Other interesting stories in The Washington Post:
“I don’t have a story to tell. I don’t think this is relevant or significant. I’m confused when these questions come up.”
— Kyrsten Sinema, the new Democratic rep from Arizona, resisting any attempts to find signifance in her being the first openly bisexual person in Congress. Oh well! There’s a lot of other interesting stuff about her in this profile by our colleague Manuel Roig-Franzia. (Also see our gallery of other fascinating new members of Congress.)
In other news: Gerard Depardieu may have burned some bridges in his native France, but now the country’s most famous tax exile has a home in Russia -- or at least an offer of citizenship from Vladimir Putin, reports our colleague Will Englund.
Looking for today’s Reliable Source? Start here: Sam Donaldson and wife Jan Smith Donaldson separate after 29 years