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Vault Guide To Capitol Hill Careers

Author : William McCarthy
ISBN : 9781581312515
Genre : Business & Economics
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This new Vault guide provides an inside look at the opportunities available in government, public affairs, and politics in the nation's capital.

Women And Power On Capitol Hill

Author : Irwin N. Gertzog
ISBN : 1588262839
Genre : Political Science
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Gertzog analyzes the origins, development, and dramatically changing influence of the Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues.

The Majesty Of Capitol Hill

Author : Grooms, Thomas B.
ISBN : 1455608122
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On Capitol Hill

Author : Julian E. Zelizer
ISBN : 0521681278
Genre : History
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A historian analyzes the political challenge of how America can improve the institutions that compose representative democracy, pointing out that reform is slow and multidimensional, and how it has failed to make Congress more efficient or powerful during the latter half of the twentieth century.

Murder On Capitol Hill

Author : Margaret Truman
ISBN : 9780795344930
Genre : Fiction
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A senator’s death sends shock waves through Washington, DC, in this mystery by the New York Times–bestselling author and presidential daughter. Senator Cale Caldwell and his blue-blooded wife maintained a far-reaching and powerful grip on Capitol Hill society, but not powerful enough to save him from foul play. The influential senator’s life is cut short in brutal fashion at a glamorous reception held in his honor. It happens just two short years after tragedy struck the Caldwell family in the form of the unsolved murder of his niece, but when attorney Lydia James suggests a connection, she’s shut down, and fast. Who stands to benefit from the Caldwells’ tragedies, and James’ silence—the senator’s political rivals, the media, or perhaps even the family’s closest allies? “A dazzling series.” —The Atlanta Journal-Constitution “Murder on Capitol Hill proves that the author is much more than a one-term mystery writer . . . all the insider’s knowledge and gossip that made Murder in the White House so captivating.” —Booklist “Truman has settled firmly into a career of writing murder mysteries, all evoking brilliantly the Washington she knows so well.” —The Houston Post

Capitol Hill

Author : Paul Kelsey Williams
ISBN : 0738516155
Genre : History
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Capitol Hill celebrates one of the largest historic districts in the nation and a neighborhood rich in history that shaped a nation and the world. Beginning as a port area on the high plateau near the deep water of the Anacostia River, Capitol Hill was largely shaped by the early residential development near the Navy Yard. Later home to middle-class workers in the 19th century, Capitol Hill is now one of Washington's most elite neighborhoods. While the name of the current neighborhood is derived from its proximity to the United States Capitol, it is actually not located on a hill. Situated on the highest point of land between the Anacostia and Potomac Rivers, Capitol Hill began as a small cluster of homes located at First and Second Streets along New Jersey Avenue, Southeast around 1800. The neighborhood was also home to hospitals and boarding houses during the Civil War. The area now known as the Capitol Hill Historic District was primarily built up in the 1880s and 1890s for speculative housing on a more modest scale, but now the district is considered elite with more senators and members of Congress residing there than in any other neighborhood. This volume contains more than 200 images of these prominent homes and noteworthy points of national interest, including Union Station, the Navy Yard, Eastern Market, and the B&O Railroad Company.

The House On Capitol Hill

Author : Jeffrey Lynn Stoddard
ISBN : 9781933720241
Genre : Fiction
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The large stately mansion stood majestic and proud upon Capitol Hill, overlooking Seattle in a way that seemed almost to proclaim its dominance of the entire city. But behind those innocent walls lurked a very dark shadow of its past, and the new owners; Tommy and Geoffrey, were to be the next victims of a frightening journey that may well lead to the undoing of their relationship - if not their very lives.

Still Dreaming My Journey From The Barrio To Capitol Hill

Author : Luis Gutiérrez
ISBN : 9780393088977
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The eleven-term Latino congressman describes his life, from his time as a cab driver and community organizer to finding his own political voice, getting elected, and becoming a champion for immigration reform.

Denver S Capitol Hill Neighborhood

Author : Amy B. Zimmer
ISBN : 0738571563
Genre : History
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When Henry Cordes Brown donated a parcel of his land in 1868 as a location for a future state capitol, no one could imagine what a thriving neighborhood the area around "Brown's Bluff" would become. Twenty years later, Capitol Hill would grow into the city's most fashionable residential district. Through the years, Capitol Hill evolved, seeing everything from millionaire's row to skid row, and remains today one of Denver's most diverse and intriguing neighborhoods. Not only is the area home to Colorado's government, but it also contains some of the city's most remarkable architecture. More than that, however, the history of Capitol Hill is filled with memorable people, places, and stories.

The Jews Of Capitol Hill

Author : Kurt F. Stone
ISBN : 9780810877382
Genre : Political Science
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This volume includes entries on every Jewish member of Congress. Each entry identifies the member's political party and the years of service, provides a biographical sketch, often numbering several pages, and includes references for further study. This is the most comprehensive and extensive resource on the legacy of Jewish representation and influence in the United States Congress.

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