With a record 720 dissenting opinions to his credit, former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens joked that he should be given “a lifetime failure award.”
Former Senator John Breaux said tennis taught him “how to handle winning and losing.”
“It was like Elvis was in the house,” said Senator John McCain. “I’ve never seen anything like it.”
“Obviously, I get to speak first since I was the best secretary of defense,” joked former Vice President Dick Cheney, while introducing Donald Rumsfeld at a book party last night.
Last week Warren Buffett dipped a toe in the Twitter-sphere, but don’t expect his friend David Rubenstein to follow suit.
“My first car was a Jetta,” said Caroline Cunningham, the president of the Trust for the National Mall yesterday at its 6th Annual Benefit Luncheon.
Hillary Clinton called Tony Bennett “the Henry Kissinger of music.”
Nicole Kidman, Amy Poehler, Bradley Cooper, Barbra Streisand, Sharon Stone and Kevin Spacey were among the players of Hollywood, politics and the media gathered this past weekend for parties around the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner.
Red roses and gold trim decked the Waldorf Astoria ballroom last night at the Boston College Wall Street Council black-tie dinner, which raised $2.7 million for scholarships.
Veterans of the battlefield, football field and White House gathered for a fundraiser at The Park at Fourteenth.