David Axelrod joins NBC News

The former White House adviser will be a senior political analyst for MSNBC and NBC News

By Jillian Rayfield

Published February 19, 2013 4:26PM (EST)

David Axelrod, a former senior adviser to President Obama, will join NBC News and MSNBC as a senior political analyst across "all broadcasts and platforms of both networks," according to the network.

He joins former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs, who signed on as a contributor to both networks last month.

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Jillian Rayfield is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on politics. Follow her on Twitter at @jillrayfield or email her at jrayfield@salon.com.

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