Books by and about 2016 presidential candidates|
| Hard Choices,|
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
| Crippled America ,|
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
| Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,|
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
| Outsider in the White House,|
by Bernie Sanders (2015)
| American Dreams,|
by Marco Rubio (2015)
| Taking a Stand,|
by Rand Paul (2015)
by Scott Walker (2013)
| A Time for Truth,|
by Ted Cruz (2015)
| One Nation,|
by Ben Carson (2014)
| Trump/Pence vs. Clinton/Kaine On the Issues ,|
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
| Living History ,|
by Hillary Rodham Clinton (2003)
| Between Hope and History ,|
by Bill Clinton (1996)
| In Harmís Way ,|
by Dr. Jill Stein (2000)
| Democrat vs. Republican vs. Green vs. Libertarian,|
Four Party's Presidential Nominees On The Issues (2016)
Books by and about 2012 presidential candidates|
| Ten Letters
about Pres. Barack Obama (2011)
| Do Not Ask What Good We Do
about Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)
(click a book cover for a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)
Fox Business Two-Tier 2016 GOP primary debate
First Tier: Top Seven by polls
Second Tier: Three other Republicans
Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
from Fox Business 2016 GOP primary debate (number of quotes indicated):
- Ben Carson (1) Republican 2016 Primary Challenger
- Carly Fiorina (8) Republican Presidential Challenger
- Chris Christie (3) New Jersey N.J. Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
- Donald Trump (4) Republican Presidential candidate
- Jeb Bush (3) Florida Former FL Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
- John Kasich (2) Ohio Republican presidential candidate
- Marco Rubio (1) FL Senator; Republican Presidential candidate
- Mike Huckabee (9) Arkansas Republican Presidential candidate
- Rick Santorum (8) Republican Presidential candidate
- Ted Cruz (1) Republican 2016 Primary Challenger
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
- This debate, in two tiers, was boycotted by Sen. Rand Paul (R, KY) because he was assigned to the "undercard debate".
- Gov. Jim Gilmore (R, VA) was not invited due to low poll ratings (as occurred in several past debates).
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Chris Christie: FactCheck: Donor to Planned Parenthood in '94, but denies it.
Mike Huckabee: We continue to slaughter 4,000 babies a day.
Budget & Economy|
Carly Fiorina: Cut tax code to 3 pages then budget sensibly.
John Kasich: We're nowhere close to a balanced budget; needs 3 things...
Rick Santorum: We need to focus on hard workers who struggle the most.
Mike Huckabee: Last year 58% of hate crimes were against Jews.
Donald Trump: The police are the most mistreated people in America.
Rick Santorum: China creates 5 times US pollution levels; bring jobs here.
Families & Children|
Rick Santorum: More nuclear families will improve the economy.
Chris Christie: World has fewer democracies than before Obama.
Carly Fiorina: Russia is an adversary, not an ally against ISIS.
Carly Fiorina: America must lead or the world becomes more dangerous.
Jeb Bush: We need Kurds & other Muslim allies, to help take out ISIS.
Mike Huckabee: Not our role to create desire for democracy in Afghanistan.
Marco Rubio: Tariffs on China won't work; improve our economy instead.
John Kasich: Freeze all federal regulations for one year.
Mike Huckabee: Government takes too much money from hard-working Americans.
Chris Christie: Vetoed a statewide I.D. system for gun owners.
Donald Trump: Mass shootings are due to a huge mental health problem.
Donald Trump: No limits on guns; they save lives.
Jeb Bush: Issue isn't law-abiding owners, but violence & mental health.
Mike Huckabee: Completely insane to make buying a gun even harder.
Jeb Bush: Our force level is so low that we can't even project force.
Mike Huckabee: President is responsible for protecting us, not Islam.
Ben Carson: Gather group of experts to screen out terrorists.
Donald Trump: No apology for banning Muslims from entering America.
Rick Santorum: Jobs and good wages scarce due to illegals.
Rick Santorum: Send six million illegals back to their countries.
Principles & Values|
Ted Cruz: FactCheck: McCain was born in US territory, not Panama.
Carly Fiorina: It's time to take our country back.
Carly Fiorina: I will not sit down and be quiet.
Mike Huckabee: White-collar workers ok to work until 70 but not blue-collar.
Mike Huckabee: Eliminate payroll tax, which taxes people for working hard.
Carly Fiorina: Check Facebook & Twitter to see jihadi pledges.
Carly Fiorina: Let tech work on terrorism, more innovation than bureaucracy.
Rick Santorum: DoD plays defense on technology; we need to go after them.
Rick Santorum: Harden electric grid against electromagnetic pulse attack.
War & Peace|
Mike Huckabee: Rebuild military but we should not fight without clear goals.
Rick Santorum: Will tear up agreement with Iran first day in office.
Click for quotations from other sources by:
- Ben Carson Republican 2016 Primary Challenger
- Carly Fiorina Republican Presidential Challenger
- Chris Christie New Jersey N.J. Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
- Donald Trump Republican Presidential candidate
- Jeb Bush Florida Former FL Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
- John Kasich Ohio Republican presidential candidate
- Marco Rubio FL Senator; Republican Presidential candidate
- Mike Huckabee Arkansas Republican Presidential candidate
- Rick Santorum Republican Presidential candidate
- Ted Cruz Republican 2016 Primary Challenger
The above quotations are from Fox Business Two-Tier 2016 GOP primary debate
First Tier: Top Seven by polls
Second Tier: Three other Republicans.
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
MSNBC Democratic primary debate in New Hampshire, Feb. 4, 2016
2016 CNN Democratic Town Hall in N.H., Feb. 3, 2016
2016 Fox News GOP primary debate in Iowa, Jan. 28, 2016
2016 NBC Democratic primary debate, Jan. 17, 2016
2016 Fox Business two-tiered GOP primary debate, Jan. 14, 2016
2015 ABC Democratic primary debate in New Hampshire, Dec. 19, 2015
2015 CNN Republican primary debate in Nevada, Dec. 15, 2015
2015 CBS Democratic primary debate, Nov. 14, 2015
2015 Fox Business/WSJ two-tiered GOP primary debate, Nov. 10, 2015
2015 CNBC two-tiered GOP primary debate, Oct. 28, 2015
2015 CNN Democratic primary debate, Oct. 13, 2015
2015 CNN two-tiered GOP primary debate, Sept. 16, 2015
Red State Gathering, Aug 6-9, 2015
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
Pre-Iowa caucus political summits, throughout 2015
Brennan Center for Justice essays
National Journal 2016 series
Interviews on 2016 races with OnTheIssues
PBS News Hour "2016 Candidate Stands" series
PolitiFact fact-checking on 2016 campaigns
Survey of 2016 Presidential campaign websites