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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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2018 Alabama Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2018 AL Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Bill Hightower (1) Republican U.S. Rep Alabama-1
  • Chris Countryman (12) Alabama Democratic candidate for Alabama Governor
  • David Carrington (1) Alabama Republican candidate for Alabama Governor
  • Kay Ivey (1) Alabama Republican Alabama Governor
  • Robert Bentley (1) Alabama Republican Governor
  • Stacy Lee George (9) Alabama Republican candidate for Alabama U. S. Governor
  • Tommy Battle (4) Alabama Republican candidate for governor of Alabama
  • Walt Maddox (15) Alabama Democratic candidate for governor of Alabama
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Alabama 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • The Birmingham News, " Ivey, Maddox trade barbs over ethics," by Howard Koplowit, Jul 25 2018
  • Yellow Hammer News, "Getting to know Alabama State Sen. Bill Hightower," by Bill Poor, May 1, 2018
  • The Auburn Plainsman, "Hardening school security over arming teachers," by Chip Brownlee, March 6, 2018
  • Huffington Post, "Alaska House GOP LOLs at Civil Unions," by Jeanne Devon, December 6, 2017
  • CorrectionsOne, "How Alaska's big criminal-justice reform law came to be," by Herz, Kelly, & Boots, Oct. 24, 2017
  • Anchorage Daily News, "Legislature produced an open, responsible state budget," by Reps. Chenault & Meyer, Sept. 29, 2016
  • Must Read Alaska, "Chenault files letter of intent for governor," by Suzanne Downing, September 12, 2017
  • Athens News Courier, "Carrington touts experience", by Adam Smith, May 11, 2017
  • Yellow Hammer Radio, "Apply Huntsville strategy for success to ALL of Alabama," by Scott Chambers, May 3, 2017
  • Montgomery Advertiser, "Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle running for governor," by Brian Lyman, April 28, 2017
  • WHNT News 19, "Concerned citizens ask to create a sanctuary city," by Kristen Conner, Feb. 23, 2017
  • Anchorage Daily News, "Anti-abortion group conspires to kill their bill," by Nathaniel Herz, September 28, 2016
  • Anchorage Daily News, "Sue over Medicaid, to protect checks and balances," by Sen. Meyer & Mike Chenault, July 7, 2016
  • Anchorage Daily News, "Natural gas project negotiations," by Mike Chenault, June 29, 2016
  • Alaska Public Media, "Balance budget with mix of cuts, new revenue," by Lori Townsend, January 19, 2016
  • Dothan Eagle, "Dothan man in spotlight during same sex marriage debate," by Lance Griffin, Sep 21, 2015
  • Juneau Empire, "Mixed testimony on deportation bill," by Matt Woolbright, March 25, 2014
  • SRW&Associates, "Huntsville Mayor to be recognized by Southeast energy alliance," by Clay Crownover, Sept. 12, 2013
  • CityLab.com, "Urban Sustainability's Missing Ingredient? Education," by Corbin Hiar, May 8, 2012
  • Daily Herald Extra, "Alaska anti-gun-control law takes effect," By Matt Volz, October 2005

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Walt Maddox: Anti-abortion but pro-law: don't waste time on new laws.
Budget & Economy
    Walt Maddox: Fiscal 2018 budget raised rates on services and cut expenses.
    Stacy Lee George: Vocational training key to jobs program.
    Tommy Battle: $750M in city spending to generate $2.5B private investment.
    Chris Countryman: Prepare financially for new, or expanding, state programs.
Civil Rights
    Chris Countryman: No discrimination based on orientation or gender identity.
    Chris Countryman: Ok to refuse church services to gay couples.
    Walt Maddox: Honors Civil Rights History Task Force.
    Chris Countryman: Repeatedly sought same-sex marriage license.
    Stacy Lee George: Unburden prisons with path for reformed inmates.
    Chris Countryman: Creative and cost effective ways to deter crime.
    Walt Maddox: Approved tactical short-term crime reduction strategy.
    Walt Maddox: Substance abuse should have its own cabinet-level officer.
    David Carrington: Education will lower drug use & need for Medicaid.
    Walt Maddox: Proposes a state lottery to transform the education system.
    Stacy Lee George: Local control but invest in teachers.
    Chris Countryman: Cutting the education budget is never a solution.
    Chris Countryman: Provide funding for college outside of sports scholarhips.
Energy & Oil
    Walt Maddox: Incentives to encourage people & utilities to use solar.
    Walt Maddox: Sees his role as a protector of the natural resources.
Government Reform
    Kay Ivey: Prohibit lobbyists from serving in the executive branch.
    Stacy Lee George: End corruption; turn Alabama into model state.
Gun Control
    Walt Maddox: Refuses to comply with the NRA even if it costs him support.
    Stacy Lee George: Unequivocally support the Second Amendment.
    Chris Countryman: Favors greater ability to track gun purchases.
Health Care
    Walt Maddox: Expand Medicaid so all citizens receive care.
    Stacy Lee George: Local control of Medicaid; no single payer.
    Chris Countryman: Quality affordable care available to everyone.
Homeland Security
    Stacy Lee George: Will focus on caring for veterans.
    Walt Maddox: Find a compassionate pathway to citizenship.
    Walt Maddox: Will make workforce training and development his priority.
    Tommy Battle: 21st Century Manufacturing Zone Act: 17,000 new jobs.
    Chris Countryman: Current minimum wage barely meets worker needs.
Principles & Values
    Walt Maddox: Put the principles of people over those of the parties.
    Tommy Battle: Conservative values from first job in his dad's restaurant.
    Tommy Battle: Longtime member of Trinity United Methodist Church.
    Chris Countryman: Protect churches but not in non-religious public services.
Tax Reform
    Walt Maddox: Make Alabama's tax structure less regressive.
    Stacy Lee George: New lottery will raise money at low cost.
    Stacy Lee George: Modest changes can ease tax burden.
    Robert Bentley: Freeze property taxes for homeowners.
    Chris Countryman: Supports targeted spending cuts and tax cuts.
    Walt Maddox: Crumbling infrastructure threatens safety and job growth.
    Bill Hightower: 10-year plan for infrastructure.

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