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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 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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National Public Radio election coverage


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Abortion
    George Pataki: Vetoes non-prescription morning-after pill.
Budget & Economy
    Barack Obama: Take China “to the mat” about currency manipulation.
    Ralph Nader: Top priorities: Infrastructure; poverty; preventive health.
Civil Rights
    Curt Clawson: Promise equal opportunity, not equal outcomes.
    Howard Dean: The Defense of Marriage Act was unconstitutional.
    Howard Dean: Referendum votes should not apply to civil rights.
    Ralph Nader: Get rid of gay discrimination fully, not halfway.
Corporations
    Linda McMahon: Businesses need regulatory certainty to risk hiring workers.
    Hillary Clinton: Bush defanged the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
    Hillary Clinton: FactCheck: Yes, Bush shrunk CPSC; but it shrank before Bush.
    John Edwards: Trade policy caters to interests of big corporate America.
    John Edwards: Corporate interests have taken over democracy.
Crime
    Ralph Nader: Some executed by death penalty were innocent.
Education
    Michele Bachmann: Founded a charter school for at-risk kids.
    Chris Dodd: Education is the heart of who we are.
    Condoleezza Rice: Keep funding for arts in school budgets.
    Al Sharpton: Supports public education, not vouchers.
Energy & Oil
    Curt Clawson: Keystone XL pipeline must be completed.
    Harry Reid: BP and oil companies need regulation.
    Barack Obama: Aggressively address accelerating climate change.
    Joe Biden: FactCheck: Oil did not jump $18/bbl due to Iran Resolution.
Environment
    Chris Dodd: Country-of-origin & ingredient labeling for food imports.
    Hillary Clinton: Better track kids’ products for exposures to toxic materials.
    Wesley Clark: Environment is a legacy to our children.
Families & Children
    Richard Blumenthal: McMahon's WWE is adult entertainment marketed to children.
Foreign Policy
    Chris Dodd: Gold medal to Tibetan Dalai Lama sends strong message.
    Hillary Clinton: China respects us if we call them on human rights breaches.
    Hillary Clinton: Deeply involved with Bill Clinton’s foreign policy team.
    Hillary Clinton: Operate from a position of strength, but not confrontation.
    Hillary Clinton: FactCheck: Chinese did black out Hillary, but DID invite her.
    Joe Biden: Hold China accountable; it’s capitulation, not competition.
    Mike Gravel: With policy of “beggar thy neighbor,” we all become beggars.
    Wesley Clark: Use UN to gain credibility in Iraq.
    Wesley Clark: Contribute to democratization in Muslim world.
    John McCain: Chechnya: End aid to Russia until Russia stops bombing.
Free Trade
    Jeff Bell: Act on bilateral agreements with Colombia and South Korea.
    Joe Biden: Toughest choice: rationalizing competition & trade policy.
    Wesley Clark: I believe in fair trade, not free trade.
Government Reform
    Jack Reed: Nuclear option: Allow confirmation of Obama's appointees.
    Sharron Angle: In state legislature, sole No vote called "41 to Angle".
    Howard Dean: Kerry stands up against PAC and lobbyist money.
    Howard Dean: Need instant runoff voting to avoid threats like Nader.
    Howard Dean: Voting “none of the above” avoids real world choices.
    Ralph Nader: The two parties are proxies for corporate government.
    Ralph Nader: Taking away votes from Democrats gains leverage.
    Ralph Nader: Advocate to allow people to vote “no confidence”.
    John Hagelin: Role of third parties is to widen debate.
    Ralph Nader: Justices need sense of justice & sense of history.
Health Care
    Curt Clawson: Lift the economic shackles of ObamaCare.
    Harry Reid: ObamaCare improved healthcare and also improved economy.
    Sharron Angle: We're a country of choice; don't force people into insurance.
    Howard Dean: Medicare was put in place without a single Republican vote.
Homeland Security
    Barack Obama: Restore habeas corpus to reach Muslims abroad.
    Howard Dean: Switch funding from Star Wars to human intelligence.
    Al Gore: Help with landmine removal; ban them in 2006 but not now.
Immigration
    Barack Obama: Illegals shouldn’t work; but should have path to citizenship.
    Barack Obama: Don’t deputize Americans to turn in illegal immigrants.
    Barack Obama: OK to provide government services in Spanish.
    Chris Dodd: Hold employers accountable for knowingly hiring illegals.
    Dennis Kucinich: No vigilantism & no sending illegals home willy-nilly.
    Dennis Kucinich: Encourage the American people to reach out; learn languages.
    Hillary Clinton: English unifies us; teach ESL but support other languages.
    Joe Biden: H1-B visas only for jobs Americans can’t do.
    Joe Biden: FactCheck: 67% of illegal aliens speak Spanish; not 40%.
    John Edwards: Loss of middle-class jobs drives down wages, not immigrants.
    John Edwards: No short-term solution; need comprehensive reform.
    John Edwards: H1-B visas only for jobs Americans can’t do.
    Mike Gravel: We’re making a mountain out of a mole hill on immigration.
Jobs
    Sharron Angle: No, I don't think the unemployed are spoiled.
    Linda McMahon: Minimum wage increases harm small businesses.
    Richard Blumenthal: More job training and more R&D tax credits.
    John Edwards: Trade policy should look out for manufacturing jobs.
Principles & Values
    Harry Reid: Son of a miner; mother took in wash from brothels.
    Sharron Angle: I live in middle-class Reno; Reid lives in DC's Ritz-Carlton.
    Richard Blumenthal: Seven of McMahon's WWE wrestlers have died this year.
    Dennis Kucinich: I’ve been right all along on Iraq, Iran, & healthcare.
    Howard Dean: Taking votes away from Kerry doesn’t change the Party.
    Ralph Nader: Don’t know right-wing groups helping in my campaign.
    Ralph Nader: Polls can be wrong; we’re building beyond this election.
    Wesley Clark: Neither party has a monopoly on strong leadership.
    Wesley Clark: Leadership based on experience & fighting for little people.
    Dennis Kucinich: Broccoli would be welcomed in first vegetarian White House.
Social Security
    Harry Reid: What would have happened if Trust Fund were in stock market?
    Sharron Angle: Personalize Social Security; not privatize.
Tax Reform
    Cory Booker: Raise taxes because quick fix of cuts wasn't enough.
    Dino Rossi: Repealing Bush tax cut is biggest tax increase in US history.
    Patty Murray: Bush tax cut for top 2% costs us $2 trillion.
Technology
    Hillary Clinton: WikiLeaks tears at fabric of government.
    Al Sharpton: Cure economy by building infrastructure.
War & Peace
    Tim Kaine: Wanted a War on ISIL vote in Congress and would support it.
    Harry Reid: OpEd: saying Iraq war was lost emboldened our enemies.
    Ralph Nader: Responsible six-month withdrawal from Iraq occupation.
    Wesley Clark: Avoid Bush’s unilateralism and work with our allies.
    Wesley Clark: Exit strategy in Iraq won’t work if we invade its neighbors.
    Joseph Lieberman: Iran: Enforce non-proliferation on Russia & others.
Welfare & Poverty
    Howard Dean: Children and schools suffer under Bush policies.


The above quotations are from National Public Radio election coverage.

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