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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
United,
by Cory Booker (2016)
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)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
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)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
Becoming,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Books by and about the 2016 presidential election
What Happened ,
by Hillary Clinton (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Becoming ,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

Book Reviews

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Winners and Losers
Senate candidates from Delaware



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    from Past and present Senate candidates from Delaware (number of quotes indicated):
  • Alex Pires (8) Independent Challenger Delaware
  • Charles Schumer (1) Democratic Sr Senator New York
  • Chris Coons (30) Democratic Jr Senator Delaware
  • Christine O`Donnell (29) Republican Senate Challenger Delaware
  • Chuck Boyce (14) Republican candidate for Deleware U. S. Senator Delaware
  • Gene Truono (15) Republican candidate for Delaware U.S. Senator Delaware
  • Jan Ting (4) Republican Challenger (2006) Delaware
  • Kevin Wade (21) Republican Senate challenger Delaware
  • Rob Arlett (17) Republican candidate for Delaware U. S. Senator Delaware
  • Tom Carper (17) Democratic Sr Senator Delaware
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Abortion
    Rob Arlett: Protect life from natural conception to natural death.
    Gene Truono: Pro-life; supports a ban on abortions after 20 weeks.
    Alex Pires: Would vote to fund Planned Parenthood.
    Kevin Wade: Not proud that Delaware has highest abortion rate.
    Kevin Wade: Funding to Planned Parenthood ok if not used for abortions.
    Tom Carper: Fund Planned Parenthood; contraception reduces abortion.
    Chris Coons: I respect stare decisis, and a woman's right to choose.
    Chris Coons: Federal funding for embryonic stem cell research.
    Christine O`Donnell: Adult stem cell research over embryonic stem cell research.
    Chris Coons: Make abortion safe, legal and rare.
    Christine O`Donnell: Converted to pro-life position.
Budget & Economy
    Tom Carper: Let competition work instead of capping credit card interest.
    Gene Truono: Government spending must have accountability & transparency.
    Kevin Wade: Trust ourselves to make their own choices.
    Kevin Wade: I've balanced budget in my engineering corporation.
    Chris Coons: TARP lending and SBA loans are positive & concrete steps.
    Chris Coons: My county was one of only 30 earning Triple-A bond rating.
    Christine O`Donnell: My financial problems let me relate to families' suffering.
    Chris Coons: Bailout was done too fast and put billions at risk.
Civil Rights
    Gene Truono: Constitution's inferred rights cover LGBT rights.
    Chuck Boyce: Staunch supporter of equality including sexual orientation.
    Chuck Boyce: Civil rights movement continues to progress for the better.
    Alex Pires: Women are treated disproportionately poorly.
    Alex Pires: Gay people are equal.
    Kevin Wade: Marriage is fundamental building block for any community.
    Tom Carper: Let state legislatures decide who can get married.
    Tom Carper: Repeal DOMA; it's unconstitutional.
Corporations
    Rob Arlett: Remove job-killing regulations to boost the economy.
    Charles Schumer: The Schumer box: full disclosure on credit card agreements.
    Tom Carper: 22-year history of pro-business support of banking lobby.
    Gene Truono: Decrease regulatory burden on small businesses.
    Chuck Boyce: Small businesses are the job creators in America.
    Alex Pires: Corruption comes from taking money from the corporate world.
    Alex Pires: Less money on corporate subsidies; more on children.
    Tom Carper: Roadmap for deficit reduction should raise corporate taxes.
    Kevin Wade: Small business owner: Philadelphia Control System since 1982.
    Chris Coons: Citizens United was ill-decided & distorts political process.
    Christine O`Donnell: Economic recovery comes when government gets out of the way.
    Christine O`Donnell: Citizens United overturns limits on First Amendment.
Drugs
    Rob Arlett: Tougher enforcement via Opioid Crisis Response Act.
    Gene Truono: Federal marijuana regulations should reflect the state's.
