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QUESTION ASKED AND ANSWERED: David Axelrod told where to direct his questions about shooting death o…

QUESTION ASKED AND ANSWERED: David Axelrod told where to direct his questions about shooting death of Laquan McDonald.

How Bernie Sanders Has Already Won

David Axelrod: “By building a movement around the issues of inequality, the plight of the embattled middle class and the outsized influence of Wall Street, Sanders has pushed Clinton to shed her caution and embrace these economic issues, albeit with [...]

David Axelrod recalls his years as presidential confidante during Poynter forum

David Axelrod, former Barack Obama advisor, poses for a portrait at the Poynter Institute for Media Studies Friday, Nov. 13, 2015. He spoke at the St. Petersburg Yacht Club to over 300 people later that evening. President Obama had to know the polling numbers weren’t encouraging. Show More Summary

David Axelrod: ‘I attended The University of Chicago, I was educated at the Chicago Tribune’

David Axelrod, who helped orchestrate President Barack Obama’s historic 2008 campaign, visited Poynter Friday before addressing a crowd in downtown St. Petersburg. In this photo from 2009, Axelrod speaks at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Show More Summary

Axelrod: Hillary Made ‘Poor Choice’ Calling Republicans ‘Enemies’ In Debate

last monthNews : Mediaite

Former Obama advisor David Axelrod said on CNN's New Day that Hillary Clinton made a mistake when she listed Republicans among her "enemies" during the first Democratic debate.

David Axelrod shares his swear agreement with Obama

last monthNews : NY Daily News

Axelrod, who was living and working in Chicago before the election, explained how nervous he was to go to Washington with Obama.

Tuesday Afternoon Open Thread

David Axelrod reveals an interesting perk he required before agreeing to come to Washington after helping to orchestrate President Obama’s victory in 2008: I actually had this interesting conversation with Obama after the election – or, it was probably in the final weeks of the election, when we were thinking about, we knew we were [Read more...]

Axelrod: I Only Went to D.C. After Obama Gave Me Freedom to Tell Him ‘Go Fck Yourself’

last monthNews : Mediaite

Former adviser David Axelrod gave a candid interview with Kickass Politics during one of their recent podcasts, where he talked about the nature of his discussions with the President Obama, and how he felt about being on his team.

This Obama Adviser Had Permission To Tell The President To 'Go Fck Yourself'

last monthNews : Huffington Post

When you have the ear and trust of President Barack Obama, there's a certain level of candor that you apparently can express. David Axelrod, an Obama confidant who was a top aide in the White House and a key strategist on both presidential...Show More Summary

Mitt Romney opened up about his life during an emotional interview with Obama's top campaign adviser

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) had an emotional and in-depth interview with David Axelrod, one of the men who once worked the hardest to defeat him in the 2012 presidential race. Axelrod is the longtime political consigliere...Show More Summary

Mitt Romney: Donald Trump’s Campaign Could Damage Republican Party ‘To An Extent’

last monthNews : Mediaite

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sat down with Democratic strategist David Axelrod Friday to discuss Donald Trump and the future of Republican politics. "I think Donald Trump has said a number of things which are hurtful, and he has said that they were childish in some respects," Romney said.

VIDEO: Newt Gingrich: GOP Can’t ‘Starve’ Trump, Dems May Pick ‘First Open Socialist in Modern Times’

last monthNews : Truthdig

Newt Gingrich got out his crystal ball on Saturday to make his prognostications about the 2016 presidential contest during a panel at Politicon featuring fellow Washington strategists David Axelrod, James Carville and Alex Castellanos. So what did he see?

"Space Oddity" Chris Hadfield to release album written and recorded in space

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Jim Axelrod spoke to Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield and his rise to internet stardom after recording songs, including David Bowie's "Space Oddity," while in orbit onboard the International Space Station

Axelrod Calls Pro-Biden Group’s Ad Urging Him to Run ‘Tasteless’

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

The Draft Biden Super PAC has released its first ad urging Joe Biden to run for president; an ad that's being described as "tasteless" by David Axelrod.

Obama Campaign Strategist: Bernie Sanders Campaign Is A ‘Phenomenon’

Originally published on Red, Green, and Blue. By VL Baker Got a first-hand look at the @BernieSanders phenomenon today @UChiPolitics. 2,000 in hall. 500 in overflow. And 2500 couldn’t get in. — David Axelrod (@davidaxelrod) September 28, 2015 David Axelrod was referring to Bernie Sanders’ appearance at U of Chicago Institute of Politics today. Show More Summary


[Content Note: Intersectionality fail.]Bernie Sanders is going to be a magical president:Sanders, a U.S. senator from Vermont whose policies are left of mainstream liberals, told David Axelrod that Obama made a "mistake" by expecting he could easily charm the other party into negotiating with him. Show More Summary

No One Knows Whether Hillary Clinton Is Authentic

The solution to Hillary Clinton’s recent slide in the polls, according to David Axelrod: Be more authentic. And, indeed, Clinton gets heaps of abuse for alleged inauthenticity. But authenticity is overrated. There may be no other word more misused by the media and by political pundits. And it’s doubly useless: First, “authenticity” means different things […]

Axelrod: Sanders could do well at start but Clinton will get nod

Former Obama White House political strategist David Axelrod said Friday that Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders could do well in the first two Democratic presidential contests in Iowa and New Hampshire, but it won't keep Hillary Rodham Clinton from winning the nomination.

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