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Sam Stein

Jay Carney Reveals His Toughest Moment As Press Secretary | Sam Stein | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- During his tenure behind the podium, the issue that vexed White House Press Secretary Jay Carney the most was the debacle of HealthCare....

11 GOP Attorneys General Criticize Obama For 'Flatly Illegal' Obamacare Fixes

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Eleven GOP attorneys general have joined the chorus of Republican lawmakers arguing that the Obama administration’s changes to the Affordable Care A...

The Truth Tellers

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

What Senators Udall and Wyden thought citizens should know but could not disclose -- we now know. Not because of our elected representatives but because of a man now charged as a criminal. Go figure.

Journalists And Obama Staffers Who Are Related To Them | Posted 08.13.2013 | Media

It’s all but a journalistic commandment: Thou shalt not have a vested interest in the story you’re covering. Otherwise, a personal entanglement co...

Jay Carney to Be Replaced by Flo, the Progressive Girl

Spencer Green | Posted 07.16.2013 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Effective immediately, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney will be replaced by Flo, the bubbly spokesgirl for Progressive Insurance.

Sabrina Siddiqui

White House On School Shooting: Today Not The Day For Gun Control Debate | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In an immediate response to a shooting at a Connecticut elementary school on Friday, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said today i...

White House Says It Will Release Obama Beer Recipe If Petition Gets Enough Signatures

Posted 08.24.2012 | Home

Remember that cheeky little Freedom of Information Act request for the White House beer recipe that a brave Reddit user submitted this week? We might ...

Going Viral in the White House Press Room

Connie Lawn | Posted 10.03.2012 | DC
Connie Lawn

When I asked White House Press Secretary, "What city does this Administration consider to be the Capital of Israel?" many of my colleagues laughed nervously and Jay tried to move on. But the incident appeared on a number of sites within hours.

White House Press Sec Obsessed With Indie Rock

Posted 03.14.2012 | Entertainment

Hardcore fans of indie rock and Beltway trivia already know that White House press secretary Jay Carney is a mega-fan of the band Guided By Voices, bu...

WATCH: Tapper Faces Off With White House

Posted 02.23.2012 | Media

ABC News' senior White House correspondent Jake Tapper challenged White House Press Secretary Jay Carney after he started off the briefing by praising...

Correspondents Discuss Tense Relations With White House Press Office

Posted 12.23.2011 | Media

Some White House correspondents admitted they think the White House press office has grown notably contentious in a new interview with The Washington ...

WATCH: Jake Tapper Has Heated Clash With White House Press Secretary

Posted 12.16.2011 | Media

ABC's Jake Tapper had his feathers ruffled on Thursday, when Press Secretary Jay Carney skipped over his question during a White House press briefing....

Did The White House Press Office Snub The Washington Post?

FishbowlDC | Betsy Rothstein on October 24, 2011 11:30 AM | Posted 12.24.2011 | Media

This morning's Keith Koffler casts the White House press office in a dark light as he writes about the "petty treatment" WaPo al...

U.S. Embassy In Libya Closes

AP/The Huffington Post | By BRADLEY KLAPPER and MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States shuttered its embassy in Libya on Friday and readied stiff financial and other penalties against Muammar Gaddafi ...

Howard Fineman

The Insider Machinery Is Complete | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

By choosing Jay Carney as his new press secretary, Obama has completed his thorough transition from crusading outsider to shrewd insider as he prepares to deal with the wild folk of the Tea Party and an electorate still fearful that the world is spinning out of control. Carney knows all about the craft and power of narratives -- and, presumably, will be more willing to spin them out in public than the cautious Gibbs seemed to be. With stunning swiftness, Obama has retooled his administration to play hardball in the D.C. League.

Sam Stein

White House To Name New Press Secretary | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jay Carney, Vice President Joe Biden's top spokesman, is taking over the post of White House Press Secretary, multiple Democratic sources confirmed to...