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)
Brian Mast: Defend life at every stage.
Darren Soto: Women have a right to control their own bodies.
Francis Rooney: Cherish and respect life.
John Rutherford: All life is sacred, period.
Matt Gaetz: Roe v. Wade was a terrible decision.
Matt Gaetz: Ban taxpayer-funded abortions under ObamaCare.
Neal Dunn: Only allow abortion for rape, incest, and maternal life.
Neal Dunn: Fight for the sanctity of life.
Budget & Economy|
Al Lawson: We are still rebuilding from the Recession; focus on jobs.
Brian Mast: Balance budget & overhaul federal spending caps.
Francis Rooney: $20 trillion dollars national debt is a national disgrace.
John Rutherford: Entrepreneurs create jobs--not the government.
Matt Gaetz: Balance budget by cutting spending & reforming entitlements.
Neal Dunn: Cut excessive regulation; rein in wasteful spending.
Carlos Curbelo: Chronic budget deficits threaten our economy & security.
Darren Soto: Embrace our proud LGBT community.
Gwen Graham: Fight to pass Paycheck Fairness Act.
Gwen Graham: Line item veto to get rid of corporate handouts.
Al Lawson: Smart justice for non-violent offenses: system isn't working.
John Rutherford: Give law enforcement all tools and resources needed.
Val Demings: Improve relationships between police & community.
Al Lawson: College education needs to be attainable and affordable.
Al Lawson: I believe in all options available in public education.
Brian Mast: Replace Common Core with school choice.
Matt Gaetz: Allow opt-out of Common Core; abolish Dept. of Education.
Neal Dunn: Stopping Common Core is the first step.
Val Demings: Equal access to quality education regardless of zip-code.
Val Demings: College for all without facing crushing student loan debt.
Gwen Graham: Invest in our public schools and Head Start.
Energy & Oil|
Brian Mast: Climate change regulations threaten economic growth.
Darren Soto: Dramatically reduce our carbon emissions.
Darren Soto: Named Champion of the Everglades by Audubon Florida.
Francis Rooney: Stop release of polluted water from Lake Okeechobee.
John Rutherford: Hand power back to our community from federal overreach.
Matt Gaetz: Environmental regulations are job-killing overreach.
Val Demings: Endorsed by League of Conservation Voters.
Gwen Graham: Protect natural heritage & open space for future generations.
Families & Children|
Francis Rooney: Marriage is a sacrament ; protected by religious freedom.
Neal Dunn: Protect traditional faith-based family values.
Brian Mast: Aggressive NATO response to Russian expansionism.
Carlos Curbelo: When the US shows weakness, bad actors become emboldened.
Darren Soto: Free trade is a nice theory, but oppose NAFTA & TPP.
Gwen Graham: End tax breaks for companies that ship job overseas.
Francis Rooney: Pledges to serve no more than eight years in Congress.
Brian Mast: Right to defend ourselves is God-given.
Darren Soto: Stand up to the gun lobby.
Francis Rooney: Protect and defend the Second Amendment.
John Rutherford: Work hard for concealed carry & open carry.
Matt Gaetz: Supports open carry and Stand-Your-Ground.
Matt Gaetz: One of the most pro-gun members of the Florida Legislature.
Neal Dunn: Protect the 2nd Amendment.
Brian Mast: Repeal and defund ObamaCare.
Darren Soto: Supports ObamaCare Medicaid expansion in Florida.
Francis Rooney: Fight to end the disaster known as ObamaCare.
John Rutherford: ObamaCare is too big, too complex, & too burdensome.
Matt Gaetz: Replace ObamaCare with a fiscally responsible system.
Neal Dunn: Full and immediate repeal of ObamaCare.
Carlos Curbelo: ObamaCare increases costs; empower patients instead.
Gwen Graham: Quality rural healthcare is vital; fix ObamaCare.
Al Lawson: Ensure that veteran benefits are protected.
Brian Mast: Treat every veteran as the most important vet ever.
Brian Mast: Maintain world's most prepared strongest military.
Francis Rooney: Voice for American strength, so our enemies know to fear us.
John Rutherford: We must return to a peace-through-strength military.
Matt Gaetz: $3 million to fund "Building Homes for Heroes.
Matt Gaetz: Oppose any automatic cuts to defense spending.
Neal Dunn: Help veterans with housing and health care issues.
Gwen Graham: Encourage military to private sector transitions.
Brian Mast: We need a high wall with a wide gate.
Darren Soto: DREAMers pay in-state tuition & have pathway to citizenship.
Francis Rooney: Controls our borders, immediately.
John Rutherford: First and foremost, strengthen wall along southern border.
Matt Gaetz: Secure the border and enforce our laws.
Neal Dunn: Stop debating; stop amnesty; stop illegal immigration.
Carlos Curbelo: US has duty to secure its borders; with guest worker program.
Val Demings: Retain good-paying jobs offering livable wages.
Gwen Graham: Raise the minimum wage; ensure paid sick time.
Principles & Values|
Francis Rooney: I will do all I can to defend Christian values.
Francis Rooney: Man's greed & corruption necessitate separation of powers.
Matt Gaetz: America is unique because we know our rights come from God.
Matt Gaetz: Bible is instructions from God; we are to follow faithfully.
Neal Dunn: Describes himself as a very conservative Catholic.
Al Lawson: Strengthen & secure Social Security.
Brian Mast: Update system to protect future generations.
Darren Soto: Strengthen and expand Social Security; don't cut it.
Matt Gaetz: Keep our promises but pass reforms for long-term solvency.
Val Demings: Protect Medicare and Social Security for our seniors.
Carlos Curbelo: Trust Fund runs out in 2021; Medicare runs out in 2026.
Gwen Graham: I refuse to support any budget with plans like privatization.
Brian Mast: Lower the tax burden & stimulate the economy.
John Rutherford: Keep the government off our backs & out of our wallets.
Matt Gaetz: Voted to repeal 4,000 regulations and to cut taxes 50 times.
Carlos Curbelo: Lower marginal tax rates for all Americans & corporations.
Al Lawson: Investing in infrastructure is investing in America's future.
Brian Mast: 100% against All Aboard Florida: no more trains.
War & Peace|
Brian Mast: Defeat global jihadists who threaten our very way of life.
Brian Mast: Renew Iranian sanctions after Obama's Iran Deal.
Matt Gaetz: Meet force with force against ISIS.
Neal Dunn: Terrorism must be confronted in the Middle East.
Carlos Curbelo: Russia & Mideast: Peace is only achieved through strength.