City Desk

The Needle: Dan Snyder Not Throwing Party

Opportunity Lost: Reports of an impending meeting between local hero Dan Snyder and national hero Mitt Romney were apparently incorrect. A Redskins spokesman tells Washingtonian that the Redskins owner is not holding a fundraiser for Romney, despite what Politico reported this morning. -3

Shooting at Coolidge High: One Coolidge High student was shot by another today, according to police. The injured student will reportedly survive. It seems awkward assigning a number rating to this, but still, sad news.

Ward Wealth: Not that this is particularly surprising, given that he draws salaries from both D.C. and Patton Boggs, but Councilmember Jack Evans lives in some serious splendor. Highlights from a Post tour of his house include a patio with a TV and fireplace, and an arcade machine. -1

Shit Just Got Real Estate: City Paper's real estate blog Housing Complex has been vacant for months...until today! New reporter Aaron Wiener's on the beat, and he promises big things. +5

Tuesday's Needle rating: 61 Today's score: +1 Wednesday's Needle rating: 62

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