Showdown: The Inside Story of How Obama Fought Back Against Boehner, Cantor, and the Tea Party

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Harper Collins, Mar 20, 2012 - Political Science - 464 pages
Veteran journalist David Corn—Washington Bureau Chief for Mother Jones magazine and New York Times bestselling author of Hubris (with Michael Isikoff) and The Lies of George W. Bush—now brings us  Showdown, the dramatic inside story of Barack Obama’s fight to save his presidency. With Bob Woodward-esque insight and narrative flair, Corn takes readers into the White House and behind the political scenes during the beleaguered president’s pivotal third year, and explores the most earth-shaking events of the Obama presidency—from the game changing 2010 elections to the Arab Spring, the debt ceiling battle with Congressional Republicans, the killing of Osama bin Laden and beyond.

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Bending the
The Deal That Worked
A Complete
A Quiet Victory
Leaning Forward
The Battle Begins
Leading from Behind the Scenes
The End of the Beginning
Return of the Hostage Takers
The Big Cross
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The Battle Ahead
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David Corn is the Washington bureau chief for Mother Jones magazine and an analyst for MSNBC and NBC News. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Hubris (with Michael Isikoff) and The Lies of George W. Bush, and regularly provides commentary on National Public Radio.

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