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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/28/2014

Tina Brown says women should ‘lean on’

Media mogul Tina Brown showcases her latest venture, “Tina Brown Live Media” in Washington on Monday.

By Emily Heil  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 02/28/2014

Local rock band U.S. Royalty scores the revolution

The band’s bassist Jacob Michael puts together a playlist for protesters.

By Helena Andrews  |  06:00 AM ET, 02/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mix the News

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 02/27/2014

D.C. judge: Peter Orszag’s Citigroup salary can be made public

The details of his income will be introduced as evidence in a child-support case his ex-wife is bringing against him.

By Emily Heil  |  04:46 PM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 02/27/2014

Congressman Mark Sanford and fiancee spotted on Barracks Row

The congressman and his fiancee strolled arm-in-arm on Capitol Hill.

By Helena Andrews  |  02:51 PM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 02/27/2014

Biden visits pal’s party at Central

The Veep stopped by a party in honor of the PR shop co-owned by his longtime pal Larry Rasky.

By Emily Heil  |  01:24 PM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 02/27/2014

Corcoran Ball, circa 1871 #TBT

A 1950’s fete hearkened to the Victorian era.

By Emily Heil  |  11:59 AM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Throwback Thursday

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014

Priscilla Presley heads to the Hill with the Humane Society of the U.S.

Priscilla Presley met with Congress on Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss a bill to protect horses from abuse.

By Helena Andrews  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 06:20 AM ET, 02/27/2014

Ben Affleck v. Seth Rogen: Dueling Hill testimonies

Which celeb did it best?

By Helena Andrews and Emily Heil  |  06:20 AM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cause Celeb

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 02/26/2014

Ben Affleck meets with John Kerry at State Department, reflects on ‘Argo’

“Finally, it’s just a pleasure to be back here in the State Department. The real State Department...“

By Nicki DeMarco  |  02:18 PM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Quoted

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 02/26/2014

Bono and wife grab lunch in Georgetown

The rocker-activist was in town to meet with volunteers for his anti-poverty ONE campaign.

By Emily Heil  |  01:32 PM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 02/26/2014

Corcoran Ball’s still a go, even as the gallery faces takeover

The glitzy annual event will continue even as its beneficiary is in flux.

By Emily Heil  |  11:30 AM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 02/26/2014

Savion Glover finds talent at DC-CAPital Stars

Glover might be adding a drummer from Duke Ellington School of the Arts to an upcoming performance.

By Veronica Toney  |  10:45 AM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 02/26/2014

‘Scandal’s’ Joe Morton reveals the real Rowan Pope

He’s arguably the scariest character on “Scandal.” But Joe Morton, who plays Olivia Pope’s father on the hit drama, says that is all about to change.

By Helena Andrews and JulieAnn McKellogg  |  06:30 AM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 02/26/2014

‘Morning Joe’ co-host Mika Brzezinski talks to GW students about eating disorders

Mika Brzezinski, author of “Obsessed: America’s Food Addiction -- and My Own,” shared her 30-year battle with food addiction.

By Helena Andrews  |  06:00 AM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cause Celeb

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 02/25/2014

Ben Bernanke’s no-so-glamorous post-Fed life

The former Fed chair’s new wardrobe is a bit more relaxed than before.

By Emily Heil  |  05:31 PM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 02/25/2014

Priscilla Presley dines at one of the District’s favorite haunts

Elvis’s ex-wife takes a moment out of a recently packed schedule to have dinner in Washington.

By Helena Andrews  |  11:16 AM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 02/25/2014

Vanessa Williams, Blair Underwood and Cicely Tyson dine at BLT

The group was out after Monday night’s White House screening of the Lifetime movie “The Trip to Bountiful.“

By Emily Heil  |  11:10 AM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 02/25/2014

Seth Meyers asks Joe Biden about SOTU ‘finger guns’

Vice President Biden told Meyers that his “finger guns” were aimed at a certain senator, who went unnamed.

