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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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2017 New Jersey Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2017 NJ Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Chris Christie (2) New Jersey N.J. Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Jack Ciattarelli (5) New Jersey Republican
  • Jim McGreevey (2) Former Democratic Governor (2002-2004)
  • Joe Rullo (8) New Jersey Republican
  • Kim Guadagno (12) New Jersey Republican candidate for Governor
  • Phil Murphy (10) New Jersey Democratic 2017 Gubernatorial nominee
  • Ray Lesniak (5) New Jersey Democratic 2017 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Stephen Sweeney (1)
  • Steve Fulop (16) New Jersey Democratic 2017 Gubernatorial candidate
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    New Jersey 2017 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Newark Star-Ledger, "Maybe we should tax commuters from NYC to retaliate for 'congestion pricing', by Rob Jennings, 4/2/2019
  • Bergen Record, "GOP assemblyman sparks Confederate flag controversy," by Dustin Racioppi and Nicholas Pugliese, Aug. 30, 2017
  • Bergen Record , "LGBT festival-goers express disdain for Trump's transgender ban," by Ricardo Kaulessar, Aug. 26, 2017
  • The Observer, "Guadagno Makes Long-Shot Bid for Public Safety Workers," by Christian Hetrick, 08/23/17
  • Newark Star-Ledger, "Life and death, Murphy says after Planned Parenthood," by Matt Arco, Aug. 10, 2017
  • Newark Star-Ledger, "Guadagno moves left in a right-wing party," by Paul Mulshine, May 11, 2017
  • Asbury Park Press (APP.com), "5 things about Kim Guadagno," by Mike Davis, May 11, 2017
  • Newark Star-Ledger, "11 things you should know about Kim Guadagno," by Claude Brodesser-Akner, Jan. 17, 2017
  • The Forward, "Jewish mayor finds strong backing among Muslims", by Michael Kaminer, September 5, 2016
  • Newark Star-Ledger (NJ.com), "Raising the minimum wage",OpEd by Steve Fulop, March 12, 2016
  • Bergen Record (NorthJersey.com), "Strict limits on solitary confinement", by John C. Ensslin, March 11, 2016
  • Newark Star-Ledger, "Pilot program to bring jobs to food stamp recipients," by Tom Haydon, March 10, 2016
  • Bergen Record, "Development to Liberty State Park", by Scott Fallon, January 21, 2016
  • Newark Star Ledger, "Wisely choosing clinical treatment for heroin abuse", by Jim McGreevey, 12/16/2015
  • Bergen Record, "NJ extends bear hunt", by Jim Norman and Richard Cowen, 12/13/2015

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Kim Guadagno: Supports women's healthcare; pro-choice.
Budget & Economy
    Jack Ciattarelli: 5% to 10% reduction in the state government workforce.
Civil Rights
    Kim Guadagno: Won't criticize Republican with Confederate flag.
    Kim Guadagno: Comfortable with LGBT but won't criticize ban.
    Kim Guadagno: Work with businesses to cut state regulations in half.
    Jack Ciattarelli: 10-year phase out of the corporate business tax.
    Phil Murphy: Focus on racial justice with marijuana legalization.
    Kim Guadagno: Decriminalization, not legalization.
    Joe Rullo: Make it a living hell for heroin dealers in NJ.
    Jim McGreevey: Offer behavioral drug treatment to addicted inmates.
    Jim McGreevey: Transition addicted inmates to outpatient drug treatment.
    Steve Fulop: Transition addicted inmates to outpatient drug treatment.
    Ray Lesniak: Ultimately we'll get legalization but wait for other states.
    Ray Lesniak: Study legalization of recreational cannabis in other states.
    Steve Fulop: Wait for other states to see pro's and con's of legalization.
    Steve Fulop: Study legalization of recreational cannabis in other states.
    Kim Guadagno: Merit pay for teachers; school choice for parents.
    Jack Ciattarelli: Limit aid to overfunded school districts.
    Joe Rullo: Stop saddling parents and students with Common Core.
    Joe Rullo: Merge roles of school superintendents and administrators.
    Phil Murphy: Focus on STEM to make Silicon Valley in New Jersey.
    Phil Murphy: Reignite NJ science hotbed by focusing on STEM sector.
Energy & Oil
    Kim Guadagno: Favor wind turbines on Jersey coast.
    Joe Rullo: Repeal the 23-cent gas tax.
    Phil Murphy: Raise gas tax to renew Transportation Trust Fund.
    Phil Murphy: It stinks, but raise the gas tax to fund transportation.
    Steve Fulop: Gas tax is essentially a user fee for motorists.
    Steve Fulop: Variable rate gas tax with automatic inflation increase.
    Phil Murphy: Commit to protecting shores with long-term enviro plan.
    Phil Murphy: Long-term planning via Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
    Chris Christie: Develop Liberty State Park to generate more revenue.
    Stephen Sweeney: Stall development of Liberty State Park until Christie gone.
    Steve Fulop: Stall development of Liberty State Park until Christie gone.
    Ray Lesniak: Ban baiting of deer and bear during hunting.
Families & Children
    Steve Fulop: Require companies to grant paid sick leave.
Foreign Policy
    Phil Murphy: Former U.S. ambassador to Germany, appointed by Obama.
Government Reform
    Phil Murphy: I don't owe the political insiders anything.
Gun Control
    Joe Rullo: Goal is concealed carry without justifiable need.
    Ray Lesniak: Buy police weapons from socially responsible gun sellers.
    Steve Fulop: Reward "socially responsible" gun distributors.
Health Care
    Jack Ciattarelli: Discontinue ObamaCare Cadillac health insurance plans.
    Steve Fulop: Partner with public health groups to fight urban disparities.
    Steve Fulop: Combat health disparities that plague cities.
Homeland Security
    Kim Guadagno: Head of the Military Growth Task Force.
    Joe Rullo: Eliminate state income taxes on all veterans' pensions.
    Steve Fulop: Denounced theory that Jersey City Muslims cheered 9/11.
    Kim Guadagno: Against sanctuary state.
    Joe Rullo: Eliminate sanctuary cities across NJ.
    Steve Fulop: More outreach to involve immigrants in civic life.
    Kim Guadagno: Against minimum wage hike.
    Steve Fulop: Jersey City first to raise the minimum wage to $15.
Social Security
    Jack Ciattarelli: Limit retirement pensions for public retirees.
Tax Reform
    Kim Guadagno: High state property taxes drive businesses to other states.
    Joe Rullo: Reduce property taxes; repeal gas tax; veto new taxes.
    Steve Fulop: No municipal tax increase for third year in a row.
    Steve Fulop: We make government work well with no municipal tax increase.
    Phil Murphy: Share congestion pricing revenue between NYC and NJ.
    Steve Fulop: Congestion pricing leads to "race to zero" for NYC vs. NJ.
    Kim Guadagno: Infrastructure plan without gas tax or toll increases.
Welfare & Poverty
    Chris Christie: Food stamps recipients must be in job training programs.
    Ray Lesniak: Private donations for job training for SNAP recipients.

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