Virginia in the Vanguard: Political Leadership in the 400-year-old Cradle of American Democracy, 1981-2006
Rowman & Littlefield, 2006 - 337 страници
Virginia in the Vanguard continues the story, begun in the Dynamic Dominion, of Virginia's reemergence as a competitive, trend-setting state. In the 1980s, with Reagan's revolution underway in Washington, Democrats led by Chuck Robb and Doug Wilder, the nation's only African American elected governor, reclaimed the governor's mansion and focused attention on a centrist formula as a prescription for Democratic renewal nationally. In the 1990s, hard-charging Republican George Allen reversed the party's fortunes and propelled the GOP toward control of the state's legislature and both U.S. Senate seats. Virginia in the Vanguard describes these and other dramatic events that have placed the 400 year-old cradle of democracy back in the forefront of American politics and produced two dynamic leaders--Republican Senator George Allen and former Democrat Governor Mark Warner--widely touted as presidential timber.
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REVERSAL OF FORTUNE THE DEMOCRATIC SOUTHERN STRATEGY
THE WATERSHED ROBB VICTORY OF 1981
IMPROBABLE JOURNEY WILDERS WAY TO THE TOP
SWINGING SUBURBS MAKING MONEY AND MAKING HISTORY
GEORGE ALLEN AND THE VIRGINIA RENAISSANCE 19931999
REAGAN POPULISM AND THE POSITIVE POLITICS OF REFORM
FROM INSURGENT TO INSIDER THE 1993 ALLEN LANDSLIDE
JOHN WARNER AND THE POLITICS OF INDEPENDENCE
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