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|Name = Jay Carney
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|Name = Susan Rice
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|Profile picture = Susan Rice.jpg
|Position = White House Press Secretary
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|Position = United States Ambassador to the United Nations
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Status = Incumbent
|Tenure = February 11, 2011
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|Tenure = January 22, 2009-Present
 
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|Assumed office = 2011
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|Assumed office = 2009
|Political party =  
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|Political party = Democratic
|Predecessors = Robert Gibbs
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|Predecessors = Zalmay Khalilzad
|Office website = http://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/
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|Office website = http://usun.state.gov/
 
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|Nominated = December 1, 2008
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|Confirmed = January 22, 2009
|Appointed = January 27, 2011
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|Appointed = January 22, 2009
 
|Appointed by = [[Barack Obama]]
 
|Appointed by = [[Barack Obama]]
 
|First elected =  
 
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|Term limits = N/A
 
|Term limits = N/A
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|Prior office = Director of Communications to [[Joe Biden]]
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|Prior office = Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs
|Prior office years = 2008-2011
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|Prior office years = 1997-2001
 
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|High school = The Lawrenceville School
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|High school = National Cathedral School
 
|Associate's =  
 
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|Bachelor's = Yale University
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|Bachelor's = Stanford University
 
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|Birthday = May 22, 1965
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|Birthday = November 17, 1964
|Place of birth = Washington, D.C.
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|Place of birth = Washington, D.C.  
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}}{{tnr}}'''James "Jay" Carney''' (b. May 22 1965 in Washington, D.C.) is the current White House Press Secretary for the Obama administrationHe was selected to succeed Robert Gibbs by President Obama on January 27, 2011.<ref name="CNN">[http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2011/01/27/henry-in-the-house-obama-expected-to-name-carney-next-press-secretary/ ''CNN,'' "Jay Carney named White House press secretary," January 27, 2011 (accessed June 13, 2013)]</ref>  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Susan Elizabeth Rice''' (b. November 17, 1964 in Washington, D.C.) is the current United States Ambassador to the United NationsRice was confirmed by the [[United States Senate]] on January 22, 2009 by unanimous vote.<ref name="confirmation">[http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/biog/120486.htm ''U.S. Department of State,'' "Susan E. Rice biography," (accessed June 13, 2013)]</ref>
  
Carney began his professional career as a journalist before becoming Joe Biden's director of communications in 2009.<ref name="CNN"/>
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Rice's political career began with the National Security Council under President Clinton in 1993.<ref name="biobio">[http://www.biography.com/people/susan-rice-391616?page=1 ''Biography.com,'' "Susan Rice biography," (accessed June 13, 2013)]</ref> She also spent time as the assistant secretary of state for African affairs before being appointed the ambassador to the U.N.<ref name="biobio"/>
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President Obama selected Rice to become the successor to National Security Advisor Tom Donilon on June 5, 2013.  She is expected to transition to the position in July 2013, when Donilon will officially step down.  Obama nominated Samantha Powers to succeed Rice as U.N. ambassador.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/story/2013/06/susan-rice-tom-donilon-national-security-council-92259.html ''Politico,'' "Obama names Susan Rice new NSA, Samantha Power as U.N. ambassador," June 5, 2013 (accessed June 13, 2013)]</ref>
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Carney was raised in Northern [[Virginia]] attended the Lawrenceville School before graduating with a degree in Russian and Eastern European Studies from Yale University.<ref name="USnews">[http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2011/02/07/10-things-you-didnt-know-about-jay-carney ''U.S. News and World Report,'' "10 Things You Didn't Know About Jay Carney," February 7, 2011 (accessed June 13, 2013)]</ref>  
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Rice was born and raised in Washington, D.C. where she was exposed to political ideas throughout her childhood.  Her father, Emmett Rice, was an economics professor at Cornell University as well as a governor of the Federal Reserve System, and her mother, Lois Dickson Fitt, researched education policy and was a guest scholar at the Brookings Institution.<ref name="biobio"/>  Her mother also served on the school board of Rice's school, the National Cathedral School, with Madeleine Albright whom Rice credits as an influence on her personal and professional life.<ref name="biobio"/>  Rice attended Stanford University and continued her education at New College, Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, earning her Master's degree and Ph.D. in international relations.<ref name="confirmation"/>
 
