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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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The Right Man: An Inside Account of the Bush White House, by David Frum

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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Dick Cheney: Supports stem-cell research.
    George W. Bush: Supports adult stem-cell research but limits on embryos.
Budget & Economy
    George W. Bush: Reframed Clinton from economic prosperity to moral failing.
Civil Rights
    George W. Bush: Instinct on gay issues: do not touch them.
    George W. Bush: On Patriot Act, willing to defy ethnic lobbies.
    George W. Bush: Enron news hit White House like a death in the family.
    George W. Bush: Turned from alcoholism by power of prayer.
    George W. Bush: Favors rigorous testing over school choice.
Energy & Oil
    Dick Cheney: Energy use outstrips growth-so conserve AND drill.
    George W. Bush: Energy plan is about reducing oil imports, not cheap energy.
    George W. Bush: Rejected CO2 trading permits as solution to global warming.
    George W. Bush: Solution to global warming is safe & clean nuclear power.
Foreign Policy
    George W. Bush: Abandoned ambiguity with China to horror of own diplomats.
    George W. Bush: Focus on Russia as part of Europe.
Homeland Security
    George W. Bush: Pro-Muslim post-9-11 message failed.
    George W. Bush: “Axis of Evil” means US uses strength without remorse.
    George W. Bush: Mexico: immigration reform in exchange for oil development.
Principles & Values
    Dick Cheney: Gave up any independent political existence from Bush.
    George W. Bush: “Compassionate conservatism” disliked by conservatives.
    George W. Bush: Bush elected as the un-Clinton.
    George W. Bush: Glad to sign a law “love thy neighbor”.
    George W. Bush: Conspicuous intelligence unwelcome in Bush White House.
    George W. Bush: Has not succeeded at goal of being above party & ideology.
Tax Reform
    George W. Bush: Not too big, not too small, tax cut was just the right size.
War & Peace
    Condoleezza Rice: Supported large-scale war on terror over limited war.
    George W. Bush: Bush to Arab World: terrorism must stop, or else.
    George W. Bush: “Axis of Evil” links Saddam with 9/11.
    Ted Kennedy: Bush squandered world goodwill in rush to Iraq war.

The above quotations are from The Right Man: An Inside Account of the Bush White House, by David Frum.

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