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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

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Media coverage of political races in Univision News

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    from Univision (number of quotes indicated):
  • Barack Obama (19) Democratic President (elected 2008)
  • Bill Richardson (5) New Mexico Former Democratic Governor (2002-2010) and Cabinet Sec'y
  • Chris Dodd (8) Democrat
  • Dennis Kucinich (8) Ohio Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Donald Trump (2) Republican Presidential incumbent
  • Duncan Hunter (3) Republican
  • Fred Thompson (7) Republican
  • Hillary Clinton (6) Democratic Presidential candidate
  • John Edwards (5) Democrat
  • John McCain (4) Republican
  • Mike Gravel (8) Democratic challenger for president
  • Mike Huckabee (10) Arkansas Republican Presidential candidate
  • Mitt Romney (24) Massachusetts Former GOP Governor (2003-2006); Pres. candidate (2008)
  • Ron Paul (7) Republican (Libertarian 1988)
  • Rudy Giuliani (6) New York Former Mayor of NYC
  • Sarah Palin (2) Alaska Former Governor (resigned 2009); V.P. nominee (2008)
  • Tom Tancredo (1) Colorado Republican Gubernatorial Challenger (withdrew)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Articles from Univision News:
  • (On Trump Impeachment): "Trump raises more than $150 million with his campaign to contest the electoral results in court," 1 Dec 2020
  • (On Barack Obama & Mitt Romney): Obama-Romney interviews by Univision Noticias (Spanish News), 9/19/2012
  • (On Sarah Palin): Univision Interview with Sarah Palin, by Jorge Ramos, 10/26/2008
  • (On Mitt Romney, Mike Huckabee, Ron Paul, John McCain & others): 2007 Republican primary debate on Univision, 12/9/2007
  • (On Barack Obama, Mike Gravel and others): 2007 Democratic primary debate on Univision in Spanish, 9/9/2007

