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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)

Book Reviews

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2018 Indiana Senate race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2018 IN Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Andrew Straw (26) Disability party candidate for Indiana U.S. Senator Indiana
  • Joe Donnelly (1) Democratic Challenger Indiana
  • Luke Messer (6) Republican candidate for Indiana U.S. Senator Indiana
  • Mark Hurt (12) Republican Senate challenger Indiana
  • Mike Braun (14) Republican Candidate for Indiana U. S. Senator Indiana
  • Todd Rokita (5) Republican candidate for Indiana U.S. Senator Indiana
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Indiana 2018 Senatorial debates and race coverage:
  • CampusElect.org 2018 Indiana Senate Guide (Donnelly & Braun), 11/1/2018
  • Fox 59, "Braun wins Republican nomination to challenge Donnelly," May 9, 2018
  • Indianapolis Star, "Braun's rhetoric, business record don't line up," by Brian Slodysko, May 1, 2018
  • Indianapolis Star, "Braun brings casual attire but serious business credentials," by Robert King, April 14, 2018
  • Indianapolis Business Journal, "Braun emphasizes business acumen," by Lindsey Erdody, April 13, 2018
  • Indianapolis Star, "Rokita proposes jail time for sanctuary city leaders," by Kaitlin Lange, Dec. 4, 2017
  • The Star Press, "Eliminating tax credits for workers here illegally," by Rep. Luke Messer, Oct. 28, 2017
  • The Star Press, "Messer eager to see Obamacare repealed," by Jeff Ward, Sept. 21, 2017
  • Kokomo Tribune,. "Hurt defends Trump, embraces conservative contrast," by George Myers, Sep 1, 2017
  • Connersville News Examiner, "Messer discusses ag issues in Bentonville," by Darrell Smith, Mar 13, 2016
  • Newsmax.com, "GOP Hits Back at White House Attack on Voter ID Law," by John Gizzi, Aug. 12, 2015

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Mike Braun: Life starts with conception.
    Andrew Straw: A fetus has rights; treat abortion like euthanasia.
    Andrew Straw: Since 1973, courts allowed parents to kill their children.
    Mark Hurt: Life is precious; no tax-payer funded abortion.
Budget & Economy
    Mike Braun: Don't pay politicians if they can't pass a budget.
    Andrew Straw: Stimulus plus market-led recovery.
Civil Rights
    Andrew Straw: Same-sex marriage is none of state's business.
    Andrew Straw: Gay marriage bans are like anti-miscegenation laws.
    Andrew Straw: Incentives to hire qualified women into management.
    Joe Donnelly: Protect LGBT Hoosiers from discrimination.
    Mike Braun: Lowering taxes is a good start to empowering job creators.
    Mark Hurt: Lower corporate rates; simplify taxes.
    Andrew Straw: In some cases, punishment can reduce crime.
    Mark Hurt: One small brick in the wall of justice.
    Andrew Straw: Marijuana is a medicine and nutritious.
    Mark Hurt: Tougher penalties on those dealing drugs.
    Andrew Straw: Students can pray in school, but not imposed by teachers.
    Andrew Straw: Supports vouchers and more school choices.
Energy & Oil
    Andrew Straw: Support green energy storage technology.
    Mark Hurt: Cost-benefit analysis for measures affecting clean coal.
    Andrew Straw: EPA should have more power to clean up, not less.
Families & Children
    Todd Rokita: Background checks & FBI screening for every school worker.
Foreign Policy
    Andrew Straw: USA should encourage our values in UN programs.
Free Trade
    Mike Braun: 2016: Voted against clawbacks for moving jobs to Mexico.
    Andrew Straw: Adjust NAFTA with 1% tariff to raise Mexican standards.
    Luke Messer: Free trade pacts haven't led to free trade.
    Todd Rokita: Supports international free trade agreements.
Government Reform
    Mike Braun: Replace the swamp with citizen legislators and term limits.
    Andrew Straw: Suing government for ballot access for disabled people.
    Andrew Straw: Expand voting rights for disabled people.
    Mark Hurt: Stop the nefarious practice of omnibus legislation.
    Todd Rokita: Voter ID laws increase turnout and never black voters.
Gun Control
    Mike Braun: A hunter himself, he's a proud backer of the 2nd Amendment.
    Andrew Straw: I support the 2nd Amendment.
Health Care
    Mike Braun: Common sense solutions can offset ObamaCare shortfalls.
    Andrew Straw: Expand Medicare incrementally, not via ObamaCare.
    Mark Hurt: Funding to alleviate shortage of mental health professionals.
    Mark Hurt: Support cross-state competition, not ObamaCare bureaucracy.
    Luke Messer: ObamaCare bad for middle class.
Homeland Security
    Mike Braun: We need increased military to protect our interests abroad.
    Andrew Straw: We spend too much on the military now.
    Mike Braun: North Korea & Russian dangers require strong US military.
    Mark Hurt: Could support transgender military ban.
    Mark Hurt: Strategic increased spending on military weapons systems.
    Mark Hurt: Work with countries like Russia & comprehensively fight ISIS.
    Mike Braun: Hard line approach to illegal immigrants: build the wall.
    Andrew Straw: Pathway to citizenship, except for felons.
    Todd Rokita: Imprison local officials who allow sanctuary cities.
    Andrew Straw: In recessions, increase money supply to create jobs.
    Andrew Straw: Visas for high-wage jobs; don't export jobs via trade.
Principles & Values
    Mike Braun: Use record of what's been done in hometown and statehouse.
    Andrew Straw: Ten Commandments are public already; don't impose in court.
Social Security
    Andrew Straw: Too many people rely on SSA to risk losses.
    Luke Messer: Use Social Security to restrict aid to illegal immigrants.
    Luke Messer: Let retirees earn more.
Tax Reform
    Mike Braun: Pledged never to raise federal taxes, but infrastructure ok.
    Andrew Straw: Tax cuts for rich don't help economy if tied up in stocks.
    Luke Messer: Tax cuts should lead to growth.
    Todd Rokita: Gas tax ok for infrastructure improvements.
    Mike Braun: Increase gas tax by 10 cents for crumbling infrastructure.
War & Peace
    Andrew Straw: Treaties with allies instead of empire-building attitudes.
    Mike Braun: Defeat ISIS terrorists where they live.
    Luke Messer: Get tough with North Korea.
    Mark Hurt: We lost allies' respect, enabling rise of extreme ideologies.

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  • Andrew Straw Disability party candidate for Indiana U.S. Senator Indiana
  • Joe Donnelly Democratic Challenger Indiana
  • Luke Messer Republican candidate for Indiana U.S. Senator Indiana
  • Mark Hurt Republican Senate challenger Indiana
  • Mike Braun Republican Candidate for Indiana U. S. Senator Indiana
  • Todd Rokita Republican candidate for Indiana U.S. Senator Indiana

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