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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)
United,
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)
Becoming,
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 Maryland Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage


    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from 2022 MD Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Ashwani Jain (28) Maryland Democratic Challenger
  • Doug Gansler (17) Maryland Democratic Challenger
  • Jeff Colyer (1) Kansas Candidate for Governor
  • John B. King (10) Maryland Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Kelly M. Schulz (1) Maryland Republican challenger for Governor
  • Larry Hogan (2) Maryland Republican Maryland Governor
  • Michael Steele (5) Republican challenger, Lt. Gov. Maryland
  • Peter Franchot (28) Maryland Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Robin Ficker (6) Maryland Republican candidate for Governor
  • Thomas Perez (3) Maryland Democratic Challenger for Governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    2022 Maryland Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • MSNBC, "Transcript: The ReidOut," interview of MD Governor candidate John B. King, 10/15/21
  • CNN.com, "Tom Perez launches bid for Maryland governor," by Dan Merica, June 23, 2021
  • Baltimore Sun, "Nearly 350,000 Marylanders don't have health insurance. Here's how to close the gap," by Tom Perez, Jun 09, 2021
  • KPVI TV 6 NBC News, "Commerce Secretary Kelly Schulz running for governor," 4/22/21
  • Baltimore Sun, "John King Jr., former Obama education secretary, enters race for governor of Maryland," by Bryn Stole, Apr 20, 2021
  • Washington Post, "John B. King, former Obama education secretary, running for Maryland governor," by Erin Cox, April 20, 2021
  • MarylandMatters.org blog, "John King, Former U.S. Secretary of Education, Announces Gubernatorial Bid," by Bennett Leckrone, April 20, 2021
  • Baltimore Sun, "A bold commitment to offshore wind would be a win-win for Maryland," by Tom Perez, Apr 05, 2021
  • Tufts Daily, "Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series hosts Michael Steele," by Madeline Mueller, April 2, 2021
  • MSNBC Transcript: The ReidOut interviewing Michael Steele, 3/29/21
  • MSNBC Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber interviewing Michael Steele, 3/25/21
  • Maryland Matters, "The Other John King," by Josh Kurtz, March 2, 2021
  • CNN State of the Union interview of Larry Hogan, January 10, 2021
  • ABC This Week interview of Larry Hogan, December 27, 2020
  • The Week newsmagazine, "Centrists have a solution for Trumpism: Trump Lite," by Ryan Cooper, December 16, 2020
  • Maryland Matters, "Crises Can Be Catalysts for Change," by John King, October 5, 2020
  • The Hill, "It's time to start restoring the party of Lincoln," by Michael Steele, 08/31/20
  • Bethesda Magazine, "Ficker running for governor in 2022 to cut sales tax," by Dan Schere, April 23, 2020
  • MyMcMedia.org blog, "Robin Ficker is Running Again, This Time for Governor," by Suzanne Pollak, April 19, 2020
  • WJLA, "Robin Ficker fighting to limit property tax hikes," by Kevin Lewis, February 21, 2020
  • Basketball Network, "NBA's most famous heckler," by Filip Trivic, November 30, 2018
  • Bethesda Magazine, "Q &A With County Executive Candidate Robin Ficker," by Louis Peck, October 11, 2018
  • Baltimore Sun, "Federal appellate court upholds Md. handgun permit laws," by Justin Fenton, Mar 21, 2013

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Doug Gansler: I have always fought for reproductive rights.
    Peter Franchot: A very important right that we need to defend for women.
    Ashwani Jain: I believe in reproductive rights and reproductive justice.
Budget & Economy
    Peter Franchot: Bring high quality public transportation throughout state.
    Peter Franchot: $5.5B in delinquent taxes; $1B in unclaimed property.
    Peter Franchot: Led record state investments to transportation projects.
    Peter Franchot: Reformed procurement system increasing accountability.
    Robin Ficker: Improve transportation in congested parts of the state.
