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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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.
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer lays out the full, astoundingly long list of nominees being blocked by Republicans in the Senate.
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer takes on the Republican alternative on consumer protections in Wall Street Reform.
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer lays out some of the strengthening amendments to Wall Street Reform that the White House is supporting.
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer leaves no doubt about who is responsible for the BP oil spill and says the President strongly supports efforts on Capitol Hill to raise the Oil Pollution Act damages cap significantly above $75 million.
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer lays out what to watch for from Wall Street lobbyists and the Senators siding with them during the Wall Street Reform debate.
One very lucky high school will have one very memorable commencement speaker– President Obama.
The New York Times points out how the health care legislation is already ending some of the worst insurance company practices.
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer discusses the end of rescissions in health insurance, one of the most dramatic improvements from health reform yet.
With health reform now law, Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer puts forth the evidence that scare tactics about Medicare were unfounded.