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)
(click a book cover for a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Bill Schuette: Supports the rights of the unborn.
Abdul El-Sayed: Support pro-choice, Planned Parenthood.
Gretchen Whitmer: Support Planned Parenthood.
Gretchen Whitmer: Will stop anti-choice legislation.
Gretchen Whitmer: No insurance riders to get an abortion covered.
Rick Snyder: Vetoed total abortion ban; signed abortion restrictions.
Rick Snyder: Signed partial-birth abortion ban into law.
Budget & Economy|
Bill Schuette: Make better jobs cutting taxes, regulations and wastefulness.
Gretchen Whitmer: Most important metric is rising family income.
Bill Schuette: Include LGBT gender identity in laws against discrimination.
Abdul El-Sayed: Equal pay, more opportunity, for women.
Gretchen Whitmer: Guarantee equal pay for equal work.
Gretchen Whitmer: Expand civil rights laws.
Abdul El-Sayed: Sensitive to women's rights and transgender people's rights.
Gretchen Whitmer: Government can help small business thrive.
Gretchen Whitmer: Shift tax burden to corporations.
Mark Schauer: Build economy that works for everyone--not just the wealthy.
Bill Schuette: History of getting justice for rape victims.
Abdul El-Sayed: Move from prison to productive citizenship.
Gretchen Whitmer: Cleaned up County Prosecutor office after a sex scandal.
Mark Schauer: Restore funding for police & fire.
Rick Snyder: Improve legal representation for poor.
Rick Snyder: Collect prisoner DNA samples to help solve cold cases.
Rick Snyder: Parole decisions by Dept. of Corrections, not Governor.
Bill Schuette: The opioid epidemic cannot be solved with just arresting.
Abdul El-Sayed: End marijuana prohibition; tax it and regulate it.
Gretchen Whitmer: Addicts need treatment, not punishment.
Rick Snyder: Reduce supply, combating production of meth.
Bill Schuette: Give parents more choices for their kids' education.
Bill Schuette: Advocate of partnerships between schools and companies.
Abdul El-Sayed: Get profit motive out of public education.
Gretchen Whitmer: Invest in education; hold charters accountable.
Mark Schauer: OpEd: Schauer focused on wages and benefits of the teachers.
Rick Snyder: Mandatory school choice for every school; remove boundaries.
Energy & Oil|
Bill Schuette: Joins lawsuit challenging Obama's Clean Power Plan.
Abdul El-Sayed: Electric user fee raises $3.3B for clean energy in 15 years.
Abdul El-Sayed: Green energy a priority.
Bill Schuette: Charged 15 city and state officials for Flint water crisis.
Bill Schuette: Opposing EPA regulations earns him polluter protector label.
Gretchen Whitmer: Environmental policy based on science.
Abdul El-Sayed: Advocate for environmental justice on lead exposure.
Bill Schuette: Sue firms that caused Flint drinking water crisis.
Rick Snyder: Voluntary pollution prevention program for farmers.
Rick Snyder: Protect natural resources; user fees contribute $3B/year.
Families & Children|
Abdul El-Sayed: Invest in Detroit to keep millennials in Michigan.
Abdul El-Sayed: Free trade deals favor elites over workers.
Rick Snyder: Open new doors to global markets.
Bill Schuette: Terminate government pensions for those caught embezzling.
Bill Schuette: Wants tax returns released from all top elected officials.
Abdul El-Sayed: Fundamental right to be heard at the ballot box.
Abdul El-Sayed: Strict separation of church and state.
Gretchen Whitmer: Promote universal voter access.
Rick Snyder: Vetoed voter identification bill.
Bill Schuette: Proud protector of the 2nd Amendment, NRA rates him "A".
Abdul El-Sayed: No gun possession for convicted domestic abusers.
Abdul El-Sayed: Take on the corporate gun lobby; enough is enough.
Bill Schuette: End Medicaid expansion and put in work requirement.
Abdul El-Sayed: Supports universal healthcare.
Gretchen Whitmer: Support Medicaid expansion.
Abdul El-Sayed: Public health suffers when you run government as a business.
Bill Schuette: Provided two new legal resources for all members of military.
Mark Schauer: Ensure veterans have access to the benefits they've earned.
Abdul El-Sayed: Support pathway to citizenship.
Abdul El-Sayed: Biracial families like mine inspire more diverse government.
Abdul El-Sayed: People who look like me are not sitting on the sidelines.
Bill Schuette: It isn't a ban on Muslims; Trump puts security first.
Rick Snyder: 50,000 skilled worker visas to repopulate Detroit.
Abdul El-Sayed: Raise minimum wage; support unions.
Mark Schauer: Opposes right-to-work law; protested on Capitol lawn.
Rick Snyder: Quietly signed law making Michigan a right-to-work state.
Rick Snyder: Extend unemployment benefits; plan for future.
Rick Snyder: Detroit bankruptcy is an opportunity to stabilize Detroit.
Principles & Values|
Bill Schuette: Served 3 terms in Congress & then as state Attorney General.
Rick Snyder: Maintain generous pension benefits for existing retirees.
Bill Schuette: Signed pledge to oppose any tax increase.
Abdul El-Sayed: Limit tax foreclosures for over-assessed Detroit properties.
Rick Snyder: Simplify the tax code; end job-killing Business Tax.
Abdul El-Sayed: We need $4B per year for Pure Michigan Infrastructure Bank.
Bill Schuette: Invest in infrastructure but vows to lower taxes.
Gretchen Whitmer: We need $3B per year for inadequate infrastructure.
Mark Schauer: Restore tax incentives for high-tech businesses.
Rick Snyder: Take leadership role in cyber defense and development.
Rick Snyder: Census figures reinforce need for aggressive administration.
Welfare & Poverty|
Bill Schuette: Welfare must balance hand up aid with helping able find work.
Abdul El-Sayed: Economic well-being means helping those less privileged.
Rick Snyder: No welfare benefits for people with felony warrants.