Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates|
| Crippled America,|
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
by Cory Booker (2016)
| The Truths We Hold,|
by Kamala Harris (2019)
| Smart on Crime,|
by Kamala Harris (2010)
| Guide to Political Revolution,|
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
| Where We Go From Here,|
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
| Promise Me, Dad ,|
by Joe Biden (2017)
|Conscience of a Conservative,|
by Jeff Flake (2017)
| Two Paths,|
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
|Every Other Monday,|
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
|Courage is Contagious,|
by John Kasich (1998)
| Shortest Way Home,|
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
| The Book of Joe ,|
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
| Our Revolution,|
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
| This Fight Is Our Fight,|
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
| Higher Loyalty,|
by James Comey (2018)
| The Making of Donald Trump,|
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
| Higher Loyalty ,|
by James Comey (2018)
| Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,|
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
| Outsider in the White House,|
by Bernie Sanders (2015)
(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)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Hyde amendment about healthcare for poor & women of color.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Repeal Hyde amendment; it's about inequality.
Beto O`Rourke: Repeal Hyde Amendment; work to secure women's rights.
Beto O`Rourke: Repeal Hyde Amendment; will lead pro-choice administration.
Budget & Economy|
Michael Bennet: Real problems if we don't address income inequality.
Amy Klobuchar: Paper ballots allow audits, ensure election integrity.
Pete Buttigieg: Voters have judged his record, not his marriage.
Cory Booker: Enforce antitrust; president shouldn't decide targets.
Tim Ryan: We need an industrial policy: government involved in process.
Andrew Yang: Pardon non-violent drug offenders, focusing on marijuana.
Bernie Sanders: Busing an option, but integrated community schools are best.
Seth Moulton: Voluntary public service rewarded with education guarantee.
Energy & Oil|
Tim Ryan: Green New Deal means manufacturing jobs.
Jay Inslee: We're the optimists: can invent and create solutions.
Jay Inslee: The real costs of climate change comes from doing nothing.
Doug Jones: Impeachment warranted if withheld Ukraine aid helped Russia.
Bernie Sanders: Talk to adversaries but we need more than photo ops.
Cory Booker: Not working with allies on Iran makes us weaker.
Seth Moulton: America leads the world when it is strong.
Tulsi Gabbard: We need to engage in diplomacy & deescalate tensions.
Pete Buttigieg: Pay attention to assessments of intelligence agencies.
Julian Castro: Strengthen our relationship with allies to keep us safe.
John Hickenlooper: Fair & open trade makes us safer and more prosperous.
Jerry Nadler: Impeachment: Trump continuing threat to election & democracy.
Tom Steyer: Government is broken; push power back to people.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Impeachment is now about the rule of law.
Beto O`Rourke: New Voting Rights Act: eliminate gerrymandering & PACs.
Andrew Yang: Create department to regulate social media.
Michael Bennet: People support background checks, GOP Senate won't allow it.
Michael Bennet: Colorado experience shows gun control can work.
Cory Booker: Gun control works; refuse to believe it's not doable.
Andrew Yang: Would expand Medicare but not offer a public option.
Steve Bullock: Health care reform without disrupting the entire system.
Bernie Sanders: People will spend less money on Medicare for All.
Julian Castro: Denying health care for undocumented is un-American.
Cory Booker: Health care is a right; public option is step towards goal.
Tim Ryan: Prevention should be key focus.
Amy Klobuchar: For public option, taking on Big Pharma.
Pete Buttigieg: Single payer can still allow role for private insurance.
Donald Trump: Would take info on opponents from foreigners, might call FBI.
Steve Bullock: No wall; no open borders; need immigration reform.
Amy Klobuchar: Against open borders & decriminalizing illegal entry.
Amy Klobuchar: Administration to blame for chaos at the border.
Seth Moulton: Helped his Iraqi interpreter get asylum in U.S.
Julian Castro: Can't take in everyone seeking asylum but can do more.
Julian Castro: No to "open borders"; increase number of refugees admitted.
Bill de Blasio: Working people's bill of rights.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: We need to address inequality in pay & parental leave.
Tim Ryan: Rebuild the middle class: just getting by not enough.
Andrew Yang: Universal payments to all adults would have no stigma.
Julian Castro: Minimum wage should be a living wage.
Principles & Values|
Andrew Yang: Impeachment: Open to pardoning Trump if elected.
Doug Jones: Impeachment should include witnesses & documentary evidence.
Ron Johnson: Impeachment charges are "pretty thin gruel".
Adam Schiff: Impeachment: Can't turn away from cheating in next election.
Val Demings: Trump failed to bribe Ukraine, but still accountable.
Cory Booker: It's not who's racist; it's what are you doing about it.
Justin Amash: People want open, honest representation.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Presidential nominee must fight for transformational change.
Donald Trump: Foreign-provided opposition info? Read it; maybe call FBI.
Donald Trump: No collusion, if you read the Mueller Report as I did.
Beto O`Rourke: Future Justice Dept. should follow facts on Trump.
Cory Booker: We succeed by showing the best of who we are.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Workers & government should not pay for billionaires.
Andrew Yang: Value Added Tax would generate $800 billion.
Amy Klobuchar: Changes in corporate tax would fund infrastructure.
John Delaney: Increase marginal rate, tax investments like income.
Julian Castro: Top earners, corporations should pay "fair share".
Bill Weld: Teach skill sets for tech jobs of the future.
War & Peace|
Cory Booker: Would rejoin Iran nuclear deal & work with allies.
Tulsi Gabbard: Ending regime change wars allows investment at home.
Welfare & Poverty|
Michael Bennet: Everybody should have a share in our prosperity.