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WHCD couple Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello still going strong

Add red hot romance to the list of swag bag intangibles for next year’s White House Correspondents Association dinner. No one should leave the Hilton without it. The annual fete’s latest matchmaker bragging rights? The impossibly beautiful pair, Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello. The new celebrity it couple met for the first time at the dinner in May and […]

White House Correspondents Association Has New President

The White House Correspondents Association has developed a sharper set of teeth over the years. It is no longer simply an elite organization which plans for the fancy dinner and parties in the spring. It is also a watchdog organization which fights for transparency, access to the president and his staff, and smoother relations in general. Show More Summary

Secret Service told to give Bradley Cooper 'free pass': new book

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ star Bradley Cooper was given a “free pass” by the U.S. Secret Service at the White House CorrespondentsAssociation dinner in 2013, according to an explosive new book.

Reuters’ Jeff Mason Named White House CorrespondentsAssociation President

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Jeff Mason, a Reuters reporter, has been elected the new president of the White House CorrespondentsAssociation. Mason beat out Fox News’ Wes Barrett by a landslide — 172 votes to 23 votes. Mason has covered the White House for Reuters since 2009. Show More Summary

White House CorrespondentsAssociation Elects Reuters’ Jeff Mason 2016-17 President

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Jeff Mason, via Twitter The White House CorrespondentsAssociation elected Reuters’ Jeff Mason president for 2016-17 over Fox News White House producer Wes Barrett in a vote tallied 172 – 23. A newspaper seat and a photographer seat...Show More Summary

Real and fake politicos meet at WHCD and share on Twitter and Instagram

This past weekend’s meet and greet of Hollywood and Washington at the White House CorrespondentsAssociation dinner was the perfect opportunity to catch our favorite fake politicos gawking at their real-life counterparts and vice versa. Here are some of the best meet ups that we’ve seen posted on Twitter and Instagram. “Seeing Double:” Tony Goldwyn […]

A close look at White House CorrespondentsAssociation dinner finances

From the White House CorrespondentsAssociation’s most recent IRS Form 990 (covering 11/1/2011 to 10/31/2012): Form 990 for 11/1/2010 to 10/31/2011: Annual dinner receipts: $631,285 Less charitable contributions: $249,577 Gross income:...Show More Summary

White House Correspondents’ Dinner Ratings

CNN cleaned up in the ratings Saturday night during the White House CorrespondentsAssociation dinner, but viewership was down on the network from the same night last year. CNN won the hours of 10pm and 11pm in both total viewers and the younger demo. Show More Summary

HuffPost Call for Your Best Arianna Huffington Impression

4 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Guests and viewers of the White House CorrespondentsAssociation Dinner once again were “privied” to a joke about Arianna Huffington‘s accent when entertainer for the evening – Joel McHale – said that it “represented 19 different nationalities.” In...Show More Summary

Ronald Reagan’s Benghazi

4 months agoNews : News Desk

Late Saturday night, at the Vanity Fair party celebrating the White House CorrespondentsAssociation Dinner, Darrell Issa, the Republican congressman from San Diego, California, was chatting amiably with Governor Chris Christie, of New Jersey, leaning in to swap gossip and looking very much at ease in his tuxedo. Show More Summary

White House Correspondents’ Dinner Leftovers

If you were busy watching “Datleline” or “48 Hours” Saturday night, and missed the 2014 White House Correspondents Association dinner, we’ve got a few highlights. Here’s the video shown during the dinner of the VP and the Veep, Joe Biden...Show More Summary

Celebrities Pose For Vanity Fair And Facebook's WHCA Party Portraits

Vanity Fair teamed up with Facebook to celebrate 2014's Vanity Fair and Bloomberg White House Correspondents' Association Party, where dozens of celebrities gathered on Saturday, May 3, following the WHCA Dinner. From Sofia Vergara and...Show More Summary

3 reasons not to hate the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

4 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

From the tote bags to the strange blend of celebrity/politician/journalist-elbow-rubbing to hard-to-look-away from collections of selfies, there are lots of outlets for hating on the annual White House CorrespondentsAssociation Dinner. There are also a few redeeming things.… Read more

WHCD celebrities’ surprising Washington connections

Not every visiting VIP in town for the White House CorrespondentsAssociation Dinner was an out-of-the-blue transplant. Some actually have connections to Washington or politics. To wit: Actor Sebastian Arcelus, who plays newspaper editor...Show More Summary

Is it time to ditch the ‘nerd’ in ‘nerd prom?’

The White House CorrespondentsAssociation dinner has become commonly referred to as “nerd prom.”  The origins of the term are a bit murky, but since the name has caught on, the annual Washington dinner has become more and more star studded and seemingly less nerdy. In 2010, The Reliable Source wrote: “Forget about that cute, […]

Joel McHale’s only funny Christie joke

I’m still trying to figure out whether comedian Joel McHale was gasp-out-loud funny or just over the line into crude or both at the White House CorrespondentsAssociation dinner. For instance, I didn’t think his seatbelt-extender joke about New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), the portly pol of Trenton, was terribly funny or kind. But […]

How to Get Sexy Eyes Like Sofia Vergara

4 months agoHealth / Nutrition : Eat Like Me

Sofia Vergara (AKA the queen of sex appeal) was a total knock out the 100th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner. Her gold-and-nude dress fit like it was made for her, her blow-out has the ideal amount of bounce andShow More Summary

Photo Roundup of White House Correspondents’ Weekend

4 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

This past weekend was the 100th annual White House CorrespondentsAssociation dinner and along with it were 15 parties over the course of three days. FishbowlDC was out and about and here we’d like to share with you a gallery of our...Show More Summary

[Watch] White House CorrespondentsAssociation Dinner: Obama’s Monologue

Did you catch this year’s White House CorrespondentsAssociation Dinner, and President Obama’s 20-minute on-site monologue? You can be forgiven for not watching C-SPAN on a Saturday night, the main spot to catch the White House CorrespondentsAssociation Dinner as it airs — however, in a social media age, the best bits as well as

Full Video of the 2014 WHCA Dinner Speeches

4 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Saturday night at the Washington Hilton, President Obama and the night’s entertainer, Joel McHale, headlined White House CorrespondentsAssociation dinner. For those of you who missed it, that’s a little sad. So either take a look,Show More Summary

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