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Posted: June 19, 2014 at 4:45 a.m.

Outgoing White House press secretary Jay Carney waves following the conclusion of his final news briefing at the White House in Wednesday, June 18, 2014. This was Carney's last briefing to members of the media, he is stepping down as White House press secretary and Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest will step into the role.

Jay Carney gave his final briefing to reporters as the presidential press secretary, concluding a 3½-year run at the White House, and entered the briefing room to the music of Guided by Voices, his favorite indie rock band.

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