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Roll Call and The Washington Diplomat’s Rachael Bade: “Mel and I get out first lemon ginger snap martini!”

Style alert: Goldberg and Baier unite

“Totally uninteresting information you will never be able to completely forget: I own the same tie @Bret_Baier is wearing right now.” — National Review Online‘s Jonah Goldberg in a Tuesday tweet referencing FNC anchor Bret Baier.

Reporter on sabbatical

“I’m not a napper in my real life, but have taken to siestas in Nicaragua.” — AP‘s Rachel La Corte in a Monday tweet. Corte is on a 10-month “choose her own sabbatical” leave.

Sighting: Jill Biden jogging in Georgetown

“Just saw Jill Biden running in Georgetown! Man it must suck being those secret service dudes.” — BYT’s Steve Place in a Wednesday morning tweet.

NPR strategist has stomach flu

“Kids seem to be feeling better, but Susanne and I seem to be spending our time in fetal positions. stomach flu really, really sucks.” — NPR Senior Strategist Andy Carvin in a Tuesday night tweet. Previously that day, he wrote “Really sick with the flu. Don’t expect to be online much today. Sorry…”

Unnecessary Tweet of the Day

“Ordering duck ragout is never a mistake. #firstworldnonproblems” — Center for American Progress’s (and resident “Juicebox Mafia” member) Matt Yglesias in a Tuesday tweet.

Corn quotes daughter on life

“My 9-yr-old daughter: “Whoever invented life was an idiot. There are too many complications & disappointments.” #welcome.” — Mother Jones Washington Bureau Chief David Corn in a Tuesday tweet.

Clearly not a morning person

“A 9:15 a.m. news conference is foolhardy. If you want me there. On time. #onmyway” — MetroWeekly‘s White House Correspondent Chris Geidner in a Wednesday morning tweet.