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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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Abortion
    Kathleen Sebelius: Vetoed Comprehensive Abortion Reform Act as unconstitutional.
    Kathleen Sebelius: Endorsed by Planned Parenthood for years as pro-choice.
    Alberto Gonzales: Perceived as supporting abortion because of judicial rulings.
    Christy Mihos: Supports abortion rights.
Budget & Economy
    Evan McMullin: Worked as investment banker at Goldman Sachs.
Civil Rights
    Joe Biden: 1987 Biden Report: Reject Bork; he'd roll back civil rights.
    Ted Kennedy: 1987: "Robert Bork's America" means censorship & segregation.
    Kathleen Sebelius: No Constitutional amendment against same-sex marriage.
    Laura Richardson: Co-wrote bill to legalize same-sex marriage in California.
    Cynthia McKinney: Introduced MLK Records Act, to unseal assassination files.
    Alberto Gonzales: No express grant of habeas corpus in the Constitution.
    Mike Gravel: Unequivocally supports same-sex marriage.
    Christy Mihos: Supports gay marriage and adoption by same-sex couples.
    Tom Reilly: Led Budd & Reilly--largest minority law firm in MA.
    Samuel Alito: Agrees that women should consult husband before abortion.
    Samuel Alito: Government cannot supress free speech in alcohol ads.
Corporations
    Linda McMahon: CEO of wrestling business, a "testosterone-charged industry".
Crime
    Kathleen Sebelius: Opponent of capital punishment during Supreme Court ruling.
    Laura Richardson: Supported 40,000 more prison at cost of $7.4 billion.
    Mike Gravel: Citizen Power includes abolition of the death penalty.
    Antonin Scalia: Statistical racial sentencing disparities are inevitable.
    Harry Blackmun: Statistical racial sentencing disparities unconstitutional.
    John Paul Stevens: Statistical racial sentencing disparities unconstitutional.
    Sandra Day O`Connor: Statistical racial sentencing disparities are inevitable.
    William Rehnquist: Statistical racial sentencing disparities are inevitable.
    Harry Blackmun: Black defendants have Constitutional right to blacks on jury.
    John Paul Stevens: Black defendants have Constitutional right to blacks on jury.
    Sandra Day O`Connor: Black defendants have Constitutional right to blacks on jury.
    William Rehnquist: Black defendants have no right to blacks on jury.
Drugs
    Mike Gravel: Legalize the use and possession of marijuana.
Education
    Linda McMahon: 2009: Member of Connecticut Board of Education.
    Linda McMahon: 2000: GET REAL program: promoted reading among children.
    Mike Bloomberg: Replaced school board with direct mayoral control.
    Mike Bloomberg: No social promotion; more after-school.
    Mike Bloomberg: Strengthened cell-phone ban in city schools.
    Mike Gravel: Citizen Power includes school vouchers.
    Samuel Alito: Cannot ban hate speech in a school’s anti-harassment policy.
    Samuel Alito: Supported free religious expression in kindergartens.
    Anthony Kennedy: Admissions preference is unconstitutional racial balancing.
    Antonin Scalia: Admissions preference is unconstitutional racial balancing.
    Clarence Thomas: Admissions preference is unconstitutional racial balancing.
    David Souter: College affirmative action ok to achieve racial diversity.
    John Paul Stevens: College affirmative action ok to achieve racial diversity.
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg: College affirmative action ok to achieve racial diversity.
    Sandra Day O`Connor: College affirmative action ok to achieve racial diversity.
    Stephen Breyer: College affirmative action ok to achieve racial diversity.
    William Rehnquist: Admissions preference is unconstitutional racial balancing.
Energy & Oil
    Alvin Greene: Supports offshore drilling to lower the price of gas.
    Laura Richardson: Declined to sign global warming legislation.
    Alberto Gonzales: Kept Cheney’s Energy task force documents secret.
Foreign Policy
    Alberto Gonzales: Parts of Geneva Convention are “quaint” and outdated.
Government Reform
    Linda McMahon: 2000: Initiated non-partisan voter-registration campaign.
