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The Morning Buzz

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

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Welcome back, and happy December, Washington! Did you have a fun and family-filled Thanksgiving weekend? We certainly hope so. As for this Monday, we're just going to think fondly of our mother's mashed potatoes and pretend the Redskins' loss to the Giants didn't happen. 

Who's that on this week's cover of Time Magazine? Why, it's DC's very own Schools Chancellor, Michelle Rhee. In the interview she reveals that while she's a Democrat, she came close to voting for John McCain because she's "somewhat terrified of what the Democrats are going to do on education."

Zola Wine and Kitchen opens in Penn Quarter today. Are you going to check it out?  

And after six years, the Capitol Visitor Center opens tomorrow.