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Originally spotted last year, but it made our morning. We don’t know who you are Dan Payton, but God Bless you on this lovely Tuesday morning. Keep doing you my friend.   h/t Chris Megerian via Matea Gold

Last night if you were lucky enough to have cable, you witnessed brilliant television. You’ll be missed, Jon Stewart. How could you leave us now? Also on tv was the GOP debate – which was almost as great – but not nearly as brilliant. Two main takeaways from last night: Everyone Still …

Aaron Blake at The Fix said it best, it’s “the craziest sentence about a Florida congressman you will read this week.” Truth. ORLANDO, Florida — A trial to determine whether U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson’s wife committed bigamy when she wed the congressman has been delayed because she required emergency surgery …

The Bill of Rights was the center of discussion earlier this week at a special National Constitution Center event about the new George H.W. Bush Gallery, where an original copy of the Bill will be on display in Philadelphia. Among the dignitaries in attendance to welcome the Bill of Rights …

When she’s not keeping busy as a political attorney, Christine Martin is baking up a political storm. Meet the brains behind the baking of Politics to Pastries. 1. What inspired you to start the blog Politics to Pastries? Baking is my happy place. Like many attorneys, I’ve found that working …

After five years at Grover Norquist’s Americans for Tax Reform, Mattie Duppler is leaving her post as the Director of Budget and Regulatory Policy to move to the hill. She’ll be joining the House Republican Conference chaired by Cathy McMorris Rodgers as their Coalitions Director. In addition to crafting policy, …

Sandy K. Johnson is the new president of the National Press Foundation in Washington. She lives in Alexandria, where she loves the history vibe. In her off time, she can be found gardening or hiking the Shenandoah Valley and Civil War battlefields. FamousDC caught up with her to ask about …

Earlier this summer, longtime Districtonian, Beutler Ink founder and consulting Wikipedia expert William Beutler organized 35 of the world’s top PR firms to write and sign a statement pledging to follow the online encyclopedia’s rules (it’s sometimes a problem). And just this month, Beutler announces that he’s joined with the Council of Public Relations Firms and Institute …

#Natitude goes to a higher power with a blessing of the balls and the team.

Congrats to Michael Beach, Zac Moffatt and the team at Targeted Victory! Zac Moffatt via Twitter: Not every day you get to open Nasdaq! Thank you to @TubeMogul & @bjwilson34 for letting us be a part of it #America pic.twitter.com/Twma589Swz

Even local celebrities can sometimes get left hanging… Over the weekend, 94.7 Fresh FM radio personality Kelly Collis got dissed by Abe Lincoln. One thing that made Kelly feel better about Abe’s lack of respect: her amazing seat. h/t Tommy’s Instagram page.

Thanks to everyone who joined us at the Hawk ’n’ Dove last night for the FamousDC Final Push Toward November Happy Hour! It was fitting to celebrate 100 Years of the New Republic, with 100 days left in 2014, with well over one hundred of FamousDC’s beltway celebs. A very …

Happiest of birthdays to Emily Mueller! h/t to Matt and Molly Haase for helping get this adorable betsy-gram all the way to the Senate side from Kansas.

Today is Constitution Day, so why not celebrate by … enjoying a constitutional rap. ThanksUSA, a non-profit that provides scholarships to the children and spouses of active duty military personnel, is currently sponsoring a music video contest. In honor of Constitution Day on September 17, 2014, we challenge teachers and …