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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Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer talks about balancing priorities in the budget process during these tough economic times.
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer clarifies the President's position.
Dan Pfeiffer tries to decipher the math that Wall Street is using to determine they can afford paying themselves massive bonuses, but not paying the American taxpayer back.
Dan Pfeiffer passes along a new report exposing yet another way the insurance industry fought tooth and nail against reform.
Dan Pfeiffer highlights the shared foundation of the House and Senate health reform bills.
Se ha comentado mucho por Internet y en la prensa tradicional sobre nuestra respuesta a diversos críticos del Presidente, específicamente el ex Vicepresidente Cheney, quien ha figurado con frecuencia desde el incidente del día de Navidad.
A response to critics of the President's handling of terrorism, particularly former Vice President Cheney.
As we approach passage of historic health insurance reform, decades in the making, defenders of the status quo vow to continue fighting for insurance companies even after reform passes.
While the President and Democrats in Congress were working to bring essential health insurance reform to the American people, Republican leaders resisted efforts to find common ground and strove instead to "delay, define and derail" reform.
In the past few days the stunts and obstruction from opponents of health reform have reached a new low. On Saturday at midnight, money for the Department of Defense – including the money that funds our troops overseas – is set to run out. Thanks to Republican obstruction on health reform, the Senate delayed passing a bill to continue that funding.