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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

(from Amazon.com)

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Forbes Magazine "Candidates Want You to Know" series


    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from Forbes Magazine 2016 Candidates (number of quotes indicated):
  • Ben Carson (5) Republican 2016 Primary Challenger
  • Bernie Sanders (3) Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Bobby Jindal (3) Louisiana Republican Presidential candidate
  • Carly Fiorina (3) Republican Presidential Challenger
  • Chris Christie (3) New Jersey N.J. Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Donald Trump (3) Republican Presidential candidate
  • George Pataki (1) New York Republican presidential candidate
  • Hillary Clinton (2) Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Jeb Bush (1) Florida Former FL Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Jim Oberweis (5) Republican Senate Challenger Illinois
  • Lawrence Lessig (2) Massachusetts Democrat for President
  • Lincoln Chafee (1) Rhode Island Independent Rhode Island Governor
  • Lindsey Graham (3) South Carolina S.C. Senator; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Marco Rubio (1) FL Senator; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Martin O`Malley (1) Maryland Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Mike Huckabee (4) Arkansas Republican Presidential candidate
  • Rand Paul (2) Republican 2016 Primary Challenger
  • Rick Perry (1) Texas Republican Presidential candidate
  • Rick Santorum (1) Republican Presidential candidate
  • Rob Hogg (1) Democratic Senate challenger Iowa
  • Ted Cruz (3) Republican 2016 Primary Challenger
  • Tom Del Beccaro (4) Republican Senate challenger California
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Forbes magazine published throughout 2015 a series of articles entitled, "Things The Presidential Candidate Wants You To Know," focusing on education issues. The articles were authored by Maureen Sullivan.
  • Ted Cruz On Education: 6 Things The Presidential Candidate Wants You To Know, March 24
  • Rand Paul On Education: 5 Things The Presidential Candidate Wants You To Know, April 7
  • Hillary Clinton On Education: 8 Things The Presidential Candidate Wants You To Know, April 12
  • Marco Rubio On Education: 5 Things The Presidential Candidate Wants You To Know, April 13
  • Bernie Sanders On Education: 5 Things The Presidential Candidate Wants You To Know, April 30
  • Carly Fiorina On Education: 6 Things The Presidential Candidate Wants You To Know, May 4
  • Ben Carson On Education: 5 Things The Presidential Candidate Wants You To Know, May 5
  • Mike Huckabee On Education: 7 Things The Presidential Candidate Wants You To Know, May 6
  • Rick Santorum On Education: 5 Things The Presidential Candidate Wants You To Know, May 27
  • Martin O'Malley On Education: 7 Things The Presidential Candidate Wants You To Know, June 1
  • Lindsey Graham On Education: 4 Things The Presidential Candidate Wants You To Know, June 2
  • Lincoln Chafee On Education: 5 Things The Presidential Candidate Wants You To Know, June 7
  • George Pataki On Education: 6 Things The Presidential Candidate Wants You To Know, June 11
  • Jeb Bush On Education: 11 Things The Presidential Candidate Wants You To Know, June 15
  • Bobby Jindal On Education: 10 Things The Presidential Candidate Wants You To Know, June 24
  • Chris Christie On Education: 12 Things The Presidential Candidate Wants You To Know, June 30