Civil Rights
    Doug Gansler: Received Equality Maryland award for support of LGBT rights.
    Peter Franchot: Appoint Secretary of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
    Thomas Perez: Civil rights is part of his DNA (and job history).
    Ashwani Jain: LGBTQ people welcome in Maryland: you make us stronger.
    John B. King: Great-grandfather enslaved; must grapple with racial equity.
    John B. King: We undermine societal improvement by burying historic racism.
Corporations
    Peter Franchot: Less for corporate tax breaks, more help for small business.
Crime
    Doug Gansler: Bring every police shooting to the grand jury.
    Peter Franchot: End all use of no-knock warrants.
    Ashwani Jain: Ban the use of chokeholds; end the money-bail system.
    Ashwani Jain: Repeal prohibition of prosecution for marital sexual assault.
Drugs
    Doug Gansler: Legalize cannabis and expunge convictions.
    Doug Gansler: Drug use should be treated like a public health problem.
    Peter Franchot: If legalized wants benefits to go to areas impacted in past.
    Ashwani Jain: Legalize marijuana, expunge the records of those imprisoned.
    Ashwani Jain: Treat drug use as a public health crisis, not a crime.
Education
    Peter Franchot: Fully debt-free paths to a vocational or college degree.
    Ashwani Jain: Public dollars should be used to improve public schools.
    Ashwani Jain: Ease student loan debt for those who teach public school.
    Ashwani Jain: For comprehensive Sex Ed in public schools.
    John B. King: Inspiring public school teachers saved my life.
    John B. King: Expand education access; seek universal preschool.
    Peter Franchot: Supports financial literacy & college capital projects.
    Peter Franchot: Healthy classrooms yes; standardized testing no.
    Robin Ficker: We need to teach kids to love libraries, not raise taxes.
Energy & Oil
    Doug Gansler: Begin work on 4 Gigawatts offshore wind generation by 2026.
    Doug Gansler: Use school funding/construction to promote renewable energy.
    John B. King: It's past time to act on climate change, shift to renewables.
    Peter Franchot: Our target goal for moving fully to renewable energy is 2030.
    Ashwani Jain: Ban fracking; deactivate all in-state coal power plants.
    Ashwani Jain: We need to invest in solar and offshore wind farms.
    Ashwani Jain: We must take deliberate steps to focus on climate justice.
    Thomas Perez: Offshore wind a win for workers, businesses, & environment.
Environment
    Doug Gansler: Won largest environmental settlement in American history.
    Peter Franchot: Work with EPA to help clean up Chesapeake Bay.
    Ashwani Jain: Ban single-use plastic bags; achieve 100% composting.
    Ashwani Jain: Help farmers afford water conservation requirements.
    Peter Franchot: Voted for over $1.4 billion in environmental protection.
Families & Children
    Doug Gansler: Universal pre-kindergarten and universal child care.
    Ashwani Jain: Create a Paid Family Leave Insurance Fund.
    Ashwani Jain: Require free menstrual products in public school bathrooms.
Government Reform
    Doug Gansler: Judicial retention elections promote diversity on the bench.
    Peter Franchot: Deliver on specific goals to rebuild trust in government.
    Peter Franchot: Create a universal, transparent vote by mail system.
    Ashwani Jain: Committed to imposing anti-corruption measures.
    Michael Steele: We know this is all about a fear of black voters.
    Michael Steele: Biden showed moral courage in criticizing voter suppression.
    Larry Hogan: Just like Trump he refuses to release his tax returns.
    Robin Ficker: 2016: Helped pass ballot measure for county term limits.
Gun Control
    Doug Gansler: Supported Maryland's handgun permitting law.
    Ashwani Jain: For universal background checks, universal licensing.
    Jeff Colyer: Pro-Second Amendment, authentic conservative.
    Peter Franchot: Sponsored strict gun control legislation.
