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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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Media coverage of political races in Reuters News Service

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    Articles from the Reuters news Service:
  • On foreign influencers: "Putin blames Europe energy market 'hysteria' on green transition," 10/5/21
  • 2022_TN_Gov: "'Critical race theory' roils a Tennessee school district," by Gabriella Borter, September 21, 2021
  • Reuters, "U.S. Supreme Court rejects Trump-backed challenge to ObamaCare," by Lawrence Hurley, June 17, 2021
  • (On Biden Administration): "U.S. Attorney General launches review on hate crimes prosecutions, data collection," by Sarah N. Lynch, March 30, 2021
  • (On 2022 Alabama Senate): "Congressional delegation to visit Amazon facility in Alabama to support union vote," by Nandita Bose & David Shepardson, March 1, 2021
  • (On Biden Cabinet): "Yellen seeks to 'understand deeply' GameStop frenzy as market regulators meet," by David Lawder, February 4, 2021
  • (On Biden Treasury): "'Act big' now to save economy, worry about debt later, Yellen says in Treasury testimony," by David Lawder & Andrea Shalal, January 19, 2021
  • On foreign influencers: "Russia's Putin marks Orthodox Epiphany with icy dip," January 19, 2021
  • Reuters on yahoo.com, "In Christmas message curbed by COVID, pope calls on nations to share vaccines," 12/25/2020
  • (On Biden Cabinet), "California urges court to compel Amazon to comply with coronavirus probe," 12/14/2020
  • "Pope compares politicians who rage against gays to Hitler," by Philip Pullella, November 15, 2019
  • (On Pope Francis): Reuters on 2018 Trump Administration, 06/20/2018
  • (On 2020 presidential hopefuls): "U.S. Democratic Party irked by council's 'insurgent' climate plan," by Trevor Hunnicutt & Valerie Volcovici, June 15, 2020
  • (On Tate Reeves): Reuters news service on 2018 Mississippi Senate race, 05/03/2018
  • (On Donald Trump): Reuters in The Metro on 2018 Trump Administration, 03/19/2018
  • (On Josh Hawley): Reuters on Missouri voting records for SB5, 10/24/2017
  • (On Donald Trump): Reuters on 2017 Trump Administration promises & actio, 02/14/2017
  • (On Tim Kaine): Reuters, "USA Election," on 2016 Veepstakes, 07/22/2016
  • (On Tim Kaine): Reuters news service, "Crime-busting past" by James Oliphant, 07/22/2016
  • (On Pope Francis): Reuters coverage of Pope Francis' 2015 U.S. visit, 09/01 - 09/30/2015
  • (On Jack Dalrymple): Reuters Media on 2016 North Dakota gubernatorial race, 06/19/2015
  • (On Marco Rubio, Rand Paul & Ted Cruz): Reuters 2014 coverage of 2016 presidential hopefuls, 09/18/2014
  • (On Doug Ducey): Reuters coverage of 2014 Arizona gubernatorial race, 08/27/2014
  • (On Jeb Bush & Rick Scott): David Adams on Reuters: "Jeb Bush joins opposition", 08/14/2014
  • (On Paul Ryan): Reuters 2014 coverage of 2016 presidential hopefuls, 07/24/2014
  • (On Rick Snyder): Reuters on 2014 Michigan Governor's race, 01/23/2014
  • On foreign influences: "Russia to raise tax on metals producers in 2022 – Putin," Aug 6, 2013
  • (On Jeb Bush): Stephanie Simon on Reuters, "Bush Foundation", 11/30/2012
  • (On Linda Lingle & Mazie Hirono): Reuters on 2012 Hawaii Senate debate, 10/20/2012
  • (On Claire McCaskill & Todd Akin): Reuters on 2012 Missouri Senate debate, 10/19/2012
  • (On Mike Beebe): Suzi Parker reporting for Reuters, 06/27/2011
  • (On Antonin Scalia): Reuters.com Environmental Forum, "Cows", 04/20/2011
  • (On Barack Obama & Bill Nelson): Reuters wire service, "Obama axes NASA moon plan", 01/31/2010
  • (On Bill Clinton): Steve Holland, Reuters, “Reason to hope”, 11/30/2007
  • (On Samuel Alito): Reuters, 11/09/2005
  • (On Harriet Miers): Reuters "Affirmative Action," on 2005 SCOTUS hearing, 10/22/2005
  • (On John Kerry): Patricia Wilson, Reuters, 09/05/2004
  • (On Jim McGreevey): Reuters, 08/12/2004
  • (On George W. Bush & John Kerry): Steve Holland, Reuters, 08/10/2004
  • (On Paul O`Neill, Dick Cheney & George W. Bush): Adam Entous, Reuters, on AOL News, 01/11/2004
  • (On Rick Perry): Reuters, on www.santegidio.org, 08/15/2002
  • (On John Paul Stevens, Anthony Kennedy & others): Reuters article in Boston Globe, p. A45, 12/01/2000
  • (On Harry Browne): Reuters story in Boston Globe, p. A6, 09/18/2000
  • (On Alan Keyes): Reuters, in Boston Globe, p. A15, 07/27/2000
  • (On George W. Bush): Patricia Wilson (Reuters) LA Times, 06/20/2000
  • (On Steve Forbes): Reuters, 10/13/1999
  • (On Elizabeth Dole): Alan Elsner, Reuters, 10/01/1999
  • (On George W. Bush): Hilary Hylton, Reuters, 09/21/1999
  • (On George W. Bush): Reuters, “Bush favors raising.”, 08/27/1999
  • (On George W. Bush): Av Harris, Reuters, 08/01/1999
  • (On Dan Quayle): Associated Press; Reuters News Service, 07/02/1999
  • (On Steve Forbes): Reuters, 05/25/1999
  • (On George W. Bush): Reuters, 04/21/1999
  • (On Lamar Alexander): Reuters, 03/12/1999

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Josh Hawley: New abortion restrictions protects women.
