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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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2020 Maine Senatorial race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2020 ME Senatorial race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Betsy Sweet (2) Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger Maine
  • Sara Gideon (30) Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger Maine
  • Susan Collins (9) Republican Sr Senator Maine
  • Susan Rice (8) Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger Maine
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    Maine 2020 Senatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Sierra Sun Times, "U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Richard Blumenthal Introduce Senate Bill to Eliminate Co-Pays for Veterans Accessing Contraception," 05 August 2022
  • AARP survey, "Sara Gideon and Susan Collins Answer 5 Questions Vital to Voters Age 50+", by Andrew Soergel, October 16, 2020
  • WMTW Portland ABC-8, "Maine Senate candidates clash in latest debate," by Phil Hirschkorn, Sep 29, 2020
  • CampusElect survey (Susan Collins vs. Sara Gideon), September 2020
  • The Hill e-zine, "Gun control group rolls out first round of Senate endorsements", by Julia Manchester, 06/09/20
  • Portland Press Herald, "Maine Democrats running for U.S. Senate united by motivations," by Kevin Miller and Scott Thistle, 12/8/19
  • Maine Public Broadcasting, "Sara Gideon On the Issues That Are Most Important To Maine Democrats," by Mal Leary, Dec 2, 2019
  • Bustle.com blog, "Maine Rep. Sara Gideon On Why She Wants to Replace Susan Collins," by Alicia Menendez, November 12, 2019
  • Bangor Daily News, "Maine ethics watchdog fines Gideon over reimbursed contributions," by Caitlin Andrews, 10/30/19
  • NPR Illinois, "Susan Rice on Trump's Decision To Take U.S. Out Of Syria," Oct 13, 2019
  • PBS Newshour, "Susan Rice says U.S. has 'sold out the Kurds' with Syria move," Oct 11, 2019
  • National Public Radio, "Susan Rice Talks Of Balancing Career And Motherhood," by Steve Inskeep, 10/7/19
  • The Hill, "Rice: 'Wheels have come off the bus' at Trump's National Security Council," by Cameron Hill, 10/06/19
  • Bangor Daily News, "How the favorite and underdog are diverging in the Democratic race," by Michael Shepherd, 9/16/19
  • Bangor Daily News, "Betsy Sweet unveils bid to challenge Susan Collins," by Michael Shepherd, June 13, 2019
  • CBS News, "Susan Rice: 'We can't afford to play fast and loose' with China," January 18, 2017
  • NBC News, "Susan Rice Asserts US Commitment to Global LGBTQ Rights," by Noel Gutierrez-Morfin, Oct. 27, 2016
  • Washington Free Beacon, "Susan Rice Admits She Got High," by Adam Kredo, Oct 20, 2016
  • TheUndefeated.com, "Susan Rice talks diversity, sports and night fears," by Michael A. Fletcher, June 29, 2016
  • AmericanSecurityProject.org, "Susan Rice Speaks at Stanford About Climate Change," by Ricky Gandhi, Oct 16, 2015

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Sara Gideon: Protect & expand access to women's reproductive care.
Budget & Economy
    Sara Gideon: COVID: prioritize small business, bolster unemployment funds.
Civil Rights
    Sara Gideon: Support LGBTQ+ people everywhere.
    Sara Gideon: Husband solicited to run for town council; she ran instead.
    Sara Gideon: Voted to regulate marijuana legalization in Maine.
    Sara Gideon: Treatment for opioid addiction; hold big pharma accountable.
    Susan Collins: Allow employers to help pay employee student debt.
    Sara Gideon: Access to high quality K-12 education for every family.
    Sara Gideon: Tackle student debt crisis; expand trade, technical training.
Energy & Oil
    Sara Gideon: Passed aggressive goals reducing carbon emissions in Maine.
    Sara Gideon: Rejoin Paris Agreement; invest in clean energy.
    Sara Gideon: Bold, immediate action on climate change.
Foreign Policy
    Susan Rice: Didn't want to be pigeonholed as "black working on Africa".
Free Trade
    Susan Rice: US beneficiary of free trade; don't cede leadership to China.
Government Reform
    Sara Gideon: Worked in Maine to pass automatic voter registration.
    Sara Gideon: End influence of big money on our elections and officials.
    Betsy Sweet: Only Democrat to use Maine's taxpayer-funded election system.
    Sara Gideon: $500 fine for campaign finance ethics violation.
    Susan Rice: Supports National Voter Registration Day.
    Betsy Sweet: Publicly funded federal election system.
Health Care
    Sara Gideon: Strongly oppose raising Medicare eligibility age.
    Sara Gideon: Let Medicare negotiate drug prices; allow imports.
    Susan Collins: Improve advance transparency on medical billing.
    Susan Collins: Authored law letting pharmacists help patients save money.
    Susan Collins: Strong supporter of home care.
    Sara Gideon: Let government negotiate to lower cost of drugs.
    Susan Collins: Helped pass law lowering drug prices, speeding generics.
    Sara Gideon: Complete the work started under Affordable Care Act.
    Sara Gideon: Reduce prescription costs; protect pre-existing conditions.
    Sara Gideon: Public option for Medicare, but not Medicare-for-All.
Homeland Security
    Sara Gideon: Make sure that services vets have earned remain available.
    Sara Gideon: Urged support for DREAM Act.
    Susan Collins: Co-sponsored bill for path to citizenship for DREAMers.
    Susan Collins: For Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act.
    Sara Gideon: Co-sponsored bill to give unions access to public employees.
    Sara Gideon: Prioritize needs of small businesses; raise minimum wage.
Principles & Values
    Sara Gideon: Courts pushed to the right, favors independent judiciary.
    Susan Collins: Nine is good number for seats on Supreme Court.
    Sara Gideon: Public service is about improving the lives of people.
    Susan Rice: Fierce love of country should override disagreements.
Social Security
    Sara Gideon: Raise the earning cap so wealthiest pay their fair share.
    Susan Collins: Foundation of retirement income for most Americans.
    Sara Gideon: Protect Social Security, Medicare from cuts & privatization.
Tax Reform
    Sara Gideon: Roll back Trump tax cuts; breaks for hardworking families.
War & Peace
    Sara Gideon: Congress must provide oversight over military action.
    Susan Rice: Small U.S. military presence in Syria fought ISIS threat.
    Susan Rice: We sold out the Kurds in Syria.
    Susan Rice: Benghazi investigations became "gotcha" game.
    Susan Rice: National security endangered by lack of communication.

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