Marcy Kaptur (D-OH9) tweeted a joke from the White House Correspondents Dinner. But then she erased it 8 minutes later. What if more members of Congress could embrace the boldness of a funny tweet, without running away from it as if scared of their own shadow? We might see more real discussions among our elected officials as they work to solve our very real problems.
New, Weekly Show in the Daily, Original, Digital Video Series “Power Players” from ABC News and Yahoo! News “The Fine Print” Tackles the Biggest Political Names & Stories From Inside the Beltway First Interview with Former Republican Senator Jim DeMint Launches on Tuesday, May 14 ABC...
Following a May 13 joint press conference between Obama and British PM David Cameron, AP correspondent Julie Pace asked Obama about Benghazi talking points, and Obama said "political motivations" are keeping the Benghazi story alive....Show More Summary
Slate’s chief political correspondent and CBS Political Director John Dickerson responded to questions Wednesday about his work schedule, his writing tactics, and the struggle to stay objective during an “Ask Me Anything” on Reddit. This transcript has been edited for clarity.
Mark Kenny, chief political correspondent of the Sydney Morning Herald, reminds me of Tom Lehrer’s old gag: Apart from that Mrs…
Wrapping up a report on Monday's NBC Nightly News about a fresh round of congressional hearings on the Benghazi terrorist attack, correspondent Andrea Mitchell dismissed the development as political posturing by the House GOP: "There is an obvious political undercurrent. Show More Summary
CQ Roll Call’s David Drucker is making the leap and leaving for a job as Senior Congressional Correspondent at the Washington Examiner, which will soon be a political online news outlet with a weekly print magazine. It’s no secret the pub leans right and will continue to do so. Show More Summary
by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent ROME, May 2, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – While pro-family advocates have noted the incredible rate at which the homosexualist movement has gained the political upper hand in the last five years, others are voicing concern about the shrinking “social space” in the public discourse for…
MSNBC host Chris Matthews took aim at ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl on Thursday over the question he posed to President Barack Obama during his Tuesday morning press conference. Karl asking if Obama still had the requisite “juice” to see his second term agenda passed. Show More Summary
by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent ROME, May 1, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Armed with a home-made abortion device, operated by a bicycle pump, Emma Bonino, Italy’s newly appointed Foreign Minister, started her career in the early 1970s as an illegal abortionist and radical feminist. Emma Bonino, a member of the Italian Radical…
While NBC's chief White House correspondent and political director Chuck Todd pressed President Obama during a Tuesday news conference on the possibility of ObamaCare being a "train wreck," the network coverage of the presser completely...Show More Summary
For its White House Correspondents’ Dinner party, BuzzFeed brought its entire politics team to D.C., but one of its members was noticeably absent from the party. Andrew Kaczynski, the prolific tweeter and Internet video resurfacer, skipped out. Show More Summary
From the lack of political news coming out of the Beltway today, it appears as though Washington is still recovering from the annual bender of celebrity-stalking, all-day cocktails, and shoulder-rubbing that is the White House Correspondents Dinner. Show More Summary
By Betsy Rothstein, Peter Ogburn and Eddie Scarry The White House Correspondents’ Dinner was a blur this year as stars, journalists, nerdy political types — and Psy — rubbed elbows. Well, not Psy, he was busy smoking. But the rest of ‘em fawned and frolicked around the Washington Hilton oohing and ahhing at one another’s evening wear. Show More Summary
Over the weekend in Washington, DC, celebrities converged at the annual White House Correspondents ' Dinner, rubbing elbows with journalists and political types. What does one wear to hear President Obama make jokes about himself? Full-length gowns and bare shoulders. Read more...
The annual White House Correspondents' Dinner brought out some of the biggest names in politics, media, entertainment, and — believe it or not — fashion.
As a respite from All Boston Bombers All the Time, cable news turns to happy talk with the George W. Bush Library dedication and the annual Correspondents Dinner of media strivers basking in their own celebrity with fake self-deflation. It’s enough to make an old journalist cry (Tom Brokaw stifled his tears by staying home [...]
Saturday night, America's political and media heavyweights gathered with some Hollywood boldface names in a Washington, D.C., ballroom for the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner. The "nerd prom" is half love-fest, half roast,Show More Summary
Is there any doubt that President Barack Obama is the coolest president ever? Even if you hate his politics, you can’t hate on his swag. That was more apparent than ever at the 2013 White House Correspondents’ Dinner when the … More » The post Video: “All I Do Is Win” was President Obama’s Entrance Music appeared first on EveryJoe.
For one night, President Obama joined members of the media in making fun of themselves and each other, as Washington's players in politics and journalism gathered for the 2013 White House Correspondents' Dinner. Comedian Conan O'Brien was the headline speaker.