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Summary: It follows Maryam, a determined young doctor who runs for city council after the make incumbent repeatedly ignores her request to fix the muddy road leading to her clinic. Despite her father and her community₂s struggle to accept her as their town₂s first female candidate, Maryam₂s creative and ambitious campaign builds momentum, becoming a symbol for a larger movement.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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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

Summary: Following a shocking murder, the lives of the police, suspects and victim's family are intricately woven together in this 'spellbinding' (TV Guide) series. This engrossing series has earned huge acclaim, as well as a Golden Globe nomination and multiple Emmy nominations in its first season.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2012

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV KIL

Turow, Scott.

Summary: Based loosely on the myth of Castor and Pollux, this is the story of identical twins Paul and Cass Giannis and the complex relationships between their family and their former neighbors, the Kronons. The novel focuses principally on events in 2008, when Paul is a candidate for Mayor of Kindle County, and Cass is released from the penitentiary, 25 years after pleading guilty to the murder of his...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2013

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Hart, Matthew

Summary: "When "The Russian Pink"--a stunningly large rose-hued diamond--makes a surprise appearance around the neck of Honey Li, the wife of surging presidential candidate Harry Nash, Alex Turner, an investigator for the Treasury Department's diamond division and former C.I.A. agent, finds himself spiraling down a seemingly endless rabbit hole. A diamond like that always carries secrets, but the web of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Crime 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Summary: After straight-arrow district attorney Joseph Foster says in frustration that he would sell his soul to bring down a local mob boss, a smooth-talking stranger named Nick Beal shows up with enough evidence to seal a conviction. When that success leads Foster to run for governor, Beal's unearthly hold on him turns the previously honest man corrupt, much to the displeasure of his wife and his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

McGrath, Amy

Summary: "A memoir of the author's journey to becoming a fighter pilot; her twenty years in the military; and the events that led to her decision to run for U.S. Senate"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCGRATH, AMY MCG

Raphael, June Diane

Summary: Join the growing wave of women leaders with Represent, an energetic, interactive, and inspiring step-by-step guide showing how to run for the approximately 500,000 elected offices in the US. Written with humor and honesty by writer, comedian, actress, and activist June Diane Raphael and Kate Black, former chief of staff at EMILY’s list, Represent is structured around a 21-point document called...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Publishing 2019

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

Summary: Documentary providing an intimate portrait of Iraqis living under U.S. occupation. The principal focus is Dr. Riyadh, an Iraqi medical doctor, father of six, and Sunni political candidate who is an outspoken critic of the occupation but passionate about the need to establish democracy in Iraq. As his waiting room is filled daily with patients suffering the physical and mental effects of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2007

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

Peters, Charles

Summary: There were four strong contenders when the Republican Party met in June of 1940 to nominate its candidate: the crusading young attorney and rising Republican star Tom Dewey, two solid members of the Republican establishment, and dark horse Wendell Willkie, utilities executive, favorite of the literati and only very recently even a Republican. The leading candidates campaigned as isolationists....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 PET

Pepper, David (David A.)

Summary: Can someone heist the majority of the House of Representatives with no one noticing? That's the electoral coup that turns America upside down in The people's house...until one man notices. Youngstown reporter Jack Sharpe stumbles across an odd election result in the Ohio Congressional district he covers. The story takes him far beyond his corner of Ohio as he discovers an international...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Helena Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PEP

Katz, David

Summary: "A personal, intimate, photographic celebration of President Barack Obama in the years prior to his presidency, from friend and former aide David Katz"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 KAT

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

Summary: A man glimpses the future fate has planned for him and chooses to fight for his own destiny. Battling the powerful Adjustment Bureau across, under, and through the streets of New York, he risks his destined greatness to be with the only woman he's ever loved.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE ADJ

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE ADJ

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Adjustment 2011

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI ADJ

Haynes, Keeda J.

Summary: "Just weeks after graduating from the Dean's List from Tennessee State University, Keeda Haynes became an inmate at Alderson Federal Prison Camp, all for a crime she didn't commit. This was never meant to be her story. Her childhood was spent in church, band practice, and Girl Scouts meetings, and when she enrolled at TSU, the path ahead had seemed bright. Then one day her boyfriend had asked...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Jenkins, Beverly

Summary: Trent July has been the mayor of this historic town for the past four years, but now he's ready to let someone else take up the mantle. Barrett Payne, a former Marine, decides he wants the job. But when a surprise candidate also enters the ring, the town has opinions on who would be the best candidate. And of course that's not the only drama, as Malachi "Mal" July continues to make reparations...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JEN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Jenkins 2020

Reardon, Bryan

Summary: "Liam Brennan teeters on the edge. Early one morning, he snaps, kidnapping a young woman who works for Drew Brennan, Liam's older brother and the upstart candidate in a heated election. This sudden, vicious attack appears to be the beginning of an unthinkable spiral. But when it comes to the Brennan brothers, nothing is what it seems. To the rest of the world, Liam is the troubled problem child...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC REA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC REA

Freeman, Brian

Summary: Politician Diane Fairmont is running for the Florida governorship, but a chill is cast over the campaign when she receives an anonymous note announcing the return of the assassin who killed her husband ten years earlier. Because of complicated ties between Fairmont and his mother, movie actress Tarla Bolton, Detective Cad Bolton is assigned to the case. A desperate race against the clock ensues...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quercus 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS FRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY FRE

Moscatello, Caitlin.

Summary: "From an award-winning journalist covering gender and politics comes an inside look at the female candidates fighting back and winning elections in the crucial 2018 midterms. Beyond the 2018 victories, Moscatello speaks with leaders of organizations training female candidates, researchers, and successful strategists who helped women triumph--emphasizing authenticity and passion. After November...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.082 MOS

Summary: DI Vivienne Deering and her team provide security at a contentious election debate, but tragedy strikes when a shooter attempts to assassinate one of the candidates. Deering and her right-hand woman, DC Dinah Kowalska, vow to apprehend the culprit, despite warnings from their superiors that the investigation could jeopardize an undercover officer who has infiltrated an extreme right-wing group.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV NO

Montemarano, Nicholas

Summary: Sisters Betsy and Avery have never met, but they have both spent their lives under the scrutiny of prying cameras and tabloid journalists. Their father, David Christie, was a charismatic senator and promising presidential candidate until infidelity destroyed his campaign and his family's life. In the aftermath, Betsy grieves her broken family, while Avery struggles with growing up estranged...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tin House Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MON

Green, Tim

Summary: His career and reputation irrevocably derailed when he is framed and convicted for murder, attorney and political candidate Raymond White methodically plots his escape and revenge throughout the course of an eighteen-year imprisonment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Turow, Scott

Summary: A mayoral candidate's brother is released from prison 25 years after pleading guilty to the murder of his girlfriend, a situation that leads to the re-opening of the case.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TUR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TUR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Turow 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS TUR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY TUR

Linde, Barbara M.

Summary: "Have you ever wondered why presidential candidates need money for their campaigns? How do they get the funds they need to succeed in politics? This book focuses on how and where presidential candidates obtain the money to help them run for the country's highest office. Readers will learn about the history of campaign fund-raising and discover how candidates in different time periods approached...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.7 LIN

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