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Sarah Palin: Use my daughter Bristol as a teaching tool for others.
Budget & Economy
    Fred Thompson: We’re spending next generation’s money with no restraint.
    Ron Paul: Restore GOP by returning to less gov’t & fiscal conservatism.
    Ron Paul: Weak economy is source of resentment against immigrants.
Civil Rights
    Mitt Romney: Everything but "marriage" for gay couples.
    Mike Huckabee: It’s arrogant for GOP to ignore Hispanics or any group.
    Mike Huckabee: Racial profiling based on speaking with accent is unAmerican.
    Ron Paul: Against ID for immigrants; it leads to national ID card.
    Mitt Romney: Redistribution doesn't create jobs; free enterprise does.
    Barack Obama: We share cross-border drug problem with Mexico.
    Barack Obama: Fast & Furious was completely wrongheaded; we've stopped it.
    Mitt Romney: We share cross-border drug problem with Mexico.
    Barack Obama: More education funding from early childhood thru Pell grants.
    Barack Obama: Recovery Act avoided layoffs; now hire more teachers.
    Mitt Romney: Put kids & teachers first; teachers' unions go behind.
    Mitt Romney: Free tuition at MA college for top 1/4 of high school grads.
    Mitt Romney: Cap Pell Grants to increase only at rate of inflation.
    Mitt Romney: Don't overwhelm college students with loan debt.
    Duncan Hunter: Replace old credentialing with inspiration.
    Fred Thompson: Use bully pulpit to support vouchers & homeschooling.
    John McCain: Charters, homeschooling, & vouchers are key to success.
    Mike Huckabee: Focus on what’s good for students, not good for school.
    Mike Huckabee: Weapons of Mass Instruction: more science AND more arts.
    Mitt Romney: Identify failing schools; push choice & English immersion.
    Mitt Romney: Principles: choice; parental involvement; merit scholarships.
    Rudy Giuliani: All parents want more control & choice over kids’ schooling.
    Rudy Giuliani: Revolutionize public education by allowing for choice.
    Rudy Giuliani: FactCheck: No, Hispanic K-12 test scores are rising.
    Barack Obama: Nationwide program to reconstruct crumbling school buildings.
    Bill Richardson: Pay off college loans in exchange for national service.
    Dennis Kucinich: Free education from pre-kindergarten to college.
Energy & Oil
    Mitt Romney: North American energy independence in 8 years.
Foreign Policy
    Barack Obama: Partner with Arab Spring countries to work toward democracy.
    Fred Thompson: Castro is a uniquely brutal tyrant; keep the embargo.
    John McCain: Maintain Cuban embargo; indict Castro.
    Mike Huckabee: Hugo Chavez was not elected as dictator; no friend of US.
    Mitt Romney: Free Cuba and eliminate threat of people like Hugo Chavez.
    Ron Paul: Stop interfering with Latin America; talk & trade instead.
    Rudy Giuliani: Stand against Chavez’s & Castro’s form of dictatorship.
    Barack Obama: Invest in our relationship with Mexico.
    Bill Richardson: Alliance with Latin America on microlending & human needs.
    Chris Dodd: We spend $500B in Iraq; add some to $1.6B in Latin America.
    Chris Dodd: Expand the Peace Corps.
    Chris Dodd: We’ve neglected Latin America; need to re-engage.
    Chris Dodd: Cuba embargo hasn’t worked for 50 years; unravel the embargo.
    Hillary Clinton: Cuba deserves peaceful transition to freedom & democracy.
    John Edwards: Our Latin America policy is either disengaged or bullying.
    Mike Gravel: Recognize Cuba; open up to Chavez in Venezuela.
Free Trade
    Dennis Kucinich: NAFTA accelerated immigration from Mexico, in search of jobs.
    Dennis Kucinich: FactCheck: NAFTA coincided with (not caused) peso collapse.
    Mike Gravel: CAFTA & NAFTA cause unemployment in Mexico & Central America.
Health Care
    Mitt Romney: State targets for insurance, to replace ObamaCare.
    Fred Thompson: Make insurance portable so employment untied from health.
    Fred Thompson: Lower cost by more efficient markets, not bigger government.
    John McCain: Preserve quality of health care by individual responsibility.
    Mike Huckabee: 1/3 self-insured; 1/3 don’t want it; 1/3 can’t afford it.
    Mike Huckabee: Crisis from waiting until people are catastrophically ill.
    Mike Huckabee: FactCheck: 2/3 of uninsured can’t afford insurace, not 1/3.
    Mitt Romney: Personal responsibility instead of employer mandates.
    Mitt Romney: FactCheck: MA employers have no mandates, but “requirements”.
    Mitt Romney: FactCheck: No, MA healthcare plan is not paid for, yet.
    Rudy Giuliani: Health Savings Account up to $6,000 per family.
    Barack Obama: Morally wrong that terminally ill must consider money.
    Barack Obama: FactCheck: Correct that insurance lobbying cost $1B.
    Bill Richardson: New healthcare system in one year, with no new bureaucracies.
    Chris Dodd: Include undocumented workers in healthcare plan.
    Dennis Kucinich: Fake debate if we talk about maintaining present system.
    Dennis Kucinich: FactCheck:Insurance industry profit is under $97B, not $600B.
    Hillary Clinton: No parent should be told ‘no’ for healthcare for their kids.
    John Edwards: Comprehensive coverage costs $90B to $120B a year.
    John Edwards: FactCheck: Plan costs $106B-$146B per year, not $90B-$120B.
    Mike Gravel: Applies lessons from his healthcare-related bankruptcy.
Homeland Security
    Barack Obama: Remain vigilant & focus forcefully on groups like al Qaeda.
    Ron Paul: We have a de-facto draft; we can achieve more in peace.
    Mike Gravel: Terrorism is not a war; treat it as a criminal act.
    Barack Obama: I promised reform in 2009, but economy took priority.
    Barack Obama: Still supports comprehensive reform and the DREAM Act.
    Barack Obama: Focus deportations on criminals and those without US roots.
    Mitt Romney: Focus on reuniting families instead of diversity or DREAMers.
    Mitt Romney: Undocumented students get legal status by joining military.
    Mitt Romney: Self-deportation: people make their own choice about leaving.
    Sarah Palin: Supports a path to citizenship, but no amnesty for illegals.
    Duncan Hunter: Hispanic community does not agree with having open borders.
    Fred Thompson: Special status for illegals disrespects legal immigrants.
    Fred Thompson: Focus on chain migration, not anchor babies.
    John McCain: Do everything I can to help all immigrants learn English.
    Mike Huckabee: Make legal immigration quick, or outsource it if we can’t.
    Mitt Romney: Welcome the people who have been standing in line first.
    Mitt Romney: Employers have no means of knowing who’s legal & who’s not.
    Mitt Romney: Avoid chain migration; disallow families from one citizen.
    Ron Paul: Those who attack bilingualism are jealous & feel inferior.
    Rudy Giuliani: End illegal immigration or we risk legal immigration.
    Tom Tancredo: Boycotted Univision debate because broadcast was in Spanish.
    Barack Obama: Immigration system is broken for legal immigrants.
    Barack Obama: Reform must include more border security, and border wall.
    Bill Richardson: Border wall is horrendous example of misguided policy.
    Bill Richardson: Federal raids are ineffective; we dehumanize immigrants.
    Chris Dodd: Teach more Spanish, but not as a second national language.
    Chris Dodd: Mexico is a neighbor and ally, but supported border wall.
    Dennis Kucinich: Promote Spanish as a second national language.
    Dennis Kucinich: Build relationships between nations, not walls.
    Hillary Clinton: More border patrolling on both Mexican AND Canadian borders.
    Hillary Clinton: Immigration reform needs family unification as one goal.
    Hillary Clinton: Anti-immigrant bill would have criminalized Jesus Christ.
    John Edwards: More technology at the border, but address underlying causes.
    John Edwards: Undocumented workers deserve same rights as American workers.
    Mike Gravel: Immigration issue is national scapegoating.
    Mike Gravel: Embarrassed at building a wall on southern border.
    Mike Gravel: Suspend immigrant raids that separate families.
    Mike Gravel: I’m first-generation American; we’re all immigrants.
    Mitt Romney: Jobs program: energy; trade; training; and pro-business.
Principles & Values
    Donald Trump: Raised money for election challenges, most goes to his PAC.
    Donald Trump: Raised $150M for election challenges; most goes to his PAC.
    Mitt Romney: 47% don't pay taxes; but my campaign is about the 100%.
Tax Reform
    Barack Obama: 47% who don't pay income tax pay many other taxes.
War & Peace
    Barack Obama: Libyan people appreciate that America liberated them.
    Duncan Hunter: Son serves in Marines, in Iraq & Afghanistan.
    Mike Huckabee: Stay in Iraq because we’re winning; we lose if we walk away.
    Mitt Romney: Staying in Iraq protects lives of American citizens.
    Ron Paul: Different view on war because I adhere to the Constitution.
    Chris Dodd: Having troops in Iraq makes US less safe.
    Dennis Kucinich: Iraq plan: Reconstruction, rehabilitation, & reconciliation.
Welfare & Poverty
    Barack Obama: People want a hand up, not a handout.
    Barack Obama: Stop Fraud Act: full disclosure in subprime lending.
    Hillary Clinton: Time-out for mortgage companies on march toward foreclosure.

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