The United States of Ambition: Politicians, Power, and the Pursuit of Office

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Times Books, 1991 - Politicians - 309 pages
A close-up look at the changing face of American politics discusses the motives and impact of contemporary politicians as well as their lack of leadership

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THE UNITED STATES OF AMBITION: Politicians, Power, and the Pursuit of Office

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A sound survey of politics in America since WW II, contrasting the decline of the bosses and party control with the rise of the ``independent voter'' and the self-nomination of the ambitious candidate ... Read full review

The United States of ambition: politicians, power, and the pursuit of office

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In this stimulating examination of American politics, Ehrenhalt, executive editor of Governing magazine, argues that candidates for public office are increasingly self-nominated, full-time ... Read full review

Contents

THINKING ABOUT POLITICIANS
5
THINKING ABOUT POWER
25
THE COMING OF THE PROFESSIONALS
42
Copyright

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