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David Almacy

#GUESTEDITOR Andrew Rafferty Political Reporter at NBC News “Yesterday I turned 30. Today I am formally endorsing whatever healthcare bill covers Vitaminwater and everything bagels and won’t treat a hangover as a pre-existing condition.“ Weather: Welp, winter decided to show up just in time for the days that we like …

#GUESTEDITOR MEGAN WILSON Journalist at The Hill “They say that personnel is policy, and I’ve got a bottle of whiskey under my desk. Happy hour starts when the Roundup goes out, right?“ Weather: Near-record highs all weekend long ought to work nicely with your sunny day outfit selections and beverage pairings (read: …

Why are the doors in the CVC so freaking heavy?, party with Cloture Club tonight, if a debate occurs and only one candidate shows up – did it really happen?, if you haven’t yet – now is a great time to ignite your Natitude, did Bill Clinton read the Steve …

Edelman recently released the findings of our 2011 Capital Staffers Index which is our annual study that analyzes trends in communications and public affairs. [View full size] A new study by Edelman, the 2011 Capital Staffers Index, shows the meteoric rise in Twitter use and social media channels is shaping and …

Ever wonder…… Where exactly does politics and branding intersect? Why might political activists target your company, and what kind of problems could they cause? How can you engage with politically and socially conscious consumers to benefit your brand? What techniques familiar to politcal campaign veterans can benefit corporate communicators? How …

It’s hard letting go of 150,000 followers… @Almacy: Jay Carney hosts first WH press briefing, yet @PressSec still feeling nostalgic. http://twitpic.com/40i0i4 h/t @Almacy

Last year David Almacy compiled a list of the Top 2009 news stories that either began on the Internet or gained additional steam online due to the impact of social media. The list became so popular, Almacy decided to do it again for 2010. Maybe 2010 Wasn’t So Bad After …

From Allen’s Playbook: David Almacy tweets: “BCAA Reunion w/ @scottstanzel @TonyFratto @KarlRove @DanaPerino @ssiciliano @imjamesdavis @pfeifle & 800 others. (@ Gilley’s Dallas).”

CapitalGig gives everyone a little White House 2.0 history lesson. [Almacy] Sneak peak: This is what WhiteHouse.gov used to look like. It ain’t pretty, but it beats the hell out of this. PIC –> http://clinton1.nara.gov/ (White House circa 1995)

FamousDC is happy to announce that the good people at Mr. Yogato have agreed to provide the winner of the 2009 FamousDC Twitter Challenge with a sweet reward! What does that mean? It means a special prize for our winner, and an opportunity for all of our readers to do …

Tomorrow’s Sweet 16 Twitter Challenge match ups should be good.  Remember twits, the matches start at 10am end at 3pm.  Good luck! @almacy vs. @matthewgagnon @ontheredline vs. @patrickruffini @erickaandersen vs. @robertjameson @leslieann44 vs. @levydr @sorendayton [email protected] @KatieFavazza vs. @AlbrightDC @seanhackbarth vs. @ryangrim @davidall vs. @michaelturk UPDATED brackets here .

The final results are in for the Twitter Challenge NW quadrant.  Please send all hate mail to [email protected] @almacy vs. @acarvin WINNER: @almacy This battle never heated up like we had anticipated.  At the end,  Almacy had more of a presence and therefore walked away a round one winner. Here’s …

The entire FamousDC Twitter Bracket can be viewed by clicking here. Today’s match ups are below.  Remember, the competition for the NW brackets begins now and ends tomorrow at 4pm . Good luck! @almacy vs. @acarvin @briandevine vs. @robertbluey @katieharbath vs. @humanfolly @matthewgagnon vs. @dcconcierge @ontheredline vs. @newmediajim @lizglover vs. …

UPDATE: It’s definitely not too late to get your favorite Twit entered into the Bracket Showdown.  And yes, the tip box now works. Earlier this week we unveiled what we hope will be a DC Battle of the Tweets – a March madness style Twitter bracket to determine who the …