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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 WA political races in The Seattle Times

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    from The Seattle Times (number of quotes indicated):
  • Betsy DeVos (4) Former Education Secretary
  • Bill Bryant (2) Washington Republican Gubernatorial candidate
  • Bob Ferguson (1) Washington Democratic Challenger
  • Bruce Guthrie (2) Libertarian Challenger (2006) Washington
  • Chris Vance (5) Republican Senate challenger Washington
  • Dino Rossi (6) Republican Challenger (2010) Washington
  • Gina Raimondo (1) Rhode Island Secretary of Commerce
  • Hilary Franz (1) Washington Democratic Challenger
  • Jay Inslee (3) Washington Democratic Washington Governor
  • Joe Biden (2) Democratic President; former V.P.; former Senator
  • Josh Hawley (1) Republican candidate for Missouri U.S. Senator Missouri
  • Knute Buehler (1) Oregon Republican candidate for governor
  • Loren Culp (2) Washington Republican Governor Challenger
  • Lori Swanson (1) Minnesota Democratic candidate for governor of Minnesota
  • Maria Cantwell (10) Democratic Jr Senator Washington
  • Merrick Garland (1) Attorney General
  • Michael Baumgartner (6) Republican Challenger Washington
  • Mike McGavick (2) Republican challenger (2006) Washington
  • Nikema Williams (1) Democrat U.S. Rep Georgia-5
  • Patty Murray (6) Democratic Sr Senator Washington
  • Phil Fortunato (2) Washington Republican challenger for Governor
  • Susan Hutchison (1) Republican candidate for Washington U. S. Senator Washington
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
    Articles from the Seattle Times:
  • 2024_WA_Gov: "WA lands chief Hilary Franz kicks off campaign for governor as race takes shape," by Isabella Breda, May 15, 2023, (Link)
  • On Biden Administration: "The Justice Department really needs Merrick Garland," by Noah Feldman, Jan. 8, 2021
  • (On 2020_WA_Gov): "Gov. Inslee and Loren Culp debate crime, coronavirus and climate in Washington gubernatorial debate," by David Gutman, Oct. 7, 2020
  • (On Betsy DeVos): Seattle Times' Asia Fields on 2018 Trump Administration, 9/29/2018
  • (On Lori Swanson): Seattle Times on 2018 Minnesota Gubernatorial race, 6/19/2018
  • On GA-5: Seattle Times, "Pro-gun Georgia lawmakers punish Delta for crossing the NRA," by R.J. Rico and Ben Nadler, 3/1/2018
  • (On Knute Buehler): Seattle Times on 2018 Oregon Governor race, 2/6/2018
  • The Seattle Times, "Washington state officials say they won't back down on legal pot as Sessions rescinds Obama-era policy," by Evan Bush and Mike Carter, January 4, 2018, (Link)
  • (On Josh Hawley): The Seattle Times on 2018 Missouri Senate race, 12/11/2017
  • On 2018 R.I. Governor race: "Gov. Raimondo signs bills to support the state's veterans," November 8, 2017
  • (On Betsy DeVos): Seattle Times' Maria Danilova on 2018 Trump Administration, 9/22/2017
  • (On Bill Bryant): Seattle Times on 2016 Washington Gubernatorial debate, 8/12/2016
  • (On Chris Vance): Seattle Times on 2016 Washington Senate race, 7/23/2016
  • (On Jay Inslee): Seattle Times on Oregon voting record for Senate Bill 6206, 3/11/2016
  • (On Chris Vance): The Seattle Times on 2016 Washington Senate race, 9/8/2015
  • (On Bill Bryant): Seattle Times on 2016 Washington gubernatorial race, 5/14/2015
  • (On Michael Baumgartner & Maria Cantwell): The Seattle Times on 2012 WA Senate debate, 10/12/2012
  • (On Michael Baumgartner): Seattle Times on 2012 WA Senate debate, 9/15/2012
  • (On Dino Rossi & Patty Murray): Seattle Times coverage of 2010 WA Senate debate, 10/17/2010
  • (On Dino Rossi & Patty Murray): Seattle Times coverage of 2010 WA Senate debate, 9/15/2010
  • (On Susan Hutchison): Seattle Times on 2018 Washington Senate race, 10/23/2009
  • (On Bruce Guthrie, Maria Cantwell & Mike McGavick): Washington Senate Debate hosted by KING-5 & Seattle Times, 10/17/2006
  • (On Maria Cantwell): The Seattle Times, September 5 & September 10, 2000

