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)
(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)
Joe Miller: Roe v. Wade is judicial activism at its worst.
Lisa Murkowski: Don't cut off all federal funds to Planned Parenthood.
Lisa Murkowski: Don't ban all late-term abortions; exceptions needed.
Joe Miller: Planned Parenthood: end trade in murdered baby parts.
Cean Stevens: Completely pro-life; no government financing.
Dan Sullivan: Exception for abortion to protect life of mother.
Joe Miller: Don't talk about exceptions; talk about life.
Mead Treadwell: Exception for abortion for rape, incest & maternal health.
Joe Miller: Abortion causes a culture of death.
Mark Begich: No new regulations on women's access to medical care.
Budget & Economy|
Cean Stevens: Vote against any future spending above sustainable levels.
Joe Miller: Free enterprise is the key to national prosperity.
Mead Treadwell: $800 billion stimulus spends on backs of future generations.
Mead Treadwell: Opposes federal overreach; supports more economic freedom.
Joe Miller: Murkowski owned TARP recipients' stock while voting for TARP.
Lisa Murkowski: Regrets voting for TARP; would vote against it now.
Joe Miller: Supreme Court voided the majority on same-sex marriage.
Mead Treadwell: Allow transgendered to correct gender on driver's license.
Joe Miller: Concerned over dissolution of traditional family.
Dan Sullivan: Opposes gay marriage.
Joe Miller: Opposes ENDA; ok to decide whether a business serves gays.
Joe Miller: Let states decide about gay rights & minority rights.
Joe Miller: Multinational corporations exert power over party duopoly.
Cean Stevens: More public safety officers & more funding.
Mark Begich: Added $5M and 13 more police to Anchorage budget.
Lisa Murkowski: Legalizing recreational marijuana is public health risk.
Cean Stevens: Let all students consider all options.
Cean Stevens: Let parents decide on educational decisions for their kids.
Joe Miller: Oppose nationwide Common Core standards.
Energy & Oil|
Cean Stevens: Intelligent development of oil & gas for energy security.
Joe Miller: No subsidies for wind and solar.
Mead Treadwell: Supports CO2 sequestration technology and hydrogen vehicles.
Mark Begich: Drill in the Arctic Ocean; drill in National Forests.
Joe Miller: Nuclear energy shouldn't be precluded or overlooked.
Joe Miller: Develop hydroelectric projects but without federal aid.
Scott McAdams: Unequivocally in support of offshore drilling.
Mark Begich: Short term: $2.5B for LIHEAP; 70M bbl from strategic reserve.
Mark Begich: Long term: develop ANWR; build renewable energy plants.
Cean Stevens: Feds have violated Alaskan jurisdiction over fish and game.
Cean Stevens: Fight against overreach of natural resource agencies.
Dan Sullivan: Stop EPA from pre-judging Pebble Mine.
Mark Begich: No metal mining at Pebble Mine; it damages salmon fishery.
Mark Begich: Allow gravel road through federal refuge to isolated village.
Mead Treadwell: Fight EPA's Pebble Mine restrictions.
Mead Treadwell: Good science should drive all fisheries decisions.
Joe Miller: Alaska has resource wealth; develop it & wean off of feds.
Scott McAdams: Extract resource wealth respected labor & environment.
Lisa Murkowski: Kept rank on Natural Resources Committee after dropping GOP.
Dan Sullivan: Inaction has its own consequences: keep options on the table.
Dan Sullivan: Served as assistant secretary of state under Condi Rice.
Cean Stevens: Individual rights over state's rights.
Lisa Murkowski: Scrutinize states with a history of voting discrimination.
Lisa Murkowski: Opportunity to vote, regardless of where people live.
Mark Begich: Adviser to lobbying firms, but not interested in lobbying.
Dan Sullivan: TV ads financed by super-PAC, both for him & against.
Joe Miller: Photo ID for voting.
Joe Miller: Stop federal systematic spiritual and religious apartheid.
Mark Begich: Active trader on the stock market, despite proposed ban.
Lisa Murkowski: Sometimes building infrastructure takes earmarks.
Joe Miller: Federal aid to Alaska is coming to an end.
Joe Miller: Limit federal powers to those spelled out in Constitution.
Lisa Murkowski: Earmarked aid for Alaska is vital; cut pork in Lower 48.
Scott McAdams: Fight for fair share of federal aid to Alaska.
Joe Miller: Get rid of earmarks and regulations that limit development.
