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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 Washington

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    from Past and present Governor candidates from Washington (number of quotes indicated):
  • Alec Ross (1) Maryland Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Allan Fung (1) Rhode Island Republican candidate for governor of Rhode Island
  • Allyson Schwartz (4) Pennsylvania Democratic Challenger
  • Andrew Cuomo (1) New York Democratic Governor
  • Asa Hutchinson (2) Arkansas Republican Governor
  • Barbara Buono (1) New Jersey Democratic Challenger
  • Ben Jealous (1) Maryland Democratic candidate for governor of Maryland
  • Bill Bryant (13) Washington Republican 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Bill Haslam (1) Tennessee Republican Governor
  • Bob McDonnell (6) Virginia Republican Governor
  • Colin Bonini (2) Delaware Republican 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Creigh Deeds (3) Virginia Democrat Challenger (2009)
  • Diane Black (1) Tennessee Republican candidate for Tennessee Governor
  • Ed Gillespie (1) Virginia Republican 2017 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Frank Wagner (1) Virginia Republican
  • Jack Markell (2) Delaware Democratic Governor (term-limited 2016)
  • Jay Inslee (4) Washington Democratic Governor
  • Jerry Brown (4) California Democratic Governor
  • John Gregg (1) Indiana Democratic 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • John Kasich (2) Ohio Republican Governor
  • Katie McGinty (7) Democratic Senate candidate Pennsylvania
  • Ken Cuccinelli (5) Virginia Republican Challenger
  • Larry Hogan (5) Maryland Republican Governor
  • Martin O`Malley (1) Maryland Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Maya Cummings (1) Maryland Democratic candidate for Maryland governor
  • Mike Pence (1) Indiana Republican nominee for Vice President
  • Neel Kashkari (5) California Republican Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Paul LePage (1) Maine Republican Governor
  • Peter Shumlin (1) Vermont Democratic Governor (retiring 2016)
  • Ralph Northam (5) Virginia Democratic 2017 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Terry McAuliffe (3) Virginia Democratic Challenger
  • Tim Kaine (1) Virginia Democratic Nominee for Vice President
  • Tom Corbett (1) Pennsylvania Republican Governor
  • Tom Perriello (2) Virginia Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Tom Wolf (1) Pennsylvania Democratic Governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Maya Cummings: Emily's List endorsement.
    Tom Perriello: Backs pro-choice groups.
    Bill Bryant: I don't want the government telling me how to live my life.
    Katie McGinty: Oppose any effort to further restrict abortion rights.
    Ken Cuccinelli: No new abortion restrictions as governor.
    Bob McDonnell: Supported 35 restrictive bills, even with rape & incest.
    Creigh Deeds: Backs abortion rights without parental consent.
Budget & Economy
    Jerry Brown: Ping-pong budgeting makes no sense.
Civil Rights
    Bill Haslam: Remove Confederate statues from state capitol.
    Diane Black: Confederate statues are part of history.
    Tom Perriello: Embraces same-sex marriage.
    Ralph Northam: Backs marriage rights for same-sex couples.
    Bill Bryant: Supports repeal of right to transgender bathroom choice.
    Larry Hogan: Respect state law on same-sex marriage (even if not my view).
    Larry Hogan: I evolved and will not repeal same-sex marriage law.
    Larry Hogan: Opposes a transgender rights bill.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Homosexuality is against nature and harmful to society.
    Barbara Buono: Push legislature to legalize gay marriage.
    Colin Bonini: Opposed same-sex marriage for Delaware.
    Jack Markell: Supported same-sex marriage for Delaware.
    Katie McGinty: Expand the reach of the corporate net income tax.
    Tom Corbett: Give up on privatizing state lottery program.
    Neel Kashkari: Corporate rate complexity encourages investment abroad.
    Asa Hutchinson: Four executions in 8 days; keep protocol of lethal injection.
    John Kasich: Black Lives Matter means the system doesn't work for them.
    John Kasich: Police must understand challenges of black community.
    Allyson Schwartz: End the Pennsylvania death penalty.
    Katie McGinty: Moratorium on the death penalty.
    Ralph Northam: We spend $67 million a year enforcing our marijuana laws.
    Colin Bonini: Decriminalizing marijuana sends young people wrong message.
    Jack Markell: Decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.
    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.
    Jerry Brown: How many people can get stoned and still have a great state?
    Martin O`Malley: Baltimore recovered from open-air drug markets.
    Bill Bryant: Act aggressively to support charter schools.
    Katie McGinty: Subsidize state colleges to keep tuition below inflation.
    Bob McDonnell: Supports charter schools.
    Creigh Deeds: Don't divert money from schools, even in recession.
Energy & Oil
    Bill Bryant: I believe in climate change, but focus elsewhere.
    Jay Inslee: I see climate change already affecting Washingtonians.
    Bill Bryant: Supported leasing oil drilling port for jobs benefit.
    Jay Inslee: Supports oil refinery (plus biofuel) along Columbia River.
    Bill Bryant: Allow oil rigs through Port of Seattle for Arctic drilling.
    Terry McAuliffe: Co-founded GreenTech electric car company, in Mississippi.
    Bob McDonnell: Opposes cap-and-trade as congressional encroachment.
    Creigh Deeds: No cap-and-trade during recession.
    Bill Bryant: OpEd: Claims conservationism, but enabled Arctic drilling.
    Jerry Brown: $25B for water-shortage farmland.
Families & Children
    Tim Kaine: 2005: "conservative on family;" oppose same-sex marriage.
Foreign Policy
    Asa Hutchinson: Eradicate North Korean leadership, but no assassinations.
Free Trade
    Bill Bryant: Expand trade and tourism; that creates jobs.
    Jay Inslee: Foreign trade & strong workforce are inextricably linked.
Gun Control
    Larry Hogan: Ban bump stocks and other rapid-trigger devices.
    Larry Hogan: Increase age of unsupervised access from 16 to 18.
    Bill Bryant: I support the second amendment.
    Allyson Schwartz: Restrictions on both assault weapons and handguns.
    Katie McGinty: Restrictions on assault weapons but not handguns.
Health Care
    Alec Ross: Favors public option over single payer.
    Bill Bryant: The ACA made employers hire fewer full-time employees.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Opposes ObamaCare and opposes delaying its implementation.
    Terry McAuliffe: Supports ObamaCare's expanding the state's Medicaid program.
    Bob McDonnell: Resist congressional encroachment & socialized medicine.
    Allan Fung: Federal authorities notified on illegal immigrants releases.
    Ralph Northam: Support driver's licenses for illegal immigrants.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Path to citizenship ok as part of compromise.
    Terry McAuliffe: Support the DREAM Act for legalizing minors.
    Neel Kashkari: Expand visa programs for highly skilled workers.
    Ralph Northam: Tiebreaker in favor of increasing the minimum wage.
Local Issues
    Jay Inslee: Washingtonians work harder, but not sharing national wealth.
Principles & Values
    John Gregg: Calls himself a "gun-totin' Bible-quotin' Democrat".
    Peter Shumlin: Retiring after three terms to return to the business world.
    Bill Bryant: Good Catholic but for separation of church & state.
    Bob McDonnell: Indicted on corruption charges days after leaving office.
    Ralph Northam: Religious sectarianism has no place in politics.
Social Security
    Mike Pence: Personal investment for Social Security retirement.
    Allyson Schwartz: No further reductions in the public pension benefits.
    Katie McGinty: No further reductions in the public pension benefits.
    Neel Kashkari: Index for inflation; increase retirement age; means-testing.
    Andrew Cuomo: Expose obscure formulas that cause automatic increases.
    Neel Kashkari: We must cut entitlements, to avoid national insolvency.
Tax Reform
    Ben Jealous: Tax the top 1% earners by 1% to pay for free college.
    Ed Gillespie: Use 40% of projected revenue growth for tax relief.
    Frank Wagner: More taxes to pay for chronic lack of transportation funding.
    Bill Bryant: As port commissioner, his lean budget led to tax relief.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Cut taxes by $1.4 billion a year.
    Bob McDonnell: Opposed tax increases for core government services.
    Bill Bryant: Refocus Transportation Dept. on reducing traffic congestion.
Welfare & Poverty
    Jerry Brown: 1977: Visited tenement & prison to see 1st-hand.
    Neel Kashkari: With $40 & no job, economy hasn't improved since 2011.
    Paul LePage: Give people in need a hand up; don't give unneeded hand-outs.

