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Poor Baby President: Axelrod Wonders Whether He Did Obama Favor By Getting Him Elected

One thing is certain: Axelrod didn't do the rest of us any favors... On today's Morning Joe, after Joe Scarborough empathized at length, in the context of the Syrian situation, about what a lonely job President Obama has, David Axelrod...Show More Summary

Axelrod’s Syrian Maneuver

Have you noticed another skirmish brewing, not in the Middle East but among Republicans over support for Obama’s Syrian debacle? David Axelrod must be twirling his mustache with delight over his latest manipulation of the leaderless Republican party as they provide cover for Obama’s latest fail. Of course, Obama’s Syrian problem isn’t about Congress, it’s […]

Report: Axelrod Complains Romney Press Corps Was Too 'Sympathetic'

President Barack Obama's chief campaign strategist, David Axelrod, reportedly complained that reporters covering Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in 2012 were too favorable to Romney. Axelrod, who orchestrated and manipulated...Show More Summary

Morning Bits

Bad taste to brag on Twitter that you are politicizing national security. “Obama’s longtime political guru, David Axelrod, couldn’t resist a bit of gloating on Twitter: ‘Congress is now the dog that caught the car.’” Good grief. Bad review from … Continue reading ?

Axelrod: Those ‘Marginal’ GOPers Pushing Gov’t Shutdown Are 2016 Candidates

last yearNews : Mediaite

On Morning Joe Wednesday morning, former Obama senior advisor David Axelrod called the threat from certain members of the GOP to shut down the government over Obamacare "pandering," led entirely by prominent Republican figures eyeing a 2016 run rather than any substantive policy victory.

Axelrod mocks Coburn analysis that Obama is 'perilously close' to impeachment

This line from David Axelrod about Tom Coburn's bizarre foray into impeachment talk pretty much sums it up: Axelrod on Coburn's impeachment talk: "that was his considered legal opinion as an obstetrician" — @samsteinhp In case you missed it, earlier this week Coburn spoke at length about the prospects of impeaching the president. Show More Summary

Axelrod: Talk of Impeachment 'Virus that Needs to be Curbed'

David Axelrod lashed out against Republican senator Tom Coburn for suggesting that President Obama is nearing a Constitutional crisis and potential impeachment, calling Coburn's remarks "way out of bounds.""He speaks to a kind of virus...Show More Summary

Video: Noyes, Varney Discuss Liberal Chicago Tribune Turning on ObamaCare

When the president's hometown paper the Chicago Tribune turns on ObamaCare, you know it's getting real. "This is a paper that endorsed him twice [for president]" and for which former Obama campaign manager David Axelrod used to work,...Show More Summary

Axelrod: Obamacare law will have to be adjusted as we go along

Written by Doug Powers In other words, Axelrod’s saying it’s only common sense to have to do “on the fly” repairs to a bill that was rammed through with no regard for common sense. From The Hill: Former Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod suggested Friday that further changes to the president’s signature health care law […]

No, Ted Cruz Is Not a Terrorist

This should of course go without saying. But Chris Matthews just called Cruz a “political terrorist,” so it needs to be stressed. To their credit, both of Matthews’s guests, Obama adviser David Axelrod and GOP strategist Steve Schmidt, objected; but Matthews stuck to his formulation. Show More Summary

Ahead on the 7/30 Maddow show

Tonight's guests include: David Axelrod, former senior advisor to President Obama, and MSNBC senior political analyst Lee Burdick, chief of staff to San Diego Mayor Bob Filner Video preview will be up soon! In the meantime, here's a song.

David Axelrod Shows Anthony Weiner The Door: ‘It’s Time For Him To Go Away, He Is Wasting Time And Space’

last yearNews : Mediaite

On Meet the Press Sunday morning, David Axelrod became the highest profile figure yet to call for Anthony Weiner's exit from the New York City mayoral race. "I haven't really commented on this because Huma [Abedin] is a friend of mine, his wife, and I deeply respect her," said Axelrod. Show More Summary

Axelrod: ‘Americans Believe in Second Chances, But Not Third Chances’

Appearing on Sunday’s Meet the Press, David Axelrod, senior adviser to the 2012 Obama reelection campaign, says it’s time for Anthony Weiner to go. “At this point, it’s absurd. He is not going to be the next mayor of New York. He isShow More Summary

David Axelrod: ‘Hillary Clinton Probably Will Be The Candidate’

Hillary Clinton will likely be the Democratic candidate for president in 2016, according to longtime Obama adviser David Axelrod, and only if she passes up a presidential bid will vice president Joe Biden run.“I think that Hillary Clinton probably will be the candidate. Show More Summary

David Axelrod Uses Zimmerman Verdict to Push Gun Control

On July 14, close Obama adviser David Axelrod quickly resorted to Twitter to use the not guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman trial as a call for stricter gun control. In one Tweet, Axelrod issued the inflammatory claim that George Zimmerman "stalked" Trayvon Martin. Show More Summary

David Axelrod Defends Obamacare Holdup: Obama ‘Knew Optics Were Not Going To Be Good, Took It On Anyway’

last yearNews : Mediaite

Former Obama advisor David Axelrod appeared on Morning Joe Wednesday morning to defend yesterday's decision delaying the implementation of the employee mandate under Obamacare until 2015. Axelrod dismissed the many Republicans who have seized the decision as evidence the bill is harmful to businesses and the economy. Show More Summary

Matthew Dietrich: Axelrod: L. Madigan will have problem if M. Madigan stays

FAMILY AFFAIR Master political strategist David Axelrod says Attorney General Lisa Madigan will have a "genuine problem" if she runs for governor and her father,...

‘Unforgivable’: Axelrod & Gibbs Blast ‘Lionization’ Of Snowden, Challenge His ‘Grandiose’ Claims

last yearNews : Mediaite

Robert Gibbs and David Axelrod, both formerly advisers to President Obama, weighed in on the NSA news and leaker Edward Snowden on Monday's Morning Joe. Questioning the "high school dropout's" security clearance, Gibbs and Axelrod expressed skepticism about how much information he actually had access to. It's time we stop "lionizing" him, Axelrod advised.

Help Mo' Wax Celebrate Its 21st Anniversary...

It’s been 10 years since the last Mo’ Wax release, but the influence of the genre-hopping label is still fresh in fans’ ears. From DJ Shadow and Dr. Octagon to Luke Vibert and David Axelrod, the label has never rested on its laurels....Show More Summary

David Axelrod On Edward Snowden: ‘He’s A Whistleblower Who Then Blew The Country’

last yearNews : Mediaite

Former White House advisor and Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod joined Lawrence O’Donnell on Monday night to discuss National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden and the revelations surrounding the NSA’s electronic and telephonic surveillance programs. Show More Summary

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