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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)

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Obama Cabinet members actions and issues


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  • Arne Duncan (2) Cabinet
  • Chuck Hagel (4) Cabinet-2015
  • Hilda Solis (1) California Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Hillary Clinton (7) Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Janet Napolitano (1) Cabinet-2013
  • Julian Castro (4) Texas Mayor of San Antonio; HUD Secretary
  • Kathleen Sebelius (2) Kansas Former Democratic Governor (1994-2002); Cabinet Sec'y (HHS)
  • Rahm Emanuel (1) Cabinet
  • Steven Chu (3) Cabinet
  • Thomas Perez (16) Cabinet
  • Tom Vilsack (7) Iowa Former Democratic Governor (1994-2002); Cabinet Sec'y (USDA)
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Budget & Economy
    Julian Castro: Too-tight credit market hurts minority home ownership.
    Rahm Emanuel: Economy was in freefall in 2008; we're still recovering.
Civil Rights
    Tom Vilsack: Resolved all USDA discrimination lawsuits.
    Thomas Perez: Make good on opportunity for people with disabilities.
    Thomas Perez: Expand opportunity for marginalized communities.
    Thomas Perez: Women still earn 77 cents on the dollar compared to men.
    Arne Duncan: Same-sex couples should be legally allowed to marry.
    Tom Vilsack: 2011: Gay marriage at state level only, for now.
Drugs
    Tom Vilsack: $51.4 million for opioid abuse clinics in rural communities.
Education
    Hilda Solis: $500M for businesses partnerships at community colleges.
    Arne Duncan: Engage innovation community with early learning community.
    Kathleen Sebelius: Engage innovation community with early learning community.
Energy & Oil
    Tom Vilsack: Bio-based energy for greater independence and flexibility.
    Steven Chu: Increase Efficiency and Conservation of Energy.
    Steven Chu: Coal is my worst nightmare.
    Steven Chu: Nuclear waste issues are still not fully resolved.
Environment
    Julian Castro: At HUD: $1 billion National Disaster Resilience Competition.
    Julian Castro: More funding for lead-safe regulations in low-income housing.
    Thomas Perez: Coal dust: Shouldn't sacrifice your life for your livelihood.
    Kathleen Sebelius: Environmental justice strategy: protect polluted communities.
Families & Children
    Tom Vilsack: Born into an orphanage and adopted in 1951.
    Thomas Perez: Expand access to paid leave & overtime protections.
    Thomas Perez: US Is only industrialized nation without paid family leave.
    Thomas Perez: Focus on reducing child labor internationally.
Foreign Policy
    Hillary Clinton: Work toward Arab Spring not being hijacked by extremists.
    Hillary Clinton: 1% of budget on foreign aid maintains our global leadership.
Free Trade
    Tom Vilsack: Government negotiations facilitate favorable trade.
Health Care
    Thomas Perez: ObamaCare is an important part of anti-poverty efforts.
Homeland Security
    Thomas Perez: DOL helped reduce veteran unemployment from 8.7% to 4.3%.
    Hillary Clinton: We responded to Benghazi immediately, and for the long run.
    Chuck Hagel: Supports the full repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell.
    Chuck Hagel: Hezbollah & Hamas are terrorists; Israeli self-defense ok.
    Chuck Hagel: Regrets using the term "Jewish lobby" for pro-Israel groups.
Immigration
    Janet Napolitano: Deferring DREAMer deportations about priorities, not policy.
    Thomas Perez: Fixing broken system brings 11M workers out of shadows.
Jobs
    Thomas Perez: Long-overdue increase in the minimum wage, and index it.
    Thomas Perez: Include homecare workers in minimum wage & overtime laws.
    Thomas Perez: Full-time minimum wage workers should not live in poverty.
Principles & Values
    Thomas Perez: First Latino elected to the Montgomery County Council.
Social Security
    Thomas Perez: Can't cling to defined benefit mentality in modern world.
Technology
    Tom Vilsack: Bio-based products reduce rural American unemployment.
    Hillary Clinton: PIPA: When information is stifled, Internet is diminished.
    Hillary Clinton: WikiLeaks tears at fabric of government.
War & Peace
    Hillary Clinton: Policy of prevention, not containment, on Iranian nukes.
    Chuck Hagel: Keep options beyond containment for Iran.
    Hillary Clinton: Agrees with Newt Gingrich that Iraq policy is a mess.
Welfare & Poverty
    Julian Castro: ConnectHome: make HUD the Department of Opportunity.
    Thomas Perez: War on Poverty has reduced poor from 30% to 13%.


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