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Tell Newt to Shut Up!

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After stunning success with the Contract with America, the Republican majority in the House of Representatives lost momentum by the end of the 1995, in part because the controversial rhetoric and personal foibles of Speaker Newt Gingrich. Michael Weisskopf of the Washington Post is co-author of a new book based on a Pulitzer prize nominated series of articles that went behind the scenes into the so-called Republican Revolution. Tell Newt to Shut Up documents Republicans’ day-to-day efforts to reshape federal government and coddle corporate supporters. Music From the Foreman, a political folk-rock group whose new CD, coming out in June, is called “What’s Left?”

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