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Jay Carney

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  • Beating the dead horse called Benghazi [Commentary]

    Beating the dead horse called Benghazi [Commentary]
    After endlessly trying to repeal and replace "Obamacare," the GOP has come up empty-handed. The health-care law appears to be gaining more public acceptance. So congressional Republicans are doing what they can to revive another old hobby horse —...
  • Five suspects reportedly killed in China bomb attack

    Five suspects were among the 31 people killed in a terrorist bombing in Urumqi, the capital of China’s northwestern region, Xinjiang, state-run media reported Friday. The official China Daily newspaper said “it was confirmed” that...
  • Homeland Security may reduce deportations of nonviolent immigrants

    Homeland Security may reduce deportations of nonviolent immigrants
    As city and county jails across the country increasingly refuse federal requests to hold foreigners who have overstayed their visas or slipped across the border, the Obama administration is moving toward a new policy that would limit deportations...
  • Scapegoats won't cure the VA's ills

    Scapegoats won't cure the VA's ills
    Of all the scandals and pseudo-scandals of which President Barack Obama has been accused, the Department of Veterans Affairs debacle is the most damaging for at least three reasons: • One, health care — including VA health care — was...
  • Private donors commit $65 million to studying youth concussions

    Private donors commit $65 million to studying youth concussions
    With the focus on concussions in young athletes intensifying across the nation, the White House on Wednesday unveiled a raft of initiatives aimed at preventing mild traumatic brain injury and improving its diagnosis and treatment in children. Readying...
  • Obama delays deportation review, putting immigration onus on GOP

    The White House's surprise decision Wednesday to delay a review of deportations once again revived the immigration debate, shifting focus away from President Obama — who has increasingly come under fire from immigrant advocates as the "deporter in...
  • VA chief Eric Shinseki pledges urgent healthcare fixes

    Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki called in leaders of key veterans groups Thursday and pledged to keep VA hospitals open nights and weekends if necessary to set up speedy appointments for veterans whose long waits for medical care have...
  • White House Press Secretary Jay Carney Resigns

    President Obama announced that Jay Carney is leaving his post as the public face of the administration, and will be succeeded by Josh Earnest as press secretary. Carney told reporters in the White House briefing room that there is no date yet for his...
  • In unexpected move, White House spokesman Jay Carney resigns

    White House Press Secretary Jay Carney will leave the administration this summer, to be replaced by longtime press aide Josh Earnest. The surprise departure came just hours after President Obama accepted the resignation of another top official,...
  • Russian troops pulling back from Ukrainian border, U.S. officials say

    Russia has begun pulling most of its roughly 40,000 troops away from its border with Ukraine, a move that U.S. and NATO officials called encouraging. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the movement of soldiers and equipment was promising but added...
  • VA chief and White House spokesman resign, fueling unease

    President Obama sought to stem a growing political furor Friday by accepting the resignation of Eric K. Shinseki, the beleaguered secretary of Veterans Affairs, the second Cabinet-level official to resign under fire this year. Two hours later, Obama...