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- The stars of Washington dramas hit the Washington red carpet. Meta.
- Claire Danes as troubled CIA agent Carrie Mathison in Homeland, wearing her signature pantsuit, ID badge, and messenger bag.
- Claire Danes as Claire Danes, in Prada.
- Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope in the political thriller Scandal repping her signature white pantsuit and fussily set hair.
- Kerry Washington as Kerry Washington, in a print gown by Wes Gordon.
- Robin Wright as Claire Underwood in Netflix's political drama House of Cards
- Robin Wright as Robin Wright in Rolando Santana (though, honestly, this is totally a dress Claire would wear).
- Kevin Space as congressman Frank Underwood in the House of Cards poster.
- And Kevin Spacey as Kevin Spacey at Saturday's dinner.
- Kate Mara as the hooded-sweatshirt loving reporter Zoe Barnes on House of Cards.
- She cleans up nice for the WHCD in a white Prada dress with accompanying Prada shoes and clutch.
- Tony Goldwyn (who will forever be known as Carl from Ghost to some of us) as President Fitzgerald Grant on Scandal.
- FYI, he looks exactly the same (and unnervingly presidential) in a tux in real life.
The White House Correspondent's Dinner is always a bit of a weird occasion: media outlets invite big names in pop culture to be guests at their tables, and since that includes people like Psy and Rebel Wilson (both in attendance this year), you can end up with some bizarro pairings. There are very few events where reality TV stars like Kim Kardashian share equal billing with President and Michelle Obama.
This year, the resurgence of Washington-based TV dramas made for an extra trippy experience at the 2013 dinner, which took place on Saturday night. Stars of Scandal, Homeland, and House of Cards, were in attendance, which was kind of a mindfuck, considering we're used to seeing them mingle with journalists and White House staffers from the safety of a script. It was kind of like if the cast of the Sopranos attended an actual mob gala, except chicer. Above, see how Kerry Washington, Claire Danes, Kate Mara, and others dressed for Washington for real.
· All red carpet coverage [Racked]