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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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Media coverage of MO political races in The Kansas City Star


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    from The Kansas City Star (number of quotes indicated):
  • Carl Brewer (1) Kansas Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Catherine Hanaway (1) Missouri Republican 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Chris Koster (5) Missouri Democratic challenger for Governor
  • Claire McCaskill (1) Democratic Sr Senator; previously state Auditor Missouri
  • Dick Cheney (1) Former Republican Vice President
  • Eric Greitens (1) Missouri Republican Governor (resigned)
  • George Tenet (1)
  • George W. Bush (1) Republican
  • Greg Orman (7) Kansas Independent candidate for Governor
  • Jean Carnahan (5) Democratic Senator (Former) Missouri
  • Jeff Colyer (3) Kansas Candidate for Governor
  • Jim Slattery (1) Former Democratic Senate Challenger (2008) Kansas
  • John Brunner (1) Missouri Republican 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • John Kerry (1) Cabinet
  • Josh Hawley (2) Republican candidate for Missouri U.S. Senator Missouri
  • Kathleen Sebelius (1) Kansas Former Democratic Governor (1994-2002); Cabinet Sec'y (HHS)
  • Kris Kobach (5) Kansas Republican candidate for Kansas Governor
  • Laura Kelly (1) Kansas Democratic candidate for governor of Kansas
  • Matt Blunt (1) Missouri Former Republican Governor (retired 2008)
  • Mike Parson (1) Missouri Republican candidate for governor of Missouri
  • Pat Roberts (8) Republican Sr Senator Kansas
  • Robin Carnahan (5) 2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; Secretary of State Missouri
  • Roy Blunt (7) Republican Jr Senator Missouri
  • Sam Brownback (1) Kansas Republican Governor
  • Todd Akin (1) Republican Challenger Missouri
  • Wesley Clark (1) Democrat
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Jeff Colyer: Staunchly anti-abortion.
    Chris Koster: Planned Parenthood didn't illegally dispose of fetal tissue.
    Greg Orman: Supports access to abortion services.
    Pat Roberts: Let insurance plans deny abortions based on employer beliefs.
Budget & Economy
    Robin Carnahan: 2008 bank bailout helped Wall Street, not ordinary people.
    Roy Blunt: Bailout ok; stimulus package a huge mistake.
    Robin Carnahan: TARP financial bailout let banks run wild.
    Roy Blunt: TARP was a plan that worked.
Civil Rights
    Jeff Colyer: No commitment to protecting LGBT workers from discrimination.
    Kathleen Sebelius: 2007: Prohibit discrimination on basis of gender identity.
    Kris Kobach: Do nothing to protect the rights of LGBT workers.
    Sam Brownback: 2015: Repeal ban on gender identity discrimination.
    Catherine Hanaway: Support SJR39: Religious liberty trumps gay marriage.
    Chris Koster: Oppose SJR39: gay discrimination isn't religious liberty.
    Eric Greitens: Anti-gay "religious liberty" amendment threatens jobs.
    John Brunner: Let clergy choose to decline to perform gay marriages.
    Chris Koster: Judges can allow same-sex marriage despite voter amendment.
    Greg Orman: Government should not prohibit same-sex marriage.
    George W. Bush: Education, housing, and hiring must be equal for all.
    Jean Carnahan: Advocated for Equal Rights Amendment.
Drugs
    Josh Hawley: Charges opioid manufacturers with deception.
    Chris Koster: Helping meth cooks get ingredients leads to jail.
Education
    Kris Kobach: End in-state tuition for illegal immigrants.
    Carl Brewer: Same resources for urban/rural schools as wealthy districts.
    John Kerry: Chides Bush for not fully funding No Child Left Behind.
    Wesley Clark: Decries lack of funding for No Child Left Behind.
Environment
    Robin Carnahan: Brother's $107M wind project created 1000s of jobs statewide.
Families & Children
    Claire McCaskill: Women were exploited in 2000 BC, not just from 1960s.
    Jean Carnahan: Workplace child-care & more commitment to families.
Foreign Policy
    Dick Cheney: Tenet rejects Cheney statements on Iraq/Al-Qaida connection.
    George Tenet: Tenet rejects Cheney statements on Iraq/Al-Qaida connection.
Government Reform
    Kris Kobach: Fight widespread voter fraud with strict voting laws.
    Greg Orman: Ban on PACs formed by congressional leaders.
    Greg Orman: 12-year term limit for Congress.
    Pat Roberts: 2012: No transparency of PAC donors; 2014: Some transparency.
    Pat Roberts: No term limits for Congress.
    Roy Blunt: Carnahan's $107M wind energy project created only 16 jobs.
    Roy Blunt: Took $200K from lobbyists for 2010; tops among House members.
Gun Control
    Chris Koster: Supported voter amendment on right to bear arms.
    Greg Orman: Don't make it easy for a convict to get guns at gun shows.
    Pat Roberts: Don't mess with people's right to bear arms.
    Jean Carnahan: Advocated for gun control with sportsmenís rights.
Health Care
    Greg Orman: Futile to repeal ObamaCare while Obama is in office.
    Pat Roberts: Immediate and complete repeal of ObamaCare.
    Robin Carnahan: To repeal ObamaCare, repeal Congress plan first.
    Roy Blunt: Limit health costs by limiting medical malpractice liability.
    Matt Blunt: Allow small businesses to form association health plans.
    Jean Carnahan: Supports Patient Bill of Rights.
Homeland Security
    Roy Blunt: FactCheck: Did not disclose student deferment from Vietnam.
    Roy Blunt: Amended defense bill for company donating $20,000.
Immigration
    Kris Kobach: Kansas shouldn't be the sanctuary state of the Midwest.
    Greg Orman: Increase border patrols; reduce undocumented immigrant flow.
    Pat Roberts: Increase border patrols; reduce undocumented immigrant flow.
    Pat Roberts: 1986: Opposed Reagan's immigration limited amnesty bill.
    Todd Akin: Illegal immigrants receiving benefits is unacceptable.
Principles & Values
    Josh Hawley: Fight the false gospel of 'anything goes'.
Social Security
    Robin Carnahan: Accuses opponent of voting to privatize.
    Jean Carnahan: Save Social Security & strengthen Medicare.
Tax Reform
    Laura Kelly: No more tax cuts; restore balance to the tax system.
    Kris Kobach: Keep tax cuts despite state's budget hole.
    Jeff Colyer: Low taxes & smallest possible government.
War & Peace
    Jim Slattery: Roberts delayed prewar intelligence to justify war in Iraq.
    Pat Roberts: I led exposure of pre-Iraq war intelligence failures.
Welfare & Poverty
    Mike Parson: Ending low-income housing tax credit would hurt veterans too.