Google updated their "Google Analytics Python Client Library" to access all 5 feeds of the Management API. Now it's easier than ever to get your configuration data from the API. To show you how simple it is to use the library, here's an example which returns all the goal names for a profile:
To get you started, Google wrote a reference example which accesses all the important information for each feed. Also added links to the source and PyDoc from the Management API Libraries and Examples page.