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Carrie Giddins Pergram, founder of GiddyUp! Communications and American University Communications Professor, brought a handful of her students to experience the primary election in Manchester, New Hampshire earlier this week. These journalism students must have a good eye because as soon as they spotted Tazzy, the Socialist Pig, they knew they were in
UNITED STATES - APRIL 28: Amos Snead, founder of Bryant Row, is photographed in 7th St., SE, April 28, 2015. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

FamousDC co-founder Amos Snead had an amazing year even if we consider only a few of his highlights: The launch of his firm Bryant Row, His adorable family getting even more adorable, His interview with Ludacris, FamousDC expanding into a media empire, Listening to 31,000 minutes of mostly Drake, Watching

Wishing a very happy birthday to good friend, Shannon Croom. We wanted a more embarrassing photo of you but your wife was too kind. Have an amazing day and an epic birthday weekend. Cheers!

As others (ahem, HuffPo) get to work on winning the morning, we’re taking a trip down memory lane and looking at what’s next. Everyone is talking about Politico today (in your face Donald Trump!). So, we wanted to share our thoughts (and high fives, it’s what we do) …. We love

We know how it goes, you hear about a storm coming and you make a long list of lofty goals to accomplish during your hibernation period. And then before you know it, the frenzy passes and it’s Monday again *cue groans*. …but depending on how you look at the glass,

A general overview of DC’s road conditions, brought to you straight from the FamousDC news desk. General road conditions Not so great. From NW to SE, road conditions seem to get worse. DC got up to 30 inches of snow this weekend and most of that is still on the roads
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Here’s something from Washington, DC, that won’t make you want to throw your phone across the room. No speeches. No politicians. No media pundits. It’s just a pure, uninterrupted livestream during the snowstorm in Washington DC, as seen from the FamousDC offices. Inspired by Speaker Ryan’s team. Best enjoyed with

One of the most amazing ladies in the District turned 30 today. You of course remembered to get her a gift, right? Right? If not, here’s a photo of Erin, judging you. Aww, you’re right. She doesn’t look mad. Happy birthday Erin!

The Redskins QB kicking it at Fox News with Katy Ricalde:
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It’s a beautiful day to rise and grind Coffee Quote In memory of the man who played one of the most important characters in a series that changed the world – Alan Rickman, we will remember you Always. Rest in peace. (Throwback) Thursday Jam Brought to you by Taz Jones of

You might have heard the winning Powerball numbers were chosen. Well, we aren’t supposed to say anything yet but… I’m never taking the Metro again. The Circulator can go to hell. I will only sit front row at Nationals games – if I don’t buy the team. (Of course I’m

Doug Thornell has been a Redskins fan since he was three, but his heart’s been broken more than once over the team’s performance. Now that they’re this year’s NFC East Division Champions, he and Chase (the world’s furriest Pierre Garçon advocate) are cautiously headed back into the Redskins’ corner. “Whatever
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So you’re having a casual catch-up session with one of your childhood friends, and when you bring up your status as a D.C. denizen, the conversation goes something like this. You: “Well, that’s what happens in the DMV.” Friend: “The DMV? Didn’t you just renew your driver’s license a month

The youngest-ever Hill Navigator, Micah Salzman Margolies, was born yesterday to Warren Margolies and Rebecca Gale. He came into being at at 3:08PM, weighing in at an admirable 6 pounds 5 ounces. He is named for his great-grandfather Max Kravitz and great-grandmother Rose (Salzman) Gale. He joins his brother Ezra as

It’s a whole new year meaning you can put the past 365 days behind you and start anew. File all your regrets away, act like they never happened, and make yourself a ton of new promises about how this year is going to be so much better than the last. Well your self-improvement