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)
Joe Manchin III: Prohibit abortions after 20 weeks; prohibit public funding.
Patrick Morrisey: Overturn Roe v Wade; stop the pro-abortion agenda.
Paula Jean Swearengin: Pro-choice, including abortion alternatives.
John Buckley: Pro-life Libertarian, because life begins at conception.
Budget & Economy|
Paula Jean Swearengin: Create investment banks that will create jobs.
John Buckley: National debt beggars future generations.
Pat McGeehan: Real crisis is $17T in debt and future unfunded liabilities.
Pat McGeehan: The Fed printing money for debt causes inflation.
Paula Jean Swearengin: Worrying about somebody's sexuality is just ridiculous.
Patrick Morrisey: Disappointed with gay marriage legalization.
Natalie Tennant: Treat gay couples equally, but no mandates on churches.
Shelley Moore Capito: Marriage is between a man and a woman.
John Buckley: Live and let live: support the freedom to marry.
John Buckley: Shares home with his same-sex partner.
John Buckley: I'm for limited government and free enterprise.
John Raese: OpEd: Sounded alarm in 2010 on international competitiveness.
Patrick Morrisey: More funding, more equipment, more hiring for state police.
Paula Jean Swearengin: End mandatory minimum sentencing.
Patrick Morrisey: Fight opioid epidemic with criminal prosecutions & education.
Paula Jean Swearengin: End the wasteful, harmful, war on drugs.
Patrick Morrisey: Opioids: we're losing a generation of people to despair.
John Buckley: Democrats are afraid to touch the failed War on Drugs.
Natalie Tennant: Federal registry to prevent "doctor shopping.
Joe Manchin III: Limit student loan repayment to 15% of income.
Joe Manchin III: Vouchers pull resources from schools that need them most.
Paula Jean Swearengin: Free college or trade school to all qualified students.
Paula Jean Swearengin: Ensure adequate funding; encourage best practices.
Joe Manchin III: More accountability & more audits in the education system.
Joe Manchin III: Keep public education infrastructure strong.
John Raese: Competition is what's good for education.
John Raese: Allow families a voucher to send kids to private schools.
Energy & Oil|
Joe Manchin III: No one is going to stop using fossil fuels for a long time.
Patrick Morrisey: Led states suing to overturn Obama Clean Power Plan.
Patrick Morrisey: Fought against clean power rules.
Paula Jean Swearengin: Need to invest in renewable energy now.
Natalie Tennant: All-of-the-above energy approach, with priority on coal.
Shelley Moore Capito: AdWatch: Fights back against Obama's war on coal.
John Raese: 2010 alternative energy bill was WV's own cap-and-trade Bill.
Joe Manchin III: I fought for coal in past & will fight for coal in future.
Joe Manchin III: EPA regulatory practices unfairly hurt Appalachian coal.
John Raese: Obama administration has caused decline of coal.
Don Blankenship: AdWatch: Year in prison for contaminating drinking water.
Patrick Morrisey: EPA exceeds its authority on Clean Water & Cross-State Air.
Don Blankenship: AdWatch: role of MSHA in mine disaster was covered up.
John Raese: Abolish the EPA & the Department of Energy.
Families & Children|
Joe Manchin III: Opposes gay marriage personally, but accepts as settled law.
Patrick Morrisey: Disappointed with legalization of gay marriage.
Paula Jean Swearengin: Make 6 months of family leave available to all parents.
Don Blankenship: Soft on China if one is related to a "Chinaperson".
Don Blankenship: Double headline - Already Done.
Joe Manchin III: Supports tariffs on China; trade hasn't been good for WV.
Patrick Morrisey: Supports tariffs on China to gain negotiating leverage.
Joe Manchin III: Citizens United decision has destroyed this country.
Paula Jean Swearengin: Cut regulations favoring big businesses.
Evan Jenkins: Important to keep information secure.
Natalie Tennant: I learned "make-do" attitude via my upbringing on a farm.
Natalie Tennant: 18-month investigation into stolen election: 3 convictions.
Natalie Tennant: OpEd: Suppress voting by requiring change-of-address cards.
