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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 on Townhall.com

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    from Townhall.com (number of quotes indicated):
  • Amy McGrath (1) Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger Kentucky
  • Andrew Yang (7) New York Democratic candidate for NYC Mayor
  • Andy Beshear (1) Kentucky Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Bill de Blasio (9) New York Democratic primary candidate and NYC mayor
  • Carla Sands (1) Republican Challenger Pennsylvania
  • Howard Schultz (1) Starbucks CEO; independent for President (suspended)
  • J.B. Pritzker (1) Illinois Democratic candidate for Illinois Governor
  • Jane Timken (1) Republican Challenger Ohio
  • Jim Pederson (1) 2006 Democratic challenger, state party chair Arizona
  • Joe Sestak (19) Democratic candidate for President; Navy Admiral
  • John Ashcroft (1) Cabinet-2005
  • Julian Castro (6) Texas Mayor of San Antonio; HUD Secretary
  • Justin Amash (1) Michigan Libertarian Presidential Challenger
  • Marianne Williamson (6) Democratic candidate for President
  • Michelle Lujan-Grisham (1) New Mexico Democrat
  • Roy Moore (1) Republican candidate for Alabama U.S. Senator Alabama
  • Stephen Laffey (2) Republican challenger (2006) Rhode Island
  • Tom Steyer (6) Possible Democratic candidate for President from California
  • Wayne Messam (7) Florida Democratic Presidential Challenger
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Articles in Townhall.com blog:
  • On 2022 PA Senate: "The Mandates Are Just Starting," by Carla Sands, Oct 19, 2021
  • On 2022_OH_Senate, "Let's Stand Up for Our Kids Against Leftist Overreach, Indoctrination," by Jane Timken, Jul 26, 2021
  • On Biden Cabinet: "Boston Kneels to the Outrage Mob and Removes Its Abraham Lincoln Statue," by Julio Rosas, Dec 29, 2020
  • (On 2023_KY_Gov): "This Kentucky Pro-Gun Bill Will Keep Kids Safer," by Ellie Bufkin, Feb 24, 2020
  • (On 2022_IL_Gov): "Leftist Governor Says Illinois Is 'A Beacon Of Hope' For Legalizing Partial-Birth Abortion," by Timothy Meads, Jun 12, 2019
  • (On 2022 NM Gov): "House Democrat Introduces Bill to Completely Eliminate HHS's New Conscience Rights Division," by Lauretta Brown, Feb 28, 2018
  • Townhall column, "We can destroy ISIS", by Lawrence Kudlow, 11/21/2015
  • Townhall column, "Worse than the Supremes", by L. Kudlow, 06/27/2015
  • Townhall column, "Force Iran to change", by Lawrence Kudlow, 04/11/2015
  • Townhall column, "Free market victory", by Lawrence Kudlow, 11/30/2014
  • (On Jim Pederson): “Senate Candidate’s Son Sentenced”, 09/06/2006
  • (On John Ashcroft): Online Chat Session, 03/06/1997
  • Article by Steve Laffey on Townhall.com “Too Many Carrots”, 02/17/2006

