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)
Darryl Glenn: Life begins at conception.
Darryl Glenn: Supports fetal personhood; opposes Planned Parenthood.
Michael Bennet: Classify contraception as preventive care & no moral issue.
Darryl Glenn: Endorsed by Colo. Citizens for Life & National Right to Life.
Jon Keyser: Life is sacred; a pro-life Coloradan.
Ryan Frazier: Pro-life & pro-conservative values.
Tim Neville: OpEd: Parked "crisis pregnancy van" outside the Capitol.
Cory Gardner: No Personhood Amendment; birth control over-the-counter.
Cory Gardner: Make "the pill" available without a prescription.
Cory Gardner: OpEd: extreme push for nationwide Personhood law.
Mark Udall: AdWatch: defend woman's right to make her own choices.
Cory Gardner: Sell contraceptives over-the-counter to avoid Hobby Lobby.
Amy Stephens: NO on penalties for violent offenses against pregnant women.
Randy Baumgardner: Voted YES on penalties for violent offenses against fetuses.
Ken Buck: Opposes abortion rights, even in cases of rape and incest.
Budget & Economy|
Ryan Frazier: Pro-job growth, pro-balanced budget, & pro-worker.
Tim Neville: Stop robbing from future generations.
Michael Bennet: Stimulus bill avoided Depression; now we need infrastructure.
Ken Buck: We spent $787B on stimulus with nothing to show for it.
Michael Bennet: Stimulus bill limited because recession worse than expected.
Bob Schaffer: $700B bailout is dead hand of government making things worse.
Bob Schaffer: Congressí 2007 laws made private sector pay for bailout.
Bob Schaffer: $700 billion bailout is necessary but essentially a tax.
Mark Udall: Financial bailout results from Reagan & Bush GOP policies.
Mark Udall: $700 billion bailout is not good for my constituents.
Darryl Glenn: Opposed health insurance for same-sex city workers.
Tim Neville: Marriage is between one man and one woman only.
Ken Buck: Won't compare gays to alcoholics again; better candidate now.
Amy Stephens: Rated 43% on voting positions by Women's Lobby of Colorado.
Randy Baumgardner: Rated 35% on voting positions by Women's Lobby of Colorado.
Ken Buck: Buck "mis-spoke" comparing homosexuality to alcoholism.
Ken Buck: Birth influences homosexuality like it influences alcoholism.
Ken Buck: Being gay is a choice, but birth has an influence.
Ken Buck: Don't-ask-don't-tell policy makes a lot of sense.
Michael Bennet: Opposition to homosexuality is an outdated views of society.
Jon Keyser: Give job creators every opportunity to succeed.
Peg Littleton: Allow small businesses to keep more of what they earn.
Ken Buck: Small business can turn economy around with lower tax burden.
Mark Udall: No welfare for CEOs in financial bailout.
Ryan Frazier: Criminal justice reform needed against $30,000 per inmate.
Ken Buck: Closed loophole that had let abusive fathers contact kids.
Amy Stephens: Voted NO on parole violation punishment reduction.
Randy Baumgardner: Voted NO on parole violation punishment reduction.
Amy Stephens: Voted YES on requiring all convicts to submit DNA.
Ken Buck: 2006: Declined to prosecute "buyer's remorse" date-rape case.
Darryl Glenn: Feds should leave marijuana law to states, including banking.
Darryl Glenn: Congress should leave opioid law to states.
Jon Keyser: Feds should let marijuana businesses use normal banking.
Jon Keyser: Focus on awareness and treatment for opioid addiction.
Owen Hill: Voted NO on regulating retail marijuana.
Owen Hill: Voted NO on regulating retail marijuana.
Randy Baumgardner: Sponsored bill for regulating retail marijuana.
Darryl Glenn: Take back our education system from federal bureaucrats.
Jon Keyser: Provide parents with more choices.
Peg Littleton: Led the effort against Common Core & for charter schools.
Ryan Frazier: Improve education with local control.
Ryan Frazier: Fix the student loan crisis for our college graduates.
Tim Neville: Abstinence-only instead of comprehensive sex-ed.
Owen Hill: Eliminate the Department of Education.
Amy Stephens: Voted NO on expanding comprehensive sex education.
Owen Hill: Voted NO on expanding comprehensive sex education.
Randy Baumgardner: Voted NO on expanding comprehensive sex education.
Amy Stephens: Voted NO on authorizing same-sex civil unions.
Owen Hill: Voted NO on authorizing same-sex civil unions.
