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Channeling the Bartlet Administration, Obama's Advisor Brian Deese Takes to the White Board

BY Miranda Neubauer | Wednesday, April 11 2012

The White House's newest edition of the White House White Board takes direct inspiration from television's fictional West Wing in a quest to explain the administration's Buffett Rule. In the February 2003 episode from the show's fourth season written by creator Aaron Sorkin, Deputy Communications Director Will Bailey, played by Joshua Malina, is explaining the Jed Bartlet administration's new tax policy to a group of interns as they prepare to help him work on public remarks. To illustrate the plan's impact on different tax brackets, Bailey creates a table on a white board that shows the different earnings and taxes for non-union workers, public school teachers and doctors. Read More

White Boards and Goolsbee vs. Obama and Babies

BY Nick Judd | Wednesday, June 29 2011

The White House, too, sweats pageviews, Macon Phillips revealed yesterday. At a Brookings event event on Tuesday, Phillips, the White House new media director, fielded a question about engaging more than 10 percent of ... Read More

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