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July 31, 2014

Which Members of Congress Attended White House Correspondents Association Dinner?

Which Members of Congress Attended White House Correspondents Association Dinner?

From left: White House’s Matt Lehrich, AshLee Strong of Sen. John Thune’s office, Fischer, Roll Call White House Correspondent Steven T. Dennis. (Christina Bellantoni/CQ Roll Call)

The White House Correspondents Association Dinner is a chance to see and be seen, and an evening when Washington’s elite can rub elbows with Hollywood elites. Members of Congress also frequently attend as guests of the media outlets.

Rep. Henry A. Waxman, D-Calif., lamented (sort of) that it could be his last #WHCD given he isn’t seeking re-election this fall. Before President Barack Obama began his speech, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., told CQ Roll Call it was “getting old” that the president has so often taken jabs at him. (He didn’t get mentioned this time around.)

Roll Call’s guests included Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb.

Here is a list of the members who attended, according to the official program.

Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas

Rep. John D. Dingell, D-Mich.

Rep. Donna Edwards, D-Md.

Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn.

Rep. Chaka Fattah, D-Pa.

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.

Fischer

Rep. Marcia L. Fudge, D-Ohio

Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D.

Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y.

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis.

Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, D-N.Y.

McCain

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.

Rep. James B. Renacci, R-Ohio

Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y.

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore.

Waxman’s name wasn’t in the program. Neither was Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., but she definitely was in the ballroom. Ditto for Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., who wasn’t in the program but we spied as the dinner concluded. HOH also spotted retiring Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., at one of the preparties but we’re not sure if he attended the dinner.

Did we miss someone? Let us know at hoh-at-rollcall-dot-com.

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