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)
(click a book cover for a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)
State of Nevada Politicians: Archives
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John Jay Lee: Was a pro-life Democrat, became a Republican.
Adam Laxalt: Look into repealing NV abortion rights law.
Dean Heller: Ban all abortions after 20 weeks.
Jacky Rosen: Co-sponsored bill to require contraceptives in insurance.
Steve Sisolak: Fund Planned Parenthood; leave decision to women.
Jared Fisher: Pro-life because pregnancy involves two persons.
Adam Laxalt: Support crisis pregnancy center to help mothers choose life.
Danny Tarkanian: Life starts at conception.
Dan Schwartz: Don't stop abortions but don't pay for them either.
Jacky Rosen: Women's health care decisions are personal.
Catherine Cortez Masto: Endorsed by EMILY's List.
Mark Amodei: Abortions should always be legally available.
Kenny Guinn: Prohibit partial-birth abortion; support Parental consent.
Steve Sisolak: Keep abortion legal in first trimester.
Budget & Economy|
John Jay Lee: Won't accept expanding and intrusive government.
Steve Sisolak: COVID: Additional $50 million to help small businesses.
Steve Sisolak: Launch State Infrastructure Bank to leverage outside capital.
Joe Biden: Ordinary people are getting killed by this economy.
Dean Heller: Control wasteful spending and shrink the size of government.
Danny Tarkanian: Cut entitlements to reduce trillions of debt.
Dan Schwartz: Tax abatements are not needed to entice new business.
Jacky Rosen: Cut wasteful spending; get rid of burdensome regulations.
Ruben Kihuen: Wall Street blames homeowners for the foreclosure crisis.
Joe Heck: Eliminate our debt, spurring economic growth.
Bob Beers: Common sense: borrow in tough times, but then pay it back.
Brian Sandoval: We passed a balanced budget post-Great Recession.
Kenny Guinn: Change government to deal with explosive growth.
Elizabeth Warren: Focus on environment justice for people of color.
Steve Sisolak: Make voting a fundamental right: automatic registration.
Adam Laxalt: Religious right of no business with gay couples.
Steve Sisolak: Strong gay rights supporter.
Jared Fisher: Treat LGBTQ like others; and some gender-neutral bathrooms.
Adam Laxalt: 1996: opposed same-sex marriage; 2018: supports equality.
Jacky Rosen: Endorsed by Human Rights Campaign.
Dan Schwartz: Support women by seeking a female running mate.
Joe Heck: Accepts Supreme Court ruling on transgendered bathrooms.
Brian Sandoval: Following court rulings, dropped defense of gay marriage ban.
Catherine Cortez Masto: Following court rulings, dropped defense of gay marriage ban.
Catherine Cortez Masto: Let Nevada ban same-sex marriage; it's will of the people.
Catherine Cortez Masto: States ban bigamy & incest, so why not same-sex marriage?
Brian Sandoval: Nevada gave women the right to vote in 1914, ahead of USA.
John Jay Lee: Approved legislative majority-minority redistricting.
Mark Amodei: No same-sex marriage; no civil unions.
Mark Amodei: Support affirmative action in schools & workplaces.
Kenny Guinn: Affirmative action in state contracts and colleges.
Kenny Guinn: Include sexual orientation in anti-discrimination laws.
Kenny Guinn: Opposes recognizing same-sex marriages.
Steve Sisolak: Don't recognize same-sex marriage.
Steve Sisolak: Prosecute against discrimination.
Joe Biden: Hold CEOs and companies accountable.
Jacky Rosen: Trump tax cut is fraudulent handout to corporations.
Dan Schwartz: Bringing in high tech business will help increase paychecks.
Adam Laxalt: Remove barriers to job creation and business expansion.
Jared Fisher: Too many regulations work as roadblocks for business growth.
Dan Schwartz: Replace commerce tax with broad-based corporate income tax.
Dean Heller: Against bank bailout; against Dodd-Frank bank regulation.
Brian Sandoval: Lending to small businesses will help create jobs in state.
Steve Sisolak: Decrease business taxes and capital gains taxes.
John Jay Lee: Doesn't know how child porn got on his iPad, called police.
Catherine Cortez Masto: Supports peer-to-peer counseling & privacy for law officers.
Steve Sisolak: Help inmates ready to go straight.
Steve Sisolak: Ease cash bail requirements to reduce incarceration.
