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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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State of Arkansas Politicians: secondary Archives

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    from State of Arkansas secondary Archives (number of quotes indicated):
  • Asa Hutchinson (2) Arkansas Republican Governor
  • Blanche Lambert Lincoln (2) Former Democratic Senator Arkansas
  • Conner Eldridge (2) Democratic Senate Challenger Arkansas
  • Frank Gilbert (22) Arkansas Libertarian Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Jim Holt (2) 2010 Republican challenger (lost primary) Arkansas
  • Mark Swaney (20) 2014 Green Senate Challenger Arkansas
  • Mike Huckabee (25) Arkansas Republican Presidential candidate
  • Mike Ross (3) Arkansas Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Nathan LaFrance (20) Libertarian Senate Challenger Arkansas
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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Nathan LaFrance: Restrictions on legalized abortion.
    Mark Swaney: Agrees with and supports Roe v. Wade.
    Frank Gilbert: Life begins at conception.
    Blanche Lambert Lincoln: Take objective approach to judicial confirmation process.
    Mike Huckabee: Eliminate public funding for abortion organizations.
Budget & Economy
    Nathan LaFrance: Strongly opposes federal stimulus.
    Mark Swaney: Stimulus was ok; but economic regulation is better.
    Frank Gilbert: Stimulus often makes things worse.
    Mike Ross: AdWatch: Voted for $7 trillion in new debt and bailouts.
Civil Rights
    Conner Eldridge: Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act.
    Nathan LaFrance: Supports same-sex marriage.
    Mark Swaney: I support affirmative action, for past & future.
    Mark Swaney: Comfortable with same-sex marriage.
    Frank Gilbert: Best way to end discrimination is to stop discriminating.
    Frank Gilbert: Comfortable with gay marriage.
    Asa Hutchinson: Marriage should be only one-man-one-woman.
    Frank Gilbert: State should stay out of the marriage business.
    Mike Ross: Personally opposes gay marriage, but abide by Supreme Court.
    Jim Holt: Amend the federal constitution to ban gay marriage.
    Mike Huckabee: No civil unions; only one-man-one-woman marriage.
    Mike Huckabee: No affirmative action for state contracts nor colleges.
    Mike Huckabee: Treat AIDS as plague to be isolated, not civil rights issue.
    Nathan LaFrance: Businesses have the right to hire the best candidates.
    Nathan LaFrance: Stricter punishment reduces crime.
    Mark Swaney: For most types of crime, we are over-punishing people.
    Frank Gilbert: Crimes of passion are not deterred by sentencing.
    Mike Huckabee: Build more prisons, and privatize their management.
    Nathan LaFrance: Supports legalizing marijuana.
    Mark Swaney: Long past time to legalize marijuana.
    Frank Gilbert: Marijuana should not be criminalized.
    Mike Huckabee: Stricter penalties for drug-related crimes.
    Mike Huckabee: Curb supply by eradication; change attitudes to curb demand.
    Nathan LaFrance: Supports parents choosing schools via vouchers.
    Mark Swaney: Private education should not compete with public schools.
    Frank Gilbert: Parents deserve the right to choose.
    Mike Huckabee: Raise teacher salaries; hire more teachers.
    Mike Huckabee: Support displaying the Ten Commandments in public schools.
Energy & Oil
    Nathan LaFrance: Don't pick "winners" and "losers" in our economy.
    Mark Swaney: Prioritize green energy.
    Frank Gilbert: Oppose government prioritization of green energy.
    Mike Huckabee: Promote alternative fuel technology.
    Nathan LaFrance: Supports rights to clean air and water.
    Mark Swaney: Every human being has a right to clean air and water.
    Frank Gilbert: Courts are betetr protectors of environment than regulators.
Foreign Policy
    Nathan LaFrance: Strongly supports maintaining U.S. sovereignty from the U.N.
    Mark Swaney: US should be more active in the UN.
    Frank Gilbert: US Constitution offers greater protection than UN.
Free Trade
    Nathan LaFrance: Supports expanding free trade.
    Mark Swaney: Include fair wage, unions & environment in trade agreements.
    Frank Gilbert: Open our economy to other free markets.
Government Reform
    Conner Eldridge: Rid the political system of secret, dark money.
    Nathan LaFrance: Protect the integrity of our election system.
    Mark Swaney: Make it easier to vote; voter ID laws make it harder.
    Frank Gilbert: Voting should not be limited by the government.
    Mike Huckabee: Supports term limits for state legislators.
    Mike Huckabee: Limit campaign contributions, but no public funding.
    Mike Huckabee: Term limits counter election skewed laws toward incumbents.
    Mike Huckabee: Change House terms to 4 years, to avoid constant campaigning.
    Mike Huckabee: Won’t vote for pay raise for myself as member of Congress.
Gun Control
    Nathan LaFrance: Strongly supports right to gun ownership.
    Mark Swaney: Regulate 2nd Amendment rights for the good of society.
    Frank Gilbert: The Second Amendment is clear.
    Mike Huckabee: Allow concealed carry.
Health Care
    Nathan LaFrance: Completely repeal ObamaCare.
    Mark Swaney: ObamaCare is ok, but national health insurance is better.
    Frank Gilbert: Providing insurance not a proper function of government.
    Mike Huckabee: Guaranteed medical care not government’s responsibility.
    Mike Huckabee: No additional AIDS spending; cancer & vascular victims first.
    Mike Huckabee: Ban smoking in all public places.
    Mike Huckabee: Isolate carriers of this plague of AIDS.
    Mike Huckabee: Supports consumer-driven “medical IRA” with tax-free money.
Homeland Security
    Nathan LaFrance: Opposes expanding the armed forces.
    Mark Swaney: We spend way too much on the military.
    Frank Gilbert: We do not need a standing army.
    Jim Holt: Trust Bush’s homeland security decisions and recommendations.
    Nathan LaFrance: Supports illegal immigrants earning citizenship.
    Mark Swaney: Legalize those who are working & have not committed crimes.
    Frank Gilbert: Aliens, if not criminals, should get path to citizenship.
Principles & Values
    Nathan LaFrance: No need to ban religion from all public domains.
    Mark Swaney: Religion has no place in government.
    Frank Gilbert: Keep God, and all religion, in the public sphere.
Social Security
    Nathan LaFrance: Phase out social security program; save for own retirement.
    Mark Swaney: Opposes privatizing Social Security.
    Frank Gilbert: Let citizens invest in anything other than a Ponzi scheme.
    Mike Huckabee: No Congressional pensions; give them same deal as citizens.
Tax Reform
    Nathan LaFrance: Work to reduce taxes for all Americans.
    Mark Swaney: Higher taxes on the wealthy, and on wealthy institutions.
    Frank Gilbert: Taxes should not be a form of punishment.
    Asa Hutchinson: Don't raise any taxes, while reducing individual tax rate.
    Frank Gilbert: Don't raise any taxes, and eliminate income tax.
    Mike Ross: I support lower tax rates.
    Blanche Lambert Lincoln: Like to see tax cuts for the lower and middle class.
    Mike Huckabee: No tax increase under any circumstances.
    Mike Huckabee: Supports Internet sales tax.
    Mike Huckabee: Opposes public electronic voting; wouldn’t focus on issues.
War & Peace
    Nathan LaFrance: Strongly supports staying out of Iran.
    Mark Swaney: Stay out of Iran.
    Frank Gilbert: Stay out of Iran, and Syria, and Bhutan...

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