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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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Columns and news articles in Reason magazine

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  • Andrew Yang (1) Democratic candidate for President; CEO
  • Arvin Vohra (3) Libertarian candidate for President
  • Bill Weld (1) Massachusetts Republican presidential primary challenger
  • Bob Barr (7) Libertarian
  • Chuck Grassley (2) Republican Sr Senator Iowa
  • Deval Patrick (2) Massachusetts Democratic Governor
  • Gary Johnson (3) New Mexico Libertarian Gubernatorial Challenger
  • James Webb (4) Former Virginia Senator; Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Jerry Brown (1) California Democratic Governor
  • Joe Dorman (2) Oklahoma Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • John Buckley (3) Libertarian Senate challenger West Virginia
  • Libertarian Party (3)
  • Lincoln Chafee (6) Rhode Island Independent Rhode Island Governor
  • Martin O`Malley (9) Maryland Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Mike Gravel (2) Democratic challenger for president
  • Mike McGavick (1) Republican challenger (2006) Washington
  • Rand Paul (1) Republican 2016 Primary Challenger
  • Richard Blumenthal (1) Democratic Sr Senator Connecticut
  • Tom Vilsack (7) Iowa Nominee for USDA
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    Articles in Reason magazine:
  • Reason magazine, "Justin Amash Wants To Be the First Libertarian President," by Nick Gillespie, 5.1.2020
  • (On 2020 presidential hopefuls: "Lincoln Chafee, Former Republican Senator and Independent Governor, Seeks Libertarian Party Presidential Nomination," by Brian Doherty ,1.6.2020
  • "Andrew Yang Hates Zoning Laws," by Christian Britschgi, 8.12.2019
  • "Mike Gravel and His Online Teens Want Weed in the Constitution," by Billy Binion, 7.12.2019
  • "Mike Gravel: The Candidate of Anti-Imperialism and Video Art," by Jesse Walker, Mar. 22, 2019
  • "Mass. Gov. Unveils $50 Million Climate Change Plan", 1.15.2014
  • "MA Governor Wants To Hike Income Tax, Cut Sales Tax," 1.17.2013

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Tom Vilsack: Increased farm subsidies leading to overproduction.
Civil Rights
    Tom Vilsack: Failed to protect slaughterhouse works, help black farmers.
    Tom Vilsack: Apologized for firing black woman over doctored video.
    Tom Vilsack: Foreclosed on black farmers six times more than whites.
    Tom Vilsack: Pushed for minority voting rights on Farm Service committees.
    John Buckley: Shares home with his same-sex partner.
    Gary Johnson: Denying gay couples the right to marry is discrimination.
    Mike McGavick: Patriot Act is no longer an issue.
    Bob Barr: Took post with ACLU based on fundamental common interests.
    Tom Vilsack: Urban centers push anti-monopoly measures, not rural places.
    James Webb: Reduce corporate tax rate; shift from income to consumption.
    Martin O`Malley: Restore felons' voting rights; phase out for-profit prisons.
    Chuck Grassley: Expand mandatory minimum s for firearm & terrorism offenses.
    Mike Gravel: Proposed a Constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana.
    Martin O`Malley: Reschedule marijuana but "not there yet" on legalization.
    Chuck Grassley: End mandatory life sentence for three drug convictions.
    Joe Dorman: No stance on marijuana legalization nor medical marijuana.
    Joe Dorman: Legalize marijuana, based on Genesis 1:29.
    Jerry Brown: Vetoed prosecutor discretion on drugs; keep it a felony.
    Bob Barr: In Congress, a strong supporter of the War on Drugs.
    Lincoln Chafee: Lobbied DEA to reclassify marijuana for medical use.
    Arvin Vohra: Cut back Common Core and the Department of Education.
    Libertarian Party: Cut back Common Core and the Department of Education.
Energy & Oil
    Deval Patrick: $50 million to help Massachusetts deal with climate change.
    Tom Vilsack: OpEd: Rule changes harmed processing workers and animals.
    Rand Paul: Hurricane recovery money is bankrupting the government.
Foreign Policy
    Gary Johnson: Take our share of Syrian refugees; not too many but not zero.
    Lincoln Chafee: Work with UN on issues such as climate change & trade.
    Martin O`Malley: Be more engaged in the world but avoid mission creep.
    Bob Barr: Neocon aggression opens can of worms: others will do same.
Free Trade
    James Webb: Skeptical about Trans-Pacific Partnership.
    Martin O`Malley: Will only back agreements negotiated openly, unlike TPP.
Gun Control
    Lincoln Chafee: Distrust of government is reason for 2d Amendment advocacy.
    Bill Weld: 2nd Amendment right s are individual rights.
    James Webb: Let military carry guns without official permission.
    Martin O`Malley: For national firearms registry, expanded background checks.
    Richard Blumenthal: Sued gun manufacturers to withdraw gun designs.
Homeland Security
    Gary Johnson: Drone strikes create more terrorists.
    Martin O`Malley: More stringent cybersecurity; supports PATRIOT Act.
    Arvin Vohra: Intelligently rethink overall military spending.
    Libertarian Party: Intelligently rethink overall military spending.
    Bob Barr: Loud Congressional critic of government’s abuses of power.
    Bob Barr: Regrets voting for the USA PATRIOT Act.
    Bob Barr: Matrix system and TIA are privacy-invasive programs.
    Bob Barr: Military tribunals ok, if monitored & defined.
    Lincoln Chafee: Co-sponsor of DREAM Act.
    Martin O`Malley: Would grant waivers to former illegal immigrants.
    John Buckley: Create a mechanism to normalize people already here.
    Lincoln Chafee: Minimum wage of $10.10/hr.; $15 would hurt small business.
    Martin O`Malley: Supports a $15/hour minimum wage.
    Arvin Vohra: Eliminate minimum wage so entry level jobs available to all.
    Libertarian Party: Eliminate minimum wage so entry level jobs available to all.
Principles & Values
    Mike Gravel: 2008: YouTube political "video art" went viral.
    John Buckley: Cousin to William F. Buckley; long background in GOP.
Social Security
    Martin O`Malley: Expand Social Security benefits.
Tax Reform
    Lincoln Chafee: End excessive loopholes; tax cuts for wealthy & corporations.
    Deval Patrick: Called for cutting state sales tax, hiking income tax.
War & Peace
    James Webb: Opposed Libya war; focus on eastern Asia, not Middle East.
Welfare & Poverty
    Andrew Yang: Relaxing zoning laws would boost affordable housing.

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