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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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2018 Congressional race endorsements

    2018 House endorsement press releases:
  • MS-3: Pro-Life Caucus press release, "Congressman Michael Guest Joins Pro-Life Caucus," 1/17/2019
  • IA-4: Sioux City Journal, "Steve King should resign," by the Journal editorial board 1/15/19
  • TN-2: Tennessee Right to Life endorsement on campaign website BurchettForCongress.com, Nov. 2018
  • VA-7 and MI-11: National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare (NCPSSM.org), "Seniors Advocacy Group Endorses Five New Social Security & Medicare Champions," 10/17/2018
  • CA-48: League of Conservation Voters, "LCV Action Fund Endorses Harley Rouda for Congress," by Holly Burke, 10/12/2018
  • MI-9: HRC Michigan, "Human Rights Campaign Endorses Andy Levin for U.S. Congress," September 28, 2018
  • FL-27: League of Conservation Voters, “LCV Action Fund Endorses Donna Shalala For Congress,” by Holly Burke, 9/13/2018
  • NJ-3: National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare, "Letter of Endorsement for Andy Kim" by Max Richtman, 8/29/2018
  • NY-19: NARAL Pro-Choice America, "NARAL Endorses Antonio Delgado for Congress", 8/17/2018
  • NJ-3: League of Conservation Voters, "LCV Action Fund endorses Andy Kim For Congress" by Holly Burke, 8/3/2018
  • NY-22: League of Conservation Voters, "NY LCV endorses Anthony Brindisi for Congress," by Holly Burke, 7/31/2018
  • SC-4: Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions, "Press release: endorsement of William Timmons," 04/25/18
  • NY-22: City & State New York, "Giffords-endorsed Anthony Brindisi has a 100% rating from the NRA", by Rebecca C. Lewis, 3/28/2018
  • NC-9: League of Conservation Voters, "LCV Action Fund Endorses Dan McCready for Congress," by Craig Auster, March 14, 2018
  • NC-13: NARAL press release, "NARAL Pro-Choice America Endorses Kathy Manning for Congress", 3/2/18
  • NY-22: NARAL Pro-Choice America, "Brindisi Earns Endorsement as a 'Man for Choice", March 2, 2018
  • TX-16 & TX-29: NARAL Pro-Choice America, "Candidates Earn Endorsement from Nation's Leading Pro-Choice Advocacy Group," 2/28/2018
  • TX-29: Environment Texas, "Environment Texas Endorses Sylvia Garcia for Congress," 2/20/2018
  • MI-8: Human Rights Campaign, "HRC Endorses Elissa Slotkin for Congress," by Ianthe Metzger, 1/23/2018
  • SC-6 and SC-1: South Carolina Equality endorses incumbent Jim Clyburn and challenger Joe Cunningham, www.EqualMeansEveryone.org

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Ron Wright: Opposes Planned Parenthood; endorsed by Texas Right to Life.
    Greg Steube: A rating from Florida Right to Life.
    Tim Burchett: 100% rating from Tennessee Right to Life.
    Rashida Tlaib: Endorsed by NARAL Pro-Choice America.
    Antonio Delgado: Delgado receives NARAL endorsement for congressional race.
    Troy Balderson: 100% pro-life voting record; no tax dollars for abortions.
    Anthony Brindisi: Champion of reproductive freedom: a "Man for Choice".
    Kathy Manning: Endorsed by NARAL Pro-Choice America.
Civil Rights
    Katie Porter: Protect vulnerable Asian American/Pacific Islanders.
    Joe Biden: Endorsed diverse slate of candidates for Congress.
    James Clyburn: Voted for Hate Crimes Act & to repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell.
    Joe Cunningham: Endorsed by South Carolina Equality for LGBTQ rights.
    Mark Brnovich: Opposed marriage equality, allow business to discriminate.
    Andy Levin: Will work to end discrimination against LGBT+ people.
    Sarah Godlewski: Endorsed by HRC as champion for LGBTQ community.
    Ilhan Omar: Fight for the liberation of our LGBTQ community.
    Elissa Slotkin: Important LGBTQ progress must be defended and advanced.
    Dusty Johnson: Support federal drug courts & treatment for opioids.
Energy & Oil
    Elaine Luria: Fighting to protect coasts from offshore drilling.
    Dusty Johnson: Applauded by Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions.
    Joe Neguse: Climate change is the existential crisis of our time.
    Andy Kim: We must be leaders in transition to green economy.
    TJ Cox: Will advocate for green jobs & sustainable economy.
    Harley Rouda: Protecting planet & economic growth can be jointly achieved.
    Guy Reschenthaler: Supported Libre's Law: increased penalties for animal abuse.
    Anthony Brindisi: Consistent advocate of renewables, environmental protection.
    William Timmons: Develop alternative forms of energy such as solar and wind.
    Dan McCready: Environmental protection is a moral imperative.
    Dusty Johnson: Impose a "reasonable regulatory environment".
Foreign Policy
    Rashida Tlaib: Endorsed by Foreign Policy for America for world engagement.
Government Reform
    Paulette Jordan: She'll fight to stop corporate money silencing honest votes.
Gun Control
    Greg Steube: More pro-gun bills than any Florida legislator.
    Ross Spano: NRA congratulates Spano on re-election & pro-gun record.
    Jennifer Wexton: Endorsed by the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence.
    Anthony Brindisi: Received 100% NRA rating; opponent of NY gun control laws.
Homeland Security
    Michael Waltz: Endorsed by veterans group "With Honor".
    Kim Schrier: Endorsed by largest unions; supports card check legislation.
Social Security
    Dave Brat: Major cuts to Social Security and Medicare.
    Haley Stevens: Fight any attempt at Social Security privatization.
    Andy Kim: Supports Social Security and its role for the elderly.
    Lori Trahan: Work with state and local government to fund infrastructure.

The above quotations are from 2018 Congressional race endorsements.

Special coverage of "Blue Wave" states:
  • CA: 7 new House members including 6 Democrats and 5 Democratic takeovers
  • FL: 5 new House members including 2 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers
  • MI: 5 new House members including 4 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers
  • MN: 5 new House members including 3 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers (and 1 Republican takeover!)
  • NJ: 4 new House members including 4 Democrats and 3 Democratic takeovers
  • NY: 4 new House members including 4 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers
  • PA: 7 new House members including 4 Democrats and 4 Democratic takeovers (with statewide redistricting)
  • TX: 10 new House members including 4 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers
  • VA: 5 new House members including 3 Democrats and 3 Democratic takeovers
  • All other states: 51 new House members including 17 Democratic takeovers
  • Endorsements: Organizational endorsements of new House members, from groups that focus on one issue
  • 2019 House incumbents: continuing coverage of the 116th Congress
    Conclusion: the "Blue Wave" means Democrats took over Congress but the rest is media hype.

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