Author Archive for Ashley Larkin

Cupcakes Bridge The Partisan Divide

It seems Congress does have a sweet side, despite the bitterness displayed this election cycle. Sprinkles brings word that 124 congressional offices participated in its Pay It Forward campaign, which allowed members of Congress to send a dozen free cupcakes to a representative of the opposing party. Unfortunately, Sprinkles' owners would not comment specifically on […]

Free Cupcakes: The Answer to Political Bickering?

Sprinkles launches a "Pay It Forward" campaign today in the hopes of sweetening some of the bitterness that typically accompanies party politics on Capitol Hill. The campaign, exclusive to the cupcake shop’s Georgetown location, encourages members of Congress to send an order of cupcakes to a senator or representative from the opposing party, who—if the […]