Today’s Most Popular Stories 12.19.13


Trending topics and the headlines driving clicks around town. Here are the day’s most popular stories for Thursday, December 19, 2013.

Washington Post: In probe of Va. Gov. McDonnell, prosecutors agreed to delay decision on charges

Washington Times: Homeland Security helps smuggle illegal immigrant children into the U.S.

Washington Examiner:  White House supports National Defense Authorization Act passage

Washington City Paper: The 2013 Encyclopedia of D.C.

USA Today: Brian Boitano announces he’s gay before trip to Sochi

The Hill:  Ryan won’t run for White House in 2016, his GOP colleagues say

Politico: Take this town and shove it

Roll Call: The 4 Types of House Retirements to Come

National Journal: Actual Politicians Respond to ‘Duck Dynasty’ Star’s Comments About Genitals

Daily Caller: Obamacare’s ‘Pajama Boy’ was accused of racism, anti-Semitism

WTOP: Answers to questions on the data theft

ABC 7: What you need to know about the Target credit card hack

NBC 4: Target: 40M Credit, Debit Cards Possibly Hacked

CBS 9: Leonardtown High School reopens after reported bomb threat against school, courts