Tales from the Trail

Bill Clinton to headline Gridiron Club dinner, Obama away

March 9, 2010

Former President Bill Clinton will be the main speaker at the March 20 Gridiron Club dinner where journalists wear costumes and perform musical skits in a roast of the movers and shakers in Washington, and political leaders respond with speeches that poke fun right back. USA/

How Obama is like Grover Cleveland

March 12, 2009

President Barack Obama is skipping the Gridiron Club’s annual dinner on March 21, putting him in the same company as 1880s President Grover Cleveland.