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Drugs
    Ted Cruz: 2014: federal enforcement; 2015: let states experiment.
Education
    Rob Hogg: Excellent schools are of utmost importance.
    Lawrence Lessig: Congress should decide student loan rates, not banks.
    Lawrence Lessig: No Child Left Behind gave birth to testing industry.
    Chris Christie: Supports both charter schools and vouchers.
    Chris Christie: Speak the truth to the teachers union; then reform tenure.
    Chris Christie: Extend school until 6 PM daily; and 12 months per year.
    Bobby Jindal: Money follows the child, instead of child following money.
    Bobby Jindal: Shrink Dept. of Education, and reduce its power.
    Bobby Jindal: If it's not about student achievement, what's it about?
    Donald Trump: Cut the Department of Education way, way down.
    Donald Trump: Founded Trump University to teach the art of deal-making.
    Jeb Bush: Stop school districts that value money over learning.
    George Pataki: Common Core is a horrible idea.
    Lincoln Chafee: $6 million for RI higher education: make tuition affordable.
    Rick Perry: Supported homeschooling; and scholarships for choice.
    Lindsey Graham: States were bribed and coerced into adopting Common Core.
    Martin O`Malley: Allow refinancing college loans & income-based repayments.
    Rick Santorum: Common sense instead of Common Core.
    Mike Huckabee: College creates mountains of debt but not lifelong careers.
    Mike Huckabee: No constitutional authority for Department of Education.
    Mike Huckabee: School choice for all: public or private for all kids.
    Mike Huckabee: Some homeschooled kids are the most successful kids.
    Ben Carson: Our public education system has become a propaganda system.
    Bernie Sanders: College loan repayment is regressive; refinance & forgive.
    Marco Rubio: Too many 4-year college grads; focus on vocational careers.
    Hillary Clinton: Vouchers aren't constitutional; charter schools are ok.
    Hillary Clinton: Let's get back to schools where kids are socialized.
    Rand Paul: Transfer $100B spent on federal DOE to states & local.
    Carly Fiorina: Synthesis of public school system and competitive vouchers.
    Carly Fiorina: Education crisis:we're behind on teaching skills & character.
    Carly Fiorina: Make sure that every parent has a choice.
    Ted Cruz: Right to education: public, private, charter, or homeschool.
    Ted Cruz: We should thank parents who homeschool.
Environment
    Tom Del Beccaro: Farmers bear the brunt of a plethora of regulations.
    Tom Del Beccaro: Increase water supplies rather than fining citizens.
Foreign Policy
    Jim Oberweis: To understand China, read the 5-year plans.
Free Trade
    Jim Oberweis: Challenge in China is lack of clarity on taxes.
    Jim Oberweis: Invest in Indonesia, Vietnam, Japan, India, and China.
Health Care
    Tom Del Beccaro: More taxes & regulations loom with ObamaCare.
    Jim Oberweis: Not a fan of ObamaCare, but it helps healthcare businesses.
Homeland Security
    Lindsey Graham: Make homeschooled graduates eligible for military service.
    Bernie Sanders: Cut defense by $18B to pay for 55% of all college tuition.
Jobs
    Tom Del Beccaro: $15 mandated wages results in lower employment.
Principles & Values
    Donald Trump: Attended military academy & Wharton Business School.
    Bernie Sanders: Registered Independent; calls himself a democratic socialist.
Social Security
    Ben Carson: Each person should be responsible for their own pension.
    Ben Carson: Gradually raise the age of eligibility for benefits.
    Ben Carson: Individuals responsible for pension; with federal supplement.
    Ben Carson: Raise retirement age gradually; & forbid raiding Trust Fund.
Technology
    Lindsey Graham: Designate 25 "manufacturing universities" for engineers.
    Jim Oberweis: Protect intellectual property rights, including lawsuits.
War & Peace
    Rand Paul: Don't get stuck in Cold War idea of tweaking Russia.


The above quotations are from Forbes Magazine "Candidates Want You to Know" series.
  • Miami Republican debate, March 10, 2016
  • Miami Democratic debate, March 9, 2016
  • Democratic primary debate in Flint, Michigan, March 6, 2016
  • Republican primary debate in Detroit, Michigan, March 3, 2016
  • CNN-Telemundo Republican debate on eve of Texas primary., Feb. 25, 2016
  • Democratic and Republican primary Town Hall, on eve of S.C. primary
  • 2016 CNN GOP Town Hall in South Carolina, Feb. 17-18, 2016
  • 2016 CBS News Republican Debate in S.C., Feb. 13, 2016
  • PBS Democratic Primary Debate in Wisconsin, Feb. 11, 2016
  • 2016 ABC News/IJReview Republican Debate in N.H., Feb. 6, 2016
  • MSNBC Democratic primary debate in New Hampshire, Feb. 4, 2016
  • 2016 CNN Democratic Town Hall in N.H., Feb. 3, 2016
  • 2016 Fox News GOP primary debate in Iowa, Jan. 28, 2016
  • 2016 NBC Democratic primary debate, Jan. 17, 2016
  • 2016 Fox Business two-tiered GOP primary debate, Jan. 14, 2016
  • 2015 ABC Democratic primary debate in New Hampshire, Dec. 19, 2015
  • 2015 CNN Republican primary debate in Nevada, Dec. 15, 2015
  • 2015 CBS Democratic primary debate, Nov. 14, 2015
  • 2015 Fox Business/WSJ two-tiered GOP primary debate, Nov. 10, 2015
  • 2015 CNBC two-tiered GOP primary debate, Oct. 28, 2015
  • 2015 CNN Democratic primary debate, Oct. 13, 2015
  • 2015 CNN two-tiered GOP primary debate, Sept. 16, 2015
  • Red State Gathering, Aug 6-9, 2015
  • 2015 Fox News/Facebook two-tiered GOP primary debate, August 6, 2015
  • Faith and Freedom Coalition "Road to Majority" Policy Conferences, April 25, 2015
  • 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference, Feb. 26-27, 2015
  • Forbes Magazine "Candidates Want You to Know" series, March-June 2015
  • Sunday Political Talk Show interviews, throughout 2015
  • Pre-Iowa caucus political summits, throughout 2015
  • Brennan Center for Justice essays
  • National Journal 2016 series
  • Interviews on 2016 races with OnTheIssues
  • PBS News Hour "2016 Candidate Stands" series
  • PolitiFact fact-checking on 2016 campaigns
  • Survey of 2016 Presidential campaign websites
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