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Latest Jay Carney Items
Testy lawmakers and President Obama headed back for a fifth day of debt-limit negotiations Thursday, pointing fingers at each other while trying to stave off a government financial default.
The top two Republicans in Congress sought Tuesday to put the onus on President Obama for failure to resolve a fight over how to increase the government's borrowing authority.
Turmoil in Democratic ranks spread Friday over President Obama's bid to reduce spending on Social Security and Medicare as part of intensifying deficit-reduction talks with congressional Republican leaders.
The Obama administration, which refuses to send terrorism suspects to the detention center at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, on Wednesday defended its decision to interrogate a detainee for two months aboard a U.S. Navy ship, outside the reach of American law.
So much for 140 characters or less. A president, it seems, gets to respond to a tweet on his own terms.
The White House on Thursday defended President Obama's plan to attend a pair of campaign fundraisers in Philadelphia one day after he chided Congress for taking too much time off without reaching a deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling.
The high-stakes negotiations over the country's long-term debt problems kicked into another gear Monday as President Obama met separately with the Senate's two top leaders in hopes of jump-starting a deal.
Republican negotiators walked away from bipartisan deficit reduction talks between Congress and the White House on Thursday, saying the bargaining sessions had reached an impasse over tax increases Democrats are insisting must be part of any eventual deal.
President Obama will explain Wednesday night his plan for withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan, with indications of a more rapid recall of soldiers than military advisers recommended but not enough to satisfy his liberal allies.