Randy Baumgardner: Voted NO on authorizing same-sex civil unions.
Bob Schaffer: More competition needed in higher-ed loan-making.
Mark Udall: More money for government-run college aid programs.
Energy & Oil|
Darryl Glenn: I do not believe that man is contributing to climate change.
Darryl Glenn: Welcoming energy policies; march toward energy independence.
Jon Keyser: Energy security=national security; all-of-the-above policy.
Peg Littleton: Supports all-of-the above energy policy.
Ryan Frazier: Embrace American energy independence.
Tim Neville: EPA's war on oil, gas and coal kills jobs.
Mark Udall: We're prepared to put a price on carbon.
Bob Schaffer: Federal government rakes in funds from high energy prices.
Mark Udall: We need comprehensive plan, not just oil & gas development.
Jon Keyser: Advocate for clean air, clean water, and open space.
Peg Littleton: Won county funds for bicycle paths and open spaces.
Tim Neville: Scale back economy-crushing EPA regulations.
Darryl Glenn: Re-open New Santa Fe Trail through US Air Force Academy.
Ken Buck: Protect rural water supplies like Arkansas River basin.
Michael Bennet: $5 million to begin work on the Arkansas Valley Conduit.
Michael Bennet: Diplomatic tools to invest in stability before crisis.
Peg Littleton: Unwavering defender of the nation of Israel.
Bob Schaffer: Reducing repatriation tax pumps capital into economy.
Mark Udall: Reducing repatriation tax rewards sending jobs overseas.
Darryl Glenn: Supports unlimited contributions by individuals.
Michael Bennet: Federal review voting of discriminatory state voting changes.
Darryl Glenn: Democracy needs increased political participation.
Michael Bennet: Constitutional amendment tooverturn Citizens United.
Owen Hill: Stick to the enumerated powers our founding fathers gave us.
Ken Buck: Opposes secession for northern Colorado counties.
Amy Stephens: Voted NO on same-day voter registration.
Owen Hill: Voted NO on same-day voter registration.
Randy Baumgardner: Voted NO on same-day voter registration.
Ken Buck: Not, repeat not, for repealing the 17th Amendment.
Pete Coors: The 527 loophole is also a freedom of speech.
Darryl Glenn: Second Amendment is unambiguous, despite acts of violence.
Jon Keyser: Firm supporter of the Second Amendment.
Peg Littleton: Advocate for responsible gun ownership.
Ryan Frazier: Pro-second amendment.
Tim Neville: Constitutional Carry bill: no such thing as concealed permit.
Darryl Glenn: ObamaCare is entitlement program that we cannot afford.
Michael Bennet: Help seniors on Medicare; speed up drug approval.
Darryl Glenn: ObamaCare has made health insurance much more expensive.
Darryl Glenn: Repeal & Replace ObamaCare, and Restore out freedoms.
Darryl Glenn: Tort reform; catastrophic coverage; wellness programs.
Peg Littleton: ObamaCare makes healthcare less accessible & more expensive.
Cory Gardner: Ebola: immediate ban on all travel from West African.
Amy Stephens: AmyCare was lesser of 2 evils to exempt state from ObamaCare.
Cory Gardner: ObamaCare has led to 335,000 cancellations in Colorado.
Mark Udall: AdWatch: Targeted by RNC robocalls for support of ObamaCare.
Michael Bennet: I back fiscally sound measures, including Medicare cuts.
Ken Buck: $500B savings in Medicare is heart of health care reform.
Michael Bennet: $500B savings in Medicare is heart of health care reform.
Darryl Glenn: CBRNE represents greatest threat for a mass casualty event.
Jon Keyser: Keep United States Northern Command in Colorado.
Darryl Glenn: Defense budget that provides needed tools and training.
Jon Keyser: Deep understanding of the dynamic threats we face.
Peg Littleton: Protect Colorado from base closures and other downsizing.
Peg Littleton: Unwavering support for veterans who fought for our freedom.
Peg Littleton: Oppose moving detainees from Guantanamo to Colorado.
Ryan Frazier: Strengthen our military against threat of militant extremism.
Tim Neville: Peace through strength: aid our friends & weaken our enemies.
Tim Neville: No warrantless search or seizure.
Michael Bennet: Mixed history on transferring Gitmo prisoners to US prisons.
Darryl Glenn: Strengthen our nation's security & international defense.
Mark Udall: Reform the NSA; stop gathering millions of phone records.
Mark Udall: Real reform to stop NSA overreach.
Mark Udall: NSA should not collect bulk data; go through FISA court.
