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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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2016 Ohio Senate race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2016 OH Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
  • P.G. Sittenfeld (18) Democratic Senate challenger Ohio
  • Rob Portman (5) Republican 2016 Primary Challenger
  • Ron Wyden (1) Democratic Sr Senator Oregon
  • Ted Strickland (17) Ohio Former Democratic Governor (2006-2010)
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    Ohio Senate debates and race coverage:
  • DailyKos.com, "Free Trade and Tim Kaine," June 26, 2016
  • Marijuana.com, "Key Senate Races for Marijuana Reform," by Tom Angell on June 13th, 2016
  • Washington Free Beacon, "Strickland Refuses to 'Renounce' the NRA", by Morgan Chalfant, October 14, 2015
  • Columbus Dispatch, "State application for charter-school grant remains a mystery", by Catherine Candisky, Oct 5, 2015
  • Cleveland Plain Dealer, "Sittenfeld will run to the left of Strickland", by Henry J. Gomez, May 15, 2015
  • OnTheIssues transcript of Cincinnati Enquirer videos, "Strickland, Sittenfeld talk Iran", May 12, 2015

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Ted Strickland: Supports some restrictions but Planned Parenthood ok.
    P.G. Sittenfeld: Unwavering supporter of a woman's right to choose.
Budget & Economy
    P.G. Sittenfeld: Make big banks split their commercial & investment practices.
    P.G. Sittenfeld: Trickle-down economics has not worked for vast majority.
    Ted Strickland: Turnaround Ohio: invest in innovation and entrepreneurship.
Civil Rights
    P.G. Sittenfeld: Saying "black lives matter" recognizes institutional racism.
    P.G. Sittenfeld: Mandatory minimum sentencing causes black mass incarceration.
    Rob Portman: No legalization; focus instead on drug prevention.
    Ted Strickland: Decriminalize and/or legalize marijuana.
    Ted Strickland: Medical cannabis is a "no-brainer"; decriminalize now.
    P.G. Sittenfeld: Reform outdated marijuana laws that penalize possession.
    P.G. Sittenfeld: Marijuana legalization & tight regulation.
    Ted Strickland: Criticizes $71M in charter school funding for rigged report.
Energy & Oil
    Rob Portman: Human activity contributes to climate change; but no laws.
    Ted Strickland: Tackle the challenge of catastrophic climate change.
    P.G. Sittenfeld: I'm strongly opposed to the Keystone XL pipeline.
    Ted Strickland: Stay out of Keystone XL discussions; it doesn't involve Ohio.
    Ted Strickland: Safeguard clean air and water for future generations.
Families & Children
    P.G. Sittenfeld: Fight for the right to paid sick days.
Foreign Policy
    Ted Strickland: Support Iran nuke treaty; opposes ground troops against ISIS.
Free Trade
    Rob Portman: Push TPP to remove limits on US poultry exports.
    Rob Portman: Negotiated fast-track under Bush; but slowing it under Obama.
    Ron Wyden: Key supporter of fast-track trade-promotion authority.
Government Reform
    Ted Strickland: Overturn Citizens United with constitutional amendment.
    Ted Strickland: Citizens United lets billionaires' dark money buy elections.
    P.G. Sittenfeld: The right to cast a ballot is under assault.
    P.G. Sittenfeld: Constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United.
Gun Control
    Ted Strickland: Supports background checks; close terror watchlist loophole.
    Ted Strickland: 2010: Pro-gun & NRA endorsed; 2016: end gun epidemic.
    P.G. Sittenfeld: We need Senators who'll stand up to extreme gun lobby.
    Ted Strickland: OpEd: Worked for anti-gun group, but never renounced NRA.
    P.G. Sittenfeld: We have more mass murders because we have more guns.
Health Care
    Ted Strickland: Improve ObamaCare: repeal Cadillac Tax; negotiate Rx drugs.
    Ted Strickland: Fix broken system with comprehensive immigration reform.
    P.G. Sittenfeld: Common-sense pathway to citizenship but not amnesty.
Social Security
    Rob Portman: Supported Bush's privatization, but no longer supports it.
    Ted Strickland: No Social Security privatization.
War & Peace
    P.G. Sittenfeld: Keep the conversation going with ISIS, including nukes.
    P.G. Sittenfeld: Trust but verify with Iran; the alternative is war.
    P.G. Sittenfeld: Supports targeted airstrikes against ISIS.
Welfare & Poverty
    P.G. Sittenfeld: Wealth inequality is worst since the Gilded Age.

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