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Hard Choices,
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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)
Unintimidated,
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 Harm’s 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)

Book Reviews

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Jesse Jackson : The Search for Common Ground, by Charles P. Henry


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Click here for 17 full quotes from Rev. Jesse Jackson in the book The Search for Common Ground.
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Economic justice & fairness over efficiency.
Civil Rights
    Pledged woman V.P. in 1984; key to Geraldine Ferraro in 1988.
    Participated in gay rights rallies during 1988 campaign.
    First serious black presidential candidate.
Education
    Involve parents in school decision-making.
Families & Children
    Jackson populism: attack big business; stress family values.
Homeland Security
    Commitment against first use of nuclear weapons.
Immigration
    Supports bilingual ed.; opposed Reagan’s immigration reform.
Principles & Values
    My religion obligates me to be political.
    Politically progressive: responsibility over victimhood.
    Apologized for calling NYC “Hymietown”.
    Was 1988 frontrunner after winning Michigan primary.
    Rainbow Coalition: specific groups instead of a melting pot.
Tax Reform
    Tax wealthy & business more, to pay for social programs.
War & Peace
    Endorsed self-determination for Palestinians.
    Got US POW released from Syria in 1984.
Welfare & Poverty
    Deal forcefully with “permanent disaster areas” in cities.


The above quotations are from Jesse Jackson : The Search for Common Ground, by Charles P. Henry.

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