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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 Utah Senate race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2018 UT Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Craig Bowden (20) Libertarian candidate for Utah U. S. Senate Utah
  • Danny Drew (11) Connecticut Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Jenny Wilson (18) Democratic candidate for Utah U.S. Senator Utah
  • Jon Huntsman (2) Utah Ambassador to China
  • Mitt Romney (6) Massachusetts Former GOP Governor (2003-2006); Pres. candidate (2008)
  • Orrin Hatch (3) Republican Sr Senator (retiring 2018) Utah
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Utah 2018 Senatorial debates and race coverage:
  • The Atlantic magazine, "The End of Pax Americana: How Western Decline Became Inevitable," by Christopher Layne, April 2012
  • KSL Salt Lake City, "Romney, McAdams working to keep Social Security, Medicare from drying up," by Dennis Romboy, Oct. 30, 2019
  • Dallas Morning News, "Get U.S. troops out of the way if Turkey planned to 'ethnically cleanse the Kurds'," by Todd J. Gillman, Oct. 23, 2019
  • White House press release, "WTAS: Support for President Trump's Successful Trade Negotiations with Mexico and Canada," Oct. 2, 2018
  • Salt Lake Tribune, "Democrat Jenny Wilson challenges Mitt Romney on immigration," Aug 3, 2018
  • Bloomberg.com, "Romney running to replace Hatch", by Arit John, February 16, 2018
  • The Metro, "Former U.S. presidential candidate Romney announces Utah Senate bid," by Bob Lloyd, February 16, 2018
  • Salt Lake Tribune, "Tax reform bill is a lump of coal," by Jennifer Dobner, December 21, 2017
  • The Park Record, "Wilson sees 'chaos and havoc' in Washington," by Jay Hamburger, September 8, 2017
  • Rantt.com @RanttNews, "Could Utah turn blue in 2018?", by Kaz Weida, Aug 21, 2017
  • Good Men Project, "Mormon in Utah County Supported Gay Marriage," by Rhett Wilkinson, June 21, 2017
  • Blacksite Media, "How to Become a Secret Republican," with Danny Drew, 6/19/17
  • Newswire.net, "Draining the Swamp", by Doug Crowe, April 19, 2017
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch, "Vouchers are excellent option for expanding school choice," by Stacy Washington, Jan 20, 2017
  • Deseret News, "Pro-Life? Pro-Choice? Anti-Strife," by Bob Bernick, August 20, 1996

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Craig Bowden: No late-term abortion except for maternal life.
    Danny Drew: Common ground on reducing the number of abortions.
    Jenny Wilson: Opposes requiring a 72-hour waiting period for abortions.
    Jenny Wilson: Abortion rights are best left in the hands of the courts.
Budget & Economy
    Craig Bowden: No stimulus; market forces tell us where money should go.
Civil Rights
    Orrin Hatch: 1977: No gay teachers; 2018: No LGBT discrimination.
    Craig Bowden: Same-sex marriage isn't my business to restrict.
    Jenny Wilson: Supports bill honoring women's suffrage and women's rights.
    Jenny Wilson: Let's keep MLK's dream alive.
    Danny Drew: Supported gay marriage from a young age.
    Jenny Wilson: Fight to get same-sex benefits.
    Jenny Wilson: Tax cut: Xmas present to corporations; lump of coal for poor.
    Craig Bowden: Rehabilitation instead of punishment.
    Jenny Wilson: Beef up laws to address targeted hate crimes.
    Craig Bowden: Marijuana is not a gateway drug; prescriptions are.
    Jenny Wilson: Supports legalized medical marijuana; it has helped so many.
    Jenny Wilson: More funding for opioid treatment for victims.
    Craig Bowden: Vouchers are a good step towardending public schools.
    Danny Drew: Public schools should meet unique needs of disabled kids.
    Jon Huntsman: 2007: signed the Parent Choice in Education Act.
    Danny Drew: School choice means re-segregation in some states.
    Danny Drew: Local school choice, free from corporate influence.
    Jon Huntsman: 2007: statewide vouchers, "Parent Choice in Education Act.
Energy & Oil
    Craig Bowden: No subsidies for green energy; don't pick winners & losers.
    Jenny Wilson: Promote clean air and clean energy.
    Craig Bowden: EPA should only advise; enforcement is over-reach.
    Jenny Wilson: Build bikeways instead of just freeways.
    Jenny Wilson: Why are our parks and canyons receiving so little?
Foreign Policy
    Craig Bowden: Prefer American opportunities to American exceptionalism.
    Danny Drew: Utah and US and her people are exceptional.
Free Trade
    Orrin Hatch: Supports USMCA trade agreement to replace NAFTA.
    Craig Bowden: Free Trade.
Government Reform
    Craig Bowden: Supports mail-in voting and ranked-choice voting.
    Jenny Wilson: Focus on voter suppression and gerrymandering.
    Danny Drew: Utah needs someone who is not beholden to PACs.
    Danny Drew: Big campaign donations are the tip of the iceberg.
Gun Control
    Craig Bowden: No gun restrictions except on convicted felons.
    Mitt Romney: Prevent school shootings with state and local action.
    Danny Drew: Ridiculous to have guns at school in case of bears.
Health Care
    Craig Bowden: ObamaCare only benefits the insurance companies.
    Jenny Wilson: Keep ObamaCare individual insurance mandate.
    Jenny Wilson: Medicaid money can fight opioid crisis.
    Danny Drew: Replacements for ObamaCare should be non-partisan.
Homeland Security
    Craig Bowden: Full audit of military, then many cuts.
    Jenny Wilson: It's not chain migration; it's family-based immigration.
    Craig Bowden: Streamline the process to make it easier to come legally˙.
    Mitt Romney: Welcome legal immigrants, instead of message of exclusion.
    Jenny Wilson: Against tearing up families.
    Mitt Romney: Poverty level of aspiring immigrant's nation is irrelevant.
    Craig Bowden: Free market instead of affirmative action.
Principles & Values
    Craig Bowden: Work for all Utahns, regardless of religious beliefs.
    Mitt Romney: Bring Utah's values and Utah's lessons to Washington.
Social Security
    Mitt Romney: Bipartisan effort with Mitt Romney to shore up entitlements.
    Craig Bowden: Voluntary phase out for younger generations.
Tax Reform
    Craig Bowden: Lower taxes for everyone.
    Jenny Wilson: Reform tax code to narrow income gap, not benefit top 1%.
    Orrin Hatch: You can't argue with math: tax cuts for vast majority.
War & Peace
    Mitt Romney: Abandonment of Kurds a "bloodstain" on American history.
    Craig Bowden: Exit the Mideast & support non-intervention.
Welfare & Poverty
    Danny Drew: All of society should help the least of us meet basic needs.

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  • Craig Bowden Libertarian candidate for Utah U. S. Senate Utah
  • Danny Drew Connecticut Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Jenny Wilson Democratic candidate for Utah U.S. Senator Utah
  • Jon Huntsman Utah Ambassador to China
  • Mitt Romney Massachusetts Former GOP Governor (2003-2006); Pres. candidate (2008)
  • Orrin Hatch Republican Sr Senator (retiring 2018) Utah

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