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)
Gil Cisneros: Trust women to make their own reproductive decisions.
Harley Rouda: Don't tell a woman what to do with her body.
Mark Harris: Pro-life; no exceptions for rape or incest.
Young Kim: Voted against women's right to reproductive decisions.
Gil Cisneros: Committed to important fight for LGBT equality.
Harley Rouda: Too many LGBTQ Americans lack basic legal protections.
Mark Harris: Homosexuality is a sin, and a choice.
Young Kim: Opposes gay marriage.
Mark Harris: Lowering corporate taxes will produce more growth.
Dana Rohrabacher: Legalize marijuana.
Gil Cisneros: Legalize recreational marijuana; expunge criminal records.
Harley Rouda: Legalize marijuana.
Young Kim: Don't legalize recreational marijuana.
Gil Cisneros: Don't divert funds from public schools to vouchers.
Gil Cisneros: Yes on interest-free college loans & free community college.
Harley Rouda: Allow college students to refinance loans at lower rates.
Mark Harris: Supports funding private schools with public money.
Young Kim: Vouchers instead of top-down, one-size-fits-all policies.
Young Kim: Supports student loan forgiveness for college debt.
Energy & Oil|
Ted Budd: No clear evidence that man contributes to climate change.
Dana Rohrabacher: Global warming theory means global government.
Gil Cisneros: Combat climate change before it's too late.
Harley Rouda: Prioritize green energy over fossil fuels of the past.
Mark Harris: Government should not pick winners & losers in green energy.
Young Kim: Humans contribute to climate change, but no spending on it.
Young Kim: Opposed renewable energy production targets.
Ted Budd: Cut EPA enforcement funding by $1.9 billion.
Mark Harris: Eliminate regulatory red tape on states' resources.
Families & Children|
Dana Rohrabacher: No funds for Planned Parenthood for any purpose.
Ted Budd: Support imposition of tariffs on China.
Mark Harris: Not a fan of tarrifs, but ok as negotiating tool.
Ted Budd: Leave redistricting to states; no independent commissions.
Gil Cisneros: More financial disclosure for political spending.
Gil Cisneros: Yes to automatic voter registration & same-day registration.
Harley Rouda: Reverse Citizens United; limit corporate political donations.
Harley Rouda: Fair elections without barriers to vote.
Mark Harris: Supports regulating indirect campaign contributions.
Young Kim: Didn't sponsor CA Proposition 59 to overturn Citizens United.
Young Kim: Opposes automatic voter registration & student enrollment.
Gil Cisneros: Support background checks and assault weapon ban.
Harley Rouda: Mandatory background checks; ban assault rifles.
Mark Harris: More gun laws are not the answer.
Young Kim: No background checks; don't expand assault weapon ban.
Gil Cisneros: US is too rich to struggle without affordable health care.
Harley Rouda: Basic healthcare is fundamental right in developed countries.
Mark Harris: Replace ObamaCare with market-based patient-driven reform.
Young Kim: ObamaCare gave us nothing but broken promises.
Ted Budd: End diversity visa lottery & chain migration.
Gil Cisneros: Supports pathway to citizenship for DACA recipients.
Harley Rouda: Comprehensive immigration reform with pathway to citizenship.
Mark Harris: Pathway to citizenship rewards lawbreaking.
Young Kim: Supports pathway to citizenship for DACA recipients.
Ted Budd: Prohibit prevailing wage mandate.
Gil Cisneros: Increase minimum wage; ensure a living wage.
Mark Harris: Opposes minimum wage increase, and spending to create jobs.
Young Kim: Don't raise California minimum wage.
Principles & Values|
Dana Rohrabacher: Trump campaign did not collude with the Russians.
Mark Harris: Supports gradual privatization of Social Security.
Gil Cisneros: Stop tax handouts to big corporations & special interests.
Harley Rouda: Trump tax cuts help wealthy families, not working families.
Young Kim: Signed pledge to not raise taxes.
Ted Budd: Don't require that internet provides equal access to all.
Dana Rohrabacher: Prohibit FCC from regulating rates for broadband internet.
Harley Rouda: Supports rebuilding infrastructure.
Harley Rouda: Strong net neutrality supporter.
Mark Harris: Opposes net neutrality.
War & Peace|
Harley Rouda: Keep nuclear treaty with Iran.