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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)

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CBS Democratic primary debate, in Iowa, Nov. 14, 2015

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Budget & Economy
    Hillary Clinton: Go after shadow banking industry, like Lehman Brothers.
    Martin O`Malley: Our economy was wrecked by the big banks of Wall Street.
    Bernie Sanders: If Teddy Roosevelt saw modern banks he'd say "break them up".
    Bernie Sanders: Wall Street will not be in my Cabinet; their model is fraud.
    Hillary Clinton: AIG & Lehman were not big banks; we needed to bail them out.
    Martin O`Malley: It's crony capitalism to bail out banks for bad bets.
    Bernie Sanders: $70B to make public colleges & universities tuition-free.
    Bernie Sanders: Look at college degree like high school diploma 50 years ago.
    Hillary Clinton: Make community college free, but not free college for all.
    Martin O`Malley: Goal of affordable & debt-free college, like in Maryland.
    Martin O`Malley: Dad went to college on GI bill; kids went on pile of bills.
Energy & Oil
    Bernie Sanders: Climate change partly causes rise of terrorist groups.
Foreign Policy
    Bernie Sanders: Moral responsibility to reach out to Syrian refugees.
    Hillary Clinton: We spend a lot on development aid, even in war zones.
    Hillary Clinton: We should accept 65,000 Syrian refugees, vetted and screened.
    Martin O`Malley: We should accept 65,000 Syrian refugees who are fleeing ISIL.
Government Reform
    Hillary Clinton: Wall Street donates to me because I rebuilt them after 9/11.
    Hillary Clinton: GOP is trying to suppress voter registration.
Gun Control
    Bernie Sanders: Do more than reverse gun manufacturer immunity.
    Hillary Clinton: Reverse gun manufacturer immunity; let them get sued.
    Martin O`Malley: Baltimore was safer with my comprehensive gun safety law.
Homeland Security
    Bernie Sanders: Rid our planet of this barbarous organization called ISIS.
    Bernie Sanders: We spend billions on nuclear weapons & only 10% on terrorism.
    Hillary Clinton: Adversaries of the future: terrorists as well as drone subs.
    Martin O`Malley: Nature of warfare has changed: focus on intel, not armies.
    Hillary Clinton: Net immigration from Mexico has fallen to zero.
    Martin O`Malley: Our symbol is the Statue of Liberty, not a barbed wire fence.
    Bernie Sanders: $15 minimum wage might lose some jobs, but it helps many.
    Hillary Clinton: $12 minimum wage, indexed for the future.
    Martin O`Malley: Maryland was first state to pass a living wage of $10.10.
Tax Reform
    Bernie Sanders: Wealthiest will pay more but not as much as under Eisenhower.
    Martin O`Malley: Wealthiest should pay more but not as much as under Reagan.
War & Peace
    Bernie Sanders: Invasion of Iraq led to ISIS; Hillary voted to invade.
    Martin O`Malley: ISIS is an evil in this world; deal with them as evil.

The above quotations are from CBS Democratic primary debate, in Iowa, Nov. 14, 2015.
  • Miami Republican debate, March 10, 2016
  • Miami Democratic debate, March 9, 2016
  • Democratic primary debate in Flint, Michigan, March 6, 2016
  • Republican primary debate in Detroit, Michigan, March 3, 2016
  • CNN-Telemundo Republican debate on eve of Texas primary., Feb. 25, 2016
  • Democratic and Republican primary Town Hall, on eve of S.C. primary
  • 2016 CNN GOP Town Hall in South Carolina, Feb. 17-18, 2016
  • 2016 CBS News Republican Debate in S.C., Feb. 13, 2016
  • PBS Democratic Primary Debate in Wisconsin, Feb. 11, 2016
  • 2016 ABC News/IJReview Republican Debate in N.H., Feb. 6, 2016
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  • 2016 CNN Democratic Town Hall in N.H., Feb. 3, 2016
  • 2016 Fox News GOP primary debate in Iowa, Jan. 28, 2016
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  • 2015 Fox News/Facebook two-tiered GOP primary debate, August 6, 2015
  • Faith and Freedom Coalition "Road to Majority" Policy Conferences, April 25, 2015
  • 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference, Feb. 26-27, 2015
  • Forbes Magazine "Candidates Want You to Know" series, March-June 2015
  • Sunday Political Talk Show interviews, throughout 2015
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  • Brennan Center for Justice essays
  • National Journal 2016 series
  • Interviews on 2016 races with OnTheIssues
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