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Obama gets laughs at first Gridiron Club dinner as president

Yet another of those Washington political-media-elite dinners that creep everyone out. Some good jokes, though.

By The Reliable Source  | March 13, 2011; 3:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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President Obama to attend his first Gridiron Dinner since his election

After skipping many of the elite-iest of the Beltway-elite dinners, he'll be attending his first white-tie Gridiron dinner since taking office.

By The Reliable Source  | March 9, 2011; 4:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Bill Clinton talks (and talks) at Kuwait-America Foundation gala; Ben Affleck, Michael Douglas, and Michael Bolton get supporting roles

The "president of the world" chats up the VIP crowd; Rahm tries to fly under the radar.

By The Reliable Source  | March 7, 2011; 10:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Parties you should have crashed: Fantasia dazzles the crowd at NABOB

The former "American Idol" winner brought down (and up) the house.

By The Reliable Source  | March 7, 2011; 12:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Lamar Alexander sings! YouTube posting grants rare glimpse of elite, off-the-record Alfalfa Club dinner (video)

Mark Russell might have to start renegotiating his fee.

By The Reliable Source  | February 16, 2011; 8:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Alfalfa Club draws Bushes but no Obama to annual dinner, as POTUS skips black-tie affair for Axelrod farewell

A lot of big names turned out to yuk it up at the annual Alfalfa Club dinner -- but not President Obama, who passed up the black-tie affair for David Axelrod's farewell party.

By The Reliable Source  | January 30, 2011; 6:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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BET's high-five for docs, divas, The Reliable Source , January 17, 2010
White House guests miss POTUS photos at holiday parties, The Reliable Source , December 14, 2009
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After KenCen Honors, the Boss bails on dinner, The Reliable Source , December 7, 2009
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Update: The Salahi White House state dinner crasher saga, The Reliable Source , November 26, 2009
State dinner: Who's at the head tables? , The Reliable Source , November 24, 2009
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Knock Out Abuse, Fight Night: One-two fundraising punch, The Reliable Source , November 6, 2009
On a mid-autumn night, Mickey Rooney's puckish glory, The Reliable Source , October 27, 2009
A man around the house: Is Paul Wharton a "Real" Housewife?, The Reliable Source , October 23, 2009
The D.C. Power List's Demure Debut, The Reliable Source , October 15, 2009
Let's Get This Hotel Started!, The Reliable Source , October 12, 2009
A 'Survivor' Helps Others Survive, The Reliable Source , October 8, 2009
Sorry, You're Not On the List, The Reliable Source , October 5, 2009
Celebs Give It Up for New Web Site, The Reliable Source , September 28, 2009
A Spirited NSO Gala, The Reliable Source , September 28, 2009
Art Stars Turn Out for Preview of Meyerhoff Show, The Reliable Source , September 25, 2009
Sorry, You're Not on the List, The Reliable Source , September 21, 2009
J.Lo and Marc's D.C. Birthday After-Party, The Reliable Source , September 17, 2009
Justice Sotomayor Dances With the Stars, The Reliable Source , September 16, 2009
Sorry, You're Not on the List, The Reliable Source , June 22, 2009
Opera Ball: All Fun, No Pumpkins, The Reliable Source , June 8, 2009
Nostalgia Reigns Supreme at Reagan Reception, The Reliable Source , June 3, 2009
A Son of Ireland, Adopted by Italy, The Reliable Source , June 1, 2009
Sorry, You're Not on the List, The Reliable Source , May 18, 2009
Hollywood Moves In on Washington Press Prom Parties, The Reliable Source , May 10, 2009
A Gala's Star Attraction: Seeing Paris in Washington, The Reliable Source , May 4, 2009
One Hot Dinner Date Minus Dessert, The Reliable Source , May 4, 2009
Time Hasn't Healed These Wounds, The Reliable Source , April 20, 2009
So, Who Is That With Jack Evans?, The Reliable Source , April 20, 2009
The Party Circuit: Shorted Out, The Reliable Source , April 16, 2009
A D.C. Final Four, Frozen in Time, The Reliable Source , April 10, 2009
Sorry, You're Not on the List, The Reliable Source , March 30, 2009
Sorry, You're Not on the List, The Reliable Source , February 9, 2009
One Last Inaugural Ball -- This Time for Staffers, The Reliable Source , January 22, 2009
Youth Ball, Part III, Web Politics Editor , January 21, 2009
Youth Ball, Part II, Web Politics Editor , January 21, 2009
Youth Ball, Part I, Web Politics Editor , January 21, 2009
Hurricane Victims Recalled at Southern Ball, Web Politics Editor , January 20, 2009
Trying to Trade Up at Midwest Ball, Web Politics Editor , January 20, 2009
Snowboots and Barbie Dresses at Mid-Atlantic Ball, Web Politics Editor , January 20, 2009
Delaware Rising at Biden Home States Ball, Web Politics Editor , January 20, 2009
Cheers for Biden at C in C Ball, Web Politics Editor , January 20, 2009
Western Ball in Texas-Sized Room, Web Politics Editor , January 20, 2009
Chanting at the Peace Ball, Web Politics Editor , January 20, 2009
A Familiar Face at Home States, Web Politics Editor , January 20, 2009
Cheers for the End of Bush Era at 'Out for Equality', Web Politics Editor , January 20, 2009
The Latest Cold Weather Accessory, Web Politics Editor , January 20, 2009
Are We Having A Ball Yet?: The Inaugural Party Bubble Bursts, The Reliable Source , January 20, 2009
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Oprah's D.C. Inaugural Debut: The Root Ball, The Reliable Source , January 19, 2009
Luda, Nelly, Silverman: Hot in Herre Indeed!, The Reliable Source , January 19, 2009
Obama's Sister Maya Is Early Inaugural Star, The Reliable Source , January 18, 2009
If You Have the Bucks, You Can Still Have a Ball, The Reliable Source , January 14, 2009
Roxanne's Inaugural Ball Advice, The Reliable Source , January 13, 2009
Hulas & Hope at Hawaii Balls, The Reliable Source , January 12, 2009
Sorry, You're Not on the List, The Reliable Source , January 12, 2009
Stalking the Elusive Holiday Wingding, The Reliable Source , December 18, 2008
Sorry, You're Not On the List, The Reliable Source , December 15, 2008
Excuse Us, May We See Your ID?, The Reliable Source , December 10, 2008
Kennedy Center Honors: The After-Party, The Reliable Source , December 8, 2008
Sorry, You're Not on the List, The Reliable Source , November 24, 2008
On Election Night, the Capital Opts for a Few-Party System, The Reliable Source , November 5, 2008
Sorry, You're Not on the List, The Reliable Source , November 3, 2008
It May Be Time to Drop a Few Balls Around Town, The Reliable Source , October 29, 2008
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