    Pope Francis: Women who had abortions can be forgiven in Holy Year.
    Doug Ducey: Staunchly anti-abortion.
    Todd Akin: Resisted stepping aside after "legitimate rape" comment.
    Samuel Alito: Respect for precedent implies not overturning Roe v Wade.
    John Paul Stevens: Favors abortion rights.
    Alan Keyes: Withdraws; job done since GOP & V.P. are both pro-life.
    Elizabeth Dole: Replace abortion with adoption.
Budget & Economy
    Janet Yellen: Does not seek a weaker U.S. currency; let markets determine.
    Dick Cheney: Cheney to Treasury: Deficits dont matter.
    Paul O`Neill: Cheney to Treasury: Deficits dont matter.
    Steve Forbes: Free markets, free elections, free trade, free people.
Civil Rights
    Merrick Garland: Improve hate crime reporting; prioritize prosecutions.
    Tate Reeves: Clerks have religious right to refuse gay marriage licenses.
    Pope Francis: Met at Vatican Embassy with openly gay man & his partner.
    Pope Francis: If a gay person seeks God, Who am I to judge?
    Claire McCaskill: Women shouldn't get paid less simply because they're women.
    Todd Akin: Women's pay should be left to discretion of employers.
    Mike Beebe: No gay marriage; no civil unions; maybe gay adoption.
    Harriet Miers: Supported racial and gender set-asides as head of Texas Bar.
    Jim McGreevey: Resigned over gay affair, but opposes gay marriage.
    Anthony Kennedy: Cant outlaw flag burning.
    John Paul Stevens: Favors affirmative action.
    Stephen Breyer: Disabled people can sue states under federal ADA law.
    Elizabeth Dole: For school prayer & 10 Commandments in schools.
    Janet Yellen: Investigate retail trading; ensure investors are protected.
    Tim Kaine: Kaine's Project Exile disproportionately impacted blacks.
    Tim Kaine: Kaine's Project Exile disproportionately impacted blacks.
    Rick Perry: Executes Mexican citizen despite plea from Pres. Fox.
    John Paul Stevens: Favors defendants rights.
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg: States have broad powers to limit jury awards.
    Donald Trump: Execute drug dealers to fight opioid epidemic.
    Jeb Bush: No medical marijuana; it's just a guise toward legalization.
    Rick Scott: Legalized "Charlotte's Web" low-THC medical marijuana.
    Jeb Bush: Florida Formula: schools graded A-to-F; extra funding for A.
    Linda Lingle: I support PBS, but Big Bird is not essential to America.
    George W. Bush: $1.3B to help students in college-prep math & science.
    Elizabeth Dole: For school prayer & 10 Commandments in schools.
Energy & Oil
    Vladimir Putin: Green transition should be smooth instead of drastic steps.
    Donald Trump: FactCheck: falsely blames windmills for Texas power outage.
    Joe Biden: Transition to renewable energy; allow fracking for now.
    Pope Francis: Future of humanity is at stake with climate change.
    Jack Dalrymple: New safety rule: filter crude oil for dangerous types of gas.
    Antonin Scalia: Don't lump all companies when evaluating carbon emissions.
Families & Children
    Greg Abbott: Adoption agencies ok to disallow LGBT adoptions.
    Don Huffines: Adoption agencies ok to disallow LGBT adoptions.
    Lance Gooden: Adoption agencies ok to disallow LGBT adoptions.
    Royce West: Don't allow LGBT discrimination by adoption agencies.
    Sylvia Garcia: Don't allow LGBT discrimination by adoption agencies.
    Van Taylor: Adoption agencies ok to disallow LGBT adoptions.
    Pat Fallon: Adoption agencies ok to disallow LGBT adoptions.
    George W. Bush: Filter - or avoid - media that romanticizes violence.
Foreign Policy
    Pope Francis: Saddened by US restrictions on travel and trade with Cuba.
