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)
2007 Democratic Primary Debate at Howard University, June 28, 2007, moderated by Tavis Smiley, host of �Tavis Smiley� on PBS.
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy|
Dennis Kucinich: Make any corporation with an American name pay taxes here.
Dennis Kucinich: FactCheck: military spending less than entitlement programs.
Barack Obama: Racial equality good for America as a whole.
Bill Richardson: Diversity isn�t just talking points; it�s facts of life.
Hillary Clinton: We�ve come a long way on race, but we have a long way to go.
John Edwards: Racial inequality is at heart & soul of my campaign.
Mike Gravel: Racism still with us in the 21st century.
Bill Richardson: Reward companies that pay over the prevailing wage.
Chris Dodd: Stop rewarding companies who create jobs offshore.
Joe Biden: Take burden off corporations so jobs stay in US.
John Edwards: Eliminate all tax breaks for outsourcing jobs.
Barack Obama: Need justice that is not just us, but is everybody.
Chris Dodd: Mandatory minimum sentencing has been a disaster.
Chris Dodd: Eliminate distinction between crack cocaine & powder cocaine.
Dennis Kucinich: End mandatory minimums.
Hillary Clinton: Mandatory sentences have been too widely used.
John Edwards: Our justice system is not color-blind.
Mike Gravel: If you don�t have any money, you don�t get any justice.
Hillary Clinton: Divert non-violent drug offenders away from prison.
Joe Biden: Divert drug offenders out of prison system.
John Edwards: Help convicts with drug counseling & job counseling.
Mike Gravel: Drugs are public health issue, not criminal issue.
Mike Gravel: FactCheck: Only 40% of inmates are black; not 70% as claimed.
Barack Obama: Incentives to hire a million teachers over next decade.
Bill Richardson: Nobody asks how we pay for war; why do we ask on education?
Chris Dodd: Shame of resegregation has been occurring in our schools.
Chris Dodd: Highest priority is equal educational opportunity.
Dennis Kucinich: Stop funding war, start funding education; 15% DoD reduction.
Dennis Kucinich: Constitutional amendment guaranteeing equal opportunity.
Hillary Clinton: It takes a village; American village has failed our children.
Joe Biden: Overcome racial achievement gap with early education.
Barack Obama: Give Katrina contracts to locals, not to Halliburton.
Bill Richardson: Katrina response �disgraceful�; reform FEMA & insurance.
Chris Dodd: Make Katrina recovery a symbol of what we can do right.
Dennis Kucinich: Katrina response underscores what�s wrong about race.
Hillary Clinton: Overcome almost criminal indifference to Katrina rebuilding.
Joe Biden: America should guarantee Katrina reconstruction.
John Edwards: Pay New Orleans residents to rebuild from Katrina.
Mike Gravel: Iraq funds could build 4 million homes for Katrina victims.
Barack Obama: No-fly zone in Darfur; but pay attention more in Africa.
Bill Richardson: Pressure China & Europe to enforce no-fly zone in Darfur.
Chris Dodd: US unilateral action to end Darfur genocide.
Dennis Kucinich: If Darfur had oil, we�d be occupying Sudan.
Hillary Clinton: NATO-enforced no-fly zone to end Darfur genocide.
Joe Biden: US troops on ground in Sudan to end Darfur carnage.
John Edwards: No-fly zone in Darfur; but also social spending in Africa.
Mike Gravel: Need president with moral judgment; most don�t have it.
Barack Obama: Reinvest in communities that are burdened by globalization.
Bill Richardson: Fair trade includes no slave labor & no child labor.
Chris Dodd: Prohibit Defense Department from outsourcing contracts.
Dennis Kucinich: Democrats started NAFTA; Democrats will end it.
Hillary Clinton: End tax breaks for outsourcing jobs.
Mike Gravel: Trade agreements only benefit shareholders.
Barack Obama: Homophobia prevents talking about HIV/AIDS.
Barack Obama: Got tested for AIDS, with wife, in public, in Kenya.
Bill Richardson: Fund fight on HIV/AIDS both nationally and internationally.
Bill Richardson: FactCheck: AIDS rate in Africa is 5.8%, not 20% as claimed.
Dennis Kucinich: Healthcare access is a basic right in a democratic society.
Hillary Clinton: Outcry if AIDS were leading disease of young whites.
Hillary Clinton: FactCheck: Yes, AIDS is leading disease of young black women.
Joe Biden: Got tested for AIDS after blood transfusion; no shame in it.
John Edwards: Fully fund finding a cure for AIDS.
John Edwards: FactCheck: Medicaid already covers treatment for HIV/AIDS.
Mike Gravel: End subsidization of the insurance companies.
Mike Gravel: Cut Pentagon by more than 15%; we�re squandering money.
Mike Gravel: FactCheck: Yes, Iraq money could fund 21M scholarships.
Barack Obama: Reduce Bush tax cuts to pay for health care & other programs.
Bill Richardson: Replace Bush tax cuts with cuts for middle class.
Chris Dodd: Make taxes fair but also pro-growth.
Hillary Clinton: Why cut off payroll contribution at $95,000?
John Edwards: Repeal Bush tax cuts to pay for universal health care.
Mike Gravel: Tax code is corrupt & serves the wealthy.
Bill Richardson: 250 science & math academies to limit technical outsourcing.
War & Peace|
Dennis Kucinich: FactCheck: $2 trillion for Iraq? High, but accurate estimate.
Welfare & Poverty|
Bill Richardson: Strategy to deal with poverty: unions; living wage; EITC.
John Edwards: Poverty in America is the cause of my life.
The above quotations are from 2007 Democratic Primary Debate at Howard University, June 28, 2007, moderated by Tavis Smiley, host of �Tavis Smiley� on PBS. .