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Do not ask what good we do : inside the U.S. House of Representatives

Author: Robert Draper
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Free Press hardcover edView all editions and formats
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"[A] revealing and riveting look at the new House of Representatives, elected in the history-making 2010 midterm elections"--Publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Draper
ISBN: 9781451642087 1451642083 9781451642100 1451642105
OCLC Number: 741542812
Description: xxii, 327 pages ; 24 cm
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.
Responsibility: Robert Draper.

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"[A] revealing and riveting look at the new House of Representatives, elected in the history-making 2010 midterm elections"--Publisher.

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"A gripping and fast-paced narrative." * The Daily Beast * "Superb . . . A rich and deeply reported look at the House Republicans who took over the chamber after the 2010 elections." -- Ryan Lizza * Read more...

 
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