Other interesting stories in The Washington Post:
How do you get to be one of the richest members of Congress? By marrying well. Roll Call’s annual survey of congressional wealth is topped by those whose lucre came with vows, note our In the Loop colleagues: Rep. Mike McCaul, whose $305 million comes largely from his in-laws’ family business, Clear Channel Communications; and Sen. John Kerry, who married the ketchup heiress. Other wealthy-by-marriage lawmakers include Nancy Pelosi, Dianne Feinstein, Richard Blumenthal.
Also: The British royal family and the French paparazzi — we’ve seen this fight before. And now, the AP reports, the palace is filing suit against the French gossip magazine that published topless photos of a sunbathing Kate Middleton.
“I’m kind of a Snooki fan. Look how tiny’s she’s gotten. She’s lost weight. She’s energetic. Just her spark-plug personality is kind of fun.”
— Mitt Romney at a taping of “Live! with Kelly and Michael.” More of the GOP nominee’s daytime banter at the Election 2012 blog.