Jacky Rosen: Fund law enforcement as robustly as necessary.
Adam Laxalt: Penalties for criminals; justice for victims.
Adam Laxalt: Increased penalties for Medicaid crimes & human trafficking.
Brian Sandoval: Reform juvenile justice system to reduce recidivism.
Ruben Kihuen: End the for-profit prison industry in America.
Ruben Kihuen: Require police body cameras, to address injustice.
John Jay Lee: Audit the cost of capital punishment.
Mark Amodei: Support the use of the death penalty in Nevada.
Mark Amodei: End parole for repeat violent offenders.
Kenny Guinn: Supports the death penalty.
Kenny Guinn: End parole for repeat violent felons.
Steve Sisolak: More prisons; more death penalty; more mandatory minimums.
Steve Sisolak: Marijuana industry to be critical part of economy.
Adam Laxalt: Did not seek to allow marijuana business banking.
Dean Heller: Let each states' voters decide on marijuana.
Jacky Rosen: Regulate marijuana federally, like we do for alcohol.
Steve Sisolak: Fight federal intrusion into state marijuana industry.
Adam Laxalt: Wait-and-see on legalizing banking for legalized marijuana.
Adam Laxalt: 1996: opposed medical marijuana; 2018: decriminalization.
Jacky Rosen: Legalize medical marijuana and recreational marijuana.
Steve Sisolak: Nevada should set gold standard for legal pot.
Brian Sandoval: Rid the state of the scourge of opioid abuse.
Brian Sandoval: I opposed legalization, but let's make pot market work well.
Catherine Cortez Masto: Legalize medical marijuana, and eventually recreational use.
Joe Heck: Legalize medical marijuana, but not recreational use.
Adam Laxalt: Opposes legalization of possession of 1 ounce of marijuana.
Catherine Cortez Masto: I do not see a benefit in our state in legalizing marijuana.
Joe Heck: Protect state cannabis laws from federal interference.
Steve Sisolak: Dollars follow students, not districts nor schools.
Susie Lee: Student loan crisis is crippling young people.
Steve Sisolak: Raise teacher's pay; cover cost of supplies.
Adam Laxalt: Supported voucher-style Education Savings Accounts.
Dean Heller: Tax savings plan to help parents pay for private schools.
Dean Heller: Counseling on financial aid but no refinancing student loans.
Jacky Rosen: Public money should go to public schools.
Jacky Rosen: Refinance student loans, and cancel if student goes bankrupt.
Steve Sisolak: Don't divert funds from public schools to private schools.
Dan Schwartz: Parents need to have choices in school selections.
Danny Tarkanian: Real choice, not just choice between government schools.
Danny Tarkanian: I support vouchers for private school tuition.
Adam Laxalt: Empower parents with school choice & charters.
Susie Lee: Against vouchers, for choice for parents.
Susie Lee: For expanding early childhood education.
Jared Fisher: Local control is key to education reform.
Steve Sisolak: Against tax dollars diverted to private schools.
Jacky Rosen: $50K for STEM curriculum grant for UNLV.
Brian Sandoval: $115 million in new investments for higher education.
Jacky Rosen: Lower interest rates on student debt.
Ruben Kihuen: Don't divert funding to private schools through vouchers.
Ruben Kihuen: Let students borrow money near 0% interest, like big banks.
Brian Sandoval: Supports Education Savings Accounts and school choice.
Catherine Cortez Masto: Opposes Education Savings Accounts and school choice.
Brian Sandoval: Business tax credit for opportunity scholarship contribution.
Brian Sandoval: $20M so every Nevada child can read by Grade Three.
Brian Sandoval: Proposes JAG specialists: Jobs for America's Graduates.
Brian Sandoval: Improve education performance measurements.
Brian Sandoval: Enhance education data systems in Nevada.
Brian Sandoval: Yes to charter schools statewide.
Brian Sandoval: Vetoed restoring budget cuts for K-12 public education.
John Jay Lee: Restore budget cuts for K-12 public education.
Ruben Kihuen: Restore budget cuts for K-12 public education.
Steven Horsford: Restore budget cuts for K-12 public education.
Jim Gibbons: Empower local school boards and parents.
Jim Gibbons: End cookie-cutter approach & end union influence.
Bill Richardson: Create science and math academies with 100,000 new teachers.
Chris Dodd: Merit pay for poor areas ok; not for better neighborhoods.
