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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

Harding, Luke

Summary: "December 2016. [the author] and former Moscow bureau chief, quietly meets former MI6 officer Christopher Steele in a London pub to discuss President-elect Donald Trump's Russia connections. A month later, Steele's now-famous dossier sparks what may be the biggest scandal of the modern era. The names of the Americans involved are well-known--Paul Manafort, Michael Flynn, Jared Kushner, George...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324 HAR

Houellebecq, Michel.

Summary: "Dans une France assez proche de la nôtre, un homme s'engage dans la carrière universitaire. Peu motivé par l'enseignement, il s'attend à une vie ennuyeuse mais calme, protégée des grands drames historiques. Cependant les forces en jeu dans le pays ont fissuré le système politique jusqu'à provoquer son effondrement. Cette implosion sans soubresauts, sans vraie révolution, se développe comme un...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flammarion 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 468 HOU FRENCH

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

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

Lamb, Brian

Summary: "Offers a complete ranking of United States presidents from best to worst based on their leadership skills, moral authority, and ability to persuade the public." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 352.23 LAM

Finne, Stephanie

Summary: What are the main differences between Republicans and Democrats? How do they function in The House of Representatives? Find the answers to these questions and more in this title. Primary sources with accompanying questions, multiple prompts, Important Dates section, index, and glossary also included.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Publishing 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324 FIN

Summary: Spin is a political thriller that takes us deep into the heart of an all-or-nothing campaign. Amid maneuverings of power, treason, love, and hate, these shadow men will stop at nothing to see their candidate victorious. The French president has been assassinated, sparking a tense campaign to elect a new leader. With the election only 25 days away a war begins between the country's top...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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Osgood, Charles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.099 OSG

Mueller, Robert S.

Summary: Contains the report, a timeline of the major events of the Mueller investigation, a guide to the important individuals involved, key supporting government filings (including criminal indictments).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.73 MUE

Oliphant, Thomas

Summary: "A behind-the-scenes, revelatory account of John F. Kennedy's wily campaign to the White House, beginning with his bold, failed attempt to win the vice presidential nomination in 1956. A young and undistinguished junior plots his way to the presidency and changes the way we nominate and elect presidents. John F. Kennedy and his young warriors invented modern presidential politics. They turned...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.922 OLI

Summary: During a campaign for reelection, the crooked politician Paul Madvig decides to clean up his past, refusing the support of the gangster Nick Varna and associates with the respectable reformist politician Ralph Henry. When Ralph's son, Taylor Henry, a gambler and the lover of Paul's sister Opal, is murdered, Paul's right arm, Ed Beaumont, finds his body on the street. Nick uses the financial...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Classic Movies 2012

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GLA

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

Summary: Brooklyn Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm campaigned to become the Democratic Party's presidential nominee in 1972. From the announcement of her candidacy in January to the Democratic National Convention in Miami that July. Chisholm's fight for inclusion encompassed all Americans "who agree that the institutions of this country belong to all of the people who inhabit it." Shunned by the political...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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

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

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: 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

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

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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

Thor, Rosiee

Summary: In a world where magic can be bottled and power sipped, seventeen-year-old Ingrid Ellis tries to rise in society on the arm of Lindon Holt, but when she agrees to spy on his father's political opposition in exchange for his approval, she begins to question where her true allegiances lie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC THO

Cunningham, Kevin

Summary: How did the president get elected? How did he gain support? Find the answers to these questions and more in this title. Primary sources with accompanying questions, multiple prompts, Important Dates section, index, and glossary also included.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Publishing 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324 CUN

Maxmin, Chloe

Summary: "Dirt Road Revival lays out a roadmap for progressive politics in rural America based on two young campaigners' successful races in the most rural county in the most rural state in America"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2022

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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

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

Grey, Lawrence.

Contents: The office you want to run for -- Election statistics -- Local election laws : getting on the ballot -- Financial reporting -- District geography and demography -- Talking to an old hand -- Campaign theme and strategy -- Party, nonpartisan, and independent candidates -- Computers : using them in the campaign -- You have to have a plan -- Scheduling and a calendar -- The campaign manager --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: M. Evans 2007

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

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