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The Persistence of the Color Line
The Persistence of the Color Line
Written by Randall Kennedy
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ISBN: 9780307455550
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The Persistence of the Color Line
Racial Politics and the Obama Presidency
Written by Randall Kennedy


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $15.95

Renowned for his insightful, common-sense critiques of racial politics, Randall Kennedy gives us a shrewd and penetrating analysis of the complex relationship between the first black president and his African-American constituency.

Kennedy tackles such hot-button issues as the nature of racial opposition to Obama; whether Obama has a singular responsibility to African...

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Inside the Circus--Romney, Santorum and the GOP Race: Playbook 2012 (POLITICO Inside Election 2012)
Inside the Circus--Romney, Santorum and the GOP Race: Playbook 2012 (POLITICO Inside Election 2012)
Written by Mike Allen and Evan Thomas, Read by Mike Chamberlain
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ISBN: 9780449009772
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Inside the Circus--Romney, Santorum and the GOP Race: Playbook 2012 (POLITICO Inside Election 2012)

Written by Mike Allen and Evan Thomas
Read by Mike Chamberlain


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $10.00

Two of America’s most perceptive political reporters join forces for an unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at the race for the White House in POLITICO’s Playbook 2012, a series of four instant digital books on the 2012 presidential election. The second edition, Inside the Circus, pulls back the curtain on the pursuit of...

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Inside the Circus--Romney, Santorum and the GOP Race: Playbook 2012 (POLITICO Inside Election 2012)
Inside the Circus--Romney, Santorum and the GOP Race: Playbook 2012 (POLITICO Inside Election 2012)
Written by Mike Allen, Evan Thomas and Politico
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ISBN: 9780679645085
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Inside the Circus--Romney, Santorum and the GOP Race: Playbook 2012 (POLITICO Inside Election 2012)

Written by Mike Allen, Evan Thomas and Politico


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $2.99

Two of America’s most perceptive political reporters join forces for an unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at the race for the White House in POLITICO’s Playbook 2012, a series of four instant digital books on the 2012 presidential election. The second edition, Inside the Circus, pulls back the curtain on the pursuit of...

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Anything for a Vote
Dirty Tricks, Cheap Shots, and October Surprises in U.S. Presidential Campaigns
Written by Joseph Cummins


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 17, 2012
Price: $16.95

A History of Mud-Slinging, Character Assassination, And Other Election Strategies—Revised and Updated for 2012!
 
Today’s political pundits express shock and disappointment when candidates resort to negative campaigning. But history reveals that smear campaigns are as American as apple pie. Anything for a Vote is an illustrated look at 200-plus years of... Read more >
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The Right Fights Back: Playbook 2012 (POLITICO Inside Election 2012)
The Right Fights Back: Playbook 2012 (POLITICO Inside Election 2012)
Written by Mike Allen and Evan Thomas, Read by Mike Chamberlain
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The Right Fights Back: Playbook 2012 (POLITICO Inside Election 2012)

Written by Mike Allen and Evan Thomas
Read by Mike Chamberlain


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 30, 2011
Price: $10.00

Two of America’s most perceptive political reporters join forces for an unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at the race for the White House in POLITICO’s Playbook 2012, a series of four instant digital books on the 2012 presidential election. The first edition, The Right Fights Back, follows the campaign for the Republican presidential... Read more >
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The Right Fights Back: Playbook 2012 (POLITICO Inside Election 2012)
The Right Fights Back: Playbook 2012 (POLITICO Inside Election 2012)
Written by Mike Allen, Evan Thomas and Politico
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ISBN: 9780679645078
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The Right Fights Back: Playbook 2012 (POLITICO Inside Election 2012)

Written by Mike Allen, Evan Thomas and Politico


Format: eBook, 78 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2011
Price: $2.99

Two of America’s most perceptive political reporters join forces for an unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at the race for the White House in POLITICO’s Playbook 2012, a series of four instant digital books on the 2012 presidential election. The first edition, The Right Fights Back, follows the campaign for the Republican presidential... Read more >
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Tension City
Tension City
Written by Jim Lehrer
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ISBN: 9780679603511
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Tension City
Inside the Presidential Debates
Written by Jim Lehrer


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $11.99

With an update by the author for the 2012 election.
 
A veteran newsman who has presided over eleven presidential and vice-presidential debates, Jim Lehrer gives readers a ringside seat for some of the epic political battles of our time, shedding light on all of the critical turning points and rhetorical... Read more >
Tension City
Tension City
Written by Jim Lehrer, Read by Jim Lehrer
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307878441
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Tension City
Inside the Presidential Debates, from Kennedy-Nixon to Obama-McCain
Written by Jim Lehrer
Read by Jim Lehrer


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $30.00

NARRATED BY THE AUTHOR, THIS SPECIAL AUDIOBOOK RECORDING OF TENSION CITY INCLUDES EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW AND DEBATE EXCERPTS FROM 1960 THROUGH 2008!

