North America 5 November 2012 Quote of the Day Obama strategist David Axelrod on the Romney campaign. Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML They understand that they're in deep trouble. They've tried to expand the map because they know in states like Ohio they're behind and they're not catching up at this point. Obama's chief strategist David Axelrod predicts victory on Tuesday. › A bad few weeks for girls' schools in Pakistan Barack Obama speaks alongside his chief strategist David Axelrod. Photograph: Getty Images. Subscribe from just £1 per issue More Related articles The Home Office made Theresa May. But it could still destroy her Will Storm Doris affect turnout in the Stoke-on-Trent and Copeland by-elections? What does François Bayrou's endorsement of Emmanuel Macron mean for the French presidential race?