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Top Blog Posts of the Week

Miss out on some of our blog posts from this week? Worry not—we're here to fill you in on what the most popular blog posts were from the past seven days. See below for our top five.
Election May Cause Big Shift in Court Decisions
There hasn’t been a Democratic appointment to the Supreme Court since Stephen Breyer’s in 1994, and the next two or three vacancies are expected to come from the liberal side of the bench with John Paul Stevens, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, and David Souter tabbed as most likely to depart next.

Running of the Brides: I’m Alive!
The madhouse that is the Running of the Brides happened at Filene's Basement in Vienna. Check out our photos and videos of women stampeding the door and pushing to get dresses. Amazing.

Where & When: What to Do This Weekend
Squeeze in some final cherry-blossom activities this weekend, party with apes at the zoo, head to the Newseum, play beer pong for a good cause, and lots more.

Mr. Downie, Isn’t It Your Job To Tell the Truth?
Message to Washington Post executive editor Len Downie: Part of my job at The Washingtonian is to examine the good, the bad, and the inner workings of the Washington Post in my monthly Post Watch column and occasional Web columns. It is not to please you.

Kosher Pizza and Diner Brisket
Considering all the rules associated with Passover, it’s harder than ever for modern families to observe this ancient ritual and eat well. Harder—but not impossible. This year, the offerings for the seven-day celebration of the Israelites’ exodus from Egypt—which lasts from sundown April 19 through April 26—are wider than ever.

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