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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 01/31/2014

Pete Seeger’s favorite folk songs covered by other famous artists

Folklorist Steve Winick compiles a list of his favorite songs sung by Pete Seeger and covered by other artists.

By Helena Andrews  |  08:00 AM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 01/30/2014

Your new Washington power lunch spot is almost open

Joe’s Stone Crab opens an outpost in the District with a star-studded affair on Wednesday.

By Helena Andrews  |  05:41 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 01/30/2014

Sen. Mark Udall’s son charged with trespassing, heroin possession

Jed Udall, the son of Colorado Democrat Mark Udall, was arrested on Wednesday after authorities said he broke into three cars.

By Emily Heil  |  05:20 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 01/30/2014

Ford’s Theater debut of “Violet” draws big names

The new musical draws officials from all three branches of government.

By Emily Heil  |  04:24 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 01/30/2014

The real-life Philomena pushes for change to adoption legislation

Philomena Lee heads to the Hill to discuss adoption laws with Sen. Claire McCaskill.

By Helena Andrews  |  04:15 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cause Celeb

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 01/30/2014

Esperanza Spalding performs Gitmo protest song at Lincoln Theatre

The Grammy-winning jazz vocalist calls for the release of all Guantanamo Bay prisoners during local concert.

By Helena Andrews  |  03:11 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cause Celeb

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 01/30/2014

Michelle Obama talks Valentine’s dates, workouts in interview with Ryan Seacrest

The first lady chats with Ryan Seacrest about her cardio habit and low-key V-Day plans with the president.

By Emily Heil  |  02:42 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 01/30/2014

More Bo and Sunny (and Michelle Obama) on Puppy Bowl

Looking for clips of the pup’s White House training session during the broadcast of the annual doggy extravaganza?

By Emily Heil  |  09:56 AM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 01/30/2014

Puppy Bowl training at the White House (cuteness alert!)

The shelter dogs readying to complete in the annual Animal Planet-sponsored game visit Bo and Sunny for a training session.

By Emily Heil  |  09:17 AM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 01/30/2014

Pete Seeger’s Washington ties #TBT

The late folk singer’s father and stepmother lived in Maryland for years.

By Emily Heil  |  06:30 AM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 01/30/2014

Another Hillary Clinton-based TV character?

How close to home will the show hit for Hillary Clinton?

By Emily Heil  |  06:01 AM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 01/29/2014

Big guns: As guest, ‘Duck Dynasty’ star draws gawkers at State of the Union

Willie Robertson is the most popular guy on Capitol Hill.

By Emily Heil  |  06:00 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  duck dynasty, state of the union

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 01/29/2014

The White House must respond to Justin Bieber petition

With more than 100,000 signatures the petition to deport the Canadian-born pop star requires an official response.

By Helena Andrews  |  01:44 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 01/29/2014

Jill Biden: no clapping for six weeks after wrist break

The second lady appeared at last night’s speech wearing a cast and sling.

By Emily Heil  |  11:33 AM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:11 AM ET, 01/29/2014

The State of the Union in 6 GIFs

Missed the big speech? Catch up with these key moments.

By Emily Heil  |  12:11 AM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:32 PM ET, 01/28/2014

State of the Union: When fashion is as loud -- or muted -- as the House chambers

Sartorial choices speak volumes at the annual address to Congress.

By Emily Heil  |  10:32 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:36 PM ET, 01/28/2014

State of the Union isn’t all about the speech

Receptions, dinners, and press conferences have cropped up around the annual event.

By Emily Heil  |  06:36 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 01/28/2014

Billionaire David Rubenstein gives $1 million to WETA

The billionaire CEO reaches into his deep pockets once again for a Washington institution.

By Helena Andrews  |  02:28 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 01/28/2014

‘Duck Dynasty’ comes to State of the Union

Willie Robertson, one of the hit show’s stars, will join his congressman in the Capitol Tuesday night.

By Emily Heil  |  01:46 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 01/28/2014

“Homeland” star Claire Danes dines out in D.C.

Case officer Carrie Mathison headed to Bibiana on Monday night.

By Helena Andrews  |  01:28 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 01/28/2014

How to snag the coveted State of the Union seats

How does one get front row seats to the president’s SOTU address?

By JulieAnn McKellogg  |  12:14 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 01/28/2014

Four reasons why this SOTU could be a snore

Substance aside, why the evening’s pageantry might be duller than usual.

