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Marina Fang

Former Obama Adviser Wishes Obama 'Could Sit In Everyone's Living Room' To Connect With Them

HuffingtonPost.com | Marina Fang | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics

Before he entered politics, President Barack Obama worked as a community organizer on Chicago’s South Side. Much of his work involved individual int...

White House Considered Sending Obama To The Hill During Shutdown, 'West Wing' Style

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 03.12.2015 | Politics

White House aides considered deploying President Barack Obama to Capitol Hill as part of a last ditch effort to stave off the 2013 government shutdown...

Dan Pfeiffer's Exit Interview: How The White House Learned To Be Liberal

New York Magazine | Posted 03.09.2015 | Politics

Dan Pfeiffer, who left his position as senior adviser at the White House last week after having worked with Barack Obama since his first presidential ...

Sam Stein

Top Obama Adviser Tackles 2014, 'The Wire,' Vetoes, Obamacare And Weed

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.30.2014 | Politics

For President Barack Obama and his administration, the last few weeks of 2014 were dramatically different from the rest of the year. Up to that point,...

Sam Stein

White House Seeks To Turn The Page On Dishy Memoirs

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In late July, Dan Pfeiffer, one of President Barack Obama's longest-serving advisers, was asked to reflect on how the White House commun...

Michael Calderone

Top Obama Adviser Dismisses Media 'Fake' Uproar Over 'Latte Salute'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.25.2014 | Media

NEW YORK –- Dan Pfeiffer said Thursday that the president’s "latte salute," the Twitter-fueled media outrage of the week, epitomizes just "how fak...

Christina Wilkie

GOP Rep Floats Impeachment, 'That "I" Word We Don't Want To Say'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just days after House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) called rumors of a GOP plan to impeach President Barack Obama "a scam started by Dem...

Sam Stein

Dan Pfeiffer: White House Expects John Boehner To Try For Impeachment

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of President Barack Obama's top advisers said on Friday that he expects House Republicans will ultimately file articles of impeachme...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Karl Rove Thinks GOP Senate Takeover Is 'Highly Likely'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics

GOP strategist Karl Rove thinks that a Republican Senate takeover is in the cards this November. "With 14 seats in play on the Democratic side and ...

Obama Appears On 'Between Two Ferns' With Zach Galifianakis

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama makes his debut on comedian Zach Galifianakis' web-based talk show "Between Two Ferns" Tuesday. White House aides told the ...

Republicans Decry Obama Plans

Reuters | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama's strategy to bypass Congress this year with executive orders...

Obama Official Warns That 'Anyone Who Leaks Has To Pay The Price'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.03.2013 | Politics

Dan Pfeiffer, a senior adviser to President Barack Obama, dismissed reports on the alleged consideration of replacing Vice President Joe Biden on the ...

Obama Adviser: GOP 'Have A Bomb Strapped To Their Chest'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

Dan Pfeiffer, a top adviser to President Barack Obama, accused Republicans of having a "bomb strapped to their chest" during a discussion the debt cei...

Senior Obama Adviser Was Hospitalized Twice Last Week, Now Back At Work

Reuters | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's senior adviser, Dan Pfeiffer, was hospitalized twice last week with what doctors determined...

Sam Stein

White House, Hill Dems Contemplate Short-Term Sequester Fix

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Adding a new wrinkle to fall budget negotiations, the White House and top congressional Democrats expressed new openness on Wednesday to...

White House Advisor Accuses GOP Of 'Cruel Hypocrisy'

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics

A White House senior advisor accused House Republicans of "cruel hypocrisy" for embracing an immigration plan that would grant legal status for undocu...

IRS' Tea Party Targeting Scandal Thickens

Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics

More evidence has emerged that the IRS' targeting of conservative groups extended beyond a few agents in a single city. Back on May 14, a 48-page r...

Ryan Grim

White House: Obama Will Not Enact A 'Romney Economic Plan'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House spokesman Dan Pfeiffer said Sunday that the administration would only implement the Social Security cuts included in its "co...

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.07.2013 | Media

Good morning and welcome once again to your Sunday morning liveblog, which transforms approximately three hours of political talk-show blather into concentrated form and then there are quickly typed judgments and observations and then everyone goes on about their lives a little less worried or jaded.

Jon Ward

When Was The Last Time Obama Endured A Media Feeding Frenzy?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 02.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There was much hand-wringing last week over Politico's "puppet master" piece claiming that President Obama runs circles around reporter...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama To Announce Denis McDonough As White House Chief Of Staff

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will announce Denis McDonough as the new White House chief of staff on Friday afternoon, along with a mix of othe...

Before Debate, Tough Crowds At The Practice

New York Times | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In a conference room at the Democratic headquarters, President Obama has been preparing for the debate next week, but the reviews of hi...

Sam Stein

WATCH LIVE: HuffPost Q&A With White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Huffington Post sat down with White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer Tuesday for a live video discussion on the major topi...

White House To Republicans: 'Get The Job Done'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics

With some Republican opposition toward a short-term payroll tax cut extension out in the open, the White House responded on Sunday with its own intent...

Howard Fineman

White House Suggests A Short Tax Holiday

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Faced with (still) intransigent Republicans, the White House on Thursday floated an idea: that Congress extend the payroll tax cuts and ...