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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)
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)

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2019 CNN Climate Crisis Town Hall


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    from 2019 Town Hall (number of quotes indicated):
  • Amy Klobuchar (6) Minnesota Democratic candidate for President; Minnesota Senator
  • Andrew Yang (6) Democratic candidate for President; CEO
  • Bernie Sanders (6) Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Beto O`Rourke (6) Texas Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from TX
  • Cory Booker (9) New Jersey Mayor of Newark; N.J. Senator
  • Elizabeth Warren (4) Massachusetts Senator
  • Joe Biden (3) Democratic V.P.
  • Julian Castro (5) Texas Mayor of San Antonio; HUD Secretary
  • Kamala Harris (7) California Democratic candidate for President; California Senator
  • Pete Buttigieg (8) Indiana Democratic candidate for President; Mayor of South Bend, IN
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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Bernie Sanders: Totally absurd for U.S. to limit birth control abroad.
Budget & Economy
    Elizabeth Warren: Utility profit is OK if they don't externalize costs.
Corporations
    Cory Booker: You can't separate corporate corruption from other issues.
Energy & Oil
    Amy Klobuchar: Our mission: solve climate crisis, without harming economy.
    Amy Klobuchar: No all-out ban on fracking; we need a transition.
    Andrew Yang: Stop subsidizing fossil fuel industries; support carbon tax.
    Beto O`Rourke: Net zero greenhouse emissions on public lands.
    Beto O`Rourke: Price carbon via cap-and-trade, not carbon tax.
    Beto O`Rourke: El Paso and other southern cities will become uninhabitable.
    Cory Booker: Zero carbon by 2030 requires nuclear as part of the blend.
    Cory Booker: GOP is only party on earth that denies climate change.
    Cory Booker: Ban fracking, and no new oil leases, on public land.
    Joe Biden: Undo what Trump has done, from CAFE to other standards.
    Joe Biden: Limit fracking at state level, but disallow new drilling.
    Julian Castro: The ice caps are melting; the Amazon is on fire.
    Julian Castro: People First, Planet First: net-zero by 2045.
    Pete Buttigieg: Set up climate action plan as South Bend Mayor.
    Pete Buttigieg: Polluters pay carbon tax; redistribute it to those affected.
    Pete Buttigieg: No more intermediate steps: de-carbonize industry by 2050.
Environment
    Amy Klobuchar: Environmental justice: impacted community gets what's needed.
    Amy Klobuchar: Supports Endangered Species Act, but supports de-listing.
    Andrew Yang: Reformulate GDP to account for clean air & clean water.
    Andrew Yang: Clean water is a fundamental human right.
    Bernie Sanders: Deal with existing nuclear waste before creating any more.
    Bernie Sanders: Reform FEMA to stop rebuilding in same place after storms.
    Cory Booker: I'm vegan, but I won't take away your hamburgers.
    Cory Booker: Next-generation nuclear power is safe with little waste.
    Cory Booker: Deforestation of Amazon started long before current fires.
    Elizabeth Warren: Help Native Americans continue stewardship of their lands.
    Elizabeth Warren: We need a Blue New Deal to protect our oceans and fisheries.
    Julian Castro: Backed fracking as mayor; leave bans to each community.
    Julian Castro: Reinstate private right to sue polluters.
    Julian Castro: PAW: connect the dots for Protecting Animals and Wildlife.
    Kamala Harris: Declare drinking water emergency on Day One.
    Kamala Harris: Ban fracking & offshore drilling.
    Kamala Harris: Ban plastic straws & bags; limit single-use plastic.
    Kamala Harris: I like cheeseburgers, but less meat in food pyramid.
    Kamala Harris: Figure out what to do with nuclear waste--not Yucca Mountain.
    Pete Buttigieg: Regulate plastics; incentives for non-plastic replacements.
Families & Children
    Amy Klobuchar: Do what science tells us on obesity: more info on labels.
    Pete Buttigieg: Generational justice for those who'll come in the future.
Foreign Policy
    Beto O`Rourke: U.S. investment in Brazil incentivizes burning the Amazon.
    Beto O`Rourke: We left Puerto Rico unprotected & under-funded for disasters.
    Beto O`Rourke: Syrian War partly based on climate; expect more migration.
    Pete Buttigieg: Syrian Civil War partially based on climate security.
Free Trade
    Cory Booker: Labor & environment should be at center of every trade deal.
Government Reform
    Andrew Yang: You get what you measure, so decide what to measure.
    Bernie Sanders: We need major filibuster reform, but don't abolish it.
    Kamala Harris: Get rid of the Senate filibuster to pass Green New Deal.
Health Care
    Bernie Sanders: We lose 30,000 people a year due to not going to the doctor.
Homeland Security
    Andrew Yang: Military dumps oil at end of year, to avoid losing budget.
    Bernie Sanders: Cut military spending to pay for fixing climate change.
Jobs
    Amy Klobuchar: Focus on rural & job aspects of green energy transition.
    Elizabeth Warren: Require green technology be built by American union jobs.
Technology
    Andrew Yang: Apply geoengineering fixes, but ALSO reduce carbon emissions.
    Joe Biden: High-speed rail & mass transit would remove millions of cars.
    Kamala Harris: All electric cars and school buses by 2045.
    Pete Buttigieg: Can't solve problem by air travel ban; focus on fast trains.
War & Peace
    Cory Booker: War & Peace.
Welfare & Poverty
    Pete Buttigieg: Every religion says we should care for our neighbors.


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