By Emily Heil  |  11:12 AM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 01/28/2014

U.S. Forest Service to rapper Pharrell: We like big hats too.

Not even the government can let a good Pharrell Williams’ hat joke go to waste.

By Helena Andrews  |  10:48 AM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 01/28/2014

Ronan Farrow gets MSNBC show

The celebrity spawn and former State Department aide to Hillary Clinton will debut next month.

By Emily Heil  |  08:54 AM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 01/27/2014

Stephen Glass denied admission to California bar

Court says the ex-journo can’t practice law, cites “significant deceit” and “vicious, mean spirit.”

By Paul Farhi  |  05:29 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 01/27/2014

Justice Sandra Day O’Connor hosts a private dinner at Supreme Court

The retired justice and about 80 of her friends dined and listened to jazz at the Supreme Court on Friday.

By Helena Andrews  |  04:38 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 01/27/2014

Reality star Demetria Lucas makes time for her D.C. fans

Author Demetria Lucas hosts fans at Lima lounge in D.C. on Sunday night.

By Helena Andrews  |  04:36 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 01/27/2014

The strange case of the missing (or not!) congressman

The Texas Republican says he hasn’t gone MIA, but no confirmation that he’ll be at the State of the Union address.

By Emily Heil  |  03:28 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 01/27/2014

WATCH: At State of the Union, handshakes and fist bumps

The shock value is gone -- and they’re now part of a politician’s repertoire of greetings.

By Emily Heil  |  10:53 AM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 01/27/2014

Sen. Lamar Alexander jokes at Alfafa dinner

Jokes at the annual Alfalfa club dinner were more serious than not this year.

By Helena Andrews  |  10:32 AM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:03 AM ET, 01/27/2014

Mitt Romney slow jams with Jimmy Fallon

The former presidential candidate hung out in New York with Jimmy Fallon and Zach Braff. Just your typical Friday.

By Helena Andrews  |  08:03 AM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/27/2014

Celeb chefs Carla Hall, Alice Waters, and Joan Nathan dish for the hungry

By Emily Heil  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 01/27/2014

Another Michelle Obama birthday bash at Poste

Birthday overkill? FLOTUS fetes her 50th (again) at the Penn Quarter brasserie.

By Emily Heil  |  06:00 AM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 01/24/2014

Local singer Maysa makes it all the way to the Grammys

Maysa Leaks, a Baltimore native, is nominated in the “Best Traditional R&B Performance” category.

By Helena Andrews  |  08:00 AM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 01/24/2014

The Black Cat team creates a playlist for the NSA

Dante Ferrando, owner of the Black Cat, and his team score your right to privacy.

By Helena Andrews  |  06:00 AM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 01/23/2014

Where does Alice Waters dine? At Cleveland Park’s Ripple.

The Chez Panisse legend and cookbook author Joan Nathan snacked on sweetbreads.

By Emily Heil  |  04:10 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 01/23/2014

At Subway, Michael Phelps lends Michelle Obama a hand, gets security pat-down

The extra security surrounding the Olympian swimmer appeared to be for first lady Michelle Obama, who’s set to announce a new healthy-menu push by the sandwich chain.

By Emily Heil  |  12:10 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 01/23/2014

Obama on Justin Bieber, circa 2011: ‘a very nice young man’ (#TbT)

Even the president was once a Belieber.

By Emily Heil  |  11:46 AM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 01/23/2014

Obama’s speechwriter takes over the official White House Instagram

Chief speechwriter Cody Keenan takes folks behind the scenes of the State of the Union preparations.

By Helena Andrews  |  10:45 AM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/23/2014

Is Michelle Obama going to make jumpsuits happen? Experts say yes.

Jumpsuits are now apropos for the White House after dark.

By Helena Andrews  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 01/23/2014

The last all-male Alfalfa Dinner (#TBT)

The 20th century was almost over, but men still ruled one exclusive club.

By Emily Heil  |  06:00 AM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Throwback Thursday

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 01/22/2014

More celebs for Andy Shallal: George Pelecanos, Peter Yarrow

The DC mayoral candidate adds author George Pelecanos and musician Peter Yarrow to his list of supporters.

By Emily Heil  |  04:31 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 01/22/2014

John McCain isn’t a fan of loudmouths

The Republican senator talked his pick for the Super Bowl during an interview with an Arizona talk radio station.

By Helena Andrews  |  02:48 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Quoted

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 01/21/2014

Meet NBC4 s snow pro, Amelia Segal

The newest member of the local “Storm Team 4” on why Washingtonians freak out about the white stuff.

