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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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Survey of 2021-2022 Senate campaign websites

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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Billy Long: For Supreme Court nominees who support ending abortions.
    Jake Bequette: Opposed to taxpayer and federal funding of abortion.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Pass federal law pre-empting state efforts to limit access.
    Gary Black: Life begins at conception, period.
    JD Vance: Eliminating abortion makes society pro-child, pro-family.
    Jo Rae Perkins: Why kill an innocent baby due to act of a criminal.
    Matt Dolan: Will fight to uphold the Hyde Amendment, protect the unborn.
    Jane Timken: I am deeply and strongly pro-life.
    Tim Shepard: Allow citizens to make choices over their own bodies.
    Valerie McCray: Protect a woman's right to body autonomy.
    Jessica Taylor: I will fight the extreme left's culture of death.
    Jason Beebe: Mother had me at 14; really do believe in right to life.
    Janice McGeachin: Pro-life; worked on informed consent & ultrasound laws.
    Morgan Harper: Can't allow them to take away fundamental right to choose.
    Kerry McQuisten: We must ALWAYS fight for the right to life.
    Jeff Jackson: Stands against the politicization of abortion access.
    Jim Lamon: I will support our unalienable Right to Life.
    Katie Britt: 100% pro-life, every life is a sacred gift from God.
    Lucas Kunce: Fully committed to reproductive freedom for all.
    Mark McCloskey: 100% Pro-Life, end radical late-term abortion laws.
    Vicky Hartzler: Leading efforts in Congress to defund Planned Parenthood.
    Scott Sifton: Fought efforts to deny choice to rape and incest victims.
    John Hoeven: Supports Hyde amendment; no tax dollars for abortion.
    James Lankford: Assure pro-life taxpayers not forced to pay for abortions.
    Michael Crapo: Limited to rape, incest, mother's life in imminent danger.
    Bernie Moreno: All human life is precious.
    Jim Carlin: Life begins at conception; oppose taxpayer funded abortions.
Budget & Economy
    Lily Zhou: Decrease national debt to run healthy economy.
    Marjorie K. Eastman: Run our federal budget like we run our home budgets.
    Billy Long: Put an end to the out of control spending sprees.
    Jake Bequette: Advocate for less government spending, a balanced budget.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Find new forms of revenue; support national rent control.
    Gary Black: Federal government shouldn't pay people to stay home.
    JD Vance: It's time to get inflation under control.
    Matt Dolan: Ballooning national debt is a national security threat.
    Matt Dolan: Support targeted infrastructure, not bloated wishlists.
    Craig Snyder: We believe in democratic capitalism, not socialism.
    Jason Beebe: Give business incentives to grow economy, not higher taxes.
    Jason Beebe: Very simple, we spend too much money.
    Rett Newton: Raise the minimum wage, reinvest in infrastructure.
    Janice McGeachin: Ready to wean ourselves off the federal teat.
    Tiffany Smiley: Lift people up rather than spend billions on failed programs.
    Jeff Jackson: Supports a robust federal COVID relief package.
    Katie Britt: Support Constitutional amendment for balanced federal budget.
    Mark McCloskey: Balance the budget in 5 years by cutting 1% across the board.
    Vicky Hartzler: Co-sponsored Balanced Budget Amendment, Line-Item Veto.
    James Bradley: Use tax incentives to stimulate small businesses.
    John Hoeven: Improve and expand roads, bridges, airports, rail systems.
    John Hoeven: Government doesn't create jobs, economic growth; people do.
    James Lankford: The debt problem is a spending problem not a tax problem.
    Everett Stern: End notion that only job of business is to maximize profit.
    Michael Crapo: Eliminate unnecessary and wasteful government spending.
    Mike Gibbons: We need to get our economy back on track.
    Lucas Kunce: We can create a Marshall Plan for the Midwest.
Civil Rights
    Brandaun Dean: Has been a champion for LGBTQ equality.
    Alex Padilla: Authored state law against from genetic discrimination.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Civil rights laws protect everyone, not just minorities.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Rights for LGBTQ+ community does not interfere with religion.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Reparations required to address foundation of racism.
    Craig Snyder: Americans should be judged by character, not race/identity.
    Tim Shepard: Is LGBTQ and married to love of his life.
    Tim Shepard: Make schools & jobs safe and accommodating for minorities.
    Rett Newton: All of us are equal and deserve the same rights and freedoms.
    Janice McGeachin: Defends traditional marriage as defined in our constitution.
