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)
| Higher Loyalty ,|
by James Comey (2018)
| Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,|
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
| 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)
Beto O`Rourke: Trust women to make their own decisions.
Ted Cruz: No exceptions for rape or incest; de-fund Planned Parenthood.
Budget & Economy|
Ted Cruz: Choose individual liberty over more & more spending.
Beto O`Rourke: Promote antitrust & regulations that promote competition.
Beto O`Rourke: Protect consumers from predatory financial behavior.
Ted Cruz: Free businesses from the CFPB's regulatory blockades.
Beto O`Rourke: Long-time advocate for marijuana legalization.
Ted Cruz: Opposed to marijuana legalization, but let states choose.
Beto O`Rourke: Vouchers funnel public school $ into private schools.
Ted Cruz: Private school vouchers is civil rights issue of our time.
Energy & Oil|
Beto O`Rourke: Unprecedented action to build clean energy economy.
Ted Cruz: Paris Accord destroys $3 trillion in American GDP by 2040.
Beto O`Rourke: Incentivize renewable energy.
Beto O`Rourke: Ensure EPA's funding & independence.
Ted Cruz: EPA ran amok under Obama.
Families & Children|
Ted Cruz: Amendment to define marriage as between man & a woman.
Beto O`Rourke: Invest in improving Northern Triangle of Central America.
Beto O`Rourke: Tariffs on China will devastate our economy.
Ted Cruz: Supports tariffs; opposes bailouts to those hurt by them.
Beto O`Rourke: End secret spending flooding American elections.
Beto O`Rourke: Empower communities by ending gerrymandering.
Ted Cruz: Disclosing campaign spending violates free speech.
Ted Cruz: Political gerrymandering is legitimate, unless racial.
Beto O`Rourke: Committed to personal term limit for serving in Congress.
Beto O`Rourke: Universal background checks; ban assault weapons.
Ted Cruz: Led fight not to ban assault weapons.
Ted Cruz: Purpose of Second Amendment is protection against tyranny.
Beto O`Rourke: Supports common sense gun laws.
Beto O`Rourke: Improve ObamaCare, including public option.
Ted Cruz: ObamaCare caused millions to lose their jobs.
Ted Cruz: Enforce the law but also keep families together.
Beto O`Rourke: DREAMers are as American as my kids.
Ted Cruz: No path to citizenship to DREAMers or anyone else.
Beto O`Rourke: Raise minimum wage from $7.25/hr to $15.
Ted Cruz: Raising minimum wage costs jobs for the most vulnerable.
Principles & Values|
Beto O`Rourke: Supports Congress term limits; leaving House after 6 years.
Beto O`Rourke: GOP tax plan helps rich & hurts middle class.
Beto O`Rourke: Stimulus spending invests in areas like infrastructure.
Beto O`Rourke: Rolling back net neutrality hurts democracy.
Ted Cruz: Net neutrality puts government in charge of internet.
War & Peace|
Beto O`Rourke: Nuclear treaty was best path to prevent Iranian nukes.
Ted Cruz: Nuke treaty didn't sufficiently rein in Iran's nuke program.
Ted Cruz: SWIFT: commit to maintain ongoing sanctions against Iran.
Beto O`Rourke: We need to think before acting in Mideast.