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Conservatives Lash Out at Actor Bradley Cooper for Appearance at Democratic National Convention
Political conservatives have raised an outcry online after seeing “American Sniper” star Bradley Cooper among attendees at the Democratic National Convention in the actor's hometown of Philadelphia. Cooper earned critical acclaim and an Oscar nomination for his turn in the 2014 hit film about Chris
In Leaked Recordings, DNC Shown Controlling Donor Access
The release of a trove of “embarrassing” hacked internal emails and private voicemail recordings reveal not only the unseemly deal-making involved in recruiting high-dollar donations for political campaigns, but the role fundraising officials play in approving and denying access to President Obama
How Clinton Donor Got on Sensitive Intelligence Board
Newly released State Department emails help reveal how a major Clinton Foundation donor was placed on a sensitive government intelligence advisory board even though he had no obvious experience in the field, a decision that appeared to baffle the department’s professional staff. The emails further
Celebrities Share Behind-the-Scenes Moments at White House Nordic State Dinner
Celebrities with Nordic connections were invited to the White House State Dinner , which honored the leaders of Denmark, Finland , Iceland, Norway and Sweden, on Friday night. Will Ferrell , whose wife Viveca Paulin is a native of Sweden, attended the dinner. "We have a great connection with
Stars Who Shined at the White House State Dinner
When President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama hosted a White House state dinner in honor of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife last night, many Canadian celebrities were among the guests. Ryan Reynolds and his wife Blake Lively attended, along with Mike Myers, Michael
'Empire' Star Taraji Henson Asks Fans to Stop Sending Sweets, Says 'No More Cookies!'
Taraji P. Henson is getting a stomach ache from all of the sweet treats she has received in the mail. The "Empire" actress appeared as a guest on " Jimmy Kimmel Live ," and confirmed to the talk show host that a number of fans have sent her cookies in honor of her namesake character on the show.
The Dishes That Won 8 Kid Chefs a Spot at a White House 'State Dinner'
Children are notorious for being picky eaters. But on Friday, First Lady Michelle Obama will host an Epicurus-minded group of 54 kid chefs for the White House's "Kids State Dinner" who not only debunk the stereotype but are taking the latest in kid-friendly cuisine to the next level. The invitees,
Laura Bush Reveals New Details About President George W. Bush's Painting Hobby
Former first lady Laura Bush provided new details about former President George W. Bush ’s much-discussed painting hobby during an interview with ABC News, saying that the couple has had an artist’s studio constructed at their ranch in Texas and that her husband’s latest project is a “big series of
The Worst White House Security Breaches of All Time
After Omar Gonzalez of Texas scaled the north fence and entered the White House Friday, the Secret Service immediately began clamping down on security protocols. But this is hardly the first time an intruder has managed to gain access to the White House grounds, one of the most historic and
DC Commuters Vent That Africa Summit Gridlock Is a 'Mess'
A city known for its gridlock on Capitol Hill will see much of the same on the roads this week, even with Congress out on summer recess. President Obama is hosting leaders from across the African continent this week at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, which...