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Books by and about 2016 presidential candidates
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Crippled America ,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)
American Dreams,
by Marco Rubio (2015)
Taking a Stand,
by Rand Paul (2015)
Unintimidated,
by Scott Walker (2013)
A Time for Truth,
by Ted Cruz (2015)
One Nation,
by Ben Carson (2014)
Trump/Pence vs. Clinton/Kaine On the Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Living History ,
by Hillary Rodham Clinton (2003)
Between Hope and History ,
by Bill Clinton (1996)
In Harmís Way ,
by Dr. Jill Stein (2000)
Democrat vs. Republican vs. Green vs. Libertarian,
Four Party's Presidential Nominees On The Issues (2016)
Books by and about 2012 presidential candidates
Ten Letters
about Pres. Barack Obama (2011)
Do Not Ask What Good We Do
about Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)

Book Reviews

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Mayoral press releases


    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from 2010-2013 Mayor's Press Releases (number of quotes indicated):
  • Annise Parker (5) Texas Mayor of Houston
  • Antonio Villaraigosa (19) California Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Chris Coleman (3) Minnesota DFL
  • Cory Booker (2) New Jersey Mayor of Newark
  • Jerry Brown (1) California Democratic Governor
  • Jerry Sanders (3) California Mayor of San Diego
  • Julian Castro (3) Texas Mayor of San Antonio; HUD Secretary
  • Michael Nutter (10) Pennsylvania Mayor of Philadelphia
  • Mike Bloomberg (1) New York Mayor of NYC
  • Phil Gordon (4) Arizona Mayor of Phoenix
  • Steve Fulop (2) New Jersey Democratic 2017 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Tom Menino (1) Massachusetts Mayor of Boston
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Phil Gordon: Responsible budgeting sets city up for future.
    Antonio Villaraigosa: Supports higher debt ceiling to avoid government shutdown.
    Michael Nutter: Cutting government to balance budget without tax hike.
Civil Rights
    Chris Coleman: Marriage equality required decades of fearlessness.
    Michael Nutter: Supports equal benefits for gays and lesbians.
    Antonio Villaraigosa: All Americans should be allowed to marry.
    Antonio Villaraigosa: Supports gay marriage as fundamental right.
    Antonio Villaraigosa: Repeal of "Don't ask, don't tell," is a success.
    Antonio Villaraigosa: Acknowledge and celebrate LGBT Awareness Month.
Crime
    Antonio Villaraigosa: Reduce prison population & deal with recidivism.
    Phil Gordon: AZ must stay vigilant; threats can come from anyone.
    Mike Bloomberg: Mandatory minimum sentencing for gun crimes.
Education
    Michael Nutter: Public & private schools collaborate for student success.
    Michael Nutter: Vigilant innovativion to improve our educational system.
    Antonio Villaraigosa: Academic performance measures need to be more comprehensive.
    Antonio Villaraigosa: Invest in our schools to reform Latino education.
    Antonio Villaraigosa: Parent Trigger: supports right to demand good education.
    Annise Parker: $80,000 grant for after-school programs for 3,000 students.
    Cory Booker: Founded the Newark Charter School Fund.
Energy & Oil
    Tom Menino: Aggressively pursuing solar energy opportunities for city.
    Antonio Villaraigosa: More energy efficiency to spur green economy in LA.
    Antonio Villaraigosa: Solar power good for environment AND businesses.
    Annise Parker: Room for clean technology alongside fossil fuel jobs.
    Jerry Sanders: Purchase no-emission electric vehicles for city.
    Jerry Sanders: Harvest methane from the Miramar landfill.
    Phil Gordon: Solar energy important for Phoenix.
    Michael Nutter: Supports solar projects in the city.
    Julian Castro: Federal funding to jumpstart green jobs.
Environment
    Michael Nutter: Continuing to make Philly waterways best is a priority.
    Michael Nutter: Supports antipollution EPA regulations.
    Antonio Villaraigosa: Retrofitting buildings helps economy and environment.
    Jerry Sanders: Convert wastewater into drinking water.
Foreign Policy
    Annise Parker: Establish dialogue between Israel and Houston.
Free Trade
    Antonio Villaraigosa: LA economy depends on close ties to Pacific Rim.
    Antonio Villaraigosa: International trade is a necessity.
Gun Control
    Chris Coleman: Get guns off the street; redirect youth onto positive paths.
Health Care
    Steve Fulop: Partner with public health groups to fight urban disparities.
    Steve Fulop: Combat health disparities that plague cities.
    Antonio Villaraigosa: L.A. should reduce payments to retirees' Health Care plans.
    Annise Parker: Coast2Coast RX card: Low-Cost Prescription Drugs.
Immigration
    Annise Parker: Establish Hispanic Heritage Awards & Hispanic Advisory Board.
    Antonio Villaraigosa: Approves of undocumented students receiving financial aid.
    Jerry Brown: Signed AB131: undocumented students college financial aid.
    Michael Nutter: Advocates path to citizenship and immigration reform.
    Phil Gordon: Supports tougher immigration reform, support for cities.
Jobs
    Julian Castro: 2009: Convened San Antonio Job Summit.
Tax Reform
    Chris Coleman: Raise property tax to meet budget shortfall, but not 9%.
    Michael Nutter: Lessen business tax to improve economic competitiveness.
    Antonio Villaraigosa: Need new business tax structure to grow sales tax base.
    Antonio Villaraigosa: Business Tax Holiday should be permanent.
    Cory Booker: One-time building sale, plus tax increase, to balance budget.
Technology
    Michael Nutter: Supports American Jobs Act, especially new infrastructure.
    Julian Castro: Investments in mass transit could stimulate job creation.
War & Peace
    Antonio Villaraigosa: Death of bin Laden reminder to guard against threats.


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