Rusty the red panda escaped from the National Zoo, and for a few hours Monday was the second-most famous fugitive on the planet, at least to Washingtonians. Rusty-as-Snowden quickly turned into a Twitter meme.
On Tuesday, Sen. Claire McCaskill became the first sitting member of Congress to endorse Hillary Rodham Clinton for president. But anointing Clinton this early may not be the smartest move.
Gov. Chris Christie, appearing on 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,' slow-jammed his decision to hold a special Senate election. He upped his cool quotient, but probably not with the Republican base.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has chosen Oct. 16 as the date of a special election to fill the seat held by the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg. It's a curious choice.