Hillary Clinton: Get more teachers into hard-to-serve areas.
Joe Biden: Laid out a $30 billion plan over five years for education.
Joe Biden: NCLB needs more resources, but also is fundamentally flawed.
Mike Gravel: US schools fail because weíre yoked by military.
Mark Amodei: Support national standards and testing.
Kenny Guinn: $23M for new teacherís college at Henderson.
Kenny Guinn: $10M for reading teachers; all kids read by 3rd grade.
John Ensign: Supports parents choosing schools via vouchers.
Kenny Guinn: Support charters & private investment in public schools.
Kenny Guinn: Sex ed should stress abstinence but also safe sex.
Energy & Oil|
Steve Sisolak: We're poised to lead the world on clean energy storage.
Amy Klobuchar: Money from energy savings should go back to working class.
Bernie Sanders: Fossil fuel profit is a moral issue.
Elizabeth Warren: Stop all new offshore and public lands drilling.
Elizabeth Warren: Don't think smaller on climate; it's about corruption.
Joe Biden: Eliminate all subsidies for oil and gas.
Pete Buttigieg: Deadline for climate change isn't 2050, it's 2020.
Steve Sisolak: Renewable energy makes business sense.
Adam Laxalt: End costly and burdensome mandates on energy providers.
Dean Heller: Impact from humans on climate change is up for debate.
Jacky Rosen: Climate change threatens environment & national security.
Steve Sisolak: Climate change poses a direct threat to our communities.
Danny Tarkanian: Energy independence by drawing from all energy sources.
Adam Laxalt: Supports choice & competition in the energy sectors.
Dan Schwartz: Enthusiast for the future of renewable wind & solar energy.
Jared Fisher: Clean energy means jobs.
Jared Fisher: Renewable energy makes economic sense.
Jacky Rosen: Fight turning Yucca Mountain into a nuclear waste dump.
Ruben Kihuen: Transfer money from big oil to renewable energy portfolio.
Catherine Cortez Masto: Yucca Mountain is dead; fight so it continues to be.
Bob Beers: Consider safety risks & surroundings of Yucca Mountain.
Cresent Hardy: Talk about pro's and con's of Yucca Mountain.
Catherine Cortez Masto: Fight making Yucca Mountain a high-level nuclear waste dump.
Brian Sandoval: Energy efficiency retrofits add value to buildings.
Mark Amodei: More drilling & more oil refineries.
Brian Sandoval: Renewables like solar & geothermal are big opportunity.
Brian Sandoval: Access federal land to make NV renewable energy capitol.
Harry Reid: BP and oil companies need regulation.
Jim Gibbons: Build facilities to generate solar, wind & geothermal power.
Dennis Kucinich: Voted against drilling in Alaska, against union preference.
Bill Richardson: Mandatory emissions reductions to make US energy-independent.
Kenny Guinn: Delay power deregulation until protections are in place.
Kenny Guinn: $5M to fight becoming the nationís nuclear waste dump.
Steve Sisolak: Encourage cleaner burning fuels; but not Yucca.
Jacky Rosen: Applauds EPA funding to protect Nevada's surface water.
Dean Heller: $230M for Public Land Management around Las Vegas.
Adam Laxalt: Remains open only to necessary regulations.
Jared Fisher: Teddy Roosevelt environmentalist: Explore new frontiers.
Jared Fisher: Eco-tourism promotes economy AND outdoor recreation.
Jared Fisher: Republican voters care about environment.
Jacky Rosen: EPA should rely on facts, not fake news.
Ruben Kihuen: Polluters have determined our environmental policy.
Catherine Cortez Masto: Endorsed by Sierra Club for protecting Nevada's public lands.
Bob Beers: Require voter approval for $200M soccer stadium.
Shelley Berkley: Supports land transfer for Yerington mines.
Jack Carter: Ensignís failing environment grade is significant deficiency.
John Ensign: Fought Yucca Mountain so it might never become reality.
Mark Amodei: Supports open space preservation & alternative fuel.
Steve Sisolak: Yes to cost/benefit analysis; no to Yucca.
Families & Children|
Amy Klobuchar: Universal childcare will help small businesses.
Steve Sisolak: Adequately fund women's health care services.
Adam Laxalt: Opposed Obama's stricter overtime rules.
Dean Heller: I respect traditional marriage but respect Supreme Court.
