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)
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)
(click a book cover for a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Brian Mast: Defend life at every stage.
Darren Soto: Women have a right to control their own bodies.
Francis Rooney: Cherish and respect life.
Jim Banks: Unborn child has a fundamental individual right to life.
Lisa Blunt Rochester: Fight against defunding Planned Parenthood.
Matt Gaetz: Ban taxpayer-funded abortions under ObamaCare.
Nanette Barragan: Don't force views of men in Congress on women's bodies.
Neal Dunn: Fight for the sanctity of life.
Raja Krishnamoorthi: Consistent supporter of a woman's right to choose.
Ro Khanna: All women should have access to birth control and abortion.
Roger Marshall: Opposes any efforts to use taxpayer funding for abortions.
Stephanie Murphy: Defend rights of women to make family planning decisions.
Warren Davidson: Defend religious liberty & the lives of the unborn.
Trent Kelly: Planned Parenthood is breaking the law; defund them.
Darin LaHood: Cherish life & protect unborn children.
Budget & Economy|
Brian Mast: Balance budget & overhaul federal spending caps.
Francis Rooney: $20 trillion dollars national debt is a national disgrace.
Matt Gaetz: Balance budget by cutting spending & reforming entitlements.
Nanette Barragan: Balance business interests and jobs for our communities.
Neal Dunn: Cut excessive regulation; rein in wasteful spending.
Ro Khanna: Entrepreneurial Nation: programs to grow businesses.
Roger Marshall: Get government out of the way, to allow prosperity.
Warren Davidson: Spend less on fewer and more focused programs.
Darin LaHood: Rein in $18 trillion in government spending.
Darren Soto: Embrace our proud LGBT community.
Jim Banks: Let businesses express traditional religious values.
Lisa Blunt Rochester: Pass the Paycheck Fairness Act for gender pay equity.
Nanette Barragan: One of America's greatest injustices is gender pay inequity.
Ro Khanna: Ensure full equality for LGBTQ Americans.
Stephanie Murphy: Equal pay for equal work.
Stephanie Murphy: Fight to strengthen LGBTQ rights.
Warren Davidson: Fight for marriage between one man and one woman.
Raja Krishnamoorthi: Shift tax breaks for wealthy financiers to small businesses.
Raja Krishnamoorthi: $15B for small business creation incentives.
Ro Khanna: Flexibility on R&D taxes & startup businesses.
Tom O`Halleran: We should have nailed out the American Family, not the rich.
Lisa Blunt Rochester: Systemic problems in judicial system affect people of color.
Val Demings: Improve relationships between police & community.
Dan Donovan: Fight relentlessly against cuts to law enforcement.
Raja Krishnamoorthi: Opioid abuse blights our nation; more funds to fight it.
Brian Mast: Replace Common Core with school choice.
Lisa Blunt Rochester: New College Compact: free tuition for 10 hours weekly work.
Matt Gaetz: Allow opt-out of Common Core; abolish Dept. of Education.
Nanette Barragan: Free-to-low-cost education for college or trade school.
Nanette Barragan: Public education is a right--not a privilege for the wealthy.
Neal Dunn: Stopping Common Core is the first step.
Raja Krishnamoorthi: 4-point plan for affordable college.
Ro Khanna: More funding for K-12, pre-K, STEM & STEAM.
Ro Khanna: More federal grants & more local students for UC.
Salud Carbajal: Lower interest rates for government-backed student loans.
Stephanie Murphy: Invest more in early childhood and pre-K education.
Tom O`Halleran: We're falling behind others; make education a priority.
Tom O`Halleran: Improving public education should always be a top priority.
Tom O`Halleran: Invest in our community colleges, including job training.
Val Demings: Equal access to quality education regardless of zip-code.
Val Demings: College for all without facing crushing student loan debt.
Dan Donovan: Give parents more school choice; repeal Common Core.
Energy & Oil|
Brian Mast: Climate change regulations threaten economic growth.
Darren Soto: Dramatically reduce our carbon emissions.
Nanette Barragan: Climate change is an urgent environmental problem.
Raja Krishnamoorthi: The time for America's clean energy future is now.
Ro Khanna: Environmental threat means opportunities for green energy.
Ro Khanna: Expand tax credits for solar power & plug-in hybrids.
Salud Carbajal: Tackle carbon pollution as strategy to combat climate change.
Stephanie Murphy: Smart investments in green energy, not offshore drilling.
Darren Soto: Named Champion of the Everglades by Audubon Florida.
Francis Rooney: Stop release of polluted water from Lake Okeechobee.
Matt Gaetz: Environmental regulations are job-killing overreach.
Nanette Barragan: Fight to protect public health from big corporate polluters.
Ro Khanna: Promote open space and sustainable agriculture.
Roger Marshall: Puddles are not wetlands; ditches are not navigable streams.
