The XX Factor

We’re Talking About: Karen Handel, Desirée Rogers, and Paris Hilton

-Following Karen Handel ’s defeat in the Georgia gubernatorial primary runoff , GOP rep Jack Kingston says Sarah Palin should stop interfering with the midterm races . [ Washington Post ]

-She left her post as White House social secretary and has just been named CEO of Johnson Publishing. How did Desirée Rogers land her latest exec gig ? [ The Daily Beast ]

-Hollywood’s latest formula for success? Jam-packing movies with stars . [ The New York Times ]

-A former TWA stewardess remembers the glamour of commercial flight in the days before Jet Blue . [ Salon ]

-Hair today, fraud-and-breach-of-contract suit tomorrow: Paris Hilton was sued for $35 million for wearing the wrong extensions . [ ABC News ]

Photograph of Desirée Rogers by Katy Winn/Getty Images Entertainment.