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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
United,
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)
Becoming,
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)

Book Reviews

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ABC This Week interviews during 2019
(Martha Raddatz interviewing candidates for 2019-2020 races)



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    from ABC This Week interviews during 2019 (number of quotes indicated):
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (2) Democrat U.S. Rep New York- 14
  • Amy Klobuchar (3) Minnesota Democratic candidate for President; Minnesota Senator
  • Andrew Yang (4) Democratic candidate for President; CEO
  • Bernie Sanders (2) Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Beto O`Rourke (3) Texas Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from TX
  • Bill Weld (1) Massachusetts Libertarian Vice-Presidential nominee
  • Cory Booker (6) New Jersey Mayor of Newark; N.J. Senator
  • Donald Trump (1) Republican Presidential incumbent
  • Jay Inslee (2) Washington Democratic Washington Governor
  • John Delaney (1) Maryland Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from MD-6
  • John Hickenlooper (1) Colorado Democratic Colorado Governor
  • Julian Castro (5) Texas Mayor of San Antonio; HUD Secretary
  • Michael Bennet (2) Colorado Democratic candidate for President; Colorado Senator
  • Pete Buttigieg (3) Indiana Democratic candidate for President; Mayor of South Bend, IN
  • Seth Moulton (2) Massachusetts Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from MA-6
  • Tim Ryan (4) Ohio Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from OH-13
  • Tulsi Gabbard (2) Hawaii Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from HI-2
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    A long-standing political tradition is the Sunday morning talk show, beginning with "Meet the Press" in 1947. Currently, five separate "talking head" programs appear on five different TV stations every Sunday morning. OnTheIssues.org excerpts all five of the shows, listed below, with their respective interviewing pundits and each pundit's political affiliation:
  • ABC This Week: (Martha Raddatz & George Stephanopoulos; liberal; from Bill Clinton's staff)
  • CNN "State of the Union": (Jake Tapper and Dana Bash; moderate liberal)
  • Fox News Sunday: (Chris Wallace and Bret Baier; conservative)
  • Meet the Press: (Chuck Todd; moderate)
  • CBS Face the Nation: (Margaret Brennan and John Dickerson; moderate)

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Hyde amendment about healthcare for poor & women of color.
    Beto O`Rourke: Repeal Hyde Amendment; work to secure women's rights.
Civil Rights
    Amy Klobuchar: Paper ballots allow audits, ensure election integrity.
    Pete Buttigieg: Voters have judged his record, not his marriage.
Corporations
    Cory Booker: Enforce antitrust; president shouldn't decide targets.
    Tim Ryan: We need an industrial policy: government involved in process.
Drugs
    Andrew Yang: Pardon non-violent drug offenders, focusing on marijuana.
Education
    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.
Foreign Policy
    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.
Free Trade
    John Hickenlooper: Fair & open trade makes us safer and more prosperous.
Government Reform
    Beto O`Rourke: New Voting Rights Act: eliminate gerrymandering & PACs.
    Andrew Yang: Create department to regulate social media.
Gun Control
    Michael Bennet: People support background checks, GOP Senate won't allow it.
    Cory Booker: Gun control works; refuse to believe it's not doable.
Health Care
    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.
Homeland Security
    Donald Trump: Would take info on opponents from foreigners, might call FBI.
Immigration
    Julian Castro: Can't take in everyone seeking asylum but can do more.
Jobs
    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
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Presidential nominee must fight for transformational change.
    Beto O`Rourke: Future Justice Dept. should follow facts on Trump.
    Cory Booker: We succeed by showing the best of who we are.
Tax Reform
    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".
Technology
    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.


    Click for quotations from other sources by:
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Democrat U.S. Rep New York- 14
  • Amy Klobuchar Minnesota Democratic candidate for President; Minnesota Senator
  • Andrew Yang Democratic candidate for President; CEO
  • Bernie Sanders Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Beto O`Rourke Texas Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from TX
  • Bill Weld Massachusetts Libertarian Vice-Presidential nominee
  • Cory Booker New Jersey Mayor of Newark; N.J. Senator
  • Donald Trump Republican Presidential incumbent
  • Jay Inslee Washington Democratic Washington Governor
  • John Delaney Maryland Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from MD-6
  • John Hickenlooper Colorado Democratic Colorado Governor
  • Julian Castro Texas Mayor of San Antonio; HUD Secretary
  • Michael Bennet Colorado Democratic candidate for President; Colorado Senator
  • Pete Buttigieg Indiana Democratic candidate for President; Mayor of South Bend, IN
  • Seth Moulton Massachusetts Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from MA-6
  • Tim Ryan Ohio Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from OH-13
  • Tulsi Gabbard Hawaii Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from HI-2

The above quotations are from ABC This Week interviews during 2019
(Martha Raddatz interviewing candidates for 2019-2020 races).

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