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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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An Even Better Place: America in the 21st Century, by Richard Gephardt, Michael Wessel


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Click here for 35 full quotes from Dick Gephardt in the book An Even Better Place.
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Budget & Economy
    Top 1% have benefited much more than average worker.
    Stakeholder economics: Balance for everyone’s benefit.
Civil Rights
    Christian Coalition’s intolerance has no place in politics.
Corporations
    Code of conduct for US businesses empowers workers.
Education
    More teachers, more classrooms, more federal funding.
    Opposes vouchers on equity & civic grounds.
    Longer school day and longer school year.
    More federal help for college; outraged at rising costs.
Environment
    Base trade on shared environmental values.
Families & Children
    Parental involvement with school & kids solves social woes.
Free Trade
    China: no positive economic relations with totalitarians.
    Gephardt Amendment: results-oriented trade penalties.
    Rejected NAFTA: needed more for labor & environment.
    Trade will not bring about change in China.
Government Reform
    Disturbed by cynical attitude that government is the problem.
    Limit campaign spending, by Const. amendment if needed.
    Voting reform: easier registration, weekend voting.
    Citizen participation solves crisis of faith in democracy.
Gun Control
    NRA opposes gun rules that vast majority support.
Health Care
    Federal tax breaks for small business health coverage.
Immigration
    Nothing wrong with immigrants, but Americans in jobs better.
Jobs
    Workers need to be paid a living wage.
    Employees must “think like owners” to compete globally.
    Require companies to invest 1% of payroll in worker training.
Principles & Values
    No more demands for perfect morality.
    Politics is a substitute for violence.
    Foundation of liberalism is community activism.
    Citizen participation will get us to “an even better place”.
Social Security
    Social Security stands between many retirees & poverty.
    Social Security is most successful peacetime program.
    Treat Social Security like insurance; no stock market.
Tax Reform
    10% Tax Plan: end loopholes, lower rates.
    Require national referendum to raise federal income tax.
Technology
    Supports R&D funding for medical and health research.
War & Peace
    Congressional authority united country for Kuwait invasion.


The above quotations are from An Even Better Place: America in the 21st Century, by Richard Gephardt, Michael Wessel.

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