“In his quiet but intense way, Jim Lehrer earns the trust of the major political players of our time,” notes Barbara Walters. “He explains and exposes their hopes and dreams, their...

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Tension City
Tension City
Written by Jim Lehrer, Read by Jim Lehrer
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ISBN: 9780307878458
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Tension City
Inside the Presidential Debates, from Kennedy-Nixon to Obama-McCain
Written by Jim Lehrer
Read by Jim Lehrer


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $14.00

NARRATED BY THE AUTHOR, THIS SPECIAL AUDIOBOOK RECORDING OF TENSION CITY INCLUDES EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW AND DEBATE EXCERPTS FROM 1960 THROUGH 2008!

“In his quiet but intense way, Jim Lehrer earns the trust of the major political players of our time,” notes Barbara Walters. “He explains and exposes their hopes and dreams, their...

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Rick Perry and His Eggheads
Rick Perry and His Eggheads
Written by Sasha Issenberg
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307986771
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Rick Perry and His Eggheads
Inside the Brainiest Political Operation in America, A Sneak Preview from The Victory Lab
Written by Sasha Issenberg


Format: eBook, 26 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $0.99

A fascinating, never-before-reported look into how Rick Perry, in his 2006 reelection campaign in Texas, had academics conduct real-time experiments to study what makes people vote--revealing a new side of a major politician and a game-changing trend in American politics.

Despite his folksy personality and disdain for East Coast "elitists," Texas governor...

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The Persistence of the Color Line
The Persistence of the Color Line
Written by Randall Kennedy
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ISBN: 9780307379801
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The Persistence of the Color Line
Racial Politics and the Obama Presidency
Written by Randall Kennedy


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 16, 2011
Price: $11.99

Timely—as the 2012 presidential election nears—and controversial, here is the first book by a major African-American public intellectual on racial politics and the Obama presidency.
 
Renowned for his cool reason vis-à-vis the pitfalls and clichés of racial discourse, Randall Kennedy—Harvard professor of law and author of the New York Times best seller...

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The People Reloaded
The People Reloaded
Edited by Nader Hashemi and Danny Postel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935554387
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The People Reloaded
The Green Movement and the Struggle for Iran's Future
Edited by Nader Hashemi and Danny Postel


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: January 25, 2011
Price: $18.95

A definitive collection of essays and documents on the movement behind Iran's mass protests

Since June of 2009, the Islamic Republic of Iran has seen the most dramatic political upheaval in its three decades of rule. What began as a series of mass protests over the official results of a presidential election—engendering... Read more >
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The Case Against Lame Duck Impeachment

Written by Bruce Ackerman


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $8.00

An incisive legal argument that the attempt to impeach then-President Bill Clinton was not only ethically troubling, but actually against the basic legal procedures of the House and Senate and thus unconstitutional. A wake-up call, relevant even today, of the lengths to which the American right will go in order to... Read more >
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The Contenders

Written by Laura Flanders, Richard Goldstein, Dean Kuipers, James Ridgeway and Eli Sanders


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $22.95

When you get beyond the spin, the campaign spending, the YouTube spots, and the paid advertisements, what did the Democratic contenders in the 2008 Presidential election stand for, really? What did Hillary Clinton learn from Nixon? What does Barack Obama have in common with Justin Timberlake? Who are the two John... Read more >
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No Debate
How the Republican and Democratic Parties Secretly Control the Presidential Debates
Written by George Farah


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $14.95

Broadcast to tens of millions of Americans, the presidential debates are the Super Bowl of politics. A good performance before the cameras can vault a contender to the front of the pack, while a gaffe spells national embarrassment and can savage a candidacy. The slim margin for error has led the... Read more >
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Was the 2004 Presidential Election Stolen?
Exit Polls, Election Fraud, and the Official Count
Written by Steven F. Freeman and Joel Bleifuss
Foreword by John Conyers, Jr.


