News & Politics

Afternoon Shots: December 4

Walmart opens, President Obama’s dog knocks down a little kid, and more to know tonight.

Sunny, right, knocked over a kid at the White House. Photograph via the White House.

The District’s first two Walmarts opened Wednesday morning. [Washington City Paper]

DC’s newest mayoral candidate is Council member David Catania, who might launch an independent run. [Capital Comment]

People in Washington have reduced the amount they drive by 5 percent since the beginning of the 21st century. [Post]

Tune into 106.7 The Fan tomorrow morning if you want to hear Toronto Mayor Rob Ford talk about the NFL. [Capital Comment]

Season two of House of Cards debuts next February 14, because nothing says Valentine’s Day like binge-watching Netflix. [After Hours]

New York Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio is considering DC Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson to run New York schools. [New York Times]

The Obamas’ dog, Sunny, knocked over a toddler at a White House event today. [Huffington Post]

And here’s some bad video footage of the collision:

Don’t Miss Another Big Story—Get Our Weekend Newsletter

Our most popular stories of the week, sent every Saturday.

Or, see all of our newsletters. By signing up, you agree to our terms.