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White House pushes out Elijah Cummings’ statement on IRS scandal

http://twitter.com/#!/5OFive/status/481229623788048384 White House Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz seems pretty eager for you to read Congressman Elijah Cummings’ (D-MD) obfuscatory statement claiming there’s no evidence the White House was involved with the IRS targeting scandal. That’s a pretty weak play given that it looks more and more like the IRS was destroying evidence. http://twitter.com/#!/Schultz44/status/481228036130340864 Cummings always seems […]

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‘That is rich’: @HealthCareTara calls for fact check of GOP O-care report

http://twitter.com/#!/JimmyPrinceton/status/461638000007323649 The House Energy and Commerce Committee has put out a report on the number of Obamacare enrollees who have paid their first month’s premiums: http://twitter.com/#!/HouseCommerce/status/461629090005798912 67 percent? Oh my. http://twitter.com/#!/MonicaCrowley/status/461632188954738688 http://twitter.com/#!/eriContrarian/status/461631734379847680 White House Obamacare flack Tara McGuinness attempted to debunk the GOP claim and even called for a “fact check” of the report: http://twitter.com/#!/HealthCareTara/status/461633851203543040 […]

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Embarrassing White House ‘health care bracketology’ GIFs slam dunked

http://twitter.com/#!/JeromeEHudson/status/445615545141166080 The White House, hoping that Obamacare can ride on the coattails of the NCAA basketball tournament, is featuring the GIF-heavy “16 sweetest reasons to #GetCoveredNow”: http://twitter.com/#!/WhiteHouse/status/445598183901503488 Among the 16 “competitors” in the Obamacare “tournament” is this: http://twitter.com/#!/charliespiering/status/445611169668009984 Yes, this is actually on the White House website as a reason to #GetCoveredNow: Who hasn’t that […]

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White House now citing GOP Twitter troll account for policy support

http://twitter.com/#!/Wittorical/status/430794168521469952 Forget all of the marketing and social media pros the tech-savvy White House has on staff. If you really want to understand the latest numbers from the Congressional Budget Office and the impact of Obamacare on jobs and the economy, just follow troll account @LOLGOP. At least that’s what the White House recommends, apparently. […]

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We’d like to buy a zing! See why Pat Sajak thinks WH Twitter feed was hacked

http://twitter.com/#!/heatherrook/status/412267339770777600 It really is. Case in point: http://twitter.com/#!/WhiteHouse/status/411933778139807746 “Wheel of Fortune” host Pat Sajak noticed a little something strange about that Obama quote tweeted out by the White House Twitter account. http://twitter.com/#!/patsajak/status/412050675422359552 Zing! http://twitter.com/#!/libbens/status/412051871000309760 Indeed. Of course, President Obama reneged on that whole hope and change thing a while ago. Hope and (can’t) change! http://twitter.com/#!/RonSgr/status/412053168130752512 […]

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White House Champions of Change event honors LGBT artists

The Obama White House has been the site of so many firsts, it’s difficult to believe there are any left. The administration continued to make history today, though, by holding the first-ever Champions of Change event honoringLGBT artists who have advanced change in their communities. That’s no surprise, though, considering the president’s rock-solid record on […]

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‘WH grammar fail’! Having health insurance is ‘basic tenant of being a human’ [video]

http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/447109671007309824 Yeah … that’s not a compliment. This afternoon, the White House pimped a new video starring celebrities who haven’t signed up for Obamacare telling us to sign up for Obamacare. Unfortunately, they forgot to run their tweet by the Grammar Fairy first: http://twitter.com/#!/WhiteHouse/status/447108765129916416 D’oh. http://twitter.com/#!/Pedlar7/status/447114505860820992 Wouldn’t it, though? http://twitter.com/#!/TimShutters/status/447109667228233728 http://twitter.com/#!/SalenaZitoTrib/status/447111125285736448 http://twitter.com/#!/C_H813/status/447112153317650432 Hey @WhiteHouse twitter.com/whitehouse/sta… […]

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