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Posted at 06:31 PM ET, 04/30/2014

‘Are you my Uber?’ might be the question of the weekend

We chatted with the company’s D.C. general manager to find out how expensive the private rides will be during #WHCD.

By Helena Andrews  |  06:31 PM ET, 04/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 04/30/2014

Star Jones (and her pooch) spotted having lunch near Dupont Circle

The former “The View” co-host dined at Teddy & The Bully Bar on Wednesday afternoon with her canine companion, Pinky.

By Helena Andrews  |  02:22 PM ET, 04/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 04/30/2014

Albrecht Muth sentenced to 50 years for murder of Georgetown socialite wife Viola Drath

Albrecht Muth was convicted of the 2011 fatal beating and strangulation of his 91-year-old wife, Viola Drath.

By JulieAnn McKellogg  |  12:41 PM ET, 04/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 04/30/2014

Senator Rand Paul on his connection to Beyoncé

The Republican senator from Kentucky walked the red carpet at the annual Time 100 gala in New York on Tuesday night.

By Helena Andrews  |  11:17 AM ET, 04/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 04/30/2014

Will WHCD backlash equal a lower-wattage night?

After years of backlash against the annual dinner’s celebrity focus, will Hollywood take a back seat?

By Emily Heil  |  06:02 AM ET, 04/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:22 PM ET, 04/29/2014

Go inside three of Washington’s toniest hotel suites

Don’t bother calling to reserve for this weekend, they’re all booked up!

By JulieAnn McKellogg  |  07:22 PM ET, 04/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:21 PM ET, 04/29/2014

The VIPs attending this year’s White House Correspondents Association dinner

A running A-list of all the celebrities in town for the annual dinner at the Washington Hilton on Saturday.

By Helena Andrews  |  07:21 PM ET, 04/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 04/29/2014

Time snags Hollywood ‘it girl’ Lupita Nyong’o for White House Correspondents’ dinner

So far it looks like reality stars and game show second runner ups shouldn’t wait for the mailman.

By Helena Andrews  |  05:38 PM ET, 04/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 04/29/2014

Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah dines with his family in downtown D.C.

Number 13 dined with his family at Joe’s Stone Crab before game four of the Eastern Conference series.

By Helena Andrews  |  12:13 PM ET, 04/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 04/29/2014

Kevin Jonas lectures Georgetown business school students

Kevin Jonas, formerly of the Jonas Brothers band, drops by Graffiato and Georgetown during a recent trip to Washington.

By Helena Andrews  |  11:09 AM ET, 04/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 04/28/2014

George Clooney’s fiancee worked for Sonia Sotomayor

The brainy beauty worked for the future Supreme Court justice when she was an NYU law student.

By Emily Heil  |  05:03 PM ET, 04/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 04/28/2014

Michelle Obama spotted at the Salamander Resort in Middleburg

The first lady and her daughters spent a low-key weekend in Middleburg, Virginia last weekend, flying mostly under the radar.

By Helena Andrews  |  04:11 PM ET, 04/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 04/28/2014

Dueling new claims in Podesta divorce

The D.C. power couple trade more contentious claims

By Emily Heil  |  10:17 AM ET, 04/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 04/27/2014

George Clooney’s bachelor days are reportedly over

According to People magazine the perennial bachelor is engaged to lawyer Alma Alamuddin.

By Helena Andrews  |  12:52 PM ET, 04/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 04/26/2014

Party Diary: The National Museum of Women in the Arts’ spring gala

Philanthropist Annie Totah turns up the heat at the museum’s annual spring gala with belly dancers, salsa music and more.

By Helena Andrews  |  12:32 PM ET, 04/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 04/25/2014

The Scene: STK opens its D.C. outpost on Thursday

STK steakhouse opened its Washington location with a splashy grand opening party on Thursday night.

By Helena Andrews  |  12:24 PM ET, 04/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/25/2014

A ‘go-go guy’ picks music to honor of ‘the godfather of house’

Andre Johnson of the legendary go-go band Rare Essence mixes the news in honor of Chicago DJ Frankie Knuckles.

