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)
(click a book cover for a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)
2012 Arizona Senate debates in primary and general election
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from 2012 Arizona Senate debate (number of quotes indicated):
- David Ruben (3)
- Jeff Flake (18)
- Richard Carmona (24)
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
Arizona Senate debates:
- April 26: Washington Post coverage of Carmona-Flake on DREAM Act
- Washington Post blog on Arizona Senate debate, April 26, 2012
- "Ten Questions" in Washington Post: Flake on May 2; Carmona on May 3.
- May 19: DailyBeast.com coverage of Carmona-Flake race
- May 24: Democratic primary debate gather at Sirens' Cafe in Kingman, covered by Kingman Daily Miner
- May 2012: The Sahuarita Sun interviews with Senate primary candidates Carmona and Flake (interviewed separately)
- June 28: Tucson Weekly interview
- Oct. 10: The Hill coverage of first Arizona Senate general election debate.
- Oct. 26: Yuma Sun and KYMA-TV-11 coverage of "Rural Issues" Arizona Senate debate in Yuma, hosted by KAWC Colorado River Public Media and Arizona Western College.
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Richard Carmona: Championed women's health and pre-natal health services.
Budget & Economy|
Richard Carmona: Supply-side economics is valid.
David Ruben: Wealth has become concentrated in the hands of a few.
David Ruben: Take corporate money out of politics.
Energy & Oil|
Jeff Flake: Opposes EPA coal plant emission rule changes.
Jeff Flake: Water is the lifeblood of AZ; and CA is the biggest threat.
Jeff Flake: Uranium mining OK; it won't threaten Grand Canyon.
Jeff Flake: Skeptical on Proposition 120; cooperate with Forest Service.
Richard Carmona: No uranium mining in Arizona Strip watershed area.
Jeff Flake: Push to end the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba.
Jeff Flake: It's out of whack to get sued by Brazil over cotton subsidy.
Richard Carmona: All earmarks are not pork.
Jeff Flake: Opposes Open Government initiative for non-partisan primary.
Richard Carmona: Supports Open Government initiative for non-partisan primary.
Richard Carmona: Repealing ObamaCare means public pays for the uninsured.
Richard Carmona: Would not have voted for ObamaCare.
Richard Carmona: Eliminate waste, fraud, & abuse--then prevention.
David Ruben: Stop restricting how doctors can prescribe pain medication.
Richard Carmona: Helped open the first trauma center in southern Arizona.
Richard Carmona: Indignity of being poor patient in hospital sensitizes me.
Jeff Flake: ObamaCare is a heavy anchor to drag around.
Jeff Flake: Revamp guest-worker programs; it fails our needs.
Richard Carmona: Comprehensive immigration reform ties into the economy.
Richard Carmona: More visas for day-workers to enhance commerce.
Jeff Flake: Replicate operational security from Yuma Sector.
Richard Carmona: Dynamic interdiction plus prevention.
Jeff Flake: Secure the border; then comprehensive reform.
Jeff Flake: SB1070 was imprudent & unconstitutional, but let it stand.
Richard Carmona: Vitriolic 'deport everybody' message loses Hispanics.
Jeff Flake: ObamaCare inhibits small business hiring.
Jeff Flake: Stifling regulations are the biggest job killers.
Richard Carmona: Farm Bill should offer support to struggling farmers.
Principles & Values|
Jeff Flake: Vowed not to serve more than 3 terms in Congress; broke vow.
Richard Carmona: 1999: shot and mortally wounded a deranged murderer.
Richard Carmona: Classified as disabled veteran from Vietnam wounds.
Richard Carmona: Of Puerto Rican descent; grew up poor in Harlem.
Richard Carmona: Seeks to earn the respect of disenfranchised populations.
Jeff Flake: Nobody's talking privatization; ensure solvency after 2026.
Richard Carmona: Raise retirement age; raise payroll tax ceiling above $106K.
Jeff Flake: I have not and will not sign Americans for Tax Reform pledge.
Jeff Flake: Full extension of Bush tax cuts.
Richard Carmona: Extend Bush tax cuts as part of comprehensive reform.
Richard Carmona: Criticized Bush for placing politics ahead of science.
War & Peace|
Richard Carmona: Whatever means necessary to prevent Iranian nukes.
Welfare & Poverty|
Richard Carmona: Experienced poverty and homelessness as child in Harlem.
The above quotations are from 2012 Arizona Senate debates in primary and general election.