Rep. Jim Oberstar spiced up a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing by flirting with a witness in perfect French.
Mariska Hargitay did some global health lobbying in Washington this week.
With the help of President Obama's personal aide, Reggie Love, the Hoya Lawyas beat the Hill's Angels 49-42 at Wednesday night's Home Court charity basketball game.
Desirée Rogers spent three hours power-dining with Democratic strategists Donna Brazile and Minyon Moore at Oceanaire Wednesday night.
Penguin Press has signed the journalists behind bestselling campaign account "Game Change" to do the same thing for 2012.
The couple who crashed a White House state dinner in November are set for centerpiece roles in Bravo's "Real Housewives of Washington."
Clips from a potential Marion Barry reality show have surfaced on YouTube -- but the former D.C. mayor says he doesn't want to discuss them.
A new Forbes article recalls the time when Ronald Reagan was under anesthesia . . . and temporarily-in-charge George H.W. Bush got knocked out cold during a tennis match.
Binyamin Netanyahu, Kalpen Modi and Rosario Dawson were each spotted out on the town this week.
Akon postpones a concert in Sri Lanka after angry protests about one of his music videos; Justin Bieber's manager arrested for failing to Tweet when police asked him to.
Here's what we're reading today: The Discovery Channel has picked up Sarah Palin's Alaska-themed reality show. Artist Alexa Meade is blowing minds with her flesh-on-paint works of art. And Sherman Alexie wins this year's PEN/Faulkner fiction prize.
President Obama used 22 pens to sign the health care reform bill into law on Tuesday.
Mandy Moore visited Washington this week in connection with World Water Day.
Documents obtained by the Associated Press on Monday contain a statement from Alberto Alvarez, Michael Jackson's "logistics director," who alleges that Dr. Conrad Murray delayed calling 911 on the day of Jackson's death so he could collect and bag vials of medication.
Sen. Chuck Schumer gave a perverse welcome to Binyamin Netanyahu at the AIPAC conference Monday night by telling about the time the prime minister ruined a dinner party.
The veep introduced the president to the excited crowd at the White House and leaned in to congratulate him -- without factoring in the live microphone.
Here's what we're reading today: Justin Bieber's new album is out today. Butch lesbians preparing for their same-sex weddings have a hard time finding suitable formal wear. And Rep. Randy Neugebauer admits to yelling "baby killer" during health care debate on the House floor Sunday night.
Martinsburg, W.Va., salon owner Luke Loy told everyone he had secured Lady Gaga and Adam Lambert for a product launch party at a nearby county park. Turns out -- surprise! -- he hadn't.
"SNL" cast member Andy Samberg stopped by the White House on Monday with girlfriend Joanna Newsom.
Sometimes things get lost in translation. Like how often Joe Biden visits the sauna at the Finnish Embassy, for example.
This just in: Ari Fleischer says he no longer reps Tiger Woods; Sri Lankans hurl stones to protest Akon concert
Ari Fleischer confirms his involvement with Tiger Woods' crisis PR team by announcing he's quitting; protesters in Sri Lanka throw stones at that country's largest private broadcaster's office, decrying -- among other things -- an upcoming Akon concert.
On the eve of his second sexual-harassment trial, D.C. hairdresser-to-the-stars Andre Chreky says he's bankrupt.
Dan Snyder mulls buying Miramax; Sinead O'Connor lashes out at the pope, again.
For the second year in the row, President Obama skipped the Washington-insider's gathering known as the Gridiron Dinner; Bill Clinton took his place.