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How to Speak 'Politician'

John K. Herr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
John K. Herr

First, you'll have to unlearn traditional English, with its emphasis on making rational thoughts clear through words. Instead, obfuscate with half-truths -- or better yet, quarter- and eighth-truths.

White House Official Sees Need For 'Constraints' On NSA Spying

Reuters | Posted 12.28.2013 | Politics

By Steve Holland and Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, Oct 28 (Reuters) - The White House said on Monday that some constraints are needed ...

Jeffrey Young

White House Hints At Way Around Obamacare Mandate | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

Americans anxious they'll get fined for not having health insurance because they can't buy any on Obamacare's broken website might be in for some reli...

Fox News Reporter Storms Out Of White House Press Briefing

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.13.2013 | Media

Fox News correspondent Ed Henry walked out of a White House press briefing after being repeatedly ignored by spokesman Jay Carney on Friday. Henry ...

WATCH: Jay Carney Hits Back At Ed Henry

Posted 11.26.2013 | Media

Fox News' Ed Henry and White House press secretary Jay Carney got into yet another tiff at the White House press briefing on Wednesday. Henry said...

White House Claims John Boehner Has 'Putin Envy'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.19.2013 | Politics

White House press secretary Jay Carney said Thursday that House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has a case of "Putin envy," responding to a web video th...

Syrian Crisis: President Obama Is One Cool Customer

Jackson Williams | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics
Jackson Williams

Remember how President Obama kept poker-faced yet jovial at a White House Correspondents' Dinner on the eve of the mission to get Osama bin Laden? Perhaps he's been at it again.

Obama To Deliver Statement On Syria

Posted 08.31.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama will deliver a statement on Syria on Saturday afternoon. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney announced the news on Twitte...

Obama Calls Foreign Leaders, Lawmakers Feel Left Out

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

While the White House has been busy placing calls to foreign leaders to consult them regarding the situation in Syria, United States representatives a...

Shakeup In The White House Press Room

Posted 08.12.2013 | Media

The White House press briefing room will look a tad different now that some additional news organizations were granted seats. The New York Times' ...


Greta Van Susteren | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics
Greta Van Susteren

President Obama and Press Secretary Carney are insensitive and wrong about the scandals. The scandals are not phony. They are real. If you want to talk phony, maybe these two gentlemen should check the mirror?

WATCH: Joe Scarborough Flips Out At Jay Carney

Posted 07.24.2013 | Media

Joe Scarborough went off on Jay Carney on Wednesday's "Morning Joe," demanding that the White House press secretary answer his question about the IRS'...

WATCH: Daily Caller Intern Miffs Jay Carney

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 07.17.2013 | Media

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney called out Daily Caller intern Gabe Finger after the 16-year-old asked if President Obama was doing anything to...

White House: U.S. Won't Immediately Change Aid To Egypt

Reuters | Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 8 (Reuters) - The White House said on Monday it is not in the best interests of the United States to immediately change its aid pro...

'I Don't Have The Answer'

Yahoo! News | By Rachel Rose Hartman and Chris Wilson|the Ticket ? 5 Hrs Ago | Posted 06.21.2013 | Media

Jay Carney doesn’t have an answer for that. He hasn’t discussed that subject with the president. He will refer you to the Department of [insert ag...

Wasting More Money on a Missile Defense Delusion

Elliott Negin | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics
Elliott Negin

Last week, the House decided to throw good money after bad. Tucked inside its defense authorization bill was a provision that allocates funding for a new ground-based missile defense site -- despite the fact that missile defense brass don't want the money.

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...

Michael McLaughlin

Has Whitey Turned Yellow? | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 06.14.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- James "Whitey" Bulger might not be as eager to explain himself as his attorney once promised. Last year, the 83-year-old former gangster...

Jennifer Bendery

WATCH: Jay Carney Refuses To Discuss Edward Snowden, But Says Obama Is Open To 'Debate' | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House Press Secretary Jay Carney repeatedly said on Monday that he won't discuss Edward Snowden, the former CIA employee who revea...

Jay Carney Reacts To Edward Snowden

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 06.10.2013 | Media

White House press secretary Jay Carney said on Monday that he would not comment on Edward Snowden, the source who came forward on Sunday as the person...

Jason Linkins

GOP Rep. Is Pretty Sure Darrell Issa Is Sorry | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

On Thursday, John Bresnahan and Jake Sherman reported that Republican leaders in the House were mounting a campaign to get House Oversight Committee c...

White House Spokesman Slaps Back Fox News Reporter

Posted 08.05.2013 | Media

White House spokesman and Fox News correspondent Ed Henry continued their years-long duel on Wednesday. Henry was asking Carney about Susan Rice, w...

Issa: The White House Is Lying

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Internal Revenue Service agents who inappropriately targeted conservative groups had been following orders from the Obama administra...

Michael Calderone

White House Reporters Unlikely To Walk Out Over Press Freedom | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.22.2013 | Media

NEW YORK –- The White House press corps is up in arms over the Obama administration’s aggressive tactics in investigating leaks, from secretly sei...

Obama Official Brings Birtherism Into Argument Over Scandal

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

White House spokesman Jay Carney brought up birtherism while answering questions Tuesday, mocking reporters for repeatedly asking questions on a numbe...