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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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2020 Kentucky Senatorial race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2020 KY Senatorial race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Amy McGrath (28) Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger Kentucky
  • C. Wesley Morgan (9) Republican 2020 Senate Challenger Kentucky
  • Charles Booker (9) Democratic Senate Challenger Kentucky
  • Mitch McConnell (7) Republican Sr Senator Kentucky
  • Steven Cox (14) Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger Kentucky
  • Wesley Morgan (13)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Kentucky 2020 Senatorial debates and race coverage:
  • American Family Association "iVoterGuide" on 2020 Kentucky Senate race (C. Wesley Morgan), downloaded Oct. 2020
  • CampusElect survey (Mitch McConnell vs. Amy McGrath), September 2020
  • The Northern Kentucky Tribune, "Kentucky needs new generation leaders," by Amy McGrath, Jun 14th, 2020
  • The Messenger, "Protests continue, with drive to bring down Madisonville statue," by Richard Burkard, Jun 2, 2020
  • The Advocate-Messenger, "McGrath aims to bring servant leadership to U.S. Senate," by Zac Oakes, May 10, 2020
  • Axios.com, "McConnell says he won't support infrastructure in coronavirus bill," by Jonathan Swan, 4/28/20
  • Kentucky Publishing, "McGrath's 'Commonwealth, Common Health' Initiative Establishes Food Bank Relief Fund," April 16, 2020
  • Louisville Courier Journal, "Amy McGrath opposes 'Medicare for All,' free college in new ad," by Phillip M. Bailey, Feb. 11, 2020
  • Ballotpedia Candidate Connection 2020: Survey responses by Steven Cox and C. Wesley Morgan, September 2019
  • Medium.com, "Interview with Steven Cox: The Healthcare Advocate Hoping to Unseat McConnell," by Max Micallef, July 18, 2019
  • The Student Post, "Interview with Steven Cox: The Healthcare Advocate Hoping to Unseat Mitch McConnell," by Max Micallef, 6/23/19
  • Lexington Herald-Leader, "Former Kentucky lawmaker challenging Mitch McConnell in GOP primary," by Jack Brammer, 5/29/19
  • The Louisville Courier-Journal, "Furious GOP lawmaker flips party allegiance after House primary loss," by Darcy Costello, 5/23/18
  • Lexington Herald-Leader, "Lawmaker was 'sick' when Confederate statues moved," by Jack Brammer, January 12, 2018

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Charles Booker: Women have the right to choose; Roe v. Wade must be upheld.
    Wesley Morgan: Opposes taxpayer funding for abortion.
Budget & Economy
    Amy McGrath: Against rolling back Dodd-Frank banking regulations.
    Mitch McConnell: Voted to roll back Dodd-Frank banking regulations.
    Mitch McConnell: Opposes infrastructure spending in COVID-19 relief bill.
    Wesley Morgan: Supports balanced budget amendment.
    Wesley Morgan: Supports permanent ban on earmarks, opposes bailouts.
Civil Rights
    C. Wesley Morgan: Government needs to get out of business of reverse racism.
    Amy McGrath: No discrimination over sexual orientation.
    Mitch McConnell: Against gay marriage but now law of the land.
    Wesley Morgan: Stop government from interfering with free exercise of faith.
    Steven Cox: Launched online petition to remove Confederate statue.
    Amy McGrath: Police reform: ban chokeholds, guarantee body cameras.
    Charles Booker: Supports criminal justice reform to address racial bias.
    Amy McGrath: Will work for real investments in tackling opioid crisis.
    Amy McGrath: For medical cannabis; research full legalization.
    Charles Booker: Legalize cannabis and expunge records related to it.
    C. Wesley Morgan: Government should get out of the student loan business.
    Amy McGrath: We need a well-funded public education system.
    Amy McGrath: National service program practical solution for college debt.
    Amy McGrath: Perform national service to get college aid.
    C. Wesley Morgan: Reform education towards career prep.
Energy & Oil
    Mitch McConnell: Supported withdrawal from Paris climate agreement.
    Amy McGrath: Climate change: wars will fought over water, resources.
