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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)
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)

Book Reviews

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Forbes biweekly business magazine

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  • Ben Carson (5) HUD Secretary
  • Bernie Sanders (3) Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Beto O`Rourke (1) Texas Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from TX
  • Bobby Jindal (3) Louisiana Republican 2016 Presidential candidate
  • Bruce Lunsford (1) Former Democratic Senate challenger (2008) Kentucky
  • Carly Fiorina (3) California V.P. nominee toTed Cruz
  • Chris Christie (3) New Jersey N.J. Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Cynthia Nixon (2) New York Democratic candidate for governor of New York
  • Donald Trump (4) Republican Presidential incumbent
  • Eric Holder (1) Cabinet-2015
  • Eric Swalwell (1) California Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from CA-15
  • George Pataki (1) New York Republican presidential candidate
  • Gina Raimondo (1) Rhode Island Democratic Governor
  • Hillary Clinton (2) Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Jeb Bush (1) Florida Former FL Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Jim Oberweis (5) Republican Senate Challenger Illinois
  • Kamala Harris (1) California Democratic candidate for President; California Senator
  • Lawrence Lessig (2) Massachusetts Democrat for President
  • Lincoln Chafee (1) Rhode Island Independent Rhode Island Governor
  • Lindsey Graham (3) South Carolina S.C. Senator; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Marco Rubio (1) FL Senator; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Mark Green (1) Tennessee Republican candidate for Governor
  • Martin O`Malley (1) Maryland Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Mary Mayhew (1) Maine Republican candidate for governor of Maine
  • Mike Huckabee (4) Arkansas Republican Presidential candidate
  • Mitch McConnell (1) Republican Sr Senator Kentucky
  • Phil Murphy (1) New Jersey Democratic 2017 Gubernatorial nominee
  • Rand Paul (2) Republican 2016 Primary Challenger
  • Rick Perry (1) Texas Secretary of Energy
  • Rick Santorum (1) Republican Presidential candidate
  • Rob Hogg (1) Democratic Senate challenger Iowa
  • Steve Forbes (7)
  • Ted Cruz (3) Republican 2016 Primary Challenger
  • Tom Del Beccaro (4) Republican Senate challenger California
  • Tom Vilsack (1) Iowa Former Democratic Governor (1994-2002); Cabinet Sec'y (USDA)
  • Tulsi Gabbard (1) Hawaii Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from HI-2
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Budget & Economy
    Steve Forbes: Fedís deflation policy worsened Asian currency crisis.
    Tulsi Gabbard: Let states legalize marijuana; non-user supports free choice.
    Cynthia Nixon: Arresting people for cannabis is racist war on drugs.
    Cynthia Nixon: Racial equity in cannabis industry as form of reparations.
    Donald Trump: Melania's "Be Best": focus on well-being & opioid abuse.
    Phil Murphy: Focus on racial justice with marijuana legalization.
    Ted Cruz: 2014: federal enforcement; 2015: let states experiment.
    Kamala Harris: Federal money to subsidize teach pay raises.
    Rob Hogg: Excellent schools are of utmost importance.
    Lawrence Lessig: Congress should decide student loan rates, not banks.
    Lawrence Lessig: No Child Left Behind gave birth to testing industry.
    Chris Christie: Supports both charter schools and vouchers.
    Chris Christie: Speak the truth to the teachers union; then reform tenure.
    Chris Christie: Extend school until 6 PM daily; and 12 months per year.
    Bobby Jindal: Money follows the child, instead of child following money.
    Bobby Jindal: Shrink Dept. of Education, and reduce its power.
    Bobby Jindal: If it's not about student achievement, what's it about?
    Donald Trump: Cut the Department of Education way, way down.
    Donald Trump: Founded Trump University to teach the art of deal-making.
    Jeb Bush: Stop school districts that value money over learning.
