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)
2007 AFSCME Democratic primary debate in Carson City Nevada, Feb. 21, 2007
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Joe Biden: NCLB needs more resources, but also is fundamentally flawed.
Mike Gravel: US schools fail because weíre yoked by military.
Energy & Oil|
Bill Richardson: Mandatory emissions reductions to make US energy-independent.
Bill Richardson: Bad guys like Richardson; he can make peace with enemies.
Bill Richardson: We need fair trade, not just unabashed free trade.
Dennis Kucinich: NAFTA and GATT intentionally limit workers rights.
John Edwards: We need smart trade, not fair trade vs. free trade.
John Edwards: Globalization means more education needed for success.
Hillary Clinton: Cut govít contractors and end privatization of government.
Mike Gravel: Iíve got no money; of course Iím for campaign finance reform.
Mike Gravel: You can be empowered to vote on issues that affect your life.
Bill Richardson: State flexibility creates universal coverage without taxes.
Dennis Kucinich: Key to reform: end role for for-profit insurance companies.
Hillary Clinton: Universal health care coverage by the end of my second term.
Hillary Clinton: Still scarred from 1990s reform, but now doing it better.
John Edwards: Silence is betrayal about universal healthcare-we canít wait.
Tom Vilsack: Focus on curing incurable diseases that drive up health cost.
Tom Vilsack: Focus on wellness as part of universal coverage.
Tom Vilsack: Help Medicare by sharing data & providing long-term homecare.
Bill Richardson: We should not be known for Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib.
Dennis Kucinich: Give teeth to the National Labor Relations Act.
John Edwards: Make joining unions easier; ban firing strikers.
Principles & Values|
Bill Richardson: Pledges to not engage in negative campaigning on Dems.
Chris Dodd: We canít survive as a nation 51-49; end partisanship.
Dennis Kucinich: I can move this country because I have no strings.
Hillary Clinton: Proud of Bill Clintonís record as president.
Mike Gravel: Achieved much in Senate, but prefers governors for president.
Tom Vilsack: If US govít were a business, balance sheet looks mismanaged.
Tom Vilsack: Index by prices instead of wages, to maintain stability.
Chris Dodd: Moderate but keep the estate tax; incentivize middle class.
Mike Gravel: Wipe out the income tax! -- itís regressive.
Mike Gravel: National sales tax; no exceptions; prebates for essentials.
War & Peace|
Bill Richardson: Congress authorized this war; now de-authorize it.
Bill Richardson: Find ways to withdraw from Iraq, but with diplomacy.
Chris Dodd: Re-deploy out of refereeing a civil war.
Chris Dodd: I made mistake in authorizing war; do not continue mistake.
Chris Dodd: How much more chaos could we be creating in Baghdad?
Dennis Kucinich: I voted against war because I saw no proof from Bush.
Dennis Kucinich: Cut off the funds; end the occupation of Iraq.
Dennis Kucinich: Reparations to Iraq for 650,000 innocent civilians killed.
Hillary Clinton: Require Bush to redeploy or seek additional authority.
Hillary Clinton: Takes responsibility for Iraq war vote, but not a mistake.
Joe Biden: Decentralize Iraq to give people control over daily lives.
Joe Biden: Vote for Iraq War was mistake; assumed Bush competence.
Joe Biden: If Iraq metastasizes into regional war, itíll take decades.
John Edwards: Draw down 40,000 to 50,000 troops right now.
John Edwards: Wrong on Iraq war vote about WMDs and about Bushís lead-up.
Mike Gravel: 2008 election will be decided by how Democrats handle war.
Mike Gravel: Bush can sign bill to end war, or he can believe in God.
Tom Vilsack: National Guard too busy in Iraq handle natural disasters.
Tom Vilsack: The war needs to be ended now, not in 6 months or 6 years.
Tom Vilsack: Congress should remove funding for the war.
The above quotations are from 2007 AFSCME Democratic primary debate in Carson City Nevada, Feb. 21, 2007.