By Helena Andrews  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 04/24/2014

Wait, Secretary of State John Kerry said what?

John Kerry made what appeared to be a reference to the munchies at a speech in Washington on Thursday.

By Helena Andrews  |  05:51 PM ET, 04/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 04/24/2014

Ashley Judd spotted grabbing a burger with GW sorority girls

The actress and alumna of Kappa Kappa Gamma was the keynote speaker at GW’s annual Grand Chapter event on Wednesday.

By Helena Andrews  |  02:06 PM ET, 04/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 04/24/2014

Actress Rosie Perez and her husband attend exhibit at Long View Gallery

The actress attended the an exhibit for First Lady Michelle Obama’s Drink Up initiative in Washington on Wednesday.

By Helena Andrews  |  12:33 PM ET, 04/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 04/24/2014

Sean Combs enlists help from Howard students on Instagram

The music mogul enlists the help of his “Howard family” on Instagram as Combs writes his commencement speech.

By Helena Andrews  |  11:04 AM ET, 04/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/24/2014

Chris Christie sings possible rival Scott Walker’s praises in ‘Time 100 essay

The New Jersey governor has nice things to say about the Wisconsin gov.

By Emily Heil  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:48 AM ET, 04/24/2014

At Folger Gala, toasting the forever-young Bard’s 450th birthday

A crowd of VIPs recall early brushes with the playwright’s eternal words.

By Emily Heil  |  01:48 AM ET, 04/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 04/23/2014

Kid President to host red carpet at pre-WHCD Google-Netflix party

What’s better than having the actual president at your party? Having the pint size commander-in-chief.

By Emily Heil  |  05:51 PM ET, 04/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 04/23/2014

Gov. Chris Christie won’t miss comedian David Letterman’s fat jokes

According to a tweet, the New Jersey governor is a member of the Colbert Nation.

By Helena Andrews  |  03:09 PM ET, 04/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 04/23/2014

Sarah Gore, daughter of the former vice president, weds in offbeat California ceremony

A borrowed gown and three days’ notice for the youngest Gore daughter’s nuptials.

By Emily Heil  |  03:05 PM ET, 04/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 04/23/2014

Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin says ‘I don’t know nothin”

At a chat during this year’s Tribeca Film Festival in New York, the television and screenwriter admitted he’s not as smart as his characters.

By Helena Andrews  |  01:22 PM ET, 04/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 04/23/2014

Patrick Stewart is Smithsonian magazine’s first celebrity cover

The ‘Star Trek’ actor is the first to grace the front of the venerable magazine in its 44-year history.

By Emily Heil  |  11:01 AM ET, 04/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/23/2014

The story behind Twitter’s favorite D.C.-themed save-the-date

The story behind the “most epic and awesome DC save-the-date.“

By Helena Andrews  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 04/22/2014

Actress Garcelle Beauvais takes her twin boys to the Smithsonian

The Hollywood vet spends family time at the National Air and Space Museum

By Michael Livingston II  |  04:50 PM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 04/22/2014

Boutique owner Ethan Drath and wife buy $1.4 million home

Owner of Georgetown’s prepster-supply emporium Sherman Pickey sets up new digs in Wesley Heights.

By Emily Heil  |  02:17 PM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 04/22/2014

The Scene: ‘The Confidence Code’ book party

Authors Claire Shipman and Katty Kay celebrate their new book and magazine cover at a reception in Washington on Monday.

By Helena Andrews  |  11:35 AM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 04/21/2014

Actor Robert Duvall spends Easter Sunday at Reston restaurant

The Oscar-winning actor was spotting with a small group at Passionfish.

By Helena Andrews  |  04:29 PM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 04/21/2014

Psych-ing out over NBC’s consultants for David Gregory

It’s common practice for networks to hire outside consultants to probe on-air talent.

By Emily Heil  |  03:50 PM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 04/21/2014

The White House actually responds to the petition to deport Justin Bieber

The White House on Justin Bieber: Not our problem.

By Helena Andrews  |  12:12 PM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 04/21/2014

Be a part of history and help name Chelsea Clinton’s new baby

The Post’s “Clinton baby name generator” just might guess the name of the newest addition to the famous family.

