Home Issues Leaders Recent Grid Archive Senate House VoteMatch_Quiz FAQs
 2020 Election:  Joe Biden's book Cory Booker's book Pete Buttigieg's book Kamala Harris' book Bernie Sanders' book Donald Trump's book  2018 Senate   Debates 

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)

Book Reviews

(from Amazon.com)

(click a book cover for a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)

Columns and news articles in Time magazine

(Click for external website)

Error processing SSI file
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Cynthia Nixon: Abortion is a fundamental right for all women.
    Arnold Schwarzenegger: Pro-choice; not a cultural conservative.
    George W. Bush: Focus on ways to reduce abortion; no litmus test.
Budget & Economy
    Michelle Nunn: Sequestration is absolute wrong way of making cuts.
    Liz Cheney: Fighting Smart: focus on getting results to roll back feds.
    Bill Clinton: If Congress won't legislate, fix by Executive Order.
    Arnold Schwarzenegger: Reducing deficit is about leadership.
Civil Rights
    David French: Feminism is appalling stupidity backed by hysterical rage.
    Carly Fiorina: I don't just Tweet about equal pay; I lead on pay standards.
    Jerry Brown: The right to marry is sacred for gay and straight people.
    Arnold Schwarzenegger: Supports gay rights, including adoption rights.
    George W. Bush: Affirmative access: end soft bigotry of low expectations.
    Lyndon Johnson: We Democrats feel sorry for gays; it's an illness.
    Bill Clinton: If banks loaned out their $2T in cash, recession would end.
    Kamala Harris: Progressive prosecutor: fix broken criminal justice system.
    Joni Ernst: Independently investigate sexual crime in military.
    George W. Bush: Vetoes indigent lawyer reform as “a danger”.
    Shenna Bellows: Supports marijuana legalization.
    George W. Bush: Did not use drugs for the last 25 years.
    Al Gore: Vouchers drain cash from public school reforms.
    Elizabeth Dole: Vouchers OK where public schools fail.
    George W. Bush: Let’s try vouchers in failing schools.
Energy & Oil
    Michelle Nunn: Move forward on Keystone pipeline.
    Sarah Palin: Appointed an Alaska oil and gas commissioner.
    Sarah Palin: To win, GOP must push energy independence.
    Al Gore: Supports Kyoto protocol’s US greenhouse gas emission cuts.
    Al Gore: Avoid “out of tune” unachievable CO2-reduction proposals.
    Lisa Murkowski: Kept rank on Natural Resources Committee after dropping GOP.
    Arnold Schwarzenegger: Calls himself an environmentalist but drives a Humvee.
    Al Gore: Supports “livability” agenda.
    Al Gore: Stands by content of “Earth in the Balance”.
Families & Children
    Bill Weld: 2000: Supported Family Leave Act, except paid leave.
    Pope Francis: The Future You: life is shaped by interaction.
Foreign Policy
    Ted Cruz: Help the Cuban opposition, not the Castros.
    Jeb Bush: Neo-isolationism and American passivity both have dangers.
    Liz Cheney: Isolationism is a mistake; ignoring threats is dangerous.
    Bob Massie: Fought apartheid in South Africa.
    Steve Forbes: Taiwan: Unconditional US response defends against China.
    Steve Forbes: Taiwan: Unconditional US response defends against China.
Free Trade
    Donald Trump: Trade deals should be one-on-one that US can terminate.
    Ralph Nader: Globalization is a betrayal of workers and environment.
Government Reform
    Pope Francis: Power ruins you unless connected to tenderness.
    Carly Fiorina: Hillary shouldn't accept foreign money in her PAC.
    Michelle Nunn: If Congress doesn't pass a budget they don't get paid.
    Michelle Nunn: Bar members of Congress from becoming lobbyists.
    Bill Clinton: Move country back from anti-government to future business.
    Sarah Palin: Individuals make better decisions than government.
    Arnold Schwarzenegger: Big government sounds too much like sluggish socialism.
    Ralph Nader: Bush & Gore are same corporate party; would impeach Clinton.
