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Obama Crashes Alfalfa Club

President zings at elite DC dinner

(Newser) - President Obama was palling around with Washington's one-percenters last night, cracking wise at the Alfalfa Club dinner for the first time since 2009 , reports the Washington Post . The Alfalfa Club is the quintessential DC insider club, which exists pretty much for throwing an annual dinner, and guests had to... More »

Palin Ducks GOP Retreat for Swanky Dinner

Ex-VP candidate claims she can't leave Alaska, then heads to DC

(Newser) - Sarah Palin snubbed Republican leaders who asked her to speak at a congressional retreat this weekend, ABC News reports. Palin told organizers that pressing state business made it impossible for her to leave Alaska for the Hot Springs, Va. conference. Where was Palin this weekend? At a swanky Washington dinner,... More »

Obama Roasts DC's Starstruck Elite at Dinner

Celebuprez surprised to see Palin 'palling around with this crew'

(Newser) - Washington's elite came out for one of its swankiest events last night, but even political royalty got slightly starstruck by new crown prince Barack Obama, reports Politico. The new prez regaled some 200 DC bigwigs at the Alfalfa Club with a speech that roasted friends and rivals, including Sarah Palin,... More »

Palin to Take Stage With Obama

Former rivals to appear at 'lighthearted' DC dinner

(Newser) - Barack Obama and Sarah Palin will butt heads once again, but this time the atmosphere will be a touch lighter. The two will appear onstage Saturday in Washington at the Alfalfa Club dinner, a 96-year-old gathering of 200 bigwigs that exists only for the event, Politico reports. The group has... More »

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