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)
Mike Parson: Solidly pro-life; supports protecting rights of the unborn.
John Brunner: Fight back against judges dictating values on our churches.
Eric Greitens: Every life is precious; defend & promote life.
Chris Koster: Planned Parenthood didn't illegally dispose of fetal tissue.
Peter Kinder: Investigate organizations harvesting aborted babies' parts.
Budget & Economy|
Mike Parson: Supports economic growth with accountability on taxes.
Chris Koster: Invest $2 billion and create up to 40,000 new jobs.
Peter Kinder: Make Missouri competitive again, by cutting spending.
Eric Greitens: Government over-regulates, over-spends, & over-reaches.
Mike Parson: Gay people go to hell, but don't discriminate on earth.
Peter Kinder: No federal say over trans-gendered bathroom laws.
Catherine Hanaway: Support SJR39: Religious liberty trumps gay marriage.
Chris Koster: Oppose SJR39: gay discrimination isn't religious liberty.
Eric Greitens: Anti-gay "religious liberty" amendment threatens jobs.
John Brunner: Let clergy choose to decline to perform gay marriages.
Chris Koster: Equality and inclusion should include same-sex couples.
Chris Koster: Gay marriage is another step toward inclusion and equality.
Jay Nixon: Same-sex marriage is a major victory for equality.
Chris Koster: Judges can allow same-sex marriage despite voter amendment.
Peter Kinder: Work together to try and make the stimulus work for Missouri.
Eric Greitens: Facing trial for felony charge of invasion of privacy.
Eric Greitens: Get first responders needed training, equipment, & support.
Chris Koster: Deliver justice to those who break our laws.
Peter Kinder: Preserve law & order, even when there are riots & looting.
Mike Parson: Rate of opioid deaths decreasing but new ideas are needed.
Eric Greitens: Supports legalizing medical marijuana for kids with epilepsy.
John Brunner: Open to more research about marijuana, nut not legalization.
Peter Kinder: Supports legalizing medical marijuana under a doctor's order.
Chris Koster: Helping meth cooks get ingredients leads to jail.
Mike Parson: $400M in bonds to repair college campuses.
Chris Koster: Increase our investment in education.
John Brunner: Reject federal Common Core standards.
Eric Greitens: Strongly oppose Common Core; no bureaucrats in charge.
Chris Koster: 2007: Left GOP to support high-quality public schools.
Peter Kinder: Fight for school choice & charter schools.
Energy & Oil|
Chris Koster: New EPA regulations on CO2 emissions are federal overreach.
Peter Kinder: The world has embraced renewable energy; this is the future.
Mike Parson: Right to farm & ranch, despite environmental critics.
Peter Kinder: The EPA should respect the limits set by Congress.
Eric Greitens: EPA overreach hurts family farms.
Chris Koster: Sue the EPA for over-expanding Clean Water Act.
Families & Children|
Catherine Hanaway: Children before marriage has impoverished women & children.
Eric Greitens: Cut red tape, cut back regulations.
John Brunner: Eliminate inefficient, outdated and ineffective programs.
Eric Greitens: Ban gifts from lobbyists; close revolving door; limit terms.
Mike Parson: For 2nd Amendment rights; keep federal government at bay.
Chris Koster: Endorsed by NRA; overrode veto of gun rights.
Eric Greitens: Protect our freedoms, including the Second Amendment.
Eric Greitens: Defend right of law-abiding citizens to bear arms.
Peter Kinder: Led fight to pass right to carry law.
Chris Koster: Supported voter amendment on right to bear arms.
John Brunner: Spur competition instead of ObamaCare.
Chris Koster: Closed "tobacco loophole": $50M more in cigarette settlement.
Peter Kinder: Led lawsuit by 21 states against ObamaCare.
Chris Koster: ObamaCare generates jobs as well as cuts healthcare costs.
Chris Koster: Expanding Medicaid provides immediate fiscal stimulus.
Eric Greitens: Felony charge: taking donor lists from veterans charity.
Peter Kinder: Keep Guantanamo open; terrorists are not typical criminals.
Eric Greitens: Make Missouri the best state in America for veterans.
Mike Parson: Supports all legal immigrants, wants enforced border control.
Eric Greitens: Gave examples of Muslim immigration that has been positive.
Peter Kinder: Ask to halt immigration of Syrians to Missouri.
Chris Koster: Strengthen laws against hiring illegal aliens.
Mike Parson: Low unemployment rate now, but new skills needed to move up.
Chris Koster: Right-to-work is an attack on working people.
Principles & Values|
Mike Parson: Vows to bring honor, integrity and transparency to office.
Josh Hawley: Attorney General's duty to investigate Governor Greitens.
Peter Kinder: Amend constitution to protect religious liberties.
Eric Greitens: Protect the religious liberties of all Missourians.
John Brunner: Lost 2012 primary to Todd Akin, who then lost Senate race.
John Brunner: Gradually raise the Social Security retirement age.
Mike Parson: Wants legislative approval on big ticket tax expenditures.
Eric Greitens: Simplify the tax code; close special interest loopholes.
Chris Koster: Cut personal income tax, capital gains, and tax on dividends.
Eric Greitens: OpEd: used self-immolating texting despite open records laws.
Josh Hawley: Investigate state use of self-immolating messaging.
Mike Parson: Supports raising gasoline tax to help rebuild infrastructure.
Welfare & Poverty|
Mike Parson: Ending low-income housing tax credit would hurt veterans too.
John Brunner: Make welfare temporary, not permanent.
Eric Greitens: Current welfare system is broken; it traps people in poverty.