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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)

Book Reviews

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Green Party 2008 Presidential Candidate Questionnaire

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    from Green Party 2008 Presidential Candidate Questionnaire (number of quotes indicated):
  • Cynthia McKinney (19)
  • Ralph Nader (21)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

Presidential Candidate Questionnaire
[Approved May 1 2007 by the Green Party]
Statement from the Green Party on questionnaire:

This questionnaire has been designed to give registered Greens and Green Party members an opportunity to learn about the contenders for the 2008 Green Party Presidential Nomination. Return of this questionnaire is part of the process for being considered formally recognized by the party as a candidate for the Green Party nomination.

Statement from the Draft Nader Committee:

NOTE: Prepared and extensively researched solely by the Draft Nader Committee. Ralph Nader is not responsible for its contents. "There is no campaign by Ralph Nader as of December 31, 2007."

Notes from OnTheIssues:

  • Howie Hawkins, head of the Draft Nader Committee, prepared Nader's responses.
  • OnTheIssues avoided any aspects on which Mr. Nader might disagree, but does use Mr. Hawkins' research as definitive statements of Nader's policy opinions.
  • Several other candidates filled out the questionnaire also; but OnTheIssues is only covering the two leading contenders (as we do for leading contenders for the major parties).
  • The date the questionnaires was submitted is unclear -- certainly after Dec. 31, 2007. We downloaded from gp.org on Feb. 3, 2008.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Cynthia McKinney: Consistent supporter of reproductive rights.
    Cynthia McKinney: Supports human embryonic stem cell research.
    Ralph Nader: Supports NOW’s agenda on Reproductive Rights.
    Ralph Nader: Supports stem cell research.
Civil Rights
    Cynthia McKinney: Keep affirmative action in college admissions.
    Cynthia McKinney: Supports gay adoptions.
    Cynthia McKinney: US companies abide by environment & labor standards overseas.
    Ralph Nader: Instrumental in food safety laws as well as auto safety.
    Ralph Nader: Instrumental in Consumer Product Safety Act and related laws.
    Cynthia McKinney: Replace death penalty with life imprisonment.
    Ralph Nader: Opposed 1996 expansion of the federal death penalty.
    Cynthia McKinney: Legalize medical marijuana & needle exchanges.
    Ralph Nader: The drug war has failed, despite $50B annually.
Energy & Oil
    Cynthia McKinney: Declare US carbon-free and nuclear-free.
    Cynthia McKinney: Implement Kyoto; raise CAFE; oppose drilling ANWR.
    Ralph Nader: It is time to break our addiction to fossil fuels.
    Ralph Nader: End subsidies of entrenched oil, nuclear, & coal interests.
    Ralph Nader: Instrumental in establishing EPA, CAA, and CWA.
Foreign Policy
    Cynthia McKinney: Close the School of the Americas.
    Cynthia McKinney: Targeted by AIPAC for opposing Israeli occupation.
    Ralph Nader: US should be the world’s humanitarian superpower.
Free Trade
    Cynthia McKinney: No Fast Track; no MFN for China; no WTO; no CAFTA.
    Ralph Nader: In anti-globalization book, “The Case Against Free Trade”.
    Ralph Nader: WTO makes trade supreme over labor, environment & consumers.
Government Reform
    Cynthia McKinney: Long been a supporter of publicly financed elections.
    Ralph Nader: For fair ballot access and fair debate access.
Health Care
    Cynthia McKinney: Supports single-payer universal health care.
    Ralph Nader: Single-payer health care plan over for-profit care.
Homeland Security
    Cynthia McKinney: Maintain habeas corpus; oppose Patriot Act.
    Ralph Nader: Solving Palestinian-Israeli conflict would reduce terrorism.
    Ralph Nader: End secret detentions & restore civil liberties.
    Cynthia McKinney: No skilled worker visas; but no border fence either.
    Ralph Nader: Address immigration as part of worldwide economic justice.
    Ralph Nader: H1B visas in US cause “brain drain” in Third World.
    Cynthia McKinney: Authored a living wage bill.
    Ralph Nader: Supports a living wage of at least $10 an hour.
Principles & Values
    Cynthia McKinney: Running to institutionalize Green Party & Ten Key Values.
War & Peace
    Cynthia McKinney: Cut funding for wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
    Ralph Nader: Rapid and responsible withdrawal of US military from Iraq.
    Ralph Nader: Stop saber rattling against Iran; start negotiating.

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