Joe Miller: Pledge against earmarks: we're over-dependent on feds.
Scott McAdams: Banning earmarks now is a threat to Alaska.
Joe Miller: Opposes more gun restrictions.
Mead Treadwell: Address school shootings with national mental health push.
Cean Stevens: Do not expand Medicaid under ObamaCare.
Joe Miller: Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility.
Dan Sullivan: AdWatch: Washington is broken; including ObamaCare.
Mark Begich: AdWatch: Promised we could keep our plans under ObamaCare.
Mark Begich: AdWatch: Begich supports ObamaCare for Alaskans.
Mark Begich: AdWatch: Targeted by RNC robocalls for support of ObamaCare.
Joe Miller: Embrace threat of federal shutdown to defund ObamaCare.
Mead Treadwell: Repeal ObamaCare by winning back Senate.
Cean Stevens: Protect Alaskans from surveillance by NSA spies & drones.
Cean Stevens: Fight for veterans benefits.
Joe Miller: Maintain a superior nuclear arsenal.
Mead Treadwell: Work to bring missile defense base to Alaska.
Ray Metcalfe: F-35 fighter: the defense project too big to kill.
Joe Miller: End Barack Obama's illegal amnesty.
Dan Sullivan: No way should Obama give "executive amnesty" to illegals.
Mark Begich: Only Congress can grant amnesty, not President.
Dan Sullivan: Reunite kids immigrating to the US with families, back home.
Dan Sullivan: Secure the border, but no pledge against amnesty.
Joe Miller: Sign pledge to oppose all efforts at amnesty.
Mead Treadwell: Secure the border, then illegals can stay if they pay fines.
Joe Miller: Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry.
Principles & Values|
Joe Miller: I am a limited government constitutionalist.
Joe Miller: We created greatest Republic by looking to God for wisdom.
Joe Miller: OpEd: Murkowski should be challenged by a real conservative.
Mark Begich: Created Northern Compass Group: consulting on Alaska issues.
Cean Stevens: I am running to make things happen.
Joe Miller: Judeo-Christian values established our government framework.
Dan Sullivan: Met Native Alaskan wife while working for Sen. Ted Stevens.
Dan Sullivan: Personal wealth between $1.6M and $3.8M, in family business.
Joe Miller: Only main contender for AK Senate who isn't a millionaire.
Dan Sullivan: AdWatch: I love my state; I hate politicians.
Dan Sullivan: Website and campaign refuse to spell out issue positions.
Dan Sullivan: Involved in Alaska state politics since 1990.
Mead Treadwell: Involved in Alaska state politics since 1978.
Ray Metcalfe: Don't use religion to justify discrimination.
Joe Miller: "I was beyond stupid" to rig poll with colleagues' computers.
Lisa Murkowski: I will remain a Republican & will keep committee seniority.
Scott McAdams: OpEd: consensus builder who understands needs of Southeast.
Lisa Murkowski: Aligned with Alaskans; not aligned with party positions.
Lisa Murkowski: Not conservative enough for Tea Party, but I am for Alaska.
Lisa Murkowski: Running against Tea Party to give Alaskans a choice.
Mark Begich: Democrats advertise Stevens’ calls secretly recorded by FBI.
Ted Stevens: Calls secretly recorded by FBI played at corruption trial.
Mark Begich: Reputation as mayor for getting things done.
Ted Stevens: Uncle Ted voted “Alaskan of the century”.
Ray Metcalfe: Eliminate the cap to pay for expanding program.
Cean Stevens: Business taxes and individual property taxes are too high.
Sarah Palin: $60M annually for municipal revenue sharing.
Cean Stevens: Connect communities with road systems; system is inadequate.
Joe Miller: NSA recording digital cell phone calls is turnkey tyranny.
Mead Treadwell: Made millions from high-tech camera on Google Street View.
Joe Miller: Not economic to move capital from Juneau, but ok to do so.
Scott McAdams: Move capital from Juneau? Over my dead body!
Scott McAdams: Transcontinental Railroad was once a "Railroad to Nowhere".
War & Peace|
Dan Sullivan: Air strikes against ISIS but means US combat troops.
Mark Begich: I was too gung-ho supportive of Afghanistan war.
Mark Begich: Air strikes against ISIS but no US forces on the ground.
Dan Sullivan: At State Department, I pursued global terrorist regimes.
Ray Metcalfe: Bush's Iraq invasion was catalyst that made ISIS possible.
Ray Metcalfe: Remove troops from Iraq as rapidly as safe.