Gossip Roundup: Hager the Horrible 86'ed by White House?
• Reliable Source: Laura speaks on Jenna's boy, Henry Hager: "This is not a serious boyfriend -- I hate to have to be the one to say it on television. But he's a very nice young man.". . . Tucker Carlson signs with MSNBC, will move to Jersey: "I think we're going to live off Exit 13. I'm serious: Take a left at the chemical plant, those are the directions.". . . Supreme Court barber stops cutting. [WP]
• Heard on the Hill: Rep. Jindal (R-La.) wants lawmakers to dip fingers in purple ink to show solidarity with Iraqis during the SOTU. . . Russell Simmons hosts first annual "Ethnic Members Reception" for nonwhite lawmakers. [Roll Call]
• Lloyd Grove's Lowdown: Carlson's multiyear deal is for 9 p.m. slot; he may live temporarily in Manhattan. [NYDN]