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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
United,
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)
Becoming,
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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Confidence Men:
Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President
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by Ron Suskind



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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Barack Obama: 2008 financial collapse: final verdict on failed philosophy.
    Ed Markey: 1994 to 2008: defeated in attempts to regulate derivatives.
    George W. Bush: 2007: Avoided restructuring to maintain market confidence.
    Hank Paulson: TARP urgent to avoid another Great Depression.
    Hank Paulson: 2008: Bank bailout funds must be used for lending.
    Joe Biden: Increase debt ceiling & Commission on Fiscal Responsibility.
    Joe Biden: As banks become profitable, start fundamental reforms.
    Timothy Geithner: 2007: Bank "liquid facility" staved off collapse for a year.
    Timothy Geithner: 2008: Capital injections of billions to failing banks.
Corporations
    Al Franken: End collusion between banks and security rating agencies.
    Carl Levin: Goldman Sachs cheated their clients using fiduciary info.
    Ed Markey: 90% tax on executive bonuses at companies receiving TARP.
    Elizabeth Warren: Bankruptcies result from mishaps, not from gaming the system.
    Sam Brownback: Exempt auto dealers from Consumer Financial Protection.
    Ted Kaufman: SAFE Banking Act: limit size so never "too big to fail".
Principles & Values
    Barack Obama: 2008: supported by both Hollywood and Wall Street.
    Barack Obama: 2005: Inherited staff from outgoing Senator Tom Daschle.
    Erskine Bowles: Leave your friends at home when you go to Washington.
    Joe Biden: 2010: Negotiated trades in bipartisan Senate bills.
    Scott Brown: Paid $10,000 for Cosmopolitan centerfold.
    Tom Daschle: 2004: Senator Obama's mentor upon entering the Senate.
Technology
    Barack Obama: Rebuild the country's crumbling infrastructure.


The above quotations are from Confidence Men:
Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President
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by Ron Suskind
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