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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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Columns and news articles in Mother Jones magazine

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    Articles in Mother Jones magazine:
  • On 2022 MO Senate race: "No, Eric Greitens Was Never 'Exonerated' of Sexual Misconduct," by Madison Pauley, April 2, 2021
  • On 2021 Virginia Governor race: "A List of the Lawmakers Who Joined Pro-Trump Crowds on the Day of the Capitol Riot," by Dan Spinelli, January 16, 2021
  • On Biden Cabinet (USDA): "Biden Picks Stale White Bread to Lead the USDA," by Tom Philpott, December 9, 2020
  • (On 2019-20 GA Special Senate race): "'We Shall Overcome': Raphael Warnock's (Not-So-Long-Shot) Bid to Be Georgia's First Black Senator," by Becca Andrews, 10/21/2020
  • On Trump Administration: "Not Even a Pandemic Can Stop Trump From Pushing Fossil Fuels," by Chris D'Angelo, March 23, 2020
  • (On Trump Impeachment): "The Inevitability of Donald Trump's Impeachment," by David Corn, 12/18/19
  • (On Democratic 2020 presidential primary): "Tulsi Gabbard Just Released a Bonkers Response Video About Hillary Clinton," by Jackie Mogensen, October 20, 2019
  • "Tulsi Gabbard Just Released a Bonkers Response Video About Hillary Clinton," by Jackie Mogensen, October 20, 2019
  • (On 2020 Louisiana Senate race): "Why It Matters That a City Council in Louisiana Repealed a Ban on Saggy Pants," by Laura Thompson, June 13, 2019
  • On Biden Cabinet (DOT): "When Pete Buttigieg Had a Chance to Stand Firm on Abortion Rights, He Dodged," by Marisa Endicott, June 13, 2019
  • (On Democratic 2020 primary debates): "What Andrew Yang's Universal Basic Income Would Actually Look Like," by Tonya Riley, 4/23/2019
  • "Talking Tough About Corporate Control of Food," by Tom Philpott, March 30, 2019
  • 2020-Primaries: "Which 2020 Democrats Are Strongest on Climate?," by Nick Visser, March 27, 2019
  • 2020-Primaries: "Presidential Hopefuls Flock to South by Southwest Festival," by Nathalie Baptiste, March 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)
  • "Crime Just Keeps on Dropping In NYC," by Kevin Drum, Dec 28, 2017
  • "NYC Puts an End to School-Lunch Shaming," by Jenny Luna, Sept 6, 2017
  • >On Biden Cabinet (HUD): Mother Jones magazine, "Democrats Are Undermining Wall Street Reform, Too," by Erika Eichelberger, April 3, 2013
  • 2020-Primaries: "Faith: Marianne Williamson Is Full of It," Nov/Dec 1997

