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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)

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Cato Institute congressional voting recommendations

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    Cato Institute congressional voting recommendations:
  • FactCheck on Trump Twitter post / voting Sep 30, 2019
  • Cato Commentary on S.Res.59 (Green New Deal), by Jeffrey Miron & Laura Nicolae, 2/24/2019
  • On DOJ Confirmation Hearings: "Brett Kavanaugh, Merrick Garland, and the Cohesion of the Federal Bench," by Walter Olson, September 6, 2018
  • YES on Iranian nuke deal Jan 25, 2017
  • YES on labeling GMOs Aug 1, 2016
  • YES on marijuana banking Mar 31, 2016
  • NO on closing Guantanamo Bay Feb 23, 2016
  • NO on nuclear energy; NO on carbon tax; Jan 28, 2016
  • MIXED on USA Freedom Act Oct 1, 2015
  • YES on RFRA Jul 14, 2015
  • NO on ObamaCare Apr 1, 2015
  • NO on BLM Apr 20, 2015
  • NO on free Community College Jan 9, 2015
  • NO on WTO complaint against China's solar panel exports, Jul 31, 2014
  • NO on Zero-Emission Bus grants, Mar 12, 2012
  • YES on Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (PCUCPA), Feb 2, 2011
  • NO on ObamaCare Nov 10, 2009
  • NO on duties on Chinese tires Sep 11, 2009
  • NO on Card Check Sep 6, 2009
  • NO on Israeli settlements Dec 19, 2003
  • NO on mandatory arbitration May 3, 2002
  • YES on OCS Drilling (Outer Continental Shelf), Jun 5, 2001
  • NO on Death Tax Feb 22, 2001
  • NO on VAWA constitutionality, Mar 30, 2000
  • YES on de-funding the NEA May 3, 1995
  • NO on Term Limits, Feb 18, 1992

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Cato Institute: Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life.
    Cato Institute: No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare.
Budget & Economy
    Cato Institute: Separate art and state: de-fund the NEA.
Civil Rights
    Cato Institute: Balance freedom of association against discrimination.
    Cato Institute: VAWA unconstitutional: violence against women isn't federal.
    Cato Institute: Let consumers choose to use private court or arbitration.
    Cato Institute: Trusting police requires access to police disciplinary files.
    Cato Institute: Evidence that opioids are not that dangerous, despite hype.
    Cato Institute: Legalize marijuana banking until we legalize marijuana.
    Cato Institute: Vouchers break link of low-income and low-quality schools.
    Cato Institute: Only 19% finish community college & new jobs don't need it.
Energy & Oil
    Cato Institute: Carbon tax instead of Green New Deal.
    Cato Institute: Opportunity cost and risk cost of nuclear overwhelm savings.
    Cato Institute: Internalizing greenhouse gas cost means $2/ton carbon tax.
    Cato Institute: Oil and gas production isn't damaging, even OCS and ANWR.
    Cato Institute: Minimal GMO labeling advances science & consumers.
    Cato Institute: End federal grants to reduce diesel emissions.
Foreign Policy
    Cato Institute: Closing Gitmo has become merely symbolic.
    Cato Institute: Israeli settlements exacerbate hostilities; separate instead.
Free Trade
    Cato Institute: Ex-im bank replaces market risk with bureaucrats' decisions.
    Cato Institute: Countervailing duties mean higher prices on solar panels.
    Cato Institute: Duties on Chinese tires could unleash protectionist backlash.
Government Reform
    Cato Institute: FactCheck: Whistleblower rules never require 1st-hand report.
    Cato Institute: Term limits of 6 years in House and 12 years in Senate.
    Cato Institute: Congress can decide which "emoluments" are acceptable.
    Cato Institute: Term limits oppose professionalization of legislators.
Health Care
    Cato Institute: Offer credible market-based alternatives to ObamaCare.
Homeland Security
    Cato Institute: Bar the government from indiscriminate bulk surveillance.
    Cato Institute: Give LEGAL child immigrants DACA benefits too.
    Cato Institute: Congress decides immigration policy, not President Trump.
    Cato Institute: Card-check union organizing threatens companies.
Principles & Values
    Merrick Garland: Praised by Brett Kavanaugh: "He's been a role model to me".
    Merrick Garland: Praised by Brett Kavanaugh: He's been a role model to me.
Tax Reform
    Cato Institute: Estate tax won't hit billionaires--only regular millionaires.
War & Peace
    Cato Institute: Alternative to Iran nuke deal is ever-heightening tensions.

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