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    DescriptionFour years ago, a bright young presidential candidate named Barack Obama campaigned on a theme of hope and change, and made history. Today, he finds himself in another bitter, divisive presidential race but without the buzzwords. Instead, an embattled president struggles with a dysfunctionally divided Congress, a controversial healthcare bill, a decade-long war, and a stagnant economy. Obama's Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, former corporate tycoon and former governor of Massachusetts, faces his own controversies in the form of vague policies, fluctuating positions, and questions about his business practices in the private sector. Romney's personal fortune and business background seemed at odds with the Republican base until he named Wisconsin congressman, Tea Party darling, and fiscal conservative Paul Ryan as his running mate. Using sources deep inside both campaigns and on the campaign trail through primary and battleground states, "Washington Post" correspondent Dan Balz writes with a keen political mind and a seasoned reporter's ear. He traces the highs and lows of the Obama presidency as well as the ruthless Republican primary as both laid the groundwork for one of the most crucial, contentious elections of our time. "Collision 2012" puts the race for the White House in context and explores just what the election means for the future of the democratic process and America.


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    Title
    Collision 2012
    Subtitle
    Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in America
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dan Balz, Narrator Jeffrey Kafer
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 191 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 113 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781452666785
    ISBN 10: 1452666784
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: POL
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.5
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    BIC subject category V2: JP
    B&T General Subject: 650
    Ingram Subject Code: JN
    Libri: I-JN
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/21CNTY
    LC classification: JA
    BISAC V2.8: POL015000
    Abridged Dewey: 320
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 57430
    BISAC V2.8: POL008000, POL040010, POL001000, POL000000
    DC22: 324.9730932
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036070
    DC23: 324.9730932
    Thema V1.0: JP, JPL, NHK, JPQ, JPSF
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1KBB
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3MR
    Edition
    Unabridged
    Edition statement
    Unabridged
    Publisher
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Imprint name
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Publication date
    18 September 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Old Saybrook, CT
    Author Information
    Dan Balz, chief correspondent at the "Washington Post," is coauthor of "Storming the Gates" and the "New York Times" bestseller "The Battle for America 2008." Ever since his first play at thirteen (his mother still has the bellhop costume), Jeffrey Kafer has been an avid performer on the stage and in voice-overs. He has narrated over one hundred books spanning all genres and won the 2008 Voicey Award for Best New Voice.
    Review quote
    "A lively, fair-minded and brisk post-mortem." ---Kirkus