The Reliable Source: White House Correspondents Dinner


Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 04/08/2014

BuzzFeed and Facebook kick off the White House Correspondents’ Dinner party invites

BuzzFeed is initiating the annual invitation arms race, sending out invites today for its “Bowties & Burgers” party.

By Cara Kelly  |  01:30 PM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 04/29/2013

Robert Griffin III: Why did he skip Correspondents' dinner, Obama reception?

The star quarterback apparently blew off not just the White House Correspondents' Association dinner — where he was to be the guest of NBC — but a private pre-dinner reception with President Obama as well.

By The Reliable Source  |  07:00 PM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 04/29/2013

White House Correspondents' parties: Bigger than the dinner?

By The Reliable Source  |  06:02 AM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 04/28/2013

RGIII is surprise star of Vanity Fair/Bloomberg Correspondents' after-party

Of all the A-listers at the starry White House Correspondents' after party hosted by Vanity Fair and Bloomberg, the surprise hit of the evening was Robert Griffin III.

By Roxanne Roberts  |  02:23 PM ET, 04/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 04/28/2013

MSNBC after-party: Starts late, runs late thanks to party-hoppers

By Amy Argetsinger  |  12:34 PM ET, 04/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 04/28/2013

Conan O'Brien: How the WHCA dinner is like a high school cafeteria (video)

"Fox is the jocks. MSNBC is the nerds. The bloggers are the goths. . . " and it gets better from there.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  10:28 AM ET, 04/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:51 PM ET, 04/27/2013

Notable moments from the 2013 White House Correspondents' Dinner

The White House Correspondents' Dinner is over. Here are some of the night's most memorable moments.

By Mark Berman and Monica Hesse  |  11:51 PM ET, 04/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:59 PM ET, 04/27/2013

WATCH: President Barack Obama's White House Correspondents' Dinner one-liners

Here are the best one-liners from President Barack Obama's White House Correspondents' Dinner speech

By The Reliable Source  |  10:59 PM ET, 04/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:13 PM ET, 04/27/2013

Kevin Spacey opens White House Correspondents' Dinner with 'House of Cards' spoof

Showbiz influence so dominant now that Hollywood joined the big inside joke of the media-political crowd

By The Reliable Source  |  10:13 PM ET, 04/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:56 PM ET, 04/27/2013

Dimmer starpower?

The celebrity contingent seemed just a slightly muted wattage, the Kardashian-level spectacles replaced by well-bred TV drama stars who almost blended in with the more photogenic of our media heavyweights.

By The Reliable Source  |  07:56 PM ET, 04/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 04/27/2013

Things Beltway People Like: Kevin Spacey and other WHCD guests

If Netflix allowed you to drill down on not just the viewing habits of Washington-area subscribers but those specific to upper-middle class Red Line dwellers of a certain ilk, you would find the celebrity roster for this year's White House Correspondents' Association dinner.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  05:26 PM ET, 04/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 04/27/2013

Notes from the White House Correspondents' Dinner celebrity gifting suite

In which we ponder the meaning of charity and freebies

By The Reliable Source  |  04:50 PM ET, 04/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 04/27/2013

David Bradley's serious WHCD party and, seriously, that chandelier

Atlantic owner David Bradley is, by nature, elegant and self-effacing. So the presence of an enormous chandelier was disconcerting.

By The Reliable Source  |  02:32 PM ET, 04/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 04/27/2013

Jessica Pare, Michelle Dockery and more pack the New Yorker's WHCD party

Celebrities clung together in the Carnaval-like setting of the W Hotel rooftop.

By The Reliable Source  |  01:38 PM ET, 04/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 04/27/2013

VIP vs. 'regular people' at Atlantic's 'Making News' WHCD party

There were two parties at the Atlantic/National Journal/OurTime "Making News" event at the Powerhouse in Georgetown.

By Roxanne Roberts and Cara Kelly  |  01:28 PM ET, 04/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 04/27/2013

Funny or Die/Impact Film Fund's secret VIP-heavy late-night WHCD party

It's great if you can decorate your White House Correspondents' dinner table or party with celebrities, but have you stopped to ask if the stars are happy?

By The Reliable Source  |  12:18 PM ET, 04/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 04/27/2013

White House Correspondents' Dinner 2013

Follow along as we track all of the jokes, Tweets and celebrity arrivals.

By Monica Hesse and Mark Berman  |  12:13 PM ET, 04/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:49 PM ET, 04/26/2013

Quoted: Tracy Morgan backs gun control

Tracy Morgan weighs in on the president's gun control initiatives.

