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The Gridiron Club, explained

Political Theater, Episode 283

Then-Sen. Barack Obama, center, arrives at the 2006 Gridiron Dinner in Washington with David Axelrod, left, and Robert Gibbs.
Then-Sen. Barack Obama, center, arrives at the 2006 Gridiron Dinner in Washington with David Axelrod, left, and Robert Gibbs. (Robert A. Reeder/Washington Post/Getty Imagestty Im)

The Gridiron Club is one of Washington’s longest-standing journalism institutions. Founded in 1885, it is known for its annual dinner — a gathering of club members, fellow journalists and Washington elites. Normally shrouded in secrecy, the Gridiron is making news. National Journal’s George Condon discusses everything you wanted to know about the Gridiron, but were afraid to ask.

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