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[ 0 ] April 22, 2015

Every Female Hill Staffer’s Fear: Lobbyists Who Hug

While we all know it is not unusual for some male lobbyists to lack serious boundaries with female Hill staffers, there is a growing trend among K Streeters that seems to circumvent professionalism…and enraged me enough to delay writing a constituent letter or two, and write this. In the past two weeks, I have been hugged […]

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[ 0 ] April 20, 2015

Dana Perino Can See the Future

Dana Perino recalled a sweet childhood declaration that turned out to be true in this preview of her upcoming book: “My parents said that when I got home to Denver, I stood on the milk box under our flag and proclaimed that one day I was going to work in the White House. We didn’t […]

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[ 0 ] April 14, 2015

#Hillvetica

Fun thing or most fun thing from Hillary’s announcement? Hillary Bold. Because, America.
You’re welcome. pic.twitter.com/Y2HRzM4tMn — Rick Wolff (@RickWolff) April 13, 2015 Admittedly, it’s a close second to the Hillary laugh button.

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[ 0 ] April 8, 2015

Celebrities: They’re Just Like Us!

They’re in DC! via They visit Adams Morgan! via They take selfies at an unimpressive distance from White House! Shailene and I are shooting in front of the White House today! #Snowden pic.twitter.com/ArtG9B29bw — Joseph Gordon-Levitt (@hitRECordJoe) April 7, 2015 They’re filming their future feature film, Snowden! via What a time to be alive.

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[ 0 ] April 7, 2015

Sorry, National Mall

“The maintenance backlog for DC’s public spaces administered by the National Park Service has gotten so lengthy, it would cost $1.195 billion to bring everything up to date. But there’s little chance of that happening when the parks budget has been slashed over the last five years, leaving some of the nation’s most treasured sites […]

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[ 0 ] April 7, 2015

Behind the Scenes with Racing Presidents

Politico got to go behind the scenes with these DC-and-historical celebs, the racing presidents. Check out the whole slideshow here.
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[ 0 ] April 6, 2015

Congressional Basketball Was a Thing

Meredith Shiner at Yahoo Politics published an awesome piece about a time when members would work together … to shoot hoops. “Eventually, the Four O’Clock Caucus, also known as the Members Basketball Association (MBA), would disband, with many of its alumni rising up the ranks to run Washington. But in that bygone era of the […]

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[ 0 ] April 6, 2015

The White House Easter Egg Roll: Sometimes Terrible

New York Magazine has gathered an impressive collection of photos of children not having a great time at the White House Easter Egg Roll. It’s amazing. You should look at it.  

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[ 0 ] April 6, 2015

Hyper Hill: Opening Day!

DC interns are back [and DCist has their best quips so far] You may not believe it but it costs less to live near Nats Park [than it does to live near Fenway] DC might host the [MLB all-star game this year] Photo by Laurie Shaull
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[ 0 ] April 6, 2015

Hyper Hill: Opening Day!

DC interns are back [and DCist has their best quips so far] You may not believe it but it costs less to live near Nats Park [than it does to live near Fenway] DC might host the [MLB all-star game this year] Photo by Laurie Shaull
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[ 0 ] April 2, 2015

Maketto is Finally Opening (Maybe)

Remember when Maketto’s opening was hotly anticipated? Even we wrote an article about it. The Washington Post gathered DC’s anticipation and wrote this down it for history’s sake. March 26, 2015: “D.C.’s most anticipated spring openings … The project is a long time coming, but construction finally seems to have moved along.” — Missy Frederick, Eater […]

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[ 0 ] April 2, 2015

You Can Put Out Fire with Sound

Extinguishing fire WITH SOUND. Amazing. Two George Mason students figured this out. What have you done lately?
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[ 0 ] April 2, 2015

Global Citizen Earth Day Concert

Get ready, DC! Global Citizen is celebrating Earth Day 2015 with a free concert, with performers including No Doubt, Usher, Fall Out Boy, and Mary J Blige. The event wil be held on the National Mall Saturday, April 18. It is free to the public.

[ 0 ] March 31, 2015

Further Degradation of Humanity Coming to DC

A 245-room micro-hotel is being planned in Chinatown at 6th and H Streets, Washington Business Journal reports. … the city’s developers have been much slower to jump on micro-hotels (also called pod or capsule hotels). The basic idea is that most travelers don’t spend that much time in their hotel rooms, so cutting down on […]

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[ 0 ] March 31, 2015

This Has to Be an April Fool’s Joke – Right?

Please? Popville says it is an April Fool’s prank – read their reasoning.

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