By Emily Heil  |  03:31 PM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 01/21/2014

Kevin Jonas settles in for a long dinner at Bibiana

The oldest Jonas was spotted having a prolonged dinner at a local Italian eatery.

By Helena Andrews  |  03:03 PM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 01/21/2014

What’s in Barack Obama’s bag? The New Yorker is on it.

In a recent profile of the president, the New Yorker finds out what Barack Obama needs in arm’s reach.

By Helena Andrews  |  02:02 PM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 01/21/2014

FLOTUS slam dunks on LeBron James

The Miami Heat joined the first lady for a video promoting healthy eating.

By JulieAnn McKellogg  |  12:30 PM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 01/21/2014

Robert De Niro says the president’s heart is “in the right place”

The “Raging Bull” star told a reporter that president Obama is not “devious.”

By Helena Andrews  |  10:47 AM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Quoted

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 01/21/2014

Alex Ovechkin likes a taste of Russia

The NHL star tells us his favorite spot in the District. Hint: They serve his favorite food.

By Helena Andrews  |  06:00 AM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 01/20/2014

Kim Kardashian’s bestie, Jonathan Cheban, parties in D.C.

Missing his famous best friend, Jonathan Cheban signed autographs and snapped pics at an area nightclub.

By Helena Andrews  |  02:21 PM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 01/20/2014

Michael Saylor’s yacht gets ‘Entourage’ movie cameo

A massive boat owned by the local tech millionaire is the setting for the cast (some topless!) of the movie version of the HBO series.

By Emily Heil  |  02:02 PM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 01/20/2014

Prince Charles’s press shop moves in with the Queen’s

The consolidation of the media teams repping the royals indicates that Price Charles is transitioning to a bigger role.

By Emily Heil  |  12:29 PM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 01/20/2014

More stars spotted brunching after Michelle Obama’s 50th birthday

Emmitt Smith, Angela Bassett and Chef Art Smith hit the town for Sunday morning snacks after the big White House bash.

By Helena Andrews  |  08:37 AM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 01/20/2014

Joe Biden eats pizza in Glover Park

Hey, isn’t that... the Vice President, chowing down with his son at neighborhood Italian joint Arcuri.

By Emily Heil  |  06:00 AM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 01/19/2014

Sir Paul McCartney takes Obama’s EBYC advice

The legendary Beatle was spotted having dinner before heading to the White House for the first lady’s birthday party.

By Helena Andrews  |  02:19 PM ET, 01/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 01/19/2014

Michelle Obama’s Star-Studded 50th Birthday Bash

Details about the first lady’s milestone celebration are slowly trickling in, from the VIP guest list to the big name performers.

By Helena Andrews  |  01:28 PM ET, 01/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michelle Obama

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 01/17/2014

Learn how to dance like Michelle Obama

We’ll teach you how to “Dougie.“

By JulieAnn McKellogg  |  06:00 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 01/17/2014

Rapper Jay Z parties at Echostage after sold-out concert

The mogul handed out free booze to lucky fans at a D.C. concert venue on Thursday night.

By Helena Andrews  |  12:23 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 01/17/2014

Laura Bush: Let’s talk about the ‘First Gentleman’s’ weight

The former first lady thinks the first male spouse of a president will take heat for his hair, too.

By Emily Heil  |  10:47 AM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 01/17/2014

Snapchat isn’t for everyone--especially politicians--say the experts

Social media experts says that Snapchat is safe from politicians.

By Helena Andrews  |  09:00 AM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 01/17/2014

DJ Adrian Loving Mixes Michelle Obama’s Dance Party

In this week’s Mix the News DJ Adrian Loving provides the soundtrack to the first lady’s 50th birthday party.

By Helena Andrews  |  08:00 AM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 01/17/2014

Radio host Michael Smerconish’s novel takes on talk radio

There’s some truth -- and a big warning to radio listeners -- in Michael Smerconish’s debut novel.

By Emily Heil  |  06:00 AM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:28 PM ET, 01/16/2014

Jeff Bezos in Washington to scope new Post digs

The Amazon founder and owner of the Post is said to be eyeing new headquarters for the paper.

By Emily Heil  |  07:28 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 01/16/2014

Fed Chair Janet Yellen likes a good bargain

The Fed Chair was spotted taking part in D.C.’s restaurant week.

