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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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2020 New Hampshire Senatorial race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2020 NH Senatorial race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Andy Martin (15) Republican Senate Challenger New Hampshire
  • Bill O`Brien (6) Republican Senate Challenger New Hampshire
  • Corky Messner (23) Republican Challenger New Hampshire
  • Don Bolduc (26) Republican 2020 Senate Challenger New Hampshire
  • Gloria Bromell Tinubu (3) Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger South Carolina
  • Jeanne Shaheen (18) New Hampshire Former Democratic Governor (1997-2000); elected Senator 2008
  • Joe Biden (8) Democratic V.P.
  • Kelly Ayotte (1) Republican Jr Senator New Hampshire
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    New Hampshire 2020 Senatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Nashua Telegraph, "Shaheen, Hassan, Pappas announce $257K to safeguard N.H. coastal communities and ecosystems impacted by the effects of climate change," Nov 19, 2020
  • WMUR 9-News, "Gen. Don Bolduc wastes no time announcing 2022 US Senate candidacy to take on Hassan," by John DiStaso, Nov 9, 2020
  • American Family Association "iVoterGuide" on 2020 New Hampshire Senate race (Andy Martin), downloaded Oct. 2020
  • CampusElect survey (Corky Messner vs. Jeanne Shaheen), September 2020
  • Foster's Daily Democrat, "On the Trail: One on one with Corky Messner," by Paul Steinhauser, Aug 30, 2020
  • The Advocate, "'Socialist Pansies' Referenced in TV Ad from GOP Senate Candidate," by Trudy Ring, August 17, 2020
  • National Public Radio (NHPR), "Criminal Investigation Sought into N.H. Senate Candidate Corky Messner's Foundation," by Holly Ramer, Aug 12, 2020
  • The Hill, "GOP Senate candidate calls Confederate monuments 'symbols of hope'," by Julia Manchester, 7/17/2020
  • NHPR The Exchange, "Meet the Candidate: Donald Bolduc, Republican Running for U.S. Senate," Jul 16, 2020
  • National Public Radio (NHPR), "Meet the Candidate: Bryant 'Corky' Messner, Republican Running for U.S. Senate," Jul 9, 2020
  • The Concord Patch, "NH U.S. Senate Candidate Arrested for DUI In 1995 In Colorado," by Tony Schinella, Jun 19, 2020
  • Manchester Ink Link, "Doctors ask senate candidates to quit anti-vax talk," by Damien Fisher, June 17, 2020
  • The Keene Sentinel-Source, "Students have lost the most recent battle for voting rights," Jun 3, 2020
  • American Independent, "GOP Senate candidate: 'Let's simply take national media and shut it down'," by Josh Israel, May 21, 2020
  • Council on Foreign Relations, "Women's Contributions to Peace and Security: A Conversation With Senator Shaheen," downloaded 5/18/2020
  • WMUR 9-News, "NH Primary Source: Citizens United head Bossie endorses Messner for US Senate," by John DiStaso, May 5, 2020
  • The Concord Monitor, "Shaheen warns of potential ObamaCare repeal; says backup plan needed," by Ethan DeWitt, 2/20/2020
  • The Manchester Union-Leader, "Shaheen will face anti-abortion foe in 2020," by Kevin Landrigan, Nov 10, 2019
  • The Conway Daily Sun, "True conservative O'Brien seeks Shaheen's Senate seat," by Lloyd Jones, Sep 25, 2019
  • Manchester Union-Leader, "What does impeachment inquiry mean for New Hampshire politics?," by Josie Albertson-Grove, 9/25/19
  • WMUR-NH Public Broadcasting, "Ted Cruz endorses Bill O'Brien for US Senate," by John DiStaso, Sept. 19, 2019
  • American Military News, "Ret. Gen. Don Bolduc is running for US Senate," by Melissa Leon, July 19, 2019
  • Portsmouth Herald, "Retired Army general to challenge Shaheen for US Senate," by Alex LaCasse, 6/27/2019
  • WMUR 9-News, "Bolduc, announcing US Senate run, calls Shaheen ‘part of failed leadership in Congress'," by John DiStaso, Jun 24, 2019
  • Portsmouth Herald, "Bolduc first to challenge Shaheen," by Paul Steinhauser, Jun 24, 2019
  • Manchester Union Leader, "Death penalty repealed; NH Senate votes to override veto," by Dave Solomon, May 30, 2019
