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Title:
Confessions of a political hitman : my secret life of scandal, corruption, hypocrisy and dirty attacks that decide who gets elected (and who doesn't)
Author:
Marks, Stephen, 1957-
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Publication Information:
Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
xvi, 389 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The beginning of the end -- A political junkie is born -- Clinton shock -- The birth of oppo man and the Republican revolution -- Perks of the job -- Bush versus Chiles : the 1994 Florida gubernatorial race -- Gunning for Gephardt -- The Buchanan presidential campaigns : the worst sides of American politics -- Proof that negative campaigning leads to electoral victory -- Jesse Helms versus Harvey Gantt -- John Kerry versus Bill Weld -- Dirty tricks : the rise and fall of Georgia senator Max Cleland -- Dole versus Clinton -- Corporate hit man : digging dirt for corporations -- Action in Texas -- Sex, lies, and Republican hypocrisy : the downfall of the GOP, 1994-2006 -- Only in Louisiana : cynical politics at its worst -- Only in New Jersey : two sitting governors resign in disgrace -- Cockfighting and imploding candidates : action in Kansas and Oklahoma -- Oppo men vs. oppo men : blindsided in New Hampshire -- The unpredictable nature of opposition research and negative campaigning -- Tom Delay, Ronnie Earle, and oppo man -- Only in Ohio: good state gone bad? -- The Bush brothers (W. and Jeb) versus Katherine Harris in Florida -- Mark Foley, pedophilia, and sex crimes -- Don Goldwater for governor in Arizona -- Symmetry and irony.
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ISBN:
9781402208546
Format :
Book