Political Director of the DNC, Paul Tully, Found Dead in Hotel Room

Paul Tully, the Democratic National Convention Political Director, was found dead in a hotel room in Little Rock Arkansas of “unknown causes.” No autopsy was allowed. – He was described by President Bill Clinton in a press release as a “dear friend and trusted advisor” and that he was “deeply saddened by the loss.” Tully authored several key strategies for Clinton and the party. Paul Tully, 48, the architect of a strategy to make the party competitive again in presidential elections, was found dead in his hotel room on September 24, 1992, in Little Rock, Arkansas of unknown causes. Authorities speculated his death was from a heart attack or stroke. Tully devised a strategy of targeting states based on their value in the Electoral College, and coordinating the presidential campaign with state and congressional races.

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