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The wilderness: deep inside the Republican Party's combative, contentious, chaotic quest to take back the White House

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The explosive story of the Republican Party's intensely dramatic and fractious efforts to find its way back to unity and national dominance After the 2012 election, the GOP was in the wilderness. Lost and in disarray. And doggedly determined to do whatever it took to get back to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. McKay Coppins has had unparalleled access to Republican presidential candidates, power brokers, lawmakers, and Tea Party leaders. Based on more than 300 interviews, The Wilderness is the book that opens up the party like never before: the deep passions, larger-than-life personalities, and dagger-sharp power plays behind the scenes. In wildly colorful scenes, this exclusive look into the Republican Party at a pivotal moment in its history follows a cast of its rising stars, establishment figures, and loudmouthed insurgents--Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Bobby Jindal, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, Paul Ryan, Donald Trump, Scott Walker, and dozens of others--as they battle over the future of the party and its path to the presidency.
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subject_facet Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 2016, Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ), United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-
title_display The wilderness : deep inside the Republican Party's combative, contentious, chaotic quest to take back the White House
title_full The Wilderness Deep Inside the Republican Party's Combative, Contentious, Chaotic Quest to Take Back the White House, The wilderness : deep inside the Republican Party's combative, contentious, chaotic quest to take back the White House / McKay Coppins
title_short The wilderness :
title_sub deep inside the Republican Party's combative, contentious, chaotic quest to take back the White House
topic_facet Election, Nonfiction, Politics, Politics and government, Presidents