Joe Scarborough pushed back this morning against former Obama adviser David Axelrod when the latter tried to spin the Department of Justice’s monitoring of AP reporters. Axelrod said that many had criticized the administration for national-security...Show More Summary
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough clashed with former Obama adviser David Axelrod over the Justice Department's probe into phone records of Associated Press reporters and editors. Scarborough ripped into President Barack Obama over the revelations...Show More Summary
Morning Joe grew contentious on Wednesday as Joe Scarborough took offense at David Axelrod's "misstating" his previous remarks during a discussion about the Justice Department seizing Associated Press phone records. Calling out Axelrod for a "bogus argument," Scarborough chided the former Obama adviser for bringing him into the discussion.
Wednesday morning on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," guest panelist Steve Rattner, a former New York Times reporter who believes the biggest scandal of the three currently facing the White House is Benghazi, asked David Axelrod what he believes the Administration should do to try and get out from under the scandal. Show More Summary
Ah, “permission structures.” The now-famous term comes, as far as I can tell, from a 2008 profile of David Axelrod in the New Republic, where Jason Zengerle quoted Ken Snyder, a Democratic consultant and Axelrod protege, on his mentor’s approach. “David … Continue reading ?
President Obama told David Axelrod that he cried twice because of the Newtown massacre. In a freewheeling discussion at the 92nd St. Y on Sunday night, Obama’s former campaign strategist confided that he received an email from Obama the day of the tragedy. “He emailed when the news came in and said, ‘It’s the first [...]
Former senior adviser to President Obama David Axelrod sat down with PBS's Jeff Greenfield on April 28, 2013. In this clip, Axelrod gave his thoughts...
They say the truth often comes out in humor. At Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner, President Obama said, “MSNBC used to work for David Axelrod” (video follows with transcript and commentary): read more
Said Obama last night, making funny at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. His comic routine lasts over 20 minutes. I just pulled that one line out because it actually almost corresponded to the truth about correspondents.
As reigning monarch over the burgeoning American Empire, Barack Obama finds his schedule jam-packed. He has to prioritize. It’s vital that he not get spread too thin. It’s tough being king, but somehow David “Tax-Day” Axelrod helps keep...Show More Summary
Despite David Axelrod's implication that the President thought anti-tax zealots might be the terrorists who blew up innocent victims at the Boston...
Weekly Standard: Axelrod: Obama Thinks Boston Bombings Could Be Related to 'Tax Day': In explaining why President Obama didn't call the Boston bombings a "terrorist attack," former adviser David Axelrod said, "I'm sure what was going through the president's mind is -- we really don't know who did this --...
From Daniel Halper at The Weekly Standard: In explaining why President Obama didn't call the Boston bombings a "terrorist attack," former adviser David Axelrod said, "I'm sure what was going through the president's mind is -- we really don't know who did this -- it was tax day":
It figures. Obama thinks the terrorists are American taxpayers. David Axelrod said this: “I’m sure what was going through the president’s mind is — we really don’t know who did this — it was tax day.” Via Weekly Standard Blog:
By Chuck Reed David Axelrod joined a four member panel convened last Tuesday at the University of Chicago's International House in celebration of the 30th anniversary of Harold Washington's 1983 successful mayoral election. Journalist and political correspondent Laura Washington moderated...
David Axelrod, the political strategist behind the rise of President Obama, will write a memoir to be released in the fall of 2014, the New York Times reports.
By Frank Moraes On the other night's Rachel Maddow Show, David Axelrod explained that everything Obama has ever done or ever will again do is just right. We actual liberals just don't get it. We don't understand the bigger issues that Serious Democrats understand. Show More Summary
David Axelrod got up to explain why the dung sandwich served up in the president's budget yesterday actually was delicious tuna fish, and the kindly Rachel Maddow pretty much shredded his whole case on him.
Click here to view this media MSNBC analyst and former Obama advisor David Axelrod may not have been too happy with Rachel Maddow for her response to President Obama putting Social Security cuts on the table with his budget proposal, but she was exactly right here. Show More Summary
As Rachel outlined tonight and discussed with David Axelrod, President Obama faces the challenge of making an offer he thinks Republicans will take while remaining mindful of the strong disagreement from his base. It remains to be seen whether he can reconcile...