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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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Media coverage of FL political races in The Miami Herald

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    from The Miami Herald (number of quotes indicated):
  • Adam Putnam (1) Florida Republican candidate for Florida Governor
  • Ajamu Baraka (1) Green Party nominee for Vice-President
  • Andrew Gillum (7) Florida Democratic candidate for governor of Florida
  • Asa Hutchinson (1) Arkansas Republican Governor
  • Augustus Invictus (2) Republican Candidate for U.S. Senator (withdrew Dec. 2017) Florida
  • Bill Nelson (1) Florida NASA Administrator
  • Bob Graham (1) Democrat
  • Carlos Curbelo (2) Republican House Member U.S. Rep Florida- 26
  • Carlos Gimenez (1) Republican U.S. Rep Florida-26
  • Carlos Lopez-Cantera (2) Republican Senate Challenger Florida
  • Charles Melancon (1) 2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; currently US Rep. Louisiana
  • Charlie Crist (3) Florida Democratic Governor Challenger
  • Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (3) Republican U.S. Rep Florida-27
  • Jeb Bush (2) Florida Former FL Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Jeff Greene (4) 2010 Democratic challenger Florida
  • Joe Biden (1) Democratic V.P.
  • John Roberts (3) Republican Appointee to Supreme Court
  • Kendrick Meek (2) 2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; currently US Rep. Florida
  • Maria Elvira Salazar (1) Republican U.S. Rep Florida-27
  • Mike Ross (1) Arkansas Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Philip Levine (1) Florida Democratic candidate for governor of Florida
  • Rick Scott (4) Florida Republican Governor
  • Ron DeSantis (1) Florida Republican candidate for governor
  • Ron Klein (1) Former Democrat (until 2010) U.S. Rep Florida-22
  • Scott McAdams (1) 2010 Democratic Challenger Alaska
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Articles from Miami Herald:
  • On 2022_FL_Gov: "DeSantis can't restrain his white-supremacist instincts, but maybe Florida voters will," by Fabiola Santiago, October 01, 2021
  • (On FL-26 House race): "After running as a moderate, Carlos Gimenez votes to overturn electoral colleges results," by Alex Daugherty, Douglas Hanks, and David Smiley, 1/7/2021
  • (On FL-27 House race): "Maria Elvira Salazar will vote for 'any type of tower, any type of guards' at U.S.-Mexico Border," by Alex Daugherty, 9/10/2018
  • (On Andrew Gillum): Miami Herald on 2018 Florida Gubernatorial race, 8/12/2018
  • (On Bill Nelson): Miami Herald on 2018 Florida Senate race, 8/9/2018
  • (On Ajamu Baraka): Miami Herald on 2016 presidential hopefuls, 8/2/2016
  • (On Carlos Lopez-Cantera): Miami Herald on 2016 Florida Senate race, 7/27/2015
  • (On Carlos Curbelo): Miami Herald coverage: 2015 State of the Union GOP response, 1/20/2015
  • (On Jeb Bush): Miami Herald 2014 coverage of 2016 presidential hopefuls, 12/2/2014
  • (On Charlie Crist & Rick Scott): Miami Herald on 2014 Florida Gubernatorial debate, 10/15/2014
  • (On Charlie Crist): Miami Herald AdWatch on 2014 Florida gubernatorial race, 8/11/2014
  • (On Adam Putnam): Miami Herald on 2018 Florida gubernatorial race, 6/13/2014
  • (On Charlie Crist): Miami Herald on 2014 Florida governor's race, 3/16/2014
  • (On Rick Scott): Miami Herald FactCheck on 2014 Florida gubernatorial race, 3/15/2014
  • (On Asa Hutchinson & Mike Ross): Miami Herald AdWatch on 2014 Arkansas gubernatorial race, 2/18/2014
  • (On Ileana Ros-Lehtinen): Miami Herald on 2014 State of the Union response, 1/29/2014
  • (On Charles Melancon): Miami Herald coverage of 2010 Louisiana Senate debate, 10/27/2010
  • (On Scott McAdams): Miami Herald, "Scott McAdams Talks", 9/11/2010
  • (On John Roberts): Miami Herald, “Robert’s Rulings”, 7/21/2005
  • (On Ron Klein): Erika Bolstad, Miami Herald, “Iraq war key”, 9/27/2006
  • (On Bob Graham): Peter Wallsten, Miami Herald, 10/7/2003
  • (On Jeff Greene & Kendrick Meek): 2010 Florida Dem. Primary Debate, Miami Herald & S.S.News, 8/10/2010

