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Porn Star Jenna Jameson Causes a Stir on Capitol Hill

Mary Ann Akers: Jameson, a devoted Democrat, declared her allegiance to Hillary in May.
 
 
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This post, written by Mary Ann Akers, originally appeared on The Sleuth

Porn star - no, make that former porn star - and big Hillary Clinton fan Jenna Jameson.

Jameson, who quit the porn business and got a breast reduction last month, is in town with her boyfriend, celebrity mixed martial arts fighter Tito Ortiz.

The former Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight champ presented awards at Thursday night's annual USO world gala. But before the event, he and Jameson visited wounded troops at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and then took a tour of the Capitol, courtesy of a congressional aide.

Even without the D-sized cups, Jenna seemed easily recognizable - at least by the Capitol Police officers who rushed to have their photos taken with her, according to sources. Jameson's spokeswoman, Susan Yannetti, explained to the Sleuth that Jenna, the daughter of a police officer, is "very law enforcement friendly." In fact, at Fashion Week in New York recently she had "lots of photos" taken with NYPD officers, Yannetti said. Jameson

Maybe that's why the adult film industry icon and her beau wound up getting a tour of the Capitol from an aide to Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.), a one-time district attorney of Philadelphia. At least that's what we hear on good authority.

Specter himself seemed to know nothing of Jameson's visit. He appeared genuinely clueless when confronted by our colleague Paul Kane, who, bless his heart, was brave enough to query Specter (who didn't get his nickname, Snarlin' Arlen for nothing) just off the Senate floor about a rumored meeting he was having with Jameson.

"I don't recognize that name. Who? General Jameson?" Specter asked.

"No, sir, Jenna. She's, well, she's kind of an actress, in, well, uh, the adult film industry," Kane explained.

"Paul, do you mean pornos?" Specter chuckled.

"Yes, senator, that's what we'd call it."

"I don't think I'm meeting her," Specter said.

And to the best of our knowledge, he did not. Though Jenna Jameson's name would not have shown up on Specter's schedule since it was her boyfriend, Ortiz, who scheduled the official visit. But we're told from a congressional official, who asked not be identified, that Ortiz and Jameson were given their tour of the Capitol by an aide - perhaps an intern - in Specter's office.

Mary Ann Akers writes The Sleuth , a blog for the Washington Post.

 
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