Rave Review from The Economist

AUG 18, 2012  | “Mr Grunwald lays out in shocking detail how the Republican leadership decided early and wholeheartedly not to cooperate with the new president…Mr. Obama’s agenda was always much bigger than that, and it is in explaining this that Mr Grunwald’s book is at its best…The New New Deal is the most interesting…

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Slate: The New New Deal — President Obama’s stimulus has been an astonishing, and unrecognized, success.

By DAVID PLOTZ | TUESDAY, AUG. 14, 2012 Michael Grunwald, a Time magazine correspondent, this week publishes The New New Deal: The Hidden Story of Change in the Obama Era, a gripping account of President Obama’s stimulus bill. Grunwald writes that the stimulus has transformed America—and American politics—in ways that we have failed to recognize. I interviewed him by…

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Foreign Policy: Think Again: Obama's New Deal. The president's Republican critics are dead wrong. The stimulus worked.

BY MICHAEL GRUNWALD | SEPT/OCT 2012 “Obama’s Stimulus Package Was an Epic Failure That Haunted His Presidency.” No. U.S. President Barack Obama’s $787 billion stimulus bill was certainly a political failure. Obama signed it during his first month in office, cutting taxes for more than 95 percent of American workers, while pouring cash into health care, education, energy,…

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The Hill: New book details GOP’s early opposition to Obama stimulus.

BY RUSSELL BERMAN - 08/12/12 A new book provides fresh details about the level of early Republican opposition to President Obama’s economic stimulus package, which set the stage for the partisan retrenchment that has persisted throughout his term. “The New New Deal,” authored by Time Magazine’s Michael Grunwald, quotes Vice President Joe Biden as saying seven…

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The First Event, August 15

Mike will talk about The New New Deal and sign books starting at 7 p.m. at the Barnes & Noble on the Upper West Side. See Appearances for more details.

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The First DC Event, August 16

The Center for American Progress in Washington, DC, will host a lunch event for The New New Deal at noon. Mike will say a few words, then discuss the book at a public forum with CAP president Neera Tanden. See Appearances for more details.

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Washington Post: A secret bipartisan love affair amid the stimulus battle: but who was the couple?

Now, listen: We’re about to tell you a juicy little story, but whatever you do, don’t try to guess the names of the people involved, okay? The anecdote comes up deep in Michael Grunwald’s new wonk epic, “The New New Deal,” an account of President Obama’s $800 billion stimulus bill to be published next month. In…

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POLITICO: “One of the year’s deepest books”

FIRST LOOK – ONE OF THE YEAR’S  DEEPEST BOOKS — “The NEW New Deal: The Hidden Story of Change in the Obama Era,” by Michael Grunwald (@MikeGrunwald) – TIME senior national correspondent, author of “The Swamp: The Everglades, Florida, and the Politics of Paradise,” and alumnus of WashPost and Boston Globe – out Aug. 14 from…

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