    Morgan Harper: Close the wealth gap with systemic reparations.
    Morgan Harper: We must end discrimination against LGBTQ people.
    Jeff Jackson: For examining health and wealth disparities of Black women.
    Jeff Jackson: Enact LGBTQ+ nondiscrimination protections in law now.
    Lucas Kunce: Must address systemic racism across our state and country.
    Lucas Kunce: Pass Equality Act; ban conversion therapy.
    Mandela Barnes: Chaired the legislature's Black and Latino Caucus.
    Allen Glines: Forbid discrimination against LGBTQIA+ individuals.
    Scott Sifton: 40 hour filibuster of proposal against marriage equality.
    Michael Crapo: Safeguard traditional marriage; let states define.
    Michael Crapo: Flag is enduring symbol of nation's great history.
    Bernie Moreno: The Speech Police must be stopped.
    Malcolm Kenyatta: Everyone has the right to love whomever they choose.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Make it impossible for corporations to pay zero federal tax.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Crack down on companies who don't prevent human trafficking.
    JD Vance: Stop favoring multinationals; tax exporting jobs.
    Jane Timken: Fewer regulations on business that stunt innovation.
    Tim Shepard: Break up companies that are "too big to fail".
    Jessica Taylor: Let's end sweetheart deals for woke companies.
    Janice McGeachin: Remove occupational licensing mandates & other regulations.
    Lucas Kunce: Break up Big Ag; bar foreign ownership of Missouri farmland.
    James Lankford: Our corporate tax rates are some of the highest in the world.
    Everett Stern: Businesses shouldn't have to violate their religious beliefs.
    Bernie Moreno: Big corporations are becoming as bad as big government.
    Lucas Kunce: Monopolies keep us divided because together we have power.
    Marjorie K. Eastman: Law enforcement stretched fighting rise in violent crime.
    Tammy Duckworth: A strong advocate for comprehensive sentencing reform.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Return to goal of rehabilitation, rather than tough on crime.
    Gary Black: Defund the police is dumb, we need to RE-FUND the police.
    Matt Dolan: Unapologetically BACK THE BLUE; won't defund the police.
    Tim Shepard: We must end the school to prison pipeline.
    Valerie McCray: Prisons are the mental health hospitals for the poor.
    Rett Newton: Our policing and criminal justice systems are broken.
    Janice McGeachin: Family hires former convicts within their businesses.
    Tiffany Smiley: Defunding the police undercuts foundation of lawful society.
    Kerry McQuisten: I'm against defunding our police.
    Jeff Jackson: Criminal justice reform: reduce use of mandatory minimum.
    Katie Britt: Make our police the best trained and equipped in the world.
    Mark McCloskey: Reduce the crime wave spreading across our state and country.
    Allen Glines: Reported illegal gambling sites and had them shut down.
    Allen Glines: Ban private prisons, cash bail, and civil forfeiture.
    Allen Glines: Increased penalties for facilities, persons for elder abuse.
    Blake Masters: A society that permits mass lawlessness is doomed.
    John Hoeven: Prioritized improving public safety in tribal communities.
    Patrick Leahy: Worked to reverse some of mandatory minimum sentences.
    Everett Stern: Calls to defund the police is open invitation for anarchy.
    Bernie Moreno: We need to restore respect for law and order in this country.
    Malcolm Kenyatta: Must address systemic issue of mass incarceration.
    Brandaun Dean: Enacted decriminalization of recreational marijuana use.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Legalize marijuana; remove it as Schedule 1 drug.
    JD Vance: Tackle drug epidemic, eliminate drugs coming into community.
    Matt Dolan: Will fight to bolster opioid recovery and treatment programs.
    Tim Shepard: Legalizing marijuana lets us focus on more serious issues.
    Lucas Kunce: Legalize cannabis nationwide; end the Opioid Epidemic.
    Allen Glines: Phase out penalties for marijuana at the federal level.
    Vicky Hartzler: Allow Border Patrol to target drones smuggling drugs.
    Lily Zhou: Give parents more choices, merit-based tenure for teachers.
    Brandaun Dean: Got school officials replaced over ethics, performance.
    Carla Sands: Introduce competition to how we fund education.
    Marjorie K. Eastman: Time to add civic literacy to our educational curriculum.
    Raphael Warnock: Supports robust Pre-K, invest in schools and teachers.
    Raphael Warnock: College not for everyone; provide vocational training.
    Alex Padilla: Voted to better protect student athletes.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Fully fund public schools; let school choice be an option.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Reform student loan repayment process, extend time to repay.
