News & Politics

The Morning Buzz

Good morning, Washington! Here's what we're reading around the web this AM.

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Happy weekend! Like we told you in our weekend nightlife picks, Ben's Chili Bowl will be having a block party today on U Street to celebrate its 50th anniversary. Go check it out. 

Today also marks the last day you can enter our monthly photo contest. Deadline's at noon, so get hopping! 

The Democratic VP tension is rising—Obama's decided who his VP will be, though he's not yet announced it. Probably tomorrow.  

A hit-and-run killed a 10-year-old girl on I-270 early this morning.

I.O.U.S.A., a documentary about the national debt, opens today.