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The Audacity to Win: How Obama Won and How We Can Beat the Party of Limbaugh, Beck, and Palin

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The inside story of a brilliant campaign, with lessons on how the Democrats can secure victory in the future.

Since David Plouffe helped design the plan that brought candidate Obama to the White House, the lessons of that plan have become only more relevant. Today, conservative forces led by figures like Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck threaten to derail the tremendous promise of Democrats' recent gains, making the next election — and the ones beyond it — even more crucial. Plouffe explains the secrets to winning elections in contemporary politics, and shows how Democrats can build on the historic campaign of 2008 to keep the country on the right path. Featuring a new chapter on the challenges of 2010, The Audacity to Win is political writing at its boldest and most essential.

Review:

"While Mr. Plouffe doesn't serve up a lot of news and obviously retraces lots of familiar ground...he gives readers a visceral sense of the campaign from an insider's point of view." Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

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Plouffe not only led the effort that put Barack Obama in the White House, but he also helped to change the face of politics forever. The Audacity to Win tells his story of that groundbreaking achievement.

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The inside story of a brilliant campaign, with lessons on how the Democrats can secure victory in the future.

Since David Plouffe helped design the plan that brought candidate Obama to the White House, the lessons of that plan have become only more relevant. Today, conservative forces led by figures like Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck threaten to derail the tremendous promise of Democrats' recent gains, making the next electionandmdash;and the ones beyond itandmdash;even more crucial. Plouffe explains the secrets to winning elections in contemporary politics, and shows how Democrats can build on the historic campaign of 2008 to keep the country on the right path. Featuring a new chapter on the challenges of 2010, The Audacity to Win is political writing at its boldest and most essential.

About the Author

David Plouffe served as the manager for Barack Obama's historic presidential campaign, and will play a key strategy role for Democrats in the 2010 midterm elections. He lives in Washington, D.C.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143118084
Author:
Plouffe, David
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Subject:
Political Process - Elections
Subject:
Government - Executive Branch
Subject:
United States - 21st Century
Subject:
Political Process - Political Parties
Subject:
Elections
Subject:
Politics - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20100831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16-page color photo insert
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
8.38x5.50x.98 in. .86 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 432 pages Penguin Books - English 9780143118084 Reviews:
"Review" by , "While Mr. Plouffe doesn't serve up a lot of news and obviously retraces lots of familiar ground...he gives readers a visceral sense of the campaign from an insider's point of view."
"Synopsis" by , Plouffe not only led the effort that put Barack Obama in the White House, but he also helped to change the face of politics forever. The Audacity to Win tells his story of that groundbreaking achievement.
"Synopsis" by ,
#LINK<>#
The inside story of a brilliant campaign, with lessons on how the Democrats can secure victory in the future.

Since David Plouffe helped design the plan that brought candidate Obama to the White House, the lessons of that plan have become only more relevant. Today, conservative forces led by figures like Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck threaten to derail the tremendous promise of Democrats' recent gains, making the next electionandmdash;and the ones beyond itandmdash;even more crucial. Plouffe explains the secrets to winning elections in contemporary politics, and shows how Democrats can build on the historic campaign of 2008 to keep the country on the right path. Featuring a new chapter on the challenges of 2010, The Audacity to Win is political writing at its boldest and most essential.

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