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Reliable Source: May 3, 2009 - May 9, 2009

How About a Bit of Lifesaving Between Courses?

Autumn Sample, deputy finance director for the Democratic National Committee. (Courtesy of Autumn Sample) Would you entrust your life to the Democratic Party? No, wait! You might want to think again -- especially if Autumn Sample is involved. Staffers...

By The Reliable Source  |  May 8, 2009; 1:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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A Healthy Dose of Hollywood

Jessica Alba and Keri Russell at the Upper Cardozo Clinic on Thursday. (Roxanne Roberts/The Washington Post) Charge of the celeb-advocates, Part 3: Actresses Jessica Alba, Keri Russell, Regina King, Ali Wentworth. Cause: Health care for 9.million uninsured and underinsured...

By The Reliable Source  |  May 8, 2009; 1:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Update

Kiefer Sutherland was charged yesterday with misdemeanor assault for allegedly head-butting a fashion designer outside an N.Y.C. nightspot. The "24" star turned himself in to police and was given a ticket and a court date, the Associated Press reports....

By Amy Argetsinger  |  May 7, 2009; 9:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Quoted

The "Love Boat" crew. (Michael Tweed/AP) "My father was a lineman for Wichita -- and I wrote the theme to 'Love Boat.' " -- Paul Williams at an ASCAP gala at the Library of Congress Tuesday, after Jimmy Webb...

By The Reliable Source  |  May 7, 2009; 1:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Rosie Aims to Foster Concern for Kids

Rosie O'Donnell speaks at a press conference about National Foster Care Month on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari) Charge of the celeb-advocates, Part 2: Rosie O'Donnell. Cause: The Foster Care Mentoring Act of 2009, about $20 million for mentoring...

By The Reliable Source  |  May 7, 2009; 1:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Hey, Isn't That . . . ?

Kwame Kilpatrick (Bill Pugliano/Getty Images) Kwame Kilpatrick outside Capitol Hill's Rayburn Building yesterday morning. Brown suit with orange pinstripes, orange tie. Told he looked prosperous, Detroit's former-mayor-turned- jailbird (out since February and working for a Texas tech company) said,...

By The Reliable Source  |  May 7, 2009; 1:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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This Just In . . .

Keifer Sutherland (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) N.Y.C. police are investigating a fashion designer's claim that Kiefer Sutherland head-butted him outside a SoHo nightclub. According to some accounts, the alleged attack happened after the man, Jack McCollough of Proenza Schouler, interrupted...

By The Reliable Source  |  May 7, 2009; 12:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Raymone Bain Sues Michael Jackson for $44 Million

Michael Jackson, right, and Washington-based publicist Raymone Bain leave the courthouse after a day of testimony in Jackson's March 2005 child molestation trial. (AP Photo/Robyn Beck, Pool) Thought Michael Jackson was broke? So did we -- but Raymone Bain...

By The Reliable Source  |  May 6, 2009; 6:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Bristol Speaks About Teen Motherhood, Not the Teen Dad

Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy "I'm up all night with him, and I'm constantly changing diapers and making bottles. . . . It's not like an accessory on your hip, it's hard work."...

By The Reliable Source  |  May 6, 2009; 3:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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Quoted

First lady Michelle Obama gives opening remarks at the Time 100 Gala in New York Tuesday. (Evan Agostini/AP) "They just announced that there will be a new comic book featuring Michelle Obama. . . In it she'll play a...

By The Reliable Source  |  May 6, 2009; 3:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Garner: Alpaca Book for D.C. Trip

Jennifer Garner, center, listens to Save the Children's Mark Shriver during a press conference Tuesday. Garner's mother, Pat, is to her left. (Marissa Newhall/The Washington Post) Stars -- they're killing us with kindness! Washington is being overrun this week...

By The Reliable Source  |  May 6, 2009; 1:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Love, Etc.

