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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and husband hold hands 

Journo feels touched

“Heartwarming: pix of Giffords’ husband holding her hand now becoming available.” — Politico‘s Jonathan Allen in a Tuesday tweet.

A note of thanks to FishbowlNY

One of our sister sites, FishbowlNY, published this kind note to us yesterday. We’ll let you know if you need to gather the troops. Love the sentiment. They write, “FishbowlDC: The publicist for Angelina Jolie isn’t happy with our counterparts in DC. We’re down to brawl if needed, FishbowlDC. Just say the word.” (See here to review story.)

Chuck Todd promotes friend’s cookie company

“My friend Marla has made great baked goodies for my kids’ b-days. Used to do it the side, now she has web site” — MSNBC’s Chuck Todd in a Tuesday tweet.

FBDCer gets in touch with his inner Metro

“There’s a reason I ride the metro only a few times a year and I’m fully in touch with it right now.” — FBDC and QGA’s Matt Dornic in a Tuesday tweet (the same day, by the way, that his car was inundated with bird shit). He also wrote that day: “Why do people holding umbrellas feel entitled to more of the sidewalk and expect others to yield?”

Snow snafu and early trainer: life sucks

“My car is stuck in the snow. Great.” — Human Events Editor and Ambusher Jason Mattera in a Tuesday tweet. His other striking tweet that day: “Why the freak does my trainer demand that I get to the gym by 6:30 a.m. for a workout? #blamepalin”

Scribe celebrates life without cigs

“I have now stopped smoking for 5 years, 12 seconds. That translates into 73,053 cigarettes NOT smoked, for a savings of $16,436.95. Gross.” — FishbowlLA Editor and Op-ed syndicated columnist Tina Dupuy in a Tuesday tweet.

Rocky times

“Pilot on flight to Vegas: “We’re about the head over the Rockies, and hoping for the best.” That didn’t inspire confidence. Alas, we landed.” — Former TBD GM and now consultant Jim Brady in a Tuesday tweet.

Erickson quells Arizona talk for the night

“Phone lines are open. I cannot bring myself to talk about Arizona any more tonight. 1-800-WSB-TALK.” — and CNN Contributor Erick Erickson in a Tuesday night tweet four days after Giffords was shot in the head.

No more MSNBC for this scribe

“Think i need to stop watching msnbc. for the sake of my sanity.” — NationalReviewOnline‘s Kathryn Lopez in a Tuesday tweet. She adds, “It’s going off now. Really.”