Location : The Fairfax at Embassy Row
WL EXCLUSIVE EVENT – Photos by James R. Brantley
There was more schmoozing than ever at the capital’s longest-running private Inaugural fête, with hosts Buffy and Bill Cafritz and Vernon and Ann Jordan (assisted by Kelly and Robert Day and Phyllis George) upping the glitz ante with Obama insiders Tim Geithner, Valerie Jarrett, Larry Summers and Desirée Rogers, among others of note. Even the senators and governors were duly impressed – especially when the entourages of Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bill Clinton deftly coalesced near the receiving line.
MAGIC MOMENT: The former prez pontificating about “the new Democratic paradigm” (or some such) past midnight with Chris Buckley, Vernon Jordan and Bob Woodward.