    Gary Black: Critical Race Theory is pure propaganda; must halt it.
    Gary Black: Children thrive when local control remains intact.
    JD Vance: No money for critical race theory & radical gender ideology.
    John Hoeven: Ensure accountability coupled with local flexibility.
    Matt Dolan: Keep education costs low, champion school choice.
    Matt Dolan: Ban Critical Race Theory; support academic freedom.
    Jane Timken: Invest in worker training, expand skilled trades in schools.
    Jane Timken: Expand education opportunity through school choice.
    Tim Shepard: We need major investment to increase education specialists.
    Tim Shepard: Increase support, opportunities for vocational training.
    Janice McGeachin: Children should not be taught to hate America nor each other.
    Janice McGeachin: Supports internships, apprenticeship training, trade schools.
    Morgan Harper: Every child should be enrolled in early learning.
    Tiffany Smiley: Empower families to choose best education for their children.
    Kerry McQuisten: I would like to see a refocus on "old school" school.
    Kerry McQuisten: Against implementing Critical Race Theory in the classroom.
    Jeff Jackson: Increase early childhood education funding.
    Jim Lamon: I will sponsor a nationwide Right to School Choice.
    Katie Britt: Supports voluntary pre-K program, school choice.
    Lucas Kunce: Relief from student loans; invest in Pre-K, K-12, HBCUs.
    Mark McCloskey: Critical race theory is one of America's biggest threats.
    Allen Glines: Gradually lower tuition, allow student loan forgiveness.
    Blake Masters: Support school choice in all its forms.
    Vicky Hartzler: Introduced Police Officers Protecting Children Act.
    Carla Sands: Opposes woke culture, censorship, and critical race theory.
    James Bradley: Pro school choice including charters schools, homeschooling.
    Scott Sifton: Fought for improved teacher pay and district facilities.
    John Hoeven: Accountability in education coupled with local flexibility.
    James Lankford: God gives parents responsibility to equip children for life.
    Everett Stern: Parents and families have first responsibility for education.
    Everett Stern: More funding for vocational training, community colleges.
    Eric Schmitt: Defended coach-led prayer in high school as voluntary.
    Sarah Godlewski: Boosted funding for books and tech in school libraries.
    Jim Carlin: Too many children being indoctrinated to hate America.
    Malcolm Kenyatta: Our children deserve a school system that is equitable.
Energy & Oil
    Carla Sands: Base energy policy on open markets and competition.
    Marjorie K. Eastman: Capitalize on renewable energy, creating jobs.
    Alex Padilla: For expanding clean-tech manufacturing and solar power.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Invest in clean and renewable energy & green products.
    Matt Dolan: All-of-the-above instead of Green New Deal.
    Craig Snyder: Climate change is real, requires amelioration not regulation.
    Jane Timken: Continued exploration, development of oil and gas resources.
    Tim Shepard: Incentivize development and growth of green economy.
    Valerie McCray: Renew energy sources with clean and sustainable options.
    Jason Beebe: Include green energy and nuclear in energy policy.
    Rett Newton: Fight to accelerate our transition to clean renewable energy.
    Morgan Harper: Need massive investments, political will for Green New Deal.
    Kerry McQuisten: Doesn't agree that wildfires are result of climate crisis.
    Jeff Jackson: Accelerate transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy.
    Jim Lamon: Against Green New Deal, for natural gas and solar.
    Katie Britt: Fight Green New Deal; restart Keystone XL; drill in Gulf.
    Mandela Barnes: Chairs Governor's Task Force on Climate Change.
    Allen Glines: Support Green New Deal, but no harm to economy.
    Mark Brnovich: We've got to prioritize energy independence.
    Blake Masters: We need diverse energy, from fossil fuels to nuclear.
    James Bradley: Short term oil exploration; alternative energy incentives.
    John Hoeven: Working to advance states-first, all-of-the-above approach.
    John Hoeven: For Keystone pipeline; repeal EPA costly power plant rules.
    James Lankford: Promise of green energy is for the distant future.
    Everett Stern: Changing technology is opportunity to replace infrastructure.
    Eric Schmitt: Sued over cancelling pipeline, setting greenhouse gases cost.
    Sarah Godlewski: Ended Republican state gag order on climate change.
    Bernie Moreno: Unleash American energy sources.
    Jim Carlin: Farmers deserve to profit from wind, biomass, solar panels.
    Malcolm Kenyatta: Renewable energy will be a step forward for our economy.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Strengthen Endangered Species Act, phase out zoos.
