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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)

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2018 Illinois Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2018 IL Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Ameya Pawar (1) Illinois Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Bruce Rauner (5) Illinois Republican Governor
  • Chris Kennedy (1) Illinois Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Daniel Biss (20) Illinois Democratic candidate for Governor
  • J.B. Pritzker (15) Illinois Democratic candidate for Illinois Governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Illinois 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • CampusElect.org 2018 Illinois Governor Guide (Rauner & Pritzker), 11/1/2018
  • Better Government Association Fact-check: "Will new Illinois law create sanctuaries?", by Matt Dietrich, Aug. 28, 2017
  • Chicago Tribune, "Pawar wants to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day," Aug. 24, 2017
  • The Advocate, 'Fa**ot' tweets bring down aide to Illinois Gov, by Trudy Ring, July 17 2017
  • Peoria Journal Star, "Pritzker pledges downstate revitalization," by Chris Kaergard, July 13, 2017
  • The Chicago Citizen, "Candidate JB Pritzker," by Christopher Shuttlesworth, May 24, 2017
  • Politico, "Abortion politics trip up blue-state GOP governor," by Natasha Korecki, 5/5/2017
  • Capitolfax.com, "Kennedy vs. Pritzker on legalizing marijuana," May 1, 2017
  • The Chicago Defender, "Illinois Governor's Race," by Mary L. Datcher, April 27, 2017
  • Illinois Times, "Pritzker takes strong stand on abortion rights," by Alex Camp, 4/27/17
  • Chicago Tribune, "Biss announces Democratic bid for governor," by Rick Pearson, 3/20/17
  • Quad City Times, "Rauner signs Future Energy Jobs bill," Dec. 7, 2016
  • Newton Daily News, "Illinois law will tackle gun trafficking," Aug. 24, 2016

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Daniel Biss: Protect the right to choose.
    Bruce Rauner: Pro-choice Republican torn if Roe overturned.
    J.B. Pritzker: Undo restrictions to preserve women's reproductive rights.
    Daniel Biss: Criticized governor for attempt to ban abortion.
Civil Rights
    Daniel Biss: Protect GLBT by updating laws.
    Ameya Pawar: Rename Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day.
    Bruce Rauner: Accepts gay marriage as settled.
    Daniel Biss: The rich have set up a system that benefits them.
    J.B. Pritzker: Raise corporate tax for education.
    Daniel Biss: Rehabilitation rather than punishment.
    J.B. Pritzker: Against death penalty; rectify wrongful convictions.
    J.B. Pritzker: Erase juvenile criminal records for adults.
    Daniel Biss: Legalize marijuana.
    Chris Kennedy: Don't count on marijuana getting legalized.
    J.B. Pritzker: Legalize and tax marijuana.
    J.B. Pritzker: Increase state funding for public schools.
    J.B. Pritzker: Invest in higher education to attract jobs & businesses.
Energy & Oil
    Daniel Biss: Fully renewable energy.
    Bruce Rauner: Green energy part of future mix.
    Daniel Biss: Spent his time as a legislator protecting our environment.
Families & Children
    J.B. Pritzker: Public/private partnership must invest in poor kids.
Government Reform
    Daniel Biss: Political system favors billionaires & machine politicians.
Gun Control
    Daniel Biss: Support sensible gun laws.
    Bruce Rauner: Crack down on out of state gun traffickers.
    J.B. Pritzker: Supports 2nd Amendment AND the fight for gun safety.
Health Care
    Daniel Biss: Medicare for all.
    J.B. Pritzker: Irresponsible to not fully fund Medicaid.
    Daniel Biss: Criticized governor for attempt to repeal ObamaCare.
    Daniel Biss: Protect undocumented immigrants.
    Bruce Rauner: State won't help or impede immigration enforcement.
    Daniel Biss: Criticized governor for attempt to curb immigration.
    Daniel Biss: Raise the minimum wage to $15.
    J.B. Pritzker: Private initiatives can create new jobs.
    J.B. Pritzker: State & local business share vocational training.
    J.B. Pritzker: Uphold unions and living wage.
Principles & Values
    J.B. Pritzker: Who needs another rich guy running for office?
    Daniel Biss: Took on the political machine & won with creative solutions.
Social Security
    Daniel Biss: Help give retirement security to millions of workers.
    Daniel Biss: Alter public employee pensions to reduce state pension debt.
Tax Reform
    J.B. Pritzker: Illinois needs progressive income tax.
    Daniel Biss: Initiate a state graduated income tax.
    Daniel Biss: PhD from MIT; math professor at U. Chicago.

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  • Bruce Rauner Illinois Republican Governor
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  • Daniel Biss Illinois Democratic candidate for Governor
  • J.B. Pritzker Illinois Democratic candidate for Illinois Governor

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