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Charlie Crist: 2006: I'm pro-life; 2014: That was for Republicans.
Budget & Economy
    Carlos Lopez-Cantera: As Lt. Governor: focus on job creation and tax reduction.
    Asa Hutchinson: AdWatch: Worked for lobbying firm after leaving Congress.
    Mike Ross: AdWatch: Trillions of things in common with Pelosi & Obama.
    Jeff Greene: Everyone knew housing crash was coming; Congress did nothing.
Civil Rights
    Augustus Invictus: Friends with white supremacists, but denies affiliation.
    Charlie Crist: I support same-sex marriage.
    Rick Scott: I support traditional marriage.
    Andrew Gillum: 90% of businesses pay no corporate income tax, & too little.
    Jeff Greene: Sold $21M of condos to CA dealer now facing charges.
    Maria Elvira Salazar: Secure the Mexican border against drug smugglers.
    Andrew Gillum: End punitive high-stakes testing regime.
    Andrew Gillum: Debt-free college in exchange for 4 years' work in Florida.
Energy & Oil
    Andrew Gillum: Make Florida world leader in rooftop solar energy production.
    Jeff Greene: Ban offshore oil drilling.
    Andrew Gillum: Properly fund Florida Forever and Everglades restorations.
    John Roberts: Allow development despite local endangered species.
Families & Children
    Augustus Invictus: Healthy relations between men and women: opposes deviancy.
Foreign Policy
    Ajamu Baraka: Served on Amnesty International board & human rights groups.
    Carlos Lopez-Cantera: Defend democracy in Cuba, Venezuela, & Israel.
    Carlos Curbelo: Cuba & Iran: no unearned concessions to cruel dictatorships.
    Jeb Bush: We are leader among equals in community of nations.
    Jeb Bush: Words matter: presidents should mean it when they say it.
    Jeff Greene: 2007: Visited Cuba to repair yacht & support synagogues.
Government Reform
    Carlos Gimenez: Voted to object to election results in PA and AZ.
    Bill Nelson: Russians penetrating our elections, but details classified.
    Kendrick Meek: Sought earmarks for blighted area which benefited a donor.
    Kendrick Meek: Drafted 70 bills in Congress; some got merged into law.
Health Care
    Charlie Crist: 2007 & 2010: opposed ObamaCare; now supports fixing it.
    Ron DeSantis: Pull over drivers suspected of transporting immigrants.
    Joe Biden: Bring in asylum seekers & DREAMers AND secure border.
    Carlos Curbelo: Modernize legal immigration: no official English.
    Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: GOP offers Hispanic immigrants opportunities like mine.
    Rick Scott: Opposed increasing the minimum wage.
    Rick Scott: FactCheck: Yes, unemployment up; but stimulus has helped.
    John Roberts: Union activists can organize outside of employment place.
Principles & Values
    Rick Scott: FanGate: Refused to debate if opponent allowed to use a fan.
    Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: Obama promises sound good but won't solve nation's problems.
    Charles Melancon: Ran based on Vitter's integrity issue from call-girl scandal.
    Bob Graham: Withdraws from Presidential race, and Senate race.
Tax Reform
    Philip Levine: Level the playing field; rich will pay their fair share.
    Andrew Gillum: Greater emphasis on light rail and mass transit.
    John Roberts: Cannot subpoena individuals computer records.
War & Peace
    Scott McAdams: Define mission before sending troops to war.
    Ron Klein: Strategic timetable for withdrawal but no specific timetable.
Welfare & Poverty
    Andrew Gillum: Address income inequality; remake an innovation economy.
    Adam Putnam: Weeding out fraudulent charities.
    Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: Focus on opportunity gap instead of income-inequality gap.

The above quotations are from Media coverage of FL political races in The Miami Herald.

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