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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)

Book Reviews

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Back-to-back speeches by John McCain and Barack Obama at the 99th NAACP Convention, July 2008

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    from Back-to-back speeches at the 99th NAACP Convention, July 2008 (number of quotes indicated):
  • Barack Obama (11)
  • John McCain (11)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Speeches at NAAACP Annual Conventions:
  • Back-to-back speeches by John McCain and Barack Obama at the 99th NAACP Convention, July 12th, 2008, (Link)
  • White House press release, "Remarks by Vice President Harris During a Moderated Conversation at the NAACP 114th Annual Convention," 7/29/2023, (Link)
  • Yahoo News, "Full Transcript of Hillary Clinton's NAACP Speech: 'This Madness Has to Stop'," July 18, 2016, (Link)
  • San Antonio Express-News, "No Obama, but Biden a hit at NAACP convention", by Joe Holley, July 13, 2012, (Link)
  • Black Entertainment Television, "Transcript: Mitt Romney's NAACP Speech", July 11, 2012, (Link)
  • Speech transcript, "Ronald Reagan: Address at the Annual Convention of the NAACP," delivered 29 June 1981, Denver, Colorado, (Link)
  • Speech transcript from the Truman Library Institute, "President Truman’s Address Before the NAACP" delivered June 29, 1947, (Link)

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    John McCain: Cant pass trillions of dollars of debt to our children.
    Barack Obama: We still need corporate ethics & vigilant government.
    Barack Obama: Job training for ex-offenders, to avoid return to crime.
    Barack Obama: Fight for social & economic justice begins in the classroom.
    John McCain: Vouchers and school choice for all.
    John McCain: Pay bonuses to teachers in the most troubled schools.
    John McCain: Offer more choices to those who wish to become teachers.
    John McCain: Target funding to recruit top graduates as teachers.
    John McCain: Direct $750 million to build virtual schools.
    John McCain: Give parents easier access to obtain help for their children.
Families & Children
    Barack Obama: Parents provide guidance by turning off TV & video games.
Health Care
    Barack Obama: Give more help to those denied a life of dignity & respect.
    Barack Obama: Guaranteed health care for anyone who needs it.
    John McCain: Large tax credit for families to buy their health care.
    John McCain: Raising taxes eliminates jobs.
    John McCain: Produce jobs by producing Americas own energy.
Principles & Values
    Barack Obama: We have to demand more from ourselves.
Tax Reform
    Barack Obama: Tax cut for middle class and relief to struggling homeowners.
    Barack Obama: Expand the Earned Income Tax Credit.
    John McCain: Double the personal tax exemption for every dependent.
War & Peace
    Barack Obama: $10 billion a month spent in Iraq should be spent in the US.
Welfare & Poverty
    Barack Obama: Still denying decent wages, good benefits, & fair treatment.

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