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Famous Friday Round Up



Weather: Make sure to keep your umbrellas handy and the sunscreen lathered! Scattered thunderstorms will be raining down on DC this Saturday and giving us a high of 94. Sunday is going to be a heater with a high of 96, bright clear skies and some occasional cloudiness.

Awesome events you can attend this weekend: Catch the screening of How To Train Your Dragon 2 or X-MenDays of Future Past at Alexandria’s Film Fest; Get a little adventurous and Paddleboard on the Potomac; Head to The BEACH interactive exhibition at the National Building Museum; Hit up the movies and see Trainwreck opening this weekend; Satisfy your sweet tooth at Union Market.



We’re still unsure about Rick Perry’s glasses; Would you travel 9.5 years to see Pluto?; Obama’s Iran Deal is taking on heavy artillery; An uncredentialed look at SEC Media Days; Welcome back Google; Email tips to help you land that first job; Happy national emoji day!; Obama’s prison visit sparked reform discussions; The Senate and House agree that ‘No Child Left Behind’ need a little polishing; Time to take Trump seriously? nahhh; Miss America contestants brutalize the question and answer portion, surprising exactly no one; Warner Bros, we’re sorry your Suicide Squad trailer leaked, but we’re so happy it did. 



T-SWIFT! Enough said; The hidden Gems of DC; Meet Heather Dahl!; Congressman Rangel break out into song during snapchat interview; Kristen Soltis Anderson launches her first book, The Selfie Vote; Rep Will Hurd needs your love for the Instagram Digital Challenge (He’s an ex CIA agent- don’t make him ask twice); From Intern to Senior Partner: How to Get Ahead on the Hill (Chart); How 27 DC police encounters and 5 parking tickets produced a work of art; Happy Birthday Washington DC; Our fellow Nats player has his own way of saying hello.



Mattyglesias; MEPFuller; Sophiefrankham; JohnDingell (h/t Phill Herndon); JackShafer; KateGardiner; TheFix; Drewmagary; Robkruz; BuzzFeedNews; HuffingtonPost.



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Famous birthday wishes for: Carly Petrowski; Kim Jones; Arianna Nasca; Meghan Leach; Tyler Conroy; Emma Barnes; Andrew Greeson; Rob Bishop; David Cicilline; Daniel Lipinski; Ileana Ros-Lehtinen; Chris Stewart; Mac Thornberry; David Carpenter; Molly Gunion; Paul KaneSvetlana Legetic; Jacob Schanzenbach; Mike D. Rogers; Tim Ryan; Katherine M. Clark; Thaddeus Henderson; Paul Libus; Katie Patru; Ben Jenkins; Pepper Pennington Natonski; Carrie Langdon Murchison.



Thank you Dave Tate for your work on FamousDC v3; ask Andrew Shore about washing his hands in an airplane toilet; Archie Smart is exceptional at taking golf videos, but not playing golf; Nika Nour loves Zoo Keeper; Juliane Sullivan has made a decision to ride a bicycle 100 miles; our thoughts are with Andrew Fimka and his family; High five to Nikki Schwab for always keeping us in the loop.



Trevor Foughty is the new Campaign Manager for Todd Young’s Senatorial Race; Fox News re-signs chief political anchor and Special Report host, Bret Nair to a multi-year contract; Jada Graves gets promoted to managing editor of BrandFuse, U.S. News & World Report’s branded content shop; Jamila Robinson and Emily DeRuy join National Journal’s Next America as senior digital editor and childhood and education reporter respectively; Tal Kopan joins CNN Politics breaking news team as a digital politics reporter; PBS NewsHour hires former CNNer, Bob Kovach as senior producer for politics; Ari Shapiro and Kelly McEvers join NPR All Things Considered as weekday hosts and Michel Martin as weekend host; other NPR moves include Carline Watson as weekday executive producer and Kenya Young as weekend executive producer; Virginia Coyne is promoted to executive editor of Washington Life Magazine; Matt Vasilogambros celebrates working with the Atlantic Media Company for 4 years; Kenny Day named IHeartMedia’s Senior Vice President of political sales and strategy.



Peace out, President Swift.