Friday Round Up
#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: …
Friday Round Up
#GUESTEDITOR CAMERON EASLEY Managing Editor at Morning Consult “Friday is here! Unless you’re a senator, in which case it’s still Wednesday. You’re probably not a senator though, so let’s take a look back at the week that was and turn up for the weekend ahead.” Weather: WARNING: DC is about to heat up!…sort of. …
10 Reasons Why The SOTU Shouldn’t be on Mardi Gras
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.
Happy DC Mardi Gras!
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