By Helena Andrews  |  11:51 AM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 04/21/2014

Chris Brown’s bodyguard found guilty of assault

The singer’s trial on the same charge will begin today.

By Emily Heil  |  10:49 AM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 04/21/2014

Save the Date: Post Hunt 2014 is June 1

The seventh Post Hunt, sponsored by The Washington Post Magazine, will be held Sunday, June 1. If you are the sort of person who’s amused by steaming faux doggie doo and naked butts, come!

By Lynn Medford  |  09:05 AM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 04/21/2014

The origins of ‘hoin’’: Chris Brown trial slang, decoded

A language expert explains the meaning of the word that allegedly started a fight.

By Emily Heil  |  06:30 AM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 04/21/2014

Entertainer Nick Cannon brings out the crowd at the Lupus walk in D.C.

Entertainer Nick Cannon arrived in Washington on Saturday to be the grand marshal of the eighth annual “End Lupus Now” walk on Pennsylvania Avenue.

By Helena Andrews  |  06:00 AM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 04/20/2014

Jay Leno makes surprise appearance at birthday party

The comedian performs a set at a birthday party for local businessman Tom Blair and his wife, Alice.

By Emily Heil  |  03:18 PM ET, 04/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 04/20/2014

Former fed chair Ben Bernanke dines al fresco

The expert on bread lunches at a local bakery.

By Emily Heil  |  02:27 PM ET, 04/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 04/18/2014

The Chelsea Clinton cheat sheet

The former first daughter is expecting her first child. We take a look at what makes Chelsea Clinton tick.

By Emily Heil and Helena Andrews  |  10:13 AM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/18/2014

The DC Cannabis Campaign provides a legalization-themed playlist

The DC Cannabis Campaign provides a legalization-themed playlist before “the cannabis enthusiasts” national holiday.

By Helena Andrews  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:42 PM ET, 04/17/2014

Bill and Hillary’s 10 best grandparent-in-training moments

All of the Clinton’s time on the campaign trail has warmed them up for their newest jobs as grandpa and grandma.

By JulieAnn McKellogg  |  06:42 PM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:35 PM ET, 04/17/2014

Michelle Obama and Bow Wow spotted at Howard University

The first lady and former child rap star joined high school students from Chicago for a tour of the historically black college’s campus.

By Helena Andrews  |  06:35 PM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:32 PM ET, 04/17/2014

Chelsea’s baby: a new surrogate for a Clinton campaign?

Chelsea Clinton’s kid could campaign for grandmom on the presidential trail.

By Emily Heil  |  06:32 PM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 04/17/2014

Chelsea’s baby news: All the times Bill and Hillary have hinted

What on earth will Bill and Hillary talk about now?

By Emily Heil  |  05:11 PM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 04/17/2014

Actress Susan Sarandon dines out with her mother in Reston

The Oscar winner was spotted in Passionfish.

By Helena Andrews  |  03:43 PM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 04/17/2014

PJ Harvey’s under-the-radar visit to D.C.

The British rocker was in town to visit Afghan families.

By Emily Heil  |  02:16 PM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 04/17/2014

Ballerina Misty Copeland heads to Smithsonian to see her own portrait

The American Ballet Theatre soloist dropped by the National Portrait Gallery to take in the “Dancing the Dream” exhibit.

By Helena Andrews  |  11:38 AM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 04/17/2014

Dee Dee Myers’s favorite political show is still ‘The West Wing’

The former White House press secretary is leaving Washington for Los Angeles to join Warner Bros.

By Helena Andrews  |  10:29 AM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 04/17/2014

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy practices her Red Sox pitch

Will the administration’s top enviro throw a strike at Fenway?

By Emily Heil  |  06:00 AM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:18 PM ET, 04/16/2014

At White House seder dinner, guest cooks broaden the menu

A caterer/blogger and a filmmaker were recruited to bring new dishes to the table.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  06:18 PM ET, 04/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 04/16/2014

Veep Biden joins Instagram with a styling first post

Vice President Biden posts his very first Instagram Wednesday, and it’s classic Uncle Joe, sporting his signature sunglasses.

