(FROM LEFT) ON CLINTON: Flannel suit, Bottega Veneta
($3,150). Tysons Galleria,
. Shirt ($445) and
tie ($205), Ermenegildo Zegna
. Tysons Galleria,
. Shoes, Clinton’s own. ON MICHAEL: Blazer ($595) and trouser ($175), BOSS
Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, 1100 S. Hayes St.,
. Shirt and shoes,
Michael’s own. ON ADAM: Shirt ($445) and pants ($695), Ermenegildo Zegna
Tysons Galleria, 571-730-1900
silk tie, Ralph Lauren Black Label
Collection at Chevy Chase, 301-718-4223
. Double C Abby belt ($550) and
Ballon Bleu rose-gold watch ($23,700), Cartier
Collection at Chevy Chase, 301-654-5858
. Richelieu shoes, Louis Vuitton
MEET THE PRESS
Occupation: Local columnist, The
Favorite thing about DC: I
grew up here… if you know where to look, [you’ll
find] a lot of fun: music, art, sports.
received: Mike Wilbon told me: “Don’t ever let
anybody tell you that your voice doesn’t have a
place in this landscape.”
moment: Being able to write about something
[the March on Washington] that was my dad’s
People would never guess: I
speak fluent French.
Biggest industry challenge: Not getting too caught up in what will
become of the industry. My job is to do the storytelling—storytelling comes first.
Words to live
by: Nobody can do everything, but everyone can
Cause closest to your heart: Hunger… Food affects everything: the ability to
learn, the ability to function.
Occupation: Producer, MSNBC’s
Hardball with Chris Matthews.
about DC: History. And it’s a partisan town for
sure, but politics stops at the water’s edge when it
comes to friendships and relationships.
pleasure: My buddies from college say I like
“bubble gum” rap and make fun of me for it, but
it never gets old to me.
People would never
guess: I was a competitive swimmer for about
Biggest industry challenge: Presenting
the complicated nature of politics and
policy to viewers… in a simple way that makes
What’s next: To help make Hardball
the best source for all things politics and lead
the way through the 2014 midterms and 2016
Cause closest to your heart: After experiencing the loss of my longtime coach
[and] my first boyfriend—both to suicide—I want
to find a way to contribute to those suffering with
mental health issues to help show that there is light
at the end, even if you can’t see it.
Occupation: Transportation reporter,
Favorite thing about DC: It’s a very
international place. You can find people from
every walk of life here.
moment: When my 3-and-a-half-year-old daughter
hears me [reporting] and claps and says, “Yay,
Best advice received: “Pick a job you
like,” my dad said. “If you don’t like going to work
each day, you’re going to be miserable.”
industry challenge: Things are changing so
fast that you have to keep up with it. I’m a big fan of
Twitter; [it] has become almost a wire service.
Guilty pleasure: A Philly cheesesteak when I
Words to live by: Be a good person.
Do the right thing.
Looking forward to: Just
getting better. I think you can always learn.
closest to your heart: Equal rights.