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Are You Better Off? You Betcha!

Sandy Goodman | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

Of all the lying nonsense that came out of last week's Republican convention, the biggest was that this country is worse off now than it was when President Obama took office. Even more discouraging is the fact that for three days, Democrats went along with that big lie!

Obama Adviser Slams 'Divisive' Santorum

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 02.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON--A top adviser to President Barack Obama's re-election campaign said Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has taken "divisive po...

How Obama Survived A Brush With Political Disaster

The New Republic | Noam Scheiber | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics

Shortly after four o'clock on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 13, 2011, U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner walked down the hallway near his office...

David Axelrod: Despite Solyndra, Clean Energy Thrust Continues

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 04.01.2012 | Green
Alison van Diggelen

In this interview, Axelrod puts Solyndra in context and explains why clean energy policy is important to the future of the U.S. economy and its job market.

Axelrod Waging What May Be His Last Campaign

The New York Times | James Warren | Posted 12.30.2011 | Politics

Nobody appeared to be discussing Washington's latest obsession -- payroll taxes -- or turned a head as a top presidential adviser ambled into the pack...

Axelrod, Biden Take Shots At Gingrich

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama's chief campaign strategist, David Axelrod, called Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich the "godfather of gridlock" ...

Obama Campaign Attacks Republican Presidential Candidate

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's top strategist on Wednesday accused former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney of changing positions on a serie...

David Axelrod: Obama Reelection Campaign Will Be 'Titanic Struggle'

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. — President Barack Obama's chief political adviser on Tuesday conceded that a dark cloud looms over the American economy and Ob...

David Axelrod Swipes Mitt Romney On Health Care

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Departing White House senior advisor David Axelrod took a jab at the achilles heel of potential GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney in a recent int...

Michele Bachmann Response Mocked By David Axelrod (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senior White House advisor David Axelrod ribbed Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) for the delivery of her Tea Party-sponsored State of the Union rebutta...

David Axelrod: Americans Would Have Gotten 'Screwed' Without Tax Cut Deal

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senior White House adviser David Axelrod hit the morning show circuit Wednesday to defend Obama's tax cuts deal and to explain what the administration...

David Axelrod To Reportedly Leave White House Unexpectedly Early

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House senior adviser David Axelrod may be leaving the Obama administration ahead of the tentative schedule he relayed on a Fox News Sunday appea...

David Plouffe To Reportedly Join White House Next Year

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Top White House adviser David Axelrod said Sunday that he expects former Obama campaign manager David Plouffe to replace him when he retires, as he an...

Sam Stein

White House Rhetoric On Bipartisanship Echoes Clinton's In 2008 | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Faced with the likelihood of major Republican gains in Congress, the Obama White House is beginning to sound a bit like the jaded Hillary Clinton camp...

Weekly Audit: Will Obama Save Homeowners From Wall Street's Latest Fraud Scheme?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The Media Consortium

by Zach Carter, Media Consortium blogger A massive foreclosure fraud scandal is rocking the U.S. mortgage market. Wall Street banks and their lawyer...

Axelrod Is Wrong: Obama Must Protect American Families From Wall Street Fraud

Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zach Carter

If senior White House adviser David Axelrod's comments this weekend are any indication, the Obama administration is woefully misreading the foreclosure fraud crisis currently gripping the U.S. economy.

Friday Talking Points [140] -- Pledging Nonsense

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The White House has been in the news this past week, mostly for who will be leaving it soon. One is tempted to insert the old "will the last to leave...

David Axelrod: Obama Looking For Supreme Court Nominee With 'Spark And Leadership' Of John Paul Stevens

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will choose a Supreme Court nominee he thinks can provide the "spark and leadership" of retiring Justice Joh...

Al Franken Went On 'Profanity Laced' Health Care Rant At Obama Adviser During Meeting

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A frustrated Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) launched a profanity-laced diatribe directed at Obama's top adviser, David Axelrod, following meeting between O...

Michael Falcone

David Axelrod: After Health Care No One Should Doubt 'Warrior' Obama's 'Strength,' 'Perseverance' (VIDEO) | Michael Falcone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House senior adviser David Axelrod said that President Obama and members of his administration have emerged emboldened by their victory on healt...

The News That's "Fit to Print" On One Side or Post on the Other

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Franken

You know how it is when a couple is going through a divorce. So often the friends feel obligated to choose sides. Sure you do. Larry David did a pro...

Friday Talking Points [110] -- Left Still Waiting For Rahm Apology

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Democrats need to realize that they still have the biggest majority in both houses of Congress that they are likely to see in their lifetimes.

Sam Stein

White House Shoots Down Regular Question Time Forums | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Despite the widespread popularity of President Obama's question-and-answer forums and the apparent boost they've given to his agenda, the White House ...

Obama's Handling of Terror Threats: Inauguration Day and Today

Ashley Rindsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ashley Rindsberg

The press has been bubbling with commentary on Obama's handling of the "Christmas Bomber" incident to perhaps the same extent that the U.S. now seems to be bubbling with fresh terror attempts.

Karzai Effectively Handed 2nd Term After Abdullah Drops From Afghan Election

AP | HEIDI VOGT and ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — President Hamid Karzai effectively secured a second term Sunday when his only challenger dropped out of the race, and the Obama administ...