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)
Matthew Corey: Pro-choice.
August Wolf: Pro-choice but no federal funding for abortion.
Budget & Economy|
Matthew Corey: Washington's unbalanced budget affects all states.
Matthew Corey: Wasteful spending and regulations crippling jobs.
Dan Carter: Too much of our economy is controlled by federal government.
Heidi Heitkamp: Quit playing blame game & pass Balanced Budget Amendment.
Rick Berg: We need a budget that comes to closure, and reins in deficit.
Christopher Shays: OpEd: Spent $200M on "Bridge to Nowhere".
Jack Orchulli: Enforce the constitutional spending CAP backed by facts.
Ann-Marie Adams: President of the Conn. Association of Black Communicators.
Matthew Corey: Supports same-sex marriage.
August Wolf: Signed Supreme Court amicus brief favoring same-sex marriage.
Ann-Marie Adams: Racial injustice:Black student debt disproportionately worse.
August Wolf: Not everyone who works on Wall Street is a criminal.
Heidi Heitkamp: Fought attempt to weaken ND bank privacy laws.
Matthew Corey: Supports capital punishment but not mandatory minimums.
Dan Carter: Empower both law enforcement and communities together.
Linda McMahon: 1989: WWE exonerated unanimously of steroid doctor misdeeds.
Matthew Corey: Wants vouchers for school choice, empower states.
Dan Carter: Bottom-up decisions on schools, not top-down politicians.
August Wolf: Support home-school, charter schools, & parochial schools.
Dan Malloy: $22M for new charter schools over three years.
Tom Foley: Ran on platform of school choice.
Ann-Marie Adams: Lack of minority teachers led to achievement gap.
Peter Lumaj: Expand charter schools and the voucher program.
Energy & Oil|
Matthew Corey: Yes to Keystone; no to funding renewables.
August Wolf: Support domestic exploration for clean coal, oil, and gas.
Peter Lumaj: Develop our vast natural gas and oil reserves.
Joseph Lieberman: Cheney energy bill was imperfect but good for CT.
Ned Lamont: Cheney energy bill keeps us dependent on foreign oil.
Dan Carter: Policy of stupefied bystander erodes America's stature.
Linda McMahon: Sustainable 2-state solution in Israel; no settlement freeze.
Richard Blumenthal: 2-state solution in Israel after Palestine stops terrorism.
Joseph Lieberman: North Korean missiles were provocative, but donít over-react.
Ned Lamont: Biggest threat to US is rogue nation with nukes.
Dan Carter: Oppose TTP as neither free trade nor fair trade.
August Wolf: Ratify fast-track trade authority and TPP.
Joseph Lieberman: Connecticut jobs rely on exports.
Ned Lamont: Lieberman never saw a trade agreement he didnít like.
Ned Lamont: Negotiate strong labor & enviro into trade agreements.
Matthew Corey: Don't regulate union/corporate campaign contributions.
Dan Carter: Democrats do nothing but raise campaign cash for re-election.
Joseph Lieberman: Public has right to know candidateís personal income taxes.
Joseph Lieberman: Earmarks are great for Connecticut.
Ned Lamont: Earmarks should be outlawed as lobbyist over-influence.
Chris Murphy: Teachers don't want to be armed; nor do parents or students.
Chris Murphy: Stricter gun control laws on a federal level.
August Wolf: Never disarm law abiding Americans.
Chris Murphy: NRA has more control over Congress than any other group.
Matthew Corey: Let health care be governed by the free market.
Dan Carter: Government-run ObamaCare screams out to repeal & replace.
August Wolf: Repeal ObamaCare: all of it; immediately.
Ann-Marie Adams: Expand Medicaid and reduce disparities.
Peter Lumaj: Repeal ObamaCare; create market-based health care system.
Jack Orchulli: No billions for public option; keep skin in the game.
Ned Lamont: Why hasnít Lieberman ever signed onto universal healthcare?
Matthew Corey: Veterans cannot be ignored or forgotten.
