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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)

Book Reviews

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2017 State of the Union address to Congress, plus the Democratic response, Feb. 28, 2017

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    from 2017 State of the Union address (number of quotes indicated):
  • Donald Trump (27)
  • Steve Beshear (6)
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Pres. Trump's first address to a joint session of Congress was popularly called the "State of the Union" address, although that formal speech is not constitutionally required of an incoming president.

-- Jesse Gordon, jesse@OnTheIssues.org, Feb. 28, 2017
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Donald Trump: Restart engine after worst financial recovery in 65 years.
    Steve Beshear: Balance budget and create opportunity for every American.
    Steve Beshear: Be people's champion, not Wall Street's champion.
    Donald Trump: Unify behind law enforcement; support the victims of crime.
    Donald Trump: Stop drugs pouring into country & poisoning our youth.
    Donald Trump: School choice is civil rights issue of our time.
Energy & Oil
    Donald Trump: Stop threatening the livelihood of our coal miners.
Families & Children
    Donald Trump: Bipartisan effort to implement paid family leave.
Foreign Policy
    Donald Trump: America is once again ready to lead.
    Donald Trump: Unbreakable alliance with the state of Israel.
    Steve Beshear: Moral obligation to help those fleeing war and terror.
Free Trade
    Donald Trump: US companies pay high tariffs abroad; let's change that.
    Donald Trump: End TPP; make American pipelines with American steel.
Government Reform
    Donald Trump: Lifetime ban on becoming foreign lobbyists.
    Donald Trump: For every new regulation, must eliminate two old ones.
    Steve Beshear: I cut my own pay and we balanced our budget.
Health Care
    Donald Trump: Lower the cost of health insurance, instead of mandates.
    Donald Trump: Expand Health Savings Accounts but not forced by government.
    Donald Trump: Slash restraints at FDA; get blessed with more miracle drugs.
    Steve Beshear: ObamaCare is life and death for people, but needs repairs.
Homeland Security
    Donald Trump: Cannot allow beachhead of radical Islamic terrorism.
    Donald Trump: Meaningful engagement with allies paying their fair share.
    Donald Trump: Negotiate prices for the fantastic new F-35 jet fighter.
    Donald Trump: More tools so our military can fight and win.
    Donald Trump: Restore integrity at borders instead of lawless chaos.
    Donald Trump: Merit-based immigration system instead of lower skills.
    Donald Trump: New agency VOICE: Victims of Immigrant Crime Engagement.
    Donald Trump: Two core principles: buy American, and hire American.
Principles & Values
    Donald Trump: Put American citizens first, to make America great again.
    Donald Trump: Trillions abroad while crumbling infrastructure at home.
    Donald Trump: New program of national rebuilding, like Ike's interstates.
War & Peace
    Donald Trump: ISIS are lawless savages; extinguish them from our planet.
    Steve Beshear: Russia is not our friend; don't ignore serious threats.

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