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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)

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Survey of 2022 Senate campaign websites

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    from Survey of 2022 Senate campaign websites (number of quotes indicated):
  • Alex Padilla (9) Democratic Appointee California
  • Charles Booker (2) Democratic Senate Challenger Kentucky
  • Cindy Axne (2) Democrat U.S. Rep Iowa- 3
  • Dan Whitfield (8) Independent Senate challenger Arkansas
  • Eric Schmitt (1) Republican Challenger Missouri
  • Jane Timken (2) Republican Challenger Ohio
  • John Fetterman (4) Pennsylvania Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania Lt. Gov.
  • Josh Mandel (1) Former Republican Nominee (withdrew 2018) Ohio
  • Kelly Tshibaka (1) Republican Challenger Alaska
  • Krystle Matthews (1) Democratic Challenger South Carolina
  • Mark Walker (4) Republican Challenger North Carolina
  • Pat McCrory (4) North Carolina Republican Governor
  • Tammy Baldwin (7) Democratic Challenger Wisconsin
  • Ted Budd (3) Republican Challenger North Carolina
  • Val Arkoosh (2) Democratic Challenger Pennsylvania
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    Pat McCrory: Promote sanctity of life, religious freedom.
    Dan Whitfield: Pro-choice but focus on sex ed & access to contraceptives.
Budget & Economy
    Pat McCrory: Creating jobs, cutting taxes, spending smarter.
Civil Rights
    Jane Timken: Critical Race Theory is Marxist, divisive, racist ideology.
    Val Arkoosh: Would be first woman physician elected to the Senate.
    Dan Whitfield: No discrimination for sexual orientation or identity.
    Eric Schmitt: Launched Cold Case Unit, testing backlog of rape kits.
    Pat McCrory: No sanctuary cities, support police, election security.
    John Fetterman: Overhauled clemency process, recommended more commutations.
    Mark Walker: Support law enforcement, criminal justice reform.
    Dan Whitfield: Need to reform, not "defund," the police.
    Tammy Baldwin: Criminal justice system needs review to ensure fairness.
    John Fetterman: Listening tour, report got governor to support legalization.
    Val Arkoosh: COVID: Showed tears realizing what her own teens had lost.
    Ted Budd: Member of the Home School Legal Defense Association.
    Alex Padilla: Expanded after school programs; reduced class sizes.
    Mark Walker: Has championed school choice; empower parents and students.
    Tammy Baldwin: Urges funding to help at-risk students' access to education.
Energy & Oil
    Alex Padilla: Got state agency to increase use of renewable energy.
    Alex Padilla: 2006: for solar power, modernizing electrical grid.
Families & Children
    Tammy Baldwin: Treatment foster care helps kids stay out of institutions.
Government Reform
    Ted Budd: Deregulate small businesses strangled by big government.
    Krystle Matthews: Provide transparency between citizens and state government.
    Charles Booker: Remove barriers to democratic participation.
    Alex Padilla: Implemented same-day voter registration.
    Dan Whitfield: Favors ranked choice voting.
    Dan Whitfield: End gerrymandering, use computer algorithm to draw lines.
    Dan Whitfield: Reform Postal Service; against privatization.
    Dan Whitfield: Lower pay for elected officials.
Gun Control
    Ted Budd: Lifetime NRA member; owns gun range and store.
    Kelly Tshibaka: She will fight to preserve the 2nd Amendment.
    Alex Padilla: 2006: Stopped felons from possessing body armor.
Health Care
    Cindy Axne: Member of Affordable and Accessible Health Care Task Force.
    Alex Padilla: 2006: Fought for universal health care.
    Tammy Baldwin: Good health care for all, especially the most vulnerable.
Homeland Security
    Pat McCrory: Invest in military, protect veterans, defend rights.
    Mark Walker: Improve care and service to veterans.
    Dan Whitfield: Invest in the VA: education on bases for soldiers' children.
    Tammy Baldwin: Full federal benefits to National Guard COVID fighters.
    Josh Mandel: We need a fighter who will fight to build the wall.
    Tammy Baldwin: Supports immigrants in US and immigration reform.
Principles & Values
    Charles Booker: Build broad coalitions; break down barriers of race & class.
    John Fetterman: Mentored young boy whose parents had died of AIDS.
    John Fetterman: Doesn't live in Lt. Gov.'s mansion; but opened pool to kids.
    Alex Padilla: Son of Mexican immigrants; taught him value of education.
    Alex Padilla: Became a teenage activist on crime, environmental racism.
Social Security
    Cindy Axne: Stop cuts to benefits for current and future retirees.
Tax Reform
    Mark Walker: Cut taxes for middle income families, for balanced budget.
    Tammy Baldwin: Trump tax bill only helps rich who don't need the money.
    Alex Padilla: Bill created statewide Earthquake Early Warning System.
War & Peace
    Jane Timken: Biden should resign, or be impeached, for Afghan withdrawal.

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