Fight Club Politics: How Partisanship is Poisoning The House of Representatives

Number 22887
Subject Government
Source Book
State CA
Year 2006
Publication Date 04/2006
Summary According to this book, gerrymandering, political leaders' desire to control sources of campaign funds and lawmakers' unfriendliness with each other have all contributed to the current polarization in congressional politics. Author Juliet Eilperin, drawing on her experiences covering Congress, tells the story of how things got to be this way, and how they can change.
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Pages 168
Keywords Politics; gerrymandering; congress; House of Representatives; partisanship
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