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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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Columns and news articles on Politico.com

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    Excerpts from news/opinion website Politico.com:
  • Politico, "Everything you wanted to know about Liz Truss but were too afraid to ask," by Matt Honeycombe-Foster, September 5, 2022, (Link)
  • Politico.com, "The Truss manifesto," by Noah Keate, September 1, 2022, (Link)
  • Politico, "'China is watching': Senators push for more support for Ukraine, Taiwan," by Myah Ward, 08/07/2022
  • Politico, "Gov. Newsom signs bill allowing suits against gun makers for negligence," by Jeremy B. White, 07/12/2022
  • Politico, "In Colorado, Bennet braces for another red wave," by Burgess Everett, 05/24/2022
  • On 2022 FL Gov: Politico, "Venezuela talks strike political nerve in Florida," by Sabrina Rodriguez, 03/09/2022
  • 2022_OH_Senate, "'But he's Jewish': Opponent questions Mandel's faith in Ohio Senate primary debate," by Natalie Allison, 11/11/2021
  • State Dept. Confirmation Hearings, "Former Sen. Tom Udall is Biden's pick as ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa," by Maeve Sheehey, 07/16/2021
  • (On 2020 AL Senate): "Judge throws out Roy Moore's $95 million suit against Sacha Baron Cohen," by Maeve Sheehey, 07/13/2021
  • , "Biden nominates ex-GOP Sen. Jeff Flake as ambassador to Turkey," by Nick Niedzwiadek, 07/13/2021
  • 2022 AZ Senate: "Thiel ally's entrance kicks off protracted GOP Senate fight in Arizona," by James Arkin, 07/12/2021
  • On 2021 CA recall race: "Caitlyn Jenner Wants to Turn Celebrity Into Power. But Why?," by Michael Kruse, 06/04/2021
  • (On 2022 FL Governor): "Florida's Nikki Fried jumps into 2022 race to challenge DeSantis," by Bruce Ritchie, 06/02/2021
  • On 2021 VA Governor: "Youngkin seeks to reverse Virginia GOP's Trump-era carnage," by Zach Montellaro, 05/11/2021
  • On 2021 CA recall race: "Jenner says she's 'kind of' a Republican," by Jeremy B. White and Carla Marinucci, 05/10/2021
  • On 2022 NC Senate race: "Ted Budd launches Senate bid in North Carolina," by James Arkin, 04/28/2021
  • "Biden White House puts its police oversight commission on ice," by Laura Barron-Lopez, 04/11/2021
  • On 2022 AL Senate race: "Mo Brooks nabs Trump endorsement in Alabama Senate race," by Alex Isenstadt, 04/07/2021
  • "Biden to tap Bill Nelson to lead NASA," by Jacqueline Feldscher, 03/18/2021
  • On 2021 CA Recall: "Former GOP congressman Ose announces California recall bid," by Jeremy B. White, 03/16/2021
  • On January 6th, "GOP Sen. Burr censured by North Carolina GOP after Trump conviction vote," by Myah Ward, 02/15/2021
  • 2022_OH_Senate: "Mandel mounts another Senate run in Ohio," by James Arkin, 02/10/2021
  • On Biden Administration: "Biden, in first trade move, reimposes a Trump tariff," by Doug Palmer, 02/01/2021
  • On 2021 Califronia Recall, "Former San Diego mayor to officially launch GOP challenge to Newsom," by Carla Marinucci, 02/01/2021
  • 2022 Arkansas Governor race: "Sarah Huckabee Sanders announces bid for Arkansas governor," by Quint Forgey, 01/25/2021
  • Politico.com, "Capitol insurrection may have claimed its first GOP candidacy," by Matt Friedman, 01/13/2021, (Link)
  • On Biden Treasury: "Why Yellen's Wall Street windfall is getting a pass," by Victoria Guida, 01/10/2021
  • On Biden Administration: "Biden to tap Merrick Garland for attorney general," by Tyler Pager, Josh Gerstein and Kyle Cheney, 01/06/2021
  • "Terry McAuliffe wants to be governor again. Women: Not so fast," by Sabrina Rodriguez and Maya King, 12/08/2020
  • CA-Senate-2022: Politico e-zine, "Alex Padilla would bring election security chops to the Senate," by Eric Geller, 12/07/2020
  • Biden Cabinet: "Trump's health nemesis gets a new starring role: Reversing Trump's policies," by Alice Miranda Ollstein, 12/7/2020
