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Franken, Al

Summary: The Harvard-educated comedian, talk-show host, and U.S. Senator chronicles the story of his unlikely senatorial campaign, detailing the ensuing months-long recount and what his service has taught him about America's deeply polarized political culture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 328.7 Frank

McCain, John

Summary: "A candid new political memoir from Senator John McCain--his most personal book in years--covering everything from 2008 up to the present."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 2018

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 McCain 2018

Warren, Elizabeth.

Contents: Prologue: a fighting chance -- Doing what needs to be done -- The bankruptcy wars -- Bailing out the wrong people -- What $1 million a day can buy -- An agency for the people -- The battle for the Senate -- Epilogue.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Clinton, Hillary Rodham

Summary: The former secretary of state relates her experiences as the first woman candidate nominated for president by a major party, discussing the sexism, criticism, and double standards she had to confront, and how she coped with a devastating loss.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Ford, Harold

Contents: The apprentice -- Arguments of my own -- The face of one's cause -- Trial and error -- Kindergarten congressman -- Terms of service -- Conscientious objections -- Making them whole -- More Davids than Goliaths -- Giving thanks -- Afterword.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2010

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

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of New Mexico Press 2019

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

Cummings, Elijah

Summary: "In We’re Better Than This, Cummings details the formative moments in his life that prepared him to hold President Donald Trump accountable for his actions while in office. Cummings powerfully weaves together the urgent drama of modern-day politics and the defining stories from his past. He offers a unique perspective on how his upbringing as the son of sharecroppers in a South Baltimore...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2020

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 921 Cummings

Matthews, Christopher

Summary: Overlooked by his father, and overshadowed by his war-hero brother, Bobby Kennedy was the perpetual underdog. When he had the chance to become a naval officer like Jack, Bobby turned it down, choosing instead to join the Navy as a common sailor. It was a life changing experience that led him to connect with voters from all walks of life: young or old, black or white, rich or poor. They were the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.922 MATT 2017

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

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 921 Lewis

Tye, Larry

Summary: "The definitive biography of the most dangerous demagogue in American history, based on first-ever access to his personal and professional papers, medical and military records, and recently-unsealed transcripts of his closed-door Congressional hearings."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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

Thompson, Bob

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.804 Thomp

Meacham, Jon

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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Biden, Joseph R.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

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Franken, Al

Summary: The Harvard-educated comedian, talk-show host, and U.S. Senator chronicles the story of his unlikely senatorial campaign, detailing the ensuing months-long recount and what his service has taught him about America's deeply polarized political culture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2017

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

Contents: Introduction. -- Pt. I: Former women members. "I'm no lady, I'm a member of Congress": women pioneers on Capitol Hill, 1917-1934 ; Onto the national stage: Congresswomen in an age of crises, 1935-1954 ; A changing of the guard: traditionalists, feminists, and the new face of women in Congress, 1955-1976 ; Assembling, amplifying, and ascending: recent trends among women in Congress, 1977-2006....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: U.S. G.P.O. 2006

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

Giblin, James.

Contents: Prologue: More powerful than the president -- Chickens, groceries, and a high school diploma -- Days and nights at Marquette -- Joe's first campaign -- Judge McCarthy -- "Tail Gunner Joe" -- One fight ends, another begins -- Defeating a legend -- Newcomer in Washington -- Charges of torture -- The speech that started it all -- Where's the evidence? -- The top Russian spy -- War breaks out in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9210 Gibli

Krull, Kathleen

Summary: "John was a boy who lived for adventure, but as he grew older, he became interested in everything--chemistry, music and writing, government and politics. However, his adventurous spirit never went away. All he wanted to do was fly." -- back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 921 Glenn

Lewis, John

Summary: This graphic novel is a first-hand account of Congressman John Lewis' lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Rooted in Lewis' personal story, it also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement. Book one spans Lewis' youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: GRNOV 741.59 Lewis

Harris, Kamala

Summary: The autobiographical memoir of the first woman, African American, and South Asian American to become attorney general of the State of California, and the second black woman ever elected to the United States Senate. Harris discusses the impact that her family and community had on her life, and how she came to discover her own sense of self and purpose.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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McCain, John

Summary: Senator John McCain presents a candid new political memoir covering everything from 2008 up to the present.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 328.73 McCain

Canellos, Peter, ed

Summary: Dismissed as a spent force in politics by the time he reached middle age, Ted Kennedy became the most powerful senator of the last half century and the nation's keeper of traditional liberalism. Perceptive and carefully reported, drawing heavily from candid interviews with the Kennedy family and inner circle, "Last Lion" captures magnificently his life and historic achievements, as well as the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.920 Can

Meijer, Hendrik G.

Summary: The idea that a Senator—Republican or Democrat—would put the greater good of the country ahead of party seems nearly impossible to imagine in our current climate of gridlock and divisiveness. But this hasn’t always been the case. Arthur H. Vandenberg (1884–1951), Republican from Grand Rapids, Michigan, was the model of a consensus builder, and the coalitions he spearheaded continue to form the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Chicago Press 2017

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 328.73 MEIJER 2017

Obama, Michelle

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Summary: An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America—the first African American to serve in that role—she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

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Obama, Michelle

Summary: In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America, she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private. A deeply personal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2018

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

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