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Books by and about 2016 presidential candidates
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Crippled America ,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)
American Dreams,
by Marco Rubio (2015)
Taking a Stand,
by Rand Paul (2015)
Unintimidated,
by Scott Walker (2013)
A Time for Truth,
by Ted Cruz (2015)
One Nation,
by Ben Carson (2014)
Trump/Pence vs. Clinton/Kaine On the Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Living History ,
by Hillary Rodham Clinton (2003)
Between Hope and History ,
by Bill Clinton (1996)
In Harmís Way ,
by Dr. Jill Stein (2000)
Democrat vs. Republican vs. Green vs. Libertarian,
Four Party's Presidential Nominees On The Issues (2016)
Books by and about 2012 presidential candidates
Ten Letters
about Pres. Barack Obama (2011)
Do Not Ask What Good We Do
about Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)

Book Reviews

(from Amazon.com)

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

VoteSmart synopsis of 2000-2010 legislative records


    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from VoteSmart 2000-2010 legislative records (number of quotes indicated):
  • Carlos Lopez-Cantera (1) Republican Senate Challenger Florida
  • Deborah Ross (1) Democratic Senate candidate North Carolina
  • Jason Kander (1) Democratic Senate candidate Missouri
  • Rob Hogg (2) Democratic Senate challenger Iowa
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

  • Project Vote-Smart surveys state legislative records and summarizes bill sponsorships and votes.
  • OnTheIssues does the same thing from federal legislative records, by reading the Congressional Record (available through the Library of Congress online.)
  • OnTheIssues sometimes reads state legislative records (for the few states that post their House and Senate journals online) and sometimes relies on VoteSmart (who use the more readily-available printed version).
  • In both cases, the summaries are intended to be non-biased politically: a description of the bill, rather than an analysis of its effect.
  • OnTheIssues also adds Pro and Con opinions on federal legislation, from proponents and opponents of each bill in the legislature or in private organizations.
  • Generally, Pro and Con opinions are not available for most state legislation, so VoteSmart sticks to just summaries.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Education
    Rob Hogg: $45M for teacher salary increases plus 4-year-old preschool.
Government Reform
    Carlos Lopez-Cantera: More disclosure of campaign contributions & fundraising.
    Deborah Ross: Establish one-stop registration and voting sites.
Gun Control
    Jason Kander: Keep restrictions for concealed carry; don't loosen them.
Immigration
    Rob Hogg: No home mortgages for illegal immigrants.


The above quotations are from VoteSmart synopsis of 2000-2010 legislative records.

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