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John Boehner: An Unauthorized Biography
John Boehner is one of the most powerful Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives, and a frequent target of Barack Obama and other leading Democrats. Raised in a working-class home with eleven siblings, Boehner succeeded in business, and then in politics. This biography details his rise to power in an entertaining, engaging style.
Kindle Edition, 72 pages
Published October 15th 2010
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More informative than reading a few newspaper articles or websites about John Boehner. But Boehner didn't become speaker of the house until after this book (or monograph really--it's short) was written, so obviously the content covers his pre-speakership career as a businessman and congressman. Reading about Boehner's involvement in the "Gang of Seven" in the early 1990s was interesting. But this book really doesn't give any inside information, and it seems that no interviews with people who kno ...more