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Reliable Source: July 19, 2009 - July 25, 2009

So, Who's Bringing the S'mores?

President Obama salutes as he and daughter Sasha exit Marine One. The Obama family had just returned from a mid-July trip to Camp David. (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst) Obama's summer White House? Camp David. Ronald Reagan went to California, George W....

By The Reliable Source  |  July 24, 2009; 1:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Love, Etc.

Kelis (Neilson Barnard/Getty Images) Born: A son, Knight Jones, on Wednesday in New York to singer Kelis and rapper Nas ... who are in the process of divorcing. On Thursday, an L.A. judge ordered Nas to pay his ex...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 24, 2009; 1:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Hey, Isn't That . . . ?

Dave Chappelle (Joshua Roberts/Getty Images) Dave Chappelle lunching at Le Pain Quotidien on Capitol Hill on Thursday with his family. The comedian (who's from here, remember) was visiting town with his wife, two sons and -- here's the news!...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 24, 2009; 1:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Surreal Estate

Karl Rove (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images) Seller: Karl Rove Asking price: $1.585 million Details: The longtime George W. Bush adviser has less reason to hang out in Washington these days, so he's unloading the Federal-style home in D.C.'s Kent...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 24, 2009; 1:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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A Supreme's Favorite Radio Show

Ruth Bader Ginsburg in 1978; Gertrude Berg (Courtesy of International Film Circuit; AP Photo/Dennis Cook) Ruth Bader Ginsburg rarely shares much about her life -- much less funny stories from her past -- so her appearance in the new...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 23, 2009; 1:04 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Another Wish Filled on the NewsHour

Jim Lehrer and Colette Jaycox on the set of PBS's "The NewsHour" in Arlington. (Courtesy of NewsHour) Washington attracts a certain kind of youngster. Colette Jaycox, a 17-year-old leukemia patient, was given the chance to have a wish fulfilled...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 23, 2009; 1:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Love, Etc.

Norman Dreyfuss and Debi Katzen pose with their "flying pig" engagement cake from Charm City Cakes. (Photo courtesy of Norman Dreyfuss) Engaged: Norman Dreyfuss, the Leisure World developer/indie-film producer ("Brick," "La Misma Luna"), to longtime girlfriend Debi Katzen. He's...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 23, 2009; 1:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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This Just In . . .

Keifer Sutherland (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) The great Kiefer Sutherland head-butting crisis is over. N.Y.C. prosecutors said they've dropped charges against the "24" star for the May incident in which he allegedly broke the nose of Proenza Schouler designer Jack...

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

Katie Couric (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) ... Katie Couric getting pulled aside for extra frisking in the security line for the National-to-LaGuardia shuttle Wednesday a.m. Was nice about it, of course. Wearing a wintry jacket (it was raining when she...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 23, 2009; 1:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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A Typical 'Housewife'? Get Real . . .

Wayne Pacelle, president of the Humane Society of the United States, with Bethenny Frankel, star of "Real Housewives of New York," at a "Save the Seals" cocktail reception Tuesday. (Amy Argetsinger/The Washington Post) Why would anyone want to become...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 22, 2009; 1:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Hey, Isn't That . . . ?

Debbie Wasserman Schultz (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) Debbie Wasserman Schultz getting a pedicure at Capitol Nails on Tuesday. The Florida congresswoman, who broke her fibula at last week's congressional softball game, sported a hot-pink cast and had tiny breast-cancer pink...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 22, 2009; 1:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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This Just In

Emma Watson (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson) Stephanie Tubbs Jones was posthumously honored Tuesday by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, which named its new headquarters on Embassy Row after the Ohio congresswoman. Tubbs, a longtime board member, died last August. John McCain...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 22, 2009; 1:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Quoted

President Obama throws out the first pitch at the MLB All-Star Game on July 14. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari) "Those jeans are comfortable. And for those of you who want your president to look great in his tight jeans,...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 21, 2009; 12:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
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Hotel Sale Could Give the Watergate a Lift

If these walls could talk: The Watergate (Tyler Mallory for The Washington Post) Say the word "Watergate" and everyone thinks Richard Nixon and Deep Throat. But in Washington, it has another meaning: It used to be the classiest address...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 21, 2009; 1:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
 
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This Just In . . .

Adam Yauch (Bryan Bedder/Getty Images) The Beastie Boys canceled their tour and postponed their new album release because Adam Yauch is being treated for a cancerous tumor in his salivary gland and a nearby lymph node. "It's only localized...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 21, 2009; 1:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Surreal Estate

Timothy Geithner (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Tenant: Timothy Geithner Rent: $0 Details: With his wife and kids not yet moved down from New York, the new Treasury secretary has been crashing at the six-bedroom Kalorama mansion of his old...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 21, 2009; 1:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Something's Cookin' at the White House

Meryl Streep (REUTERS/Daniel Munoz) One of the nicer perks of the White House: the movie theater. Monday night, Michelle Obama invited a few friends and staffers to the private screening room for "Julie & Julia," the upcoming biopic of...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 21, 2009; 1:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Ron Paul Fans Are Dating Themselves

Young Ron Paul supporters in Minneapolis for the Republican national convention last summer. Are they on RonPaulSingles.com yet? (Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post) Are you a small-government patriot looking for love? ISO that special libertarian somebody who enjoys red wine,...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 20, 2009; 1:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
 
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'Real World' Producer Ruins Glory's Day

Glory, mascot for the Washington Freedom, greeting local soccer players in Maryland in May. (Katherine Frey/The Washington Post) "The Real World": Isn't putting cameras up in their faces the whole point? (Photo illustration by The Washington Post.) The cast...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 20, 2009; 1:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
 
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Maryland Millions?

Darvin Moon heads into the World Series of Poker Main Event final in November with the chips lead. (IMPDI for World Series of Poker) What are the odds? Maryland's Darvin Moon started playing poker three years ago -- and...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 20, 2009; 1:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Love, Etc.

The-Dream and Christina Milian in Beverly Hills, Calif., last month. (Fred Prouser/Reuters) Engaged: Singer Christina Milian, 27, to super-producer The-Dream, also 27, she confirmed to Us magazine this weekend. He's the guy behind Rihanna's "Umbrella" and Beyoncé's "Single Ladies...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 20, 2009; 1:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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