==Career==
 
==Career==
Below is an abbreviated outline of Holder's academic, professional and political career:<ref name="USnews"/><ref name="BBCbio">[http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-12304141 ''BBC,'' "James Carney: Profile of White House press secretary," January 27, 2011 (accessed June 13, 2013)]</ref>
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Below is an abbreviated outline of Rice's academic, professional and political career:<ref name="biobio"/><ref name="confirmation"/>
*1987: Graduated from Yale University
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*1986: Graduated from Stanford University
*1987-1988: Reporter with the ''Miami Herald''
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*1990: Earned Ph.D. from New College, Oxford University
*1988-1990: Journalist for ''Time'' magazine
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*1990-1993: International management consultant for McKinsey & Company
*1990-1993: ''Time'' magazine foreign correspondent to Russia
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*1993-1995: Director of international organizations and peacekeeping for the National Security Council
*1993-2003: ''Time'' magazine White House correspondent
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*1995-1997: Special assistant to the president and senior director for African affairs for the National Security Council
*2003-2005: ''Time'' magazine deputy Washington bureau chief
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*1997-2001: United States assistant secretary of state for African affairs
*2005-2009: ''Time'' magazine Washington bureau chief
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*2002-2009: Senior fellow at the Brookings Institution
*2009-2011: Director of communications for Vice President [[Joe Biden]]
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*2007-2008: Senior advisor for national security affairs on the Obama Change for America Campaign
*2011-Present: White House Press Secretary
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*2009-Present: United States ambassador to the United Nations
==Issues==
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==Confirmation vote==
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Rice was confirmed by voice vote on January 22, 2009 by members of the [[United States Senate]].<ref name="confirmation"/>
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==Analysis==
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===Net worth===
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:: ''See also: [[Net Worth of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
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====2011====
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Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics'', Rice's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $27,671,213.00 and $50,623,011.00. That averages to $39,147,112.00, which ranks 5th among executive branch members.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N99999935&year=2011 ''OpenSecrets.org'', "Susan Rice, 2011" (accessed June 13, 2013)]</ref>
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Carney is married to Claire Shipman of ''Good Morning America'' with whom he has two children.  He also plays in a rock band.<ref name="USnews"/>
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Rice is married to television producer Ian Cameron with whom she has two children.<ref name="biobio"/>
 
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Susan Rice
Susan Rice.jpg
United States Ambassador to the United Nations
Incumbent
In office
January 22, 2009-Present
Years in position 6
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
NominatedDecember 1, 2008
ConfirmedJanuary 22, 2009
AppointedJanuary 22, 2009
Appointed byBarack Obama
Prior offices
Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs
1997-2001
Education
High schoolNational Cathedral School
Bachelor'sStanford University
Ph.D.New College, Oxford University
Personal
Date of birthNovember 17, 1964
Place of birthWashington, D.C.
Websites
Office website
Susan Elizabeth Rice (b. November 17, 1964 in Washington, D.C.) is the current United States Ambassador to the United Nations. Rice was confirmed by the United States Senate on January 22, 2009 by unanimous vote.[1]

Rice's political career began with the National Security Council under President Clinton in 1993.[2] She also spent time as the assistant secretary of state for African affairs before being appointed the ambassador to the U.N.[2]

President Obama selected Rice to become the successor to National Security Advisor Tom Donilon on June 5, 2013. She is expected to transition to the position in July 2013, when Donilon will officially step down. Obama nominated Samantha Powers to succeed Rice as U.N. ambassador.[3]

Biography

Rice was born and raised in Washington, D.C. where she was exposed to political ideas throughout her childhood. Her father, Emmett Rice, was an economics professor at Cornell University as well as a governor of the Federal Reserve System, and her mother, Lois Dickson Fitt, researched education policy and was a guest scholar at the Brookings Institution.[2] Her mother also served on the school board of Rice's school, the National Cathedral School, with Madeleine Albright whom Rice credits as an influence on her personal and professional life.[2] Rice attended Stanford University and continued her education at New College, Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, earning her Master's degree and Ph.D. in international relations.[1]

Career

Below is an abbreviated outline of Rice's academic, professional and political career:[2][1]

  • 1986: Graduated from Stanford University
  • 1990: Earned Ph.D. from New College, Oxford University
  • 1990-1993: International management consultant for McKinsey & Company
  • 1993-1995: Director of international organizations and peacekeeping for the National Security Council
  • 1995-1997: Special assistant to the president and senior director for African affairs for the National Security Council
  • 1997-2001: United States assistant secretary of state for African affairs
  • 2002-2009: Senior fellow at the Brookings Institution
  • 2007-2008: Senior advisor for national security affairs on the Obama Change for America Campaign
  • 2009-Present: United States ambassador to the United Nations

Confirmation vote

Rice was confirmed by voice vote on January 22, 2009 by members of the United States Senate.[1]

Analysis

Net worth

See also: Net Worth of United States Senators and Representatives

2011

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics, Rice's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $27,671,213.00 and $50,623,011.00. That averages to $39,147,112.00, which ranks 5th among executive branch members.[4]

Recent news

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Personal

Rice is married to television producer Ian Cameron with whom she has two children.[2]

External links


References

Political offices
Preceded by
Zalmay Khalilzad
U.S. Ambassador to the U.N.
2009-Present
Succeeded by
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