Jennifer Harper | Stories - Washington Times
Skip to content

Jennifer Harper

Jennifer Harper

To read Jennifer Harper's Inside the Beltway columns, click here. Contact her at [email protected].

Articles by Jennifer Harper

ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS
Levi Johnston and Bristol Palin announced Wednesday they are engaged, telling US Weekly magazine they will soon become a traditional family unit after a yearlong separation.

Bristol Palin, Levi Johnston engaged

Forget the big news that Chelsea Clinton is getting married in a few weeks at a swank New York estate, complete with a guest list that includes Hollywood stars and heavyweight politicos. Published July 14, 2010

Inside the Beltway

Can America live with the idea of a $100 million "ground zero mosque" built two blocks from the site of the 9/11 attacks? Published July 13, 2010

Mort Zuckerman clarifies Obama speechwriter claim

Well, did a major press patriarch pen a big speech for the president of the United States in secret? The answer is somewhere between sort of and kind of — with a little "maybe" thrown in. Published July 13, 2010

Talk radio host Michael Savage says he remains on a British list of "undesirables." (www.MichaelSavage.com)

Inside the Beltway

Talk radio host Michael Savage has waged a vigorous fight against the British government, hoping to have his name scrubbed from a list of 16 "undesirables" banned from the country, compiled 14 months ago by British Home Secretary Jacqui Smith. Published July 12, 2010

Michael Savage (Associated Press)

Michael Savage still banned from UK

Talk radio host Michael Savage has waged a vigorous fight against the British government, hoping to have his name removed from a list of 16 "undesirables" banned from the country on May 5, 2009, by then British Home Secretary Jacqui Smith. Published July 12, 2010

ASSOCIATED PRESS
Marco Rubio, a Senate hopeful in Florida, "has more Facebook friends than any other 2010 U.S. Senate candidate."

Inside the Beltway

Lady Gaga recently beat out President Obama in the number of Facebook "friends" she accumulated - 11.9 million for the chanteuse versus 10.4 million for the president. Published July 11, 2010

Inside the Beltway

The feminine dynamics will play out upon "the nexus of politics, society, and even race," while a purse-load of explorations explore "how the proximity to political power dictates where one fits within Beltway society," promises Bravo, on confirming that 'The Real Housewives of D.C.' is set to premiere Aug. 5. Published July 8, 2010

Dr. Donald Berwick, nominated as administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, has been called "a one-man death panel."

Inside the Beltway

"The decision is not whether or not we will ration care. The decision is whether we will ration with our eyes open." Published July 7, 2010

Inside the Beltway

Florida Gov. Charlie Crist recently received a $25 million grant from BP for an "emergency tourism marketing campaign" to counter growing public perceptions that the Gulf oil spill was ruining the Sunshine State. Published July 5, 2010

Inside the Beltway

Some say the nation needs more than politics to stay grounded. Published July 4, 2010

William Barker is a historical interpreter who portrays Thomas Jefferson at Colonial Williamsburg and elsewhere.

Inside the Beltway

A busy man this weekend. That would be William Barker, an eloquent actor who portrays Thomas Jefferson at Colonial Williamsburg. Published July 1, 2010

Profits from sales of an "extremely limited edition" George Washington rye whiskey will benefit Mount Vernon's education programs. Photo by Russ Flint/Special to The Washington Times

Inside the Beltway

For those with BP fatigue or a case of contemporary melancholy, we bring spirited news. Published June 30, 2010

Inside the Beltway

Memo to Sen. John McCain. Now that even fake infomercials are viable political strategy, bring on the ginzu knives, a Popiel Pocket Fisherman and maybe some OxiClean next time. Published June 29, 2010

Inside the Beltway

Though the American public may not be glued to the play-by-play, the Republican National Committee is keen on the much-ballyhooed confirmation hearings of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan. Published June 28, 2010

Inside the Beltway

It's not just Kaganville. Or Kagantown. Published June 27, 2010

Inside the Beltway

Korean War veterans remember exactly where they were some six decades ago. And we pause with them, on the anniversary of the conflict's earliest moments. Published June 24, 2010

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer has a new gig on CNN. ASSOCIATED PRESS

Inside the Beltway

How long will it take before Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal retires and turns up on cable TV as a proverbial "Pentagon pundit"? Published June 23, 2010

Inside the Beltway

Academy Award-winning actor Jon Voight has America on his mind these days, and has shared an open letter to President Obama with The Washington Times. Published June 22, 2010

**FILE** Sen. Jon Kyl (Getty Images)

Inside the Beltway

Imagine a recent meeting between President Obama and Senate Republican Whip Jon Kyl, talking border issues in the privacy of the Oval Office. Published June 21, 2010