    Chuck Boyce: Expand treatment for those struggling with addiction.
    Chris Coons: Bath salts & synthetic marijuana terrorize our communities.
Education
    Rob Arlett: Answers to education should come from teachers and parents.
    Gene Truono: Prepare students with the education and skills they'll need.
    Chuck Boyce: Return power to our classrooms; end teaching to test.
    Alex Pires: More education in math, science, technology & engineering.
    Kevin Wade: Department of Education has been an abysmal failure.
    Chris Coons: Race to the Top: successful change for DE schools.
    Chris Coons: I Have a Dream Foundation: private money for public college.
    Christine O`Donnell: My evolution belief is irrelevant; let local schools decide.
    Christine O`Donnell: Fix schools by talking to teachers, not unions nor DOE.
    Tom Carper: Introduce market forces into our schools.
Energy & Oil
    Chuck Boyce: Clean energy jobs outnumber fossil fuel jobs by 3:1.
    Kevin Wade: Lottery to distribute 600M acres of oil and gas resources.
    Kevin Wade: More oil drilling on U.S. soil.
    Kevin Wade: Don't raise taxes on gas by 25 cents per gallon.
    Chris Coons: Reduce CO2 by focus on energy efficiency and conservation.
    Christine O`Donnell: Cap-and-trade is at the expense of our citizens.
Environment
    Chuck Boyce: Preserve our environment & modernize our infrastructure.
    Kevin Wade: EPA water authority is unaccountable & unconstitutional.
Families & Children
    Chris Coons: Faith is a central part of how we raise our three children.
    Christine O`Donnell: 1990s: espoused anti-masturbation; porn is akin to adultery.
Foreign Policy
    Chuck Boyce: UN ideas aren't the US' burden to bear alone.
    Kevin Wade: Unwinnable situation in Afghanistan & all of Mideast.
    Christine O`Donnell: China could take us over monetarily before militarily.
    Tom Carper: Keep lid on North Korea until reunification, like Germany.
Free Trade
    Rob Arlett: Supports free & fair trade; fight for security at ports.
    Tom Carper: Work very, very hard to knock down trade barriers.
    Chris Coons: Recent trade deals take advantage of us.
Government Reform
    Rob Arlett: Has whistle blower on staff: job is to root out corruption.
    Chuck Boyce: Revitalize the people's trust in their elected officials.
    Chris Coons: Nuclear option: Allow confirmation of Obama's appointees.
    Chris Coons: Consider 3-year freeze on non-defense discretionary spending.
    Christine O`Donnell: Cancel unspent stimulus; freeze spending & hiring.
    Christine O`Donnell: Private sector solutions over growth of government.
    Jan Ting: Lobbyists should not be allowed to donate to legislators.
    Tom Carper: I never received any money from Jack Abramoff.
Gun Control
    Rob Arlett: Pro-2nd Amendment; Americans have right to defend themselves.
    Gene Truono: He's pro 2nd Amendment but with common sense conditions.
    Chuck Boyce: Double headline - Already Done.
    Gene Truono: Double headline - Already Done.
Health Care
    Rob Arlett: Repeal ObamaCare; get market-based insurance across states.
    Gene Truono: Competition and full price disclosure in health care.
    Chuck Boyce: Replace parts of ObamaCare with catastrophic insurance.
    Kevin Wade: Affordable Care Act violates the Constitution.
    Chris Coons: Malpractice lawsuits with no cap offer important redress.
    Chris Coons: Extend, perfect, and implement ObamaCare.
    Chris Coons: Groups representing nurses & seniors support ObamaCare.
    Christine O`Donnell: ObamaCare is insurance reform, not health care reform.
    Christine O`Donnell: 1/4 of Democrats now oppose ObamaCare, as costs skyrocket.
    Christine O`Donnell: ObamaCare puts Uncle Sam in the examination room.
    Christine O`Donnell: Avoid ER expenses by cross-state catastrophic insurance.
    Chris Coons: Responsibly implement healthcare law while containing costs.
    Christine O`Donnell: Full repeal of invasive & intrusive healthcare law.
Homeland Security
    Rob Arlett: Keep Homeland Security and Defense Depts. properly funded.
    Rob Arlett: Strong military lineage; will fight to have their needs met.
    Gene Truono: Put country first: support strong national defense.
    Gene Truono: Honor the military by taking care of them.
    Chuck Boyce: Fire unfit VA workers, but protect whisteblowers.
    Kevin Wade: Welcome home America's veterans and serve them.
