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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
United,
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)
Becoming,
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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Associated Press policy Question and Answer (written responses to periodic questions)


 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Joseph Lieberman: Day 1: Repeal the Bush restrictions on stem cell research.
Civil Rights
    Al Sharpton: Flag burning is distasteful, but itís free expression.
    Howard Dean: Donít amend the First Amendment to prohibit flag-burning.
    John Edwards: Flag burning is despicable, but not a constitutional issue.
    John Kerry: Flag burning is displeasing, but itís free expression.
    Joseph Lieberman: Flag burning is abhorrent, but not a constitutional issue.
    Wesley Clark: Narrowly protect the American flag.
Crime
    Al Sharpton: Opposed to death penalty under any circumstances.
    Dennis Kucinich: Ban the death penalty-98% of those convicted are poor.
    Howard Dean: Death penalty for extreme crimes, but applied fairly.
    John Edwards: Death penalty for heinous crimes, but applied fairly.
    John Kerry: Moratorium on federal executions-only exception is terrorism.
    Joseph Lieberman: Death penalty for egregious crimes, but applied fairly.
    Wesley Clark: Death penalty for heinous crimes, but apply with safeguards.
Education
    Al Sharpton: Vouchers are a gradual step toward privatization.
    Dennis Kucinich: Vouchers divert public money away from public schools.
    Howard Dean: Vouchers undermine public education.
    John Edwards: Private school vouchers drain resources from public schools.
    John Kerry: Vouchers drain resources from public schools.
    Joseph Lieberman: Supports vouchers that donít take money from public schools.
    Wesley Clark: Oppose vouchers and all measures that weaken public schools.
Energy & Oil
    Al Sharpton: Raise CAFE standard from 27.5 mpg to 33, and 25 for SUVs.
    Dennis Kucinich: Raise CAFE standard from 27.5 mpg to 45, and 40 for SUVs.
    Howard Dean: Raise CAFE standard from 27.5 mpg to 37.5, including SUVs.
    John Edwards: Supports real increases in CAFE standards.
    John Kerry: Raise CAFE standard to 36 mpg by 2015.
    Joseph Lieberman: Raise CAFE standard from 27.5 mpg to 40, including SUVs.
    Wesley Clark: Raise CAFE standards after consulting with experts.
Foreign Policy
    Howard Dean: Day 1: Visit international allies to undo damage.
Free Trade
    Al Sharpton: Labor standards should not cost American workers jobs.
    Dennis Kucinich: Free trade encourages privatization, so avoid it.
    Howard Dean: Enforceable & enforced labor and environmental standards.
    John Edwards: Require labor and environmental standards plus right-to-know.
    John Kerry: All new trade must include labor and environmental standards.
    Joseph Lieberman: Free AND fair trade, with labor and environmental standards.
    Wesley Clark: Free AND fair trade, with labor and environmental standards.
Government Reform
    John Edwards: Day 1: Order limits on lobbyists & special interests.
Health Care
    Al Sharpton: Avoid privatized health system.
    Dennis Kucinich: Tax employers to pay for single-payer plan.
    Howard Dean: Rx plan: govt. buying; reimportation; price competition.
    John Edwards: Bushís Rx plan helps HMOs-help seniors instead.
    John Kerry: Day 1: Make health care a right, not a privilege.
    John Kerry: Donít push seniors into HMOs; change Bush Rx plan.
    Joseph Lieberman: Universal benefit to all seniors-no $12B for HMOs.
    Wesley Clark: Bushís Rx plan helps HMOs-help seniors instead.
Immigration
    Al Sharpton: Relax Mexican border to match Canadian border.
    Dennis Kucinich: Roadmap to citizenship for immigrants.
    Howard Dean: Earned legalization for undocumented immigrants.
    John Edwards: Roadmap to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.
    John Kerry: Earned legalization for undocumented immigrants.
    Joseph Lieberman: One-time earned legalization for undocumented immigrants.
    Wesley Clark: Tighten borders post-9/11, but allow earned citizenship.
Jobs
    Al Sharpton: Raise minimum wage to at least $7.15.
    Dennis Kucinich: Raise minimum wage to over $8.50.
    Howard Dean: Raise minimum wage to $7.00.
    John Edwards: Raise minimum wage to at least $6.65.
    John Kerry: Raise minimum wage to $6.65 by next year, then higher.
    Joseph Lieberman: Raise minimum wage to $7.00.
    Wesley Clark: Raise minimum wage in steps to $7.00.
Principles & Values
    Dennis Kucinich: Day 1: Pull out of Iraq, NAFTA, and the WTO.
    Wesley Clark: Day 1: Implementation five-point Turnaround Plan for America.
Tax Reform
    Dennis Kucinich: Keep child tax credit, and extend it to more families.
    Howard Dean: End corporate welfare, close loopholes, pay fair share.
    John Edwards: New tax cuts to 95% of Americans.
    John Kerry: Keep child tax credit, and new 10% tax bracket.
    Joseph Lieberman: New tax cuts to 95% of taxpayers.
    Wesley Clark: Eliminate income tax for families earning under $50,000.
War & Peace
    Al Sharpton: Day 1: Bring the troops home.


The above quotations are from Associated Press policy Question and Answer (written responses to periodic questions).


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