  • Fox News, "Millennials are far more conservative than Democrats realize -- Here's why," by Bryant 'Corky' Messner, May 11, 2019
  • WMUR.com, "Where 2018 Republican candidates for 1st CD seat stand on the issues," by Adam Sexton, Nov. 2018
  • Ballotpedia Candidate Connection 2020: Survey responses by Andy Martin, August 27, 2018
  • The Washington Times, "Senator shames AR-15 owners: 'They're buying it to do bad things'," by Jessica Chasmar, June 21, 2016
  • Buzzfeed News, "Senator [Shaheen] Backs Placing A Woman's Image On The $20 Bill," by Julie Kliegman, April 15, 2015
  • Vote-USA.org New Hampshire Senate Guide (Jeanne Shaheen), 10/24/2014
  • Los Angeles Times, "Andy Martin, self-proclaimed 'king of the birthers'," by Michael A. Memoli, Dec. 29, 2010
  • Democracy Now, "NH Governor Vetoes State Senate Bill to Abolish Death Penalty," May 22, 2000

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Corky Messner: Ban abortion after 20 weeks; no government funding.
    Don Bolduc: Pro-life excepting rape, incest, life of mother.
    Bill O`Brien: Led override of veto of partial-birth abortion ban.
    Bill O`Brien: Would ban abortion in all cases, including rape and incest.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Shaheen amendment provides reproductive care in foreign aid.
    Gloria Bromell Tinubu: Against funding Planned Parenthood.
    Andy Martin: Committed to sanctity of life, within the rule of law.
Budget & Economy
    Corky Messner: Support a Balanced Budget Amendment.
    Don Bolduc: Federal government should not pick winners and losers.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Eliminate wasteful spending; reform broken budget system.
Civil Rights
    Joe Biden: Reverse ban on transgender individuals serving in military.
    Don Bolduc: I don't look at color; I look at content of their character.
    Don Bolduc: Solution to racism is not laws but education.
    Corky Messner: Horrific that students learn about transgender.
    Don Bolduc: AdWatch: opposes marriage equality.
    Corky Messner: Black Lives Matter is revolutionary, don't defund police.
    Bill O`Brien: Opposed students voting in-state "with no life experience".
    Don Bolduc: Shut down national media to stop spread of COVID fear.
    Corky Messner: We need law and order; get bad cops out of the system.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Ban choke holds; address police reform.
    Corky Messner: Criminal investigation requested of Messner Foundation.
    Corky Messner: Arrested for DUI in 1995, pled guilty to lesser charge.
    Kelly Ayotte: Supports capital punishment for police killers.
    Andy Martin: Current crime system is ok, but open to improvements.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Vetoed bill to abolish death penalty.
    Andy Martin: We need more Safe Stations, for opioid users.
    Andy Martin: Taxpayers shouldn't help pay off existing student loans.
    Corky Messner: No restrictions on education dollars including homeschooling.
    Don Bolduc: Reduced tuition benefits through public service.
    Andy Martin: Ensure college access for everyone.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Tax-free college tuition savings plan.
Energy & Oil
    Joe Biden: Day One: rejoined the Paris Climate Agreement.
    Corky Messner: Climate changes just part of earth's life cycle.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Coastal New Hampshire at risk from climate change.
    Corky Messner: Against overreach of environmental regulations.
    Andy Martin: You can count on me to be an environmentalist.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Protect NH clean air from upwind polluters.
Foreign Policy
    Joe Biden: Meet advancing authoritarianism, including China & Russia.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Public cares about rights of women & girls in Afghanistan.
    Andy Martin: Be tough on China, but talk to China.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Diplomacy is the preferred resolution to potential conflicts.