By JulieAnn McKellogg  |  10:45 AM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Quoted

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 02/25/2014

Rick Perry’s glasses make a splash -- but don’t call them ‘hipster’ specs

The studious look might just suit a guy trying to shake off memories of his failed presidential campaign.

By Emily Heil and Helena Andrews  |  06:00 AM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  In Demand

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 02/24/2014

Mary Pat Christie at barre class in Chinatown

The first lady of New Jersey sneaks in a workout amid the NGA festivities.

By Emily Heil  |  05:10 PM ET, 02/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 02/24/2014

George Takei eats gelato in Baltimore

The social-media darling is engaging IRL at a recent run to Pitango Gelato.

By Emily Heil  |  03:47 PM ET, 02/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 02/24/2014

Watch Will Ferrell, Michelle Obama lead kids’ ‘focus group’

“No entire honeybaked hams?” the comedian asks in a new video celebrating healthy living.

By Emily Heil  |  03:25 PM ET, 02/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 02/24/2014

Governors paint this town red and blue during annual meeting

Governors in town for the biannual NGA meeting take a break from conference duties and enjoy local D.C.

By Helena Andrews  |  12:41 PM ET, 02/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 02/24/2014

Michelle Obama’s a Solidcore fanatic

The first lady is spotted a second time at the studio where aficionados say she’s getting the workout of her life.

By Emily Heil  |  12:30 PM ET, 02/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 02/24/2014

Pitbull tweets The Post

Pitbull goes worldwide with tout of his favorite sports charter school

By Neely Tucker  |  12:29 PM ET, 02/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/24/2014

Which Washington hotels are celebrity haunts?

The Washington hot spots where VIPs go to rest their perfectly coiffed heads.

By Emily Heil  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 02/23/2014

Kings of Leon kick back at Kabin after their Verizon Center show

The rock band partied with beer bottles at local club.

By Helena Andrews  |  06:07 PM ET, 02/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 02/23/2014

Michelle Obama and girlfriends dine at Joe’s

FLOTUS and pals hole up a private room at the new power spot.

By Emily Heil  |  02:15 PM ET, 02/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/21/2014

A local go-go producer mixes beats with bills in honor of the 5-year old stimulus

DJ Dyn-O-Might re-imagines Chuck Brown as a singing Uncle Sam.

By Helena Andrews  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mix the News

Posted at 12:43 AM ET, 02/21/2014

Michelle Obama goofs with Jimmy Fallon on ‘Tonight Show’

The first lady joins the new host and Will Ferrell for a teen talk-show spoof.

By Emily Heil  |  12:43 AM ET, 02/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 02/20/2014

Chris Brown’s D.C. trial slated for April

The R&B singer will face a misdemeanor assault charge.

By Emily Heil  |  11:57 AM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 02/20/2014

Ben Affleck set to testify in the Senate, but the House said ‘no, thanks’

But a House committee reportedly nixed an offer to have the actor come speak on the other side of the Dome.

By Emily Heil  |  11:19 AM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/20/2014

Michelle Obama: The first lady of late night television

FLOTUS takes the cake for her number of late night show appearances.

By JulieAnn McKellogg  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/20/2014

Nationals’ Doug Fister engaged to girlfriend from back home

The Nats pitcher and girlfriend Ashley got in engaged in January.

By Helena Andrews  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Love etc.

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/20/2014

Politicos do late night (#TBT)

Jimmy Fallon follows in the steps of a legend.

By Emily Heil  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Throwback Thursday

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 02/19/2014

Robin Wright: D.C. reporters sleep with sources

The ‘House of Cards’ actress says a senior Obama official told her it was true.

By Emily Heil  |  04:13 PM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/19/2014

Now you can wear a little Frank Underwood on your sleeve

The monogrammed cuff links featured on the season two opener of “House of Cards” are now available for purchase.

