Friday, December 07, 2012 12:40 pm
Obama adviser shaves 'stache for charity
The Associated Press
Axelrod, and his facial hair, appear frequently on news shows.
He had said on "Morning Joe" he would shave the mustache he'd worn for 40 years on live TV if Obama lost Pennsylvania, Minnesota or Michigan in the Nov. 6 election. Host Joe Scarborough had agreed to grow a mustache if Obama won either Florida or North Carolina.
Obama won Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Michigan and Florida, but Axelrod said he would still shave his mustache if his charity raised $1 million by Nov. 30. His daughter, Lauren, has epilepsy, and his wife, Susan, helped create the group.