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Posts Tagged ‘Jack Smith’

POLITICO Magazine Celebrates Latest Issue

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Photo credit: Rod Lamkey for POLITICO

Last night in the library at DAR Constitution Hall, POLITICO Magazine celebrated its latest issue, which named the top 50 persons challenging American politics, that we featured last week.

The room was decorated with an 18-foot tall “50″ constructed out of 365 POLITICO Magazine covers. The evening wrapped prior to President Barack Obama’s 9pm statement on ISIS.

POLITICO Magazine’s “50″ listees in attendance: Laura IngrahamScott ReedLawrence Lessig, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, “House of Cards” creator Beau Willimon (Sipping diet coke and gathering material for his next season. Overheard telling Christine Delargy at the bar that he just wrapped taping “HOC” in Baltimore that night.)

Not in attendance: Listee Pope Francis
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Morning Reading List, 12.16.08

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Good morning Washington. The above picture is from what DC restaurant? Think you know? Then email us with your guess and we’ll publish the correct guessers in tomorrow’s Morning Reading List.

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We’ve got your morning mix of media Muesli after the jump…

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Morning Reading List, 11.26.08

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Good morning, Washington. What DC restaurant is featured above? Think you know? Email us and give us your best guess. AND: Join us after the jump to find out if you guessed our last contest correctly.

Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below.

We’ve got your morning mix of media Muesli after the jump…

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Taking Out The Trash, 01.18.07

  • Very impressive, Mr. Chairman: Local boy/author/political guru Terry McAuliffe’s new book, “What a Party!” is not even out yet and last week it was Amazon’s #1 non-fiction bulk preorder.

  • National Review bloggers may win a cage match, but who would win a booze-ff?

  • An NPR release states that “NPR News has been chosen for a 2007 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for its coverage of Iraq.” Thirty NPR “journalists were named for the prestigious award.”

  • An NBC release announces that “NBC Nightly News” and “Dateline NBC” have also been awarded an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award “for breaking news and sustained coverage of Hurricane Katrina and the impact of the storm.”

  • A reader notes, “How about that, Roll Call has a Politico on Page 29 of today’s paper. Is that Jack Smith in the doorway? See, even Roll Call knows Politicos are everywhere!”

  • A reader asks what we are all wondering, “Why is it so incredibly cold?”

  • An NBC release announces that “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams’ won the week of January 8-12, 2007 in “all categories” in all five nights.”

  • Katie Couric notes on her blog that at a recent White House briefing in which, “The White House invited all the network anchors, and some cable anchors, along with the Sunday political show hosts to a meeting with unnamed VERY senior administration officials. … I couldn’t help but notice, despite how far we’ve come, that I was still the only woman there. Well, there was some female support staff near the door. But of the people at the table, the ‘principals’ in the meeting, I was the only one wearing a skirt.”

  • Total Information Awareness reveals just how wide the scope big brother really is.

  • The LA Times reports that “the Chandler family appears to be leaning against making an offer” on the Tribune Co.