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)
Bill Clinton: 1993: Rescind Mexico City Policy: fund abortion abroad.
Donald Trump: Reinstate Mexico City Policy: end abortion funding abroad.
Ronald Reagan: 1984 Mexico City Policy: no abortion funding abroad.
Lou Correa: Rated 71% by Planned Parenthood; moderately pro-choice.
Budget & Economy|
Kevin Stitt: Create a level playing field for competition.
James Mattis: Opposed women serving in infantry; but will allow it.
James Mattis: Not about who soldiers go to bed with, but how they'll fight.
Wilbur Ross: CEO of International Coal Group, plus Steel & Textiles.
Linda McMahon: SBA should respond quickly in emergencies.
Bob McDonnell: Allow use of drones for law enforcement.
Kamala Harris: Personally opposed to death penalty; as DA, never pursued it.
Colin Van Ostern: Legalize medical marijuana for chronic pain.
Betsy DeVos: Nothing is free; someone has to pay for "free tuition".
Betsy DeVos: Federally-funded vouchers for public or private schools.
Colin Van Ostern: Universal full-day kindergarten; more PACE; more local aid.
Phil Scott: Preserve school choice; improve Act 46 school consolidation.
Energy & Oil|
Mick Cornett: Move away from the oil and gas industry.
Ryan Zinke: Climate is changing; Man is an influence but what can we do?
Chris Sununu: Increase availability of baseload power; reduce energy rates.
Ron DeSantis: No delay on Keystone pipeline for security & safety study.
Ryan Zinke: Absolutely against transfer or sale of public land to states.
Ryan Zinke: Smokey the Bear should be viewed as helpful, not as police.
Ben Carson: Deregulation includes land use & federal housing policy.
Mark Callahan: Constitution disallows so much federal land ownership.
Families & Children|
Mick Mulvaney: $15,000 in unpaid nanny taxes from triplets in 2000.
Gary Johnson: No to mandatory vaccines; let parents decide.
Luther Strange: Don't require contraception in company health plans.
James Mattis: Putin is trying to break the North Atlantic alliance.
Sonny Perdue: Rework NAFTA for dairy and poultry tariffs in Canada.
Wilbur Ross: Criticized multinational trade deals: there is no free lunch.
Ann Kirkpatrick: Yes to Ex-im bank; no to fast-track.
David Jolly: Yes to Ex-im bank; No to fast-track.
Ron DeSantis: No to Ex-im bank; Yes to fast-track.
Tammy Duckworth: Yes to Ex-im bank; Yes to fast-track.
James Lankford: Yes to trade adjustment; Yes to fast-track.
Ron Johnson: Yes to trade adjustment; Yes to fast-track.
Tim Scott: Yes to trade adjustment; Yes to fast-track.
Charles Boustany: Yes to Ex-im bank; Yes to fast-track.
John Fleming: No to Ex-im bank; No to fast-track.
Patrick Murphy: Yes to Ex-im bank; No to fast-track.
John Chiang: Dock pay of legislators unless they balance budget.
Ryan Zinke: Work with states and rebuild national parks.
Mike Pompeo: Russian hacking impact 2016 election & not the first time.
Zak Ringelstein: Protect democracy from corrupting influence of big money.
Betsy DeVos: Let local schools decide about guns in school.
Donald Trump: End gun-free zones in schools & military bases.
Debbie Lesko: Sued Arizona for expanding Medicaid under ObamaCare.
Jan Brewer: Expand Medicaid under ObamaCare.
Tom Price: Give every American access to affordable health coverage.
Tom Price: No right to Medicaid under state block grants.
Ben Carson: There's a strong connection between health and housing.
Wayne Stenehjem: Questioned ObamaCare on constitutionality & carve-outs.
Arvin Vohra: Cut military spending by 60% or more.
Ben Cline: Ban most use of drones by state and local agencies.
Donald McEachin: Ban most use of drones by state and local agencies.
Mick Mulvaney: Raise the top line defense number.
James Mattis: Bring business reforms to the Department of Defense.
Anthony Brown: Fund Base Realignment and Closure transportation projects.
Patrick Murphy: Voted with GOP for DoD bill that Obama vetoed.
Alan Grayson: Opposed $607 billion national defense bill.
Ann Kirkpatrick: Voted with GOP for DoD bill that Obama vetoed.
Joe Heck: Supported $607 billion national defense bill.
Alan Grayson: Allow administrative amnesty to some illegal aliens.
Donald Trump: 10-point plan: wall; zero tolerance; biometrics; E-Verify.
Alan Grayson: Screening process for refugees from Iraq & Syria ok as-is.
Ann Kirkpatrick: Screening process for refugees from Iraq & Syria ok as-is.
Joe Heck: Stronger screening process for refugees from Iraq and Syria.
Maggie Hassan: Ensure robust screening before we admit refugees from Syria.
Carol Shea-Porter: Allow administrative amnesty to some illegal aliens.
Principles & Values|
Brooke Paige: Nominee for Secretary of State (won 4 other nominations too).
Henry McMaster: 1986 Senate run; 2002 elected AG; 2010 Gubernatorial run.
John James: Returning lifelong investment to seniors is moral obligation.
Mike Pompeo: Re-establish collection of all metadata; make it searchable.
War & Peace|
James Mattis: Iran is single most enduring threat to stability and peace.
Mike Pompeo: I opposed Iran deal; I'll gather clear-eyed info about it.
David Jolly: Cancel Obama's Iran agreement and keep sanctions.
Welfare & Poverty|
Ben Carson: Housing integration is ok, but why must residents solve it?
Ben Carson: Ideal is every person in a home; but we don't have the funds.