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 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)
(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.
Budget & Economy|
Ben Carson: Release the economic engine; regulations fetter it down.
Sam Clovis: Science on homosexuality is unsettled; behavior is a choice.
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.
Jeff Sessions: 1986: Denied confirmation as federal judge.
Jeff Sessions: 1986: Called NAACP a "pinko" organization that hates whites.
Wilbur Ross: CEO of International Coal Group, plus Steel & Textiles.
Linda McMahon: SBA should respond quickly in emergencies.
Donald Trump: US open for business: keep Carrier AC in Indiana.
Donald Trump: More penalties for violence against police.
Donald Trump: Crime and gangs and drugs have created American carnage.
Jeff Sessions: Increase in violent crime might be start of dangerous trend.
Jeff Sessions: We are in the throes of a heroin epidemic.
Betsy DeVos: Nothing is free; someone has to pay for "free tuition".
Betsy DeVos: Federally-funded vouchers for public or private schools.
Betsy DeVos: No longer believe in one-size-fits-all model of learning.
Ben Carson: Education has power to lift families out of destitution.
Betsy DeVos: 250,000 students in 33 voucher programs, and growing.
Betsy DeVos: Got 5,000 voucher students enrolled in Louisiana in one week.
Betsy DeVos: Charters fulfill a different choice & supplement vouchers.
Energy & Oil|
Donald Trump: Represent Pittsburgh, not Paris: Coal over climate agreement.
Donald Trump: Revive the coal industry; end efforts to curb carbon.
Ryan Zinke: Climate is changing; Man is an influence but what can we do?
Betsy DeVos: Chair of Windquest Group to invest in clean energy.
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.
Families & Children|
Sam Clovis: Same-sex marriage could lead to legalizing pedophilia.
Mick Mulvaney: $15,000 in unpaid nanny taxes from triplets in 2000.
Donald Trump: Unite civilized world against radical Islamic terrorism.
James Mattis: Putin is trying to break the North Atlantic alliance.
James Mattis: Supports NATO alliance principle of collective defense.
Mike Pompeo: Investigate Russian interference with U.S. election.
Rex Tillerson: Join with NATO allies alarmed at Russian resurgence.
Donald Trump: Supports construction of Israeli settlements in West Bank.
Ben Carson: Pinnacle nations before us contributed to their own demise.
Wilbur Ross: Criticized multinational trade deals: there is no free lunch.
Donald Trump: Protection will make America strong.
Donald Trump: Two simple rules: buy American, and hire American.
Steve Mnuchin: Protectionist instinct to label China a currency manipulator.
Wilbur Ross: Vocal critic of recent trade deals.
Eric Holder: File lawsuits to enforce fair redistricting for 2020.
Ryan Zinke: Work with states and rebuild national parks.
Mike Pompeo: Russian hacking impact 2016 election & not the first time.
Donald Trump: Many things can go wrong when early voting goes on too long.
Jeff Sessions: 1986: Voting Rights Act of 1965 is "intrusive legislation".
Jeff Sessions: The South has changed; no longer any need to monitor voting.
Betsy DeVos: Let local schools decide about guns in school.
Donald Trump: End gun-free zones in schools & military bases.
Jeff Sessions: As US attorney, led nation in gun prosecutions every year.
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.
Ben Carson: Ban Ebola-infected people from entry; treat them elsewhere.
Mick Mulvaney: Military parade would cost $10M-$30M.
Donald Trump: Ensure U.S. nuclear arsenal is at the top of the pack.
Mick Mulvaney: Raise the top line defense number.
James Mattis: Bring business reforms to the Department of Defense.
James Mattis: Don't revisit old issues; let women in combat roles.
Mike Pompeo: No torture, including coercive methods like waterboarding.
Donald Trump: F-35 program out-of-control; cut billions in military costs.
Jeff Sessions: Giving alleged terrorists criminal rights is "too soft".
Eric Holder: Feds can't force states to enforce federal immigration laws.
ACLU: Muslim ban cannot be reworked to be constitutional.
Donald Trump: Strip federal grant money to sanctuary cities.
Donald Trump: Hire 5,000 more Border Patrol agents on Mexican border.
Jeff Sessions: Skeptic of H1-B visa scheme that recruits skilled foreigners.
Jeff Sessions: Protect our communities with commitment to deport aliens.
Principles & Values|
Donald Trump: We are transferring power from Washington to the people.
James Mattis: Dislikes nickname Mad Dog Mattis.
Jeff Sessions: Total fidelity to the laws and the Constitution.
Betsy DeVos: Chaired Michigan GOP; husband was 2006 Governor nominee.
Steve Mnuchin: No net tax cut for the highest earners.
Donald Trump: Repeal internet privacy rules: let companies sell ad info.
Donald Trump: Assign high-priority infrastructure projects.
Donald Trump: New roads & airports & tunnels & railways all across America.
Mike Pompeo: Re-establish collection of all metadata; make it searchable.
Steve Mnuchin: Infrastructure bank to fund federal projects.
War & Peace|
James Mattis: North Korea must be stopped, but by diplomatic means.
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.
James Mattis: Supports the Iran nuclear agreement.
Rex Tillerson: Opposed US sanctions against Russia over Crimea annexation.
Rex Tillerson: Destroy the Islamic State; be wary of China's behavior.
Donald Trump: Disallow North Korea from developing nuclear delivery system.
James Mattis: Pentagon was aware that 2003 Iraq invasion was a mistake.
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.
Ben Carson: War on poverty perpetuates generational dependence.