03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

DC's Hostesses With The Mostest And Their Most-Wanted Guests

Ali Wentworth: The city's new social "It" girl, Wentworth, 44, learned a lot from her mother, Mabel "Muffie" Cabot, who served as Ronald Reagan's social secretary. Case in point: "Seating is important -- making everyone feel important and integral to the event." But she disagrees with her mother when it comes to working the room with her husband, ABC chief Washington correspondent George Stephanopoulos. "I've always been a big fan of the host and hostess moving seats, so everyone feels part of the party in the same way," she says.

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