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White House Congressional Picnic

Often Awkward White House, Congress Gathering Postponed

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- That annual summer ritual of forced harmony known as the White House congressional picnic? Not going to happen. The White House Office ...

Reading the Pictures: Boehner's Ciggy

Michael Shaw | Posted 08.17.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2011-06-17-on.pngHere's brilliant example of the disconnect between D.C. and the American people, reflecting the club atmosphere separating politicians and big media from the folks at home.

PHOTOS: Fire, Smoke, Spears & Salmon At the White House Congressional Picnic

Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

Last night, President Obama hosted the annual Congressional Picnic on the White House lawn. The AP reported on the affair: WASHINGTON -- Members of C...

Congressional Picnic At White House: Lawmakers Enjoy Salmon, Hot Dogs & Bo's Company

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

BY CHRISTINE SIMMONS, AP: WASHINGTON — Members of Congress lined up near a fire pit on the South Lawn on Tuesday to eat Northwest-style salmon wh...

White House Luau: Congressional Picnic Hawaiian Style (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

***SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOS*** By JULIE PACE and CHRISTINE SIMMONS, Associated Press Writers WASHINGTON - Straw huts, hula dancers and kids playing wi...