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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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CampusElect.org 2018 Campus Election Engagement Project

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    from CampusElect.org 2018 Gubernatorial coverage (number of quotes indicated):
  • Adam Laxalt (12) Nevada Republican candidate for governor of Nevada
  • Jeff Johnson (9) Minnesota Republican candidate for governor of Minnesota
  • Michelle Lujan-Grisham (16) New Mexico Democrat
  • Steve Pearce (16) New Mexico Republican candidate for New Mexico Governor
  • Steve Sisolak (14) Nevada Democratic candidate for Nevada Governor
  • Tim Walz (16) Minnesota Democratic candidate for Governor
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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Adam Laxalt: Look into repealing NV abortion rights law.
    Jeff Johnson: Heartbeat bill: ban abortions at about 6 weeks of pregnancy.
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Support Planned Parenthood; support employer contraceptives.
    Steve Pearce: Ban abortion after 20 weeks; de-fund Planned Parenthood.
    Steve Sisolak: Fund Planned Parenthood; leave decision to women.
    Tim Walz: Maintain funding for Planned Parenthood.
Civil Rights
    Adam Laxalt: Religious right of no business with gay couples.
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Supports marriage equality.
    Steve Pearce: Opposes gay marriage but accepts it as settled law.
    Steve Sisolak: Strong gay rights supporter.
    Steve Pearce: Trump tax cuts are a shot in the arm to manufacturers.
    Steve Sisolak: Ease cash bail requirements to reduce incarceration.
    Adam Laxalt: Did not seek to allow marijuana business banking.
    Jeff Johnson: Medical marijuana ok but not recreational.
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Supports medical marijuana and recreational legalization.
    Steve Pearce: Opposes recreational marijuana.
    Steve Sisolak: Fight federal intrusion into state marijuana industry.
    Tim Walz: Full legalization of medical and recreational marijuana.
    Adam Laxalt: Supported voucher-style Education Savings Accounts.
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Supports universal pre-K; opposes school vouchers.
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Expand Pell Grants; lower student loan interest.
    Steve Pearce: Vouchers break link of low-income & low-quality schools.
    Steve Pearce: Cut Pell Grants; no more tax money for colleges.
    Steve Sisolak: Don't divert funds from public schools to private schools.
    Tim Walz: 2 years tuition-free education at MN state institutions.
    Tim Walz: Fully fund pre-K-to-12; make Minnesota the education state.
Energy & Oil
    Adam Laxalt: End costly and burdensome mandates on energy providers.
    Jeff Johnson: Climate is changing naturally; human involvement debatable.
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Limit greenhouse gases, lead on renewable energy.
    Steve Pearce: No one believes the crap about climate change.
    Steve Sisolak: Climate change poses a direct threat to our communities.
    Tim Walz: Climate change is real and urgent.
Families & Children
    Adam Laxalt: Opposed Obama's stricter overtime rules.
    Jeff Johnson: Gay "contractual unions" for hospital visits & inheritance.
    Steve Sisolak: Require companies to provide paid sick time.
    Tim Walz: Full marriage equality for same-sex couples.
Free Trade
    Jeff Johnson: Tariffs on China negatively affect Minnesota farmers.
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Opposes tariffs & short-sighted trade war.
    Steve Pearce: Opposes tariffs because they hurt our businesses.
    Tim Walz: Rash tariffs on China against interests of America's farmers.
Government Reform
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Reveal political donors; reverse Citizens United.
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: No voter ID laws; no purging of voter rolls.
    Steve Pearce: Supports Citizens United.
    Steve Pearce: Supports voter ID laws.
    Tim Walz: Limit corporate campaign donations, and disclose all.
    Tim Walz: Remove barriers to voting.
Gun Control
    Adam Laxalt: Firearm restrictions not effective in reducing gun violence.
    Jeff Johnson: Arm trained professionals in schools.
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Strengthen background checks; ban assault weapons.
    Steve Pearce: I don't think Gun Control legislation works.
    Steve Sisolak: Ban silencers, bump stocks, and assault weapons.
    Tim Walz: Expand background checks; ban assault-style weapons.
Health Care
    Adam Laxalt: ObamaCare is most flawed piece of legislation ever endured.
    Jeff Johnson: ObamaCare was sold as reform & there was no reform in it.
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Support ObamaCare; keep Medicaid without work requirement.
    Steve Pearce: Repeal & replace ObamaCare; no Medicaid without work.
    Steve Sisolak: Do everything we can to maintain healthcare coverage.
    Tim Walz: Single-payer system is on Minnesota's horizon.
    Adam Laxalt: Don't expand DACA to cover parents of DREAMer kids.
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Supports earned path to citizenship for DREAMers and others.
    Steve Pearce: Supports earned path to citizenship over a 10-year period.
    Steve Sisolak: Workable pathway to citizenship for law-abiding immigrants.
    Tim Walz: Give DREAMers a path to citizenship.
    Adam Laxalt: Do not raise minimum wage; that hurts workers.
    Jeff Johnson: Minimum wage increase lessens options for young.
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Opposes right-to-work law (supports unions).
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Raise minimum wage to $10 now & $12 later.
    Steve Pearce: Enact right-to-work law (no automatic union dues).
    Steve Pearce: Raising minimum wage hurts small businesses.
    Steve Sisolak: Raise minimum wage to $10, but $15 is too much.
    Tim Walz: Push back against right-to-work legislation.
    Tim Walz: Supports $15 minimum wage for Minnesota.
Tax Reform
    Adam Laxalt: Committed to not raising taxes on anybody.
    Jeff Johnson: Trump tax cuts lower Minnesota taxes.
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Trump tax cuts reward the wealthy & special interests.
    Steve Sisolak: Supported commerce tax; supports property tax increase.
    Tim Walz: Trump tax cuts go mostly to top 1%.
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Supports Net Neutrality: equal access to Internet.
    Steve Pearce: Net Neutrality rules undermine the free market.
    Steve Sisolak: Preserve Net Neutrality (equal access to internet).
    Tim Walz: Supports Net Neutrality (equal access to Internet).
Welfare & Poverty
    Adam Laxalt: Develop new affordable housing without tax funding.
    Steve Sisolak: Expedited permitting for affordable housing.

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  • Steve Pearce New Mexico Republican candidate for New Mexico Governor
  • Steve Sisolak Nevada Democratic candidate for Nevada Governor
  • Tim Walz Minnesota Democratic candidate for Governor

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