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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)
United,
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)
Becoming,
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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Legislative voting records for Delaware House and Senate


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    from DE legislative records (number of quotes indicated):
  • ACLU (1)
  • Bethany Hall-Long (9) Delaware Democratic Challenger
  • Colin Bonini (14) Delaware Republican 2020 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Heritage Foundation (1)
  • Jack Markell (9) Delaware Democratic Governor (term-limited 2016)
  • John Carney (4) Delaware Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Mike Katz (3) Indepdendent Challenger Delaware
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    Delaware state legislative voting records, including these candidates:

  • DE-D Bethany Hall-Long, 2024 candidate for Governor
    Lieutenant Governor of Delaware, 2017-2024
    Member of the Delaware Senate, 10th district, 2008-2016
    Member of the Delaware House of Representatives, 8th district, 2002-2008

  • DE-D Bethany Hall-Long - 2024 candidate for Governor 26th Lieutenant Governor of Delaware, since 2017
    Member of the Delaware Senate, 10th district, 2008-2016
    Member of the Delaware House of Representatives, 8th district, 2002-2008

  • DE-R Colin Bonini - 2016 Candidate for Governor
    nominee for State Treasurer in 2010
    State Senator from the 16th district since 1995

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Civil Rights
    Bethany Hall-Long: Delaware becomes 11th state to legalize gay marriage.
    Colin Bonini: Against Delaware legalizing gay marriage.
    Jack Markell: Delaware becomes 11th state to legalize gay marriage.
Crime
    Colin Bonini: Apply "hate crime" to police and firefighters.
    Bethany Hall-Long: Cruelty to animals includes extended tethering of dogs.
    Colin Bonini: Don't include tethering of dogs as cruelty to animals.
    Jack Markell: Cruelty to animals includes extended tethering of dogs.
    Mike Katz: Cruelty to animals includes extended tethering of dogs.
Drugs
    Colin Bonini: Keep marijuana criminal offenses if under age 21.
    John Carney: Decriminalize under-age marijuana possession.
    Bethany Hall-Long: Decriminalize having one ounce or less of marijuana.
    Colin Bonini: Don't decriminalize even one ounce or less of marijuana.
    Jack Markell: Decriminalize having one ounce or less of marijuana.
    Bethany Hall-Long: Decriminalize marijuana possession for personal use.
    Colin Bonini: Don't decriminalize marijuana possession for personal use.
    Heritage Foundation: Don't decriminalize marijuana possession for personal use.
    Jack Markell: Decriminalize marijuana possession for personal use.
Government Reform
    Colin Bonini: Delaware should not join National Popular Vote compact.
    John Carney: Delaware should join National Popular Vote compact.
    Bethany Hall-Long: Broaden disclosure requirements for political ads.
    Colin Bonini: Broaden disclosure requirements for political ads.
    Jack Markell: Broaden disclosure requirements for political ads.
    Mike Katz: Broaden disclosure requirements for political ads.
Gun Control
    Colin Bonini: Opposed mandating safe storage of loaded firearms.
    John Carney: Signed law mandating safe storage of loaded firearms.
    Bethany Hall-Long: Don't require owners of lost/stolen handguns to report it.
    Colin Bonini: Don't require owners of lost/stolen handguns to report it.
    Jack Markell: Require owners of lost/stolen handguns to report it.
    ACLU: Don't add state mental health records to national database.
    Bethany Hall-Long: Add state mental health records to national database.
    Colin Bonini: Don't add state mental health records to national database.
    Jack Markell: Add state mental health records to national database.
    Mike Katz: Add state mental health records to national database.
Immigration
    Bethany Hall-Long: Allow driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants.
    Colin Bonini: Don't allow driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants.
    Jack Markell: Allow driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants.
Jobs
    Colin Bonini: Raise minimum wage, add training wage, youth wage.
    John Carney: Raise minimum wage, add training wage, youth wage.
Technology
    Bethany Hall-Long: Criminalize unlawful use of unmanned aircraft systems.
    Colin Bonini: Don't criminalize unlawful use of unmanned aircraft systems.
    Jack Markell: Criminalize unlawful use of unmanned aircraft systems.


The above quotations are from Legislative voting records for Delaware House and Senate.

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Legislation citations (from news media or state archives):
  • SB16: Giffords Law Center, "Reporting Lost or Stolen Guns," downloaded 11/18/23, (Link)
  • HB39: Marijuana Policy Project, "Delaware's Decriminalization Law: An Overview," downloaded 10/19/23, (Link)
  • Delaware Business Times, "Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long runs for governor," by Katie Tabeling, September 12, 2023, (Link)
  • SB59: WGBH Boston NPR, "Massachusetts Ballot Question 4: What you need to know about driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants," October 06, 2022; updated Aug. 28, 2023," by Aleix Cohan, (Link)
  • Coastal Point, "ARPA funding to support Delaware housing initiatives," Jul 25, 2023, (Link)
  • HB75: Office of the Governor press release, "Governor Signs Marriage Equality Bill Into Law," May 7, 2013, (Link)
  • HB195: National Conference of State Legislatures, "Current Unmanned Aircraft State Law Landscape," March 27, 2023, (Link)
  • UDaily (University of Delaware), "Advocacy Matters," by Amy Cherry, March 02, 2023, (Link)
  • HB75: Heritage Foundation, "Heritage Explains Podcast: The New Gay Marriage Bill," Sept. 26, 2022, (Link)
  • Daily State News, "Pride Festival brings message of inclusivity to Dover," by Tim Mastro, June 4, 2022, (Link)
  • Daily State News, "Delaware Hispanic Commission highlights immigrants' stories," by Rachel Sawicki, September 23, 2021, (Link)
  • BillTrack50 on DE SB45, on under-age marijuana possession, 7/31/2019
  • HB63: NRA-ILA press release, "Delaware: House Passes Gun Control Legislation to the Senate," March 26, 2019
  • SB22: Delaware Public Radio, "Bill binding Delaware's electoral votes to nat'l popular vote creates controversy," by Sarah Mueller, Mar 6, 2019
  • HB483: The Capital Daily, "2018 General Assembly finally wraps up: Stalls, political fights dominate final hours," by Matt Bittle, Jul 1, 2018
  • Delaware SB 263, on hate crime, (Colin Bonini), 6/7/2016
  • SB59: NBC-10 Philadelphia, "Delaware Approves Bill Allowing Immigrant Driver's Licenses," by Randall Chase, July 1, 2015, (Link)
  • HB39: WPVI ABC-6, "Delaware Senate set to vote on marijuana bill," June 18, 2015, (Link)
  • HB39: Heritage Foundation, "Legalizing Marijuana: Why Citizens Should Just Say No," September 13, 2010, by Charles Stimson, (Link)

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