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James Latimer

Author

An Impossible Dream Come True

Claiming the Dream: The Victorious Campaign of Douglas Wilder of Virginia. By Margaret Edds. With an Introduction by Paul Duke. Algonquin. $18.95. When the 1,787,131 ballots had been counted, and hallenged, and recounted, and certified by three [...]

A Primer for Democracy

The Party's Just Begun. By Larry J. Sabato. Scott, Foresman/Little Brown. $12.95 Niccolo Machiavelli, move over. Now comes Larry Sabato with a sophisticated new primer for democracy, American style. It is a book that every would-be prince of mod [...]

“Blue Smoke and Mirrors”

The Rise of Political Consultants: New Ways of Winning Elections. By Larry J. Sabato. Basic Books. $20.95. The consultant portrayed in this definitive study of the political world's newest and potentially most lucrative profession comes through [...]