As promised, David Axelrod shaved off his 40-year-old mustache on Joe Scarborough's Morning Joe this morning. [ more › ]
Fulfilling the terms of a bet, David Axelrod allowed his trademark mustache to be shaved off on Morning Joe this morning after Joe Scarborough was able to raise $1 million for epilepsy research. (His daughter is afflicted with the disease.) It started with Mike Brzezinski poking helplessly at Axelrod's face ... More »
Former top Obama adviser goes clean-faced after a million dollar crowd-funded charity rush fueled by Twitter, Crowdrise, and Joe Scarborough. Back in the days of election fever, senior Obama strategist David Axelrod promised he was so confident the President would win in Michigan, Minnesota, and Pennsylvania he bet his moustache on it. Show More Summary
Democratic political strategist David Axelrod had his legendary (40-year old!) mustache shaved off on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” today. It all stemmed from a bet Axelrod made with host Joe Scarborough. If Obama won, Scarborough would grow a mustache, if Romney won, Axelrod would shave his. Show More Summary
Obama campaign senior adviser David Axelrod shaved his signature mustache of 40 years, part of a longstanding bet that saw Axelrod's charity raise $1 million toward epilepsy research. He "slashed the 'stache" on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" today. Show More Summary
President Obama's campaign guru made good on his promise and shaved off his 40-year-old moustache a couple of bets — the one that sealed the stache's fate was a bet with Morning Joe's Joe and Mika to raise $1 million for his epilepsy charity, Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy.
Obama adviser David Axelrod had his mustache shaved off for the first time in 40 years after raising $1 million (with the help of MSNBC hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski) for CURE, an epilepsy charity he founded. Watch, AFTE...
Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod shaved off his famed mustache on national television this morning after donations pushed his epilepsy research fund over $1M. Axelrod hasn't been clean-shaven in over 40 years.
After much (much, much) ado, the day is upon us: the day David Axelrod slashed his 'stache on TV. The Obama adviser headed over to Morning Joe on Friday to make good on his promise to shave off his mustache of 40 years after hitting $1 million in donations for epilepsy research.
• The most famous mustache in Washington is marked for extinction: David Axelrod is set to shave his facial hair of nearly 40 years on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Friday sometime after 7 a.m., now that his Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy has reached a $1 million fundraising goal. Show More Summary
One of the most famous mustaches in America is losing its 40-year home come Friday. [ more › ]
Meet the whiz kid who is still crunching the elections numbers. Republican campaign managers sit at David Axelrod's feet. Reince Priebus comes to New York to hear GOP donors "vent." President Obama will be sworn in twice again (this time on purpose). What will Pres. Obama decide …
David Axelrod said he would shave his mustache if one of Joe Scarborough's election predictions came true: That Mitt Romney would win either Pennsylvania, Michigan or Minnesota. Obama won all three states, but USA Today reports Axelrod...Show More Summary
After occupying his upper lip for more than 40 years, David Axelrod's mustache is coming off. The senior adviser to President Barack Obama's re-election campaign said he will make good on his post-election promise to Joe Scarborough to shave the 'stache since the "Morning Joe" host helped him raise more than $1 million for epilepsy [...]
Once upon a time, Obama adviser David Axelrod made a bet with MSNBC host Joe Scarborough. The stakes were high: Axelrod's mustache.
By Richard K. Barry David Axelrod, senior strategist for the Obama campaign, was at the University of Chicago talking to an audience about the election, particularly those things that surprised him about the Romney campaign. Among those...Show More Summary
"Our air defenses weren't ready. They gave us a pass, for whatever reason." -- David Axelrod, quoted by the Daily Beast, noting the Obama re-election campaign was "a bit surprised" that GOP super PACS didn't run anti-Obama ads until May.
Peter "Cowboy" Cunningham is leaving the Duncan education team and heading back to Chicago, according to an email sent last night. He doesn't say what he's going to do but I could imagine him doing something with David Axelrod's new University of Chicago Institute of Politics. Show More Summary
Are presidential elections just another excuse for Beltway men to change up their grooming routines? First it was David Axelrod betting his mustache on President Obama sweeping three key swing states — but switching that to a pledge to shave if he can raise $1 million for epilepsy. (He’s halfway there!) Read full article >>
In case you don’t think there are enough left-wing ideologues in the MSM already, get a load of what David Axelrod — his work having reelected Barack Obama done — is getting up to next: President Barack Obama’s senior campaign adviser...Show More Summary