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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)
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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Pres. Clinton's State of the Union messages to Congress, 1994-2000

Click here for 26 full quotes from Bill Clinton in the book Pres. Clinton's State of the Union speeches.
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
    Excerpts from State of the Union speeches by President Bill Clinton:

  • January 25, 1994
  • January 24, 1995
  • January 23, 1996
  • February 4, 1997
  • January 27, 1998
  • January 19, 1999
  • January 27, 2000

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Zero deficit, not 11 zeroes, for first time in 30 years.
Civil Rights
    Women should get equal pay for equal work.
    DARE to have drug-free schools.
    Goals 2000: public school choice & character education.
    America Reads initiative: one million volunteer tutors.
    National crusade: educate for 21st century knowledge economy.
    Proven formula: higher standards & more accountability.
Energy & Oil
    Tax incentive to produce 80 mpg superefficient cars.
Families & Children
    Parents controlling what kids watch on TV is not censorship.
    No drive-through maternity; no drive-through mastectomy.
Foreign Policy
    Make good on our debt to the United Nations.
Government Reform
    Reinventing Government: cut 252,000 bureaucrats over 5 years.
    Free TV time to candidates for public office.
    Reinventing Government: cut $130B by shrinking departments.
    Curb campaign spending & ban contributions from noncitizens.
Health Care
    Managed care plans save money & improve care.
    Protect children from the epidemic of teen smoking.
    Patients' Bill of Rights: right to know all medical options.
Principles & Values
    New Covenant: responsibility, citizenship, opportunity.
    New Covenant: Opportunity and responsibility go hand in hand.
Social Security
    Before Social Security, being old meant being poor.
    USA accounts: retirement security for the 21st century.
Tax Reform
    Increase taxes on top 1.2%; and on no one else.
    Next generation Internet lets the world explore cyberspace.
War & Peace
    Today, not a single Russian missile is pointed at America.
Welfare & Poverty
    The "E" in EITC is about earning: so reduce marriage penalty.

The above quotations are from Pres. Clinton's State of the Union messages to Congress, 1994-2000.

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