Sixth Year Itch: The Rise and Fall of the George W. Bush Presidency

Sixth Year Itch: The Rise and Fall of the George W. Bush Presidency

by Larry J. Sabato
     
 

This exciting new book by political scholar and commentator Larry J. Sabato helps students, voters, citizens understand the issues and actions that mattered most in the 2006 midterm elections and previews the 2008 presidential race.

 

Overview

This exciting new book by political scholar and commentator Larry J. Sabato helps students, voters, citizens understand the issues and actions that mattered most in the 2006 midterm elections and previews the 2008 presidential race.

 

The Sixth Year Itch contains original chapters by Sabato, one of the most recognizable experts and commentators on elections in the U.S., as well as contributed chapters by prominent journalists and scholars who are on the political frontlines.  Each essay offers trenchant commentary and unique insights into the campaigns, the issues, and the strategies of parties and candidates, preparing students to be informed participants in the next election.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321467003
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
04/20/2007
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.48(w) x 8.06(h) x 1.06(d)

Meet the Author

Larry J. Sabato is the Robert Kent Gooch Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia, and the Director of the University of Virginia Center for Politics.  His over 20 books include Divided States of America: The Slash and Burn Politics of the 2004 Presidential Election, Get in the Booth: A Citizen's Guide to the 2006 Midterm Elections, and the best-selling American politics text, American Government: Continuity and Change.

 

In addition to Larry Sabato, the following contributors will be featured:

Charlie Cook, editor of the Cook Political Report

Stu Rothenberg, editor of the Rothenberg Political Report

Chuck Todd, editor in chief of National Journal’s The Hotline

David Wasserman, House editor of Sabato’s Crystal Ball

Michael Toner, former Federal Elections Commission Chairman

Melissa Laurenza, FEC Counsel.

Claude Marx, a political columnist for the Eagle-Tribune.

Michael Cornfield, Director of Research at the Democracy Online Project, which is funded by the Pew Charitable Trust, and a professor at George Washington University.

Matt Stearns, a Washington Correspondent for McClatchy Newspapers, writing predominantly for theKansas City Star.

Gwen Florio, reported on Montana’s U.S. Senate race as the Capitol bureau chief for the Great Falls Tribune and a correspondent for USA Today

Lawrence Jacobs, the Mondale Chair of the Department of Political Science and the Humphrey Institute at the University of Minnesota.

Joanne Miller, an assistant professor of Political Science at the University of Minnesota.

Peter Woolley, a professor of Comparative Politics at Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Jonathan Riskind, Washington Bureau Chief for the Columbus Dispatch.

Bruce Larson, a political science professor at Gettysburg College.

Maureen Moakley, associate professor of Political Science at the University of Rhode Island.

Michael Nelson, professor of political science at Rhodes College.

Jeff Schapiro, a columnist for the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

David Postman, chief political reporter for the Seattle Times.

David Lightman, Washington bureau chief for the Hartford Courant.

Bruce Cain, Director of the Institute of Governmental Studies and Robson Professor of Political Science at the University of California at Berkeley.

Susan MacManus, distinguished professor of Government and International Affairs at the University of South Florida

Paul Green, Arthur Rubloff Professor of Policy Studies at Roosevelt University

Patrick Healy, the New York political correspondent for the New York Times during the 2006 elections.

Joe Hallet, senior editor at the Columbus Dispatch.

G. Terry Madonna, Director of the Center for Politics and Public Affairs at Franklin and Marshall College.

Jeff Tuttle, writes about politics for the Bangor Daily News.

Charles Bullock, professor of political science at the University of Georgia

Michael Carey, formerly editorial page editor of the Anchorage Daily News

William Lunch, professor of political science at Oregon State University and a political analyst for Oregon Public Broadcasting.

Michael W. Traugott, research professor at the Center for Political Studies at the University of Michigan.



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