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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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.
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.
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.
Why AARP's support is a big deal.
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer responds to the latest attack from Republican Leadership on the economy.
A reaction to the latest developments.
Dan Pfeiffer writes about continuing progress on cost-containment in health insurance reform, including a package of amendments unveiled by eleven freshman Senators.
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer gives some context for the President's upcoming speech on jobs and the economy.
What to expect from the new insurance industry "study" coming down the pike.
As the Senate debate gets into full swing, we thought we’d address a few of the myths America is most likely to hear from critics of health insurance reform.