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Betsy Rothstein Gossip blogger
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Press secretary arrested for packing heat 

“Capitol Police confirm that Ryan Shucard, Press Sec for Rep Marino (R-PA), was arrested this morning for carrying a gun into the Cannon bldg.” — NBC Capitol Hill producer Frank Thorp.

Congressman on verge of tears (and it’s not Speaker John Boehner) 

“Flying home,near tears as I think abt Malaysian air n dangerous world.We need find cause;correct or punish.So sad so wrong!!” — Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.).

The Prez is a slowpoke? 

“Good Lord, I’ve had dates get ready quicker than it takes the president to make his way to the podium.” — Washington Examiner’s T. Becket Adams.


“I’ve seen some truly shocking scenes this morning. A man putting the remains of his two year old son into a shopping bag.” — Peter Beaumont, Jerusalem correspondent, the Guardian and the Observer.

SHOCKER: Another journalist resigns from a propaganda news organization 

“I resigned from RT today. I have huge respect for many in the team, but I’m for the truth.” — Sara Firth, formerly of Russia Today.

Journo puts reader in his place

“You didn’t read the post and you’re calling me lazy. Click the links.” — Mediaite‘s newest hire, Eddie Scarry to reader.

This is some serious biker bullshit 

“I’m sorry, but why am i getting yelled at by a biker to move while on the sideWALK when there’s a BIKElane.” — Washington Examiner‘s Kelly Cohen.

Reporter angry at mosquito

“So goddamn rude when mosquitos bite you on the knuckle.” — Politico‘s Byron Tau.

Convo Between Two Journos

Washington Free Beacon‘s CJ Ciaramella: “I would say #ff @salondotcom, but I guess I’ll have to settle for my 2nd favorite parody account: @ChuckCJohnson.”

Got NewsCharles C. Johnson: “You used to be cool.”

They say it’s Yahoo! News‘ Olivier Knox’s birthday

Pete Seat is a former member of the White House staff. Ron Fournier is from National Journal. 

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