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[ 0 ] September 26, 2014

Famous Friday [Round Up]

#THANKS We had an amazing night with you! A very special thanks to our generous sponsors, The New Republic, CampaignGrid and Photox who made the night possible; oh and check out your FamousDC HH photos, you beautiful people; #NATIONAL Where is Kim Jong Un?; we’re all shellshocked; it’s so sweet when robots tweet to each [...]

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[ 0 ] September 9, 2014

Kid Dives Face-First Into Couch Instead of Meeting President

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[ 0 ] September 8, 2014

Dreaming of Future Snowdays? Don’t Count On It

August is over, are you daydreaming of your snow-weeks off this winter? Us too. But we can all count on the Capital Weather Gang is to bring us back to reality.

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[ 0 ] September 8, 2014

Great, Now We’re Craving a Coke

This is a really on-point piece from Politico by Helena Bottemiller Evich. Big deals over immigration reform or government spending may not be getting made on Capitol Hill, but political maneuvering can yield a free pack of Skittles for a staffer with a sugar craving. It just might cost a bag of Fritos. Home-state snacks [...]

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[ 0 ] August 29, 2014

Famous Friday [Round Up]

#THELIST Are you on our list? We’re pulling together happy hours in September and October on Capitol Hill. #NATIONAL Yo, Russia – chill bro, you’re being totally harsh; 50 Cent vs. Floyd Mayweather update: point to Mayweather; is this the new imaginary girlfriend story of 2014?; Google’s cars can’t drive in snow, rain, or 99% of [...]

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[ 0 ] August 28, 2014

Werth Goes Gnome

Did you get a Jayson Werth gnome? We did, too. And he’s gotten in to all kinds of trouble so far. We are here to present the adventures of Jayson Werth, Gnome, via Snapchat. North by Northwest Werth Snowwerth Waldo Werth Frozen Werth Rapunzel Werth Princess Werth Werthy the Bear DinoWerth Elmo Werth Married Werth [...]

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[ 0 ] August 26, 2014

Recess Bucket List

It’s the last two weeks of recess. Have you checked everything off your recess bucket list? Better start working if you haven’t… Put off every conceivable task that you could until next week Taken a three-hour lunch at Bullfeathers Taken a much more harried three-hour lunch, off the hill (“sure, I can come downtown!”) Locked [...]

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[ 0 ] August 20, 2014

Hyper Hill: August Wire

Have $342,552? Want a kid? [D.C. is your place to be] American History is about to get a little more [LGBT] Pharrell’s hat (yes that one) is about to get a little more [Newseum] Sign of the Virginia Whale [spotted in a river] DC’s Pokémon world championships [in photos] Uber will go corner store shopping [...]

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[ 0 ] August 1, 2014

Famous Friday [Round Up]

#NATIONAL Did someone just call double-stuffed Oreos gauche?; Amazon will offer you a dollar to take their slower delivery service; surely we don’t need reading glasses yet, but when we do…; Goin’ to Mars again y’all; who watched Sharknado 2?; Named Skywalker? No passport for you; dollar dollar bill; pay someone else’s water bill; Okay, [...]

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[ 0 ] July 25, 2014

Reactions to Metro Could Only Be This Happy in Commercials

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[ 0 ] July 16, 2014

ICYMI: The Washington Wizards Locked In a Great Player This Weekend.

Also, major props to Grantland writer Andrew Sharp for giffing up this article about the Washington Wizards‘ newest player. Don’t read this unless you want to get real excited about the Wizards – his timeline of this weekend’s events will make any fairweather fan tune in. “Paul Pierce is going to the Wizards. Paul Pierce [...]

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[ 0 ] July 16, 2014

Don Young Not Afraid of Anything

Hannah Hess at Roll Call reported some badass news last night: Republican Rep. Don Young, the self-described “alpha wolf” of Alaska politics, allegedly barged through the police line established to prevent members of Congress and staff from entering the Capitol following the spill. According to multiple sources, Young told an officer trying to stop him [...]

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[ 0 ] July 11, 2014

Famous Friday [Round Up]

If a rainbow shows up in DC and wasn’t Instagrammed 12,000 times – did it really happen? #NATIONAL Do you love dogs and weapons? Then the TSA’s Instagram is for you; Emmy nominations: who got robbed?; If soccer injuries were real life; we’re irrationally peeved about this guy and his potato salad; better start moving [...]

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[ 0 ] July 4, 2014

Don’t Forget These Important Independence Day Words

While you’re rightfully celebrating America remembering the Declaration of Independence, George Washington, and other American classics, perhaps you’ve forgotten another Independence Day. A fictional Independence Day. One from 1996. Never forget folks. Especially if we’re being invaded. “We will not go quietly into the night … Today we celebrate our Independence Day.”

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[ 0 ] July 4, 2014

Drink in the Boston Tea Party

Do you have iced tea bags 5 tablespoons St-Germain (elderflower liqueur) 1 1/2 cups white rum 3/4 cup dry vermouth 1 teaspoon Boston Bittahs 3/4 cup water lemons on hand? Then you have yourself a Boston Tea Party. Drink up, friends. Drink up for Americ…