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Reliable Source: June 21, 2009 - June 27, 2009

GOP 2012: A Riveting Reality Show Takes Shape

From left, John Ensign, Haley Barbour and Mark Sanford Jon and Kate who? When Mark Sanford delivered his transfixing, game-changing confession on live TV -- awash in tears and TMI -- we were reminded that the oldest (and best!)...

By The Reliable Source  |  June 26, 2009; 1:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
 
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Celeb-vocates!

Edie Falco (Chris Kleponis/Getty Images) An occasional look at the army of celeb-vocates marching on our city to call for change of some kind. Yesterday's showbiz soldier: Edie Falco. Cause: Health Care for America Now rally. Setting: Several hundred...

By The Reliable Source  |  June 26, 2009; 1:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Sasha's Slam Dunk

Hey, the Nats should draft her! Sasha Obama stole the show last night at the first-ever White House luau when she managed to sink Rahm Emanuel in the dunk tank. A source told our colleague Mary Ann Akers that the...

By Thomas Kavanagh  |  June 26, 2009; 1:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Update

(Courtesy of Michael Auger) Why are Artomatic's anonymous pranksters always so turfy? And so quick to draw us into the drama? Two phantom letter-writers are claiming to be "the Benefactor" who's sending fan notes and $1 bills to artists...

By The Reliable Source  |  June 26, 2009; 1:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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At Senate Hearing, Cause for Commotion

Nick Jonas testifies at the Senate Thursday morning. (Kris Connor/Getty Images) Back in the day, it was Mary Tyler Moore or Sugar Ray Leonard who would have packed the room. But stardom is a fleeting thing; one day you...

By The Reliable Source  |  June 25, 2009; 1:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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This Just In . . .

Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Phil Spector (REUTERS/Clive Coote/Dreamworks/Handout; Al Seib-Pool/Getty Images) The music will go on for Phil Spector. The 69-year-old inmate, serving 19 years for murder, is living in a "sensitive needs" wing of California's largest state prison and...

By The Reliable Source  |  June 25, 2009; 1:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Quoted

Tony Blair (Leon Neal/WPA Pool/Getty Images) "She opened the conversation by saying, 'I gather there's a film ... I'd just like you to know that I'm not going to watch it. Are you?' Like a dutiful subject, I said,...

By The Reliable Source  |  June 25, 2009; 1:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Hey, Isn't That . . . ?

Sasha, Malia and Michelle Obama (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque) Michelle, Malia and Sasha Obama at Beyoncé's concert at Verizon Center last night. The First Fans streamed in with pals visiting from Chicago and members of the first lady's staff. Before singing...

By The Reliable Source  |  June 24, 2009; 8:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Gulp! Washington Bars, Getting 'Real'

Bar Pilar extends its welcome to "The Real World." (Michael Temchine for The Washington Post) Sometimes at the end of a long day, you just want to go out and have a beer without a TV camera in your...

By The Reliable Source  |  June 24, 2009; 1:04 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Quoted

John Kerry (Chris Wattie/Reuters) "When I'm flying, I usually take an Ambien and listen to one of my own speeches on my iPod. I'm out in seconds." -- Sen. John Kerry on how to beat jet lag, in the...

By The Reliable Source  |  June 24, 2009; 1:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Love, Etc.

Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker (AP Photo/Peter Kramer) Born: Twin girls to Sarah Jessica Parker, 44, and Matthew Broderick, 47. The babies were born Monday in Ohio to a surrogate, according to the couple's rep. Marion Loretta Elwell...

By The Reliable Source  |  June 24, 2009; 1:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Update

Infanta Cristina and husband Iñaki Urdangarin (© Casa de Su Majestad el Rey) Score one for Maryland! Spanish royal Infanta Cristina (daughter of King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia) and her husband, Iñaki Urdangarin, are moving to Bethesda. According...

By The Reliable Source  |  June 24, 2009; 1:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Hey, Isn't That . . . ?

