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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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2007 GOP debate at University of New Hampshire, sponsored by Fox news, Sept. 5, 2007

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Mike Huckabee: Led Arkansas to human life amendment in state constitution.
    Mitt Romney: Two-step process: overturn Roe; then change hearts & minds.
Budget & Economy
    Mitt Romney: FactCheck: Closed MA budget gap of $1.2B, not $3B.
    Rudy Giuliani: I took over NYC in fiscal crisis;then reduced taxes 23 times.
Civil Rights
    Ron Paul: Use power of presidency to restore habeas corpus.
    Sam Brownback: Ban gay marriage--it’s a vast social experiment.
Families & Children
    Sam Brownback: Rebuilding the family solves problems of education & crime.
    Sam Brownback: FactCheck:No 80% illegitimacy in countries with gay marriage.
Gun Control
    Ron Paul: Let airlines make rules about passenger guns to fight terror.
    Rudy Giuliani: Focus on criminals, not on guns.
    Rudy Giuliani: NYC gun control laws made NYC safest big city in US.
Homeland Security
    Duncan Hunter: We’ve been too liberal with release of Guantanamo terrorists.
    John McCain: I’ve spent my life leading on national security issues.
    John McCain: Torture supported only by people without military experience.
    Mitt Romney: Apologized for comparing public service to military service.
    Mitt Romney: Wiretap mosques to keep tabs on Islamic extremists.
    Ron Paul: Eliminate FBI & DHS; interpret intelligence intelligently.
    Rudy Giuliani: We can’t close Guantanamo; nobody will take the people there.
    Tom Tancredo: Politically-correct rules of engagement get troops killed.
    Tom Tancredo: Waterboarding--simulated drowning--is not toruture.
    Duncan Hunter: Complete fence, despite difficulties, because it’s the law.
    Duncan Hunter: FactCheck: Only 9 miles of fence in San Diego after 11 years.
    John McCain: 12 million illegals in country now is de facto amnesty.
    John McCain: Amnesty is forgiveness; we offer fines; lines; & long waits.
    Mike Huckabee: Some anti-immigration advocates are based on racism.
    Mike Huckabee: People are angry at government for failing to track illegals.
    Mitt Romney: Reduce federal funding to sanctuary cities.
    Mitt Romney: Z-visa is not technically amnesty; but is in fact amnesty.
    Mitt Romney: FactCheck: NYC never declared itself a “sanctuary city”.
    Rudy Giuliani: Declared NYC a sanctuary city, and crime fell.
    Rudy Giuliani: FactCheck: Feds deported 4,000 illegals in NYC, not 2,000.
    Tom Tancredo: It’s not based on racism--it’s about the rule of law.
Principles & Values
    Mike Huckabee: Even if GOP loses elections, we should not lose our honor.
    Ron Paul: GOP will continue losing elections with current Iraq policy.
    Rudy Giuliani: Presidency requires executive experience.
    Rudy Giuliani: Issues in my private life don’t affect my public performance.
Tax Reform
    John McCain: Won’t sign no-tax pledge; focus on cutting spending.
    Mike Huckabee: FairTax eliminates all taxes on productivity & saving.
    Mitt Romney: Signed no-tax pledge; Dems pledge to raise taxes.
    Rudy Giuliani: Won’t sign no-tax pledge; pledge only to uphold Constitution.
    Sam Brownback: Signed no-tax pledge as pledge to the American public.
    Sam Brownback: FactCheck: Tax Freedom Day well before May for most people.
War & Peace
    Duncan Hunter: How to leave Iraq: “It’s called victory”.
    Duncan Hunter: Take out Iran nukes with precision systems, Osirak-style.
    John McCain: Bring troops home the right way: home with honor.
    John McCain: Surge is working; let it continue until it succeeds.
    John McCain: Sanctions to prevent Iranian nukes; but don’t count on UN.
    Mike Huckabee: We bought Iraq because we broke it; responsibility to honor.
    Mitt Romney: After surge, move to support phase, based in Kuwait.
    Mitt Romney: Deal with Iran nukes with Dems at home & with allies abroad.
    Ron Paul: People saying “bloodbath” said “cakewalk”: listen to dissent.
    Ron Paul: Take marching orders from Constitution; not from al Qaeda.
    Ron Paul: How many more lives lost just to save face?
    Ron Paul: Neocons hijacked our foreign policy to invade Iraq.
    Ron Paul: Talk to Iran like we talked to Soviets during Cold War.
    Rudy Giuliani: We’ve never won a war while discussing how to retreat.
    Rudy Giuliani: Negotiate with Iran, but fully prepared for force.
    Sam Brownback: Long-term US presence to defend Kurds & Sunnis.
    Sam Brownback: Seek Congressional authority before attacking Iranian nukes.
    Tom Tancredo: Promote dissenters in Iran; but take action if needed.
    Tom Tancredo: Iraq is a battlefield in war with radical Islam.
Welfare & Poverty
    Rudy Giuliani: FactCheck: 640,000 off welfare in NYC below national average.

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