    Steve Forbes: European Union is a misguided global institution..
    George W. Bush: Cuba: Increased trade would help Castro.
    Steve Forbes: Punish China for wounding US security.
Free Trade
    Wilbur Ross: Auto imports are threatening U.S. auto industry.
    Steve Mnuchin: Free markets YES, but U.S. needs balanced trade agreements.
    Donald Trump: China is no longer a currency manipulator.
    Steve Forbes: Invite Britain & Ireland to join US free trade.
Government Reform
    Pete Buttigieg: Provide new opportunities for voluntary public service.
    Beto O`Rourke: Same-day voter registration; make election day a holiday.
    Beto O`Rourke: Term limits for Congress and the Supreme Court.
    Anthony Kennedy: Favors states rights, usually.
    Antonin Scalia: For states rights; limit court role.
    Clarence Thomas: Limited role for courts; narrow Constitional interpretation.
    David Souter: Backs federal powers over states rights.
    John Paul Stevens: Against state term limits on candidates for congress.
    John Paul Stevens: Votes with liberal bloc against states rights.
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Votes with liberal bloc against states rights.
    Sandra Day O`Connor: Limit federal courts on state powers.
    Stephen Breyer: Votes with liberal bloc against states rights.
    William Rehnquist: States rights over federal power.
    Dan Quayle: Reduce cabinet to 8-12 depts, save billions.
Gun Control
    George W. Bush: $1.6M TX campaign, Gun Crime Means Hard Time..
    George W. Bush: Raise legal age for guns to 21; ban certain ammo.
Health Care
    Pope Francis: No vaccine nationalism: coronavirus vaccines for all.
    Bernie Sanders: Pharma companies should justify high drug prices.
Homeland Security
    Alejandro Mayorkas: One of the greatest threats we face is domestic terrorism.
    Donald Trump: Ensure U.S. nuclear arsenal is at the top of the pack.
    Marco Rubio: Increased military investment demonstrates leadership.
    Ted Cruz: Americans who join ISIS should be barred from coming home.
    Linda Lingle: Don't let up on its defense spending, like pre-WWII.
    Mazie Hirono: Sensible compromise needed on $50 billion military cut.
    Eric Schmitt: FactCheck: Operation Talon postponed by ICE, not Biden.
    Alejandro Mayorkas: End forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico.
    Pope Francis: We should receive asylum-seekers, not reject them.
    Pope Francis: Separating immigrant parents from children is immoral.
    Doug Ducey: Better border security without comprehensive reform.
    Rick Snyder: 50,000 skilled worker visas to repopulate Detroit.
    Terri Sewell: Supports Amazon workers voting on whether to unionize.
    Xavier Becerra: Sued Amazon to comply with COVID subpoenas at warehouses.
    Lamar Alexander: Expand use of corn-based ethanol to create jobs.
    Lamar Alexander: Substitute Ethanol for MBTE in gasoline.
Principles & Values
    Bill Lee: Called critical race theory is "un-American".
    Donald Trump: FactCheck: Claims GOP is growing as 30,000+ left.
    Janet Yellen: Got permission from ethics lawyers before acting.
    Vladimir Putin: Has given the church a major voice in society.
    Pope Francis: Politicians attacking gays, Jews, gypsies are like Nazis.
    Harry Browne: Little difference between Dems & Reps; hopes to be spoiler.
    Dan Quayle: Smaller govt; bigger defense; stronger families.
Tax Reform
    Janet Yellen: Corporations & wealthy need to pay their fair share.
    Vladimir Putin: Increased mineral extraction tax three times in a year.
    George W. Bush: Praises Congress $792 billion tax cut.
    Beto O`Rourke: Member of hacktivist group, "Cult of the Dead Cow".
    Barack Obama: Cancel moon program; develop human mission to Mars.
    Bill Nelson: Defend NASA moon program & its jobs in Florida.
War & Peace
    Joe Biden: Final withdrawal from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, 2021.
    Pope Francis: Peace and reconciliation in Mideast, Africa, and Asia.
    Marco Rubio: Confront and defeat ISIL now, or we will have to do so later.
    Rand Paul: Arming Syrian rebels wades into another civil war.
    Ted Cruz: Don't arm Syrian rebels without a clear plan to combat ISIS.
    Bill Clinton: Claims he opposed Iraq war from the beginning.
    John Kerry: Wrong war in the wrong place at the wrong time.
    George W. Bush: Kerry flip-flopping again on war.
    John Kerry: Id vote to authorize war, but with allies.
    George W. Bush: Paul ONeill: Bush planned to overthrow Saddam before 9/11.
    Paul O`Neill: Bush planned to overthrow Saddam before 9/11.
Welfare & Poverty
    Paul Ryan: Let charities & community groups compete to fight poverty.
    Paul Ryan: Opportunity plan: flexible funds with benchmarks & timeline.

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