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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)
Books by and about the 2016 presidential election
What Happened ,
by Hillary Clinton (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Becoming ,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

Book Reviews

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Winners and Losers
Gubernatorial candidates from Nevada



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    from Past and present Governor candidates from Nevada (number of quotes indicated):
  • Adam Laxalt (32) Nevada Republican candidate for governor of Nevada
  • Brian Sandoval (13) Nevada Republican Governor
  • Dan Schwartz (16) Nevada Republican candidate for governor
  • Danny Tarkanian (1) Republican candidate for Nevada U.S. Senator Nevada
  • Eric Greitens (1) Missouri Republican Governor (resigned)
  • Jared Fisher (15) Nevada Republican candidate for Nevada Governor
  • Kenny Guinn (12) Nevada Former Republican Governor (1999-2006)
  • Steve Sisolak (22) Nevada Democratic candidate for Nevada Governor
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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Adam Laxalt: Look into repealing NV abortion rights law.
    Steve Sisolak: Fund Planned Parenthood; leave decision to women.
    Jared Fisher: Pro-life because pregnancy involves two persons.
    Adam Laxalt: Support crisis pregnancy center to help mothers choose life.
    Dan Schwartz: Don't stop abortions but don't pay for them either.
    Kenny Guinn: Prohibit partial-birth abortion; support Parental consent.
Budget & Economy
    Dan Schwartz: Tax abatements are not needed to entice new business.
Civil Rights
    Adam Laxalt: Religious right of no business with gay couples.
    Steve Sisolak: Strong gay rights supporter.
    Jared Fisher: Treat LGBTQ like others; and some gender-neutral bathrooms.
    Adam Laxalt: 1996: opposed same-sex marriage; 2018: supports equality.
    Dan Schwartz: Support women by seeking a female running mate.
    Kenny Guinn: Affirmative action in state contracts and colleges.
    Kenny Guinn: Include sexual orientation in anti-discrimination laws.
    Kenny Guinn: Opposes recognizing same-sex marriages.
Corporations
    Dan Schwartz: Bringing in high tech business will help increase paychecks.
    Adam Laxalt: Remove barriers to job creation and business expansion.
    Jared Fisher: Too many regulations work as roadblocks for business growth.
    Dan Schwartz: Replace commerce tax with broad-based corporate income tax.
    Brian Sandoval: Lending to small businesses will help create jobs in state.
Crime
    Steve Sisolak: Ease cash bail requirements to reduce incarceration.
    Adam Laxalt: Penalties for criminals; justice for victims.
    Kenny Guinn: Supports the death penalty.
    Kenny Guinn: End parole for repeat violent felons.
Drugs
    Adam Laxalt: Did not seek to allow marijuana business banking.
    Steve Sisolak: Fight federal intrusion into state marijuana industry.
    Adam Laxalt: Wait-and-see on legalizing banking for legalized marijuana.
    Adam Laxalt: 1996: opposed medical marijuana; 2018: decriminalization.
    Steve Sisolak: Nevada should set gold standard for legal pot.
    Adam Laxalt: Opposes legalization of possession of 1 ounce of marijuana.
Education
    Adam Laxalt: Supported voucher-style Education Savings Accounts.
    Steve Sisolak: Don't divert funds from public schools to private schools.
    Dan Schwartz: Parents need to have choices in school selections.
    Adam Laxalt: Empower parents with school choice & charters.
    Jared Fisher: Local control is key to education reform.
    Steve Sisolak: Against tax dollars diverted to private schools.
    Brian Sandoval: Improve education performance measurements.
    Brian Sandoval: Enhance education data systems in Nevada.
    Brian Sandoval: Yes to charter schools statewide.
    Kenny Guinn: Support charters & private investment in public schools.
    Kenny Guinn: Sex ed should stress abstinence but also safe sex.
Energy & Oil
    Adam Laxalt: End costly and burdensome mandates on energy providers.
    Steve Sisolak: Climate change poses a direct threat to our communities.
    Adam Laxalt: Supports choice & competition in the energy sectors.
    Dan Schwartz: Enthusiast for the future of renewable wind & solar energy.
    Jared Fisher: Clean energy means jobs.
    Jared Fisher: Renewable energy makes economic sense.
    Brian Sandoval: Energy efficiency retrofits add value to buildings.
    Brian Sandoval: Renewables like solar & geothermal are big opportunity.
Environment
    Adam Laxalt: Remains open only to necessary regulations.
    Jared Fisher: Teddy Roosevelt environmentalist: Explore new frontiers.