    George Pataki: Common Core is a horrible idea.
    Lincoln Chafee: $6 million for RI higher education: make tuition affordable.
    Rick Perry: Supported homeschooling; and scholarships for choice.
    Lindsey Graham: States were bribed and coerced into adopting Common Core.
    Martin O`Malley: Allow refinancing college loans & income-based repayments.
    Rick Santorum: Common sense instead of Common Core.
    Mike Huckabee: College creates mountains of debt but not lifelong careers.
    Mike Huckabee: No constitutional authority for Department of Education.
    Mike Huckabee: School choice for all: public or private for all kids.
    Mike Huckabee: Some homeschooled kids are the most successful kids.
    Ben Carson: Our public education system has become a propaganda system.
    Bernie Sanders: College loan repayment is regressive; refinance & forgive.
    Marco Rubio: Too many 4-year college grads; focus on vocational careers.
    Hillary Clinton: Vouchers aren't constitutional; charter schools are ok.
    Hillary Clinton: Let's get back to schools where kids are socialized.
    Rand Paul: Transfer $100B spent on federal DOE to states & local.
    Carly Fiorina: Synthesis of public school system and competitive vouchers.
    Carly Fiorina: Education crisis:we're behind on teaching skills & character.
    Carly Fiorina: Make sure that every parent has a choice.
    Ted Cruz: Right to education: public, private, charter, or homeschool.
    Ted Cruz: We should thank parents who homeschool.
Energy & Oil
    Bruce Lunsford: Expand drilling; draw strategic reserve; plus alternatives.
    Mitch McConnell: Supports coal-to-liquid fuels, nuclear tech, & electric cars.
    Tom Del Beccaro: Farmers bear the brunt of a plethora of regulations.
    Tom Del Beccaro: Increase water supplies rather than fining citizens.
Foreign Policy
    Jim Oberweis: To understand China, read the 5-year plans.
    Steve Forbes: Russia: Bring young leaders to US to grow democracy at home.
    Steve Forbes: NATO: Admit Baltic States and others.
Free Trade
    Jim Oberweis: Challenge in China is lack of clarity on taxes.
    Jim Oberweis: Invest in Indonesia, Vietnam, Japan, India, and China.
Health Care
    Eric Swalwell: Keep private insurance; allow public option.
    Beto O`Rourke: Protect existing priorities, then expand Medicare & Medicaid.
    Tom Del Beccaro: More taxes & regulations loom with ObamaCare.
    Jim Oberweis: Not a fan of ObamaCare, but it helps healthcare businesses.
    Steve Forbes: Allow opting out of Medicare via private doctors.
Homeland Security
    Eric Holder: Snowden did us all a favor by leaking documents.
    Lindsey Graham: Make homeschooled graduates eligible for military service.
    Bernie Sanders: Cut defense by $18B to pay for 55% of all college tuition.
    Steve Forbes: Maintain production of F-22 fighters.
    Steve Forbes: Problem is procurement process, not defense spending.
    Steve Forbes: SDI defends against rogue statesí nuclear blackmail.
    Gina Raimondo: Touts unemployment rate of 4.3%, lowest rate since 2001.
    Tom Del Beccaro: $15 mandated wages results in lower employment.
Principles & Values
    Donald Trump: Attended military academy & Wharton Business School.
    Bernie Sanders: Registered Independent; calls himself a democratic socialist.
    Tom Vilsack: Launches presidential bid; files FEC paperwork.
Social Security
    Ben Carson: Each person should be responsible for their own pension.
    Ben Carson: Gradually raise the age of eligibility for benefits.
    Ben Carson: Individuals responsible for pension; with federal supplement.
    Ben Carson: Raise retirement age gradually; & forbid raiding Trust Fund.
Tax Reform
    Mark Green: Eliminate Hall tax: 6% on unearned interest and dividends.
    Lindsey Graham: Designate 25 "manufacturing universities" for engineers.
    Jim Oberweis: Protect intellectual property rights, including lawsuits.
War & Peace
    Rand Paul: Don't get stuck in Cold War idea of tweaking Russia.
Welfare & Poverty
    Mary Mayhew: Time limits on welfare benefits, to promote employment.

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