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Barack Obama and David Axelrod

Axelrod Compares GOP Candidate To A Monkey

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's top campaign advisers said Tuesday they are uncertain about which Republican challenger will emerge next year b...

David Axelrod Leaving White House In 2011, Will Work On Obama's Re-Election

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

White House senior advisor David Axelrod is coming back to Chicago in 2011--where he will work on President Barack Obama's re-election campaign. A W...

Axelrod's White House Email: Truth and Myths, All Mixed Up

Blaise Nutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Blaise Nutter

2008: Obama's team was frequently praised for keeping on message, and keeping that message consistent and professional. Now, they display an inability to craft a clear, concise message.

"Dear President Obama": The President Reads 10 Letters a Day from the Public

ABC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The letter to President Obama came from a woman in Arizona whose husband lost his job. He was able to find work, but the new gig came with one-third t...

Michelle Obama and the Covert Influence of First Ladies

Carl Sferrazza Anthony | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Sferrazza Anthony

As memories of Inauguration Day 2009 begin to fade in and the new administration ensues, speculation will only increase about how politically influential Michelle Obama will be as First Lady.

Rahm Emanuel And David Axelrod: The Closest Of Friends

Rolling Stone | Tim Dickinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rahm Emanuel has reportedly been tapped for Obama's Chief of Staff. He's undoubtedly qualified and has the enforcer mentality the job may just requir...

Axelrod On Obama Transition Leaks: 'No One Is Frustrated' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Barack Obama's chief campaign strategist and soon to be White House senior advisor David Axelrod said the transition team is not upset over the incr...

David Axelrod: A Tale of Two Firms

Howard Wolinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Howard Wolinsky

ASK is known for "Astroturfing," manufacturing grassroots support and using traditional strategies used to elect politicians to promote public policy. ASK draws the line at working for anyone who wants to get elected.

Axelrod Asked Public Relations Firm To Help Wright's Church

Election Central | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here's an interesting peek at some of what was going on behind the scenes in Chicago during the controversy over Jeremiah Wright, the pastor at Obama'...

The Other Obama: The Woman Who "Occasionally Gives Campaign People Heartburn"

The New Yorker | Lauren Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One January afternoon at the University of South Carolina's Children's Center, in Columbia, Michelle Obama scrunched her five-eleven frame into a smal...