By Helena Andrews  |  12:32 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 01/16/2014

Sen. Markey’s post-White House Cheez-It fix

The Massachusetts Democrat grabs some Cheez-Its after an intense meeting on Iran. Perhaps the president should offer some chips with his lobbying?

By Emily Heil  |  12:06 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 01/16/2014

Retired Redskin London Fletcher hangs with kids at the Newseum

Hey, Isn’t That... the ex-linebacker hung out with local high schoolers at the museum -- and confessed that he’s a regular consumer of news.

By Emily Heil  |  12:04 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/16/2014

Actress Marilu Henner wants Congress to eat more veggies

The actress dines on raw vegan tacos and frets about the lack of nutritional options in the Senate cafeteria.

By Emily Heil  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cause Celeb

Posted at 06:16 AM ET, 01/16/2014

How Michelle Obama’s bash stacks up against Hillary’s (Throwback Thursday!)

How does the First Lady’s birthday celebration stack up against other FLOTUS parties?

By Emily Heil  |  06:16 AM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Throwback Thursday

Posted at 06:45 PM ET, 01/15/2014

Bruce Springsteen’s top three political moments

The Boss’s parody of Gov. Chris Christie was hardly his first foray into the fray.

By JulieAnn McKellogg  |  06:45 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:19 PM ET, 01/15/2014

Sony Pictures options David Ignatius novel

Sony Pictures options “The Director” and lines up A-list director-producer team.

By Emily Heil  |  06:19 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 01/15/2014

Alicia Keys visits the White House for a film screening

The songwriter was on hand at the screening of “The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Peete,” which she produced.

By Helena Andrews  |  05:26 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 01/15/2014

Sen. Rand Paul will send his first snapchat tonight

The Republican senator announced on Facebook that he’s joined the popular photo sharing app.

By Helena Andrews  |  11:47 AM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 01/15/2014

Senators have a bone to pick with Leonardo DiCaprio, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

A group of lawmakers take issue with stars’ e-smoking during the awards ceremony -- though the show was riddled with other bad behavior.

By Emily Heil  |  11:11 AM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:13 AM ET, 01/15/2014

Michelle Obama says she won’t rule out Botox

The first lady sits down with People magazine and talks turning 50, plastic surgery and her next chapter.

By Helena Andrews  |  08:13 AM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 01/15/2014

Actor Isaiah Washington continues his support of gay marriage

The former “Grey’s Anatomy” star who was fired after using a gay slur says he’s always supported gay marriage.

By Helena Andrews  |  06:30 AM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 01/15/2014

Capitol Hill fox could be dangerous, Rep. Schrader warns

Former veterinarian Rep. Kurt Schrader says the cute critter could be rabid... which might explain a lot.

By Emily Heil  |  06:00 AM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:24 PM ET, 01/14/2014

LeBron James visits Holocaust museum

The Miami Heat star and his teammates dropped by the somber memorial during a busy swing through Washington

By Emily Heil  |  06:24 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 01/14/2014

Shirley Sherrod says she’ll never work for the government again

The former Agriculture Department official has moved on after being falsely accused of racism in 2010.

By Helena Andrews  |  03:39 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 01/14/2014

More Miami Heat action: Dwayne Wade and Gabrielle Union

The Miami Heat player and his actress fiancee shared soul food and jazz with Wade’s teammate Chris Bosh and his wife.

By Emily Heil  |  03:31 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 01/14/2014

LeBron James sips white wine at Four Seasons

Hey, isn’t that...the Miami Heat star at Bourbon Steak. Teammate Chris Bosh was on hand, too.

By Emily Heil  |  09:32 AM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 01/14/2014

Here is Mitt Romney dancing (with all the single Mormons)

The former presidential candidate demonstrates some moves at a Mormon singles convention.

By Emily Heil  |  09:00 AM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 01/14/2014

Jay Gruden’s Washington

Where the new Redskins coach might live, play and dine.

By Emily Heil  |  06:00 AM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:16 PM ET, 01/13/2014

Rep. Sean Maloney to wed longtime partner

After an adorable Christmas Day proposal, the New York Democrat will be the second member of Congress to legally wed a same-sex partner while in office.

By Emily Heil  |  09:16 PM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 01/13/2014

Self-help guru Iyanla Vanzant gets real with Washingtonians

The reality star and life coach made a stop at Union Station to film OWN’s new show “Help Desk.”

By Helena Andrews  |  02:06 PM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 01/13/2014

‘Alpha House’ inspiration might break up with Miller retirement

California Democrat George Miller is retiring, which could leave his longtime congressional roomies out in the cold.

