Gossip Roundup: Beanie Babies for Iraq!
• Reliable Source: Boxer writing a novel about "romantic entanglements" and "political infighting". . . Teen collects 27,000 Beanie Babies for Iraqi children. . . Cheney's shoe size is 10EEE. [WP]
• Lloyd Grove's Lowdown: Kitty Kelley: "I think that Matt Lauer is -- how do I say this? -- I think being friends with the Bushes, and ingratiating yourself to the Bush White House, is terribly important to him, and I think he probably got high marks [when he interviewed me]." [NYDN]
• Page Six: Hillary aides started calling top Democratic fundraisers right after Kerry lost to secure contributions for 2006 and "to send a message" for 2008. [NYP]