Dan Rooney (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, FILE) Dan Rooney lunching at Occidental Grill yesterday. The Pittsburgh Steelers owner, Obama's pick for ambassador to Ireland, bypassed the extensive seafood offerings ... to order a grilled cheese from the kids' menu....

By The Reliable Source  |  June 24, 2009; 1:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Read This: Chris Brown, Jon & Kate, Smoker-in-Chief

... in happier times. (AP) Elsewhere in Style today: Chris Brown gets off with no jail time -- and former fans wonder if it's another case of celebrity justice... Lisa de Moraes on the Jon & Kate split (have...

By The Reliable Source  |  June 23, 2009; 1:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Steele Puts Plates on the Table

Michael Steele, Mark Plotkin (AP Photo/La Crosse Tribune/Peter Thomson; Gerald Martineau/The Washington Post) Bill Clinton had them, but not George W. Bush. Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele said he wants them -- and is daring President Obama to...

By The Reliable Source  |  June 23, 2009; 1:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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Update: Rival "Benefactors" at Artomatic

The Benefactor saga continues. (Courtesy of Michael Auger) The mystery of "The Benefactor" -- who sent dollar bills with identical fan letters to several Artomatic artists -- has only deepened after an alleged confession. Rebecca Gordon, a board member...

By The Reliable Source  |  June 23, 2009; 1:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Love, Etc.

Farrah Fawcett and Ryan O'Neal in 2003. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images) Engaged: Ryan O'Neal, 68, and Farrah Fawcett, 62, after nearly 30 years together, he told Barbara Walters in a "20/20" interview set to air Friday. "I've asked her to marry...

By The Reliable Source  |  June 23, 2009; 1:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Hey, Isn't That . . . ?

Jake Gyllenhaal, Reese Witherspoon (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth; Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Avon) Reese Witherspoon and Jake Gyllenhaal doing the New York Times crossword together over breakfast yesterday morning at Georgetown's Le Pain Quotidien -- gym clothes, shades, baseball caps...

By The Reliable Source  |  June 23, 2009; 1:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Telling Tales and Raising Eyebrows

Catherine Reynolds in 2005. (Robert A. Reeder/The Washington Post) Jane Stanton Hitchcock (Len DePas/HarperCollins) Note to Washington hostesses: Don't invite author Jane Stanton Hitchcock and student-loan magnate Catherine Reynolds to the same dinner party. Hitchcock, who grew up among...

By The Reliable Source  |  June 22, 2009; 1:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Sorry, You're Not on the List

The Washington Historical Society building, awash in MSNBC logos Friday night. (Marissa Newhall/The Washington Post) One in an occasional series of dispatches from parties you should have crashed. Event: MSNBC's after-party following Friday's Radio and Television Correspondents' Association Dinner....

By The Reliable Source  |  June 22, 2009; 1:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Hey, Isn't That. . .?

Jack Nicholson at Game 2 of the NBA Playoffs this month. (Chris Carlson/AP) Jack Nicholson digging into a steak at the Palm on Saturday night, sending the downtown restaurant into a frenzy. Drank Diet Coke. Meanwhile, Reese Witherspoon, his...

By The Reliable Source  |  June 22, 2009; 1:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Love, Etc.

Kaczmarek and Whitford in happier times; Beverly Hills, Calif., two years ago. (Mark Davis/Getty Images) Divorcing: Bradley Whitford, 49, and Jane Kaczmarek, 53, after nearly 17 years of a long-for-Hollywood marriage, his rep confirmed to People. The TV stars,...

By The Reliable Source  |  June 22, 2009; 1:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Weekend Roundup: Carrie Prejean, Nerds, at RTCA Dinner

Major Garrett of Fox News escorts former Miss California Carrie Prejean around a pre-RTCA Dinner reception at the Convention Center. (Marissa Newhall/The Washington Post)Enlarge Image Elsewhere in Style this weekend: Marissa Newhall reports on the Radio & Television Correspondents' Dinner,...

By The Reliable Source  |  June 21, 2009; 5:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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