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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)
Unintimidated,
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)

Book Reviews

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CBS "Face the Nation" interviews during 2017
(John Dickerson interviewing candidates for 2017-18 races)



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    from CBS "Face the Nation" interviews during 2017 (number of quotes indicated):
  • Bernie Sanders (4) Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Chris Christie (2) New Jersey N.J. Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Cory Booker (2) New Jersey Mayor of Newark
  • Jeff Flake (3) Republican Challenger (retiring) Arizona
  • John Hickenlooper (2) Colorado Democratic Governor
  • John Kasich (5) Ohio Republican Governor
  • Marco Rubio (1) FL Senator; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Mike Pence (3) Indiana Republican nominee for Vice President
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
    A long-standing political tradition is the Sunday morning talk show, beginning with "Meet the Press" in 1947. Currently, five separate "talking head" programs appear on five different TV stations every Sunday morning.

    Making an appearance on all five talk shows on one Sunday is known as a Full Ginsburg, because it was first accomplished by William Ginsburg (Monica Lewinsky's attorney) in 1998.

    In 2013, both Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio accomplished a Full Ginsburg, fueling speculation that both were planning a presidential run in 2016.

    In 2014, John Kerry was the only person to accomplish a Full Ginsburg, but no one thought he was planning a presidential run in 2016.

    In 2015, two federal officials accomplished a Full Ginsburg: one in the follow-up to the January 2015 State of the Union speech, and the other after a train derailment. Paul Ryan accomplished a Full Ginsburg after becoming Speaker of the House in November 2015.

    In the first half of 2016, two presidential candiadtes accomplished a Full Ginsburg: Ted Cruz on Feb. 28, and Marco Rubio twice, on Feb. 14 and Feb. 21.

    OnTheIssues.org excerpts all five of the shows, listed below, with their respective interviewing pundits and each pundit's political affiliation:

  • ABC This Week: (George Stephanopoulos; liberal; from Bill Clinton's staff)
  • CNN "State of the Union": (Jake Tapper and Dana Bash; moderate liberal)
  • Fox News Sunday: (Chris Wallace and Bret Baier; conservative)
  • Meet the Press: (Chuck Todd; moderate)
  • CBS Face the Nation: (John Dickerson; moderate)

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Bernie Sanders: Support pro-life Dems if they replace pro-life Republicans.
Budget & Economy
    Jeff Flake: Big-spending GOP gave away limited government mantle.
Civil Rights
    Bernie Sanders: Women's March: never again second-class citizens.
Drugs
    John Kasich: If we all marched against drugs, we'd win that battle.
Education
    John Hickenlooper: Reinvent bipartisan apprenticeships & workforce training.
Foreign Policy
    Chris Christie: America is strongest moral power for what is good and right.
    Mike Pence: America represent the highest ideals of humankind.
    Mike Pence: Re-engage the world but put America first.
Government Reform
    Cory Booker: Even billionaires need transparency in confirmation hearings.
Health Care
    John Hickenlooper: Stabilize private markets & deal with high-cost pools.
    John Kasich: To Dems: let market work; to GOP: help people who need it.
    Cory Booker: Repealing ObamaCare with no replacement just hurts Americans.
Immigration
    Chris Christie: No Muslim ban, but ok to ban 7 Muslim countries.
    Mike Pence: Muslim-country ban has solid constitutional foundation.
Principles & Values
    Jeff Flake: Wrote Conscience of a Conservative because GOP lost its way.
    Jeff Flake: We get nothing done because of lack of political civility.
    Bernie Sanders: Change direction of Democrats to grassroots & bottom-up.
    John Kasich: America's divided; reunite by thinking bigger than ourselves.
    John Kasich: Focus on common humanity and fix problems where we live.
Social Security
    John Kasich: Deal with all entitlements or we'll drown in debt.
Technology
    Bernie Sanders: 13 million jobs by rebuilding our crumbling infrastructure.
War & Peace
    Marco Rubio: We cannot live in a world where North Korea can nuke us.


The above quotations are from CBS "Face the Nation" interviews during 2017
(John Dickerson interviewing candidates for 2017-18 races).

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