Sept. 24-26, 2020
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David Axelrod

David Axelrod

Director of the University of Chicago Institute of Politics and Host of “The Axe Files” Podcast

Axelrod serves as director of the University of Chicago's non-partisan Institute of Politics and is a political commentator for CNN. Previously, he served as chief strategist and senior adviser to President Barack Obama and as a political writer for the Chicago Tribune. Axelrod has worked as a media strategist on 150 campaigns and is the author of the New York Times bestseller "Believer: My Forty Years in Politics."

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