Mark Udall: FactCheck: Yes, NSA can collect phone records on Americans.
Mark Udall: Reopen PATRIOT Act: stop gathering secret phone data.
Ken Buck: No eminent domain for 238,000-acre Trinidad training site.
Michael Bennet: No expansion option for 238,000-acre Trinidad training site.
Ken Salazar: Implement the reforms recommended by the 9/11 Commission now.
Pete Coors: Weíll never have perfect security in the US.
Pete Coors: Important to check baggage and freight.
Pete Coors: We should be more worried about Iran and North Korea.
Pete Coors: Scrutinize the massive intelligence failures in the US.
Pete Coors: Get people in a coalition thatís been working with the enemy.
Darryl Glenn: Start reform with securing the border.
Michael Bennet: Path to citizenship for millions living in the shadows.
Darryl Glenn: End federal funding for sanctuary cities; no amnesty.
Jon Keyser: First step needs to be securing our border.
Peg Littleton: Welcome those who provide a net gain to society.
Tim Neville: No discussion of reform until border is completely secured.
Cory Gardner: I support the DREAM Act & some form of legalized work status.
Ken Buck: More Border Patrol; finish the fence.
Michael Bennet: More National Guard troops on border; then amnesty.
Ken Buck: People with two misdemeanors disqualified for citizenship.
Michael Bennet: Sponsor and enthusiastic support of the DREAM Act.
Bob Schaffer: Opposes sanctuary cities; help local police enforce law.
Mark Udall: Program for illegal immigrants to come out of the shadows.
Ken Salazar: Give benefits to children of longtime illegal immigrants.
Pete Coors: Give no benefits to children of longtime illegal immigrants.
Darryl Glenn: Repeal the federal minimum wage.
Michael Bennet: Opposes Employee Free Choice Act & card-check.
Principles & Values|
Darryl Glenn: God is the highest authority in my life.
Ryan Frazier: Raised with conservative values, and a faith in God.
Tim Neville: There is a war on religious liberty & Christian schools.
Darryl Glenn: Calls himself a Christian constitutional conservative.
Darryl Glenn: Calls himself a "Christian constitutional conservative".
Cory Gardner: Giving up Energy Committee seat to run for Senate.
Randy Baumgardner: Skipped GOP primary debate sponsored by Denver Post.
Ken Buck: Tea Party is based on frustration, not racism.
Ken Buck: I will not swear allegiance to the Republican party.
Ken Salazar: Kerry is somebody who I support.
Michael Bennet: Eliminate income cap for payroll taxes.
Darryl Glenn: Raise retirement age for those aged under 55 now.
Jon Keyser: For next generation, use free market reforms.
Ken Buck: Give younger workers option to invest in separate retirement.
Amy Stephens: Voted NO on increases to public employee retirement benefits.
Randy Baumgardner: Voted NO on increases to public employee retirement benefits.
Darryl Glenn: Simplicity & neutrality: lower capital gains & dividends tax.
Jon Keyser: Reform our tax code so it is simple and fair.
Ken Buck: Extend Bush tax cuts & cut spending to pay for it.
Michael Bennet: Cut taxes $12B on small businesses.
Michael Bennet: Open to compromise on temporarily extending Bush tax cuts.
Bob Schaffer: Cutting taxes increased revenue & unleashed economic growth.
War & Peace|
Darryl Glenn: Nuclear armed Iran poses greatest threat to the U.S.
Darryl Glenn: Iran nuclear deal has made America less safe.
Jon Keyser: Iranian regime is evil, and cannot be trusted.
Peg Littleton: Oppose irresponsible and dangerous nuclear deal with Iran.
Tim Neville: Iranian nuke deal betrays our strong ally Israel.
Michael Bennet: AdWatch: Supports Iranian nuclear deal.
Ken Buck: No deadline for withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Michael Bennet: Commit to bring home troops from Afghanistan in July 2011.
Ken Buck: Don't allow Iran to obtain nukes, even via military.
Ken Buck: Afghanistan war ok; nation-building not ok.
Michael Bennet: Afghan exit after al-Qaida groups destroyed in Pakistan.
Bob Schaffer: Surge is working; but it might take years.
Mark Udall: Proposed votes against the declaration of war.
Mark Udall: Surge has helped, but itís time to leave Iraq.
Pete Coors: Support adding more troops, oppose setting a war deadline.
Ken Salazar: Bush was not for a Department of Homeland Security.
Ken Salazar: We have a mess on our hands in Iraq.
Pete Coors: Go with the best intelligence you have.