David Axelrod

David Axelrod

is an American political consultant based in Chicago, Illinois. He is best known as the top political advisor to President Barack Obama
If you look at the themes that he struck from the minute he started running for president through today, there is a very high level of consistency, and there is a sense that he is who he is. Obama's governing is completely consistent with the way he campaigned and the themes on which he campaigned, the issues he highlighted, the vision he shared.More David Axelrod quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You know, we - if, for example, Jerry Brown can withstand, you know, what will probably end up being $200 million of spending by his opponent and get elected governor of California, that will be a big victory in the nation's largest state.More David Axelrod quotes [07/11/2011 07:07:05]
I think that more and more you're going to see people of good will on their side of the aisle say you know what, we got to get off the bus here, this is not headed in the right direction.More David Axelrod quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I think President Obama is a committed, practicing nonideologue. He's consumed by neither tactics nor ideology. He is more concerned about outcomes than he is about process and categorizationsMore David Axelrod quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The truth is that as we move forward, if one side says we can't raise any taxes on anybody or any interest, and the other side says we can't cut anything, we're obviously not going to make progress on this. And our interest is in making progress on this.More David Axelrod quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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