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)
Mike Chenault: Says he's pro life defending a sidelined anti-abortion bill.
Charlie Huggins: Supports bill to bar abortion providers from teaching sex ed.
Mike Dunleavy: Sponsors bill to bar abortion providers from teaching sex ed.
Mark Begich: Accepts contributions from abortion-rights group NARAL.
Sarah Palin: If Roe v. Wade got overturned, let people decide what’s next.
Sarah Palin: Opposes use of public funds for abortions.
Sarah Palin: Pro-contraception, pro-woman, pro-life.
Tony Knowles: Abortion is “absolutely” a privacy issue.
Budget & Economy|
Joe Miller: Murkowski owned TARP recipients' stock while voting for TARP.
Lisa Murkowski: Regrets voting for TARP; would vote against it now.
Sarah Palin: Coordinate state tourism marketing but no additional funding.
Tony Knowles: Double funding for state tourism marketing to $10 million.
Dan Sullivan: Opposes gay marriage.
Sarah Palin: Ok to deny benefits to homosexual couples.
Tony Knowles: Don’t deny healthcare benefits to homosexual couples.
Mike Chenault: I know how business works and I know how government works.
Tony Knowles: Force Exxon Mobil to pay punitive damages to Alaskans.
Mike Dunleavy: Repeal SB-91: crime is out of control.
Mike Dunleavy: Let's shut down crime instead of sweeping it under the rug.
Bill Walker: SB-91: reduce prison population by 20%.
Charlie Huggins: Voted NO on SB-91 (don't reduce prison population).
Sarah Palin: Death penalty for adults who murder children.
Mike Dunleavy: Comprehensive approach including prosecution & interdiction.
Sarah Palin: Questions cruise ship gambling, under casino gambling ban.
Sarah Palin: Opposes legalizing marijuana, but meth is greater threat.
Sarah Palin: Smoked marijuana when it was legal under Alaska law.
Tony Knowles: Right to privacy protects marijuana protection.
Sarah Palin: Don’t push school boards on creationism but allow discussion.
Sarah Palin: I believe we have a creator; and many theories of evolution.
Tony Knowles: Keep alternatives to evolution out of classrooms.
Sarah Palin: Support charters & home schools; not private school vouchers.
Energy & Oil|
Mike Chenault: Natural gas pipeline & North Slope development are crucial.
Charlie Huggins: Endorses oil tax reform to increase production.
Sarah Palin: Firm start date as part of gasline incentive offer.
Sarah Palin: Opposes natural gas reserves tax--it’s not earned income yet.
Sarah Palin: Analyze potential costs associated with climate change.
Lisa Murkowski: Support fiscal incentives for the natural gas pipeline.
Bill Walker: Opposes "Stand for Salmon"; we need development instead.
Mark Begich: Supports the "Stand for Salmon" ballot measure.
Mike Dunleavy: Opposes the "Stand for Salmon" ballot measure.
Mike Dunleavy: Monetize timber instead of letting it burn or rot.
Mead Treadwell: End sweeping lockups thru "wild land" & "roadless" rules.
Joe Miller: Alaska has resource wealth; develop it & wean off of feds.
Scott McAdams: Extract resource wealth respected labor & environment.
Sarah Palin: Supports “Roads to Resources”: subsidized access to mines.
Tony Knowles: Strongly opposes Pebble mine as an unacceptable risk.
Tony Knowles: Opposes “Roads to Resources”: no subsidized access to mines.
Sarah Palin: Don’t duplicate effort in monitoring cruise ship emissions.
Sarah Palin: Don’t amend AK constitution for rural subsistence fishing.
Tony Knowles: Amend AK constitution to cement rural subsistence fishing.
Lisa Murkowski: Sometimes building infrastructure takes earmarks.
Sarah Palin: Supports state funding for Gravina Island bridge.
Mike Chenault: Any expansion of Medicaid must be result of careful analysis.
Mark Begich: AdWatch: Promised we could keep our plans under ObamaCare.
Sarah Palin: Immigrants want more vocational training & senior assistance.
Mead Treadwell: Exporting raw materials means exporting jobs.
Sarah Palin: Praised the Red Dog zinc mine for bringing rural jobs.
Sarah Palin: Department of Fish and Game is under-funded.
Tony Knowles: Urges “crab rationalization repair” to restore lost jobs.
Principles & Values|
Sarah Palin: Endorsed by United Fishermen of Alaska (commercial group).
Lisa Murkowski: Didn’t ask Alaskans to accept father’s appointment to Senate.
Lisa Murkowski: Didn’t check before sending thousands of campaign e-mails.
Tony Knowles: Should’ve gotten subsistence on the ballot as an issue.
Tony Knowles: Didn’t make nepotism an issue in this campaign.
Dan Sullivan: Against privatization, explore raising age or means testing.
Mead Treadwell: Invest Permanent Fund to create dividends instead of taxes.
Sarah Palin: Mitigate impact of new $50M annual cruise ship tourism tax.
Tony Knowles: Supports new $50M annual cruise ship tourism tax.
Sarah Palin: No income tax; no taking the people’s dividends.
Sarah Palin: Would support a seasonal sales tax, but no income tax.
Mike Chenault: Priority in budget for renewable energy infrastructure.
Mike Dunleavy: Put infrastructure funds into maintenance, not just building.
War & Peace|
Sarah Palin: I support President Bush’s efforts to stop terrorism.
Lisa Murkowski: Prewar Iraq was a safe haven for terrorists.
Tony Knowles: We are bogged down as an occupying army in Iraq.
Welfare & Poverty|
Sarah Palin: Funding for faith-based initiatives is adequate today.