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9 Fiscal Cliff Metaphors You Never Want To Hear Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Katy Hall | Posted 11.29.2012 | Business

The cinematic “fiscal cliff” entered the political conversation in February when Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke warned Congress about the a...

Carney Slams GOP 'Obsession'

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 01.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice told lawmakers Tuesday that her initial explanation of the deadly Sept. 11 raid in Libya was wrong, but ...

White House Condemns Deadly Attack

Reuters | Posted 01.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Nov 21 (Reuters) - The White House on Wednesday condemned a deadly bus bombing in Tel Aviv and said it would help Israel catch those res...

Mr. President: How Do You Define Precise?

Robert Greenwald | Posted 01.18.2013 | World
Robert Greenwald

Currently in Pakistan filming with victims of drone attacks, I have never had a more haunting and harrowing experience than looking into the eyes of person after person, and hearing them talk about their homes, villages and families destroyed by drone attacks.

Curious Romney Remark Criticized By Ayotte, Jindal

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney is receiving criticism from both sides after he claimed Obama won the 2012 election because of "gifts" he gave to black, Hispanic and youn...

Sam Stein

Obama To Progressives: 'I Am Not Going To Budge' On Bush Tax Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will enter high-stakes budget negotiations firmly committed to seeing the tax rates for high-income earners rise ...

Palin Defends Using Racially Inflammatory Phrase

Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

Sarah Palin defended her use of the phrase "shuck and jive" Wednesday evening after critics blasted the former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vic...

Truth of Benghazi Emails: Smoking Gun or Fog of War?

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Lorraine Devon Wilke

A more realistic scenario takes into account the confusion that seems to have clearly ensued during and immediately after the attack, as Reuters also reports: "Intelligence experts caution that initial reports from the scene of any attack or disaster are often inaccurate."

American Crossroads Attacks Obama Over Libya Response In New Web Video

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

American Crossroads, the conservative super PAC backed by Karl Rove, released a new web video Thursday targeting President Barack Obama for his admini...

Jon Ward

Benghazi Debate Exchange Allows Obama To Dodge Questions

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Obama never directly answered the questions posed to him Tuesday night about the death of a U.S. ambassador in Benghazi. He di...

WATCH: Jake Tapper Grills White House Over Libya

Posted 12.11.2012 | Media

White House press secretary Jay Carney faced some tough questioning on Thursday from ABC's Jake Tapper about the administration's handling of the rece...

McCain Slams Jay Carney On Libya, Urges Him To "Grow A Beard"

The Huffington Post | Daniel Lippman | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) sharply criticized clean-shaven White House press secretary Jay Carney on Thursday, for his statements on the situation in ...

Balance Tips As Obama Enters Tough Battle

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's awfully quiet at the White House these days. President Barack Obama is spending lots of time campaigning in the most competitive s...

White House Responds To Romney Video

AP | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House spokesman Jay Carney says the president of the United States is the president of all the people, not just those who voted fo...

Michael Calderone

White House Gives Journalist Unprecedented Access

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.12.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- On Tuesday morning, author Michael Lewis described his extensive access to President Barack Obama for a much-anticipated Vanity Fair profi...

Jay Carney Rips Mitt Romney Over 'God' Attack

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's camp fired back at Mitt Romney on Sunday over comments about God's place in America. At a Saturday campaign stop in Virgi...

Jennifer Bendery

White House Pushes Back On Accuracy Of Paul Ryan's Convention Speech

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Thursday that Paul Ryan's convention speech was about as accurate as Mitt Romney's campaign ...

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 ...

Jennifer Bendery

White House: Yes, Joe Biden Is Still Obama's Running Mate

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House Press Secretary Jay Carney has a response to the vice presidential advice Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) offered President Barac...

Obama Reacts To Shooting At Conservative Group's Headquarters

Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics

President Obama condemned the shooting of a security guard at the Family Research Council's headquarters on Wednesday, according to press secretary Ja...

Priorities USA Action: Controversial Romney Ad Was 'Wildly Successful' In Sparking Debate

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Pro-Obama super PAC Priorities USA Action is standing by its controversial ad that draws a link between Mitt Romney and a woman's cancer...

Jennifer Bendery

Jay Carney on Romney Gaffe: Foreign Policy 'Huge' Part Of Being President

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House Press Secretary Jay Carney won't say what he makes of Mitt Romney's embarrassing trip to England this week, where he was reb...

Defense Dept. Cuts Could Hit Civilian Workforce

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tens of thousands of civilian employees in the Defense Department could receive warnings about potential layoffs four days before the No...

Jay Carney: 'Responsible' Presidential Candidates Release Their Tax Returns

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House press secretary Jay Carney said that it may not be "comfortable" for Mitt Romney to release his tax returns, but if he consi...

White House: Obama Has Too Much On Plate To Meet With Jobs Council

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama has not met with his jobs council for six months because he has too much on his plate, White House press secretary Jay Carney s...