It was a busy week in Washington, D.C., so the Washington Free Beacon has assembled this sensible but timely guide to the week’s events.
After being criticized for a lack of diversity in his cabinet, President Obama understood the need for more cabinet officials with awesome hairdos, and gave a haircut to the Department of Energy.
The White House, citing the sequester, all of sudden got really cheap and canceled self-guided tours for children.
Because he represents all Americans, John Boehner assured the people that the Capitol will remain open for tours.
The D.C. metro area manufactured yet another crisis, this time by expecting a horrific, mid-week blizzard.
But most Washingtonians just got a day off for rain.
Rand Paul, in a Herculean effort, filibustered for 13 hours.
The sequester hasn’t affected Obama’s pocketbook. In an effort to demonstrate something resembling bipartisanship, he footed the bill for dinner with a “Common Sense Caucus” of Republican senators and invited Paul Ryan to lunch at the White House.
The House finally got their act together to pass a bill to avert government shutdown.