Showdown

Showdown : The Inside Story of How Obama Fought Back Against Boehner, Cantor, and the Tea Party

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Veteran journalist David Corn--Washington Bureau Chief for Mother Jones magazine and New York Times bestselling author of Hubris (with Michael Isikoff) and The Lies of George W. Bush--now brings us Showdown, the dramatic inside story of Barack Obama's fight to save his presidency. With Bob Woodward-esque insight and narrative flair, Corn takes readers into the White House and behind the political scenes during the beleaguered president's pivotal third year, and explores the most earth-shaking events of the Obama presidency--from the game changing 2010 elections to the Arab Spring, the debt ceiling battle with Congressional Republicans, the killing of Osama bin Laden and beyond.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 420 pages
  • 160.02 x 238.76 x 43.18mm | 612.35g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0062107992
  • 9780062107992
  • 2,218,675

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"Best account yet of how Obama strategizes."--Jefferson Morley, Salon.com
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