Topic: Jay Carney
With debt ceiling talks showing no progress, some GOP leaders and constituencies are becoming concerned by the party's hard line in negotiations. Meanwhile, some Democrats are similarly worried about President Obama's bargaining.
07/14/2011 08:05 pm
Americans will base their votes not on the unemployment rate, but on their own economic situation, says top political adviser David Plouffe. The GOP jumps all over the comment.
07/08/2011 05:50 pm
President Obama is pushing for a comprehensive deal to raise the debt ceiling and trim long-term deficits. But any big deal will require arm-twisting in Congress, and time is running out.
07/08/2011 10:03 am
In the White House briefing room, the meaning of words sometimes hangs on a hand gesture. As in the exchange Thursday with Jay Carney over what could happen to Social Security benefits.
07/07/2011 09:45 pm
TSA warning: If terrorists hide bombs inside their bodies, current screening measures may be useless.
07/07/2011 02:34 am
Even as both parties cite the need for progress on the budget, the partisan sniping is becoming unusually personal. Could markets get the jitters if the rancor lasts up to the debt ceiling deadline?
07/01/2011 03:48 pm
In deficit talks, Republicans insist on spending cuts, while Obama and Democrats want a 'balanced approach' that includes higher tax revenues. Political analysts say it's time for the president to make his case to the public.
06/29/2011 09:48 am
As debt talks shift to Obama, GOP Speaker John Boehner, and Democratic Senate leader Harry Reid, taxes remain the logjam. No one wants to be seen as giving ground on that issue too quickly.
06/27/2011 08:16 pm
Iowa will enjoy two bursts of the political spotlight on Tuesday when President Obama and potential Republican presidential contender Sarah Palin visit the state.
06/25/2011 04:31 pm
Saturday's radio addresses by President Obama and a Republican lawmaker preview the challenge the White House faces next week in restarting stalled talks over raising the debt ceiling and averting a government shutdown.
06/25/2011 12:34 pm