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White House Press Corps.

Jay Carney: 'It Has Been A Good Week'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.17.2013 | Media

White House spokesman Jay Carney insisted on Friday that, despite all appearances, he's had fun these past few days. "For me personally, it has bee...

PHOTO: Jay Carney Mocks Himself

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.17.2013 | Media

Jay Carney had a really tough day on Tuesday and there are many photos to prove it. Carney kicked off his Wednesday press briefing by mocking the ...

Jason Linkins

Obama Second-Term Scandals Predicted | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics

Way back when, we noted that mathematical odds and political science all but ensure that eventually, scandals happen in presidencies. But the Obam...

Jay Carney Reacts To DOJ AP Scandal

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro and Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.14.2013 | Media

Jay Carney endured an unrelenting grilling on Tuesday about what media watchdogs have called unprecedented actions by the Department of Justice to se...

Journalists Evacuated From West Wing

AP | Posted 07.11.2013 | Media

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reporters and photographers were evacuated briefly from the West Wing of the White House early Saturday because of smoke from an o...

Jason Linkins

So You're Thinking About Having An Off-The-Record Press Briefing On Benghazi, Eh? | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.10.2013 | Politics

UPDATE: Okay, so, now we learn that this press briefing was not, as previously reported, "off the record." Rather, it was "on deep background." What d...

White House Reporters Finally Get To Watch Obama Playing Golf

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.06.2013 | Media

Finally! The White House press corps was able to have one of its many goals fulfilled on Monday when it was finally allowed to see President Obama ...

WATCH: Jay Carney Dismisses WH Press Corps

Posted 03.12.2013 | Media

In the latest spat between Press Secretary Jay Carney and the White House press corps, members of the media complained that they were not given access...

WATCH: WH Press Secretary Mocks Fox News Reporter

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.01.2013 | Media

White House press secretary Jay Carney mocked Fox News correspondent Ed Henry on Thursday over his famous complaint about the White House press' lack ...

Privacy and Politics: The President Deserves Some Non-Transparency Time

Steven Kurlander | Posted 04.22.2013 | Media
Steven Kurlander

It was President's Days Weekend and many Americans took advantage of the three day holiday to take a mini-vacation, recharge their batteries, and relax. So did President Obama.

WATCH: Maddow Calls Out Beltway Media

Posted 02.20.2013 | Media

Rachel Maddow discussed what she called the "big distance" between the kind of questions asked of the president by the Beltway media and average citiz...

LISTEN: Rush Limbaugh's Ridiculous Rant

Posted 02.19.2013 | Media

Rush Limbaugh suggested that journalists, who he referred to as "dangerous," undergo background checks and a formal registration process similar to th...

Whine Free Zone

Howard Fineman | Posted 04.21.2013 | Politics
Howard Fineman

Is there a direct, causal relationship between the White House's press strategy and the tenor of the press? If there is, that's our fault, not Obama's.

Obama White House Tries Going Around The Press

Michael Calderone | Posted 04.21.2013 | Media
Michael Calderone

The Obama White House, like its predecessors, tries going around the press corps whenever possible to control the message.

WATCH: Jay Carney Spars With Reporters Over Access To Obama

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.21.2013 | Media

White House press secretary Jay Carney defended the level of access that journalists have with the Obama administration during his Tuesday press brief...

White House Reporter: Obama Press Dealings A 'Disgrace'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.21.2013 | Media

A longtime White House reporter said on Monday that the Obama administration has been more "extreme" about keeping the press away than any she's ever ...

WH Reporters Furious With Obama Administration

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.20.2013 | Media

The White House press corps expressed "extreme frustration" at the Obama administration Sunday after it was barred from being able to report on Presid...

Michael Calderone

White House Reporters Defend Focusing on Fiscal Cliff | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.20.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- After President Barack Obama pledged Wednesday to push concrete proposals on reducing gun violence next month, the White House press corps...

Ex-NPR Hill Reporter: Lied To Daily | Patrick Gavin | Posted 10.23.2012 | Media

After 14 years at National Public Radio, Andrea Seabrook left in July and, to hear her talk about her experience covering Capitol Hill, it's clear tha...

Is Obama Avoiding Tough Questions?

Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics

President Obama has attracted criticism from the White House press corps for granting interviews to People magazine and Entertainment Tonight, while n...

Obama's Ignoring Of White House Press Corps Making White House Press Corps Mad

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.17.2012 | Media

The agitation appears to be increasing among the media as President Obama continues to avoid taking questions from White House reporters. On Friday, O...

WATCH: White House Reporters Blast Obama Campaign

Posted 10.16.2012 | Media

Members of the White House press corps complained loudly on Thursday about the Obama administration's dealings with the media. There were two thing...

WATCH: Jake Tapper Presses WH Spokesman On Obama 'Kill List'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.30.2012 | Media

ABC's Jake Tapper pressed White House spokesman Jay Carney on Tuesday about President Obama's expansive definition of who counts as a "militant" in th...

Jason Linkins

White House Press Corps Proves To Be Refreshingly Resistant To Rosen Fever | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.12.2012 | Media

Kudos, I believe, are in order for your White House Press Corps. Given the opportunity to form a pack and feast on the easy empty calories of the Hila...

New Study Sheds Light On Obama's Complicated Relationship With The Press

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.02.2012 | Media

A newly released study sheds further light on President Obama's complicated relationship with the press. The study, which was provided to The Hill ...