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Books by and about 2016 presidential candidates
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
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 Harmís 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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Almanac of American Politics, by Grant Ujifusa and Michael Barone


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    from Almanac of American Politics (number of quotes indicated):
  • George Pataki (4) New York Republican presidential candidate
  • George Ryan (3) Illinois Former Republican Governor (1999-2002)
  • Gray Davis (5) California Former Democratic
  • Jeb Bush (5) Florida Former FL Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Joseph Lieberman (6) Democrat
  • Tom Ridge (9) Pennsylvania Former Republican Governor (1995-2001); DHS Cabinet Sec'y
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Tom Ridge: Pro-choice.
Budget & Economy
    George Pataki: Cut taxes & cut spending.
Civil Rights
    Gray Davis: Support flag burning amendment; oppose gay marriage.
    George Ryan: Supports gay rights & some riverboat gambling.
Crime
    George Pataki: Instituted death penalty in NY.
    Gray Davis: Supports capital punishment.
    Jeb Bush: Fewer death-row appeals; faster executions.
    Jeb Bush: Longer prison terms for gun-toting criminals.
    Tom Ridge: Supports victimís rights & death penalty.
Education
    Gray Davis: Balanced education reform with teachersí unions.
    Gray Davis: Supports EdFlex; more money for higher grades.
    Jeb Bush: Instituted school voucher plan.
    Tom Ridge: More standards, and make them clear.
    Tom Ridge: More charters; push for school choice.
Energy & Oil
    Joseph Lieberman: Kyoto Protocol should include China.
Environment
    Gray Davis: Phase out environmental gasoline additives.
    Tom Ridge: Changed rules & got 350 polluted industrial sites cleaned up.
Gun Control
    George Ryan: Long-time supporter of gun control; more criminal penalties.
Health Care
    Joseph Lieberman: Limited lawsuits against HMOs and automakers.
Principles & Values
    Joseph Lieberman: Senate status: influential & non-partisan.
    Joseph Lieberman: Rebuked Clinton for Monica; but against impeachment.
    George Ryan: Instinct for centrism.
Tax Reform
    George Pataki: Phase out estate and gift taxes.
    Jeb Bush: Voter approval of tax increases; cut taxes by $1B.
    Tom Ridge: Cut taxes as governor by $2.6B.
    Tom Ridge: 60% legislative supermajority for raising taxes.
Technology
    Tom Ridge: End computer service tax; start R&D tax credit.
War & Peace
    Joseph Lieberman: Supported NATO expansion; arms to Israel & Saudis.
Welfare & Poverty
    George Pataki: Four-year limit for full welfare benefits.
    Jeb Bush: Replace AFDC with limited temporary assistance.
    Tom Ridge: Able-bodied welfare recipients must work 100 hours a month.
    Joseph Lieberman: Supported 1996 welfare reform.


    Click for quotations from other sources by:
  • George Pataki New York Republican presidential candidate
  • George Ryan Illinois Former Republican Governor (1999-2002)
  • Gray Davis California Former Democratic
  • Jeb Bush Florida Former FL Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Joseph Lieberman Democrat
  • Tom Ridge Pennsylvania Former Republican Governor (1995-2001); DHS Cabinet Sec'y

The above quotations are from Almanac of American Politics, by Grant Ujifusa and Michael Barone.

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