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Jay Carney in for Robert Gibbs: An Obama press secretary change not to believe in

January 28, 2011 |  5:38 am

Joe Biden Jay Carney and Robert Gibbs

News story Jan. 27, 2011--"Jay Carney to be Obama's new press secretary":

"WASHINGTON — Jay Carney, currently the spokesman for Vice President Joe Biden, will replace Robert Gibbs as President Obama's press secretary, according to White House sources."

Top of the Ticket column, Jan. 7, 2011--"Day One of Obama 2.0: The William Daley era":

"The next indicator [of any real change in Obama's political direction] will be the new press secretary. If that person is from outside the Obama-Biden circle, then [new chief of staff William] Daley really is in charge. If not, then not. And it's more of the same old Obama White House in reality."

-- Andrew Malcolm

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Photo: White House (Biden, Jay Carney and Gibbs try not to pose for an official photographer following their leak about Carney's new assignment).