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Fighting for common ground : how we can fix the stalemate in Congress

Verfasser/in: Olympia J Snowe
Verlag: New York, NY : Weinstein Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2013] ©2013
Ausgabe/Format   Print book : Biografie : Englisch : First editionAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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An outspoken centrist, Senator Snowe stunned Washington in February 2012 when she announced she would not seek a fourth term and offered a sharp rebuke to the Senate, citing the dispiriting gridlock and polarization. After serving in the legislative branch at the state and federal levels for 40 years, including 18 years in the U.S. Senate, she explained that Washington wasn't solving the big problems anymore. In  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: Biography
History
Name: Olympia J Snowe; Olympia J Snowe
Medientyp: Biografie
Dokumenttyp: Buch
Alle Autoren: Olympia J Snowe
ISBN: 9781602862173 1602862176
OCLC-Nummer: 844788898
Anmerkungen: Includes index.
Beschreibung: viii, 302 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Inhalt: The decision --
2011 and 2012: Two very bad years --
Childhood --
Why I ran --
The functional Congress --
Women's issues --
Life in the Senate --
Fiscal responsibility --
Rising to the occasion --
Health care and partisanship --
Why we are so divided --
Why moderates matter --
Civility in America --
How we can change Congress --
Fighting from the grassroots.
Verfasserangabe: Olympia Snowe.

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A spirited call to action by Olympia J. Snowe, the iconic moderate and three-term Republican senator from Maine  Weiterlesen…

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