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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

    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from 2022 MI Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Garrett Soldano (1) Michigan Republican Challenger
  • Gretchen Whitmer (5) Michigan Democratic Governor
  • James Craig (17) Michigan Republican challenger for Governor
  • Tudor Dixon (3) Michigan Republican challenger for Governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    2022 Michigan Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • 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
  • 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
  • (More race coverage soon in the coming months...)

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    James Craig: Supports 1931 state abortion ban still on the books.
    James Craig: Gave a "thumbs up" to being pro-life.
    Gretchen Whitmer: Abortion clinics deemed "essential" during pandemic shutdown.
Civil Rights
    James Craig: Established LGBTQ outreach from Detroit police.
    James Craig: I rose to the ranks; nobody gave me anything.
    James Craig: Defund police? Hire a social worker for your security detail.
    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: Parents deserve school choice; led to his conservatism.
Foreign Policy
    James Craig: UN should investigate Cuba, not the US.
    Gretchen Whitmer: Supports anti-boycott bill against anti-Israel BDS movement.
Free Trade
    Gretchen Whitmer: Important to continue traveling to Israel to support trade.
Government Reform
    James Craig: Called for forensic audit of 2020 Michigan election results.
    Tudor Dixon: Supports claims that 2020 election was stolen.
    Gretchen Whitmer: Would be nice to have national strategy working with states.
Gun Control
    James Craig: Gun buybacks are a comedy show, a recipe for failure.
    James Craig: Disarm criminals, not law abiding citizens.
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.
Principles & Values
    James Craig: Claimed that protestors against him were paid to be there.
    James Craig: Michigan is the embodiment of the American dream.
    James Craig: This is about leading from the front & keeping people safe.
    James Craig: Won't back down to liberal wokeism & woke corporations.
    Tudor Dixon: Calls for liberating Michiganders from lockdowns.
    James Craig: Rejects objections to police graduations held in church.

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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