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Michaele Salahi Doing Playboy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Michaele Salahi is doing a Playboy shoot, TMZ reports, and she's going 'full-frontal, birthday suit naked.' Salahi's rep tells us the shoot will go...

Boycott White House Gate Crasher's Housewife Show!

Lonna Saunders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lonna Saunders

Should Bravo TV have rewarded White House gate crasher Michaele Salahi with a spot on its new reality series, The Real Housewives of Washington, D.C?

Salahi Book On The Way: White House Gate Crashers To Reveal All

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Michaele and Tareq Salahi, who made headlines last November by crashing President Obama's first state dinner, have decided to write a book about their...

Housewives and the Hill

Andy Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Cohen

My fantasy was that our group of D.C. Housewives would disagree -- ok, maybe even fight -- about politics. It would be unfair and unjust to say that the drama surrounding the Salahis is the focal point of the show.

White House Crashers Tareq And Michaele Salahi Hold Polo Event On National Mall

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

It seemed controversial business as usual for the event's promoters, Tareq and Michaele Salahi. On federally owned turf, beneath a Washington sky, eig...

How Does Health Care Reform Impact The Youth Vote?

Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein

After that gloriously humanizing gesture (or spoken word) by Mr. Vice President, the health care reform debate is over (right? Fingers crossed, I gues...

Salahis Score 'Real Housewives' Reality TV Deal After Crashing White House State Dinner

The Daily Beast | Diane Dimond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When last the public saw Tareq and Michaele Salahi, they were refusing to answer questions from members of a House panel about how they got into Presi...

Vanity Fair's Coverage of the White House State Dinner: A Namedropping Guide

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

The author was obviously trying to put the 2009 dinner in context with how previous years' affairs went. But he may have gotten a bit carried away in including quite so many characters, even as afterthoughts.

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 ...

How I Crashed a White House Party

Patrick Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Patrick Boyle

I snuck into a White House party a few years ago. Getting in without being on the guest list was so easy that I figured it was no big deal.

Was the Secret Service Warned about the Salahis?

Washington Life Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Washington Life Magazine

Washington Life reports that the Secret Service was warned about the Salahis after they attempted to crash an inauguration event at the Lincoln Memori...

My Visit to the Post-Salahi White House

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Tamar Abrams

Remember the good old days when the president would stand in a receiving line to meet all his guests? Those darned Salahis have taken away our God-given right to a handshake and a photo op.

Salahis Know How To Get Publicity But Their Publicists Fail

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

If the Salahis were so methodical with their plan to get cameras into the White House dinner, how could they put their trust in this publicist and lawyer?

RFK's Accidental Party-Crasher

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John R. Bohrer

On Feb. 22, 1965, Blanche Griswold rushed across the tarmac at the Saranac Lake airport. It struck her as odd how small the plane was. That's when she saw Robert Kennedy, the state's new senator.

Tareq And Michaele Salahi: White House Party Crashers Walk Into State Dinner, Put Arm Around Joe Biden (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tareq and Michaele Salahi, aspiring members of the cast of a reality show called "The Real Housewives of DC," crashed Tuesday's state dinner at the Wh...

Crashing Nowhere: The Salahis' Interminable Exit

Eric Dezenhall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Dezenhall

The key to social transcendence in America is the appearance of effortlessness, and therein lies the Salahis' unpardonable sin: They left a forensic paper trail of ham-handed premeditation.

The Year of the Man-Child

Catie Lazarus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Catie Lazarus

What Did You Learn in 2009? Test your knowledge by answering these objectively scientific questions about the celebrities, politicians and fifteen minute famers who made headlines.

White House May Scrap Receiving Lines: Report

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

After the Salahis made their way into the State Dinner and now, as the White House gears up for holiday party season, the administration might be reth...

Afghanistan vs. White House Crashers: Putting Our Priorities in Place

Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein

If anything can be said about the week in media, it was that Americans put their priorities where their mouths are: gabbing on and on about the frivolous alongside the deeply serious.

"The World Is Full of Crashing Bores": A Party Playlist for Tareq and Michaele Salahi

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here's a playlist for America's latest fun couple to be used at the very next party they crash together.

Getting Into The White House

Elayne Boosler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Elayne Boosler

You don't "breeze on past" White House security by simply "walking in with confidence." It's not a hotspot in the Meatpacking District.

White House Security?

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

The President should get out in front of the State Dinner security breach instantly and announce a top-to-bottom White House security review, concentrating specifically on Secret Service procedures.

Black Gays Invited to White House

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Irene Monroe

This past December, the National Black Justice Coalition received an invitation from the White House to its Holiday Open House Tours.

Christmas 2009: We Know Who's Been Naughty... Nice Is a Little Harder to Find

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Arianna Huffington

Time for my annual tradition of getting gifts for my favorite -- and not so favorite -- public figures, including Larry Summers whom I'm getting a Goldman Sachs pension (after all, he's earned it). READ MORE Newsmakers Roasting on an Open Fire: Your Gift Ideas for 2009's Naughty and Nice Here are your gift suggestions, including a GPS for Barack Obama, to show him the way from Wall Street to Main Street (submitted by manx). READ MORE The Senate Health Care Bill: Leave No Special Interest Behind There are many reasons for hoping the Senate health care bill doesn't become the law of the land. But the biggest reason of all is the desperate need for a DC pattern interrupt. READ MORE

Gaps in Protection for Us and the President

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

We want security not only for the president and our top officials, but also for ourselves and our families. Yet as a nation we make it very easy for dangerous people to arm themselves.