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Axelrod: Obama’s Closing Argument ‘Coming from His Loins’

Axelrod: Obama’s Closing Argument ‘Coming from His Loins’

ABC/ DONNA SVENNEVIK(LIMA, Ohio) — With four days to go until the election, President Obama has never been more fired up, according to senior campaign strategist David Axelrod.“I’ve known him for 20 years… I’ve never seen him …

Obama Will Be More ‘Aggressive’ in Second Debate, Axelrod Says

Obama Will Be More ‘Aggressive’ in Second Debate, Axelrod Says

(NEW YORK) — After his lackluster performance at the first presidential debate, President Obama is making some “adjustments” and will be more “aggressive” in his second face-off with Republican nominee Mitt Romney, senior Obama…

David Axelrod: Paul Ryan Pick Meant to ‘Thrill the Most Strident Voices’ in GOP

David Axelrod: Paul Ryan Pick Meant to ‘Thrill the Most Strident Voices’ in GOP

ABC News Radio(NEW YORK) — “Obama campaign senior adviser David Axelrod claimed that Mitt Romney’s choice of Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., to join him on the GOP presidential ticket was meant to “thrill the most strident voices” in t…

Axelrod to ABC News: Romney ‘Most Secretive Candidate’ Since Nixon

Axelrod to ABC News: Romney ‘Most Secretive Candidate’ Since Nixon

ABC/ DONNA SVENNEVIK(MAUMEE, Ohio) — Senior Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod today accused Republican presidential rival Mitt Romney of being “the most secretive candidate that we’ve seen, frankly, since Richard Nixon.”He &ldq…

David Axelrod Tweets Hit Romney for ‘Bermuda Tax Shelter’

David Axelrod Tweets Hit Romney for ‘Bermuda Tax Shelter’

Riccardo S. Savi/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Senior Obama strategist David Axelrod on Wednesday offered something of a fireworks display on Twitter, launching a barrage of messages meant to draw attention to two reports that highlight Mitt Romney&rsquo…

David Axelrod Says Heckling Is a GOP Sport

David Axelrod Says Heckling Is a GOP Sport

Riccardo S. Savi/Getty Images(TROY, Ohio) — President Obama’s senior campaign strategist David Axelrod condemned the protesters who showed up at two of Mitt Romney’s campaign events in Ohio on Sunday while taking a dig at the GOP candidate…

David Axelrod Insists Classified Leaks Not From White House

David Axelrod Insists Classified Leaks Not From White House

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(NEW YORK) — Obama campaign senior adviser David Axelrod insisted he is confident that newly launched investigations will show that recent leaks on classified national security information did not come from the White House.“I think the…

Axelrod Denies Participating in Anti-Terror Discussions

Axelrod Denies Participating in Anti-Terror Discussions

Riccardo S. Savi/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The communications director of President Obama’s reelection campaign today denied a report in the New York Times that he had sat in on weekly White House meetings on terrorism.On Tuesday the paper said t…

Axelrod Nearly Drowned Out by Romney Protesters in Boston

Axelrod Nearly Drowned Out by Romney Protesters in Boston

Riccardo S. Savi/Getty Images(BOSTON) — When senior Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod held a press conference on Mitt Romney’s home turf of Boston Thursday morning, the anti-Obama reception was so loud and rowdy that his message was nearly…

Obama Campaign Launching New Advertising Campaign This Week

Obama Campaign Launching New Advertising Campaign This Week

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Obama’s senior campaign adviser David Axelrod said Sunday morning on ABC’s This Week that the Obama campaign would unveil this week an advertising campaign focused on the president’s accomplishments.“…

David Axelrod: Sen. Manchin Out for His ‘Own Political Well-Being’

David Axelrod: Sen. Manchin Out for His ‘Own Political Well-Being’

Riccardo S. Savi/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — One of the Obama campaign’s top men says Sen. Joe Manchin’s recent statements of indecision over whether to support the president in November was for his own political gain.On CNN Sunday, David A…

Strategists Duel Over Romney’s "Mad Men" Time Warp

Strategists Duel Over Romney’s "Mad Men" Time Warp

Joe Raedle/Riccardo S. Savi/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Senior Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod on Tuesday put a new spin on Democrats’ “out-of-touch” attack on Mitt Romney, saying the GOP frontrunner acts as if he belongs in the…

Axelrod ‘Mittzkrieg’ Comment Draws Fire from Jewish Group

Axelrod ‘Mittzkrieg’ Comment Draws Fire from Jewish Group

Riccardo S. Savi/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A Republican Jewish group is demanding an apology from Obama’s senior campaign adviser David Axelrod after he referred to Mitt Romney’s ad campaign in Illinois as “the Mittzkrieg.”“Th…

Obama Campaign: ‘Super Tuesday Became Super Glue’ for Romney

Obama Campaign: ‘Super Tuesday Became Super Glue’ for Romney

Riccardo S. Savi/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama’s top re-election strategists said Wednesday that Super Tuesday’s results won’t shift a methodical focus on Mitt Romney as their top Republican target heading into the sprin…

Newt Gingrich: Obama’s Goal Is ‘$8 or $9 a Gallon’ Gas

Newt Gingrich: Obama’s Goal Is ‘$8 or $9 a Gallon’ Gas

Richard Ellis/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich chided the Obama administration on Sunday morning, saying the president has “a goal getting us to pay European-level prices” for gas.“This president and …

Senior Obama Campaign Staffer Tweets Subtle Attack on Romney

Senior Obama Campaign Staffer Tweets Subtle Attack on Romney

The White House/Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — President Obama’s senior campaign strategist took a not-so-veiled swipe at Mitt Romney via Twitter on Monday.David Axelrod tweeted a photo of the president in the backseat of a vehicle, peering out the wi…

Romney, Obama Campaign Advisors Engage in Twitter Spat

Romney, Obama Campaign Advisors Engage in Twitter Spat

Riccardo S. Savi/Getty Images(MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.) — Another Twitter battle is brewing between Mitt Romney’s senior advisor Eric Fehrnstrom and President Obama’s chief campaign strategist David Axelrod, who have spent hours trading insults …

Axelrod, Messina Ding Romney’s Win: ‘Still the 25 Percent Man’

Axelrod, Messina Ding Romney’s Win: ‘Still the 25 Percent Man’

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — President Obama’s top campaign advisers, David Axelrod and Jim Messina, on Wednesday put their spin on the Iowa caucus results, dinging Mitt Romney as “still the 25 percent man.”Axelrod hammere…

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