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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)
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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Media coverage of Kentucky political races in Lexington Herald-Leader


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    from Lexington Herald-Leader (number of quotes indicated):
  • Adam Edelen (4) Kentucky Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Alison Grimes (9) Kentucky Democratic candidate for governor
  • Andy Beshear (2) Kentucky Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Bruce Lunsford (3) Former Democratic Senate challenger (2008) Kentucky
  • Jack Conway (2) Kentucky Democratic 2015 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Jim Gray (5) Kentucky Democratic candidate for governor
  • Jim Justice (1) West Virginia Democratic nominee for governor
  • Matt Bevin (5) Kentucky Republican Governor
  • Mitch McConnell (6) Republican Sr Senator Kentucky
  • Rand Paul (1) Republican 2016 Primary Challenger
  • Rocky Adkins (1) Kentucky Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Steve Beshear (2) Kentucky Democratic Governor (term-limited 2015)
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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Adam Edelen: Abortion rights are vital to ensuring equality for women.
    Andy Beshear: Endorsed by NARAL; will defend women's right to choose.
    Andy Beshear: Defend law requiring ultrasound before abortion.
    Matt Bevin: I am the most pro-life governor in America.
    Rocky Adkins: Voted for several anti-abortion bills.
Budget & Economy
    Mitch McConnell: Proud of role in high-profile deal to end federal shutdown.
Civil Rights
    Alison Grimes: Supports allowing gay marriage.
Crime
    Matt Bevin: Restore felon voting rights, but only through legislature.
    Steve Beshear: Restore right to vote to most nonviolent felons.
Drugs
    Jim Gray: Fully fund drug treatment and addiction recovery.
    Alison Grimes: Have a discussion about marijuana legalization.
    Mitch McConnell: Strongly opposed to legalization of marijuana.
Education
    Adam Edelen: Support teachers with pensions and more in classroom.
    Jack Conway: Enforce consumer protection laws at for-profit schools.
Energy & Oil
    Adam Edelen: Install solar panels on reclaimed surface mines.
    Alison Grimes: Balanced approach to deal with global warming.
Environment
    Jim Justice: Paid $900,000 fine for poor pollution controls at mines.
    Jim Gray: EPA regulations overstep bounds, but we can't throw them out.
    Bruce Lunsford: Worked on fatherís tobacco farm as a youngster.
Free Trade
    Jim Gray: Trade deals are a net positive for Kentucky.
    Mitch McConnell: Trade agreements allow selling farm products abroad.
Gun Control
    Matt Bevin: School shootings caused by "culture of death" in media.
    Mitch McConnell: Congress cannot fix school shootings; must act locally.
    Jim Gray: Ban gun purchases by people on FBI terrorist watch list.
    Jim Gray: Ok to delay gun sales for 72 hours, but no secret lists.
    Alison Grimes: Same background-check standards at gun store versus gun show.
Health Care
    Alison Grimes: Concerned with some aspects of ObamaCare.
    Bruce Lunsford: McConnell is bought and paid for by drug companies.
Homeland Security
    Mitch McConnell: AdWatch: Brought in new VA hospital; & higher pay for troops.
    Jack Conway: Let gays serve openly in US military.
    Rand Paul: Military should decide don't-ask-don't-tell policy.
Jobs
    Matt Bevin: Minimum wage stifles job creation; reduce to $7.25.
    Steve Beshear: Raise state worker minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10.
Principles & Values
    Alison Grimes: Father indicted for illegal campaign contributions to Alison.
    Matt Bevin: Don't celebrate partisanship; call for unity instead.
    Alison Grimes: AdWatch: Grimes' opponent offered deal to drop out.
    Alison Grimes: Fight "Senator Gridlock": Kentucky pays for GOP dysfunction.
    Mitch McConnell: Leadership has value; freshmen have little impact.
Tax Reform
    Bruce Lunsford: Eliminate the capital gains tax.
Technology
    Adam Edelen: Modernize to new economy including rural broadband internet.
War & Peace
    Alison Grimes: Israel has the right to defend herself.


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  • Adam Edelen Kentucky Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Alison Grimes Kentucky Democratic candidate for governor
  • Andy Beshear Kentucky Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Bruce Lunsford Former Democratic Senate challenger (2008) Kentucky
  • Jack Conway Kentucky Democratic 2015 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Jim Gray Kentucky Democratic candidate for governor
  • Jim Justice West Virginia Democratic nominee for governor
  • Matt Bevin Kentucky Republican Governor
  • Mitch McConnell Republican Sr Senator Kentucky
  • Rand Paul Republican 2016 Primary Challenger
  • Rocky Adkins Kentucky Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Steve Beshear Kentucky Democratic Governor (term-limited 2015)

The above quotations are from Media coverage of Kentucky political races in Lexington Herald-Leader.

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