Today’s Most Popular Stories 12.20.13


Trending topics and the headlines driving clicks around town. Here are the day’s most popular stories for Friday, December 20, 2013.

Washington Post: Story of the year

Washington Times: Breaking Fad: Alligators becoming the new pit bulls for drug dealers, cops say

Washington Examiner:  President defends Obamacare, says 2013 wasn’t bad year

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

USA Today: ‘Duck Dynasty’ family: No show without Phil

The Hill:  GOP requests criminal probe of intel czar

Politico: Matalin, Carville recall finding ‘Love’

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: Poll: Chris Christie tops potential 2016 GOP presidential field in Mississippi

WTOP: The most annoying word of 2013

ABC 7: Officials: MPD officer tried to kill wife in Maryland

NBC 4: DC police officer indicted; accused of trying to kill wife

CBS 9: Laura Yoho loses battle with cancer; surrogate brings daughter into world