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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 Wisconsin



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    from Past and present Senate candidates from Wisconsin (number of quotes indicated):
  • John Schiess (2) Republican Challenger (Lost primary) Wisconsin
  • Leah Vukmir (31) Republican candidate for Wisconsin U.S. Senator Wisconsin
  • Mark Neumann (21) Republican Challenger (Lost primary) Wisconsin
  • Ron Johnson (12) Republican Sr Senator Wisconsin
  • Russell Feingold (13) Democrat
  • Tammy Baldwin (28) Democratic Challenger Wisconsin
  • Tommy Thompson (24) Cabinet-2005
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Leah Vukmir: No exceptions, including rape, incest, or mother's life.
    Tammy Baldwin: Planned Parenthood provides essential services.
    Ron Johnson: Only allow abortion for rape, incest, and maternal life.
    Ron Johnson: Roe v Wade decision was a tragedy.
    Russell Feingold: Supports public funding for Planned Parenthood.
    Leah Vukmir: 100% pro-life.
    Mark Neumann: God-given rights begin at conception.
    Tommy Thompson: God-given rights begin at conception.
Budget & Economy
    Leah Vukmir: Congress is addicted to spending our money.
    Leah Vukmir: Congress is addicted to spending our money.
    Tommy Thompson: Balanced budget is first priority.
    Tommy Thompson: Tax-and-spend policies are out of the mainstream.
    Mark Neumann: Full audit of the Federal Reserve.
    Tommy Thompson: Full audit of the Federal Reserve.
    John Schiess: Get rid of federal reserve system.
    Mark Neumann: Balance the budget by eliminating Obamacare.
    Ron Johnson: $184B stimulus drove the country deeper into debt.
Civil Rights
    Tammy Baldwin: Legal gay marriage is victory for fairness & equality.
    Leah Vukmir: Voted against anti-bullying legislation to protect students.
    Leah Vukmir: Silent on LGBT issues during debate and surveys.
Corporations
    Tammy Baldwin: Support Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
    Tammy Baldwin: I've stood up to Wall Street and Big Oil.
    Tammy Baldwin: I've stood up to Wall Street and Big Oil.
Crime
    Leah Vukmir: Law and order is a critical issue.
    Mark Neumann: Death penalty for terrorism convicts.
    Tommy Thompson: Death penalty for terrorism convicts.
Drugs
    Leah Vukmir: Keep marijuana a Schedule 1 drug; no medical use.
    Tammy Baldwin: Legalize medical marijuana; let states decide.
    Leah Vukmir: Don't let our veterans down, like with opioids at Tomah VA.
    Ron Johnson: Death penalty for drug dealers.
    Leah Vukmir: More law enforcement grants to prevent drug flow into WI.
    Ron Johnson: No federal legalization; but let's see how states do.
    Ron Johnson: Unsecure Mexican border is a gateway for drug traffickers.
    Leah Vukmir: Opposes stronger penalties for drunk driving.
Education
    Leah Vukmir: I want schools competing for enrollment.
    Leah Vukmir: Get federal government out of business of student loans.
    Tammy Baldwin: Opposes giving taxpayer dollars to private schools.
    Tammy Baldwin: Refinance student loans at lower rates.
    Leah Vukmir: Expand school choice.
    Mark Neumann: School funding & mandates from states, not Feds.
    Tommy Thompson: School funding & mandates from states, not Feds.
Energy & Oil
    Leah Vukmir: No government subsidies for renewable energy.
    Tammy Baldwin: Global climate change poses a growing threat.
    Russell Feingold: Climate change is real and we need to address it.
    Russell Feingold: 2003 "4P": use Clean Air Act to reduce coal plant pollutants.
    Tammy Baldwin: Government should get out of subsidies to big oil.
    Mark Neumann: Don't mandate ethanol in gasoline.
    Mark Neumann: Oppose cap-and-trade laws or regulations.
    Tommy Thompson: Don't mandate ethanol in gasoline.
    Tommy Thompson: Oppose cap-and-trade laws or regulations.
    Leah Vukmir: Opposes funding clean energy & high-speed rail.
Environment
    Leah Vukmir: Many EPA actions are over-regulation.
    Tammy Baldwin: Restore full EPA funding & oppose new cuts.
    Russell Feingold: Clean Water Restoration Act to protect streams and wetlands.
    Tommy Thompson: Prevent invasive Asian Carp in Great Lakes.
    Mark Neumann: Oppose UN's Agenda 21 sustainable development.
    Tommy Thompson: Oppose UN's Agenda 21 sustainable development.
Families & Children
    Mark Neumann: Traditional family is most important thing for USA now.
Foreign Policy
    Russell Feingold: Supports Iran nuclear deal.
    Mark Neumann: Supports non-interventionist foreign policy.
    Tommy Thompson: Supports non-interventionist foreign policy.
    John Schiess: Get rid of the communist United Nations.
Free Trade
    Leah Vukmir: Tariffs on China give time to negotiate fairer deals.
    Tammy Baldwin: Tariffs send message to bad actors like China.
    Russell Feingold: Opposes lousy trade deals.
