Books by and about 2016 presidential candidates|
| Hard Choices,|
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
| Crippled America ,|
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
| Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,|
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
| Outsider in the White House,|
by Bernie Sanders (2015)
| American Dreams,|
by Marco Rubio (2015)
| Taking a Stand,|
by Rand Paul (2015)
by Scott Walker (2013)
| A Time for Truth,|
by Ted Cruz (2015)
| One Nation,|
by Ben Carson (2014)
| Trump/Pence vs. Clinton/Kaine On the Issues ,|
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
| Living History ,|
by Hillary Rodham Clinton (2003)
| Between Hope and History ,|
by Bill Clinton (1996)
| In Harmís Way ,|
by Dr. Jill Stein (2000)
| Democrat vs. Republican vs. Green vs. Libertarian,|
Four Party's Presidential Nominees On The Issues (2016)
Books by and about 2012 presidential candidates|
| Ten Letters
about Pres. Barack Obama (2011)
| Do Not Ask What Good We Do
about Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)
(click a book cover for a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)
Democratic presidential debate sponsored by CNN and the Congressional Black Caucus Institute on January 21, 2008
Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
from Congressional Black Caucus debate (number of quotes indicated):
- Barack Obama (25)
- Hillary Clinton (20)
- John Edwards (12)
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy|
Barack Obama: Account for every single dollar for new proposed programs.
Barack Obama: Help the homeowners actually living in their homes.
Barack Obama: Bankruptcy bill pushed by banks & financial institutions.
Barack Obama: Capping credit card interest rates at 30% is not enough.
Barack Obama: Voted against limiting credit to 30%, because 30% too high.
Hillary Clinton: 2005 bankruptcy bill was by big credit cards & lenders.
Hillary Clinton: No evidence as to how Obama would pay for new programs.
Hillary Clinton: Foreclosure moratorium mitigates agony; doesnít prolong it.
Hillary Clinton: Voted to limit credit card interest to 30%.
Hillary Clinton: FactCheck: Consistently against making bankruptcy stricter.
John Edwards: Stimulus package: focus on long-term investments.
Barack Obama: People want to move beyond our divisions.
Hillary Clinton: Equal pay is not yet equal.
John Edwards: Subprime mess is also an issue of race.
John Edwards: Equal housing policy and economic policy for all.
Hillary Clinton: FactCheck: Pushed Wal-Mart for women managers & environment.
Barack Obama: Have a civil rights division enforce laws fairly and justly.
Energy & Oil|
Hillary Clinton: $650 for help with energy bills to those who canít afford it.
Hillary Clinton: $5B for green-collar jobs in economic stimulus package.
Barack Obama: Never negotiate out of fear, and never fear to negotiate.
John Edwards: Belligerence and selfish policy turn people against the US.
Barack Obama: Enforce environmental & labor provisions in trade agreements.
Barack Obama: Never took money from federal lobbyists or their companies.
Barack Obama: FactCheck: Yes, Obama cast 130 ďpresentĒ votes in IL Senate.
Hillary Clinton: Stand for public financing and getting money out of politics.
Barack Obama: The problem with health care is about affordability.
Barack Obama: Subsidies to people who canít afford care--not single payer.
Barack Obama: FactCheck: Yes, Obama favored single-payer, despite denial.
Hillary Clinton: My health care program will cover everyone.
Hillary Clinton: Need a health care system that manages chronic diseases.
Hillary Clinton: Universal health care is a core Democratic principle.
John Edwards: No one is not worthy of health care.
Barack Obama: Al Qaida is stronger now than in 2001 as Iraq distracted us.
Barack Obama: Health plan: not enough resources for illegal immigrants.
John Edwards: Health plan does not cover illegal immigrants.
Principles & Values|
Barack Obama: Objected to Republican ideas; did not compliment them.
Barack Obama: Made the right decisions that were not politically popular.
Barack Obama: I am a proud Christian who believes deeply in Jesus Christ.
Barack Obama: Clinton earned a great relationship with African-Americans.
Barack Obama: Campaigning on change from the bottom up that King stood for.
Barack Obama: FactCheck: Obama praised GOP for having ideas, not GOP ideas.
Barack Obama: FactCheck: Took Rezkoís donations, but never represented him.
Hillary Clinton: Campaigning on the legacy that King stood for.
Hillary Clinton: Right has no sex and truth has no color.
Hillary Clinton: FactCheck: Obama, Bill, & Hillary all praised Ronald Reagan.
John Edwards: Campaigning on equality & ending poverty that King stood for.
John Edwards: Raise the cap on Social Security taxes.
Barack Obama: Stimulus package: $500 tax cut, & Social Security supplement.
War & Peace|
Barack Obama: $2 trillion and the loss of life in Iraq are not sustainable.
Hillary Clinton: Withdrawing troops is dangerous, including 100,000 civilians.
Hillary Clinton: No military solution in Iraq; this debate motivates solution.
Hillary Clinton: Hope to have nearly all troops out within a year.
John Edwards: There has been no meaningful political progress in Iraq.
Welfare & Poverty|
Hillary Clinton: Make sure the economy works for everybody.
John Edwards: A comprehensive, detailed plan to end poverty.
John Edwards: Ending poverty is the single most important cause in my life.
John Edwards: 37 million Americans live in poverty.
The above quotations are from Democratic presidential debate sponsored by CNN and the Congressional Black Caucus Institute on January 21, 2008.
Other 2008 Democratic primary debates:
- Facebook debate, Jan. 5
- Las Vegas debate, Jan. 15
- CBC debate, Jan. 21
- Super Tuesday debate, Jan. 31
- Politico debate, Feb. 11
- Austin TX debate, Feb. 21
- Cleveland debate, Feb. 26
- Messiah College interviews, April 13
- Philadelphia debate, April 16
2008 Republican primary debates:
- Facebook debate, Jan. 5
- New Hampshire debate, Jan. 6
- South Carolina debate, Jan. 10
- Florida debate, Jan. 24
- Super Tuesday debate, Jan. 30
2008 presidential race:
- Presidential election books and debates
- Election interviews and fact-checking
- Presidential primary books and interviews
- 2008 Senate debates