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Guess who's coming to (the White House Correspondents') dinner

Joel McHale hosts (and roasts) the Washington elite.
By Gabrielle Levy   |   May 2, 2014 at 12:36 PM   |   Comments

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WASHINGTON, May 2 (UPI) -- It's that time of year again in Washington, when the glitterati of Hollywood drop into town to mix and mingle with the nation's leaders. That's right: It's nerd prom!

This year's White House Correspondents' Association Dinner will be hosted by (and roasted by) Community star Joel McHale, and attended by the usual mix of Oscar winners, sports superstars and business moguls. They'll rub shoulders with television's talking heads and many of DC's most powerful politicos this Saturday at the Washington Hilton.

Without further ado, here's who's coming to dinner.

ABC
Connie Britton, Nashville
Chip Esten, Nashville
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Modern Family
Tony Goldwyn, Scandal
Hayden Panettiere, Nashville
Kelly Ripa, Live with Kelly and Michael
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family
Michael Strahan, Live with Kelly and Michael
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family
Bellamy Young, Scandal
M.C. González Noguera, director of communications for Michelle Obama
Jeh Johnson, secretary of Homeland Security
Jack Lew, secretary of the Treasury
Lisa Monaco, deputy national security adviser to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism
Elizabeth Sherwood Randall, White House coordinator for defense policy, countering weapons of mass destruction, and arms control

Christian Broadcasting Network
Todd and Sonja Burpo, Heaven is for Real
Kirk Cousins, Washington Redskins

CBS
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
David McCallum, NCIS
Brad Paisley, singer-songwriter
Kimberly Williams-Paisley, actress
Gloria Estefan, singer-songwriter
Emilio Estefan, musician
Spike Jonze, director
William Bratton, New York Police Dept. commissioner
Shaun Donovan, secretary of Housing and Urban Development
Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt.
Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.
Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass.

CNN
Diane Lane, actress
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) and Mary Pat Christie
Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R)
Reince Priebus, Republican National Committee chairman
Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.)
Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.) and Deborah Dingell
Josh Earnest, White House special assistant to the president
Mo Elleithee, Democratic National Committee communications director

Creative Coalition
Jaimie Alexander, Thor
Drake Bell, Drake & Josh
Tim Daly, Private Practice
Omar Epps, Resurrection
Peter Facinelli, Nurse Jackie
Sean Giambrone, The Goldbergs
Jonathan Groff, Frozen
Cheryl Hines, Suburgatory
Emile Hirsch, Into the Wild
John Leguizamo, Ice Age
Rose McGowan, Charmed
Wendi McLendon-Covey, The Goldbergs
AnnaSophia Robb, The Carrie Diaries
Michael Shannon, Boardwalk Empire
Ian Somerhalder, The Vampire Diaries
Jeffrey Tambor, Arrested Development
Dean Norris, Breaking Bad
Marlon Wayans, A Haunted House
Mae Whitman, Parenthood
Constance Zimmer, The Newsroom

Fortune
Armie Hammer, The Lone Ranger
Elizabeth Chambers, The Game Plan
Patrick Duffy, Dallas

Fox News Channel
Tony Romo, Dallas Cowboys, and Candice Romo
Matthew Morrison, Glee, and Renee Puente
Sir Patrick Stewart, actor, and Sunny Ozell
JC Chasez, singer
Jeremy Irvine, War Horse
Chace Crawford, Gossip Girl
Ryan Kwanten, True Blood
Will Poulter, We’re the Millers
Rick Springfield, singer
Katharine McPhee, Smash
Richard Marx, singer

MSNBC
Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers

NBCUniversal 
News Group
Samantha Power, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations
Kevin Hart, comedian
Eniko Parrish, model
will.i.am, singer
Sage Kotsenburg, professional snowboarder
Denis McDonough, White House chief of staff

People
Scott Foley, Scandal
Joe Manganiello, True Blood
Lindsey Vonn, professional skier
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y.

The Hill
Andy Roddick, tennis player
Brooklyn Decker, model
Spike Mendelsohn, chef
Nancy O’Dell, journalist
Connor Cruise, deejay
Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y.
Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis.
Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif.
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va.

The Huffington Post
Anna Kendrick, Pitch Perfect
Richard Sherman, Seattle Seahawks
Questlove, musician
Kristen Bell, Frozen

Thomson Reuters
Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings
Olivia Munn, The Newsroom
Darren Criss, Glee
Madeleine Stowe, Revenge
Ron Dermer, Israeli ambassador to the U.S.
Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts
Jack O’Connell, Unbroken
Ray Mabus, secretary of the U.S. Navy
Jeremy Bird, political strategist
Christine Fox, acting deputy secretary of Defense
Courtney O’Donnell, Jill Biden’s former director of communications
Oliver Luck, director of intercollegiate athletes at West Virginia University

Time
Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave
Steve McQueen, director
Travis Kalanick, Uber CEO
Alfonso Cuarón, director

USA Today
Jessica Simpson, singer
Freida Pinto, Slumdog Millionaire
Jeff Goldblum, The Grand Budapest Hotel
Josh Gad, Frozen
Rosario Dawson, Cesar Chavez: History is Made One Step at a Time
Taylor Schilling, Orange is the New Black
Uzo Aduba, Orange is the New Black

The Washington Post
François Delattre, French ambassador to the United States
Anthony Foxx, secretary of Transportation
Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles mayor
B. Todd Jones, director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Leon Panetta, former secretary of Defense
Tim Pawlenty, former Minnesota governor
John Podesta, White House counselor
Rick Santorum, former Pennsylvania senator
Stephanie Schriock, president of EMILY’s List
Garry Trudeau, Doonesbury creator

Yahoo News
Marissa Mayer, Yahoo CEO
Katie Couric, journalist
Bobbi Brown, Yahoo beauty editor
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley
David Karp, Tumblr CEO
Jon Huntsman, former Utah governor
Matt Olsen, National Counterterrorism Center director
Cody Keenan, assistant to the president and director of speechwriting
Kathy Ruemmler, assistant to the president and counsel to the president
Eric Holder, U.S. attorney general
Sam Kass, “Let’s Move” executive director

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