Jacky Rosen: Supports gay marriage.
Steve Sisolak: Require companies to provide paid sick time.
Dean Heller: Catch up on the backlog of untested sexual assault kits.
Adam Laxalt: Enforce current laws; no new laws to fight sexual harassment.
Ruben Kihuen: Fight to make child care a critical economic issue.
Joe Biden: Helped with $750M Latin America funding.
Catherine Cortez Masto: Led bipartisan opposition to China's election interference.
Jacky Rosen: Defend Israel Act: U.S. should stand with Israel.
Catherine Cortez Masto: Supports US-Iran nuclear treaty.
Joe Heck: Opposes US-Iran nuclear treaty.
Brian Sandoval: $10M Knowledge Fund, and expand Nevada's global footprint.
Bill Richardson: Set conditions on foreign aid assistance to Musharraf.
Joe Biden: Move from a Musharraf policy to a Pakistan policy.
Bill Richardson: Bad guys like Richardson; he can make peace with enemies.
Jack Carter: On Axis of Evil: Are you better off today than 4 years ago?
John Ensign: Kim Jong Il is a dangerous lunatic.
Joe Biden: Chinese pollution will result in tariffs on their products.
Dan Schwartz: Bring in out-of-state business but no overseas missions.
Susie Lee: Expand trade but protect workers, environment.
Jacky Rosen: Oppose bad trade deals; insist on a level playing field.
John Edwards: Hold China responsible for their trade obligations.
Bill Richardson: We need fair trade, not just unabashed free trade.
Dennis Kucinich: NAFTA and GATT intentionally limit workers rights.
John Edwards: We need smart trade, not fair trade vs. free trade.
John Edwards: Globalization means more education needed for success.
Susie Lee: Member of the Problem Solvers Caucus: break the gridlock.
Steve Sisolak: Keep electoral college; no popular vote "compact".
Dean Heller: Don't require disclosure of political campaign donors.
Jacky Rosen: More campaign disclosure; overturn Citizens United.
Jacky Rosen: AdWatch: Passed zero bills? But co-sponsored eight bills.
Dan Schwartz: Picture ID as requirement to voting.
Danny Tarkanian: Drain the swamp by imposing term limits on Congress.
Jared Fisher: Governor must lead with accountability & transparency.
Ruben Kihuen: Constitutional amendment to overturn Citizen United.
Adam Laxalt: Open competitive bidding process for Atty General contracts.
Brian Sandoval: Restore merit pay for state employees.
Shelley Berkley: Free Nevada: No out-of-state donations for Senate race.
Brian Sandoval: Vetoed auditing the cost of capital punishment.
Brian Sandoval: Vetoed legislative redistricting maps.
Ruben Kihuen: Audit the cost of capital punishment.
Steven Horsford: Audit the cost of capital punishment.
Ruben Kihuen: Approved legislative majority-minority redistricting.
Steven Horsford: Approved legislative majority-minority redistricting.
Brian Sandoval: Sunset all 180 licensing & advisory boards by 2013.
Brian Sandoval: Freezing archaic regulations is my number one priority.
Sharron Angle: In state legislature, sole No vote called "41 to Angle".
Jim Gibbons: 6% salary reductions for all state workers.
Hillary Clinton: Cut govít contractors and end privatization of government.
Mike Gravel: Iíve got no money; of course Iím for campaign finance reform.
Mike Gravel: You can be empowered to vote on issues that affect your life.
Jack Carter: Stop the mauling of our Constitutional balance of powers.
Kenny Guinn: No campaign spending limits; no public campaign funding.
Steve Sisolak: Limit campaign donations, but oppose partial state funding.
Steve Sisolak: Term limits for governor & all state reps.
Dan Schwartz: Expand state background checks because people voted for it.
Steve Sisolak: Expand state background checks without involving Feds.
Steve Sisolak: Outspoken gun control advocate since Las Vegas shooting.
John Jay Lee: A+ rating from the NRA; pro-2nd amendment values.
Catherine Cortez Masto: Universal background check are an essential first step.
Susie Lee: Ban high capacity magazines, assault weapons.
Steve Sisolak: Common-sense gun laws save lives.
Adam Laxalt: Firearm restrictions not effective in reducing gun violence.
Dean Heller: Opposed banning high-capacity magazines.
Jacky Rosen: Ban high-capacity magazines & military-style assault rifles.
