CONGRESSIONAL QUARTERLY AND
THE CREATIVE COALITION HOST PURE PARTY
FIRST ANNUAL CONGRESSIONAL CORRESPONDENTS DINNER
WASHINGTON, February 7, 2005 – Congressional Quarterly Inc. (CQ) and The Creative Coalition (TCC) will host actors, entertainment and policy leaders at the PURE PARTY, the first annual invitation-only, VIP after-party celebrating the 61st annual
Congressional Dinner of the Washington Press Foundation.
Details are as follows:
WHO: Congressional Quarterly and The Creative Coalition with (confirmed attendees) RON SILVER, JOE PANTOLIANO, TIM BLAKE NELSON, Tony Award Winner CADY HUFFMAN, JOE PISCOPO, ALFRE WOODARD, HARRY HAMLIN, FRAN DRESCHER and
Additional confirmed attendees include: WOLF BLITZER (CNN),
CRAIG CRAWFORD (Congressional Quarterly), BOB FRANKEN
(CNN), MARGARET CARLSON (Time Magazine, CNN), BILL
PLANTE (CBS News), JOHN McLAUGHLIN (The McLaughlin
Group), HELEN THOMAS (UPI), RITA COSBY (FOX NEWS), SEN.
JEFF SESSIONS (AL), SEN. RON WYDEN (OR), REP. PETER
DEFAZIO (OR), REP. RAHM EMANUEL (IL), REP. PETER
HOEKSTRA (MI), REP. ED MARKEY (MA), REP. JOHN SPRATT
(SC), REP. LEE TERRY (NE), REP. FRED UPTON (MI), REP.
PETE VISCOLSKY (IN).
WHAT: PURE PARTY
After-party following the 61st annual Congressional Dinner of the
Washington Press Foundation
WHERE: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
WHEN: Wednesday evening, February 9, 2005
9:00 pm press call
9:45 pm arrivals
PRESS MUST BE CREDENTIALED. Please contact Peter Cherukuri at 202-419-
8612, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT THE CREATIVE COALITION
The Creative Coalition is the leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan social and public
advocacy organization of the arts and entertainment community. Founded in 1989 by
prominent members of the creative community, The Creative Coalition is dedicated to
educating its members on issues of public importance. The Creative Coalition,
headquartered in New York City, also has offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco and
Washington, D.C. The Creative Coalition does not endorse or raise funds for political
parties or candidates.
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