Category Archives: Howard Dean

Herding Donkeys Paperback

Good news: Herding Donkeys is out in paperback today! Picador did an amazing job with the design. There’s also an new afterword focusing on the 2012 elections and future of the Obama movement. Here’s the new jacket text: In 2008, … Continue reading

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Vermont media

I had a great time in Burlington yesterday, the fitting last stop on the book tour (for now). You can listen to the interview Howard Dean and I did with Vermont Public Radio here. You can also watch the video … Continue reading

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Dean Dishes on Dems, GOP in NYC

I hosted a lively discussion on October 5 with Howard Dean in NYC to kick off the Herding Donkeys book tour. We’ll post the audio as a podcast very shortly, but Michael Tracey penned a nice summary at TheNation.com. Dean … Continue reading

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Herding Donkeys NYC Book Launch

Thanks to everyone who came to the 92 Y Tribeca last night for the book launch of Herding Donkeys with Howard Dean and Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel. Dean and I had a spirited conversation about the future of the … Continue reading

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Dean Bids Rahm Adieu

As you may have heard, Rahm Emanuel departed the White House yesterday to explore a bid for mayor of Chicago. In Herding Donkeys, ex-party chair Howard Dean sharply criticizes Rahm for his disdainful treatment of progressive activists during the healthcare … Continue reading

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Rahm’s Departure Long Overdue

It seems all-but-certain that White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel will decide to run for mayor of Chicago now that six-term mayor Richard Daley has announced his retirement. “I’d be shocked if he doesn’t run,” a senior administration official … Continue reading

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Lessons for Michael Steele from Howard Dean

It seems like every week Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Michael Steele is embroiled in another scandal. This week comes news that he tried to conceal $7 million in RNC debt, according to party treasurer Randy Pullen. This is the … Continue reading

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Say Hello to Herding Donkeys

Welcome to the blog for my new book, Herding Donkeys: The Fight To Rebuild the Democratic Party and Reshape American Politics, which will be published on October 5 by Farrar, Straus & Giroux. The book traces the evolution of The … Continue reading

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