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Ball, Molly

Summary: Presents an intimate portrait of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that illuminates her leadership, less-recognized career accomplishments and her decisions throughout Donald Trump's impeachment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2020

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PELOSI, NANCY BAL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B PELOSI BAL

Page, Susan

6 holds on 1 copy

Summary: A New York Times best-selling author and USA Today Washington bureau chief offers a new biography of Nancy Pelosi, one of the most powerful women in American politics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2021

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Kennedy, Patrick J. (Patrick Joseph)

Summary: "Patrick J. Kennedy, the former congressman and youngest child of Senator Ted Kennedy, details his personal and political battle with mental illness and addiction, exploring mental health care's history in the country alongside his and every family's private struggles"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 KENNEDY, PATRICK J KEN

Kennedy, Patrick J. (Patrick Joseph)

Summary: "Patrick J. Kennedy, the former congressman and youngest child of Senator Ted Kennedy, details his personal and political battle with mental illness and addiction, exploring mental health care's history in the country alongside his and every family's private struggles. On May 5, 2006, the New York Times ran two stories, 'Patrick Kennedy Crashes Car into Capitol Barrier' and then, several hours...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KENNEDY, PATRICK J. KEN

Doherty, Brian

Summary: Detailing the politician's career, the author traces the evolution of Ron Paul's ideas and explores his significance in American politics, explaining Paul's appeal and identifying his constituents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadside Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PAUL, RON DOH

West, Allen

Summary: An engrossing account of the inspiring life and uncensored views of a veteran, patriot, former Congressman, conservative icon, and warrior for personal liberty.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 328.73 WES

Frank, Barney

Summary: "The candid political memoir of Barney Frank, former House Representative from Massachusetts (Democrat) and a pioneering, openly gay politician"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FRANK, BARNEY FRA

Cheney, Richard B.

Summary: "In his unmistakable voice and with an insider's eye on history, former Vice President Dick Cheney tells the story of his life and the nearly four decades he has spent at the center of American politics and power"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 CHE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHENEY, RICHARD B CHE

Schuette, Bill.

Summary: "Inspired by growing up in a small town, the author conveys the lessons learned from family, friends and politicians from his childhood to a successful career in politics"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arbutus Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 328 SCH

Meacham, Jon

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: "John Lewis, who at age twenty-five marched in Selma and was beaten on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, is a visionary and a man of faith. Using intimate interviews with Lewis and his family and deep research into the history of the civil rights movement, Meacham writes of how the activist and leader was inspired by the Bible, his mother's unbreakable spirit, his sharecropper father's tireless...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LEWIS, JOHN MEA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B LEWIS MEA

Tasini, Jonathan.

Summary: In this short, accessible book, author Jonathan Tasini draws heavily from Sanders' ample public record of speeches, statements, and interviews, and couples his working-class spirit with specific legislation he has championed on a number of core proposals that comprise a broader people's agenda for America. --Publisher's description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Publishing 2015

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

Cummings, Elijah

Summary: A memoir by the late Congressman details how his experiences as a sharecroppers' son in volatile South Baltimore shaped his life in activism, explaining how government oversight can become a positive part of a just American collective.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CUMMINGS, ELIJAH CUM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B CUMMINGS CUM

Levine, Bruce C.

Summary: A portrait of the nineteenth-century statesman includes discussions of Stevens's decades-long fight against slavery, key role in the Union war effort, and postwar legislation for American racial justice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STEVENS, THADDEUS LEV

Grinspan, Jon

Summary: "A raucous history of American democracy at its wildest--and a bold rethinking of the relationship between the people and their politics. Democracy was broken. Or that was what many Americans believed in the decades after the Civil War. Shaken by economicand technological disruption, they sought safety in aggressive, tribal partisanship. The results were the loudest, closest, most violent...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2021

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Sanders, Bernard

Summary: "When Bernie Sanders began his race for the presidency, it was considered by the political establishment and the media to be a "fringe" campaign, something not to be taken seriously. After all, he was just an independent senator from a small state with little name recognition. His campaign had no money, no political organization, and it was taking on the entire Democratic Party establishment....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SAN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SANDERS, BERNIE SAN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B SANDERS

Hirono, Mazie

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "Mazie Hirono is one of the most fiercely outspoken Democrats in Congress, but her journey to the U.S. Senate was far from likely. Raised poor on her family's rice farm in rural Japan, Hirono was seven years old when her mother left her abusive husband and sailed with her two elder children to the United States, crossing the Pacific in steerage in search of a better life. Though the girl then...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HIR

Lineberry, Cate

Summary: Be Free or Die is a compelling narrative that illuminates Robert Smalls’ amazing journey from slave to Union hero and ultimately United States Congressman. It also gives fascinating insight and knowledge into the country's first efforts to help newly freed slaves while also illustrating the many struggles and achievements of African Americans during the war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SMALLS, ROBERT LIN

Lewis, John

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Congressman John Lewis recounts his life, which began in rural poverty in Alabama, and included leadership of the movement to desegregate Nashville, a speech at the 1963 March on Washington, chairmanship of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and election to the U.S. Congress from Georgia in 1986. "John Lewis tells his story of struggle in the civil rights movement, or fomradeship in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1998

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Haskins, James

Summary: "A biography of John Lewis, Georgia Congressman and one of the 'Big Six' civil rights leaders of the 1960s, focusing on his youth and culminating in the voter registration drives that sparked 'Bloody Sunday,' as hundreds of people walked across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. Includes a note by Congressman Lewis and a timeline"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Lewis

Summary: Using interviews and rare archival footage, this chronicles Lewis's 60-plus years of social activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health care reform, and immigration. Using present-day interviews with Lewis, now 80 years old, it explores his childhood experiences, his inspiring family, and his meeting with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1957. It also...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Paul, Ron

Summary: Ron Paul, an eleven-term congressman from Texas and one-time presidential candidate, advocates for the reduction of federal power throughout the government in the United States.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 332.11 PAU

Omar, Ilhan

Summary: "An intimate and rousing memoir by progressive trailblazer Ilhan Omar-the first African refugee, the first Somali-American, and one of the first Muslim women, elected to Congress. Ilhan Omar was only eight years old when war broke out in Somalia. The youngest of seven children, her mother had died while Ilhan was still a little girl. She was being raised by her father and grandfather when armed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OMAR, ILHAN OMA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B OMAR OMA

Andrews-Dyer, Helena

Summary: To millions nationwide, American Congresswoman Maxine Waters is a hero of the resistance and an icon, serving eye rolls, withering looks, and sharp retorts to any who dare waste her time on nonsense. Throughout her forty years in public service and eighty years on earth, the U.S. Representative for California's 43rd district has been a role model, a crusader for justice, a game-changer, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey Street 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WATERS, MAXINE AND

Summary: Follow the courageous journey of John Lewis, a civil rights hero, congressional leader, and human rights champion whose unwavering fight for justice spans the past 50 years. The son of sharecroppers, Lewis grew up in the segregated South and rose from Alabama's Black Belt to the corridors of power on Capitol Hill. His humble origins have forever linked him to those whose voices often go unheard.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV JOH

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