News & Politics

The Morning Buzz

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

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Four million on the Mall for inauguration? Holy smokes. That's what the Post is reporting this morning. If the number is accurate, it would be three or four times larger than big events held downtown previously. Trying to stay up-to-date on the inauguration? Make sure to check out our comprehensive coverage

Is it so? The Guardian claims that Hillary Clinton has officially accepted the position of Secretary of State under Obama. 

Car lots, posing a threat to DC? Seems that it's so. Mayor Fenty is planning on shutting down 23 used car dealerships throughout the city, saying that many vehicles purchased by drug dealers at out-of-state auctions are being stored at the lots. 

Prince of Petworth has photos of the Nehemiah Shopping Center in Columbia Heights being razed. 

Check out this neat photo of Senate pages eating dinner—in 1916. 

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