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Author Rauch, William.

Title Politicking : rumors, leaks, threats, and other useful tactics from city hall / Bill Rauch.

Published New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  975.799 RAUC    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description xvii, 231 pages ; 22 cm
Contents Part 1 Gaining Power -- 1. Do Something 3 -- 2. Show Your Teeth 19 -- 3. Constituencies 24 -- 4. Open Seats 30 -- 5. Coming from Behind 34 -- 6. Friends 37 -- 7. Money 47 -- 8. Campaign Bumps 59 -- 9. Going Negative 64 -- Part 2 Holding Power -- 10. Symbols 71 -- 12. Clear the Table 80 -- 13. Find the Capitals 91 -- 14. Illusion 96 -- 15. Principle 112 -- 16. Getting Results 133 -- 17. Direct Threat 139 -- 18. Indirect Threat 142 -- 19. Mean It 155 -- 20. Leaking 162 -- 21. Spinning 169 -- 22. Creating Cover 176 -- 23. Counterpunching 186 -- 24. Taking Credit 192 -- 25. Dancing with the Wolves 201 -- Part 3 Losing Power -- 26. Scandal 209 -- 27. Running from Behind 215 -- 28. Elder Statesman 218 -- 29. Coming Back 224.
Summary The former press secretary, advance man and confidant to New York mayor Ed Koch gives an unusually candid account of how the political game is played and won in both big city and small-town America today.
Subject Rauch, William.
Koch, Ed, 1924-2013 -- Friends and associates.
Mayors -- South Carolina -- Beaufort -- Biography.
Political culture -- South Carolina -- Beaufort.
Press secretaries -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
Political culture -- New York (State) -- New York.
Politics, Practical -- United States -- Case studies.
Politics, Practical -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Beaufort (S.C.) -- Politics and government.
New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government -- 1951-
ISBN 0374278555 (hardcover : alk. paper)