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Solyndra critique a matter of politics?

Solyndra critique a matter of politics?

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- The "scheduling" issue with Solyndra cost taxpayers $535 million, Republicans note, but the White House spokesman said much of the criticism could be political.
Solyndra the 'tip of the iceberg'?

Solyndra the 'tip of the iceberg'?

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- The White House deflected criticism that it put pressure on officials to get major stimulus funding through for bankrupt solar panel maker Solyndra.

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Did White House pressure OMB over Solyndra loan?

Did White House pressure OMB over Solyndra loan?

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Republican lawmakers questioned Obama administration officials Wednesday on whether they rushed approval of a big loan to a solar panel maker that failed.

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Obama touts jobs plan in N.C.

Obama touts jobs plan in N.C.

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 14 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama went to North Carolina Wednesday to pump up support for his proposal to spur jobs growth.
White House: House seat loss no harbinger

White House: House seat loss no harbinger

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- The Democrats' loss of Anthony Weiner's House seat in New York is not a harbinger of things to come in next year's elections, the White House said Wednesday.

Obama, Boehner OK speech schedule

WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, Thursday agreed on a date for the president to address a joint session of Congress on jobs.

Obama laments GOP's 'maximalist' approach

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- White House press secretary Jay Carney said Tuesday President Obama is dismayed by Republicans' "maximalist" approach to the debt and deficit.

Carney: Obama focused on economy

WASHINGTON, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama conferred with Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and other top advisers on the economy Wednesday as the U.S. markets took another sharp dive.

U.S. deficit $1.1 trillion through July

WASHINGTON, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. Treasury Department said Wednesday the budget deficit through July has reached $1.099 trillion, $70 billion less than the same time last year.
White House ready to tackle jobs measures

White House ready to tackle jobs measures

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Consensus can be reached on job-creating bills despite harsh words spoken during the debate on raising the U.S. debt limit, a White House spokesman said Monday.
U.S. to tighten fuel efficiency, CO2 standards

U.S. to tighten fuel efficiency, CO2 standards

WASHINGTON, July 28 (UPI) -- Washington is to announce new fuel efficiency measures for cars and light-duty trucks starting with model years 2017, a White House spokesman said.
Carney: No progress on debt limit

Carney: No progress on debt limit

WASHINGTON, July 21 (UPI) -- The White House said Thursday "there is no progress to report" on debt limit negotiations, while House Speaker John Boehner said a compromise is inevitable.
U.S. official presses Saleh to give up

U.S. official presses Saleh to give up

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, July 11 (UPI) -- A top U.S. official has met with Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh in a Saudi hospital and pressed him to sign a resignation deal, the White House says.
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A reporter raises his hand to ask a question during the White House press briefing with Press Secretary Jay Carney, at the White House in Washington, February 17, 2011. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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James "Jay" Carney (born May 22, 1965) is an American journalist and President Barack Obama's second White House Press Secretary. Prior to his appointment as Press Secretary, replacing Robert Gibbs, he was director of communications to Vice President of the United States Joe Biden. Carney previously served as Washington Bureau Chief for Time magazine, a post he held from September 2005 until December 2008, and as a regular contributor in the "roundtable" segment of ABC News' This Week with George Stephanopoulos.

Carney was raised in Northern Virginia, attended high school at The Lawrenceville School in New Jersey, and earned a B.A. in Russian and Eastern European Studies from Yale University in 1987. He and his wife Claire Shipman (a senior correspondent for ABC News) live in Washington, D.C., with their son and daughter.

After being hired as a reporter for The Miami Herald in 1987, Carney joined Time magazine as its Miami Bureau Chief in 1989. Carney worked as a correspondent in Time's Moscow Bureau for three years, covering the collapse of the U.S.S.R.. He came to Washington in 1993 to report on the Bill Clinton White House.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Jay Carney."
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