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Michelle Obama continues her speaking tour with appearance at women’s conference

After leaving the White House, Michelle Obama might not be the first lady, but she might still be our gabber-in-chief — she’s added an appearance at a women’s conference in Philadelphia to her chat-it-up tour. Obama will headline the Pennsylvania Conference for Women in October, for an expected audience of 10,000, the nonpartisan organization announced. […]

‘Homeland’ to film upcoming season in Virginia

Virginia is ready for its close-up — the Showtime spy drama “Homeland” will be filming its seventh season in central Virginia this fall. The spooks-and-terrorists series, which is beloved by real-life homeland-security types (former presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton are among its fans), will begin shooting this fall for a 2018 release, according to the […]

Former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett inks book deal for biography and ‘life lessons’

Look who just joined the ranks of former Obama-ites with book deals: Valerie Jarrett, who was a key adviser to President Barack Obama, has reached a deal with publishing house Viking for a tome due out in 2019. A Viking spokeswoman declined to say how much the deal was worth. The book, according to the publisher, […]

National Archives to honor Tom Hanks for his ‘illumination of the American story’

Two things you might not know about A-list actor Tom Hanks: He collects antique typewriters, and he describes himself as a “geek.” According to U.S. Archivist David Ferriero, that’s enough to qualify him for the National Archives Foundation’s Records of Achievements award, which the “Forrest Gump” star will collect at the organization’s annual gala in […]

Al Franken and David Letterman collaborate on climate change video series

Longtime late-night host David Letterman hit a pause on his retirement — he joined Sen. Al Franken for several videos on climate change that debuted Monday. The bearded funnyman and the Minnesota Democrat (who was a “Saturday Night Live” writer before getting into politics) co-star in “Boiling the Frog,” six five-minute videos in which they jaw about the […]

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner go for post-G-20 run

Hey, isn’t that… first daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband and fellow White House adviser, Jared Kushner, out for a Sunday afternoon run on a trail in Rock Creek Park? The couple — she wore leggings and a baseball cap; shorts and a T for him — looked untroubled by jet lag, despite returning only the night […]

Buzz Aldrin dines with family in Washington

Hey, isn’t that … famed moonwalker Buzz Aldrin grabbing a late-ish dinner at swanky Station 4 on the Southwest Waterfront on Friday night? The former Apollo 11 astronaut, 87, was with his son and a female guest, a spy says, and the party lingered for about two hours over their meal. Aldrin — who just […]

Maryland native Joel Madden and wife Nicole Richie play tourists in Washington

Hey, isn’t that … Nicole Richie, the former reality TV star turned “Great News” actress, and her husband, Good Charlotte rocker Joel Madden, playing tourist in Washington on Friday with their two kids? The family (mom in black pants and athletic shoes and dad in shorts) was spotted selfie-ing on the Mall near the Tidal Basin, […]

George Clooney takes aim at powerhouse D.C. lobbying firm over its ties to the Sudanese government

Hollywood actor-activist George Clooney has taken aim at the prominent D.C. lobbying firm Squire Patton Boggs in a searing new op-ed for Time, denouncing the firm for agreeing to represent the Sudanese government in its efforts to lift long-standing U.S. sanctions against the country. “The firm will be paid $40,000 a month by a government that’s on the […]

Rex Tillerson puts his luxury vacation home in Texas on the market for $4 million

Calling all high rollers looking for a swanky getaway in Texas Hill Country: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson just put his luxury lakefront home in Texas on the market for $4 million. The mansion is situated on Applehead Island, a posh, 80-acre waterfront community in the Horseshoe Bay Resort that proudly bills itself as “the most exclusive address in […]

The Mika and Joe show is coming to Washington for a night

Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough are fresh off their Twitter confrontation with President Trump — and now the duo, the co-hosts of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” are coming practically to Trump’s doorstep. Scarzinski, who are engaged in addition...Show More Summary

Rep. Joe Kennedy’s darkest vices revealed: He swears and has a sweet tooth

Town & Country has crowned a political scion: “Meet the New President Kennedy” is the headline of the magazine’s profile of Rep. Joe Kennedy, a Democratic congressman from Massachusetts and, of course, a member of the fabled family. The Harvard Law graduate and Peace Corps alum has plenty of the Kennedy allure, including the signature toothy smile […]

No, that wasn’t Rep. Steny Hoyer’s date on the national broadcast of the concert on the Mall

Some viewers watching the broadcast of “A Capitol Fourth,” the annual performance-and-fireworks extravaganza on the Mall, thought they had seen a spark that had nothing to do with the pyrotechnics in the sky. The cameras repeatedly panned to Rep. Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.), who was watching the show from the good seats. The House’s No. 2 […]

Chelsea Handler and Tomi Lahren will face off in a live debate at Politicon

In what will surely be a highlight of this month’s Politicon — the bipartisan convention known as the “Comic-Con for politics” — comedian and talk show host Chelsea Handler will square off against conservative commentator Tomi Lahren in a live debate. Show More Summary

‘Real Housewives of Potomac’ star Karen Huger’s husband and his company owe millions in back taxes

At least one thing really is grand about Karen Huger, the self-appointed grand dame of Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Potomac”: her family’s massive unpaid tax bill. Her husband, software exec Ray Huger, whom she has called “the black Bill Gates,” owes nearly $1.5 million in back-due federal taxes and his company owes more than $3 million, […]

A woman proudly cleaned Trump’s Hollywood star — and inspired a slew of parody photos

Ever since Donald Trump announced his plans to run for president, his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles has been repeatedly vandalized and subjected to a rather creative assortment of indignities. There was the artist who erected a miniature border wall, complete with barbed wire and a tiny American flag, along the […]

Dan Aykroyd and family celebrate his birthday in Washington

Hey, isn’t that … Dan Aykroyd lunching en famille at Brasserie Beck on Tuesday? The actor/comic/singer, accompanied by his wife, Donna Dixon, her niece and nephew, and another couple, was apparently fueling up for the concert on the Mall on Tuesday (he performed as half of the Blues Brothers outfit, with Jim Belushi subbing in […]

It’s a baby girl for Robert Griffin III and fiancee Grete Sadeiko

Sadeiko posted a photo of herself holding the baby girl, who was born on Sunday, with her beau by her side, captioning it #6pounds12ounces.

Spike Lee teams up with singer-songwriter Stew on a Trump-protest-ballad music video

The Tony award winner and his band The Negro Problem enlisted Lee to create the video for their rock-ballad protest song, "Klown Wit Da Nuclear Code."

Radio host Tommy McFly and Chrys Kefalas tie the knot with Baltimore nupitals

"Our love story has been so incredible," McFly gushed. "Honestly it's the kind you hear about."

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