Dan Carter: Restore troops to being nimble, smart and relentless.
August Wolf: VA administration has been sorely mismanaged.
August Wolf: Demand accountability in Department of Veterans Affairs.
Peter Lumaj: Peace through strength to defeat terrorism.
Richard Blumenthal: Apologizes again for having said he served in Vietnam.
Linda McMahon: Terrorists only need to succeed once; we must succeed always.
Joseph Lieberman: Last thing we want is to release dangerous Gitmo detainees.
Ned Lamont: Gitmo, wiretaps, & Haditha have weakened our moral authority.
August Wolf: Build a wall & aggressively enforce immigration laws.
Linda McMahon: More merit-based system for green card & citizenship.
Linda McMahon: No amnesty; enforce immigration laws.
Richard Blumenthal: Enact comprehensive solution; piecemeal approach fails.
Joseph Lieberman: Now itís too easy to come in across our border.
Joseph Lieberman: Earn citizenship only after 11 years of waiting within rules.
Ned Lamont: Focus on employers hiring, not on building fences.
Ned Lamont: Give illegal immigrants a path to earned citizenship.
August Wolf: Minimum wage of $15 per hour is too high; find middle ground.
Linda McMahon: Six-point jobs growth plan; cut taxes for the middle class.
Linda McMahon: WWE has created 20 jobs annually for 28 years.
Richard Blumenthal: Contractors without health insurance aren't good jobs.
Joseph Lieberman: My seniority helps me deliver contracts and jobs to CT.
Ned Lamont: Invest in infrastructure to create local jobs.
Principles & Values|
August Wolf: Represented America at 1984 Olympics.
August Wolf: Participated in 1984 Olympics, as shot-put athlete.
Linda McMahon: OpEd: Spent $50M of her own money on 2010 Senate race.
Joseph Lieberman: Iím not George Bush, but Lamont is running against him.
Joseph Lieberman: Would run Independent due to Lamontís single-issue candidacy.
Ned Lamont: I say what I mean, and I mean what I say.
Ned Lamont: If Lieberman wonít take on George Bush, I will.
Ned Lamont: My support is grassroots -- stand up and be clear.
Ned Lamont: Democrats should present constructive alternatives to Bush.
Matthew Corey: Social Security isn't an entitlement but a benefit.
Joseph Lieberman: I looked at privatization but decided against it.
Ned Lamont: No common ground with Bush on privatization.
Dan Carter: Common sense tax policies to unleash power of entrepreneurs.
August Wolf: Tax reform to allow private industry to create jobs.
Heidi Heitkamp: Never eliminate home mortgage deduction.
Peter Lumaj: Simplify the tax code with a Flat Tax.
Jack Orchulli: End over-spending by self-serving career politicians.
Linda McMahon: Economy is fragile; don't raise taxes in a recession.
Richard Blumenthal: Nation's wealthiest don't need extension of Bush tax breaks.
Linda McMahon: Make Bush tax cuts permanent or CT loses 8.500 jobs.
Richard Blumenthal: Extending Bush tax cuts for wealthiest 2% is wrong.
Richard Blumenthal: Engage private sector to gather intel for homeland security.
War & Peace|
Matthew Corey: ISIS must be eliminated at all costs.
Dan Carter: ISIS threat is very real both at home and abroad.
Richard Blumenthal: Cautious support of Iran nuclear deal; needs more oversight.
August Wolf: We can't trust the Iranian terrorist regime with nukes.
Linda McMahon: Support sanctions on Iran; keep all options on table.
Richard Blumenthal: Strengthen sanctions on Iran, adding an arms embargo.
Joseph Lieberman: Overthrowing Saddam was right, and we canít abandon Iraq now.
Joseph Lieberman: Getting out too soon will be a disaster for Iraq and for us.
Ned Lamont: Lieberman is only person confused about my position on Iraq.
Ned Lamont: 6 months to withdraw from front lines; 12 months out of Iraq.