The above quotations are from Winners and Losers
Gubernatorial candidates from Washington.

Gubernatorial winners and losers in each state:

AK -  AL -  AR -  AZ -  CA -  CO -  CT -  DE -  FL -  GA -  HI -  IA -  ID -  IL -  IN -  KS -  KY -  LA -  MA - 
MD -  ME -  MI -  MN -  MO -  MS -  MT -  NC -  ND -  NE -  NH -  NJ -  NM -  NV -  NY - 
OH -  OK -  OR -  PA -  RI -  SC -  SD -  TN -  TX -  UT -  VA -  VT -  WA -  WI -  WV -  WY - 

Senatorial winners and losers in each state:

AK -  AL -  AR -  AZ -  CA -  CO -  CT -  DE -  FL -  GA -  HI -  IA -  ID -  IL -  IN -  KS -  KY -  LA -  MA - 
MD -  ME -  MI -  MN -  MO -  MS -  MT -  NC -  ND -  NE -  NH -  NJ -  NM -  NV -  NY - 
OH -  OK -  OR -  PA -  RI -  SC -  SD -  TN -  TX -  UT -  VA -  VT -  WA -  WI -  WV -  WY - 

U.S. House of Representatives winners and losers in each state:

AK -  AL -  AR -  AZ -  CA -  CO -  CT -  DE -  FL -  GA -  HI -  IA -  ID -  IL -  IN -  KS -  KY -  LA -  MA - 
MD -  ME -  MI -  MN -  MO -  MS -  MT -  NC -  ND -  NE -  NH -  NJ -  NM -  NV -  NY - 
OH -  OK -  OR -  PA -  RI -  SC -  SD -  TN -  TX -  UT -  VA -  VT -  WA -  WI -  WV -  WY - 

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