    Joe Biden: 1987: Rejected Bork on grounds of too-strong originalism.
    Bill Clinton: 1993: Proposed (and failed at) campaign finance reform.
    Christy Mihos: Would pursue strict campaign finance reform.
Gun Control
    Alvin Greene: Supports the Constitution on firearms.
    Kathleen Sebelius: Vetoed concealed carry law.
    Kathleen Sebelius: Allow machine gun ownership if NFA requirements met.
    Mike Bloomberg: Founder of Mayors Against Illegal Guns.
Health Care
    Mike Bloomberg: Prioritize city healthcare on HIV, diabetes & hypertension.
    Mike Gravel: Citizen Power includes universal health care.
Homeland Security
    Alvin Greene: Involuntary honorable discharge after several decorations.
    Jim Slattery: Limited spending on B-2 bomber & Supercollider in 1990.
    Cynthia McKinney: Criticized excessive secrecy in 9/11 investigation.
    Mike Gravel: Filibustered the draft in ‘71, causing its expiration in ‘73.
Immigration
    Evan McMullin: Worked briefly as UN volunteer refugee resettlement officer.
    Gary Johnson: Would veto Arizona SB 1070 as Latino racial discrimination.
    Jan Brewer: Supreme Court ok's immigration status checks.
    Laura Richardson: No border fence; yes path to citizenship.
    Alberto Gonzales: 3 out of 4 of his grandparents were illegal immigrants.
    Mike Bloomberg: Normalize status of otherwise law-abiding illegal immigrants.
    Mike Bloomberg: Border controls fight natural forces of supply and demand.
    Rudy Giuliani: Supports Senate guest worker plan & path to citizenship.
Jobs
    Misty Snow: Raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Principles & Values
    Nikki Haley: Born in S.C. as Nimrata Randhawa, to Sikh parents.
    Alvin Greene: Party officials claim Greene does not share their values.
    Alvin Greene: Surprise primary victory challenged; rematch rejected.
    Ted Kaufman: Member of Obama-Biden transition team.
    Ted Kaufman: Served as Biden’s chief-of-staff for 19 years.
    Ted Kaufman: Appointed for 2-year term; will not run for re-election.
    Ronnie Musgrove: 2003: “Tragedy” to remove Ten Commandments from MS Capitol.
    Ted Stevens: Under investigation by IRS; home searched by FBI in 2007.
    Jim Slattery: Served in the US House, Kansas House, and in Army Reserves.
    Cynthia McKinney: Oct. 2007: Resigned Democratic Party & joined Green Party.
    Cynthia McKinney: Lost 2002 primary; sued against “open primary” & lost.
    Cynthia McKinney: Apology on House floor for punching Capitol Police officer.
    Alberto Gonzales: Served as general counsel when Bush was Texas Governor.
    Mike Gravel: Came in 3rd for Vice Presidential nomination in 1972.
    Mike Gravel: Has campaigned in NH almost fulltime since April 2006.
    John Edwards: Maintains PAC, One America Committee.
    Mark Warner: Term-limited as governor in 2008.
    Mark Warner: We can’t win presidency in only 16 blue states.
    Russell Feingold: Launched presidential PAC, the Progressive Patriots Fund.
    Tom Reilly: “Misguided youth” included arrest for drunkenness.
Tax Reform
    Alvin Greene: Let the Bush tax cuts expire.
    Mike Gravel: Supports a national sales tax to replace IRS.
Technology
    Ted Stevens: The internet is like a series of tubes.
War & Peace
    Evan McMullin: Served in clandestine CIA in post-9-11 conflict zones.
    Alvin Greene: Use war money for domestic programs.
    Laura Richardson: City anti-war petition led to her support-troop resolution.
    Laura Richardson: City anti-war petition led to her support-troop resolution.
    Laura Richardson: With Saddam gone, bring US troops home.
    Cynthia McKinney: Introduced articles of impeachment at end of 2006 session.
    Mike Gravel: Immediate withdrawal from the war in Iraq.


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