Home Issues Leaders Recent Grid Archive Senate House VoteMatch_Quiz FAQs
 2020 Election:  Joe Biden's book Cory Booker's book Pete Buttigieg's book Kamala Harris' book Bernie Sanders' book Donald Trump's book  2018 Senate   Debates 

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)

Book Reviews

(from Amazon.com)

(click a book cover for a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)

Mayoral news coverage

    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from 202020s Mayor's Press Releases (number of quotes indicated):
  • Andrew Yang (11) New York Democratic candidate for NYC Mayor
  • Dennis Kucinich (15) Ohio Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Eric Adams (24) New York Democratic Mayor NYC
  • Marty Walsh (2) Massachusetts Secretary of Labor
  • Shaun Donovan (3) New York Democratic candidate for NYC Mayor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    2021 Mayoral incumbent and mayoral race coverage:
  • Fox 8, "Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich launches Cleveland mayoral campaign; pledges to create a safe, peaceful city," by Jen Steer & Cris Belle, Jun 14, 2021
  • NBC News, "Dennis Kucinich, once Cleveland's youngest mayor, is running to be its oldest," by Henry J. Gomez, June 14, 2021
  • The Cleveland Scene, "Dennis! Kucinich Formally Declares for Cleveland Mayoral Race," by Sam Allard, Jun 14, 2021
  • WKYC-3, "Dennis Kucinich chronicles battle to save Muny Light in new memoir 'The Division of Light and Power'," by Mark Naymik, June 8, 2021
  • MSNBC Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber (interview of Dennis Kucinich), June 7, 2021
  • The Gothamist, "Shaun Donovan Has Been A Go-To Guy For Emergencies. Can He Lead NYC Post-Pandemic?," by David Cruz, March 24, 2021
  • Queens Eagle, "As overdose deaths surge, top NYC mayoral candidates back supervised drug use sites," by David Brand, March 18, 2021
  • Staten Island Advance, "Mayoral candidate Shaun Donovan says he is one of few candidates 'not part of the status quo'," by Paul Liotta, Mar 15, 2021
  • CommonWealth Magazine, "The gateway debate over marijuana," by Jack Sullivan, May 5, 2016

    Special coverage of "Red Wave" states:
  • CA: 7 new House members including 1 Democrat hold & 2 Republican holds; and 3 Republican takeovers + 1 SPEL takeover
  • FL: 5 new House members, including 2 Republican holds and 3 Republican takeovers
  • NY: 5 new House members including 3 Democrat holds & 1 Republican hold; and 1 Republican takeover + 1 SPEL hold
  • TX: 7 new House members, all 7 Republican holds.
  • All other states: 52 new House members including 10 Republican takeovers and 3 Democratic takeovers
  • Endorsements: Organizational endorsements of new House members, from groups that focus on one issue
  • 2021 House incumbents: continuing coverage of the 117th Congress
    Conclusion: the "Red Wave" means Republicans made some gains in Congress when they were expected to lose seats.

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Eric Adams: Save $1.5B by instituting two year hiring freeze.
    Eric Adams: Use incentives to attract life science business to NYC.
    Shaun Donovan: Opportunities for wealth building causes disparities.
    Andrew Yang: Our winner take all economy causes social problems.
    Dennis Kucinich: Fight against attempts to privatize public services.
    Eric Adams: Beaten by police at 15, joined NYPD to reform from within.
    Eric Adams: Reduce crime by having cops focus on police work.
    Eric Adams: I'll have cops' backs, but they'll have backs of the people.
    Eric Adams: Abusive "stop-and-frisk" will never happen under my watch.
    Dennis Kucinich: Money there to upgrade policing; it's a matter of priority.
    Dennis Kucinich: Increase police pay; attract applicants with college tuition.
    Dennis Kucinich: Reclaim streets from violent gangs; add specialized staff.
    Eric Adams: Evaluate substance abuse clinics locations, spread them out.
    Eric Adams: I pushed cannabis bill, but let's be smart about marijuana.
    Andrew Yang: Would override resistance to overdose prevention centers.
    Shaun Donovan: Supports creation of overdose prevention centers.
    Andrew Yang: Jail for dealers; treatment for addicts.
    Eric Adams: Expand summer school; keep buildings open year round.
    Eric Adams: Make dyslexia screening universal.
    Dennis Kucinich: Launch a nonviolence curriculum in Cleveland schools.
    Andrew Yang: Giving families money will improve educational outcomes.
Energy & Oil
    Eric Adams: Transition our power source to wind, away from natural gas.
    Dennis Kucinich: Cleveland must join suit against bailout for nuclear plants.
    Andrew Yang: Move subsidies from fossil fuel to wind and solar.
Families & Children
    Eric Adams: Increase Earned Income Tax Credit, provide childcare.
    Andrew Yang: More therapists in schools; kids very anxious these days.
Government Reform
    Eric Adams: Have city agency data combined on single platform.
    Eric Adams: Create schoolwide initiatives encouraging voter registration.
    Dennis Kucinich: There's a fourth branch of government with a dollar sign.
    Dennis Kucinich: Citizens United was a body blow to our democracy.
    Andrew Yang: Banning Electoral College non-starter; reform system.
Gun Control
    Eric Adams: Reinvent the anti-crime unit as an anti-gun unit.
    Marty Walsh: Stopping illegal gun trafficking is a top priority.
    Andrew Yang: Break stranglehold of NRA on Congress.
Health Care
    Eric Adams: After diabetes diagnosis, led proactive public health effort.
    Eric Adams: Expand telehealth to reduce the number of hospital visits.
Homeland Security
    Marty Walsh: Prioritize permanent housing for every homeless veteran.
    Eric Adams: Allow lawful non-citizens right to vote in city elections.
    Andrew Yang: Help youth get access to trade and technical training.
Principles & Values
    Eric Adams: Adopt pet-friendly housing policies.
    Eric Adams: Once praised Farrakhan, but denounces antisemitism.
    Dennis Kucinich: The government should be there to help others.
    Dennis Kucinich: I have always considered myself pretty much in the center.
    Dennis Kucinich: The Kucinich platform is now progressive mainstream.
    Dennis Kucinich: Political parties can never be trusted.
    Dennis Kucinich: Life has its ups and downs; never quit; keep hope alive.
    Shaun Donovan: Organize "15-minute neighborhoods," a short walk to things.
Tax Reform
    Eric Adams: Two year "Recovery" tax for those making more than $5M.
    Eric Adams: Weekly sales tax holiday to support local business.
    Andrew Yang: Hold Facebook accountable and invest in local news.
War & Peace
    Dennis Kucinich: Parties straitjacketed by groups that profit from war.
    Andrew Yang: Declaring war is an act of Congress.
Welfare & Poverty
    Eric Adams: Create MyCity, a one-stop portal for services and benefits.
    Eric Adams: Build affordable housing in wealthier areas.
    Dennis Kucinich: Take holistic approach to poverty, homelessness, healthcare.

The above quotations are from Mayoral news coverage. Error processing SSI file

All material copyright 1999-2022
by Jesse Gordon and OnTheIssues.org
Reprinting by permission only.

E-mail: submit@OnTheIssues.org
Send donations or submit quotations to:
1770 Massachusetts Ave. #630
Cambridge, MA 02140

Home Page
Most recent quotations Archive of books & debates Candidate Matching Quiz

Page last edited: Oct 20, 2021