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Jay Carney’s day — in 7 faces

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It's been a very tough day for Jay Carney, who spent his afternoon answering -- or at least fielding -- more than 60 questions from the White House press corps on a series of bad stories ranging from the IRS scandal to the AP phone records dispute to Benghazi.

Carney took a beating -- and you could read it all over his face.  Check it out.

1. Troubled.

2. Grim.

3.  More in sadness than in anger.

4. Thoughtful.

5. Bemused.

6. Stern.

7. Um....