Emily Heil, Washington Post

Emily Heil

Washington Post

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Recent articles by Emily:

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez isn’t impressed with Aaron Sorkin’s advice to ‘stop acting like young people’

The "West Wing" creator said the "new crop" of Dems "now need to stop acting like young people." → Read More

Cardi B clashes with conservative commentator Tomi Lahren over shutdown: ‘I will dog walk you’

The rapper, who recently posted a rant against President Trump for not ending the government shutdown, snapped at the former TV host. → Read More

LGBTQ youth group donates pro-gay marriage books to Karen Pence’s Christian school

The Trevor Project, which offers suicide-prevention counseling, sent 100 copies of a book spoofing the second lady's own book about her family's pet rabbit. → Read More

Fake editions of The Washington Post handed out at multiple locations in D.C.

The print papers were filled with anti-Trump stories, which also appeared on a website that mimicked the official Post site. → Read More

Melania Trump’s office cut in half and White House residence has skeleton crew during shutdown

The executive mansion has stopped giving tours and the first lady hasn’t held any public events this year. → Read More

Second lady Karen Pence to teach art at a Virginia elementary school

Pence was a longtime teacher before her husband became a governor and said she's "excited to be back in the classroom." → Read More

Chris Pratt announces engagement to Katherine Schwarzenegger

The "Jurassic World" star and the daughter of former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and journalist Maria Shriver have had a whirlwind romance. → Read More

After tackling Dick Cheney, ‘Vice’ producers have climate change in their sights

At a Washington screening of the political biopic, exhausted reporters made a beeline for the bar. → Read More

A timely letter by Thomas Jefferson heads to auction: ‘Every man cannot have his way in all things’

The president's note to a fellow Founding Father seems oddly prescient to deadlocked Washington. → Read More

Nancy Pelosi gets a delivery of 10,000 roses, thanks to an online fundraiser

Readers of the DailyKos sent the new speaker of the House thousands of stems, most of which she's donating to Walter Reed, a facility for wounded veterans. → Read More

Stormy Daniels has some not-so-coded messages for Donald Trump

The porn star who is locked in a legal battle with the president appeared on Instagram during his address, wearing underwear and folding laundry. → Read More

The governor of Kentucky trashed Lil Wayne, and the rapper’s fans aren’t having it

The Bluegrass State Republican was not a fan of the rapper's halftime performance at College Football Playoff National Championship, calling him a "has-been." → Read More

How Anthony Scaramucci wound up at the Golden Globes

The former White House communications director is mostly focused on his investment firm these days, but he and his wife made a surprise Hollywood appearance on Sunday. → Read More

Tiffany Trump debuts her new beau on Instagram

The younger daughter of President Trump posted a picture of herself at the White House with Michael Boulos, a businessman from a wealthy Lebanese family that owns several businesses in Nigeria. → Read More

Ocasio-Cortez welcomed into ‘Breakfast Club’ by the movie’s stars after dancing video

Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy apparently appreciated the New York congresswoman's efforts to mimic an iconic scene in the 80s classic. → Read More

Tony Bennett attends pal Nancy Pelosi’s swearing-in at the Capitol

The "I Left My Heart in San Francisco" singer was among Pelosi’s guests in the speaker’s box above the House floor. → Read More

Obama makes his Billboard chart debut with a remix of a song from ‘Hamilton’

The former prez appeared on a new version of "One Last Time," which debuted at No. 22 on the hot R&B songs. → Read More

‘The View’ co-host Abby Huntsman is expecting twins

The impending arrival of a double delivery apparently so shocked her husband, Jeffrey Livingston, that he passed out in the doctor’s office upon hearing the news. → Read More

Trump tweeted a clip of himself singing at the Emmys. Because of the farm bill. Naturally.

The president shared a video of himself wearing overalls during a segment of the 2005 television awards show. → Read More

From Roseanne on Twitter to Omarosa on tapes: Yes, that happened in 2018

We recapped some of the year’s biggest pop culture-meets-politics story lines in case -- like the rest of us -- you already forgot they were a thing. → Read More