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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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2021 California Gubernatorial recall

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    from 2021 CA Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Doug Ose (9) California Republican recall candidate for Governor
  • John Cox (12) California Republican candidate for California Governor
  • Kevin Faulconer (23) California Republican candidate for governor
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    2021 California Gubernatorial Recall coverage:
  • (More race coverage soon in the coming months...)

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Kevin Faulconer: Pro-choice, pro-marriage equality, pro-gun control.
Budget & Economy
    Kevin Faulconer: COVID: important that we save both lives and livelihoods.
    Doug Ose: COVID: Open schools and businesses; get people back to work.
    John Cox: Worried about COVID restrictions on hospitality, jobs.
    Kevin Faulconer: Put tax dollars to keeping roads smooth and safe.
    Kevin Faulconer: Conduct a top-to-bottom review of spending.
Civil Rights
    Kevin Faulconer: Called on Congress to adopt LGBTQ rights legislation.
    Kevin Faulconer: Keep treatment of LGBTQ young adults as sex offenders.
    Kevin Faulconer: Get out the message: California is open for business.
    Kevin Faulconer: Won't forget your safety is the government's top priority.
    Kevin Faulconer: I strongly support the death penalty in California.
    Kevin Faulconer: We didn't defund police, we hired more and kept us safe.
    Doug Ose: Build new prisons, oppose reducing of some felonies.
    Kevin Faulconer: COVID: School closings not based on science.
    Kevin Faulconer: Take a firm stance with teachers unions over COVID closures.
    Doug Ose: COVID: Newsom sided with unions to close public schools.
    John Cox: I am a school choice advocate; I will push to end tenure.
    Kevin Faulconer: Better teacher salaries, give them tools they need.
    John Cox: COVID: Let parents utilize open private or public schools.
    Doug Ose: College shouldn't be free; it undermines its intrinsic value.
    Doug Ose: More emphasis on standardized tests to ensure proficiency.
Energy & Oil
    John Cox: We must employ an all-of-the-above strategy.
    Kevin Faulconer: Unleash technological might to become energy independent.
    John Cox: Blaming climate change for wildfires unacceptable.
Government Reform
    John Cox: I'm the outsider, not beholden to any donors.
    John Cox: Replace Environmental Quality Act to allow building.
Gun Control
    Kevin Faulconer: City gun storage law enacted without his signature.
Health Care
    John Cox: Public-private partnership to get vaccinations done.
    Doug Ose: Set standards for DACA kids, some should be deported.
    Kevin Faulconer: DREAMers are living in only country they've ever known.
    Kevin Faulconer: Make fixing unemployment system top technology project.
    Doug Ose: Repeal law that employers provide benefits to more workers.
    Doug Ose: Opposed higher minimum wage; base income on productivity.
    Kevin Faulconer: Only one-sixth of staff are white, heterosexual males.
Local Issues
    John Cox: Build infrastructure for adequate surface water storage.
Principles & Values
    Kevin Faulconer: Strive to govern by being as inclusive as possible.
    John Cox: I'm against corruption in government and in business.
    Kevin Faulconer: I treat people with dignity and respect even if we disagree.
    Doug Ose: Riot: For 'patriots to do that,' that really pisses me off.
Tax Reform
    John Cox: I will reduce California's sky-high sales taxes, gas taxes.
    Kevin Faulconer: He will veto any tax increase that comes to his desk.
    Kevin Faulconer: Incumbent backed higher taxes and destroyed jobs.
Welfare & Poverty
    John Cox: Public-private partnership with churches can help homeless.
    Kevin Faulconer: Cut red tape; promote policies to get people off the street.

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  • Doug Ose California Republican recall candidate for Governor
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The above quotations are from 2021 California Gubernatorial recall. Next election in 2022 but recall in 2021:
CA Recall 2021 Gubernatorial debate:
S.D.Mayor Kevin_Faulconer(R)
vs.Former Gov. nominee John Cox(R)
vs.Former U.S.Rep Doug Ose(R)
Laura Smith(R)
vs.Former Olympian Caitlyn Jenner(? R)
CA 2022 Gubernatorial debate: Incumbent Gavin Newsom(D)
vs.Antonio Villaraigosa(? D)
Past gubernatorial races:
2018 California gubernatorial debate,
L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D)
State School Chief Delaine Eastin (D)
David Hadley (R)
S.F. Mayor Gavin Newsom (D)
State Treasurer John Chiang (D)
John Cox (R)
State Rep. Travis Allen(R)
Zoltan Istvan (I) vs.La Riva(P)
Former gubernatorial races:
2014 California gubernatorial debate
2014 challenger: Neel Kashkari(R)

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