WHCD Comes to Capitol Hill

Posted April 24, 2015 at 11:39am

Members of the Creative Coalition in town for the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner Friday are expected to pop by a few congressional offices for some face time.  

A tipster told HOH nearly two dozen actors, directors and all-purpose entertainers are planning to fan out across the mostly empty Capitol and take meetings about shoring up support for the arts with aides to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi as well as whatever appropriations personnel happens to be around.  

Some of the better-known performers staff may see peeking through the front door include:  

Creative Coalition President Tim Daly  

“The Walking Dead” cast member Alanna Masterson  

Former child star Haley Joel Osment  

And actress Jennifer Coolidge  

Should any admirers miss the stars during the lobbying sweep, you can always try to catch up with them tonight during their fundraising dinner/WHCD warm-up at STK (1250 Connecticut Ave. NW).  

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