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)
Betty Sutton: Constitutionally protected decisions about personal health.
Dennis Kucinich: Change of heart: I support a woman's right to choose.
Joe Schiavoni: I trust women to make their own medical decisions.
Richard Cordray: Support abortion rights; fight for Planned Parenthood.
Joe Schiavoni: Restore Planned Parenthood funding.
Jon Husted: Unwavering supporting for the unborn.
Jim Renacci: Opposes abortion and gay marriage.
John Kasich: Cut $1.3M in funding for discredited Planned Parenthood.
Budget & Economy|
Joe Schiavoni: Targeted tax credits for jobs and upgrades.
Jon Husted: Most conservative state budget in 40 years.
Jon Husted: Liberation from Feds can reduce other problems.
Richard Cordray: A look back at the recession demands common sense reforms.
Mary Taylor: Disallow minors to initiate gender transition without parent.
Mary Taylor: Running-mate Nathan Estruth led anti-gay-rights campaign.
Nan Whaley: Presided over one of first Ohio gay marriages.
Joe Schiavoni: LGBT students are like everyone else.
Nan Whaley: Being young & female in politics offers unique leadership.
Richard Cordray: Nurture small businesses rooted in local communities.
Richard Cordray: Developed guidelines to protect consumers from data breaches.
Jim Renacci: Reduce the corporate tax rate to 25%, and individuals too.
John Kasich: Spared 7 death-row inmates; executed 15 more.
Ted Strickland: Spared 5 death-row inmates; executed 17 more.
Connie Pillich: Worked as public defender, and challenged predatory lenders.
Jim Renacci: Opposes capital punishment.
John Kasich: Black Lives Matter means the system doesn't work for them.
John Kasich: Police must understand challenges of black community.
John Kasich: Ban the box: no criminal history check on job applications.
Richard Cordray: Endorsements by law enforcement reflects his efforts as AG.
Lee Fisher: Expand the use of the death penalty.
Lee Fisher: More prisons; less parole for repeat violent felons.
Mike DeWine: Keep low-level drug use a felony instead of a misdemeanor.
Richard Cordray: Make low-level drug use a misdemeanor; treatment not prison.
Richard Cordray: We cannot arrest our way out of opioid crisis: tackle causes.
Mary Taylor: Focus on prevention and reducing the supply of drugs.
Joe Schiavoni: Can't arrest our way out of opioid crisis.
Nan Whaley: Ohio's heroin epidemic caused by drug companies.
Jon Husted: If #1 in jobs & education, Ohio wouldn't be #1 in opioids.
John Kasich: No mixed message: don't do opioids & don't do marijuana.
John Kasich: 2016: Legalized medical marijuana, with tight regulations.
Mike DeWine: Age-appropriate discussions in Kindergarten thru 12th grade.
Richard Cordray: Future job skills begin with investment in education system.
Joe Schiavoni: Stop waste in charters, invest in public schools.
Joe Schiavoni: Make public higher education affordable.
Jim Renacci: Top-down, one-size-fits-all approach has proven ineffective.
Dennis Kucinich: Charter schools are a multi-billion dollar boondoogle.
Lee Fisher: Encourage charters & corporate investment.
Energy & Oil|
Richard Cordray: Clean energy provides jobs AND improves air quality.
John Kasich: Balance low-cost & environment by pursuing all sources.
John Kasich: Supports Keystone XL, clean coal; and "smart grid".
John Kasich: No state bailout for aging nuclear plants.
John Kasich: Nuclear power is yesterday; natural gas represents tomorrow.
Jim Renacci: We cannot afford to halt or discourage domestic exploration.
Joe Schiavoni: Continue oil, gas exploration, but safer fracking.
John Kasich: Keep state mandate on renewable energy.
Sierra Club: Mandated renewable energy standards instead of voluntary.
Sierra Club: Renewable energy creates jobs AND improves air quality.
John Kasich: Mandate that electric utilities use at least 8.5% renewables.
John Kasich: All-of-the-above approach, with stepped-up fossil fuels.
John Kasich: Open more federal lands to oil and natural gas exploration.
Jim Renacci: Reduce Washington's adversarial red tape on farms.
Families & Children|
Richard Cordray: Focus on kitchen table issues & improving family life.
Jon Husted: American family is broken without two loving parents.
John Kasich: Re-prioritize family planning funds away from abortion.
Jon Husted: States should police elections, not Feds.
Jim Renacci: End campaign contributions that lead to government contracts.
John Kasich: A handful of billionaires should not decide who is president.
John Kasich: Deal with fundraising influencing voting decisions.
Lee Fisher: Campaign spending limits, but no state funding.
Richard Cordray: Wants gun control laws at both state and local levels.
Jon Husted: Spearheaded comprehensive reform to concealed carry law.
Jon Husted: Endorsed by gun group, supports "right to protect".
Lee Fisher: Waiting periods; child safety locks; other restrictions ok.
Richard Cordray: ObamaCare saves lives and improves health.
Joe Schiavoni: Protect Medicaid expansion; oppose ObamaCare repeal.
Nan Whaley: Medicaid crucial to helping addicts; don't throw people off.
Jim Renacci: Competition & tort reform instead of ObamaCare.
Mary Taylor: ObamaCare saddles Ohio with higher costs.
Joe Schiavoni: Against military transgender ban.
Connie Pillich: Advocate for veterans, financially and community.
Jim Renacci: Ensure Armed Forces have resources they need; end sequester.
Jim Renacci: Supports border wall for Mexico plus temporary travel ban.
Richard Cordray: Endorsed by unions: Give control back to workers.
Joe Schiavoni: Protect collective bargaining rights.
Joe Schiavoni: Raise minimum wage.
Principles & Values|
Connie Pillich: Announced candidacy on route of Cincinnati Women's March.
Mary Taylor: Served as Director of Insurance, while Lt. Governor.
Jim Renacci: OhioFirst: the day of the career politicians needs to change.
Richard Cordray: Develop consumer tools to use with Social Security decisions.
Richard Cordray: Does not back tax bill; not enough benefit to middle class.
Joe Schiavoni: End tax cuts for rich to support schools.
Nan Whaley: Shift tax burden to rich.
Jim Renacci: Our tax code is broken; comprehensive reform needed.
Joe Schiavoni: Infrasructure investment creates jobs.
Jon Husted: States must focus on high tech future.
War & Peace|
Nan Whaley: U.S. should take in Syrian refugees.
Welfare & Poverty|
Lee Fisher: Fund state social programs for teens; pre-K; at-risk youth.