    Jared Fisher: Eco-tourism promotes economy AND outdoor recreation.
    Jared Fisher: Republican voters care about environment.
Families & Children
    Adam Laxalt: Opposed Obama's stricter overtime rules.
    Steve Sisolak: Require companies to provide paid sick time.
    Adam Laxalt: Enforce current laws; no new laws to fight sexual harassment.
Free Trade
    Dan Schwartz: Bring in out-of-state business but no overseas missions.
Government Reform
    Dan Schwartz: Picture ID as requirement to voting.
    Jared Fisher: Governor must lead with accountability & transparency.
    Brian Sandoval: Freezing archaic regulations is my number one priority.
    Kenny Guinn: No campaign spending limits; no public campaign funding.
Gun Control
    Dan Schwartz: Expand state background checks because people voted for it.
    Steve Sisolak: Expand state background checks without involving Feds.
    Steve Sisolak: Outspoken gun control advocate since Las Vegas shooting.
    Adam Laxalt: Firearm restrictions not effective in reducing gun violence.
    Steve Sisolak: Ban silencers, bump stocks, and assault weapons.
    Jared Fisher: Second Amendment represents freedom & our American heritage.
    Steve Sisolak: I'll take on the NRA and I'll take on Donald Trump.
    Adam Laxalt: Don't expand state background checks unless FBI participates.
    Adam Laxalt: 1996: supported gun rights; 2018: supports gun control.
    Adam Laxalt: Strong Supporter of the Second Amendment.
    Dan Schwartz: Implement voter-approved expanded background checks.
    Kenny Guinn: Allow concealed carry.
Health Care
    Adam Laxalt: ObamaCare is most flawed piece of legislation ever endured.
    Steve Sisolak: Do everything we can to maintain healthcare coverage.
    Jared Fisher: Free market achieves both affordable AND effective care.
    Adam Laxalt: Bash ObamaCare, but unclear on where healthcare is headed.
    Dan Schwartz: Healthcare should be an economic right for all citizens.
    Steve Sisolak: ObamaCare has helped those in need.
    Brian Sandoval: $874 decrease in public employees benefit plan.
    Brian Sandoval: Supports lawsuits against Obama health care bill.
Homeland Security
    Adam Laxalt: Make Nevada the most veteran-empowering state in the nation.
    Brian Sandoval: Defy Trump's bad on transgendered people in military.
    Dan Schwartz: We need a hard look at military spending to find excesses.
Immigration
    Adam Laxalt: Don't expand DACA to cover parents of DREAMer kids.
    Steve Sisolak: Workable pathway to citizenship for law-abiding immigrants.
    Steve Sisolak: Double headline - Already Done.
    Adam Laxalt: Stop illegal immigration & stop sanctuary states.
    Dan Schwartz: Empathy for DACA targets, wants them part of immigration law.
    Steve Sisolak: Not a sanctuary county; we are in compliance with ICE.
    Eric Greitens: Gave examples of Muslim immigration that has been positive.
Jobs
    Adam Laxalt: Do not raise minimum wage; that hurts workers.
    Steve Sisolak: Raise minimum wage to $10, but $15 is too much.
    Adam Laxalt: Remove barriers to job creation.
Local Issues
    Brian Sandoval: Gaming Policy Committee: modernize with Internet poker.
    Brian Sandoval: Online poker companies still viable, must keep close watch.
    Kenny Guinn: No high-level nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain.
    Kenny Guinn: No state income tax; no casino tax.
Principles & Values
    Adam Laxalt: Son of Sen. Pete Domenici; grandson of Gov. Paul Laxalt.
    Danny Tarkanian: Will fight Republican "liberals".
    Jared Fisher: Master of time management: time is our greatest asset.
    Jared Fisher: Started renewable-energy-based tourism business.
Tax Reform
    Adam Laxalt: Committed to not raising taxes on anybody.
    Steve Sisolak: Supported commerce tax; supports property tax increase.
    Jared Fisher: Cement our reputation as pro-business, tax-friendly state.
    Adam Laxalt: Critical to maintain low taxes.
    Dan Schwartz: Spending to increase revenue would justify raising taxes.
    Brian Sandoval: Don't raise taxes by $1B; that would halt job growth.
Technology
    Steve Sisolak: Preserve Net Neutrality (equal access to internet).
    Dan Schwartz: Investment in infrastructure can bring in high paying jobs.
Welfare & Poverty
    Adam Laxalt: Develop new affordable housing without tax funding.
    Steve Sisolak: Expedited permitting for affordable housing.


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  • Eric Greitens Missouri Republican Governor (resigned)
  • Jared Fisher Nevada Republican candidate for Nevada Governor
  • Kenny Guinn Nevada Former Republican Governor (1999-2006)
  • Steve Sisolak Nevada Democratic candidate for Nevada Governor

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