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Dennis Haskins, better known as Saved by the Bell’s Principal Belding (@mrbelding), wished Republican strategist Ron Bonjean a happy birthday on Wednesday via Twitter. After receiving a message from Doug Heye, also a Republic strategist, Haskins wished “the nicest Republican” he knows a great day. Read it on POLITICO Click.

Don’t forget, if you’re in town tomorrow, July 14, to stop by Molly Malone’s after 6 p.m. to grab a beer with Frates. Chris Frates (@frates) has left Politico for National Journal, but don’t worry you’ll be able to find him on a bar stool upstairs still.  

Anna’s friends and Roll Call colleagues sent her off with a royal goodbye at Johnny’s Half Shell yesterday. Photo by Anne Brady

Keach Hagey: POLITICO, Random House to Publish Digital Campaign Random House and POLITICO will team up to produce a series of instant digital books that will tell the story of the 2012 presidential election in real time, with the kind of detail and color normally reserved for traditional post-election tell-all

FamousDC supports any person who quotes Ric Flair on a regular basis. “To be the man, you have to beat the man.” Read all about Doug Heye’s style on Politico.

Chris Frates (@frates) is leaving Politico and jumping to National Journal, but not before one last drink. Read the Frates email obtained by FamousDC: Friends and Colleagues, After more than four amazing and crazy years at Politico, today is my last day. In mid-July, I start at National Journal covering lobbying and influence

And draws cartoons. POLITICO’s Chris Frates: Doonesbury artist, lobbyist in spat In a P.S, Trudeau noted that Davis criticized the cartoon in POLITICO on Monday and gave a reporter permission to publish the reply. “Since you’ve chosen to comment to Politico, I’m copying this to Chris Frates, who has my

POLITICO’s workaholic reporter, Chris Frates, has launched a new product: POLITICO Influence It loos like he has some free time between 2 – 5 am for additional reporting. Seriously, we’re not sure how he does this. From today’s inaugural edition of POLITICO Influence: Good Wednesday afternoon and welcome to the

FamousDC mugs are popping up all kinds of places these days. Facebook’s DC HQ with Katie Harbath Page Six in NYC with Tara Palmeri C-SPAN with Jeremy Art ABC News with Rick Klein CQ-Roll Call with Tom Williams C-SPAN with Howard Mortman POLITICO with Meredith Shiner And now there’s a

FamousDC presents: Writing for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) 101 POLITICO: The Justin Bierbers of politics What a headline! We wonder what Michael Jackson, Tiger Woods, Rebecca Black, Matt Drudge, Brad Pitt, Anthony Weiner and Lindsay Lohan think about this. But haven’t we seen this before? Huffington Post: What Time Does

We’re gonna need a bigger boat. Congratulations to Nick Schaper on his new gig with the Chamber of Commerce. From Mike Allen’s Playbook: FIRST LOOK — BIG CHAMBER HIRE FROM BOEHNER: “The U.S. Chamber is bulking up its communications and social media prowess with the hire of Nick Schaper as

According to FishbowlDC and the Twitter machines it looks like Shira Toeplitz is heading back to Roll Call. We asked Shira for a comment and the NFL lockout couldn’t keep the trash talk away: “I really appreciated the opportunity to work at POLITICO, but after my beloved Steelers lost the

POLITICO has decided to go PRO. Washingtonian’s Shane Harris: Politico Grows Up His bosses are on the same page. The chiefs of Politico believe they’ve hired the best for their new operation. And VandeHei believes he has the best man in charge. Grieve possesses what VandeHei calls the “Politico DNA:

Dude. [too much, too soon] The 2012 congressional elections are 21 months away, but the House landscape is already beginning to take shape. Members are raising money, the candidate recruiting process is under way, and the party committees are busy torching the opposition in press releases. Can’t they be “just

POLITICO’s Morning Tech by Tonny Romm, Kim Hart & Jennifer Martinez: TWITTER’S ADAM SHARP STARTS MAKING THE ROUNDS – If his tweets are any indication, Twitter’s new D.C. hire Adam Sharp (aka @AdamS) was out and about repping the San Francisco-based company around town on Tuesday. According to Sharp’s Twitter