"Comms is essential to governing, policymaking, and politics – communications is policy."

— Former White House press secretary Jay Carney reflects on the job.

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"When citizens are free to organize and work together across borders to make our communities healthier, our environment cleaner, and our world safer, that’s when real change comes." —President Obama at the Clinton Global Initiative

whitehouse:

"When citizens are free to organize and work together across borders to make our communities healthier, our environment cleaner, and our world safer, that’s when real change comes." —President Obama at the Clinton Global Initiative

huffpostpolitics:


Women senators urge NFL to adopt ‘zero-tolerance policy’ for domestic violence

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If you missed Obama’s address to the nation on action against Islamic State, you can watch here via PBS NewsHour.

Politico released its “Politico 50” today, a list of people who are changing American politics. The magazine also surveyed the 50 thinkers about various political issues. Click here for more.

Politico released its “Politico 50” today, a list of people who are changing American politics. The magazine also surveyed the 50 thinkers about various political issues. Click here for more.

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest and 11 of his predecessors released a statement on Monday in tribute to James Brady, the press secretary for President Ronald Reagan who died Monday afternoon. Brady, wounded in the 1981 assassination attempt on Reagan, became an avid gun-control advocate. Here is an NBC News segment on Brady’s legacy.

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BREAKING NEWS: Former White House Press Secretary James Brady has died at age 73, his family says

nbcnightlynews:

BREAKING NEWS: Former White House Press Secretary James Brady has died at age 73, his family says

CIA Director John Brennan apologized to Senate intelligence committee leaders after his inspector general found that CIA employees acted improperly when the CIA searched Senate computers earlier this year.

(Source: yahoonews)

msnbc:

Jon Stewart: I have a, it’s like a career aptitude test.
Hillary Clinton: This is good, this is good. I’m ready.
JS: … Do you like commuting to work or do you like a home office?
HRC: You know, I’ve spent so many years commuting, I’d kind of prefer a home office. …
JS: Do you have a favorite shape for that home office?
HRC: (Laughs)
JS: Do you like that office, let’s say, would you like that office, would you like it to have corners, or would you like it not to have corners?
HRC: You know, I think that the world is so complicated, the fewer corners that you can have, the better.
WATCH.
(Photo: Frank Franklin II/AP)

msnbc:

Jon Stewart: I have a, it’s like a career aptitude test.

Hillary Clinton: This is good, this is good. I’m ready.

JS: … Do you like commuting to work or do you like a home office?

HRC: You know, I’ve spent so many years commuting, I’d kind of prefer a home office. …

JS: Do you have a favorite shape for that home office?

HRC: (Laughs)

JS: Do you like that office, let’s say, would you like that office, would you like it to have corners, or would you like it not to have corners?

HRC: You know, I think that the world is so complicated, the fewer corners that you can have, the better.

WATCH.

(Photo: Frank Franklin II/AP)

White House staffers are using the hashtag #TheBearIsLoose when President Obama goes off his tightly held official schedule and casually meets with members of the public. He was castigated by Republicans for doing so this week as the humanitarian situation on the border with Mexico worsens.