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
- August 24, 2010 at 6:00 AM EDT
Later today, House Minority Leader John Boehner is slated to give a speech at the City Club of Cleveland laying out the major planks of his party’s economic agenda. Unfortunately, families in Ohio and across the country don’t need to wait until the speech to learn about these economic policies because they’ve been living with the impact of many of these same old policies for years.
- July 6, 2010 at 7:42 PM EDT
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer discusses the recess appointment of Dr. Donald Berwick to serve as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
- June 21, 2010 at 7:06 PM EDT
Un video que circuló hoy muestra al jefe de disciplina republicana en el Senado Jon Kyl que sostiene que el Presidente le dijo que no iba a velar por el cumplimiento de la política de inmigración en la frontera a menos que se apruebe la reforma integral de la inmigración. El Presidente no dijo eso y el senador Kyl lo sabe.
- June 21, 2010 at 2:51 PM EDT
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer knocks down bogus claims made by Republican Senator Jon Kyl.
- June 16, 2010 at 2:40 PM EDT
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer lays out the case for the DISCLOSE Act moving through Congress, which addresses the Supreme Court decision opening the floodgates for corporate money in our elections.
- June 10, 2010 at 5:23 PM EDT
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer lays out all the recent steps the Administration has taken to help get government's fiscal house in order by changing the way Washington does business.
- May 12, 2010 at 5:20 PM EDT
A look at the Republican amendment wiping out the strong derivatives provisions in Wall Street Reform.
- May 11, 2010 at 11:15 AM EDT
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer explains that while a loophole in Wall Street Reform might cost an industry millions in lobbying fees, the costs to American families can be much more devastating.
- May 6, 2010 at 4:29 PM EDT
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer lays out the full, astoundingly long list of nominees being blocked by Republicans in the Senate.
- May 6, 2010 at 7:00 AM EDT
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer takes on the Republican alternative on consumer protections in Wall Street Reform.