Great Scott and Friends

From left: Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.), Suzanne Fuller (Global Novations), Patrice Webb (Heineken), Kheri Tillman (Heineken USA), Dolf van den Brink (CEO, Heineken USA) and Sylvia van den Brink.

Meet the Next Mayor of D.C.

District of Columbia Mayor-Elect Vincent Gray, still celebrating his victory, poses at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation gala dinner with Cheryl Parker Rose, adviser to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and Tammy Boyd.

A Chip Off the Old Hughley

Ryan Hughley, daughter of comedian D.L. Hughley. She is a member of the staff of Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.). 

Celebrity Sighting

Paul Wharton from Bravo's Real Housewives of D.C. and actress Niecy Nash at the CBC Foundation Gala Dinner.

The Outgoing Senator

Sen. Roland Burris (D-Ill.), who filled Barack Obama's seat, is not running for re-election.

The Carolina Reception

The Carolina reception was held at the Library of Congress Friday night. In this photo, from left: Nicole Venable, Dr. Caroline Lang, Rhonda Bray, Dr. Kendel Wylie and Dr. Colleen Ewing.

Harmonica Player Extraordinaire!

Jazz-harmonica virtuoso Frederic Yonnet, who has toured with Prince, among others, performed at the Carolina reception.

Members of the Staff

Ashli Scott Palmer, who works for Rep. John Spratt (D-S.C.); and La'Tanta McCrimmon, on the staff of Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-N.C.), at the Carolina party at the Library of Congress.

Here Come the AKAs!

From left: AKA sorors Kendel Wylie, Colleen Ewing and Adora Andy, who works with Lisa Jackson at the EPA, at the Carolina reception.

Men About Town

Reggie Waters and William Clyburn at the Carolina reception at the Library of Congress.

Enjoying a Night Out

Reggie and Marcia Waters at the Carolina reception.

Carolina Reps

Nicole Venable and Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.).

Next Florida Senator?

Kendel Wylie; Nicole Venable; Kendrick Meek, the only CBC member running for U.S. Senate; Colleen Ewing; and Caroline Lang.

Supporting Kendrick Meek

Alethia Jackson, Chaka Burgess, Tiffany Cross (BET) and Lucia Riddle at the Kendrick Meek fundraiser at Acadiana Restaurant.

Powerful Ladies

Kriston Alford McIntosh, staff director of the Senate Steering and Outreach Committee; Obama Political White House appointee Micaela Fernandez; and Kanya Bennett, counsel on the House Judiciary Committee, at the California "Salute to Chairs" reception.

Bright, Colorful and Beautiful

Rolande Price of the World Bank, Naomi Walker of the AFL-CIO, Marie Nelson, and Marisa Milton of HR Policy Association at the California reception.

California Celebration

David Sutphen, co-chair of the Internet Innovation Alliance; his wife, Tina Lara D'Souza; and Sam Kass, White House assistant chef and senior policy adviser for health-food initiatives.

Saluting Excellence

Nicole Venable with CNN and CBS News political contributor Jamal Simmons.