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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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2022 Michigan Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage

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    from 2022 MI Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Garrett Soldano (1) Michigan Republican Challenger
  • Gretchen Whitmer (10) Michigan Democratic Governor
  • James Craig (17) Michigan Republican challenger for Governor
  • Tudor Dixon (25) Michigan Republican challenger for Governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    2022 Michigan Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • CNN Politics, "4 takeaways from the Michigan governor debate between Gretchen Whitmer and Tudor Dixon," by Eric Bradner, October 25, 2022, (Link)
  • Fox News Politics, "Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signals opposition to COVID vaccine for children," by Haris Alic, October 25, 2022, (Link)
  • Bridge Michigan, "Tudor Dixon: What to know about the Republican taking on Michigan Gov. Whitmer," by Zahra Ahmad, Jonathan Oosting, & Yue Stella Yu, August 2, 2022
  • Daily Wire, "Michigan GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Tudor Dixon: I'll Criminalize Involving 'Children In Drag Shows'," by Ryan Saavedra, Jun 5, 2022
  • Detroit Metro Times, "James Craig says he supports abortion ban in secret recording," by Steve Neavling, Sep 21, 2021
  • Detroit Metro Times, "James Craig's 'official' campaign launch was a complete clusterf—k," by Lee DeVito, Sep 15, 2021
  • FOX News: The Story, "Detroit police chief on anti-law enforcement sentiment in America," September 14, 2020
  • The Holland Sentinel, "Former Detroit police chief Craig pitches Grand Rapids on 2022 Michigan governor run," by Arpan Lobo, Sept. 14, 2021
  • CBS News: Full transcript of "Face the Nation": interview of Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, moderated by Margaret Brennan, June 26, 2022, (Link)
  • Washington Examiner, "James Craig: Whitmer has made it all about her," by Salena Zito, August 23, 2021
  • Huron Daily Tribune, "Gubernatorial candidate Garrett Soldano appears in Bad Axe," by Robert Creenan, Aug. 18, 2021
  • FOX News, "James Craig calls out Democrats who want to defund police: Hire social workers as your private security," July 26, 2021
  • The Epoch Times, "'I'm Running' for Governor of Michigan: Ex-Detroit Police Chief," by Isabel van Brugen, July 22, 2021
  • FOX News: Tucker Carlson Tonight, "Tucker investigates Fulton County election incident," July 14, 2021
  • Deadline Detroit, "James Craig, Politician: 10 Takeaways From The Ex-Detroit Chief's GOP Birthday Speech," by Violet Ikonomova, July 06, 2021
  • NBC News, "Trump's influence on Republicans faces key test in Michigan," by Henry J. Gomez, June 19, 2021
  • Grand Rapids MLive.com, "New nonprofit teases possible gubernatorial run from conservative media personality Tudor Dixon," by Emily Lawler and Malachi Barrett, May 07, 2021
  • The Detroit News: "James Craig will challenge Whitmer for governor," by George Hunter, Nolan Finley & Christine Ferretti, May 7, 2021
  • National Review, "Mich. Gov. Orders State Employees to Conduct 'Implicit Bias Training'," by Zachary Evans, August 5, 2020
  • CNN "State of the Union" interview of Gretchen Whitmer, April 19, 2020
  • World Net Daily, "Governor sued for allowing abortion but suspending 1st Amendment during pandemic," April 5, 2020
  • Fox News Sunday interview, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, 3/22/2020
  • The Detroit News, "Group wants Detroit police to stop holding graduations in churches," by George Hunter, Jan. 1, 2020
  • The Detroit Free Press, "Whitmer off to Israel on her first trade mission as Michigan governor," by Carol Cain, Nov. 17, 2019
  • Middle East Eye, "US Democratic candidates face pressure to endorse anti-boycott laws," by Ali Harb, 19 September 2018