  • 2022 N.C. Senate race: "Mark Walker launches 2022 Senate bid in North Carolina," by James Arkin, 12/01/2020
  • On Biden Promises: "After dodging questions about court packing, Biden floats commission to study judicial reforms," by Caitlin Oprysko, 10/22/2020
  • 2020-Pres.: "5 takeaways from final night of Democratic National Convention: Why the DNC Worked So Well," 8/21/20
  • 2020-V.P.: "Harris confronts racism in America and Clinton torches Trump," by Q.Forgey, C.Oprysko & C.Kim, 8/19/20
  • 2020-V.P.: "Karen Bass renounces her praise for Fidel Castro," by Zachary Warmbrodt, 08/02/2020
  • On 2022 FL Senate race: "When Val Demings Stood by Police Officers Accused of Excessive Force," by Matt Dixon and Maya King, 07/11/2020
  • (On 2020 presidential hopefuls): "Justin Amash Wants to Destroy the System that Created Trump," by Tim Alberta, 04/30/2020
  • 2022 Florida Governor race: "Republicans rage as Florida becomes a nightmare for Trump," by Gary Fineout and Marc Caputo, 04/03/2020
  • On Trump Administration: "Before Trump's inauguration, a warning: 'The worst influenza pandemic since 1918'," by Nahal Toosi, Daniel Lippman and Dan Diamond, 03/16/2020
  • (On Trump Impeachment): "Schumer seizes on new reporting in calls for trial witnesses," by Marianne Levine, 12/30/2019
  • On foreign influencers: Politico.eu, "Why Orthodox Christians are losing faith in Putin," by Marc Bennetts, December 24, 2019
  • Politico.com, "Walsh: Working-Class Trump Voters ‘Forgot Where They Came From’," by Edward-Isaac Dovere, July 24, 2018
  • SCOTUS: Confirmation Hearing, 7/10/2018
  • MA-Gov: Politico.com on 2018 Massachusetts gubernatorial race, 6/18/2018
  • CA-Senate-2022: "California secretary of state slams Trump tweets on mail voting," by Carla Marinucci, 05/20/2020
  • 2020-Pres.: Politico.com on Impeachment Proceedings against Trump, 4/16/2018
  • VA-Sen: AdWatch on 2018 West Virginia Senatorial race, 3/20/2018
  • 2020-Pres.: Russia investigation & impeachment of Trump, 3/13/2018
  • 2020-Pres.: Caputo & Morin in Politico.com on 2020 presidential hopefuls, 2/21/2018
  • 2020-Pres.: FactCheck on 2018 State of the Union address, 1/26/2018
  • 2016-Pres.: Politico.com, "Off-Message", 12/26/2017
  • FL-Gov: Politico.com on 2018 Florida gubernatorial race, 5/24/2017
  • OK-Gov: Politico.com on 2018 Oklahoma gubernatorial race, 3/29/2017
  • 2016-Pres.: Coverage of 2016 Trump Transition, 12/9/2016
  • 2016-Pres.: Louis Nelson on Politico.com on 2016 presidential hopefuls, 8/8/2016
  • 2016-Pres.: Politico.com, "GOP candidates on anti-torture law", 1/21/2016
  • On Wisconsin SB324, "Walker signs Wisconsin abortion bill," by Eliza Collins, 07/20/2015
  • 2016-Pres.: Politico.com, "Internet Party", editorial by Marco Rubio, 3/17/2015
  • 2016-Pres.: Politico.com, "Clinton Book Tour", 7/31/2014
  • 2016-Pres.: Politico.com editorial by Sen. Paul, "Perry Dead Wrong", 7/14/2014
  • 2016-Pres.: David Nather on Politico.com, "Obamacare too important", 3/5/2014
  • 2016-Pres.: Tal Kopan on Politico.com, "Crony Capitalism", 10/29/2013
  • Cabinet: Hadas Gold on Politico.com, 8/8/2013
  • Cabinet: Breanna Edwards on Politico.com, 3/29/2013
  • MO-Sen: Kevin Robillard on Politico.com, 3/25/2013
  • AK-Sen: A. Burns & J. Hohmann on Politico.com, "Eyes Begich Seat", 3/22/2013
  • OH-Gov: Patrick Reis in Politico.com on 2018 Ohio gubernatorial race, 7/24/2012
  • 2012-Pres.: Alexander Burns on Politico.com, 5/31/2012
  • 2012-Pres.: Tom Daschle & Bob Dole, Politico.com, "Bipartisan energy", 7/23/2010
  • MA-Sen: Politico.com, "Stupak amendment", 11/9/2009
  • 2012-Pres.:Politico.com, “Obama’s lost law review article”, 8/22/2008
  • 2012-Pres.:Jonathan Martin on Politico.com, 5/7/2007

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Gavin Newsom: Welcome women to CA from states without abortion.
