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A Feminist in the White House

The Heir Apparent Presidency

by Donald A. Zinman

It was during the Depression, with the Republican regime in disarray, that Franklin D. Roosevelt came into office with a mandate to change the role of government. His was one of the presidencies—like Jefferson’s,...


The White House Vice Presidency: The Path to Significance, Mondale to Biden

by Joel Goldstein

“I am nothing, but I may be everything,” John Adams, the first vice president, wrote of his office. And for most of American history, the “nothing” part of Adams’s formulation accurately captured the...


Predicting the Presidency: The Potential of Persuasive Leadership

by George C., III Edwards

Millions of Americans—including many experienced politicians—viewed Barack Obama through a prism of high expectations, based on a belief in the power of presidential persuasion. Yet many who were inspired...


The Can't-idates: Running For President When Nobody Knows Your Name

by Craig Tomashoff

In 2012, nearly 500 people filed election papers to run for President of the United States. A full year before the 2016 presidential elections, 1400+ people had already thrown their hats in the ring. Who ...


The Woman President

by Erwin Hargrove

When the President of the United States dies unexpectedly, his vice president – Amanda Owens – is thrust onto center stage and must quickly fill his shoes or make the office her own. From the first day,...


Liberty's Nemesis: The Unchecked Expansion of the State

by Dean Reuter & John Yoo

If there has been a unifying theme of Barack Obama’s presidency, it is the inexorable growth of the administrative state. Its expansion has followed a pattern: First, expand federal powers beyond their constitutional...


9 Presidents Who Screwed Up America: And Four Who Tried to Save Her

by Brion McClanahan

Of the forty-four presidents who have led the United States, nine made mistakes that permanently scarred the nation. Which nine? Brion McClanahan, author of The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Founding Fathers...


The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America

by Michael Eric Dyson

A provocative and lively deep dive into the meaning of America’s first black presidency, from “one of our most graceful and lucid intellectuals writing on race and politics today” (Vanity Fair)


Buyer's Remorse: How Obama Let Progressives Down

by Bill Press

The prominent liberal syndicated radio and television host concisely explains the many ways President Obama has failed to live up to either his promises or his progressive potential, leaving Democrats disillusioned...


TIME The New Revolutionaries: An Inside Look at the Rebels and Refomers Running for the White House

by Editors of Time

The editors of TIME present a guide to the presidential hopefuls that have surfaced for the 2016 election. These political outsiders are storming the capitol, and challenging the status quo of the Washington...


State of the Union Addresses

by US Presidents

In this collection of State of the Union Addresses, Trajectory, Inc. has run the text through a proprietary Natural Language Processing (NLP) system to analyze the content of all addresses, examining words,...


Campaigning in the Twenty-First Century: Activism, Big Data, and Dark Money

by Dennis W. Johnson

In view of the 2016 US election season, the second edition of this book analyzes the way political campaigns have been traditionally run and the extraordinary changes that have occurred since 2012. Dennis W....


The Last of the President's Men: by Bob Woodward | Summary & Analysis

by Instaread

Inside this Instaread Summary & Analysis of The Last of the President's Men

• Summary of book

• Introduction to the Important People in the book

• Analysis of the Themes and Author's Style


Power Wars: Inside Obama's Post-9/11 Presidency

by Charlie Savage

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charlie Savage's penetrating investigation of the Obama presidency and the national security state

Barack Obama campaigned on a promise of change from George W. Bush's "global...


The Immortal Nicholas: The Untold Story of the Man and the Legend

by Glenn Beck

A thrilling new holiday novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Glenn Beck.

BEFORE HE WAS FATHER CHRISTMAS…HE WAS SIMPLY A FATHER.

Thirteen-time #1 national bestselling author Glenn Beck realized years...


Reagan: The Inside Story

by Edwin Meese III

Former attorney general Edwin Meese III offers unequaled insight on the career and policies of his friend and former boss, Ronald Reagan. From Reagan's days as governor of California to his two terms in the...


Cheney One on One: A Candid Conversation with America's Most Controversial Statesman

by James Rosen

In December 2014, a few weeks before his seventy-fourth birthday, former Vice President Dick Cheney invited Fox News reporter James Rosen into his northern Virginia home. Over three days, Rosen recorded ten...


Journalism at risk

by Collectif

Is journalism under threat? The image of journalists, as helmeted war correspondents protected by bullet-proof vests and armed only with cameras and microphones, springs to mind. Physical threats are only the...


The Nixon Tapes: 1973

by Douglas Brinkley & Luke Nichter

The blueprint for Nixon’s downfall, based on tapes released from 2010 to 2013, most of which have never been published. These are the very last Nixon tapes, and no president has recorded since. This book—combined...