The Guest List: July

A monthly roundup of people we’d like to have over for drinks, food, and conversation

By: Garrett M. Graff

Albert Haynesworth

The $100-million signing of the Redskins defensive tackle, a big plus to the struggling team, is one of the off-season’s top stories.

Capricia Marshall

As the new chief of protocol, Marshall—a Cleveland native and Clinton veteran—will be rubbing elbows with all of the visiting dignitaries.

Michael Colburn

With the Fourth of July coming up, the colonel who is director of the United States Marine Band will be front and center.

Cynthia Tucker

The Pulitzer-winning columnist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution has just arrived to pen a new column from the capital.

Jeremy Ben-Ami

Ben-Ami’s “pro-peace, pro-Israel” lobbying group, J Street, is working to promote diplomatic solutions to Middle East conflict.

Sonia Sotomayor

A month ago, most Washingtonians didn’t know how to pronounce her name; now the probable justice-to-be is the new big “get” guest.

This article first appeared in the July 2009 issue of The Washingtonian. For more articles from that issue, click here

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