Jay Carney

File photo of White House Press Secretary Jay Carney. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

White House: ‘Russia Is Now Putting Its Prestige On The Line’

The White House tried Wednesday to pin the success or failure of a diplomatic option to secure Syria’s chemical weapons on Russia rather than the United States as Secretary of State John Kerry headed for Geneva to work on a Russian proposal for international inspectors to seize and destroy the deadly stockpile.

09/11/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Returning To Martha’s Vineyard For Vacation

The first summer vacation of President Barack Obama’s second term is taking him back to Martha’s Vineyard, resuming his White House tradition of an August break on the well-heeled Massachusetts island he avoided during last year’s re-election campaign.

08/10/2013

A majority of Americans (51 percent) blame the recent surge of violence in Iraq on former President George W. Bush, with only 27 percent placing blame with President Barack Obama. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Calls Bush to ‘Wish Him Well’ Following Heart Procedure

President Barack Obama has called his predecessor, former President George W. Bush, to wish him well as he recovers from a heart procedure to ease a blocked artery.

08/08/2013

President Barack Obama speaks on the Trayvon Martin case during remarks in the White House briefing room on July 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama Stays Silent On Dems Mired In Scandals

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama ran for re-election last year, he and his advisers were quick to condemn comments from Republicans that were deemed offensive or demeaning to women. But now, with two […]

07/31/2013

A petition asking President Barack Obama to pardon admitted state secret leaker Edward Snowden has passed 100,000 signatures. (Photo by The Guardian via Getty Images)

Carney: White House ‘Not Buying’ Decision That Hong Kong Allowed Snowden To Flee

The White House believes that former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden is still in Moscow.

06/24/2013

Declaring "the time for excuses is over," President Barack Obama is trumpeting the economic benefits of an immigration overhaul, arguing that a bipartisan bill picking up steam in the Senate would put the nation's loathed deficits and fragile entitlements on better footing. (JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama On Immigration Overhaul: ‘The Time For Excuses Is Over’

Declaring “the time for excuses is over,” President Barack Obama is trumpeting the economic benefits of an immigration overhaul, arguing that a bipartisan bill picking up steam in the Senate would put the nation’s loathed deficits and fragile entitlements on better footing.

06/22/2013

The White House says comments by a Republican lawmaker about rape show, quote, an "alarming disregard for women."  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Carney: Republican Rape Comments Show ‘Alarming Disregard For Women’

The White House says comments by a Republican lawmaker about rape show, quote, an “alarming disregard for women.”

06/13/2013

File photo of White House Press Secretary Jay Carney. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Despite Vow Of Transparency, White House Declines Comment On Drone Attack

The White House is declining to confirm reports that a U.S. drone killed the Pakistani Taliban’s second-in-command.

05/29/2013

File photo of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP, Dems Challenge Holder Over Subpoenas To AP

Congressional Republicans and Democrats on Wednesday challenged Attorney General Eric Holder over the Justice Department’s handling of the investigation of national security leaks and its failure to talk to The Associated Press before issuing subpoenas for the news service’s telephone records.

05/15/2013

The White House says President Barack Obama will meet with Treasury officials Wednesday to discuss the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups for special review. White House press secretary Jay Carney says Obama expects people to be held accountable. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Carney: Obama Wants Public To Understand, Believe IRS Is ‘Fair’ To Everyone

The White House says President Barack Obama will meet with Treasury officials Wednesday to discuss the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups for special review. White House press secretary Jay Carney says Obama expects people to be held accountable.

05/15/2013

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