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The big winners in Iowa: voters on the outs with their own parties

During CNN’s Iowa caucus coverage Monday night, political consultant (and former Obama campaign manager) David Axelrod distilled the difference between the candidates for the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. Clinton’s speeches focus on her resume — years of experience...

Iowa Caucus Results

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Eager to get this first actual voting out of the way so we can go back to discussing the polls. — David Axelrod (@davidaxelrod) February 1, 2016 Ted Cruz won tonight's Republican caucuses with something like 28% of the vote. Trump, who was expected to win, came in second with 24%. Show More Summary

How Can We Explain This Crazy Campaign Season? David Axelrod Tells All.

While a historic blizzard shut down New York City this past weekend, the Political Gabfest’s host, Emily Bazelon, escaped to sunny California for an interview with former Obama campaign chief David Axelrod. This week’s Slate Plus bonus segment gives us a peek into their conversation. Show More Summary

David Axelrod On All Things 2016 –And Hillary’s “Dishonesty” Problem

David Axelrod joined me to open today’s show: Audio: 01-26hhs-axelrod Transcript: HH: I open the show with one of my new friends from the world of television and broadcast, David Axelrod. Of course, he was the Karl Rove of Team Obama. Show More Summary

Extra Bonus Quote of the Day

“What seemed impossible now seems more than plausible: Donald J. Trump, the self-referential deal maker, could pull off a hostile takeover of the Grand Old Party.” — David Axelrod, writing for the New York Times.

David Axelrod explains the real appeal of Donald Trump: He is the antithesis of Obama

Voters want "the candidate who has the personal qualities the public finds lacking in the departing executive"

Trump Is the Anti-Obama

David Axelrod: “Here’s the gist. Open-seat presidential elections are shaped by perceptions of the style and personality of the outgoing incumbent. Voters rarely seek the replica of what they have. They almost always seek the remedy, the candidate who has [...]

David Axelrod: Hillary’s Private Email Sever Was ‘Not Good Judgment’

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

Former Obama advisor David Axelrod chastised his former boss' Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for her use of private email, saying on CNN's New Day that she did not show "good judgment."

CNN's Camerota Hits Clinton Claim of GOPers 'In Cahoots' with Email Investigator

As liberal CNN political commentator and former Barack Obama advisor David Axelrod appeared as a guest on Thursday's New Day, CNN co-anchor Alisyn Camerota brought up accusations by Hillary Clinton press secretary Brian Fallon that the...Show More Summary



David Axelrod explains why Trump "the anti-Obama" — and why people are drawn to an anti-Obama.

On "Face the Nation" yesterday:[T]he substitute for a coherent answer is bellicosity, let's be... strong -- because I think people are tired of the complexity of the situation and they're responding to strength. And -- and that's how -- that translates into the kind of language that [Trump is using].... Show More Summary

Former Top Obama Advisor Accuses DNC Of ‘Putting Finger On Scale’ For Clinton

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign and its supporters got a high-profile boost in their vendetta against the Democratic National Committee on Friday. David Axelrod, a former senior advisor to President Barack Obama, tweeted on Friday...Show More Summary

David Axelrod Says Obama’s Initial Reaction to Paris Attack Was ‘A Little Tone-Deaf’

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

On CNN earlier, former Obama advisor David Axelrod admitted there was a problem in President Obama's initial response to the Paris terrorist attacks.

Steering Clear of Trump Pays Off

David Axelrod: “As The Donald has noted, those who have launched direct attacks on Trump have generally fared badly… Perhaps not entirely by coincidence, the three contenders who have shown some positive movement in recent polls have been those who [...]

David Axelrod: Donald Trump Is a ‘Propaganda Bonanza for ISIS’

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

Former senior Obama advisor and CNN analyst David Axelrod said on CNN's New Day that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was a propaganda boon for ISIS after advocating for a ban on Muslims entering the United States.

Court mashes up Dastar and commercial speech doctrine to protect book from Lanham Act

2 months agoIndustries / Law : 43(B)log

Keel v. Axelrod, No. 15-1507, 2015 WL 7733973 (E.D. Pa. Dec. 1, 2015) Political operative David Axelrod wrote a book, Believer: My Forty Years in Politics. Frank Keel, a political and media consultant, sued under state and federal law...Show More Summary

Clinton Emails Show Blumenthal No Fan of Axelrod

One takeaway from the tens of thousands of Hillary Clinton email messages from her time at the State Department: Her confidante Sidney Blumenthal really, truly disliked President Barack Obama’s confidante, David Axelrod.

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

3 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

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

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