former Campaign Manager for Barack Obama
Senior advisor at AKPD Message and Media, former campaign manager for Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign and author of The Audacity to Win: The Inside Story and Lessons of Barack Obama's Historic Victory
When he talks about the mechanics of last year's campaign, President Obama says he couldn't have done it without David Plouffe.
Nov. 5, 2009from To the Point
Former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke says people cannot afford to live near where they work right now, so the country needs more federal funding for affordable housing, but it should…
Jun. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The biggest story of modern times is bad for audience ratings. To save money, news outlets are hiding the truth of environmental disaster.
May. 27from To the Point
This week’s Democratic presidential debates will feature 20 candidates, five moderators and a lot commercials. Potential voters might not be able to learn as much as they want to.
Jun. 25from To the Point
The United Methodist Church is facing a possible split over the issue of same-sex marriage and LGBTQ clergy.
Jun. 17from Greater LA
For the first time since 1972, California Democrats are positioned to make a difference. Fourteen candidates showed up for the party convention in San Francisco.
Jun. 5from To the Point
17-year-old Lupe Felix used to go to high school in Boyle Heights, but she moved to Tijuana last summer to live with her mom, who was deported.
Jun. 10from Greater LA
Will these tariffs on Mexico last forever?
May. 31from Left, Right & Center
Well, you can try.
Jun. 5from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
When the Chief Executive lies repeatedly, what’s a reporter to do? CNN’s Jim Acosta defends his multiple public challenges of Donald Trump in a book called, “The Enemy of the People.”
Jun. 20from To the Point