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Axelrod: GOP Won't Win in 2014 Just by Being Anti-Obamacare

David Axelrod doesn't think Republicans are guaranteed wins in 2014 by running against Obamacare."If Republicans think they can get on this Obamacare kick and win in 2014, I think they're mistaken," he said on Morning Joe on Wednesday morning. Show More Summary

David Axelrod, Michael Steele Battle Over GOP’s Future: ‘Tea Party Not Going to Go Quietly’

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Everybody expected plenty of tea-leaf reading about the future of the GOP on the Wednesday morning after Election Day, and MSNBC's Morning Joe did not disappoint, with Cokie Roberts comment that "it was not a good night for the tea party" setting off former RNC Chairman Michael Steele and former Barack Obama advisor David Axelrod.

David Axelrod’s post-D.C. life: TV, a book, future leaders and epilepsy research

David Axelrod sounds kind of relieved not to be in Washington these days. “It seems like a good time to be a visitor,” said the longtime Democrat strategist said, only half-joking. After six years in President Obama’s inner circle, Axelrod is working on his next act: TV pundit, educator and author. (Of course he’s working […]

NBC's Gregory Blames Axelrod For Obama's Big Lie

NBC News' David Gregory seems to realize that President Obama didn't tell the truth when he sold the Affordable Care Act with the promise that "if you like your health insurance, you can keep it, period." However, he can't bring himself to blame the president for the lie, he blames his advisor. Show More Summary

Woodward Tweaks Axelrod: You Tested Swapping Biden for Clinton, But Not Healthcare.gov?

The Washington Post's Bob Woodward had some fun at the expense of former Obama senior adviser David Axelrod as he tried to defend both the president's health-care law's performance this month and downplay efforts to replace vice president Joe Biden with Hillary Clinton during the 2012 election. Show More Summary

Woodward to Axelrod Claiming Administration 'Tested Everything': 'Everything But ObamaCare!'

The Washington Post's Bob Woodward made a spectacularly delicious comment to MSNBC's David Axelrod on NBC's Meet the Press Sunday. After President Obama's former senior advisor claimed that the administration in 2012 "tested everything"...Show More Summary

NBC’s Gregory Hammers Axelrod: Why Didn’t You Stop Obama from Making Insurance Pledge?

last yearNews : Mediaite

Meet the Press host David Gregory went after former Obama advisor David Axelrod Sunday morning, asking why he didn't stop President Barack Obama from making the "if you like your health care you can keep it" pledge, as he was a crucial White House figure at the time.

Gregory, Woodward Grill Axelrod on Obama's Broken Promise

David Axelrod did his best to defend President Obama's controversial promise that Americans could keep their health-care plans if they liked it under Obamacare on Meet the Press before eventually admitted that "hindsight is 20/20.""You...Show More Summary

PolitiFact Defends 'Half-True' Rating on Obama Insurance Lie

In June 2012, PolitiFact characterized as “half-true” President Obama’s promise that if Americans liked their health insurance plans, they would be able to keep them, as half-true. On Sunday, David Axelrod admitted that promise was a lie. Show More Summary

WH Responds to Online Petition: You 'Should' Be Able to Keep Your Plan

Distancing itself from President Obama’s oft repeated assurance that “if you like your plan you can keep it,” the Obama administration is now executing a strategic retreat from this promise. With David Axelrod having said that “most people” will be able to keep their insurance and press secretary Jay Carney admitting that “there are existing health care plans that [...]Show More Summary

Re: 'Most People' Will Be Able to Keep Their Plans Under Obamacare

Andrew notes below David Axelrod's revision of the president's promise that all Americans will be able to keep their health plans if they so desire -- now, it's just "most people" who'll be able to do that. But is this really true? If...Show More Summary

Axelrod Admits Obama's 'You Can Keep Your Insurance' Promise Isn't True

-- Monday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," David Axelrod, a senior advisor to the President Obama during his first term, admitted that only a "vast majority" of Americans can keep their health insurance plan if they like it. This is the first...Show More Summary

Axelrod: 'Most People' Will Be Able to Keep Their Plans Under Obamacare

David Axelrod offered a slightly different promise about Obamacare than has the president: While that president has repeatedly said, "If you like your plan, you can keep it," Axelrod on Monday told MSNBC that "most" will be able to stick...Show More Summary

Tom Coburn Fights David Axelrod Over Obamacare: ‘It’s Not the Ideas, It’s Gov’t is Incompetent’

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Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) and Democratic strategist David Axelrod went a few rounds on the Affordable Care Act on Morning Joe Monday morning, differing wildly on whether the law's implementation problems spoke to a fundamental problem...Show More Summary

David Axelrod talks Obamacare, Ted Cruz and political leadership in Toronto

On Tuesday I attended the Exceptional Speaker Series in Toronto; it's a fundraiser for Reena, which provides support children, adults and senior citizens with developmental disabilities. Hosted by National Post publisher Paul Godfrey...Show More Summary

Curbed Maps: Do check out Curbed Chicago's newly...

Do check out Curbed Chicago's newly updated Celebrity Heatmap, featuring the homes of Vince Vaughn, David Axelrod, R. Kelly, and others. Poor Michael Jordan, for example, has been looking for a buyer for his palatial mansion since Feb. 2012; it's...

Former Obama-advisor David Axelrod to speak at Toronto event

With all the madness happening in Washington DC at the moment with the government shutdown and Tea Party-driven Republican lunacy, it's opportune timing for David Axelrod, a former senior advisor to US President Barrack Obama, to be coming to Canada for a speech and Q&A. Axelrod is keynoting on Oct. Show More Summary

Softball Shocker: Obama Grants Interview to NPR Anchor Who Compared Him to Abe Lincoln

President Obama granted a 24-minute interview to NPR Morning Edition anchor Steve Inskeep, the man who compared him to Abraham Lincoln in a softball 2012 interview with David Axelrod. On Tuesday's morning show, they spread the interview into three segments distributed throughout the show. Show More Summary

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