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)
CNN "Late Edition" with Wolf Blitzer
Interviews of presidential candidates, throughout 2008
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Bobby Jindal: Iím pro-life.
Budget & Economy|
Ron Paul: Wall Street is dumping its trouble onto Main Street.
Ron Paul: Mortgage & Financial Institutions Trust: more of the same.
Barack Obama: A different economic approach vs. McCainís 4 more years.
Mike Huckabee: Infrastructure projects: start immediately, for stimulus.
Mike Huckabee: Infrastructure investment causes long-term economic stimulus.
Mitt Romney: Apply Reaganomics to current recession: cut taxes & grow.
John Edwards: Allow bankruptcy courts to restructure mortgage loans.
Mitt Romney: Only someone who worked in private sector can fix economy.
Rudy Giuliani: Include permanent tax cuts in any economic stimulus package.
Fred Thompson: Address recession with tax cuts & reducing interest rates.
Fred Thompson: Stimulus package OK, but watch out for pork.
Mitt Romney: Avoid housing foreclosures to avoid recession.
John Edwards: National predatory lending law, including payday lending.
Bobby Jindal: Supports constitutional amendment to define marriage.
John Edwards: Some corporations lobby against people, but not all are bad.
Mitt Romney: Reduce corporate tax rate--we have 2nd highest in world.
Mitt Romney: You donít help the wage-earner by attacking the wage-payer.
Bobby Jindal: Capital punishment for rape as well as murder.
Mike Huckabee: Carried out death penalty more than any other AR governor.
Energy & Oil|
Bill Richardson: About time we got Saudis to increase production.
Bill Richardson: Windfall profit tax to shift obscene profits from Exxon.
Bill Richardson: New oil refineries and nuclear plants ok, if done right.
Robert Reich: $4 gas hurts, but we need long-term solution.
Tim Pawlenty: Increase supply; diversify sources; drill ANWR.
Tim Pawlenty: The more oil supply, the better.
Hillary Clinton: Get tough with energy speculators and with OPEC cartel.
Hillary Clinton: Gas tax holiday, paid for by windfall oil tax.
Mitt Romney: Opposes McCain-Lieberman bill due to $0.50/gal. gas tax.
Mitt Romney: Need worldwide global warming solutions; not CAFE or US tax.
Families & Children|
Mike Huckabee: Strong government relies on strong families.
Ron Paul: We spend $1 trillion a year overseas; itís needed at home.
Bill Richardson: Al Qaida gets stronger while Musharraf governs Pakistan.
Mike Huckabee: Get as many views as possible regarding foreign policy.
Robert Reich: NAFTA would be better with labor & environment standards.
Bobby Jindal: Legislator salary increase should be smaller & post-election.
Mike Huckabee: Fundamental difference with McCain on campaign finance.
Mitt Romney: Washington thinks ďactionĒ means committee meetings & Bills.
Mitt Romney: Must know how America works, not just how Washington works.
Ralph Nader: Public funding of campaigns would fight corporate control.
Ralph Nader: Billing fraud and abuse costs $200B.
Fred Thompson: I like mandates; mandates work.
Mike Huckabee: Use everything at presidentís disposal to keep US safe.
Ralph Nader: Hold Bush accountable for torture & illegal war.
Mitt Romney: Best to not say whether waterboarding is torture or not.
Mitt Romney: Take action & we need not give up on any industryís jobs.
Principles & Values|
Ralph Nader: Two parties have been converging; both flunk for the future.
Ralph Nader: Hillary is a panderer; Obama is too abstract & general.
Ralph Nader: Ready for Democratic lawsuits against ballot access.
Ralph Nader: Bloomberg run would add to debate, but not stop a Nader run.
Rudy Giuliani: Follow Reaganís advice: my 80% friend is not my 20% enemy.
Fred Thompson: Worked for law firm that worked in Libya; but not personally.
Tim Pawlenty: No increase in the Social Security tax cap.
Tim Pawlenty: $97,000 of income is middle class; donít raise withholding.
Robert Reich: Bush tax cuts for rich are bad for the economy.
Tim Pawlenty: Bush tax cuts should have been permanent in the first place.
Tim Pawlenty: Bush tax cuts should have permanent in the first place.
Barack Obama: Iím running against failed policy of profligate GOP spending.
Barack Obama: I will raise CEO taxes, no doubt about it.
Mike Huckabee: Tax system punishes people for working & productivity.
Mike Huckabee: Supported Bush tax cuts then; I support them now.
Rudy Giuliani: Cut taxes strategically: only those that bring more revenues.
Rudy Giuliani: Cut taxes $3,000 for family of four earning $80,000.
Mitt Romney: Avoid recession with immediate middle-income tax cuts.
Mike Huckabee: Every $1B spent on infrastructure creates 47,500 jobs.
War & Peace|
Bill Richardson: Surge failing politically, even if reducing violence.
Mike Huckabee: Donít second-guess Iraq; pullout would be bigger mistake.
Mitt Romney: Timetable for troop reduction ok; but not for withdrawal.
Mike Huckabee: Never questioned the surge; never supported timed withdrawal.
Mitt Romney: Supported timed withdrawal, but only by Iraqis and in secret.
Ron Paul: Bush in 2000 had same humble policy that I propose in Iraq.
Ron Paul: Terrorists do not attack us because weíre free or prosperous.
The above quotations are from CNN "Late Edition" with Wolf Blitzer
Interviews of presidential candidates, throughout 2008.