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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
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)
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
Senate candidates from Nevada

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    from Past and present Senate candidates from Nevada (number of quotes indicated):
  • Bob Beers (5) Republican Senate candidate (withdrew) Nevada
  • Brian Sandoval (1) Nevada Republican Governor
  • Catherine Cortez Masto (14) Democratic Senate candidate Nevada
  • Cresent Hardy (1) Republican House Member U.S. Rep Nevada- 4
  • Danny Tarkanian (13) Republican candidate for Nevada U.S. Senator Nevada
  • Dean Heller (22) Republican Jr Senator Nevada
  • Harry Reid (8) Democratic Sr Senator (Retiring 2016) Nevada
  • Jack Carter (5) Democratic challenger (2006), previously First Son Nevada
  • Jacky Rosen (21) Democratic Challenger for NV Senator Nevada
  • Joe Heck (8) Republican Challenger Nevada
  • John Ensign (5) Republican Jr Senator Nevada
  • Sharron Angle (9) Republican Senate Challenger Nevada
  • Shelley Berkley (5) Democratic challenger Nevada
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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Dean Heller: Ban all abortions after 20 weeks.
    Jacky Rosen: Co-sponsored bill to require contraceptives in insurance.
    Danny Tarkanian: Life starts at conception.
    Catherine Cortez Masto: Endorsed by EMILY's List.
Budget & Economy
    Dean Heller: Control wasteful spending and shrink the size of government.
    Danny Tarkanian: Cut entitlements to reduce trillions of debt.
    Joe Heck: Eliminate our debt, spurring economic growth.
    Bob Beers: Common sense: borrow in tough times, but then pay it back.
Civil Rights
    Joe Heck: Accepts Supreme Court ruling on transgendered bathrooms.
    Catherine Cortez Masto: Let Nevada ban same-sex marriage; it's will of the people.
    Catherine Cortez Masto: States ban bigamy & incest, so why not same-sex marriage?
    Jacky Rosen: Trump tax cut is fraudulent handout to corporations.
    Dean Heller: Against bank bailout; against Dodd-Frank bank regulation.
    Jacky Rosen: Fund law enforcement as robustly as necessary.
    Dean Heller: Let each states' voters decide on marijuana.
    Jacky Rosen: Regulate marijuana federally, like we do for alcohol.
    Jacky Rosen: Legalize medical marijuana and recreational marijuana.
    Catherine Cortez Masto: Legalize medical marijuana, and eventually recreational use.
    Joe Heck: Legalize medical marijuana, but not recreational use.
    Catherine Cortez Masto: I do not see a benefit in our state in legalizing marijuana.
    Joe Heck: Protect state cannabis laws from federal interference.
    Dean Heller: Tax savings plan to help parents pay for private schools.
    Dean Heller: Counseling on financial aid but no refinancing student loans.
    Jacky Rosen: Public money should go to public schools.
    Jacky Rosen: Refinance student loans, and cancel if student goes bankrupt.
    Danny Tarkanian: Real choice, not just choice between government schools.
    Danny Tarkanian: I support vouchers for private school tuition.
    Jacky Rosen: $50K for STEM curriculum grant for UNLV.
    Brian Sandoval: Supports Education Savings Accounts and school choice.
    Catherine Cortez Masto: Opposes Education Savings Accounts and school choice.
Energy & Oil
    Dean Heller: Impact from humans on climate change is up for debate.
    Jacky Rosen: Climate change threatens environment & national security.
    Danny Tarkanian: Energy independence by drawing from all energy sources.
    Catherine Cortez Masto: Yucca Mountain is dead; fight so it continues to be.
    Bob Beers: Consider safety risks & surroundings of Yucca Mountain.
    Cresent Hardy: Talk about pro's and con's of Yucca Mountain.
    Catherine Cortez Masto: Fight making Yucca Mountain a high-level nuclear waste dump.
    Harry Reid: BP and oil companies need regulation.
    Dean Heller: $230M for Public Land Management around Las Vegas.
    Catherine Cortez Masto: Endorsed by Sierra Club for protecting Nevada's public lands.
    Bob Beers: Require voter approval for $200M soccer stadium.
    Shelley Berkley: Supports land transfer for Yerington mines.
    Jack Carter: Ensign’s failing environment grade is significant deficiency.
    John Ensign: Fought Yucca Mountain so it might never become reality.
Families & Children
    Dean Heller: I respect traditional marriage but respect Supreme Court.
    Jacky Rosen: Supports gay marriage.
    Dean Heller: Catch up on the backlog of untested sexual assault kits.
Foreign Policy
    Catherine Cortez Masto: Supports US-Iran nuclear treaty.
    Joe Heck: Opposes US-Iran nuclear treaty.
    Jack Carter: On Axis of Evil: Are you better off today than 4 years ago?
    John Ensign: Kim Jong Il is a dangerous lunatic.
Government Reform
    Dean Heller: Don't require disclosure of political campaign donors.
    Jacky Rosen: More campaign disclosure; overturn Citizens United.
    Jacky Rosen: AdWatch: Passed zero bills? But co-sponsored eight bills.
    Danny Tarkanian: Drain the swamp by imposing term limits on Congress.
    Shelley Berkley: Free Nevada: No out-of-state donations for Senate race.
