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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 Pennsylvania Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2018 PA Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • John Fetterman (3) Pennsylvania Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania Lt. Gov.
  • Ken Krawchuk (19) Pennsylvania Libertarian candidate for governor
  • Lou Barletta (8) Pennsylvania Former Republican candidate for Pennsylvania Governor
  • Scott Wagner (16) Pennsylvania Republican
  • Tom Wolf (17) Pennsylvania Democratic Governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Pennsylvania 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Pittston Sunday Dispatch, "Wolf announces funding to revitalize Pittston waterfront", Aug 30, 2018
  • Vox.com, "John Fetterman: Pennsylvania Democrats' tattooed rising star, explained," by Tara Golshan, May 16, 2018
  • The Morning Call, "Candidate questions American ideals of ‘Hungarian Jew',", by Steve Esack, August 25, 2017
  • Penn Live, "Trump's ban on transgender people in military triggers firestorm," by Christine Vendel, July 26, 2017
  • PennLive.com, "LGBT rights bill finds ally in Scott Wagner," by John L. Micek, June 14, 2016

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Ken Krawchuk: Pre-natal adoption with a right to choose.
Budget & Economy
    Ken Krawchuk: Market-led recovery better than stimulus.
Civil Rights
    Ken Krawchuk: Supports same-sex marriage.
    Ken Krawchuk: Eliminate parole for violent criminals.
    Tom Wolf: Moratorium on death penalty; reprieves to death-row inmates.
    Scott Wagner: Supports legal medical marijuana but not recreational.
    Tom Wolf: Legal medical marijuana, but not recreational, yet.
    Ken Krawchuk: Marijuana isn't a gateway drug.
    Scott Wagner: Support vouchers; we spend enough on public schools.
    Scott Wagner: All 14 state colleges die by 2022 unless we revamp pensions.
    Tom Wolf: Opposes diverting state funding away from public schools.
    Tom Wolf: Increase state funding for higher education.
    Ken Krawchuk: Oppose vouchers because of the "political ˙golden rule".
Energy & Oil
    Lou Barletta: Use coal, nuclear, natural gas; consider alternatives.
    Lou Barletta: Energy regulations cost jobs.
    Scott Wagner: Planet moving closer to sun is cause of global warming.
    Scott Wagner: Let market decide renewables & clean energy.
    Tom Wolf: PA is on target to exceed the Paris Accord on GHGs.
    Tom Wolf: Supports loans & grants for solar energy.
    Ken Krawchuk: I support green energy.
    John Fetterman: Fracking acceptable if it brings thousands of jobs.
    Ken Krawchuk: Fight EPA regulatory over-reach.
Families & Children
    Scott Wagner: Supports gay marriage.
    Tom Wolf: Supports gay marriage.
    Scott Wagner: Supports and shines light on efforts to protect LGBT rights.
Foreign Policy
    Scott Wagner: We are an exceptional nation because we self-correct.
Free Trade
    Ken Krawchuk: Support free trade.
    Scott Wagner: How can any self-made man not back the free market?
Government Reform
    Tom Wolf: Same-day voter registration; automatic voter registration.
    Tom Wolf: Limit campaign contributions.
    Ken Krawchuk: Make voter registration easier.
Gun Control
    Lou Barletta: Opposes all gun restrictions.
    Scott Wagner: Opposes gun restrictions.
    Tom Wolf: Expand background checks; ban bump stocks.
    Ken Krawchuk: Absolute right to gun ownership.
Health Care
    Lou Barletta: Protected volunteer firefighters from ObamaCare.
    Scott Wagner: Repeal ObamaCare; add work requirement for Medicaid.
    Tom Wolf: Expand ObamaCare; no work requirement for Medicaid.
    Ken Krawchuk: Oppose ObamaCare.
    Scott Wagner: Roll back Medicaid expansion and repeal Obamacare.
Homeland Security
    Ken Krawchuk: Bring the troops home to defend America.
    Scott Wagner: Americans honor veterans by standing up for National Anthem.
    Lou Barletta: Military shouldn't have gay rights imposed.
    Lou Barletta: Make visa overstay a felony.
    Tom Wolf: Supports having a Pennsylvania DREAM Act.
    Ken Krawchuk: Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens.
    Scott Wagner: Supports "right-to-work"; allow opt-out from unionization.
    Scott Wagner: Raise minimum wage from $7.25 to $9.50/hr, but not higher.
    Tom Wolf: No "right-to-work"; unionization decided by majority rule.
    Tom Wolf: Raise minimum wage from $7.25 to $12/hr.
    Ken Krawchuk: Oppose affirmative action.
    John Fetterman: Raise minimum wage to $15 per hour.
    Tom Wolf: Raised minimum wage from $7 to $10 per hour.
Principles & Values
    Ken Krawchuk: God by any name should not be government supported.
    John Fetterman: Beat establishment incumbent as Bernie Sanders progressive.
    Scott Wagner: Pastors call on Wagner to apologize to Jewish philanthropist.
Social Security
    Lou Barletta: Supports safety net of Social Security and Medicare.
    Ken Krawchuk: Privatize Social Security.
Tax Reform
    Ken Krawchuk: Pledged to veto every tax increase.
    Lou Barletta: Spend on infrastructure before it costs more.
    Tom Wolf: Supports Net Neutrality: keep the internet free & open.
    Tom Wolf: Redevelopment project to revitalize the Pittston waterfront.
War & Peace
    Ken Krawchuk: Avoid foreign entanglements.

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  • John Fetterman Pennsylvania Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania Lt. Gov.
  • Ken Krawchuk Pennsylvania Libertarian candidate for governor
  • Lou Barletta Pennsylvania Former Republican candidate for Pennsylvania Governor
  • Scott Wagner Pennsylvania Republican
  • Tom Wolf Pennsylvania Democratic Governor

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