The Guest List: April 2010

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

By: Garrett M. Graff

David Gunn

The onetime Amtrak president and transit turnaround expert has been called out of retirement to work on Metro’s ongoing challenges.

Valerie Jarrett

Notably absent from recent West Wing sniping has been the President’s close friend and adviser. What’s really going on?

Wesley Bush

The West Virginian—and new CEO—is the force behind Northrop Grumman’s corporate relocation to Washington.

Blanche Lincoln

The Arkansas senator’s tough reelection fight—including a primary challenge from the left, is a harbinger of this fall’s elections.

David Rubenstein

The increasingly visible Carlyle Group leader is the latest private-equity guru to chair the Kennedy Center board.

Liz Cheney

The former Vice President’s daughter and the power behind the new national-security group Keep America Safe is becoming a leading voice on the right.

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