    Kirsten Gillibrand: Debate is about women's rights, not infanticide.
    Don Blankenship: AdWatch: Positions himself as anti-abortion and pro-Trump.
    Scott Pruitt: Double headline - Already Done.
    Bruce Rauner: Pro-choice Republican torn if Roe overturned.
    Scott Walker: Ban abortion except for life of mother after 20 weeks.
    Chris Larson: Voted No on abortion ban after 20 weeks.
    Mandela Barnes: Voted No on abortion ban after 20 weeks.
    Leah Vukmir: Ban abortion except for life of mother after 20 weeks.
    Scott Fitzgerald: Ban abortion except for life of mother after 20 weeks.
    Tom Tiffany: Ban abortion except for life of mother after 20 weeks.
    Jeb Bush: Husband of Terri Schiavo blames Bush for harassment.
    Joni Ernst: Personhood amendment is a statement of pro-life principle.
    Cory Gardner: Sell contraceptives over-the-counter to avoid Hobby Lobby.
    Ed Gillespie: I never supported a Personhood amendment.
    Ed Gillespie: Sell contraceptives over-the-counter to avoid Hobby Lobby.
    Larry Pressler: Supports abortion law allowing first trimester terminations.
    Paul Ryan: Life begins at conception, so protect unborn children.
    Elena Kagan: Compromise on abortion if core rights & exceptions upheld.
    Barack Obama: 1990: Wrote law article that fetus cannot sue mother.
    Rudy Giuliani: Giuliani donated to Planned Parenthood throughout 1990s.
Budget & Economy
    Doug Ose: COVID: Open schools and businesses; get people back to work.
    Bernie Sanders: 2012: Supported fiscal cliff compromise package on taxes.
    Pat Roberts: Ok to spend in time of war; otherwise don't be over-generous.
    Chris McDaniel: Those in D.C. don't appear to be listening.
    Richard Cordray: A look back at the recession demands common sense reforms.
    Scott Walker: Eliminating collective bargaining created $154M surplus.
Civil Rights
    Blake Masters: Highlights opposition to critical race theory.
    Keisha Lance Bottoms: Disgraceful to spread misinformation & interfere with voting.
    Kamala Harris: There is no vaccine for racism--we've got to do the work.
    Kamala Harris: Reparations for blacks should include HBCU and reforms.
    Deval Patrick: 1985: defended community activists in Alabama voter case.
    Thom Tillis: Supports eparations as a bipartisan process.
    Tom Steyer: Mike Pence alienates LGBT Americans.
    Bobby Jindal: I pledge support for a religious freedom law.
    Marco Rubio: One-man-one-woman marriage existed before our laws.
    Scott Walker: Constitutional amendment to prevent federal gay marriage.
    Ted Cruz: Liberals obsessed with mandatory gay marriage in 50 states.
    Mike Huckabee: Same-sex marriage leads to criminalization of Christianity.
    Mike Huckabee: Courts cannot unilaterally allow same-sex marriage.
    Ben Carson: Give gays rights, but not marriage, because it's a choice.
    Tom Vilsack: Appointed judges who said yes to gay marriage.
    Ed Gillespie: Maintain state same-sex marriage ban, but leave it to states.
    Mark Warner: Switched to supporting same-sex marriage in 2013.
    Chris Christie: Gay marriage is settled in NJ, but keep debating nationally.
    Ed Gillespie: Increase share of African-American vote in midterm elections.
    Larry Pressler: I was wrong to support 1996 Defense of Marriage Act.
    Ben Carson: Apologized for likening homosexuality to pedophilia.
    Ben Carson: Marriage should not be extended to same-sex couples.
