03/28/2008 02:44 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Cheney Holiday Party Sponsored By Kazakh "Snow Queen" Vodka...

Borat wasn't on the list, but at least one product of Kazakhstan managed to gain access to Vice President Dick Cheney's holiday party on Tuesday night at his Massachusetts Avenue residence.

Snow Queen vodka, a product of the central Asian country, was the "official liquor donor" at the 400-strong party of high-powered pols and their staffers. Among those on the list who braved the "blinding" lights on Mass Ave. and the long security procedure to rub elbows with the Veep: Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, Afghan Ambassador Said Jawad, Jordanian Ambassador Karim Kawar, former Speaker Newt Gingrich and Rima Al-Sabah, wife of the Kuwaiti ambassador.

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