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Pete Buttigieg: Offered anti-abortion clinic help away from abortion clinic.
    Merrick Garland: Record on abortion rights entirely blank.
    Justin Amash: Would extend 14th Amendment rights to fetuses.
    Chuck Hagel: Supports insurance coverage for abortion for military women.
    Joe Manchin III: Pro-life; pro-NRA; anti-EPA.
Budget & Economy
    Justin Amash: Wants major cuts of government programs.
Civil Rights
    Thomas Ravenel: Government should stay out of our bedrooms &our boardrooms.
    Justin Amash: Government shouldn't be defining marriage.
    Tom Vilsack: For plan to partially privatize slaughterhouse inspections.
    Bernie Sanders: Defend farmers & consumers from corporate middlemen.
    Elizabeth Warren: End "integrated" farming favoring corporations over farmers.
    Elizabeth Warren: Breakup online monopolies; wealth shouldn't be concentrated.
    Marcia Fudge: Co-sponsored Dodd-Frank exemption for some corporate trades.
    Donald Trump: FactCheck: yes, second chance with criminal justice reform.
    Adrian Perkins: Repealed "saggy pants" law targeting people of color.
    Bill de Blasio: NYC enjoying major drop in crime rate.
    Ben Carson: Exposure to marijuana results in decreased IQ.
    Carly Fiorina: I don't support legal pot, but I support states' pot choice.
    Donald Trump: 1990: Drug enforcement is a joke; 2015: only medical pot.
    Thomas Ravenel: In favor of ending the war on drugs.
    Donald Trump: Legalize drugs and use tax revenue to fund drug education.
    Haley Barbour: Ban synthetic marijuana.
    Jon Huntsman: Never smoked pot; never legalized it in Utah.
    Mitch Daniels: Alternative sentencing for marijuana possession.
    Mitt Romney: Opposes legalization of recreational or medical marijuana.
    Newt Gingrich: Marijuana legalization would tear America apart.
    Tommy Tuberville: When we took away prayer in school we killed this country.
    Betsy DeVos: Contributes to education to advance "God's Kingdom".
Energy & Oil
    Donald Trump: Pursues "energy dominance" agenda, even during pandemic.
    Cory Booker: Carbon tax should go to alleviating inequality.
    Marianne Williamson: Nuclear energy may be part of "green" mix.
    Pete Buttigieg: Money from carbon tax should go to American families.
    Andrew Yang: Mixed score on "350 Action's 2020 Climate Test".
    Bernie Sanders: Perfect score on "350 Action's 2020 Climate Test".
    Cory Booker: Mixed score on "350 Action's 2020 Climate Test".
    Donald Trump: Establish panel devoted to challenging climate science.
    Elizabeth Warren: Perfect score on "350 Action's 2020 Climate Test".
    Jay Inslee: Mixed score on "350 Action's 2020 Climate Test".
    John Delaney: Zero score on "350 Action's 2020 Climate Test".
    John Hickenlooper: Zero score on "350 Action's 2020 Climate Test".
    Kirsten Gillibrand: Perfect score on "350 Action's 2020 Climate Test".
    Tulsi Gabbard: Mixed score on "350 Action's 2020 Climate Test".
    Joe Manchin III: Named coal West Virginia's official state rock.
    Elena Kagan: Let citizens sue for harm caused by global warming.
    Brian Fitzpatrick: Rated 71% by League of Conservation Voters, highest in GOP.
    Carlos Curbelo: Co-chair of Climate Solutions Caucus, but rated 23% by LCV.
    Matt Gaetz: Introduced bill to abolish the EPA.
    Donald Trump: Won't go to circuses that cut elephants due to animal rights.
Families & Children
    Eric Greitens: Greitens was never "exonerated" of sexual misconduct.
    Cory Booker: Government funded savings account at birth.
    Bill de Blasio: Launched universal free lunch in NYC schools.
    Chris McDaniel: Hip-hop culture values prison more than college.
Foreign Policy
    Thomas Ravenel: Opposed to foreign interventions.
    Liz Cheney: 1988: Nobody listens to divestment protests on apartheid.
    Liz Cheney: 1988: Help South African blacks, but not by empty protests.
Free Trade
    Donald Trump: FactCheck: No, VATs are not tariffs against US exports.
Gun Control
    Raphael Warnock: Guns not allowed in Capitol, but allowed in our schools?
    Chris McDaniel: Blames rising gun violence on "hip-hop" culture.
Health Care
    Thomas Ravenel: Against ObamaCare.
Homeland Security
    Chris McDaniel: Waterboarding was effective on suspected 9/11 terrorists.
    Justin Amash: Led fight in House against domestic NSA surveillance.
    Tommy Tuberville: Get a wall up or some kind of fencing.
Principles & Values
    Donald Trump: The insurrection took place on November 3rd, not January 6th.
    Amanda Chase: When you back citizens into the corner, they'll push back.
    Donald Trump: Paid hush money to porn star, lied about Moscow deal.
    Tulsi Gabbard: Hillary Clinton & military-industrial complex smearing me.
    Tommy Tuberville: We've got to put Jesus and God before everything else.
    Thomas Ravenel: Fiscally conservative and socially moderate libertarian.
    Marianne Williamson: Politics steeped in religion is divisive.
    Ralph Nader: Chose 16-hour day work instead of personal life.
Social Security
    Andrew Yang: Universal Basic Income recipients might lose other benefits.
Tax Reform
    Kamala Harris: Monthly tax credit would provide base income.
    Howard Schultz: Would increase taxes on rich, sketchy on details.

The above quotations are from Columns and news articles in Mother Jones magazine.

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