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)
Kim Guadagno: Supports women's healthcare; pro-choice.
Cory Booker: Fix Hobby Lobby: it's not about religious freedom.
Jeff Bell: Hobby Lobby ruling protects religious freedom.
Cory Booker: OpEd: In mainstream of NJ, supporting abortion rights.
Steve Lonegan: Opposes abortion rights.
Dick Zimmer: Supports abortion rights.
Budget & Economy|
Joe Kyrillos: Wrong policy: Higher taxes, more spending, more debt.
Barbara Buono: Daughter is gay; supports same-sex marriage.
Chris Christie: If my kids were gay, I'd give them a hug; but no marriage.
Cory Booker: Supports gay marriage: We are all equal under the law.
Cory Booker: African-Americans & gays should both be equal under the law.
Steve Lonegan: Same-sex marriage should be decided by voting, not judges.
Chris Christie: Supreme Court accepting gay marriage was "a bad decision".
Joe Kyrillos: Evolved from opposing civil unions to support over marriage.
Robert Menendez: Evolved from supporting DOMA to supporting same-sex marriage.
Joe Kyrillos: Small business tax affects a lot of small business owners.
Cory Booker: Real solution to crime is addressing poverty and education.
Jim McGreevey: Offer behavioral drug treatment to addicted inmates.
Jim McGreevey: Transition addicted inmates to outpatient drug treatment.
Steve Fulop: Transition addicted inmates to outpatient drug treatment.
Cory Booker: The drug war is an abject failure.
Chris Christie: Build up colleges to support business, & avoid "brain drain".
Chris Daggett: Names educator, Prof. Frank Esposito, as running-mate.
Energy & Oil|
Kim Guadagno: Favor wind turbines on Jersey coast.
Leonard Lance: OpEd: Supports environmental protection but rated 13% by LCV.
Steve Lonegan: OpEd: wants to gut environmental regulations.
Families & Children|
Steve Lonegan: Marriage is the greatest institution; no kids for gays.
Cory Booker: No fast-track for Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Chris Christie: Jersey to Jerusalem Trade Mission: led delegation to Israel.
Barbara Buono: Making voting more difficult does not win elections.
Chris Christie: Vetoes expanded early-voting system; no side-by-side systems.
Chris Christie: Allow just one public salary for state legislators.
Chris Christie: 10-point plan to punish criminal officeholders.
Jon Corzine: Crack down on "pay-to-play".
Albio Sires: NJ has reputation as most corrupt state.
Steve Fulop: Reward "socially responsible" gun distributors.
Barbara Buono: Criticizes pressure from gun rights advocates.
Chris Christie: Vetoed outright ban on Barrett .50 caliber rifle.
Bob Hugin: As CEO, paid $280M drug settlement.
Cory Booker: ObamaCare needs to be improved, but is helping people now.
Steve Lonegan: ObamaCare is an absolute train wreck.
Cory Booker: Welcome Syrian refugees and fight any bans.
Barbara Buono: Supports tuition equality for illegal immigrants.
Chris Christie: I've never been opposed to tuition equality for illegals.
Thomas Kean Jr.: Stronger borders, no amnesty for illegals.
Kim Guadagno: Against minimum wage hike.
Steve Fulop: Jersey City first to raise the minimum wage to $15.
Joe Kyrillos: Supports state law for minimum wage, but no Amendment.
Robert Menendez: Supports minimum wage increase.
Chris Christie: Ok with either unionized state workers or civil service.
Principles & Values|
Cory Booker: Money to cities is ok: we're one state with one destiny.
Steve Fulop: No municipal tax increase for third year in a row.
Steve Fulop: We make government work well with no municipal tax increase.
Chris Christie: Keep property tax rebate program.
Andrew Cuomo: Congestion pricing: extra fees for driving into downtown NYC.
Phil Murphy: Share congestion pricing revenue between NYC and NJ.
Steve Fulop: Congestion pricing leads to "race to zero" for NYC vs. NJ.
Welfare & Poverty|
Chris Christie: Food stamps recipients must be in job training programs.
Ray Lesniak: Private donations for job training for SNAP recipients.
Chris Christie: Gut COAH, the Council on Affordable Housing.