What you need to know about the most powerful man in the Republican Party
Featuring previously unpublished photographs, the paperback edition of Republican Leader provides an engrossing inside look at the nation’s highest-ranking Republican. Kentucky political columnist John David Dyche sheds light on Senator Mitch McConnell’s unlikely rise and his role as the lead man in the opposition to President Barack Obama and the Democrats. The paperback edition will include a special photo insert featuring many previously unpublished images.
“An enlightening look at the Republicans’ last line of defense against the Obama juggernaut.” —National Review Online
“Takes the measure of this remarkable man.” —George F. Will
“It’s a great story and Dyche tells it brilliantly. Republican Leader is enormously engaging, insightful, and fun to read.” —Fred Barnes
John David Dyche is a native of London, Kentucky, and a graduate of Centre College and Harvard Law School, where he was elected marshal of his class. A practicing lawyer, he writes a political column for the Louisville Courier-Journal, provides political commentary for Kentucky Educational Television, and has published articles in the Weekly Standard, among other periodicals.
The book goes into a lot of detail and shows a man's heart, his beliefs. He is a conservative man who grabs onto the Civil Rights movement in the 1960s under Republican John... Read morePublished on September 20, 2009 by Samuel F. Crow
This is a very well written book. It gives insight to how McConnell approaches his campaigns and his ability to win. A nice historical account of the rise of Mitch McConnell.Published on September 10, 2009 by LCGOP
This is a very well written book about the most powerful Republican in Washington DC. I would suggest that all political operatives read this book to have a fine understanding of... Read morePublished on July 1, 2009 by S. Huffman