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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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Media coverage of political races in The Washington Times

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    Articles in The Washington Times:
  • Washington Times, "Why Vivek Ramaswamy deserves a look in 2024," by Kelly Sadler, March 28, 2023, (Link)
  • Washington Times, "GOP presidential candidate calls for guns in 'every Taiwanese household' to prevent Chinese invasion," by Seth McLaughlin, April 14, 2023, (Link)
  • Washington Times, "M. Semi Bird, a Black conservative, set to shake up governor's race in liberal Washington state," by Mica Soellner, November 24, 2022, (Link)
  • The Washington Times, "GOP's Tiffany Smiley Goes after 30-year incumbent Sen. Murray, makes Dem's longevity a liability," March 29, 2022
  • The Washington Times, "Trump plays kingmaker in Hungary with endorsement of Orban," by David R. Sands, January 3, 2022
  • (On 2022_GA_Senate), "Saddler joins race for GOP Senate nomination in Georgia," by Jeff Amy, April 15, 2021
  • (On 2022 OH Senate): "Ohio Senate Candidate attacks President Biden on immigration," by Seth McLaughlin, 3/23/2021
  • (On Bob Casey): Washington Times on 2018 Pennsylvania Senate race, 8/20/2018
  • (On Allan Fung): Washington Times on 2018 Rhode Island gubernatorial race, 8/10/2018
  • (On Cindy Hyde-Smith): Washington Times on 2018 MS Senate Special Election, 3/21/2018
  • (On Patrick Morrisey): Washington Times on 2018 West Virginia Senate race, 1/24/2018
  • (On Don Blankenship): Washington Times on 2018 West Virginia Senatorial race, 1/1/2018
  • (On Ralph Northam, Tim Kaine & Tom Perriello): The Washington Times on 2017 Virginia gubernatorial race, 1/13/2017
  • (On Patrick Murphy): Washington Times on 2016 Florida Senate race, 8/4/2016
  • (On Mike Pence): Washington Times on 2016 Indiana gubernatorial race, 7/14/2016
  • (On Hillary Clinton): Washington Times, "Clinton backs GITMO closure", 2/23/2016
  • (On John Gregg): Washington Times on 2016 Indiana gubernatorial race, 12/7/2015
  • (On Donald Trump): Washington Times, "Will Trump save Christmas?" by Dave Boyer, 8/26/2015
  • (On Tom Del Beccaro): Washington Times column for 2016 California Senate race, 8/4/2015
  • (On Peter Shumlin): Washington Times on 2016 Vermont gubernatorial race, 6/8/2015
  • (On Mike Pence): Washington Times on 2015 Conservative Political Action Conf., 2/28/2015
  • (On Ted Cruz): Washington Times 2015 coverage of 2016 presidential hopefuls, 2/4/2015
  • (On Tom Del Beccaro): Washington Times OpEd on 2016 California Senate race, 1/14/2015
  • (On Al Franken): Washington Times on 2014 Minnesota Senate debate, 10/8/2014
  • (On Mike McFadden): Washington Times on 2014 Minnesota Senate debate, 10/8/2014
  • (On Amanda Curtis): Washington Times on 2014 Montana Senate race, 8/16/2014
  • (On Rand Paul): Washington Times 2014 coverage of 2016 presidential hopefuls, 7/24/2014
  • (On Bobby Jindal): Washington Times 2014 coverage of 2016 presidential hopefuls, 6/8/2014
  • (On Tom Wolf, Katie McGinty & Allyson Schwartz): Washington Times on 2014 Pennsylvania governor race, 5/17/2014
  • (On Tom Cotton): Washington Times AdWatch on 2014 Arkansas Senate race, 3/10/2014
  • (On Ben Carson): Washington Times, Carson Op-Ed, "Beyond Affirmative Action", 2/18/2014
  • (On Ben Carson): Washington Times, "Beyond Affirmative Action", 2/18/2014
  • (On Ben Carson): Washington Times, "Physicians View on the Sanctity of Life", 1/21/2014
  • (On Ben Carson): Washington Times OpEd by B.Carson, 2016 presidential hopeful, 10/29/2013
  • (On John Bolton): Cheryl K. Chumley in the Washington Times, 8/21/2013
  • (On Donald Trump): 2013 Conservative Political Action Conf. in Washington Times, 3/15/2013
  • (On Rob Sobhani): Book Review of "Press 2 for English" in Washington Times, 7/27/2012
  • (On George Allen & Jamie Radtke): Washington Times on 2012 Virginia GOP primary Senate debate, 4/28/2012
  • (On Gary Johnson): Gary Johnson, "America moving again" in The Washington Times, 2/2/2012
  • (On Rob Sobhani): Column in The Washington Times, 9/23/2011
  • (On Mark Warner & Jim Gilmore): 2008 VA Senate Debate in The Washington Times, 9/19/2008
  • (On Joe Biden): Jim McElhatton in Washington Times, "Biden Earmarks", 9/16/2008
  • (On Condoleezza Rice): Washington Times, on www.4condi.com, “Issues”, 3/11/2005
  • (On Sandra Day O`Connor): Washington Times, comments on death penalty ruling, 3/2/2005
  • (On Colin Powell): David R. Sands, Washington Times, 9/16/2004
  • (On John Kerry): Editorial in Washington Times, 9/15/2004
  • (On Jack Ryan & Barack Obama): UPI in Washington Times, 6/25/2004
  • (On Howard Dean): Combined dispatches in Washington Times, 12/25/2003
  • (On Ezola Foster): The Washington Times, 8/12/2000
  • (On George W. Bush): Dave Boyer, Washington Times, 11/2/2000
  • (On George W. Bush): Audrey Hudson, Washington Times, p. A4, 4/4/2000
  • (On Lamar Alexander): Washington Times, 4/24/99, 4/24/1999
  • (On Al Gore): White House Press Conference reported in Washington Times, 3/4/1997

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Tom Perriello: Backs pro-choice groups.
