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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
United,
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)
Becoming,
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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2012 Democratic Party Platform


Click here for 31 full quotes from Democratic Party in the book 2012 Democratic Party Platform.
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Strongly and unequivocally support Roe v. Wade.
Budget & Economy
    Create an economy built to last & built from the middle out.
Civil Rights
    Enable disability access; plus 100,000 federal jobs.
    Equal treatment under law for same-sex couples.
Corporations
    Auto manufacturers have paid back loans & drive the recovery.
Crime
    Death penalty must not be arbitrary.
Drugs
    Reduce racial disparities in sentencing for drug crimes.
    Join Central American governments to combat narco-traffic.
Education
    Turn around struggling public schools; expand public options.
    Double investment in Pell Grants & more tax credits.
Energy & Oil
    Preserve ANWR but explore for oil responsibly elsewhere.
Environment
    Restore wilderness & watersheds for generations to come.
Families & Children
    Support fatherhood via faith-based groups.
Foreign Policy
    US leadership at UN, including respectful disagreement.
Free Trade
    Double our exports by 2015 with new trade agreements.
Government Reform
    Curb the influence of lobbyists; no to Citizens United.
    Your vote should count; no voter ID laws.
Gun Control
    Right to own firearms is subject to reasonable regulation.
Health Care
    No arbitrary insurer cancelation; yes pre-existing condition.
    Preserve promise of Medicare; don't privatize or voucherize.
Homeland Security
    Confront terrorism while upholding Constitutional values.
Immigration
    DREAM Act for now; comprehensive reform next.
Jobs
    Bridge to Work: help the long-term unemployed.
Principles & Values
    There is more we need to do; let's continue what we started.
    FactCheck: "God" removed from DNC platform.
Social Security
    Preserve promise of Social Security; don't privatize.
Tax Reform
    Cut taxes for every working family, but not millionaires.
Technology
    Recognize and defend Internet freedom worldwide.
War & Peace
    No US forces in Iraq; no US bases in Iraq.
    Bring our troops home from Afghanistan by 2014.
Welfare & Poverty
    Partner with faith-based organizations to serve the needy.


The above quotations are from 2012 Democratic Party Platform.


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