Today’s Most Popular Stories 12.12.13


Trending topics and the headlines driving clicks around town. Here are the day’s most popular stories for Wednesday, December 11, 2013.

Washington Post: Firm that employed fake interpreter for deaf at Mandela memorial service has ‘vanished’

Washington Times: Obama’s Afghanistan experts stumped on U.S. death toll, war costs during hearing

Washington Examiner:  Sen. Dick Durbin to join fast in support of immigration reform

Washington City Paper: D.C. Voters Love Ballot Initiatives. Why Doesn’t the D.C. Council?

USA Today:  House appears likely to approve budget deal 

The Hill:  Cruz: Budget deal ‘deeply…

Politico: Lament of the plutocrats: Why Wall Street is fed up

Roll Call: Congress Can Act on Immigration Before Year’s End | Commentary

National Journal: John Boehner: Conservative Groups’ Reaction to Budget Deal Is ‘Ridiculous’

Daily Caller:  Boehner says conservative groups ‘misleading their followers,’ have ‘lost all credibility’

ABC 7: “Knockout Game” hits another victim in D.C.

NBC 4: AU Lockdown Lifted, Involved Off-Duty Officer

CBS 9:American University lockdown lifted after report of gunman on campus