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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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2020 New Jersey Senatorial race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2020 NJ Senatorial race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Cory Booker (1) New Jersey Mayor of Newark; N.J. Senator
  • Hirsh Singh (19) New Jersey Republican candidate for Governor
  • Phil Murphy (1) New Jersey Democratic 2021 Gubernatorial contender
  • Rik Mehta (13) Republican U.S. Rep New Jersey-7
  • Robert Menendez (1) Democrat U.S. Rep New Jersey-13
  • Stuart Meissner (10) Republican Senate challenger New Jersey
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    New Jersey 2020 Senatorial debates and race coverage:
  • American Family Association "iVoterGuide" on 2020 New Jersey Senate race (Hirsh Singh), downloaded Oct. 2020
  • Shore News Network, "Rik Mehta's U.S. Senate Campaign Out of Cash as Debt Climbs Over $300,000," August 17, 2020
  • InsiderNJ.com blog, "Rik Mehta Calls for a Statewide Day of Prayer, Peace and Nonviolence," June 3, 2020
  • New Jersey Globe, "Singh wants Trump to send troops into New Jersey," by Nikita Biryukov, June 02 2020
  • Fox News, "Rik Mehta says 'hard work, humble beginnings' separate him from foe," by Brian Flood, April 18, 2020
  • Jewish Link NJ e-zine, "Meet Stuart Meissner, Republican Challenger to Cory Booker," by Robert Isler, 1/22/20
  • Fox News, "GOP Senate candidate aims to beat Cory Booker," by Nick Givas, Jan. 7, 2020
  • Daily Caller, "First Generation Trump-Supporting Minority Challenges Cory Booker," by Alec Sears, Dec. 30, 2019
  • SaveJersey.com, "Jewish Senate candidate praises Trump's anti-Semitism executive order, by Matt Rooney, 12/12/19
  • InsiderNJ.com, "Senate Contender Stuart Meissner: The InsiderNJ Interview," by Fred Snowflack, December 12, 2019
  • Shore News Network, "Hirsh Singh: Driver's License Bad News for Jersey Residents," by Phil Stilton, Dec. 6, 2019
  • Idaho Statesman, "Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong," Associated Press, Nov. 27, 2019
  • New Jersey Globe, "Meissner hits Dems over impeachment resolution," by Nikita Biryukov, October 31, 2019
  • Bergen Record, "NJ gun owners rally for right to bear arms," by Richard Cowen, April 14, 2018
  • Ballotpedia Candidate Connection: Survey responses by Hirsh Singh, 2017
  • Bergen Record, "These are 5 things Ciattarelli will do as governor," by Bob Jordan, March 20, 2017

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Hirsh Singh: New Jersey should promote a philosophy of life, not death.
    Rik Mehta: Protect unborn children from the moment of conception.
Budget & Economy
    Hirsh Singh: New Jersey should get more of its tax dollars back.
    Rik Mehta: Supports a balanced budget amendment.
Civil Rights
    Hirsh Singh: People free to be themselves; don't force it upon us.
    Stuart Meissner: Supports expansion of Title VI addressing anti-Semitism.
    Hirsh Singh: Supports sending troops into New Jersey to "Protect America".
    Rik Mehta: Lock up violent offenders and throw away the key.
    Hirsh Singh: Treat drug addiction as a public health problem.
    Rik Mehta: Eliminate aid to socialist governments run on trafficking.
    Hirsh Singh: Introduce meaningful school choice reform.
    Hirsh Singh: Empower public, private, home school environments.
    Hirsh Singh: School violence due to political indoctrination, propaganda.
    Rik Mehta: Backs school choice for those locked in failing schools.
Energy & Oil
    Hirsh Singh: Against switch over to high-risk energy systems.
    Stuart Meissner: Climate change real, but response must be joint effort.
Foreign Policy
    Rik Mehta: China: masters of misinformation, not to be trusted.
    Robert Menendez: Unequivocal support for Hong Kong protests against China.
    Stuart Meissner: Against Iran nuclear deal that sent money used for terrorism.
Free Trade
    Rik Mehta: For trade, but ensure other nations don't take advantage.
Government Reform
    Cory Booker: Average black voter waits in line 2X as long as white voter.
Gun Control
    Hirsh Singh: If they take AR-15 rifles, will cell phones be next?
    Phil Murphy: Reduce maximum magazine size from 15 rounds to 10.
    Rik Mehta: Never back down from defending the 2nd Amendment.
    Stuart Meissner: Supports 2nd Amendment, background checks.
Health Care
    Hirsh Singh: Cap malpractice damages; limit frivolous lawsuits.
    Rik Mehta: Against Medicare for All, end excessive regulation.
    Stuart Meissner: Under socialized medicine "I wouldn't be alive today".
    Stuart Meissner: Americans should not pay higher prices for drugs.
    Hirsh Singh: Illegal immigration should not be allowed.
    Hirsh Singh: Illegal immigrants getting driver's licenses will ruin state.
    Hirsh Singh: End undermining the sanctity of American citizenship.
    Rik Mehta: For the wall; against healthcare for illegal immigrants.
    Stuart Meissner: Not fair for illegal immigrants to cut the line.
Principles & Values
    Hirsh Singh: I take absolute pride in being morally consistent.
    Rik Mehta: Campaign $300,000+ in debt, entire campaign staff quit.
    Rik Mehta: We need God, we need prayer, reopen houses of worship.
    Stuart Meissner: Lifelong Democrat turned Trump supporter.
Tax Reform
    Hirsh Singh: End the inheritance tax, the gas tax, and property tax hikes.
    Hirsh Singh: Higher tax burdens are counterproductive.
    Stuart Meissner: Remove cap on federal deductions for local taxes.
    Stuart Meissner: Raise property tax deduction to $20,000.
    Hirsh Singh: Potholes have become a de facto tax on citizens.
War & Peace
    Hirsh Singh: We must stop radical Islamic terrorism, with military.
    Rik Mehta: Bring our troops home when it's not our war.

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  • Cory Booker New Jersey Mayor of Newark; N.J. Senator
  • Hirsh Singh New Jersey Republican candidate for Governor
  • Phil Murphy New Jersey Democratic 2021 Gubernatorial contender
  • Rik Mehta Republican Senate Nominee New Jersey
  • Robert Menendez Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative New Jersey
  • Stuart Meissner Republican Senate challenger New Jersey

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