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $17.95

On the afternoon of election day 2004, the world was abuzz with the news: exit polls indicated that John Kerry would decisively win the election and become the next president of the United States. That proved not to be the case.
According to the official count—the number of votes tallied, not... Read more >
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The Opinion Makers
The Opinion Makers
Written by David W. Moore
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807042335
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The Opinion Makers
An Insider Exposes the Truth Behind the Polls
Written by David W. Moore


Format: Trade Paperback, 216 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2009
Price: $18.00

With a new afterword by the author

Drawing on over a decade's experience at the Gallup Poll and a distinguished academic career in survey research, David W. Moore—praised as a "scholarly crusader" by the New York Times—reveals that pollsters don't report public opinion, they manufacture it. In this highly critical book... Read more >
Dawn Dusk or Night
Dawn Dusk or Night
Written by Yasmina Reza
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ISBN: 9780307389909
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Dawn Dusk or Night
A Year with Nicolas Sarkozy
Written by Yasmina Reza


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: June 2, 2009
Price: $15.00

From celebrated playwright-novelist Yasmina Reza comes an unprecedented account of her year spent with French president Nicolas Sarkozy. This utterly unorthodox portrait is written in a captivatingly impressionistic style: their exchanges exist as a play of words and glances, framed as scenes from a headlong drama. Along the campaign trail, in... Read more >
08
08
Written by Michael Crowley and Dan Goldman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307588722
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08
A Graphic Diary of the Campaign Trail
Written by Michael Crowley and Dan Goldman


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 21, 2009
Price: $13.99

A Graphic Retelling Of The Most Historic Election Of Our Time

Beyond the pandering focus groups, the billion-dollar fund-raising machinery, and the relentless myopia of the 24-hour news cycle, it was clear that something deep in the American psyche was stirring as the rumblings of the 2008 election first began. 08’ follows... Read more >
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08
08
Written by Michael Crowley and Dan Goldman
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ISBN: 9780307405111
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08
A Graphic Diary of the Campaign Trail
Written by Michael Crowley and Dan Goldman


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2009
Price: $17.95

A Graphic Retelling Of The Most Historic Election Of Our Time

Beyond the pandering focus groups, the billion-dollar fund-raising machinery, and the relentless myopia of the 24-hour news cycle, it was clear that something deep in the American psyche was stirring as the rumblings of the 2008 election first began. 08’ follows... Read more >
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How Barack Obama Won
How Barack Obama Won
Written by Chuck Todd and Sheldon Gawiser
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ISBN: 9780307473660
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How Barack Obama Won
A State-by-State Guide to the Historic 2008 Presidential Election
Written by Chuck Todd and Sheldon Gawiser


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2009
Price: $12.95

This detailed overview and analysis of the results of Barack Obama’s historic 2008 presidential win gives us the inside state-by-state guide to how Obama achieved his victory, and allows us to see where the country stood four years ago.
 
 Although much has changed in the nearly four years since, How...

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Yes We Can
Yes We Can
Photographed by Scout Tufankjian
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576875049
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Yes We Can
Barack Obama's History-Making Presidential Campaign
Photographed by Scout Tufankjian


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2008
Price: $29.95

Yes We Can: Barack Obama's History-Making Presidential Campaign is the story of Barack Obama’s historic journey from junior Senator from Illinois to—if all polls hold as indicated—President of the United States of America, as documented by Scout Tufankjian, the only independent photographer to cover his entire campaign from before he announced... Read more >
You Can't Be President
You Can't Be President
Written by John R. Macarthur
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ISBN: 9781933633602
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You Can't Be President
The Outrageous Barriers to Democracy in America
Written by John R. Macarthur


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $15.95

"This book lays bare the malfunctions of our democracy and the solutions in a superb literary style and a convincing manner." George McGovern, Democratic candidate for President, 1972

It seems like an historic election: A woman almost won the nomination to run for President of the United states—losing to an African-American, who... Read more >
Declaring Independence
Declaring Independence
Written by Douglas Schoen
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ISBN: 9781588368058
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Declaring Independence
The Beginning of the End of the Two-Party System
Written by Douglas Schoen


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2008
Price: $2.99

• A 2006 survey revealed that two thirds of Americans consider themselves “dissatisfied with the way things are going in the U.S.”
• In recent polls, 60 to 80 percent of registered voters say they want an independent presidential candidate.
• Independent voters now constitute the largest segment of the American electorate.

America is... Read more >
Miami and the Siege of Chicago
Miami and the Siege of Chicago
Written by Norman Mailer, Introduction by Frank Rich
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ISBN: 9781590172964
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Miami and the Siege of Chicago

Written by Norman Mailer
Introduction by Frank Rich


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2008
Price: $14.95

1968. The Vietnam War was raging. President Lyndon Johnson, facing a challenge in his own Democratic Party from the maverick antiwar candidate Eugene McCarthy, announced that he would not seek a second term. In April, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated and riots broke out in inner cities throughout America. Bobby... Read more >
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