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)
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Kelda Helen Roys: AdWatch: 1849 anti-abortion law is still on the books.
Phil Anderson: A fetus is an alive, individual human being.
Kelda Helen Roys: Strongly support abortion as an unrestricted right.
Kathleen Vinehout: Respect woman's right to make her own decision on abortion.
Bob Harlow: Support a woman's right to control her body.
Tommy Thompson: Ban partial birth abortions.
Budget & Economy|
Phil Anderson: Market-led recovery better than stimulus.
Kelda Helen Roys: Stimulus better than market-led recovery.
Kathleen Vinehout: Investing in more support for people helps economy thrive.
Scott Walker: Growth agenda: ease tax burden & regulatory burden.
Scott Walker: Eliminating collective bargaining created $154M surplus.
Tom Barrett: Put Madison on a diet: trim budget without raising taxes.
Tommy Thompson: Vetoed 255 spending bills totalling $43M.
Bill Lee: Common sense view of gender: there are two sexes.
Tony Evers: Fight clandestine discrimination against LGBTQ people.
Phil Anderson: Supports same-sex marriage.
Kelda Helen Roys: Comfortable with same-sex marriage.
Kathleen Vinehout: Equality requires real change and hard work by everyone.
Bob Harlow: Give our LGBT brothers & sisters their rights.
Kathleen Vinehout: New businesses need local services and cultural amenities.
Bob Harlow: Competitive grants to small business plus startup incubators.
Phil Anderson: End mandatory minimum sentences.
Kelda Helen Roys: Stricter punishment doesn't reduce crime.
Kathleen Vinehout: Revamp policies so we don't jail so many.
Bob Harlow: Get people out of prisons and back to living their lives.
Tom Barrett: My police department arrests felons instead of hiring them.
Tommy Thompson: Zero tolerance approach to crime.
Tommy Thompson: Truth in Sentencing, no exceptions.
Tommy Thompson: Life means life, no possibility of parole.
Phil Anderson: Marijuana isn't a gateway drug.
Kelda Helen Roys: Marijuana isn't a gateway drug.
Kathleen Vinehout: 30% budget cuts but shift to drug addiction and recovery.
Scott Walker: More drug testing for unemployment insurance applicants.
Tommy Thompson: More resources to target meth production.
Tony Evers: AdWatch: should have fired teacher caught viewing porn.
Phil Anderson: Let parents decide with vouchers.
Kelda Helen Roys: Oppose vouchers for school choice.
Kathleen Vinehout: Let's get back to old fashioned teaching in the schools.
Bob Harlow: Fund every student above the national per-pupil average.
Tommy Thompson: End Social Promotion; establish standards instead.
Tommy Thompson: Created the nation’s first private school choice program.
Tommy Thompson: Instituted $5,100 vouchers for religious schools.
Tommy Thompson: Instituted statewide Charter School system.
Energy & Oil|
Phil Anderson: Don't prioritize green energy.
Kelda Helen Roys: Support prioritizing green energy.
Bob Harlow: No new pipelines; no new strip-mines.
Bill Lee: Cost-benefit analysis of agricultural regulations.
Phil Anderson: Fight EPA regulatory over-reach.
Kelda Helen Roys: Support EPA regulatory work.
Kathleen Vinehout: Preserve natural resources for future generations.
Bob Harlow: Annual tests for heavy metals in all drinking water.
Tommy Thompson: Funded $170M in “conservation easement” land purchases.
Families & Children|
Bill Lee: My faith informs my view of marriage.
Kathleen Vinehout: Fan of Family Care programs defeating privatization.
Kelda Helen Roys: Oppose American Exceptionalism.
Phil Anderson: Support free trade.
Kelda Helen Roys: Pursue expanded fair trade.
Phil Anderson: Make voter registration easier.
Kelda Helen Roys: Make voter registration easier.
Kathleen Vinehout: Eliminate the tools that diminish our democracy.
Phil Anderson: Absolute right to gun ownership.
Kelda Helen Roys: Support heritage of responsible gun ownership.
Bob Harlow: NRA is crazy; common-sense gun legislation needed.
Kathleen Vinehout: NRA "A" rating on gun rights reflects constituents' culture.
Phil Anderson: Oppose ObamaCare.
Kelda Helen Roys: Strongly support ObamaCare.
Kathleen Vinehout: Healthcare is more than a right; it's a moral obligation.
Bob Harlow: Full health coverage of your choice, capped at 9% of income.
Phil Anderson: Return to military limits imposed by the Constitution.
Kelda Helen Roys: Don't expand the military.
Phil Anderson: Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens.
Kelda Helen Roys: Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens.
Kathleen Vinehout: Farmers want their immigrant workers able to obtain licenses.
Phil Anderson: Don't require hiring more women/minorities.
Kelda Helen Roys: Support affirmative action in hiring.
Kathleen Vinehout: No magic formula to more jobs, just create the environment.
Bob Harlow: Undo Act 10; restore collective bargaining rights.
Bob Harlow: Repeal Walker's legislation that banned unionized workplaces.
Scott Walker: Hypothetically, make WI a right-to-work state.
Tom Barrett: Restore state's collective bargaining; I respect unions.
Principles & Values|
Bill Lee: Don't exclude faith from public life.
Phil Anderson: Freely practice beliefs so long as not hurting others.
Kelda Helen Roys: Oppose government attempts to interfere with religion.
Jim Doyle: Priorities: close deficit, improve schools and jobs.
Scott Walker: 19 Walker associates involved in "John Doe" scandal.
Phil Anderson: End mandatory participation in Social Security.
Kelda Helen Roys: Oppose privatizing Social Security.
Bob Harlow: Balance budget but protect Social Security and Medicare.
Phil Anderson: Lower taxes for everyone.
Kelda Helen Roys: Support a progressive tax structure.
Kathleen Vinehout: $1.7B in business tax breaks should shift to schools.
Bob Harlow: 10% increase for those making more than $1 million.
Bob Harlow: High speed rail will bring down housing costs.
Bob Harlow: Build 200 mile-per-hour high-speed rail network in Wisconsin.
Jim Doyle: Bring high-speed rail to Wisconsin.
Scott Walker: Cancel high-speed rail plans.
Bob Harlow: 1 Gb internet in every home, plus 200 mph high speed rail.
Scott Walker: Spend $810M on roads instead of high-speed rail.
Tom Barrett: Build high-speed rail from Milwaukee to Madison.
War & Peace|
Phil Anderson: Avoid foreign entanglements.
Kelda Helen Roys: Avoid foreign entanglements.
Welfare & Poverty|
Kathleen Vinehout: As a society, we must help and support those that need it.
Tommy Thompson: Replace Welfare with the Tools to Succeed.
Tommy Thompson: Early leader in welfare reform.