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 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)
(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)
Michael Badnarik: Not an issue for government intrusion.
Michael Badnarik: No tax funds to pay for abortions.
Budget & Economy|
Joe Heck: Eliminate our debt, spurring economic growth.
Richard Shelby: Opposes raising the debt limit; opposes $18T debt.
Ron Crumpton: 9-point plan for government economic investment.
Bob Niemeyer: Cut the size of government and jobs will follow.
Albert N. Gore: Save $500B by eliminating subsidies.
Joe DioGuardi: Absolutely no additional federal funds for economic recovery.
Kelly Ayotte: Stop professional politicians from bankrupting our country.
Michael Bennet: Use paid back bank bailout funds to reduce the deficit.
Robin Carnahan: Ban earmarks; end corporate giveaways; enact pay-as-you go.
Ron Johnson: Smaller, fiscally responsible government grows free market.
Roy Blunt: Spending freeze; balanced budget amendment; & line-item veto.
Inez Tenenbaum: Stick to balanced budgets.
Patrick Leahy: Amend Constitutional to declare corporations are NOT people.
Patty Judge: Our corporate tax code is broken; MNCs don't pay fair share.
Ron Crumpton: Trickle-down economics good for business but not for people.
Kate Brown: Grow Our Own: develop existing Oregon businesses.
Kevin Stine: Tax loopholes allow companies to pay meager tax rates.
Albert N. Gore: Close tax loopholes and collect more corporate tax.
Albert N. Gore: Re-evaluate all subsidies: foreign, public and corporate.
Alexi Giannoulias: Reform system to reduce special interest pay-to-play.
Michael Bennet: $300B lending fund for small business; plus $12B tax cut.
Robin Carnahan: Put middle class ahead of "too big to fail".
Daryl Northrop: Community-based economics over corporate capitalism.
Patty Judge: Reform mandatory minimum sentences for nonviolent offenders.
Michael Badnarik: Restitution of victims instead of punishment of criminals.
Patrick Murphy: Quality public education is best way to grow middle class.
Bob Niemeyer: Charter schools are the answer; throw out Common Core.
Bud Pierce: Apply Massachusetts Education Reform act to Oregon schools.
Kate Brown: Seamless public education from cradle to career.
Barbara Mikulski: Increase student aid; create tuition tax credit.
Eric Wargotz: Federal role: only ensuring that states perform requirements.
Jack Orchulli: Give parents a choice in education.
Jack Orchulli: Hold students, teachers, and parents accountable.
Daryl Northrop: No intervention of corporations into schools.
Mel Martinez: Give parents more choice over kidsí schooling.
Michael Badnarik: Deregulate the schools so private solutions can work.
Energy & Oil|
Brian Schatz: Use every weapon at our disposal to fight climate change.
Patrick Leahy: Human-caused climate change is accelerating.
Patty Judge: Global warming is real and we need to take immediate action.
Ted Strickland: Tackle the challenge of catastrophic climate change.
Kevin Stine: End corporate handouts to fossil fuel companies.
Mark Callahan: Do nothing about global warming; it's a fraudulent invention.
Ron Wyden: Boost renewable energy and the low-carbon economy.
Albert N. Gore: Explore solar and wind; petroleum is not renewable.
Barbara Mikulski: Oppose drilling off coast; decrease reliance on fossil fuels.
Daniel Freilich: Getting off carbon is red, white, and blue, not just green.
Eric Wargotz: Invest in wind, solar, clean coal, nuclear, oil & gas.
Kelly Ayotte: Responsibly tap U.S. reserves of natural gas and oil.
Michael Bennet: Permanent tax incentives to spur renewable energy growth.
Paul Hodes: End subsidies to Big Oil; extend biomass tax credit.
Ron Johnson: The science of global warming is not settled.
Inez Tenenbaum: Send nuclear waste to Yucca, not to Carolina.
Patrick Murphy: Vital to Florida's future that we protect our environment.
Ted Strickland: Safeguard clean air and water for future generations.
Bud Pierce: Enhance infrastructure & natural resource based jobs.
Daryl Northrop: We can learn from indigenous people.
Daryl Northrop: Redesign commerce to avoid pathological consumerism.
Patty Judge: Use our diplomatic power to help create peace and stability.
Richard Shelby: Immediate moratorium on Syrian refugees.
Jack Orchulli: Nurture relationships with post-Cold War countries.
Jack Orchulli: China represents an opportunity for growth.
Paul Hodes: End tax breaks for corporations that ship jobs overseas.
Ron Wyden: If we put up unfair barriers, other countries will do so too.
Jack Orchulli: Aggressive marketing instead of walls of protectionism.
Michael Badnarik: WTO fosters managed trade, not free trade.
Michael Badnarik: Import tariffs make American consumers suffer.
