Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates|
| Crippled America,|
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
by Cory Booker (2016)
| 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)
| Promise Me, Dad ,|
by Joe Biden (2017)
|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)
| The Book of Joe ,|
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
| Our Revolution,|
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
| This Fight Is Our Fight,|
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
| Higher Loyalty,|
by James Comey (2018)
| The Making of Donald Trump,|
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Books by and about the 2016 presidential election|
| What Happened ,|
by Hillary Clinton (2017)
| Higher Loyalty ,|
by James Comey (2018)
| Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,|
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
| Hard Choices,|
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
| Becoming ,|
by Michelle Obama (2018)
| 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)
Massachusetts gubernatorial debate on Fox News, moderated by Chris Wallace, Sept. 26, 2006
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from MA gubernatorial debate on Fox News (number of quotes indicated):
- Christy Mihos (12)
- Deval Patrick (15)
- Grace Ross (12)
- Kerry Healey (17)
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| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Kerry Healey: I've always been pro choice, even when Romney disagreed.
Budget & Economy|
Deval Patrick: Focus on stimulating economic growth via local aid.
Grace Ross: Shift $3B in more taxes on very rich by flattening tax rates.
Kerry Healey: Focus on local aid and mobilizing people to call for it.
Christy Mihos: Property tax rollback will bring businesses back in-state.
Deval Patrick: Local capital for local biz, & state pays for infrastructure.
Grace Ross: Focus on reducing costs for small biz, not big corporations.
Kerry Healey: Make permitting process easier for businesses.
Deval Patrick: Focus on guns & gang violence, not immigration status.
Kerry Healey: Check immigration status when police stop motorists.
Christy Mihos: MCAS has become a weapon against public education.
Christy Mihos: No state-based merit pay; let cities & towns decide.
Deval Patrick: Favors MCAS, but not as only measure of education reform.
Deval Patrick: Incentives & merit pay on school-wide basis only.
Grace Ross: MCAS is a big part of why kids drop out of high school.
Grace Ross: Constitutional commitment to education--35 kids is too many.
Kerry Healey: Strong supporter of the MCAS and standards.
Kerry Healey: Merit pay for best teachers & those at most-needed schools.
Energy & Oil|
Kerry Healey: I like wind energy, but Cape Wind is a bad idea.
Christy Mihos: Cape Wind hurts fishing industry.
Deval Patrick: Engage in DC regulatory fight to protect our fishing fleet.
Grace Ross: Agriculture deserves more economic development attention.
Kerry Healey: Fight new regulations that put fishermen out of business.
Kerry Healey: Save $160M by consolidating city & town insurance purchases.
Christy Mihos: Illegal immigration is illegal--they cost Massachusetts $1B.
Christy Mihos: Dems want immigrants votes; GOP wants their cheap labor.
Christy Mihos: No licenses for illegals; felony for driving without license.
Deval Patrick: In-state tuition ok for illegals; focus on employers.
Deval Patrick: Drivers licenses for illegals, for security and safety.
Grace Ross: Illegal immigrants pay taxes like the rest of us.
Grace Ross: Illegal immigration is only an issue because of jobs.
Kerry Healey: Opposes in-state tuition for illegal immigrants.
Kerry Healey: Urges Attorney General to investigate hiring illegals.
Kerry Healey: Opposes issuing licenses to illegal immigrants.
Deval Patrick: Pledge to work with AFL-CIO means being open to all voices.
Kerry Healey: Deval's pledge to work with AFL-CIO means higher costs.
Deval Patrick: Governor should take responsibility and get Big Dig reform.
Kerry Healey: Called for Big Dig reform in 2003; still investigating now.
Principles & Values|
Christy Mihos: On being a spoiler: How can you spoil a rotten system?
Christy Mihos: Not just passing through Massachusetts, like some governors.
Christy Mihos: I represent 50% of voters; no difference between Dems & GOP.
Deval Patrick: Running to reach out to all & create a stake in the future.
Deval Patrick: Do we stay on this path, or do we make a change?
Deval Patrick: Outsider governor balances entrenched establishment.
Grace Ross: Earns $30K/year; millionaires have no clue what we face.
Grace Ross: Running to rebuild democracy.
Kerry Healey: Republican governor balances 87% Democrat legislature.
Christy Mihos: Get money out of Beacon Hill and back to cities & towns.
Christy Mihos: Roll back taxes but restore local aid.
Deval Patrick: Cut property tax; expand circuit breaker & senior exemption.
Deval Patrick: Tax rollback is shell game, shifting burden to property tax.
Grace Ross: We don�t have enough income tax.
Grace Ross: Tax rollback kills cities via property tax increase of 35%.
Grace Ross: Tax rollback gives middle class $100s, but $100,000s to rich.
Kerry Healey: Avoid property tax increases by reducing waste.
Kerry Healey: Failure to roll back taxes cost people $2 billion since 2000.
The above quotations are from Massachusetts gubernatorial debate on Fox News, moderated by Chris Wallace, Sept. 26, 2006.