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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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Fox Business Two-Tier 2016 GOP primary debate
First Tier: Top Seven by polls
Second Tier: Three other Republicans

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    from Fox Business 2016 GOP primary debate (number of quotes indicated):
  • Ben Carson (1) HUD Secretary
  • Carly Fiorina (8) California SBA Director
  • Chris Christie (3) New Jersey N.J. Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Donald Trump (4) Republican Presidential candidate
  • Hillary Clinton (1) Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Jeb Bush (3) Florida Former FL Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • John Kasich (2) Ohio Republican Governor
  • Marco Rubio (1) FL Senator; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Mike Huckabee (9) Arkansas Republican Presidential candidate
  • Rick Santorum (8) Republican Presidential candidate
  • Ted Cruz (1) Republican 2016 Primary Challenger
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

  • This debate, in two tiers, was boycotted by Sen. Rand Paul (R, KY) because he was assigned to the "undercard debate".
  • Gov. Jim Gilmore (R, VA) was not invited due to low poll ratings (as occurred in several past debates).

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Chris Christie: FactCheck: Donor to Planned Parenthood in '94, but denies it.
    Mike Huckabee: We continue to slaughter 4,000 babies a day.
Budget & Economy
    Carly Fiorina: Cut tax code to 3 pages then budget sensibly.
    John Kasich: We're nowhere close to a balanced budget; needs 3 things...
    Rick Santorum: We need to focus on hard workers who struggle the most.
Civil Rights
    Mike Huckabee: Last year 58% of hate crimes were against Jews.
    Donald Trump: The police are the most mistreated people in America.
    Rick Santorum: China creates 5 times US pollution levels; bring jobs here.
Families & Children
    Rick Santorum: More nuclear families will improve the economy.
Foreign Policy
    Chris Christie: World has fewer democracies than before Obama.
    Carly Fiorina: Russia is an adversary, not an ally against ISIS.
    Carly Fiorina: America must lead or the world becomes more dangerous.
    Jeb Bush: We need Kurds & other Muslim allies, to help take out ISIS.
    Mike Huckabee: Not our role to create desire for democracy in Afghanistan.
Free Trade
    Marco Rubio: Tariffs on China won't work; improve our economy instead.
Government Reform
    John Kasich: Freeze all federal regulations for one year.
    Mike Huckabee: Government takes too much money from hard-working Americans.
Gun Control
    Chris Christie: Vetoed a statewide I.D. system for gun owners.
    Donald Trump: Mass shootings are due to a huge mental health problem.
    Donald Trump: No limits on guns; they save lives.
    Jeb Bush: Issue isn't law-abiding owners, but violence & mental health.
    Mike Huckabee: Completely insane to make buying a gun even harder.
Homeland Security
    Jeb Bush: Our force level is so low that we can't even project force.
    Mike Huckabee: President is responsible for protecting us, not Islam.
    Ben Carson: Gather group of experts to screen out terrorists.
    Donald Trump: No apology for banning Muslims from entering America.
    Rick Santorum: Jobs and good wages scarce due to illegals.
    Rick Santorum: Send six million illegals back to their countries.
Principles & Values
    Ted Cruz: FactCheck: McCain was born in US territory, not Panama.
    Carly Fiorina: It's time to take our country back.
    Carly Fiorina: I will not sit down and be quiet.
Social Security
    Mike Huckabee: White-collar workers ok to work until 70 but not blue-collar.
    Mike Huckabee: Eliminate payroll tax, which taxes people for working hard.
Tax Reform
    Hillary Clinton: FactCheck: Hillary's plan raises taxes only for top 5%.
    Carly Fiorina: Check Facebook & Twitter to see jihadi pledges.
    Carly Fiorina: Let tech work on terrorism, more innovation than bureaucracy.
    Rick Santorum: DoD plays defense on technology; we need to go after them.
    Rick Santorum: Harden electric grid against electromagnetic pulse attack.
War & Peace
    Mike Huckabee: Rebuild military but we should not fight without clear goals.
    Rick Santorum: Will tear up agreement with Iran first day in office.

The above quotations are from Fox Business Two-Tier 2016 GOP primary debate
First Tier: Top Seven by polls
Second Tier: Three other Republicans
  • Miami Republican debate, March 10, 2016
  • Miami Democratic debate, March 9, 2016
  • Democratic primary debate in Flint, Michigan, March 6, 2016
  • Republican primary debate in Detroit, Michigan, March 3, 2016
  • CNN-Telemundo Republican debate on eve of Texas primary., Feb. 25, 2016
  • Democratic and Republican primary Town Hall, on eve of S.C. primary
  • 2016 CNN GOP Town Hall in South Carolina, Feb. 17-18, 2016
  • 2016 CBS News Republican Debate in S.C., Feb. 13, 2016
  • PBS Democratic Primary Debate in Wisconsin, Feb. 11, 2016
  • 2016 ABC News/IJReview Republican Debate in N.H., Feb. 6, 2016
  • MSNBC Democratic primary debate in New Hampshire, Feb. 4, 2016
  • 2016 CNN Democratic Town Hall in N.H., Feb. 3, 2016
  • 2016 Fox News GOP primary debate in Iowa, Jan. 28, 2016
  • 2016 NBC Democratic primary debate, Jan. 17, 2016
  • 2016 Fox Business two-tiered GOP primary debate, Jan. 14, 2016
  • 2015 ABC Democratic primary debate in New Hampshire, Dec. 19, 2015
  • 2015 CNN Republican primary debate in Nevada, Dec. 15, 2015
  • 2015 CBS Democratic primary debate, Nov. 14, 2015
  • 2015 Fox Business/WSJ two-tiered GOP primary debate, Nov. 10, 2015
  • 2015 CNBC two-tiered GOP primary debate, Oct. 28, 2015
  • 2015 CNN Democratic primary debate, Oct. 13, 2015
  • 2015 CNN two-tiered GOP primary debate, Sept. 16, 2015
  • Red State Gathering, Aug 6-9, 2015
  • 2015 Fox News/Facebook two-tiered GOP primary debate, August 6, 2015
  • Faith and Freedom Coalition "Road to Majority" Policy Conferences, April 25, 2015
  • 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference, Feb. 26-27, 2015
  • Forbes Magazine "Candidates Want You to Know" series, March-June 2015
  • Sunday Political Talk Show interviews, throughout 2015
  • Pre-Iowa caucus political summits, throughout 2015
  • Brennan Center for Justice essays
  • National Journal 2016 series
  • Interviews on 2016 races with OnTheIssues
  • PBS News Hour "2016 Candidate Stands" series
  • PolitiFact fact-checking on 2016 campaigns
  • Survey of 2016 Presidential campaign websites
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