News & Politics

The Morning Buzz

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

Photo by Flickr user Mr. T in DC

The second presidential debate was last night (did you watch it at one of our suggested venues?) and the main topic was the same that's been on everybody's minds lately—the economy. A national poll of viewers suggested that Obama came out the winner.

Up for a bit of detective work, DC? Try out our new photo contest, Macro Polo, where we post an extreme close-up of a spot around town, and you guess where it is. (Speaking of photos—have you submitted yours to our latest contest?)

7th and Hell? That's the title of this blog post, which deals with an Examiner article about rowdy teens taking over Gallery Place on the weekend. 

Could the act of protesting get you classified as a terrorist? It might in Maryland, where police have put dozens of non-violent protesters' names into a terrorist database.