Neera Tanden is the President of the Center for American Progress, a liberal think tank in Washington, DC she has helped to build through service in prominent roles there since 2003. Tanden has worked with Bill and Hillary Clinton in various capacities over the years, and is regarded as a Clinton loyalist, close friend, and long-time confidante.
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This powerful memoir by a former army intelligence officer tells a story of impossible choices and the struggle with PTSD. Despite being touted as a potential presidential candidate, the author turns to a mayoral race and eventually drops out of public life due to depression and thoughts of suicide. He candidly shares his fight for healing and the support of his family, offering hope to readers going through similar struggles.
I just started reading @JasonKander’s incredible memoir - it’s inspiring and I think particularly important in what can feel like a dark time. Invisible Storm: A Soldier's Memoir of Politics and Ptsd a book by Jason Kander – source
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This book takes readers behind the scenes of one of the most highly anticipated investigations in recent history. Through the eyes of a key prosecutor, we witness the intense debates, difficult decisions, and political manipulation that went on within the Special Counsel's Office as they sought the truth. With candid insights into the team's successes and missteps, this is a compelling story of public servants upholding the rule of law in the face of unprecedented obstacles.
I remember all the people yelling at me that I was wrong to state the obvious - that Mueller failed us. I hope you all read this book. – source
Delve into 16th century England, teetering on the brink of disaster. King Henry VIII's pursuit of a male heir and desire to annul his marriage to marry Anne Boleyn rattles the country, opposed by the Pope and Europe. The resulting power vacuum creates the perfect opportunity for Thomas Cromwell, an astute politician and charmer, to step in. With a cast of memorable characters and rich detail, this novel explores the personal and political in a time when the price of ambition could mean death.
@BarackObama Wolf Hall is a great book. – source