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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)
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 Harm’s 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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Columns and news articles in The Economist magazine

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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Al Gore: Opposes partial birth abortion, but opposes banning it.
    George W. Bush: No tax money for abortion, but no Pro-Life Amendment either.
Budget & Economy
    Pat Buchanan: Interventionist in US economy; isolationist abroad.
Civil Rights
    Jeff Sessions: 1986: Denied confirmation as federal judge.
    Jeff Sessions: 1986: Called NAACP a "pinko" organization that hates whites.
    George W. Bush: Guaranteed TX college racial preference for top 10% of class.
    Marco Rubio: Big corporations gave out bonuses instead of reinvesting.
    Al Gore: Agrees with teacher unions on vouchers, salary, & class size.
    George W. Bush: Allow “charter states” as well as charter schools.
    Al Gore: Replace sprawl with “smart growth”; $7.8B on Everglades.
    George W. Bush: Replace mandate/regulate/litigate with decentralized efforts.
Families & Children
    Marco Rubio: Increased child tax credit plus paid family leave.
    Steve Fulop: Require companies to grant paid sick leave.
Foreign Policy
    Al Gore: Supports New Security Agenda and Third-World debt relief.
    George W. Bush: Less intervention abroad and unilateral nuclear cuts at home.
    Pat Buchanan: Practice “masterly inactivity,” not “entangling alliances”.
Free Trade
    Marco Rubio: Bring back American car-manufacturing via high automation.
    Steve Mnuchin: Protectionist instinct to label China a currency manipulator.
    Wilbur Ross: Vocal critic of recent trade deals.
    Al Gore: Link trade to environment and labor.
    George W. Bush: Don’t link trade to environment and labor.
    Pat Buchanan: Reduce dependence on trade; support Monroe Doctrine.
Government Reform
    Jeff Sessions: 1986: Voting Rights Act of 1965 is "intrusive legislation".
    Jeff Sessions: The South has changed; no longer any need to monitor voting.
    Al Gore: Ban soft money and provide free broadcast time.
    George W. Bush: Ban some soft money; fewer restrictions on individuals.
Gun Control
    Al Gore: No special lawsuit protection for gun makers.
    George W. Bush: Restrict lawsuits against gun makers.
Health Care
    Al Gore: Cover 12 million uninsured at a 10-year cost of $157 billion.
    George W. Bush: Cover 3 million uninsured at a 10-year cost of $135 billion.
Homeland Security
    Jeff Sessions: Giving alleged terrorists criminal rights is "too soft".
    Jeff Sessions: Skeptic of H1-B visa scheme that recruits skilled foreigners.
    Jeff Sessions: Protect our communities with commitment to deport aliens.
Principles & Values
    Joyce Dickerson: For various reasons, I won't campaign for Hillary in 2016.
    Mark Begich: Reputation as mayor for getting things done.
    Ted Stevens: Uncle Ted voted “Alaskan of the century”.
    Al Gore: Practical Idealism: centrist on most issues.
    George W. Bush: Bush’s centrism: free trade; private IRAs; no new taxes.
Social Security
    Al Gore: Paying off national debt keeps trust fund solvent until 2054.
    George W. Bush: Prohibit govt investment in the stock market, private OK.
Tax Reform
    Steve Mnuchin: No net tax cut for the highest earners.
    Al Gore: Target surplus at national debt, rainy days, & education.
    George W. Bush: More child & charity deductions in $1.3T tax cut.
    Steve Mnuchin: Infrastructure bank to fund federal projects.
    Al Gore: “Digital Cabinet” of high-tech advisors.
    George W. Bush: Matches Gore on R&D aid, more visas, no Internet tax.
Welfare & Poverty
    Al Gore: Strengthen voluntary charity as well as federal welfare.
    George W. Bush: Devolve welfare to both state and private charities.

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