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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)
Unintimidated,
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 Harmís 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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Confidence Men:
Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President
,
by Ron Suskind



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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Barack Obama: 2008 financial collapse: final verdict on failed philosophy.
    Ed Markey: 1994 to 2008: defeated in attempts to regulate derivatives.
    George W. Bush: 2007: Avoided restructuring to maintain market confidence.
    Hank Paulson: TARP urgent to avoid another Great Depression.
    Hank Paulson: 2008: Bank bailout funds must be used for lending.
    Joe Biden: Increase debt ceiling & Commission on Fiscal Responsibility.
    Joe Biden: As banks become profitable, start fundamental reforms.
    Timothy Geithner: 2007: Bank "liquid facility" staved off collapse for a year.
    Timothy Geithner: 2008: Capital injections of billions to failing banks.
Corporations
    Al Franken: End collusion between banks and security rating agencies.
    Carl Levin: Goldman Sachs cheated their clients using fiduciary info.
    Ed Markey: 90% tax on executive bonuses at companies receiving TARP.
    Elizabeth Warren: Bankruptcies result from mishaps, not from gaming the system.
    Sam Brownback: Exempt auto dealers from Consumer Financial Protection.
    Ted Kaufman: SAFE Banking Act: limit size so never "too big to fail".
Principles & Values
    Barack Obama: 2008: supported by both Hollywood and Wall Street.
    Barack Obama: 2005: Inherited staff from outgoing Senator Tom Daschle.
    Erskine Bowles: Leave your friends at home when you go to Washington.
    Joe Biden: 2010: Negotiated trades in bipartisan Senate bills.
    Scott Brown: Paid $10,000 for Cosmopolitan centerfold.
    Tom Daschle: 2004: Senator Obama's mentor upon entering the Senate.
Technology
    Barack Obama: Rebuild the country's crumbling infrastructure.


The above quotations are from Confidence Men:
Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President
,
by Ron Suskind
.
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