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Resignation Day: VA Secretary and White House Spokesman leave administration

On Friday, two key Obama administration officials resigned: Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki and White House Press Secretary Jay Carney. Shinseki has been facing a...

President Obama moves on Puerto Rico status (or so we think)

As the budget battle looms in the Senate, a small line in President Obama's budget gave Puerto Rico a reason to celebrate, just as...

At $119 per day, Immigrant Detention Too Costly in Sequester Crisis

According to Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the average cost for holding an undocumented immigrant in detention is $119 per day. Yet alternative methods...

Obama’s Press Conference #YOLO on High Court

As former editor-in chief of the Harvard Law Review, Obama might know a thing or two about talking to the Nine

Munoz No Token

Recently, the White House announced that Cecilia Muñoz will be the new head of the White House Domestic Policy Council. Rather than focus on the...

Weekend Religious Violence in Egypt Claims 25 Lives

The latest series of bloodshed was mounted from a protest on Sunday in Cairo for equality of places to worship for Coptic Christians. Christians and Muslims united to argue for rights for the religious sect.

President Obama Visits Iowa With Jobs Message and Stirs Election Talk

For President Obama, his stop in the Quad Cities area of eastern Iowa on Tuesday was an attempt to drive home his administration’s focus on jobs and the economic recovery. White House spokesman Jay Carney reiterated that the president’s trip to the Hawkeye State was not related to Election 2012.

In Symbolic Votes, House Signals Displeasure with U.S. Role in Libya

The recent House of Representatives votes on war authority and funding were a symbolic message to President Barack Obama, but a message delivered against...

House Extends Federal Government Funding, Awaits Senate Approval

The federal government averted a shutdown scheduled for the end of this week with the approval of yet another continuing resolution, or CR for short, to provide needed day-to-day funding.

Jay Carney as White House Press Secretary Seen as the Odd...

Unlike Robert Gibbs, Jay Carney did not cut his teeth on the Obama 2008 campaign trail, which is widely viewed as the White House rite of passage for any senior staff position.