By Helena Andrews  |  03:37 PM ET, 04/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 04/16/2014

Joe Biden, Tony Goldwyn, Morgan Spurlock, and X-Men director Bryan Singer slated for ‘Creativity’ event

A pre-White House Correspondents Association Dinner mixer brings together folks from tech, politics, and Hollywood.

By Emily Heil  |  02:04 PM ET, 04/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 04/16/2014

Kevin Spacey dines at Le Diplomate

The “House of Cards” actor dons a Frank Underwood-worthy disguise.

By Emily Heil  |  01:17 PM ET, 04/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 04/16/2014

New ‘Late Show’ host Stephen Colbert may have already lost one viewer

Bill O’Reilly isn’t positive Colbert’s politics will translate into ratings as the new host of “Late Show” on CBS.

By Helena Andrews  |  09:47 AM ET, 04/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 04/16/2014

Joey Fatone’s worlds collide on the D.C. set of his cooking show

The former boy bander popped into D.C. this week to shoot some episodes for his Live Well Network show.

By JulieAnn McKellogg  |  06:30 AM ET, 04/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 04/15/2014

Paris, LeBron, Bow Wow: Celebrity appearances amping up in D.C.-area clubs

As Washington’s club scene expands the celebrity hosts, including Paris Hilton, flood the city.

By Helena Andrews  |  04:04 PM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 04/15/2014

Sean Combs, Howard dropout, to give commencement speech

Diddy will get an honorary degree almost a quarter century after leaving school for the music business.

By Emily Heil  |  01:50 PM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 04/15/2014

Brad Pitt will play Gen. Stanley McChrystal in new war film

Brad Pitt will star in the military drama, “The Operators,” as the former commander of U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

By Helena Andrews  |  11:50 AM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 04/15/2014

Filmmakers Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine buy in the Palisades

The Oscar-winning couple have plenty of new spots for those gold statuettes.

By Emily Heil  |  11:34 AM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 04/15/2014

Hill editor Bob Cusack makes ‘Veep’ appearance

The journalist plays a smarmy lobbyist on the latest episode of the HBO comedy.

By Emily Heil  |  06:00 AM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:26 PM ET, 04/14/2014

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg attends Supreme Court-themed play in D.C.

“Arguendo” at Woolly Mammoth Theatre in D.C. is a verbatim retelling of a case that she is well familiar with.

By Helena Andrews  |  06:26 PM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 04/14/2014

Bob Saget admits he is more like Danny Tanner than we thought

The wholesome father certainly would have some thoughts about the crude comedian that plays him.

By JulieAnn McKellogg  |  08:40 AM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 04/14/2014

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s got jokes

Everybody really is a comedian.

By Helena Andrews  |  08:00 AM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/14/2014

Where does a celebrity chef have lunch in D.C.?

Famed chef Nobu Matsuhisa of the eponymous chain of Asian fusion restaurants Nobu visits the District on Friday.

By Helena Andrews  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 04/14/2014

The Scene: Tango with the Stars gala at One Metro Center

DC celebrities tango to benefit the Chamber Dance Project debut season at the Kennedy Center in June.

By Helena Andrews  |  06:00 AM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 04/12/2014

Party Diary: Children’s National Ball raises $10.7 million for hospital

Four friends raise a record number for the hospital they have personal connection to.

By Lauren McEwen  |  12:27 PM ET, 04/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 04/11/2014

Matt Lauer has some parenting advice for co-host Savannah Guthrie

Lauer’s got some practice with his three kids and offers Guthrie some tips.

By JulieAnn McKellogg  |  11:18 AM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 04/11/2014

Rocker Jon Bon Jovi kicks off national Make a Difference Day in D.C.

Jon Bon Jovi, Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie and Jenna Bush Hager attend the Make a Difference Day awards in Washington.

By Helena Andrews  |  10:42 AM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 04/11/2014

Party Diary: Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas feted at reception for his new documentary

Vargas screened his latest documentary, “Documented,” at the Newseum on Thursday.