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Chris Vance: Keep existing Washington state law on abortion rights.
Budget & Economy
    Chris Vance: Deficit-reduction plan like Simpson-Bowles commission.
    Dino Rossi: Big government is cause of current crisis, not its solution.
    Patty Murray: Government action needed to fix damage done by Wall Street.
Civil Rights
    Betsy DeVos: Rescind "weaponized" use of sexual misconduct accusations.
    Betsy DeVos: Require cross-examination of victims of sexual harassment.
    Phil Fortunato: Only "criminal homeless" should be incarcerated.
    Chris Vance: Keep existing Washington state law on legal marijuana.
    Jay Inslee: Pilot program for growing industrial hemp.
    Michael Baumgartner: Advised counternarcotics team in Afghanistan.
    Hilary Franz: Criminal justice sector not set up to handle addiction.
    Bob Ferguson: Prepared to defend state marijuana legalization against DOJ .
    Jay Inslee: Prepared to defend state marijuana legalization against DOJ .
    Betsy DeVos: Obama campus sexual assault standard was ineffective mandate.
    Jay Inslee: Reverse transfer credits toward associate degrees.
    Maria Cantwell: Opposes parents choosing schools via vouchers.
Energy & Oil
    Bill Bryant: Allow oil rigs through Port of Seattle for Arctic drilling.
    Bill Bryant: Supported leasing oil drilling port for jobs benefit.
    Loren Culp: Climate change: get the bureaucrats out of the way.
    Maria Cantwell: Climate change is happening but unclear if manmade.
    Michael Baumgartner: One-cent gas tax to pay for veterans' services.
    Michael Baumgartner: Climate change is happening but unclear if manmade.
Families & Children
    Betsy DeVos: OpEd: Stricter rules for sexual harassment mean some ignored.
    Knute Buehler: Create a "rapid-improvement team" for foster care.
Foreign Policy
    Michael Baumgartner: Served as lead strategic-policy coordinator in Baghdad.
Free Trade
    Joe Biden: Push for agreements that don't hurt consumers or business.
    Maria Cantwell: Voted for NAFTA; favors China PNTR.
Government Reform
    Dino Rossi: Call to halt earmarks; that's what's wrong with D.C.
    Patty Murray: Halting earmarks shortchanges important state projects.
Gun Control
    Nikema Williams: Supports Delta's decision not to give NRA members discounts.
    Phil Fortunato: Displayed sidearm while speaking on 2nd Amendment.
Health Care
    Dino Rossi: ObamaCare will require hordes of IRS agents to administer.
    Patty Murray: ObamaCare provides money to train future family physicians.
Homeland Security
    Gina Raimondo: At least 3% of contracts to go to veteran-owned companies.
    Josh Hawley: Provide veterans with free legal help.
    Dino Rossi: Secure the border, then decide on kids of illegal immigrants.
    Lori Swanson: Joined forces to fight against Trump's zero tolerance policy.
    Patty Murray: Give kids of illegal immigrants a chance to be citizens.
Principles & Values
    Dino Rossi: Murray is shortchanging voters with 2 debates instead of 6.
    Maria Cantwell: Voted for Kerry in 2004; he matched Northwest values.
    Merrick Garland: An "insider's insider" in understanding Dept. of Justice.
    Patty Murray: Long history of limiting debates with her challengers.
    Susan Hutchison: Defines herself by her values, starting with love of country.
Social Security
    Bruce Guthrie: Personal accounts if under 25; opt-out if under 50.
    Chris Vance: Increase retirement age; change benefit programs.
    Dino Rossi: No comment on raising retirement age or other changes, yet.
    Maria Cantwell: Opposes privatizing Social Security.
    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.
    Patty Murray: No comment on raising retirement age or other changes, yet.
Tax Reform
    Chris Vance: Tax increases on the wealthy Americans and a higher gas tax.
    Loren Culp: No tax increase: cut anything with the word "study" in it.
    Maria Cantwell: Opposes making income tax flatter & lower.
War & Peace
    Bruce Guthrie: Iraq is in civil war; bring the troops home.
    Joe Biden: End "forever wars" in Afghanistan & Middle East.
    Maria Cantwell: Change the course in Iraq; we can't stay indefinitely.
    Maria Cantwell: Leave Afghanistan in 2014 as planned.
    Michael Baumgartner: We're wasting resources on democracy-building in Afghanistan.
    Michael Baumgartner: Leave Afghanistan now & use funds domestically.
    Mike McGavick: Cannot give Iraq to the terrorists or they'll follow us here.

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