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)
(click a book cover for a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)
Twitter.com election tweets and analysis
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Twitter postings on House/Senate/Governor/Presidential races:
- Twitter @FrancisSuarez, "Mayor Francis Suarez," Aug 8, 2023, (Link)
- 2024_WA_Gov: Twitter posting, @bird4governor, Semi Bird For Governor Of Washington, March 13 thru May 4, 2023, (Link)
- 2023_LA_Gov: Twitter postings by Brandon Presley, @BrandonPresley, Feb. 20 to March 1, 2023, (Link)
- 2024_RI_Senate: Twitter posting @AllenWatersRI, Jan 28 - Apr 20, 2023, (Link)
- Twitter posting on 2024 Presidential race, @WillHurd, Jul 25, 2022, (Link)
- CA-15: Redwood City Pulse News Reporter, by Emily Worthington, Tweet paraphrasing a debate, Apr 6, 2022 (Link)
- Twitter posting, @TheLeadCNN, 1/21/22, (Link)
- Twitter posting @WillHurd, Jun 8, 2020, (Link)
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Allen Glines: Can't control reproductive rights yet oppose govt. overreach.
Bob Harlow: Support a woman's right to control her body.
Eddie Rispone: Pro-life, pro-God, pro-family.
John Cornyn: Endorsed by Texas Right to Life.
Julia Letlow: Will fight against abortion, strongly pro-life.
Kat Cammack: Does not support Roe v. Wade.
Kelly Craft: Abortion is not healthcare, not safe in any circumstance.
Steve Stockman: AdWatch: If babies had guns, they wouldn't be aborted.
Hilary Franz: I'll ensure that WA is a sanctuary for reproductive care.
Budget & Economy|
Bob Stefanowski: Smart, responsible fiscal reform will turn around economy.
Chelsea Manning: Entire economy needs overhaul; human labor obsolete.
Eric Brakey: The government takes enough; we shouldn't raise taxes.
Michael Eisen: We need to fight together in unison against all budget cuts.
Michael Eisen: We need to fight together in unison against all budget cuts.
Thad McCotter: "Stimulus" just means more taxes, spending, & deficits.
Tom Steyer: Trump's $1T deficit is historic fiscal mismanagement.
Bob Harlow: Give our LGBT brothers & sisters their rights.
Chris McDaniel: Curious whether Robert E. Lee remembered as hero or villain.
Chuck Boyce: Civil rights movement continues to progress for the better.
Fred DuVal: Equal pay for equal work, not $0.82 for women vs. $1 for men.
Joe Walsh: It's racist to say "go back to where you came from".
Michelle Steel: Calls for stop to hate crimes against Asians.
Nikema Williams: I'm in Congress because Rep Lewis broke barriers.
Sally Yates: Not fighting racism is ruinous to moral fiber of America.
Sara Jacobs: Fight against AAPI hate crimes.
Stacey Abrams: Reflect on terrible Confederacy in museums, not monuments.
Tammy Duckworth: Calls for Justice Dept investigation into gay hate crime.
Allen Waters: Only blacks can solve black problems; starts with God, Moses.
Donald Trump: US open for business: keep Carrier AC in Indiana.
Eric Brakey: Cut $400M in corporate welfare & return it to the people.
Sema Hernandez: Entitled millionaires are free-loading from us.
Sema Hernandez: Break the oligarchy protecting Wall Street instead of people.
Bob Harlow: Get people out of prisons and back to living their lives.
Evan McMullin: Promising law & order won't justify infringing civil rights.
Greg Stanton: Systemic criminal justice problems put Black lives at risk.
JD Vance: Violent crime spike because police afraid to do their jobs.
Mike Garcia: Illegal pot farms lead to crime and threats.
Nicole Malliotakis: Defunding the police makes us less safe.
Patrick Morrisey: More funding, more equipment, more hiring for state police.
Will Hurd: Defunding the police isn't the answer, follow best practices.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Stand up to pharmaceutical lobbies that entice addiction.
Bob Massie: End mandatory minimums for low level drug offenses.
Kelli Ward: Open borders have caused the avalanche of drugs into U.S.
Patrick Leahy: Let legal cannabis businesses use banking system.
Philip Levine: Combat the opioid epidemic by expanding Medicaid.
Tom Perriello: Lead the fight to take on our backwards marijuana laws.
