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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 Harm’s 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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Grolier Encyclopedia political articles


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Abortion
    Ronald Reagan: Opposed abortion, on fundamentalist grounds.
Budget & Economy
    George Bush Sr.: 1992 growth plan: deregulate & cut taxes.
    Ronald Reagan: Reaganomics: generate growth by stimulating the supply side.
Civil Rights
    Harry S Truman: 1950: Vetoed McCarthy-era rights restrictions on Communists.
Education
    Ronald Reagan: Supported mandatory prayer in the public schools.
Foreign Policy
    George Bush Sr.: Supported 1990 South Africa sanctions.
    George Bush Sr.: Tiananmen: deplored crackdown but maintained communication.
    Ronald Reagan: Iran-Contra: Reagan uninformed; subordinates indicted.
    Ronald Reagan: Called USSR “Evil Empire,” but signed an anti-nuke deal.
    Ronald Reagan: Assist contras to overthrow Sandinistas.
Free Trade
    George Bush Sr.: Create new jobs through increases in exports.
Government Reform
    Ronald Reagan: New Federalism: shift programs to states & deregulate.
Jobs
    Harry S Truman: 1946: Council of Economic Advisers to focus on employment.
    Walter Mondale: Supported increase in minimum wage.
Principles & Values
    John F. Kennedy: First elected to U.S. House in 1946; to Senate in 1952.
    Richard Nixon: 1950 Senate election: bright young star of Republican party.
    Ronald Reagan: The Teflon President: unburdened & un-blamed.
Tax Reform
    George Bush Sr.: Abandoned “Read my lips: No new taxes” pledge.
    George Bush Sr.: Demanded capital gains tax reduction; yielded to Congress.
    Ronald Reagan: 25% tax cut early, then overhaul tax system & reduce rates.
War & Peace
    John F. Kennedy: Any Cuban missile launched anywhere is an attack on the US.
    John F. Kennedy: 1963: Negotiated first, limited Nuclear Test Ban.
    Lyndon Johnson: OpEd: Military escalation in Vietnam was Johnson's undoing.
    Lyndon Johnson: We are in Vietnam to fight for freedom, like in WWII.
    Lyndon Johnson: Must fight in Vietnam to keep promise from three presidents.
    George Bush Sr.: Invaded Panama in 1989 to force Noriega from power.
    Ronald Reagan: Grenada invasion: deter Soviets & Cubans.
Welfare & Poverty
    John F. Kennedy: As congressman, backed working-class social legislation.


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