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Press Secretary Jay Carney Steps Down
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Jay Carney is leaving his post and his No. 2 is taking over. President Barack Obama announced Carney’s departure in a surprise appearance at in the White House press briefing room Friday. He said principal deputy press secretary Josh Earnes…
White House On GOP Budget: Math Doesn’t Add Up
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the new House Republican budget outlines the wrong course for the nation. White House spokesman Jay Carney says the math in Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s plan doesn’t add up. Carney says it will either raise taxes on the middle clas…
White House: Economy Healing, But Could Be Wounded
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says a new jobs report shows the U.S. economy is healing, but warns Congress not to inflict wounds with looming spending cuts. Alan Krueger is chairman of President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers. He says the country continues to dig itsel…
Obama Picks Foreign Policy Aide As Chief Of Staff
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama has picked top national security aide Denis McDonough as his next chief of staff. Obama will announce McDonough’s appointment from the White House Friday. McDonough will take over the key West Wing role from Jack Lew, Obama&…

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