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 Lee: Against abortion: life begins at conception.
Diane Black: Opposes funding of Planned Parenthood.
Budget & Economy|
Bill Lee: Made hard decisions needed on company budget; it worked.
Diane Black: Get government off the backs of job creators.
Karl Dean: Economic development statewide instead of just Nashville.
Bill Haslam: Remove Confederate statues from state capitol.
Diane Black: Confederate statues are part of history.
Karl Dean: First in Tennessee to join Mayors for the Freedom to Marry.
Bill Lee: Get government out of the way; give jobs chance to flourish.
Karl Dean: Used tax incentives to lure companies to Nashville.
Mark Green: Reapportion corporate excise tax to favor businesses in TN.
Bill Lee: Sentences should be upheld and violent offenders prioritized.
Bill Lee: Men of Valor: re-entry program for former offenders.
Bill Lee: Raise penalties on drug traffickers, aid non-violent addicts.
Karl Dean: Provide treatment for opioids while stepping up prosecution.
Karl Dean: Medical marijuana ok, but opposes recreational use.
Bill Lee: Education, including vocational, is key to a bright future.
Karl Dean: Expand access to vocational training programs.
Karl Dean: Increase teacher pay; more resources for schools.
Karl Dean: Supports charters; opposes vouchers.
Diane Black: Supports tax dollars for private schools.
Karl Dean: Small city property tax increase to directed to education.
Bill Lee: Charter schools change lives of at-risk youth.
Karl Dean: Supports publicly financed, privately led charter schools.
Karl Dean: Expand school choice teacher accountability.
Karl Dean: Charters ok if non-profit, but vouchers not ok.
Energy & Oil|
Diane Black: Rejects Paris climate change agreement.
Karl Dean: Cuts to the EPA are unthinkable.
Families & Children|
Bill Lee: Historical evidence: marriage is between a man and a woman.
Diane Black: Must stand up to North Korea's missile tests.
Bill Lee: Term limits would bring in new leaders with new ideas.
Bill Lee: Law-abiding citizens have a right to guns; don't punish them.
Bill Lee: Out-of-box approach to healthcare: create your own system.
Karl Dean: Expand Medicaid for low-income families.
Diane Black: Patients should respect their doctors' religious beliefs.
Diane Black: Repeal ObamaCare;need market-based solution.
Bill Lee: Adjust budget to include benefits, services veterans earned.
Bill Lee: Build the border wall built and forbid sanctuary cities.
Bill Haslam: College tuition break for in-state undocumented immigrants.
Karl Dean: Immigrants are part of community; college tuition break ok.
Principles & Values|
Bill Lee: Religious liberty is guaranteed to us by the constitution.
Bill Lee: We accomplished my vision at granddad's company.
Bill Lee: Former chairman of the Tennessee Prayer Breakfast.
Bill Lee: Faith would influence my decisions as governor.
Karl Dean: Pro-business centrist: good things happen in the middle.
Diane Black: Flatter, simpler tax needed.
Karl Dean: Raised city property taxes, but after Great Recession.
Mark Green: Eliminate Hall tax: 6% on unearned interest and dividends.
Bill Lee: Infrastructure needs repairs, stop kicking can down the road.
War & Peace|
Mark Green: Don't forget soldiers who made capturing Saddam possible.