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The Dowager’s Diary: Downton Abbey in New York City – Week Seven

Thursday, March 26th, 2015
by on Living Around

“Tea at Grover Clevelands.” That was Kate Roosevelt’s diary entry for November 18, 1912 and once again she had me going back to the history

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A Festive Martin’s Tavern in Georgetown

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014
by on Dining Around

We came for the decorations and enjoyed so much more. Martin’s Tavern in Georgetown is famous for being decked out for the holidays, with greens,

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Condoleezza Rice for NFL Commissioner

Monday, September 15th, 2014
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In a 2002 New York Times interview, Condoleezza Rice said that her “dream job” would be serving as commissioner of the National Football League. If the NFL

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Woman Around Town: Dana Perino—
Networking by the “Minute”

Monday, June 11th, 2012
by on Woman Around Town

It’s six p.m. on a spring evening in New York and Dana Perino, political commentator and co-host of the FOX News Program, The Five, enters

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Sarah Palin: Going Rouge—An American Life

Sunday, November 29th, 2009
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From the moment Sarah Palin, with family in tow, was plucked from the wilds of Alaska to become the Republican Party’s 2008 vice presidential running

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Nicolle Wallace—Grace in Politics

Sunday, November 29th, 2009
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Nicolle Wallace, at age 37, has been a witness to American presidential politics in a way that most of us can only imagine. Having served

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