Through the Lens – Lorie Shaull
A snow plow clears off the steps of the Supreme Court while a snow dusted memorial to Justice Scalia remains peacefully untouched. Lorie Shaull captures the scene.
Hyper Hill: Change it Up
These places could give you a longer life! Do you know what brew you’re going to be drinking on the 4th? Get some ideas here! Don’t miss these summer events! Last 3 decisions were made by the Supreme Court… Check out how they voted. Are you a risky eater? Find out!
Through the Lens of Clif Burns
A life changing day for many captured beautifully in this photo of the White House supporting the Supreme Court decision to legalize same-sex marriage nationally.
Hyper Hill: Flagging Behind
“The New York Times is reconsidering its long-standing plan to create an early morning political tipsheet [POLITICO has learned“] SCOTUSblog just can’t catch a break [denied credentials again] NPR crowding Matt Laslo’s space [MD gubernatorial beer preferences] Chris Brown is trying to [make a deal] Marion Barry hears “Yogurt Tax” …
Famous Friday [Round Up]
We will live by the promise of hashtag #NATL Can we watch all sports with this filter on?; Here are 45 names the NYT’s Upshot rejected that you can use for your new data journalism organization; #MyNYPD; O, Canada; Goodbye Google+; Hannity vs. Stewart; Comcast vs. Netflix; Andy Warhol created …
‘West Wing’ Cast Reunites
The cast of the West Wing reunites to walk and talk about why it’s important to vote on the nonpartisan section of the ballot — and why Bridget Mary McCormack should be on the Michigan Supreme Court.
Famous 5: David Drucker
Meet David Drucker. Rock star reporter with CQ-Roll Call. He was nice enough to spend a few minutes with FamousDC for one of our Famous 5 interviews. Famous 5: David Drucker 1. You’ve lived in DC six years, what is your favorite thing about our fair city? The city is …
DC Remembers 9/11
There are several ways to remember September 11 this weekend. Check out Lauren Torlone’s post on the Hill is Home for events around Capitol Hill. And remember keep submitting your flag pics for FamousDC’s memorial post. Just send in a picture of a flag from around the district to staging.famousdc.com. Here’s …
Apple Bottom Robes, Gavels with the Fur #Kagan
In what looks to be THE defining endorsement, 2 Live Crew has endorsed Kagan for Supreme Court This has FamousDC written all over it. We created our own 2 Live Crew playlist of songs to endorse Elena Kagan: Apple Bottom Robes, Gavels with the Fur Shake It, Shake It Real …
Separated at Birth: Elena Kagan & Debbie Downer
We tried to stay on the sidelines, but we can’t. FamousDC presents … Separated at Birth: Elena Kagan & Debbie Downer We would normally stop here, but we’ve had too much coffee this morning. FamousDC presents … The Top 10 List of Things Going Through Elena Kagan’s Head During Her …
Happy Monday Morning
We hope you enjoy the Supreme Court nominee madness kicking off today. “I’m sorry y’all I often drift I’m talkin’ gift so when it comes you never look the horse inside it’s grill.”
No Clinton on the SCOTUS
Ben Smith: White House kills Hillary SCOTUS buzz The White House has yet to comment on FamousDC’s recommendation for the Supreme Court: Kimberly Ann Guilfoyle
Two Branches Enter, One Branch Leaves
Crossroads with Jan Crawford: White House Vs. Supreme Court: It’s Getting Ridiculous But once again, the White House has to try to get the last word. Last night, Gibbs struck back at Roberts. … “What is troubling is that this decision opened the floodgates for corporations and special interests to …
Campaign Ad Makers Rejoice
Go drink with some campaign ad guys tonight and put it all on their tab. They just hit pay dirt. The Fix: Supreme Court overturns corporate campaign spending ban
Redskins: What’s In a Name?
Breaking news from the WaPo: Supreme Court declines to take Redskins’ naming case Native American activists had claimed that team’s nickname is so offensive that it does not deserve trademark protection. We also enjoyed this headline courtesy of the WaPo: Are the Redskins back? Unlikely, but thanks for asking.