Chris Chaffee: Teach children 10 Commandments, not gender identification.
Joe O`Dea: Allow dollars to follow students, expand school choice.
Tony Monetti: Public schools that fail our kids do not deserve our support.
Energy & Oil|
Jane Timken: Oil and gas are essential for energy and jobs.
Jenny Wilson: Promote clean air and clean energy.
Kat Cammack: Disappointed in decision to stop Keystone Pipeline.
Richard Ojeda: Coal is going down; politicians need to stop lying.
Allen Waters: No more corporate welfare for green energy business.
Semi Bird: Won't be giving up our gas engines by 2035, an insane idea.
Bob Hugin: More work is needed for safe, clean environment.
Donald Trump: FactCheck: Alabama WAS in hurricane risk, before Trump said.
Families & Children|
Mazie Hirono: Family separation at the border traumatizes children.
Mike Bloomberg: Cut teen smoking by 50%; now focus on e-cigarettes.
Bill Weld: No alliances for intelligence: We have to do it ourselves!
Chuck Boyce: UN ideas aren't the US' burden to bear alone.
Donald Trump: Reverse Obama's opening of Cuba until freedoms are restored.
Donald Trump: 2012: Get tough on Pakistan; 2016: lavish praise on Pakistan.
Donald Trump: Supports construction of Israeli settlements in West Bank.
Gary Johnson: A "No-Fly zone" means war; no regime change in Syria.
Jane Timken: Advocates strong and public support for Israel.
Jill Stein: US helped create refugee crisis, so we should help them.
Kelli Ward: Celebrate American Exceptionalism.
Maria Elvira Salazar: Cuba is a dictatorship; no concessions.
Mike Garcia: Condemn Hamas attacks on Israel, our ally.
Semi Bird: Government has money for Ukraine, not doing good for America.
Amy McGrath: No reason for tariffs against NATO allies.
Donald Trump: Country built on tariffs; they'll lead to new trade deals.
Gary Johnson: Free trade, not isolationism; low spending, not taxes.
Gary Johnson: Free trade means more jobs and lower prices.
Jill Stein: NAFTA destroyed jobs in US and Mexico.
Rashida Tlaib: Helping trade flow should mean good jobs for the community.
Cato Institute: FactCheck: Whistleblower rules never require 1st-hand report.
Donald Trump: Our news media is the enemy of the people.
Lisa Murkowski: Supported Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to Supreme Court.
Marty Walsh: We take voting rights and voting access seriously in Boston.
Sarah Palin: Supported Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to Supreme Court.
Susan Rice: Supports National Voter Registration Day.
Francis Suarez: No need for a police force to investigate election fraud.
Chris Chaffee: A big fat no to federal red flag law.
Donald Trump: Remove weapons from dangerous individuals, not all Americans.
Eric Brakey: The second amendment is essential for liberty.
Julia Letlow: Bearing arms is a constitutional right.
Michael Eisen: Why are politicians reluctant to regulate guns?
Michael Eisen: Shine light on politician's reluctance to regulate guns.
Nikema Williams: Demands gun control on anniversary of high school shooting.
Steve Stockman: AR-15 giveaway: the perfect Mother's Day gift.
Tom Steyer: Targets youth voter registration for pro gun control votes.
Semi Bird: Will overturn assault weapons ban, there's no such thing.
Donald Trump: The coronavirus is very much under control in the USA.
Eric Brakey: Apply principles of freedom to broken healthcare system.
Gary Johnson: US needs free market approach to health care, not government.
Jill Stein: Medicare-for-all better & cheaper than ObamaCare.
Joe Biden: Supports national mask mandate.
Mary Throne: Expand Medicaid: a no-brainer answer to cover more people.
Marianne Williamson: Vaccination should be a choice, like abortion choice.
Michael Eisen: Gutting Obamacare leaves those in need without healthcare.
Michael Eisen: Gutting ObamaCare leaves people without health insurance.
Nancy Mace: Americans should not have to forego health care due to cost.
Pete Buttigieg: 2018: favored single-payer Medicare-for-All.
Tom Steyer: We need transparency on all drug prices.
Semi Bird: No child will undergo a "gender affirmation" surgery.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Honors and thanks all veterans for their service.
Ben Jealous: Advocate for veterans; honor the Buffalo Soldiers.
Chele Farley: Pays respect and honors US Army, celebrating 243rd birthday.