By Katherine Boyle  |  09:49 PM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:17 PM ET, 04/26/2013

Jill Kelly makes an appearance at the Time/People party

Jill Kelley of the whole David Petraeus/Gen. John Allen saga? In Washington again?

By The Reliable Source  |  09:17 PM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:48 PM ET, 04/26/2013

Time/People party shoe scoping: let the WHCD weekend begin

In which we become obsessed with the footwear at the first of many, many Friday parties.

By The Reliable Source  |  08:48 PM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 04/26/2013

Bill Clinton steals the show at the Creativity Conference

TIME magazine, the Motion Picture Association of America and Microsoft sponsor an artistic forum on White House Correspondents' Dinner weekend.

By Jessica Goldstein  |  04:45 PM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 04/26/2013

Tom Brokaw on the Lohan-ization of the White House Correspondents' dinner

So, Lohan was his breaking point . . . and not Ozzy Osbourne, Paula Jones, Larry Flynt or Donald Trump?

By The Reliable Source  |  02:09 PM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 04/26/2013

Hey, isn't that . . . : Kate Walsh, Martha Stewart

Seen around town: The "Private Practice" actress engaging in some PDA at Poste.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:02 AM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:40 AM ET, 04/26/2013

White House Correspondents' dinner: Memorable moments, corporate cash, party onslaught

Many ways to follow the pomp and madness of the White House Correspondents' dinner this weekend. You'll find complete WHCD coverage here on the Reliable Source, and a thrilling panopy of tweets, photos, breaking stories and what-have-you on "The Grid."

By The Reliable Source  |  04:40 AM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:31 AM ET, 04/26/2013

White House Correspondents' parties, Night One: Foreign Affairs, National Journal, Rock the Vote

Night One of White House Correspondents' weekend is old-school Nerd Prom in its purest state. Mostly just us locals here so far Thursday night, partying in our inimitable Washington way, at parties hosted by Foreign Affairs, National Journal and Rock the Vote.

By Amy Argetsinger, Cara Kelly and Veronica Toney  |  12:31 AM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 04/24/2013

Kevin Ware among the guests for White House Correspondents' dinner

Well, here's a actual newsmaker headed to the White House Correspondents' Association dinner.

By The Reliable Source  |  03:11 PM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 04/24/2013

WHCD madness: The Nation, National Review co-host party together

By Amy Argetsinger  |  08:01 AM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:18 PM ET, 04/23/2013

White House Correspondents' Association raises objections to 'gifting suite'

A WHCA lawyer sent a cease-and-desist letter warning the L.A. outfit that what it had billed as a "White House Correspondents' Dinner Thank You Lounge" infringed on the press group's trademark.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:18 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 04/22/2013

Barbra Streisand set to return to White House Correspondents' dinner

Streisand, as it happens, was one of the first A-list showbiz types to grace the media-political banquet as a guest. The avid Bill Clinton fundraiser caused a sensation when she attended in 1993, back when Hollywood folks were still a novelty.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  01:46 PM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 04/22/2013

White House Correspondents' dinner: How a little press banquet conquered Washington

Brace yourself. That annual red-carpet cavalcade of media preening and zeitgeist chasing known as the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner hits Washington this week. And right now you're wondering . . .

By The Reliable Source  |  06:02 AM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 04/19/2013

Buzzfeed's rival WHCA party sparks talk of feud -- or did someone just mail the check late?

Has it come to this? The White House Correspondents' Association dinner is so bloated yet so exclusive that it's now prompted a secession? Well, something like that. But the century-old association denies that it snubbed a new-media organization seeking to buy a table at the annual banquet.

By The Reliable Source  |  02:57 PM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:10 PM ET, 04/16/2013

Celebrities at White House Correspondents' dinner to get their own 'gifting suite'

Celebrity worship at the White House Correspondents Association dinner weekend just went to a new level: Now the stars are getting their own swag suite.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:10 PM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 04/11/2013

Even more White House Correspondents' dinner celebrity guests!

Time and Fortune announce their table luminaries. Oh, it's you AGAIN, Steven Spielberg and John Legend.

By The Reliable Source  |  04:59 PM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 04/11/2013

Quoted: Greta Van Susteren is skipping the White House Correspondents' dinner

After arguably triumphing in the celebrity-guest derby for several years running, the Fox News host is taking a break.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:08 AM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 04/10/2013

White House Correspondents' dinner: An early look at celebrity guests

Getting ready to do some star-sighting during the White House Correspondents' dinner weekend? Good luck.

By The Reliable Source  |  01:08 PM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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