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Journalists, politicians mingle in ‘Nerd Prom’

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‘I Love Washington, I Just Don’t Want to go to Dinner With it’

By Chris Ariens “Fox & Friends” weekend anchor Tucker Carlsonhasn’t been to the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner since 2006. He’s usually off hunting or fishing in far flung places. He won’t be going tomorrow night either. Why not? “I [...]

A cast of thousands: Even Walking Dead poised to party at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

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The Panic Over the D.C. Nerd Prom Is What Makes Washington Ridiculous

By Jason Zengerle This Saturday night, I will not be at the White House Correspondents' Dinner—that annual black-tie celebration (and self-celebration) of the political press corps that brings together Washington and Hollywood at the Hilton where Ronald Reagan was shot. I [...]

Celebs at White House Correspondents’ Dinner Can’t Name a Single White House Correspondent

By Sandra Sobieraj Westfall It's prom season for Washington D.C. VIPs. Saturday is the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner, and celebrities who only play political powerhouses on TV – like Scandal's Kerry Washingtonand Madame Secretary's Téa Leoni – are descending on [...]

Nerd Prom Is a Mess

By Patrick Gavin Everyone knows the White House Correspondents Association dinner is broken. What started off decades ago as a stately formal celebration of the best of presidential reporting has morphed into a four-day orgy of everything people outside the [...]