Browse by Subject: Politics

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Florida and the 2016 Election of Donald J. Trump

Showing how “chaos candidate” Donald Trump scored critical victories in Florida in an election cycle that defied conventional political wisdom, this volume offers surprising insights into the 2016 Republican primary and presidential election. 

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Florida's Minority Trailblazers: The Men and Women Who Changed the Face of Florida Government

Drawing primarily from personal interviews, Susan MacManus recounts the stories of fifty-one trailblazers--the first minority men and women, both Democrat and Republican--who were elected or appointed to state legislative, executive, and judicial offices and to Congress since the 1960s.

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Jigsaw Puzzle Politics in the Sunshine State

As a bellwether state, Florida offers a unique and fascinating case study to assess the various effects of redistricting.

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Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Representing half of the state’s population, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida is one of the busiest federal courts in the nation and has been at the center of major decisions for more than fifty years.

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The Failure of Term Limits in Florida

A tour de force examination of the unintended and surprising consequences of the new incumbency advantage in the Sunshine State.

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Conservative Hurricane: How Jeb Bush Remade Florida

Delves into the maelstrom of Florida politics where Bush rose to power to become an unstoppable force in state and national politics.

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Inside Bush v. Gore

The events that transpired within the justices’ chambers--their arguments, exhortations, and appeals to one another--have remained a mystery … until now.

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The Reluctant Republican: My Fight for the Moderate Majority

An astute analysis of what is wrong with the Grand Old Party

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The Politics of Disaster: Tracking the Impact of Hurricane Andrew

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Florida's Megatrends, Second Edition: Critical Issues in Florida