Books about washington dc politics

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David Cay Johnston, "The Making of Donald Trump"

In my new novel, Savage News , the main character Natalie Savage is a driven young reporter who wants to cover the White House and is struggling to learn the ways of Washington and cable news.
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Books to Read Before You Visit Washington, D.C.

But there is a lot more than monuments, official buildings and museums: its varied neighbourhoods and diversity of cultures make a fascinating mix, a side often forgotten but not less worth visiting. DC-based literature is, in fact, not particularly urban, wrote Charlotte Jones in her blogpost, where she offers really interesting reads for DC-bound travellers. Here is what you had to add. Is your favourite missing? Let us know below the line.

You could be forgiven for thinking the DC political workforce is now made up mostly of spies, collaborators and informants. Whatever damage the current political situation is doing to our national values and constitutional system, it might also be reinvigorating an old literary field with a venerable place in the postwar canon: the DC intrigue novel. Now, some out there may just prefer to stick to the straight-ahead non-fiction. Stephen L. Carter, the bestselling novelist who also happens to be a Yale law professor and a former law clerk to Justice Thurgood Marshall.

Official Guide to the Smithsonian. Spend your flight to D. Get a jump start on planning which museums to visit and learning about the background of some of D. This easy-to-follow book breaks Washington, D. The Hopefuls.

I've covered politics and Washington, DC, for 15 years for MSNBC, ABC News, and as Chief White House Correspondent for CNN. These days.
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Follow us on Instagram. The Den opens at 8 a. Skip to main content. Search form Search. Advanced Search. Pre-Order Signed Books. By Leslie Jamison.

Acker, who grew up in D. Not all streets in DC are occupied by federal government buildings. The resident of the White House changes every years but the heart of a city that is both South and North beats in its economically and racially diverse population. Even more so in these days of heightened political drama, the real difference makers in DC are not found in the White House or the Capitol Building but through the lit windows in even its farthest corners. DC is as real a character to me as any in my short story collection, Training School for Negro Girls.


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