    Sharron Angle: In state legislature, sole No vote called "41 to Angle".
Gun Control
    Dean Heller: Opposed banning high-capacity magazines.
    Jacky Rosen: Ban high-capacity magazines & military-style assault rifles.
    Danny Tarkanian: Self-defense is a constitutional right & a God-given right.
    Danny Tarkanian: What good is a handgun if a bad guy has an assault rifle?
Health Care
    Dean Heller: Block grants to the states instead of ObamaCare.
    Jacky Rosen: Add public option and Medicaid buy-in to ObamaCare.
    Jacky Rosen: Stabilize ObamaCare so premiums are reduced.
    Danny Tarkanian: ObamaCare MUST be repealed; I guarantee I'll vote to do so.
    Bob Beers: Repeal ObamaCare; it's not working and we can't afford it.
    Catherine Cortez Masto: As A.G., refused to join lawsuit against ObamaCare.
    Shelley Berkley: Kidney transplant center helps Nevada but helps husband too.
    Shelley Berkley: Stop cuts to Medicare; no privatization for younger workers.
    Harry Reid: Insurers' profit motive almost destroyed our economy.
    Harry Reid: ObamaCare improved healthcare and also improved economy.
    Sharron Angle: No medical conditions where coverage should be mandated.
    Sharron Angle: We're a country of choice; don't force people into insurance.
Homeland Security
    Danny Tarkanian: Rebuild our military; it was severely weakened under Obama.
    Joe Heck: Supported $607 billion national defense bill.
    Dean Heller: DREAM Act is a backdoor amnesty program.
    Jacky Rosen: Supports DREAMers & earned path to citizenship.
    Danny Tarkanian: Reform legal immigration; but BLOCK illegal immigration.
    Danny Tarkanian: Oppose sanctuary cities; support official English.
    Joe Heck: No blanket amnesty but earned citizenship ok.
    Bob Beers: Secure the borders before changing immigration policy.
    Dean Heller: Pathway to citizenship for illegals in army or college.
    Dean Heller: Overhaul 14th Amendment against immigrant citizenship.
    Harry Reid: We need comprehensive reform.
    Sharron Angle: Solution is simple: secure the borders, enforce the laws.
    Jack Carter: Get a pathway to citizenship and end political football.
    John Ensign: Don’t forgive illegals of felonies nor pay them benefits.
    Dean Heller: Opposed raising minimum wage from $7.25 to $8.25/hour.
    Jacky Rosen: Raise minimum wage from $7.25 to $15/hour.
    Dean Heller: Get bipartisan bill passed for online poker.
    Dean Heller: Denied 2010 reports that unemployed were "hobos".
    Shelley Berkley: Online poker could mean up to 1,200 jobs in Nevada.
    Sharron Angle: It's not a Senator's job to create jobs.
    Sharron Angle: No, I don't think the unemployed are spoiled.
Principles & Values
    Catherine Cortez Masto: Served as Assistant County Manager & criminal prosecutor.
    Joe Heck: Small business owner and emergency-room physician.
    Harry Reid: Son of a miner; mother took in wash from brothels.
    Sharron Angle: I live in middle-class Reno; Reid lives in DC's Ritz-Carlton.
    Jack Carter: I’m fed up with this administration & my opponent.
    Jack Carter: Campaign funding source doesn’t matter; “we the people” do.
    John Ensign: Carter gets more campaign money from California than Nevada.
    John Ensign: Nevadans need Nevada leaders with Nevada roots.
Social Security
    Jacky Rosen: Don't privatize Social Security or VA.
    Harry Reid: What would have happened if Trust Fund were in stock market?
    Sharron Angle: Personalize Social Security; not privatize.
Tax Reform
    Dean Heller: Trump tax cut boosts job creation.
    Harry Reid: I am not in favor of giving billionaires tax cuts.
    Sharron Angle: Extend the Bush-era tax cuts, or it's a tax increase.
    Dean Heller: More competition on internet, instead of Net Neutrality.
    Jacky Rosen: Invest in transportation infrastructure & high-tech research.
    Jacky Rosen: Supports Net Neutrality protections for broadband consumers.
War & Peace
    Dean Heller: Withdraw from Iran nuclear treaty.
    Jacky Rosen: Supports multinational Iran nuclear treaty.
    Danny Tarkanian: Stronger response to ISIS, North Korea, and Russia.
    Catherine Cortez Masto: Declare war on ISIS; arm and train the Iraqi Kurds.
    Catherine Cortez Masto: Declare war on ISIS before innocent lives are taken.
    Harry Reid: OpEd: saying Iraq war was lost emboldened our enemies.

The above quotations are from Winners and Losers
Senate candidates from Nevada.

Senatorial winners and losers in each state:

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U.S. House of Representatives winners and losers in each state:

AK -  AL -  AR -  AZ -  CA -  CO -  CT -  DE -  FL -  GA -  HI -  IA -  ID -  IL -  IN -  KS -  KY -  LA -  MA - 
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OH -  OK -  OR -  PA -  RI -  SC -  SD -  TN -  TX -  UT -  VA -  VT -  WA -  WI -  WV -  WY - 

Gubernatorial winners and losers in each state:

AK -  AL -  AR -  AZ -  CA -  CO -  CT -  DE -  FL -  GA -  HI -  IA -  ID -  IL -  IN -  KS -  KY -  LA -  MA - 
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OH -  OK -  OR -  PA -  RI -  SC -  SD -  TN -  TX -  UT -  VA -  VT -  WA -  WI -  WV -  WY - 

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