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)
Rep. Mark Kennedy (R) debates Amy Klobuchar (D) on Meet the Press, moderated by Tim Russert
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from 2006 Minnesota Senate Debate (number of quotes indicated):
- Amy Klobuchar (15)
- Mark Kennedy (14)
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy|
Amy Klobuchar: Budget & Economy.
Amy Klobuchar: Cut discretionary spending like “bridge to nowhere”.
Mark Kennedy: Authored the line-item veto, to take out bills’ silly stuff.
Amy Klobuchar: I don't think manure is toxic waste.
Mark Kennedy: League of Conservation Voters considers manure a toxic waste.
Amy Klobuchar: When North Korea crosses line, there have to be consequences.
Mark Kennedy: Use diplomacy and China to pressure North Korea on nukes.
Amy Klobuchar: I supported the Patriot Act.
Amy Klobuchar: Patriot Act provides necessary surveillance tools.
Amy Klobuchar: Detainee bill will not meet constitutional muster.
Mark Kennedy: Patriot Act allowed 5 years without terrorist attack.
Amy Klobuchar: Opposes Social Security for illegal immigrants.
Principles & Values|
Mark Kennedy: Votes for what’s best for MN, but with Bush 92% of the time.
Amy Klobuchar: No raising retirement age; no cost of living increase.
Mark Kennedy: 2006: No changes in tax rates, not even for very wealthy.
Amy Klobuchar: Reduce $250B deficit by rolling back capital gains & top 1%.
Mark Kennedy: Tax relief was a reward for those who create jobs.
War & Peace|
Amy Klobuchar: 2006: turn over governance of Iraq to the Iraqis.
Mark Kennedy: 2006: We've made some mistakes in Iraq, but stay the course.
Amy Klobuchar: Solution in Iraq is diplomatic, not just military.
Amy Klobuchar: Transition to Iraqi governance; no permanent military bases.
Amy Klobuchar: Bring the troops home in a responsible manner.
Amy Klobuchar: Iraq war has cost $300B and fomented more terrorism.
Mark Kennedy: Wrong on prediction of significant troops home in 2006.
Mark Kennedy: We were over-optimistic, but making progress in Iraq.
Mark Kennedy: Stands by his vote for war in Iraq; no rewinding history.
Mark Kennedy: Iraq is a central front in the war on terror.
Mark Kennedy: No specific timetable for withdrawal from Iraq.
Mark Kennedy: We must win or terrorism will mushroom.
The above quotations are from Rep. Mark Kennedy (R) debates Amy Klobuchar (D) on Meet the Press, moderated by Tim Russert.