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Lion of the Senate : when Ted Kennedy rallied the Democrats in a GOP Congress / Nick Littlefield and David Nexon.

By: Littlefield, Nick [author.].
Contributor(s): Nexon, David [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2015Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.Description: xx, 505 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781476796154 (hardcover : alk. paper); 1476796157 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9781476796161 (trade pbk. : alk. paper); 1476796165 (trade pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1993-2001 | United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography | Legislators -- United States -- Biography | Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009 | United States. Congress. Senate | Legislators | Politics and government | United States | 1993 - 2001Genre/Form: Biography. | Biographies.DDC classification: 973.92092 | B
Contents:
1. Election Day -- 2. The Contract with America -- 3. The Failed Struggle for Health Reform -- 4. Kennedy in the Minority -- 5. Preparing the Resistance -- 6. The Struggle for the Mind of the President -- 7. Orrin Hatch -- 8. Rallying the Democrats -- 9. The Fight Begins -- 10. The Republican Attack -- 11. Senate Rules -- 12. Will the Democrats Unite? -- 13. The Capitol, the Senate, and the City of Washington -- 14. Exposing the Republican Budget Before Labor Day -- 15. The Senate Returns -- 16. The First Train Wreck -- 17. The Second Train Wreck -- 18. A New "Big idea" -- 19. Laying the Groundwork -- 20. The Clash of the Titans: Dole vs. Kennedy -- 21. Clash of the Titans Round 2 -- 22. Victory -- 23. The Children's Health Initiative -- 24. A Dream Fulfilled: "We Owe It to Ted" -- 25. The New Challenge and the Kennedy Vision.
Summary: "Two former top domestic-policy advisors to Senator Ted Kennedy offer an inside look at the fight he took up that led the demoralized 1994 Democrats to push ahead with their agenda and reach across the aisle to work with Republicans to pass key progressive legislation,"--NoveList.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 469-475) and index.

1. Election Day -- 2. The Contract with America -- 3. The Failed Struggle for Health Reform -- 4. Kennedy in the Minority -- 5. Preparing the Resistance -- 6. The Struggle for the Mind of the President -- 7. Orrin Hatch -- 8. Rallying the Democrats -- 9. The Fight Begins -- 10. The Republican Attack -- 11. Senate Rules -- 12. Will the Democrats Unite? -- 13. The Capitol, the Senate, and the City of Washington -- 14. Exposing the Republican Budget Before Labor Day -- 15. The Senate Returns -- 16. The First Train Wreck -- 17. The Second Train Wreck -- 18. A New "Big idea" -- 19. Laying the Groundwork -- 20. The Clash of the Titans: Dole vs. Kennedy -- 21. Clash of the Titans Round 2 -- 22. Victory -- 23. The Children's Health Initiative -- 24. A Dream Fulfilled: "We Owe It to Ted" -- 25. The New Challenge and the Kennedy Vision.

"Two former top domestic-policy advisors to Senator Ted Kennedy offer an inside look at the fight he took up that led the demoralized 1994 Democrats to push ahead with their agenda and reach across the aisle to work with Republicans to pass key progressive legislation,"--NoveList.

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