    Charles Booker: Kentucky should lead the way to a green new deal.
    Steven Cox: Save the world from the climatocalypse.
    Steven Cox: We need to find a system better than fossil fuels.
    Steven Cox: We need to find a system better than fossil fuels.
    Steven Cox: We need to find a better investment than fossil fuels.
Families & Children
    Amy McGrath: Help working class families with checks during pandemic.
Foreign Policy
    Amy McGrath: We need strong military, but also strong diplomatic corps.
    Steven Cox: America is ignoring our role as stewards who save the world.
    Steven Cox: America is the greatest nation; we should lead.
Free Trade
    Amy McGrath: Pulling out of Trans-Pacific Partnership cost us influence.
Government Reform
    Amy McGrath: Implement term limits, require release of tax returns.
    Amy McGrath: We must protect election process from foreign interference.
    Amy McGrath: I served in the military for 24 years; I voted by mail.
    Wesley Morgan: Supports term limits; repeal 17th amendment.
    Steven Cox: Supports any laws that ensure elections can't be bought.
Gun Control
    Amy McGrath: Supports background checks, honest conversation about guns.
    Charles Booker: Supports gun control; background checks; no assault weapons.
    Wesley Morgan: Oppose all efforts to eliminate; restrict 2nd Amendment.
    C. Wesley Morgan: Count on me to protect your 2nd amendment rights.
Health Care
    Amy McGrath: For bipartisan plan to fix ObamaCare's problems.
    Charles Booker: More expensive to do nothing than implement Medicare for all.
    Amy McGrath: Will fight to lower prescription drug costs.
    Amy McGrath: Improve ACA; don't get rid of private insurance.
    Charles Booker: Has diabetes & rationed insulin: need Medicare for All.
    Wesley Morgan: Abolish ObamaCare; free market is best.
    Steven Cox: Passionate about healthcare.
    Steven Cox: Medicare-for-All would reduce healthcare costs.
    Steven Cox: Medicare-For-All would reduce healthcare costs.
    Steven Cox: Medicare for All absolutely needs to be done.
Homeland Security
    Amy McGrath: Fully fund the VA so veterans get quality health care.
    C. Wesley Morgan: Ten year moratorium on all immigration.
    Amy McGrath: Give DREAMers a chance to become full citizens.
    Mitch McConnell: Some protections for DACA but restrict immigration.
    Amy McGrath: For secure borders & meaningful immigration reform.
    Charles Booker: Supports path to citizenship for undocumented.
    Wesley Morgan: Supports "real border enforcement"; opposes amnesty.
    Amy McGrath: Pro-union, supports gradual rise of minimum wage to $15/hour.
    Mitch McConnell: Supports right to work laws; against minimum wage hike.
    Steven Cox: Stop misuse of work visas to protect American workers.
    C. Wesley Morgan: Make Kentucky a Right to Work State.
Principles & Values
    C. Wesley Morgan: Freedom of Faith, Family and Country.
    Steven Cox: Socially progressive, fiscally conservative.
    Wesley Morgan: 100 % Trump supporter: "I'm so anti-Democrat".
    Wesley Morgan: Supported Democrat after 2018 primary loss.
    Wesley Morgan: Filed bill making it harder to remove Confederate statues.
Social Security
    C. Wesley Morgan: Social security taxes should go directly to a private trust.
Tax Reform
    Mitch McConnell: 2017 tax bill helped middle class & small businesses.
    Wesley Morgan: Repeal 16th amendment; abolish IRS.
    Wesley Morgan: Amend Constitution to balance budget without raising taxes.
    C. Wesley Morgan: Abolish the state income tax, to create jobs.
    Amy McGrath: Invest in infrastructure, broadband, electricity grid.
War & Peace
    Amy McGrath: Support NATO alliance; support two-state Israel solution.
    Amy McGrath: No nukes in North Korea; nuke deal with Iran.
    Amy McGrath: All major military actions must be approved by Congress.
Welfare & Poverty
    Charles Booker: A universal basic income will address racism and poverty.
    Amy McGrath: Established food bank relief fund in Kentucky.

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