Jeopardy! Power Players Week players include politicians, journalists

What are...the heaviest hitters on the D.C. political and media scene converging for a friendly game of Jeopardy?

The answer, of course, is the upcoming taping of the Jeopardy! Power Players Week at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington this coming weekend.

Fifteen notables will take the stage with Alex Trebek to compete for charity in only the third Power Players Week in the show's long history.

The participants include:

-Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the NBA's all-time leading scorer
-Lewis Black, comedian
-Anderson Cooper
-David Faber, CNBC host
-Thomas L. Friedman, New York Times
-Robert Gibbs, former White House Press Secretary
-Katty Kay, BBC World News America host
-Chris Matthews, MSNBC host
-Kelly O'Donnell, NBC News
-Lizzie O'Leary, CNN
-Dr. Mehmet Oz
-Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune
-Dana Perino, Fox News Channel host
-Chuck Todd, NBC News
-Chris Wallace, Fox News Sunday host

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