    Gary Black: I've protected our farmers from crushing regulations.
    Kerry McQuisten: Family lived off the grid and worked the land.
    Tom Udall: A founder of bipartisan International Conservation Caucus.
    Allen Glines: Ban puppy mills; make animal cruelty a felony.
    Blake Masters: Man is called to fill the earth and subdue it.
    Scott Sifton: Law practice focuses on environmental cleanup litigation.
    Patrick Leahy: Opposed drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
    James Lankford: Rural restrictions shows arrogance from city dwellers.
Families & Children
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Full support of automatic paid family and medical leave.
    JD Vance: Reinvigorate American families; tax code penalizes marriage.
    Katie Britt: Help kids: families, school prayer, after-school programs.
    Lucas Kunce: Will push for paid family, medical and sick leave.
    Allen Glines: Worked to build awareness of missing children's cases.
    Allen Glines: Protect domestic violence victims; punish abusers.
    Allen Glines: For paid maternity leave up to 16 weeks.
    Scott Sifton: Parents' bankruptcy led to working to protect families.
Foreign Policy
    Marjorie K. Eastman: US must hold China accountable at every turn.
    Raphael Warnock: Use diplomacy as first resort; speak out against tyrants.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Limit arms sales and transfers to foreign countries.
    Gary Black: We must check China's influence everywhere on the globe.
    Gary Black: America has been humiliated on the world stage.
    Matt Dolan: Hold China accountable; stand up to China's aggression.
    Jane Timken: China is the greatest foreign threat facing the US.
    Jane Timken: I am proud to stand with the Israeli nation.
    Katie Britt: I believe an attack on Israel is an attack on America.
    Mark Brnovich: The interests of the United States must come first.
    Blake Masters: Tough on China, don't try to export democracy.
    Vicky Hartzler: Criticism led to being sanctioned by Chinese Communist Party.
    James Bradley: Bolster Israel; cut off funds to terrorists.
    Eric Schmitt: First AG to sue China for "unleashing the coronavirus".
    Bernie Moreno: China unleashed coronavirus, socialist/fascist ideology.
Free Trade
    Carla Sands: While ambassador, US exports to Denmark rose over 20%.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Global trade reduces international conflict and war.
    JD Vance: Trump scrapped terrible trade deals, and he was right.
    Matt Dolan: Trade deals must protect workers, American innovation.
    Tim Shepard: Protectionism limits economic opportunities at home.
    Tiffany Smiley: We need stronger trade policies like USMCA that are fair.
    Jim Lamon: Level the playing field, no goods from cheap slave labor.
    Katie Britt: Alabama must have seat at the table & benefit directly.
    Lucas Kunce: Trade pacts for family farms, not global commodity traders.
    Blake Masters: Need trade policies prioritizing American workers & industry.
    JD Vance: U.S. companies struggle with unfair competition from China.
    James Bradley: Negotiate trade agreements that put America first.
    Jim Risch: Supported bill pushing back against China's trade practices.
Government Reform
    Lily Zhou: Knows firsthand how regulations stifle economic growth.
    Carla Sands: Heavy-handed regulations will affect state's energy future.
    Marjorie K. Eastman: Will fight for voter ID, American voting machines, audits.
    Marjorie K. Eastman: Eliminate oppressive regulations on small businesses.
    Billy Long: Require voter photo ID, end ballot harvesting.
    Billy Long: Let farmers work without unnecessary government regulations.
    Jake Bequette: Supports a constitutional amendment for term limits.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Require legislators to read bills before voting on them.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Supports Electoral College & interstate vote compacts.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Against spending limits in campaign finance law.
    Gary Black: Make elections secure; no erosion of voter ID laws.
    JD Vance: It's time to end the COVID-era changes to our elections.
    Matt Dolan: Get government out of the way of leading job creators.
    Matt Dolan: H2Ohio: $300M for four co-sponsored clean water bills.
    Matt Dolan: I strongly support Voter ID and upholding accurate rolls.
    Jane Timken: I believe our rights are God-given, not government-given.
    Tim Shepard: In order to restore democracy, we all must be represented.
    Tim Shepard: We need to fix our campaign finance system.
    Jessica Taylor: Support term limits, get rid of career politicians.
    Rett Newton: Restore and strengthen protections of the Voting Rights Act.
    Janice McGeachin: Support election integrity that protect our republic.
    Morgan Harper: Supports voting reform & DC statehood.
