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)
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)
(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)
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.
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.
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.
Ralph Nader: Some executed by death penalty were innocent.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Harry Reid: What would have happened if Trust Fund were in stock market?
Sharron Angle: Personalize Social Security; not privatize.
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.
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.