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)
Ed Gillespie: Opposes abortion.
Scott Brown: OpEd: Not a reliable vote on abortion rights.
Kirsten Gillibrand: Majority of women use contraception; it's not "evil".
Kirsten Gillibrand: Let women make life-and-death decision about own body.
Wendy Long: Don't require churches to offer contraception to employees.
Wendy Long: Roe v. Wade was constitutionally flawed legal decision.
Budget & Economy|
Charles Schumer: Measure distribution of growth, not just overall GDP growth.
Chele Farley: NY can no longer afford to be a donor state; keep money here.
Wendy Long: High-tax policies have led to a weak recovery.
Kirsten Gillibrand: Tighten our belts but carefully, not a "slash-only approach".
Angus King: Taming the deficit without revenue increases isn't realistic.
Rick Weiland: Favors same-sex marriage.
Bob Turner: The ship has sailed on gay marriage; focus elsewhere.
George Maragos: Publicly advocate the repeal of same-sex marriage.
Charlie Crist: Lifetime member of NAACP.
Scott Noren: Real way to build economy is by making SBA loans available.
Scott Noren: Incarcerate criminals but sentences should reflect the crime.
Chele Farley: Convicted murderers/rapists should lose voting rights.
Wendy Long: When churches convert to mosques, poverty & crime follow.
Charlie Crist: Chain-Gang Charlie: reinstitute prison chain gangs.
Charles Schumer: Fight crime & drugs, but give kids a second chance.
Scott Noren: Opioid solutions are not working; start with prescriptions.
Chele Farley: Keep more tax dollars local, to fight opioid crisis.
Charles Schumer: Recognized as Guardian of a Drug-Free America.
Scott Noren: National school voucher system for community college.
Chele Farley: Keep donor tax money; use it on education and infrastructure.
Energy & Oil|
Alex Merced: Remove barriers to innovation, and let technology develop.
Kirsten Gillibrand: Fracking must avoid chemicals that harm drinking water.
Wendy Long: Develop upstate natural gas via fracking.
Wendy Long: Keystone Pipeline delays are heavy hand of regulation.
Scott Noren: No more nuclear power plants; invest in green energy jobs.
Charlie Crist: Open to cap-and-trade plan for carbon emissions.
Scott Noren: Ban fracking; scrap nonsense regulations.
Dave Webber: We need 100% world consensus or EPA is a wasteful burden.
Wendy Long: The EPA has heaped rules upon rules.
Frank Pallone: Relax restrictions on over-fishing to help fishermen.
Families & Children|
Kirsten Gillibrand: Modernize obstetrics to cut increases in childbirth deaths.
Josh Hawley: 1960s sexual revolution destroys our families.
Chele Farley: Pro-Israel; challenge mistakes like Iran nuclear deal.
Scott Noren: Free trade agreements kill jobs & move them overseas.
Chele Farley: Term limits is a good start in reforming government.
Thad Cochran: OpEd: Earmarked spending brings federal funds to Mississippi.
Angus King: Unaffiliated super PACs exist only in fevered imaginations.
Kirsten Gillibrand: Inaction on mass shootings due to greed of NRA & gunmakers.
Scott Brown: Ok'd federal ban on assault weapons after Newtown shootings.
Rick Weiland: Universal background checks for guns.
Kirsten Gillibrand: Shifted to left because "I fight for my constituents".
Dave Webber: ObamaCare drastically increased insurance rates.
Ed Gillespie: Benefits from GOP resistance to the new health law.
Jeanne Shaheen: No apologies for helping people get affordable insurance.
Scott Brown: Supported RomneyCare in 2006; it's different than ObamaCare.
Kirsten Gillibrand: Opposes NYC large sugary drink ban.
Wendy Long: Opposes NYC large sugary drink ban.
Angus King: ObamaCare was not ambitious enough.
Scott Noren: Proactive, not reactive, actions taken to aid military.
Chele Farley: Pays respect and honors US Army, celebrating 243rd birthday.
Dave Webber: 20 Vets commit suicide every day--we must do better by them.
Kirsten Gillibrand: No across-the-board budget cuts to anti-terrorism.
Tim Kaine: Let Bush tax cuts expire instead of automatic defense cuts.
Kirsten Gillibrand: Get rid of ICE; separate anti-terrorism from border control.
Chele Farley: Against open borders; let border agents question suspects.
Dave Webber: Pathway to citizenship needed for law abiding immigrants.
Ed Gillespie: Unapologetic supporter of comprehensive immigration overhaul.
Bob Turner: Wouldn't report illegal immigrant working in his own home.
Chele Farley: Recoup donor taxes and use them to create quality jobs.
Dave Webber: Increasing minimum wage will result in less jobs.
Wendy Long: Administration has not created jobs in upstate New York.
Principles & Values|
Wendy Long: Clerked for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
Wendy Long: OpEd: provides conservative Republican ideological diversity.
Joe DioGuardi: Accused of making deals in a $1.7 billion Ponzi scheme.
Kirsten Gillibrand: Accused of hiding facts connecting cigarettes and cancer.
Bob Smith: Only one in this race with real-world experience.
Marco Rubio: God does not love America more than Belgium.
Dave Webber: Maximum limit for pay into social security needs increase.
Chele Farley: Criticizes Congressional GOP tax plan.
Dave Webber: Keep tax rate higher on wealthy for now, & slowly lower it.
George Allen: No tax increases; no defense cuts; no bargaining.
Bob Turner: No anti-tax pledge; keep taxes on the negotiation table.
George Maragos: No-tax pledge; teach the rest of Congress economic theory.
Chele Farley: Use recaptured tax money to rebuild state infrastructure.
Alex Merced: Cut federal spending so states can spend on infrastructure.
Wendy Long: We need to repair America's transportation infrastructure.
Charles Schumer: Cutting $245M from NOAA means worse hurricane forecasting.
Charles Schumer: New York's "geek in chief": inspire kids to pursue science.
Charles Schumer: Protect kids from online sexual predators.
War & Peace|
Dave Webber: Need diplomatic dialogue to keep Middle East under control.
Kirsten Gillibrand: Al Qaeda has metastasized; get troops out of Afghanistan.
Wendy Long: Stand with Israel in ensuring Iran does not get nukes.
Wendy Long: No 2014 withdrawal date for troops in Afghanistan.
Welfare & Poverty|
Dave Webber: False unemployment rate means rise in welfare & food stamps.
Alex Merced: Inequality is byproduct of the rising cost of opportunity.