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Asian Republican Coalition (ARC) Officially Unveils at the Newseum

Asian Republican Coalition (ARC) Officially Unveils at the Newseum

Tuesday evening, May 6th, the Asian Republican Coalition (ARC) hosted its “official unveiling” to announce and publicly introduce the coalition. Nearly 200 guests showed up to learn about ARC, which represents ALL Americans including Asian Americans both in the United States and abroad with key regional interests.  The Asian American community is the fastest growing [...]

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Children’s National Raises a Record Breaking $10.7 Million at the 8th Annual Children’s Ball

Children’s National Raises a Record Breaking $10.7 Million at the 8th Annual Children’s Ball

Talk about exciting news! Children’s National announced today that it raised a whopping $10,734,300 at its eighth annual Children’s Ball, making it one of the most successful charity events in the nation’s capital to date. All funds raised through the event will directly support pediatric care and research, improving the health of children in the [...]

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Hillary Clinton Receives American Patriot Award from National Defense University Foundation

Hillary Clinton Receives American Patriot Award from National Defense University Foundation

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was honored on Thursday, November 14th at a Gala hosted by the National Defense University (NDU) Foundation at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.  The American Patriot Award (APA) annually recognizes leaders of extraordinary caliber who have strengthened America’s strategic interests and advanced global security. [...]

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Celebrating Iowa at the National Arboretum’s Cookout Under the Stars

Celebrating Iowa at the National Arboretum’s Cookout Under the Stars

By Punch Pulse Correspondent Niki Clark  I have lived in the Washington area for the better part of 12 years, and although I had heard of the National Arboretum, I had never visited. That changed when I was invited to the Great National Cookout Under the Stars, the annual fundraiser of the Friends of the [...]

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“Will on the Hill” 10th Anniversary : No Holds Bard

“Will on the Hill” 10th Anniversary : No Holds Bard

It’s a good thing I have tough skin (sort of) because I felt a twinge of a pinch (ouch!) a few times during Monday night’s 10th annual “Will on the Hill” production by the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) at Sidney Harman Hall.  Alas, if I can’t laugh at myself, I will just cry.  That’s not [...]

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Punch Pick : Shakespeare Theatre Company to Celebrate 10 Years of “Will on the Hill”

Punch Pick : Shakespeare Theatre Company to Celebrate 10 Years of “Will on the Hill”

As the energy continues to build for the impending stampede of Hollywood heavy hitters landing in D.C. aka White House Correspondent Association Dinner Weekend or some like to call it, “The Cool Kids in High School All Grown Up Come to Visit the Nerds in High School All Grown Up” or Nerd Prom … you [...]

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4th Annual Congressional Hockey Challenge

4th Annual Congressional Hockey Challenge

By Punch Correspondent Darryl Keeton On Sunday afternoon, the Verizon Center displayed a top-level ice hockey match. Although, this was not of the NHL variety. A team of federal lawmakers, Congressional staff and administration officials suited up to face an opposing squad of federal lobbyists in the 4th Annual Congressional Hockey Challenge.   Lawmakers, lobbyists, [...]

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The Washington Center Gala 2011: A Bold Look Ahead

The Washington Center Gala 2011: A Bold Look Ahead

By Punch Passport Correspondent Lori González Lazzarini Last Monday I dressed up and walked just a few blocks over to the National Building Museum in where The Washington Center Gala was being held to commemorate 36 years of providing academic internships in the nation’s capital to students worldwide. As soon as I walked inside of [...]

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“The GQ Candidate” by Keli Goff Book Party

“The GQ Candidate” by Keli Goff Book Party

The Park Hyatt Washington, D.C. served as the main venue for author, blogger and political analyst Keli Goff’s D.C. party for her 2nd book and 1st novel, “The GQ Candidate”.  The 65 or so guests sipped the exclusive to the hotel’s “Pamela’s Punch” cocktail that is made up of sangria and Prosecco (quite refreshing if [...]

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Will on the Hill’s “The World’s a Stage”

Will on the Hill’s “The World’s a Stage”

People wonder why politicians and actors have such a fondness for each other.  Some believe it’s because they share a commonality in their respective professions.  “The floor of Congress and stumping are no different than the actor’s studio or the theater.  Let’s face it. All the world’s a stage to politicians and entertainers.”  Nowadays, it [...]

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“The Conspirator” Premieres at Ford’s Theatre

“The Conspirator” Premieres at Ford’s Theatre

My Congressman Jim Moran and me outside Ford’s Theatre “The Conspirator” directed by Robert Redford opens Friday the 15th (the anniversary of Lincoln’s death), but some got a sneak peak at the renovated Ford’s Theatre on Sunday night.  “Some” meaning members of Congress (both sides, in one place, not arguing, say it isn’t so!), the [...]

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