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

Auteur : Olympia J Snowe
Éditeur: New York, NY : Weinstein Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2013] ©2013
Édition/format:   Livre imprimé : Biographie : Anglais : First editionVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données:WorldCat
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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  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme: Biography
History
Autobiography
Personne nommée: Olympia J Snowe; Olympia J Snowe
Type d’ouvrage: Biographie
Type de document: Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs: Olympia J Snowe
ISBN: 9781602862173 1602862176
Numéro OCLC: 844788898
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 302 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contenu: 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.
Responsabilité: Olympia Snowe.
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An iconic moderate, three-term Republican senator Olympia Snowe offers a spirited critique of why politicians have not worked together to solve the problems that will determine our fiscal destiny and  Lire la suite...

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