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Axelrod Meets With Senate Democrats

Obama senior adviser David Axelrod addressed the Senate Democratic policy luncheon on Tuesday, providing lawmakers with a briefing on the state of the campaign.

Afterwords, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) told reporters that Axelrod addressed the caucus for 15 minutes about a variety of issues.

Reid said Axelrod was "extremely positive" about fellow democratic Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, who was not in attendance

Senate Majority Whip Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.) arranged the meeting for Obama, who is set to meet with a group of Hispanic lawmakers later in the day at Democratic National Committee headquarters.

Durbin said Axelrod and other Democrats discussed, "what we've been through and what we're about to face."

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