DC named top 'Twitter Town' - USA Today

Tech | interns

Men’s Health ranks Washington Most Socially Networked City

D.C. shutdowns shed light on which employees matter most - Fox News

Politics | interns

The ‘essential’ employees that stay on as the skeleton crews through government shutdowns reveal what the various agencies see as truly important positions

'Georgetown' coming to a TV near you - TheDC

Entertainment | Laura Donovan

ABC has picked up ‘Georgetown,’ which is ‘a sexy soap centered around the young people behind the power brokers of Washington’

TheDC Morning: Social Security insolvency will be resolved in years-long cage fight - TheDC

| Mike Riggs

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Media goes crazy over empty can of 'killer' Four Loko - TheDC

US | interns

An empty can of Four Loko that was found near the bodies of two California teens has kicked off a swirl of media coverage

Md. mayor settling suit after SWAT shoots his dogs - AP

| interns

Mayor Cheye Calvo’s dogs were shot by officers after a package of marijuana arrived at the Calvo’s house

One-fifth of House freshmen call their Capitol Hill office home - TheDC

Politics | Laura Donovan

House freshman dodge commuter costs and rent bills by bunking in their Washington offices

Stewart invites Beck to 'The Daily Show' - TheDC

Entertainment | interns

After hearing Beck’s comments on ‘The Today Show’ Wed. morning, comedian and ‘The Daily Show’ host, Jon Stewart invited Glenn Beck to be a guest on his Comedy Central show

TheDC Morning: Wal-Mart earns Michelle Obama's anti-fat blessing - TheDC

| Mike Riggs

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Republican lawmaker compares China to Nazi regime - The Hill

Politics | interns

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher accuses China of murder and rampant slave labor

Bruce Reed tapped as new Chief of Staff for Biden - Time Magazine

Politics | interns

Long time advisor to Biden, Bruce Reed, has been tapped as his new Chief of Staff

TheDC Morning: Does the Fourth Amendment allow for reasonable sniffs and seizures? - TheDC

| Mike Riggs

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Nature of the Beast: Loughner as 'right-wing extremist' story was piece of political hackery - TheDC

US | Jeff Winkler

The Daily Beast/Newsweek piece is contradicted by the story’s source and Department of Homeland Security statements

TheDC Morning: DHS wants to see you naked pretty much all the time - TheDC

| Mike Riggs

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TheDC Morning: Would more red tape have stopped Loughner from buying a gun? - TheDC

| Julia McClatchy (admin)

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Feds probing whether alleged Ariz. gunman sent explosive packages to Md. - NYP

| Laura Donovan

Federal agencies are investigating whether or not alleged gunman Jared Lee Loughner has a link to the fiery packages that were sent to the Homeland Security Department and Maryland state officials last week

TheDC Morning: TSA perverts keep handicapped woman off airplane because of her butt - TheDC

| Pat McMahon

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Walsh rejects ObamaCare - TheDC

Politics | Alexis Levinson

Despite wife’s preexisting condition, Rep.-elect Joe Walsh to forgo government health care

TheDC Morning: Washington's Funniest Celebrity tries new routine on 'This Week' - TheDC

| Mike Riggs

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Katie Couric: We need 'a Muslim version of The Cosby Show' - TheDC

Entertainment | Laura Donovan

Katie Couric thinks Americans aren’t well versed enough on Muslims, so a ‘Muslim version of The Cosby Show’ would make everyone more accepting of Islam