By Helena Andrews  |  09:19 AM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 04/11/2014

Heather Podesta dating filmmaker Stephen Kessler

The lobbyist, now in a bitter divorce from fellow lobbyist Tony Podesta, has moved on with her L.A.-based beau.

By Emily Heil  |  07:15 AM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/11/2014

The National Cherry Blossom Festival staff curates the spring

The folks behind everyone’s favorite spring festival provide this week’s “mix the news” playlist in honor of the cherry blossoms.

By Helena Andrews  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:14 AM ET, 04/11/2014

Party Diary: The Japanese embassy hosts annual cherry blossom party

Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae hosts annual reception with this year’s Cherry Blossom princesses from across the country.

By Helena Andrews  |  01:14 AM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 04/10/2014

The cute subject of George W. Bush’s new celebrity portrait

Former first daughter Jenna Bush Hager talks about her father’s new portrait.

By Helena Andrews  |  04:11 PM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 04/10/2014

WTOP’s Chris Cichon will audition for ‘The Bachelor’

Will a local news assistant meet his soulmate on national TV?

By Michael Livingston II  |  03:10 PM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 04/10/2014

WTOP’s Chris Cichon will audition for ‘The Bachelor’

Will a local news assistant meet his soulmate on national TV?

By Michael Livingston II  |  03:10 PM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 04/10/2014

Wizards center Kevin Seraphin gets a manicure

The NBA player pops into Celadon spa for a little TLC.

By Emily Heil  |  11:36 AM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 04/10/2014

Arne Duncan: A former NCAA baller (Throwback Thursday)

Let’s take a walk down college basketball memory lane with this photo.

By JulieAnn McKellogg  |  06:00 AM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:47 PM ET, 04/09/2014

Irish Ambassador fetes Washington Ireland Program

A crowd of VIPs saluted the exchange program for young leaders with Celtic dishes... and Irish whiskey.

By Emily Heil  |  05:47 PM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 04/09/2014

Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus appears nude on the cover of Rolling Stone

On the cover of the magazine Julia Louis-Dreyfus has on nothing but a huge U.S. Constitution tattoo.

By Helena Andrews  |  01:17 PM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 04/09/2014

Clay Aiken fuels up for congressional bid in D.C.

The American Idol runner-up works on his congressional bid -- including a pit stop for coffee -- in Washington.

By Ben Terris  |  11:51 AM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 04/09/2014

Actor Rob Lowe wants the government out of ‘almost everything’

In a recent interview, Rob Lowe compares loyalty to one political party to recreational drug use.

By Helena Andrews  |  08:57 AM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 04/09/2014

Beyonce bestie Kelly Rowland spotted on the Hill

Singer Kelly Rowland heads to the Hill to lend her support to the Boys & Girls Club of America.

By Helena Andrews  |  08:29 AM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/09/2014

McAllister video offers up another iconic scandal image

That video of Rep. Vance McAllister (R-La.) smooching a staffer is the latest addition to the National Gallery of Politicians’ Shame.

By Emily Heil  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 04/08/2014

Steny Hoyer ‘has not used marijuana,’ spokeswoman says

A staffer for the Dem leader clears the air after what sounded like a confession.

By Emily Heil  |  02:16 PM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 04/08/2014

Rep. Bill Cassidy slips into doctor mode on flight

The congresssman uses his medical skills during a commute to Washington.

By Emily Heil  |  01:33 PM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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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 12:34 PM ET, 04/08/2014

Eric Holder buys $1.5 million CityCenterDC condo

The AG and his wife snap up swanky digs in the new development.

By Emily Heil  |  12:34 PM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 04/08/2014

VIDEO: Congressman allegedly caught on camera kissing staffer

“The Ouachita Citizen,” based in West Monroe, La., released the video on Monday.

By JulieAnn McKellogg  |  10:16 AM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 04/07/2014

Chris Brown and bodyguard get separate trials

The singer’s bodyguard will testify for him.

By Emily Heil  |  04:10 PM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 04/07/2014

Oprah attends fundraiser for Arlington candidate Lavern Chatman

The media mogul appeared at a Saturday evening event in Arlington, Stedman in tow.