    Claire McCaskill: Government should not limit marrying who you love.
    Richard Carmona: AdWatch: accused of disrespect for women in the workplace.
    Tom Vilsack: 2011: Gay marriage at state level only, for now.
    Elena Kagan: Defend Defense of Marriage Act, since it is the law.
    Elena Kagan: OpEd: Conservatives see Kagan as sure vote for gay rights.
    Tom Steyer: AdWatch: put people before corporations.
    Andrew Gillum: Corporate tax cuts can create jobs, support training.
    Donald Trump: US open for business: keep Carrier AC in Indiana.
    Tim Kaine: Protect banking industry's ability to serve consumers.
    John Kasich: FactCheck: Managing Director at Lehman, but not Board member.
    Jeb Bush: Stop rewarding portfolio Americans over paycheck Americans.
    Buddy Roemer: The two major parties are joined at the billfold.
    Chuck Herbster: Contributed to a pro-death penalty initiative.
    Joe Biden: No police reform commission despite campaign promise.
    Susan Rice: Supports George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.
    Joe Biden: 1992: pro-death penalty; 2019: congrats on ending it.
    Gavin Newsom: Spared 737 people on California's death row.
    Val Demings: Police work should be about building communities.
    Pope Francis: Abolish the death penalty; it precludes rehabilitation.
    Cory Booker: Legalize marijuana federally, plus state incentives.
    Kamala Harris: Legalize marijuana: it gives a lot of people joy.
    Hillary Clinton: Medical marijuana now; wait-and-see on recreational pot.
    Amy Klobuchar: I am not for free four-year college for all.
    Mark Begich: Guarantee school funding; endorsed by state NEA.
    Chip Roy: Bureaucrats should not override political officials.
    Scott Pruitt: Evolution is unproven theory.
    Marco Rubio: Bad idea to arm teachers against school shootings.
    Adam Putnam: Urges veto of school choice bill.
    Tim Kaine: Protect LGBT students at schools, including gender identity.
    Marco Rubio: Professor of political science at Florida International U.
    Joni Ernst: Eliminate Department of Education but keep Pell Grants.
    Thom Tillis: Oppose Common Core; eliminate U.S. Department of Education.
Energy & Oil
    Scott Pruitt: Grant oil industry waivers to ignore gasohol mandate.
    Nikki Fried: Middle of the road policies got C-minus from Sierra Club.
    Bill Nelson: Climate change, sea-level rise risk lives and property.
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Climate change risks environmental annihilation.
    Tom Steyer: AdWatch: I left my business to combat climate change.
    Mike Bloomberg: $218M effort led to closure of 282 coal-fired power plants.
    Amy Klobuchar: Green New Deal is aspirational; don't over-promise.
    Donald Trump: Expand sales of corn ethanol year-round to 15%.
    Chris Christie: FactCheck: Yes, New Jersey is a solar powerhouse.
    Donald Trump: Offered to oversee response to 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
    Mitch McConnell: I blocked the passage of Obama's cap-and-trade.
    Bruce Braley: Supported Keystone Pipeline initially, then rejected it.
    Joni Ernst: Drives hybrid car, but doubts climate change is man-made.
    Thom Tillis: Climate change is not an established fact.
    Dan Malloy: Moving Canadian oil thru the US is not best for the economy.
    Cathy McMorris-Rodgers: FactCheck: Natural gas lowered CO2 only temporarily.
    Mark Begich: Drill in the Arctic Ocean; drill in National Forests.
    Jeb Bush: Replace crony capitalism with free-market strategy.
    John McCain: FactCheck: Pushed cap-and-trade bill in 2009, but not since.
    Bob Dole: Mandate more clean & renewable energy, for oil independence.
    Tom Daschle: Mandate more clean & renewable energy, for oil independence.
    Don Blankenship: AdWatch: Year in prison for contaminating drinking water.
    Katie McGinty: Chaired Pres. Clinton's Council on Environmental Quality.
    Chris McDaniel: Supported Katrina relief, but some funds were misspent.
    Alison Grimes: OpEd: Disdain for the EPA, but better choice for greens.
Families & Children
    Kirsten Gillibrand: The future was female and intersectional.
    Scott Pruitt: Double headline - Already Done.
    David French: Pornography corrodes values that sustain family life.
