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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Fire and Fury,
by Michael Wolff (2018)
Trump Revealed,
by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (2016)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2016)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
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)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
by Cory Booker (2016)
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)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
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)

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News coverage of political history from 1990-1999

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    Alan Keyes: Only exception is to preserve life of mother.
Budget & Economy
    Hillary Clinton: 2000: Eight years of a great economy is not enough.
    Dick Cheney: Donít fund domestic priorities by cutting defense.
    Robert Reich: Focus on inflation & deficit means focus on needs of wealthy.
    Dick Cheney: Investment in defense brings economic growth.
    Ralph Nader: Product liability suits are a pillar of democracy.
    Richard Nixon: Don't let elite casual drug users off the hook.
    Steve Forbes: Societal self-help is like 1820s Temperance Movement.
    Ralph Nader: Solution to addiction is information, not prohibition.
    Zell Miller: $1B more for education.
    Dick Cheney: Supports certifying military retirees as teachers.
Energy & Oil
    Cato Institute: Energy production by market forces not government planners.
Families & Children
    Jerry Brown: 1978: legalized midwifery despite Cal. Medical Association.
Foreign Policy
    Richard Nixon: Tiananmen repression did not wipe away progressive reforms.
    Richard Nixon: Tiananmen massacre inexcusable, but continue China relations.
    Richard Nixon: US is not a declining power.
    Richard Nixon: Western aid premature until Soviets overhaul economy.
    Richard Nixon: Top NATO priority: East Europe postcommunist recovery.
    Dick Cheney: Supported F-16 sales to Taiwan.
Free Trade
    Ralph Nader: Multinational corporations challenge democracy.
    Dick Cheney: Worldwide market thrives only with peaceful stability.
Government Reform
    Bill Bradley: Amendment: political spending is not free speech.
    Ralph Nader: Fight "Tweedledum & Tweedledee" with "None of the Above".
Health Care
    Ralph Nader: Tobacco is the world's worst air pollutant.
Homeland Security
    Orrin Hatch: Voted against base closings; require Congress in future.
    Gary Bauer: Expand NATO; stay engaged abroad; stop defense cuts.
    Alan Keyes: No women in combat.
    Al Gore: Voted for B2 & Seawolf.
Principles & Values
    Bill Clinton: 1991: Led "New Democrats" who rejected liberal orthodoxy.
    Hillary Clinton: 1992: All marriages have issues; our issues are our business.
    Ross Perot: 1992: Appropriated Bill Clinton's theme of "change".
    Dick Cheney: Exert leadership toward post-nuclear world.
    Ralph Nader: Forever an optimist to improve society.
    Gary Bauer: It's the "American Century" because of America's values.
    Dan Quayle: Murphy Brown episode was about helping single mothers.
    Ralph Nader: Power corrupts, unless it fears loss of power.
    Dick Cheney: Prosperity & security go hand in hand.
    Ralph Nader: Sacrificed personal life because civic work is a joy.
    Ralph Nader: Struggle against commercialism based on priceless things.
Tax Reform
    Steve Forbes: Bible has 700,000 words; Tax Code has 7 million. Junk it.
    Bill Bradley: For deregulation; consumer rights; limit media ownership.
    Dan Quayle: Get NASA out of doldrums & to Mars by 2019.
    Bill Bradley: Voted for V-Chip & telecomm self-censorship.
Welfare & Poverty
    Howard Phillips: Deconstruct the humanist-globalist welfare state.

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