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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)
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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2018 Texas Senate race: debates and news coverage

    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from 2018 TX Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Beto O`Rourke (24) Democratic Challenger for TX Senator Texas
  • Ted Cruz (19) Republican 2016 Primary Challenger
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Texas 2018 Senatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Medium.com, Official blog of the US Representative for El Paso, Nov 16 2017
  • El Paso Inc. (business newspaper), "Beto O'Rourke," by David Crowder Jul 18, 2016

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Beto O`Rourke: Trust women to make their own decisions.
    Ted Cruz: No exceptions for rape or incest; de-fund Planned Parenthood.
Budget & Economy
    Ted Cruz: Choose individual liberty over more & more spending.
    Beto O`Rourke: Promote antitrust & regulations that promote competition.
    Beto O`Rourke: Protect consumers from predatory financial behavior.
    Ted Cruz: Free businesses from the CFPB's regulatory blockades.
    Beto O`Rourke: Long-time advocate for marijuana legalization.
    Ted Cruz: Opposed to marijuana legalization, but let states choose.
    Beto O`Rourke: Vouchers funnel public school $ into private schools.
    Ted Cruz: Private school vouchers is civil rights issue of our time.
Energy & Oil
    Beto O`Rourke: Unprecedented action to build clean energy economy.
    Ted Cruz: Paris Accord destroys $3 trillion in American GDP by 2040.
    Beto O`Rourke: Incentivize renewable energy.
    Beto O`Rourke: Ensure EPA's funding & independence.
    Ted Cruz: EPA ran amok under Obama.
Families & Children
    Ted Cruz: Amendment to define marriage as between man & a woman.
Foreign Policy
    Beto O`Rourke: Invest in improving Northern Triangle of Central America.
Free Trade
    Beto O`Rourke: Tariffs on China will devastate our economy.
    Ted Cruz: Supports tariffs; opposes bailouts to those hurt by them.
Government Reform
    Beto O`Rourke: End secret spending flooding American elections.
    Beto O`Rourke: Empower communities by ending gerrymandering.
    Ted Cruz: Disclosing campaign spending violates free speech.
    Ted Cruz: Political gerrymandering is legitimate, unless racial.
    Beto O`Rourke: Committed to personal term limit for serving in Congress.
Gun Control
    Beto O`Rourke: Universal background checks; ban assault weapons.
    Ted Cruz: Led fight not to ban assault weapons.
    Beto O`Rourke: Supports common sense gun laws.
Health Care
    Beto O`Rourke: Improve ObamaCare, including public option.
    Ted Cruz: ObamaCare caused millions to lose their jobs.
    Ted Cruz: Enforce the law but also keep families together.
    Beto O`Rourke: DREAMers are as American as my kids.
    Ted Cruz: No path to citizenship to DREAMers or anyone else.
    Beto O`Rourke: Raise minimum wage from $7.25/hr to $15.
    Ted Cruz: Raising minimum wage costs jobs for the most vulnerable.
Principles & Values
    Beto O`Rourke: Supports Congress term limits; leaving House after 6 years.
Tax Reform
    Beto O`Rourke: GOP tax plan helps rich & hurts middle class.
    Beto O`Rourke: Stimulus spending invests in areas like infrastructure.
    Beto O`Rourke: Rolling back net neutrality hurts democracy.
    Ted Cruz: Net neutrality puts government in charge of internet.
War & Peace
    Beto O`Rourke: Nuclear treaty was best path to prevent Iranian nukes.
    Ted Cruz: Nuke treaty didn't sufficiently rein in Iran's nuke program.
    Ted Cruz: SWIFT: commit to maintain ongoing sanctions against Iran.
    Beto O`Rourke: We need to think before acting in Mideast.

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  • Ted Cruz Republican 2016 Primary Challenger

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