By Helena Andrews  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 02/19/2014

Local actress Holly Twyford appears on ‘House of Cards’

The popular stage star has a brief but memorable role in the new series.

By Emily Heil  |  06:00 AM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 02/18/2014

Bradley Cooper reveals his state dinner secret to Ellen DeGeneres

The actor’s tuxedo pants were a tad too tight at last week’s state dinner.

By Helena Andrews  |  01:55 PM ET, 02/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Quoted

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 02/18/2014

White House to screen ‘Monuments Men’ with cast and crew

The president is hosting some of the “cast and crew” of the George Clooney-directed flick.

By Emily Heil  |  08:38 AM ET, 02/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 02/17/2014

Caps’ Brooks Laich hangs with Julianne Hough

The Capitals forward spent some quality time with the dancer-singer-actress in Studio City.

By Emily Heil  |  02:15 PM ET, 02/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Love etc.

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 02/17/2014

Chris Brown cleared to skip D.C. court date

By Emily Heil  |  02:01 PM ET, 02/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 02/17/2014

Denis McDonough doesn’t do cutsies

The White House chief of staff attends the popular “Portrait of America” exhibit at the Smithsonian.

By Helena Andrews  |  01:06 PM ET, 02/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 02/17/2014

MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry welcomes a new daughter

The MSNBC host got a lifelong gift that takes “Be Mine” to a new level. She and her husband, James Perry, welcomed a baby girl on Friday.

By Helena Andrews  |  11:53 AM ET, 02/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/17/2014

“Violet” actress Kellee Knighten Hough loves a bar that’s open late

A Washington stage veteran tells us her favorite spot to go in the city after the curtains close.

By Helena Andrews  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 02/17/2014

Director Oliver Stone calls President Obama a ‘jellyfish’

The Oscar-winning director stops in D.C. to speak to students and screen an episode his mini-series “The Untold History of the United States.“

By Helena Andrews  |  06:00 AM ET, 02/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cause Celeb

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 02/14/2014

Hollywood comes out in support of D.C. statehood

Actors like Kate Walsh and Omar Epps attend a working dinner to hash out plans to support D.C. statehood.

By Helena Andrews  |  12:48 PM ET, 02/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 02/14/2014

Joel McHale to headline White House correspondents’ dinner

The “Community” star will roast Washington at the 2014 White House Correspondents’ Association dinner.

By Emily Heil  |  10:44 AM ET, 02/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 02/14/2014

Scandal or House of Cards: Lawmakers and celebs vote for a favorite in a landslide

We asked lawmakers and celebrities alike which Washington-based TV drama they preferred.

By JulieAnn McKellogg  |  06:30 AM ET, 02/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 02/14/2014

WPGC’s DJ Heat provides a playlist worthy of a queen

Nicole “DJ Heat” Mosley lists the “anthems for independent women” in honor of musical queens like Aretha Franklin.

By Helena Andrews  |  06:00 AM ET, 02/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mix the News

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 02/14/2014

Local film critics meet cute, romcom style

FOX 5’s Kevin McCarthy and Breitbart’s Lauren Veneziani will debut his-and-hers movie reviews.

By Emily Heil  |  06:00 AM ET, 02/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Love etc.

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 02/13/2014

Congressman Raul Ruiz gets engaged to long-time girlfriend

Congressman Raul Ruiz and his long-time girlfriend Monica Rivers.

By Helena Andrews  |  01:15 PM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Love etc.

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 02/13/2014

Meet 1990 s most eligible bachelors: John Kerry, David Souter (#TBT)

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we remember when a senator and a supreme court justice were on the city’s most-eligible list.

By Emily Heil  |  12:04 PM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Throwback Thursday

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 02/13/2014

‘House of Cards’ isn’t every pol’s must-see TV

The show draws yawns, not just rabid fans, on Capitol Hill.

By Emily Heil  |  06:00 AM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 02/12/2014

Who was that woman sitting next to Obama at the state dinner?

