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Gibbs Pumps Up Obama's Chances

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama's campaign adviser Robert Gibbs said the president could "absolutely" be re-elected despite high unemployment and a struggling ...

Sam Stein

Gibbs Doesn't See A 'Come To Jesus' Moment On Earmarks Between Obama And Reid

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration isn't shying away from the president's threat to veto any piece of legislation that includes earmarks, despite ...

Sam Stein

Obama Left Largely Helpless As Judicial Vacancies Reach Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration is aware of the growing alarm over its inability to fill long-standing judicial vacancies. White House officials frequently v...

Sam Stein

'Professional Left' Saga Says More About Media Than Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last week's feud between White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs and the so-called "professional left" did more than just open a window into the fray...

Thank You, Robert Gibbs

Marty Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marty Kaplan

Obama's standing will depend on how well he can hold on to what he learned from House Democrats riled up by Gibbs: that he can do more for the country not by holding hands with Mitch McConnell, but by taking names and kicking butt.

Sam Stein

All-In In Jersey: Biden, Clinton To Stump For Corzine

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In yet another indication that the White House sees a potential victory in the tight New Jersey gubernatorial race, Vice President Joseph Biden is pla...

Sam Stein

Obama To Campaign For Corzine Next Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama will visit New Jersey next week to campaign on behalf of Gov. Jon Corzine, the governor's office tells to the Huffington Post. Obama ...

Sam Stein

Gibbs: State Of The Union Won't Coincide With Premiere Of 'Lost'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs was coy on Friday when it came to offering a date for the president to deliver the upcoming State of the Unio...

Sam Stein

Obama Confident That Sotomayor Will Be Confirmed

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House is confident that Judge Sonia Sotomayor will be confirmed, after two days of rigorous questioning in which the Supreme Court nominee o...

Sam Stein

Gibbs: Obama Stands By DOJ's Use Of State Secrets Privilege

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The President fully supports the Department of Justice's citing of the state secrets privilege to brush aside lawsuits targeting officials who oversaw...

Sam Stein

Gibbs: Not Interested In Popularity Contest Among Newspaper Economists

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration is not in the business of winning "a popularity contest among economists that are interviewed by newspapers," the president's...

Obama Basketball Habit: Plays Almost Every Day

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama without a basketball? His press secretary says there are very few days he doesn't see the commander in chief either h...

Gibbs Gives Insider Look At Obama's First Days: "He Loves It"

US News & World Report | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs generally arrives at his spacious but unadorned office in the West Wing (he hasn't had time to decorate yet) ...

Sam Stein

Obama White House Losing Patience On Stimulus

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Underscoring the reality that GOP opposition to the stimulus seems firmly entrenched, the Obama administration mounted a more aggressive stance in fav...

Fleischer: Obama, Gibbs Won't Bring Transparency

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House press secretary Robert Gibbs clashed with reporters Thursday over anonymous sources and access to President Obama, just one day after Obam...

Sam Stein

Obama's Ethics Policy Upsets Would-Be Staffers

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The decision by Barack Obama to restrict lobbyists from working on the same subject in his administration for two years was greeted with nearly unanim...

Obama's Inner Circle (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama's inner circle of advisers who will guide him in the White House represents a mix of longtime political associates from Chicago and well-connect...

Face Of Obama White House: Expect Gibbs-isms, Pratfalls

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

On one of his last nights on the campaign trail, Barack Obama was agitated. He was backstage and face-to-face with a traveling aide after giving a spe...