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Jay Carney to replace Robert Gibbs as White House press secretary

January 27, 2011 politisite 0

We first heard a couple of weeks ago that Jay Carney was on the Short List.  Today sources Confirmed that Obama’s Pick is Carney.  Now,  Politico outright says so. President Barack Obama has settled on Jay Carney, communications director for Vice President Joe Biden and former Washington bureau chief for TIME magazine, to replace Robert Gibbs as White House press secretary, administration officials said. An announcement was planned for Thursday […]

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Alexander Haig Is Dead at 85

February 20, 2010 politisite 6

Former Secretary of State Alexander Haig, who served three presidents and made a bid for president of his own, died early Saturday morning. He was 85. Haig replaced H.R. Haldeman in 1973 as White House chief of staff under President Nixon and helped prepare his impeachment defense during the Watergate scandal. He also aided with the transfer of power to Gerald Ford following Nixon’s resignation. Ford later appointed Haig as […]