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Summary: A Bolivian presidential candidate failing badly in the polls enlists the firepower of an elite American management team, led by the deeply damaged but still brilliant strategist "Calamity" Jane Bodine. In self-imposed retirement following a scandal that earned her nickname and rocked her to her core, Jane is coaxed back into the game for the chance to beat her professional nemesis, the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY OUR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Our 2016

Summary: A satirical comedy in which a British documentary crew follows a radical folksinger (and self-made millionaire) turned senatorial candidate as he blends singing, music videos and scandal on the campaign trail.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Home Entertainment 2000

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BOB

Summary: "Idealistic filmmaker Sebastian ... and his cynical producer Costa ... arrive in Bolivia to make a revisionist film about Christopher Columbus' conquest of the Americas. But as filming commences, the local citizens begin to riot in protest against a multi-national corporation that is taking control of their water supply. With the film shoot in jeopardy, both men find their convictions shaken....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2012

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF EVE

Corso, Phil

Summary: Every four years in the United States of America, candidates from different political parties stand in front of the nation to showcase their ideas and sell their visions of the future before Election Day. Presidential debates are a way for candidates to share their ideas, show how they are different from other candidates, and garner support from voters. This book outlines the history and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2020

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.7 COR

Summary: Every time Mike tries to help his brother Al during his campaign for governor it becomes a disaster. Campaign-aide Steve volunteers to baby-sit Mike and soon realizes he made a big mistake. When Mike discovers the incumbent is a crook he reaches a new level of destruction.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2002

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BLA

Liddell-Westefeld, Chris

Summary: The thrilling story of Barack Obama's first presidential campaign, and the volunteers and staff inspired by his vision of hope and possibility, that propelled the longshot candidate to become the 44th President of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.973 LID

McPartland, Lisa A.

Summary: "The position of president of the United States is an important one! But how does a person get elected president? First, people have to know who they are. To do that, candidates must announce their plan to run for a nomination and the presidency, and then they campaign. A perfect introduction for young readers, this book covers the details of the campaign trail, from grassroots organization to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2020

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.973 MCP

Cohen, Michael A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.97309 COH

Summary: As Alicia struggles to get her career back on track, she stumbles on a case that puts her up against Diane Lockhart and David Lee. Peter fires Eli Gold, who vows revenge. Cary discovers that his firm is getting out of touch. Peter has little time left to make a plea deal before the jury comes back with a verdict. Meanwhile, Alicia must decide whether her future is with Peter or with Jason, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD GOO RATED R

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV GOO

Lee, Lyla

Summary: It's time to pick a class president, and Mindy really wants to win, and she's basing her entire campaign on snacks and being kind, so how could she not be chosen? But there is one big thing that Mindy is not sure she can do--make a speech to her class about why she would be the best pick for president. Can Mindy face her fears and show the class, and herself, that she can be the best class...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC LEE

Summary: Alicia Florrick stood by her husband on his tumultuous path to the governor's office, but now she's entering the world of politics on her own terms by running for state's attorney. As Election Day approaches, Alicia must balance the demands of her firm and campaign as she supports her partner Cary during shocking developments that could end his career; and life as he knows it.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD GOO RATED R

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV GOO

Goldberg, Bernard

Summary: Goldberg contends that the mainstream media crossed an important line in the 2008 presidential race, moving from a liberal bias to crass partisianship as spin doctors for Barack Obama.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: 328.73 Gol

Moore, Julianne

Summary: Behind-the-scenes dramatization of John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2013

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GAM

Heilemann, John

Summary: From two of the best political reporters in the country comes the gripping inside story of the historic 2008 presidential election.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 324.973 HEI

Halperin, Mark

Summary: The authors of the best-selling Game Change present an account of the 2012 presidential election that draws on hundreds of insider interviews to illuminate what the election meant to both parties, covering such topics as the dramatic Republican nomination fight, the rise and fall of Mitt Romney and Barack Obama's Election Day triumph.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 324.973 HAL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.973 HAL

Summary: After beating a murder rap for selling faulty e-cigarettes at a music festival, Tim launches a campaign for San Bernardino District Attorney despite a complete lack of experience. Fueled by ego and ignorance, he tries to surmount the obstacles facing him by personally connecting with unsuspecting voters.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY MIS

Summary: "Follows James Carville, Jeremy Rosner and a team of political consultants as they launch a media-savvy campaign for Bolivian presidential candidate Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada. With unprecedented access to think sessions, media training and the making of smear campaigns, witness a shocking example of America 'spreading democracy' overseas and its earth-shattering aftermath"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Lorber Films 2006

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC OUR

Huffman, Alan.

Summary: Two opposition researchers take readers on a year-long journey across the United States as they investigate the backgrounds of political candidates, from presidential appointees to local school board hopefuls.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.70973 HUF

Dyson, Michael Eric

Summary: Michael Eric Dyson delivers a provocative exploration of the politics of race and the Obama presidency. Barack Obama's presidency unfolded against the national traumas of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Freddie Gray, and Walter Scott. The nation's first African American president was careful to give few major race speeches, yet he faced criticism from all sides, including from African Americans....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 DYS

Summary: Like fish bait cast into a pool of sharks, idealistic Dorfmann arrives in Brussels with visions of a united Europe to serve an ambitious British Director of the European Economic Community, Michael Spearpoint. Planning to get rich exploiting the newly-liberated nations of Eastern Europe, wily bureaucrats and entrepreneurs compete to misuse the naïve Dorfmann, dubbed "Prince Stupid," for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BFS Video 2007

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Martini, Adrienne

Summary: "Back in the fall of 2016, before casting her vote for Hillary Clinton, Adrienne Martini, a knitter, a runner, a mom, and a resident of rural Otsego County in snowy upstate New York, knew who her Senators were, wasn't too sure who her Congressman was, andhad only vague inklings about who her state reps were. She's always thought of politicians as . . . oily. Then she spent election night curled...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARTINI, ADRIENNE MAR

Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 2

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Crown 2018

Summary: Grammatically challenged, "user friendly" gubernatorial candidate Dicky Pilager has just launched a rosy campaign for the citizens of the New West. But things take an unexpected turn when the taping of an environmental political ad ends up with Pilager reeling in a corpse. Enter his ferocious campaign manager, Chuck Raven who hires idealistic journalist turned rumpled private detective Danny...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY SIL

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Summary: Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the late 1940s. When they decided to marry, just as apartheid was being introduced into South Africa, it caused an international uproar. However, their passionate romance triumphed over every obstacle and changed the course of African history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA UNI

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