Building a New Deal Liberalism offers a fascinating history of New Deal public works programs, challenging the conventional arguments about the problems with these projects.
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Frank Lambert's Religion in American Politics is a perfect starting point for understanding just how deep the tradition of liberal religious activism runs.
Anthony Badger's FDR: The First Hundred Days reveals the truth behind the myths circulating in Washington about whether a president can undertake major initiatives during a crisis.
If President-elect Obama is serious about post-partisanship, he will need to deal with some of the institutional factors that cause polarization regardless of who is in power.
Bartels provides readers with stunning statistical data about the close connection between partisanship, policy, and economic inequality. The book demonstrates that it will make a huge difference which party will be in power after November.
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