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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)

Book Reviews

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Jesse Jackson : The Search for Common Ground, by Charles P. Henry


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Click here for 17 full quotes from Rev. Jesse Jackson in the book The Search for Common Ground.
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Economic justice & fairness over efficiency.
Civil Rights
    Pledged woman V.P. in 1984; key to Geraldine Ferraro in 1988.
    Participated in gay rights rallies during 1988 campaign.
    First serious black presidential candidate.
Education
    Involve parents in school decision-making.
Families & Children
    Jackson populism: attack big business; stress family values.
Homeland Security
    Commitment against first use of nuclear weapons.
Immigration
    Supports bilingual ed.; opposed Reagan’s immigration reform.
Principles & Values
    My religion obligates me to be political.
    Politically progressive: responsibility over victimhood.
    Apologized for calling NYC “Hymietown”.
    Was 1988 frontrunner after winning Michigan primary.
    Rainbow Coalition: specific groups instead of a melting pot.
Tax Reform
    Tax wealthy & business more, to pay for social programs.
War & Peace
    Endorsed self-determination for Palestinians.
    Got US POW released from Syria in 1984.
Welfare & Poverty
    Deal forcefully with “permanent disaster areas” in cities.


The above quotations are from Jesse Jackson : The Search for Common Ground, by Charles P. Henry.

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