Gavin Newsom: Don't gut programs to pay for military buildup.
Jill Stein: Both scary: Hillary wants Syria war & Trump wants more nukes.
Keisha Lance Bottoms: Trans military ban dangerous and discriminatory policy.
Michael Eisen: No need for more military, stop taking from what we do need.
Michael Eisen: No need for more military nor a border wall.
Michael Folk: 2016: Trial, then hang Hillary Clinton for treason.
Susan Rice: Prepared "pandemic for dummies" playbook for successors.
Walker Stapleton: On July 4th honored all veterans for defending our freedoms.
Deb Haaland: Homeland Security head should resign over family detention.
Eric Holder: Trump Administration must change family separation policy.
Gary Johnson: A ban based on religion violates our Constitution.
Gary Johnson: WRONG to deport 11 million undocumented from US.
Joe L. Kennedy: Trump Administration must change family separation policy.
Joe Sestak: Expand involvement of the Office of Refugee Resettlement.
Kevin Faulconer: DREAMers are living in only country they've ever known.
Lori Trahan: Homeland Security head should resign over child detention.
Mike Bloomberg: America's greatness begins with immigrants, not with a wall.
Nina Turner: Welcome immigrants, provide them with services.
Spencer Cox: Angry about children separated from families at border.
Ted Lieu: Trump Administration is lying about family separation policy.
Brian Kemp: 4-Point Plan to put hardworking Georgians to work.
Chelsea Manning: Figure out what to do when jobs are replaced by robots.
Don Bolduc: I will never support raising the minimum wage.
Principles & Values|
Antony Blinken: Talked about refugees to Grover on "Sesame Street".
Carlos Gimenez: Votes to strip QAnon Representative from committees.
Chad Prather: I'm going to help Texas secede from socialism that's coming.
Donald Trump: LameStream Media are the Enemy of the People.
Gavin Newsom: Strict separation of church and state.
Jake Ellzey: Lifelong Republican; voted Trump.
Justin Amash: Mueller Report revealed crimes & violations of public trust.
Justin Amash: Trump obstructed justice despite no Russia collusion.
Kelly Craft: A Christian with deep faith in God, prays EVERY day.
Tate Reeves: Aligns God with prayers for both state and nation.
Jim Pillen: We need to put God back into our schools.
Peter Ricketts: More faith-based practices in Nebraska schools.
Francis Suarez: Parents came here for freedom; experienced American Dream.
Will Hurd: Christian Nationalism advocates for American theocracy.
Joe Biden: AdWatch: World laughs at Trump for dangerous incompetence.
Debbie Mucarsel-Powell: Threats in name of Christianity are religious terrorism.
Bob Hugin: Blasts opponent for voting to raise taxes on Social Security.
David Baria: Work hard to protect people's Social Security benefits.
Joe Morelle: Will not support cutting Medicare & Social Security benefits.
Allen Waters: Democrats should stop the lies about Social Security and GOP.
Amy McGrath: Don't pay for tax cuts for wealthy by undermining healthcare.
Eric Brakey: Voted against raising the lodging tax to 10.5%.
John James: Trump's tax reform will aid working families & entrepreneurs.
Paul Ryan: GOP tax cut saves $700 for people earning $30,000.
Kevin Mullin: Support a Carbon Tax.
Bob Harlow: High speed rail will bring down housing costs.
Donald Trump: $1T infrastructure bill continues destruction of our country.
Dusty Johnson: The path to solve climate change must involve technology.
War & Peace|
Chris Chaffee: Opposes financial aid for "Ukraine's war with Russia".
Beth Lindstrom: Why is Sen. Warren dissing U.S. foreign policy in China?
Donald Trump: Disallow North Korea from developing nuclear delivery system.
Donald Trump: Negotiating with Iran better than starting a war.
Eric Brakey: Learn from the past: we don't need another Mideast war.
Jill Stein: Stop bombing Muslims abroad and stop bashing them at home.
Richard Ojeda: Criticizes those wanting war with Iran: talk is easy.
Susan Rice: Withdrawal of troops from Germany is special gift to Putin.
Tom Steyer: Trump foreign policy strategy is to react, not think.
Dean Phillips: Condemn the depravity of Hamas, and Iran if they're involved.
Welfare & Poverty|
Rob Arlett: The best welfare program of all is getting a job.
The above quotations are from Twitter.com election tweets and analysis.