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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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CNN "State of the Union" interviews during 2021
(Jake Tapper and Dana Bash interviewing candidates for 2021-2020 races)

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  • Antony Blinken (1) Secretary of State
  • Bill Nelson (2) Florida NASA Administrator
  • Caitlyn Jenner (6) California Recall challenger for Governor
  • Joe Biden (12) Democratic V.P.
  • Julia Letlow (1) Republican U.S. Rep Louisiana-5
  • Marjorie Taylor Greene (3) Republican U.S. Rep Georgia-14
  • Pete Buttigieg (2) Indiana DOT Secretary
  • Ralph Northam (2) Virginia Democratic Governor
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    A long-standing political tradition is the Sunday morning talk show, beginning with "Meet the Press" in 1947. Currently, five separate "talking head" programs appear on five different TV stations every Sunday morning. OnTheIssues.org excerpts all five of the shows, listed below, with their respective interviewing pundits and each pundit's political affiliation:
  • ABC This Week: 9 AM - 10 AM EST: (Martha Raddatz & George Stephanopoulos; liberal; from Bill Clinton's staff)
  • CNN "State of the Union": 9 AM - 1 PM EST: (Jake Tapper and Dana Bash; moderate liberal)
  • Fox News Sunday: 9 AM EST; rebroadcast 2 PM: (Chris Wallace and Bret Baier; conservative)
  • NBC Meet the Press: 9 AM EST; rebroadcast 4 AM Monday: (Chuck Todd; moderate)
  • CBS Face the Nation: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM EST(Margaret Brennan and John Dickerson; moderate)

  • CNN, "Video surfaces of Marjorie Taylor Greene confronting Parkland shooting survivor with baseless claims," by Paul LeBlanc, January 27, 2021
  • CNN Business on Confirmation Hearings, "Mayor Pete had a fleet of 47 buses; Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg will have a budget of $87 billion", by Matt McFarland, December 18, 2020
  • ...more citations to follow
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Joe Biden: $130 billion in stimulus aid to counties and cities.
    Pete Buttigieg: Redesigned streets proved safer & increased property values.
Civil Rights
    Pete Buttigieg: Transportation decisions have hurt minority neighborhoods.
    Caitlyn Jenner: I am in favor of the death penalty.
    Joe Biden: $200B in emergency COVID funding for K-12 schools.
    Joe Biden: Write off $10,000 in student debt, not $50,000.
Energy & Oil
    Caitlyn Jenner: Skeptical of state goal of zero emissions by 2045.
Families & Children
    Joe Biden: No mandatory paid family and sick leave in COVID relief.
Government Reform
    Caitlyn Jenner: If we lose election integrity, we lose everything.
    Caitlyn Jenner: We need to have integrity in our election system.
    Julia Letlow: Would have objected to certification of president election.
Gun Control
    Marjorie Taylor Greene: Confronted Parkland shooting survivor on radical gun control.
    Ralph Northam: Appreciate thoughts & prayers but need commonsense gun laws.
Health Care
    Joe Biden: Cap insurance at 8.5% of income instead of 10%.
    Joe Biden: $119 billion to build public confidence in vaccines.
    Joe Biden: $8.5 billion for rural hospitals, for telehealth & COVID.
Homeland Security
    Joe Biden: Greatest terror threat to America is domestic terror.
    Caitlyn Jenner: Path to citizenship for undocumented; deport "bad ones".
    Joe Biden: Extended unemployment benefits for COVID, to contractors too.
Principles & Values
    Caitlyn Jenner: I don't like labels, I'm kind of middle of the road.
    Bill Nelson: One of the rare civilians who has traveled to space.
    Joe Biden: The nation is not as divided as we make it out to be.
    Marjorie Taylor Greene: To remove Pelosi: "Bullet to the head would be quicker".
    Marjorie Taylor Greene: 2018: Pelosi should be executed for treason.
    Ralph Northam: Now is not the time for divisiveness, time for leadership.
    Bill Nelson: Cutting NASA budget could cause US to fall behind in space.
Welfare & Poverty
    Antony Blinken: Reopen desperately needed humanitarian access to Syria.
    Joe Biden: Gave up on $15 minimum wage in Congressional bills.
    Joe Biden: $880M for SNAP food stamps; let's increase to $3B.

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