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Politics For Dummies


Politics For Dummies


3. Aufl.

von: Ann M. DeLaney

17,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 09.12.2019
ISBN/EAN: 9781119653004
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 384

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Get up to speed on the U.S. political system Confused by caucuses, primaries, and pollsters? Puzzled by the various parties and special interest groups? Politics For Dummies has everything you need to understand local, state, and national politics; how to communicate with your elected officials; and what your representatives can do for you.  You’ll find out all about lobbying groups, sub-committees, the government branches, and how elections work. Also included is new information on how to use online tools and social media to find out what legislation is on the floor, what issues are before the Supreme Court, and when congress and the Supreme Court are in session.   Understand the United States political system  Learn more about the three branches of U.S. government   Discover the differences in federal, state, and local operations  Get need-to-know information for involvement  This book cuts through the political jargon and provides clear, up-to-date details about everything from legislation to polls to presidential elections in the United States—and explains how you can become a political player yourself. 
Ann M. DeLaney is currently a Standing Trustee in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy for the Southern District of Indiana. She was the first woman to serve as Chair of a major political party in Indiana and the first woman nominated by a major party as a candidate for Indiana Lieutenant Governor. She has been a delegate to state and national party conventions.
Make sense of political jargon Discover how U.S. government works at every level Understand political parties and elections Here's what you need to know about American government and politics Confused by caucuses? Puzzled by primaries? Frustrated by how messy politics can be? Then this book is exactly what you need to make sense of it all. Because, like it or not, politics determines how our society functions. This guide explains what you probably never learned in school, exploring how the system works, what lobbying is, the importance of all three branches of national government, how today's digital environment affects politics, ways to learn about the candidates, how you can get involved, and why you should. Inside... Politics versus government Yes, your vote DOES count Choosing a candidate Are you being manipulated? How candidates are marketed What about the money thing? Electoral college pros and cons How politics affects your life

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