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Common Cents: A Retiring Six-Term Congressman Reveals How Congress Really Works--And What We Must Do to Fix It

Penny, Timothy J., and Garrett, Major

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ISBN 10: 0316699128 / ISBN 13: 9780316699129
Published by Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA, 1995
Condition: Very good Hardcover
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25 cm, 262 pages. Appendices, slight creasing to DJ edges. Signed by the author ("Tim Penny"). Written by a congressman who has been behind the closed doors, taken part in the daily battles, and seen how totally Congress is held in the thrall of partisanship, special interests, polls, and careerism. The co-author, Major Garrett, is now a major broadcast journalist. Bookseller Inventory # 56461

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Title: Common Cents: A Retiring Six-Term ...

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very good

Dust Jacket Condition: very good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition. Third Printing.

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Drawing on twelve years of experience in Congress to explain what is wrong and how to fix it, a former congressman from Minnesota reveals the hypocrisy, double-dealing, and power plays that have rendered Congress impotent. 25,000 first printing. Tour.

About the Author:

Timothy J. Penny serves as a senior fellow at the University of Minnesota and lives in Waseca, Minnesota.

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