Tom McMahon (Democratic operative)
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Tom McMahon is an American political operative.
McMahon served as Executive Director of the Democratic National Committee from 2005 until 2009. McMahon has been prominently involved in several high-profile decisions and controversies involving the DNC in recent years. These include the conflicts over 2008 Democratic presidential primary debate scheduling and over prominent Democratic complaints about the content of ABC's Path to 9/11 television program.
McMahon was a key player in, and defender of, the DNC's creation of its initially controversial "50 state strategy". The plan was eventually credited with helping to secure Democratic elections victories in 2006 at both the state and local level.
- Nedra Pickler, 2008 Hopefuls Play Game of Keep-Away, Associated Press, February 2, 2007
- William Triplett, Pols pound 'Path' , Variety.com, September 7, 2006
- Tom McMahon, DNC—Sounds Like a Plan!, Letters to the Editor, The Nation, July 31, 2006
- Donald Lambro, State Chiefs Credit Dean for Victory, Washington Times, November 26,2006
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