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Nelson, Maria

Summary: "The House of Representatives is the voice of the American people, just like the student council speaks for the student body or class. Being part of student council or taking another leadership role in school can be a great experience for students. But the road to election can seem like a long one--and even longer for those who aspire to a political career! With main content including the setup...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 328 NEL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Set Who's Your 328.73 Nelson 2016

Boehner, John

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The former Speaker of the House shares candid tales from Washington, D.C.'s halls of power, offering insight into America's Republican Party and the leadership successes and failures of presidents from the past half century.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 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

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Publishing 2015

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Page, Susan

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2021

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Hirono, Mazie

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...

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

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

Lewis, John

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1998

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Brimner, Larry Dane

Summary: World War II is over, but tensions between the communist Soviet Union and the US are at an all-time high. In America, communist threats are seen everywhere and a committee is formed in the nation's capital to investigate those threats. Larry Dane Brimner follows the story of 19 men--all from the film industry--who are summoned to appear before the House of Representatives Committee on...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 323 BRI

Williams, Alicia R. (Alicia Renee)

Summary: "An inspiring picture book biography about Shirley Chisholm"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anne Schwartz Books 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CHI

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

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

Koestler-Grack, Rachel A.

Summary: A history of the U.S. House of Representatives and its accomplishments from 1789 to 2007.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 328.73072 KOE

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dey Street 2020

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

McCommons, James

Summary: "In 1906 George Shiras III (1859-1942) published a series of remarkable nighttime photographs in National Geographic. Taken with crude equipment, the black-and-white photographs featured leaping whitetail deer, a beaver gnawing on a tree, and a snowy owl perched along the shore of a lake in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The pictures, stunning in detail and composition, celebrated American...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of New Mexico Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 328.73 MCC

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHIRAS, GEORGE MCC

Lewis, John

Summary: "In turbulent times Americans look to the Civil Rights Movement as the apotheosis of political expression. As we confront questions of social inequality there's no better time to revisit the lessons of the '60s and no better leader to learn from than Congressman John Lewis. In Across That Bridge, Congressman Lewis draws from his experience as a leader of the Civil Rights Movement to offer...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 328.73 LEW

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 328.73 LEW

Zelizer, Julian E

Summary: "The story of how Newt Gingrich and his allies tainted American politics, launching an enduring era of brutal partisan warfare When Donald Trump was elected president in 2016, President Obama observed that Trump "is not an outlier; he is a culmination, alogical conclusion of the rhetoric and tactics of the Republican Party for the past ten, fifteen, twenty years." In Burning Down the House,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 328.73 ZEL

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...

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Broadside Books 2012

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

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

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"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions 2011

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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

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

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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"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LEWIS, JOHN MEA
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B LEWIS MEA

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

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