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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)

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Supreme Court decisions 1980-1999


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    from Supreme Court 1980s-1990s (number of quotes indicated):
  • Antonin Scalia (5) Republican Appointee to Supreme Court (deceased 2016)
  • Clarence Thomas (20) Republican Appointee to Supreme Court
  • David Souter (1) Republican Appointee to Supreme Court (retired 2009)
  • Harry Blackmun (2)
  • John Paul Stevens (2) Republican Appointee to Supreme Court (retired 2010)
  • Sandra Day O`Connor (2) Republican Appointee to Supreme Court (retired 2005)
  • William Rehnquist (2) Republican Appointee to Supreme Court (until 2005)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Antonin Scalia: Leave abortion to states; Court should get out of this area.
    Clarence Thomas: Defining abortion position would prejudge abortion cases.
    Clarence Thomas: Personally views back-alley illegal abortions as torture.
    Clarence Thomas: Never discussed Roe v. Wade in law school nor since.
    Clarence Thomas: Privacy is protected; no comment on application to abortion.
    Clarence Thomas: Overruling previous cases is a very serious matter.
Civil Rights
    Antonin Scalia: Limit employer liability for sexual harassment by employees.
    Antonin Scalia: Employee must prove negligence to sue city for harassment.
    Clarence Thomas: Limit employer liability for sexual harassment by employees.
    Clarence Thomas: Employee must prove negligence to sue city for harassment.
    Clarence Thomas: Tension between affirmative help and undermining dignity.
    Clarence Thomas: Reaching out to minorities is OK; but no quotas.
    Clarence Thomas: Supports scholarships & internships for minorities & women.
Crime
    Clarence Thomas: Balance victimís rights with defendantís rights.
    Clarence Thomas: Due process in death penalty cases, but limited restrictions.
    Clarence Thomas: Uniform sentencing guidelines have eliminated much disparity.
    Antonin Scalia: Statistical racial sentencing disparities are inevitable.
    Harry Blackmun: Statistical racial sentencing disparities unconstitutional.
    John Paul Stevens: Statistical racial sentencing disparities unconstitutional.
    Sandra Day O`Connor: Statistical racial sentencing disparities are inevitable.
    William Rehnquist: Statistical racial sentencing disparities are inevitable.
    Harry Blackmun: Black defendants have Constitutional right to blacks on jury.
    John Paul Stevens: Black defendants have Constitutional right to blacks on jury.
    Sandra Day O`Connor: Black defendants have Constitutional right to blacks on jury.
    William Rehnquist: Black defendants have no right to blacks on jury.
Education
    Clarence Thomas: God in schools creates values; but wall of separation needed.
Foreign Policy
    Clarence Thomas: Supported stock divestiture from South Africa.
Government Reform
    Clarence Thomas: Regulating commerce does not encompass 50 states' laws.
    Clarence Thomas: If Congress could regulate all commerce, why enumerate?
    Clarence Thomas: Judges should not impose their will, but just interpret law.
Gun Control
    Antonin Scalia: Felons may possess guns unless state explicitly prohibits it.
    Clarence Thomas: Felons may possess guns unless state explicitly prohibits it.
    David Souter: Felons may possess guns unless state explicitly prohibits it.
Welfare & Poverty
    Clarence Thomas: Public housing entitlements are good programs.


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