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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Fire and Fury,
by Michael Wolff (2018)
Trump Revealed,
by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (2016)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2016)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
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)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
by Cory Booker (2016)
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)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
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

(from Amazon.com)

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First Trump-Biden Debate: 2024 Presidential Election

    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from Presidential Debate at CNN headquarters, Atlanta GA (number of quotes indicated):
  • Donald Trump (19)
  • Joe Biden (15)
  • Nancy Pelosi (1)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Citations for the first presidential debate at CNN Headquarters in Atlanta on July 27, 2024:
  • Politico.com, "Biden addresses his disastrous performance: 'I don't debate as well as I used to'," by Lauren Egan & Myah Ward, 06/28/2024, (Link)
  • CNN debate transcript, June 27, 2024, (Link)
  • The Hill e-zine, "Trump denies calling dead soldiers 'losers and suckers' after Biden visit to cemetery in France," by Brett Samuels, 06/10/24, (Link)
  • National Public Radio (N.P.R.), "The U.N. Security Council endorses U.S. cease-fire plan to end the war in Gaza," by Michele Kelemen, June 10, 2024, (Link)
  • Politico.com, "Unaired footage shows chaos, anger of congressional leaders amid Jan. 6 evacuation," by Jordain Carney & Kyle Cheney, 06/09/2024, (Link
  • Politico.com, "DC slammed Trump's tariffs; Biden's decision to keep them draws a very different reaction," by Gavin Bade, 05/15/2024, (Link)
  • United Press International (UPI), "Historians rank Trump worst president in history, Lincoln the best," by Joe Fisher, Feb. 19, 2024, (Link)
  • Associated Press (AP), "Trump's drumbeat of lies about the 2020 election keeps getting louder. Here are the facts," by Robert Yoon, August 27, 2023, (Link)
  • CNBC. "3 common questions about Social Security, answered", by Trina Paul, Jul 30 2023, (Link)
  • WLRN Public Media, "PolitiFact FL: DeSantis claimed some states allow ‘post-birth’ abortions; none do," by Samantha Putterman, July 25, 2023, (Link)
  • Tax Foundation, "Who Really Pays the Tariffs? U.S. Firms and Consumers, Through Higher Prices," by Alex Durante & Alex Muresianu, December 15, 2021, (Link)
  • Vox.com, "No, Biden did not call Black people "superpredators,," by Jerusalem Demsas, Oct 23, 2020, (Link)

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Donald Trump: I believe in exceptions for rape, incest, and maternal life.
    Donald Trump: FactCheck: No, Democrats don't allow abortion after birth.
    Donald Trump: I will not block abortion medication: abortion pill ok.
    Joe Biden: Leaving abortion to the states turns back rights.
    Donald Trump: Cutting corporate tax to 21% spurred COVID economy .
    Donald Trump: Police support me; Biden called Black people super-predators.
    Donald Trump: FactCheck: Biden said "most youth aren't super-predators".
Energy & Oil
    Joe Biden: The only existential threat to humanity is climate change.
Families & Children
    Joe Biden: Providing childcare protections increases economic growth.
Foreign Policy
    Donald Trump: Throughout the entire world we're no longer respected.
Free Trade
    Donald Trump: FactCheck: Tariffs on China result in higher consumer prices.
    Donald Trump: 10% tariffs on China will reduce our deficit tremendously.
    Joe Biden: FactCheck: Yes, kept Trump's 10% tariffs on China.
    Joe Biden: 10% tariffs on China will cost consumers $2,500 per year.
Government Reform
    Donald Trump: Will accept results if election is "fair and legal and good".
Homeland Security
    Donald Trump: Did not attend veteran cemetery in France while president.
    Donald Trump: FactCheck: Media did report Trump saying military are losers.
    Joe Biden: Attended 80th anniversary of D-Day in France.
    Donald Trump: Immigrants are taking black jobs and Hispanic jobs.
Principles & Values
    Donald Trump: Nancy Pelosi took responsibility for Jan. 6 riots, not me.
    Donald Trump: Rated worst president by panel of 159 scholars.
    Donald Trump: FactCheck: Lost dozens of court cases about 2020 election.
    Nancy Pelosi: Leaders responsible for Jan.6, but where was National Guard?
    Joe Biden: FactCheck: Biden rated 14th best president; Trump as worst.
    Joe Biden: First debate performance raises questions of replacing Biden.
    Joe Biden: No president in our history has spoken about retribution.
    Joe Biden: We're the most progressive country in the world .
Social Security
    Donald Trump: Migrants coming in will destroy Medicare & Social Security.
    Donald Trump: FactCheck: No,undocumented immigrants can't collect benefits.
Tax Reform
    Joe Biden: Taxing just 1,000 billionaires would raise $500 billion.
War & Peace
    Joe Biden: 3-stage plan for Gaza; only Hamas opposes it.
    Joe Biden: FactCheck: Yes, UN accepted Gaza peace plan.
    Donald Trump: I think Biden encouraged Russia to invade Ukraine.
    Joe Biden: Putin is a war criminal and won't stop at Ukraine.
Welfare & Poverty
    Joe Biden: Build 2 million new housing units; make sure we cap rents.

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