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Published: 19 May 2021

368 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190913823

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The Republican Implosion and the Future of Presidential Politics

Samuel L. Popkin

  • Shows how campaign finance reform fractured the Republican Party by weakening party leaders and fuelling the rise of uncompromising obstructionist factions within Congress
  • Provides the deepest structural explanation of how self-fashioned rebels like Cruz and Trump were able to emerge and dominate a formerly strong party
  • Explores how the GOP crackup could continue after Trump and why the Democratic party could also split in the future

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