May 2014 Archive

In Earnest: The backstory

For five-and-a-half years, Earnest has been the first — and for many reporters, the preferred — point of response.

Carney vs. the press

In Carney, several reporters said, the White House was hoping for something tamer: a go-between.

Shinseki exit marks a course shift for Obama

Shinseki becomes the highest-profile member of the Obama administration to be forced out.

Press secretary Jay Carney steps down

He resigns after more than three years as Obama’s spokesman.

Parlor game: What's next for Carney?

Will the outgoing press secretary hustle for special interests?

Christie says discord at home hurts US abroad

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told Tennessee Republicans on Friday that political discord at home has made the United States vulnerable ...

Branstad signs cannabis oil, HIV bills

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad signed a number of bills on Friday, enacting into law significant policy changes for the state ...

Thai junta: Elections could take more than 1 year

BANGKOK (AP) – In his first address to the public since taking control of Thailand in a bloodless coup, the head of the military junta ...

Hubbard says politics fueling Alabama ethics probe

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard said he believes politics are behind a public corruption investigation that has resulted in one Republican ...

Kansas Rep. Pauls joins Republican Party

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – A Kansas House member announced Friday she was leaving the Democratic Party to seek re-election as a Republican, citing what she ...

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