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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
United,
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)
Becoming,
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)

Book Reviews

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Democratic Primary Debate in Ohio, hosted by CNN and the New York Times


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    from Democratic Primary Debate (number of quotes indicated):
  • Amy Klobuchar (1) Minnesota Democratic candidate for President; Minnesota Senator
  • Andrew Yang (1) Democratic candidate for President; CEO
  • Bernie Sanders (1) Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Beto O`Rourke (2) Texas Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from TX
  • Cory Booker (1) New Jersey Mayor of Newark; N.J. Senator
  • Elizabeth Warren (1) Massachusetts Senator
  • Joe Biden (2) Democratic V.P.
  • Julian Castro (1) Texas Mayor of San Antonio; HUD Secretary
  • Kamala Harris (1) California Democratic candidate for President; California Senator
  • Pete Buttigieg (1) Indiana Democratic candidate for President; Mayor of South Bend, IN
  • Tom Steyer (5) Possible Democratic candidate for President from California
  • Tulsi Gabbard (1) Hawaii Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from HI-2
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
    The top twelve Democratic presidential candidates debated at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio, sponsored by CNN and the New York Times.

    Changes in the field as a result of this debate:

  • CEO Tom Steyer (D, CA) made his first appearance in a debate, after months of TV advertising

  • Rep. Tim Ryan (D, OH) dropped out after this debate, on Oct. 25.

  • Rep. Beto O`Rourke (D, TX) dropped out after this debate, on Nov. 1.

  • CEO Mike Bloomberg (D, NY) re-entered the race, claiming that V.P. Joe Biden was not capturing the moderate electorate, on Nov. 7.

    This debate was preceded by two "CNN Town Halls," focused on one topic, with a half-hour Q&A with each of a dozen candidates:

  • LGBT Town Hall in Los Angeles, October 10, with nine candidates on gay rights topics

  • CNN Town Hall on Climate Change, September 4, with ten candidates

  • Other CNN Town Halls prior to September, on general topics
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Cory Booker: Create Office of Reproductive Freedom & Reproductive Rights.
Drugs
    Tom Steyer: 72,000 died from opioids last year; that's a health crisis.
Energy & Oil
    Tom Steyer: We need to lead the world on climate, with allies abroad.
Foreign Policy
    Bernie Sanders: Turkey is not a US ally when they invade & mass slaughter.
    Joe Biden: Russia wants to break up NATO; work with Turkey to keep it.
    Tom Steyer: Unilateral action, without allies, makes absolutely no sense.
Free Trade
    Tom Steyer: Trump tax plan & trade war are failures; I can show how.
Government Reform
    Amy Klobuchar: Russia didn't just meddle in our election; they invaded it.
Gun Control
    Beto O`Rourke: No door-to-door enforcement, but reduce weapons of war.
    Julian Castro: No mandatory buybacks--it means more cops banging on doors.
    Kamala Harris: Mandatory buyback for 5 million assault weapons.
Homeland Security
    Beto O`Rourke: Renew alliances like Kurds; they make America stronger.
    Joe Biden: ISIS will come here if they take over Iraq and Syria.
Jobs
    Tom Steyer: Minimum wage should be $11 to $20, for parity with 1980.
Technology
    Andrew Yang: Russian hacking of our elections is a hostile act.
War & Peace
    Elizabeth Warren: Exit from Mideast wars, but do it the right way.
    Pete Buttigieg: We have betrayed our allies & values by exiting Syria.
    Tulsi Gabbard: End the regime change war in Syria.


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  • Amy Klobuchar Minnesota Democratic candidate for President; Minnesota Senator
  • Andrew Yang Democratic candidate for President; CEO
  • Bernie Sanders Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Beto O`Rourke Texas Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from TX
  • Cory Booker New Jersey Mayor of Newark; N.J. Senator
  • Elizabeth Warren Massachusetts Senator
  • Joe Biden Democratic V.P.
  • Julian Castro Texas Mayor of San Antonio; HUD Secretary
  • Kamala Harris California Democratic candidate for President; California Senator
  • Pete Buttigieg Indiana Democratic candidate for President; Mayor of South Bend, IN
  • Tom Steyer Possible Democratic candidate for President from California
  • Tulsi Gabbard Hawaii Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from HI-2

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