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  • Florida GOP turns out for Adams, Webster

     
    WASHINGTON — If Congress was a high school (which doesn’t seem like a stretch sometimes) then a fundraising event planned for Thursday night would be the equivalent of a Florida Republican pep rally, aimed at generating support for two rookies...
  • The Morning Fix: New York fights back against the cable guy! Ben Affleck's second career. I want my MTV.

     
    After the coffee. Before tuning in to yet another media-investor conference in search of a nugget of news. It's payback time. Tired of being kept waiting by your cable guy? Well, it may be time to think about moving to......
  • Director George Hickenlooper dies suddenly

     
    Director George Hickenlooper came to fame thanks to his “Hearts of Darkness” doc on the making of “Apocalypse Now.” He directed that Edie Sedgewick bio-pic “Factory Girl” that made Sienna Miller something of a star. I...
  • Kevin Spacey, Jon Lovitz and more at the 'Casino Jack' premiere -- honest

     
    It seems kind of fitting that Jon Lovitz would be involved in "Casino Jack," the biographical film about corrupt lobbyist Jack Abramoff ("Yeah, that's the ticket" jokes anyone?). Obviously, shady dealing is only one facet of his character, as he......
  • MPAA search for top job may be coming to a close

     
    After nearly a year of searching for a candidate, Hollywood's chief lobbying arm appears to be close to finally selecting a new leader for the Motion Picture Assn. of America. Among the leading candidates is Tom Davis, 61, the former......
  • Rep. Hal Rogers' pork: red meat for 'tea partiers'

     
    In the interest of defending the defenseless, I'd like to try to counter the "tea party" backlash against the House GOP leadership's decision to give the Appropriations Committee gavel to longtime Republican appropriator (and "prince of pork") Hal...
  • Kevin Spacey addresses gay rumors: 'I don't live a lie'

     
    Kevin Spacey neither confirmed not denied rumors about his sexuality in an interview with the Daily Beast about his new film, "Casino Jack." He did, however, make it clear where he stands on Kevin Spacey being allowed privacy....
  • Kelly Preston anything but silent about birth of baby Benjamin

     
    Kelly Preston talked about Benjamin Travolta, her new son with John Travolta. Kelly Preston, a Scientologist like John Travolta, had a traditional silent birth with Benjamin....
  • 'Casino Jack'

    'Casino Jack'
    Director George Hickenlooper died shortly before the opening of his comedy-drama about Jack Abramoff, the real-life lobbyist whose efforts to influence major figures in the nation's capital took a questionable turn. Kevin Spacey expectedly offers a...
  • Mailbag: Rohrabacher has earned suspicions

    Thank you, Dana Rohrabacher, for setting the record straight that there is nothing sinister about your wife being paid nearly $200,000 from your campaign funds ("Rep. defends money to wife," March 29). But if everything is so transparent and above board,...
  • Barack Obama interview on March 16, 2008

    Obama's opening statement: So what I want to do, if this is OK with you guys, I want to start just by talking about my house purchase and Tony Rezko because that's something that I know you guys have editorialized on, suggesting that we haven't...
  • Will the pork stop here?

    Will the pork stop here?
    WASHINGTON — Incoming Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid vows to make reform of congressional earmarks a priority of his tenure, arguing that members need to be more transparent when they load pet projects for their districts into federal spending...