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Tareq and Michaele Salahi

A Real Housewives Dream Come True

Cathy Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cathy Alter

When I lived in Manhattan, I saw celebrities all the time. I drank vodka gimlets next to Harvey Keitel at a bar on Columbus, stood next to Matt Dillon...

'D.C. Housewives' Tareq Salahi, The Crasher, SUED For Not Paying | 8/18/2010 12:03 AM PDT by TMZ Staff   | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

TMZ has learned a small embroidering business just won a legal battle against Salahi -- in which they claimed dude never paid up for work he ordered f...

The Media Lies to You -- Beware!

Diane Dimond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Dimond

I took some time off my regular schedule to write a book. It's all about how we as a society have abrogated our opinion-making and handed it over to ...

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 ...

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...

Salahi's State Dinner Stunt?: Michaele And Tareq Salahi Stopped By Secret Service

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN and NANCY BENAC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — They just couldn't stay away. Michaele and Tareq Salahi, the party crashers from the Obama administration's first state dinner, ma...

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 Take The 5th Before Congress: White House gate Crashers Invoke Fifth Amendment

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — White House gate crashers Tareq and Michaele Salahi invoked their Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination Wednesday, refus...

If I Had Crashed the White House Party, I Would Be in Guantanamo by Now

Sam Sedaei | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Sedaei

Many of us were frustrated by the Patriot Act and the way in which it led to profiling and discrimination against minorities during the Bush administration. President Bush is gone, but his legacy lives on.

Diva In The White House: Does Desiree Rogers Have The Obamas' Back?

Linda R. Monk, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda R. Monk, J.D.

The devil of planning major events is in the details. And if Ms. Rogers is not going to attend to them, she better make sure somebody else does. A social secretary is normally a work horse, not a show horse.

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.

Salahis' Self-Marketing 2.0 (PHOTOS)

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

In our reality TV culture exacerbated by the rise of social networking sites -- in which 15 minutes of fame can be elongated by the number of photos and videos swirling around the Web -- who can blame the Salahis for their sheer, shameless self-promotion?

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.

Secret Service Counts 91 Breaches Since Carter Administration | Spencer S. Hsu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Long before a pair of gate-crashers penetrated a White House state dinner, the Secret Service had detailed for its internal use a lengthy list of secu...

Desiree Rogers, White House Social Secretary, Will Not Testify About Gatecrashing Salahis

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — White House party crashers Tareq and Michaele Salahi declined an invitation to testify to Congress about their caper at President B...