    Monica Wehby: 2013: Ex-boyfriend filed police report, but now regrets it.
Foreign Policy
    China_Book: China is watching what we do in Ukraine.
    Richard Blumenthal: China is watching what we do in Ukraine.
    Annette Taddeo: Even if oil were free, don't go to Maduro regime for help.
    Tom Udall: Ambassador to New Zealand & Samoa: work on China threats.
    Jeff Flake: U.S. foreign policy can and should be bipartisan.
    Karen Bass: Position on Castro evolved from "Jefe" to "brutal".
    Bob Corker: Russia a bad actor, not moral equivalent to US.
    Gary Johnson: Knowing all the world facts just means we use military more.
    Gary Johnson: Non-interventionist foreign policies: no regime changes.
    Phil Murphy: Former U.S. ambassador to Germany, appointed by Obama.
    Donald Trump: China should make Kim Jong Un disappear.
    Scott Walker: Tore into Obama administration's nuclear deal with Iran.
    Rand Paul: 2011: eliminate all foreign aid & rebuild America instead.
    Mike Huckabee: Globalists & corporatists are making US more like China.
    Mike Huckabee: Keep the Cuban embargo; lifting it rewards Cuba.
    Allen Weh: Jihadi terrorists are face of evil that threatens our nation.
    Hillary Clinton: Russian reset: Pushed Obama to keep Putin at a distance.
    Hillary Clinton: Arab Spring: Egyptian uprising had destabilizing impact.
    Marco Rubio: Press freedom is a universal human right, especially in Cuba.
    Mitch McConnell: 1985: Led anti-apartheid bill through Senate.
    Rick Perry: Threats from nuclear North Korea should be treated as real.
    Rick Perry: North Korean leader's death is opportunity for reunification.
Free Trade
    Glenn Youngkin: Supported Trump's trade battles with China.
    Joe Biden: Reinstate Trump's 10% tariffs on aluminum from UAE.
    Wayne Messam: Use tariffs to crack down on certain countries.
    Bob Corker: Supports free trade, but anomalies need to be addressed.
    Russell Feingold: Opposes lousy trade deals.
    Mike Huckabee: Trans Pacific Partnership isn't fair trade or free trade.
    Ed Gillespie: Opposes the Export-Import Bank.
    Mark Warner: Renew Export-Import Bank to support U.S. businesses globally.
    Cathy McMorris-Rodgers: FactCheck: US #1 for FDI, but #14 or #22 on other measures.
Government Reform
    Mandela Barnes: Voted NO on new state-funded absentee voting hours.
    Ted Budd: Voted against certifying the 2020 election results.
    Xavier Becerra: Made structural changes at California Dept. of Justice.
    Joe Biden: Commission of experts to decide on expanding Supreme Court.
    Hillary Clinton: You can win by 3 million votes and still lose.
    Andrew Gillum: Bring it Home Florida: voter registration drive for 2020.
    Democratic Party: $2M to register 200,000 Florida non-voters.
    Mike Bloomberg: Fund voter registration in FL, WI, OH, MI, and PA.
    Brian Kemp: 53,000 voter registrations put "on hold".
    Brian Kemp: OpEd: Precise name-match disenfranchises voters of color.
    Chris Coons: 10-day process to fire Russia probe special prosecutor.
    Cory Booker: 10-day process to fire Russia probe special prosecutor.
    Lindsey Graham: 10-day process to fire Russia probe special prosecutor.
    Orrin Hatch: Trust Trump to not fire Russia probe special prosecutor.
    Thom Tillis: Protect Russia probe special prosecutor from getting fired.
    Adam Schiff: Supports CIA report: Russia interfered with 2016 election.
    Chris Stewart: CIA got it wrong on Russia 2016 election interference report.
    Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: 2016: Russia's goal was distrust of election institutions.
    Elijah Cummings: Trump must provide proof that he donates all foreign profits.
    Bob Massie: Supports same-day voter registration.
    Jay Gonzalez: Supports same-day voter registration.
    Donald Trump: Many things can go wrong when early voting goes on too long.
    Phil Murphy: I don't owe the political insiders anything.
    Russell Feingold: Created "Progressives United" PAC as soon as he left office.
    Mark Begich: Adviser to lobbying firms, but not interested in lobbying.
    Chris Larson: Voted NO on new state-funded absentee voting hours.