Museum curator Thelma Golden was the White House’s pick to sit next to the president at the French state dinner on Tuesday.

By Helena Andrews  |  12:12 PM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  State Dinner

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 02/12/2014

At state dinner, members of Congress stick up for home states

Several lawmakers were only taking the praise of our French friends so far.

By Emily Heil  |  12:00 PM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  State Dinner

Posted at 12:15 AM ET, 02/12/2014

‘Vive la France:’ The state dinner in two minutes (VIDEO)

The state dinner honoring President Francois Hollande was a glitzy affair.

By JulieAnn McKellogg  |  12:15 AM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  State Dinner

Posted at 10:44 PM ET, 02/11/2014

Fashion from the state dinner: Joanna Coles, Mindy Kaling and more

Black gowns in all lengths were the standard-bearer for Tuesday night’s occasion.

By Cara Kelly  |  10:44 PM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion

Posted at 10:39 PM ET, 02/11/2014

WATCH: President Obama and French President Hollande’s State Dinner toasts

President Obama and French President Francois Hollande reflect on the history of the two countries.

By Veronica Toney  |  10:39 PM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  State Dinner

Posted at 10:11 PM ET, 02/11/2014

The president praises French food and wine in his toast to Hollande

President Obama gives a toast to French President Hollande at the White House on Tuesday.

By Helena Andrews  |  10:11 PM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  State Dinner

Posted at 10:10 PM ET, 02/11/2014

President Hollande says the French love Americans in his state dinner toast

President Francois Hollande toasts President Obama at the state dinner on Tuesday.

By Helena Andrews  |  10:10 PM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  State Dinner

Posted at 09:50 PM ET, 02/11/2014

TRANSCRIPT: President Obama gives toast at state dinner

President Obama welcomes guests to state dinner with a toast.

By Veronica Toney  |  09:50 PM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  State Dinner

Posted at 09:06 PM ET, 02/11/2014

Apparently not all guests at the state dinner brushed up on their French

Scenes from the White House as the VIP guests of the French state dinner arrive at the South Lawn.

By Helena Andrews and Emily Heil  |  09:06 PM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  State Dinner

Posted at 07:47 PM ET, 02/11/2014

The Obamas roll out the red carpet for French President Francois Hollande

Scandal was swept under the red carpet as the White House pulled out the pomp and circumstance for the French president.

By Helena Andrews and Emily Heil  |  07:47 PM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  State Dinner

Posted at 07:23 PM ET, 02/11/2014

Michelle Obama chooses Carolina Herrera for state dinner dress

The first lady chose a blue gown with voluminous skirt and long sleeves.

By Cara Kelly  |  07:23 PM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion

Posted at 06:37 PM ET, 02/11/2014

Watch LIVE: State dinner honoring French President Francois Hollande

Your state dinner invitation probably just got lost in the mail. Don’t fret. You can watch it live.

By JulieAnn McKellogg  |  06:37 PM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  State Dinner

Posted at 06:31 PM ET, 02/11/2014

Guest list for State Dinner in honor of French President Francois Hollande

The complete guest list for the French state dinner at the White House on Tuesday night.

By Helena Andrews  |  06:31 PM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  State Dinner

Posted at 05:24 PM ET, 02/11/2014

Seven state-visit gaffes in gifs

Think state visits are flawless affairs? Not exactly -- actual humans are involved. Here’s the blooper reel.

By Emily Heil and JulieAnn McKellogg  |  05:24 PM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  State Dinner

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 02/11/2014

The Gingriches spotted at their favorite jewelry store

Newt and Callista Gingrich shopped at the Tiffany & Co. in Vienna on Sunday.

By Helena Andrews  |  03:34 PM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 02/11/2014

On state dinner menu, American wines by French natives

A Virginia wine makes its third White House appearance.

By Dave McIntyre  |  02:25 PM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  State Dinner

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 02/11/2014

Is actress Mindy Kaling on the state dinner guest list tonight?

