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)
(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)
Jimmy Gomez: Fight for Planned Parenthood and women's access.
Karen Handel: I cut ties with Planned Parenthood because I was ordered to.
Tommy Pope: 100% pro-life, period.
Jon Ossoff: Defend a woman's right to choose and Planned Parenthood.
Karen Handel: Chaired Commission with abortion grants, but opposed them.
Ron Estes: Lead the fight to protect the unborn.
Ron Estes: Strong advocate for the unborn.
Budget & Economy|
John Curtis: Balance the budget; run government like business.
Ralph Norman: Deal with $19 trillion debt by Balanced Budget Amendment.
Karen Handel: Cut spending and reduce regulations.
Ron Estes: Returned $113M in unclaimed property, including tax refunds.
Ron Estes: Support a balanced budget amendment.
Jimmy Gomez: Defend LGBTQIA rights, including seniors.
Jimmy Gomez: Retrofit facilities for Americans with Disabilities Act.
Jimmy Gomez: Protect Social Security from GOP restructuring.
Jon Ossoff: Fight discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
Ron Estes: Kansas ABLE: tax-free savings for people with disabilities.
John Curtis: Entrepreneurs need lower taxes, fewer regulations.
Jimmy Gomez: Ban for-profit prisons; support sentencing reform.
Jon Ossoff: Task forces to fight organized crime & political corruption.
Ron Estes: Support the safety of law enforcement officers.
Val Demings: As Police Chief, 40% drop in violent crime.
Jon Ossoff: Locking up nonviolent drug offenders doesn't make sense.
Tommy Pope: Curb the opioid epidemic and focus on future prevention.
Jimmy Gomez: Public college education should be debt free.
Jimmy Gomez: Vouchers take resources out of public education.
Jon Ossoff: Hire great teachers, and reduce class sizes.
Jon Ossoff: Work to make college more affordable.
Ron Estes: Oppose government telling us how to educate our children.
Ron Estes: More visibility for Learning Quest college savings program.
Tommy Pope: $100 million for repairs in poor rural school districts.
Energy & Oil|
Jimmy Gomez: Reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020.
Jon Ossoff: Human-driven climate change threatens global prosperity.
Jimmy Gomez: Fund river revitalization; fight for environmental justice.
Jimmy Gomez: Protect endangered species; and protect animal shelters.
Jon Ossoff: Investigate failures to enforce environmental laws.
Ron Estes: Fight the intrusive arm of the EPA.
Families & Children|
Jimmy Gomez: Expand Paid Family Leave.
Karen Handel: Gay relationships are not what God intended.
Val Demings: Operation Positive Direction: mentoring at-risk youth.
Jon Ossoff: Defend the NATO alliance & multinational military exercises.
Jon Ossoff: Empower our community's businesses to compete globally.
Jimmy Gomez: Replace Citizen's United with public financing.
Ralph Norman: Term limits to end the rein of career politicians.
Jon Ossoff: Investigate corrupt politicians and organized crime.
Ron Estes: Five-year ban on members of Congress working as lobbyists.
Ron Estes: Support the rights of gun owners, sportsmen, and hunters.
Ron Estes: Support for concealed carry reciprocity.
John Curtis: Repealing or fixing ObamaCare takes time.
Jimmy Gomez: Supports single-payer at state level and federal level.
Ralph Norman: Repeal and replace ObamaCare with free-market-based plan.
Jon Ossoff: Defend Medicare and Medicaid and affordable health care.
Ron Estes: ObamaCare must be repealed.
Jon Ossoff: Maintain funding for CDC pandemic infrastructure.
Tommy Pope: Repeal and replace ObamaCare.
John Curtis: Make sure military has tools they need.
Jimmy Gomez: VA medical benefits, job training, and housing loans.
Jon Ossoff: Don't undermine private communications & strong encryption.
Tommy Pope: Allow opt-out for REAL ID rules for drivers licenses.
Tommy Pope: Peace thru strength: provide military with needed resources.
John Curtis: Take politics out of immigration debate.
Jimmy Gomez: Deporting parents of U.S. citizens is morally wrong.
Karen Handel: Ok with 6-country immigration ban, but no religious test.
Ralph Norman: Build the wall to protect our sovereignty.
Tommy Pope: Build the border wall, and cut off sanctuary cities.
Jon Ossoff: Unconstitutional to slander or ban entire religious groups.
Ron Estes: Securing the Southern border must be our first priority.
Jimmy Gomez: Raise the national minimum wage.
Jimmy Gomez: Equal pay for equal work & Paycheck Fairness Act.
Jon Ossoff: Minimum wage should be a living wage.
Principles & Values|
Jon Ossoff: Early campaign pledge: "Make Trump Furious".
Ralph Norman: Empower those who believe in the virtues of faith in God.
Jon Ossoff: Supported by national anti-Trump neophyte networks.
Jon Ossoff: Campaign slogan: Make Trump Furious.
Karen Handel: 2010: Resigned as Secretary of State to run for Governor.
Jon Ossoff: Interned for Rep. John Lewis and Rep. Hank Johnson.
Jon Ossoff: Promises to move to 6th district after girlfriend graduates.
Ron Estes: Won special election with national GOP support.
Ralph Norman: Raise retirement age; lower benefits for top 10% of earners.
Jon Ossoff: A civilized nation cannot abandon its elders to destitution.
Tommy Pope: Fund the state retirement system to keep our promises.
John Curtis: Cut taxes; simplify system.
Ralph Norman: Cut taxes and eliminate regulations that kill job-creation.
Jon Ossoff: Reduce tax burden on small businesses & simplify tax filing.
Ron Estes: Simplified, fairer, flatter tax code grows the economy.
Karen Handel: Best for government to get out of the way on infrastructure.
Tommy Pope: Fix our dangerous and crumbling roads for the long-term.
War & Peace|
Ralph Norman: Take the fight to ISIS on their turf.
Tommy Pope: End hands-off policy and destroy ISIS.
Jon Ossoff: Avoid reckless, destabilizing missteps like the Iraq War.
Jon Ossoff: Destroy ISIS without deploying regular US ground forces.
Ron Estes: Take the fight to ISIS and exit the disastrous Iran deal.