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Capehart explains wisdom of his tie choice

“Thanks. Was pink gingham (too tight & choked me) & the “dots” in the tie were daisies. both very old residents of my closet. :-)
- WaPo‘s Jonathan Capehart discussing his necktie in a Wednesday tweet.

Journo suggests POTUS ought to shop IKEA

“Figure in these cost-cutting times he would have checked out something from IKEA. You got an Oval Office collection coming out?”
- Bill Swindell, CongressDaily reporter for covers financial services industry and judicial issues. The Oval Office got a makeover while the Obamas were on vacation in Martha’s Vineyard.

Major’s Twitter handle will change; his hair will remain the luxurious mane it is, he hopes

“Q: Will my hair remain “amazing”? A: Only Breck will know for sure. Seriously, it will go to Hell now.”
- Fox News White House correspondent Major Garrett in a flurry of tweets Wednesday night, answering questions from readers about his switch to NJ and what will and won’t change. His last day at FNC is Friday.

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Journo Spots Pol Reading His Publication

It’s always a good feeling to find out that the members of Congress you’re covering actually read your publication.

Bill Swindell, who covers the financial services for (you guessed it) Congress Daily, just remarked over Twitter: “Nice to see Chairman Frank is reading Congress Daily right now.”

He’s referring to House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-Mass.).

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Quote of the Day

Mother’s Day hell

“Why am I being made to jump through fiery hoops in order to get credit card charges reversed on Mother’s Day flowers not delivered? Why?” –The Daily Beast’s (and formerly WaPo) Lloyd Grove in a Monday tweet.

Journalist recalls joys of no Internet

“My younger colleagues are learning the joys of the old days when there was no email // what if there was no internet!?”
Congress Daily’s Bill Swindell in a Monday tweet.

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