“The Mindy Project” star has been dropping virtual hints about attending tonight’s exclusive state dinner.

By Helena Andrews  |  01:16 PM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  State Dinner

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 02/11/2014

Mary J. Blige to sing at state dinner -- but no dancing

The R&B superstar will sing at the White House

By Chris Richards  |  10:48 AM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  State Dinner

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 02/11/2014

Watch: Eight things to know about state dinners

What’s behind the glitzy surface of a state dinner? Veteran Roxanne Roberts explains the style and the substance.

By JulieAnn McKellogg  |  10:30 AM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  State Dinner

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 02/11/2014

Parsing the state dinner menu: choices reflect trends, standbys

The White House’s picks for the soiree in honor of French President Francoise Hollande reflect trends and standbys.

By Tim Carman  |  10:19 AM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  State Dinner

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 02/11/2014

Report: State dinner price tags can be $500,000

The diplomacy and pageantry comes with a price.

By Emily Heil  |  09:02 AM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  State Dinner

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 02/11/2014

Who will Michelle Obama wear at the French State dinner?

Fashion experts weigh in on what type of gown Michelle Obama will wear to the French state dinner on Tuesday.

By Helena Andrews  |  06:00 AM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  State Dinner

Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 02/10/2014

Mary J. Blige to perform at American-accented state dinner

The soiree for French President Francoise Hollande is packed with American touches.

By Emily Heil  |  05:22 PM ET, 02/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  State Dinner

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 02/10/2014

What to serve for the state dinner? A French chef weighs in

A french chef who’s cooked for heads of state suggests diplomatic dishes for the big night.

By Emily Heil  |  11:52 AM ET, 02/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  State Dinner

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 02/10/2014

The Obamas do an early “low key” Valentine’s Day celebration

The Obamas have date night at a popular Mexican restaurant.

By Helena Andrews  |  10:32 AM ET, 02/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

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

From the red carpet onward, the BET Honors brings star power to D.C.

Cable channel tapes its seventh annual awards show at the Warner Theatre in Washington.

By Helena Andrews  |  02:40 PM ET, 02/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 02/09/2014

Actor Anthony Anderson gets testy at BET Honors taping

Anthony Anderson turns the tables on some audience members during annual awards show taping.

By Helena Andrews  |  12:37 PM ET, 02/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 02/09/2014

Actor Joe Morton’s White House tour almost thwarted by lockdown

The ‘Scandal’ star was ready for his White House visit when Secret Service locked down 1600 Penn because of an arrest.

By Helena Andrews  |  11:40 AM ET, 02/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 02/08/2014

The BET Honors dinner, where Motown and Washington collide

It was hard not to gawk at the legends attending Friday’s annual pre-show soiree.

By Helena Andrews  |  03:24 PM ET, 02/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 02/08/2014

British Embassy’s Beatles party is no hard day’s night

Serious Washington cuts loose to the tunes of a Fab Four cover band.

By Emily Heil  |  09:13 AM ET, 02/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/07/2014

NSO principal trumpet Steven Hendrickson scores the Olympics

The principal trumpet at the National Symphony Orchestra gives us a list of his favorite fanfares.

By Helena Andrews  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/07/2014

Roma Downey and husband Mark Burnett attend National Prayer Breakfast

The executive producers behind “the Bible” mini-series come to Washington to screen their new film “Son of God.“

By Helena Andrews  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 02/07/2014

Ailey dancer Alicia Graf Mack takes us inside her moves

The Alvin Ailey dancer takes a break during rehearsal at the Kennedy Center to chat with the Reliable Source.

By Helena Andrews  |  06:30 AM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 02/07/2014

Local rescue dog to compete at Westminster

An Alexandria mixed-breed dog is headed for the exclusive competition.

By Emily Heil  |  06:01 AM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 02/06/2014

Donna Edwards engaged to attorney Nelson Jones

It was a romantic Christmas Eve proposal for the Maryland Democrat.

