Tribune photo by Kuni Takahashi
June 14, 2009
White House senior advisor David Axelrod shakes hands with students following his speech during a graduation ceremony for DePaul University's College of Computing and Digital Media and the university's College of Communication at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill, on Sunday. Axelrod's boss, President Barack Obama, will speak before the American Medical Association on Monday. Axelrod is also a political consultant and a former political reporter for the Chicago Tribune, whose home base continues to be in Chicago.