Lawmakers toast Greta Van Susteren's new show
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SPOTTED: Not a Democratic presidential debate, nor a pivotal Washington Nationals playoff game, could keep lawmakers from toasting the launch of Greta Van Susteren's new show, "Full Court Press." 

Among those eyed at the Tuesday evening event, which also marked the fifth anniversary of Gray Television's Washington bureau in downtown D.C.: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin Owen McCarthyLysol, disinfecting wipes and face masks mark coronavirus vote in House Trump signs T coronavirus relief package Pelosi not invited by Trump to White House coronavirus relief bill's signing MORE (R-Calif.), Transportation Secretary Elaine ChaoElaine Lan ChaoCOVID-19 — airline bailout must also help our kids avoid the next climate crisis On The Money: Trump to propose payroll tax cut over coronavirus | Congress weighs options to protect economy | Outbreak, oil prices drive market meltdown | Wells Fargo directors resign under pressure from Democrats Watchdog sues for records of Boeing's communications with Trump's Transportation Department MORE and Sens. John ThuneJohn Randolph ThuneTrump's magical thinking won't stop the coronavirus pandemic Lawmakers brace for more coronavirus legislation after trillion bill The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Airbnb - Senate overcomes hurdles, passes massive coronavirus bill MORE (R-S.D.), Deb FischerDebra (Deb) Strobel FischerSenators balance coronavirus action with risks to health Coronavirus takes toll on Capitol Hill As we face coronavirus battle, we must ensure critical supplies of respirators for health care workers MORE (R-Neb.), Roger WickerRoger Frederick WickerStimulus empowers Treasury to rescue airlines with billion in direct assistance White House, Senate reach deal on trillion stimulus package McConnell sets Friday night deadline for bipartisan deal on stimulus MORE (R-Miss.) Rick Scott (R-Fla.), James LankfordJames Paul LankfordBurr requests ethics investigation into stock sale, denies wrongdoing Senior GOP senators object to direct payments at caucus meeting Senate passes House's coronavirus aid bill, sending it to Trump MORE (R-Okla.), Kevin CramerKevin John CramerGOP senators urge Saudi Arabia to leave OPEC GOP senator apologizes for tweet calling Pelosi 'retarded,' blames autocorrect Rand Paul's coronavirus diagnosis sends shockwaves through Senate MORE (R-N.D.), and Marsha BlackburnMarsha BlackburnTrump must cut our dependence on Chinese drugs — whatever it takes Senate passes House's coronavirus aid bill, sending it to Trump Nikki Haley expected to endorse Loeffler in Senate race MORE (R-Tenn.), along with Reps. Dutch RuppersbergerCharles (Dutch) Albert RuppersbergerPolitical interference at the Justice Department puts our system of checks and balances in peril Hillicon Valley: Judge approves T-Mobile, Sprint merger | FTC to review past Big Tech deals | State officials ask for more cybersecurity help | House nears draft bill on self-driving cars Bipartisan lawmakers introduce bill to combat cyberattacks on state and local governments MORE (D-Md.), Danny DavisDaniel (Danny) K. DavisIllinois governor endorses Biden one day before primary Durbin endorses Biden: He 'can start to heal the wounds of this divided nation' Duckworth endorses Biden ahead of Super Tuesday MORE (D-Ill.), Kelly Armstrong (R-N.D.), Donna ShalalaDonna Edna ShalalaTrump coronavirus response seen as threat to CDC confidence House Democrats unveil coronavirus economic response package CBS All Access launches animated 'Tooning Out the News' series MORE (D-Fla.), Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.), Billy LongWilliam (Billy) H. LongLawmaker says he urged Pelosi to auction ripped up speech for charity Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle mourn Cummings Lawmakers toast Greta Van Susteren's new show MORE (R-Mo.), Garret GravesGarret Neal GravesOvernight Energy: Murkowski fumes over stalled energy bill | White House weighs help for oil, gas industry | Dem presses top Trump official on rollback of safety regulations Democrat presses top Trump official on rollback of safety regulations despite alleged staff objections Overnight Energy: Green groups to sue over Trump rollback of Obama water rules | GOP climate plan faces pushback from right | Bezos launches B climate initiative MORE (R-La.), Jim HagedornJames Lee HagedornMinnesota congressman diagnosed with cancer House GOP introduces bill to secure voter registration systems against foreign hacking DCCC unveils initial dozen candidates for 'Red to Blue' program MORE (R-Minn.) and Debbie Lesko (R-Ariz.).

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Van Susteren joined Gray Television as an anchor and its chief national political analyst in April.

Also in the crowd: Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D), Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, Tammy Haddad, former Rep. Jim MoranJames (Jim) Patrick MoranLawmakers toast Greta Van Susteren's new show Star-studded cast to perform play based on Mueller report DC theatre to host 11-hour reading of the Mueller report MORE (D-Va.) and Gray Television CEO Hilton Howell.

Roberta McCain, the 107-year-old mother of the late Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainJuan Williams: Biden's promises on women are a big deal Ernst calls for public presidential campaign funds to go to masks, protective equipment President Trump is right — Now's the time for 'all hands on deck' MORE (R-Ariz.), was also at the soiree to support Van Susteren's syndicated political program. Susteren has said that she and McCain share a weekly coffee date on Sundays.