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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)
Books by and about the 2016 presidential election
What Happened ,
by Hillary Clinton (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Becoming ,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

Book Reviews

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National Public Radio election coverage

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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Barack Obama: Take China “to the mat” about currency manipulation.
    Ralph Nader: Top priorities: Infrastructure; poverty; preventive health.
Civil Rights
    Donald Trump: FactCheck: Yes, record number of women in Congress.
    Curt Clawson: Promise equal opportunity, not equal outcomes.
    Howard Dean: The Defense of Marriage Act was unconstitutional.
    Howard Dean: Referendum votes should not apply to civil rights.
    Ralph Nader: Get rid of gay discrimination fully, not halfway.
    Hillary Clinton: Bush defanged the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
    Hillary Clinton: FactCheck: Yes, Bush shrunk CPSC; but it shrank before Bush.
    John Edwards: Trade policy caters to interests of big corporate America.
    John Edwards: Corporate interests have taken over democracy.
    Ralph Nader: Some executed by death penalty were innocent.
    Hunter Hill: Advocate for education accounts including private schools.
    Chris Dodd: Education is the heart of who we are.
Energy & Oil
    Donald Trump: Represent Pittsburgh, not Paris: Coal over climate agreement.
    Bob Massie: Transform the state completely by pursuing renewable energy.
    Curt Clawson: Keystone XL pipeline must be completed.
    Harry Reid: BP and oil companies need regulation.
    Barack Obama: Aggressively address accelerating climate change.
    Joe Biden: FactCheck: Oil did not jump $18/bbl due to Iran Resolution.
    Barack Obama: WOTUS 2015: expansive definition of protected waterways.
    Donald Trump: WOTUS 2018: limited definition of protected waterways.
    Chris Dodd: Country-of-origin & ingredient labeling for food imports.
    Hillary Clinton: Better track kids’ products for exposures to toxic materials.
Families & Children
    Kevin Stitt: Vaccination should be between a parent & their pediatrician.
Foreign Policy
    Donald Trump: 2012: Get tough on Pakistan; 2016: lavish praise on Pakistan.
    Chris Dodd: Gold medal to Tibetan Dalai Lama sends strong message.
    Hillary Clinton: China respects us if we call them on human rights breaches.
    Hillary Clinton: Deeply involved with Bill Clinton’s foreign policy team.
    Hillary Clinton: Operate from a position of strength, but not confrontation.
    Hillary Clinton: FactCheck: Chinese did black out Hillary, but DID invite her.
    Joe Biden: Hold China accountable; it’s capitulation, not competition.
    Mike Gravel: With policy of “beggar thy neighbor,” we all become beggars.
Free Trade
    Jeff Bell: Act on bilateral agreements with Colombia and South Korea.
    Joe Biden: Toughest choice: rationalizing competition & trade policy.
Government Reform
    Tom Steyer: Looking for old fashioned values, character and transparency.
    Jack Reed: Nuclear option: Allow confirmation of Obama's appointees.
    Sharron Angle: In state legislature, sole No vote called "41 to Angle".
    Howard Dean: Kerry stands up against PAC and lobbyist money.
    Howard Dean: Need instant runoff voting to avoid threats like Nader.
    Howard Dean: Voting “none of the above” avoids real world choices.
    Ralph Nader: The two parties are proxies for corporate government.
    Ralph Nader: Taking away votes from Democrats gains leverage.
    Ralph Nader: Advocate to allow people to vote “no confidence”.
    Ralph Nader: Justices need sense of justice & sense of history.
Gun Control
    Bob Stefanowski: No more gun controls; gun owners have been persecuted.
Health Care
    David Shulkin: The VA is just as good or better than private health care.
    Curt Clawson: Lift the economic shackles of ObamaCare.
    Harry Reid: ObamaCare improved healthcare and also improved economy.
    Sharron Angle: We're a country of choice; don't force people into insurance.
    Howard Dean: Medicare was put in place without a single Republican vote.
Homeland Security
    Barack Obama: Restore habeas corpus to reach Muslims abroad.
    Howard Dean: Switch funding from Star Wars to human intelligence.
    Barack Obama: Illegals shouldn’t work; but should have path to citizenship.
    Barack Obama: Don’t deputize Americans to turn in illegal immigrants.
    Barack Obama: OK to provide government services in Spanish.
    Chris Dodd: Hold employers accountable for knowingly hiring illegals.
    Dennis Kucinich: No vigilantism & no sending illegals home willy-nilly.
    Dennis Kucinich: Encourage the American people to reach out; learn languages.
    Hillary Clinton: English unifies us; teach ESL but support other languages.
    Joe Biden: H1-B visas only for jobs Americans can’t do.
    Joe Biden: FactCheck: 67% of illegal aliens speak Spanish; not 40%.
    John Edwards: Loss of middle-class jobs drives down wages, not immigrants.
    John Edwards: No short-term solution; need comprehensive reform.
    John Edwards: H1-B visas only for jobs Americans can’t do.
    Mike Gravel: We’re making a mountain out of a mole hill on immigration.
    Donald Trump: Fact-check: African-American unemployment lowest in history.
    Tom Steyer: Closed tax loophole on out of state business, creating jobs.
    Sharron Angle: No, I don't think the unemployed are spoiled.
    John Edwards: Trade policy should look out for manufacturing jobs.
Principles & Values
    Don Blankenship: I'm Trumpier than Trump, despite Trump opposition.
    Harry Reid: Son of a miner; mother took in wash from brothels.
    Sharron Angle: I live in middle-class Reno; Reid lives in DC's Ritz-Carlton.
    Dennis Kucinich: I’ve been right all along on Iraq, Iran, & healthcare.
    Howard Dean: Taking votes away from Kerry doesn’t change the Party.
    Ralph Nader: Don’t know right-wing groups helping in my campaign.
    Ralph Nader: Polls can be wrong; we’re building beyond this election.
Social Security
    Harry Reid: What would have happened if Trust Fund were in stock market?
    Sharron Angle: Personalize Social Security; not privatize.
Tax Reform
    Dino Rossi: Repealing Bush tax cut is biggest tax increase in US history.
    Patty Murray: Bush tax cut for top 2% costs us $2 trillion.
    Hillary Clinton: WikiLeaks tears at fabric of government.
War & Peace
    Harry Reid: OpEd: saying Iraq war was lost emboldened our enemies.
    Ralph Nader: Responsible six-month withdrawal from Iraq occupation.
    Joseph Lieberman: Iran: Enforce non-proliferation on Russia & others.
Welfare & Poverty
    Howard Dean: Children and schools suffer under Bush policies.

The above quotations are from National Public Radio election coverage.

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