Steve Sisolak: Ban silencers, bump stocks, and assault weapons.
Jared Fisher: Second Amendment represents freedom & our American heritage.
Steve Sisolak: I'll take on the NRA and I'll take on Donald Trump.
Adam Laxalt: Don't expand state background checks unless FBI participates.
Danny Tarkanian: Self-defense is a constitutional right & a God-given right.
Danny Tarkanian: What good is a handgun if a bad guy has an assault rifle?
Adam Laxalt: 1996: supported gun rights; 2018: supports gun control.
Adam Laxalt: Strong Supporter of the Second Amendment.
Dan Schwartz: Implement voter-approved expanded background checks.
Jacky Rosen: Supports commonsense gun safety legislation.
Ruben Kihuen: The NRA exists only to protect the big gun companies.
Sharron Angle: Purpose of Second Amendment is protection against tyranny.
Brian Sandoval: Mental health background check erodes 2nd Amendment.
Ruben Kihuen: Background checks for mental health before gun purchase.
Joe Heck: Supports 2nd Amendment & rights of sportsmen.
Kenny Guinn: Allow concealed carry.
Steve Sisolak: Supports concealed carry.
John Jay Lee: COVID: Unvaccinated, gets COVID, opposes mandates.
Amy Klobuchar: Don't blow up ObamaCare with Medicare-for-All.
Bernie Sanders: Will increase health benefits for all, in unions or not.
Joe Biden: Got ObamaCare passed and will expand it.
Mike Bloomberg: Cannot take away employer insurance from 160 million people.
Susie Lee: Defend ACA; improve its coverage.
Steve Sisolak: Expand coverage for those who need it.
Adam Laxalt: ObamaCare is most flawed piece of legislation ever endured.
Dean Heller: Block grants to the states instead of ObamaCare.
Jacky Rosen: Add public option and Medicaid buy-in to ObamaCare.
Steve Sisolak: Do everything we can to maintain healthcare coverage.
Jacky Rosen: Stabilize ObamaCare so premiums are reduced.
Jared Fisher: Free market achieves both affordable AND effective care.
Danny Tarkanian: ObamaCare MUST be repealed; I guarantee I'll vote to do so.
Adam Laxalt: Bash ObamaCare, but unclear on where healthcare is headed.
Susie Lee: Don't repeal Obamacare, make necessary changes.
Dan Schwartz: Healthcare should be an economic right for all citizens.
Steve Sisolak: ObamaCare has helped those in need.
Ruben Kihuen: Expand Medicaid to ensure that no American is uninsured.
Bob Beers: Repeal ObamaCare; it's not working and we can't afford it.
Catherine Cortez Masto: As A.G., refused to join lawsuit against ObamaCare.
Shelley Berkley: Kidney transplant center helps Nevada but helps husband too.
Shelley Berkley: Stop cuts to Medicare; no privatization for younger workers.
Brian Sandoval: $874 decrease in public employees benefit plan.
Mark Amodei: Repeal ObamaCare; end lawsuit abuse.
Brian Sandoval: Supports lawsuits against Obama health care bill.
Harry Reid: Insurers' profit motive almost destroyed our economy.
Harry Reid: ObamaCare improved healthcare and also improved economy.
Sharron Angle: No medical conditions where coverage should be mandated.
Sharron Angle: We're a country of choice; don't force people into insurance.
Barack Obama: Bring GOP & Dems together to make healthcare affordable.
Barack Obama: Problem isnít mandating coverage, but affording it.
Hillary Clinton: Health care tax credit ensures affordability.
Bill Richardson: State flexibility creates universal coverage without taxes.
Dennis Kucinich: Key to reform: end role for for-profit insurance companies.
Hillary Clinton: Universal health care coverage by the end of my second term.
Hillary Clinton: Still scarred from 1990s reform, but now doing it better.
John Edwards: Silence is betrayal about universal healthcare-we canít wait.
Tom Vilsack: Focus on curing incurable diseases that drive up health cost.
Tom Vilsack: Focus on wellness as part of universal coverage.
Tom Vilsack: Help Medicare by sharing data & providing long-term homecare.
Jack Carter: Support individual states enforcing their coverage standards.
Kenny Guinn: Fund alternatives to long-term care for seniors.
Kenny Guinn: Double the funding for the disabled.
Kenny Guinn: Expand Senior Rx.
