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Series: Fundamentals of American Government


THE U.S. SENATE by Tom Daschle
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Released: Jan. 22, 2013

"Primarily intended for high school seniors and college freshman, but also a useful primer for a broader audience interested in learning about a government institution that is suffering from record-low approval ratings."
In the second in the publisher's Fundamentals of American Government series, former Senate Majority Leader Daschle (Getting it Done, 2010, etc.) and ex-congressional staffer Robbins collaborate to explain the Senate. Read full book review >
SELECTING A PRESIDENT by Eleanor Clift
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Released: May 22, 2012

"For beginners, the ABCs of the curious, occasionally baffling way we go about the important business of choosing a president. "
The first in the publisher's Fundamentals of American Government series explains the machinery of our presidential electoral system. Read full book review >