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The Guest List: August

Welcome to the Guest List, a monthly roundup of the eight people we’d most like to have over for drinks, good food, and conversation.

Lara Logan —CBS News’s chief foreign-affairs correspondent arrives in Washington this summer for her new job.

Ted Olson —The former solicitor general is heading a new Knight Foundation commission on information needs in society: What will the future look like?

Chelsea Clinton —Now that her mother is off the campaign trail, what’s next for the Clinton family?

Frank Fahrenkopf —The longtime gaming czar is a cochair of the Commission on Presidential Debates, which will set this fall’s ground rules and choose the debate moderators.

Andy Baldwin —The former Bachelor star (and Navy doctor) has transferred to Washington from Hawaii and is working at the Navy’s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.

Joy Zorn —Who is the new Redskins coach, and how will he make the team a winner? One person knows better than anyone: his wife.

Arthur Brooks —Such jobs as the head of AEI don’t come open often, so it’s worth asking: Just who is this new guy Brooks, and why did he spend 12 years playing the French horn professionally?

Katie Hoff —After struggling in the 2004 Olympics, the Baltimore swimmer is proving one of the fastest on the road to Beijing (and she’s starring in new Visa commercials).

This article appears in the August 2008 issue of Washingtonian. To see more articles in this issue, click here.

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