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Mark L. Indre, Director of Public Relations for Marriott Hotels, Hilary Rosen from Rosen and Company and Ann Limpert, Associate Food and Wine Editor Washingtonian Magazine all guessed right that yesterday’s picture was from The Palm. It’s the birthday of Ginger Rogers. And, on this day, in 1791, the District of Columbia was established as the seat of the U.S. government. Washington Times’ John Solomon discusses his plans for the paper. Apollo 11 blasted off on this day in 1969. Nine years ago, JFK Jr passed away. On this day in 1989, Saddam Hussein became president of Iraq. Will Ferrell turns 41 and Barry Sanders turns 40 (and, amazingly, is still not on my television screen on Thanksgiving Day). John Dickerson twitters: I can get out of jury duty if ‘I cannot read or understand the English language.’ Think my hatemail that claims same is adequate proof?” The AFP blog is up and running! It is close, but you don’t think that Chuck Todd should lose the goatee. Today’s “Angry Journalist” rant of the day: “I’m thinking of buying some lottery tickets. Either that, or sticking with my job at a daily newspaper. Can’t decide which is the bigger gamble.” Check out today’s White House Photo of the Day from Time.
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