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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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State of New Mexico Politicians: Archives

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    from State of New Mexico Archives (number of quotes indicated):
  • Allen Weh (4) Republican Senate Challenger New Mexico
  • Ben Ray Lujan (2) Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger New Mexico
  • David Clements (12) Republican Senate Challenger New Mexico
  • Heather Wilson (5) Republican Challenger New Mexico
  • Hector Balderas (3) Former Democratic Primary Challenger (2012) New Mexico
  • Joe Carraro (11) Former Republican Challenger (2006) New Mexico
  • Joe Cervantes (3) New Mexico Democratic candidate for New Mexico Governor
  • Martin Heinrich (7) Democratic Challenger New Mexico
  • Melanie Stansbury (1) Democrat U.S. Rep New Mexico-1
  • Michelle Lujan-Grisham (1) New Mexico Democrat
  • Mick Rich (2) Republican candidate for New Mexico U.S. Senator New Mexico
  • Steve Pearce (9) New Mexico Republican candidate for New Mexico Governor
  • Susana Martinez (14) New Mexico Republican Governor
  • Tom Udall (10) Democratic Sr Senator (Retiring 2020) New Mexico
  • Yvette Herrell (2) Republican U.S. Rep New Mexico- 2
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    Joe Carraro: Abortion ok only for rape & health, and no public funding.
Budget & Economy
    Mick Rich: Feds kill more jobs with regulation than stimulus package.
    Allen Weh: Reduce America's debt; implement balanced budget.
    Heather Wilson: Strongly in favor of a balanced-budget amendment.
    Susana Martinez: Cut spending to balance state budget.
Civil Rights
    Hector Balderas: Same-sex marriage is a civil rights issue.
    Martin Heinrich: Supports marriage equality; opposes DOMA.
    Heather Wilson: Don't criminalize teasing gays in school; it's free speech.
    Tom Udall: Pushed for years on wage gap between men and women.
    Joe Carraro: No civil unions, and no same-sex marriage.
    Joe Carraro: No affirmative action in state college nor state hiring.
    Susana Martinez: $4.75M investment in Job Training Incentive Program.
    Steve Pearce: Less regulation on businesses.
    Tom Udall: Opposes tax subsidies that favor large corporations.
    Susana Martinez: Vetoed restricting use of solitary confinement on minors.
    Joe Cervantes: Supported restricting use of solitary confinement on minors.
    Yvette Herrell: Opposed restricting use of solitary confinement on minors.
    David Clements: Support 4th amendment: freedom from unreasonable searches.
    Joe Carraro: Supports the death penalty.
    Joe Carraro: No parole for repeat violent offenders; plus more prisons.
    Joe Carraro: Decriminalize marijuana, and allow doctors to prescribe it.
    David Clements: Reduce taxes so families can pay for private schools.
    Susana Martinez: The Bridge: joint high school diploma and associate's degree.
    Susana Martinez: $13.5M for New Mexico Reads to Lead.
    Susana Martinez: Keep great teachers by retention rewards.
    Susana Martinez: A-F school grading system will increase transparency.
    Tom Udall: No Child Left Behind Act has hurt student achievement.
    Joe Carraro: Supports vouchers for public, private, and religious schools.
    Joe Carraro: Supports voluntary prayer in public schools.
Energy & Oil
    David Clements: Lower energy costs by letting market decide what makes sense.
    Heather Wilson: Stop pursuing green dreams on energy.
    Martin Heinrich: Develop NM solar and wind, not coal and oil.
    Martin Heinrich: Supports cap-and-trade; it causes no big energy costs.
    Steve Pearce: Set aside 6.4M acres in New Mexico for solar panels.
    Tom Udall: Supports solar energy with heart & soul.
    Steve Pearce: More domestic oil production & more nuclear power.
    Tom Udall: Supports renewable electricity standard for public utilities.
    Joe Carraro: More funds for alternative fuel AND for traditional sources.
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Invest in healthy soil program to improve health & yield.
    Joe Cervantes: Invest in healthy soil program to improve health & yield.
    Melanie Stansbury: Invest in healthy soil program to improve health & yield.
    David Clements: Stop federal regulations which take over farming & property.
    Susana Martinez: Oversee natural resources to balance economy & environment.
Families & Children
    Susana Martinez: Amber Alert whenever a New Mexico child is abducted.
Free Trade
    David Clements: Consumers should pick winners and losers, not government.
Government Reform
    David Clements: Bureaucratic intervention distorts economy.
    Steve Pearce: Pay contractors on time; reforms to contract smaller firms.
    Joe Carraro: Some campaign donation limits, plus spending limits.
Gun Control
    David Clements: Right to bear arms protects all of our other rights.
    Joe Carraro: Allow concealed carry, with licenses.
Health Care
    Allen Weh: Fix the healthcare train wreck we've got now.
    David Clements: Replace ObamaCare with free market solutions.
    Steve Pearce: Safety is an issue for reimporting drugs.
    Tom Udall: Allow drug reimportation & negotiation with drug companies.
    Steve Pearce: Allow small businesses to group together for health plans.
    Tom Udall: Goal should be universal access for everyone.
Homeland Security
    Allen Weh: Defense spending has been cut too much.
    Allen Weh: Defense spending has been cut too much.
    David Clements: Defend the missions of our military labs and bases.
    Hector Balderas: Reduce some defense spending by drawing down wars.
    Ben Ray Lujan: Supports Comprehensive Immigration Reform.
    Ben Ray Lujan: Opposes the Muslim and Refugee Ban.
    Susana Martinez: Stop the magnet for human trafficking, fraud and crime.
    Heather Wilson: Permanent solution instead of DREAM Act.
    Martin Heinrich: Step up border enforcement; but also DREAM Act.
    Martin Heinrich: Arizona anti-immigrant law is racial profiling.
    Martin Heinrich: Arizona anti-immigrant law is racial profiling.
    Steve Pearce: Supports path to legalization for illegal immigrants.
    Tom Udall: Reject legalization for anyone here illegally.
    Susana Martinez: Vetoed raising state minimum wage to $9/hour.
    Yvette Herrell: Oppose raising state minimum wage to $9/hour.
    Joe Cervantes: Support raising state minimum wage to $9/hour.
    Susana Martinez: Protect government jobs at our labs and military bases.
    Heather Wilson: Sequestration would cut 20,000 jobs at N.M. national labs.
Local Issues
    Susana Martinez: Invest in the Paseo del Norte expansion.
Social Security
    David Clements: Keep promises for seniors; significant reforms if younger.
    Steve Pearce: We must improve the rates of return on Trust Fund.
    Tom Udall: Privatization of Social Security is a very bad idea.
Tax Reform
    David Clements: Make the tax code simple and regulations predictable.
    Mick Rich: Repair & renew infrastructure, the backbone of our economy.
    Susana Martinez: Protect Spaceport New Mexico from lawsuit abuse.
    Martin Heinrich: Invest in infrastructure and tech transfer.
War & Peace
    David Clements: No executive War Powers; only Congress should declare war.
    Steve Pearce: If Iraq falls, so will other moderate regimes in the region.
    Tom Udall: Time to start working on a troop pullout.
Welfare & Poverty
    Hector Balderas: Raised on food stamps by struggling single mother.

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