President Barack Obama’s chief campaign manager David Plouffe is credited with crafting the strategy that helped secure Obama’s win of the Democratic primary—and presidency—in 2008. In his acceptance speech on election night, Obama called Plouffe "the unsung hero of this campaign." A partner in the consulting firm AKP&D Message and Media, Plouffe also worked on Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s successful campaign in 2006. Filled with stories from the campaign trail, The Audacity to Win explains the strategy of Obama’s historic campaign.
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