Quinn Bradlee, right, and fiance Pary Williamson (Blair Hoffman/HealthCentral.com)Enlarge Image Engaged: Quinn Bradlee, 27, to Pary Williamson, 32, after four months of dating. The son of journalists Ben Bradlee and Sally Quinn was introduced to the Georgetown yoga instructor by...

By The Reliable Source  |  May 6, 2009; 1:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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DMC: Raising, Um, Awareness in D.C.

Mayor Adrian Fenty poses with Darryl McDaniels, better known as DMC of Run-DMC, at a press conference to promote foster care. (Nikita Stewart/The Washington Post)Enlarge Image On the mike yesterday: A whole new Run-DMC. That would be rap legend Darryl...

By The Reliable Source  |  May 6, 2009; 1:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Elizabeth Edwards Talks to Oprah: Relationship "Complicated"

Oprah Winfrey with Elizabeth, John and Emma Claire Edwards at the Edwards home in Chapel Hill, N.C. (Harpo Productions Inc. via AP) "You know, that's a complicated question." -- Elizabeth Edwards in response to Oprah Winfrey asking if she's...

By The Reliable Source  |  May 5, 2009; 11:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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Fair Use? Tell That to the Judge

Justice Antonin Scalia (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia) The latest legal snit: Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia v. a Fordham University law class. Last year, law professor Joel Reidenberg told his students to find his personal data on the Internet to...

By The Reliable Source  |  May 5, 2009; 1:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
 
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Love, Etc.

Peter Sarsgaard and Maggie Gyllenhaal (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) Married: Maggie Gyllenhaal, 31, and Peter Sarsgaard, 38, Saturday in Brindisi, Italy. The acting duo, together for more than six years, have a 2-year-old daughter, Ramona....

By The Reliable Source  |  May 5, 2009; 1:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Hey, Isn't That . . . ?

Al Franken (Jeffrey Thompson/Getty Images) Al Franken dining at Georgetown's Cafe Bonaparte on Sunday night -- his wife, two kids, all dressed up, and everyone in the place gawking at them. Welcome to Washington, Mr. maybe-almost-Senator! Steak, moules frites....

By The Reliable Source  |  May 5, 2009; 1:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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A Gala's Star Attraction: Seeing Paris in Washington

Paris Hilton and Georgetown jeweler Ann Hand. (Photo by Tammy Haddad) In a roomful of high-powered women -- including Madeleine Albright and Kathleen Sebelius -- guess who stole the show Sunday night? Paris Hilton. The famous-for-being-famous celebutante, 28, was...

By The Reliable Source  |  May 4, 2009; 11:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
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One Hot Dinner Date Minus Dessert

Colin Powell chats up Jenny McCarthy at last year's dinner (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) What happens when a popular new president meets a struggling industry for dinner? We're about to find out, as D.C. braces for Saturday's White House Correspondents' Association...

By The Reliable Source  |  May 4, 2009; 1:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Hey, Isn't That. . .?

The Obamas stroll the South Lawn. (Haraz N. Ghanbari/Associated Press) Chris Duhon (Mike Cassese/Reuters) Barack and Michelle Obama taking a twilight stroll, hand in hand on the South Lawn of the White House on Saturday night -- this after...

By The Reliable Source  |  May 4, 2009; 1:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Love, Etc.

Sorry, guys: Brianna Keilar's off the market. (Photo courtesy of CNN) Married: CNN congressional correspondent Brianna Keilar to Dave French, in a small ceremony Saturday in Sedona, Ariz. The broadcaster met her PR-guy squeeze about five years ago at...

By The Reliable Source  |  May 4, 2009; 1:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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David Cook Announces Brother's Death at D.C. Cancer Fundraiser

David Cook at the Race for Hope 5K in D.C. on Sunday. (Courtesy of Cassidy Pinkard and Colliers) (Source) Reigning "American Idol" champ David Cook stunned the crowd at today's Race for Hope 5K in downtown D.C. by announcing...

By The Reliable Source  |  May 3, 2009; 5:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
 
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