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S and fierce battles that would transform Obama and profoundly shape the terrain for the next electionIn Showdown astute political journalist David Corn chronicles and examines this crucial time in the Obama presidency and its impact on the nation's future Drawing on interviews with White House officials Obama's inner circle members of Congress and others Corn takes the reader into the Oval Office and the back rooms on Capitol Hill for a fast paced and gripping account of the major events as they unfolded the controversial tax cut deal with Congress in December ; the repeal of Don't AskDon't Tell; the passage of the New START treaty; the near shutdown of the government in early ; the revolutionary Arab spring; the killing of Osama bin Laden; the intense high wire debt ceiling negotiations in which intransigent House Republicans risked the nation's financial standing; House Speaker John Boehner's erratic maneuvers during the rise and fall of the grand bargain; and the face off between Obama and congressional Republicans over how best to create jobsCo

showdown download Showdown KindleS and fierce battles that would transform Obama and profoundly shape the terrain for the next electionIn Showdown astute political journalist David Corn chronicles and examines this crucial time in the Obama presidency and its impact on the nation's future Drawing on interviews with White House officials Obama's inner circle members of Congress and others Corn takes the reader into the Oval Office and the back rooms on Capitol Hill for a fast paced and gripping account of the major events as they unfolded the controversial tax cut deal with Congress in December ; the repeal of Don't AskDon't Tell; the passage of the New START treaty; the near shutdown of the government in early ; the revolutionary Arab spring; the killing of Osama bin Laden; the intense high wire debt ceiling negotiations in which intransigent House Republicans risked the nation's financial standing; House Speaker John Boehner's erratic maneuvers during the rise and fall of the grand bargain; and the face off between Obama and congressional Republicans over how best to create jobsCo

ePUB David Corn ✓ ShowdowneBook ç ✓ David Corn is a veteran Washington journalist and political commentator He is the Washington bureau chief for Mother Jones magazine and an analyst for MSNBC He is the author of three New York Times bestsellers including Showdown The Inside Story of How Obama Battled the GOP to Set Up the Election and Hubris The Inside Story of Spin Scandal and the Selling of the Ira War co written wi.

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  • Will Byrnes

    ePUB David Corn ✓ ShowdowneBook ç ✓ showdown download, Showdown KindleCovering the period from the mid term elections of 2010 to 2012 David Corn offers readers a look inside the Obama Administration through a host of battles The overall takeaway is that Obama seriously wants to be the adult in the room in DC and tries his best to fulfill that mission There is a lot of difference between campaigning in which you can say whatever you like stake out whatever positions you prefer and not have to temper your rhetoric to accommodate opposition and actually having to run the federal government Once in office your opponents who might not be able to keep you from talking can prevent you from enacting your desired legislation unless you play ball David CornI am of the opinion that the president had staked out initial negotiating positions that were not nearly far enough to the left At least propose single payer At least propose a public option


  • columbialion

    ePUB David Corn ✓ ShowdowneBook ç ✓ showdown download, Showdown KindlePrimarily written for political junkies and policy wonks author Corn delivers the real inside narrative to Obama's first term as POTUS Regardless of political persuasion Showdown pulls away the curtain and allows the reader to peer into the sausage factory of political maneuvering that was reuired of this president in an environment of recalcitrance and obstructionism by the GOP The author makes strong arguments for the remarkable legislative successes Obama secured within that hostile atmosphere and political mine field Although at times author Corn seriously indicts the extremism of the GOP Tea Party ideologists he carefully explains to the reader how those achievements were secured without the typical political bomb throwing machinations but rather th


  • Donna

    ePUB David Corn ✓ ShowdowneBook ç ✓ showdown download, Showdown KindleFor a political news junkie like me this book was a terrific find I followed the events of the first three years of the Obama presidency as closely as possible for someone not living in the nation's capital and not being on a first name basis with major players In Showdown David Corn filled in many of the blanks confirming my suspicions in some cases and surprising me in others Clearly besides being an outstanding writer Corn has the integrity to get people to confide in himIf like me you are riveted amused and occasionally horrified by the world of American politics I urge you to download Showdown to your Kindle toda


  • Matt

    ePUB David Corn ✓ ShowdowneBook ç ✓ showdown download, Showdown KindleI'm biased as I provided some research for the book but Corn does a solid job of describing the Obama administrationDemocratic perspective of the political struggles of 2010 2011 This first stab at the rough history of a year in the life of Obama's Washington DC chock full of insider accounts of decision making should prove valuable for future historians


  • Brent

    ePUB David Corn ✓ ShowdowneBook ç ✓ showdown download, Showdown KindleI think this was a useful reminder of the year 2011 Especially as the health care ruling came down from the Supr


  • Ali Kutner

    ePUB David Corn ✓ ShowdowneBook ç ✓ showdown download, Showdown KindleI got choked up a few times this is a President mature controlled long sighted moral decent We don't always get every single thing we want sometimes compromise is necessary Glad I read this book because it helped me understand some


  • Sagar Jethani

    ePUB David Corn ✓ ShowdowneBook ç ✓ showdown download, Showdown KindleAnd when I say 'Finished' I mean 'Finished reading this piece of utter syncophancy' Corn offers than a full apologia for Obama's first term he deftly explains why anyone who is less than thrilled with Obama is an idiot The Manichean world in which he operates is divided into Tea Party haters and their leftist brethren disappointed liberalsIt's a neat trick that By establish a false euivalence between birthers and disappointed liberals Corn dismisses the idea that liberals' disappointment has a legitimate cause His narrative conv


  • Seth Millstein

    ePUB David Corn ✓ ShowdowneBook ç ✓ showdown download, Showdown KindleI liked this a whole lot than I'd expected I could tell from the title and cover that it was going to be very pro Obama and while that standpoint is definitely there there's tons of great information and reporting in it as wellOne of Corn's main arguments is that contrary to what many liberals believe President Obama did not sell out his pro


  • Fred Klein

    ePUB David Corn ✓ ShowdowneBook ç ✓ showdown download, Showdown KindleI'm going to write a uick review even though it will subject me to unhelpful votes on from people who vote based on their disagreement with the politics rather than whether this review is helpfulWell I'm going to just say that this is a pro Obama book There If you are anti Obama I just wrote a helpful review for you because let's face it you don't want to read it and I


  • Beth

    ePUB David Corn ✓ ShowdowneBook ç ✓ showdown download, Showdown KindleDavid Corn is one of my favorite journalists and his book about President Obama's first three years in office is very very good As someone who follows these things closely I found that my memory o


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