Pennsylvania Avenue: Profiles in Backroom Power PDF/EPUB
- 272 pages
- Pennsylvania Avenue: Profiles in Backroom Power
- John Harwood
- 10 October 2015 John Harwood
[PDF / Epub] ✎ Pennsylvania Avenue: Profiles in Backroom Power ☂ John Harwood – Buyprobolan50.co.uk Prizewinning journalists John Harwood and Gerald F Seib show how today’s Washington power game really works through stories of people who are making a difference on Pennsylvania Avenue America’s p Prizewinning journalists John Harwood and Gerald Profiles in ePUB ✓ F Seib show how today’s Washington power game really works through stories of people who are making a difference on Pennsylvania Avenue America’s power street These new power brokers some of whom are rarely Pennsylvania Avenue: PDF/EPUB ² seen and are largley unknown have figured out how to make their voices heard and how to get things done amid the complexities of today’s gridlocked Washington With unprecedented access to Washington insiders and with deep insight into the unspoken rules of the road in the capital Harwood and Seib explain why progress is so difficult and illuminate what it takes to succeed in the high stakes game of politicsPennsylvania Avenue the mile stretch between the White House and the Capitol is where the influential and ambitious congregate Through stories of party strategists money men policy makers fixers socialites lobbyists spinners deal makers and Harwood and Seib explore the great political transformations that have altered in a fundamental way the relationship between Americans and their government A new class of politician and radically different ways of conducting business now exist in Washington Harwood and Seib showcase such master players as Ken Duberstein the Fixer a onetime aide to President Ronald Reagan turned superlobbyist whose contacts and insider knowledge help clients sidestep Avenue jam ups; Carlyle Group co founder David Rubenstein the Businessman a new breed of power broker who pioneered the age of “big money” in Washington; Rahm Emanuelthe Democratic Strategist whose aggressive fundraising and crisis room campaign enabled the Democrats to retake Congress in ; Debbie Wasserman Schultz the Rising Star a first term Democratic representative from Florida whose meteoric ascent in the House has earned her influential allies as well as critics; Hilary Rosen the Advocate a former entertainment industry lobbyist who skillfully reframed the debate about same sex marriage; and Inspiring and wonderfully written Pennsylvania Avenue takes us inside America’s center of influence to show how our government really functions and the insiders who make things happenThrough a series of sharp vignettes and character sketches the authors of Pennsylvania Avenue John Harwood and Gerald F Seib take the reader behind some of the imposing facades along the refurbished road introducing the famous and not so famous and explaining how business gets done in the new Washington Though they accept the common view that the old rules have changed their analysis is fresh and stimulating The New York Times.