    Chris Coons: Reduce spending on C-17, F-35, & eliminate other platforms.
    Chris Coons: Swiftly repeal discriminatory "don't ask, don't tell".
    Christine O`Donnell: Let military decide "don't ask, don't tell" on its own.
    Christine O`Donnell: Don't give terrorists Miranda-ized rights.
    Chris Coons: Rejected debate hosted by "9-12 Patriots" issue groud.
Immigration
    Rob Arlett: For immigration reform: keep illegals out & welcome legals.
    Gene Truono: New policy for legal immigration: more border security.
    Chuck Boyce: Double headline - Already Done.
    Gene Truono: Supports comprehensive immigration reform, and address DACA.
    Chuck Boyce: Comprehensive reform including a path to citizenship.
    Kevin Wade: Secure the border; return lost children to home countries.
    Alex Pires: Don't split up members of immigrant workers' families.
    Kevin Wade: It's not hard to come here legally; follow the right away.
    Tom Carper: If immigrants stay out of trouble, they can stay.
    Chris Coons: No pathway to citizenship; but pathway to legal residency.
    Christine O`Donnell: Put virtual fence on border; don't reward those who cheat.
    Christine O`Donnell: Ease pathway to citizenship for legal immigrants.
    Jan Ting: Comprehensive immigration reform is a defeatist solution.
    Tom Carper: No one proposes that illegal aliens receive Social Security.
Jobs
    Alex Pires: Jobs come from small businesses; they need bank credit.
    Chris Coons: Unemployment hasn't doubled in two years; O'Donnell is lying.
    Christine O`Donnell: Unemployment under Coons has doubled in two years.
Principles & Values
    Rob Arlett: Proud Christian man: fight for free practice of religion.
    Rob Arlett: I will vote principles and not party lines.
    Gene Truono: Seek common ground solutions using dignity and respect.
    Tom Carper: We need bridge-builders in Washington.
    Kevin Wade: Sen. Carper accepts Wade's 10-debate challenge.
    Kevin Wade: Challenges Carper to twenty Senate debates.
    Tom Carper: 2000: Twenty debates are "the Delaware way".
    Chris Coons: I am not a bearded Marxist; but a clean-shaven capitalist.
    Christine O`Donnell: I am not a witch; the Constitution is my guide.
    Christine O`Donnell: Decision to black out national media from DE debates.
    Chris Coons: Described himself in college as a "bearded Marxist".
    Christine O`Donnell: Charged with spending $20K after campaign had ended.
    Chris Coons: Focuses on his experience; will fight on Delaware issues.
    Jan Ting: Things are broken in Washington DC, and Iím outraged.
    Tom Carper: Iíve built bipartisan coalitions in the US Senate.
Tax Reform
    Rob Arlett: For Trump's 2017 Tax Reform: make taxpayer cuts permanent.
    Gene Truono: Tax reform will be one of his top 3 issues for advocacy.
    Kevin Wade: Tax code adds 12.5 percent to the cost of everything.
    Chris Coons: Every extension of Bush tax cut adds to the deficit.
    Christine O`Donnell: 2011 tax hikes will cost $10,000 per family.
    Christine O`Donnell: Two-year tax holiday on the capital gains tax.
    Christine O`Donnell: Small business owners earn $300K and need tax cuts too.
Technology
    Tom Carper: America's Water Infrastructure Act :good for entire nation.
    Rob Arlett: Our strategic highways are in disrepair.
    Kevin Wade: NSA data collection invades citizens' privacy.
War & Peace
    Kevin Wade: Aid Israel & serve as a transformative force in Mideast.
    Chris Coons: Are 100,000 troops in Afghanistan contributing to security?
    Christine O`Donnell: No random withdrawal; leave when Afghanis reach benchmarks.
    Jan Ting: Cooperate with China and Russia on North Korea.
    Tom Carper: Multinational embargo, not unilateral, against North Korea.
Welfare & Poverty
    Rob Arlett: Best economic program is the dignity of work and a paycheck.
    Rob Arlett: The best welfare program of all is getting a job.
    Chris Coons: It's not dependency to rely on food stamps during recession.


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  • Chuck Boyce Republican candidate for Deleware U. S. Senator Delaware
  • Gene Truono Republican candidate for Delaware U.S. Senator Delaware
  • Jan Ting Republican Challenger (2006) Delaware
  • Kevin Wade Republican Senate challenger Delaware
  • Rob Arlett Republican candidate for Delaware U. S. Senator Delaware
  • Tom Carper Democratic Sr Senator Delaware

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