#NATIONAL If you like Cheerios, you can’t sue General Mills; #BostonStrong; there’s a hellfire twin Earth out there; How did 4/20 happen?; tax preparers flip the bird at responsible Americans as filing costs go up; “WTF??” –Scandal fans; Happy Friday; spoilers everywhere; Congrats Chelsea; God bless America; RIP Gabriel Garcia Marquez; You think your apartment is small?; Joe is instagramming; Go ask for the ball;
#DISTRICT Warm enough out there to catch a Nats game this weekend; trash; we all really enjoyed monsoon Tuesday this week; why is everyone in Napa right now?; You may need a new license; Taxi+Uber= Questionable; Peregrine Espresso one of the best in America; Here’s what our buses used to look like; You’re having a better day than this squirrel; the Google City Experts party was fun last night; yes there will be ANOTHER reality show with Hill staff; seeya in a couple years, Capitol Dome, hello Washington Monument; this looks fun; DC is full of political scientists, who knew?; Really beautiful cherry blossom photos;
#MEDIAMOVES thanks to @StoryPartners: Lots of moving and shaking at @MorningConsult; @MeghanMcCarthy was promoted to managing editor of what’s considered DC’s newest daily way to start your day. @JonEasley joins her coming over from the Hill. Big congrats to the staff @WashingtonPost for earning journalism’s top honor – a Pulitzer Prize. A team of 28 Post journalists won in the public service category for its stories on NSA and Edward Snowden. Post Reporter and @SyracuseUniversity grad @Elisaslow won an individual Pulitzer for his stories about the challenges of people living on food stamps. @fran_chambers moves across the pond while staying in the US. The former Red Alert EIC was snapped up by the UK’s Daily Mail as its White House Correspondent and deputy bureau chief and Smithsonian mag grabs @matthewshaer as a staff writer. He will join the publication this summer. On the Hill, former press secretary and VP for AHIP @robzirk joins PhRMA as Senior VP. Last but not least, public affairs firm @StoryPartners keeps growing hiring @ghgbeaumont as its Senior Director of Marketing, the firm’s second major hire in as many weeks.
#BYE Don’t forget to enjoy yourself, here’s what we’re doing this weekend.