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)
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Joe Sestak: Secure reproductive rights; pass family leave.
Bill de Blasio: Supports abortion rights & funding Planned Parenthood.
Howard Schultz: Pro-choice, but against third trimester abortion.
Marianne Williamson: Calls herself 100% pro-choice.
Andrew Yang: Abortion should be regulated by doctors, not legislators.
Julian Castro: Opposed Texas blocking abortions after 20 weeks.
Wayne Messam: We must face institutional racism across the board.
Marianne Williamson: Reparations to be distributed over 10 years by black leaders.
Bill de Blasio: OpEd: de Blasio soft on crime, undercuts police.
Andrew Yang: Police unfairly target minorities.
Jim Pederson: Candidate’s son sentenced for using oxycontin.
Joe Sestak: Universal pre-K; create "Training for a Lifetime".
Bill de Blasio: OpEd: de Blasio has failed NYC schools.
Wayne Messam: Relieve graduates of "crippling debt" from college loans.
Marianne Williamson: Free college; low cost education for older adults.
Energy & Oil|
Joe Sestak: Rejoin Paris Accord, ban offshore drilling.
Tom Steyer: Donated $41m for sustainable energy center.
Bill de Blasio: Supports Green New Deal & Paris Climate Accords.
Wayne Messam: Supports fighting climate change.
Joe Sestak: Rejoin Iran deal; strengthen trade with allies.
Stephen Laffey: Reporting Iran on nukes is a good start; UN should do more.
Joe Sestak: Would rejoin Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Julian Castro: Renegotiate NAFTA to protect workers & environment.
Tom Steyer: Opposes Citizens United decision.
Andrew Yang: Make Puerto Rico a state.
John Ashcroft: Judicial activism means failing to defend the Constitution.
Joe Sestak: Reform background checks to keep guns out of wrong hands.
Bill de Blasio: Project Fast Track focuses on gangs & illegal guns.
Wayne Messam: Opposed state law preventing discussion of gun control.
Marianne Williamson: Universal background checks including at gun shows.
Andrew Yang: Make gun manufacturers liable for mass shootings.
Julian Castro: Supports background checks at gun shows & assault weapon ban.
Joe Sestak: For public option as path to single payer.
Wayne Messam: Health Care is a right, not a privilege.
Julian Castro: Would tax the richest to fund Medicare for All.
Joe Sestak: Secure borders & due process for asylum seekers.
Bill de Blasio: Supports sanctuary cities; would abolish ICE.
Julian Castro: Treat immigration as civil, not criminal, issue.
Wayne Messam: Blocked immigration enforcement on city property.
Marianne Williamson: Pathway and affordable healthcare for illegal immigrants.
Andrew Yang: Supports the DREAM Act.
Julian Castro: Against funding border wall.
Bill de Blasio: Would raise the NYC minimum wage to $15/hour.
Wayne Messam: Supported boosting minimum wage.
Marianne Williamson: Supports $15 minimum wage & Green New Deal.
Principles & Values|
Justin Amash: Amash's call for impeachment condemned by Freedom Caucus.
Andrew Yang: Subsidize journalists to do local reporting.
Tom Steyer: Upper income people have done disproportionally well.
Bill de Blasio: Favors tax increases on wealthy.
Bill de Blasio: OpEd: NYC property taxes favors the wealthy.
Andrew Yang: Value-Added Tax as part of new capitalist philosophy.
Joe Sestak: Invest $1 trillion on infrastructure.
War & Peace|
Stephen Laffey: Sanction Iran; denounce Hamas; stand up to Cuba.