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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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
As we continue to climb out of the worst recession since the Great Depression and Americans continue to struggle, it is clear that the need for continued action is urgent. There are things that Washington can do right now to create jobs and grow the economy, and the President has put together the American Jobs Act to do exactly that.
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.
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer explains the new series of executive actions planned by the President to boost the economy.
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer discusses the consequences of Republicans in the Senate blocking the American Jobs Act.
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.
The International Energy Agency projects that in the coming decades, solar power could grow to more than 20 percent of the world’s electricity
White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer takes on some myths about who is paying what share of the taxes in America.
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.
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer answers an op-ed from Republican Leadership in Congress.