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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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2022 California Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2022 CA Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Brian Dahle (17) California Republican candidate for Governor
  • Gavin Newsom (2) California Democratic Challenger
  • Kevin Faulconer (3) California Republican candidate for governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    2022 California Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Press release, "Governor Newsom Redesignates Lt. Governor Kounalakis as International Affairs and Trade Representative," Dec 30, 2022, (Link)
  • Cal Matters, "What would Eleni Kounalakis do next as California lieutenant governor?," by Alexei Koseff, September 22, 2022, (Link)
  • KVCR, "Lt. Gov. Kounalakis discusses homelessness, abortion rights, and higher education," by Jonathan Linden, June 22, 2022, (Link)
  • Los Angeles Blade, "Lt. Governor Kounalakis establishes Transgender Advisory Council," September 13, 2021, (Link)
  • Fortune, "Gavin Newsom pins political rise on abortion, guns, and health care," by Angela Hart, August 9, 2022
  • Finger Lake Times, "California child-care providers fight to 'retire with dignity'," by Mackenzie Mays, 8/9/22
  • Politico, "Gov. Newsom signs bill allowing suits against gun makers for negligence," by Jeremy B. White, 07/12/2022
  • San Diego Union-Tribune, "2022 election: Q&A with Brian Dahle, California gubernatorial candidate," May 15, 2022
  • FOX40 News, "Some lawmakers 'applaud' Newsom's new assault guns proposal, others say he's 'off-base'," by Ashley Zavala & Katelyn Stark, Dec 13, 2021
  • Bay Area Reporter, "LGBTQ stances trail Faulconer's GOP CA gubernatorial bid," by Matthew S. Bajko, Feb 17, 2021
  • EDSOURCE.org, "CSU trustees endorse repeal of affirmative action ban," by Ashley A. Smith, September 23, 2020, (Link)
  • San Diego Union Tribune, "Faulconer meets with Trump in Oval Office to discuss trade, border issues," by Jeff McDonald, June 18, 2019
  • The Nevada County Union, "Brian Dahle, Kevin Kiley talk issues, trade jabs in race for state Senate District 1 seat," by Alan Riquelmy, May 9, 2019
  • Mother Jones, "She Had a Ringside Seat for an Authoritarian Leader's Rise. Now She's Running for Office," by Marianne Szegedy-Maszak, August 6, 2018, (Link)
  • The Pappas Post, "California Lt. Governor Candidate Eleni Kounalakis Dismisses NRA Questionnaire," May 26, 2018, (Link)
  • Marketplace (American Public Media), "San Diego Mayor on the impact of NAFTA and Congressional action on DACA," by Kai Ryssdal and Robert Garrova, Sep 11, 2017
  • Also see 2021 Recall election coverage

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Brian Dahle: You don't have the right to an abortion in the Constitution.
Budget & Economy
    Brian Dahle: COVID: stop recklessly spending billions of dollars.
    Brian Dahle: Clawbacks in state contracts for underperforming entities.
Civil Rights
    Kevin Faulconer: Supported same-sex marriage, LGBTQ rights legislation.
    Brian Dahle: Seen businesses regulated to death by state bureaucrats.
    Brian Dahle: Rights of criminals shouldn't come before rights of victims.
    Brian Dahle: Medicinal and recreational cannabis laws are in conflict.
    Brian Dahle: I strongly support school choice, charter schools.
Energy & Oil
    Brian Dahle: Forest management not climate change is cause of wildfires.
    Brian Dahle: Energy goal: 100% reliable, affordable electricity.
Free Trade
    Kevin Faulconer: Supported USMCA trade pact, chaired pro-trade group.
    Kevin Faulconer: NAFTA has been phenomenally successful.
Government Reform
    Brian Dahle: Crazy to ban candidate withholding tax returns from ballot.
Gun Control
    Gavin Newsom: Allow suits against gun makers for negligence.
Health Care
    Brian Dahle: Strengthen our rehabilitation and mental health services.
    Gavin Newsom: Expanded health care to millions of uninsured Californians.
    Brian Dahle: Opposes sanctuary state status.
    Brian Dahle: Streamline path to citizenship, cooperate with ICE on crime.
    Brian Dahle: Voted against allowing child-care workers to unionize.
Principles & Values
    Brian Dahle: I pledge to tell you the truth, restore power, work hard.
    Brian Dahle: On 2020 election: Yes, Biden is our president.
Tax Reform
    Brian Dahle: Repeal the gas tax and roll back excessive regulations.

    Click for quotations from other sources by:
  • Brian Dahle California Republican candidate for Governor
  • Gavin Newsom California Democratic Challenger
  • Kevin Faulconer California Republican candidate for governor

The above quotations are from 2022 California Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage.
Next election in 2022 but recall in 2021:
CA 2022 Gubernatorial debate: Incumbent Gavin Newsom(D)
State Senator Brian Dahle(R)
vs.Rob Bonta for Attorney General(D)
CA 2021 Gubernatorial Recall: Incumbent Gavin Newsom(D)
S.D.Mayor Kevin_Faulconer(R)
vs.Former Gov. nominee John Cox(R)
vs.Former U.S.Rep Doug Ose(R)
Laura Smith(R)
vs.Former Olympian Caitlyn Jenner(R)
vs.Radio Host Larry Elder(R)
Past gubernatorial races:
2018 California gubernatorial debate,
L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D)
State School Chief Delaine Eastin (D)
David Hadley (R)
S.F. Mayor Gavin Newsom (D)
State Treasurer John Chiang (D)
John Cox (R)
State Rep. Travis Allen(R)
Zoltan Istvan (I) vs.La Riva(P)
Former gubernatorial races:
2014 California gubernatorial debate
2014 challenger: Neel Kashkari(R)

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