    Tiffany Smiley: Opposes election reform bill; supports voter ID.
    Jeff Jackson: End gerrymandering; start automatic voter registration.
    Jim Lamon: Excessive regulations stifles American innovation.
    Katie Britt: Unabashedly against packing the Supreme Court.
    Katie Britt: Will work to uphold election integrity, fight voter fraud.
    Mark McCloskey: Let states require proof of citizenship to register to vote.
    Tom Udall: Introduced amendment to reverse Citizens United.
    Tom Udall: Fought for filibuster reform: favors the talking filibuster.
    Allen Glines: Protect voting rights; expand vote by mail options.
    Allen Glines: End Citizens United, reform Federal Elections Commission.
    Allen Glines: Rollback any change made to USPS during Trump.
    Mark Brnovich: We must be able to trust that our votes count.
    Mark Brnovich: Implement a lighter regulatory touch on business.
    James Bradley: Pro voter ID to eliminate documented rampant fraud.
    Patrick Leahy: Citizens United decision strikes at core of our democracy.
    James Lankford: Introduced Prevent Government Shutdowns Act.
    Michael Crapo: Excessive government regulation is an unnecessary drain.
    Eric Schmitt: Glaring illegal actions involving our sacred elections.
    Eric Schmitt: Signed U.S. Term Limits pledge to amend Constitution.
    Sarah Godlewski: Saved job of State Treasurer, got elected to it.
    Bernie Moreno: America is last best hope, fight like hell to protect this.
    Josh Mandel: Will co-sponsor and vote for U.S. Term Limits Amendment.
    Jerry Moran: For the People Act one of the worst bills I've seen.
Gun Control
    Jane Timken: I own guns; I'll fight for your right to do the same.
    Marjorie K. Eastman: Keep guns out of hands of criminals; preserve 2nd Amendment.
    Billy Long: I will work tirelessly to defend your 2nd Amendment rights.
    Jake Bequette: All Americans are entitled to safely own firearms.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Proud gun owner but have to deal with gun violence.
    Gary Black: The Second Amendment is the ultimate firewall.
    JD Vance: I will fight the gun grabbers punishing law-abiding citizens.
    Matt Dolan: Liberals will stop at nothing to grab our guns.
    Jessica Taylor: Hold the line against radical gun-grabbing politicians.
    Jason Beebe: I very much support our right to bear arms.
    Janice McGeachin: A+ rating from NRA; fight encroachments on 2nd amendment.
    Morgan Harper: End epidemic of gun violence in our country, stand up to NRA.
    Kerry McQuisten: Second Amendment protects us from a tyrannical government.
    Jeff Jackson: For universal background checks, ban bump stocks.
    Katie Britt: I believe Alabamians have a God-given right to bear arms.
    Mark McCloskey: Invoked 2nd Amendment to defend themselves against "mob".
    Allen Glines: Ban assault weapons, pass universal background checks.
    Blake Masters: Strengthen and expand gun rights.
    JD Vance: Grandmother gave tough love, discipline; owned 19 handguns.
    James Bradley: Citizens have moral, Constitutional right to self-protect.
    James Lankford: Uphold Constitution and our Second Amendment rights.
    Everett Stern: Keep guns away from criminals, in law-abiding citizen hands.
    Michael Crapo: I oppose all efforts to weaken the Second Amendment.
    Bernie Moreno: Protect 2nd Amendment and the entire Constitution.
    Jim Carlin: Will never back down in fight to preserve Second Amendment.
Health Care
    Brandaun Dean: Personally intervened to save employee health insurance.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: For public option, private insurance for those who choose.
    JD Vance: COVID: against vax passports, mask mandates.
    Matt Dolan: Obamacare has become a tool of partisan grift.
    Tim Shepard: We should guarantee healthcare for every American.
    Valerie McCray: Medicare for all, better for all.
    Rett Newton: Strengthen Affordable Care Act, expand Medicaid.
    Janice McGeachin: Support your right to try non-traditional health remedies.
    Janice McGeachin: Defending state means rejecting enhanced federal Medicaid.
    Morgan Harper: Healthcare a human right; extend Medicare to every citizen.
    Morgan Harper: Defeat COVID with universal vaccinations.
    Kerry McQuisten: I am vehemently against vaccine passports.
    Jeff Jackson: Sponsored and supported multiple bills to expand Medicaid.
    Katie Britt: Expand telehealth options and mental health resources.
    Katie Britt: We must repeal and replace ObamaCare.