By Emily Heil  |  12:52 PM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 01/13/2014

Nancy Pelosi congratulates her ‘dear friend’ Bono

The House Minority Leader tweeted her rock star buddy, who won a Golden Globe on Sunday.

By Helena Andrews  |  11:28 AM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 01/13/2014

Harry Belafonte’s calls his new frat brothers to action

Belafonte delivered the keynote address at the Phi Beta Sigma centennial gala in Washington on Saturday.

By Helena Andrews  |  10:16 AM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 01/13/2014

“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Phaedra Parks makes stop in D.C.

The reality star signed copies of her new book at a local D.C. bookstore.

By Helena Andrews  |  08:00 AM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/13/2014

John Kerry cheers for Yale

By Emily Heil  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 01/13/2014

Susan Rice does TGIF happy hour

Hey, isn’t that... the top White House security advisor, hanging at Woodward Table.

By Emily Heil  |  06:30 AM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 01/13/2014

Reliable Source turns 22 today

By Emily Heil  |  06:00 AM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 01/12/2014

Terry McAuliffe’s low-key inaugural: cash bar, few celebs

By Rachel Weiner  |  04:20 PM ET, 01/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 01/10/2014

Jay Gruden is your average dude

In a 2005 interview, the newly minted Redskins coach expressed an affinity for meat and potatoes, action movies, and “Cheers.”

By Emily Heil  |  12:44 PM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 01/10/2014

DJ Chuck “Dirty Hands” Koch Mixes the News

In a new feature called “Mix the News,” we ask a local spin doctor to compose a playlist based on Topic A of the week.

By Helena Andrews  |  06:00 AM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Now, most members of Congress are millionaires

For the first time, more than half of members of Congress are worth skywards of a cool million.

By Emily Heil  |  02:40 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Caption this pic of Adam LaRoche and a dead cat

The Nats’ first baseman poses with a hunting trophy. Tell us what you think is happening.

By Emily Heil  |  01:40 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Joe Biden is available for all your Instagramming needs

The Vice President poses for a birthday pic while dining out in Logan Circle.

By Helena Andrews  |  01:13 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/09/2014

OJ Simpson didn’t ‘beg Obama’ for a release says his lawyer

The imprisoned former football star is not suffering from brain cancer according to his lawyer.

By Helena Andrews  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  rumor control

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 01/09/2014

Sen. Blumenthal was a hunk (Throwback Thursday!)

It’s Throwback Thursday! A 1980 Washington Post profile of the Connecticut Democrat called him “a Jewish Robert Redford.”

By Emily Heil  |  06:30 AM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Throwback Thursday

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 01/09/2014

Arianna Huffington and Mika Brzezinski take their zen on the road

Huffington and Brzezinski start a “Third Metric Live” three-city tour.

By Helena Andrews  |  06:00 AM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 01/08/2014

Vanessa Hudgens on playing a homeless teen mom

At a local film screening, the former Disney star defends her departure from her previous squeaky-clean image.

By Cara Kelly  |  03:54 PM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Quoted

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 01/08/2014

Chris Brown’s courthouse drama

A handful of fans, a few gawkers, and a ton of security at the R&B singer’s court appearance.

By Emily Heil  |  03:29 PM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 01/08/2014

Even Elena Kagan can’t get out of jury duty

The supreme court justice is spotted doing her civic duty.

By Helena Andrews  |  02:27 PM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 01/08/2014

Anthony Weiner to appear on ‘Alpha House’

The former congressman from New York closes out the season of the Amazon comedy series.

By Helena Andrews  |  01:58 PM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  anthony weiner

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 01/08/2014

Court braces for Chris Brown fans

Officials at the courthouse in Washington have prepped for the arrival of Team Breezy.

By Emily Heil  |  10:56 AM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 01/08/2014

Tell us how you really feel, Sen. McCain

The Republican from Arizona pulls no punches when it comes to former baller Dennis Rodman.

By Helena Andrews  |  09:04 AM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Quoted

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 01/07/2014

Whip up burnt lemon chimichurri like a top chef

Del Campo’s Victor Albisu shows us how to put a modern twist on a traditional sauce.

By Helena Andrews  |  05:13 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 01/07/2014

Will Ferrrell fan Sen. Jack Reed hits up ‘Elf’ at the KenCen

Hey isn’t that...The Rhode Island Democrat caught ‘Elf,’ the musical based on the funnyman’s near-classic.

