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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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CampusElect.org 2018 Campus Election Engagement Project

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    from CampusElect.org 2018 House coverage (number of quotes indicated):
  • Cathy McMorris-Rodgers (14) Republican U.S. Rep Washington-5
  • Dana Rohrabacher (5) Republican U.S. Rep California-48
  • Gil Cisneros (13) Democrat U.S. Rep California- 39
  • Greg Gianforte (8) Montana Republican Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Harley Rouda (14) Democrat U.S. Rep California- 48
  • Mark Harris (14) Republican U.S. Rep North Carolina- 9
  • Ted Budd (7) Republican U.S. Rep North Carolina- 13
  • Young Kim (14) Republican U.S. Rep California-39
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Cathy McMorris-Rodgers: Ban abortion with exceptions for rape, incest, or threat.
    Gil Cisneros: Trust women to make their own reproductive decisions.
    Harley Rouda: Don't tell a woman what to do with her body.
    Mark Harris: Pro-life; no exceptions for rape or incest.
    Young Kim: Voted against women's right to reproductive decisions.
Budget & Economy
    Cathy McMorris-Rodgers: Cut spending; balance budget; stop burdensome regulations.
Civil Rights
    Gil Cisneros: Committed to important fight for LGBT equality.
    Harley Rouda: Too many LGBTQ Americans lack basic legal protections.
    Mark Harris: Homosexuality is a sin, and a choice.
    Young Kim: Opposes gay marriage.
    Mark Harris: Lowering corporate taxes will produce more growth.
    Cathy McMorris-Rodgers: Marijuana contributes to drug addiction & abuse.
    Greg Gianforte: Medical marijuana yes; recreational marijuana no.
    Dana Rohrabacher: Legalize marijuana.
    Gil Cisneros: Legalize recreational marijuana; expunge criminal records.
    Harley Rouda: Legalize marijuana.
    Young Kim: Don't legalize recreational marijuana.
    Cathy McMorris-Rodgers: Opposed student loan refinancing; cut Pell Grant funding.
    Greg Gianforte: Private donations to colleges to address student debt.
    Gil Cisneros: Don't divert funds from public schools to vouchers.
    Gil Cisneros: Yes on interest-free college loans & free community college.
    Harley Rouda: Allow college students to refinance loans at lower rates.
    Mark Harris: Supports funding private schools with public money.
    Young Kim: Vouchers instead of top-down, one-size-fits-all policies.
    Young Kim: Supports student loan forgiveness for college debt.
Energy & Oil
    Ted Budd: No clear evidence that man contributes to climate change.
    Cathy McMorris-Rodgers: A number of variables drive the Earth's cooling & warming.
    Greg Gianforte: The climate is always changing.
    Dana Rohrabacher: Global warming theory means global government.
    Gil Cisneros: Combat climate change before it's too late.
    Harley Rouda: Prioritize green energy over fossil fuels of the past.
    Mark Harris: Government should not pick winners & losers in green energy.
    Young Kim: Humans contribute to climate change, but no spending on it.
    Young Kim: Opposed renewable energy production targets.
    Ted Budd: Cut EPA enforcement funding by $1.9 billion.
    Cathy McMorris-Rodgers: Restrict funding for EPA's water quality standards.
    Mark Harris: Eliminate regulatory red tape on states' resources.
Families & Children
    Dana Rohrabacher: No funds for Planned Parenthood for any purpose.
Free Trade
    Ted Budd: Support imposition of tariffs on China.
    Cathy McMorris-Rodgers: Opposes tariffs.
    Mark Harris: Not a fan of tarrifs, but ok as negotiating tool.
Government Reform
    Ted Budd: Leave redistricting to states; no independent commissions.
    Cathy McMorris-Rodgers: Support Citizens United; unregulated campaign contributions.
    Cathy McMorris-Rodgers: Stricter voter restrictions, including photo IDs.
    Greg Gianforte: Donated to groups opposing MT Disclose Act.
    Gil Cisneros: More financial disclosure for political spending.
    Gil Cisneros: Yes to automatic voter registration & same-day registration.
    Harley Rouda: Reverse Citizens United; limit corporate political donations.
    Harley Rouda: Fair elections without barriers to vote.
    Mark Harris: Supports regulating indirect campaign contributions.
    Young Kim: Didn't sponsor CA Proposition 59 to overturn Citizens United.
    Young Kim: Opposes automatic voter registration & student enrollment.
Gun Control
    Cathy McMorris-Rodgers: Supports bump stock ban & some background checks.
    Greg Gianforte: Gun rights are absolute; opposes any infringement.
    Gil Cisneros: Support background checks and assault weapon ban.
    Harley Rouda: Mandatory background checks; ban assault rifles.
    Mark Harris: More gun laws are not the answer.
    Young Kim: No background checks; don't expand assault weapon ban.
Health Care
    Gil Cisneros: US is too rich to struggle without affordable health care.
    Harley Rouda: Basic healthcare is fundamental right in developed countries.
    Mark Harris: Replace ObamaCare with market-based patient-driven reform.
    Young Kim: ObamaCare gave us nothing but broken promises.
Homeland Security
    Cathy McMorris-Rodgers: Partially privatize Veterans Affairs.
    Ted Budd: End diversity visa lottery & chain migration.
    Cathy McMorris-Rodgers: Supported path to citizenship for DACA recipients.
    Gil Cisneros: Supports pathway to citizenship for DACA recipients.
    Harley Rouda: Comprehensive immigration reform with pathway to citizenship.
    Mark Harris: Pathway to citizenship rewards lawbreaking.
    Young Kim: Supports pathway to citizenship for DACA recipients.
    Ted Budd: Prohibit prevailing wage mandate.
    Gil Cisneros: Increase minimum wage; ensure a living wage.
    Mark Harris: Opposes minimum wage increase, and spending to create jobs.
    Young Kim: Don't raise California minimum wage.
Principles & Values
    Dana Rohrabacher: Trump campaign did not collude with the Russians.
Social Security
    Greg Gianforte: Supports privatization; retirement isn't biblical.
    Mark Harris: Supports gradual privatization of Social Security.
Tax Reform
    Cathy McMorris-Rodgers: Tax cuts make companies invest in America again.
    Greg Gianforte: Oppose any or all tax increases to raise revenue.
    Gil Cisneros: Stop tax handouts to big corporations & special interests.
    Harley Rouda: Trump tax cuts help wealthy families, not working families.
    Young Kim: Signed pledge to not raise taxes.
    Ted Budd: Don't require that internet provides equal access to all.
    Cathy McMorris-Rodgers: Regulations hamper investment & reduce consumer choice.
    Dana Rohrabacher: Prohibit FCC from regulating rates for broadband internet.
    Harley Rouda: Supports rebuilding infrastructure.
    Harley Rouda: Strong net neutrality supporter.
    Mark Harris: Opposes net neutrality.
War & Peace
    Greg Gianforte: Keep economic sanctions on Iran.
    Harley Rouda: Keep nuclear treaty with Iran.

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