Axelrod's Next Project: Inspiring Young People to Become 'Journalists'

Terence P. Jeffrey | November 11, 2012 | 5:35pm EST
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Senior Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod (AP Photo)

( - President Barack Obama's senior campaign adviser David Axelrod said on CBS's "Face the Nation" on Sunday that his next project will include inspiring young people to become "journalists."

"What do you do next?" CBS's Bob Schieffer asked Axelrod.

"I'm going to spend part of my time starting an institute of politics at the University of Chicago," said Axelrod. "My feeling is if I can help inspire some young people to get into this arena as candidates, as strategists, as journalists, then that would be a great contribution to make.

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