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Posted by Sam Thielman: The Huffington Post’s 23/6 party was a partisan hub in fashionable SoHo. Deafening whoops rang out as Obama inched closer and then claimed the presidency. Cramped partygoers…
From the White House: Tonight at 11:12 pm, president Bush called Sen. Obama. Here are some quotes from the call for your use and reporting: "Mr. President-elect, congratulations to you. What an…
Posted by Variety.com editor Dana Harris: Now, we begin to wrangle the stampede of not-quite-official election data. This is early information and as such is highly volatile; please handle with care…
From David Cohen: At 7:00, the call center at the Culver Studios shifted to calling Alaska on behalf of Senate candidate Mark Begich.
From Cynthia Littleton: The mood in the Los Angeles ballroom at the Century Plaza Hotel, where Obama’s California campaign has its election night celebration, is jubiliant. The room familiar to…
From TV Critic Brian Lowry: Nobody wanted to call the race prematurely, but the language had taken on a decidedly dire turn for McCain close to two hours before the polls closed on the West Coast. "I…
Posted by David Rooney: There were no returns updates in Joan Rivers’ standup show at the Cutting Room Tuesday, but the election kept creeping into her material, starting with the challenges of…
From Mike Jones in Hollywood… AFI FEST filmmakers huddled around monitors at the Roosevelt Hotel, soaking in the results state by state. The open bar insured that the later the results, the more…
From the Daily Show/Colbert Report party: Among those in attendence backstage at the Daily Show/Colbert Report one-hour live special were Tim Robbins, Susan Sarandon, Robin Williams, Billy Crystal…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History