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)
(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)
Adam Edelen: Unwavering support of women's right to health care decisions.
Andy Beshear: I'm pro-choice and I support Roe v. Wade.
Robert Goforth: Introduced first version of the fetal heartbeat bill.
Rocky Adkins: Pro-life, but follow the law of the land.
John Kasich: Vetoed "fetal heartbeat" law (abortion ban after 6 weeks).
Matt Bevin: Sued for closing state's only abortion provider.
Mike DeWine: Supports "fetal heartbeat" law (abortion ban after 6 weeks).
Robert Goforth: Heartbeat bill: no abortion beyond 6 weeks after conception.
Budget & Economy|
Matt Bevin: No budget deal; let the sequester cuts take place.
Jack Conway: Marriage is only between a man and a woman.
Andy Beshear: No consumption tax on basic needs; but ok on luxury goods.
Andy Beshear: Justice for cold cases with backlog of untested rape kits.
Andy Beshear: Don't change teacher pensions to 401(k)-style plan.
Andy Beshear: Won lawsuit to improve teacher retirement pensions.
Matt Bevin: Legislature should decide teacher pensions, not judges.
Rocky Adkins: Better retirement pensions for teachers.
Energy & Oil|
Rocky Adkins: Fund energy research; increase energy savings.
Mitch McConnell: Has clout to implement GOP solutions for high gas prices.
Bruce Lunsford: Drill for oil in ANWR & offshore, as one of many things.
Rocky Adkins: 1996: sponsored the Kentucky Tourism Development Act.
Families & Children|
Andy Beshear: Use A.G. office to rescue victims of human trafficking.
Matt Bevin: Teachers ignore their kids when they protest for pensions.
Matt Bevin: Guns aren't problem in schools; kids in my school had guns.
Robert Goforth: Concealed carry at schools, bars, and businesses.
Andy Beshear: Protections for pre-existing conditions; stop lifetime caps.
Andy Beshear: Protect ObamaCare: lives hang in the balance.
Rocky Adkins: Survived cancer at age 35, with chemo & surgery.
Bruce Lunsford: Agrees with all issues that AFL-CIO has asked him to support.
Andy Beshear: Supports state gaming to pay for state pensions.
Matt Bevin: Opposes state gaming to pay for state pensions.
Steve Beshear: 2007: pushed for casino gambling; 2018: son doing same.
Principles & Values|
Bruce Lunsford: McConnell enables Bush & squandered 24 years in Senate.
Mitch McConnell: After 24 years, one of the two leaders in the US Senate.
Dan Mongiardo: Bunning has conduct that is unbecoming of a US senator.
Jim Bunning: Apologize for an inappropriate comment and look for the same.
Adam Edelen: Fully fund government pensions; reform state system.
Andy Beshear: No cuts to government pensions; find other revenue.
Robert Goforth: Fulfill state pensions--they're inviolable contracts.
Rocky Adkins: No new burdens on people who've paid into pensions.
Matt Bevin: 401(k)-style plan for state employee pensions struck down.
Andy Beshear: State gaming will cover $43B unfunded state pension plan.
Matt Bevin: More state contribution to $43B unfunded state pension plan.
Adam Edelen: No increased tax burden on poor and working Kentuckians.
Robert Goforth: Numbers don't add up to switch income tax to sales tax.
Rocky Adkins: Consumption taxes are unfair to lower income people.
Mitch McConnell: Resolve to lower capital gains taxes.
War & Peace|
Dan Mongiardo: Canít allow troops to go into harmís way without body armors.
Jim Bunning: We have looked out for our troops.
Welfare & Poverty|
Robert Goforth: We cannot ignore the plight of people who need our help.
Matt Bevin: Random drug testing for welfare recipients.