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Virginia Politics & Government in a New Century : The Price of Power (Paperback) (Jeff Thomas)

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"The modern political landscape of Virginia bears little resemblance to the past. The commonwealth is a nationally influential swing state alongside stalwarts like Florida or Ohio. But with increased power comes greater scrutiny--and corruption. GovernorBob McDonnell received a jail sentence on federal corruption charges, later vacated by the U.S. Supreme Court. Corporate influence on the state legislature and other leaders resulted in numerous ethics violations. Scandal erupted at the prestigious University of Virginia when the school ousted its president amid political drama and intrigue. Author Jeff Thomas reveals the intersection of money, power and politics and the corrosive effect on government in a new era."--Page [4] of cover.
Number of Pages: 270
Genre: History, Political Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Pub
Author: Jeff Thomas
Language: English
Street Date: October 24, 2016
TCIN: 52258002
UPC: 9781467137409
Item Number (DPCI): 248-44-5111
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