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Draper, Robert
Do not ask what good we do : inside the U.S. House of Representatives / Robert Draper
Alternate Title Inside the U.S. House of Representatives
1st Free Press hardcover ed
New York : Free Press, 2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  JK1059 112th .D73 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject United States. Congress. House
United States. Congress (112th : 2009-2010). House
United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-
Subject(s) Legislators -- United States
Legislation -- United States
Physical Description xxii, 327 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-301) and index
Contents Cast of characters -- Prologue: Evening, January 20, 2009 -- Reinforcements: Tea Party freshman ; The dean ; Bayonets -- Shut 'er down: Citizens in the Devil's City ; Gabby ; The institutionalist ; State of the Weiner ; Madam minority leader ; Continuing resolution ; Moment of silence ; Black Republican out of Florida ; Radicalization ; Woman of a certain rage ; "You hard head" -- "You don't know where I'm coming from!": Draft horse ; The winning message ; Side pockets on a cow ; "Here is your shield" ; "Dropping out of things is what I do" ; "You are wrong!" -- Rascality: Coffee with your congressman ; The hostage ; Lower, ever lower -- Epilogue: Evening, January 24, 2012
Summary "[A] revealing and riveting look at the new House of Representatives, elected in the history-making 2010 midterm elections"--Publisher
NOTE 504978

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