National Journal’s SOTU Party

Last Tuesday,The Atlantic hosted its annual State of the Union reception at the Library of Congress Great Hall. The reception, held immediately prior to the President’s address, drew a large crowd including more than 65 Members of Congress, as well as members of the Administration, senior Capitol Hill staff, and leaders from lobbying, media, and political circles. This year’s event, hosted by The Atlantic as well as National Journal Group (publishers of National Journal, The Hotline, CongressDaily and Government Executive), was sponsored by Allstate, Altria, GM, and United Technologies.


John Fox Sullivan, John Galloway, and Doug Bailey


Annette Finch, Jeffrey Wright, Walter Finch, Tanya Mombart


Congressman Roy Blunt


Rep. Marsha Blackburn and Rep. Jim Cooper


Lt. Gov. of Connecticut Michael Fedele, Rep Zach Wamp, Jenny George, Rep. Chris Shays