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)
| 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)
George Pataki: Vetoes non-prescription morning-after pill.
Budget & Economy|
George W. Bush: Proposes to shrink federal budget to 16% of GDP.
Corky Messner: Black Lives Matter is revolutionary, don't defund police.
Pat Buchanan: Opposes gay rights agenda in its entirety.
Pat Buchanan: First to demand government deal with AIDS epidemic.
Pat Buchanan: Admired civil rights movement, but MLK was “divisive”.
Pat Buchanan: All lifestyles are not equal; some ideas are wrong.
Linda McMahon: Businesses need regulatory certainty to risk hiring workers.
Ralph Nader: Role of government is to counteract power of corporations.
Corky Messner: Criminal investigation requested of Messner Foundation.
Michele Bachmann: Founded a charter school for at-risk kids.
Condoleezza Rice: Keep funding for arts in school budgets.
Al Sharpton: Supports public education, not vouchers.
Pope Francis: Protect the Amazon region's cultural and natural vibrancy.
Wesley Clark: Environment is a legacy to our children.
Families & Children|
Pope Francis: Not ready for married priests, nor female deacons.
Richard Blumenthal: McMahon's WWE is adult entertainment marketed to children.
Susan Rice: Didn't want to be pigeonholed as "black working on Africa".
Wesley Clark: Use UN to gain credibility in Iraq.
Wesley Clark: Contribute to democratization in Muslim world.
Pat Buchanan: Armenia: History shows national interest trumps atrocities.
Pat Buchanan: Supported opening China in 1970s, but situation has changed.
John McCain: Chechnya: End aid to Russia until Russia stops bombing.
Elizabeth Warren: Against a Pacific Trade Deal that only works for rich.
Wesley Clark: I believe in fair trade, not free trade.
John Hagelin: Role of third parties is to widen debate.
Pat Buchanan: Establishment wants 2-party elections that change nothing.
Richard Cordray: Wants gun control laws at both state and local levels.
Corky Messner: COVID: Supports wearing a mask, against mandatory mask order.
Corky Messner: We need tort reform, allow market forces to work.
Ralph Nader: Cradle-to-grave health care better than Clinton’s plan.
John Hagelin: Cost-effective meditation bargain for taxpayer.
Al Gore: Help with landmine removal; ban them in 2006 but not now.
Green Party: SDI doesn’t work; money better spent elsewhere.
Ralph Nader: SDI doesn’t work; money better spent elsewhere.
Pat Buchanan: Vast majority wants border controls like Buchanan fence.
Pat Buchanan: A million immigrants a year: “we’re gonna lose our country”.
Linda McMahon: Minimum wage increases harm small businesses.
Richard Blumenthal: More job training and more R&D tax credits.
Pat Buchanan: Keeping US jobs benefits black middle class.
Principles & Values|
Corky Messner: Against vandalism, but take down Confederate statues.
Richard Blumenthal: Seven of McMahon's WWE wrestlers have died this year.
Wesley Clark: Neither party has a monopoly on strong leadership.
Wesley Clark: Leadership based on experience & fighting for little people.
Dennis Kucinich: Broccoli would be welcomed in first vegetarian White House.
Alan Keyes: Withdraws from GOP race on eve of GOP Convention.
Pat Buchanan: Two Beltway parties for each others’ bidding.
Pat Buchanan: Suing FEC to include Reform Party in presidential debates.
Ralph Nader: Expand agenda to voter, worker, consumer, shareholder.
Cory Booker: Raise taxes because quick fix of cuts wasn't enough.
Al Sharpton: Cure economy by building infrastructure.
War & Peace|
Susan Rice: Benghazi investigations became "gotcha" game.
Tim Kaine: Wanted a War on ISIL vote in Congress and would support it.
Wesley Clark: Avoid Bush’s unilateralism and work with our allies.
Wesley Clark: Exit strategy in Iraq won’t work if we invade its neighbors.
Ralph Nader: Should have anticipated Yugoslav breakup by “waging peace”.
Welfare & Poverty|
Ralph Nader: Training & earned income credits are corporate subsidies.