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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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2018 Mississippi Senate race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2018 MS Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Cindy Hyde-Smith (1) Republican candidate for Mississippi U. S. Senator Mississippi
  • David Baria (21) Democratic candidate for Mississippi U. S. Senator Mississippi
  • Jensen Bohren (16) Democratic candidate for Mississippi U. S. Senator Mississippi
  • Roger Wicker (17) Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative Mississippi
  • Tate Reeves (3) Mississippi Republican candidate for governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Mississippi 2018 Senatorial debates and race coverage: (6-year seat)
  • Ripon Advance, "Wicker calls on Treasury to drop the hammer on Iran," August 28, 2018
  • TodayInMississippi.com, "Talking with 'Today': Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves," May 26, 2018
  • MillennialPolitics.co, "Bohren Wants to be a Senator Mississippi Can Trust," by Emily Blake, January 6, 2018
  • USA Today, "Civil rights museums: 'I felt the bullets; I felt the tears'," by Jerry Mitchell, December 9, 2017
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center, "U.S. food policy is not health policy," by Gary Pettus, September 8, 2016
  • Reuters.com, "Mississippi clerks cannot claim religious exception to gay marriage," by Dan Whitcomb, June 27, 2016

Mississippi will also hold a special Senate election on Nov. 6, to replace Sen. Thad Cochran.
    Mississippi 2018 Senatorial debates and race coverage: (2-year seat)
  • CNN KFile, "Hyde-Smith pushed resolution praising Confederate soldier," by E.Bradner & A.Kaczynski, Nov. 26, 2018
  • McClatchyDC, "Mike Espy sees runoff as path to a Miss. Senate seat," by William Douglas, September 12, 2018
  • Clarion-Ledger, "Cindy Hyde-Smith will make us all proud," by Gov. Phil Bryant, March 23, 2018
  • USA Today, "Bryant seeks Trump support for Senate appointee Cindy Hyde-Smith," by Geoff Pender, March 22, 2018
  • Clarion-Ledger, "Phil Bryant hopes to sway Donald Trump," by Geoff Pender, March 22, 2018
  • WTVA.com, "Gov. Bryant appoints Cindy Hyde-Smith to succeed Thad Cochran," by Zac Carlisle, March 21, 2018
  • Washington Times, "Mississippi governor appoints Cindy Hyde-Smith," by Victor Morton, March 21, 2018
  • Bustle.com, "Mississippi Will Have Its First Woman Senator Soon," by Lauren Holter, March 21, 2018
  • Huffington Post, "Remembering the $17 Million Dollar Witch Hunt of Mike Espy," by Matthew Lynch, January 8, 2012
  • MillerCenter.org, "Oral History, Secretary of Agriculture," May 15, 2006
  • Los Angeles Times, "Agriculture Secretary Imposes Freeze on Jobs," February 2, 1993
  • The Washington Post, "Is Mike Espy really the NRA?," by Samuel Purchase, February 10, 1989

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    David Baria: Keep abortion & contraception safe, legal & woman's choice.
    Roger Wicker: Roe v Wade has led to a decades-long holocaust.
    Jensen Bohren: Women should have same body autonomy as men.
Budget & Economy
    David Baria: Stimulus spending ok, but hesitant about 2009 Obama plan.
    Roger Wicker: Opposed Obama 2009 stimulus plan & most stimulus plans.
Civil Rights
    Roger Wicker: Allow businesses to deny services to same-sex couples.
    Tate Reeves: Clerks have religious right to refuse gay marriage licenses.
    David Baria: No cutbacks in Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
    Roger Wicker: CPFB is thinly veiled attempt to expand federal control.
    Jensen Bohren: Small businesses need same subsidy that big businesses get.
    Jensen Bohren: Wall Street needs regulations to stop manipulating prices.
    David Baria: Tax giveaways are trouble when obligations aren't met.
    David Baria: Supports criminal justice reform in line with Black Caucus.
    Jensen Bohren: Reformed felons need their voting rights reinstated.
    Jensen Bohren: Private prisons being encouraged to fill up to capacity.
    David Baria: Medical marijuana yes; recreational marijuana no.
    Roger Wicker: Feds should intervene if states legalize marijuana.
    Tate Reeves: Stronger measures against drugs at work.
    David Baria: In favor of legalizing medical marijuana.
    Jensen Bohren: Marijuana should be treated like alcohol and tobacco.
    David Baria: Opposes vouchers for private schools with public money.
    David Baria: Make 2-year colleges tuition free.
    Roger Wicker: Support tax-free savings accounts for private school costs.
    Roger Wicker: Opposes refinancing student loans at lower rates.
    Jensen Bohren: Put the focus on educating the students, not on profits.
Energy & Oil
    David Baria: Limit greenhouse gases; support renewable energy.
    Roger Wicker: Human cause of climate change isn't settled.
    Jensen Bohren: Total shift to green energy sources and transportation.
    David Baria: Prioritize protecting the environment, but no us-vs.-them.
Free Trade
    David Baria: Tariffs have negative impact on Mississippians.
    Roger Wicker: Tariffs hurt, but end results will be greater opportunities.
Government Reform
    Roger Wicker: Opposes limiting campaign donations, and opposes disclosure.
    Jensen Bohren: Prohibit all campaign donations from corporations.
Gun Control
    David Baria: Common-sense measures, like restrict semi-automatic weapons.
    Roger Wicker: More gun control laws are not the answer to gun problems.
    David Baria: I support 2nd Amendment along with rest of Bill of Rights.
    Jensen Bohren: Moratorium on studying gun violence must be lifted.
Health Care
    David Baria: Improve ObamaCare without weakening it.
    Roger Wicker: Repeal massive overhaul of America's healthcare system.
    Jensen Bohren: Cut out middleman and use the taxes for Medicare-For-All.
Homeland Security
    Jensen Bohren: Our vets don't deserve the treatment they have received.
    David Baria: Path to citizenship for DREAMers; earned path for others.
    Roger Wicker: De-fund DREAMer programs; oppose path for citizenship.
    David Baria: Against President Trump's immigration policies.
Principles & Values
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Promoted resolution celebrating Confederacy.
    Tate Reeves: Aligns God with prayers for both state and nation.
    Jensen Bohren: Protect our inalienable rights.
Social Security
    David Baria: Protect Social Security from privatization.
    Roger Wicker: Let workers invest portion in private accounts.
    David Baria: Work hard to protect people's Social Security benefits.
Tax Reform
    David Baria: Trump tax cuts are giveaway to top 1%.
    Roger Wicker: Trump tax cuts give job creators more capital to invest.
    Jensen Bohren: Elect those who actually represent us, not themselves.
    Jensen Bohren: Net Neutrality is fair to all, keeps manipulators at bay.
War & Peace
    Roger Wicker: Withdraw from Iran nuclear treaty & make better deal.
    Roger Wicker: Withdraw from Iran nuke deal, and step up sanctions.
    David Baria: Syria used chemical weapons against its own civilians.
Welfare & Poverty
    Jensen Bohren: Paycheck to paycheck is an abominable way to exist.

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  • Cindy Hyde-Smith Republican candidate for Mississippi U. S. Senator Mississippi
  • David Baria Democratic candidate for Mississippi U. S. Senator Mississippi
  • Jensen Bohren Democratic candidate for Mississippi U. S. Senator Mississippi
  • Roger Wicker Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative Mississippi
  • Tate Reeves Mississippi Republican candidate for governor

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