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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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Winners and Losers
Gubernatorial candidates from Pennsylvania

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    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from Past and present Governor candidates from Pennsylvania (number of quotes indicated):
  • Allyson Schwartz (6) Pennsylvania Democratic Challenger
  • John Fetterman (3) Pennsylvania Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania Lt. Gov.
  • Katie McGinty (8) Democratic Senate candidate Pennsylvania
  • Ken Krawchuk (19) Pennsylvania Libertarian candidate for governor
  • Lou Barletta (8) Pennsylvania Former Republican candidate for Pennsylvania Governor
  • Scott Wagner (6) Pennsylvania Republican
  • Tom Corbett (6) Pennsylvania Republican Governor
  • Tom Wolf (18) Pennsylvania Democratic Governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
  • Times Observer, "Bill would allow off-label drugs to treat COVID-19," by John Whittaker, Mar 1, 2022
  • Lehigh Valley Express-Times, "'Ghost' flights show Pa. isn't immune to border crisis issues," by Doug Mastriano, Jan. 02, 2022
  • The Pottstown Mercury, "The case for property tax elimination in Pennsylvania," by State Sen Doug Mastriano, February 4, 2022
  • Go Erie, "'Everybody needs to fight.' Anti-vaccine mandate advocates protest at Pa. state Capitol," by Candy Woodall, 11/9/21
  • The Morning Call, "New Pennsylvania education bill: Some say it empowers parents, others say it pits public against teachers," by Ford Turner, Oct 19, 2021
  • York Dispatch, "Pennsylvania doesn't need Texas abortion ban," 9/23/21
  • City & State Pennsylvania, "GOP lawmakers unveil 'Right To Bear Arms Protection Act'," by Justin Sweitzer, May 12, 2021
  • The New Yorker, "A Pennsylvania Lawmaker and the Resurgence of Christian Nationalism," by Eliza Griswold, May 9, 2021
     OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
        Ken Krawchuk: Pre-natal adoption with a right to choose.
        Katie McGinty: Oppose any effort to further restrict abortion rights.
        Tom Wolf: Support abortion rights.
        Allyson Schwartz: Endorsed by Planned Parenthood; she founded women's clinic.
    Budget & Economy
        Ken Krawchuk: Market-led recovery better than stimulus.
    Civil Rights
        Ken Krawchuk: Supports same-sex marriage.
        Tom Wolf: Recognize same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania.
        Tom Corbett: OpEd: Corbett knew federal LGBT laws; OK to change mind.
        Tom Corbett: Supports anti-LGBT-discrimination bill, but not gay marriage.
        Tom Corbett: Apologies for comparing gay marriage to incest.
        Katie McGinty: Expand the reach of the corporate net income tax.
        Tom Corbett: Give up on privatizing state lottery program.
        Ken Krawchuk: Eliminate parole for violent criminals.
        Tom Wolf: Moratorium on death penalty; reprieves to death-row inmates.
        Allyson Schwartz: End the Pennsylvania death penalty.
        Katie McGinty: Moratorium on the death penalty.
        Tom Wolf: Moratorium on the death penalty.
        Ken Krawchuk: Marijuana isn't a gateway drug.
        Allyson Schwartz: Reduce the criminalization of simple marijuana possession.
        Katie McGinty: Legalize medicinal pot; decriminalize recreational pot.
        Tom Wolf: Study states with legal marijuana sales before deciding.
        Tom Wolf: Legalize medicinal marijuana & decriminalize one ounce.
        Ken Krawchuk: Oppose vouchers because of the "political ˙golden rule".
        Katie McGinty: Subsidize state colleges to keep tuition below inflation.
        Tom Wolf: Restore money cut from public schools.
        Tom Corbett: Enable kids in bad schools to attend private schools.
    Energy & Oil
        Lou Barletta: Use coal, nuclear, natural gas; consider alternatives.
        Lou Barletta: Energy regulations cost jobs.
        Ken Krawchuk: I support green energy.
        John Fetterman: Fracking acceptable if it brings thousands of jobs.
        Tom Wolf: Moratorium on gas drilling in state parks and state forests.
        Ken Krawchuk: Fight EPA regulatory over-reach.
        Katie McGinty: Chaired Pres. Clinton's Council on Environmental Quality.
        Tom Corbett: PA rivers are precious for generating many jobs.
    Families & Children
        Scott Wagner: Supports and shines light on efforts to protect LGBT rights.
    Foreign Policy
        Scott Wagner: We are an exceptional nation because we self-correct.
    Free Trade
        Ken Krawchuk: Support free trade.
        Scott Wagner: How can any self-made man not back the free market?
    Government Reform
        Ken Krawchuk: Make voter registration easier.
    Gun Control
        Lou Barletta: Opposes all gun restrictions.
        Ken Krawchuk: Absolute right to gun ownership.
        Allyson Schwartz: Restrictions on both assault weapons and handguns.
        Katie McGinty: Restrictions on assault weapons but not handguns.
        Tom Wolf: Universal background checks, & ban assault weapons.
    Health Care
        Lou Barletta: Protected volunteer firefighters from ObamaCare.
        Ken Krawchuk: Oppose ObamaCare.
        Scott Wagner: Roll back Medicaid expansion and repeal Obamacare.
        Tom Wolf: Expanding health care is good for economy & creates jobs.
        Tom Wolf: Scrap "Healthy PA" subsidizing private insurance coverage.
    Homeland Security
        Ken Krawchuk: Bring the troops home to defend America.
        Scott Wagner: Americans honor veterans by standing up for National Anthem.
        Lou Barletta: Military shouldn't have gay rights imposed.
        Tom Wolf: More services for veterans: education, jobs, & housing.
        Lou Barletta: Make visa overstay a felony.
        Ken Krawchuk: Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens.
        Tom Wolf: Support a Pennsylvania DREAM Act.
        Ken Krawchuk: Oppose affirmative action.
        John Fetterman: Raise minimum wage to $15 per hour.
        Tom Wolf: Raised minimum wage from $7 to $10 per hour.
        Tom Wolf: Increase minimum wage to $10.10 and index it to inflation.
    Principles & Values
        Ken Krawchuk: God by any name should not be government supported.
        John Fetterman: Beat establishment incumbent as Bernie Sanders progressive.
        Scott Wagner: Pastors call on Wagner to apologize to Jewish philanthropist.
    Social Security
        Lou Barletta: Supports safety net of Social Security and Medicare.
        Ken Krawchuk: Privatize Social Security.
        Allyson Schwartz: No further reductions in the public pension benefits.
        Katie McGinty: No further reductions in the public pension benefits.
        Tom Wolf: Maintain defined benefit for public pensions instead of 401k.
        Allyson Schwartz: AdWatch: Trade benefit cuts for balancing budget.
    Tax Reform
        Ken Krawchuk: Pledged to veto every tax increase.
        Tom Wolf: Shift income tax burden to higher earners.
        Lou Barletta: Spend on infrastructure before it costs more.