Actress Natalie Portman is in town today for the D.C. premiere of her new movie “Jackie,” in which she plays former first lady Jackie Kennedy.
Director Pablo Larrain and actor Max Casella (“The Sopranos,” “Boardwalk Empire”) are also slated to attend the premiere. Casella plays former Motion Picture Association of America President Jack Valenti in the movie.
The screening is at 7:30 p.m. at the Newseum (555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW) and will be followed by a Q&A session with Portman and Larrain.
Watch the trailer here and look out for HOH’s coverage.
Reid talks Boxer on Senate floor
Reid said the two first came in as members of the House class of 1982.
Reid was the only Democrat in Nevada’s congressional delegation and the California delegation asked him to join their meetings.
“She was relentless … dedicated and very principled,” Reid said of Boxer. He spoke about her education, family and career, and worked in a few digs at President-elect Donald Trump.
The traditional room lottery draw is from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in 2359 Rayburn, when new members will find out where their offices will be. Look out for HOH’s coverage.
Holiday parties of the day
The Humane Rescue Alliance is hosting an event with puppies and a fashionable Santa Claus from 5 to 7 p.m at the Georgetown Ritz, 3100 South St. NW. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org.
TwinLogic Strategies’ holiday party is from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m at 975 F St. NW. There’s an open invite online.
“Congress has to be the adult in the room.”