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Jessica Simpson Shows Off Some Leg At White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Jessica Simpson isn’t the first person you’d expect to see at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. In fact, you might think the singer/actress wouldn’t show up to the event at all. Show up she did though and she even managed to show off some leg to the world. It was reported earlier that Simpson and fiance Eric Johnson attend the …

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Jay Carney Battles With Reporter On Benghazi Emails

Jay Carney tried to hold his ground for eight full minutes after being confronted by ABC News’ Jonathan Karl on the implications of newly released emails. These emails containined specific instruction on how to handle the Benghazi attack report. He insinuated that the strategy of such emails and story-weaving was to protect Obama, as the country was only weeks away …

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Oklahoma Execution Was Inhumane, Says White House

In a press conference held earlier today, White House spokesman Jay Carney said that the botched execution of Oklahoma inmate Clayton Lockett “fell short of the humane standards required when the death penalty is carried out,” according to the AP. He went on to say that everyone could see that this was the case. On Tuesday evening, Lockett died of …

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Deport Justin Bieber Petition Gets a Non-Response Response

It took the White House nearly three months to respond to one of the most popular petitions to ever hit the We The People online petition site–and they didn’t really respond at all, unless you count “no response” as a response. I mean, it’s kind of a response. For any Justin Bieber haters out there that thought the Obama administration …

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Samsung’s Obama/Ortiz Selfie Ad Miffs White House

Earlier this week, President Obama welcomed the Boston Red Sox to the White House to honor their 2013 World Series run. It wasn’t huge news, as the President of the United States has been welcoming championship sports teams to the White House for decades. There was an interesting moment, however, when Red Sox slugger David Ortiz snapped a selfie with …

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Obamacare Sees 6 Million Enrolled As Deadline Approaches

As the Affordable Care Act (or commonly referred to as “Obamacare”) approaches its March 31st deadline, there’s been much debate about whether Obamacare would hit its enrollment goal of 7 million. The White House announced on Thursday that there’s been just over 6 million Americans who’ve enrolled already, and they’re expecting a huge surge during Obamacare’s last open week of …

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White House Pastry Chef Leaves: Blame FLOTUS?

A few days ago we brought you a story about Bill Yosses, the White House Executive Pastry Chef. Yosses has been in his position at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue since 2007, when he was hired by Laura Bush. In that capacity, he has been in charge of all desserts prepared for the First Family, as well as other Executive functions, such …

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Bill Yosses, Pastry Chef, Leaving White House In June For New York City

William “Bill” Yosses has been the Executive Pastry Chef in the White House since 2007. He was hired by Laura Bush, the former first lady. After serving delectable desserts for the White House for seven years, the 60-year-old pastry chef is ready to hang up his apron. The announcement came when Yosses was interviewed for The New York Times. After …

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Jonah Hill’s Mom Wants You to Sign Up for Obamacare

The open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act is dwindling, as the March 31st deadline is fast approaching. Let’s call this part two of the White House’s celebrity-oriented campaign to get people to sign up in the next two weeks. The White House’s new hopefully viral video promoting Obamacare comes with its own hashtag: #yourmomcares. It features the mothers …

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Obama Misspells “Respect” in Aretha Franklin Tribute

Every president makes his share of flubs, and President Barack Obama is no exception. During the Women of Soul tribute at the White House on Thursday night, Obama delivered a speech and acknowledged Aretha Franklin. During the speech, he tried to tie in part of the chorus from Franklin’s hit song Respect, but goofed up the spelling of the word. …

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Alyssa Mastromonaco Leaving Obama Staff

The Associated Press tell us that President Obama’s deputy chief of staff for operations, Alyssa Mastromonaco, is officially resigning from the White House. Mastromonaco was in charge of most of Obama’s schedule, the White House’s staffing as well as his event planning. She’s one of his longest standing partners– she was one of his first staff members when he moved …

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U.S. Imposes New Sanctions in Ukraine Crisis

The U.S. State Department imposed a ban on visas and a freezing of U.S. assets for officials and other individuals considered to have threatened the territory of Ukraine, the White House announced Thursday. According to a statement issued by Jay Carnay, the White House spokesman, the ban is significant because it will apply to both Russian and Ukrainian citizens who …

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