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208 years ago, Congress held its first session in the partially completed Capitol building. 46 years ago, Dulles International Airport was dedicated by President John F. Kennedy. Five years ago, John Allen Muhammad was convicted in the sniper shootings. Howard Dean turns 60 today. Richard Dunham turns 52. Lorne Michaels is 64. Sen. James Inhofe is 74. Birthdays over the weekend: James Joyner. Jay Newton-Small. Rachel Cothran. Careful Robert Traynham (host of Roll Call TV): What does the 2nd Amendment mean? You think neither Hillary Clinton nor John Kerry should be Secretary of State. Andy McCarthy writes from National Reviews’ “floating Caribean Headquarters…” Slate’s John Dickerson writes, “Snazzy new technology isn’t enough to bring transparency to the White House.” TVNewser reports, “Diane Sawyer Gets Ashley Dupre Exclusive”. Pajamas Media reports, “The Obama Campaign’s Tech-Savvy Revolution”. Walking The Berkshires reports, “I have noticed a trend in American politics away from the aggressive Reagan-era red power tie toward a cool and sophisticated blue.” Slate reports, “Post Drinks Cheney’s Kool-Aid!” Are you a journalist out of a job? Check this out. Lifehacker tell us, “What Your Home and Workspace Say About Your Politics”. TVNewser reports that John Mayer has a crush on Fox’s Megyn Kelly. Slate asks, “How much transparency do we really want from Obama?” MSNBC provides “An intimate look at ‘Meet the Press’ on the road.” Lifehacker reports, “Tip of My Tongue Finds the Word You’re Looking For”. Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick asks, “Dear Mr. President-elect, please take me off your spam list.” Overserved: Thomas Friedman saying, “Okay?” Check out this video of Washington City Paper “Staffers On Cop Stakeout!” This is for all you Nov. 5 newspaper savers. Check out today’s White House Photo of the Day from Time. Today’s “Angry Journalist” rant of the day: “I write stories, edit them myself, take photographs and video for an hourly wage of $10. I don’t even have dental insurance!”
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