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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)

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Democratic presidential debate sponsored by CNN and the Los Angeles Times, and moderated by Larry King, at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, Feb. 26, 2004

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    from Democratic debate in Los Angeles (number of quotes indicated):
  • Al Sharpton (6)
  • Dennis Kucinich (4)
  • John Edwards (10)
  • John Kerry (9)
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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Civil Rights
    Al Sharpton: Patriot Act is J. Edgar Hooverís dream.
    Al Sharpton: Donít let states deal with gay rights-equal federal rights.
    Dennis Kucinich: Civil marriage is not necessarily between a man & a woman.
    John Edwards: Opposes DOMA because states already can ignore gay marriages.
    John Kerry: Opposes Massachusetts DOMA since thereís a federal DOMA.
    Al Sharpton: States rights are dangerous when applied to death penalty.
    John Edwards: Death penalty OK despite flaws, on state-by-state decision.
    John Edwards: Capital punishment needed-some crimes deserve ultimate.
    John Kerry: States should not engage in killing-too many mistakes.
    Al Sharpton: Two Americas divided by race and language, not just wealth.
    John Edwards: Two public school systems: one for rich, one for others.
    John Edwards: When schools fail, bring in expertise and resources.
    John Kerry: Measure learning, but with flexible standards.
Foreign Policy
    Al Sharpton: Haiti is in crisis because we blocked infrastructure aid.
    John Edwards: Haiti is in crisis because Bush stayed disengaged.
    John Kerry: Haiti is in crisis because Bush hates Aristide.
Free Trade
    Al Sharpton: Cancel NAFTA rather than renegotiate it.
    Dennis Kucinich: Withdraw from WTO because they disallow protecting jobs.
    John Edwards: Renegotiate NAFTA rather than cancel it.
Health Care
    Dennis Kucinich: Single-payer isnít in platform because it offends donors.
    Dennis Kucinich: Not socialism, but a change from predatory capitalism.
    John Edwards: Health care should be viewed in larger context of poverty.
    John Kerry: Catastrophic health coverage for all costs over $50,000.
    John Kerry: Earned legalization for immigrants to keep families together.
Principles & Values
    John Edwards: Would consider an Edwards-Kerry ticket.
    John Kerry: Not yet ready to consider a Kerry-Edwards ticket.
War & Peace
    John Edwards: Supporting Iraq war OK, but how war was conducted not OK.
    John Kerry: Need two army divisions for now-but no draft.
    John Kerry: No regrets on war vote-but regrets on Bush breaking promises.

The above quotations are from Democratic presidential debate sponsored by CNN and the Los Angeles Times, and moderated by Larry King, at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, Feb. 26, 2004.

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