Latest Carney Items
  • Ala. judge affirms police officer's suspension

    A Houston County judge has upheld the suspension of a former Dothan police officer accused of violating the department's social media guidelines.

  • White House press secretary Jay Carney listens to a question from the media during his daily news briefing at the White House in Washington on Monday, May 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    White House tries to deflect criticism from Benghazi whistle-blowers

    The White House on Monday attempted to deflect new criticism on the administration's handling of the Benghazi attacks from a firsthand witness and an additional whistle-blower, arguing that an internal State Department review charged with investigating the September attacks was led by an "unimpeachable" team.

  • White House spokesman Jay Carney answers questions during his daily news briefing at the White House in Washington on April 1, 2013. (Associated Press)

    White House hails signs of progress on immigration

    The White House on Monday hailed signs of progress from the so-called Gang of Eight senators working on the bipartisan immigration reform bill, but declined to weigh in on any specifics of the deal until it's officially announced.

  • President Obama holds up a pen as he speaks about the economy and the deficit Nov. 9, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (Associated Press)

    Obama plans Asia trip amid budget fight

    With less than two months left for Washington to avoid an impending fiscal crisis that could drive economic recovery into a tailspin, President Obama will break away from negotiations to spend four days on a diplomatic trip to Southeast Asia.

  • Sen. Bill Nelson, Florida Democrat, speaks Friday in front of a painting by a Haitian artist at a Miami middle school about reconstruction in Haiti since a January 2010 earthquake there. Mr. Nelson is seeking a third Senate term this fall. (Associated Press)

    Nelson will be absent for Obama's visit to Florida

    When President Obama arrives in Orlando, Fla., on Thursday for a quick one-day visit, two-term Florida Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson won't be among those there to greet him.

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