    Katie McGinty: Oppose any effort to further restrict abortion rights.
    Ben Carson: The thought of abortion for convenience is repugnant.
    Ben Carson: No abortion for convenience.
    Condoleezza Rice: We need a culture that respects life.
    Condoleezza Rice: Libertarian on abortion; dont force views on others.
Budget & Economy
    George Allen: Stimulus spending failed to create promised jobs.
    Jamie Radtke: If we do not deal with spending, nothing else matters.
    Gary Johnson: Cut federal budget by 43% to bring it into balance.
    Jim Gilmore: I delivered a balanced budget; no deficit when I ended term.
    Mark Warner: Gilmores budgets full of gimmicks created $6B deficit.
Civil Rights
    Tom Perriello: Embraces same-sex marriage.
    Amanda Curtis: Outspoken advocate for labor unions and women's rights.
    Ben Carson: Underdog status is no longer determined by race.
    Ben Carson: Underdog status is not determined any longer by race.
    Katie McGinty: Expand the reach of the corporate net income tax.
    Gary Johnson: Visited Occupy Wall Street; we need radical surgery.
    Jim Gilmore: Washington asleep at the switch at financial oversight.
    Mark Warner: Financial crisis stems from companies over-borrowing.
    Mike Murphy: No more looting; we're going to shoot back.
    Rand Paul: Death penalty is a state issue.
    Allyson Schwartz: End the Pennsylvania death penalty.
    Katie McGinty: Moratorium on the death penalty.
    Sandra Day O`Connor: 8th amendment does not forbid death penalty for minors.
    Ralph Northam: We spend $67 million a year enforcing our marijuana laws.
    Ted Cruz: I foolishly smoked pot when young, but never since.
    Rand Paul: Whites & blacks use drugs, but prisons are full of blacks.
    Allyson Schwartz: Reduce the criminalization of simple marijuana possession.
    Katie McGinty: Legalize medicinal pot; decriminalize recreational pot.
    Tom Wolf: Study states with legal marijuana sales before deciding.
    Jessica Taylor: Will end brainwashing of children with Critical Race Theory.
    Eddie Melton: Opposes teaching creation science in public schools.
    Bobby Jindal: I am for standards, but against Common Core.
    Bobby Jindal: Supported Common Core initially; now opposes it.
    Katie McGinty: Subsidize state colleges to keep tuition below inflation.
    Ezola Foster: Government intervention to blame for school problems.
Energy & Oil
    Patrick Morrisey: Fought against clean power rules.
    George Allen: Energy independence instead of cap-and-trade.
    Jim Gilmore: Favors drilling ANWR and also drilling offshore.
    Mark Warner: Opposes drilling ANWR; but OK to drill offshore.
    Don Blankenship: EPA is biggest polluter,moving jobs to unregulated countries.
    George W. Bush: Cant sue our way to clean air & water--work with industry.
Families & Children
    Tim Kaine: 2005: "conservative on family;" oppose same-sex marriage.
Foreign Policy
    Donald Trump: Endorses autocratic ruler of Hungary, Viktor Orban.
    Latham Saddler: I see America being challenged by a rising communist China.
    John Bolton: Help Egyptian Army over Muslim Brotherhood, even if elected.
    Joe Walsh: Two-state solution for Israel-Palestine failed for 64 years.
    Gary Johnson: We can no longer afford to shell out billions in foreign aid.
Government Reform
    Ben Carson: Large cumbersome government needs to be deflated.