Salud Carbajal: Preserve huge open spaces for future generations to enjoy.
Stephanie Murphy: Strong advocate for clean air and water.
Tom O`Halleran: Fund stewardship of our parks and forests.
Val Demings: Endorsed by League of Conservation Voters.
Trent Kelly: Rein in unelected bureaucrats at the EPA.
Families & Children|
Neal Dunn: Protect traditional faith-based family values.
Stephanie Murphy: Start by strengthening families.
Brian Mast: Aggressive NATO response to Russian expansionism.
Jim Banks: Defend US national interests; disappointed in Iran nuke deal.
Raja Krishnamoorthi: Promote our exceptional standing with active diplomacy.
Stephanie Murphy: Call out anti-Israeli bias in the United Nations.
Dan Donovan: Stand by our allies in a volatile world.
Darren Soto: Free trade is a nice theory, but oppose NAFTA & TPP.
Ro Khanna: Trade agreements fair to U.S. workers & environment.
Stephanie Murphy: Fairer and smarter trade deals, not TPP.
Tom O`Halleran: Protect American jobs; prevent currency manipulation.
Francis Rooney: Pledges to serve no more than eight years in Congress.
Lisa Blunt Rochester: Overturn Citizens United decision by amending Constitution.
Lisa Blunt Rochester: Institute same day voter registration.
Lou Correa: Use double postage to ensure absentee vote is counted.
Raja Krishnamoorthi: Campaign finance reforms to enable citizen participation.
Ro Khanna: Push back on Citizens United with online campaign disclosure.
Roger Marshall: Low voter turnout results from politicians not listening.
Stephanie Murphy: There is too much money in politics.
Stephanie Murphy: Wholesale review of all overly-burdensome regulations.
Tom O`Halleran: Limit the influence of campaign donations & lobbyists.
Trey Hollingsworth: Politicians should learn to earn money outside of government.
Trey Hollingsworth: I believe in term limits.
Brian Mast: Right to defend ourselves is God-given.
Darren Soto: Stand up to the gun lobby.
Francis Rooney: Protect and defend the Second Amendment.
Jim Banks: Right to responsible gun ownership is under attack.
Lisa Blunt Rochester: Stand up to the NRA to close gun loopholes.
Matt Gaetz: One of the most pro-gun members of the Florida Legislature.
Neal Dunn: Protect the 2nd Amendment.
Raja Krishnamoorthi: Common-sense gun laws, plus fund gun research.
Raja Krishnamoorthi: Expanded real-time background checks.
Roger Marshall: Make sure 2nd Amendment rights are never infringed upon.
Salud Carbajal: Keep guns away from those who pose a danger.
Stephanie Murphy: Elect pro-LGBTQ candidates who support sensible gun reforms.
Stephanie Murphy: Advocate for commonsense gun security laws.
Stephanie Murphy: No fly, no buy: no guns for people on terrorist watch list.
Warren Davidson: 2nd Amendment ensures every citizen the right to bear arms.
Darin LaHood: Staunch advocate for 2nd Amendment and right to bear arms.
Brian Mast: Repeal and defund ObamaCare.
Darren Soto: Supports ObamaCare Medicaid expansion in Florida.
Francis Rooney: Fight to end the disaster known as ObamaCare.
Jim Banks: ObamaCare is ill-conceived takeover of healthcare.
Lisa Blunt Rochester: ObamaCare is not perfect, but it is a huge step forward.
Matt Gaetz: Replace ObamaCare with a fiscally responsible system.
Neal Dunn: Full and immediate repeal of ObamaCare.
Raja Krishnamoorthi: Let Medicare negotiate prices for prescription drugs.
Ro Khanna: ACA is a good start; improve ObamaCare.
Roger Marshall: Affordable Care Act is neither affordable nor caring.
Stephanie Murphy: ObamaCare has helped millions but should be reformed.
Tom O`Halleran: Fight replacing Medicare with a voucher scheme.
Warren Davidson: Ending Obamacare is past due, with free-market solutions.
Dan Donovan: Keep positive aspects of ObamaCare, but reform the rest.
Darin LaHood: ObamaCare is an abomination; use market-based replacement.
Brian Mast: Treat every veteran as the most important vet ever.
Brian Mast: Maintain world's most prepared strongest military.
Francis Rooney: Voice for American strength, so our enemies know to fear us.
Jim Banks: Rebuild American greatness; make our military mighty again.
Matt Gaetz: $3 million to fund "Building Homes for Heroes.
Matt Gaetz: Oppose any automatic cuts to defense spending.
Nanette Barragan: Advocate for veterans to receive comprehensive benefits.
Neal Dunn: Help veterans with housing and health care issues.
Raja Krishnamoorthi: Ensure our military has resources to carry out its mission.