By Emily Heil  |  10:47 AM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Love etc.

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/06/2014

After the Alvin Ailey performance it’s the after party

Washingtonians tore up the dance floor at the opening night gala for the Alvin Ailey dance troupe on Tuesday.

By Helena Andrews  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 02/06/2014

At media dinner, Congress is no laughing matter

Edwards comes up short, offering a routine that drew few laughs but plenty of cringes.

By Emily Heil  |  06:00 AM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 02/06/2014

Ahead of their historic visit, Beatles hair was Washington scourge #TBT

In the weeks leading up to the Fab Four’s famous visit, the barbers of the city were only grudgingly giving young men the mod cut.

By Emily Heil  |  06:00 AM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 02/05/2014

Sen. Maria Cantwell’s early presidential endorsement

The Washington Democrat picks her candidate... and it isn’t Clinton.

By Emily Heil  |  04:52 PM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 02/05/2014

America Ferrera on Chavez flick: ‘More movies like this need to be made’ (Video!)

America Ferrera dishes about her new movie “Cesar Chavez” and which celebs would make good politicians.

By Emily Heil  |  03:17 PM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cause Celeb

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 02/05/2014

Marion Barry’s autobiography promises “full story”

The four-term mayor promises the “full” story of his life... including the night of his infamous crack bust.

By Emily Heil  |  11:04 AM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 02/04/2014

The five key ingredients for a Washington power spot

William Marovitz, of the newly open and already buzzed about Joe’s, offers his take on the perfect D.C. power spot.

By Helena Andrews  |  04:28 PM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 02/04/2014

‘House of Cards’ gets a third season

According to reports, the political drama will be renewed for a third season.

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Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 02/04/2014

Sen. Mark Warner: Let’s deport Justin Bieber

The senator volunteers to sign the petition to kick the troubled pop star out of the country.

By Emily Heil  |  11:57 AM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 02/03/2014

Nationals’ third baseman Ryan Zimmerman and wife tour museum

The Nats’ infielder and family take in the exhibits at the Newseum.

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Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 02/03/2014

Republicans are easier to poke fun at than Democrats, says SNL creator

Lorne Michaels, executive producer of Saturday Night Live, talks about political punch lines in recent interview.

By Helena Andrews  |  03:23 PM ET, 02/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Quoted

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 02/03/2014

Meet DC’s new pitchman to Hollywood

Pierre Bagley, the new head of the city’s troubled film office, wants Washington to get ready for its close-up.

By Emily Heil  |  03:08 PM ET, 02/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 02/03/2014

NBC4 s Liz Crenshaw retiring

The longtime local news fixture has been a consumer reporter for two decades.

By Emily Heil  |  10:38 AM ET, 02/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/03/2014

Actor Lance Gross drops by local mall in support of domestic violence victims

Actor Lance Gross drew a large crowd at the Pentagon City mall on Saturday in support of domestic violence victims.

By Helena Andrews  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cause Celeb

Posted at 10:53 PM ET, 02/02/2014

Hillary Clinton takes playful aim at Fox on Twitter

The former Secretary of State cracks wise about Fox on Super Bowl Sunday.

By Helena Andrews  |  10:53 PM ET, 02/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 02/02/2014

White House tweets photo of Obama getting his quarterback on

The White House posts a picture of President Obama with the pigskin at Chicago’s Soldier Field.

By Helena Andrews  |  03:14 PM ET, 02/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Michelle Obama spotted at Solidcore session

First lady, dressed in black workout gear, is seen leaving Adams Morgan gym.

By Emily Heil  |  02:27 PM ET, 02/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 06:20 PM ET, 02/01/2014

Joe Biden’s cheesesteak redux

The veep and his family grab a meal at his favorite deli.

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Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/01/2014

Eric Holder and Valerie Jarrett hang out at Bibiana

The U.S. attorney general and the White House senior advisor were spotted together at a local Italian eatery.

By Helena Andrews  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

 

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