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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/07/2012

Making the stars align: Impact Arts + Film throws parties to bridge the D.C.-L.A. divide

The Beltway non-profit made a big splash at the convention. Its goal is promoting indie filmmakers — but it’s known for throwing some of the slicker Washington-Hollywood parties.

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Posted at 07:40 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Rahm Emanuel rocks the late-night VIPs

Bidens, Branford Marsalis and Jessica Alba

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Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Quoted: John Kerry on the Charlotte convention experience

Sometimes, you kinda miss those motorcades.

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Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Edwards staffer Bridget Siegel brings her campaign-sex novel to Charlotte convention

Funny, Edwards didn’t make it to town.

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Posted at 06:34 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Celebrities don’t shine as bright at DNC convention

A-listers in short supply in Charlotte

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Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Fox News offers free shuttles, gets few takers from Democratic conventioneers

Rain soaked and on foot, thank you very much

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Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Malia and Sasha Obama: School first, then a cameo at the DNC convention

The first daughters are expected to make only a brief appearance at the convention.

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Posted at 10:22 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Julian Castro’s twin brother Joaquin: Rising stars have Democrats seeing double

The San Antonio mayor had the plum keynote speaking gig, but it’s his identical twin brother, Joaquin, who may be headed for Congress this year.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:22 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Sebastian Bach challenges Paul Ryan’s playlist at ‘smoke-filled’ Distilled Spirits party

Cigar enthusiasts hear hair-metal veteran scold the GOP ticket’s iPod master.

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Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Kal Penn takes a call from President Obama (video)

A new campaign video for President Obama, in “Harold & Kumar” style.

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Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Jeff Bridges’s rain dance (with brother Beau) in Charlotte

The brothers give a soggy convention concert performance.

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Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 09/03/2012

The party scene in Charlotte: All about making it into the next party

The Democratic Governors Association kickoff party on Sunday was an unofficial base for plotting a party strategy for the week.

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Posted at 12:00 AM ET, 08/31/2012

Yes, of course Michaele Salahi came to the convention with Neal Schon and Journey

It’s a strictly non-partisan gig for the classic-rock guitarist and the former White House crasher.

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Posted at 11:08 PM ET, 08/30/2012

Clint Eastwood goes unscripted with punchy speech at Republican convention (video)

RELIABLE SOURCE | The Hollywood legend addressed an empty chair as if it were President Obama and occasionally veered from GOP message.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  11:08 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 08/30/2012

John McCain’s quiet birthday on the sidelines in Tampa

The 2008 nominee celebrated his 76th birthday with an early speech at the convention and a drop-by at a party headined by his daugher, Meghan. Has Romney asked him for advice? “Oh, as a courtesy.”

By The Reliable Source  |  04:14 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Read this, Tampa edition: RNC ‘72 page recalls close encounter with senator; partying with the mega-donors

It was a different era: Our colleague Ann Gerhart remembers a friendly pat on the butt from Strom Thurmond at Nixon’s re-election convention. Also, partying with the mega-donors and watching TV with the idealogues.

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Posted at 12:21 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Who’s the fourth kid with the Paul Ryan family? Chloe Romney (video)

That was Mitt’s granddaughter scooting out of the frame when the cameras cut to the Ryan family during his speech Wednesday night.

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Posted at 07:18 PM ET, 08/29/2012

GOP women in red on convention stage: Was there a memo going around? (photos)

It wasn’t just Ann Romney in Nancy Reagan red. Was this look coordinated?

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Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Quoted: Josh Romney on continuing the Romney dynasty

Not his torch to carry, it seems.

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Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 08/29/2012

GOProud puts economics before gay marriage at ‘Homocon’ dance party in Tampa

Meet the gay tea-party activists

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Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Janna Ryan makes debut with Ann Romney at warm, fuzzy Republican women's breakfast

Janna Ryan speaks out for the first time.

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Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Republicans make up for lost time at convention parties: Long lines for Rubio bash, hungry predators at booze-industry fete

Sorry, but if you're not a very VIP, you probably can’t get in.

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Posted at 08:22 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Tampa musical acts: Some Republican stalwarts, but others cross party lines

BeBe Winans, a Democrat, joins Republicans like Kid Rock and Trace Adkins at the GOP convention.

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Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Jon Voight in Tampa: Hollywood’s new senior Republican

The Oscar winner makes the scene in support of Romney at the Republican convention.

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