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)
Budget & Economy|
Doug Robinson: Problems should be fixed by spending less, not raising taxes.
Andrew Romanoff: Targeted investments good, but crazy to go deeper in debt.
Victor Mitchell: Voted against Trump due to misogyny concerns.
Ken Buck: Won't compare gays to alcoholics again; better candidate now.
Bill Ritter: Prohibit discrimination on basis of religion & LGBTQ.
Alice Madden: Prohibit discrimination on basis of religion & LGBTQ.
Am Stephens: No special anti-discrimination laws for LGBTQ.
Andrew Romanoff: Prohibit discrimination on basis of religion & LGBTQ.
Victor˙˙Mitchell: No special anti-discrimination laws for LGBTQ.
George Brauchler: Death penalty is legitimate rule of law.
Bob Beauprez: Require public notice when releasing violent prison inmates.
Ken Buck: Fired for refusing to prosecute an unethical case.
Mike Johnston: Focus on treatment for addiction, not criminalization.
Doug Robinson: Opposes recreational marijuana.
George Brauchler: Opposed marijuana legalization; but keep the feds out.
Darryl Glenn: Feds should leave marijuana law to states, including banking.
Darryl Glenn: Congress should leave opioid law to states.
Jon Keyser: Feds should let marijuana businesses use normal banking.
Jon Keyser: Focus on awareness and treatment for opioid addiction.
John Hickenlooper: Voters were "reckless" to legalize retail marijuana.
Ken Salazar: Opposed 2000 initiative for medical use of marijuana.
Ellen Burnes: Grads struggling with student debt deserve better.
Victor Mitchell: Don't boost No education spending via tax increases.
Victor Mitchell: Lower the cost of college.
Mike Johnston: Weaken tenure protections; strengthen teacher evaluations.
Bob Beauprez: Our common-sense electorate defeated Amendment 66.
Energy & Oil|
John Hickenlooper: Climate change a threat, green energy means new jobs.
Mark Udall: We're prepared to put a price on carbon.
Walker Stapleton: Great Colorado Payback: find lost bank accounts.
Owen Hill: Stick to the enumerated powers our founding fathers gave us.
John Hickenlooper: Implement same-day voter registration and mail-in voting.
Victor Mitchell: 100% record with NRA, but I don't believe in bazookas.
Jared Polis: Banning weapons violates the Second Amendment.
Doug Robinson: Wants congress and Trump to repeal ObamaCare.
George Brauchler: Charge co-pays to low-income residents on Medicaid.
Victor Mitchell: Promote patient-centered health care.
Neil Gorsuch: Wrote book on Assisted Suicide, and opposes it.
Darryl Glenn: ObamaCare has made health insurance much more expensive.
Cory Gardner: Ebola: immediate ban on all travel from West African.
Amy Stephens: AmyCare was lesser of 2 evils to exempt state from ObamaCare.
Cory Gardner: ObamaCare has led to 335,000 cancellations in Colorado.
Ken Buck: ObamaCare lets identity thieves see our personal health data.
Jon Keyser: Keep United States Northern Command in Colorado.
Darryl Glenn: Strengthen our nation's security & international defense.
Mark Udall: Reform the NSA; stop gathering millions of phone records.
Cory Gardner: Opposed 2013 bipartisan bill; later co-wrote DACA bill.
Mike Johnston: Protect immigrants living in the country illegally.
Bob Beauprez: 2007: Cleanse out illegals; 2014: no need to send them home.
Cory Gardner: I support the DREAM Act & some form of legalized work status.
Tom Tancredo: Lure RNC to bring the 2016 convention to Denver.
Principles & Values|
Ken Buck: OpEd: Pressured party official to falsify election results.
Mike Johnston: Reached out to local church after S.C. shootings.
Darryl Glenn: Calls himself a "Christian constitutional conservative".
Randy Baumgardner: Skipped GOP primary debate sponsored by Denver Post.
Tom Tancredo: Won't debate in GOP primaries; will debate Dems.
John Roberts: Public service history precludes “stealth candidate” label.
John McCain: Denounces “Swift Boat Vets” ads as dishonest.
Ralph Nader: Margin of votes is less than margin of error: Toss a coin.
Darryl Glenn: Raise retirement age for those aged under 55 now.
Jon Keyser: For next generation, use free market reforms.
Andrew Romanoff: Optional personal retirement accounts, but no privatization.
Michael Bennet: Optional personal retirement accounts ARE privatization.
Andrew Romanoff: Raise cap on income subject to Social Security tax.
George Brauchler: Use existing funds rather than raising taxes.
George Brauchler: Oppose sales tax hike to raise $3.5B for road projects.
Victor Mitchell: No tax increases, not even to boost education spending.
Bob Beauprez: 10-hour traffic jams are not drivers' fault, as CDOT says.
War & Peace|
Jon Keyser: Iranian regime is evil, and cannot be trusted.
Ken Buck: Get out of the nation-building business in Afghanistan.
Welfare & Poverty|
Bob Beauprez: 2010: 47% of people happy to let others pay the bill.