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David Axelrod
Author, Believer: My Forty Years in Politics. Director, UChicago Institute of Politics. Views expressed here are my own.
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David Axelrod Jul 29
Saw the play last night. Extraordinary. Highly, highly recommend it!
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David Axelrod Jul 27
GOP study after '12 said party needed greater outreach to Hispanics and less destructive primary debates. Seems like plan's been Trumped.
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David Axelrod Jul 26
Ohio St. beach AM after massive boat party, where drunken, self-indulgent jerks used Lake Michigan as garbage can.
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David Axelrod Jul 25
And that's it, Hamels no hits .
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David Axelrod Jul 25
.4 young women sitting behind me game, talked and drank their way through 8, and then left, oblivious to no-hitter by Hamels. Jeesh.
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David Axelrod Jul 25
Only if you're rooting for a no-hitter!
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David Axelrod Jul 25
.At Wrigley, Hamels is doing hell of a job convincing scouts he's worth $23.5 mil-a-year. Pitching a no-hitter through 5 v. . Yikes!
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David Axelrod Jul 25
3 mass murderers in past 6 wks, all w/histories of arrests, mental illness or drug abuse, yet armed w/guns. How do we stop it?
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David Axelrod Jul 24
An honor to welcome the 39th POTUS, Jimmy Carter, to toda. Ninety years young, he lit up the room!
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David Axelrod Jul 24
I know, I know, it's so yesterday to say it, but how many massacres will it take before we confront the scourge of gun violence?
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CURE Epilepsy Jul 22
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Dan Pfeiffer Jul 23
Maybe you can sign him up for the 2017 tourney. He would have awesome recruiting power.
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David Axelrod Jul 23
FLASHBACK: In '12, the GOP defined & doomed itself w/red meat primary attacks on immigration and Planned Parenthood. ?
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David Axelrod Jul 21
Thing is you can't predict on paper how candidates will react to daily trials, tests, provocations-the sheer madness-of running for POTUS.
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David Axelrod Jul 21
On paper, Kasich's state, resume, TV skills should make him top tier candidate. Could be biggest threat to Bush in center right, NH lane.
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David Axelrod Jul 20
. If it's in perspective, yes. He's exploiting base rage, just as he did with Birthers in '11, when he also led poll.
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David Axelrod Jul 20
And this may just be the process. But all the "front runner" nonsense is, well, nonsense, at this stage of the game.
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David Axelrod Jul 20
. No one seriously believes Trump is going to be POTUS. No one. Yet he is the dominant story. Remarkable. Media, heal thyself!
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David Axelrod Jul 20
. is there symbolic significance, after the bizarre antics of the weekend, that chose to meet you at Big Boy?
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John Dingell Jul 18
If you told me in 08 that I'd be defending McCain from Trump on Twitter, I'd call you crazy. I'd also ask what Twitter was. But here we are.
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