- David Plouffe was a top campaign aide to Obama eight years ago
- He says Bernie Sanders has no chance to defeat Hillary Clinton
The Axe Files, featuring David Axelrod, is a podcast distributed by CNN and produced at the University of Chicago Institute of Politics. The author works at the institute.
Chicago (CNN)Eight years after helping Barack Obama defeat Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary, David Plouffe believes Clinton has the party's 2016 nomination locked up and that she should be rooting for Ted Cruz to emerge as her general election opponent.