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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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- January 4, 2012 at 11:45 AM EDT
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 7:00 AM EDT
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 4:11 PM EDT
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 6:00 AM EDT
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 12:05 PM EDT
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer explains the new series of executive actions planned by the President to boost the economy.
- October 12, 2011 at 12:30 PM EDT
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer discusses the consequences of Republicans in the Senate blocking the American Jobs Act.
- October 7, 2011 at 12:18 PM EDT
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer draws the obvious conclusion from economists' estimates of the President's American Jobs Act and the proposals from Congressional Republicans: Congress should pass the American Jobs Act right away.
- October 4, 2011 at 1:26 PM EDT
The International Energy Agency projects that in the coming decades, solar power could grow to more than 20 percent of the world’s electricity
- September 26, 2011 at 1:45 PM EDT
White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer takes on some myths about who is paying what share of the taxes in America.
- September 9, 2011 at 6:01 PM EDT
Reports from economic analysts and statements from CEOs underscore the same message: the American Jobs Act will create jobs and is good for the American people. It will grow the economy, help middle class families and strengthen communities across the nation.
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