Adam Laxalt: Make Nevada the most veteran-empowering state in the nation.
Brian Sandoval: Defy Trump's bad on transgendered people in military.
Danny Tarkanian: Rebuild our military; it was severely weakened under Obama.
Dan Schwartz: We need a hard look at military spending to find excesses.
Jacky Rosen: Fight to keep our military strong.
Jacky Rosen: Duty to take care of our veterans with less bureaucracy.
Ruben Kihuen: Focus on veterans, not defense company lobbyists.
Joe Heck: Supported $607 billion national defense bill.
Brian Sandoval: Fund additional veterans service officers.
Mark Amodei: Focus defense spending on 21st Century warfare.
Barack Obama: Human rights and national security are complementary.
Bill Richardson: Human rights can be more important than national security.
Chris Dodd: National security is more important than human rights.
Hillary Clinton: National security is more important than human rights.
John Edwards: Lead a long-term effort to rid the world of nuclear weapons.
Bill Richardson: We should not be known for Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib.
Catherine Cortez Masto: Joined on bill to reverse funding diverted for border wall.
Amy Klobuchar: Defeat Trump and pass immigration reform.
Susie Lee: Against funding ill-conceived border wall.
Susie Lee: Secure border by investing in people, technology.
Adam Laxalt: Don't expand DACA to cover parents of DREAMer kids.
Dean Heller: DREAM Act is a backdoor amnesty program.
Jacky Rosen: Supports DREAMers & earned path to citizenship.
Steve Sisolak: Workable pathway to citizenship for law-abiding immigrants.
Catherine Cortez Masto: On asylum: compassion, justice, rule of law.
Steve Sisolak: Double headline - Already Done.
Danny Tarkanian: Reform legal immigration; but BLOCK illegal immigration.
Danny Tarkanian: Oppose sanctuary cities; support official English.
Adam Laxalt: Stop illegal immigration & stop sanctuary states.
Dan Schwartz: Empathy for DACA targets, wants them part of immigration law.
Steve Sisolak: Not a sanctuary county; we are in compliance with ICE.
Jacky Rosen: Comprehensive reform with earned pathway to citizenship.
Ruben Kihuen: Families immigrate to America seeking the American dream.
Ruben Kihuen: Pass comprehensive reform with clear pathway to citizenship.
Joe Heck: No blanket amnesty but earned citizenship ok.
Eric Greitens: Gave examples of Muslim immigration that has been positive.
Bob Beers: Secure the borders before changing immigration policy.
Dean Heller: Pathway to citizenship for illegals in army or college.
Dean Heller: Overhaul 14th Amendment against immigrant citizenship.
Mark Amodei: Secure our borders as a matter of national security.
Joe Heck: Border security is a key issue for national security.
Harry Reid: We need comprehensive reform.
Sharron Angle: Solution is simple: secure the borders, enforce the laws.
Joe Heck: Opposed resolution celebrating contributions of immigrants.
John Jay Lee: Co-sponsored celebrating contributions of immigrants.
Barack Obama: Comprehensive solution includes employers & borders.
Barack Obama: Undocumented workers come here to work, not to drive.
Barack Obama: Support granting driverís licenses to illegal immigrants.
Bill Richardson: Allowed giving driverís licenses to illegal immigrants.
Chris Dodd: Oppose granting driverís licenses to illegal immigrants.
Dennis Kucinich: There arenít any illegal human beings.
Hillary Clinton: Oppose granting driverís licenses to illegal immigrants.
Joe Biden: Oppose granting driverís licenses to illegal immigrants.
John Edwards: Oppose granting driverís licenses to illegal immigrants.
Jack Carter: Get a pathway to citizenship and end political football.
John Ensign: Donít forgive illegals of felonies nor pay them benefits.
Dina Titus: Voted to raise minimum wage to $15/hr.
Steven Horsford: Voted to raise minimum wage to $15/hr.
Susie Lee: Voted to raise minimum wage to $15/hr.
Steve Sisolak: Raise minimum wage from $7.25.
Adam Laxalt: Do not raise minimum wage; that hurts workers.
Dean Heller: Opposed raising minimum wage from $7.25 to $8.25/hour.
Jacky Rosen: Raise minimum wage from $7.25 to $15/hour.
Steve Sisolak: Raise minimum wage to $10, but $15 is too much.
Adam Laxalt: Remove barriers to job creation.
