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)
Marc Molinaro: Accepts abortion as law; but believes in preserving life.
Cynthia Nixon: Abortion is a fundamental right for all women.
Zephyr Teachout: Abortion rights are part of women's equality.
Andrew Cuomo: Codify state with federal law to allow 9th-month abortions.
Rob Astorino: No 9th-month abortions, even if federal law allows it.
Rob Astorino: Opposes abortion, except for rape, incest & maternal life.
Rob Astorino: Philosophically opposed, but won't fight legal abortion.
Budget & Economy|
Marc Molinaro: First step to economic development is competent leadership.
Cynthia Nixon: A budget bullies people when it shortchanges opportunities.
Marc Molinaro: Sees protection for LGBT people as their basic civil rights.
Cynthia Nixon: History of pro-gay rights with established credibility.
Zephyr Teachout: Endorsed by LGBT organizations; received at Gay Pride parade.
Rob Astorino: Opposes gay marriage, but it's a non-issue.
Rob Astorino: Opposes gay marriage, but it's the law of the land.
Marc Molinaro: Cut costs on home-grown businesses to increase job growth.
Cynthia Nixon: Fight against tax cuts for corporations and the wealthy.
Zephyr Teachout: Apply anti-trust rules to corporate political power.
Cynthia Nixon: Transform our criminal justice system.
Marc Molinaro: Don't ask about prior convictions in county jobs.
Marc Molinaro: Look into why people become addicted and help them.
Cynthia Nixon: Arresting people for cannabis is racist war on drugs.
Cynthia Nixon: Racial equity in cannabis industry as form of reparations.
Cynthia Nixon: Legalize marijuana and capture the revenue.
Rob Astorino: No medical marijuana; due to pills, process, and quality.
Marc Molinaro: Give back education decisions to local cities & towns.
Cynthia Nixon: Fight against the Old Boys Club for quality education.
Zephyr Teachout: Cuomo has completely abandoned schools.
Zephyr Teachout: The public school system has been robbed.
Zephyr Teachout: Stop looting public school system to serve wealthy interests.
Kathy Hochul: Partnerships between employers and educational institutions.
Energy & Oil|
Marc Molinaro: Will explore fracking consequences in monitored testing.
Zephyr Teachout: Sun, solar and wind, not fracking.
Rob Astorino: Government incentives for solar & geothermal.
Terry McAuliffe: 2012: Started GreenTech electric car company & soon resigned.
Cynthia Nixon: Outraged over slow response to village's contaminated water.
Marc Molinaro: Proven track record backing the Hudson River PCB cleanup.
Kathy Hochul: EPA cleanup of intolerable odors & emissions in Attica.
Families & Children|
Marc Molinaro: Path to Promise: comprehensive youth plan.
Andrew Cuomo: Follow Congressional process in Syrian intervention.
Andrew Cuomo: Start-Up NY: expand foreign trade to boost upstate economies.
Cynthia Nixon: The 'Cynthia Effect': Cuomo now for restoring voting rights.
Marc Molinaro: Take the corruption out of campaign financing.
Cynthia Nixon: Main focus of campaign is exposing ongoing corruption.
Andrew Cuomo: Used campaign funds for defense lawyer, legally.
Rob Astorino: We desperately need term limits in Albany for all parties.
Andrew Cuomo: Committed to campaign finance reform.
Zephyr Teachout: Build political system where wealthy donors aren't in charge.
Zephyr Teachout: Political system is still corrupt and rigged for the wealthy.
Marc Molinaro: Supports 2nd Amendment but with common sense restrictions.
Cynthia Nixon: If you want more done on gun control, get involved.
Zephyr Teachout: Supports tougher gun control laws.
Kathy Hochul: Top rating from National Rifle Association.
Rob Astorino: Opposes SAFE Act gun control measure.
Marc Molinaro: Vows to veto single payer health care system if elected.
Zephyr Teachout: I am committed to single-payer.
Rob Astorino: ObamaCare meltdown changes the political landscape.
Marc Molinaro: Give veterans the services and support they need.
Marc Molinaro: Opposed to separating families of undocumented immigrants.
Cynthia Nixon: Fight for statewide immigrant sanctuary protection.
Kathy Hochul: 2007: No drivers licenses to undocumented immigrants.
Zephyr Teachout: Honor the dignity of all immigrants.
Kathy Hochul: Submit temporary guest worker applications online.
Cynthia Nixon: Access to good jobs for all those in need of them.
Zephyr Teachout: Dirty money is funding the Tappan Zee Bridge construction.
Principles & Values|
Cynthia Nixon: Corrupt, corporate Dems can't fight corrupt, corporate GOP.
Marc Molinaro: Grassroots elected official: mayor & County legislator.
Cynthia Nixon: Vote for the homo, not for the Cuomo.
Zephyr Teachout: Political icons: Teddy Roosevelt & Louis Brandeis.
Andrew Cuomo: OpEd: Primary challenge doubles the campaign donation limit.
Andrew Cuomo: Expose obscure formulas that cause automatic increases.
Howie Hawkins: Local property taxes upstate are the highest in the nation.
Marc Molinaro: Cut taxes and reset New York's priorities.
Cynthia Nixon: Limit tax breaks to the film industry; they don't need it.
Andrew Cuomo: Tax cut for middle class; increase taxes on wealthiest 1%.
Rob Astorino: Held Westchester County taxes to $548M, without cuts.
Andrew Cuomo: Aggressive construction program on Tappan Zee Bridge.
Marc Molinaro: Vows to repair infrastructure by cutting through red tape.
Cynthia Nixon: Infrastructure decimated by tax breaks given to corporations.
Rob Astorino: Demanded mass transit capability on new Tappan Zee Bridge.
War & Peace|
Antonio Villaraigosa: End wars & spend in US in stead of Baghdad and Kandahar.
Welfare & Poverty|
Rob Astorino: AdWatch: Opposes affordable housing & hence minorities.