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The Sleuth: November 30, 2008 - December 6, 2008

'Impact' Inaugural Party to Feature Kanye West

Kanye West could make the 'Impact' party one of the hottest tickets on inauguration day. Just as he did in Denver for the Democratic National Convention, rapper Kanye West will be performing in Washington on Jan. 20 at an event sure to go down in history as one of Washington's hottest inaugural bashes. Sources tell the Sleuth that Kanye is a "99.9 percent done...

By Mary Ann Akers  |  December 5, 2008; 4:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
 
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Warm and Fuzzy As Bushies Exit and Obamatons Enter

Despite all the campaign nastiness between the outgoing 43rd and incoming 44th presidents, Bush White House press aides and their Democratic successors are enjoying a holiday love fest. Incoming press secretary Robert Gibbs has been getting job advice from the White House. (SAUL LOEB -- AFP/Getty Images) Press aides to President Bush have been offering on-the-job training, White House tours and everyday common sense tips...

By Mary Ann Akers  |  December 5, 2008; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
 
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Holiday Bashes Feature Tony Blair and Loaded Lobbyists

The Sleuth kicked off the holiday party hopping season last night and found out just how good times are for one Democratic lobbyist whose business is booming amid these lean times. We also crossed paths with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair at a rare scotch tasting party at the British ambassador's residence. Blair, who is now an international envoy to the Middle East, walked...

By Mary Ann Akers  |  December 4, 2008; 2:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
 
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Bill Clinton Racing the Clock to Raise Cash for Hillary

Bill Clinton has a great idea for how to properly congratulate his wife on her nomination to be the next secretary of State: help her retire her presidential campaign debt, and fast. In an email sent far and wide to supporters today, the former president wrote, "I am sure you have heard the exciting news: Hillary Clinton is nominated to be our next Secretary of...

By Mary Ann Akers  |  December 2, 2008; 2:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
 
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Hollywood Celebs Woo K Street Cash for Elvis Inaugural Gala

Elvis Costello headlines the Creative Coalition's lavish inauguration bash. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images) The dismal economy isn't stopping the Creative Coalition from throwing one of the more - if not the most - lavish bashes on inauguration night. The ball features Elvis Costello live in concert, red carpet and dozens of (A-list, for a change) movie stars. To give you an idea of...

By Mary Ann Akers  |  December 1, 2008; 3:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
 
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It Hurts To Be John Kerry Today

It must have been painful, but at least it was classy. Sen. John Kerry's (D-Mass.) reaction statement to President-elect Obama's choice for secretary of state was the first to arrive in the Sleuth's inbox (besides, of course, Bill Clinton's). "President-Elect Obama has chosen a terrific national security team to protect our security and help restore America's rightful place in the world," Kerry said. The Massachusetts...

By Mary Ann Akers  |  December 1, 2008; 11:18 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
 
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