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)
(click a book cover for a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)
| 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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
Al Gore: No special lawsuit protection for gun makers.
George W. Bush: Restrict lawsuits against gun makers.
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.
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.
Al Gore: Paying off national debt keeps trust fund solvent until 2054.
George W. Bush: Prohibit govt investment in the stock market, private OK.
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.