Dubbed "America’s Mayor" by Al Gore, Ed Rendell served as Mayor of Philadelphia from 1992 to 1999. He revived the city's economy, expanded neighborhood services, and reformed the City's approach to poverty. As the Governor of Pennsylvania from 2002 to 2011, he achieved similar progress, improving education and increasing access to healthcare. Rendell served as Chairman of the Democratic National Committee and has worked as a lawyer and a Professor of Government at the University of Pennsylvania. Presently, he is a senior political contributor for MSNBC. In A Nation of Wusses, he employs impassioned anecdotes from the political scene to explain why United States leaders rarely make sacrifices for the greater good.
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