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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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Cato Institute 2015-16 congressional voting recommendations

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    Cato Institute congressional voting recommendations:
  • FactCheck on Trump Twitter post / voting Sep 30, 2019
  • Cato Commentary on S.Res.59 (Green New Deal), by Jeffrey Miron & Laura Nicolae, 2/24/2019
  • YES on Iranian nuke deal Jan 25, 2017
  • YES on labeling GMOs Aug 1, 2016
  • YES on marijuana banking Mar 31, 2016
  • NO on closing Guantanamo Bay Feb 23, 2016
  • NO on nuclear energy; NO on carbon tax; Jan 28, 2016
  • MIXED on USA Freedom Act Oct 1, 2015
  • YES on RFRA Jul 14, 2015
  • NO on ObamaCare Apr 1, 2015
  • NO on BLM Apr 20, 2015
  • NO on free Community College Jan 9, 2015
  • NO on WTO complaint against China's solar panel exports, Jul 31, 2014
  • NO on Zero-Emission Bus grants, Mar 12, 2012
  • YES on Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (PCUCPA), Feb 2, 2011
  • NO on ObamaCare Nov 10, 2009
  • NO on duties on Chinese tires Sep 11, 2009
  • NO on Card Check Sep 6, 2009
  • NO on Israeli settlements Dec 19, 2003
  • NO on mandatory arbitration May 3, 2002
  • YES on OCS Drilling (Outer Continental Shelf), Jun 5, 2001
  • NO on Death Tax Feb 22, 2001
  • NO on VAWA constitutionality, Mar 30, 2000
  • YES on de-funding the NEA May 3, 1995
  • NO on Term Limits, Feb 18, 1992

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare.
    Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life.
Budget & Economy
    Separate art and state: de-fund the NEA.
Civil Rights
    VAWA unconstitutional: violence against women isn't federal.
    Balance freedom of association against discrimination.
    Let consumers choose to use private court or arbitration.
    Trusting police requires access to police disciplinary files.
    Legalize marijuana banking until we legalize marijuana.
    Evidence that opioids are not that dangerous, despite hype.
    Only 19% finish community college & new jobs don't need it.
    Vouchers break link of low-income and low-quality schools.
Energy & Oil
    Oil and gas production isn't damaging, even OCS and ANWR.
    Opportunity cost and risk cost of nuclear overwhelm savings.
    Internalizing greenhouse gas cost means $2/ton carbon tax.
    Carbon tax instead of Green New Deal.
    End federal grants to reduce diesel emissions.
    Minimal GMO labeling advances science & consumers.
Foreign Policy
    Israeli settlements exacerbate hostilities; separate instead.
    Closing Gitmo has become merely symbolic.
Free Trade
    Duties on Chinese tires could unleash protectionist backlash.
    Countervailing duties mean higher prices on solar panels.
    Ex-im bank replaces market risk with bureaucrats' decisions.
Government Reform
    Term limits oppose professionalization of legislators.
    Congress can decide which "emoluments" are acceptable.
    Term limits of 6 years in House and 12 years in Senate.
    FactCheck: Whistleblower rules never require 1st-hand report.
Health Care
    Offer credible market-based alternatives to ObamaCare.
Homeland Security
    Bar the government from indiscriminate bulk surveillance.
    Congress decides immigration policy, not President Trump.
    Give LEGAL child immigrants DACA benefits too.
    Card-check union organizing threatens companies.
Tax Reform
    Estate tax won't hit billionaires--only regular millionaires.
War & Peace
    Alternative to Iran nuke deal is ever-heightening tensions.

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