Bush on the Home Front

Bush on the Home Front

Domestic Policy Triumphs and Failures

eBook - 2010
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Military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq consumed so much attention during his presidency that few people appreciated that George W. Bush was also an activist on the home front. Despite limited public support, and while confronting a deeply divided Congress, Bush engineered and implemented reforms of public policy on a wide range of issues: taxes, education, health care, energy, environment, and regulatory reform. In Bush on the Home Front, former Bush White House official and academic John D. Graham analyzes Bush's successes in these areas and setbacks in other areas such as Social Security and immigration reform. Graham provides valuable insights into how future presidents can shape U.S. domestic policy while facing continuing partisan polarization.

Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2010
ISBN: 9780253004130
0253004136
025322215X
9780253222152
0253354366
9780253354365
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 425 p.)

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