Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates|
| Crippled America,|
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
| Fire and Fury,|
by Michael Wolff (2018)
| Trump Revealed,|
by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (2016)
| The Making of Donald Trump,|
by David Cay Johnston (2016)
| Promise Me, Dad ,|
by Joe Biden (2017)
| The Book of Joe ,|
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
| The Truths We Hold,|
by Kamala Harris (2019)
| Smart on Crime,|
by Kamala Harris (2010)
| Guide to Political Revolution,|
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
| Where We Go From Here,|
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
| Our Revolution,|
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
| This Fight Is Our Fight,|
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
by Cory Booker (2016)
|Conscience of a Conservative,|
by Jeff Flake (2017)
| Two Paths,|
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
|Every Other Monday,|
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
|Courage is Contagious,|
by John Kasich (1998)
| Shortest Way Home,|
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
| Higher Loyalty,|
by James Comey (2018)
| The Making of Donald Trump,|
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
| Higher Loyalty ,|
by James Comey (2018)
| Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,|
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
| Outsider in the White House,|
by Bernie Sanders (2015)
(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)
Phil Fortunato: F Grade from NARAL, sponsored anti-abortion bills.
Pramila Jayapal: Expand contraceptive options for women & Planned Parenthood.
Michael Baumgartner: Life begins at conception; no exceptions except pragmatism.
Patty Murray: Nethercuttís voted against expanding stem-cell research.
Budget & Economy|
Dino Rossi: Big government is cause of current crisis, not its solution.
Patty Murray: Government action needed to fix damage done by Wall Street.
Patty Murray: Bush policy is tax cuts & wars without paying for them.
Pramila Jayapal: Fought for racial justice against bigotry and discrimination.
Pramila Jayapal: Prohibit anti-LGBTQ conversion therapy for minors.
Michael Baumgartner: Opposes gay marriage.
Pramila Jayapal: Investigated Seattle Police Department for biased policing.
Michael Baumgartner: Advised counternarcotics team in Afghanistan.
Pramila Jayapal: Additional $158 million for early childhood education.
Pramila Jayapal: Two years of guaranteed tuition at community colleges.
Bill Bryant: Fully fund education; give principals & teachers flexibility.
Energy & Oil|
Pramila Jayapal: Stand up to climate change deniers & toxic fracking.
Maria Cantwell: Climate change is happening but unclear if manmade.
Michael Baumgartner: One-cent gas tax to pay for veterans' services.
Michael Baumgartner: Climate change is happening but unclear if manmade.
Pramila Jayapal: Preserve funding and access to state park lands.
Patty Murray: Federally fund Hanford Nuclear Reservation cleanup.
Families & Children|
Michael Baumgartner: No unfettered teen access to emergency contraceptive Plan B.
Michael Baumgartner: Served as lead strategic-policy coordinator in Baghdad.
Pramila Jayapal: Trans Pacific Partnership hides corporate giveaways.
Pramila Jayapal: Automatic voter registration & felon re-enfranchisement.
Pramila Jayapal: Overturn Citizens United; dark money stifles elections.
Dino Rossi: Call to halt earmarks; that's what's wrong with D.C.
Patty Murray: Halting earmarks shortchanges important state projects.
Pramila Jayapal: Supports single-payer model.
Dino Rossi: ObamaCare will require hordes of IRS agents to administer.
Patty Murray: ObamaCare provides money to train future family physicians.
Dino Rossi: Healthcare overhaul moves down a path that is very dangerous.
Patty Murray: Pre-ObamaCare worked for insurance companies but no one else.
Dino Rossi: ObamaCare will siphon money & could bankrupt America.
Patty Murray: Yes, I read ObamaCare; I helped write it!
Pramila Jayapal: Ensure disabled veterans receive needed assistance.
Dino Rossi: Wait for a study to decide on don't-ask-don't-tell.
Patty Murray: Toss out don't-ask-don't-tell.
Pramila Jayapal: OneAmerica: foster post-9-11 hate-free zone for Muslims.
Pramila Jayapal: Establish a federal Office for Immigrant Integration.
Michael Baumgartner: Opposes DREAM Act; reform guest worker criteria.
Dino Rossi: Secure the border, then decide on kids of illegal immigrants.
Patty Murray: Give kids of illegal immigrants a chance to be citizens.
Pramila Jayapal: Raise the federal minimum wage.
Principles & Values|
Dino Rossi: Lost 2004 race for governor by 133 votes.
Patty Murray: This state is my family and my family is hurting.
Dino Rossi: Murray is shortchanging voters with 2 debates instead of 6.
Patty Murray: Long history of limiting debates with her challengers.
Pramila Jayapal: Lift the income cap; reform COLA adjustments.
Dino Rossi: No comment on raising retirement age or other changes, yet.
Patty Murray: No comment on raising retirement age or other changes, yet.
Dino Rossi: Massive debt could destabilize Social Security.
George Nethercutt: Save Social Security by decreasing government spending.
Dino Rossi: Repealing Bush tax cut is biggest tax increase in US history.
Patty Murray: Bush tax cut for top 2% costs us $2 trillion.
Dino Rossi: Extend Bush tax cuts; allow entrepreneurs to be successful.
Patty Murray: Extending Bush tax cuts reduces social & health programs.
Pramila Jayapal: invest in our nation's infrastructure, for jobs & backbone.
War & Peace|
Maria Cantwell: Leave Afghanistan in 2014 as planned.
Michael Baumgartner: Leave Afghanistan now & use funds domestically.
Michael Baumgartner: We're wasting resources on democracy-building in Afghanistan.
Dino Rossi: Setting deadline for Afghan withdrawal would aid terrorists.
Patty Murray: Set timetable for Afghan withdrawal.
Patty Murray: Voted against the war because we didnít have a clear mission.