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: