Tales from the Swamp: Five Habits of Successful Politicians—Notes of a Fixer

Thriving in the political world isn’t easy, but some manage to navigate the so-called swamp with ease. From his years as a self-described low-profile staffer, discreet special assistant and quiet campaign operative, Nelligan observes the five powers of successful people in D.C.: organization, self-control, resilience, insight and initiative. This short, straightforward guide will lead readers toward a more effective political career in the highly competitive Washington arena.