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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)

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2018 Alabama Senate race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2018 AL Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Doug Jones (12) Democratic candidate for Alabama U.S. Senator Alabama
  • Luther Strange (8) Republican candidate for Alabama U.S. Senator Alabama
  • Roy Moore (15) Republican candidate for Alabama U.S. Senator Alabama
  • Tommy Battle (9) Alabama Republican candidate for governor of Alabama
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Alabama 2017 Senate special election debates and race coverage:
  • CNN, "Getting rid of amendments after 10th would 'eliminate many problems'," by Andrew Kaczynski, December 11, 2017
  • Newsweek, "Who Is Doug Jones? Meet the Civil Rights Activist Trying To Beat Roy Moore And Trump In Alabama," by Nicole Goodkind, 12/10/17
  • Chicago Now, "Meet Doug Jones, who supports marijuana legalization," by Leslie Kahn, October 23, 2017
  • Birmingham News, " Jones endorsed by League of Conservation Voters," by Howard Koplowitz, Oct. 12, 2017
  • Birmingham News (AL.com), "Jones answers questions from canceled forum," by Cameron Smith, September 21, 2017
  • CNN.com, "Moore doesn't believe Obama is a natural-born citizen," by Andrew Kaczynski and Paul LeBlanc, 8/22/2017
  • TheDailyBeast.com, "GOP Senate Primary Is a Trump Lovefest After Charlottesville," by Andrew Desiderio, 8/15/17
  • PoliticalWire, "Roy Moore Suggests America Is Evil", by Taegan Goddard, August 11, 2017
  • RollCall.com, "Wife's Pistol Helps Alabama Senate Candidate Make a Point," by Bridget Bowman, Aug. 4, 2017
  • Shelby County Reporter, "Luther Strange visits to provide a Washington update," by Briana Harris, August 1, 2017
  • Decatur Daily, "Brooks bring medical marijuana into GOP Senate race," by Mary Sell, July 23, 2017
  • Birmingham News, "Clinton appointee Doug Jones seeks Democratic nomination," by Ashley Remkus, June 14, 2017
  • Birmingham News (AL.com), "Roy Moore announces," April 26, 2017

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Luther Strange: Permanently cut off funding for Planned Parenthood.
    Roy Moore: Opposes abortion & funding Planned Parenthood.
    Doug Jones: I stand with Planned Parenthood.
Budget & Economy
    Roy Moore: Cut taxes and spending to stimulate economy.
Civil Rights
    Doug Jones: Full equality for women in the workplace.
    Roy Moore: Against same sex marriage; against civil unions.
    Doug Jones: Streamline regulations for small business.
    Roy Moore: Feds out of education; encourage vouchers.
    Doug Jones: Invest in public schools, not private experiments.
    Doug Jones: Public service & Pell grants to reduce college costs.
    Tommy Battle: Education funding top of priority list; no specific plan yet.
Energy & Oil
    Roy Moore: Encourage coal mining and oil drilling.
    Doug Jones: Renewables will makes us energy independent.
    Tommy Battle: Worked with energy partners for sustainable future.
    Luther Strange: Don't hamstring economy to get clean air & water.
    Doug Jones: Coal is the past; must help workers transition.
    Tommy Battle: Environmental education needs to start with the children.
Foreign Policy
    Roy Moore: U.S. shouldn't be restricted by U.N. treaties.
Free Trade
    Luther Strange: Kill foreign trade deals.
    Roy Moore: Rescind free trade pacts.
Government Reform
    Tommy Battle: Create regional councils to see and hear the people.
Gun Control
    Doug Jones: More background checks; raise purchase age to 21.
    Doug Jones: No assault weapons ban at this time.
    Tommy Battle: Prefers more school security measures over armed teachers.
    Luther Strange: Defends God-given 2nd Amendment rights.
Health Care
    Luther Strange: Repeal the total failure of ObamaCare.
    Roy Moore: Repeal Obamacare; allow competition.
    Doug Jones: Fix, don't end, ObamaCare.
    Tommy Battle: Hands tied on Medicaid abuse as it's a federally run program.
Homeland Security
    Tommy Battle: Flying the flag both honors it and salutes the veterans.
    Roy Moore: No gays in the military.
    Roy Moore: More money for modern weapons.
    Luther Strange: Build border wall; defund sanctuary cities.
    Luther Strange: Supports Muslim ban.
    Roy Moore: Open borders a threat to national security.
    Tommy Battle: Opposed to becoming sanctuary city; falls outside the law.
    Doug Jones: Supports a "living wage".
Principles & Values
    Luther Strange: Let clergy endorse candidates.
    Roy Moore: Must act as one nation under God.
Tax Reform
    Roy Moore: Replace income tax with tax on goods and services.
    Doug Jones: End tax cuts & loopholes for wealthy.
    Tommy Battle: Investment in education can lead to landmark technology.
War & Peace
    Roy Moore: Congress should have a say in foreign wars.
Welfare & Poverty
    Roy Moore: Let churches & charities help the needy.

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  • Luther Strange Republican candidate for Alabama U.S. Senator Alabama
  • Roy Moore Republican candidate for Alabama U.S. Senator Alabama
  • Tommy Battle Alabama Republican candidate for governor of Alabama

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