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Amazon's New Parental Leave Expansion Is Smart PR

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 11.04.2015 | Business
Eric Yaverbaum

Aside from the exciting, albeit still long over-due step major tech innovators are taking to foster family leave policy change, what particularly interests me about this story is the sheer timing of it all. Despite it being a well-timed PR move, that isn't to say the change itself isn't a good thing.

NYT Exec Editor Responds To Amazon's Jay Carney

Medium | Gabriel Arana | Posted 10.20.2015 | Media

Dear Jay, In response to your posting on Medium this morning, I want to reiterate my support for our story about Amazon’s culture. In your posti...

Amazon Can't Defend Its Lack of Paternity Leave

Josh Levs | Posted 08.20.2015 | Business
Josh Levs

The ways in which businesses benefit from offering paternity leave are so clear and proven that corporate leadership has to dig its collective head way, way down in the sand to miss it.

Jay Carney Goes To Amazon

Reuters | Posted 04.28.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Inc has hired President Barack Obama's former spokesman Jay Carney as senior vice president for worldwide ...

Former Aides Confirm That Obama Was Irritated With Mitt Romney's Concession Call

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 02.05.2015 | Politics

Two former top White House aides came to the defense of David Axelrod, a former advisor to President Barack Obama, on Thursday after one of Mitt Romne...

President Obama Does Not Watch Cable News

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 10.27.2014 | Media

President Barack Obama does not watch cable news. This was the take away from an interview with former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney on CNN's...

On the 'Good Guys' in Syria, John McCain Ain't Got a Clue

Marco Cáceres | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics
Marco Cáceres

It almost sounds as if Mr. McCain is more concerned that he let down the "good guys" in Syria than he is about the possibility that his ideas and his judgment may be dead wrong, and that America (and the world) could pay dearly for listening to him.

CNN Exec Makes It Clear That John McCain Isn't Going Anywhere

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 09.12.2014 | Media

Yesterday, we pointed out that it seems no matter where you look, John McCain will be on your TV screen. Today, CNN just pretty much confirmed that...

WATCH: John McCain Freaks Out At Jay Carney

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.11.2014 | Media

Wednesday was former White House press secretary Jay Carney's first night as a CNN commentator, so the network did the nice thing and brought John McC...

Jay Carney Joins CNN

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.10.2014 | Media

In a move that will surprise very few, former White House press secretary Jay Carney has joined CNN as a contributor. Carney, who was a veteran jou...

A Former Obama Aide's Revealing 'Rolling Stone' Article

Dennis Earl | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics
Dennis Earl

Reid Cherlin used to work for The Obama Administration. After the election of the new President in 2008, he worked in the Press Secretary's Office as one of its spokespeople. In a new piece for Rolling Stone magazine, he recounts his experiences from the inside. It has to be read to be believed.

WATCH: Jay Carney Looks Back At How He Dodged Reporters' Questions

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 07.31.2014 | Media

Jay Carney and David Letterman joked on Wednesday about the ways the White House press secretary can avoid answering reporters' questions. Carney ...

We Have a Moral Imperative to Intervene in Iraq

Laura Merriman | Posted 08.23.2014 | Politics
Laura Merriman

We ignored our moral imperative to intervene in Syria before it was too late. We cannot abandon Iraq, too.

Jay Carney Opens Up About The Clashes He Had With Reporters

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 06.20.2014 | Media

Outgoing White House press secretary Jay Carney sat down with Stephen Colbert on Thursday night and talked about "occasionally taking the bait" with r...

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....

Jay Carney Says Goodbye To The White House Press Corps

AP | By JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 08.18.2014 | Media

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House spokesman Jay Carney gave his final briefing to reporters as the presidential press secretary on Wednesday, concluding...

Jay Carney Had The Perfect Response To Dick Cheney On Iraq

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

Asked Wednesday if he had any response to criticism by Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter Liz that no president had done worse in office than...

Sabrina Siddiqui

White House Staff Upheaval Actually Quite Normal, Say Former Bush, Clinton Officials | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For President Barack Obama, 2014 has been a year of goodbyes at the White House. Two weeks ago, he accepted the resignation of his Ve...

WATCH: Jay Carney's Most Epic Clashes With Reporters

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 05.31.2014 | Media

When Jay Carney steps down as White House press secretary later this year, he will leave behind a trail of memorable clashes with reporters. Here are ...

Passing the Torch

Connie Lawn | Posted 07.30.2014 | DC
Connie Lawn

It is the waning days of the Obama Administration, and top staff members are leaving. The surprise announcement came Friday, May the 30th. President Obama stopped the regular briefing, to announce his Press Secretary, Jay Carney, was resigning.

Jay Carney And Obama Shared An Insanely Awkward Hug

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.30.2014 | Media

When President Obama bid farewell to White House press secretary Jay Carney on Friday, nobody seemed to see it coming. It was a SHOCKING SHOCKER! Here...

Jay Carney Leaving White House

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung & Paige Lavender | Posted 05.30.2014 | Politics

Jay Carney is leaving his post as White House press secretary, President Barack Obama announced on Friday. Obama delivered the news to reporters i...

The One Phrase Obama Cannot Stop Repeating In His Speeches

The Huffington Post | Natasha Bach & Ben Craw | Posted 05.30.2014 | Politics

Nobody is more committed, concerned, frustrated, offended or madder than the President. At least, that's according to President Barack Obama's spe...

White House: Senate Panel's Housing Vote 'Marks Important Progress'

AP | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House welcomed bipartisan legislation to overhaul the nation's mortgage financing system that cleared a crucial Senate h...

White House Mocks 'Dr.' Karl Rove For Suggesting Clinton Has Brain Damage

AP | Posted 07.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — An aide to Hillary Rodham Clinton and the White House pushed back Tuesday against Republican strategist Karl Rove for suggesting t...