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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)
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)

Book Reviews

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LGBTQ Town Hall: hosted by CNN in Los Angeles


    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from CNN LGBT Town Hall (number of quotes indicated):
  • Amy Klobuchar (10) Minnesota Democratic candidate for President; Minnesota Senator
  • Beto O`Rourke (5) Texas Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from TX
  • Cory Booker (7) New Jersey Mayor of Newark; N.J. Senator
  • Elizabeth Warren (7) Massachusetts Senator
  • Joe Biden (5) Democratic V.P.
  • Julian Castro (1) Texas Mayor of San Antonio; HUD Secretary
  • Kamala Harris (7) California Democratic candidate for President; California Senator
  • Pete Buttigieg (5) Indiana Democratic candidate for President; Mayor of South Bend, IN
  • Tom Steyer (7) Possible Democratic candidate for President from California
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Civil Rights
    Amy Klobuchar: Collect data on GLBT issues so we can persuade Congress.
    Amy Klobuchar: Throughout career, fighting hate crimes a priority.
    Amy Klobuchar: Ban conversion therapy; it makes no sense at all.
    Amy Klobuchar: Yes to federal law that allows third gender on documents.
    Beto O`Rourke: Conversion therapy for gay children is tantamount to torture.
    Cory Booker: Blacks were fractions of human, in original Constitution.
    Cory Booker: We must enforce equal rights in schools.
    Cory Booker: Always fights for LGBTQ and will pass Equality Act.
    Elizabeth Warren: If you believe in one-man-one-woman, marry just one woman!
    Joe Biden: Raised in 1960s to treat homosexuality as basic love.
    Joe Biden: Pass Equality Act, enforce Civil Rights Act to protect LGBTQ.
    Joe Biden: Yes to transgender in military and right to do as others do.
    Kamala Harris: I performed same-sex marriages in 2004, AND later ones.
    Kamala Harris: End unequal treatment under law by sexual orientation.
    Kamala Harris: Protect those who are more vulnerable to hate.
    Pete Buttigieg: I knew I was different long before I knew I was gay.
    Pete Buttigieg: An Equality Act will fight discrimination on many fronts.
Crime
    Amy Klobuchar: Safe harbor for prostitutes;but don't decriminalize sex work.
    Beto O`Rourke: More resources to fight hate crime against black trans women.
    Cory Booker: Presidential office on hate crimes and white supremacy.
    Kamala Harris: I fought and ended the "gay panic" defense.
    Tom Steyer: Transgendered hate crimes: unequivocally prosecute severely.
Education
    Elizabeth Warren: Secretary of Ed should enforce civil rights and value all.
Energy & Oil
    Elizabeth Warren: Environmental standards in trade agreements.
Families & Children
    Amy Klobuchar: Churches & agencies should follow law on gay rights.
    Amy Klobuchar: Make it easier for LGBTQ couples to adopt.
Foreign Policy
    Joe Biden: US should promote LGBTQ rights worldwide; stop aid if needed.
    Tom Steyer: Represent LGBT rights in human rights action abroad.
Free Trade
    Elizabeth Warren: Countries want to trade with us; so push for human rights.
Government Reform
    Amy Klobuchar: Pass Equality Act by marshalling public support.
    Cory Booker: Paid family leave and child tax credit expansion for all.
    Elizabeth Warren: Pass Equality Act in Senate with more Dems or end filibuster.
    Tom Steyer: 12-year Congressional term limits for generational shift.
Health Care
    Amy Klobuchar: Take on Big Pharma, to make drugs more affordable.
    Amy Klobuchar: More mental health resources for LGBTQ.
    Beto O`Rourke: Distribute PrEP to everyone, at reduced cost.
    Cory Booker: Forbid charging more for drugs in U.S. than elsewhere.
    Elizabeth Warren: AIDS drugs should be available at cost for all.
    Joe Biden: By 2021, ACA says insurance must pay for expensive HIV drugs.
    Kamala Harris: Federal funding for PrEP to prevent HIV/AIDS.
    Pete Buttigieg: Good care for all and affordable prevention for all.
    Tom Steyer: Big Pharma charges Americans 10x what they charge abroad.
    Tom Steyer: Directly fund academic research to find cure for AIDS.
Immigration
    Beto O`Rourke: Why do we check for HIV at the border and no other diseases?
    Beto O`Rourke: Don't turn away asylum seekers who return home to face death.
    Tom Steyer: Trump's border policy is a crime against humanity.
Principles & Values
    Cory Booker: His faith taught love, so he fought his own homophobia.
    Kamala Harris: The power of a president's support will help LGBTQ youth.
    Pete Buttigieg: Invest in mental health and build community.
    Pete Buttigieg: Religious freedom does not mean the right to hurt others.
Technology
    Tom Steyer: Collect census data on LGBTQ status.
Welfare & Poverty
    Elizabeth Warren: Need funding to help LGBTQ homeless youth.
    Julian Castro: Bring back LGBT non-discrimination policies for HUD housing.
    Kamala Harris: Use the tax code to alleviate homelessness.


    Click for quotations from other sources by:
  • Amy Klobuchar Minnesota Democratic candidate for President; Minnesota Senator
  • Beto O`Rourke Texas Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from TX
  • Cory Booker New Jersey Mayor of Newark; N.J. Senator
  • Elizabeth Warren Massachusetts Senator
  • Joe Biden Democratic V.P.
  • Julian Castro Texas Mayor of San Antonio; HUD Secretary
  • Kamala Harris California Democratic candidate for President; California Senator
  • Pete Buttigieg Indiana Democratic candidate for President; Mayor of South Bend, IN
  • Tom Steyer Possible Democratic candidate for President from California

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