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He's with this band

May 24, 2013 - The Washington Post

O n the walls of Jay Carney's office: a photo of the Berlin Wall being dismantled. Snaps of his kids. His employer, President Obama, gracing the cover of his former employer, Time magazine. A tier of clocks labeled London, Baghdad, Beijing. And below that, a framed copy of "Bee Thousand," Carney's favorite album by his favorite band, Guided by Voices. Those black scribbles? Lead singer Robert Pollard's autograph. "It's pretty awesome," Carney says, sounding half-proud, half-exhausted. It's W...