Tweets fired: Press secretaries throw barbs

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White House Press Secretary Jay Carney pauses as he speaks during his daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013.
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney pauses as he speaks during his daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013.
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster

While Vice President Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton dueled with pistols, modern day politicos prefer 140-character barbs. Speaker John Boehner’s Press Secretary Brendan Buck and the president’s Jay Carney got into an online spat yesterday and we have to admit we prefer Tweets to gun shots.

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Tweets fired: Press secretaries throw barbs

Updated