    George W. Bush: Support tweaking campaign finance rules & upping $1000 limit.
    John McCain: Campaign Finance Reform is key to gov’t reform & tax reform.
    John McCain: Campaign Finance: Ban soft money; ban issue ads.
Gun Control
    Arnold Schwarzenegger: I’m for gun control; I’m a peace-loving guy.
    Al Gore: Child-safety locks on guns & more restrictions.
    George W. Bush: No child-safety locks on guns; concealed carrying ok.
Health Care
    Michelle Nunn: Add a tier of affordable coverage to ObamaCare.
    Bill Clinton: Compromise on delivery methods to preserve full healthcare.
    John Kasich: $776B tax cut plan helps people afford health care.
Homeland Security
    David French: Don't allow women in military combat positions.
    Rand Paul: $76B in defense spending via cuts to EPA, HUD & foreign aid.
    Liz Cheney: Obama doesn't believe in American exceptionalism; I do.
    Liz Cheney: Balance liberty & security, but don't shut down NSA spying.
    George W. Bush: SDI: think beyond Cold War, but convince Europe & Russia.
    Donald Trump: Deporting drug dealers, murderers, and "bad dudes".
    Martin O`Malley: Help people immigrate to our nation of immigrants.
    Andrew Yang: Fight for equal pay for women, and women of color.
    John Hickenlooper: 2018: declared "Equity For All Day" on gender pay gap.
Principles & Values
    Joni Ernst: AdWatch: "Let's make 'em squeal" in Washington.
    Gary Johnson: Republicans make me cringe; even kooky Libertarians don't.
    Gary Johnson: 1972: George McGovern-supporting anti-Vietnam War pot smoker.
    Bob Massie: Overcame childhood hemophilia, hepatitis, and HIV.
    Bill Clinton: 2012 voters should understand this recession is different.
    Bill Clinton: I should be the favorite of the Tea Party!
    Lisa Murkowski: Aligned with Alaskans; not aligned with party positions.
    Sarah Palin: Studied journalism; ran for office to make a difference.
    Sarah Palin: Religion: non-denominational Bible-believing Christian.
    Nick Lampson: Elected as ‘scandal baby’ in 2006, lost GOP district in 2008.
    Tim Mahoney: Elected as ‘scandal baby’ in 2006, lost GOP district in 2008.
    John Kerry: Grandfather committed suicide; John never told he was Jewish.
    John Kerry: Spent summers on Cape Cod and hometown in Millis MA.
    John Kerry: Attended boarding school in Europe; fluent in French.
    John Kerry: Despite aristocratic roots, a Catholic outsider at schools.
    Arnold Schwarzenegger: Campaigned for George Bush Senior in 1988.
    Arnold Schwarzenegger: Clinton impeachment was a waste of time and energy.
    Ralph Nader: Vote with your heart if your state is a foregone conclusion.
    George W. Bush: Surrounded by smart people, but he decides himself.
    Bill Bradley: Campaign about trust and neighborliness.
    John Kasich: Tax cuts and national renewal.
    Colin Powell: Keep options open for presidency, but not ready yet.
Tax Reform
    Bill Clinton: Cutting taxes for the rich hurts deficit and future.
    Tom Vilsack: Embraces middle-class tax cuts.
    George W. Bush: Don’t make Shermanesque promises on taxes like dad.
    John Kasich: $776B tax cut plan helps people afford health care.
    Pope Francis: Technological innovation should come with social inclusion.
War & Peace
    Donald Trump: Wants one of the greatest US military build-ups in history.
    Liz Cheney: Liberate nations that have been havens for terror.
    Sarah Palin: We don’t know what the plan is to ever end the war.
    Tom Vilsack: Get troops out of harm’s way in Iraq.

The above quotations are from Columns and news articles in Time magazine. Error processing SSI file

All material copyright 1999-2015
by OnTheIssues.org
Reprinting by permission only.

E-mail: submit@OnTheIssues.org
Send donations or submit quotations to:
1770 Massachusetts Ave. #630
Cambridge, MA 02140

Home Page
Most recent quotations Archive of books & debates Candidate Matching Quiz

Page last edited: Dec 28, 2019