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Final Four Names In The News: Jerry Jones Goes Bipartisan For Suite

President George W. Bush and his wife Laura were among Jerry Jones' guests
Cowboys Owner JERRY JONES and his wife, GENE, during last night's UConn-Kentucky NCAA Championship Game hosted an assortment of execs and celebrities in their suite at AT&T Stadium, including former Presidents GEORGE W. BUSH and BILL CLINTON. When the duo was shown on the video board, the crowd "seemed to revel in the bipartisan moment," as there "was not a boo to be heard." Sitting directly in front of Bush and Clinton was Cowboys QB TONY ROMO and his wife, CANDICE. Filling out the first row was Cowboys RB DEMARCO MURRAY and TE JASON WITTEN with his wife, MICHELLE. Cowboys coach JASON GARRETT and his wife, BRILL, were "placed in the third row directly behind Bush and Clinton" and adjacent to Papa John's Founder, Chair & CEO JOHN SCHNATTER and his wife, ANNETTE (DALLASNEWS.com, 4/8).

STARTED FROM THE BOTTOM: Rapper DRAKE is "becoming America’s most famous fan," but also is "becoming America’s most hated fan." He was "in Texas over the weekend, attending the Final Four," and spent "much of that time" with NFL Draft prospect JOHNNY MANZIEL. After Kentucky defeated Wisconsin on Saturday night, Drake "wandered around their dressing room, back-slapping" (TORONTO STAR, 4/7).

POLITICS ASIDE: Former U.S. Secretary of State CONDOLEEZZA RICE traveled to Nashville over the weekend "to show her support in the Women's Final Four" (TENNESSEAN.com, 4/6)....White House Chief of Staff DENIS MCDONOUGH won the White House's NCAA men's bracket competition, which includes current staff and administration alumni (POLITICO.com, 4/8).
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