Advise and consent

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Doubleday, 1959 - Fiction - 616 pages
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The President of the United States nominates the controversial Robert A. Leffingwell to be Sec. of State, and as that startling news reverbrates throughout Washington a powerful politician commits suicide, a Cong. Committee comes up with a surprise witness, there is a vote of censure by the Senate, and the cynicism and selfishness and altruism and loyalty and ambitions of America's public servants are revealed.

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Review: Advise and Consent (Advise and Consent #1)

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A precocious friend of mine in middle school LOVED this book and toted it around with her everywhere she went. I finally got around to reading it (I found a free copy of it somewhere) and ... loved it ... Read full review

Review: Advise and Consent (Advise and Consent #1)

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The first 200 or so pages of "Advise and Consent" pages have the reader nostalgic for a Washington that no longer exists -- one where statesmanship, civility and cooperation mattered, and our elected ... Read full review

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Drury was for 20 years a Washington correspondent covering principally the U.S. Senate for UPI, the Washington Star, and The New York Times.

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