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Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 05/21/2012

White House visitors (Hiya, Oprah!); Norquist v. Cher; a Mormon memory (read-this roundup)

Here’s what the Loop is reading Monday morning:

George Clooney is only one of the thousands of White House visitors. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais - AP)
Knock, knockThis nifty Washington Post database lets you search the White House visitor logs. For example, you can see who has visited the famed bowling alley--too bad they don’t list the scores! And here’s a preview of tidbits you’ll find--including the fact that Oprah Winfrey has dropped in five times (George Clooney on three).

Diva battle — We missed this Twitter war: Grover Norquist v. Cher. Suzi Parker has the back-and-forth between the tax guy and the diva.

Long memories — Can something that happened more than 150 years ago still reverberate on the campaign trail? Our colleague Sandhya Somashekhar has the story of how a massacre by a Mormon militia in 1857 Arkansas is playing out for Mitt Romney’s Republican presidential bid.

No jacket required — The G-8 summit ended this weekend, but here’s a photo gallery that gives you a behind-the -scenes look at the business-casual meeting of world leaders at Camp David.

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