally-friendly hemp could be a money maker crop.
    Nick Freitas: Treatment for drug addicts and more rehab centers.
    Corey Stewart: Marijuana decriminalization but not legalization.
    Corey Stewart: Give parents as many choices as possible, including vouchers.
    Tim Kaine: Allow Pell Grants to cover short-term training.
    Tim Kaine: Fight efforts to divert public funding to private schools.
    Corey Stewart: Vouchers for school choice.
    Nick Freitas: Wants Common Core out of the educational system.
Energy & Oil
    Corey Stewart: Theory of man-made climate change is a hoax.
    Tim Kaine: Climate change imperils our planet's future.
    Corey Stewart: Climate accord regulations are nonsensical.
    Corey Stewart: Excess environmental regulation costs jobs.
    Tim Kaine: Extreme concern over cuts to EPA.
    Corey Stewart: Fight EPA regulatory over-reach.
    Patrick Morrisey: EPA exceeds its authority on Clean Water & Cross-State Air.
Families & Children
    Nick Freitas: Families start before birth and everyone has worth.
Foreign Policy
    Corey Stewart: Support American Exceptionalism.
Free Trade
    Corey Stewart: Trump's Chinese tariffs are right on.
    Tim Kaine: Trump's Chinese tariffs are killing jobs.
    Corey Stewart: Free trade only if the US is being treated fairly.
Government Reform
    Corey Stewart: Opposes regulation of campaign donations.
    Tim Kaine: Expand early voting & general ballot access.
    Tim Kaine: Reverse Citizens United; it erodes democracy.
    Nick Freitas: Use originalism to faithfully interpret Constitutional text.
Gun Control
    Corey Stewart: Gave away a semi-automatic rifle in campaign raffle.
    Tim Kaine: Ban assault weapons, high-capacity ammo, & bump stocks.
    Mark Warner: Support assault weapons ban plus background checks.
    Corey Stewart: Absolute right to gun ownership.
    Nick Freitas: Unapologetic firm supporter of 2nd Amendment rights.
Health Care
    Corey Stewart: ObamaCare has failed; Medicaid expansion is major disaster.
    Tim Kaine: Praised Virginia's Medicaid expansion.
    Corey Stewart: Oppose ObamaCare.
    Nick Freitas: Wants all government restrictions taken out of health care.
    Corey Stewart: Full repeal of ObamaCare.
Homeland Security
    Corey Stewart: Expand the military.
    Nick Freitas: Help our veterans with reentry into civilian life.
    Corey Stewart: Illegal immigration threatens America's security & jobs.
    Tim Kaine: Comprehensive immigration reform to protect DREAMers.
    Corey Stewart: Oppose pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens.
    Nick Freitas: Supports stronger borders and a merit-based entry policy.
    Tim Kaine: Raise minimum wage from $7.25/hr to $15.
Principles & Values
    Corey Stewart: Keep God in the public sphere.
    Nick Freitas: First and foremost a Christian, for liberty and equality.
Social Security
    Corey Stewart: Lifting cap would increase taxes on the little guy.
    Tim Kaine: Lift cap above $128,000 to make Trust Fund solvent.
Tax Reform
    Corey Stewart: Lowering taxes is the key to prosperity.
    Tim Kaine: Trump tax cuts explode deficit & only benefit the wealthy.
    Corey Stewart: The wealthy are already disproportionately taxed.
    Tim Kaine: Protect Net Neutrality (equal access to Internet).
    Tim Kaine: Transportation infrastructure spending as economic stimulus.
    Nick Freitas: Government barriers to expanding technology must be stopped.
War & Peace
    Corey Stewart: Iran continues to be a state-sponsor of terrorism.
    Tim Kaine: Withdrawing from Iran nuke treaty weakens alliances.
    Corey Stewart: Avoid foreign entanglements.
Welfare & Poverty
    Nick Freitas: Cites welfare handouts as major reason for family breakdown.

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  • Corey Stewart Republican candidate for Virginia U.S. Senator Virginia
  • Mark Warner Virginia Former Democratic Governor (2002-2006); elected Senator 2008
  • Nick Freitas Republican candidate for Virginia U. S. Senator Virginia
  • Patrick Morrisey Republican candidate for West Virginia U.S. Senator West Virginia
  • Tim Kaine Virginia Democratic Nominee for Vice President

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