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Steve Jobs' Widow Dating Former DC Mayor

She and Adrian Fenty in 'budding romance,' says Washington Post

(Newser) - The Reliable Source column at the Washington Post has a gossipy piece about two people who don't usually show up in gossipy pieces. It says Laurene Powell Jobs, the 49-year-old widow of Steve, is in a "budding romance" with former DC Mayor Adrian Fenty, 42. The connection? Fenty...

DC Mayor Loses Democratic Primary...
DC Mayor Loses Democratic Primary...

DC Mayor Loses Democratic Primary...

...but wins as Republican write-in candidate

(Newser) - Washington DC’s mayor, Adrian Fenty , lost his bid for a second term … as a Democrat. However, if he’s interested in running as a Republican, he did manage to win that race. There was no declared Republican candidate, so 822 Republicans wrote Fenty in on their ballots Tuesday....

Record 4M Expected Inauguration Day

Unprecedented interest in historic event

(Newser) - A record 4 million people are expected to pack Washington for the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama, reports the Washington Post. Extra giant TV screens will be placed on the inaugural parade route and in sections of the Washington Mall to give as many visitors as possible the opportunity to...

'Black Geniuses' Remark is OK
'Black Geniuses' Remark is OK

'Black Geniuses' Remark is OK

Geraldo's comment on Fox is 'refreshing,' scribe writes in Post

(Newser) - The presidential race is so odd that Geraldo Rivera has pondered "black geniuses" on Fox—which was “absurd in a way that’s new and refreshing," Eugene Robinson writes in the Washington Post. Rivera was talking about Barack Obama and Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick last week on...

Potomac Leaders Differ on Dem Picks

DC mayor, Virginia gov. like Obama; Maryland chief backs Clinton

(Newser) - The three chief executives in Tuesday’s Potomac Primary don't agree on a candidate—it's two for Obama, one for Clinton—but all have strong ties with their candidate of choice, the Washington Post reports. And all three endorsed early:
  • Virginia's Tim Kaine was the first governor outside Illinois to

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