Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates|
| Crippled America,|
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
by Cory Booker (2016)
| 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)
| Promise Me, Dad ,|
by Joe Biden (2017)
|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)
| The Book of Joe ,|
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
| Our Revolution,|
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
| This Fight Is Our Fight,|
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
| Higher Loyalty,|
by James Comey (2018)
| The Making of Donald Trump,|
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Books by and about the 2016 presidential election|
| What Happened ,|
by Hillary Clinton (2017)
| Higher Loyalty ,|
by James Comey (2018)
| Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,|
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
| Hard Choices,|
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
| Becoming ,|
by Michelle Obama (2018)
| 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)
Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Support Planned Parenthood; support employer contraceptives.
Steve Pearce: Ban abortion after 20 weeks; de-fund Planned Parenthood.
Budget & Economy|
Jeff Apodaca: Build international film school in Santa Fe.
Jeff Apodaca: State reserves can prime pump for new jobs.
Jeff Apodaca: Use state reserves to boost economy.
Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Supports marriage equality.
Steve Pearce: Opposes gay marriage but accepts it as settled law.
Susana Martinez: People should vote on gay marriage, not leave it to Court.
Steve Pearce: Trump tax cuts are a shot in the arm to manufacturers.
Joe Cervantes: Celebrate small business to create job opportunities.
Joe Cervantes: Corporate tax cuts failed to create jobs.
Susana Martinez: Expand "angel investor" tax credit: help fund new companies.
Joe Cervantes: Underfunding, lack of reform leads to more crime.
Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Supports medical marijuana and recreational legalization.
Steve Pearce: Opposes recreational marijuana.
Jeff Apodaca: Legal pot, in-state tourism can boost economy.
Steve Pearce: Questions Colorado's model on pot legalization.
Joe Cervantes: Look into pot decriminalization.
Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Supports universal pre-K; opposes school vouchers.
Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Expand Pell Grants; lower student loan interest.
Steve Pearce: Vouchers break link of low-income & low-quality schools.
Steve Pearce: Cut Pell Grants; no more tax money for colleges.
Steve Pearce: Competition through choice helps schools.
Jeff Apodaca: Make state's Pre-K a year-round program.
Joe Cervantes: Emphasis on testing misguided.
Joe Cervantes: Expand pre-K to all students.
Gary King: School report cards OK if resources go to low-score schools.
Energy & Oil|
Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Limit greenhouse gases, lead on renewable energy.
Steve Pearce: No one believes the crap about climate change.
Jeff Apodaca: Fracking ok for now; move away from oil & gas over time.
Steve Pearce: Must include fossil fuels as well as green energy.
Jeff Apodaca: Old and new energy industries must adapt.
Jeff Apodaca: Solar power will bring money & jobs.
Joe Cervantes: Research snd develop renewable energy.
Gary King: Encourage cleaner burning fuels via tough standards.
Steve Pearce: Burdensome regulations kill jobs, like logging industry.
Gary King: Promote New Mexico tourism: 'Stay another day'.
Gary King: More recycling; more water & wildlife conservation.
Families & Children|
Jeff Apodaca: New jobs must come with sick leave & child care.
Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Opposes tariffs & short-sighted trade war.
Steve Pearce: Opposes tariffs because they hurt our businesses.
Jeff Apodaca: Supports possibility of trade with southern neighbor.
Joe Cervantes: The border with Mexico is one of our state's greatest assets.
Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Reveal political donors; reverse Citizens United.
Michelle Lujan-Grisham: No voter ID laws; no purging of voter rolls.
Steve Pearce: Supports Citizens United.
Steve Pearce: Supports voter ID laws.
Gary Johnson: New SuperPAC, "Our America PAC", for principled candidates.
Joe Cervantes: Open up legislative committee meetings to public.
Gary King: Spending limits on political campaigns, & state funding.
Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Strengthen background checks; ban assault weapons.
Steve Pearce: I don't think Gun Control legislation works.
Steve Pearce: Allow concealed guns across state lines.
Gary King: Keep existing gun restrictions; allow concealed carry.
Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Support ObamaCare; keep Medicaid without work requirement.
Steve Pearce: Repeal & replace ObamaCare; no Medicaid without work.
Steve Pearce: Repeal & replace ObamaCare.
Jeff Apodaca: Import foreign generic drugs to lower costs.
Gary King: State funds for pre-natal care, basic care, and managed care.
Steve Pearce: Our military must be second to none.
Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Supports earned path to citizenship for DREAMers and others.
Steve Pearce: Supports earned path to citizenship over a 10-year period.
Jeff Apodaca: We're not deporting DACA kids or any other kids.
Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Fight funding the border wall; advocate for DREAMers.
Steve Pearce: Need secure border, but human solutions.
Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Prohibit local law enforcement from enforcing federal law.
Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Opposes right-to-work law (supports unions).
Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Raise minimum wage to $10 now & $12 later.
Steve Pearce: Enact right-to-work law (no automatic union dues).
Steve Pearce: Raising minimum wage hurts small businesses.
Jeff Apodaca: Turn New Mexico around: equal pay for women.
Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Increase minimum wage to $10 and then higher in the future.
Susana Martinez: Vetoed minimum wage law; it would kill jobs.
Jeff Apodaca: Raise minimum wage, starting at $10.
Gary King: Increase minimum wage & whole economy will do better.
Principles & Values|
Steve Pearce: Biblical values important for government.
Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Trump tax cuts reward the wealthy & special interests.
Jeff Apodaca: Invest $1.4B from NM Permanent Fund in jobs plan.
Jeff Apodaca: Failed to pay property taxes for eight consecutive years.
Gary King: AdWatch: Attacked for voting for 1987 tax hike.
Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Supports Net Neutrality: equal access to Internet.
Steve Pearce: Net Neutrality rules undermine the free market.
Jeff Apodaca: More investment in infrastructure & aerospace.
War & Peace|
Steve Pearce: Supports moving forward in Afghanistan.