    Jeff Merkley: Nuclear option: Allow confirmation of Obama's appointees.
    Tom Udall: Nuclear option: Allow confirmation of Obama's appointees.
Gun Control
    Glenn Youngkin: Trump: Glenn is pro-Second Amendment & pro-America.
    Jared Golden: Voted against universal background checks.
    Kirsten Gillibrand: NRA is the worst organization in America.
    Christine Hallquist: Regulate guns like we regulate automobiles.
    Scott Pruitt: Double headline - Already Done.
    Marco Rubio: Ban bump stocks; limit magazine size; more background checks.
    David French: Don't rewrite the meaning of the Second Amendment.
    Tom Vilsack: Rural America ready to discuss gun control.
Health Care
    Andrew Yang: We must give country a chance to recover from coronavirus.
    Rebecca Holcombe: Scary anyone in public office would doubt value of vaccines.
    Eddie Rispone: Medicaid expansion "bungled," and is unsustainable.
    Gavin Newsom: We will lead a massive expansion of health care.
    Donald Trump: Republicans will always support Pre-Existing Conditions.
    Amy Klobuchar: Medicare-for-all is aspirational and for the future, not now.
    Mike Bloomberg: We can never afford to replace employer-based health system.
    Bill Walker: 2015: expanded Medicaid himself after Legislature opted out.
    Steve Bullock: Protect ObamaCare before pushing to expand further.
    Ben Carson: I don't want to end Medicare, just make it more efficient.
    Russell Feingold: 2010: I knew that over time, ObamaCare would work out.
    John Fleming: If Supreme Court bans ObamaCare subsidies, let them die.
    Rick Perry: Ban air travel to Ebola-stricken countries, except doctors.
    Alison Grimes: Kynect heroically for expanding Medicaid under ObamaCare.
    Mitch McConnell: ObamaCare's Kynect is a state decision, but yeah, it's ok.
    Bruce Braley: Vehemently opposes tort reform: don't take away right to sue.
    Thom Tillis: Voting for ObamaCare is a fire-able offense.
    Hillary Clinton: Non-employer system better; but don't turn back ObamaCare.
    Mike Pence: Healthy Indiana: expand Medicaid but with "skin in the game".
    Mary Landrieu: AdWatch: Promised wrongly that all can keep insurance.
    Kay Hagan: I'd vote for ObamaCare again, but do "sensible fixes".
    Rick Scott: AdWatch: "Let's Get to Work" opposing ObamaCare.
    Jason Carter: ObamaCare a "mess" that needs fixing.
    Cory Booker: Control healthcare cost; no comment on single-payer.
    Alan Khazei: Healthcare reform more important than covering abortion.
    Martha Coakley: Require health insurance to cover abortion.
    Michael Capuano: Healthcare reform more important than covering abortion.
    Stephen Pagliuca: Healthcare reform is more important than covering aborti.
Homeland Security
    Caitlyn Jenner: Opposed serving in Vietnam: failed physical despite Olympics.
    Rand Paul: Oppose Trump nominees who supported Iraq War or torture.
    Marco Rubio: Haul terrorists to Guantanamo for enhanced interrogation.
    Ted Cruz: Torture is wrong, unambiguously; America does not need it.
    Rand Paul: Conservative realist, matured from isolationism.
    Marco Rubio: We need NSA intel to fight emerging terrorist threats.
    Rand Paul: Need NSA reform, but not the USA Freedom Act.
    Allen Weh: AdWatch: ISIL terrorist is face of evil that threatens us.
    Pat Roberts: $200M for new fleet of tankers at McConnell Air Force Base.
    Hillary Clinton: Dozens of Benghazi attackers had dozens of motives.
    Hillary Clinton: Benghazi security was simply inadequate in a dangerous city.
    Hillary Clinton: Benghazi talking points were written by CIA for Congress.
    Hillary Clinton: Benghazi: focused on rescue & prevention, not retrospection.
    Cathy McMorris-Rodgers: FactCheck: Iran's nuke program is set back, but not "halted".
    Larry Pressler: 1980 presidential run:focus on veteran issues & Agent Orange.
    John Bolton: Punish Russia & China for helping Snowden leak NSA documents.
    Mead Treadwell: Fight for missile defense, but without earmarking.
    Caitlyn Jenner: For a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.
