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)
Cory Gardner: No Personhood Amendment; birth control over-the-counter.
Cory Gardner: Sell contraceptives over-the-counter to avoid Hobby Lobby.
Ken Buck: Opposes abortion rights, even in cases of rape and incest.
Budget & Economy|
Michael Bennet: Stimulus bill avoided Depression; now we need infrastructure.
Ken Buck: We spent $787B on stimulus with nothing to show for it.
Michael Bennet: Stimulus bill limited because recession worse than expected.
Bob Schaffer: $700B bailout is dead hand of government making things worse.
Bob Schaffer: Congressí 2007 laws made private sector pay for bailout.
Bob Schaffer: $700 billion bailout is necessary but essentially a tax.
Mark Udall: Financial bailout results from Reagan & Bush GOP policies.
Mark Udall: $700 billion bailout is not good for my constituents.
Ken Buck: Won't compare gays to alcoholics again; better candidate now.
Ken Buck: Buck "mis-spoke" comparing homosexuality to alcoholism.
Ken Buck: Birth influences homosexuality like it influences alcoholism.
Ken Buck: Being gay is a choice, but birth has an influence.
Ken Buck: Don't-ask-don't-tell policy makes a lot of sense.
Michael Bennet: Opposition to homosexuality is an outdated views of society.
Ken Buck: Small business can turn economy around with lower tax burden.
Mark Udall: No welfare for CEOs in financial bailout.
Ken Buck: 2006: Declined to prosecute "buyer's remorse" date-rape case.
Owen Hill: Eliminate the Department of Education.
Bob Schaffer: More competition needed in higher-ed loan-making.
Mark Udall: More money for government-run college aid programs.
Energy & Oil|
Mark Udall: We're prepared to put a price on carbon.
Bob Schaffer: Federal government rakes in funds from high energy prices.
Mark Udall: We need comprehensive plan, not just oil & gas development.
Ken Buck: Protect rural water supplies like Arkansas River basin.
Michael Bennet: $5 million to begin work on the Arkansas Valley Conduit.
Bob Schaffer: Reducing repatriation tax pumps capital into economy.
Mark Udall: Reducing repatriation tax rewards sending jobs overseas.
Owen Hill: Stick to the enumerated powers our founding fathers gave us.
Ken Buck: Not, repeat not, for repealing the 17th Amendment.
Pete Coors: The 527 loophole is also a freedom of speech.
Cory Gardner: Ebola: immediate ban on all travel from West African.
Amy Stephens: AmyCare was lesser of 2 evils to exempt state from ObamaCare.
Mark Udall: AdWatch: Targeted by RNC robocalls for support of ObamaCare.
Michael Bennet: I back fiscally sound measures, including Medicare cuts.
Ken Buck: $500B savings in Medicare is heart of health care reform.
Michael Bennet: $500B savings in Medicare is heart of health care reform.
Mark Udall: FactCheck: Yes, NSA can collect phone records on Americans.
Ken Buck: No eminent domain for 238,000-acre Trinidad training site.
Michael Bennet: No expansion option for 238,000-acre Trinidad training site.
Ken Salazar: Implement the reforms recommended by the 9/11 Commission now.
Pete Coors: Weíll never have perfect security in the US.
Pete Coors: Important to check baggage and freight.
Pete Coors: We should be more worried about Iran and North Korea.
Pete Coors: Scrutinize the massive intelligence failures in the US.
Pete Coors: Get people in a coalition thatís been working with the enemy.
Cory Gardner: I support the DREAM Act & some form of legalized work status.
Ken Buck: More Border Patrol; finish the fence.
Michael Bennet: More National Guard troops on border; then amnesty.
Ken Buck: People with two misdemeanors disqualified for citizenship.
Michael Bennet: Sponsor and enthusiastic support of the DREAM Act.
Bob Schaffer: Opposes sanctuary cities; help local police enforce law.
Mark Udall: Program for illegal immigrants to come out of the shadows.
Ken Salazar: Give benefits to children of longtime illegal immigrants.
Pete Coors: Give no benefits to children of longtime illegal immigrants.
Michael Bennet: Opposes Employee Free Choice Act & card-check.
Principles & Values|
Randy Baumgardner: Skipped GOP primary debate sponsored by Denver Post.
Ken Buck: Tea Party is based on frustration, not racism.
Ken Buck: I will not swear allegiance to the Republican party.
Ken Salazar: Kerry is somebody who I support.
Ken Buck: Give younger workers option to invest in separate retirement.
Ken Buck: Extend Bush tax cuts & cut spending to pay for it.
Michael Bennet: Cut taxes $12B on small businesses.
Michael Bennet: Open to compromise on temporarily extending Bush tax cuts.
Bob Schaffer: Cutting taxes increased revenue & unleashed economic growth.
War & Peace|
Ken Buck: No deadline for withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Michael Bennet: Commit to bring home troops from Afghanistan in July 2011.
Ken Buck: Don't allow Iran to obtain nukes, even via military.
Ken Buck: Afghanistan war ok; nation-building not ok.
Michael Bennet: Afghan exit after al-Qaida groups destroyed in Pakistan.
Bob Schaffer: Surge is working; but it might take years.
Mark Udall: Proposed votes against the declaration of war.
Mark Udall: Surge has helped, but itís time to leave Iraq.
Pete Coors: Support adding more troops, oppose setting a war deadline.
Ken Salazar: Bush was not for a Department of Homeland Security.
Ken Salazar: We have a mess on our hands in Iraq.
Pete Coors: Go with the best intelligence you have.