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David Axelrod
Director, UChicago Institute of Politics. Senior Political Commentator . Author, Believer: My Forty Years in Politics. Views expressed here are my own.
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David Axelrod 12h
Nativism may be good politics for some in the short run. But does the anti-immigrant movement make sense for America’s economic future? Great column by .
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David Axelrod 13h
“Trump is running a circus of distraction. But at the center of the ring remains Mueller, silent and unblinking.”
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David Axelrod 14h
These are tumultuous times, but anyone who lived through 1968 has searing memories of one of the most cataclysmic and historically important years in our history. A half century later, here are mine:
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David Axelrod 15h
Could this catch on? A prominent Republican business and civic leader in Chicago is withholding his campaign dollars from members of Congress who are standing in the way of a vote on DACA.
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David Axelrod 15h
This is actually becoming a BIg Lie scandal, not a spy scandal, with the and his amen corner in the right wing media and Congress frantically promoting hysterical, false narratives to try and nullify the Mueller probe.
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David Axelrod May 22
With North Korea, China and Iran all on the front burner, what better time to hear from former national security adviser, Tom Donilon? He’ll be in conversation with of the . 5/24 !
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Paul Begala May 22
In fairness to Mr. Penn, in 2008 he played a critical role in Barack Obama overcoming a 33-point deficit to win the Dem nomination in an historic upset.
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David Axelrod May 22
The fact that no Dems will be invited for briefing says everything you need to know about the intent here: This is a throughly political mission to muddy the waters.
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David Axelrod May 22
Richard Goodwin wrote some of the most important and impactful words of our time; beautiful, moving words that will live forever. RIP
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David Axelrod May 22
Mark Penn helped drive the Clinton campaign off the road in ‘08 and disappeared from politics. His reemergence as Mueller-basher seems less like courageous truthtelling than cynical opportunism—a sad and shameless play for relevance.
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David Axelrod May 22
Replying to @Acosta
Now we HAVE to have a summit. Otherwise, what we would do with all these coins?
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David Axelrod May 22
“I made a small place for myself in the story of America and the history of my times.” A worthy valedictory from , a great and courageous American, who has made more than a small place in our history.
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David Axelrod May 21
Your tax dollars at work.
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Adam Schiff May 21
Giuliani removes all doubt – the White House effort to force DOJ to give investigatory materials to Congress is really about the defense team getting their hands on them. If the President is charged with a crime, he has a right to see the evidence. Not before.
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David Axelrod May 21
., founder of , turned the mic on me! Who knew? He’s not just a brilliant entrepreneur but a damned good podcaster, too! I enjoyed the convo.
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David Axelrod May 21
Former congressman-turned-novelist is wielding new weapon to take on the and his cowering former colleagues: Satire! We spoke about it AND the crucial midterms on the .
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David Axelrod May 21
Be interesting if will ask his incoming director what she thinks about and the IC’s conduct of the Russia probe. Pretty sure he won’t like her answer.
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David Axelrod May 21
The quotes loopy right-wing tripe slandering , one of the finest public servants and most honorable people I’ve ever known. Please note that Trump’ OWN APPOINTEES, including his new SecState, have upheld the probity and findings of the IC’s Russia probe!
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S.E. Cupp May 20
What an incredible woman. Wife, mom, advocate. ’s dogged, tireless, passionate work against sex trafficking is unparalleled. Wishing her the best birthday ever. 🎂🍾😘
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David Axelrod May 20
Replying to @warriors
Oh, and Curry isn’t bad, either!😳 are loaded and coming together just at the right time.
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