Joe Manchin III: Not more government, but easier government.
John Raese: I think we need less government.
John Raese: End the coalition of taking & government control.
Joe Manchin III: Background checks ok; not no ban on semi-automatic weapons.
Patrick Morrisey: Keep Washington liberal gun grabbers off our guns.
John Buckley: Freedom to carry AND freedom to marry.
Natalie Tennant: Vehemently disagrees with Obama administration on gun rights.
Joe Manchin III: Unacceptable to go back to pre-ObamaCare days.
Patrick Morrisey: Sued to end coverage of preexisting conditions.
Paula Jean Swearengin: Medicare for all as part of insurance free market.
Patrick Morrisey: Was lobbyist for pharmaceutical distributors; wife still is.
Shelley Moore Capito: Vote for repeal & replace; but work for fixing ObamaCare.
John Buckley: Less government in healthcare; more individual choice.
John Buckley: ObamaCare is a Big Government bacterial infection.
John Raese: ObamaCare relies on poor business model; use private-sector.
Natalie Tennant: Supports access to insurance for all.
Natalie Tennant: FactCheck: GOP says 147,000 lose insurance; really 8,800.
Joe Manchin III: ObamaCare makes healthcare more affordable for everyone.
Joe Manchin III: Reform & repair ObamaCare, not repeal.
John Raese: ObamaCare is the problem, not the solution.
Shelley Moore Capito: Weak Iraq policy let ISIS foment into power.
John Buckley: National Defense Authorization Act is Big Brother spying.
John Buckley: Opposes NSA spying & foreign policy meddling.
Joe Manchin III: Give DREAMers a path to citizenship.
Patrick Morrisey: Lax immigration laws pose a security risk to our homeland.
Paula Jean Swearengin: Create swift, secure path to citizenship.
Natalie Tennant: Secure the borders first, then send illegals to back of line.
Shelley Moore Capito: Secure the borders first, then comprehensive reform.
John Buckley: Create a mechanism to normalize people already here.
Joe Manchin III: Raise minimum wage from $7.25/hr to $10.10.
Paula Jean Swearengin: Raise minimum wage; tie rate to inflation.
Natalie Tennant: Raise payroll cap to $240,000; and raise minimum wage.
Principles & Values|
Don Blankenship: I'm Trumpier than Trump, despite Trump opposition.
Evan Jenkins: A proud ally of our president Trump.
Paula Jean Swearengin: Part of "Brand New Congress" to fight special interests.
Shelley Moore Capito: Declined to debate with 3rd-party candidates.
John Buckley: Former Republican state legislator.
John Buckley: Elected as Republican to VA House; running as Libertarian.
John Buckley: Cousin to William F. Buckley; long background in GOP.
Natalie Tennant: 55-county "Talk with Tennant" tour: represent W.V., not D.C.
Zane Lawhorn: We're seeping into era of chaos, as foretold in the Bible.
Pat McGeehan: Constitutional conservative: pro-life, pro-gun and pro-coal.
Joe Manchin III: We can only fix things by coming together.
Joe Manchin III: Expand Social Security without privatization.
Patrick Morrisey: Reforms to keep Social Security & Medicare solvent.
Shelley Moore Capito: Raise payroll cap above $200,000.
Joe Manchin III: Wealthy corporations got greatest benefit from Trump tax cut.
Patrick Morrisey: Trump tax cuts mean West Virginians receive bonuses & raises.
Paula Jean Swearengin: Cut taxes for middle/working class.
Joe Manchin III: Supports infrastructure investment.
Joe Manchin III: Overturn FCC repeal of net neutrality.
Patrick Morrisey: Supports infrastructure investment.
Paula Jean Swearengin: Invest $4.6 trillion in infrastructure.
War & Peace|
Joe Manchin III: Withdraw from Iranian nuclear treaty.
Patrick Morrisey: Withdraw from Iranian nuclear treaty.
Paula Jean Swearengin: End wars of choice; protect human rights when needed.
Natalie Tennant: We should consider ground troops against ISIS.
Welfare & Poverty|
John Buckley: Eliminate DOE, HUD, HHS, NPR, FAA, and more.