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)
| Higher Loyalty ,|
by James Comey (2018)
| Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,|
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
| 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)
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Bernie Sanders: No anti-choice appointments to Supreme Court.
Pete Buttigieg: Abortion is moral question decided by woman, not government.
John Hickenlooper: Against fetal heartbeat laws; favors access to contraception.
Budget & Economy|
Donald Trump: Economy was ready to collapse in 2016; now it's the best.
Pete Buttigieg: Government investment can help minority businesses.
Andrew Yang: Exposing stereotypes helps dispel them.
Cory Booker: Not enough to say "not a hatemonger myself".
Cory Booker: Next president must talk openly and honestly about race.
Julian Castro: Passed ground-breaking rule furthering fair housing.
Amy Klobuchar: Government must address integrity of elections.
Pete Buttigieg: Address racial divide by showing up & building trust.
Amy Klobuchar: Reparations can mean investing in communities.
Pete Buttigieg: Capitalism is good, but it must be subject to rules.
Pete Buttigieg: Justice is blind; appointees should uphold that principle.
Cory Booker: The war on drugs has been a war on people.
Amy Klobuchar: An infrastructure plan that includes schools.
Energy & Oil|
Bernie Sanders: Not enough to beat Trump; must beat fossil fuel industry.
Jay Inslee: Keep options open, including research on nuclear energy.
Pete Buttigieg: Restore U.S. credibility by leading world on big challenges.
Donald Trump: Not looking for war, but Iran cannot have a nuclear weapon.
Pete Buttigieg: Regional & global allies have interest in Middle East peace.
Pete Buttigieg: Work with allies in region & elsewhere on Middle East.
Bernie Sanders: Even-handed Mideast policy; open to moving Jerusalem embassy.
Bernie Sanders: Must support human rights, even with trading partners.
Amy Klobuchar: Military an option in Venezuela, but focus on diplomacy.
Pete Buttigieg: Invest in domestic competitiveness to stay ahead of China.
Donald Trump: Electoral College brings you to many states.
Pete Buttigieg: Change the way Supreme Court nominees are picked.
Pete Buttigieg: Common sense gun control can work under Second Amendment.
Deval Patrick: Would support public option; open to other points of view.
Donald Trump: Decided not to kill ObamaCare, but still it's not good.
Bernie Sanders: Medicare-for-All will lead to stability, not disruption.
Michael Bennet: Public option better than Medicare for All.
Jay Inslee: Public option; more access to Medicare by lowering age.
Mitt Romney: Repeal Obamacare; Federal-state partnerships instead.
Amy Klobuchar: We can bring drug prices down; Trump can't.
Michael Bennet: Make public plan optional; others can keep private insurance.
Julian Castro: Independent immigration courts will speed up asylum process.
Donald Trump: Democrats refuse to change asylum laws & loopholes.
Donald Trump: Didn't start family separation but ended it.
Beto O`Rourke: Immediately undo Trump actions; work with Congress.
Beto O`Rourke: Expedite citizenship process for legal residents & DREAMers.
Jay Inslee: More hearing officers to process asylum cases.
Jay Inslee: Against Muslim ban; not afraid of diversity.
Mitt Romney: Secure the borders; deport people here illegally.
Mitt Romney: Reluctantly supports DACA, but need to crack down.
Pete Buttigieg: Problem isn't ICE; it's what they're ordered to do.
John Hickenlooper: Need a comprehensive reevaluation of our immigration laws.
Andrew Yang: Trickle up: create jobs by giving people buying power.
Principles & Values|
Deval Patrick: Will accept Super PAC money; should be full disclosure.
Tom Steyer: To reach non-voters, be trustworthy, not calculating.
Pete Buttigieg: Rejecting foreign election interference isn't complicated.
Pete Buttigieg: Won't demand prosecution of Trump; that's AG's call.
Beto O`Rourke: Listen to voters, not special interests.
Michael Bennet: Continue investigations; see if public supports impeachment.
Amy Klobuchar: Hold president accountable with investigations & election.
Amy Klobuchar: Proposed new retirement accounts for those without.
Pete Buttigieg: Mustn't let China lead world on artificial intelligence.
War & Peace|
Donald Trump: Willing talk to Iran but they can't have nuclear weapons.