    Lucas Kunce: Health care is a human right, we need universal system.
    Tom Udall: Protect Medicare & Medicaid to preserve retirement security.
    Abby Finkenauer: As state rep fought for high-quality healthcare for all.
    Allen Glines: Support Affordable Care Act; develop universal healthcare.
    Allen Glines: Streamline process for accommodations for disabilities.
    Tom Nelson: We need real leaders who will take COVID seriously.
    James Bradley: Remove excess red tape; price controls on Big Pharma.
    James Bradley: Opposes taxpayer funding for transgender minors.
    John Hoeven: For patient-centered health care with choice & competition.
    Michael Crapo: Oppose Obamacare; government-run health care not the answer.
    Eric Schmitt: Son on autism spectrum; took on insurance companies to cover.
    Jim Carlin: Allow seniors to deduct cost of prescription and OTC drugs.
    Malcolm Kenyatta: Healthcare is not a privilege but a right.
Homeland Security
    Marjorie K. Eastman: 10 years of military service included two combat deployments.
    Jake Bequette: Serving in Army was bigger privilege than being in NFL.
    Raphael Warnock: Ensure our military remains the strongest in the world.
    Tammy Duckworth: Support troops; root out waste in Defense Department.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Support Patriot Act while protecting civil liberties.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Repurpose nuclear weapons to be used against meteors.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Support boosted funding to modernize military.
    Gary Black: Protect, strengthen Georgia 13 military installations.
    JD Vance: Stop using America's military as social justice side project.
    Matt Dolan: Set aside political correctness to keep America safe.
    Valerie McCray: Has evaluated thousands of military suffering from PTSD.
    Jessica Taylor: Alabama plays a critical role in the defense of our nation.
    Jason Beebe: Reagan said peace through strength: still true today.
    Tiffany Smiley: Don't burden veteran families with an uncertain future.
    Jim Lamon: Congress should stay out of micro-managing the military.
    Katie Britt: Defend and grow military, defense, and VA.
    Lucas Kunce: Expand services to veterans including mental health.
    Tom Udall: Co-wrote 21st Century G.I. Bill to help returning veterans.
    Allen Glines: Seek to end homelessness among veterans.
    Blake Masters: Ensure our military is world's most lethal fighting force.
    Vicky Hartzler: Peace is best kept through strength.
    Vicky Hartzler: Saving F-15 and F-18 fighter jets created jobs in Missouri.
    James Bradley: Strive to guarantee healthcare and housing for all veterans.
    James Bradley: Protect American citizens from threats known or unknown.
    John Hoeven: Provide military with best equipment, facilities, support.
    James Lankford: National security government's number one priority.
    Everett Stern: Corruption of government is a National Security threat.
    Michael Crapo: Strong advocate for Idaho's Air Force Base & National Guard.
    Lucas Kunce: Money spent on Iraq & Afghanistan should've been spent here.
    Jim Carlin: We must maintain military superiority over China.
    Carla Sands: Build the wall; don't admit unaccompanied alien children.
    Marjorie K. Eastman: National security not possible without border security.
    Billy Long: Secure our border, finish the wall, end sanctuary cities.
    Jake Bequette: We must stand against illegal entry into our country.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Forgiven Stranger Act: citizenship for coming out of hiding.
    Gary Black: Secure the border; build the wall; support zero amnesty.
    JD Vance: Oppose amnesty; build the wall; double border agents.
    Jo Rae Perkins: Let courts decide if illegally entering country is a felony.
    Matt Dolan: I will never support amnesty, fight to secure the border.
    Jane Timken: Protect our border; finish the wall; end amnesty.
    Jessica Taylor: I will put my full force of will into building Trump's wall.
    Jason Beebe: Without a border, we are not a country.
    Rett Newton: Address border crisis, ensure a path to citizenship.
    Tiffany Smiley: Stop the surge of illegal immigrants and secure our border.
    Katie Britt: Stop the siege at the border, build the wall.
    Mark Brnovich: Oppose open borders; support law enforcement.
    Blake Masters: Not clear we need a million new legal immigrants every year.
    Everett Stern: Create work visa program that respects the rule of law.
    Bernie Moreno: Illegal immigrants haven't earned honor of citizenship.
    Jane Timken: Oppose open borders, amnesty for illegal immigrants.
    Jim Carlin: Secure borders before discussing eligibility for citizenship.
    Josh Mandel: We need a fighter who will fight to build the wall.
