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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)

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2007 Iowa Brown & Black Presidential Forum, moderated by NPR, and broadcast on HDNet, from Des Moines, Iowa, Dec. 1, 2007

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Bill Richardson: Balanced Budget Amendment to address $9 trillion debt.
    Chris Dodd: People of color lured into sub prime lending.
    Chris Dodd: Bankruptcy Reform Act hurt working class families.
    John Edwards: I was wrong to vote for Bankruptcy Reform Act.
    Barack Obama: Lack of enforcement sets tone for more hate crimes.
    Hillary Clinton: Address the unacceptable increase in incarceration.
    Joe Biden: Bush is impediment to hate crimes legislation.
    Chris Dodd: Reduce sentencing disparity for crack cocaine retroactively.
    Dennis Kucinich: Reduce sentencing disparity for crack cocaine retroactively.
    Hillary Clinton: Reduce sentencing disparity for crack, but not retroactively.
    John Edwards: Reduce sentencing disparity for crack cocaine retroactively.
    Bill Richardson: $60 billion plan to make American education #1 in world.
Families & Children
    Barack Obama: Restore dream of making children’s lives better than parents.
Government Reform
    Dennis Kucinich: 14th and 15th Amendment are being shredded.
Health Care
    Barack Obama: Being poor in this country is hazardous to your health.
    Hillary Clinton: Pledges to support $50B for AIDS relief in US and world.
Homeland Security
    Barack Obama: Give 18-year-old women opportunity to serve.
    Bill Richardson: 2 years of college tuition for 1 year of national service.
    Chris Dodd: Strong advocate of universal national service.
    Dennis Kucinich: National service yes; military draft no.
    Hillary Clinton: Examine registering 18-year-old women for selective service.
    Joe Biden: Universal national service, in military or Peace Corps.
    John Edwards: I think we need a president who asks Americans to sacrifice.
    Hillary Clinton: Crack down on employers who exploit undocumented workers.
    Joe Biden: Americans will do any job if you pay them properly.
    John Edwards: End immigrant raids that separate parents from children.
    John Edwards: We need a president who’s willing to say the word “union”.
Principles & Values
    Barack Obama: If you join me I promise you we can change America.
    Hillary Clinton: Running to continue work I’ve done for 35 years.
War & Peace
    Joe Biden: Iraq war is sucking up a $150B a year.
Welfare & Poverty
    Dennis Kucinich: Address poverty with full employment economy & social reform.
    Hillary Clinton: Partner with faith based community in empowerment zones.

The above quotations are from 2007 Iowa Brown & Black Presidential Forum, moderated by NPR, and broadcast on HDNet, from Des Moines, Iowa, Dec. 1, 2007.

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