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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 Minnesota Senate race: debates and news coverage

    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from 2018 MN Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Amy Klobuchar (5) Minnesota Democratic candidate for President; Minnesota Senator
  • Jim Newberger (40) Republican candidate for Minnesota U. S. Senator Minnesota
  • Paula Overby (20) Green Party candidate for Minnesota U. S. Senator Minnesota
  • Steve Carlson (8) Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger Minnesota
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Minnesota 2018 Senatorial debates and race coverage:
    special election to replace Al Franken.
  • CampusElect.org 2018 Minnesota Senate Guide (Klobuchar & Newberger), 11/1/2018
  • Twin Cities Pioneer Press, "Klobuchar, Newberger air differences at State Fair debate", by Don Davis, Aug 24, 2018
  • MPR News, "Klobuchar and Newberger debate at the State Fair," by Tim Pugmire, Aug 22, 2018
  • CBS Minnesota, "Steve Carlson: 2018 Election Guide," July 24, 2018
  • Minneapolis Post, "PolyMet amendment: Corporate welfare? Or a reasonable deal?", by Sam Brodey, 06/13/18
  • Townsquare Media Rochester (KROC 1340-AM /96.9 FM), "Meet U.S. Senate Candidate Steve Carlson," July 5, 2018
  • Huffington Post, "Laws Created To Help Women Make Them 'Look Weaker'," by Alanna Vagianos, April 27, 2018
  • Star Tribune, "Senator demands greater disclosure on senior abuse," by Chris Serres, Nov. 16, 2017
  • City Pages, "Are Rep. Jim Newberger's ideas bad enough for the Senate?", by Mike Mullen, August 16, 2017
  • St. Cloud Times, "Newberger wants to balance Senate delegation," by Nora G. Hertel Aug. 7, 2017
  • Fresh Energy, "Bipartisan push for an increased Renewable Energy Standard," February 27, 2017
  • City Pages, "Convenient to Connect Rail Between North Mpls, Prison," by Ben Johnson, April 22, 2015

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Jim Newberger: De-fund Planned Parenthood.
    Paula Overby: Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right.
    Jim Newberger: Abortion is not an unrestricted right.
    Jim Newberger: 100% pro-life.
    Jim Newberger: Require that doctor be in room when taking RU-486.
Budget & Economy
    Paula Overby: Stimulus AND market-led recovery.
    Jim Newberger: Market-led recovery better than stimulus.
Civil Rights
    Paula Overby: Supports same-sex marriage.
    Jim Newberger: Opposes same-sex marriage.
    Jim Newberger: Rated 0% by Voices for Racial Justice.
    Steve Carlson: Endorses Trump's efforts to reform elections.
    Steve Carlson: Proportional representation laws are unconstitutional.
    Paula Overby: Oppose "tough on crime": it promotes autocracy.
    Jim Newberger: Stricter punishment reduces crime.
    Jim Newberger: Let's connect a new prison by rail to North Minneapolis.
    Paula Overby: Marijuana isn't a gateway drug.
    Jim Newberger: Marijuana is a gateway drug.
    Jim Newberger: Supports 529-college savings plans.
    Paula Overby: Vouchers are ok locally but not federally.
    Jim Newberger: Vouchers for school choice are possible.
Energy & Oil
    Jim Newberger: Does not believe climate change is man-made.
    Paula Overby: Pursue green energy aggressively; it is the future.
    Jim Newberger: Don't prioritize green energy.
    Jim Newberger: Defended coal-burning Xcel plant in Becker.
    Amy Klobuchar: Open PolyMet copper-nickel mine in the Iron Range.
    Paula Overby: Protect natural resources from exploitation.
    Jim Newberger: Fight EPA regulatory over-reach.
    Jim Newberger: Get government & extreme environmental Left off our backs.
Foreign Policy
    Paula Overby: Oppose American Exceptionalism.
    Jim Newberger: Support American Exceptionalism.
    Jim Newberger: Prevent MN from implementing policies set by UN Agenda 21.
Free Trade
    Amy Klobuchar: Supports tariffs on foreign steel & aluminum.
    Steve Carlson: Tariffs are necessary to make the world play fair.
    Paula Overby: Expand free trade but not economic exploitation.
    Jim Newberger: Support & expand free trade.
Government Reform
    Jim Newberger: Opposes regulation of political contributions.
    Paula Overby: Make voter registration easier.
    Jim Newberger: No need to make voter registration easier.
Gun Control
    Paula Overby: I don't support an absolute right to gun ownership.
    Jim Newberger: Absolute right to gun ownership.
    Jim Newberger: Supports 2nd Amendment rights.
Health Care
    Steve Carlson: Help people with pre-existing conditions.
    Amy Klobuchar: Allow sick people to obtain insurance.
    Jim Newberger: Opening up Medicare for anyone would cost $32 trillion.
    Paula Overby: Oppose ObamaCare; Medicare for all is a better path.
    Jim Newberger: Opposes ObamaCare.
    Jim Newberger: Repeal ObamaCare, by any method.
Homeland Security
    Steve Carlson: Build up defense and rebuild defense industries.
    Paula Overby: Shift military spending to social and economic development.
    Jim Newberger: Expand the military.
    Jim Newberger: Part of what makes our nation great is our military.
    Steve Carlson: Defend our border; build the Wall.
    Amy Klobuchar: Path to citizenship for people who have been law abiding.
    Jim Newberger: We must build the wall; we must secure our border.
    Paula Overby: Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens.
    Jim Newberger: Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens is possible.
    Jim Newberger: Immigrants must accept American law.
    Steve Carlson: Continue and improve Trump initiatives to create jobs.
    Jim Newberger: 2014: Voted against raising state minimum wage to $7.75.
    Paula Overby: Oppose affirmative action.
    Jim Newberger: Opposes affirmative action.
Principles & Values
    Paula Overby: Don't empower human institutions with authority of God.
    Jim Newberger: Keep God in the public sphere.
Social Security
    Paula Overby: We need a safe way to save for retirement.
    Jim Newberger: Don't privatize Social Security.
    Jim Newberger: Social Security must be protected.
Tax Reform
    Paula Overby: Wealth does not trickle down.
    Jim Newberger: Opposes higher taxes on the wealthy.
    Jim Newberger: Simplify our tax code; the IRS has become too powerful.
    Amy Klobuchar: Opposes recent FCC decision to eliminate net neutrality.
War & Peace
    Steve Carlson: Eliminate Korean nuclear weapons by diplomacy or military.
    Paula Overby: I support the Powell doctrine, not foreign entanglements.
    Jim Newberger: Avoid foreign entanglements.

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  • Jim Newberger Republican candidate for Minnesota U. S. Senator Minnesota
  • Paula Overby Green Party candidate for Minnesota U. S. Senator Minnesota
  • Steve Carlson Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger Minnesota

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