    Marjorie K. Eastman: Expand childcare and maternity leave so women able to work.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Prevent discrimination in hiring, by race and gender.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Support unions in fight against automation.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: I am beyond minimum wage, I am for livable wages.
    Jo Rae Perkins: I am not a fan of forced union membership.
    Tim Shepard: Accountability for sexism, sexual harassment in workplace.
    Tim Shepard: Make minimum wage, a living wage.
    Tim Shepard: Support stronger union and labor regulations.
    Valerie McCray: Shouldn't take 12 years to get a minimum wage increase.
    Morgan Harper: Begin a massive new wave of unionization across the country.
    Jeff Jackson: Build the middle class through increasing the minimum wage.
    Lucas Kunce: Pro-union, raise minimum wage to $15/hour.
    Tom Udall: Supports the Paycheck Fairness Act: equal pay for equal work.
    Val Arkoosh: As county chair, raised local minimum wage to $15 an hour.
    Allen Glines: Find best course to raise minimum wage to $15.
    Tom Nelson: Joined with United Steelworkers to save shuttered paper mill.
    Malcolm Kenyatta: Champion of equal-pay; $15 Now movement.
Principles & Values
    Lily Zhou: Legally immigrated from China; became entrepreneur.
    Lily Zhou: Restore people's faith in American Dream and our democracy.
    Brandaun Dean: Elected youngest mayor in Alabama at age 24.
    Carla Sands: Third generation to practice chiropractic in Pennsylvania.
    Marjorie K. Eastman: Her biggest battle was her son surviving infant cancer.
    Marjorie K. Eastman: We need leaders to defend our nation and our values.
    Marjorie K. Eastman: Principles before politics; country before party.
    Billy Long: I have fought to implement the America First Agenda.
    Tammy Duckworth: American values are one of our greatest strengths.
    Gary Black: Against cancel culture: censorship of conservatives.
    JD Vance: US most prosperous nation, our leaders let it decline.
    Josh Mandel: Protect the Judeo-Christian bedrock of America.
    Matt Dolan: America is the exceptional nation with sacred values.
    Matt Dolan: Few understand the threat of cancel culture more than me.
    Craig Snyder: We know that America is a shining city on a hill.
    Craig Snyder: We can take back our country from the extremists.
    Jane Timken: I refuse to let the loud minority stifle the silent majority.
    Tim Shepard: Work from the bottom up, instead of top-down.
    Tim Shepard: We will continue to fight the virus and we will pray.
    Jessica Taylor: Will serve in Senate by God, Grace & Grit.
    Jason Beebe: My country needs a patriot in Washington DC.
    Rett Newton: We need leaders to put service over self, country over party.
    Janice McGeachin: Inspired by Trump, joins him in "Draining the Swamp".
    Janice McGeachin: God has created each of us in His image.
    Morgan Harper: This campaign is about giving power back to communities.
    Kerry McQuisten: Turned city into a "Common Sense Sanctuary".
    Kerry McQuisten: America is the shining light on the hill, fight to save her.
    Jeff Jackson: Enlisted after the attacks of September 11th.
    Jim Lamon: An industry leader in pursuing "Made in America" policy.
    Jim Lamon: Will donate salary; refuse pension; limit to two terms.
    Katie Britt: Will always put the interests of Alabamians first.
    Katie Britt: A proud Christian, faith and family at the heart of her life.
    Katie Britt: For every overseas decision: how does it impact Alabama?
    Mark McCloskey: Fight cancel culture and preserve our American values.
    Mark McCloskey: Traditional values make the USA the greatest nation on earth.
    Abby Finkenauer: Family taught her never think you're better than anyone else.
    Val Arkoosh: Determined to level the playing field for working families.
    Mandela Barnes: Parents valued working hard, fighting for opportunity.
    Allen Glines: Condemn white supremacy & far right nationalism.
    Mark Brnovich: Immigrant parents fled Communist Yugoslavia.
    Mark Brnovich: Freedom is what makes us Americans, makes us special.
    Blake Masters: Runs program paying people to quit college & start companies.
    Vicky Hartzler: Work hard, trust in God, help your neighbors in need.
    Vicky Hartzler: ?Chairs the House Values Action Team.
    Vicky Hartzler: Liberals have thrown us into crisis with socialist ideas.
    Carla Sands: Announcement video highlighted abiding Christian faith.
    Jeff Bartos: COVID: Provided forgivable loans to small businesses.
    JD Vance: Leaders conspire to make life harder for normal Americans.
    John Hoeven: Chairs Indian Affairs; worked to empower tribal sovereignty.