    Joe Biden: Transparency on earmarks: $250B earmarked for Del. In 2009.
    Al Gore: No controlling legal authority for White House calls.
Gun Control
    Patrick Murphy: More background checks: close the terrorist gun loophole.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Semi-automatic rifles are weapons of war.
    Allyson Schwartz: Restrictions on both assault weapons and handguns.
    Katie McGinty: Restrictions on assault weapons but not handguns.
    John Kerry: Supports 2nd Amendment, but wants to ban assault weapons.
Health Care
    Chris Sununu: Import Canadian prescription drugs.
    Dan Feltes: Import Canadian prescription drugs.
Homeland Security
    Hillary Clinton: Close Guantanamo detention center.
    Mike Pence: The time has come to dramatically increase defense spending.
    Tom Del Beccaro: Terrorists believe in terrorism; we can't persuade them.
    Al Franken: Worked since 2009 on fighting ISIS recruitment in Minn.
    Mike McFadden: Combat propaganda & recruiting by the Islamic State.
    Tom Cotton: AdWatch: No sense of entitlement from serving in military.
    Jane Timken: AdWatch: Opposes amnesty to 12 million illegal immigrants.
    Bob Casey: Support sanctuary cities like Philadelphia.
    Allan Fung: Federal authorities notified on illegal immigrants releases.
    Ralph Northam: Support driver's licenses for illegal immigrants.
    Donald Trump: Citizenship for illegal immigrants is a GOP suicide mission.
    Rob Sobhani: Make English the official language of the United States.
    Rob Sobhani: 5-year moratorium on immigration & 75,000 work visas.
    Gary Johnson: Governments don't create jobs--businesses do.
Principles & Values
    Tiffany Smiley: Will do anything for this country: keep American Dream alive.
    Jessica Taylor: Flames of liberty make our country a shining city on a hill.
    Bob Casey: Dubbed "Sleeping Bob" for anti-Trump obstructionism.
    Cindy Hyde-Smith: Follows Trump principles to "make America great again".
    John Gregg: Calls himself a "gun-totin' Bible-quotin' Democrat".
    Donald Trump: Keep the word 'Christmas' in the holiday.
    Peter Shumlin: Retiring after three terms to return to the business world.
    Maria Cantwell: Voted for Kerry in 2004; he matched Northwest values.
    Condoleezza Rice: Faith & prayer guide me on difficult matters.
    Barack Obama: Ryan quits Senate race amid sex scandal allegations.
    Jack Ryan: Ryan quits Senate race amid sex scandal allegations.
    Howard Dean: A committed follower of Jesus Christ.
    Ezola Foster: Calls black leaders snake-oil peddlers.
    Ezola Foster: Foster denies reports of divorce filing.
Social Security
    Mike Pence: Personal investment for Social Security retirement.
    Allyson Schwartz: No further reductions in the public pension benefits.
    Katie McGinty: No further reductions in the public pension benefits.
    Donald Trump: Cannot change Medicare or Soc.Sec. and still win elections.
    Gary Johnson: Replace the payroll tax with FairTax.
    Bruce Guthrie: Personal accounts if under 25; opt-out if under 50.
    Maria Cantwell: Tax cut on $1.2M earners would keep system solvent 75 years.
    Maria Cantwell: Keep progressivity and guaranteed benefit.
    Mike McGavick: Personal accounts for younger workers, but not privatized.
Tax Reform
    Gary Johnson: Get rid of income tax and capital-gains tax.
    Gary Johnson: FairTax on all new goods & services, with prebates for poor.
    Jim Gilmore: In times of economic stress, dont raise taxes.
    Mark Warner: Roll back top-tier tax breaks.
    George W. Bush: Gores targeted tax cuts apply to too few people.
War & Peace
    Tom Del Beccaro: Nuke deal solidifies Iran conventional military gains.
    Tom Del Beccaro: Mideast was more stable with U.S. troops in Iraq.
    Donald Trump: Take $1.5T in oil from Iraq to pay for US victims.
    Rob Sobhani: Decouple Iran from Palestine; free Iran then Palestine state.
    Jim Gilmore: No timeline for withdrawal from Iraq.
    Mark Warner: Withdraw from Iraq but no arbitrary timeline.
    Mark Warner: Redeploy troops to Afghanistan; focus on Pakistan & Iran.
    Bruce Guthrie: Iraq is in civil war; bring the troops home.
    Maria Cantwell: Change the course in Iraq; we cant stay indefinitely.
    Mike McGavick: Cannot give Iraq to the terrorists or theyll follow us here.
    Colin Powell: Rejects Kofi Annans assertion that Iraq war is illegal.
    Lamar Alexander: Ground troops ok.

The above quotations are from Media coverage of political races in The Washington Times.

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