Decoding the Jargon, Slang, and Bluster
of American Political Speech



A presidential candidate’s post-convention rise – generally temporary -- in polls.

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“A guide through the thicket, a machete with which to cut your way through the jungle of rhetoric… This volume may prove a life saver.” –Jeff Greenfield

Chuck McCutcheon was co-author of National Journal’s Almanac of American Politics 2012 and 2014, and co-editor of Congressional Quarterly’s Politics in America 2010.
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