Dan Pfeiffer currently serves as Assistant to the President and Senior Advisor. In January 2009, Pfeiffer joined the White House as Deputy Communications Director and became the Communications Director in December 2009. He first joined the President’s campaign as the Traveling Press Secretary and later became the Communications Director. Prior to working on the campaign, Pfeiffer previously worked for Vice President Al Gore, Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle and Senators Tim Johnson and Evan Bayh.
A native of Wilmington, Delaware, Pfeiffer graduated from Georgetown University.
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Dan Pfeiffer's Posts
- February 29, 2012 at 3:37 PM EST
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer debunks claims from Republicans in Congress on the President's record on domestic energy and gas prices.
- February 14, 2012 at 6:00 AM EST
President Obama invited some hardworking, middle class Americans to the White House today to explain what $40 per paycheck means to their family's economic security
- February 1, 2012 at 6:00 AM EST
Laws on the books prevent Executive Branch employees from trading stock based on information that is not public. It’s time to make it clear that Congress is subject to the same rules.
- January 4, 2012 at 10:45 AM EST
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer explains why the President went forward with appointing Richard Cordray to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, where he'll work on behalf of millions of families across the nation to ensure they’re not being taken advantage of by debt collectors and credit reporting agencies.
- December 3, 2011 at 6:00 AM EST
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer shows that the payroll tax cut for working Americans that Senate Republicans have blocked has enjoyed enthusiastic support from many of those same Senators in just the last 3 years.
- December 1, 2011 at 3:11 PM EST
A current debate in Congress could force a costly government shutdown, inflicting on the economy a shock that we do not need and cannot afford
- November 2, 2011 at 8:38 AM EST
As we continue to climb out of the worst recession since the Great Depression and Americans continue to struggle, it is clear that the need for continued action is urgent. There are things that Washington can do right now to create jobs and grow the economy, and the President has put together the American Jobs Act to do exactly that.
- November 2, 2011 at 5:00 AM EST
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer introduces an infographic showing in stark terms why the American Jobs Act is a jobs plan, and the Republican alternative is not.
- October 24, 2011 at 11:05 AM EST
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer explains the new series of executive actions planned by the President to boost the economy.
- October 12, 2011 at 11:30 AM EST
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer discusses the consequences of Republicans in the Senate blocking the American Jobs Act.