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Joe Sestak: Secure reproductive rights; pass family leave.
    Joe Sestak: Secure reproductive rights & services for all women.
    J.B. Pritzker: Illinois is most progressive in nation for reproductive care.
    Bill de Blasio: Supports abortion rights & funding Planned Parenthood.
    Howard Schultz: Pro-choice, but against third trimester abortion.
    Marianne Williamson: Calls herself 100% pro-choice.
    Andrew Yang: Abortion should be regulated by doctors, not legislators.
    Julian Castro: Opposed Texas blocking abortions after 20 weeks.
Civil Rights
    Wayne Messam: We must face institutional racism across the board.
    Marianne Williamson: Reparations to be distributed over 10 years by black leaders.
    Bill de Blasio: OpEd: de Blasio soft on crime, undercuts police.
    Andrew Yang: Police unfairly target minorities.
    Jim Pederson: Candidates son sentenced for using oxycontin.
    Joe Sestak: Universal pre-K; create "Training for a Lifetime".
    Joe Sestak: Universal pre-K; tuition grants; increased job training.
    Bill de Blasio: OpEd: de Blasio has failed NYC schools.
    Wayne Messam: Relieve graduates of "crippling debt" from college loans.
    Marianne Williamson: Free college; low cost education for older adults.
Energy & Oil
    Joe Sestak: Rejoin Paris Accord, ban offshore drilling.
    Joe Sestak: Rejoin Paris Accord, stop subsidies to fossil fuel industry.
    Tom Steyer: Donated $41m for sustainable energy center.
    Tom Steyer: Gave $41 million for sustainable energy program at Stanford.
    Bill de Blasio: Supports Green New Deal & Paris Climate Accords.
    Wayne Messam: Supports fighting climate change.
Families & Children
    Joe Sestak: Close gender wage gap; pass family leave.
Foreign Policy
    Joe Sestak: Rejoin Iran deal; strengthen trade with allies.
    Joe Sestak: Rejoin Iran nuclear deal; "reestablish" ties with allies.
    Stephen Laffey: Reporting Iran on nukes is a good start; UN should do more.
Free Trade
    Joe Sestak: Would rejoin Trans-Pacific Partnership.
    Joe Sestak: Encourage export potential; rejoin "improved" TPP.
    Julian Castro: Renegotiate NAFTA to protect workers & environment.
Government Reform
    Tom Steyer: Opposes Citizens United decision.
    Tom Steyer: Opposes Citizens United ruling on corporate donations.
    Andrew Yang: Make Puerto Rico a state.
    John Ashcroft: Judicial activism means failing to defend the Constitution.
Gun Control
    Andy Beshear: Signed law requiring school police officers to carry guns.
    Joe Sestak: Reform background checks to keep guns out of wrong hands.
    Joe Sestak: Improve background checks; keep guns out of wrong hands.
    Bill de Blasio: Project Fast Track focuses on gangs & illegal guns.
    Wayne Messam: Opposed state law preventing discussion of gun control.
    Marianne Williamson: Universal background checks including at gun shows.
    Andrew Yang: Make gun manufacturers liable for mass shootings.
    Julian Castro: Supports background checks at gun shows & assault weapon ban.
Health Care
    Carla Sands: Vaccine mandates put us on slippery slope to tyranny.
    Jane Timken: COVID: No new mask mandates; no mandated vaccines in schools.
    Joe Sestak: For public option as path to single payer.
    Joe Sestak: Add public option based on Veterans Health Administration.
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Against religious exemptions for medical professionals.
    Wayne Messam: Health Care is a right, not a privilege.
    Julian Castro: Would tax the richest to fund Medicare for All.
    Joe Sestak: Secure borders & due process for asylum seekers.
    Joe Sestak: Path to citizenship with background check & English test.
    Bill de Blasio: Supports sanctuary cities; would abolish ICE.
    Julian Castro: Treat immigration as civil, not criminal, issue.
    Wayne Messam: Blocked immigration enforcement on city property.
    Marianne Williamson: Pathway and affordable healthcare for illegal immigrants.
    Andrew Yang: Supports the DREAM Act.
    Julian Castro: Against funding border wall.
    Joe Sestak: $1 trillion for infrastructurel create infrastructure bank.
    Bill de Blasio: Would raise the NYC minimum wage to $15/hour.
    Wayne Messam: Supported boosting minimum wage.
    Marianne Williamson: Supports $15 minimum wage & Green New Deal.
Principles & Values
    Amy McGrath: Democrat says she'll be better than McConnell for Trump.
    Roy Moore: Rejects Trump's tweet that he not run for Senate again.
    Justin Amash: Amash's call for impeachment condemned by Freedom Caucus.
    Andrew Yang: Subsidize journalists to do local reporting.
Tax Reform
    Tom Steyer: Upper income people have done disproportionally well.
    Tom Steyer: Upper-income people have done "disproportionately well".
    Bill de Blasio: Favors tax increases on wealthy.
    Bill de Blasio: OpEd: NYC property taxes favors the wealthy.
    Andrew Yang: Value-Added Tax as part of new capitalist philosophy.
    Joe Sestak: Invest $1 trillion on infrastructure.
War & Peace
    Stephen Laffey: Sanction Iran; denounce Hamas; stand up to Cuba.

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