    Caitlyn Jenner: Would try to repeal California's sanctuary state status.
    Sarah Huckabee Sanders: Pledges to defund sanctuary cities, already done in 2019.
    Steve Bullock: Public DACA support, also tries private persuasion with GOP.
    Brett Kavanaugh: Two cases shine light on leaning towards anti-immigration.
    Charlie Baker: Revoke MA National Guard on border due to family separation.
    Jay Gonzalez: No MA National Guard on border due to inhumane policies.
    Jeb Bush: End heartless policy of family separation at southern border.
    Kirstjen Nielsen: No apology for separating illegal immigrant parent from kids.
    Donald Trump: Fact-check: End chain migration? It can't actually happen.
    Steve Bullock: Keep Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
    Mick Cornett: Says the term "sanctuary cities" is a manipulative label.
    Jeb Bush: OpEd: Vigorously booed as moderate, by deep conservatives.
    Bruce Braley: Supports comprehensive reform but not amnesty.
    Ed Gillespie: Send migrant kids back to parents in Central America.
    Mark Warner: Send migrant kids back to Central America, after processing.
    Peter King: Secure border plus a pathway to citizenship.
    Peter King: Don't reward illegal behavior, but can't deport 11 million.
    Jennifer Granholm: If we want true American exceptionalism, fix immigration.
    Cory Booker: Unions: This dream ain't free; you gotta work for it.
    Steve Bullock: Guarantee equal pay for women.
    Thom Tillis: Opposes federal minimum wage; but let states decide.
    Cathy McMorris-Rodgers: FactCheck: Net gain of 3.2M jobs under Obama presidency.
    Scott Walker: Hypothetically, make WI a right-to-work state.
    Tom Barrett: Restore state's collective bargaining; I respect unions.
Principles & Values
    Ted Cruz: January 6 terrorists were only those who attacked police.
    Bernie Moreno: Defended fellow candidate against antisemitic advertisement.
    Mark Pukita: AdWatch: anti-Semitic for saying "My opponent is Jewish"?
    Roy Moore: Tricked into appearing in TV satire; sued and lost.
    Caitlyn Jenner: Olympics win not because our system better than any other.
    Mike Garcia: Support conservatives because liberals cannot govern CA.
    Ted Budd: Running to stop US from becoming woke, socialist wasteland.
    Mo Brooks: Trump endorsement: Brooks has COURAGE and FIGHT.
    Mo Brooks: Spoke at rally: start taking down names and kicking ass.
    Bill Nelson: Encouraged human spaceflight including mission to Mars.
    Josh Mandel: Supports President Trump's America first Agenda.
    Sarah Huckabee Sanders: Everything we love about America is at stake.
    Merrick Garland: Recused himself from federal cases during consideration.
    Terry McAuliffe: Would accomplish more with Democrats controlling legislature.
    Mark Walker: A record of being both a conservative and a bridge builder.
    Marianne Williamson: International Day of Peace: Why only one day?
    MJ Hegar: Stop electing people whose lifelong dream is to be a senator.
    Bill Hagerty: Endorsed by President Trump for nomination.
    Joe Walsh: Opposing Trump because he's an "unfit divider in chief".
    Donald Trump: If Congress tries to impeach, I'll go to the Supreme Court.
    Gerald Ford: An "impeachable offense" is whatever the House says it is.
    Mike Bloomberg: American Cities Initiative philanthropies gave away $6.4B.
    Chris Collins: Stripped of committee posts while under indictment.
    Duncan Hunter: Stripped of committee posts while under indictment.
    Steve King: Condemned on House floor for racist remarks.
    Democratic Party: 2016: GOP obstructed Russia election interference probe.
    Mike Conaway: 2016: Russia wanted Hillary loss; no preference on Trump win.
    Tom Rooney: 2016: Russia wanted Hillary loss; but did not back Trump.
    Trey Gowdy: 2016: Russia wanted Hillary loss; that's same as Trump win.
    Democratic Party: 196 Congressional Dems sue Trump over Emoluments Clause.
    Scott Pruitt: Double headline - Already Done.
    Scott Pruitt: Double headline - Already Done.
    Al Green: Introduced motion to impeach Trump.
    Bill de Blasio: A progressive who wants to change things.
    Bill de Blasio: We lost our identity in trap of triangulation & moderation.