Health Care
    Doug Gansler: Operate 10 new regional behavioral centers across the state.
    Peter Franchot: Expand Medicaid; control cost of insurance premiums.
    Thomas Perez: Implement and strengthen state health equity program.
    Ashwani Jain: Healthcare is a human right, supports a public option.
Homeland Security
    Doug Gansler: Expand programs and housing for homeless veterans.
Immigration
    Ashwani Jain: Police shouldn't ask individuals about immigration status.
    Ashwani Jain: Advocate for Sanctuary counties & refugee right to counsel.
    Peter Franchot: Praised tax credit that includes undocumented people.
Jobs
    Doug Gansler: Raising the minimum wage is a racial justice issue.
    Peter Franchot: Create 100,000 family supporting jobs in 100 weeks.
    Ashwani Jain: Expand access to collective bargaining & union rights.
    Ashwani Jain: Create the nation's first Guaranteed Jobs Program.
Local Issues
    Peter Franchot: Helped reform alcohol laws to support local craft breweries.
Principles & Values
    Doug Gansler: Helps run a non-profit lacrosse league for inner-city youth.
    John B. King: Crises can be catalysts for change: it's up to us.
    Peter Franchot: Would melt down Confederate statue, make door knobs.
    Ashwani Jain: Remove religious exemptions in state non-discrimination laws.
    Ashwani Jain: Every event I host will be free, open to the press.
    Kelly M. Schulz: Served in House of Delegates and as Labor Secretary.
    John B. King: A progressive problem solver; work to expand opportunity.
    John B. King: Teacher, administrator, Obama's Secretary of Education.
    Michael Steele: If you're not ready to listen, you will never learn.
    Michael Steele: Religion set how I come to view and experience the world.
    Peter Franchot: Measure commitment not by money spent, but results we demand.
    Larry Hogan: Return GOP to its roots, become a bigger tent.
    Michael Steele: Trump turned GOP from honorable party to personality cult.
    Robin Ficker: Was noted NBA heckler; they responded with "Ficker rule".
Social Security
    Peter Franchot: Tax incentives for seniors for mentorship program.
Tax Reform
    Doug Gansler: Employer tax credits for businesses hiring military spouses.
    John B. King: Ask wealthiest to pay fair share, end corporate giveaways.
    Peter Franchot: Ease filing for those with simple tax obligations.
    Ashwani Jain: Eliminate the state income tax for 95% of Maryland workers.
    Ashwani Jain: Ensure richest pay their fair share of taxes.
    John B. King: If we have to pay a little more in taxes, we should.
    Peter Franchot: Supported online retailers collecting state sales tax.
    Robin Ficker: Cut sales tax by two cents; give everyone a tax cut.
    Robin Ficker: Fought to limit property tax hikes to rate of inflation.
Technology
    Peter Franchot: Access to the internet will become a right for each citizen.
Welfare & Poverty
    Doug Gansler: Provide economic incentives to address housing affordability.
    Ashwani Jain: Offer grants, incentives to grocers to serve food deserts.


The above quotations are from 2022 Maryland Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage. Next election in 2022; Gov. Hogan term-limited in 2022; contenders:
MD 2022 Gubernatorial debate: Incumbent Larry Hogan(R,term-limited)
vs.State Rep. Robin Ficker(R)
vs.State Rep. Peter Franchot(D)
vs.State Del.Kelly M. Schulz(R)
vs.Secretary John B. King(D)
vs.RNC chair Michael Steele(? R)
vs.Obama administration Ashwani Jain(D)
vs.State attorney-general Doug Gansler(D)
vs.County executive Rushern Baker(D)
Past gubernatorial races:
2018 Maryland gubernatorial debate,
Hogan vs.Jealous(D) vs.Ross (D) vs.Cummings(D) vs.Madaleno(D) vs.Quinn(L) vs.Schlakman(G)
Former contenders:
Steele (R,2006); Vaughn (R,2010).

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