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We Are All French

Connie Lawn | Posted 11.25.2016 | DC
Connie Lawn

"Vive La France" - that was part of the mantra at the White House during this extraordinary week. Millions of people around the world were saddened and angered by the ISIS attack in Paris, as we were 10 months earlier, during the killings at Charlie Hebdo magazine.

Inside Professor Obama's News Conference

Connie Lawn | Posted 07.16.2016 | Media
Connie Lawn

The rare East Room news conference was about a crucial topic -- the Iran nuclear deal and efforts to prevent a nuclear weapons build up in the Mideast. But this was not a news conference in the traditional sense; it was rigid and managed -- the way this administration likes it.

Jason Linkins

Howard Kurtz Is Wrong About April Ryan's Press Conference Question | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.22.2014 | Politics

In a very perplexing column Monday, Howard Kurtz of Fox News reflects on President Barack Obama's year-end press conference last week with the White H...

WATCH: ABC News' Jon Karl DRILLS Jay Carney

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 04.30.2014 | Media

Sometimes it seems like ABC News' Jon Karl and White House press secretary Jay Carney are always fighting. The two squared off yet again on Wednesday ...


Atiba Madyun | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics
Atiba Madyun

This is why we look at our presidents differently when they speak from the Oval Office. Sitting behind the Resolute Desk, their words carry more weight, and we trust them more.

Obama Holding Press Conference

Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama is holding his last press conference of his first term in the East Room Monday at 11:15 a.m., according to the White House....

Obama Says He's 'Comfortable' With Including Proposed 5.6% Surtax On Millionaires In Jobs Plan (VIDEO)

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

At a news conference on Thursday, President Barack Obama said he's "comfortable" with Senate Democrats including a 5.6 percent surtax on millionaires ...

Obama Holds Press Conference

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama is holding a White House news conference Thursday morning. It's Obama's first news conference since announcing h...

White House Press Secretary: Obama 'Not A Robot'

Posted 07.04.2011 | Technology

During a press briefing Tuesday that addressed the killing of Osama bin Laden, among other issues, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney made an humo...

Obama News Conference: What Would YOU Ask The President At His First Q&A Since May?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATED: See some of the best questions below. Ahead of President Obama's White House news conference scheduled for 11:00 a.m. ET on Friday, the Huf...

Jason Linkins

Obama's Smoking Questioned By Reporter, Again | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The arc of the Washington press corps is long. But let's face it, it bends toward occasionally asking some stupid questions. Like about Alex Rodrigu...

Will Thomas

Cheney On His Iran Rhetoric: "I Did It Once, I'll Do It Again" | Will Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Now that the new National Intelligence Estimate suggests Iran shelved its nuclear weapons program in 2003, will the White House be moving away from it...

Press Briefing: Bush Learned Of NIE Iran Findings 'In The Last Few Months,' But Continued Rhetoric

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This afternoon, National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley held a press briefing on the new National Intelligence Estimate, which concludes that Iran st...