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
- January 12, 2010 at 6:42 PM EDT
Dan Pfeiffer passes along a new report exposing yet another way the insurance industry fought tooth and nail against reform.
- January 5, 2010 at 11:18 AM EDT
Dan Pfeiffer highlights the shared foundation of the House and Senate health reform bills.
- December 31, 2009 at 3:33 PM EDT
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.
- December 30, 2009 at 4:34 PM EDT
A response to critics of the President's handling of terrorism, particularly former Vice President Cheney.
- December 30, 2009 at 7:00 AM EDT
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.
- December 24, 2009 at 1:50 PM EDT
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.
- December 18, 2009 at 1:10 PM EDT
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.
- December 16, 2009 at 2:40 PM EDT
Recently, a somewhat perplexing new line of argument has emerged about health insurance reform, with some folks suggesting the Senate bill is a "dream" for insurance companies. If that's the case, though, it must be news to them.
- December 15, 2009 at 7:31 PM EDT
Proving that they will leave no stone unturned in their efforts to undermine health reform, some blogs opposing reform are now trafficking an absurd rumor that Nebraska's Offutt Air Force Base is being threatened over Senator Ben Nelson's vote on the Senate reform bill.
- December 15, 2009 at 2:13 PM EDT
Why AARP's support is a big deal.