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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
United,
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)
Becoming,
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)

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The Reagan-Carter Presidential Debate, Oct, 1980


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    from Reagan-Carter Presidential Debate (number of quotes indicated):
  • George Bush Sr. (1)
  • Jimmy Carter (7)
  • Ronald Reagan (10)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
    Excerpts from the 1980 presidential debates between President Jimmy Carter and Governor Ronald Reagan:
  • September 21, 1980: in Baltimore (Reagan vs. Rep. John Anderson)
  • October 28, 1980: in Cleveland (Reagan vs. Pres. Carter)

    Other historical debate series:
  • Kennedy vs. Nixon, 1960
  • Carter vs. Ford, 1976
  • Clinton vs. Bush, 1992

    Historical transcripts from the American Presidency Project
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Ronald Reagan: Inflation doesn't come upon us like plague; it's government.
Energy & Oil
    Jimmy Carter: Invest windfall profits tax in synthetic fuels & solar.
    Ronald Reagan: Lower regulations on coal; explore for oil offshore in OCS.
Environment
    Ronald Reagan: CA established CWA and OSHA, but over Reagan's objections.
Homeland Security
    Jimmy Carter: Steady increase in defense to offset 37% drop since 1969.
    Jimmy Carter: SALT II is result of 7 years of bipartisan negotiations.
    Ronald Reagan: America has never gotten in a war because we were too strong.
    Ronald Reagan: Scrap SALT II treaty; too many unilateral concessions.
Immigration
    George Bush Sr.: 1980: Illegal aliens attend public schools like citizens do.
    Ronald Reagan: 1980: Illegal aliens attend public schools like citizens do.
    Ronald Reagan: 1980: Work permits instead of a Mexico border fence.
Jobs
    Ronald Reagan: Minimum wage does away with jobs, especially for black youth.
Social Security
    Jimmy Carter: Voluntarily name beneficiaries, but no other voluntary part.
    Ronald Reagan: Social security system was based on a false premise.
Technology
    Jimmy Carter: Revitalize inner cities with $43B for transportation systems.
War & Peace
    Jimmy Carter: Kept our country at peace, and extend peace to others.
    Jimmy Carter: Strength is imperative for peace, but goal is peace.
Welfare & Poverty
    Ronald Reagan: Development zones to reverse decline of our cities.


The above quotations are from The Reagan-Carter Presidential Debate, Oct, 1980.


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