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President Obama, Pacifc Gyre, Papahānaumokuākea reserve, you heard it here first

Anna Wilding | Posted 08.30.2016 | DC
Anna Wilding

President Obama announced his plans at the White House today to expand the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii. This would make the Marine Reserve the largest in the world.

US Press Secretary Josh Earnest on the Toughest Question He's Ever Answered

Quora | Posted 05.31.2016 | Politics

What is the toughest question you have ever had to answer as Press Secretary? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compe...

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....

'Mr. Clean'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 01.26.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Over the years, I have cleaned up my act. Now my desk is so neat that it looks like I don't do any real work, which I don't.

You Want a Publicist? Pay For Him Yourself, Senator

Kelly Moore | Posted 03.21.2012 | DC
Kelly Moore

Is this really what our tax dollars should be used for? To allow members of Congress to engage in such shameless self-promotion?

Tony Blankley

Bob Franken | Posted 03.10.2012 | Media
Bob Franken

Tony Blankley's home in Great Falls, Virginia, outside Washington, was routinely described as a "gentleman's farm", which was appropriate because Tony was the consummate gentleman, befitting his birth in London.

Friday Talking Points [134] -- Some Reality For Gibbs

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Happy Friday the Thirteenth, everyone. It's actually a fitting day for this column, which I'll explain in a bit. Because before we get to that, we si...

With Friends Like These...

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Robert Gibbs recently expressed his frustration with what he called the "professional left." Who would have thought that Obama's biggest problem in his first few years in office would be one of communication?

Jose Antonio Vargas On The Obama White House's Efforts To Leverage New Media (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Huffington Post Technology & Innovations Editor Jose Antonio Vargas appeared on PBS NewsHour last night to discuss the Obama White House's efforts to ...

Quick Quiz For "Organizing For America" Members

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Organizing For America, which was born from the Obama campaign's emailing list, needs to identify the real source of its problems: the fact that Barack Obama is not making voters as enthusiastic as he once did.

Gibbs: We Don't Have The Votes For Immigration Reform

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The votes aren't there for the Obama administration to achieve its desired immigration reform, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said Friday....

Is Robert Gibbs The Funniest Press Secretary Ever?

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Whenever there's laughter in the James S. Brady Briefing Room -- by either the briefer or the briefed -- the official White House stenographer indicat...

Gibbs: "I'm Not Going To Lie From The Podium"

CBS News | Peter Maer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

From his first bill signing to a series of events trumpeting the reversal of Bush era policies, President Obama has maintained what even Press Secreta...

Reading The Pictures: Dana's Shine(r), And More

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-12-17-perino2.jpgBeyond evidence of the lingering indignity of Bush's Iraq farewell, I wonder if there might have been nearly so many tight close-ups if it was Fleischer, McClellan or Snow who got popped in the eye.