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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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2020 CNN Town Halls


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    from 2020 CNN Town Hall (number of quotes indicated):
  • Amy Klobuchar (8) Minnesota Democratic candidate for President; Minnesota Senator
  • Bernie Sanders (7) Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Elizabeth Warren (7) Massachusetts Senator
  • Kamala Harris (9) California Democratic candidate for President; California Senator
  • Marianne Williamson (14) Democratic candidate for President
  • Pete Buttigieg (9) Indiana Democratic candidate for President; Mayor of South Bend, IN
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Abortion
    Marianne Williamson: Abortion is about private morality; government has no role.
Civil Rights
    Bernie Sanders: Even prisoners should still have right to vote.
    Kamala Harris: Legalize sex work, but fight trafficking and abuse.
    Kamala Harris: Women's issues are really about everyone.
    Kamala Harris: Ally of LGBTQ community; must end discrimination.
    Pete Buttigieg: If U.S. to address human rights, we need to be credible.
    Marianne Williamson: Reparations are an appropriate response to country's history.
    Marianne Williamson: Attacks on gay rights is attack on us all.
Corporations
    Elizabeth Warren: Break up big tech platforms like Amazon & Google.
    Pete Buttigieg: Anti-trust law must go beyond pricing to deal with high tech.
Crime
    Elizabeth Warren: Must get serious about gun control & background checks.
    Kamala Harris: Have a conversation on whether prisoners should vote.
    Pete Buttigieg: Restore voting rights for ex-cons, but not those in prison.
Drugs
    Amy Klobuchar: Use drug courts; diversity in law enforcement.
    Elizabeth Warren: Change to pro-legalization of marijuana.
Education
    Amy Klobuchar: Address student debt in ways beyond free college.
    Amy Klobuchar: Loan forgiveness for those taking public service jobs.
    Elizabeth Warren: Roll back student debt; free college going forward.
    Kamala Harris: Change rules on student debt: reduce interest, income based.
    Pete Buttigieg: States should take on more of cost of higher education.
    Pete Buttigieg: Supports loan forgiveness but not across the board.
    Marianne Williamson: Wipe out college loans burdening the young.
Energy & Oil
    Amy Klobuchar: Would rejoin climate pact & propose new legislation.
    Bernie Sanders: End fossil fuel; move toward wind and solar.
    Elizabeth Warren: Supports Green New Deal; invest in green infrastructure.
    Kamala Harris: Green New Deal sets agenda for dealing with climate change.
    Marianne Williamson: Climate change biggest crisis of our time.
Environment
    Marianne Williamson: Deal with factory farming by having environmentalists at EPA.
Families & Children
    Marianne Williamson: Need a cabinet department to focus on children and youth.
Foreign Policy
    Bernie Sanders: Supports Israel's right to exist, not Netanyahu.
    Marianne Williamson: Support Israeli security & Palestinian human rights.
    Marianne Williamson: Return moral principles to our foreign policy.
Free Trade
    Pete Buttigieg: Free trade doesn't have to mean exporting jobs.
Government Reform
    Marianne Williamson: DC should have representation in Congress.
    Marianne Williamson: Must address election security & Russian interference.
Gun Control
    Kamala Harris: If Congress won't pass gun laws, do it by executive action.
    Marianne Williamson: Gun laws are driven by profits of gun manufacturers.
Health Care
    Amy Klobuchar: Ensure vets get equal support for mental health.
    Amy Klobuchar: Supports public option for Medicaid & Medicare.
    Amy Klobuchar: Take on Big Pharma on prices & lack of competition.
    Bernie Sanders: Single payer will transform health care for the better.
    Kamala Harris: Private insurance not victims under single payer.
    Marianne Williamson: Make Medicare for All a public option.
Immigration
    Pete Buttigieg: There's a consensus on immigration if we have the will.
    Marianne Williamson: Need to examine how US policy created border crisis.
Jobs
    Amy Klobuchar: Enact laws to assure equal pay & equal opportunity.
Principles & Values
    Bernie Sanders: Government should address income inequality, not support it.
    Pete Buttigieg: God does not have a political party.
Social Security
    Elizabeth Warren: System can be fixed if we have political will.
Tax Reform
    Bernie Sanders: Supports progressive taxation; closing loopholes for wealthy.
    Elizabeth Warren: Proposes wealth tax for fortunes over $50 million.
Technology
    Kamala Harris: Cybersecurity crucial to protect elections & infrastructure.
    Pete Buttigieg: Automation is changing the workplace; we need to adapt.
Welfare & Poverty
    Bernie Sanders: Would sign reparations bill; wants investment in poor areas.


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