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Quote of the Day:

“And then there was heartbreak #Nationals” — Ex-“Meet the Press” host David Gregory.

When coffee doesn’t work…

“This coffee is having the adverse effect of making me more sleepy than when I started to drink it.” — Roll Call White House reporter Emma Dumain.

This Town does Twitter

Mark Leibovich works for NYT; Shelley is Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (D-WVa.). 

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Late night convo between two journos

CNBC and NYT‘s John Harwood: “These Dodge Dart commercials are unbelievably bad”

HuffPost‘s Sam Stein: “I like them!”

On jury duty and shaving…

“What authority does the government have to make me shave, he thinks to himself in the shower before heading to jury duty.” — Politico‘s Byron Tau.

Watch out for your groin in taxis 

“The problem with TVs in taxis, besides the basic one of no one wanting to watch TV in a taxi, is that they are angled at your groin.” — Alexandra Jacobs, fashion critic and features writer for the NYT.

The Atlantic loses Alexis Madrigal to ThisIsFusion

Alexis Madrigal: “I’m leaving my dear friends @TheAtlantic to launch things with the awesome team at @ThisIsFusion. Safe to say I have all the feelings.”

Bloomberg Businessweek‘s Joshua Green: “Holy crap, I missed this! Congrats. Weirdly sad to see you leave Atlantic, though (my vestigial attachment, I suppose…)”

Alexis Madrigal: “@JoshuaGreen I am sad, too! I love-love the people and mission. It’s a great institution.”

Look who’s here! 

“Ok many of u r following me now, but not enough. I’m thinking about the puppies. Depends on how many of Greta’s people follow me.” — John Coale, husband to FNC’s Greta Van Susteren.

The Observer

“The everything-would’ve-been-great-if-he-listened-to-me memoir is a lame DC tradition but it’s what you get when you hire lame DC elites.” — Michael Grunwald, TIME senior national correspondent, soon to be a new senior staff writer at Politico.


GRETA WANTS PUPPIES: “Tweet my husband @johnpcoale and tell him to get me all these pups: ‘@BabyAnimalPics: an army of puppies.'” –GVS.


CONFESSIONAL: “This mug gets me.”BuzzFeed’s Rosie Gray.