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)
Jeff Colyer: Staunchly anti-abortion.
Chris Koster: Planned Parenthood didn't illegally dispose of fetal tissue.
Greg Orman: Supports access to abortion services.
Pat Roberts: Let insurance plans deny abortions based on employer beliefs.
Budget & Economy|
Robin Carnahan: 2008 bank bailout helped Wall Street, not ordinary people.
Roy Blunt: Bailout ok; stimulus package a huge mistake.
Robin Carnahan: TARP financial bailout let banks run wild.
Roy Blunt: TARP was a plan that worked.
Jeff Colyer: No commitment to protecting LGBT workers from discrimination.
Kathleen Sebelius: 2007: Prohibit discrimination on basis of gender identity.
Kris Kobach: Do nothing to protect the rights of LGBT workers.
Sam Brownback: 2015: Repeal ban on gender identity discrimination.
Catherine Hanaway: Support SJR39: Religious liberty trumps gay marriage.
Chris Koster: Oppose SJR39: gay discrimination isn't religious liberty.
Eric Greitens: Anti-gay "religious liberty" amendment threatens jobs.
John Brunner: Let clergy choose to decline to perform gay marriages.
Chris Koster: Judges can allow same-sex marriage despite voter amendment.
Greg Orman: Government should not prohibit same-sex marriage.
George W. Bush: Education, housing, and hiring must be equal for all.
Jean Carnahan: Advocated for Equal Rights Amendment.
Jim Neely: Supports medical marijuana.
Josh Hawley: Charges opioid manufacturers with deception.
Chris Koster: Helping meth cooks get ingredients leads to jail.
Kris Kobach: End in-state tuition for illegal immigrants.
Carl Brewer: Same resources for urban/rural schools as wealthy districts.
John Kerry: Chides Bush for not fully funding No Child Left Behind.
Wesley Clark: Decries lack of funding for No Child Left Behind.
Robin Carnahan: Brother's $107M wind project created 1000s of jobs statewide.
Families & Children|
Claire McCaskill: Women were exploited in 2000 BC, not just from 1960s.
Jean Carnahan: Workplace child-care & more commitment to families.
Dick Cheney: Tenet rejects Cheney statements on Iraq/Al-Qaida connection.
George Tenet: Tenet rejects Cheney statements on Iraq/Al-Qaida connection.
Jim Neely: Co-sponsored bill restoring voting rights of released felons.
Kris Kobach: Fight widespread voter fraud with strict voting laws.
Greg Orman: Ban on PACs formed by congressional leaders.
Greg Orman: 12-year term limit for Congress.
Pat Roberts: 2012: No transparency of PAC donors; 2014: Some transparency.
Pat Roberts: No term limits for Congress.
Roy Blunt: Carnahan's $107M wind energy project created only 16 jobs.
Roy Blunt: Took $200K from lobbyists for 2010; tops among House members.
Mike Parson: Doesn't have a problem with background checks.
Nicole Galloway: Favors background checks & red flag laws.
Chris Koster: Supported voter amendment on right to bear arms.
Greg Orman: Don't make it easy for a convict to get guns at gun shows.
Pat Roberts: Don't mess with people's right to bear arms.
Jean Carnahan: Advocated for gun control with sportsmenís rights.
Greg Orman: Futile to repeal ObamaCare while Obama is in office.
Pat Roberts: Immediate and complete repeal of ObamaCare.
Robin Carnahan: To repeal ObamaCare, repeal Congress plan first.
Roy Blunt: Limit health costs by limiting medical malpractice liability.
Matt Blunt: Allow small businesses to form association health plans.
Jean Carnahan: Supports Patient Bill of Rights.
Roy Blunt: FactCheck: Did not disclose student deferment from Vietnam.
Roy Blunt: Amended defense bill for company donating $20,000.
Kris Kobach: Kansas shouldn't be the sanctuary state of the Midwest.
Greg Orman: Increase border patrols; reduce undocumented immigrant flow.
Pat Roberts: Increase border patrols; reduce undocumented immigrant flow.
Pat Roberts: 1986: Opposed Reagan's immigration limited amnesty bill.
Todd Akin: Illegal immigrants receiving benefits is unacceptable.
Principles & Values|
Josh Hawley: Under investigation for mixing public funds with campaign.
Josh Hawley: Fight the false gospel of 'anything goes'.
Robin Carnahan: Accuses opponent of voting to privatize.
Jean Carnahan: Save Social Security & strengthen Medicare.
Laura Kelly: No more tax cuts; restore balance to the tax system.
Kris Kobach: Keep tax cuts despite state's budget hole.
Jeff Colyer: Low taxes & smallest possible government.
War & Peace|
Jim Slattery: Roberts delayed prewar intelligence to justify war in Iraq.
Pat Roberts: I led exposure of pre-Iraq war intelligence failures.
Welfare & Poverty|
Mike Parson: Ending low-income housing tax credit would hurt veterans too.