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Quote of the Day:

“May the Democrats burn in hell for opening the doors to endless Internet regulation. I mean really burn.”

Matt Drudge.

The reason for Speaker Boehner’s morning tears 

“He was listening to his colleague talk about the fact that she was the first in her family to go to college. I watched him well up.” — CNN’s Dana Bash on CNN Carol Costello‘s show.


Washington, D.C. still has no representation, but this is a great idea

“Del. @EleanorNorton, D-D.C., is pushing to end the ban on sledding on Capitol grounds.” — WTOP. See here.

Wet blanket tries to downplay utter thrill of CPAC

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“Not to break hearts, but CPAC is not actually as thrilling as this headline wants it to be.” — CNN’s Chris Moody. (Moody may actually have a point. See the Newsweek headline above.)

Journo seeks jogging advice at 11:53 p.m. 

“I really want to go for a quick run, but it is also 23 degrees out. Advise me people.” — Business Insider‘s Hunter Walker.

The Observer 

“New Media’s ability to effectively pushback against media bias already feels different from 2012. More aggressive, personal. AWESOME.” — Breitbart NewsJohn Nolte.

From the catty files…  

“Story idea: ask theologians whether there is really a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women.” — HuffPost‘s Elise Foley.

A real Vox headline:

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A real Salon headline:

Visit here if you really want to see which foods could give you the runs. Pro-tip: Try to avoid raw milk.

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BuzzFeed White House correspondent notices Biden’s cough  

“Biden: ‘I apologize for this cold, I’m so sorry.’ He’s a bit coughy and sipping from a water bottle.” — BuzzFeed‘s Evan McMorris-Santoro.

Just Asking Questions

“I am confused. Everyone saying @AP used location metadata from Instagram to nail Aaron Schock. Instagram strips exif data from pics tho.” — Mashable news editor and writer Brian Ries.

Everfresh juice gets a plug at House hearing

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TV correspondent’s wife returns to skiing 


“My wife @DurkinSara returns to skiing, in her ninth year of battling MS, w/ adaptive ski guides @tline WV.” — FNC Chief National correspondent James Rosen.