    Cheri Bustos: Democrat from Trump-won district opposes impeachment.
    Jerrold Nadler: Would lead impeachment committee very cautiously.
    Steve Cohen: On impeachment: Russian collusion different from Clinton sex.
    Evan McMullin: Americans have lost faith in both major parties.
    David French: Robust religious liberty protections help Americans.
    Donald Trump: OpEd: Obama doesn't have the psychology of a winner.
    Donald Trump: OpEd: Lifelong dance of mutual manipulation with the press.
    Donald Trump: Sent to military academy because of childhood rebelliousness.
    Donald Trump: People want positive inspiration.
    Donald Trump: I've always been rebellious and very set in my ways.
    Ted Cruz: Oppose Surrender Politics: instead, stand for our principles.
    Russell Feingold: Badger Pledge: keep outside groups out of state race.
    Mark Begich: Created Northern Compass Group: consulting on Alaska issues.
    Alison Grimes: One of us represents Washington; one of us represents KY.
    Milton Wolf: OpEd: Tea Party "wolfpack" support; but no apology for X-ray.
    Pat Roberts: Group ratings more conservative in 2014 than in 2012.
    Chris McDaniel: OpEd: Cochran accused of courting blacks for runoff vote.
    Martin O`Malley: Fundraising via O'Say Can You See PAC.
    Jeanne Shaheen: On 99% vote with Obama: Find ways to appeal to independents.
    Ed Gillespie: Don't let the Left fill the vacuum of minority voters.
    John Edward Walsh: AdWatch: "Big Sky buyoff" to appoint Walsh to Senate early.
    Chris McDaniel: Tied to Tea Party and endorsed by conservative groups.
    Thad Cochran: First elected in 1978; still undecided about 2014 retirement.
    Lisa Murkowski: I will remain a Republican & will keep committee seniority.
Social Security
    Marty Walsh: Advocate for health care, Social Security, rest of New Deal.
    Joni Ernst: Open to privatizing Social Security, but honor promises.
Tax Reform
    Michael Bennet: Reverse Trump tax cuts; restore expanded child tax credit.
    Ted Budd: Endorsed by Club for Growth; against tax increases.
    Mike Bloomberg: Progressive tax yes; wealth tax no.
    Mike Bloomberg: The wealthy prefer the current rigged system.
    Joni Ernst: Make tax code fairer, flatter and simpler: but not FairTax.
    Larry Pressler: Rich people willing to pay more taxes to help our country.
    Tina Smith: Helped rebuild collapsed Interstate-35 bridge in Minneapolis.
    Marco Rubio: Internet belongs in hands of our people, not our government.
    Marco Rubio: Net neutrality empowers bureaucrats and allows manipulation.
    Marco Rubio: Net neutrality is government regulation of the Internet.
    Rand Paul: Oppose net neutrality; Silicon Valley has no uniform support.
    Ted Cruz: Net neutrality is ObamaCare for the Internet.
    Jerry Brown: 32-year quest to build nation's first high-speed rail line.
War & Peace
    Michael McCaul: Keep US troops in Iraq; it's still home to terror groups.
    Donald Trump: Syria pullout: Let Turks & Kurds fight, then pull them apart.
    Mike Pompeo: OpEd: Supported Iraq war then & supports Iran war now.
    Bob Corker: Countries must pony up for NATO; alliance is important.
    Donald Trump: Disallow North Korea from developing nuclear delivery system.
    David French: Engage jihadists and roll back ISIS's most dramatic gains.
    Augustus Invictus: Our foreign policies are interventionist.
    Rand Paul: Create & arm a Kurdish state as support against ISIL.
    Rand Paul: War only when all other measures are exhausted.
    Ed Gillespie: Keep troops in Afghanistan; military on table with Iran.
    Mark Warner: Keep military action on the table against Iran.
    Rand Paul: Assist Iraqi government against ISIS, but not Syrian rebels.
    Rand Paul: No US troops in Iraq, even against ISIS.
    Hillary Clinton: Invested in Israel: negotiate a ceasefire in Gaza.
    Gary Peters: Undecided on military intervention in Syria.
    Terri Lynn Land: No military intervention in Syria.
    John Bolton: Military force in Syria is counterproductive.
Welfare & Poverty
    Chris McDaniel: No welfare state: "I'm not going to do anything for you".

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