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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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National Journal 2016 series: Republicans on immigration


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    from National Journal 2016 series (number of quotes indicated):
  • Ben Carson (2) Republican 2016 Primary Challenger
  • Bobby Jindal (1) Louisiana Republican Presidential candidate
  • Carly Fiorina (2) Republican Presidential Challenger
  • Chris Christie (1) New Jersey N.J. Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Hillary Clinton (1) Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Jeb Bush (3) Florida Former FL Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • John Kasich (7) Ohio Republican presidential candidate
  • Lindsey Graham (1) South Carolina S.C. Senator; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Marco Rubio (1) FL Senator; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Mike Huckabee (1) Arkansas Republican Presidential candidate
  • Rand Paul (3) Republican 2016 Primary Challenger
  • Rick Perry (3) Texas Republican Presidential candidate
  • Rick Santorum (1) Republican Presidential candidate
  • Scott Walker (2) Wisconsin WI Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Ted Cruz (1) Republican 2016 Primary Challenger
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    National Journal magazine: "Immigration reform is touchy for Republicans specifically, and Americans in general. A Quinnipiac poll from November found that 48 percent of all voters think undocumented immigrants should be allowed to stay in the United States with a path to citizenship--down from 57 percent in 2013--while 35 percent of voters say the immigrants should be required to leave.

    "That statistic, combined with a perceived electoral need to reach out to more Latino voters, has put many Republicans vying for the presidency in a sticky spot. The only thing all Republicans seem to be able to agree on is the need to secure the U.S.-Mexico border before considering a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants--though even the definition of border security can vary from person to person.

    "Below, you'll find an attempt to cut through the noise and offer a comprehensive guide to what prominent Republicans have said about immigration in the past, and what they're saying now."

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    John Kasich: National tour to call for a balanced-budget amendment.
Civil Rights
    Jeb Bush: Let businesses express religious freedom against gays.
Education
    Scott Walker: Politicians shouldn't be involved with evolution.
Foreign Policy
    Rand Paul: 50-year embargo with Cuba hasn't worked; lift it.
    Rand Paul: Normalizing relations with Cuba can lead to positive change.
Free Trade
    Hillary Clinton: TPP must produce jobs, raise wages, & protect security.
Health Care
    John Kasich: Shift funding from nursing homes to home-based care.
Immigration
    Ben Carson: Moral low road to use cheap labor if no path to citizenship.
    Ben Carson: Pathway to citizenship unfair to past & current immigrants.
    Bobby Jindal: Opposes in-state tuition for illegal immigrants.
    Carly Fiorina: Pathway to legalization, but not full citizenship.
    Carly Fiorina: Yes to DREAM Act; don't punish kids living American dream.
    Chris Christie: 2010: supported path to citizenship; 2013: backed away.
    Jeb Bush: 2009: favored deportation; 2012: favored path to citizenship.
    Jeb Bush: Supports DREAM Act, but not via executive action.
    John Kasich: Open to pathway to citizenship, but doesn't like it.
    Lindsey Graham: LEGISLATIVE path to citizenship, NOT via executive action.
    Marco Rubio: 2010: Earned path to citizenship is code for amnesty.
    Mike Huckabee: 2006: rational path to citizenship; 2015: no amnesty.
    Rand Paul: Replace pathway to citizenship with work visas.
    Rick Perry: Supports state-based DREAM Act; opposes federal DREAM Act.
    Rick Perry: Texas DREAM Act: in-state tuition for illegal aliens.
    Rick Perry: All-of-the-above approach to resources to defend our border.
    Rick Santorum: Follow the rule of law; veto the DREAM Act.
    Scott Walker: No amnesty; but no mass deportation & no executive action.
    Ted Cruz: Path to citizenship is profoundly unfair to legal immigrants.
Jobs
    John Kasich: Limit collective-bargaining rights for public employees.
Principles & Values
    John Kasich: OpEd: Impatient with bureaucracy & with partisan posturing.
Tax Reform
    John Kasich: Eliminated the Ohio estate tax but hiked cigarette taxes.
Welfare & Poverty
    John Kasich: Matthew 25 commands us to aid the less fortunate.


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  • Ben Carson Republican 2016 Primary Challenger
  • Bobby Jindal Louisiana Republican Presidential candidate
  • Carly Fiorina Republican Presidential Challenger
  • Chris Christie New Jersey N.J. Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Hillary Clinton Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Jeb Bush Florida Former FL Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • John Kasich Ohio Republican presidential candidate
  • Lindsey Graham South Carolina S.C. Senator; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Marco Rubio FL Senator; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Mike Huckabee Arkansas Republican Presidential candidate
  • Rand Paul Republican 2016 Primary Challenger
  • Rick Perry Texas Republican Presidential candidate
  • Rick Santorum Republican Presidential candidate
  • Scott Walker Wisconsin WI Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Ted Cruz Republican 2016 Primary Challenger

The above quotations are from National Journal 2016 series: Republicans on immigration.
  • 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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