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)
(click a book cover for a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)
State of Illinois Politicians: secondary Archives
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from State of Illinois secondary Archives (number of quotes indicated):
- Alexi Giannoulias (11) 2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; currently State Treasurer Illinois
- Barack Obama (11) Democratic President (elected 2008)
- Mark Kirk (13) Republican Jr Senator Illinois
- Rod Blagojevich (5) Illinois Former Democrat Governor (2003-2009)
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
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| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Barack Obama: Supports Roe v. Wade.
Budget & Economy|
Mark Kirk: No bailout for irresponsible decisions by state of Illinois.
Mark Kirk: Proudly voted for TARP; but against stimulus funds.
Mark Kirk: Obama has brought $43,000 debt to every American.
Barack Obama: Supports affirmative action in colleges and government.
Barack Obama: Include sexual orientation in anti-discrimination laws.
Alexi Giannoulias: TARP needs more oversight & bank accountability.
Alexi Giannoulias: Main Street needs increased access to capital lending.
Mark Kirk: Small business Bill of Rights: 10-point pro-growth agenda.
Rod Blagojevich: Supports death penalty, but keep moratorium for now.
Rod Blagojevich: Supports reducing recidivism and re-entry assistance.
Barack Obama: Supports alternative sentencing and rehabilitation.
Barack Obama: Supports charter schools and private investment in schools.
Barack Obama: Free public college for any student with B-average.
Energy & Oil|
Alexi Giannoulias: Clean energy future for national security & job creation.
Barack Obama: Conserve, develop alternative fuels, increase efficiencies.
Mark Kirk: Stimulus should've funded Mississippi dams & O'Hare projects.
Alexi Giannoulias: I streamlined & cut Treasurer's Office staff by 17%.
Mark Kirk: Support a line item veto; cut spending across the board.
Rod Blagojevich: Supports McCain-Feingold campaign finance system.
Barack Obama: Ban semi-automatics, and more possession restrictions.
Alexi Giannoulias: Reform it and fix it: negotiate drug rates for Medicare.
Mark Kirk: Repeal Obamacare, then offer a better alternative.
Rod Blagojevich: Cover 400,000 more thru FamilyCare, KidCare, & AllKids.
Barack Obama: Ensure access to basic care.
Mark Kirk: No F-25 engine; no joint forces command.
Barack Obama: Extend welfare and Medicaid to immigrants.
Alexi Giannoulias: Losing job is more than just a paycheck; it affects morale.
Rod Blagojevich: Raised the minimum wage from $5.15 to $6.50.
Principles & Values|
Alexi Giannoulias: Accuses Kirk of economic treason for fundraising in China.
Mark Kirk: Raised $6,000 from 12 U.S. citizen businessmen in China.
Alexi Giannoulias: I told the truth about my mistakes; my opponent has not.
Mark Kirk: I've owned up to my mistakes; my opponent has not.
Alexi Giannoulias: Aware his Broadway Bank lent to criminals, but not extent.
Mark Kirk: Takes responsibility for carelessness about military record.
Alexi Giannoulias: Fallout from the April failure of his family's Broadway Bank.
Mark Kirk: Forced to apologize for exaggerating his biography.
Alexi Giannoulias: Increase taxable wage base instead of raising retirement age.
Mark Kirk: Ending Bush tax cuts may cause double-dip recession.
War & Peace|
Barack Obama: Terrorists are in Saudi Arabia, Syria, and Iran.
Click for quotations from other sources by:
- Alexi Giannoulias 2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; currently State Treasurer Illinois
- Barack Obama Democratic President (elected 2008)
- Mark Kirk Republican Jr Senator Illinois
- Rod Blagojevich Illinois Former Democrat Governor (2003-2009)
The above quotations are from State of Illinois Politicians: secondary Archives.