Jacky Rosen: Fight for livable wage; expand small business capital.
Jacky Rosen: End pay discrimination against women.
Ruben Kihuen: Women earn less for same job as male colleagues.
Ruben Kihuen: No one who works full time should live in poverty.
Dean Heller: Get bipartisan bill passed for online poker.
Dean Heller: Denied 2010 reports that unemployed were "hobos".
Shelley Berkley: Online poker could mean up to 1,200 jobs in Nevada.
Brian Sandoval: $10M for deals via Nevada Jobs Unlimited.
Sharron Angle: It's not a Senator's job to create jobs.
Sharron Angle: No, I don't think the unemployed are spoiled.
Dennis Kucinich: Iím the one candidate who comes from the working class.
Dennis Kucinich: Give teeth to the National Labor Relations Act.
John Edwards: Make joining unions easier; ban firing strikers.
Kenny Guinn: Privatized state workerís comp & insurance.
Brian Sandoval: Gaming Policy Committee: modernize with Internet poker.
Brian Sandoval: Online poker companies still viable, must keep close watch.
Brian Sandoval: Make Nevada "the" place for gaming innovation.
Kenny Guinn: No high-level nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain.
Kenny Guinn: No state income tax; no casino tax.
Principles & Values|
John Jay Lee: Switched parties because of "socialist, extremist agenda".
Amy Klobuchar: Will bring rural and suburban voters together to win.
Amy Klobuchar: Need a president with heart, unlike Trump.
Bernie Sanders: it's fairness for working class, not communism.
Bernie Sanders: Disowns vicious internet trolls.
Bernie Sanders: US has an immoral distribution of wealth.
Bernie Sanders: Does not advocate communism, but fairness for working class.
Mike Bloomberg: Ridiculous to throw out capitalism; communism doesn't work.
Pete Buttigieg: We can accomplish goals without polarization.
Adam Laxalt: Son of Sen. Pete Domenici; grandson of Gov. Paul Laxalt.
Danny Tarkanian: Will fight Republican "liberals".
Jared Fisher: Master of time management: time is our greatest asset.
Jared Fisher: Started renewable-energy-based tourism business.
Catherine Cortez Masto: Offensive to criticize Mexican-American for no Spanish.
Catherine Cortez Masto: Served as Assistant County Manager & criminal prosecutor.
Joe Heck: Small business owner and emergency-room physician.
Bob Beers: Served in Nevada Assembly & Senate, & Las Vegas City Council.
Harry Reid: Son of a miner; mother took in wash from brothels.
Sharron Angle: I live in middle-class Reno; Reid lives in DC's Ritz-Carlton.
Bill Richardson: Pledges to not engage in negative campaigning on Dems.
Chris Dodd: We canít survive as a nation 51-49; end partisanship.
Dennis Kucinich: I can move this country because I have no strings.
Hillary Clinton: Proud of Bill Clintonís record as president.
Mike Gravel: Achieved much in Senate, but prefers governors for president.
Jack Carter: Iím fed up with this administration & my opponent.
Jack Carter: Campaign funding source doesnít matter; ďwe the peopleĒ do.
John Ensign: Carter gets more campaign money from California than Nevada.
John Ensign: Nevadans need Nevada leaders with Nevada roots.
Jack Carter: There are certain values that are intuitive to all Americans.
Jacky Rosen: Don't privatize Social Security or VA.
Jacky Rosen: Oppose extreme proposals like privatization or vouchers.
Ruben Kihuen: Fight any attempt to privatize or voucherize.
Harry Reid: What would have happened if Trust Fund were in stock market?
Sharron Angle: Personalize Social Security; not privatize.
Tom Vilsack: If US govít were a business, balance sheet looks mismanaged.
Tom Vilsack: Index by prices instead of wages, to maintain stability.
John Ensign: Supports privatizing Social Security.
John Jay Lee: Federal taxes hurt families & local government.
Joe Biden: More tax breaks for Latino and black businesses.
Mike Bloomberg: Raise taxes on the rich.
Pete Buttigieg: The American Dream [is collapsing except in] Denmark.
Adam Laxalt: Committed to not raising taxes on anybody.
Dean Heller: Trump tax cut boosts job creation.
Steve Sisolak: Supported commerce tax; supports property tax increase.
Jared Fisher: Cement our reputation as pro-business, tax-friendly state.
