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FamousDC launches: DC Intern Hall of Fame!

Do you have the absolute best intern in Washington DC? Show your rockstar intern some love by nominating them for the DC Intern Hall of Fame. All you need to do is to email your submission to [email protected]. Please include: name of Intern, company/ boss, age, hometown, responsibilities, something interesting about them, and why you are nominating them. 



Weather: Hit the pool and keep that sunscreen handy because Washington DC refuses to cool down! This weekend is bringing us temperatures in the 90’s both Saturday and Sunday with sunny blue skies and not a drop of rain in sight. 

Awesome events you can attend this weekend: Hit the #Capital Coolout Pool Party at the Capitol Skyline Hotel; Picnic at the Georgetown Waterfront Park for some great boat watching; Attend The Washington International Piano Festival at the Kennedy Center; Make your way over to the Newseum to see the “Nationals at 10: Baseball Makes News” exhibit; Catch a Nats game against the Baltimore Orioles for as low as $16.00 ticket prices; Take the trip into Alexandria for the launching of their live music week.



Perry is calling you out, Trump!; Speaking of Trump, meet Donald from 1973; Next week’s debates will surely be quite a show; the battle of technology generations has begun; Uber enters the political world with some powerhouse lobbying; Facebook has entered the presidential campaign!; Film maker, Michael Moor, fires up his new documentary; The Russians and Twitter have entered quite the relationship; Who is backing Obama’s Iran Deal?; Beijing scores the 2022 winter olympics; Millennials just can’t get enough of Mom’s cooking.



Lots of rankings on capital hill this week, from the most beautiful people to the cutest congressman dogs; Be jealous, Longworth just scored a Baskin Robins; Congratulations @icecreamjubilee for making the 21 best ice cream shops in America list; Don’t really know how to politely put in that two weeks notice? Here are some tips; Overtime pay may be coming in the near future for Congressman Gutierrez’s staff; Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks out about this past “liberal” term; Climate change is causing DC to literally sink; The Metro lacks serious style; Enjoy a DC day without spending a cent.



ClotureClub; KevinMcLaughlin; TheFix; RealClearNews; nytimes; ErikWemple.




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Famous birthday wishes for: Anna Raquel Vetter; Max Scherzer; Hannah Loy; Katie Lowry Spicer; Madalyn Schnader; Markwayne Mullin; Martha Roby; Dave Brat; William Lacy Clay; Glenn Thompson; Mark Meadows; Diana DeGette; Jeff Denham; Denny Heck; Sean Patrick Maloney; Joe Wilson; Chase Clanahan; Abby Evans;  Felix Stich; Jillian Summers; Eric Shaver; Andrew Lee; Amanda Dove; Mike Curran III; Russell Allen; Millie McColgan; Henry Skewes; Ethan Harris; Kyle AndersonReed LandryMichael Tadeo; Patrick RuffiniAndrew Dill; Michael Clements; Lisa Chapman.



Griffin Johnson, Direct Mail Marketing Assistant at the National Republican Senatorial Committee had an epic catch off a home run at the Orioles/Braves game on Wednesday night (h/t Ted Peterson); @HurdOnTheHill is the 2015 Digital Challenge winner; Shout out to Congressmen Mike Honda, Bill Johnson, and Ted Lieu along with all their staff for some epic Snapchat interviews this week; Huge high five to cocktail enthusiast, Rachel King; Give it up for the best 8 year old tap dancer in DC, Luke Spring; Washington DC’s 8th Street SE seriously rocks; All you party goers made FDC’s and the Washington Examiner’s Capital Summer Happy Hour the bomb; Doug Heye, enjoy lady gaga tonight; Tell Morgan and Paige’s mom to enjoy DC this weekend; Beyond ecstatic for our party with GOPAC next weekend in Cleveland, Ohio; Brian Wohlert, you are absolutely awesome; Keep up the love and follow us on Snapchat @thefamousdc



Lots of moves amid Gawker buyouts: John Cook will be interim executive editor at Gawker, Leah Finnegan is leaving Gawker, Dayna Evan leaves Gawker to join New York magazine; Arthur Gregg Sulzberger III is named named associate editor at the New York Times; Julie Whitaker leaves BuzzFeed to join the Clinton campaign as Hillary Clinton‘s social media director; Huffington Post names Christian Farias SCOTUS legal affairs reporter; Noelle Sciacca leaves The Lucky Group to join Mashable as a fashion reporter; Tim Starks will cover cyber security for POLITICO; Snapchat is looking for an assignment editor.



Peace out all you beautiful Washingtonians.