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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)
Books by and about the 2016 presidential election
What Happened ,
by Hillary Clinton (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Becoming ,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

Book Reviews

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Howard Dean: A Citizen's Guide to the Man Who Would be President, by a team of reporters for Vermont's Rutland Herald and Times-Argus

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Click here for 28 full quotes from Howard Dean in the book Citizen's Guide to Howard Dean.
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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Retired VT's debt and built nation's best rainy day fund.
    Kept GOP predecessorís agenda of fiscal frugality.
Civil Rights
    Gay rights are a matter of principle.
    Black roommate at Yale defined his views on tolerance.
    Opposed capital punishment but shifted beginning in 1994.
    High national standards but local sanctions for failure.
    Deanís other landmark VT bill: education finance.
Energy & Oil
    Wind energy reduces global warming & reduces Saudi imports.
    10% ethanol in gasoline reduced oil imports by 5%.
    470,000 conservation acres, but many development deals too.
    Make trade-offs on environmental protection vs. development.
    Deanís first campaign in 1982 focused on bicycle paths.
Gun Control
    Agrees on some issues with NRA, but some gun control.
Health Care
    Supported single-payer in 1980s, but multi-payer in 1990s.
    If you want total healthcare reform, Iím not your guy.
Homeland Security
    Realign defense funds away from Star Wars.
    Trade unions gave us our middle class.
Principles & Values
    Models his candidacy on Harry S Truman.
    I represent the Democratic wing of the Democratic Party.
    Dean surge spawned Clark as Anybody-But-Dean.
    Dean fueled by large dissident group of Bush haters.
    Deanís forthrightness differs from Dem party calculatedness.
    Liberal in attitude, not in policy positions.
    Propelled to public service by death of his brother?
Tax Reform
    Rescind all of the Bush tax cuts, to balance budget.
    Better off with government services than with a $650 tax cut.
War & Peace
    Evenhandedness in Israel doesnít imply cater to Palestinians.
Welfare & Poverty
    Implemented VT workfare program along Clinton's lines.

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