Shhhh: Tell no one the White House press corps attended Obama’s backyard bash

Last week, Gawker reported that Politico White House correspondent Mike Allen was spotted at a White House Fourth of July barbeque. Allen posted the White House pool report to his Politico blog and omitted his name from the list of observed attendees. Turns out Allen wasn’t the only reporter at the party. Gawker ’s John Cook wrote: “Reporters from roughly 30 television networks, newspapers, magazines, and Web sites celebrated the Fourth of July with Barack Obama at the White House last …

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