Stronger Together

Stronger Together

by Hillary Rodham Clinton, Tim Kaine

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Overview

For more than a year, Hillary Clinton has laid out an ambitious agenda to improve the lives of the American people and make our country stronger and safer. Stronger Together presents that agenda in full, relating stories from the American people and outlining the Clinton/Kaine campaign’s plans on everything from apprenticeships to the Zika virus, including:

-Building an economy that works for everyone, not just those at the top.

-Making the biggest investment in good-paying jobs since World War II, including infrastructure, manufacturing, clean energy, and small business.

-Making debt-free college a reality and tackling the student debt crisis.

-Defeating ISIS, strengthening our alliances, and keeping our military strong.

-Breaking down the barriers that hold Americans back by reforming our broken immigration system, ending mass incarceration, protecting voting rights, and fixing our campaign finance system.

-Putting families first through universal, affordable health care; paid family and medical leave, and affordable child care.

Stronger Together offers specific solutions and a bold vision for building a more perfect union.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781501161735
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 09/06/2016
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 778,610
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Hillary Rodham Clinton is the first woman in US history to become the presidential nominee of a major political party. She served as the 67th Secretary of State after nearly four decades in public service advocating on behalf of children and families as an attorney, First Lady, and US Senator. She is a wife, mother, and grandmother.

Tim Kaine is a United States Senator for Virginia. He is one of only thirty people in American history to serve as a mayor, a governor, and a senator.

Table of Contents

Introduction xvii

1 Growing Together: An Economy that Works for Everyone, Not Just Those at the Top 1

The boldest investment in good-paying jobs since World War II 12

Infrastructure 14

Manufacturing 19

Small business 22

Clean energy 25

Communities left out and left behind 29

Basic research 33

Debt-free college for all Americans 36

Debt-free college 39

Student debt 42

Crack down on predators 44

"Let's Start Something" initiative 46

Rewrite the rules so companies share profits with employees instead of shipping jobs and profits overseas 48

Encourage companies to invest in workers 50

Support workers' rights and union rights 52

Close loopholes that help companies ship jobs and profits overseas 54

Make trade a fair deal for American workers 56

Stop Wall Street from ever wrecking Main Street again 59

Ensure that Wall Street, corporations, and the super-wealthy pay their fair share 63

Close loopholes and ensure the super-wealthy pay their fair share 65

Cut taxes for the middle class and provide families relief from rising costs 68

Reform our business tax code to encourage long-term investment 71

Put families first with policies that match how people work and live 73

Fight for equal pay for women 75

Cap childcare costs at 10 percent of family income 80

Guarantee paid family and medical leave 83

Ease the financial burden for family caregivers 85

Defend and enhance Social Security 87

Expand health coverage and tackle mental health, addiction, and Alzheimer's disease 89

2 Safer Together: Secure American Leadership and Keep Us Safe 109

Defeat ISIS and global terrorism 116

Defeat ISIS in Iraq, Syria, and the Middle East 117

Disrupt and dismantle the global terrorist infrastructure 118

Harden our defenses against external and homegrown threats 118

Combat the threat of nuclear terrorism 120

Continue to strengthen our alliances and partnerships-and stick with them 121

NATO 123

Israel and the Middle East 125

Asia 127

The Americas 129

Africa 131

Be firm but wise with out rivals 132

China 134

Russia 136

Iran 138

Keep our military strong and support our veterans and military families 140

A defense strategy with smart power, predictable budgets, and modern tools 141

Ensure veterans' timely access to quality health care 141

Modernize the full spectrum of veterans' benefits 142

Strengthen support for military families 144

Shape the global rules that will keep us safe and make us more prosperous 145

Building a fair international economic system 147

Combating climate change 149

Global health and pandemics 151

Nuclear proliferation 153

Cybersecurity 154

Stay true to the values that have always made America greet 156

Women's rights 157

Open Internet 157

LGBT rights 158

HIV/AIDS 159

Development 159

Ending modem-day slavery 160

3 Standing Together: Building Bridges, Not Walls 163

Provide every child the opportunity to live up to his or her potential 170

Expand early childhood education 173

World-class K-12 schools in every zip code 176

Support the millions of Americans with autism and their families 180

Fix our broken immigration system and keep families together 183

Fight for comprehensive immigration reform 185

Keep immigrant families together 187

Support immigrant integration 191

Reform out criminal justice system 193

Strengthen bonds of trust between communities and police 195

Reform our criminal justice system and end the era of mass incarceration 198

Help formerly incarcerated people successfully reenter society 201

End the epidemic of gun violence 204

Break down the barriers that stand in the way of equal rights 208

Secure environmental and climate justice 210

Defend women's health and reproductive rights 214

Protect and expand the rights of people with disabilities 218

Demand equality for the LGBT community 220

Fight HIV and AIDS 223

End campus sexual assault 226

Fight for equality for the people of Puerto Rico 228

Protect our environment and natural resources 230

4 Working Together: Breaking Through the Gridlock to Get Results 235

Reform our campaign finance system 238

Protect voting rights and expand access to the ballot box 239

Hillary Clinton: Making Progress Starts by Listening 244

Tim Kaine: If You Want to Do Right, Be an Optimist 246

Customer Reviews

Stronger Together 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Typical policy book. Outlines the usual. You know the drill by now.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not a good read
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A must read! loved it, makes a great gift to someone you love.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Don't waste your time reading this narcissistic piece of drivel. It's a tedious read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good plans. It's nice to see them all in one place. I tried to print them out on the website but was rather difficult
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The election was stolen . Wouldnt surprise Donnald bought it.. He has enough money. How much did mr.FBI rake in for his hatchet job 11 days before election. MONEY TALKS Don has money.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Easy to read. Good plan. Plenty of sources.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I got one person telling me not to read it but i got the other person telling me to read it i mean what the f**k