For the past 12 years, Stephen Marks has built a career as one of the country's top opposition researchers - the political assassins who dig up and reveal the dirt on candidates. This engrossing story follows Marks from his early days as a press secretary to his rapid movement into the secret world of opposition research. Initially drawn to the exciting work of finding and exposing the dirt politicians try to hide, he soon finds himself involved more and more in dirty tricks and deceptive manipulations. From creating ads linking John Kerry to Willie Horton, to fleeing Florida with the Mob on his trail, Mark finds himself living in a world he cannot escape. Readers will discover not only a fascinating story, but unbelievable details about what really goes on behind the scenes in American political campaigns. Marks' stories cover a wide range of figures, including Buchanan, Gingrich, Gephardt, Kerry, Abramoff, Gore, Delay, Bush, Bloomberg and countless others.