Washington, D.C., is a town packed with big news and even bigger personalities. Check out some of the most quotable politicians and newsmakers heard around the District over the past few weeks.
“This is where the magic happens. No one would expect that all that comes out of these dinners happens in this little bitty space.”
—First Lady Michelle Obama to a group of culinary students from L’Academie de Cuisine in Gaithersburg, Maryland, who she invited to the White House kitchen hours before the National Governor’s Association Dinner on Sunday night. In the small, compact space she previewed the event’s menu, which included Wagyu beef, scallops and huckleberry cobbler. As an additional treat at the Obamas’ first state dinner, governors from around the country also enjoyed a concert by Earth, Wind & Fire.