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Jennifer Bendery is Roll Calls White House correspondent. Prior to taking over the beat in January 2010, she covered House and Senate leadership for three years. Jennifers other experience includes four years of reporting on the Texas State Legislature for GalleryWatch in Austin, Texas, and three years of covering health care policy for a number of national weekly newsletters based in Providence, R.I. She also worked in marketing for the San Francisco offices of book publisher John Wiley & Sons.
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White House Chief of Staff William Daley announced a slew of staff changes Thursday, including that Jay Carney will replace Robert Gibbs as press secretary.
President Barack Obama did what he needed to do with his State of the Union address Tuesday, laying out his vision for how the nation transitions to a new economy through innovation and fiscal discipline.
President Barack Obama spent the first two years of his term promising to deliver change. In his second State of the Union address Tuesday night, he changed tacks: telling the nation that it is at a crossroads and that all Americans need to take part in its transition or be left behind.
President Barack Obama will tout the successes of recent investments in research and education during Tuesday nights State of the Union address, calling this our generations Sputnik moment, according to excerpts released by the White House.
When President Barack Obama delivers his second State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, he will have a special charge: winning over Republicans still skeptical about whether he will be an ally in the fight to create jobs, reduce the deficit and get the budget back in the black.
President Barack Obama on Saturday gave supporters of the activist group Organizing for America a special preview of his State of the Union address, citing job creation and cutting deficits as central themes.
House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan will deliver the Republican response to the State of the Union address on Tuesday, the Speakers office announced Friday.
Its only been two months since Republicans took control of the House, and Speaker John Boehner is already earning a reputation for telling President Barack Obama, No.
President Barack Obama will sign an executive order Friday creating a new jobs panel that will be run by General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt.
Expect President Barack Obama to take a vastly different approach to Congress over the next two years: hell be seeking out any opportunities for bipartisanship and leaning more on executive power than legislative action as he begins his first foray into divided government.
Chinese President Hu Jintao is making the rounds on Capitol Hill on Thursday morning.
President Barack Obama showed Tuesday that he wants to take the lead on regulatory reform, an issue that Republicans were hoping to dominate over the next two years.
President Barack Obama took the reins back from Republicans on regulatory reform on Tuesday with an executive order, two memorandums and a Wall Street Journal opinion piece mapping out his strategy for the months ahead.
House and Senate leaders will meet with Chinese President Hu Jintao on Thursday, according to Hill aides.
Vice President Joseph Biden announced Friday that Bruce Reed will be his new chief of staff.
Expect President Barack Obamas State of the Union address to echo the same calls for unity and improved civil discourse that he made during Wednesdays memorial in Arizona, White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said Thursday.
In what is arguably his most critical moment to date for uniting the country, President Barack Obama on Wednesday evening called on Americans to honor the victims of a shooting rampage in Arizona by tamping down the vitriolic tone of debate that has polarized the nation over the past two years.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday visited Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) and four other victims of Saturdays gun rampage, according to pool reports.
Speaker John Boehner will host a cocktail party for the Republican National Committee at the same time that President Barack Obama addresses the nation at the memorial service for victims of the Tucson shooting.
A mix of Arizona Republican lawmakers and senior administration officials will accompany President Barack Obama on his flight to Tucson to attend Wednesdays memorial service.
President Barack Obama will do more than try to heal the nation with his speech in Tucson, Ariz., tonight: Hell try to recast his presidency and regain the trust of Americans who have lost faith in him over the past two years.
The White House announced Monday that retired Maj. Gen. Arnold Fields, the special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction whom lawmakers in both parties have criticized for being ineffective, has resigned.
White House staffers are mourning the loss of one of their own following the death Monday of Ashley Turton, a former Hill aide and the wife of White House Deputy Director of Legislative Affairs Dan Turton.
President Barack Obama will fly to Tucson, Ariz., on Wednesday for a memorial to commemorate the victims of Saturdays shooting, a senior administration official confirmed Monday.
President Barack Obama said Monday to expect an announcement in the coming days about a memorial to honor the victims of the Tucson, Ariz., shooting, although he did not say whether he will travel to Arizona.