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)
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)
(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)
Rand Paul: Supports "Plan B" morning-after contraception.
Budget & Economy|
Martin O`Malley: Closed $1.7 billion budget deficit in 7 years.
Martin O`Malley: Middle-out economics instead of trickle-down economics.
Mitch McConnell: Supports sequester cuts: 2.4% out of $3.6 trillion budget.
Jack Reed: Postpone sequestration; then balanced taxes & cuts.
Lindsey Graham: Dollar-for-dollar offset: cut spending to raise debt ceiling.
Martin O`Malley: Respect dignity of individuals & support same-sex marriage.
Bobby Jindal: Open to method of execution but lethal injection ok.
John Hickenlooper: $20M for mental health 24/7 call-in centers.
Rand Paul: War on drugs has unintentionally had a racial outcome.
Bobby Jindal: We lock up too many people for casual drug use.
Martin O`Malley: Proportionality in marijuana arrests, but not legalization.
Martin O`Malley: Let Colorado experiment with legalization, not Maryland.
Energy & Oil|
Bobby Jindal: Cheap, affordable domestic energy is economically critical.
Richard Durbin: Energy tax to fund infrastructure investment.
Rand Paul: No quarantine on returning Ebola doctors unless symptomatic.
Ted Cruz: Cuba is oppressive but never misses chance to propagandize.
Rick Perry: There shouldn't be any air between us & our best ally Israel.
Lindsey Graham: Without American leadership the world disintegrates rapidly.
Lindsey Graham: Sanctions against Putin; arm & train the Ukrainians.
Lindsey Graham: UN has become more anti- Israeli & anti-Semitic.
Michele Bachmann: Crack down on Boko Haram terrorists in northern Nigeria.
Lindsey Graham: Create a democratic noose around Putin's Russia.
Rick Santorum: Censure & lawsuit for too many executive actions.
Rand Paul: President should not bypass Congress with executive orders.
Susan Collins: Outrageous for IRS to target Tea Party groups.
John Hickenlooper: State Senate "Line item recall" about too-strict gun control.
John Hickenlooper: Universal background checks but no assault weapon ban.
Ted Cruz: Suspend commercial air travel to Ebola-infected areas.
Lindsey Graham: US troops in Africa is the right way to fight Ebola.
Rick Santorum: ObamaCare wasted $500M setting up 4 failed state exchanges.
Martin O`Malley: ObamaCare website has problems, but we're enrolling citizens.
Scott Walker: To best benefit economy, replace ObamaCare.
Lindsey Graham: Benghazi:Focus on talking points, not how intel was gathered.
Rick Perry: Hamas uses civilians as shields; help Israel defend itself.
James Webb: President should consult Congress about POW exchanges.
Bernie Sanders: V.A. doesn't have resources to accommodate 2 million vets.
Michele Bachmann: Benghazi was so appalling that we must have answers.
Rick Santorum: Getting out facts about Benghazi makes hearings successful.
Lindsey Graham: More budget & more than 440,000 troops against North Korea.
Susan Collins: Cuts in defense are very troubling to me personally.
Mark Udall: Reopen PATRIOT Act: stop gathering secret phone data.
Lindsey Graham: Need comprehensive reform, not partial executive action.
Lindsey Graham: Driving out 11 million illegals impractical; fix the system.
Rick Santorum: Amnesty to unskilled illegals makes worker wages stagnate.
Rick Perry: Illegal immigrants have committed 3,000 homicides.
Bobby Jindal: We've got a backwards system: low walls and a narrow gate.
Bobby Jindal: A secure border means that border governors certify it.
Richard Durbin: Reform will increase coordination & reduce terrorism.
Richard Durbin: Extend partner immigration rights to gay couples.
Rick Santorum: Raising the minimum wage a little is ok, if phased in slowly.
Martin O`Malley: Extend unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless.
Martin O`Malley: Raise minimum wage to $10 per hour.
Scott Walker: Link unemployment benefits to job search every week.
Scott Walker: Don't raise minimum wage; train for higher-wage jobs.
Principles & Values|
John Walsh: AdWatch: "Where's Walsh-o" website: "Walsh is hard to find".
Scott Walker: Book "Unintimidated" isn't my biography, but about reforms.
Martin O`Malley: Cut taxes on bottom 85% while raising taxes on top 15%.
Richard Durbin: Close tax loopholes and gain $1.2T from the wealthy.
War & Peace|
Ted Cruz: Bomb ISIS back to the Stone Age.
Ted Cruz: Arm & aid the Peshmerga Kurds against ISIS.
Bernie Sanders: Get Saudis & regional powers involved with fighting ISIS.
Bernie Sanders: Arm the Peshmerga against ISIS, as international effort.
Lindsey Graham: U.S. ground troops to fight ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
Lindsey Graham: We should have left 10,000 US troops in Iraq.
Lindsey Graham: 2012: Arm the Syrian rebels & fight Assad's air force.
Lindsey Graham: ISIS plans to take Jordan; that throws Mideast into turmoil.
Lindsey Graham: OK for Iran to help in Iraq, but not to dominate.
Lindsey Graham: ISIS makes Iraq & Syria the staging area for the next 9/11.
Tom Cotton: Iraq War was just and noble.
Lindsey Graham: Slow Afghan withdrawal, with 15,000 US troops left behind.
Welfare & Poverty|
Martin O`Malley: Anti-poverty programs grow our middle class.