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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)
United,
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)
Becoming,
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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Legislative voting records for Maine House and Senate


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    from ME legislative records (number of quotes indicated):
  • ACLU (2)
  • Eric Brakey (5) GOP Candidate for U.S Senate from Maine Maine
  • James Boyle (2) Maine Democratic Challenger for ME Governor
  • Janet Mills (1) Maine Democratic candidate for Maine Governor
  • Jared Golden (5) Democrat U.S. Rep Maine- 2
  • John Baldacci (1) Maine Former Democratic Governor (2002-2010)
  • Mike Thibodeau (7) Maine Republican Challenger for ME Governor
  • Paul LePage (7) Maine Republican Governor
  • Sara Gideon (6) Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger Maine
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    Maine state legislative voting records, including these candidates:

  • ME-D   Jared Golden   - Elected 2018 to U.S.House (D-ME-2)
    Member of the Maine House of Representatives from the 60th district (2014-2018)

  • D-ME, Sara Gideon, 2020 candidate for U.S. Senate
    Speaker of the Maine House, 2017-2020
    Member of the Maine House of Representatives, 48th district, 2013-2020

  • D-ME, James Boyle, 2018 candidate for Governor
    Member of the Maine Senate, 6th district, 2012 – 2014

  • R-ME Mike Thibodeau, 2018 candidate for Governor
    President of the Maine Senate, 2014-2018
    Member of the Maine Senate, 23rd district, 2010-2018

  • D-ME-1 Chellie Pingree - member of United States House of Representatives
    former Member of the Maine Senate, 12th district 1992–1994
    former President of Common Cause

  • ME-D Janet T. Mills, 2018 Democratic Candidate for governor of Maine
    Maine’s Assistant Attorney General (1976 – 1980),
    Maine House of Representatives (2002-2009),
    Maine Attorney General (2009-2010; 2012 - Present)

  • ME-R - Eric Brakey, 2020 nominee for U.S. House ME-2 district
    2018 Republican Candidate for Senator
    Maine Senate, 20th district, 2014-2018

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Drugs
    Paul LePage: Veto implementation of regulated marijuana market.
    Eric Brakey: Supports Question 1: implement regulated marijuana market.
    Mike Thibodeau: Supports Question 1: implement regulated marijuana market.
    James Boyle: Allow marijuana for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
    Mike Thibodeau: Allow marijuana for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
    Sara Gideon: Don't allow marijuana for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Environment
    John Baldacci: 2003: Vetoed ban on foreign workers in logging industry.
    Paul LePage: Vetoed ban on foreign workers in logging industry.
Families & Children
    Paul LePage: Vetoed right to breast-fed at work.
Government Reform
    Janet Mills: Let college students vote where they attend college.
Gun Control
    Paul LePage: Allow concealed carry guns without a permit.
    Eric Brakey: Allow concealed carry guns without a permit.
    Mike Thibodeau: Allow concealed carry guns without a permit.
    Jared Golden: Oppose concealed carry without a permit.
    Sara Gideon: Oppose concealed carry without a permit.
Homeland Security
    ACLU: Require a warrant to get location info from cell phones.
    James Boyle: Require a warrant to get location info from cell phones.
    Mike Thibodeau: Don't require warrant to get location info from cell phones.
    Sara Gideon: Require a warrant to get location info from cell phones.
    Paul LePage: Don't require warrant to get location info from cell phones.
Jobs
    Jared Golden: Fought for fair and equal pay, in state legislature.
    Paul LePage: Employers can pay tipped workers half minimum wage.
    Jared Golden: Don't limit tipped workers to half minimum wage.
    Sara Gideon: Don't limit tipped workers to half minimum wage.
    Eric Brakey: Employers can pay tipped workers half minimum wage.
    Mike Thibodeau: Employers can pay tipped workers half minimum wage.
    Paul LePage: Allow employer's access to employee social media accounts.
    Eric Brakey: Restrict employer's access to employee social media accounts.
    Mike Thibodeau: Restrict employer's access to employee social media accounts.
    Jared Golden: Restrict employer's access to employee social media accounts.
    Sara Gideon: Restrict employer's access to employee social media accounts.
Welfare & Poverty
    ACLU: Critical to let immigrants receive public assistance.
    Jared Golden: Allow some immigrants to receive public assistance.
    Sara Gideon: Allow some immigrants to receive public assistance.
    Eric Brakey: Allow some immigrants to receive public assistance.
    Mike Thibodeau: Allow some immigrants to receive public assistance.


The above quotations are from Legislative voting records for Maine House and Senate.

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Legislation citations (from news media or state archives):
  • MPP.org, "Legal Marijuana Sales in Maine to Begin," by Kate Zawidzki, Oct 08, 2020
  • MPP.org on Maine S-345/LD1650, on legalizing marijuana, (Mike Thibodeau & Paul LePage), 11/3/2017
  • Associated Building Contractors of Maine, "1st Regular Session Wrap up-128th Legislature," by Hope Perkins, July 26, 2017
  • On HP 640: Littler-Mendelson P.C, "Maine Enacts Law Restricting Employer Access to an Employee's or Job Applicant's Social Media Accounts," by Melinda Caterine and Peter Herzog, August 17, 2015
  • Bangor Daily News, "Group tries to repeal bill extending immigrant assistance," by Christopher Cousins. July 13, 2015
  • ACLU Legislative Review on LD 369, "An Act To Align Municipal General Assistance Programs with the Immigration Status Policies of the HHS", enacted Jul/7/15
  • Bangor Daily News, "Maine takes major step toward removing concealed weapon permit mandate," by Scott Thistle, June 1, 2015
  • ACLU press release on LD415, "Maine Legislature Overturns Governor's Veto," July 9, 2013
  • SafeAccessNow.org on LD 1062, "An Act To Add Conditions That Qualify for Medical Marijuana Use", enacted 6/26/13.
  • Maine LD 777, on breast-feeding, (Paul LePage), 6/26/2013
  • Maine LD 491/LD 284, on logging industry, (John Baldacci & Paul LePage), 6/14/2013
  • Maine LD 203, on college students vote, (Janet Mills), 6/6/2007

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