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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 the newsmagazine National Review

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    from National Review (number of quotes indicated):
  • Al Gore (1) Democrat
  • Ben Carson (3) HUD Secretary
  • Bobby Jindal (1) Louisiana Republican 2016 Presidential candidate
  • David French (11) Tennessee Conservative political commentator
  • Gary Johnson (2) New Mexico Libertarian Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Heidi Heitkamp (1) Democratic Challenger North Dakota
  • Herman Cain (1) Republican
  • Ilhan Omar (1) Democrat U.S. Rep Minnesota- 5
  • Jay Inslee (1) Washington Democratic Washington Governor
  • Jeb Bush (2) Florida Former FL Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Jo Rae Perkins (1) Republican Senate Challenger Oregon
  • Joe Sestak (1) Democratic candidate for President; Navy Admiral
  • John Bolton (6) National Security Advisor
  • John James (6) Republican Senate challenger Michigan
  • John Kasich (1) Ohio Republican Ohio Governor
  • Kevin Cramer (1) Republican candidate for North Dakota U.S. Senator North Dakota
  • Lamar Alexander (1) Republican Sr Senator (retiring 2020) Tennessee
  • Larry Kudlow (7) Connecticut Former Council of Economic Advisers
  • Marco Rubio (2) FL Senator; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Marianne Williamson (5) Democratic candidate for President
  • Mark Sanford (1) South Carolina Republican Presidential contender
  • Michael Bennet (2) Colorado Democratic candidate for President; Colorado Senator
  • Mike Gravel (2) Democratic challenger for president
  • Neil Gorsuch (2) Republican Appointee to Supreme Court
  • New Testament (1)
  • Pete Coors (3) 2004 former Republican challenger Colorado
  • Rahm Emanuel (1) Ambassador to Japan
  • Richard Carmona (1) Democratic Challenger Arizona
  • Rick Santorum (1) Republican Presidential candidate
  • Stephen Laffey (3) Republican challenger (2006) Rhode Island
  • Susan Rice (1) Maine Domestic Policy
  • Ted Cruz (2) Republican 2016 Primary Challenger
  • Tim Scott (2) Republican Senator-Appointee South Carolina
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Articles in The National Review magazine:
  • On 2022 Georgia Governor race, "Stacey Abrams Dodges on Whether She'd Accept Georgia Gubernatorial Election Results," by Caroline Downey, October 17, 2022 , (Link)
  • National Review, "Rahm Emanuel: Hey, Let's Strip Gun Owners of Due-Process Rights," by David Harsanyi, March 29, 2021
  • 2020-MN-5-House: "The Squad Pushes Back after Obama Criticizes 'Defund the Police' Slogan," by Brittany Bernstein, December 2, 2020
  • 2022-SC-Senate & 2020-TN-Senate: "American Families Want More School Choice," by Alexandra Desanctis, September 30, 2020
  • 2022_MI_Gov: "Mich. Gov. Orders State Employees to Conduct 'Implicit Bias Training'," by Zachary Evans, August 5, 2020
  • 2020-Veepstakes: "Susan Rice Blames 'Foreign Actors' for Stirring George Floyd Protests," by Zachary Evans, June 1, 2020
  • 2020-OR-Senate: "Against Jo Rae Perkins", May 23, 2020
  • 2020-MI-Senate: "John James, the Michigan GOP's Rising Star" by John J. Miller, May 14, 2020
  • 2020_Primaries: "Joe Sestak: The Most Interesting Democrat You Forgot Was Running," by Jim Geraghty, August 6, 2019
  • 2020_Primaries:"Trump Should Welcome a Challenge from Mark Sanford," by Jonathan S. Tobin, July 18, 2019
  • 2020_Primaries:"Twenty Things You Probably Didn't Know about Marianne Williamson," by Jim Geraghty, July 1, 2019
  • "Washington Becomes First State to Legalize Human Composting," by Jack Crowe, May 22, 2019
  • "Plausible Alternative," by David French, 5/5/2016
  • "GOP will lose 2016", by Lawrence Kudlow, 5/8/2015
  • Jeb Bush opinion piece, 3/25/2015
  • "Recovery: 5 Years", by Lawrence Kudlow, 7/15/2014
  • "Just say no to Ex-Im", by Lawrence Kudlow, 6/27/2014
  • "Enough pot happy talk", by Lawrence Kudlow, 1/3/2014
  • "Santorum So-Con", 3/11/2011
  • “Dump Chafee”, 2/6/2006
  • John J. Miller, “Laffey the Best Medicine?”, 5/18/2005

