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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)

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Presidential 2008 Political Courage Test, by Project Vote Smart

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    from 2008 Political Courage Test (number of quotes indicated):
  • Frank McEnulty (18) New American Independent Party
  • Mike Gravel (15) Democrat
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Frank McEnulty: Support existing & new embryonic stem cell research.
    Mike Gravel: Fund stem cell research on existing & new embryonic lines.
Budget & Economy
    Mike Gravel: Supports line-item veto; opposes signing statements.
Civil Rights
    Frank McEnulty: Civil unions & marriage OK for same-sex couples.
    Frank McEnulty: No affirmative action; treat all people the same.
    Mike Gravel: Discontinue public college & government affirmative action.
    Frank McEnulty: Provide prison inmates with vocational skills.
    Mike Gravel: Eliminate the federal death penalty.
    Frank McEnulty: Decriminalize marijuana possession.
    Frank McEnulty: Supports vouchers, charters, and local control.
    Mike Gravel: Supports vouchers, charters, and magnet schools.
Energy & Oil
    Frank McEnulty: Energy independence via coal, natural gas, oil, and nuclear.
    Frank McEnulty: Supports alternative fuels & “cap and trade” laws.
    Mike Gravel: Institute a tax on oil.
    Mike Gravel: Strengthen Clean Water Act & Clean Air Act.
Free Trade
    Frank McEnulty: Trade agreements should help the American worker.
    Mike Gravel: No sanctions on China or Venezuela, but no trade agreements.
Government Reform
    Frank McEnulty: Public campaign funding for federal candidates.
    Mike Gravel: Public taxpayer funding for federal candidates.
Gun Control
    Mike Gravel: License for concealed carry; teach firearms safety.
Health Care
    Mike Gravel: Expand Medicare coverage & child healthcare programs.
Homeland Security
    Frank McEnulty: Military tribunals for terrorists.
    Frank McEnulty: Expand missile defense shield.
    Mike Gravel: No monitoring domestic communication; no military tribunals.
    Mike Gravel: No additional homeland security funding; no missile defense.
    Frank McEnulty: Establish English as the official national language.
    Mike Gravel: Support amnesty for illegal immigrants already working here.
    Mike Gravel: Support unionization; raise federal minimum wage.
Social Security
    Frank McEnulty: Let workers invest part of payroll tax in private accounts.
Tax Reform
    Frank McEnulty: Increased taxes often counterproductive to overall revenue.
    Frank McEnulty: Rebuild our collapsing infrastructure.
War & Peace
    Frank McEnulty: Let the Marines and Army to do their job in Iraq.
Welfare & Poverty
    Frank McEnulty: Flexibility through federal block grants.

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