and Come Back When You Foul Up: 12 Winning Secrets from the War Room New York: Simon & Schuster 2002. Clinton carried 33 states and became the first Democrat elected President since 1976. Career
Begala along with business partner James Carville helped then-Governor of Arkansas Clinton win the 1992 presidential election.
Along with James Carville Begala gained national prominence as the political consulting team Carville and Begala. He is Research Professor of Public Policy at Georgetown University Public Policy Institute. Begala was a chief strategist for the 1992 Clinton–Gore campaign which carried 33 states and made Clinton the first Democrat to win the White House in sixteen years.