Afternoon Shots: January 13

Restaurant week begins, RGIII vents, and more to start the week.

Carry some extra cash, because more than 700 taxis are about to lose their credit-card readers. [Capital Comment]

Clinton administration consigliere Vernon Jordan will lead Howard University’s search for a new president. [Post]

Seems like everyone running for mayor of DC wants to be Bill de Blasio. [Capital Comment]

Former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell left office by “pranking” Terry McAuliffe with a stuffed bear. [National Journal]

Former Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli left office by issuing briefs against abortion and same-sex marriage. [Virginian-Pilot]

DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier wants to hire more cops. [WAMU]

Restaurant Week begins, and many of the places that made Washingtonian‘s 100 Very Best list are participating. [Best Bites]

Robert Griffin III vents over criticism from cranky fans. [Facebook]

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