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Gretchen Whitmer: Abortion clinics deemed "essential" during pandemic shutdown.
    James Craig: Gave a "thumbs up" to being pro-life.
    James Craig: Supports 1931 state abortion ban still on the books.
    Tudor Dixon: Endorsed by Right to Life of Michigan PAC.
    Gretchen Whitmer: Republicans want felony convictions of doctors and nurses.
    Gretchen Whitmer: Vote yes on Proposal 3 to protect Roe v. Wade rights.
    Tudor Dixon: Proposal 3 is radical abortion rights like China & N.Korea.
Budget & Economy
    Tudor Dixon: Find new ways to fund critical infrastructure and roads.
Civil Rights
    James Craig: I rose to the ranks; nobody gave me anything.
    James Craig: Established LGBTQ outreach from Detroit police.
    Tudor Dixon: No mandatory vaccines; no coronavirus lockdowns.
    James Craig: The vast majority of American police officers do it right.
    James Craig: Bail reform is the enemy to trying to reduce violent crime.
    James Craig: Defund police? Hire a social worker for your security detail.
    Tudor Dixon: Fully fund law enforcement; oppose cash bail reform.
    James Craig: Parents deserve school choice; led to his conservatism.
    Tudor Dixon: Ban born boys from girls' teams in gender-specific sports.
    Tudor Dixon: Develop curriculum focusing on America's founding principles.
    Tudor Dixon: Let parents choose education environment for their child.
    Tudor Dixon: Protect kids from critical race theory, trans ideology.
    Tudor Dixon: Office of Safe Schools to protect children from shootings.
Families & Children
    Tudor Dixon: Would criminalize involving children in drag shows.
    Gretchen Whitmer: No mandatory COVID vaccine for children.
    Tudor Dixon: Parents outraged about schoolbook describing how to have sex.
Foreign Policy
    Gretchen Whitmer: Supports anti-boycott bill against anti-Israel BDS movement.
    James Craig: UN should investigate Cuba, not the US.
Free Trade
    Gretchen Whitmer: Important to continue traveling to Israel to support trade.
Government Reform
    Gretchen Whitmer: Would be nice to have national strategy working with states.
    James Craig: Called for forensic audit of 2020 Michigan election results.
    Tudor Dixon: Supports claims that 2020 election was stolen.
    Tudor Dixon: Cut, reduce, or streamline 40% of regulatory code in 4 years.
    Tudor Dixon: Enact strong Voter ID, ban drop boxes.
Gun Control
    James Craig: Disarm criminals, not law abiding citizens.
    James Craig: Gun buybacks are a comedy show, a recipe for failure.
    Tudor Dixon: Stop all efforts to restrict the 2nd Amendment.
    Gretchen Whitmer: We need red-flag laws and requirement for secure gun storage.
Health Care
    Tudor Dixon: COVID: opposes lockdowns and anti-Science mask mandates.
Homeland Security
    Gretchen Whitmer: COVID-19 restrictions were aggressive and necessary.
    Garrett Soldano: Pro-second amendment, against illegal immigration.
    Tudor Dixon: Housing migrant children supports criminal cartels.
    Tudor Dixon: Implement a statewide ban on sanctuary cities.
    Tudor Dixon: Expose more students to high-demand skilled trades.
Principles & Values
    James Craig: Claimed that protestors against him were paid to be there.
    James Craig: This is about leading from the front & keeping people safe.
    James Craig: Rejects objections to police graduations held in church.
    James Craig: Michigan is the embodiment of the American dream.
    James Craig: Won't back down to liberal wokeism & woke corporations.
    Tudor Dixon: Calls for liberating Michiganders from lockdowns.
    Tudor Dixon: Pro God, pro life, pro gun and pro freedom.
    Tudor Dixon: Acted in low budget films as a hobby.
    Gretchen Whitmer: Hateful rhetoric makes people much more fearful.
    Tudor Dixon: Recommended stealing 2020 election then "calling for unity".
Tax Reform
    Tudor Dixon: Phase out Michigan's personal income tax.

The above quotations are from 2022 Michigan Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage.
Next election in 2022; contenders:
MI 2022 Gubernatorial debate: Incumbent Gretchen Whitmer(D)
vs.Tudor Dixon(R nominee)
vs.Chief James Craig(R,disqualified from ballot, running write-in)
vs.Garrett Soldano(R,lost primary)
Past gubernatorial races:
2018 Michigan gubernatorial debate,
State Senator Gretchen Whitmer (D)
Abdul El-Sayed (D)
Attorney General Bill Schuette (R)
Former gubernatorial races:
2014 Michigan gubernatorial Debate
Former challengers:
Former Rep. Mark Schauer (D,2014)
Rep. Peter Hoekstra (R,2010)
Former Rep. Joe Schwarz (I,2010)

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