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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 Texas Senate race: debates and news coverage

    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from 2018 TX Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Beto O`Rourke (24) Texas Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from TX
  • Ted Cruz (20) Republican 2016 Primary Challenger
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Texas 2018 Senatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Medium.com, Official blog of the US Representative for El Paso, Nov 16 2017
  • Slate.com, "The Crazy Republican-Endorsed Logic Behind 'If Trump Loses, I'm Grabbing My Musket'." by Mark Joseph Stern, Oct 26, 2016
  • El Paso Inc. (business newspaper), "Beto O'Rourke," by David Crowder Jul 18, 2016

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Beto O`Rourke: Trust women to make their own decisions.
    Ted Cruz: No exceptions for rape or incest; de-fund Planned Parenthood.
Budget & Economy
    Ted Cruz: Choose individual liberty over more & more spending.
    Beto O`Rourke: Promote antitrust & regulations that promote competition.
    Beto O`Rourke: Protect consumers from predatory financial behavior.
    Ted Cruz: Free businesses from the CFPB's regulatory blockades.
    Beto O`Rourke: Long-time advocate for marijuana legalization.
    Ted Cruz: Opposed to marijuana legalization, but let states choose.
    Beto O`Rourke: Vouchers funnel public school $ into private schools.
    Ted Cruz: Private school vouchers is civil rights issue of our time.
Energy & Oil
    Beto O`Rourke: Unprecedented action to build clean energy economy.
    Ted Cruz: Paris Accord destroys $3 trillion in American GDP by 2040.
    Beto O`Rourke: Incentivize renewable energy.
    Beto O`Rourke: Ensure EPA's funding & independence.
    Ted Cruz: EPA ran amok under Obama.
Families & Children
    Ted Cruz: Amendment to define marriage as between man & a woman.
Foreign Policy
    Beto O`Rourke: Invest in improving Northern Triangle of Central America.
Free Trade
    Beto O`Rourke: Tariffs on China will devastate our economy.
    Ted Cruz: Supports tariffs; opposes bailouts to those hurt by them.
Government Reform
    Beto O`Rourke: End secret spending flooding American elections.
    Beto O`Rourke: Empower communities by ending gerrymandering.
    Ted Cruz: Disclosing campaign spending violates free speech.
    Ted Cruz: Political gerrymandering is legitimate, unless racial.
    Beto O`Rourke: Committed to personal term limit for serving in Congress.
Gun Control
    Beto O`Rourke: Universal background checks; ban assault weapons.
    Ted Cruz: Led fight not to ban assault weapons.
    Ted Cruz: Purpose of Second Amendment is protection against tyranny.
    Beto O`Rourke: Supports common sense gun laws.
Health Care
    Beto O`Rourke: Improve ObamaCare, including public option.
    Ted Cruz: ObamaCare caused millions to lose their jobs.
    Ted Cruz: Enforce the law but also keep families together.
    Beto O`Rourke: DREAMers are as American as my kids.
    Ted Cruz: No path to citizenship to DREAMers or anyone else.
    Beto O`Rourke: Raise minimum wage from $7.25/hr to $15.
    Ted Cruz: Raising minimum wage costs jobs for the most vulnerable.
Principles & Values
    Beto O`Rourke: Supports Congress term limits; leaving House after 6 years.
Tax Reform
    Beto O`Rourke: GOP tax plan helps rich & hurts middle class.
    Beto O`Rourke: Stimulus spending invests in areas like infrastructure.
    Beto O`Rourke: Rolling back net neutrality hurts democracy.
    Ted Cruz: Net neutrality puts government in charge of internet.
War & Peace
    Beto O`Rourke: Nuclear treaty was best path to prevent Iranian nukes.
    Ted Cruz: Nuke treaty didn't sufficiently rein in Iran's nuke program.
    Ted Cruz: SWIFT: commit to maintain ongoing sanctions against Iran.
    Beto O`Rourke: We need to think before acting in Mideast.

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  • Beto O`Rourke Texas Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from TX
  • Ted Cruz Republican 2016 Primary Challenger

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