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First Son: The Biography Of Richard M. Daley, By Keith Koeneman, Andrew D. Mcnitt Jan 2014

First Son: The Biography Of Richard M. Daley, By Keith Koeneman, Andrew D. Mcnitt

Andrew D. McNitt

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The Tea Party Movement And The 2012 House Election, Andrew D. Mcnitt Jan 2014

The Tea Party Movement And The 2012 House Election, Andrew D. Mcnitt

Andrew D. McNitt

This article reviews the electoral fortunes of Tea Party candidates for the House of Representative in 2012. Tea Party and Tea Party endorsed candidates are similar to other Republican candidates. Although they have served in the House for a shorter period of time, they have approximately the same financial resources, prior political experience and reelection rate as other Republicans. Multivariate analysis finds that Tea Party membership and endorsement has no significant impact on electoral outcome when other factors (incumbency, running for an open seat, quality of opposing candidate, prior political experience, financial resources and Obama’s vote) are controlled for ...


Art Of Representation: Portraits Of The Founding Fathers, Ellen Corrigan Jan 2011

Art Of Representation: Portraits Of The Founding Fathers, Ellen Corrigan

Ellen K. Corrigan

Text panel from “The Art of Representation: Portraits of the Founding Fathers,” a local exhibit in support of the Booth Library installation of the ALA-PPO/NEH traveling exhibition Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World, on display January 12-February 25, 2011.