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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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Pres. Reagan's State of the Union messages to Congress, 1982-1988

Click here for 23 full quotes from Ronald Reagan in the book Pres. Reagan's State of the Union speeches.
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
    Excerpts from State of the Union speeches by President Ronald Reagan:

  • January 26, 1982
  • January 25, 1983
  • January 25, 1984
  • February 6, 1985
  • February 4, 1986
  • January 27, 1987
  • January 25, 1988

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    An unborn child is a living human being.
Budget & Economy
    End "stagflation" with cuts to taxes and spending.
    Reduce deficit by growth, lower interest, & spending control.
    Double-digit inflation is no longer a way of life.
    Federal spending freeze: limited to rate of inflation.
    Require the Federal Government to live within its means.
    Reduce corporate tax rates & keep incentives for capital.
    Reform habeas corpus; more compassion for victims.
    Defeat the scourge of drugs, starting with our children.
    Drug use falling: our students are just saying no to drugs.
    Establish education savings accounts as college incentive.
    Tuition tax credits: avoid double payment for private school.
    Replace obsession with dollars with commitment to quality.
Families & Children
    Bedrock values: faith, family, work, neighborhood.
    As the family goes, so goes our civilization.
    Breakdown of the family causes "welfare culture".
Free Trade
    Protectionism is destructionism: free, open, & fair trade.
Government Reform
    In 1981, cut 23,000 pages of Federal Register regulations.
Health Care
    Waste & fraud permeate every area of Medicare & Medicaid.
Homeland Security
    One major regret: I took a risk with Iran & it did not work.
Tax Reform
    Index tax rates so inflation can't push to higher brackets.
    Permanently manned space station within a decade.
War & Peace
    We support the Mujahidin, freedom fighters in Afghanistan.

The above quotations are from Pres. Reagan's State of the Union messages to Congress, 1982-1988.

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