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50 Women Who Made the 2012 Election (PHOTOS)

Nisha Chittal | Posted 02.26.2013 | Women
Nisha Chittal

Meet 50 women who were the behind-the-scenes rock stars of the 2012 election. Each of these women made a tremendous contribution to this year's election cycle and here, we highlight their efforts and successes.

Social Secretary Smoot Out, A Man In?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

So we're a little late to the party (at least we didn't crash it!), but White House Social Secretary Julianna Smoot is leaving her post after only ten...

Julianna Smoot Could Take A Page From The Fashion Industry, Says Robin Givhan

Washington Post | Robin Givhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The fashion industry understands that it's never merely selling a shirt or a dress. It's selling fantasy. It's selling us the glossiest version of our...

Desiree Rogers Steps Out To New Museum Spring Gala, Thinks Michelle 'Is Looking Great'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Former Social Secretary and Washington's Best Dressed Woman Desiree Rogers attended the New Museum Spring Gala last night wearing a dress by Francisco...

New Museum Spring Gala Goes Brazilian, Welcomes Desiree Rogers

Matt Sledge | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Matt Sledge

The mood at the New Museum's Spring Gala was like the dress code: anything but black.

White House Easter Egg Roll: WATCH IT LIVE (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

*Scroll down for VIDEO, PHOTOS, and ongoing UPDATES* Today is the White House's annual Easter Egg Roll, which means one thing: PARTY! Entertainment...

Julianna Smoot On The Job At White House Easter Egg Roll (PHOTO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Two weeks after starting her new job as the White House Social Secretary, Julianna Smoot made her first official appearance as the co-chair of Monday'...

Desiree Rogers Hosts Lunch For White House Social Secretary Julianna Smoot

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Desiree Rogers recently hosted a welcome lunch for White House Social Secretary Julianna Smoot, Lynn Sweet reports. In attendance were former social s...

Mexico State Dinner Arrival PHOTOS: Who Was Best-Dressed? (PICTURES, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The White House rolled out the red carpet once again on Wednesday night for a state dinner honoring Mexican President Felipe Calderon and his wife Mar...

Julianna Smoot A 'Good Southern Girl,' Says Old Boss

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The new Social Secretary Julianna Smoot received praise from her old boss via Politico. U.S. trade representative Ron Kirk said Smoot "is just fabulou...

New York Times: Desiree Rogers, Former Obama Social Secretary, Clashed With David Axelrod

New York Times | Peter Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

WASHINGTON -- Long before the State Dinner party crashers and the tension with her White House colleagues and the strain in her relationship with the ...

Desiree Rogers Makes Appearance At White House Event (PHOTO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

While the Obamas were flirting rather adorably at Monday's White House event for International Women's Day, social secretary Desiree Rogers was still ...

What Julianna Smoot Will Bring To The White House

washingtonpost.com | Anne Kornblut and Krissah Thompson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Perhaps the most obvious superficial difference between the outgoing and incoming social secretaries is one of culture and style: Where Rogers was hig...

Desiree Rogers Will Be Mourned By Fashion Community

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Washington Post Fashion Editor Robin Givhan took time out from Milan Fashion Week to look at the impact of Desiree Roger's resignation on the fashion ...

JULIANNA SMOOT: Desiree Rogers' Social Secretary Replacement

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

1:30 AM ET 2/27/2010 -- White House confirms Smoot appointment> On Saturday,, the White House released a press release confirming Smoot will be White ...

Desiree Rogers Stepping Down Next Month

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

*Story being updated. Keep checking back* White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers is stepping down next month. 4:00PM: "It's been a tremendous...

Washington Network Watch: Daschle's (Near) Dozen

Bradley W. Bloch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bradley W. Bloch

Daschle alumni constitute their own cluster of critical mass within the Obama network; at least nine senior campaign advisers have ties to the former Senate leader.