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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Fire and Fury,
by Michael Wolff (2018)
Trump Revealed,
by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (2016)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2016)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
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)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
by Cory Booker (2016)
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)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
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)

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Truth-out.org political website

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    from Truthout.org political website (number of quotes indicated):
  • Amy Klobuchar (2) Minnesota Democratic candidate for President; Minnesota Senator
  • Andrew Yang (1) New York Democratic candidate for NYC Mayor
  • Barack Obama (1) Illinois Democratic President
  • Bernie Sanders (1) Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Beto O`Rourke (1) Texas Democratic candidate for Governor; U.S. Rep
  • Charles Booker (2) Democratic Senate Challenger Kentucky
  • Cory Booker (2) New Jersey Mayor of Newark; N.J. Senator
  • Don Berwick (1) Massachusetts Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Donald Trump (3) Republican Presidential incumbent
  • Elizabeth Warren (2) Massachusetts Senator
  • Hillary Clinton (1) Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Howie Hawkins (6) New York Green Party Presidential Challenger
  • Jay Inslee (1) Washington Democratic Washington Governor
  • JD Vance (2) Republican Senator Ohio
  • Jill Stein (23) Green Challenger
  • Joe Biden (2) Democratic President; former V.P.; former Senator
  • John Delaney (1) Maryland Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from MD-6
  • Kamala Harris (1) California Democratic Vice President; former California Senator
  • Kirsten Gillibrand (1) New York Democratic candidate for President; New York Senator
  • Margaret Flowers (1) Green Senate candidate Maryland
  • Marianne Williamson (1) Democratic candidate for President
  • Tulsi Gabbard (2) Hawaii Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from HI-2
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    Articles from Truth-out.org political website:
  • Truthout.org , "JD Vance Suggests People in 'Violent' Marriages Shouldn't Get Divorced," by┬áCameron Joseph, July 25, 2022
  • (On 2022_KY_Senate): "Charles Booker Eyes Running Against Rand Paul by Building Urban-Rural Coalition," by Mike Ludwig, March 16, 2021
  • "Trump's Support for Israel's Killing of Iranian Scientist Could Lead to War," by Marjorie Cohn, December 1, 2020
  • (On 2020 presidential rave): "It's Time to Transform the Tax Code and Implement a Green New Deal," by Howie Hawkins, April 19, 2019
  • (On Don Berwick): Truthout "News Analysis" by Michael Corcoran, 6/9/2016
  • (On Donald Trump & Hillary Clinton): Truthout "News Analysis" by Michael Corcoran, 6/9/2016
  • (On Barack Obama): Truthout "News Analysis" by Henry A. Giroux, 6/7/2016
  • Truthout OpEd by Margaret Flowers and Jill Stein, 2/5/2016
  • (On Jill Stein): Interview with Candice Bernd of Truthout.org, 6/25/2015
  • (On Jill Stein): Interview with Steve Horn of Truthout.org, 1/29/2012

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Howie Hawkins: Income gap between rich and everyone else has grown.
    Howie Hawkins: Income gap between rich and everyone else has grown.
    Jill Stein: 2011 debt ceiling debacle spurred candidacy.
Civil Rights
    Jill Stein: Must follow up direct action with electoral politics.
    Jill Stein: I support legalization of marijuana.
    Jill Stein: Establish basic right to free college education.
    Jill Stein: Students are on the receiving end of generational injustice.
Energy & Oil
    Howie Hawkins: Green New Deal can close racial income gap.
    Jill Stein: We can't wait 4 more years to address climate change.
    Jill Stein: National ban on fracking; natural gas is not clean.
    Jill Stein: No evidence that carbon sequestration solves climate crisis.
    Jill Stein: Completely zero out climate emissions, as fast as possible.
    Jill Stein: Restore shorelines, deltas, forests, and grazing systems.
    Jill Stein: Water should be tested for radioactivity and heavy metals.
    Margaret Flowers: Water should be tested for radioactivity and heavy metals.
Families & Children
    JD Vance: Don't be too quick to leave a marriage to violent spouse.
    JD Vance: Divorce might be better for mom & dad, but not for the kids.
Foreign Policy
    Jill Stein: Start holding all parties accountable in Israel/Palestine.
    Joe Biden: Work with NATO, with U.S. as the indispensable leader.
Government Reform
    Jill Stein: No corporate nor lobbyist donations; just small donors.
    Jill Stein: 2002 Clean Elections repeal meant "throw the bums out".
Health Care
    Don Berwick: ObamaCare is massive step forward, but we need single-payer.
    Hillary Clinton: OpEd: Settling for ObamaCare abandons single-payer.
    Jill Stein: Medical doctor & advocate for community health provider.
    Jill Stein: ObamaCare was step backward for goal of single payer.
    Jill Stein: What injures the climate's health also injures human health.
Homeland Security
    Amy Klobuchar: Voted for 95% of military spending bills in Congress.
    Andrew Yang: Too much military spending focuses in decades-old threats.
    Barack Obama: OpEd: Did not prosecute official acts of torture.
    Beto O`Rourke: Supported 11th aircraft carrier; opposed 1% military cut.
    Cory Booker: Supports military spending on Foreign Affairs Committee.
    Elizabeth Warren: End stranglehold of defense contractors on military policy.
    Jill Stein: Patriot Act ends the right to judicial review.
    Jill Stein: Bloated military budget enables knee-jerk military solutions.
    John Delaney: Voted for 25 out of 28 military spending bills.
    Tulsi Gabbard: Don't cut military budget; fund weapons systems & ABMs.
    Charles Booker: We are going to stand up for organized labor.
    Jill Stein: Stimulus spent $220K per job; I propose $20K per green job.
    Jill Stein: Focus on pink jobs: the jobs of meeting human needs.
Principles & Values
    Charles Booker: Launched "Hood to the Holler" to bridge urban-rural divide.
    Donald Trump: OpEd: Trump's rise analogous to Hitler's in 1930s Germany.
    Jill Stein: Ran as Green Party nominee for MA governor in 2002 & 2010.
    Jill Stein: Silence is not an effective political strategy.
Social Security
    Howie Hawkins: The most regressive tax of all is the FICA payroll tax.
    Howie Hawkins: The most regressive tax of all is the FICA payroll tax.
War & Peace
    Amy Klobuchar: Supported regime change in Libya; supports Israeli military.
    Bernie Sanders: Cut military spending, except F-35 at Vermont air base.
    Cory Booker: End intervention in Yemen & Iran, but not Israel.
    Donald Trump: Implicitly approved Israel killing Iranian nuclear scientist.
    Donald Trump: OpEd: Israel killed Iranian scientist & Trump approved.
    Elizabeth Warren: No intervention in Yemen; but intervention in Gaza OK.
    Jay Inslee: Opposed war in Iraq; opposed use of torture.
    Joe Biden: Supported wars in Iraq & Afghanistan, but not Iran.
    Kamala Harris: Ok with Israeli settlements in Palestinian territory.
    Kirsten Gillibrand: Withdraw from Yemen; Withdraw from Afghanistan.
    Marianne Williamson: Stop relying on brute force internationally.
    Tulsi Gabbard: No regime change in Iran; no war in Yemen.
Welfare & Poverty
    Howie Hawkins: Reparations and Green New Deal to close racial income gap.

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