Jacky Rosen: Opposed Republican tax cut to wealthy.
Adam Laxalt: Critical to maintain low taxes.
Dan Schwartz: Spending to increase revenue would justify raising taxes.
Ruben Kihuen: End the absurd carried interest tax loophole.
Bob Beers: Fight against tax-and-spend hikes; reduce tax revenue.
Mark Amodei: Americans don't pay too little in taxes.
Brian Sandoval: Don't raise taxes by $1B; that would halt job growth.
Harry Reid: I am not in favor of giving billionaires tax cuts.
Sharron Angle: Extend the Bush-era tax cuts, or it's a tax increase.
Jim Gibbons: No new taxes and no expansion of state government.
Chris Dodd: Moderate but keep the estate tax; incentivize middle class.
Mike Gravel: Wipe out the income tax! -- itís regressive.
Mike Gravel: National sales tax; no exceptions; prebates for essentials.
Jack Carter: Oppose the elimination of the sales tax deduction by the GOP.
Kenny Guinn: Nevada needs new revenue, but now is no time for new taxes.
Jacky Rosen: Co-sponsored bill to protect small business from cyberattack.
Dean Heller: More competition on internet, instead of Net Neutrality.
Jacky Rosen: Invest in transportation infrastructure & high-tech research.
Jacky Rosen: Supports Net Neutrality protections for broadband consumers.
Steve Sisolak: Preserve Net Neutrality (equal access to internet).
Brian Sandoval: $3.5M for cyberdefense against unprecedented threats.
Dan Schwartz: Investment in infrastructure can bring in high paying jobs.
Brian Sandoval: Project Neon: major new highway project.
Brian Sandoval: Drive investment in broadband technology.
War & Peace|
Dean Heller: Withdraw from Iran nuclear treaty.
Jacky Rosen: Supports multinational Iran nuclear treaty.
Danny Tarkanian: Stronger response to ISIS, North Korea, and Russia.
Susie Lee: Opposed Iran Nuclear Deal, but against repealing it.
Brian Sandoval: Inspired by Nevadans serving in 5 middle eastern countries.
Catherine Cortez Masto: Declare war on ISIS; arm and train the Iraqi Kurds.
Catherine Cortez Masto: Declare war on ISIS before innocent lives are taken.
Joe Heck: Volunteered to serve in Iraq.
Harry Reid: OpEd: saying Iraq war was lost emboldened our enemies.
Barack Obama: Surge strategy has made a difference in Iraq but failed.
Bill Richardson: Donor conference: get EU & Arabs to pay for reconstruction.
Dennis Kucinich: The surge strategy is fueling the insurgency.
Bill Richardson: Congress authorized this war; now de-authorize it.
Bill Richardson: Find ways to withdraw from Iraq, but with diplomacy.
Chris Dodd: Re-deploy out of refereeing a civil war.
Chris Dodd: I made mistake in authorizing war; do not continue mistake.
Chris Dodd: How much more chaos could we be creating in Baghdad?
Dennis Kucinich: I voted against war because I saw no proof from Bush.
Dennis Kucinich: Cut off the funds; end the occupation of Iraq.
Dennis Kucinich: Reparations to Iraq for 650,000 innocent civilians killed.
Hillary Clinton: Require Bush to redeploy or seek additional authority.
Hillary Clinton: Takes responsibility for Iraq war vote, but not a mistake.
Joe Biden: Decentralize Iraq to give people control over daily lives.
Joe Biden: Vote for Iraq War was mistake; assumed Bush competence.
Joe Biden: If Iraq metastasizes into regional war, itíll take decades.
John Edwards: Draw down 40,000 to 50,000 troops right now.
John Edwards: Wrong on Iraq war vote about WMDs and about Bushís lead-up.
Mike Gravel: 2008 election will be decided by how Democrats handle war.
Mike Gravel: Bush can sign bill to end war, or he can believe in God.
Tom Vilsack: National Guard too busy in Iraq handle natural disasters.
Tom Vilsack: The war needs to be ended now, not in 6 months or 6 years.
Tom Vilsack: Congress should remove funding for the war.
Welfare & Poverty|
Adam Laxalt: Develop new affordable housing without tax funding.
Steve Sisolak: Expedited permitting for affordable housing.
Brian Sandoval: $1.5M more for Meals-on-Wheels for seniors.
The above quotations are from State of Nevada Politicians: Archives.