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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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CNN N. H. Town Hall on eve of N. H. primary
at Saint Anselm College, Manchester NH



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  • Amy Klobuchar (3) Minnesota Democratic candidate for President; Minnesota Senator
  • Andrew Yang (6) Democratic candidate for President; CEO
  • Bernie Sanders (4) Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Deval Patrick (15) Massachusetts Democratic Governor
  • Elizabeth Warren (5) Massachusetts Senator
  • Joe Biden (4) Democratic V.P.
  • Pete Buttigieg (6) Indiana Democratic candidate for President; Mayor of South Bend, IN
  • Tom Steyer (7) Possible Democratic candidate for President from California
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Budget & Economy
    Tom Steyer: Balanced budget in good economies, but spend in tough times.
Civil Rights
    Deval Patrick: Events in Charlottesville show we are in deep trouble.
    Tom Steyer: Increase disability funding; we all succeed together.
Corporations
    Deval Patrick: Focus investments on community as part as long-term value.
Crime
    Deval Patrick: Black Lives Matter doesn't mean you hate police.
Drugs
    Pete Buttigieg: Put boundaries on what phamra companies can do.
    Andrew Yang: Take billions from drug companies to fix opioid crisis.
    Elizabeth Warren: Opioid crisis has stigma like AIDS & needs increased funding.
Education
    Bernie Sanders: Freeze private charter schools; they have no accountability.
    Deval Patrick: A year of college fees for a year of service.
    Pete Buttigieg: Stand up and support public education.
    Tom Steyer: Hold charter schools to same standards as public schools.
Energy & Oil
    Deval Patrick: Cap-and-trade via Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
    Deval Patrick: Massachusetts met Paris Climate rules while he was Governor.
    Tom Steyer: Cap-and-trade market-based approaches are ineffective.
Environment
    Bernie Sanders: Single-use plastic is a crisis among many pollution crises.
    Andrew Yang: Eliminate the penny to speed up economy & save environment.
    Tom Steyer: Environmental justice means clean air & water.
Families & Children
    Deval Patrick: In my youth, whole community raised its kids.
    Deval Patrick: Simplify funding for mental illness treatment.
    Pete Buttigieg: Healing & Belonging Grants: more mental healthcare support.
    Tom Steyer: $100M/year for mental health, to reduce suicide & depression.
Foreign Policy
    Elizabeth Warren: Let Israelis and Palestinians decide together on Jerusalem.
    Joe Biden: Putin wants to weaken NATO and democracy.
Government Reform
    Deval Patrick: Democracy Agenda: first legislative package as president.
    Andrew Yang: Make Election Day a national holiday.
Gun Control
    Amy Klobuchar: Close the boyfriend loophole; no guns for abusers.
    Deval Patrick: State gun laws don't matter when guns come from other states.
    Andrew Yang: Personalize guns so only the owner can fire it.
    Elizabeth Warren: Lethality of guns makes more suicides & domestic violence.
    Elizabeth Warren: Multiple solutions to gun deaths, like with highway deaths.
Health Care
    Bernie Sanders: Every president since FDR has tried to fix healthcare.
    Bernie Sanders: More money into research for pandemics like coronavirus.
    Deval Patrick: Crying need for research of Alzheimers & disabling diseases.
    Pete Buttigieg: Support people facing assisted suicide from terminal illness.
    Joe Biden: Biden Cancer Initiative: data from multiple researchers.
Immigration
    Deval Patrick: Allowed MA to shelter Central American refugee children.
    Pete Buttigieg: Community Renewal Visas: fast-track rural immigration.
    Elizabeth Warren: Restore aid to Central America to reduce emigration.
Principles & Values
    Deval Patrick: I am a man of faith; my decisions are grounded in faith.
    Pete Buttigieg: Government belongs to people of every religion & no religion.
    Joe Biden: We had to wait until after election to tell about it.
Social Security
    Amy Klobuchar: Raise cap above "donut hole": FICA over $250,000.
    Joe Biden: 6.2% FICA tax on all earnings over $400,000.
Tax Reform
    Deval Patrick: Raise the estate tax to 55%.
Technology
    Deval Patrick: Infrastructure creates jobs now and builds base for future.
    Andrew Yang: Preserve our data rights and our data dignity.
War & Peace
    Amy Klobuchar: Require Congressional approval for war with Iran.
    Andrew Yang: Require Congress to declare war.


The above quotations are from CNN N. H. Town Hall on eve of N. H. primary
at Saint Anselm College, Manchester NH.
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