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Get in the Booth! A Citizen's Guide to the 2008 Elections / Edition 1

Get in the Booth! A Citizen's Guide to the 2008 Elections / Edition 1

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Larry J. Sabato, prominent election scholar and political commentator, looks ahead to the 2008 campaigns and elections and offers fresh insights and trenchant commentary by a team of experts who are closest to the action. Get in the Booth! takes you inside the most significant events and issues of this turbulent election year to see what will determine our nation's new President and future.

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ISBN-13: 9780205650422
Publisher: Longman
Publication date: 08/08/2008
Series: Alternative eText Formats Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Larry J. Sabato, nationally renowned elections scholar, bridges the gap between the ivory tower and the real world on issues of critical importance to American democracy. He is the founder and director of the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia, a professor of politics, and a Rhodes Scholar. His over twenty books include the seminal Feeding Frenzy: Attack Journalism & American Politics and The Sixth Year Itch: The Rise and Fall of the George W. Bush Presidency.

Table of Contents


Larry Sabato, University of Virginia

A Unique Road to the Conventions: The 2008 Primaries

Rhodes Cook, retired from CQ

Unique Challengers and Unique Challenges: The Democratic Strategy

Alan Abramowitz, Emory University

The Republican Strategy

*author to come

National Security: Stay the Course or Turn the Page?

James Kitfield, National Journal

Turning around the Economy: Is Anyone up to the Task?

Steve Liesman, CNBC

Healthcare: The Mother of all Political Battles in 2008?

Chris Conover, Duke University

Building Walls: The Debate Over Illegal Immigration

*author to come

Courting the Minority Vote

Lynn Sanders, University of Virginia

Moderating the Debate: The Impact of the Media in 2008

Diana Owen, Georgetown University

New Technology: Courting Voters on the Internet

Drew Kurlowski, University of Virginia

Ladies and Gentlemen, Start Your Engines (Senate/House/Gov)

Larry Sabato, University of Virginia

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