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Dan Pfeiffer


Dan Pfeiffer

Daniel Pfeiffer
Senior Advisor to the President
Assumed office
January 25, 2013
President Barack Obama
Preceded by David Plouffe
White House Director of Communications
In office
November 30, 2009 – January 25, 2013
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Anita Dunn
Succeeded by Jennifer Palmieri
Personal details
Born (1975-12-24) December 24, 1975 (age 38)
Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.
Political party Democratic Party
Alma mater Georgetown University

Daniel Pfeiffer (born December 24, 1975, Wilmington, Delaware)[1] is Assistant to the President of the United States and Senior Advisor to the President for Strategy and Communications.[2] He was previously a member of Obama's presidential transition team.[1]


In 2000, he was a spokesperson for Vice President Al Gore. He has since worked for Senators Tim Johnson, Tom Daschle, and Evan Bayh, and was communications director for the Obama campaign. Pfeiffer was formerly a spokesman for Senator Evan Bayh.[3] He graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University.

Personal life

On July 16, 2006, Pfeiffer married Sarah Feinberg, a senior adviser and spokeswoman for Obama's former Chief of Staff, and current Mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel.[4] In 2011 Pfeiffer and Feinberg separated.[5]


External links

  • The Washington Post
  • C-SPAN
Political offices
Preceded by
Anita Dunn
White House Director of Communications
Succeeded by
Jennifer Palmieri
Preceded by
David Plouffe
Senior Advisor to the President
Served alongside: Valerie Jarrett
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