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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)

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2020 Puerto Rico Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2020 PR Gubernatorial race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Pedro Pierluisi (1) Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Democratic Governor
  • Ricky Rossello (14) Puerto Rico Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Wanda Vazquez Garced (15) Puerto Rico Democratic candidate for governor
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    Puerto Rico 2020 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • DHS Readout of Secretary Mayorkas' Call with Pedro Pierluisi, Governor of Puerto Rico, February 5, 2021
  • On 2022_FL_Gov: FLgov.com press release, "Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Legislation to Protect Religious Freedom and Support Florida's Jewish Community," June 14, 2021
  • The Hill e-zine, "Governor urges Azar to provide island with funding for Medicare program amid virus outbreak," by Tal Axelrod, 03/20/20
  • Democrat & Chronicle, "Puerto Rico imposes curfew, shuts businesses to combat coronavirus," March 15, 2020
  • Orlando Political Observer, "Governor urges U.S. Senate to pass Earthquake Disaster Relief Legislation," February 26, 2020
  • Be Latina e-zine, "Wanda Vazquez Believes Statehood Is Puerto Rico's Solution," by Guisell Gomez, February 10, 2020
  • CBS News, "Puerto Rico's former housing secretary claims governor knew about unused aid," by Audrey Mcnamara, January 21, 2020
  • El Nuevo Dia, "Garced sends bill to the Legislature that would establish new debt issuance regulations," by Joanisabel González, 11/5/19
  • NBC-Miami, "Gov. Vazquez Outlines Plans for Island After Political Turmoil," August 20, 2019
  • Vox.com: "5 things to know about Wanda Vazquez, Puerto Rico's latest governor," by Alexia Fernández Campbell, Aug. 9, 2019
  • Bloomberg.com, "Vazquez Defends Record Amid Investigation," By Amanda Albright, Karina Montoya, and Ezra Fieser, July 26, 2019
  • Heavy.com, "Wanda Vazquez: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know," Jul 25, 2019
  • Fox Business, "Why Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello resigned," by Ann Schmidt, July 25, 2019
  • N.Y.Times, "Who Is Wanda Vázquez, Who Is in Line to Become Puerto Rico’s Next Governor?", by Jose A. Del Real and Frances Robles, 7/24/19
  • Vox.com, "Puerto Rico's week of massive protests, explained," by Zeeshan Aleem, July 22, 2019
  • NBC News, "What's behind Puerto Rico's protests, scandal? Here's 5 things to know," by Nicole Acevedo, July 19, 2019
  • Scientific American, "Puerto Rico Pledges to Go All-Renewable by 2050," by Daniel Cusick, November 21, 2018
  • Caribbean Business blog, "Minimum wage for workers in gov't-contracted construction is now $15," by Eva Lloréns Vélez, July 30, 2018
  • NBC News, "Puerto Rico's new law moves to privatize power grid nine months after Hurricane Maria," by Nicole Acevedo, June 20, 2018
  • Caribbean Business blog, "Governor reveals details on proposed tax reform," by Eva Llorens Vélez and Dalissa Zeda Sánchez, March 21, 2018
  • Education Week, "Governor Signs Bill to Expand Choice and Revamp Public Schools," by Andrew Ujifusa, March 21, 2018
  • Leafly.com blog, "Puerto Rico Governor Signs Medicinal Marijuana Bill," by Gage Peake, July 10, 2017
  • The Indian Express, "Rossello protects pensions, promises tax breaks in the budget," June 1, 2017
  • News Is My Business blog, "Rosello signs Permitting Reform Act, simplifies process," April 5, 2017
  • NBC News, "Pro-Statehood Candidate Ricardo Rosselló Wins Governor Race," Nov. 8, 2016

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Pedro Pierluisi: Puerto Rico still needs critical work to rebuild and recover.
    Wanda Vazquez Garced: Urges Senate to provide aid following earthquakes.
    Wanda Vazquez Garced: Limit government borrowing; restrict use of such funds.
    Ricky Rossello: Restructure $70 billion in debt after 13-year recession.
Civil Rights
    Wanda Vazquez Garced: Oversaw budget cuts to groups serving battered women.
    Wanda Vazquez Garced: Met with feminist groups on fighting gender violence.
    Wanda Vazquez Garced: May have meddled in theft investigation at daughter's home.
    Wanda Vazquez Garced: Didn't investigate corruption over hurricane relief.
    Ricky Rossello: Signed bill legalizing & regulating medical marijuana.
    Ricky Rossello: Break up national school district; allow vouchers & charters.
Energy & Oil
    Wanda Vazquez Garced: $20.3 billion for modernization of Puerto Rico power grid.
    Ricky Rossello: Announces Puerto Rico Pledge for Climate Change.
    Ricky Rossello: Moves to privatizes outdated power grid.
Government Reform
    Wanda Vazquez Garced: Calls for investigation into unused aid found in warehouse.
    Wanda Vazquez Garced: Expands transparency policy on Island reconstruction.
    Ricky Rossello: Several officials charged with money laundering & embezzling.
    Ricky Rossello: For statehood & representation for Puerto Rico.
    Ricky Rossello: Streamlines process for businesses into single permit.
Health Care
    Wanda Vazquez Garced: Boost funding for Medicare Advantage program.
    Wanda Vazquez Garced: Coronavirus: Imposes curfew, shuts non-essential businesses.
Homeland Security
    Wanda Vazquez Garced: Require government offices to give priority to veterans.
    Ricky Rossello: Raised minimum wage to $15/hour for government construction.
Principles & Values
    Wanda Vazquez Garced: Statehood is best way for Puerto Rico to acquire equality.
    Ricky Rossello: Leak of bigoted, vulgar messages leads to protests.
    Ricky Rossello: 100,000 people demand governor's resignation.
    Ricky Rossello: Resigned over profane, corrupt discussions with lobbyists.
Social Security
    Wanda Vazquez Garced: Island police will contribute to Social Security.
Tax Reform
    Wanda Vazquez Garced: Economic development instead of unreasonable tax increases.
    Ricky Rossello: $1 billion tax cut to offset effects of Trump's tax reform.
    Ricky Rossello: Tax breaks for retirees; exempt first $12,500 for everyone.

The above quotations are from 2020 Puerto Rico Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage. Gov. Wanda Vazquez Garced up for re-election in 2020:
2020 Puerto Rico Gubernatorial debate
Ricky Rossello(D; resigned 2019)
Wanda Vazquez Garced(R; lost primary)
Pedro Pierluisi Urrutia(D)

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