Richard Shelby: Peer pressure & education to get people to register to vote.
Ted Strickland: Citizens United lets billionaires' dark money buy elections.
Bud Pierce: Mandate government to release requested info for free.
Kate Brown: Disclose lobbyist info & pay, on public website.
Mark Kirk: Apply campaign finance reform to corporations.
Barbara Radnofsky: No-bid contracts encourage waste, fraud, corruption.
Scott Jameson: Public review period for every bill to minimize pork-barrel.
Patrick Murphy: No civilian access to military-style assault weapons.
Ted Strickland: Supports background checks; close terror watchlist loophole.
Mel Martinez: I will always protect our Second Amendment Rights.
Patrick Murphy: We can improve ObamaCare, but it has hugely positive impact.
Ted Strickland: Improve ObamaCare: repeal Cadillac Tax; negotiate Rx drugs.
Albert N. Gore: Make illegal workers pay into Medicare and Medicaid.
Josh Mandel: In order to save Medicare, we must change it.
Daniel Freilich: National health insurance would improve economy.
Don Stenberg: Opposes More Federal Funding for Health Coverage.
Albert N. Gore: Emphasize nation building over conventional military.
Alexander Snitker: Repeal Patriot Act; it violates Bill of Rights.
Barbara Mikulski: Safer, stronger and smarter: provide necessary resources.
Eric Wargotz: Don't appease terrorists; no civil trials.
Marco Rubio: No greater risk than radical Islamic terrorists.
Ron Johnson: I support the Patriot Act & military tribunals.
Barbara Radnofsky: Revise the Patriot Act regarding libraries.
Scott Jameson: The Patriot Act should be repealed immediately.
Inez Tenenbaum: I will do whatever I can to support the war on terror.
Mel Martinez: Funding the strongest military in the world.
Richard Shelby: I oppose any and all proposals to grant amnesty.
Ron Crumpton: Ignore the rhetoric; immigrants are good for America.
Ted Strickland: Fix broken system with comprehensive immigration reform.
Albert N. Gore: Illegal workers do jobs Americans will not take.
Albert N. Gore: Get undocumented workers paying taxes: an untapped resource.
Barbara Mikulski: Sensible approach to comprehensive immigration reform.
Charles Schumer: Secure our borders; prohibit hiring illegal aliens.
Daniel Freilich: Support AgJOBS: stable labor supply by earned legalization.
Eric Wargotz: Secure our borders; complacency is the greatest threat.
Jay Townsend: Prohibit amnesty; enhance borders; create guest workers.
Ron Johnson: I oppose blanket amnesty for illegal aliens.
Barbara Radnofsky: Current effort targeting illegal immigration is ineffective.
Scott Jameson: Border protection and immigration are not mutually exclusive.
James Gray: Feds should reimburse costs of failed immigration policy.
Patrick Leahy: Raise minimum wage & eliminate gender pay gap.
Patty Judge: Increase the federal minimum wage & all working wages.
Kirsten Gillibrand: End outsourcing of jobs and see "Made in America" again.
Roy Blunt: Jobs for Missouri: real, sustainable, private sector jobs.
Michael Badnarik: Too much regulation causes job loss.
Principles & Values|
Catherine Cortez Masto: Served as Assistant County Manager & criminal prosecutor.
Joe Heck: Small business owner and emergency-room physician.
Kevin Stine: The Senate is full of multi-millionaires over the age of 60.
Ron Wyden: Give voice to those who often feel left out of the debate.
Albert N. Gore: Methodist minister; Vietnam Colonel; Green Beret chaplain.
Russell Feingold: E4 Initiative: economy, employment, energy and education.
Barbara Radnofsky: Experienced as mother, teacher, lawyer, and mediator.
Scott Jameson: Open and honest approach always.
Daryl Northrop: Supports the Green Partyís Ten Key Values.
Patty Judge: Adjust benefits for caregivers who take time off work.
Albert N. Gore: Tax illegal immigrants to fund Social Security.
Mark Callahan: Support flat tax or FairTax; oppose growing government.
Ron Wyden: Sophisticated wealthy few distort tax system.
Alexander Snitker: Repeal the 16th Amendment; add Balanced Budget Amendment.
Marco Rubio: Address market uncertainty by making Bush cuts permanent.
Jack Orchulli: Donít use taxes to punish risk.
Jack Orchulli: End estate tax and marriage penalty.
Brian Schatz: Address transportation and coastal infrastructure priorities.
Marco Rubio: Invest in R&D and space exploration.
War & Peace|
Patty Judge: Deploy military only after diplomacy, dialogue, & sanctions.
Ron Crumpton: Address the causes of terrorism & national security threats.
Kirsten Gillibrand: Timetable for drawing down troops from Afghanistan.
James Gray: Internationalize the mission in Iraq.