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1. If Todd Akin gets the slice of king cake with the baby he will ask where the stork went.

2. Joe Biden will flash John Boehner and become outraged when all he receives is a flag pin.

3. You just can’t hang enough beads from the House Gallery. Or Nancy Pelosi’s neck.

4. Obama’s tableau will block the view of VP Biden and John Boehner. And let’s be real, everyone watches for a) Joe’s smile or b) Boehner’s tears.

5. While crazy hats are encouraged on Bourbon Street, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee still won’t fit in.

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Out with the old and in with the new. 84 new to be exact. At 12pm EST today the 113th Congress was sworn in by Joe Biden followed by Rep. Boehner’s re-election as Speaker of the House. Like the first day of high school, the cool kids already knew where to sit at lunch and what to wear. Others, not so much. Some of our favorite commentary on the day’s events:

Total freshman move.

Some of them weren’t kids…

So are we.

But as always, it comes back to Starbucks.

Hard hitting questions.

We’d watch Meet the Veep.

But this won the day.

Washington, D.C. – Robert Griffin, III, known by fans as RG3, spent Monday night  dismantling the  New York football Giants and then convened a bipartisan conference meeting Wednesday morning to solve the fiscal cliff crisis.

“I understand waiting until the last minute to win,” said RG3, the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner. “The fans and your teammates love a 4th quarter come back or a last-second, heroic victory. However, I think the fiscal cliff is something that we must address now. That is why I am thankful President Obama, Speaker Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Reid all finally sat down today to iron this out.”

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Welcome to our second Famous Feedback, a monthly feature where we ask the folks that live and run this city a question and then post their responses each month. In light of recess putting half the city on vacation (not really, but you know) we thought it would be fun to see what district dwellers love about August recess – a distinctly DC event. Their answers are below.

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