1. Elizabeth Warren rooted for native Massachusetts resident Ben Affleck to win.
2. Niki Tosangas supported “Invisible War,” a documentary about sexual assault in the military she has often cited to raise awareness.
3. Congressman Mike Turner was also rooting for the film.
4. Congressman Scott Peters was very excited about “Inocente” winning for best short documentary.
5. As was Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, who had previously met the filmmaker.
6. Ros-Lehtinen also ate Red Lobster.
7. Congressman Eliot Engel congratulated best director winner Ang Lee, who lives in his district.
8. Senator Chris Murphy “congratulated” Congressman Joe Courtney on “Argo’s” win.
Courtney was upset that Lincoln incorrectly showed Connecticut congress members voting against the 13th Amendment, which is why Murphy congratulated him for its defeat.
9. And, like many viewers, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz did not approve of Seth MacFarlane’s crude jokes.
- Hillary Clinton returned to the public arena in one of her first political appearances since the election, urging Democrats to "keep fighting."
- The White House blocked several media ooutlets it's been critical of, including BuzzFeed, from a closed-door briefing by Press Secretary Sean Spicer.
- The White House strongly denies reports that Chief of Staff Reince Priebus urged the FBI to undermine stories linking Trump to Russia.
- Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, was killed with a chemical weapon last week at an airport in Malaysia.