By Emily Heil  |  04:51 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 01/07/2014

Go for the food, stay for the rock stars

More than 300 gastronomy groupies showed up for the one-year anniversary of Mike Isabella’s Industry Takeover Night.

By Helena Andrews  |  04:07 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  about last night

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 01/07/2014

Chris Matthews got ‘House of Cards’ assist from actress Robin Wright

For his cameo on the political drama, the MSNBC host took pointers from a pro, actress Robin Wright.

By Emily Heil  |  03:56 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 01/07/2014

ABC’s ‘The Assets’ gets spy intel right, says ex-CIA agent

The real life CIA agent who hunted traitor Aldrich Ames says the new ABC miniseries based on her story is almost true-to-life.

By Emily Heil  |  10:58 AM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 01/07/2014

‘Drinks are on me!’ Anchor Bret Baier buys a round for his staff

The anchor celebrates 5 years at the helm of “Special Report.”

By Helena Andrews  |  10:36 AM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 01/06/2014

SNL finally has someone to play Michelle Obama

Today NBC confirmed that “Saturday Night Live” will hire its first black female cast member in more than five seasons.

By Helena Andrews  |  05:35 PM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 01/06/2014

Michelle Obama visits Oprah’s Maui pad

The First Lady ditches the family and visits Oprah Winfrey’s island digs.

By Emily Heil  |  04:56 PM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 01/06/2014

Tareq Salahi rolls out GOP bid

The reality TV star turned congressional candidate debuts a website that features Democratic pols and a dog.

By Emily Heil  |  03:45 PM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 01/06/2014

Bob McDonnell scandal: The Movie?

The chef who played a key role on the scandal surrounding outgoing Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has ideas about which actors Hollywood should tap.

By Emily Heil  |  12:14 PM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 01/06/2014

NBA Player Stephen Curry’s Dinner of Champions in the District

Baller Stephen Curry hits the town after Sunday night’s game.

By Helena Andrews  |  11:12 AM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that, Stephen Curry

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 01/06/2014

‘House of Cards’ trailer debuts: so dark

A preview of the new season includes coverups, guys in hazmat suits, and a Chris Matthews cameo.

By Emily Heil  |  11:07 AM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 01/06/2014

Steven Seagal on His Bid for Governor

The action star considers his political future.

By Helena Andrews  |  09:57 AM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Quoted, Steven Seagal

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 01/06/2014

Spike Mendelsohn Recommends the ‘Maternity Special’

Celebrity chef Spike Mendelsohn’s plays tour guide and tells us his favorite spot in the city.

By Helena Andrews  |  07:30 AM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  My Favorite Spot, Spike Mendelsohn

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/06/2014

Danny Glover a “Lethal Weapon” in DC mayor race

The “Lethal Weapon” actor headlines a fundraiser and town hall for Andy Shallal.

By Emily Heil  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:45 AM ET, 01/06/2014

Mitt Romney on MSNBC’s Apology

The former presidential candidate wants to “move on.“

By Helena Andrews  |  06:45 AM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Quoted

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 01/06/2014

“I Don’t Think It’s Rude, But ” Etiquette Experts Perplexed Over First Lady’s Party Plans

The first lady told guests to eat before they come to her 50th birthday at the White House later this month.

By Helena Andrews  |  06:30 AM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michelle Obama

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 01/06/2014

Meet your new Reliable Source

Helena Andrews and Emily Heil are ready to dish.

By Emily Heil  |  06:00 AM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 01/05/2014

Bill Young’s first wife, son speak out

The late congressman had an affair and child with his secretary before divorcing his first wife, a report says.

By Emily Heil  |  05:10 PM ET, 01/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:29 PM ET, 01/02/2014

Names & Faces: Willie Robertson, Shia LaBeouf, Brian Boitano

2014 may be the year of the Duck, and an actor goes out of his way to apologize for plagiarizing.

By Michael Livingston II  |  06:29 PM ET, 01/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briefly

Posted at 05:46 PM ET, 01/02/2014

Bush family welcomes a new addition

The political dynasty grows, as former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush welcomes a granddaughter.

By Emily Heil  |  05:46 PM ET, 01/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:09 PM ET, 01/01/2014

Names & Faces: Barbara Bush, Kaley Cuoco, Rory McIlroy

Barbara Bush remains hospitalized and the New Year brings a slew of weddings and engagements

By Rachel Lubitz  |  06:09 PM ET, 01/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briefly

 

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