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Bush, Cori

Summary: Embodying a new chapter in progressive politics that prioritizes the lives and stories of the most politically vulnerable, the first black woman to represent the state of Missouri in Congress presents a powerful and empowering memoir that is both a personal account and a fierce call to action.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2022

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

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

Morain, Dan

Summary: "There's very little that's conventional about Kamala Harris, and yet her personal story also represents the best of America. She grew up the eldest daughter of single mother, a cancer researcher who emigrated from India at the age of nineteen in search of a better education. She and her husband, an accomplished economist from Jamaica, split up when Kamala was only five. The Kamala Harris the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2021

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 Harris

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

Boehner, John

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

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

Levin, Carl

Summary: "Representing Michigan for thirty-six years in the U.S. Senate, Carl Levin, the longest-serving senator in Michigan history, was known for his dogged pursuit of the truth, his commitment to holding government accountable, and his basic decency. Getting to the Heart of the Matter: My 36 Years in the Senate is his story - from his early days in Detroit as the son of a respected lawyer to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2021

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 921 Levin

Obama, Michelle

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Summary: "Mrs. Obama offers readers a series of fresh stories and insightful reflections on change, challenge, and power, including her belief that when we light up for others, we can illuminate the richness and potential of the world around us, discovering deeper truths and new pathways for progress. Drawing from her experiences as a mother, daughter, spouse, friend, and First Lady, she shares the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group 2022

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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

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

Lewis, John

Summary: "After the success of the Nashville sit-in campaign, John Lewis is more committed than ever to changing the world through nonviolence -- but as he and his fellow Freedom Riders board a bus into the vicious heart of the deep south, they will be tested like never before."--page 3 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: GRNOV 741.59 Lewis

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

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

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

Biden, Joseph R.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

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

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

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

Pence, Mike

Summary: "Mike Pence spent more hours in the Oval Office than any of his predecessors. On the surface, the affable evangelical Christian from a gas-station-owning family in Indiana wouldn't seem to have much in common with a brash real estate mogul from New York. But the unlikely duo formed a tight bond. Pence was at Donald Trump's side when he enacted historic tax relief, when he decided to take more...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

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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

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

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 Thompson

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

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