The Reliable Source is on vacation and will return August 27. Recent highlightsfrom the column:

Michelle Obama’s designer jacket: Fit for a queen?

Michele Bachmann makes The Hill’s ‘50 Most Beautiful People’ list — thanks to her stylist

Mork as Ike? Robin Williams to play Eisenhower in star-studded White House epic, ‘The Butler’

A secret bipartisan love affair amid the stimulus battle — but who was the couple?

Barney Frank and Jim Ready’s wedding toasted at elite Washington party

Jack Abramoff on his new job as talk radio host

Tipper Gore is dating someone, too: Former National Geographic editor Bill Allen