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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (98 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Terry McAuliffe Narrator: Terry McAuliffe Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc. Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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For a generation of Democrats, Terry McAuliffe has been the ultimate political insider: strategist and spokesperson for the party, confidant for the candidates, mediator among party leaders, and, without question, the most successful fundraiser in political history. Now, McAuliffe's energetic memoir provides readers with a fly-on-the-wall view, from the front lines to the back rooms where deals are made, strategies conceived, initiatives launched, and elections won. Or, sometimes, lost.

With revealing anecdotes that take you from the Carter-Kennedy primary contest in 1980 through the Clinton years to the near victories and crushing losses of the 2000 and 2004 presidential campaigns, this is a fascinating, hilarious, in-your-face look at Congress and Washington, D.C., behind the scenes. Download and start listening now!


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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Ryan Naples | 11/23/2013

    " Very light reading. Too little of the book talked about his time as Chairman of the DNC, though probably because despite his best efforts, 2000-2004 was not the best time for the party. It's nonetheless a pretty good read for a political junkie like say, me or Suzanne Globetti. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Johan Sulaiman | 3/13/2013

    " I lean more towards R than D, but this is a fun book filled with insider anecdotes about the life of a Democratic fundraiser. His rise to fortune is also an inspiration, as well as educational. Terry sounds like a really good person to know and watch. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Dominic | 2/4/2013

    " Terry McAulliffe's book is somewhat self-serving, which is something he even admits to in the book. Nevertheless, it is an interesting and insightful book. I particularly liked McAuliffe's insights on the Clintons, failures of the Kerry presidential campaign, and modernizing the DNC. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Colin Cox | 1/6/2013

    " Didn't finish reading it. I got the point early on about how important Terry McAuliffe is. "

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