Free Trade
    Don Bolduc: Bring manufacturing back instead of paying other countries.
    Corky Messner: Incentives to move labor from rogue countries like China.
Government Reform
    Corky Messner: Eliminate unnecessary rules and regulations.
    Don Bolduc: Overturn Citizens United decision; prevent dark money.
    Andy Martin: End partisan bickering and gridlock in Congress.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Introduced legislation to put a woman on the $20 bill.
Gun Control
    Corky Messner: Against erosion of First & Second Amendment Rights.
    Don Bolduc: Key to reducing violence isn't legislation, but communities.
    Andy Martin: Changes at the margins to the Second Amendment.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Semi-automatic rifles are weapons of war.
Health Care
    Don Bolduc: COVID: Against mask mandate; they collect bacteria.
    Don Bolduc: Keep some of ObamaCare but get the government out of it.
    Don Bolduc: Go from disease management to health management.
    Don Bolduc: We need to put an emphasis on dental care & oral health.
    Corky Messner: COVID: Supports wearing a mask, against mandatory mask order.
    Corky Messner: We need tort reform, allow market forces to work.
    Don Bolduc: COVID: Claims Bill Gates wans microchips in vaccine.
    Corky Messner: Reduce regulations, provide waivers for Medicare, Medicaid.
    Bill O`Brien: ACA like Fugitive Slave Act: destructive of liberty.
    Don Bolduc: Replace ACA with free market principle.
    Don Bolduc: ObamaCare is going to collapse under its own weight.
    Andy Martin: ObamaCare blew up in Democrats' faces.
Homeland Security
    Joe Biden: Extend the New START Treaty for five years with Russia.
    Corky Messner: Build up defense but spend money wisely.
    Corky Messner: Invest in a strong national defense, latest technology.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Support military spending, but don't undercut diplomacy.
    Don Bolduc: Green Alert: find post-traumatic stressed veterans.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Fight to stop sexual assault in the military.
    Jeanne Shaheen: No more base closures; protect Pease & KC-46A tanker.
    Joe Biden: Restore refugee admissions program: 125,000 people this year.
    Corky Messner: For border wall to stop flow of illegal immigrants & drugs.
    Don Bolduc: Citizenship off the table for those entering illegally.
    Don Bolduc: Effectively secure our borders, including a wall.
    Corky Messner: There should be no federal minimum wage; leave to states.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Supported Raise the Wage Act to improve economy.
    Don Bolduc: I will never support raising the minimum wage.
    Andy Martin: Minimum wage but NOT intended as living wage.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Extend unemployment benefits & childcare tax credit.
Principles & Values
    Don Bolduc: Not for Black Lives Matter, but Everyone's Lives.
    Don Bolduc: Lost to GOP establishment; building grassroots organization.
    Andy Martin: Government restraint when acting on religious institutions.
    Don Bolduc: Forts named for Confederates a "symbol of hope".
    Corky Messner: Against vandalism, but take down Confederate statues.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Women's experiences different not better or worse than men's.
    Corky Messner: Millennials aren't supporters of government socialism.
    Don Bolduc: Leadership mantra: People, Family, Mission.
    Bill O`Brien: I want to make sure we preserve the genius of our founders.
    Bill O`Brien: Endorsed by Ted Cruz.
    Gloria Bromell Tinubu: Leadership by serving others & personal responsibility.
    Andy Martin: King of the Birthers: Obama is hiding something.
Tax Reform
    Corky Messner: Reduce taxes on small business; accelerated depreciation.
    Joe Biden: Appoint National Security Advisor for Cyber Technology.
    Andy Martin: Massively invest in cybersecurity & critical infrastructure.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Secured funds for Berlin prison & Portsmouth Memorial Bridge.
War & Peace
    Joe Biden: Burmese military should relinquish power they have seized.
    Joe Biden: Support UN-imposed ceasefire in Yemen.
    Don Bolduc: New Hampshire needs a full-service VA hospital.
    Gloria Bromell Tinubu: Problem in the VA is leadership; need bottom up solution.
    Andy Martin: Keep America talking, not shooting.

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