    Ron Johnson: Yes to trade adjustment; Yes to fast-track.
Government Reform
    Leah Vukmir: Drew districts overturned as unconstitutional gerrymander.
    Leah Vukmir: Supports voter photo-ID law.
    Tammy Baldwin: Ease campaign spending rules; limit donor disclosure.
    Tammy Baldwin: Partisan gerrymandering is an attack on our democracy.
    Tammy Baldwin: Voter photo-ID requirements harm participation.
    Russell Feingold: Outraged by Shelby County v. Holder; enforce voting rights.
    Russell Feingold: Created "Progressives United" PAC as soon as he left office.
    Tommy Thompson: I've never been a lobbyist.
    Tommy Thompson: I'm a reformer: on welfare, healthcare, & taxes.
    Tommy Thompson: I'm a reformer: on welfare, healthcare, & taxes.
    Mark Neumann: Allow voter ID by repealing Help America Vote Act.
    Tommy Thompson: Allow voter ID by repealing Help America Vote Act.
    Mark Neumann: Clean Up Washington: 12-year term limit for Congress.
    Ron Johnson: Third-party issue ad donors should be disclosed.
Gun Control
    Leah Vukmir: Approach any 2nd Amendment law skeptically.
    Tammy Baldwin: Ban bump stocks & high-capacity magazines.
    Russell Feingold: Universal background checks plus waiting periods.
Health Care
    Leah Vukmir: Full repeal of ObamaCare, period.
    Tammy Baldwin: Take repeal off the table & work to improve ObamaCare.
    Leah Vukmir: Opposed requiring health insurers to cover oral chemotherapy.
    Russell Feingold: 2010: I knew that over time, ObamaCare would work out.
    Mark Neumann: Repeal ObamaCare.
    Tommy Thompson: Repeal ObamaCare.
    Ron Johnson: ObamaCare will cost the average family $2,100.
    Russell Feingold: Healthcare reform is a good compromise.
Homeland Security
    Tammy Baldwin: Jason's Law: stop over-prescribing opioids at VA hospitals.
    Leah Vukmir: Address disgraceful neglect at Veterans Affairs.
    Mark Neumann: Eliminate detention powers granted by the NDAA.
    Mark Neumann: Try terrorist suspects in military court.
    Tommy Thompson: Eliminate detention powers granted by the NDAA.
    Tommy Thompson: Try terrorist suspects in military court.
    Ron Johnson: Grateful to the 1 million who have died defending the US.
Immigration
    Leah Vukmir: First build a wall; illegals go home then re-apply.
    Tammy Baldwin: Support DREAMers and earned path to citizenship.
    Leah Vukmir: Construct a wall on the southern border.
    Ron Johnson: Address comprehensive reform after border is secure.
    Mark Neumann: Deport illegal immigrants who have committed felonies.
    Mark Neumann: Make English the official language.
    Tommy Thompson: Deport illegal immigrants who have committed felonies.
    Tommy Thompson: Make English the official language.
Jobs
    Tammy Baldwin: Raise minimum wage from $7.25 to $15/hour.
    Russell Feingold: $184B stimulus created jobs, especially highway construction.
Principles & Values
    Leah Vukmir: Our rights come from God, not man.
    Russell Feingold: Badger Pledge: keep outside groups out of state race.
    Tammy Baldwin: I fight for us; my opponent fights for the big and powerful.
    Mark Neumann: A conservative believes in faith, family and country.
    Mark Neumann: Conservatives believe in faith, family and country.
    Tommy Thompson: Declines debates because opponents "want to shoot at me".
Social Security
    Leah Vukmir: Personal Retirement Accounts for portion of payroll taxes.
    Tammy Baldwin: Long opposed to privatization.
Tax Reform
    Leah Vukmir: It's garbage that Trump tax cuts only benefited the wealthy.
    Tammy Baldwin: Trump tax cuts overwhelmingly benefited the wealthy.
    Tammy Baldwin: Get rid of loopholes for outsourcing and capital gains.
    Tommy Thompson: Limit federal revenue to 18.5% of GDP; and 15% flat tax form.
Technology
    Tammy Baldwin: Internet must not become a two-tiered system.
    Tammy Baldwin: Invest in core infrastructure, as federal stimulus.
War & Peace
    Leah Vukmir: Iran nuclear treaty was a foolish & dangerous deal.
    Tammy Baldwin: Keep the Iran nuclear treaty.
    Leah Vukmir: Confront ISIS & Islamic jihadists who want to kill us.
    Ron Johnson: 25,000 US combat troops to fight ISIS in Iraq.
    Tammy Baldwin: End the Afghan war & end nation-building.
    Tommy Thompson: Helped build a hospital in Afghanistan for women & children.
    Mark Neumann: Congressional Declaration of War for any use of force.
    Tommy Thompson: Congressional Declaration of War for any use of force.
    Mark Neumann: Mideast stability so gasoline prices don't go even higher.


The above quotations are from Winners and Losers
Senate candidates from Wisconsin.

Senatorial winners and losers in each state:

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U.S. House of Representatives winners and losers in each state:

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Gubernatorial winners and losers in each state:

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