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
- February 4, 2011 at 4:55 PM EST
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer dispels the rumor that President Obama is somehow responsible for the rolling blackouts in Texas that have caused terrible hardship for so many Texas.
- January 30, 2011 at 10:29 AM EST
The President has asked Jeffrey Zients, our nation’s first Chief Performance Officer (CPO), to lead the reorganization effort to make our government better organized and better equipped to support American competitiveness.
- January 21, 2011 at 12:29 PM EST
On Tuesday, January 25, at 9 p.m. EST, President Obama will deliver the State of the Union address at the U.S. Capitol. Find out how you can get involved in the State of the Union and ask your questions of President Obama and senior Administration officials.
- November 5, 2010 at 9:00 AM EST
Debunking the completely unfounded claims about the costs of the President's trip to Asia.
- October 27, 2010 at 5:30 AM EST
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer on the news that Republicans in Congress and Washington lobbyists have been holding a blitz of meetings planning out the Republican agenda.
- October 22, 2010 at 1:27 PM EST
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer zeroes in on the real significance of the flood of secret corporate money into our elections and the opposition of Republicans in Congress to the DISCLOSE Act.
- October 20, 2010 at 12:05 PM EST
The New York Times calls Congressional Republicans' bluff on their empty fiscal responsibility rhetoric.
- October 7, 2010 at 12:15 PM EST
The White House announces that President Obama will not sign H.R. 3808, the "Interstate Recognition of Notarizations Act of 2010” and will return the bill to the House of Representatives.
- September 30, 2010 at 5:00 AM EST
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer compares the President's record on reforming government with Congressional Republicans'.
- September 25, 2010 at 5:01 AM EST
A day after the Congressional Republicans unveiled their “Pledge to America,” it becomes even clearer that this is merely a return to the very same special-interest policies that got us into the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression.