Topic: Jay Carney
Journalist Ron Suskind is being criticized for inaccuracies and misquotes in 'Confidence Men,' his book on the Obama White House.
09/20/2011 12:35 pm
President Obama releases his latest deficit-reduction plan Monday. It will contain no changes to Social Security, the White House says, but no such announcement has been made about other entitlement programs.
09/16/2011 08:01 pm
President Obama could face reelection at a time of 9 percent unemployment. But Election 2012 is not a slam dunk for the GOP, analysts say. Obama has ways to counter the bad news.
09/03/2011 10:04 am
The Obama speech, on his long-awaited jobs plan, will take place before a joint session of Congress on Thursday, Sept. 8 – before the NFL kickoff, the White House says.
09/01/2011 07:48 pm
Choosing the night of a GOP debate for Obama's address to Congress on jobs was either petty or incompetent. Boehner's refusal was unprecedented. Were voters expecting better?
09/01/2011 01:44 pm
Lockerbie bomber: the US is calling for the Libyan transitional government to look at the Lockerbie bomber case while Abdel Baset al-Megrahi reportedly fades in and out of consciousness.
08/30/2011 01:27 am
Mitt Romney says Obama 'shouldn't be out vacationing' during a 'crisis.' Newt Gingrich agrees. But a veteran of multiple White Houses says presidents need to 'recharge.'
08/18/2011 04:02 pm
Because, says the White House, Obama is doing his job as chief executive, engaging with the American people. Republicans call the tour a campaign trip, but is it politics or business as usual?
08/15/2011 08:34 pm
As the death count rises in Syria, calls are mounting for President Obama to denounce Syria's President Bashar al-Assad. But Syria's pivotal role in the region and fragile ethnic and religious balance are complicating the situation.
08/12/2011 12:43 pm
Some say vacationing now sends the wrong message, while others say that presidents need breathers, too – and note that his Monday speech sent the Dow further downward.
08/11/2011 08:39 pm