Ro Khanna: Right to be free from warrantless metadata collection.
Ro Khanna: Expand support for service members & their family members.
Roger Marshall: Ensure that our military installations are fully funded.
Salud Carbajal: Make sure veterans receive the support they need.
Tom O`Halleran: Let veterans go outside VA hospitals, on VA's dime.
Warren Davidson: Equip our military for victory, and fix the VA.
Dan Donovan: Fight for resources to be protected from terrorism.
Trent Kelly: Investigate wait time manipulation at VA hospitals.
Darin LaHood: America's national security threats are real.
Brian Mast: We need a high wall with a wide gate.
Darren Soto: DREAMers pay in-state tuition & have pathway to citizenship.
Francis Rooney: Controls our borders, immediately.
Jim Banks: No amnesty; deport criminals; enforce existing laws.
Matt Gaetz: Secure the border and enforce our laws.
Nanette Barragan: Comprehensive reform instead of fences and deportation.
Neal Dunn: Stop debating; stop amnesty; stop illegal immigration.
Raja Krishnamoorthi: Supports DREAM Act and path to citizenship.
Ro Khanna: Give DREAMers a pathway to citizenship.
Roger Marshall: Spend what is necessary to secure our southern border.
Stephanie Murphy: Supports DREAM Act & comprehensive immigration reform.
Tom O`Halleran: Support the DREAM Act and broad consensus on reforms.
Warren Davidson: Secure our borders; create invulnerable immigration process.
Dan Donovan: Secure our borders.
Nanette Barragan: Raise minimum wage & demand pay equity for women.
Raja Krishnamoorthi: Raise federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
Ro Khanna: Make it easier to file equal-pay lawsuits.
Ro Khanna: Raise the minimum wage to $15.
Salud Carbajal: Raise minimum wage, so full time work is not poverty.
Tom O`Halleran: Increase minimum wage; ensure equal pay for women.
Val Demings: Retain good-paying jobs offering livable wages.
Darin LaHood: Remove tax & regulatory barriers to job creation.
Principles & Values|
Trey Hollingsworth: I believe in Christian family values.
Warren Davidson: Activist judges/deteriorating culture marginalize Christians.
Brian Mast: Update system to protect future generations.
Darren Soto: Strengthen and expand Social Security; don't cut it.
Lisa Blunt Rochester: Fight any attempt to privatize Social Security and Medicare.
Matt Gaetz: Keep our promises but pass reforms for long-term solvency.
Nanette Barragan: Never gamble Social Security benefits on Wall Street.
Raja Krishnamoorthi: Entitlements are under attack on ideological grounds.
Ro Khanna: Protect the retirement age; apply COLA increases.
Ro Khanna: Scrap the cap: same rate for earnings over $250K.
Salud Carbajal: Strongly oppose privatizing Social Security or Medicare.
Stephanie Murphy: Privatization gambles seniors' benefits on Wall Street.
Tom O`Halleran: Protect Social Security dangerous privatization schemes.
Val Demings: Protect Medicare and Social Security for our seniors.
Brian Mast: Lower the tax burden & stimulate the economy.
Jim Banks: Estate tax is an anti-growth policy.
Matt Gaetz: Voted to repeal 4,000 regulations and to cut taxes 50 times.
Ro Khanna: Rewrite antiquated tax code that stacks the deck.
Ro Khanna: Our tax policy benefits the top 1% of Americans.
Stephanie Murphy: Close special interest loopholes that protect super wealthy.
Tom O`Halleran: End millionaire exploitation of tax loopholes.
Warren Davidson: Work aggressively for a simpler, flatter tax code.
Dan Donovan: Cut taxes that are killing jobs and economic growth.
Brian Mast: 100% against All Aboard Florida: no more trains.
Raja Krishnamoorthi: Modernize transportation with federal infrastructure bank.
Ro Khanna: $900M to extend BART to Silicon Valley.
Stephanie Murphy: Strong, robust infrastructure including broadband.
Tom O`Halleran: Invest in roads, bridges, and water infrastructure.
Dan Donovan: Build bus and light rail to reduce commute.
War & Peace|
Brian Mast: Defeat global jihadists who threaten our very way of life.
Brian Mast: Renew Iranian sanctions after Obama's Iran Deal.
Jim Banks: Military sanctions against Iran.
Matt Gaetz: Meet force with force against ISIS.
Nanette Barragan: Too many soldiers lost in unnecessary wars.
Neal Dunn: Terrorism must be confronted in the Middle East.
Roger Marshall: Apply "peace through strength" to fight terrorism.
Stephanie Murphy: Do not allow regime in Tehran to acquire a nuclear weapon.
Stephanie Murphy: ISIS & Hezbollah pose serious threats to U.S. interests.
Warren Davidson: Respond to radical terrorism with lethal force, not the FBI.