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)
Bernie Sanders: Support pro-life Dems if they replace pro-life Republicans.
Budget & Economy|
Mike Pence: Great Recession tax-&-spend policy led to weak recovery.
Rand Paul: Trillion-dollar deficits are bad, whether by Dems or by GOP.
Elizabeth Warren: Use anti-trust to break up anti-competitive businesses.
John Hickenlooper: Market must allow entry to new businesses.
Julian Castro: Top earners & corporations must pay fair share.
Bernie Sanders: Americans in red OR blue states oppose enriching the top 1%.
Bernie Sanders: Middle class needs tax breaks; top 1% does not.
John Hickenlooper: Reinvent bipartisan apprenticeships & workforce training.
Energy & Oil|
Bernie Sanders: No more debate on climate change; it's here & costs $100Bs.
Marco Rubio: Climate change is reality, but we're a country, not a planet.
Mike Bloomberg: America should be big part of climate solution.
Mike Bloomberg: If some countries do right thing on climate, we all benefit.
Lindsey Graham: Manage forest underbrush better, to avoid raging wildfires.
Mike Bloomberg: EPA failing to focus on clean air and clean water.
Bernie Sanders: Leave a planet to our kids that is healthy & habitable.
Marco Rubio: Engage with Putin, but recognize he supports zero sum games.
Donald Trump: European Union is a foe in trade, & in lack of NATO payments.
Bernie Sanders: Gaza is humanitarian disaster; Israelis shouldn't over-react.
John Kasich: Tariffs lead to acrimony among friends & going it alone.
John Kasich: Tariffs slow down the economy and hurt 40 million jobs.
Wanda Vazquez Garced: Calls for investigation into unused aid found in warehouse.
Bernie Sanders: Russian cyber-attacks threaten integrity of US elections.
Marco Rubio: Sanctions against Russia for interfering in 2016 election.
Kirsten Gillibrand: Senate would pass gun laws if allowed to vote.
Michael Bennet: Background checks work in Colorado, should work nationally.
Kirsten Gillibrand: Provide a public option to get to universal coverage.
John Hickenlooper: Stabilize private markets & deal with high-cost pools.
John Kasich: To Dems: let market work; to GOP: help people who need it.
Kirsten Gillibrand: White supremacists are domestic terrorists.
Bernie Sanders: Don't privatize the Veterans Administration.
Rand Paul: Fiscal conservatives must oppose unlimited military spending.
Jay Inslee: Illegal immigration not a national emergency.
Kirsten Gillibrand: Pathway to citizenship for DREAMers.
Julian Castro: Compassion for refugees, pathway for those here.
Lindsey Graham: Change asylum law to not apply to illegal border crossers.
Ted Cruz: Use all tools available to stop asylum for migrant caravan.
Marco Rubio: Child separation policy at border is simply un-American.
John Kasich: DREAMers are part of the fabric of America.
Marco Rubio: Children are trafficked into US illegally by criminal groups.
Bernie Sanders: The Great Wall was ok in 1600s; not so smart today.
Principles & Values|
Beto O`Rourke: Trump espouses racism & division, but problem predates him.
Bernie Sanders: Learn from Gingrich in 1994: propose bold Democratic agenda.
John Kerry: Let's get back to fact-based democracy.
Mike Bloomberg: Trump was not a business manager; I ran large organizations.
Jeff Flake: Republican Party needs to attract millennials & minorities.
Bernie Sanders: Change direction of Democrats to grassroots & bottom-up.
John Kasich: Deal with all entitlements or we'll drown in debt.
Marco Rubio: When Chinese companies steal I.P., put them out of business.
War & Peace|
Chris Murphy: Executing foreign political figures opens Pandora's box.
Marco Rubio: Imminent, credible threat obliges president to act.
Mike Pence: Grateful Trump is always focused on safety of troops.
Bernie Sanders: Withdraw US support for Saudi-led war in Yemen.
Rand Paul: Cut off arms sales to Saudis; war in Yemen hurts US security.
Marco Rubio: Selling arms to Saudi Arabia gives us leverage over them.
Marco Rubio: Khashoggi: stop Saudi arms sales & reduce Yemen involvement.
Mike Pence: Progress toward denuclearization & peace on Korean Peninsula.
John Kerry: Change calculation in Syria by enforcing ceasefires.
John Kerry: Use of force to respond to Syrian sarin gas attacks.
John Kasich: Talk with North Korea, but reimpose sanctions if no results.
Marco Rubio: North Korea should denuclearize, but I'm not optimistic.
Lindsey Graham: Iran nuke deal allows a bomb after 15 years.
Tim Kaine: Respond to Syrian chemical attack, but only via Congress.
Rand Paul: Lesson of Iraq: unintended consequences from regime change.
Rand Paul: We're actively in war in 7 countries, and none are declared.
Marco Rubio: We cannot live in a world where North Korea can nuke us.