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)
Pete Buttigieg: Abortion is a woman's choice, not a political statement.
Budget & Economy|
Donald Trump: 1999: one-time wealth tax on top 1% to reduce national debt.
Charles Schumer: Measure distribution of growth, not just overall GDP growth.
Martin Heinrich: Measure distribution of growth, not just overall GDP growth.
Jay Inslee: Statehood for DC & Puerto Rico; they deserve representation.
Brett Kavanaugh: Federal regulatory agencies are threat to individual liberty.
Kamala Harris: I chose the unpopular thing to NOT seek the death penalty.
Tom Wolf: Moratorium on death penalty; reprieves to death-row inmates.
Joe Biden: 2005: no bankruptcy for student loans; 2015: student relief.
Energy & Oil|
Jay Inslee: Fighting climate change must be top goal of next president.
Jay Inslee: Supported renewable portfolio; supports Green New Deal.
John Fetterman: Fracking acceptable if it brings thousands of jobs.
Donald Trump: End war on coal: it's important for our defense.
Pope Francis: Climate change is a critical problem that must be addressed.
Donald Trump: Treat foes of US worse than they could ever imagine.
Carly Fiorina: I know the leaders of the Mideast; Obama & Hillary do not.
Cynthia Nixon: Main focus of campaign is exposing ongoing corruption.
Brett Kavanaugh: Banning semiautomatic rifles & handgun registration unlawful.
Donald Trump: Teachers with gun training should be allowed to carry.
Jay Inslee: Implemented statewide public option within ObamaCare.
Jay Inslee: Medicare for all who want it: opt-in, not mandate.
Bob Casey: Defend ObamaCare instead of single-payer.
Claire McCaskill: Keep options open, instead of single-payer.
Cory Booker: Ok to consider single-payer, but I'm not behind it.
Pete Buttigieg: Be serious about security like Israel, but live freely.
Donald Trump: Cut off aid $700M to Central American Northern Triangle.
Pope Francis: Opposes border wall between US and Mexico.
Pope Francis: Vocal advocate for the plight of refugees.
Bernie Sanders: Open borders for guest workers pushes down U.S. worker wages.
John Fetterman: Raise minimum wage to $15 per hour.
Tom Wolf: Raised minimum wage from $7 to $10 per hour.
Scott Walker: Right-to-work rules stand up for the hardworking taxpayers.
Principles & Values|
Adam Schiff: Trump accepting assistance from Russians is criminal.
John Fetterman: Beat establishment incumbent as Bernie Sanders progressive.
Chris Christie: Sometimes must tell constituents to sit down & shut up.
Ted Cruz: I'm despised by GOP establishment, but so was Reagan.
Donald Trump: Comparison of Warren wealth tax to Trump wealth tax.
Elizabeth Warren: Comparison of Trump wealth tax to Warren wealth tax.
Elizabeth Warren: Curb inequality: 2% tax on assets over $50M; 3% over $1B.
Donald Trump: People want tax cuts; don't understand tax reform.
Jay Inslee: Requires major rebuilding of America, means new jobs.
War & Peace|
Donald Trump: To eradicate ISIS, we need action, not talk.
Barack Obama: ISIS, like the Crusades, doesn't mean religion is violent.
Welfare & Poverty|
Elizabeth Warren: Bankruptcy filers are squeezed by economy, not irresponsible.
Joe Biden: 2005 Bankruptcy bill was flawed, but my input made it better.
Cory Booker: HOME Act: $134 billion a year via EITC for people in poverty.
Kamala Harris: LIFT Act and Rent Relief: $42 billion to people in poverty.
Ro Khanna: GAIN Act: $111 billion a year for people in poverty.
Sherrod Brown: GAIN Act: $111 billion a year for people in poverty.
Donald Trump: Rebuild our black inner cities, which are so sad.