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)
Marianne Williamson: 2006: Mandatory counseling/(2014) No longer supports.
Heidi Heitkamp: Opposed 20-week abortion ban.
Kevin Cramer: Announced for Senate due to incumbent's pro-choice vote.
Gary Johnson: No funding for abortion; other restrictions ok.
David French: Denounce Planned Parenthood as largest abortion provider.
John Bolton: Against abortion except for rape, incest, or maternal health.
Stephen Laffey: Pro-life.
Budget & Economy|
Larry Kudlow: The massive federal stimulus of 2009-10 did not work.
John Kasich: I support traditional marriage, but it's time to move on.
David French: Don't treat "gender identity" as a protected class.
David French: When identity politics rule, racism and polarization thrive.
John Bolton: Supports gay marriage, at state and federal level.
Neil Gorsuch: Desegregation lawsuits won critical civil-rights victories.
Neil Gorsuch: Gay marriage might win lawsuits but loses at ballot box.
Pete Coors: Coors provides same-sex couple benefits equally.
Larry Kudlow: Low tax rates around the world attract corporate cash.
David French: Don't prosecute police for wrongful arrests; intent matters.
Larry Kudlow: Sober discussion about addiction risks of smoking marijuana.
Rick Santorum: Smoked pot in college, but knew it was wrong.
Pete Coors: Supports school choice.
Jay Inslee: Signs first human composting bill into law.
Larry Kudlow: EPA overreach has created substantial uncertainties.
Marianne Williamson: 2007: Let Iranian president visit Ground Zero.
Marco Rubio: We've neglected Latin American democracies & our alliances.
Jeb Bush: Peace deal with Iran threatens America & menaces Israel.
Al Gore: Gore calls for resignation of Bush foreign policy team.
David French: Punitive tariffs increase prices & trigger trade wars.
Larry Kudlow: Ex-Im is the perfect example of corporate welfare.
Stephen Laffey: Supports the Central American Free Trade Agreement.
Pete Coors: Supports free trade.
Ted Cruz: Five for Freedom: shutter five cabinet-level agencies.
David French: Second Amendment is an individual, not a collective, right.
Richard Carmona: Shot while defending hostage from killer, at gunpoint.
David French: Don't trust those who praise single-payer health care.
Ben Carson: Spokesperson for Mannatech nutrition supplement for 10 years.
Ben Carson: Health savings account from birth; teach poor responsibility.
Gary Johnson: American military interventions made terrorist problem worse.
David French: Lionize the valor of every life given honorably in service.
Larry Kudlow: Program of economic growth & strong national defense.
Ted Cruz: Many more questions remain about Benghazi.
John Bolton: Voters care more about national security than media believes.
Herman Cain: START treaty gives away too much; build missile defense.
David French: Executive amnesty illegally let in 100,000 immigrants.
Larry Kudlow: Reach out to Hispanics with immigration reform.
David French: No path to citizenship, no touchback-amnesty.
Marco Rubio: Deal with border & future immigrants BEFORE any amnesty.
Principles & Values|
Mark Sanford: Comeback to Congress in 2012; lost in GOP primary in 2018.
Marianne Williamson: Launched Project Angel Food: deliver meals to AIDS patients.
John Bolton: Libertarian at home; but protected internationally.
John Bolton: Campaigns are about the horse race, & should be about policy.
Michael Bennet: No particular religion nor congregation but believes in God.
Michael Bennet: Raised in two different heritages, Jewish and Christian.
Bobby Jindal: Supported privatization & reform, early & enthusiastically.
Stephen Laffey: Criticizes Bush’s Social Security proposals.
David French: Increasing taxes or increasing debt are both miserable.
Ben Carson: Bible endorses flat tax--10% tithing.
New Testament: OpEd: Bible endorses flat tax--10% tithing.
Mike Gravel: I advocate a FairTax: pay as you spend.
John Bolton: Because media runs debates, no one discusses the issues.
War & Peace|
Marianne Williamson: Repurpose military infrastructure for sustainable society.
Jeb Bush: On Palestine: Israel won't sacrifice when she is threatened.
Mike Gravel: Dislodge ourselves from Iraq, by working with Iran & Syria.
Welfare & Poverty|
Marianne Williamson: Equal access to opportunity for a stable democracy.