News & Politics

The Morning Buzz

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

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You can put away the mittens and hats you may have pulled out when it was freezing cold on Monday—today is supposed to hit a high of 68, believe it or not, and be fairly rainy. 

Will eight-car trains work? The Metro is testing them out in order to prep for increased ridership during inauguration. Have you ridden one? What did you think?  

Senators Diane Feinstein and Bob Bennett: killjoys, or responsible politicians with the safety of the public in mind? The two are opposing the 24-hour bar service that DC has permitted during inauguration.

An 81-year-old man has killed himself, his wife and their son in Fairfax County. 

Free taxis! From…Tylenol? Well, whatever. Free taxis! 

Check back later today for…a new Blogger Beat; a Dating Diaries update; Eleni Engaged; and lots more!