Politicians from both sides of the aisle battle journalists in the 2015 National Press Club "Politicians vs. Press" Spelling Bee, held Oct. 21 at The National Press Club.
Returning champion Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) defends his title on a team of politicians that includes Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-Pa.), Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.), Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Ca.), Rep. Brad Ashford (D-Ne.), Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Az.), Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) and Rep. Tom Emmer (R-Mn.).
The team attempting to win for journalists includes former Press Club president Angela Greiling Keane of Bloomberg News, David Kerley of ABC News, Rebecca Sinderbrand of The Washington Post, Rod Kuckro of E&E News, Karoun Demirjian of The Washington Post, and Yochi Dreazen of Foreign Policy.