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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Fire and Fury,
by Michael Wolff (2018)
Trump Revealed,
by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (2016)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2016)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
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)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
by Cory Booker (2016)
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)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
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)

Book Reviews

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Obama Cabinet members actions and issues

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    Articles by/on Obama Cabinet members:
  • DOJ: 19th News blog: "Eric Holder on the gendered impact of voter suppression," by Errin Haines, October 26, 2020
  • USDA: Technical420.com blog, "Cannabis Industry Receives Support from Clinton and Agriculture Secretary Vilsack," by Michael Berger, Jun 11, 2015
  • USDA: Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the Proposed FY 2013 Budget, February 13, 2012
  • USDA: National Press Club Luncheon with Governor Tom Vilsack, February 28, 2006
  • (more citations to follow...)

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Julian Castro: Too-tight credit market hurts minority home ownership.
    Rahm Emanuel: Economy was in freefall in 2008; we're still recovering.
Civil Rights
    Eric Holder: GOP voter suppression impacts African American women.
    Tom Vilsack: Resolved all USDA discrimination lawsuits.
    Susan Rice: Under Obama LGBT employees treated same as co-workers.
    Thomas Perez: Make good on opportunity for people with disabilities.
    Thomas Perez: Expand opportunity for marginalized communities.
    Thomas Perez: Women still earn 77 cents on the dollar compared to men.
    Arne Duncan: Same-sex couples should be legally allowed to marry.
    Tom Vilsack: 2011: Gay marriage at state level only, for now.
    Tom Vilsack: Religion is important, but no one religion should dominate.
    Susan Rice: Admitted to past drug use, none since 1990.
    Tom Vilsack: $51.4 million for opioid abuse clinics in rural communities.
    Tom Vilsack: Cannabis one of the most valuable commodities in agriculture.
    Hilda Solis: $500M for businesses partnerships at community colleges.
    Arne Duncan: Engage innovation community with early learning community.
    Kathleen Sebelius: Engage innovation community with early learning community.
Energy & Oil
    Tom Vilsack: Bio-based energy for greater independence and flexibility.
    Susan Rice: Failed to take climate change seriously, now making efforts.
    Steven Chu: Increase Efficiency and Conservation of Energy.
    Steven Chu: Coal is my worst nightmare.
    Steven Chu: Nuclear waste issues are still not fully resolved.
    Julian Castro: At HUD: $1 billion National Disaster Resilience Competition.
    Julian Castro: More funding for lead-safe regulations in low-income housing.
    Thomas Perez: Coal dust: Shouldn't sacrifice your life for your livelihood.
    Kathleen Sebelius: Environmental justice strategy: protect polluted communities.
Families & Children
    Tom Vilsack: Born into an orphanage and adopted in 1951.
    Thomas Perez: Expand access to paid leave & overtime protections.
    Thomas Perez: US Is only industrialized nation without paid family leave.
    Thomas Perez: Focus on reducing child labor internationally.
Foreign Policy
    Hillary Clinton: Work toward Arab Spring not being hijacked by extremists.
    Hillary Clinton: 1% of budget on foreign aid maintains our global leadership.
Free Trade
    Susan Rice: China is US's most consequential international relationship.
    Tom Vilsack: Government negotiations facilitate favorable trade.
Government Reform
    Tom Vilsack: No more cherished right than the right to vote.
Health Care
    Thomas Perez: ObamaCare is an important part of anti-poverty efforts.
Homeland Security
    Susan Rice: Diversity is America's strength, including national security.
    Thomas Perez: DOL helped reduce veteran unemployment from 8.7% to 4.3%.
    Hillary Clinton: We responded to Benghazi immediately, and for the long run.
    Chuck Hagel: Supports the full repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell.
    Chuck Hagel: Hezbollah & Hamas are terrorists; Israeli self-defense ok.
    Chuck Hagel: Regrets using the term "Jewish lobby" for pro-Israel groups.
    Tom Vilsack: Boost production of aviation biofuels for military use.
    Janet Napolitano: Deferring DREAMer deportations about priorities, not policy.
    Thomas Perez: Fixing broken system brings 11M workers out of shadows.
    Thomas Perez: Long-overdue increase in the minimum wage, and index it.
    Thomas Perez: Include homecare workers in minimum wage & overtime laws.
    Thomas Perez: Full-time minimum wage workers should not live in poverty.
Principles & Values
    Thomas Perez: First Latino elected to the Montgomery County Council.
    Tom Vilsack: Surprised young people don't think US is greatest nation.
Social Security
    Thomas Perez: Can't cling to defined benefit mentality in modern world.
    Tom Vilsack: Bio-based products reduce rural American unemployment.
    Hillary Clinton: PIPA: When information is stifled, Internet is diminished.
    Hillary Clinton: WikiLeaks tears at fabric of government.
War & Peace
    Hillary Clinton: Policy of prevention, not containment, on Iranian nukes.
    Chuck Hagel: Keep options beyond containment for Iran.
    Hillary Clinton: Agrees with Newt Gingrich that Iraq policy is a mess.
Welfare & Poverty
    Julian Castro: ConnectHome: make HUD the Department of Opportunity.
    Thomas Perez: War on Poverty has reduced poor from 30% to 13%.

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