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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
United,
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)
Becoming,
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)

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2018 Washington Senate race: debates and news coverage


    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from 2018 WA Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Dave Strider (20) Independent candidate for Washington U. S. Senator Washington
  • Jennifer Ferguson (1) Democratic candidate for Washington U.S. Senator Washington
  • Maria Cantwell (2) Democratic Jr Senator Washington
  • Mike Luke (16) Libertarian candidate for Washington U. S. Senator Washington
  • Susan Hutchison (16) Republican candidate for Washington U. S. Senator Washington
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Washington 2018 Senatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Seattle Times, “Conservatives like what they see in Susan Hutchison,” by Bob Young, October 23, 2009
  • Seattle Met, “Desperately Seeking Susan,” by John Michael Hood, July 14, 2009

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Dave Strider: A woman's body is her choice.
    Susan Hutchison: Will uphold exiting laws on abortion.
Budget & Economy
    Susan Hutchison: Tax cuts led the way to economic growth & more jobs.
    Dave Strider: Sustainable recovery requires more federal spending.
    Mike Luke: Blames inflation on the Federal Reserve banking system.
    Mike Luke: Balance the budget; cut the fat; allow no sacred cows.
Civil Rights
    Susan Hutchison: History of fighting for equal rights for women in workplace.
    Dave Strider: Comfortable with same-sex marriage.
    Mike Luke: States & Feds shouldn't define marriage, including same-sex.
    Mike Luke: Don't require businesses to cater to same-sex couples.
Corporations
    Mike Luke: Wants private and government debt both treated the same.
Crime
    Dave Strider: I have seen too much police control.
    Mike Luke: Repeal laws that punish people without due process.
Drugs
    Susan Hutchison: Strengthen federal prosecution in opioid drug crisis.
    Dave Strider: Allow military honorable discharge after marijuana use.
    Mike Luke: Wants to stop all federal regulation of marijuana.
Education
    Susan Hutchison: Good education is the surest way out of poverty.
    Dave Strider: Vouchers are just a precursor to additional segregation.
    Mike Luke: Abolish the US Department of Education.
Energy & Oil
    Dave Strider: In 6 years we could be free of carbon-based fuels.
Environment
    Susan Hutchison: States should manage their own natural resources, not feds.
    Dave Strider: Let EPA prosecute those poisoning water in cities.
Families & Children
    Jennifer Ferguson: Wants families represented by those not in the oligarchy.
Foreign Policy
    Susan Hutchison: Supports moving U.S. Embassy to Israel's capital Jerusalem.
    Dave Strider: My family has been in North America since 1737.
Free Trade
    Susan Hutchison: Free and fair trade must start with an even playing field.
    Dave Strider: I support fair trade not free trade.
    Mike Luke: Be selective on which nations we do business with.
Government Reform
    Susan Hutchison: Term limits on elected officials, to stop the corruption.
    Dave Strider: Proper ID for voter registration.
    Mike Luke: No surveillance of people; but surveillance of government ok.
    Mike Luke: All levels of government should practice what they preach.
Gun Control
    Susan Hutchison: Supports 2nd Amendment; existing laws need to be enforced.
    Dave Strider: Background checks: no license for felons or other red flags.
    Mike Luke: All non-incarcerated people have right to bear arms.
    Maria Cantwell: Close the background loophole and deal with mental health.
    Maria Cantwell: People on no-fly list shouldn't be able to own a gun.
Health Care
    Susan Hutchison: ObamaCare will lead to socialized medicine.
    Dave Strider: Single-Payer fully funded by the Federal government.
Homeland Security
    Susan Hutchison: Expand depleted military to increase readiness.
    Dave Strider: Funds for veterans, not waging war for profits.
    Mike Luke: End all military spending in other nations.
Immigration
    Susan Hutchison: Build border wall and block illegal entry.
    Dave Strider: All illegal immigrants since genocide of Native Americans.
    Mike Luke: Discourage illegals by stopping welfare benefits.
Jobs
    Dave Strider: Affirmative action is abused in scope & enforcement.
Principles & Values
    Dave Strider: Forced faith is as hollow as a rotted tree.
    Susan Hutchison: Defines herself by her values, starting with love of country.
Social Security
    Dave Strider: Anyone wanting to privatize Soc.Sec. are nothing but thieves.
Tax Reform
    Susan Hutchison: Simple & fair tax code instead of head tax and carbon tax.
    Dave Strider: Supports higher taxes on the wealthy.
Technology
    Susan Hutchison: Wants federal infrastructure dollars for 21st century needs.
War & Peace
    Dave Strider: We are a Republic not an Empire.
    Mike Luke: We waste blood & treasure on unnecessary conflict.
Welfare & Poverty
    Mike Luke: Stop the welfare spending and identify the waste and fraud.


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  • Dave Strider Independent candidate for Washington U. S. Senator Washington
  • Jennifer Ferguson Democratic candidate for Washington U.S. Senator Washington
  • Maria Cantwell Democratic Jr Senator Washington
  • Mike Luke Libertarian candidate for Washington U. S. Senator Washington
  • Susan Hutchison Republican candidate for Washington U. S. Senator Washington

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