D.C.’s 50 Most Powerful People

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As determined by GQ…(hits newsstands in D.C. later this month. Online now.)

1. Condoleezza Rice, 52, Secretary of State

2. Harry Reid, 67, Senate Majority Leader

3. Robert Gates, 63, Secretary of Defense

4. Justice Anthony Kennedy, 71, Supreme Court Justice

5. Nancy Pelosi, 67, Speaker of the House

6. Howard Kohr, 51, Executive Director, AIPAC
Bill Novelli, 66, CEO, AARP
Wayne LaPierre, 56, Executive Vice President, NRA
Billy Tauzin, 64, President and CEO, PhRMA

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7. David Addington, 50, Chief of Staff to the Vice President

8. Hillary Clinton, 59, Democratic Senator, New York

9. Karl Rove, 56, Deputy White House Chief of Staff

10. General Michael Hayden, 62, Director, CIA

11. Mitch McConnell, 65, Senate Minority Leader

12. Thomas Hale Boggs Jr., 66, Chairman, Patton Boggs, LLP

13. Ronald Reagan, Deceased 40th President of the United States

14. Tim Russert, 57, Washington Bureau Chief, NBC

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15. Mark Penn, 53, CEO, Burson-Marsteller

16. Joshua Bolten, 53, White House Chief of Staff

17. Rahm Emanuel, 47, Democratic Congressman, Illinois

18. Henry Waxman, 68, Chair, House Oversight and Reform Committee
Patrick Leahy, 67, Chair, Senate Judiciary Committee

19. Nick Burns, 51, Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs

20. Barack Obama, 46, Democratic Senator, Illinois

21. Ed Gillespie, 46, Counselor to the President

22. John Podesta, 58, CEO, Center for American Progress

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23. Ben Bernanke, 53, Chairman, Federal Reserve

24. David Rubenstein, 58, Managing Director, Carlyle Group

25. Michael Chertoff, 53, Secretary of Homeland Security

26. Seymour Hersh, 70, Reporter, The New Yorker
Dana Priest, 50, Reporter, Washington Post

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27. Grover Norquist, 50, President, Americans for Tax Reform

28. Kevin Martin, 40, Chairman, FCC

29. Alex Castellanos, 53, Media Consultant

30. Bob Woodward, 64, Assistant Managing Editor, Washington Post

31. Daniel Snyder, 42, Owner of the Washington Redskins

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32. Joe Lieberman, 65, Independent Democrat Senator, Connecticut

33. Steve Elmendorf, 47, President, Elmendorf Strategies LLC

34. Robert Gibbs, 36, Senator Obama’s Communications Director
Pete Rouse, 51, Senator Obama’s Chief of Staff

35. David Bradley, 54, Owner of the Atlantic Media Company

36. Ed Corrigan, 39, Executive Director, Senate Republican Committee

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37. Simon Rosenberg, 43, President, New Democrat Network

38. Tommy Jacomo, 63, Executive Director, The Palm

39. Susan Glasser, 38, Managing Editor for National News, Washington Post

40. Michael Hausfeld, 61, Partner, Cohen, Milstein, Hausfeld & Toll

41. Gamal Helal, 53, Senior Arabic Diplomatic Interpreter

42. Mason Lecky, 31, Director of Admissions, St. Albans

43. James A. Johnson, 63, Vice Chairman, Perseus, LLC

44. Ed Feulner, 66, President, Heritage Foundation

45. Isabelle Goetz, 36, Hairstylist at Cristophe Salon

46. Andrew Sullivan, 44, Blogger, The Atlantic

47. Susan McCue, 41, President and CEO, ONE Campaign

48. Tom Toles, 55, Political Cartoonist

49. Nancy Jacobson, 44, Democratic Fund-Raiser, Socialite

50. Andrew Kohut, 55, President, Pew Research Center

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