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Marianne Williamson: 2006: Mandatory counseling/(2014) No longer supports.
    Heidi Heitkamp: Opposed 20-week abortion ban.
    Kevin Cramer: Announced for Senate due to incumbent's pro-choice vote.
    Gary Johnson: No funding for abortion; other restrictions ok.
    David French: Denounce Planned Parenthood as largest abortion provider.
    John Bolton: Against abortion except for rape, incest, or maternal health.
    Stephen Laffey: Pro-life.
Budget & Economy
    Larry Kudlow: The massive federal stimulus of 2009-10 did not work.
Civil Rights
    Tim Scott: Require state employees to undergo implicit bias training.
    John Kasich: I support traditional marriage, but it's time to move on.
    David French: Don't treat "gender identity" as a protected class.
    David French: When identity politics rule, racism and polarization thrive.
    John Bolton: Supports gay marriage, at state and federal level.
    Neil Gorsuch: Desegregation lawsuits won critical civil-rights victories.
    Neil Gorsuch: Gay marriage might win lawsuits but loses at ballot box.
    Pete Coors: Coors provides same-sex couple benefits equally.
    Larry Kudlow: Low tax rates around the world attract corporate cash.
    Ilhan Omar: The slogan "Defund the Police" is a policy demand.
    David French: Don't prosecute police for wrongful arrests; intent matters.
    Larry Kudlow: Sober discussion about addiction risks of smoking marijuana.
    Rick Santorum: Smoked pot in college, but knew it was wrong.
    Lamar Alexander: COVID: direct some relief funding to school choice programs.
    Tim Scott: COVID: direct some relief funding to school choice programs.
    John James: We have failed our children, supports school choice.
    Pete Coors: Supports school choice.
Energy & Oil
    John James: Green New Deal would decimate Michigan's economy.
    Jay Inslee: Signs first human composting bill into law.
    Larry Kudlow: EPA overreach has created substantial uncertainties.
Foreign Policy
    Marianne Williamson: 2007: Let Iranian president visit Ground Zero.
    Marco Rubio: We've neglected Latin American democracies & our alliances.
    Jeb Bush: Peace deal with Iran threatens America & menaces Israel.
    Al Gore: Gore calls for resignation of Bush foreign policy team.
Free Trade
    John James: Fight China over soybeans now, or bullets later.
    David French: Punitive tariffs increase prices & trigger trade wars.
    Larry Kudlow: Ex-Im is the perfect example of corporate welfare.
    Stephen Laffey: Supports the Central American Free Trade Agreement.
    Pete Coors: Supports free trade.
Government Reform
    Ted Cruz: Five for Freedom: shutter five cabinet-level agencies.
Gun Control
    Rahm Emanuel: OpEd: He wants to confiscate guns without due process.
    David French: Second Amendment is an individual, not a collective, right.
    Richard Carmona: Shot while defending hostage from killer, at gunpoint.
Health Care
    John James: Medicare for All terrible; barely paying for Medicare now.
    David French: Don't trust those who praise single-payer health care.
    Ben Carson: Spokesperson for Mannatech nutrition supplement for 10 years.
    Ben Carson: Health savings account from birth; teach poor responsibility.
Homeland Security
    Susan Rice: Russia may have helped stir up violent protests.
    Gary Johnson: American military interventions made terrorist problem worse.
    David French: Lionize the valor of every life given honorably in service.
    Larry Kudlow: Program of economic growth & strong national defense.
    Ted Cruz: Many more questions remain about Benghazi.
    John Bolton: Voters care more about national security than media believes.
    Herman Cain: START treaty gives away too much; build missile defense.
    Joe Sestak: Illegal immigrants should pay fine; get to back of the line.
    David French: Executive amnesty illegally let in 100,000 immigrants.
    Larry Kudlow: Reach out to Hispanics with immigration reform.
    David French: No path to citizenship, no touchback-amnesty.
    Marco Rubio: Deal with border & future immigrants BEFORE any amnesty.
Principles & Values
    Jo Rae Perkins: Supports "batty, corrosive" QAnon conspiracy theory.
    John James: From slave to senate candidate in four generations.
    John James: Liberal violence is construed as speech.
    Mark Sanford: Comeback to Congress in 2012; lost in GOP primary in 2018.
    Marianne Williamson: Launched Project Angel Food: deliver meals to AIDS patients.
    John Bolton: Libertarian at home; but protected internationally.
    John Bolton: Campaigns are about the horse race, & should be about policy.
    Michael Bennet: No particular religion nor congregation but believes in God.
    Michael Bennet: Raised in two different heritages, Jewish and Christian.
Social Security
    Bobby Jindal: Supported privatization & reform, early & enthusiastically.
    Stephen Laffey: Criticizes Bushs Social Security proposals.
Tax Reform
    David French: Increasing taxes or increasing debt are both miserable.
    Ben Carson: Bible endorses flat tax--10% tithing.
    New Testament: OpEd: Bible endorses flat tax--10% tithing.
    Mike Gravel: I advocate a FairTax: pay as you spend.
    John Bolton: Because media runs debates, no one discusses the issues.
War & Peace
    Marianne Williamson: Repurpose military infrastructure for sustainable society.
    Jeb Bush: On Palestine: Israel won't sacrifice when she is threatened.
    Mike Gravel: Dislodge ourselves from Iraq, by working with Iran & Syria.
Welfare & Poverty
    Marianne Williamson: Equal access to opportunity for a stable democracy.

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