By Emily Heil  |  01:52 PM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 04/07/2014

Aaron Schock selfies from the audience at Academy of Country Music Awards

The Illinois congressman/country fan took in the live show in Vegas.

By Emily Heil  |  11:57 AM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 04/07/2014

Janet Yellen dines at Osteria Morini

The Fed chair noshes on pasta at the newish waterfront spot.

By Emily Heil  |  10:44 AM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 04/04/2014

Nats opening day draws VIP fans

Which boldfacers were out of the office -- and in the stands -- this afternoon?

By Emily Heil  |  04:37 PM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 04/04/2014

Jimmy Carter’s emotional night at ‘Camp David’

President Jimmy Carter and wife Rosalyn openly touched by “Camp David” production

By Liz Seymour  |  02:06 PM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 04/04/2014

Mum’s the word: Richard Branson surprises his mom at D.C. book signing

The British billionaire put business aside for some family time.

By JulieAnn McKellogg  |  12:07 PM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:53 PM ET, 04/03/2014

Podesta divorce: Heather counterpunches -- and she wants the house

The lobbyist couple’s split is getting ugly; Heather Podesta accuses husband Tony of selling artwork without her permission.

By Emily Heil  |  06:53 PM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 04/03/2014

A White House Correspondents’ Dinner menu mystery

What the heck is “four day demi” and why do we want it on our filet?

By Emily Heil  |  05:17 PM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 04/03/2014

Where can you see members of Congress rock out on stage? Grammys on the Hill Awards.

There’s only one place in D.C. where Nancy Pelosi will name drop Miley Cyrus.

By Emily Yahr  |  03:48 PM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 04/03/2014

Tony Podesta divorce filing: wife Heather Podesta tried to ‘embarrass and harass’

Looks like it won’t be an amicable divorce for super-lobbyist couple Tony and Heather Podesta.

By Emily Heil  |  12:54 PM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/03/2014

Most Interesting Man in the World, aka Jonathan Goldsmith, talks landmine safety

Jonathan Goldsmith, famous for his role as the Dos Equis pitchman, comes to Washington to sell a cause.

By Emily Heil  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:29 AM ET, 04/03/2014

Bill Clinton on Jimmy Kimmel: ‘most days, I don’t miss’ White House

The former president chats aliens, cheese, and why young people aren’t so bad in his visit to the late-night show.

By Emily Heil  |  01:29 AM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:37 AM ET, 04/03/2014

Party Diary: Grammys on the Hill Awards, where members of Congress sing with Lady Antebellum

Plus, a special performance from Rep. Doug Collins.

By Emily Yahr  |  12:37 AM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 04/02/2014

Bayou Bakery’s David Guas to host Travel Channel show

The local pastry chef will star in “American Grilled.“

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  10:31 AM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 04/02/2014

Chris Brown’s attorney doesn’t want singer to ‘languish’ in D.C.

His legal team resists efforts to put Brown into federal custody for trip to Washington to face trial on an assault charge.

By Emily Heil  |  10:12 AM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 04/01/2014

Coach Pat Summitt honored at Great Ladies Luncheon

The Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation honored Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in NCAA history, on Tuesday.

By Cara Kelly  |  05:10 PM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 04/01/2014

‘The Most Interesting Man in the World’ and other A-listers in Washington this week

Country music trio Lady Antebellum, Olympic skater Johnny Weir and potential space cowboy Richard Branson will all be in the District.

By Helena Andrews  |  05:08 PM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 04/01/2014

Rapper Wale got into a shoving match at the Verizon Center on Monday

The D.C.-based rapper confronted a heckler at the WWE’s Monday Night Raw event at the Verizon Center.

By Helena Andrews  |  01:34 PM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 04/01/2014

President Obama loves David Ortiz and takes a selfie to prove it

Trying to out-Ellen Ellen?

By JulieAnn McKellogg  |  12:55 PM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 04/01/2014

Charlie Sheen converts to Team George W. Bush

There’s a new Charlie Sheen in town.

By JulieAnn McKellogg  |  06:00 AM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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