Good morning FishbowlDC! SNL spoofed Fox News’ Election Day coverage with Greta Van Susteren, Shepard Smith, Glenn Beck and Karl Rove.
Happy Birthday to John Harris (h/t Playbook). And Kaylee Hartung who celebrated at Cleveland Park Bar & Grill Saturday with CBS friends, including Bob Schieffer, who sported a TCU “Schieffer” football jersey.
What we know and what we’re reading this Monday morning…
WaPo has launched a new series “The Elephant in the Room– Examining the state of the Republican Party.” Opening story is by Dan Balz.
WaPo ombudsman Andrew Alexander again on anonymous sources.
The House passed the health care reform bill late Saturday- what it looked like on cable.
Jake Tapper will sit down with the President this afternoon. The ABC White House correspondent’s interview will air on “World News” and “Nightline,” as well as ABCNews.com. Tapper tweeted his “television exclusive” this morning asking: “What would you ask him?”
Reuters also has an interview with the President.
Margaret Warner had an exclusive interview with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, which will air on “The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer” today.
Watch President Obama fake-out CNN’s Elaine Quijano in the Rose Garden this weekend.
NBC’s Tom Brokaw discussed the 20-year anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall at the Newseum with PBS’ Robert MacNeil.
We missed it in the Sunday Show Preview, but Gen. George Casey also joined ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” Sunday.
And ABC’s Cokie Roberts’ comments on actor Jon Voight.
Dr. Jill Biden penned “A Veterans Day message” in this weekend’s USA Weekend Magazine.
“Going Rouge,” the Sarah Palin coloring book.
LAT: At least one Democratic political strategist has gotten a blunt warning from the White House to never appear on Fox News Channel, an outlet that presidential aides have depicted as not so much a news-gathering operation as a political opponent bent on damaging the Obama administration.
WEST WING REPORTAGE
Howard Kurtz in WaPo on the Obamas, the first family next door.
AWARDS & EVENTS
Sarah Palin will be the GOP speaker at the Gridiron Club and Foundation’s annual winter dinner. Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) will rep the Democrats.
CQ-Roll Call Group and Political Wire’s Taegan Goddard will host an “Early Election Preview” next Tuesday from 8:30am-10:30am at the Columbus Club at Union Station. Register here.