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Block, Ken

Summary: "If you value the integrity of our elections-or want a behind-the-scenes look at an attempt at overturning one-Disproven by Ken Block takes you out of the voting booth and into the chaos that was the attempt to challenge the results of the 2020 U.S. presidential election. In November 2020, data specialist Ken Block received a phone call from the Trump Campaign. They wanted to hire him to find...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Forefront Books 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 324.973 BLO

Grim, Ryan

Summary: "A riveting insider account of the progressive movement in Congress centering Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Jamaal Bowman, Cori Bush, Ayanna Pressley, and Ilhan Omar-their rise, their efforts to set an ambitious agenda for the country, and their struggle to find their footing within the Democratic party"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.973 GRI

Bongino, Dan

Summary: Using FBI documents, Bongino unspools a complex sequence of corruption behind desperate multimillion-dollar plans to stop Trump's re-election. He reveals the outrageous actions of Robert Mueller's investigators, delves into the disturbing presence of Obama's fixer, and shows that the case against Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn was stoked by a Flynn-fixated paid operative. In the final chapter, Bongino...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Post Hill Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 BON

Baron, Martin

Summary: "A monumental work of nonfiction that gives a first-row seat to the epic power struggle between politics, money, media, and tech -- for fans of Maggie Haberman's Confidence Man and Jane Mayer's Dark Money. Marty Baron took charge of The Washington Post newsroom in 2013, after nearly a dozen years leading The Boston Globe. Just seven months into his new job, Baron received explosive news: Jeff...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 070.4 BAR

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Isikoff, Michael

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Summary: "In Find Me the Votes, two years of immersive reporting by Isikoff and Klaidman has produced the most authoritative and dramatic account yet of a defeated president's conspiracy to overturn the 2020 election and how a local Georgia prosecutor--a daughter of the civil rights movement--decided to indict him and his allies for his desperate attempt to hold on to power. From the beginning, Fani...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve, Hachette Book Group 2024

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Reilly, Ryan J.

Summary: "The attack on the Capitol building following the 2020 election was an extraordinarily large and brazen crime. Conspiracies were formed on social media in full public view, the law-breakers paraded on national television with undisguised faces, and with outgoing President Donald Trump openly cheering them on. The basic concept of law enforcement--investigators find criminals and serve...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.131 REI

Mercieca, Jennifer R.

Summary: "Political communication expert Jennifer Mercieca shows how the Trump campaign expertly used the common rhetorical techniques of a demagogue, a word with two contradictory definitions--"a leader who makes use of popular prejudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power" or "a leader championing the cause of the common people in ancient times" (Merriam-Webster, 2019). These...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Texas A&M University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 MER

Kinzinger, Adam

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Summary: "From former Illinois Congressman Adam Kinzinger, a gripping account of the January 6 committee, examining the forces that led to the attacks on the Capitol. On January 6, 2021, America watched in horror as a violent mob led by right-wing extremist groups stormed the U.S. Capitol in support of then-President Donald Trump. It was one of the darkest days in recent history, yet to former Illinois...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KINZINGER, ADAM KIN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B KINZINGER KIN

Green, Joshua

Summary: "In his classic book Devil's Bargain, Joshua Green chronicled how the forces of economic populism on the right, led by the likes of Steve Bannon, turned Donald Trump into their flawed but powerful vessel. In The Rebels, he gives an epic account of the long struggle that has played out in parallel on the left, told through an intimate reckoning with the careers of the three political figures who...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2024

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Dunn, Harry

Summary: "Walking the halls of democracy as a Capitol Police officer, Harry Dunn was a man slowly experiencing an awakening. It sparked after the election of our first Black president. It grew as his belief in the bravery and honor of law enforcement was shaken by Ferguson and countless other cases of police brutality towards Black people. It continued to burn brighter as he watched members of Congress,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2023

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Green, Joshua

Summary: In this masterful account of one of our era's defining political sagas, a national correspondent for Bloomberg Businessweek traces the rise of economic populism in the Democratic Party through the interwoven stories of three outsiders who emerged in the wake of the crash to lead the charge.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2024

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Hutchinson, Cassidy

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Summary: "Cassidy Hutchinson's desk was mere steps from the most controversial president in recent American history. Now, she provides a riveting account of her extraordinary experiences as an idealistic young woman thrust into the middle of a national crisis, where she risked everything to tell the truth about some of the most powerful people in Washington"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2023

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Coll, Steve

Summary: "From bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Steve Coll, the definitive story of the decades-long relationship between the United States and Saddam Hussein, and a deeply researched and news breaking investigation into how human error, cultural miscommunication, and hubris led to one of the greatest geopolitical conflicts of our time When the United States invaded Iraq in 2003, its...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7044 COL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.7044 COL

Hochschild, Adam

Summary: "A character-driven look at a pivotal period in American history, 1917-1920: the tumultuous home front during WWI and its aftermath, when violence broke out across the country thanks to the first Red Scare, labor strife, and immigration battles"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books 2022

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DeRosa, Melissa

Summary: When COVID-19 hit the United States, New York governor Andrew Cuomo was thrust onto the national stage, hailed around the globe for his leadership. Alongside him every step of the way, Melissa DeRosa quickly became a household name. In her riveting memoir, DeRosa details her journey as a young woman in politics rising to the highest levels of government, writing with raw honesty and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Union Square & Co. 2023

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Stevens, Stuart

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Summary: A former chief Republican strategist and best-selling author examines the five driving forces on the Right-financers, propagandists, party support, legal theories to legitimize and shock troops-and makes clear how they are working in concert to end our democracy as we know it.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.2734 STE

Mann, Robert

Summary: America's Descent into Vietnam, Given by Dr. JamesE. Archer.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.7 MAN

Harris, Duchess

Summary: Eleanor Roosevelt is well known for her time as First Lady of the United States, but she also made important contributions to women's rights before, during, and after her husband's presidency. Eleanor Roosevelt Champions Women's Rights examines her efforts from multiple perspectives, including those of Roosevelt herself, her husband, Franklin, and later feminist activists.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, An Imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J973.917 HAR

Balis, Andrea

Summary: "A cutting-edge look into a pivotal moment in U.S. history: McCarthy's infamous "witch hunt" for communists during the 1950's Red Scare. At the cusp of the Cold War, Americans were so afraid of communists living among them that they began to hunt them like witches. As Senator Joe McCarthy took up this mantle to hunt down "communists" in the U.S., citizens grew terrified of being accused, so...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.9 BAL

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