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 10, 2013 at 1:40 PM EST
With less than three weeks before devastating, across the board cuts - the so-called "sequester" - are slated to hit, affecting our national security, job creation and economic growth, we must make sure we are having a debate over how to deal with these looming deadlines that is based on facts- not myths being spread by some Congressional Republicans who would rather see these cuts hit than ask the wealthiest and big corporations to pay a little bit more.
Congressional Republican “Plan B” Legislation: Cuts Taxes for Millionaires, Fails To Meet The Test Of BalanceDecember 19, 2012 at 10:04 AM EST
White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer says the latest GOP economic approach places too big of a burden on the middle class, seniors, students and the most vulnerable Americans while asking too little of the wealthiest Americans
- July 31, 2012 at 4:30 PM EST
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer's email to columnist Charles Krauthammer on the recent back-and-forth over the busts of Winston Churchill and the White House.
- July 27, 2012 at 12:21 PM EST
The bust of Winston Churchill has a prominent place in the White House -- in the Residence, outside the Treaty Room.
- July 11, 2012 at 3:58 PM EST
The health care law President Obama signed in 2010 is already making a positive difference in the lives of millions of Americans. But rather than move on and act on the President’s plans to cut taxes and strengthen the economy, House Republicans voted again to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
- April 3, 2012 at 1:07 PM EST
The President’s approach to reducing our deficit is a balanced approach that asks the wealthiest to pay their fair share, achieves significant health savings and enacts sensible spending cuts while making the investments we need to have a strong middle class.
- 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.