Judy Kurtz, The Hill

Judy Kurtz

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Recent articles by Judy:

Why Jill Biden has a passion for Post-its

Jill Biden is professing a passion for Post-it notes. The first lady says she uses the sticky notes for virtually everything, but developed a Post-it system especially for family functions. “It sta… → Read More

Grammys announce new categories including ‘best song for social change’

The Grammys will soon add an award recognizing the “best song for social change,” saying winners of the honor will encourage “peacebuilding and empathy.” The best song for social change… → Read More

DC bars prepare for prime-time Jan. 6 hearing

Bars and restaurants in the nation’s capital are getting ready for a prime-time event that screams “only in Washington” — hosting watch parties for the Jan. 6 hearing. Several watering holes around… → Read More

Dwyane Wade blasts bills barring transgender athletes from women’s sports

Dwyane Wade is blasting legislation that bars transgender athletes from competing in girls’ and women’s sports, saying lawmakers should “see how it is to walk through this world” as his daughter. T… → Read More

Biden readies for balancing act in first late-night sit-down

President Biden is making his late-night TV debut as commander in chief, but all signs point to his first in-studio appearance not being a typical, lighthearted opportunity to yuk it up. Whil… → Read More

Harry and Meghan release rare public photo of Lilibet

Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, are giving a rare glimpse of their daughter in honor of her first birthday. The couple released a snapshot of Lilibet on Monday, showing the… → Read More

Stamp honoring Nancy Reagan unveiled at White House

Jill Biden is putting her stamp on bridging the partisan divide, helping to unveil a new postage stamp that honors former first lady Nancy Reagan. The first lady was on hand Monday at the White Hou… → Read More

Matthew McConaughey calls to ‘talk about gun responsibility’ after Uvalde

Matthew McConaughey says it’s time to transform the “gun control” debate, and instead “talk about gun responsibility,” in the wake of the school shooting in his Texas hometown. “I am a father, the … → Read More

Pelosi, McCarthy to join together to give award to Zelensky

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) are coming together to honor Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky with an award named after former President Re… → Read More

Johnny Depp set to release album with Jeff Beck

Just days after his court win against Amber Heard, Johnny Depp is getting ready to release an album with guitarist Jeff Beck. Beck announced Thursday at a concert in England that music from him and… → Read More

Elliot Page: Politicians think attacks on transgender people are ‘working’

Elliot Page says it’s “scary” that elected officials think their attacks on transgender people are being effective. “Everything that’s being said about us is all the same s—… → Read More

Amber Heard, Johnny Depp respond to defamation verdict

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard are offering their first reactions to the verdict in a high-profile defamation suit the “Pirates of the Caribbean” star brought against his ex-wife, with Heard calling t… → Read More

Jury finds Depp, Heard both liable for defamation

A Virginia jury on Wednesday found that Johnny Depp and his former spouse, Amber Heard, both defamed each other, awarding $15 million in damages to the “Pirates of the Caribbean” star and $2 millio… → Read More

Jada Pinkett Smith offers first post-Oscars slap comments on Will Smith, Chris Rock

Jada Pinkett Smith says she hopes that comedian Chris Rock and her husband, Will Smith, can “heal” and “reconcile” following their infamous altercation at the Oscars. “My deepest hope,” Pinkett Smi… → Read More

BTS visits White House with call to end anti-Asian hate

K-pop group BTS is singing a message of inclusion, saying in remarks at the White House that it’s “not wrong to be different” and calling for an end to anti-Asian hate. “Equality begins when … → Read More

Kevin Spacey faces new sexual assault charges in UK

Kevin Spacey is facing sexual assault charges against multiple men in the United Kingdom. The former “House of Cards” actor is being charged with four counts of sexual assault against three men, th… → Read More

‘American Pie’ singer Don McLean cancels NRA meeting performance

“American Pie” singer Don McLean is nixing a performance at the annual National Rifle Association (NRA) meeting in the wake of the school shooting in Texas that killed at least 19 children. “In lig… → Read More

Biden, K-pop superstars BTS teaming up to raise awareness of anti-Asian hate crimes

K-pop superstars BTS are bringing the “Dynamite” to Washington, joining President Biden next week to raise awareness about anti-Asian hate crimes. The South Korean “Butter” singers will appear at t… → Read More

Kimmel: Politics staying on late night

Jimmy Kimmel says late-night TV is staying political, even when former President Trump is out of the picture. The “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” host has said that his ABC show had to adjust to becomin… → Read More

Chris Jansing pledges ‘the straight story’ with new MSNBC anchor gig

Chris Jansing says she’s ready to focus on the facts and “old-fashioned good news” as the new anchor of “MSNBC’s Chris Jansing Reports.” “I don’t remember a time this intense, and in many ways as c… → Read More