    James Lankford: A conservative committed to God, Family and the Constitution.
    James Lankford: The hope of the earth is not government, but God.
    Everett Stern: Founded Tactical Rabbit, private intelligence agency.
    Everett Stern: I am a passionate believer in the First Amendment.
    Eric Schmitt: Taken a blow torch to protect the America First Agenda.
    Eric Schmitt: Take the radical left's cancel culture movement head-on.
    Bernie Moreno: Stop socialism, cancel culture, & corruption.
    Mike Gibbons: Running to help people achieve their American Dreams.
    Mike Gibbons: We need to stand up to cancel culture.
    Josh Mandel: We exercise freedom of religion, not freedom from religion.
    Josh Mandel: It's time we remind everyone of God's importance.
    Jim Carlin: Most important issue: preserving freedom for next generation.
    Theresa Greenfield: As scrappy farm kid, pick yourself up when knocked down.
Social Security
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Maintain Social Security but explore new options.
    Morgan Harper: Expand & improve Social Security Disability Insurance & SSI.
    Lucas Kunce: Strengthen Social Security, fight back against privatization.
    Allen Glines: Ensure solvency of Social Security & Medicare.
    James Bradley: Increase funding for programs and care for the elderly.
    James Lankford: Social Security Disability: nest of fraud & little oversight.
    Jim Carlin: Increase Cost-of-Living Adjustment to reflect rising prices.
Tax Reform
    Jake Bequette: Cut taxes and create jobs to grow our economy.
    Gary Black: Make Trump tax cuts permanent; cut taxes further.
    Matt Dolan: Decreased top income tax bracket by nearly 47%.
    Jane Timken: I will proudly repeal trillions in proposed tax hikes.
    Tim Shepard: Those at the top need to pay their fair share.
    Valerie McCray: Balanced budget means we must all pay our fair share.
    Janice McGeachin: I have consistently fought against raising your tax burden.
    Jim Lamon: I will oppose any new or higher tax on Americans.
    Katie Britt: Slash burdensome regulations, support lower taxes.
    Katie Britt: Repeal the Death Tax, a grave threat to family farms.
    Everett Stern: Large companies should pay taxes like smaller businesses.
    Michael Crapo: We cannot tax our way to prosperity; simplify tax code.
    Eric Schmitt: Authored two of the largest tax cuts in state history.
    Bernie Moreno: People should keep more of their hard-earned money.
    Jim Carlin: Tax relief for middle class, not Wall Street.
    Jim Carlin: Abolish the death tax on family farms.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Expand rural broadband and the space program.
    JD Vance: We need to break up the big tech companies.
    Morgan Harper: Testified before Congress on the unchecked power of Big Tech.
    Katie Britt: Censoring conservatives on social media is un-American.
    Katie Britt: Expand affordable broadband service to all Alabamians.
    Mark McCloskey: Break up big tech for censoring of conservative Americans.
    Allen Glines: Reinstate net neutrality; expand broadband access.
    Allen Glines: Prosecute entities conducting phone scams.
    Vicky Hartzler: Expand rural access to high-speed broadband.
    James Bradley: Phase out Federal transit program; repeal Davis-Bacon.
    James Bradley: Protect individual sovereignty and capitalism of content.
    Patrick Leahy: First senator with a blog; second to have internet homepage.
    Patrick Leahy: Inducted into FOIA "Hall of Fame" for defending law.
    Eric Schmitt: Launched massive antitrust probe to stop Big Tech abuses.
    Jim Carlin: Time to break up Big Tech & protect personal privacy.
    Jim Carlin: Vital that farmers have access to 5G technology.
War & Peace
    Marjorie K. Eastman: Disastrous exit from Afghanistan due to career politicians.
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Strengthen Congressional oversight over declaring war.
    JD Vance: Only global elites profit from endless nation-building wars.
    Craig Snyder: De facto surrender in Afghanistan a stain on US legacy.
    Jim Lamon: Refocus military mission on China, our predominate adversary.
    Mark McCloskey: Will fight against China from day 1 in the US Senate.
    Patrick Leahy: Wrote first law banning export of anti-personnel landmines.
    Everett Stern: Don't get into wars not in interest of US and allies.
Welfare & Poverty
    Haneefah Khaaliq: Ensure that those who truly need food stamps can get them.
    Allen Glines: Ban payday loans; incentivize affordable housing.
    James Bradley: Funds for working families for affordable housing.
    Jim Carlin: Goal of welfare system should be keeping families together.

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