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Nick Ragone is an author, attorney and public relations executive in New York City. He earned a bachelor’s degree in history and political science from Rutgers University, and is a graduate of the Eagleton Institute of Political Science at Rutgers University (undergraduate) and the Georgetown University Law Center.

He is the author of three books: Essential American Government, Everything American Government, and President's Most Wanted. Nick is a regular contributor to the Fox News Channel and Fox Business, the PIX11 Morning Show, and has a weekly appearance on the popular Raph Bailey Radio Show.  He co-anchored PIX11's five-hour live inauguration coverage with Jim Watkins and Kaity Tong.

Nick is a contributor to Donklephant.com, one of the most influential political blogs on the web, and  has written for US News & World Report, The Star-Ledger, Real Simple Magazine and RealSimple.com.  Nick has been quoted in over two dozen stories on politics, the presidency, and public relations.  In December of 2007, Nick was named one of PR Week's 40 under 40 to watch, and in May of 2008 was featured in "Profiles of Success", a book about public relations. Nick lives in Jersey City, NJ, with his wife and two children, and spends what little free time he has obsessing on the Mets.

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Tuesday
Jun092009

Back to carnival barking for McAuliffe

I must confess that I'm both surprised and delighted that Virginia voters had the sense to reject the human spin machine Terry McAuliffe in his effort to buy the Democratic nomination for Governor of that state.

As any reader of this blog well knows, I'm not a big fan of Spinzilla.  The guy is a soulless carnival barker more suited for a career of selling used cars.  Even as late as just a few weeks ago, McAuliffe had looked like a shoe-in for the nomination, but the other guy -- the winner guy, I forget his name -- kept plugging away and somehow managed to pull a massive upset.

Democratic insiders and other Virginia politicos will be studying this one for weeks and months to uncover the secret of the other guy's victory.  Congrats, other guy!

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