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Reporter finds heaven in Washington

“August is DC’s best kept secret. No traffic, empty restaurants, and politicians are gone. Heaven!” – NPR White House reporter Ari Shapiro in a Wednesday tweet.

VandeHei talks man crushes with Scarborough

“I always thought your man crush was on me Joe.”
Politico‘s Executive Editor Jim VandeHei to host Joe Scarborough on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” this morning. Scarborough assured VandeHei that he indeed has a man crush on him, but VandeHei pointed to GQ‘s profile on Scarborough, which reveals that his real man crush is on Paul McCartney.

Reporter ruffled by NYT proclamations

“I’m really sick of the New York Times making grand pronouncements about my generation.” – Roll Call‘s HOH scribe Ali McSherry tweeted this heated reaction Wednesday to a NYT story that says 20-somethings are taking longer to become adults and often move back home with their parents.

Photograph by Radio Public International’s Capitol Hill
radio reporter Todd Zwillich from the Denver Aquarium.