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About David Axelrod
David Axelrod started working for the Chicago Tribune as a political writer right after graduating from college. In 1981, he became the youngest person to write on political issues for the newspaper. Three years later, he was named the communication director for Paul Simon’s campaign team. He went on to work for other prominent politicians including John Edwards and Dalton McGuinty before he was appointed by Barack Obama to serve as his chief campaign strategist in 2008.
After being elected as the President of the United States, Obama named him as the President’s Senior Advisor. In 2015, he became one of CNN’s top political commentators.
He established the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics in 2013, and has since been working as its director. The following year, the Labour Party in Britain hired him to work as Ed Miliband’s strategic adviser ahead of the 2015 elections.
He’s also one of the founders of AKPD Message and Media, a political consulting company.
He was born to Joseph Axelrod and Myril Bennett Davidson, a renowned advertising executive. He became the husband of Susan Landau in 1979. Together they have three children.
In 1972, he graduated from Stuyvesant High School and went on to read political science at the University of Chicago.
He has published a memoir entitled “Believer: My Forty Years in Politics”.
He has mostly worked with the Democratic Party.
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But you say, does it represent change? The change is that we are fighting an insurance industry that has killed health reform for generations. They're spending tens of millions of dollars right now to defeat this bill, and we're on the doorstep of winning a great victory for the American people.David Axelrod
I think that the millions and millions of young Americans, young Americans, who have health care today, who wouldn't have had it if the president hadn't acted are better off.David Axelrod
Listen, I have a great affection and respect for Joe Biden. I think he's been a great vice president. He's taken on a lot of tough assignments for our administration.David Axelrod
No one wants to go back to a situation where, if you have a pre-existing medical condition, you, you can be deprived of coverage. No one wants to go back to a situation where, if you get seriously ill, you can get thrown off your insurance. Seniors don't want to go back to paying more for their prescription drugs.David Axelrod
The fact is if we do our job right, if we keep worrying not about polls but about the jobs of the American people, about their health care, about their ability to educate their kids, stay in their homes and own their homes, send their kids to college, the basic pillars of a middle-class life, if we keep worrying about the future and building a stronger future for this country, these things will take care of themselves.David Axelrod
F.A.Q. about David Axelrod
When is his birthday?
David Axelrod's birthday is on February 22, 1955.
In how many days is his birthday?
David's birthday is in 126 days
How old is he?
He is 66 years old.
Where is David from?
He was born in Lower East Side, Manhattan, New York, U.S..
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