Meet The Press: Congressional Correspondents’ Dinner 2011

1||March 30, 2011: Members of the media, politicians, and D.C players gathered for the annual Congressional Correspondents’ Dinner on Wednesday night.

Craig Melvin, weekend anchor for NBC-4 News in Washington, with NBC News’ Luke Russert. ||Jeff Malet/

2||Bob Schieffer of CBS News ||Jeff Malet/

3||MSNBC news anchor Tom Roberts, and Dr. Barry Clark MD of American University ||Jeff Malet/

4||Jonathan Karl, ABC News’ senior congressional correspondent, with his wife. ||Jeff Malet/

5||Craig Melvin and Lindsay Czarniak of NBC-4 News in Washington, with Luke Russert of NBC News, and Camille Edwards also of NBC-4. ||Jeff Malet/

6|| Bob Jensen, Shawn Turner, Caitlin Hayden, Ben Chang (left to right), all from the White House press office for foreign affairs. ||Jeff Malet/

7||Sophia Qureshi and Ahmed Shihab Eldin of Al Jazeera. ||Jeff Malet/

8||John Schriffen, a reporter NBC-4 News, and Britt McHenry, sports reporter for WJLA-7. ||Jeff Malet/

9||CNN contributor Donna Brazile, with CNN host Piers Morgan. ||Jeff Malet/

10||Al Jazeera English Language Channel Deputy News Editor Karim Haddad (far right), with, from left, Melissa Giaimo, Lister Lim and Eritria Pitts, also of Al Jazeera. ||Jeff Malet/

11||Kelly Daschle, Iliana Mier, Sara Gillesby, Lila Ibrahim, Nicole Grether, Cindy Sharp, all from the AP. ||Jeff Malet/

12||Chris Kofinis, Sen. Joe Manchin’s (D-WV) chief of staff, with Manchin staffer Emily Bittner, and Politico’s David Cantonese. ||Jeff Malet/

13||Daniel Kramer from One Lounge, a D.C. bar, and Budweiser’s Bill Hranchak. ||Jeff Malet/

14||Jack Bury, with Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL) ||Jeff Malet/

15||CNN anchor Suzanne Malveaux, with CNN producer Matt Hoye. ||Jeff Malet/

16||NBC correspondent Pete Williams ||Jeff Malet/

17||Former MSNBC anchor David Shuster and Julia Krieger. ||Jeff Malet/

18||Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), and Talk Radio News Service Bureau Chief Ellen Ratner. ||Jeff Malet/

19||Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) ||Jeff Malet/

20||Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) ||Jeff Malet/

21||Amira Abdelrahman, and Major General Mohamed Elkeshky, the Egyptian Defense Attaché to the United States and to Canada. ||Jeff Malet/

22||Rep. John Dingell (D-MI) and his wife, Debbie. ||Jeff Malet/

23||Former Gov. Ed Rendell (D-PA) ||Jeff Malet/

24||Yuka Takagane of NHK. ||Jeff Malet/

25||Justine Reddman, Tom Foreman and Katie Ross, all of CNN. ||Jeff Malet/

26||Fox News’ Angela McGlowan. ||Jeff Malet/

27||Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) (center) with former MSNBC anchor David Shuster and Julia Krieger. ||Jeff Malet/

28||CSPAN’s Mark Farkas and Leigh Ann Caldwell, and Ted Kresse of DCI Group. ||Jeff Malet/

29||Betsy Fischer, executive producer of Meet the Press, and Politico’s Jonathan Martin. ||Jeff Malet/

30||CNN’s Roland Martin ||Jeff Malet/

31||Laura Evans of Fox 5 News, and Mike Manatos, vice president of Manatos & Manatos. ||Jeff Malet/

32||MSNBC’s Chester Reise and Derbin Cabell, Jr. ||Jeff Malet/

33||Michelle Dunham and Gwen Tolbart, both of Fox5. ||Jeff Malet/

34||NBC’s Rob Lewis and Julie Jarvis of NBC, CNN’s Suzanne Malveaux, Dr. Barry Clark of American University, Courney A. Bishop, Patty McFarlane of NBC News, and radio documentarian Sandy Gibson. ||Jeff Malet/

35||Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA) ||Jeff Malet/

36||European Union’s Head of Press Sylvia Kofler, Senior Press and Media Officer Kasper Zeuthen. ||Jeff Malet/

37||AP’s Cindy Sharp and Kelly Daschle ||Jeff Malet/

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39||Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) and NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Andrea Mitchell. ||Jeff Malet/