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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
United,
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)
Becoming,
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)

Book Reviews

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Winners and Losers
Gubernatorial candidates from Illinois



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    from Past and present Governor candidates from Illinois (number of quotes indicated):
  • Ameya Pawar (12) Illinois Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Bruce Rauner (10) Illinois Republican Governor
  • Chris Kennedy (13) Illinois Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Daniel Biss (20) Illinois Democratic candidate for Governor
  • J.B. Pritzker (23) Illinois Democratic candidate for Illinois Governor
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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Ameya Pawar: Pro-choice even if Roe overturned.
    Chris Kennedy: Pro-choice even if Roe overturned.
    Daniel Biss: Protect the right to choose.
    Bruce Rauner: Pro-choice Republican torn if Roe overturned.
    J.B. Pritzker: Undo restrictions to preserve women's reproductive rights.
    Daniel Biss: Criticized governor for attempt to ban abortion.
Budget & Economy
    Ameya Pawar: A New Deal for Illinois.
    Ameya Pawar: Pushed economic development projects totaling $300 million.
Civil Rights
    J.B. Pritzker: Supports LGBT equality.
    Ameya Pawar: Everyone deserves equal rights.
    Chris Kennedy: Supports LGBTQ rights.
    Daniel Biss: Protect GLBT by updating laws.
    Ameya Pawar: Rename Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day.
    Bruce Rauner: Accepts gay marriage as settled.
Corporations
    Daniel Biss: The rich have set up a system that benefits them.
    J.B. Pritzker: Raise corporate tax for education.
Crime
    Daniel Biss: Rehabilitation rather than punishment.
    J.B. Pritzker: Against death penalty; rectify wrongful convictions.
    J.B. Pritzker: Erase juvenile criminal records for adults.
Drugs
    Ameya Pawar: Focus on rehabilitation, not punishment.
    Ameya Pawar: End the war on drugs.
    Chris Kennedy: Legalization based on science, not tax impact.
    Daniel Biss: Legalize marijuana.
    Chris Kennedy: Don't count on marijuana getting legalized.
    J.B. Pritzker: Legalize and tax marijuana.
Education
    J.B. Pritzker: Invest in public education, not vouchers.
    Chris Kennedy: Support public education from pre-school to college.
    J.B. Pritzker: Increase state funding for public schools.
    J.B. Pritzker: Invest in higher education to attract jobs & businesses.
    Bruce Rauner: Let families choose traditional, charter, or private schools.
    Ameya Pawar: Give city families the schools they seek out in suburbs.
Energy & Oil
    J.B. Pritzker: Support Paris Agreement, renewable energy.
    Ameya Pawar: Must confront climate change.
    Chris Kennedy: Lack of clean energy hurts competitiveness.
    Daniel Biss: Fully renewable energy.
    Bruce Rauner: Green energy part of future mix.
Environment
    J.B. Pritzker: Invest in clean air and water infrastructure.
    Daniel Biss: Spent his time as a legislator protecting our environment.
Families & Children
    J.B. Pritzker: Public/private partnership must invest in poor kids.
Government Reform
    Ameya Pawar: Automatic voter registration.
    Chris Kennedy: Automatic voter registration.
    Daniel Biss: Political system favors billionaires & machine politicians.
    Bruce Rauner: Reduce lobbyist influence; push for term limits.
Gun Control
    Ameya Pawar: Require gun liability insurance.
    Chris Kennedy: Stricter gun laws in tandem with mental health care.
    Daniel Biss: Support sensible gun laws.
    Bruce Rauner: Crack down on out of state gun traffickers.
    J.B. Pritzker: Supports 2nd Amendment AND the fight for gun safety.
Health Care
    J.B. Pritzker: Add public option to healthcare.
    Ameya Pawar: Would go to single-payer.
    Chris Kennedy: Expand Obamacare; move to single payer.
    Daniel Biss: Medicare for all.
    J.B. Pritzker: Irresponsible to not fully fund Medicaid.
    Daniel Biss: Criticized governor for attempt to repeal ObamaCare.
Immigration
    J.B. Pritzker: Welcome refugees; end Muslim ban.
    J.B. Pritzker: Aid for undocumented people.
    Chris Kennedy: Against mass deportation, for reform and DACA.
    Daniel Biss: Protect undocumented immigrants.
    Bruce Rauner: State won't help or impede immigration enforcement.
    Daniel Biss: Criticized governor for attempt to curb immigration.
Jobs
    J.B. Pritzker: Equal pay for equal work, not 79 cents for women.
    Chris Kennedy: Raise minimum wage.
    Daniel Biss: Raise the minimum wage to $15.
    J.B. Pritzker: Private initiatives can create new jobs.
    J.B. Pritzker: State & local business share vocational training.
    J.B. Pritzker: Uphold unions and living wage.
    Bruce Rauner: Create Right-to-Work zones; reform workers' comp.
Principles & Values
    J.B. Pritzker: Who needs another rich guy running for office?
    Daniel Biss: Took on the political machine & won with creative solutions.
Social Security
    Daniel Biss: Help give retirement security to millions of workers.
    Daniel Biss: Alter public employee pensions to reduce state pension debt.
    Bruce Rauner: Move state pensions towards a defined contribution system.
Tax Reform
    Chris Kennedy: Tax reform must shift burden to wealthy.
    J.B. Pritzker: Illinois needs progressive income tax.
    Daniel Biss: Initiate a state graduated income tax.
    Bruce Rauner: Reduce anti-competitive corporate tax & income tax.
Technology
    Chris Kennedy: Infrastructure money good for jobs and new business.
    Daniel Biss: PhD from MIT; math professor at U. Chicago.


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Gubernatorial candidates from Illinois.

Gubernatorial winners and losers in each state:

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Senatorial winners and losers in each state:

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U.S. House of Representatives winners and losers in each state:

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