Axelrod: I'll Leave Next Year to Work on Obama 2012
Top adviser appears to confirm a reelection bid
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Nov 14, 2010 4:14 PM CST
In this photo provided by CBS, White House Senior Advisor David Axelrod talks about the upcoming midterm elections on "Face The Nation" in Washington Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010.   (AP Photo/CBS, Chris Usher)

(Newser) – Despite some people advising him not to, it appears President Obama is officially running for reelection in 2012. David Axelrod told Fox News Sunday he will leave the White House next year to begin work on the campaign, USA Today reports. “Sometime in the spring, late winter, early spring, I'll be going back—coming back here—to Chicago and beginning to work on that project,” he said. Click here to see why two former Democratic presidential advisers think a reelection bid is an awful idea.

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Nov 14, 2010 10:50 PM CST
That photo makes him look like Oliver Hardy.
Nov 14, 2010 6:11 PM CST
Maybe Axelrod will do what he did in 2008 that was a success. I hope so because I have seen some of the good that the President has done thus far and maybe losing the House of Representative will put some FIGHT in him that I feel is there. He has a lot of nutjobs going into Congress next year.
Nov 14, 2010 4:20 PM CST
If Axelrod does the same job for "Obama 2012" as he did as an advisor,well,let's here it for the next President of the United States,NOT Obama.