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Fight Club Politics: How Partisanship Is Poisoning the House of Representatives

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The House of Representatives - the people's House - is supposed to most closely reflect the needs and desires of ordinary citizens. But, over the past decade, House leaders fearful of losing power have torn the House from its roots. The creation of politically safe, more ideologically-tilted congressional districts through redistricting has cemented this shift and seated m ...more
Hardcover, 168 pages
Published March 17th 2006 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (first published January 1st 2006)
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Sarah Walton
Sep 28, 2007 Sarah Walton rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: All those who want to know..
This book reminded me of everything I love about this country, and everything I'm proud of. We have lost a great deal of integrity, moral ground and global stature over the last 8 years. A great book for the revival of the liberal spirit.
Whitney
Jan 06, 2008 Whitney rated it liked it
i love her, but didn't love this book. she points the finger of blame at republicans without proving how things were better when the democrats were in control of the congress. a good read, in that it provides a nice glimpse into how washington really operates, but too partisan.
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Apr 28, 2008 Anna rated it really liked it
Depressing if you hold out any hope of our government ever being able to function as one body, but extremely informative. It really tells the story of how partisanship became so pervasive.
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Nov 16, 2008 Rock rated it really liked it
Interesting viewpoint, she raises a lot eye raising questions.
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people should know about gerrymandering!
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