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

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2017-18 Minnesota Special Senate Election

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    from 2017-18 Special Election for U.S. Senate in Minnesota (number of quotes indicated):
  • Karin Housley (24) Republican candidate for Minnesota U.S. Senator Minnesota
  • Tina Smith (9) Minnesota Democratic Minnesota Lieutenant Governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Minnesota 2017-18 Senate special election debates and race coverage
    This special election will replace Al Franken who resigned in December 2017.
    Minnesota will also simultaneously hold its regularly-scheduled 6-year election.
  • CampusElect.org 2017-2018 Minnesota Special Senate Election Guide (Housley & Smith), 11/1/2018
  • Brainerd Dispatch, "Housley challenges opponent's 'extreme' politics in senate bid," by Gabriel Lagarde, Jul 31, 2018
  • Minneapolis Post, "PolyMet amendment: Corporate welfare? Or a reasonable deal?", by Sam Brodey, 06/13/18
  • Hutchinson Leader, "Fifteen minutes with Karin Housley," by Jeremy Jones, Feb. 18, 2018
  • Marshall Independent, "Housley takes senior care issues on campaign," by Michael Lamb, Jan. 31, 2018
  • Mankato Free Press, "Housley tours region to focus on economic gain," by Trey Mewes, Jan. 30, 2018
  • Minneapolis Post, "WCCO interview offers an early look at Karin Housley," by Eric Black, January 30, 2018
  • LetFreedomRingBlog.com, "Sen. Housley: Trump, senior advocate," January 28, 2018
  • Twin Cities Pioneer Press, "Karin Housley wants Al Franken's Senate seat," by Dave Orrick, Jan. 25, 2018
  • Minneapolis Star-Tribune, "Smith stands behind her work with Planned Parenthood," by Maya Rao, 1/20/2018
  • Politico.com, "Female lieutenant governor expected to replace Franken," by Maggie Severns, 12/06/2017
  • MinnPost.com, "The rise of Tina Smith," by Briana Bierschbach, 02/02/15

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Karin Housley: Pro-choice advocates don't represent state's everyday values.
    Tina Smith: Served as a Planned Parenthood executive.
    Tina Smith: Vice president of Planned Parenthood of MN/SD/ND.
Civil Rights
    Karin Housley: Pitched for gay rights but no specifics.
    Karin Housley: De-regulation could be new stimulus to help small business.
    Karin Housley: Small business needs lower taxes, less government to survive.
    Tina Smith: Eliminate corporate tax loopholes & tax relief for families.
    Karin Housley: Rehabilitative programs in prisons cut down on recidivism.
    Karin Housley: Fight to end criminal elderly abuse in senior care homes.
    Karin Housley: Focus opioid resources on prevention, treatment, & education.
    Karin Housley: Work together to improve the public school system.
Energy & Oil
    Karin Housley: Diverse portfolio of energy: wind, solar, fossil fuels.
    Karin Housley: Increase Minnesota's Renewable Energy Standard to 50%.
    Karin Housley: Unequivocal support for PolyMet copper-nickel mine.
    Tina Smith: Open PolyMet copper-nickel mine in the Iron Range.
Families & Children
    Karin Housley: If women are empowered and independent they don't need laws.
Government Reform
    Karin Housley: Supports Citizens United: let corporations participate.
    Karin Housley: Switch from partisan way of governing back to compromise.
Gun Control
    Karin Housley: No background checks nor buyers' waiting periods.
Health Care
    Karin Housley: Buy health insurance like we do our car insurance.
    Karin Housley: Examine and revamp failed health investigations.
    Tina Smith: Pushed state subsidy for the expansion of the Mayo Clinic.
Homeland Security
    Karin Housley: Put veteran programs in place for active and retired.
    Karin Housley: Supports path to legal status for DREAMers.
    Karin Housley: Backs pathway to citizenship for DREAMers.
    Tina Smith: End federal contracts if employer mistreats employees.
Principles & Values
    Karin Housley: Traditional homespun values keep her honest and guilt free.
Tax Reform
    Karin Housley: Supporter of Trump tax reform bill; jobs are being created.
    Karin Housley: Economy will boom with more tax reform and deregulations.
    Tina Smith: We need to tax wealthier Minnesotans, to fix problems.
    Tina Smith: Helped rebuild collapsed Interstate-35 bridge in Minneapolis.
War & Peace
    Karin Housley: Supports Trump's prioritizing of American interests abroad.
    Tina Smith: Keep the Iran Nuclear Agreement in place.

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