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)
Mark Curran: Opposed partial-birth abortion.
Daniel Biss: Criticized governor for attempt to ban abortion.
John Kasich: Ban abortions after 20 weeks; but no "heartbeat bill".
John Kasich: Require abortion clinics to have nearby hospital & doctor.
Dick Durbin: Abortion is a private decision.
Steven Sauerberg: Provide women with an alternatives to abortion.
Elizabeth Dole: No litmus test for judiciary appointments.
Budget & Economy|
Ron Johnson: $184B stimulus drove the country deeper into debt.
Cynthia Nixon: History of pro-gay rights with established credibility.
Ameya Pawar: Rename Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day.
Eric Holcomb: Supportive of the LGBT community: zero discrimination.
Jim Oberweis: Corporations go overseas when taxes & governments bully them.
Sharon Hansen: Lower corporate tax rates prevent companies going overseas.
Eddie Melton: Restore state scholarship eligibility to felony offenders.
Gary Johnson: War on Drugs is a miserable failure; $6M for treatment.
Eddie Melton: Reduce private school vouchers; increase teacher pay.
Donald Trump: Skeptical of use of affirmative action in college admissions.
Jeff Sessions: Harvard misuses affirmative action in college admissions.
Joe Walsh: Eliminate teacher tenure & favor teacher accountability.
Energy & Oil|
Joe Walsh: Low-cost energy sources is vital to our economy.
Wesley Clark: US energy overuse causes worldwide resentment.
Napoleon Harris: Shift focus of foreign aid from Mideast back to the Americas.
Doug Truax: End Obama's "lead from behind" approach to foreign policy.
Donald Trump: FactCheck: yes, Ford plant in Mexico, but no U.S. job cuts.
Russell Feingold: Protect jobs from being shipped abroad via free trade.
Daniel Biss: Political system favors billionaires & machine politicians.
Jill Stein: We need ranked-choice voting in presidential elections.
Chuy Garcia: Implement financial and performance audits.
Mark Curran: Focus on mental health & video games, not guns.
Daniel Biss: Criticized governor for attempt to repeal ObamaCare.
Ron Johnson: Running for Senate based on fierce opposition to Obamacare.
Russell Feingold: Brags about having voted for Obamacare.
Joe Walsh: Opposed to government sponsored health care system.
Dick Durbin: Large-scale expansion of taxpayer-subsidized coverage.
Steven Sauerberg: Vouchers to make health care portable and less job-dependent.
Joe Walsh: Keep prisoners at Guantanamo; try them in military tribunals.
Joe Walsh: All provisions of the Patriot Act should be renewed.
Dick Durbin: Apologizes for comparing Guantanamo to Nazis & Soviet gulags.
Steven Sauerberg: Ultraliberals hate America; focus on patriotism.
Mark Curran: Backed bipartisan legislation with path for citizenship.
Daniel Biss: Criticized governor for attempt to curb immigration.
Eric Holcomb: I won't be xenophobic on immigration policy.
Doug Truax: First secure the border, then no comprehensive reform.
Jim Oberweis: Visas for illegal immigrants, but no path to citizenship.
Dick Durbin: Raise minimum wage to $10.10 & same pay regardless of gender.
Jim Oberweis: Minimum wage of $10 (and less for those under age 24).
Sharon Hansen: No minimum wage; & no set pay based on gender.
Ron Johnson: Proven record of creating jobs at his private company.
Russell Feingold: $184B stimulus created jobs, especially highway construction.
Principles & Values|
Jill Stein: Greens overcame ballot laws designed by Democrats and GOP.
Jill Stein: Majority of Americans want a four-party debate.
Chuck Grassley: My re-election ensures Iowa is not denied Senate seniority.
Roxanne Conlin: Republicans only offer more of the same.
Alexi Giannoulias: Accuses Kirk of economic treason for fundraising in China.
Mark Kirk: Raised $6,000 from 12 U.S. citizen businessmen in China.
John Roberts: Volunteer adviser to Bush in 2000 Florida post-election.
Chuy Garcia: Social Security is essential but needs wage limits increased.
Daniel Biss: Alter public employee pensions to reduce state pension debt.
Joe Walsh: Gradually raising the retirement age beyond 67.
Alexi Giannoulias: Gradual fixes: raising the cap; phase-down benefits for rich.
Joe Walsh: Individuals set aside portion of own income for retirement.
Daniel Biss: Initiate a state graduated income tax.
Joe Walsh: Reduced tax rates will increase economic activity.
Mike Pence: Riverboat gambling ok, but no electronic wagering.
War & Peace|
Andrea Zopp: Supports the Iran nuclear deal.
Tammy Duckworth: Iran is our enemy, but nuclear deal prevents Iranian nukes.
Joe Walsh: Provide the troops needed in Afghanistan, like Iraqi surge.
James Durkin: Remove Saddam Hussein, with US troops if needed.
Welfare & Poverty|
Joe Walsh: Abolish Fannie Mae; too much focus on home ownership.