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)
| 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)
(click a book cover for a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)
Feb. 7, 2020- Democratic Debate (8th Debate)
Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
from 8th Democratic Primary Debate (number of quotes indicated):
- Amy Klobuchar (2) Minnesota Democratic candidate for President; Minnesota Senator
- Andrew Yang (2) Democratic candidate for President; CEO
- Bernie Sanders (5) Democratic Presidential candidate
- Elizabeth Warren (5) Massachusetts Senator
- Joe Biden (3) Democratic V.P.
- Pete Buttigieg (4) Indiana Democratic candidate for President; Mayor of South Bend, IN
- Tom Steyer (2) Possible Democratic candidate for President from California
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
Eighth Democratic primary debate, with seven candidates, at St. Anselm College in new Hampshire, on the Friday before the N.H. primary.
- This debate was sponsored by ABC news, WMUR-TV (Manchester NH), and Apple News, but they chose not to transcribe this debate -- every prior debate was transcribed by the sponsor.
- Hence we excerpt from three non-transcript sources (which necessarily inculude some "selection bias"):
- CNBC, "Highlights from the 2020 Democratic debate in New Hampshire", by Kevin Breuninger, Jacob Pramuk, and Yelena Dzhanova
- Washington Post, "Democratic debate highlights: Debate wraps with answers on child poverty"", by Michelle Lee, Annie Linskey, Sean Sullivan, Amy Wang, and Isaac Stanley-Becker.
- FactCheck.org, "FactChecking the New Hampshire Democratic Debate," by Eugene Kiely, Brooks Jackson, Lori Robertson, Robert Farley, D'Angelo Gore, Jessica McDonald, Saranac Hale Spencer, Angelo Fichera, and Isabella Fertel
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Elizabeth Warren: National law to protect the right of a woman's choice.
Andrew Yang: You can't regulate away racism race-specific laws.
Pete Buttigieg: Fewer arrests than US, but more black arrests for pot.
Families & Children|
Elizabeth Warren: Real money into schools & housing, to fight child poverty.
Joe Biden: Focus on our children, to address child poverty.
Bernie Sanders: Wealthy donors turn their backs on working families.
Elizabeth Warren: FactCheck: prolific past presence with high-dollar donors.
Bernie Sanders: 2005: Allow suing gun manufacturers for negligence.
Amy Klobuchar: Medicare-for-All will kick 149 million off their insurance.
Bernie Sanders: Health care industry last year made $100 billion in profit.
Bernie Sanders: FactCheck: US pays twice OECD average, but not every country.
Joe Biden: Of course Medicare-for-All will require raising taxes.
Pete Buttigieg: 2018: Medicare-for-All; 2020: only for those who want it.
Pete Buttigieg: 2018: favored single-payer Medicare-for-All.
Bernie Sanders: FactCheck: $1.8 trillion on all military, not just weapons.
Elizabeth Warren: FactCheck: "2% wealth tax" is 6% on wealthiest billionaires.
War & Peace|
Joe Biden: FactCheck: removed troops from Iraq, but they went back.
Tom Steyer: Obama got Iran to give up its nuclear ambitions.
Welfare & Poverty|
Amy Klobuchar: Eradicate child poverty in a generation.
Andrew Yang: Disentangle economic value and human value.
Elizabeth Warren: Need race-conscious laws to overcome housing discrimination.
Pete Buttigieg: Dow Jones doesn't measure performance of economy.
Tom Steyer: Think much more ambitiously about poverty and how to end it.
Click for quotations from other sources by:
- Amy Klobuchar Minnesota Democratic candidate for President; Minnesota Senator
- Andrew Yang Democratic candidate for President; CEO
- Bernie Sanders Democratic Presidential candidate
- Elizabeth Warren Massachusetts Senator
- Joe Biden Democratic V.P.
- Pete Buttigieg Indiana Democratic candidate for President; Mayor of South Bend, IN
- Tom Steyer Possible Democratic candidate for President from California
The above quotations are from Feb. 7, 2020- Democratic Debate (8th Debate).
Debates and Surveys in the 2020 Democratic Primary:
Surveys and other coverage of the Democratic Primary:
- February Democratic candidates debate in N.H., (Feb. 7, 2020)
- CNN New Hampshire Town Halls (Feb. 5-6, 2020)
- January Democratic candidates debate in Des Moines, (Jan. 14, 2020)
- December Democratic candidates debate at UCLA, (Dec. 19, 2019)
- November Democratic candidates debate in Atlanta, (Nov. 20, 2019)
- October Democratic candidates debate in Ohio, (Oct. 15, 2019)
- CNN LGBT Town Hall (Oct. 10, 2019)
- Business Insider Republican candidates debate, (Sept. 24, 2019)
- September Democratic candidates debate in Houston, (Sept. 12, 2019)
- CNN Climate Town Hall (Sept. 4, 2019)
- July Democratic candidates debate in Detroit (July 30-31, 2019)
- June Democratic candidates debate in Miami, (June 26-27, 2019)
- CNN Town Halls (April-May, 2019)
- Survey of 2020 Presidential campaign websites
- Politico 2020Dems Presidential survey
- NPR Morning Edition 2020 Presidential survey
- CNN Kfile, investigative reporting on presidential contenders
- Jacobin Magazine, socialist perspectives on presidential contenders
- CNN Town Halls, with presidential contenders
- Fox Town Halls, with presidential contenders
- 2020 Presidential Hopefuls by OnTheIssues.org
Books by 2020 Presidential hopefuls:
- The Truths We Hold, by Kamala Harris (2019)
- Shortest Way Home, by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
- The Mueller Report, investigation and commentary (2019)
- From the Ground Up, by Howard Schultz (2019)
- Where We Go From Here, by Bernie Sanders (2018)
- The Right Answer, by John Delaney (2018)
- An Unlikely Journey, by Julian Castro (2018)
- Healing the Soul of America, by Marianne Williamson (2018)
- Promise Me, Dad, by Joe Biden (2017)
- This Fight Is Our Fight by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
- The Making of Donald Trump by David Cay Johnston (2017)
- United, by Cory Booker (2016)
- The Opposite of Woe, by John Hickenlooper (2016)
- The Senator Next Door, by Amy Klobuchar (2015)
- Off the Sidelines, Kirsten Gillibrand (2014)
- Dealing Death and Drugs, by Beto O'Rourke (2011)
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