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Census Bureau: U.S. Income Flat, Poverty Rate Falls

U.S. Census Bureau, Income and Poverty in the United States: 2013: Wall Street Journal, U.S. Incomes End 6-Year Decline, Just Barely; Poverty Rate Declines, But Signs of Sluggish Recovery Linger: Washington Post, Poverty Dropped But Household Incomes Didn’t Rise, Census Bureau Says: New York Times editorial, New Data, Old Story:...

T Minus 48: Dems Dominate Ad Spending

This week, the race for the Senate has been dominated by analyses showing Democrats faring better than expected in the most competitive races. Election models from Nate Silver, Washington Post and New York Times all downgraded Republicans chances of taking control. Show More Summary

The Washington Post Launches ‘In Sight’ Photo Vertical

2 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

The Washington Post today launched a new vertical – In Sight – a photographic look from pop culture to science and global conflict to fashion. The tumbling site thus far has been populated by WaPo’s Nicole Crowder, profiling the work...Show More Summary

In Washington D.C., Record-Breaking Floods Could Happen Every Year

Though more than half the Republican Party still denies the reality of climate change, the evidence may soon be lapping at their feet. The post In Washington D.C., Record-Breaking Floods Could Happen Every Year appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Fethullah Gulen's Message Condemning ISIS Appears in 5 U.S. Dailies Today

Fethullah Gulen, a world renowned scholar, preacher and social advocate published his message of condemnation in today's New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, LA Times and Chicago Tribune. Fethullah Gulen is the Honorary President of Washington, D.C. Show More Summary

Is WJLA in Danger of Alienating the Washington, D.C. Market?

The Washington Post takes a look at what is happening at WJLA after Sinclair Broadcast Group took over the Washington, D.C. ABC affiliate as part of its purchase of Allbritton in July. The Post says WJLA has recently begun airing commentary...Show More Summary

Hirsi Ali heightens the contradictions

(Scott Johnson) Our friends at the Washington Free Beacon have dug up the brief video clip below of Ayaan Hirsi Ali speaking at Yale on Monday. This is the clip of her speech that has been running on FOX News. I would like to post a video of her speech in its entirety (please write me at if you know where one is), but this is what we have now. The

WaPo’s Kathleen Parker Makes Well-Concealed Penis Joke About Mark Sanford

5 hours agoNews : Mediaite

The Washington Post likely has guidelines prohibiting its star columnists from making overt genital-related jokes. But, ever the wordsmith, Kathleen Parker has found away around that.

Chinese president urges Chinese tourists to "eat less instant noodles" abroad

During a recent official visit to the Maldives, Chinese president Xi Jinping had some strange advice for his country's tourists: "Eat less instant noodles." The comments were apparently made in jest, but as The Washington Post points out, they refer to real-life events. Show More Summary

Mila The Rescue Pit Bull Keeps Her Eyes On The Prize, Catches 30 Treats In A Row

Mila the pit bull could probably have gone on catching treats forever if her foster mom, Kim Seidl, hadn't run out. But she still nabbed a whopping 30 in a row, all caught on video: Post by Washington Humane Society. "I almost neverShow More Summary

Why does America get fooled into thinking elite insiders are actually outsiders?

Chuck Todd, the new host of Meet The Press, seems like a regular guy. He's likable, normal, one of us. This has as much to do with perception as reality. As The Washington Post's Dana Milbank recently noted, "Todd has been a Washington...Show More Summary

Guy Vidra Named CEO of The New Republic

8 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

The New Republic today named Guy Vidra its first CEO. Vidra comes from Yahoo News where he served as general manager and prior to that was head of business development at The Washington Post.  “Guy is a highly respected innovator with...Show More Summary

Sally Jenkins has a very good column out today about the fundamental insanity of the NFL, which is n

8 hours agoSports : Deadspin

Sally Jenkins has a very good column out today about the fundamental insanity of the NFL, which is not in fact a credible moral arbiter, trying to use its conduct policy as a branding tool. [Washington Post] Read more...

Consumer Prices Post First Drop in Nearly 1½ Years

Sait Serkan Gurbuz/St. Joseph News-Press via AP By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON -- U.S. consumer prices fell for the first time in nearly 1½ years in August and underlying inflation pressures were muted, which could lessen the urgency...Show More Summary

WASHINGTON POST: Obama, The Divider. “The most troubling number for President Obama in the new Was…

WASHINGTON POST: Obama, The Divider. “The most troubling number for President Obama in the new Washington Post-ABC News poll is this one: Americans say 55 percent to 38 percent that he is more of a divider than a uniter.” Given that he’s seized every chance to sow division since entering office, that’s not really a [...]

WaPo Shows 91% Chance For GOP Win In #GASEN, 51% Chance Of DEM Control Of US Senate

The Washington Post posted their latest Election Lab predictions on who will control the US Senate in the next Congress, and the tea leaves don’t spell a victory for Republicans. A few key races have been moving in a way that makes it more favorable for Democrats to retain control of the upper chamber: Colorado […]

Developing Medical Device Can Filter Out Pathogens

Researchers at Harvard University are developing a medical device designed to mimic the human spleen in order to fight a variety of deadly pathogens, including everything from E. coli to Ebola, according to The Washington Post. So far, the device — called the biospleen — has proven effective at filtering at least 90 different ailments... Continue Reading

Hobby Lobby’s Steve Green's Bible Museum in Washington

A papyrus bought from a Turkish eBay dealer now in the Green Collection? (PhDiva) There is a puff piece in the Washington Post's "Lifestyle magazine" about the Hobby Lobby Bible Museum due to open in 2017 in Washington (Michelle Boorstein, 'Hobby Lobby’s Steve Green has big plans for his Bible museum in Washington', Washington Post September 12). Show More Summary

Copper River Tuna?

17 hours agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Photo:Krw130lm In the past year, there have been "unusual fish occurrences" in Alaskan waters, according to NOAA research biologist Joe Orsi. LINK (via:The Washington Post)

The left prepares to cash in on Ray Rice

(Paul Mirengoff) The Washington Post claims that “women are pro football’s most important demographic” and wonders whether women “will forgive the NFL” for its handling of Ray Rice who punched out his girl friend (now his wife). ButShow More Summary

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